Phil Schwartz

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7 Must-Read Books if You Want to Get Rich, in Dollars and Sense

It's often said that very successful people don't waste time watching TV. Instead, they read voraciously.<p>Which begs the question, 'What should you …

Five Great Knives for Steakhouse-Quality Cutlery at Home

While there is no shame in function over fashion, a standout steak knife is the one that gets the job done while looking good against a tablecloth. …

27 smart questions to ask employees at the company you want to work for

That's why it's <i>so</i> important to talk to other employees, too.<p>If and when you're afforded the chance to speak with your prospective coworkers — which hiring managers should encourage in the spirit of being transparent and helping to provide insight additional perspectives — there are a few specific …

Employment

In Palm Springs, a New Set of Pleasure-Seekers Take Hold

Palm Springs is reachable by plane, but everyone will say that on your first visit you should probably drive. There are a few reasons, the primary …

21 Ways to Have the Best Palm Springs Trip Ever

Any time is a good time to start thinking about Palm Springs (except summer, don't think about Palm Springs in summer), but especially right now, …

Palm Springs

The best pubs in London

Some of London's best pubs have fascinating histories as the favored drinking destinations of figures like Charles Dickens, George Orwell, and John Keats.<p>Others boast incredible locations and an inviting atmosphere.<p>Whether you're a local or just visiting, here are 17 incredible pubs you'll want to …

How to use your cellphone when you're in a foreign country

Of course, it's important to have a working phone for safety reasons as well as social and practical considerations. So, before you get stuck trying to unlock your phone on the go or get left with hefty data roaming fees, brush up on these four common ways to go about prepping your phone for …

The Best Scotch Under $250

Over $150<p>Old Pulteney 21 Year Old<p><b>Nuanced, but Predictable:</b>This 21-year-old took home the World Whisky of the Year 2012 designation from Jim Murray, …

Keep the Pantry Organized with These Storage Essentials

Before kitchens had refrigerators and freezers, the pantry (and related rooms like the “larder” or “buttery”) was an essential storage room for all …

Where to Buy Your Next Rug

Rug-making is an art form with traditions that reach back to ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt and the nomads of Mongolia. These handwoven creations have …

The Best Houseplants You (Probably) Won’t Kill

When it comes to indoor plants, men don’t have a reputation for green thumbs. But plant life is important: it can improve your home’s decor and feng …

Plants

6 Quick Ways to Protect Your Surfboard from Damage

Neglecting to care for your surfboard is expensive abuse. The average board runs anywhere between two and six hundred dollars, and repairs — small …

The Long Way in to Havasu Falls

ROAD N✍TES<b><br>Editor’s Note:</b>One of the Grand Canyon’s most remarkable features is Havasu Falls, where aquamarine water drops from up to 100 feet into …

Playlist: Ryan Millen’s Perfect Driving Songs

“My dad was never really into music,” says off-road motorsports competitor Ryan Millen. “But I have this vivid memory as a child of UB40’s cover of …

Americans Can Now Afford Paris Again

As the song says, "I love Paris in the springtime. I love Paris in the fall. I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles. I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles."<p>I suspect most people do. But I love Paris most of all when it is affordable, which it has not been for many years . . . until now. …

The 10 best beaches in Europe

Voutoumi Beach in Paxos, Greece. Netfalls - Remy Musser / Shutterstock Lonely Planet just released its Best in Europe list for 2015.<p>The list includes the best places in Europe, the best beaches in Europe, and the best places for family holidays in Europe.<p>These lists were created by a team of …

35 hidden bars in New York City

Today, drinking is legal, but New Yorkers still love these speakeasies for their vintage decor, secret entrances, and cocktails made with classic ingredients.<p>From Dutch Kills in Long Island City to Attaboy on the Lower East Side, here are 35 hidden bars in New York City.<p><i>An earlier version of this</i> …

Great Restaurants to Cater Your Wedding Across the U.S.

25 places to party before you die

We've found 25 places every partyer will want to cross off their bucket list.<p>From the yachts of Saint Tropez to the raucous clubs of Ibiza and Las Vegas, these destinations will give you a party you will never forget.<p><i>Megan Willett contributed to this post.</i>

22 Reasons to Love St. Barths

Hit the beach, get a caipirinha, crack open a lobster. Be it for a romantic getaway or a weekend party, there's something for everyone on this French West Indies island. Photo by Sherry Jacobson.<p><i>By Alyssa Barrie Weiss for Fathom</i> | There are special places that stand out in my mind as magical. Saint …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sales<p>Saving dough never looked so good.<p>22 Photos4 days agoView More<p>Grooming<p>and the week's 6 other grooming moves you need to see.<p>7 Photos3 days …

The 25 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Mexico

But the difference between a good experience and a great experience lies in the details.<p>Hotels.com helped us find the best all-inclusive hotels in Mexico. These hotels offer everything from circus performances to deep-sea sportfishing.

The 10 Best US Beaches Where You Can Drink (Legally)

By Gianni Jaccoma<p>With the threat of a second polar vortex now safely behind us, we can wholly devote ourselves to enjoying the rest of the Summer -- namely, by gorging on sticky barbecue and drinking frosty beers. Or better yet, drinking frosty beers on the beach. Simple, right?<p>Not really. In this …

The 10 Coolest Bars In Brooklyn

New shops and restaurants are popping up every day, celebrities are moving there, and some of the best bars in all of New York City appear in Brooklyn's numerous and diverse neighborhoods.<p>On June 25, Esquire Network premiered its new show, "Best Bars in America." The TV show will look at the best …

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50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

European Travel

The 35 Best Restaurants In London

We've come up with this ultimate list of the best restaurants in London. To create it, we looked at notable restaurant rankings compiled by food critics, diners, and experts, and gave each restaurant a numerical rating based on our own formula.<p>The rankings we used were the National Restaurant …

37 Places You Need To Visit In Italy

While the food in Italy is reason enough to visit, the country is filled with famous works of art, exceptionally beautiful cities, and gorgeous lakes and mountains.<p>We compiled a list of 37 sites in Italy you should see at least once in your lifetime.<p>We included important classics like Rome's …

Italy

25 Gorgeous Pools Everyone Should Swim In Once

The only thing that's more relaxing than lounging poolside or soaking in the water on a sunny day is doing it at one of these incredible destinations.<p>From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, these pools around the world deserve to be on …

The Best Vegas Bachelor(ette) Party Ever

What happens in Vegas... is awesome. Especially on a perfectly planned bachelor/ette party for your favorite bride- or groom-to-be. From the sleep to the scene, the pre-game and the real gaming, Jetsetter.com plots a blowout farewell to singledom, Sin City style.<p><b>THE SLEEP</b><p>Where you stay is where …

The Greek Islands Are Calling You. Here's Where To Go.

So you want to take a trip to the good ole Greek islands, and we can't fault you. But there are nearly 6,000 of them scattered around so finding what's right for you can be tricky.<p>But hark! We've done some organizing for you to help whittle down the choices based on the type of vacation you're …