Pete Pennicott

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How Messy Should You Leave a Hotel Room?

<i>Lizzie Post, the great-great granddaughter of Emily Post,</i> <i>author</i><i>, and co-host of</i> <i>The Awesome Etiquette Podcast</i><i>, has agreed to weigh in on a few travel</i> …

Introducing the world's first underwater lounge on a cruise ship

Cruise passengers will be able to sip their sundowners beneath the waves in full view of passing sealife from 2018, with the launch of the world’s first subaquatic ship lounge.<p>The brainchild of French expedition cruise line, Ponant, the underwater salon will offer passengers a fresh perspective on …

Why You Should Travel Outside the Comfort Zone

“An easy one,” I told the motorcycle rental man. “I haven’t ridden in a long time, so I’d like your easiest one.”<p>“Izzy wun,” he repeated, looking over the two dozen shiny cycles lined up in his parking-lot-cum-rental-shop on the island of <b>Ko Samet</b>, Thailand.<p>He strode forward and put his hands on a …

Costa Rica

Jamaica Photos

See photos of Jamaica (including Kingston, Ocho Rios, the Blue Mountains, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Camel Polo & 6 Other Crazy Things To Do In Dubai

1 of 7|Sleep in an underwater suite|Immerse yourself in wonder and water at this once-in-a-lifetime stay. Atlantis is a majestic 5-star hotel …

Travel

8 innovations that could actually make airplanes more comfortable

The Oscars of the plane cabin, the Crystal Cabin Awards, were held in Hamburg on Tuesday night. This is as gala a gala event as you get in aviation. …

Virgin America

10 Travel Adventures to Enjoy While You Still Can

With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the world's most popular destinations. Whether you want to get up close to endangered wildlife, discover natural wonders or visit ancient landmarks …

Helpful Travel Infographic Compares Average Airbnb Prices with Hotel Rates Around the World

Thanks to Airbnb, travelers have seemingly infinite possibilities of places to stay. The home-sharing site offers all types of dwellings, from opulent estates to a modest bedroom in someone's apartment. Typically, Airbnb seems like it has the best rates for budget-conscious sightseers–especially …

Airbnb With Sharks: An Underwater Night In With The Sharks

Airbnb have had a pretty solid track record for offering up crazy stays in the most obscure locations. From a dangling room above the alps to a …

Mark Zuckerberg goes live on Facebook to talk Oculus, future of virtual reality

Not content to simply announce the long awaited-arrival of the Oculus Rift to consumers, company founder Palmer Luckey and Facebook (the parent …

Virtual Reality

After the Tesla Model 3 launches this week, the world will know if Elon Musk called the electric-car future correctly

It is Elon Musk’s moment of truth.<p>Over the last dozen years, the serial entrepreneur and inventor has built a buzzing fervor from Wall Street to Silicon Valley by accomplishing the improbable—erecting a globe-spanning automobile company from scratch. His Tesla Motors is the only such success in at …

Tesla

6 Tips to Help Take Great Photos With Your Smartphone

How many pictures did you take during your last vacation? And how many of <i>those</i> were with a smartphone? With the rise of Instagram and other social media sites taking pictures with smartphones is becoming a very popular way to document your travels. Instagram, alone, has roughly 80 million photos …

Next-level Easter treats you have to try

We love our hot cross buns and Cadbury eggs as much as anyone, but a few Melbourne businesses have been taking their love of Easter to the next level …

10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Flying can be a miserable experience but we've got the 10 best tricks for rocking up to the gate like a superstar. Indoor sunglasses optional.<p>Did you know you can take a water bottle through security? Or you could even take a tour of the cockpit if you wanted? Here are some tips and strategies for …

Nike is making its biggest ever women's push

Nike sees women as a hugely important part of its customer base.<p>The company believes its women's line could add $2 billion of additional sales by 2017.<p>And to make sure that happens, Nike has just invested in its biggest ever advertising push targeting women.<p>Nike's #BetterFotIt campaign debuted with …

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett | Inc.com

Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected businessman.<p>1. Invest wisely.<p>Buffett chooses to invest in ideas, not the people behind them. He once famously said that he chooses companies that are so …

Investing

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

Up Your Camping Game: Four New Essentials

Be better-prepared than a Boy Scout with these items on your next camping trip:<p><b>> Chill Out:</b> The <b>Coolest Cooler</b>, a Kickstarter success story on wheels, brings the party with a blender, Bluetooth speakers, LED lid light, USB charger, and a built-in bottle opener.<p><b>> Dine in (Solar) Style:</b> Dinner in 20 …

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Chill Out at the World’s Coolest Swim-Up Bars

Dunes, mangroves, and freshwater lagoons are the backdrop behind the Reflections Pool Bar, where guests can swim-up for fruity Mexican cocktails and …

Mangroves

New Tesla earns perfect score from Consumer Reports

Tesla's new Model S P85D is so good it broke Consumer Reports' scoring system.<p>Consumer Reports rates vehicles on a zero-to-100 scale, but Tesla's high-performance, all-wheel-drive car scored 103.<p>"Consumer Reports had to make changes to its scoring methodology to account for the car's exceptionally …

5 Financial Ratios Every Entrepreneur Should Know

You don't truly know how well your company is doing until you delve into specific financial stats that reveal the whole picture.<p>Stories about entrepreneurs always focus on their big ideas, but building a successful business is as much about the details as it is about the central concept. Successful …

iPhone 6S Camera Will Shoot 12MP Photos and 4K Videos, Report Says

The iPhone may be set for a significant upgrade in the camera department when the next model is announced. It will reportedly shoot higher resolution …

IMF chief Christine Lagarde: Greece must pay up

No deal struck at Eurogroup meeting - senior Government figures now believe a Grexit is inevitable<p>The head of the International Monetary Fund said Greece cannot delay paying its debt after a crucial meeting of eurozone finance ministers ended without a rescue deal being struck.<p>Christine Lagarde, …

Apple Watch 2 Said to Feature FaceTime Camera, Expanded Wi-Fi Capabilities and New Models

Apple is planning a second-generation Apple Watch with new features including a front-facing FaceTime video camera, expanded Wi-Fi capabilities and possibly additional models based on new materials, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>. The report claims the so-called "Apple Watch 2" is likely to be introduced in …

9 Great Quotes for Introverts at Conferences | Inc.com

Fortunately, I'm at the Reader's Legacy conference in Las Vegas listening to Nick Boothman, author of the huge bestseller "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less," Since I'm an extreme introvert, everything he's said has struck me as powerful, painful and valuable truths. What really hit …

Personality

Budget 2015: Winners and losers

Stung by the reaction to last year's budget, the Government is instead relying on rosy economic conditions to return it to surplus. In a much more …

These 4 Rules of Thumb Can Screw Up Your Retirement

Rules of thumb are often partly true—but the part that's wrong can wreck your portfolio. Here's what you need to know.<p>Retirement planning can get …

Masters: Five reasons Woolworths is pulling the plug on struggling hardware chain

"The disastrous rollout of Masters has been the greatest own goal in recent Australian business history," according to retail analyst Rob …