Sara Farhat

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Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

“Full Circle” by Half Moon Run - The Fox Is Black

Been listening to this track from Half Moon Run for a few weeks now, it’s a pretty solid summer jam. If you’re unfamiliar with HMR they’re a young …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Return of the Cicadas

Will The McDonald's Employee Budget Help Get The Minimum Wage Raised?

Poor McDonald’s.<p>The fast food giant that has served hundreds of billions created an unwitting public relations fiasco when it tried to “serve” its workers by giving them a sample monthly budget.<p>As described here, the budget posits that health insurance costs $20 a month, that one owns a car but …