Ivan Kuipers

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Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

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You Just Proposed The Worst Idea Possible? Yeah, Well, It’s Actually Pure Gold

People are scared to volunteer dumb ideas. So give them your dumbest one first. The results can be transcendent.<p>It’s approaching noon and you’re getting hungry. So are your coworkers. And no one knows where to go. Jon Bell has a suggestion: McDonald’s. Ugh, goes the rest of the room.<p>Why the …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Northern Lights: More than just a pretty light show

Humans have been fascinated by this unpredictable, eerie light show for centuries. But it’s amazing how little we know about the science behind it.<p>The thermometer on the car is reading -22C. Outside, we are standing in snow up to my knees. We’re in a region called Inari in Finnish Lapland, inside …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The 10 Most Relaxing Destinations You Need To Visit On Your Own

Traveling alone can be an incredibly liberating and exciting experience -- and it can also do a lot to lower your stress levels. But of course, not all solo travel destinations are created equal: If you're looking for a relaxing trip, make sure to choose a destination that's known to be safe for …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

Wildlife Vacations: 7 Destinations To Get Terrifyingly Close To Wild Animals

If you enjoy getting up close and personal with some of nature's most incredible animals, then we have some potential vacation destinations for you!<p>Whether you are enamored of African game, or Caribbean underwater life, we've got you covered! Check out the slideshow below for more information.<p>PHOTO …

The Ultimate Guacamole Trifecta: Bacon Dill, Feta Basil, and Spicy Mango Mint

Cinco de Mayo is on the horizon and here at Brit + Co, and we are in full swing prepping for this weekend’s fiesta. You’ve already seen our margarita lineup, and now we’ve got three ways to take your guacamole from drab to calienté! No boring old guac here, we took these gorgeous avocados and added …

How to beat Bangkok's scams

Bangkok can be a baptism of fire for rookie travellers who have never experienced how far some people will go to part you from your precious travel budget. While it is very unlikely that you will end up in serious danger, without some rapidly acquired street smarts you may end up leaving town with …

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The Settled Life in New York City

It’s been almost a month since I signed my lease and picked up the keys. I’ve bought a bed. I’ve unpacked my bag, hung up my clothes, and filled my …

Success Stories: Why Dave and Vicky Gave Up Jobs to Travel

<i>Last December while I was in Africa, I did a weeklong series of reader success stories to help inspire you to travel more. My goal was to show that</i> …

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Why Travel Makes You Awesome

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to …

How to Overcome Being Alone When You Travel

Before I first went traveling in 2006, I had these expectations based on nothing but my imagination and popular culture. My trip was going to be a …

10 Most Scenic Road Trips

There are millions of miles of paved road running across the face of the Earth, but driving on most of them is often a chore -- a necessary step to get from Point A to Point B. But that's not the case along the 10 stretches of pavement we've pinpointed below. From dramatic coastline drives to …

The 10 Biggest Tech Companies You've Never Heard Of

Who are the biggest private enterprise companies? Better yet, who are the biggest private companies under the radar?<p>So we looked around. We examined at our own Digital 100 list of the most valuable private tech companies in the world. We scanned through the Forbes list of America's Largest Private …