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10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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Silicon Valley

Why the Hotel Can Be the Destination Itself

Sometimes, the hotel is the only place I want to see and be. I'm not talking about losing touch with the world in an overly indulgent all-inclusive, either, but about being surrounded by art, architecture, culture, history and the best that a country can offer.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map …

How To Do Disney World On The Cheap

<i>Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando (Flickr: tegioz)</i><p>If you're planning a trip to <b>Walt Disney World</b> and are worried about burning a hole in your pocket, it's time to de-stress. Just about every child dreams of a family vacation at Walt Disney World and just about every parent wants to make those dreams …

Packing for Seven Countries With Three Kids: A Joy or a Nightmare?

Packing for an international trip can be tricky. Packing for a seven month expedition to a new continent, spanning seven different countries and three seasons, with five family members is overwhelming.<p>Fortunately for us, we're people who live by lists. My wife's approach is tech savvy: a smart …

Where Will Travel Be in the Next 10 Years?

<i>Where will travel be in the next 10 years?</i><p>This was the question tackled by some of the most renowned travel experts during <i>The New York Times</i> Travel Show Industry Conference held January 23 at the Javitz Center in New York City.<p>The answer? Well, it depends on who you ask. Some say more customization …

Sowing the Seeds of Goodness

My sense of wonder led me to Eastern Europe for a recent trip. I had the honor of exploring the other side of Europe's map in a whirlwind of countries including Germany (mostly Berlin), Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, and finally, Hungary. The verdict: I was in utter awe of Poland. We …

Here’s the best time to buy airline tickets in 2015

Travelers are endlessly seeking ways to crack the code of erratic airline pricing in search of the cheapest fare. A recent report (pdf) by online travel search engine Expedia and the Airlines Reporting Corporation offers some answers.<p>Tuesday has long been considered the best day of the week to book …

Travel Deals

Wellness Travel Trends for 2015

As personal health and wellness initiatives continue to gain momentum by leaps and bounds, travelers are taking a stand and refusing to sacrifice their latest lifestyle changes when they leave home. For the last five years I've worked in the wellness travel industry both with consumers looking for …

What 2014 Taught Me

Come December, I usually write a blog post and look back and express gratitude for all the exciting opportunities that came my way that particular year. I also recall my top 10 travel moments of that year. But as I put pen to paper this year, I share not my travel experiences but what the year has …

Learning to Speak Japanese

I recently returned from the National Geographic Expeditions journey “Inside Japan,” which ran from Kyoto to Hiroshima via Mount Koya, Shikoku, and Naoshima. In my role as one of the resident experts on the trip, I was to prepare several lectures to deliver to my fellow travelers. The idea of …

Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

<b>(CNN) —</b> People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.<p>One complains of a nagging wife or hysterical husband. Another finds fault with the demands of work or the exploitation of management. Someone else grumbles at summer being too hot or winter being too cold.<p>Everyone thus …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

Employment

101 Best Travel Websites

Travelers need information when planning their adventures -- or are in the thick of a tricky misadventure they need help getting out of.<p>Not too long ago travelers dragged along volumes of heavy guidebooks and waited days to get their hands on a soiled copy of the International Herald Tribune just …

7 things confident entrepreneurs never do

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>Entrepreneur.com</i><i>.</i><p>By Sujan Patel, Entrepreneur.com<p>If you …

9 Top Quotes About Changing Online Travel From Travelocity Founder Terry Jones

Terry Jones, founder of travel startup WayBlazer, spoke at the Skift Global Forum October 9 in New York City.<p>Jones is also the founder and first CEO …

CheckMate Gives Hotels a New Way to Connect With Guests Before Arrival

Hotels often sell a huge chunk of their rooms through third-party online travel agencies and other distributors and that leaves a vacuum in terms of …

Four Virginia Hotels Focus on Farm-to-Table Menus

Virginia didn't need the current local food movement to appreciate its natural bounty. The Virginia countryside and its waterways have been a source of fresh ingredients for centuries.<p>And yet many restaurants have recently stepped up their efforts to an even higher standard when it comes to …

Blake Lively's Chic Mom-to-Be Style

From colorful statement coats to feminine dresses, click through for the best of Blake Lively's pregnancy style.<p>While expecting her first child, James, Blake Lively proved she could still master street style as a first-time mom-to-be. Now on her second pregnancy, the actress continues her chic …

Women's Fashion

Street style tip of the day: Denim on denim

3 Amazing Juices for Weight Loss

As an added bonus, they all taste amazing.<p>Let us be clear: We're not advocates of purely liquid diets for weight loss. Most juices are missing fiber and protein—both of which are key to feeling satisfied and dropping pounds. That said, enjoying a juice with a meal or as a snack can help you …

How to Overcome the Flaw in Hotel Revenue Management

Revenue managers have a tough gig.<p>Being responsible for the pricing decisions of a hotel is not a responsibility many would envy, and of course …

Best Looks: Kate Middleton's Maternity Style

See all her best maternity outfits.<p>Kate Middleton is having another baby! Yay! This means not only that more chubby cheeks and royal adorableness are coming to Kensington Palace in a few months, but also that we'll be treated to some excellent pregnancy style in the meantime. To celebrate, take a …

Low Fat Recipes in 30 Minutes: A Low Fat Cookbook with Over 100 Quick & Easy Recipes

• <b>Author:</b> Shasta Press<p>Create simple and satisfying low fat meals in under 30 minutes!<p><i>Low Fat Recipes in 30 Minutes</i> will help you create low-fat versions of all your favorite comfort foods. With over 90 simple but mouthwatering low-fat recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less, plus 10 more …

Priceline Group Paid $98 Million for Buuteeq and Hotel Ninjas

Overshadowed by the Priceline Group’s $2.6 billion acquisition of OpenTable in late July, how much did Priceline pay to acquire two companies, …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. It’s also no surprise that it’s the Nr.1 value …

Forget Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of …

Productivity

Seven Things Every Hiring Manager Needs To Know About The Class Of 2014

Released today, “Class of 2014: Your Next Generation of Top Talent,” the fifth annual survey of 15,000 graduating college student by Achievers and ConnectEDU found that students graduating this year are on the hunt for companies and managers that will give them feedback, rewards, and the …