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The Major Potential Impact of a Corporate Tax Overhaul

The United States system for taxing businesses is a mess. If there’s one thing nearly everyone can agree upon, it is that.<p>The current corporate income tax manages the weird trick of both taxing companies at a higher statutory rate than other advanced countries while collecting less money, as a …

The 30 Cheapest Places To Travel In 2017

Time to start packing your bags: 2017 is shaping up to be a banner year for budget travel. The dollar is enjoying historic highs — meaning your money goes much further in many destinations around the globe — and according to an American Express Global Business Travel report, airfares are expected …

Mexico

Giving the Gift of Travel: 10 Unforgettable Trips

Looking for the perfect trip to take with someone special? We've got the list for you.<p>The gift of travel lingers long after the holiday lights are packed away. The staff at National Geographic Expeditions selected some of their favorite trips around the globe, including visiting ancient cave …

Southern Italy

Off-piste thrills in the best French ski resort you've never heard of

Thrilling backcountry and fast on-piste turns are just some of the treats in store on a short break to the traditional Savoyard resort of Samoëns in France.<p>As we grind our way through heavy traffic in Geneva, my taxi driver fiddles with the controls on his radio, skipping restlessly between …

10 best ski towns to visit this winter

Where to ski and where to stay in 2017-2018<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in December 2016 but has been updated with new towns and the latest information for this winter.</i><p>Each winter, skiers and snowboarders are faced with the same dilemma: Where should they ski this year? For the …

Insider’s Guide to Bogotá

Change is coming rapidly to <b>Bogotá</b>, with the spread of European-style cuisine and lodgings—a matter of pride among Bogotanos. Yet the capital of Colombia remains resolutely local, especially in the old Candelaria neighborhood.<p><b>> Where to Stay:</b><p>Two blocks from the <b>Museo Botero</b> sits <b>Hotel Casa Deco</b>, a …

South America

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Cooking

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The five sauces every home cook should know how to make and customize.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, …

2016's Top Ranked Western Ski Resorts

Looking for a new place to ski? Try one of these resorts. Readers ranked them as the best ski resorts in the West.<p>Author:<p>SkiMag.com Editors<p>Publish …

I Heart My Island: Haida Gwaii

Artist <b>Patrick Wesley</b> was born and raised on <b>Haida Gwaii</b>, a 155-mile-long torch-shaped archipelago slung off British Columbia’s North Coast. A native Haida, Patrick began honing his carving skills while still a teenager, and has devoted his life to creating beautiful works from wood, silver, gold, …

Travel Photography

I Heart My Island: Grenada

<b>Jadine Hinds</b> has been free diving and spear fishing in the waters surrounding <b>Grenada</b> since she was seven years old.<p>These days the native islander indulges her love of the ocean as a PADI divemaster for the Aqua Center at Sandals LaSource Resort. But that doesn’t mean Jadine’s enthusiasm for the …

Caribbean

What's new for skiing in North America?

Park City becomes the largest US ski area<p>The (literally) biggest North American news is the linking of Park City and Canyons in Utah to form the largest ski area in America, with over 7,300 acres of skiable terrain.<p>Park City Mountain Resort knocks Big Sky, Montana (5,800 acres) off the number-one …

Skiing

What's new for skiing in Europe?

Ski resort news<p>Saalbach-Hinterglemm becomes Austria’s largest ski area<p>The big news is that Saalbach-Hinterglemm is now Austria’s largest lift-linked ski area. A new piste down to and new gondola back from the formerly separate neighbouring resort of Fieberbrunn has added 70km of runs, which brings …

Tips for Visiting New York City

<b>Don't take an unlicensed car from the airport that's being driven by your arguing parents.</b><p>When you're exhausted after a long flight, it might seem like a good idea to go with the first person who asks if you need a ride, but you should never get into an unlicensed car that's being operated by your …

Bill de Blasio

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …

Charlie Hebdo

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.

Cooking

5 Ingredient Strawberry Rose Tart.

This is almost too pretty to eat!Almost. Key word being almost.With one taste, you’ll forget about how pretty it is and let your fork destroy the …

Dessert

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

12 Healthy Breakfasts To Get You Out Of Bed In The Morning

<i>*This post first appeared on Mindfulness Mama</i><p>Break the fast: That’s literally what breakfast does for you each and every morning. If you’re anything …

Breakfast

Living in… the world's most reputable countries

What people believe about a country can influence everything from foreign policy to foreign investment – to whether or not people want to visit or live there.<p>What we believe about a place can often be more powerful than the hard facts. A country's reputation can influence everything from foreign …

European Travel

The man who saved Colombian coffee

Meet Jesus Martin, the man changing Colombia’s coffee scene. His optimism is as contagious and addictive as the coffee he produces.<p>At first glance, the farm didn’t look any different than the one next door. A gravel road, flanked by short palm trees and overgrown brush, led to a modest home …

Coffee

The world’s smallest kingdom

When he’s not fishing for squid or gardening outside his squat bungalow, the king of Tavolara lords over this tiny island’s 11 part-time residents and 100 nimble mountain goats.<p>Just south of Sardinia's world-famous Costa Smeralda, the lonely island of Tavolara rises wildly from the cerulean sea …

Italy

The city of 187 different countries

Home to more international organisations than any other place in the world, Geneva has a decidedly global feel, with more than 40% of residents coming from outside Switzerland.<p>A haven for expats and loved by locals, Geneva attracts people from around the world for its economic opportunity, lakeside …

European Travel

A famous island nobody knows

“These islands touched my life without my knowing: the perfumes that waft by at parties, the vanilla that flavours my ice cream and the cloves that spice up my Christmas cookies.”<p>From the sea – when all we could see of Anjouan were its green peaks and the indistinct structures of the city of …

Suez Canal

10 Words to Know So You're Not So Confused in Yoga Class

What did your yoga teacher just say? Yoga instructors love to use Sanskrit and other “yogi lingo” in practice. And while it is a wonderful way to …

Yoga

5 Meditation Styles Suitable For Beginners

To help you choose the best meditation style for you, the team at BookMeditationRetreats.com has rounded up the best 5 meditation styles that you …

Meditation

Podcasts - Français Authentique

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French Grammar: The Past Conditional

Courtesy of Cyril AttiasThe French past conditional, also called the conditional perfect, is used to express what could or would have happened in the …

France

Part 2: Line by Line Lesson: “Le droit à l’erreur” by Amel Bent

Image courtesy of Jive Records<b>La semaine dernière</b> (last week), I posted microlessons from the first 12 lines of Amel Bent’s <b>Le droit à l’erreur</b> (The …

Permaculture