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Sustaining Success: Managing the Pressures that Come with High Performance

<i>Exceeding expectations is a good thing. But according to new research, it comes with added temptations. Here’s what to do when the pressure is …

The 10 most beautiful places in Vietnam – as voted by you | Photo Gallery

Here at Rough Guides we’ve always known that Vietnam is magical. The gleaming skyscrapers of the country's booming cities have a singular kind of …

Android bug fear in 900 million phones

<b>Serious security flaws that could give attackers complete access to a phone's data have been found in software used on tens of millions of Android devices.</b><p>The bugs were uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on chipsets made by US firm Qualcomm.<p>Qualcomm processors are found …

Human Rights

15 Best Places to Live If You're Trying to Save Money (and 15 Worst)

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Some cities offer higher-paying jobs, but if the cost of living is also higher, a big paycheck still might not go that far. The best combination for your budget would be a city with plenty of high-wage employment opportunities and a low cost of living so you can have …

Mobile Passport APP Makes U.S. Re-Entry Fast and Easy and it’s FREE!

A guest post by John @laptoptravel Global Entry has been touted as the ultimate credentials for international travelers to have. After all, it does …

10 Places Every 20-Something Should Travel To Before Turning 30

Whether or not you studied abroad in college, the wanderlust bug is sure to bite when you hit your 20s. One trip and you’ll realize that—as cliché as it may sound—you truly haven’t lived until you’ve traveled. See what the world has to offer, experience different cultures, weave your way through a …

What Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Other Top Execs Ask During Job Interviews

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling …

Employment

Office 2016 arrives with features meant to take on Google (and everyone else)

Office 2016 is out of preview today, and in a sentence, it represents Microsoft's most obvious effort yet to catch up with Google Drive. Though the new release looks generally the same as the last version, it's designed for sharing and collaboration in a way that Office 2013 really wasn't. In …

Software

Celebrity Chef Bobby Chinn on What to Eat in Vietnam

<b>TV chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Bobby Chinn gives us his expert tips on how to experience the best of Vietnamese cuisine.</b><p>Celebrity chef Bobby Chinn is renowned worldwide for his expertise in Vietnamese cuisine as the host of Discovery TV shows <i>World Cafe: Asia</i> and <i>Bobby Chinn Cooks Asia</i>, as …

Vietnam

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers - connections between flights of more than 24 hours - provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.<p>Various airlines offering a diversity of deals that allow …

10 Wonderful Reasons to Visit Paris With Kids

<i>Paris and its stunning skyline</i> (Photo Credit: Flickr/Moyan Brenn)<p>Paris is a wondrous city for adults and kids alike. They don't call it the City of Lights for just any reason. Its beauty is etched in its pores and is lit up from within its core -- from its culture and architecture to its history …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …

A Taste of Everywhere in L.A.

I enjoy eating out in L.A. more than any other city in the world. That’s a bold statement, especially coming from a New Yorker, but the combination of superior produce grown in a Mediterranean climate, fresh (and inexpensive) sushi, comfort food at Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles, and …

5 Days of Fine Orlando Dining

Everybody knows about <b>Orlando</b>'s theme parks and their many and varied dining options, but here's a guide for visitors who want to get to know the other side of Orlando, where the locals live and eat.<p><b>DAY ONE: GETTING TO KNOW DOWNTOWN</b><p><b>Breakfast:</b><p><b>Benjamin French Bakery & Café</b><p>One bite of the chocolate …

What Are the Best Travel Hacks?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Thomas Snerdley,</i><p>Here is 44 years of travel advice from a military brat and a military veteran who's been around the world a time or three.<p>The Two Bag System. Every pro traveler I've ever met travels light using some variation of this …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Books

4 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Danielle Contray, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Having kids doesn't mean you can never travel again, of course. Yet once you've gone from packing a suitcase and two carry-ons to dealing with travel cribs, car seats, strollers, and diaper bags (not to mention …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

The Hidden Way to Cheaply Fly Around the World

For your next big trip, what if you could take advantage of a single airline ticket to check several destinations off your travel wish list for a fraction of the time and expense of seeing them one at a time?<p>I recently talked with Jenny McIver, a Round-the-World (RTW) travel pro to get the lowdown …