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When less is more

Jodi Jahic Contributor<p>Jodi Jahic is a managing partner at Aligned Partners. Before co-founding Aligned Partners in 2011, Jodi led the wireless sector for Voyager Capital and was co-founder and managing director of SCG, a pledge fund. She also was a Kauffman Fellow at Battery Ventures, was on the …

24 Picturesque British Villages You Should Move To Right Now

Cities are so 2015.

Scotland

7 Truths I Learned While Traveling Around The World

Before my family and I embarked on a trip around the world, we set goals, made plans and had big dreams. But some of the things I learned and experienced along the way were unexpected, like souvenirs you can hold onto forever. Here are seven nuggets I picked up along our travels that will remind me …

​Why Do People Keep Trying to Visit the ‘Into the Wild’ Bus?

Every year, travelers take to the Stampede Trail in search of some kind of survivalist nirvana. And every year, people have to be rescued along the way.<p>When Eddie Habeck booked a hiking and trail-running excursion through Alaska in 2012, he wasn't planning to visit Fairbanks Bus 142. The …

Alien landscapes? No, just otherworldly places here on Earth | CNN Travel

This Icelandic hotel was designed for optimal Northern Lights viewing

Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.<p>The swanky hotel was made from an abandoned building that belonged to a nearby geothermal power plant, and has won many awards, like the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Award for Europe's best …

The lake at the end of the world

Barely one hour from Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, Lake Bohinj is in the middle of nowhere – out of season and time – and it’s wonderful.<p>“We have a saying here in Slovenia,” said Grega Silc, a Hike & Bike Slovenia tour guide, as we cycled around the riotous green of the ridge. “In Bohinj, we're a …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

Check this list of 12 shockingly affordable paradises you can live in for peanuts... though you'll probably be packed and out the door by number seven.<p>By: John Marshall<p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small …

Game of Thrones

9 Apps That Can Change the Way You Work

Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.<p>But with a new year in front of us, productivity is top of mind for entrepreneurs, as is doing …

The Far Side of Paradise

I first learned about Hana some 20 years ago when I was living in Los Angeles and looking for a respite from a high pressure job I'd just finished. I asked around and, lo and behold, it turns out that a lot of people I knew pointed to one place and one place in particular: Hana.<p>One of the things I …

Los Angeles

The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

Our Favorite Books of 2014

Read our review of The Truth about Trust.<p>Trust is the social glue that allows us to do more together than we could ever do alone. But trustworthiness …

5 Decisions To Avoid For A Regret-Free Life

Life is short, and time is the one thing we'll never get back. In our minds we understand this, but far too many of us don't live our life this way. …

Living with less - the key to happiness

Living with less – the key to happiness<p>Look around your home – you're probably surrounded by things you've worked hard to own – that 50” flat screen …

The Success Theater: Don't Confuse Enviability for Happiness

Social media has changed the way we behave. Making us more connected has also made it much easier to compare ourselves to each other. That's why it's …

Stop Striving for Happiness and Start Practicing It Now

<b>“Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness.” ~Chuang Tzu</b><p>It all started when one of my boys asked me if I was happy, and of course I answered …

7 Simple Tips to Help You Find Happiness

Most often happiness is not far off, just a little hidden. Here's how to uncover it.<p>Everyone would like to be happy. Some find happiness more easily than others. I like to consider myself a happy person. Certainly, I am much happier today than when I was younger. Much of the angst and insecurity of …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

The Secret to Being Happy in Any Relationship

I was a total chameleon in my relationships. If someone else liked something, I liked it. Anything they believed, I believed. Any interest they had, I would take up myself.<p>To top that off, I was completely focused on other people's experiences. What they felt. What they wanted. What they thought.<p>It …

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor

Like many other successful people in business and in life, I can confidently say that I wouldn’t be where I am today were it not for my mentors.<p>As I’ve written before, I didn’t always recognize the value of having (and being) a mentor like I do today. As a young entrepreneur, it’s easy to fall into …

How I quit my job to travel: The financial writer

Mired in depression after the loss of both her parents, a corporate writer suddenly quit her job and went to India. What she found there changed her life.<p>In 2004, when I was at one of the lowest points of my life, I decided to go to India.<p>I'd never visited India; I’d never even been on a long-term …

Boo! These 7 National Parks Are Haunted

Why spend a fortune for just a few hours at a fabricated haunted house when you can explore truly spooky sites for a whole day in the wild?<p><i>By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel</i><p>Why spend a fortune for just a few hours at a fabricated haunted house when you can explore truly spooky sites for a whole …

National Parks

Get To Italy's Most Beautiful Mountain Range Now

We always knew the Italian Alps were pretty, but we didn't know just how gorgeous they really were.<p>The Dolomite Mountains are filled with villages, gorgeous lakes and sheer cliffs that soar into the sky. We really don't think the views couldn't get any prettier.<p>As part of the northern Italian Alps, …

The 5 Best Places to See the Leaves Change Color This Fall

The air is cooling (finally!), the kids are back in school, our favorite sweaters are coming out of storage, and all the trees are starting to change color. We love it -- with one, crucial caveat. We're city dwellers, and access to the vividly color-changing outdoors can sometimes be... well... …

New York State

15 funniest travel books ever written (in English) | CNN Travel

Your National Park Pictures

Travel<p>See beautiful photos of U.S. national parks—taken by fans like you—in the National Parks by National Geographic app.

Top 10 Things to Do in Hawaii

National Parks

Norway Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Norway (including fjords, polar bears, Oslo, Lillehammer, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Prehistory

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

It ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends.<p>Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, …

Beaches