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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Here's how a young couple paid off $162,000 of debt in 3 years — and paid for their wedding at the same time

Earlier this month, Heron Abegaze (29) and Elijah Bankole (30), put a new spin on "couple goals" after Abegaze's Instagram post about paying off their debt went viral. After three years of saving like it's an Olympic sport, the Twin Cities duo wiped out nearly $162,000 of credit card debt, car …

The Hands-Down Best Maternity Jeans, Straight From Moms and Moms-to-Be Who Know

Before I shopped the maternity market, I was clueless. I had no idea what maternity wear actually entailed or what my options really were. Lots of it was disappointing, but thankfully, at least some brands have figured out the denim category. Sure, it's way different than your regular jeans — you …

Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin

I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2 bitcoins.<p>While I had first heard about bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Thailand Right Now

The number of foreign visitors to Thailand has doubled in the past decade, and it's easy to see why. The country radiates beauty at every turn—from lush jungles to dramatic caves, golden temples to skies aglow with lanterns. Whether you're looking to soak up ancient culture or relax on one of the …

Thailand

15 Most Photogenic Places In the World You Must Visit

Travel photography is such an integral part of our experience – whether you’re an amateur or a pro, memories captured are priceless. Here are some …

These Blackout Shades Will Make You Feel Like You Live in a Penthouse

In New York City or London, no less.<p>Sensitive sleepers know blackout shades are a must. But they're not exactly known for being the prettiest accessory — until now. Ukrainian designers at HoleRoll found a way to combine functionality with fun. Seriously, tell us it wouldn't be totally delightful …

New York City

Gardening: 18 gardens and patios you can build yourself

Whether you're a woodworking star or just starting out, there are plenty of garden and patio options that are easy to build!<p>Stone, wood and tiles are …

10 Unusual Things To Do In Paris

Related: Paris<p>Next time you go to Paris, why not do something a little different. Forget the Eiffel Tower, romantic walks along the Seine and visits …

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed | Inc.com

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them enlightenment in business.<p>Why this book in particular? Well, the nonfiction publication--released almost half a …

Bill Gates

12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options

While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to remote places while maintaining the trappings of luxury is now extremely popular.<p>Here are a few destinations and suggestions that allow one to camp out indulgently.<p>1. …

National Parks

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

Self-improvement

Must-Have Elements for a Modern Kitchen

It takes more than just a few sleek appliances to make a modern kitchen. As with most things, the secret to the style lies in the details. Having the …

Kitchens

Don't Expand Your Startup Internationally Until You Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

Every fast-growing start-up has global aspirations. In fact, global domination is often part of a company's mission and is a core reason why investors are attracted to a business. But 'going global' is harder than it sounds as many companies eventually discover. Having an international presence is …

Startups

Why I love… Michelle Obama

I watched an arena of people swoon over her. It was difficult not to join them<p>At school, I was a prefect. I am a goody two-shoes, so I relished the job. I took it seriously, sometimes tracing the little green prefect’s badge on my collar with pride. Yes, it was a figurehead position, but it meant …

Michelle Obama

Yes, You Do Have Enough Time to Start a Business (If You Do These 5 Things) | Inc.com

These days we're all busy, but chances are you're not as busy as Sara Mauskopf was last year. Not only was she in the midst of launching her company, Winnie, which has since raised $2 million from investors, but she also had both an infant at home and husband who was battling an aggressive form of …

Networking

ArtefactoHomepage

Your Every Wish Is Our Command.<p>Celebrating its 40th anniversary, Artefacto creates some of the most sought-after products in the world. With a design …

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Asia

18 Ultra-Modern Houses from India

Interior Designers and the Architects create draw plans and concepts which are then brought to life by the General contractors. Furthermore, the …

Architecture

If You Have Only 15 Minutes a Day for Self-Improvement, Here's How You Should Spend It | Inc.com

From diet dos to relationship don'ts, you're likely bombarded with the latest self-improvement tips every day. Magazine articles, news stories, and websites provide endless suggestions for improving your mental, spiritual and physical health.<p>Quite often, the latest self-improvement tips are …

Happiness

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

<b>Innovative storage solutions.</b><p>Our innovative storage solutions provide a place for everything, ensuring the interiors of your furniture look as …

10 Amazing Small Kitchen Design Ideas: how to make a small space comfortable and spacious.

Attractive, comfortable and functional design small kitchen – a real challenge for the hosts, which requires a lot of ingenuity and inventiveness. …

Interior Design

14 amazing wildlife encounters captured on camera

A couple camping in Botswana woke up to find lions licking water off the outside of their tent, refreshing themselves with pools of the rainwater that had fallen overnight. "What a privilege," said Ms Lubbe of the rather alarming wake-up call. If that video (above) whets your appetite, here are …

Fish

Bryant Kirk White, 27

Today, the business environment has become increasingly complex. New ideas, business models, a changing population and advances in technology are …

Telegraph Travel Awards 2015/16: Six Senses Hotels named world's best hotel group

Maybe it’s the mesmerising locations – a patty-cake island in the Maldives, on the bath-warm shores of Thailand, tucked into the sun-dappled crevices of Portugal’s Douro Valley. Or perhaps it’s the wealth of experiences they deliver, from arriving at Zighy Bay Oman by paraglider to Vespa tours of …

Hospitality

15 Features That Will Help Your Home Sell Faster

And for more money.<p>Whether you're looking to sell your house or invest in the value of your home, listen up: From 2014 to 2016, Zillow Digs analyzed more than two million for-sale listings, and found that homes with 15 specific features sold the fastest and for the most money — in some cases, …

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

7 Kitchen Spots You're Forgetting To Decorate

Give these often-ignored areas attention for a cooler cooking space.<p>Give these often-ignored areas attention for a cooler cooking space.

10 Bad Work Habits to Eliminate Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have bad work habits, and most of us are content to get away with them for the foreseeable future. Sure, they may make us a little less productive, and they might not look great in a performance review, but they’re relatively …