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A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

Writing

Facebook Is Removing Powerful Ad Targeting Options - Here's What to Do

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica issue, Facebook is tightening it's ad targeting options - but there are still many ways to reach your intended …

AdTech

Extraordinary Caves You Can Snorkel, Dive, and Hike in Around the World

Underground (or underwater) adventures to add to your to-do list.<p>The captain of the 14-passenger speed boat expertly navigated the choppy Caribbean …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

The 16 Most Beautiful Places in Europe Will Take Your Breath Away

Complete with fairy-tale castles, picturesque seaside retreats, otherworldly natural parks, and charming cities, Europe is full of striking places to …

Travel

21 amazing World Heritage Sites you've probably never heard of

7 things you need to know before you go to India

India is an incredible place to visit – an explosion of culture and colour and diversity.<p>The food is incredible, the cinema brilliant, and the people …

These Breathtaking Morocco Travel Destinations Will Stop You in Your Tracks

Morocco is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The vast, breathtaking landscapes—from charming beachside towns to sweeping …

Travel

Top 10 People Who Possibly Explored The Americas Before Christopher Columbus

At this point, it’s well-known and accepted that Christopher Columbus was not the first explorer to reach the Americas. So who got there before him? …

The 60 greatest cruise journeys on Earth

What does cruising mean to you? A luxurious ship that visits several of Europe’s cultural capitals? A fun-packed family holiday? A voyage to New York?<p>I see a languorous sail through the island-speckled Dalmatian coast, with swimming in sheltered bays and a fish supper out on deck. I recall the calm …

Facebook’s new branded-content guidelines will force some publishers to abandon a business model

One by one, Facebook is cutting off access to the cheap traffic pipelines publishers used to tap on the platform, and it’s forcing some publishers to …

The World's Most Romantic Adventures

You're guaranteed to get some action on these heart-racing trips.<p>Grab your partner, lace up your matching boots, and summon your wild kindred spirits to take on these romantic adventures around the world.<p>Whether you prefer unmatched access to Earth’s most interesting species, a wintry cross-country …

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

These Podcasts Will Get You In Touch With Your Spiritual Side

As much as we're intrigued by true crime, listening to a podcast doesn't have to mean streaming the gruesome details of a notorious murder directly …

What streets look like in 30 cities around the world

1/<p>Marrakech, Morocco<p>Ekaterina Pokrovsky/Shutterstock<p>Marrakech is a vibrant city awash in color. Take a stroll through the Medina, a walled medieval …

The Best Times to Visit Australia for Perfect Weather and Cheap Flights

Whether you’re seeking sun or avoiding sharks, follow this guide to plan a dream trip to the land down under.<p>Australia is one of the world’s biggest …

How Personalization Will Evolve in 2018

The new year is a time of reflection and planning for the year ahead. With 2018 underway, staying at the forefront of the rapidly evolving digital …

At the crossroads of the new Silk Road

A freshly created town has been chosen by China as the launching point for its Belt and Road project that will take not only its trade to Europe, but influence and power<p>The world’s lost cities have all been unearthed. The modern-day equivalent – fulfilling an age-old desire to stand in a place …

China

What matters in retail in 2018

I’m not sure when our industry became so obsessed with what’s shiny over what’s profound. I’m not sure when we became so keen to use buzzwords that …

How to Build Trust with Colleagues You Rarely See

When you exchange pleasantries with a co-worker in the elevator, the two of you are building trust. When you stop by a colleague’s office and see their family photographs on a desk, you learn about that person’s life outside the office and, as a result, usually feel closer. Face-to-face meetings, …

Management

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

On the steep banks of the Douro, Portugal’s northern jewel gleams with culture, buzzing restaurants, bars and artisan shops, plus cool places to visit and stay<p>Sitting in my customary Porto cafe, a non-descript place on Praça Carlos Alberto across from my kids’ school, a troupe of Asian tourists …

European Travel

What Facebook’s Latest Algorithm Change Means for Influencer Marketing

Earlier this month, marketers were shocked to learn that Facebook would be making more major changes to its News Feed, effectively bringing brand and …

These 12 Bookstores Are Worth Traveling for

As long as books have existed, so too has the concept that reading one is like traveling without leaving your seat. Let us make the argument, though, for being transported both mentally and physically. In the age of Amazon, it’s nothing short of inspiring to see some of the most distinctively …

Guide to Popular Tourist Sites in India by Region

India is an extremely diverse country, with every state offering something different. This can make planning a trip challenging. Where to go? What to …

10 otherworldly places to travel to in 2018

We refer to a lot of things as “magical” these days, from mermaid toast to adaptogens and flower-strewn baths. It’s a term that’s equally as …

Travel

The Ultimate Guide to the Regions of France

On the other side of the Atlantic, we tend to think of France as a vaguely star-shaped country with Paris as a dot somewhere toward the middle of the …

France

5 Things You Should Know About Traveling to Spain

Spain is one of the richest countries in the world from a cultural perspective. Its history runs from as far back as the period of the Roman Empire, …

Barcelona

5 Bold Predictions for E-Commerce Tech in 2018

Fifteen years ago, the existential threat to many major retailers was a small online bookshop. Ten years ago, the medium that drives 60% of online …

eCommerce