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5 Things to do During Your First Week as a Social Media Manager

It’s your first day as a social media manager for a new company. Where do you even start?This question is a common one, but one that often goes …


Top Beaches of Costa Rica's Pacific Coast

When you think about Costa Rica what comes to mind? Do you dream about its rustic jungle, or powerful volcanoes? Do you lust for the taste of fresh …

Costa Rica

England's best wild swimming walks

The best English walking routes with wild swimming in lakes, rivers and ponds along the way, in the Lake District, Sussex, Dorset, and Yorkshire

The Kenwood Ladies’ Pond Association, the authors of Wild Swimming Walks (Wild Things Publishing, £14.99), share their favourite country walks with us – …


America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites


Top 25 Hotels In The U.S.

North America Travel

5 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit Regularly

With a quick keyword search or the click of a button, most entrepreneurs can find answers to questions, resources, or the latest small business …


The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World

You see a lot of "best airline" stories, but many look suspiciously like they were based on business- and first-class. For most travelers, however, what happens at the front of the plane stays at the front of the plane—it's something to fantasize about, but prohibitively expensive and not even …


15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Business Planning

13 Things to Know Before Traveling to Costa Rica

1. Pura Vida: It’s more than just a saying, it’s a way of life. These two words sum up exactly what Costa Rica is all about. Enjoy what you have and …

Costa Rica

Top 10: best places and cities to visit in England

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for familes, kids and couples, including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Bath, Cotswolds, London and Brighton, and what to do when there


Visitors flock to Yorkshire because there is no place on earth like God’s Own …

Europe Travel

Living in: The world’s best cities for expats

Where do foreigners find friendly locals, career opportunities and contentment? These five places ranked high in a recent survey.

Whether assessing the local climate, calculating the cost of living or understanding how easily you can make friends abroad, choosing a new country to live in comes with …

Europe Travel

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park hosts amazing rock formations that date back millions of years.

Today, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, has a whopping total of 1,007 World Heritage Sites on its official list.

Places that receive the iconic …

Adventure Travel

These Are the 10 Best Cities to Visit Around the World

Add these places to your travel bucket list

For globetrotting travelers, it’s easy to recognize a spectacular city. They are energetic, diverse destinations intent on preserving local heritage, revitalizing undervalued neighborhoods, and they possess distinct personalities that set them apart from …


Five Best Cheap Travel Booking Sites

Getting away for a little holiday shouldn’t have to be expensive. There are lots of great sites to help you plan your next trip, whether it’s for …


20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

Cape Cod

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

From Toronto to Montreal, Vancouver to Ottawa, the Yukon to the Canadian Rockies, these are 10 best cities and places to visit in Canada

1. Toronto

The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, …


How to have the BEST DAY EVER at Machu Picchu

Visiting Machu Picchu is a once an a life time journey, that requires an incredible amount of hard work, time, and money to make happen! So once you …

Machu Picchu

America's Best 20 Hikes

1. Hanging Lake, CO

Distance: 3.2 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 1,050 ft | Learn more.

Photo: Nicola Easterby

2. The Enchantments, WA

Distance: 8 miles round trip | Elevation gain: 2,600 ft | Learn more.

Photo: Mikaela Tangeman

3. Angel's Landing, UT

Distance: 5 miles round trip | Elevation gain: …


The world's best rooftop bars

Hotel de Rome, Berlin

Berlin's cityscape unfurls from the central Hotel de Rome. From here you can see the State Opera House, Berlin Cathedral, the TV tower and a host of other landmarks

The London, Hollywood

The rooftop of The London hotel in West Hollywood is a day-to-night destination. Lounge …

Brazil Travel

4 Must-Watch Inspirational TED Talks on Creativity in Business

Get inspired and let the creative juices flow with expert advice from these top TED speakers.

There are days that I'm on fire with creative ideas--I have tons of Post-It notes and email reminders to prove it!

But there are also those dreaded days that a creative block strikes, when it's like pulling …

TED Talks

Top 10: unusual holiday destinations where the terror risk is low

Asia Travel

Top 10 hotels in Istanbul

Hotel Miniature

Tucked into the heart of Sultanahmet, Istanbul’s Old City, the Hotel Miniature occupies a building with a rich history. After its construction in 1875, the premises went from housing an elite intellectual club to a courthouse, from a police station headquarters to the offices of a …


Top 10 Beaches for the Non-Beach Bum

Who says a trip to the beach has to involve, well, lying on the beach? If the thought of staking out a spot on the sand and staying there for hours on end makes you crazy, there's no reason to forgo beach time altogether. There are many beaches that offer more than the chance to work on your tan …

Central America Travel

Island Hopping: Top 5 Beaches in Thailand and Cambodia

The Southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Cambodia are riddled with some of the most amazing beaches the world has to offer. What better way to …


Best Hotels Under $40

Traveling the world as a couple you never really know what kind of accommodations to expect. It can be difficult to find that perfect place to call …

10 of the best ways to enjoy Copenhagen … on a budget

See the city from the water

As well as the pretty old houses and historic warehouses that line the waterside, many of Copenhagen’s key sites are also best viewed from the canal that runs north-south through the city. A great way to enjoy a water tour is to avoid the expensive tour operators and jump …


10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …


Summer holidays in the Alps: eight great ideas

Toddler treats, Chamonix, France

Chamonix is a great place to take very young children: because it’s a proper, good-sized town it has lots of facilities and activities aimed at residents as well as tourists. For example, the Richard Bozon sports centre near the Olympic centre has a heated indoor …

Europe Travel

Lonely Planet's best places in Europe 2015

Europe is a magical miscellany of peoples and places, and the range of destinations can be overwhelming if you’re planning a trip. To narrow down the choices, we asked our team of Europe-based editors and authors to pick a list of 10 destinations looming large in their travel plans right now.

This …


7 mistakes companies are making on social right now

Gone are the days when marketing professionals question the value of their company having a presence on social networks. Regardless of if the company is B2B, B2C, or any combination of the two – their customers are on social because EVERYONE is on social.

You would think, however, that at this point …