JR Zhou

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A Strong Case Against Dating Abroad

One day it's all for the last time, and it's not the day you expected. It's not your last day in Florence. In the silence of your texts and phone calls, you feel him shut the door on a world you barely tasted.<p>...And then again, a strong case for it.<p>You're a college student abroad. You're on your …

Woody Allen

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

We all know that our brains learn by repetition. So, if we want to learn a new skill or habit, repetition is key. We learn by practice. Doesn't it make sense then that the thoughts we "practice" over and over become our habits and eventually shape our character and personality?<p><i>This article was</i> …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, …

15 Most Motivational Things That Can Inspire Anyone

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

10 Reasons People Really Don't Like You (and How to Fix That)

Some people are thoughtful and charming and genuine. Others are not.<p>Some people are remarkably likable. (See if anyone you know has these qualities.)<p>Other people, unfortunately, are not -- and that might include you.<p>Can that impact your chances for success? Probably so: Research shows "popular …

15 Thoughts That Will Lead You To Success

Success is a very complex phenomenon that cannot be summed up in a few sentences. <i>To achieve success you must strive very hard to meet your goals</i>, and …

What to Drink at the World's Top 10 Bars

The Black Pearl is known for its killer cocktails and prime location on Melbourne's Fitzroy Street. The bartenders are no stranger to "Bartender of …

Easy Exercises You Can Do To Improve Your Eye For Composition

Some people just seem to have been born with a natural talent for “seeing” the perfect composition, and hopefully, you are one of them; however, if …

Where to Find Amazing Asian Food in London

The flavors of Asia are more alive in London than ever: With an eclectic mash-up of Eastern flavors and tastes including Chinese, Malaysian, …

5 Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

#3: Avoid time wasters.<p>When I finished my five-year study on the habits of 233 self-made millionaires, I made a breakthrough discovery. Nearly every …

Torres del Paine, Chile

Ai-Petri, Crimea, Ukraine

How To Stay Motivated All Day, Every Day

It is believed that those that are truly successful and able to conquer mountains and achieve their goals are people that are flawless and that don’t …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

Adventure<p>These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

National Parks

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 …

Buenos Aires

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World Cup 2014 in London: the ultimate pub crawl

Group A<p><b>Brazil</b><p>With capoeira performers, samba dancers, football “freestylers” – not to mention eight big screens – Guanabara in central London (www.guanabara.co.uk/world-cup) is going all-out for the World Cup. Visitors must buy a ticket (£5) to get in, however, with some games – including England’s …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

Swiss Food Bliss

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>To those who think that the subject of Swiss cuisine can be summed up in one word — fondue — I say not so fast. In a country with four official languages (French, German, Italian, and Romansh) culinary traditions reflect a complex national identity.<p>Put your fondue prejudice …

HEAVEN’S STAIRS IN TIAN MEN SHAN, CHINA

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

Happiness

Santuario de las Lajas, Colombia

Neuschwanstein castle Germany in fall