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The Banana Pancake Trail

The so-called Banana Pancake Trail is a not-so-specific route through Asia that is particularly popular for backpackers and long-term budget …

Asia Travel

Festivals in Thailand

The festivals in Thailand are celebrated with gusto and may make or break your trip, depending on the timing. Nothing is worse than just missing a …

Festivals

From Bangkok to Chiang Mai

In a nutshell, you have three options for getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai: bus, train, or flight.<p>Choosing the best mode of transport depends on …

Asia Travel

The 9 Best Places to Visit Outside Bangkok

Many of the best places to visit near Bangkok are within 4-5 hours of the city. Although, technically, you could get there and back with an early …

7 Amazing Activities for Thailand's Rainy Season

From the months of June to October, most of Thailand's top tourist spots experience the brunt of the monsoon season, with overcast skies punctuated …

Places to Visit in Thailand

Choosing from the many places to visit in Thailand can be daunting, particularly if you only have a short time in the country. There's a reason why …

Thailand

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts

How to travel the world without going broke

"I don't need a vacation," said no one ever. But if you've ever put a trip on the back burner because you didn't think you could afford it, know that there are ways you can travel more without breaking the bank. We chatted with Emily McNutt, Associate Editor at The Points Guy, a site chock-full of …

Credit Cards

WATCH: Experts Are Urging People Not to Drink Straight Apple Cider Vinegar

When it comes to home remedies, few products are as revered or as misunderstood as apple cider vinegar. It’s been hailed as a "cure" for everything …

Country Lifestyle

Alicia Vikander's Trainer Tells Us Exactly How She Earned Her Tomb Raider Washboard Abs

Academy Award-winner Alicia Vikander has been known over the last few years as a tremendous actress who can play a wide range of characters. The role we're most excited to see her take on, though, is Lara Croft in <b>Tomb Raider</b>, which is set to release on March 16.<p>It's no secret that Alicia looks …

Tomb Raider

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Military

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Tom Brady Summed Up His Super Bowl Loss With One Word. You Should Steal It

Need someone to model? Do what Tom Brady just did on Instagram.<p>We're all great impersonators.<p>We see, we model, and then we do.<p>In an Instagram post today, the living legend we all know and love (that would be Tom Brady, in case you're wondering or live in Philadelphia) just posted a long tribute to …

Tom Brady

Timeless Muscle: Look and feel great in your 30s, 40s, and beyond

When you’re training for long-term youth and vitality, you want to stimulate protein synthesis while triggering a cascade of beneficial hormones …

This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

Give Your Joints a Break and Try This Muscle-Burning, Low-Impact Workout

Need a breather from plyo or running? Maybe you're injured or just need a little break for your joints. You can still get a great workout in! And while we love low-impact workouts like Pilates and yoga in the studio, sometimes you need a great at-home (read: free) low-impact workout, too.<p>Try this …

Yoga

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which …

Country Lifestyle

Our ‘Flights Of The Week’ Includes A $400 Trip To Milan On Emirates

We’ve been doing some flight shopping and prices are dropping across the board. This week there are especially good deals with the big name carriers to go along with the rock-bottom deals from budget airlines.<p>This is also a good week to earn some miles. American Airlines is running a sweepstakes …

Ditch the Monthly Gym Fees — Get Fit With These 5 YouTube Channels

It’s Monday night, and the siren song of your comfy couch and that “Game of Thrones” you recorded has you skipping the gym. Again. What’s it been now …

Fitness

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Parenting

Google Just Gave Every Startup a Huge Gift With 1 Amazing, Free Website | Inc.com

Starting a startup isn't easy. Most startup founders struggle with juggling the myriad of success factors required to get things off the ground. Many new ventures fail.<p>It all just got a lot easier thanks to Startup with Google.<p>With one fell swoop, Google just provided proven tools, best practices, …

Startups

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free | Inc.com

One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees you to live.<p>Steve Jobs said it best in his …

Motivation

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Travel Industry

A guide to the best free online workouts

It's easy to get discouraged by the boutique fitness craze with $25 per class fees and the weekly chore of sitting by your computer to reserve a spot in that popular spin class that always sells out. It's often tempting to just skip it, so we rounded up our favorite free online workouts that you …

Living Rooms

Release the Piriformis to Alleviate Low Back Pain

Nagging aches and pains in the lower back region can take away the joy of training. <b>However, you can take charge of this by performing some simple</b> …

Pain

Build muscle with the pushup challenge

The pushup is a classic move and one of the best things you can do to hit your chest, shoulders, arms, and core in one swoop.<p>If you get your pushup …

4 Brutal Fundraising Lessons I Learned the Hard Way | Inc.com

"Fundraising is fun," said no entrepreneur ever. But there are tricks to make it much less painful.<p>After raising over $100 million of venture capital cash for a few businesses (which has taken hundreds of investors meetings) combined with hearing war stories and advising countless other …

Venture Capital