Sanjana Raju

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The tiny island of shooting stars

The offbeat Channel Island of Sark has no cars or street lights – making for starry skies so magical, they’ve been recognised with a major award, a new observatory, even an Enya album.<p>Against a darkness so dense it seemed to have weight, shooting stars crossed the night sky of Sark. I counted four …

The hidden Scottish Highlands

Hikers roam freely in this glacier-carved land of lonely sea cliffs, winding trails and breathtaking views.

Where waterfalls outnumber people

The Westfjords are the wildest and most rugged corner of an already wild and rugged country. But those who make the journey find some of Iceland’s most beautiful and untouched scenery.<p>In a two-room museum in a tiny town in northwest Iceland’s Westfjords, a local man detailed the avalanches and long …

World's Best Airport Bars

Layovers and flight delays are good for one thing: airport drinking. And these are the bars to do it in. Bottoms up.<p>Photo courtesy of Flughafen München<p><b>Airbrau Beer Garden, Munich Airport</b><p>An alfresco beer garden - complete with an on-site brewery, master brewer, and local musicians taking the stage - …

Swanky Hostels From $11/Night (Really!)

You'll never think of the word "hostel" the same way again. These upscale, design-forward properties in fashionable locales from Amsterdam to Miami …

A Bucket-List Asia Trip You Can Afford

From the vibrant streets of Seoul to the tranquil beauty of the countryside, there may be no other country on earth that juxtaposes ancient …

Eat Mumbai – make the most of India's foodie capital

Mouth-watering Mumbai is India’s top destination for gastronomic indulgence. A culinary cornucopia of flavors from all over India and the world collide here, elevating the metropolis to the proud status of India's foodie capital. The kaleidoscope of aromas, spices and tastes cover everything from …

Street Food

The train that takes on Alaska’s Mt McKinley

The 470-mile Denali Star line tracks through a vast landscape so wild, it can be easier to spot caribou than people and one town’s mayor is a cat named Stubbs.<p>Just a few minutes earlier, cries of “Moose beside the track!” had managed to distract many of the Denali Star’s train passengers from their …

26 Awesome (and Affordable!) Alternatives to Pricey Vacation Hot Spots

Sure, we love Paris, London, Cancun—who doesn't?—but before you click the "book" button on a trip to one of the pricey "usual suspects," you MUST …

I Tried A Korean Beauty Regimen For A Month, And Here's What Happened To My Skin

When it comes to skin care, I like to think of myself as somewhat of a minimalist (read: I'm very lazy). My nightly regimen consists of a cleanser and then a face cream. I never use toner, I stopped using eye cream a year ago, I don't own exfoliator and my foray into face masks ended when I stopped …

Silicon Valley startups go farming

Silicon Valley, often accused of following the herd, is doing that quite literally when it comes to startups building technology for farmers. Some of …

5 Red Flags of a Business Loan Scam

If a loan or service sounds to good to be true, it probably is. Be wary of these five red flags that your exciting funding opportunity may actually be a dangerous scam.<p>As an entrepreneur, you're likely an eternal optimist. A dreamer with big ideas and the work ethic to make them happen. You'll do …

Small Business

7 Common Habits That Kill Credibility

When writing business documents, these attempts to seem credible backfire. Here's what to do instead.<p>With companies outsourcing everywhere and business travel on the wane, it have never been more essential to be able to write clearly. Unfortunately, many otherwise intelligent people make these …

Customer Service

'To Travel is to Live': 24 Quotes that Will Inspire You to Wander

Shares 1K<p>By Silvia Mordini<p>In the spirit of full disclosure, you must know I am an admitted travel addict and spiritual explorer. My life and the …

24 Hours of Eating

11:15 a.m.<p>Kapnos<p>2201 14th St. NW; (202) 234-5000; kapnosdc.com<p>Greek for brunch? But of course. Just when you thought the ultra-comforting, …

Food

Recipes for Beauty: Lemons

I love the old saying, “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” It carries such an empowering message about overcoming obstacles that we face day …

Overslept? Look Awake and Alive with One Single Product

You know that moment when, on a workday, you wake up and open your eyes and the sunlight looks wrong? Like the light coming in through the windows …

What Are the Most Scenic Rail Trails in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>Rail trails are the ultimate in reusing and recycling. Converted from former railroad corridors, these multi-use paths carve gentle grades through cities and the countryside, making them family-friendly routes for hiking and biking. To date, there are more than 1,800 rail trails open nationwide, …