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7 Reasons Why The Amex Platinum Is Worth The Annual Fee

<i>Forbes has partnered with The Points Guy for our coverage of credit card products. Forbes and The Points Guy may receive a commission from card issuers.</i><p>There’s a saying my dad (the original Points Guy) taught me growing up that always stuck with me: “Cheap is expensive.” Meaning, if you cut corners …

Flying

Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

Hiking

8 Things to Do in Banff National Park, Alberta

A rich history, jaw-dropping natural scenery, and activities for all abilities make Banff the ideal home base for exploring Canada’s oldest national …

National Parks

Sizzling Summers in the Canadian Rockies

Save Place<p>Moraine Lake, Improvement District No. 9, AB T0L, Canada<p>Nestled at the base of the Valley of the 10 Peaks, Moraine Lake boasts turquoise …

Hiking

20 Ski Towns That Are Just as Spectacular in the Summer

<b>Can’t Miss:</b><br>When it opens later this summer, the Mammoth Mountain Zip Line will be the tallest top-to-bottom zip line in North America. The …

Skiing

Swiss Alps: old huts to chic chalets

After a long ascent via hairpins through smaller and smaller villages in the Swiss Alps, the bumpy track around the mountainside eventually petered out into a stony path, indicating we had reached the end of our journey.<p>I had the sinking feeling that we were in the wrong place. There should have …

Skiing

Amazing Norwegian Cabins To Watch The Northern Lights From

The Norwegian landscape is a blend of rugged terrain and stunning and mysterious beauty and what better way to enjoy all that than by living in a …

Northern Lights

Northern lights hotels: where to watch the aurora borealis

Northern Lights

UI Designer Shares His Top 19 Bite-Sized Design Tips From Year’s Worth Of Advice

Some of you might already be familiar with UI designer Steve Schoger. Last month, DesignTAXI featured his free-to-download poster for web developers …

Adobe Has Created Five Fonts From the Lost Lettering of Original Bauhaus Designers

Last year, to kick off its “Hidden Treasures” campaign, Adobe partnered with an award-winning Photoshop brush maker and Oslo’s Munch Museum to …

A Collection of 20 The Most Interesting Financial UI/UX Designs to Inspire Banking and Fintech

There are so many beautiful visualizations of banking interfaces on Dribble and Pinterest. Unfortunately, if you look closer, quite often they are …

UX Design

The most luxurious hostel in every European country under $55 a night

The idea of staying in a messy, loud hostel might seem like a thing of the past — best kept for the backpacking days of your late teens and 20s.<p>However, a "hostel" is simply "budget-friendly accommodation that focuses on a shared social experience." While to be considered a hostel it must have the …

European Travel

I raised $2 million in a seed round — and it did not go the way I was told it would

A couple of days ago, I closed a little over $2M in a seed funding round for Seed&Spark. I'm supposed to send a press release to, like, Techcrunch or something with the headline, "SEED&SPARK RAISES $2.X MILLION TO ACCELERATE THE DIVERSIFICATION OF ENTERTAINMENT," which, if I'm gonna be honest, is …

4 Supposed Mosquito Repellents That Absolutely Don't Work, According to Science (and 5 That Do)

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant and …

Mosquitoes

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

Optical adjustments in components

Adjusting for gravity<p>Any physical object in a real world is affected by gravity. Meaning, it tries to fall down once lifted. Our brain applies the …

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Books

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

Newly Hip D.C. Neighborhoods You Shouldn’t Miss

If you visited Washington, D.C., a decade ago, your must-hit neighborhoods were probably Georgetown (redbrick sidewalks, boutiques, Kennedy lore) and …

The Country's Most Beautiful Mountaineering Route

Photo: Stephen Matera<p>Along the way the route crosses a half-dozen or more glaciers and permanent snowfields. Some climbers rush through the route in three days, but why hurry when you can awaken each day to a cyclorama of Northwest peaks to climb, and views like this? In July our group took a …

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

The best of Lisbon’s new restaurants

Prado<p>Acclaimed 26-year-old chef António Galapito returned from London (where he worked with Nuno Mendes) to open Prado in November 2017. An abandoned fish factory was converted into this stylish, high-ceilinged restaurant, with Roman ruins on display – discovered the during renovation. Prado means …

European Travel

10 of the best early summer breaks in France: readers' tips

Winning tip: Cassis, near Marseilles<p>Cassis, around an hour’s drive from Marseille, is a tiny port town famous for its salty rosé (not to be confused with blackcurrant liqueur <i>crème de cassis</i>, from Burgundy) and herb-scented whites. We had the delight of a vineyard tour at Clos Saint Magdeleine, …

Harlem’s renaissance: how art, food and history are shaping its latest evolution

Harlem, throughout all the waves of gentrification and forced migration, has maintained a sense of itself Nico Wheadon, director, Studio Museum<p>It was after midnight on a Wednesday and Paris Blues, Harlem’s oldest surviving jazz bar, was standing-room only. The dive has remained, stubbornly, much …

Jackie Robinson

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

The Top 10 Things For Adults to Do at Disney World

Going to Walt Disney World as an adult without kids can seem daunting. What is there to do besides see Mickey, ride Space Mountain, and eat Mickey-shaped treats all day long? For adults, there's actually quite a bit to do! While some ideas might be a little more creative or be an extra charge, they …

Walt Disney Company

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Dordogne holiday guide: what to see plus the best restaurants and hotels

The Dordogne comes close to offering everything that travellers head to France for: beautiful chateaux, traditional French gastronomy, a bucolic landscape of vineyards, forests and rivers. Picturesque fortified villages, such as Beynac, La Roque Gageac and Eymet (site of an unexpected pre-Brexit …

France