Marco Pascual

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5 luxury road trips to enjoy in Spain

Despite the sole use of the words “road trip” playing against the word luxury, there is a certainty that this connotation will diminish after viewing …

5 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes When They Try to Do Everything Themselves

When and why you should hire a consultant.<p>Too many entrepreneurs treat their businesses like a DIY project: They want to do it all themselves. But a business is not a bookcase or backyard chicken coop. It's a demanding, ongoing, ever-changing entity. Sooner or later, your workload reaches a …

Entrepreneurship

New cancer treatments have perplexing side effects

When Diane Legg began seeing black specks in her right eye, she went to an ophthalmologist near her home in Amesbury, Mass. He said she had a torn retina and needed laser surgery.<p>Legg's oncologist was skeptical. He was worried that Legg had eye inflammation, called uveitis, that was caused by an …

Would you eat “clean meat”?

There’s no shortage of buzz among food-tech companies about how, once perfected, cell-cultured meats will reduce the amount of greenhouse gases we pump into the atmosphere, use less land and water, and save billions of animals each year from slaughter. But as these high-tech meats edge closer to …

Agriculture

Fancy running a pub with only 20 customers on a remote Scottish island?

Fancy working in Scotland’s most remote pub where at the busiest times you will only have to serve 20 customers in your bar?<p>Then the Puff Inn could be the pub of cheer for you as the far-flung premises on St Kilda is looking for a steward that will keep the loyal band of regular drinkers happy.<p>The …

Untapped destinations

From secluded beaches to fascinating museums, browse the articles below to find out more about some of Europe's hidden gems and lesser-known destinations. Enter the prize draw for the chance to win an amazing holiday to Berlin

Relaunch of an 1950’s Danish Design Chair by Finn Juhl – Inspirations

Furniture manufacturer Onecollection has relaunched a 1956 chair by Finn Juhl, which played an important role in the proliferation of <b>danish …

Furniture

Our Bodies, Ourselves

A funeral director wants to bring death back home.<p>Caitlin Doughty, who was about to open her first funeral parlor, in Los Angeles, gazed at a skull that she had put on display above the desk in her office. Although it was plaster, the skull was a provocative presence in a room where Doughty planned …

In Case of Travel Emergency, Download These Apps

There's only so much you can plan for on vacation. For the rest, be it pollen counts, heat exhaustion, or a coup, you’ll have to rely on luck—but these four apps just might help, too.<p>Sure, the best travel stories tend to have an element of calamity to them, but we’re betting most travelers would …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

The Asian city that never sleeps

South Korea’s high-energy capital moves at a pace that rivals the world’s busiest, with its pulsing creative energy driving innovation in music, technology and fashion.<p>“<i>Pali pali</i>” – meaning “quick, quick” – isn’t just a favourite expression in Seoul: it’s a way of life.<p>South Korea’s capital moves …

Film of Hitler confidants set for Smithsonian Channel debut

PITTSBURGH (AP) — American television viewers get their first chance to see and hear Adolf Hitler's inner circle describe the dictator's final hours …

20 Internet-Breaking Korean Beauty Products—Straight from Seoul

From Bella Hadid and Soo Joo Park’s sheet mask selfies on Instagram to the apple-shaped TonyMoly hand cream that flies off shelves at the company’s newly opened New York flagship, the cult of Korean beauty keeps growing wherever you look. And though many of its cute and quirky products can now be …

Lobster Shack at Garosu-Gil - The Lobster Roll Craze Hits Seoul

So we heard there is an awesome place for Lobster Rolls in Seoul – Lobster Shack. The name is as is, really. No frills, just awesome lobsters.<p>Sitting …

Cheong-gye-cheon stream glitters for Seoul Lantern Festival

Seoul’s annual Lantern Festival kicks off on Friday night as some 600 traditional lanterns will be illuminated along the city’s urban river, Cheong-gye-cheon.<p>The festival, which has been held since 2009, sees lanterns of unique shapes and sizes decorating the river between Chonggye Plaza and …

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19 Cafes In Garosu-Gil You Must Visit When In Seoul

Garosu-gil is easily our favourite area in Seoul. Decked with quaint cafes, lifestyle boutiques, local labels, cosmetics shops and several …

10 Thoughts Introverts Have About Parties

Will there be a dog?<p>Introverts and parties probably go together as smoothly as oil and water. In other words, not well.<p>The personality type is known for prioritizing downtime and preferring silence and intimate conversations to small talk. That sometimes makes big social functions rather …

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Hospitality

Moncler 2014 Summer Backpack Collection

Moncler is best known for its down-filled outerwear but the brand knows a thing or two about<p>Moncler is best known for its down-filled outerwear but the brand knows a thing or two about accessories as well. This summer, it has got a selection of backpacks on offer for well-heeled travelers. Offered …

Exporting Grandma to care homes abroad

<b>Sending elderly relatives to a care home can be a tough and emotional decision. But is booking a one-way flight to a destination 8,000 miles away a step too far?</b><p>Sybille Wiedmer lives in Zurich and is packing her suitcase for a trip to Thailand.<p>But this is no ordinary holiday.<p>She is off to visit her …

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2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

The Best Political Books We Read in 2013

The “Best of” sea­son is upon us. This year, like last year, we’re of­fer­ing up the polit­ic­al books we loved the most in 2013.<p>Here they are, in no …

15 Must-Have Apps For Your iPhone

12 Reasons to Go to Rwanda

Savvy travelers have been coming to Rwanda for years to see the country’s stunning gorillas. While Uganda and Congo also provide gorilla tours, the …

Table Service: 5 Great Coffee Table Books About Coffee

Left unattended, the ubiquitous coffee table quickly becomes a gatekeeper of everything from last October’s cable bill (you paid that, didn’t you?) …

worn&wound Horween Leather NYC NATO Watchstraps

Watchstrap and accessories label worn&wound presents these new Horween Leather NYC NATO<p>Watchstrap and accessories label worn&wound presents these new Horween Leather NYC NATO watchstraps. Typically produced using nylon, worn&wound’s NATO straps use high-quality Horween leather straight from the …

How Readers Cooked Our Shoyu Ramen from September 2013

The difference between a bowl of instant noodles and a handcrafted labor of love is enormous—and nobody understands it better than these bloggers who undertook our multiday ramen project<p>You don't need us to tell you the difference between a bowl of instant noodles and a bowl of homemade ramen. We …

Cooking

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley