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A Glimpse at Anthony Bourdain’s New York City

Though <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> got his start in finer dining, the chef and food writer frequently celebrated restaurants of all kinds in New York — frequently showing a passion for the underdog and restaurants that didn’t normally pop up in food media.<p>As Bourdain’s fame and profile rose, he continued to …

East Village

Explore Italy's Adriatic Coast

Puglia is a long, thin region that starts at the Gargano Promontory, the <i>spur of the boot</i>, and continues to the Salento Peninsula, the <i>toe of the boot</i>. …

Italy

No More Second-Guessing—This Is the Best Day to Book a Flight

When it comes to booking travel, it seems as though everyone has an opinion about when exactly the best day to book a flight is, how far in advance …

Air Travel

Portuguese Beach Resorts Pique International Interest

Algarve and Cascais are tops for high-end buyers<p>By Laura Whateley<p>Rafael Ascenso, manager of estate agency Porta da Frente, sold homes near Lisbon …

European Travel

How To Develop Charismatic Confidence In Seconds

Confidence is self-sustaining and why that's awesome for your business<p>If you ask the average audience member what the difference was between a good speaker and a great speaker, they'll give you a variety of answers. The great speaker had more energy, seemed buoyant, was funnier, more …

Charisma

50 More Things to Do in Amsterdam

The first list of 50 activities for Amsterdam visitors was so easy to compile, I decided to try my hand at another 50; and lo, this list was just as …

European Travel

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

Want to Get Rich? Ten 1-Sentence Personal Finance Rules Anyone Can Follow to Become a Self-Made Millionaire

Sometimes the best advice on personal finance comes in 1-sentence bites.<p>Every month I get a number of advance copies of personal finance books.<p>Each includes tens of thousands of words that promise and occasionally deliver something new, even though wealth building, like losing weight, can be summed …

Personal Finance

The Secret, Unspoiled Côte d'Azur French People Don’t Want You to Find

The words Côte d'Azur, for most travelers, conjure up a distinctive set of mental images. Rosé on a beach. Nightclubs filled with sun-kissed Brigitte …

France

Amazon is now selling home security services, including installations and no monthly fees

Amazon’s made a slew of acquisitions in the area of smart home services, and now it’s offering a product that brings them together under one roof — your roof.<p>Amazon has quietly launched a portal offering home security services — which include all the equipment you would need and in-person visits …

NYC’s 18 Best Splurge Meals

Maybe you got that new job. Maybe you got that paycheck a day early. Maybe you quit that awful job. Sometimes these occasions call for fiscal prudence, and sometimes they call for a splurge. This list concerns itself with the latter situation.<p>New York is home to some of the country’s most expensive …

The 38 Essential Amsterdam Restaurants

At the beginning of this decade all eyes were on Paris, which was experiencing the peak of the so-called bistronomie movement. London quickly followed with a restaurant and food truck surge that changed the culinary landscape in the British capital for good. But now, Amsterdam is booming. Now that …

This New K-Beauty Collection Will Give You “Rich-Girl Skin”

Get to know Peach & Lily’s new collaboration with Crazy Rich Asians the movie.<p>The <i>Crazy Rich Asians</i> movie (based on the best-selling book trilogy by …

5 Entrepreneurs Who Built Businesses Off Their Love of Travel

These founders turned wanderlust into wherewithal and became their own bosses.<p>- Entrepreneur Staff<p>Associate Editor<p><i>Quit your job to travel the world</i> -- it’s a reality for some and a pipe dream for others. And still others flip the cliché on its head to turn travel -- or the business of travel -- <i>into</i> …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

#TheLIST: The 25 Best Skincare Brands

In no particular order, these are the skincare brands we rely on time and time again.<p>Finding a good skincare product can quite literally be life-changing. As your skin starts to look plumper, clearer, and more vibrant—you feel a little glowier on the inside, too. Our BAZAAR editors have smeared, …

Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

When it comes to planning a luxury vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, a celebration, or that's just how you roll, it's easy to think first of the large, luxury hotel brands you're familiar with and the destinations in which they have properties.<p>You wouldn't be wrong to consider brands like The …

Ritz-Carlton

Airline ticket secrets: How to get the best value

<b>(CNN) —</b> Searching for the cheapest airfare may be the most popular way of deciding on a flight, but secret extras baked right into the ticket may bring extra value to your booking, no matter how much you paid.<p>Follow these three lessons to ensure that you're maximizing the value of a travel booking …

American Airlines

16 Most Beautiful Islands in the World

<b>16.</b> St. Barts<p>Stunningly beautiful, yet understated, St. Barts lures movie stars and moguls from around the world, and for good reason. This pretty …

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

Where Top Chefs Go Out to Eat in New York

It seems everyone is a restaurant expert these days, from your overly opinionated office mate to anonymous Yelpers with an axe to grind. But if …

Greenwich Village

The Best Skin Care Products of 2018

Be honest: Does your heart skip a beat when you see a medicine cabinet full of the very best skin care? Skin has always been in, but the days of slapping on any old moisturizer are long gone—now, having a curated routine is completely normal, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a Sephora shopper who …

Architects’ 12 Favorite Blue Paints for Kitchen Cabinets (or Anywhere in the House)

Looking to dip your toe in the blue-painted cabinet trend? (See also Trend Alert: The Cult of the Blue Kitchen.) We asked a few experts in the …

Want to Invest in Luxe Skin Care? These Brands Are Worth the Splurge

In beauty, there are a few things you should splurge on: that 90-minute massage, the extralong scalp massage, and your skincare regimen. Anytime I interview an esthetician, dermatologist, or makeup artist, I can count on this answer making its way into our conversation in one way or another: "Your …

Skin Care

10 Incredible Destinations With Five Star Hotels Under $150...

There are more than a few cities around the world where it’s hard to find a decent four stay hotel for under $250 a night. If that sounds a bit …

Everything You Need to Know About Korean Beauty, According to Peach & Lily's Alicia Yoon

When Harvard Business School graduate Alicia Yoon launched Peach & Lily in 2012, there was little international fascination surrounding Korean beauty. Clearly, things have changed: Today, American beauty lovers can't get enough of all things K-Beauty. To satisfy the craving, Yoon is launching …

Latin America has the best beaches on Earth – here are 20 you must visit

A few years ago, after passing through the party strip north of Punta del Este, Uruguay – this was before the likes of Shakira, Martin Amis and George Clooney became regulars – I went walking around a lagoon surrounded by protected semi-wild pampas.<p>A breeze barely rippled the cool blue water; …

Central America

Rediscovering Portugal

An insider's guide to home buying and living in one of Europe's most eclectic countries<p>Luxury buyers looking for a new home in Europe would be wise …

Real Estate

How to Fly the Best First-Class Seats, Cheaper Than Economy

Airline industry experts have been proclaiming the death of first class for years. While some airlines have done away with it altogether, others are …

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

Skin Care