Kevin Nguyen

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The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

South America

How Harley-Davidson Used Artificial Intelligence to Increase New York Sales Leads by 2,930%

It was winter in New York City and Asaf Jacobi’s Harley-Davidson dealership was selling one or two motorcycles a week. It wasn’t enough.<p>Jacobi went for a long walk in Riverside Park and happened to bump into Or Shani, CEO of an AI firm, Adgorithms. After discussing Jacobi’s sales woes, Shani, …

Artificial Intelligence

The on-demand economy is a bubble—and it’s about to burst

Enjoy on-demand services while you can.<p>Whether it’s getting a lift whenever you want or ordering pad thai from the comfort of your couch, the rise of the on-demand economy has made a lot of people’s lives more convenient. But many of the services we know and love might not be around in a few years. …

Ridesharing

Here’s the 50 cheapest cities in the world to backpack in 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities around the world. This research was formulated …

6 Reasons Why You Should Put Cartagena on Your Bucket List

The coastal city of Cartagena is the quintessential, idyllic Colombian destination. Whether you’re looking for a sunny beach vacation, a cultural …

Adobe has figured out a clever way to track people as they switch between devices

One of the major advantages Google and Facebook have over other companies in the digital advertising and marketing space is their ability for cross-device tracking, thanks to those companies' huge audience of logged-in users.<p>Many other companies — particularly ones like Adobe that don't have …

Mobile First Is Just Not Good Enough: Meet Journey-Driven Design

In a recent sales meeting for a prospective healthcare client, our team at Mad*Pow found ourselves answering an all-too-familiar question. We had …

Here's a Fireball sangria recipe to take the edge off your holiday stress

If you feel the weight of the holidays bearing down upon you, maybe you need a drink. Seriously, we’re all adults here and this fireball sangria …

How to Travel to Patagonia

There are few bucket lists that don’t include a life-changing trek through Patagonia. In T+L’s comprehensive guide, we’ll show you how to see the …

What's Keeping Vietnam's Startups From Scaling Up?

For newcomers to Vietnam, impressed by the scores of companies with their engineering teams and outsourcing wings housed in the two major cities of Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam somehow seems like a safe bet if you’re looking at startup and technology. And yet, folks who have worked in …

Forget grit, IQ, and culture fit. VCs say this is what it takes to succeed at a startup

When founders are asked what it takes to succeed at a startup, many provide this well-worn answer: “learn to be comfortable with ambiguity”—an equally frustrating and ambiguous response.<p>At a recent event in New York (“Start @ a startup“) co-hosted by Sequoia Capital and Business Today, a handful of …

Startups

23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

How This 24-year-old Runs a $70,000-a-month Business While Traveling the World

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>Aileen Adalid entered the corporate world at age 19 after graduating from De La Salle …

Homebase

Saigon Beer Can Quench Asahi's Thirst

Who's in pole position to buy a stake in Vietnam's biggest brewer?<p>AB InBev and SABMiller, Heineken, Asahi, Kirin, ThaiBev and Singha Asia have all …

7 Adventures You Won't Believe You Can Actually Have

<i>Photos Courtesy of Shutterstock</i><p><b>"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain</b><p>Travelzoo Deal …

The Ultimate (Affordable!) Iceland Road Trip

WOW Air is now offering $99 flights to Iceland from Newark International Airport! With prices that low, and jaw-dropping scenery in every direction, …

10 Unusual Beaches to visit if you are into Mystical Travel Destinations

There is something about beaches. Not just as places where you can soak up the sun unhindered. They provide a sense of tranquility. Whether you’re …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

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The 10 best budget places to stay in Italy

<b>Agriturismo Livadia</b>, <b>Gizzeria, Catanzaro, Calabria</b><p>On a gently sloping hillside gazing out to the Mediterranean, surrounded by olive trees and a heady …

Don’t Drink Beer, Soak In It At These Czech Spas

Never doubt that Czechs take their beer very, very seriously.<p>The country that invented the Pilsner drinks beer (or rather <i>pivo</i>) with lunch, dinner, …

Beer