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7 reasons why the Rocky Mountaineer is the best way to see Western Canada

Canada is an extremely large country, making trains one of the most efficient and low-impact ways to access all that land. But the Rocky Mountaineer …

Trains

With a New Apology, Starbucks's CEO Just Taught an Important Lesson in Leadership

Firing the employees involved probably wouldn't help things at Starbucks. Hopefully, this will<p>Many are criticizing Starbucks for the way it handled a recent incident in which two African American men ended up getting arrested at a Philadelphia store.<p>The story, according to <i>The New York Times</i>:<p>Two …

Leadership

The Top Three Money Habits of Truly Happy People

When we read about Laura Vanderkam, author of books including <i>All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth</i> and <i>I Know How She</i> …

Personal Finance

Get The Most Out Of Your Hybrid

How to use it from the rough<p>It used to be that if you wanted to hit a fairly long shot into a green from the rough, you'd need a prayer and a 3-iron. Now you just need to know how to hit hybrid. There margin for error is much greater. Nowadays, while our 3-irons are collecting dust, we've got …

Golf

The Simple Swing Plane Drill That's Going to Make You a Good Iron Player

A lot of amateurs struggle hitting consistent, solid iron shots - especially under pressure. Kyle Morris, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, says that a lot of the reason why golfers have problems with their irons is because their swing plane is wrong. Commonly, Morris says the hands go …

Golf

How to Hit Driver

Butch Harmon's greatest tips for getting off the tee.<p>Golfers of all abilities struggle with how to hit driver. But it doesn't have to be that way. From what I've seen, there are three main issues people have off the tee: they get nervous, they hit a big slice or they just hit it all over the place. …

Golf

What is a ‘death clean’ and why should you do it?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The phrase “death cleaning” may sound jarring to unaccustomed ears, but the concept makes …

Personal Finance

3 Ways to Have a Happy Retirement, According to People Who've Already Retired

How to tilt the odds in your favor.<p>“Happiness,” it’s been said, “is like a butterfly. The more you chase it, the more it will evade you.” In other …

Retirement

Tour Technique: Make Your Worst Putting Days Better

The big difference this year—winning five times, my first major (PGA Championship) and the FedEx Cup—was working hard on my putting consistency. I’ve always been a streaky putter. My great putting days are really great. But it’s about the bad putting days. You look at Jordan, Rickie or Tiger in his …

Golf

You're Probably Overpaying for Car Insurance

Picking a car insurance provider is a lot like filing taxes. It’s not sexy or exciting, but you do it because you have to. Still, the options are …

Personal Finance

How Good Can You Get?

Use the 4 stats that really matter to diagnose and treat your game<p>Play your natural shot shape away from trouble, even if that means hitting it in the rough. Long grass is always a better option than a penalty shot.<p>Do you know why you shoot the scores you do? Thanks to the PGA Tour's …

Golf

Start Every Putt On A Great Line

Take the mystery out of missing left or right<p>It can be awfully frustrating when you read a putt perfectly, give it a confident rap and then see it roll nowhere near the line you picked.<p>This is a case of the putterface not being square to your intended line when you hit the ball. Face alignment is, …

Golf

Here are 6 Easy Ways to Find the Cheapest Flights Using Google

If you’re not already familiar with Google Flights, let us introduce you to one of the quickest and most efficient travel search engines out there. …

Flying

Useful hacks for iPhone users

Hacking

Why you say yes, even when you don't want to

<b>(CNN) —</b> A few years ago, Robert Cialdini found himself at a large appliance store, standing in front of a big-screen TV that he didn't particularly want and certainly didn't need. That said, it was a great deal on a model that had received high marks from a consumer group.<p>He recalls the salesman …

Body Language

5 surprising things about QR codes

If you're not using them now, you may be soon. Here's why -- and how to scan them in both Android and iOS.<p>Years ago, when QR codes arrived on the tech scene, they were heralded as not only the inevitable successor to bar codes, but also the future of information-sharing. By scanning a code, you …

Apps

Vatican City – Explore World’s smallest country in a day

<b>Vatican City – Explore World’s smallest country in a day</b><b>With just 110 acres of land area</b> and approximately 1000 citizens, Vatican City is the <b>world’s</b> …

Italy

Is a 20 percent down payment out of reach? How to get around that

Coming up with the cash to make a 20 percent down payment on a home is becoming increasingly impractical.<p>With home prices up more than 30 percent …

Personal Finance

Why Tax-Advantaged Is Better Than Tax-Deferred | Investopedia

Tax-deferred and tax-advantaged are two terms often used interchangeably and, as a result, often lead to a lot of confusion. But the difference can …

6 Reasons To Ship Your Luggage With Luggage Free

Last Updated:<p>Do you ever wish you could just pack your bags and someone would magically just pick them up and they’d show up at your destination? …

Luggage

National Geographic Travel

New exhibition reveals secret history of Rome's Colosseum

It is famed as the place where gladiators battled lions to the amusement of the citizens of ancient Rome. Six million visitors flock to the Colosseum …

Italy

Best and Worst Nuts for Your Health

Nuts are packed with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Still, some are healthier than others.

Nutrition

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

A Day In Rome – What To Eat

Thanks for following and reading Overland Travel Adventures from Go, See, WriteAdd to Flipboard Magazine.<br>Italy’s capital is, historically and …

Italy

Infographic: Useful Tips On How To Beat Jet Lag

<b>If you are</b> a frequent traveller you will know too well that the symptoms of jet lag are very real.<p><b>Our bodies are</b> naturally programmed to do a number …

Rickie Fowler: How To Be A Clutch Putter

Make the ones that matter<p>I know what you're thinking. They all matter. But I'm talking about a putt you'd really like to see go in. When it hurts a little to see it stay out; those six-to-12-footers. Knock one tight and then miss the birdie putt; that's almost as deflating as not saving a par. Then …

Golf

Tips If You're Visiting Greece

1. Learning to Love a Malaka<p>Although the word Malaka isn't "nice" sometimes it's meant to be friendly. Malaka means "jerkoff" but in Greece we use it as a term of endearment. People might say, "Hey jerkoff," but don't worry. You'll be able to tell if they mean it by their tone of voice. Use your …

European Travel

How to Avoid Pickpockets When You Travel

The unfortunate truth is that travelers can be commonly targeted by pickpockets and thieves. How many times have you heard upsetting tales of scams, …

Know Before You Go: Malta

Ancient history and island adventure merge seamlessly in Malta. Here are the details you need to plan a trip to this Mediterranean destination.<p>Steeped in history and set in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta’s three inhabited islands offer visitors the perfect mix of relaxation, discovery, …