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What data from ad views says about the digital behavior of travelers

New research suggests how travelers are interacting with online ads. A top finding: Many companies are leaving money on the table by failing to …

34 Reasons The Maritimes Is The Best Place On The Planet

If you're not already on Canada's East coast, you should be. If you are, you already know what's up.

Nova Scotia

With 160 lighthouses around Nova Scotia, every stop on your road trip could be visiting a different one. http://bit.ly/1hCA5W0<p>Photo: Terence Bay …

Eat This Town

January 31, 2018 // By Eat This Town<p>If you are just tuning in now, please check out Part One of the Halifax…<p>January 18, 2018 // By Eat This …

45 Random Observations About Nova Scotia

<b>I have recently returned from two weeks of traveling through Nova Scotia. Apart from biking the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island a few years ago, I</b> …

Canada

5 Things to Do Outside Paris With Kids

<i>Château de Fontainebleau (Courtesy Château de Fontainebleau)</i><p>There's plenty to do in Paris, but sometimes it's nice to get out of the city and explore a little further afield. We've picked five day trips the kids will love, from a fabulous zoo and a unique aerospace museum to the must-visit …

France

The Most Kicka** Spots for Sunsets in America

<i>By: Jessica Padykula</i><p>Search #sunset on Instagram, and you'll quickly learn one thing: everybody loves 'em. Or, at least taking pictures of them. But not all sunsets are created equal. Like, the one out your bathroom window? Not so hot. Unless you've got a killer view in the first place.<p>With that in …

Santa Monica

The Best Oakland Food Tour You'll Ever Take

By Paul Krantz for offMetro SF<p>The name Temescal is said to be derived from "temescalli," an Aztec word for sweat lodge, but I didn't see any of those as I wandered past flower-adorned gardens toward the Temescal Sunday farmers' market in the parking lot of the DMV.<p>Having come from the heart of San …

Ice Cream

4 Top Quotes About Creativity in Travel Videos From the President of Vimeo

Dae Mellencamp, the President of Vimeo, spoke yesterday at the Skift Global Forum.<p>She creates and implements the vision and strategy surrounding all …

10 Top Quotes About BrandUSA, Tourism's Future from Destination Marketing Officials

Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, and Will Seccombe, CEO of VisitFlorida, spoke …

Gray is the New Black: The New Neutral, in Every Shade

Shades of gray (and blue!) in an interior from T Magazine.<p>(Image credit: T Magazine)<p>Nothing says 'cool' quite like the perfect gray. Whether you …

Interior Design

Phone Addicts of the World, Unite

A third of all smartphone users in the U.K.—or 11 million adults—check their phone within five minutes of waking. Italians check their phones 39 times a day. The South Korean government says roughly 1 in 5 students is addicted to smartphone use.

Why Short-Term Content Campaigns Are Doomed to Fail — The Content Strategist

There’s a cliché about branded content that holds a lot of truth: “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” After all, it takes a fair amount of time for most …

Our Favorite Canadian Homes

I don’t have an actual TV anymore – only Hulu – so I don’t watch as much HGTV as I used to. But when I go home to visit my mom, our activity of …

INTERIOR INSPIRATION : POOLSIDE COLORS.

At the moment, I am sitting in my temporary work spot which faces a sparkling pool basked in the California sunshine- quite a big change from the …

ART COLLECTION : TEN SUMMERY PRINTS.

1. <i>Mountainscape Print</i> by The Adventures Of ($79), 2. <i>Chartreuse Bowl</i> by Julie Parker-Garza ($25+), 3. <i>California Framed Wall Art</i> by Fimbis ($99), 4.</i> …

TEN IMAGES OF INSPIRATION : COLORFUL GRAPHIC DESIGN.

Here is some cheery colorful graphic design inspiration for your Tuesday morning. Summertime always has me turning away from muted tones and …

YANGYANG PAN.

Check out: the stunning paintings of Toronto-based artist Yangyang Pang. So many beautiful colors! <i>(See also: shop & Facebook)</i><p>posted by<p>Summer Allen …

A MINI HONEYMOON.

Since we moved from Portland to Los Angeles a mere 31 hours after our wedding, we never got a honeymoon. Thankfully, we just managed to take a mini …

Living Room Geometry: The Basics of a Well-Balanced Room

(Image credit: Pablo Enriquez)<p>Forget everything you think you know about 10th grade math. The geometry of a harmonious living room is a lot more …

Living Rooms

High-Res, Printable Posters from the IBM Archives - The Fox Is Black

Sue Murphy, an art director at Ogilvy & Mather, started Good Design is Good Business, a single-serving site which offers high-res versions of new and …

What's next in social: Travel tidbits from Facebook's f8 conference

As expected, Facebook had a slew of announcements of f8, many of which impact those in travel using the social media platform as a marketing tool – …

10 Creative Brands using Twitter’s Photo Collage Feature

10 Creative Brands using Twitter's Photo Collage Feature<p>by Nick Cicero on Apr 08, 2014<p>They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which translates …

Facebook Brand Updates Take Another Hit, Can You Recover?

by Kelly Cooper on Mar 12, 2014<p>In an effort to serve the most interesting content to users, on January 21st of this year, Facebook made yet another …

How to Make a Terrarium

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of upcycling here at the Etsy Blog—from highlighting the way makers give new life to sentimental objects to showing what you can do with a busted bike tube, some vintage tins or a bit of cardboard. Today we’re digging deep into our How-Tuesday archive to bring …

Starwood launches Guest Gallery system using Instagram photos

With the recent integration of Starwood Hotel properties with Instagram, guest pictures will now be displayed under “Guest Gallery” section in all …

Seizing The Instagram Native Ad Opportunity, A Five-Step Approach — The Content Strategist

Instagram rolled out ads for the first time this October, offering a unique opportunity for brands to reflect on their image and engage with users. …

Will Sponsored Trending Blogs Help Brands #Win On Tumblr? — The Content Strategist

A few years ago, Tumblr founder David Karp said the idea of ads on Tumblr “really turns our stomachs.” These days, his stomach must look like a …

Twitter by the Numbers #TwitterIPO [Infographic]

by Nick Cicero on Oct 22, 2013<p>With the recent news that Twitter is filing for IPO analysts from all industries are slicing and dicing data and …