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Your neck is probably killing you, and this wearable wants to help

If you own a smartphone or laptop, you know all too well about the pains that come with using one. Your neck, your back and your shoulders suffer …

The Questions Managers Want You to Ask During a Job Interview

It's a query that can give an ill-prepared job seeker pause: <i>So, do you have any questions for me</i>?<p>Interviewers will judge you by your questions. …

Amsterdam attractions: what to see and do in summer

<b>Canals, parks and gardens</b><p><b>The Grachtengordel (Canal Belt)</b><p>Taking a walk along <b>Amsterdam'</b>s canals is one of the city’s greatest pleasures. The streets are bicycle-crazy, but relatively car-free. Most of the inner city dates from the 17th to 19th centuries: low rise, with lines of decorative gable tops. …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

An insider's guide to Geneva

Most foreigners know Geneva as a quaint Swiss city, home to the United Nations, chocolate shops and watchmakers. But beyond the tourist haunts, in-the-know locals are slinking into underground jazz bars, exploring the city from the seats of vintage bikes and swapping luxury jewellery shops for …

Tulip Mania at Keukenhof

Any time of year, you'll enjoy flowers in the Netherlands (as the Dutch are experts in greenhouse technology). But if traveling to Holland in May, be sure to visit Keukenhof, just half an hour south of Amsterdam. The park is well-connected by public transport and a delight even if you think flowers …

Our Seven Favorite Travel Apps

Traveling to new destinations can be a daunting, and indeed mind-boggling business. Logistics can be confusing, information is key to feeling secure and up to date, and you try to imagine in what ways can make the most of your destination(s) or even how to prepare yourself for the unexpected.<p>Our …

7 Marvelous Hotels You'll Definitely Want To Stay In

Before you book that next holiday, you might want to consider heading over to the likes of Finland, Paris, the Maldives or Switzerland. If you do, …

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10 Cool Nature Retreats With Unbelievable Views

Where do you go when you want to get away from it all? How about one of these 10 wild nature retreats with million-dollar views?<p><b>Chole Mjini, Chole Island, Tanzania</b><p>Chole Mjini bills itself as a "castaway fantasy." Located on remote Chole Island in Tanzania, the hotel is based in the heart of the …

Interview: How Netherlands Tourism Is Luring Visitors Out of Amsterdam

How do you encourage tourists from around the world to leave a renowned city and adventure to the less talked about parts of a country?<p>This is the …

8 Great Bakeries in LA

While Los Angeles may have a reputation for being extremely health-conscious, there are some incredibly good pastries available if you know where to …

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Zürich: more than finance and fondue

Ask the average person to name the party capital of Europe and Zürich probably would not top the list. What's in Zürich? Erm…bankers, fondue, chocolate, chalet-style cuckoo clocks. Think that covers it? Think again.<p>Switzerland’s largest city may not have the glamour of Paris, the hedonistic party …

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