Shanna Waite

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Driving Tour of Northern Italy

From the winding streets along the shores of Lake Como to the mountain byways of the snowcapped Alps, this three-day driving itinerary takes you down …

Italy

Most Beautiful Streets in the World Every Traveler Must Visit Photos

Not all streets are created equal. Take the colorful Caminito that anchors Buenos Aires's La Boca neighborhood: It not only provides visitors with a vibrant photo op but also serves as a reminder of how the neighborhood was built in the 19th century. Streets, however, don't have to offer a history …

Picos de Europa: Is this jaw-dropping mountain range Spain’s most underrated tourist attraction?

It was a bit Hitchcockian. As I picnicked atop the wind-whipped peak, a chough landed by my feet. I looked away, taking in the panorama from one of …

Tidy and Tiny: Top towns of coastal Ireland

When someone asks me about visiting Ireland, I tell them not to miss the southwest coast. This is the place to experience the wonders of the Gaelic language and old Irish civilization, as well as the country's contemporary charms. It's the most mystical, Celtic, spiritual and rugged region of …

Timeless, Lyrical, and Retro-Cool—These Southern Baby Names Are Everything

Whether you're expecting or you simply like to plan far, far ahead, reading about baby names is always fun. Some of our favorites as of late? …

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

How To Interview For A Job When You’ve Been The Boss For Years

Being the interviewee when you’ve been the interviewer for a long time is a big shift. Use this checklist to help you succeed.<p>As a leader, you’ve probably got the role of interviewer down pat. You know just what to ask, how to ask it, and how to make a quick assessment of the person sitting across …

Travel: Driving northern Portugal’s wine route

Explore Portugal's largest wine region by car on the Vinho Verde wine route, stretching from Porto to the northern Spanish border – stopping off at …

European Travel

3 of the most beautiful villages in Provence

We look at some of the most beautiful villages in Provence – in a region known for its extraordinary charm, these three stand out…<b>Gordes – the heart</b> …

France

Sheryl Sandberg Says These 9 Words Are the Best Career Advice She Ever Got

Best of all, those words can be applied to almost any situation.<p>If you're playing the "Who has the most impressive résumé?" game, Sheryl Sandberg is hard to beat. Facebook. Google. The U.S. Treasury Department. McKinsey & Company. The World Bank.<p>Clearly, she knows how to build and grow a career -- …

This Is How To Change Careers Without Spiraling Into The Unknown

Visionary designer Albert Lee has a method he calls “flooring the downside” to help him navigate the uncertainty of making big changes.<p>Our careers have a momentum to them that is self-perpetuating. But what happens when we take dramatically different paths? How do you do it without risking it all …

A Brand New Four Seasons Ski Hotel Has Opened In The Alps

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, and Edmond de Rothschild Heritage, a renowned lifestyle company …

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Apps

Best Italian Lakes to Visit on Your Vacation

Italy has beautiful, romantic lakes that make good vacation destinations. Use this guide to Italian lakes to choose your favorite lake, or <i>lago</i>, in …

Top 5 authentic Alpine ski resorts

You’ve waited all year, the snow has started to fall, the resorts are opening, one by one, it won’t be long before you arrive at your chosen …

Skiing

25 Cities You Have to See at Christmastime

City skylines are sparkling with lights and decorations, and the magic of the holiday season is officially upon us. So the big question now becomes: …

17 Beautiful Places To See In Italy

There’s no beating around the bush, there are so many beautiful places to see in Italy. It’s one of my favourite countries to just hop in a car, …

10 Surreal Places In Europe You Need To See To Believe

Europe is truly a heaven like place on Earth. By concerning both the quality of living and beauty of places. In fact, Some places in Europe are too …

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Online Education

Tour Kunal Nayyar and Neha Kapur's House in Los Angeles

When <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>'s Kunal Nayyar moved into a Nichols Canyon compound with his wife, Neha Kapur Nayyar, in late 2011, he was overwhelmed by the idea of decorating a 5,000-square-foot hacienda surrounded by jungle—or as close to jungle as one gets in Los Angeles. Just one month before moving …

Los Angeles

Ask Your Employees These Questions. They Will Thank You

How can leaders help employees find meaning at work?<p>Organizations spend considerable resources on corporate values and mission statements, but even the most inspiring of these — from Volvo’s commitment to safety to Facebook’s desire to connect people — tend to fade into the background during the …

Employee Engagement

Ischia Thermal Parks and Healing Spas

Ischia, an island in the Bay of Naples, is known for its thermal pools with healing waters and its health spas. The water from the natural hot …

Tesla Shows How Traditional Business Metrics Are Outdated

Elon Musk is having a moment. Tesla just delivered its first Model 3, the affordable model that he envisioned in his “secret” strategy some 11 years ago. He wanted to build a sports car, then build a more affordable car with zero emissions. He’s basically already there. The Model 3 has mostly rave …

The Branding Genius Behind Shake Shack Presents Her Sequel

Can Paula Scher make lightning strike again?<p>Most people don’t know it, but Shake Shack’s branding was created for free. Pentagram partner Paula Scher was happy to provide pro bono work to what was then a little burger joint in her local park. Less than a decade later, Shake Shack IPO’d for $100 …

A Mad Hatter’s Guide to the Parisian Tea Salons

<i>T</i>he Mad Hatter’s favourite afternoon past-time is not exclusive to the English, for as the true tea connoisseur will reveal, the tradition of sipping …

Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Wine-Soaked Region That Is France's Best Kept Secret

1.2K<p>SHARES<p>Never heard of Occitanie? That’s forgivable, because as of last year it didn’t even exist. When parliament recently reduced the country’s …

A Polaroid Tour of Rome (Perfect for Photographers)

One of my favorite things to do in Rome is to take a photo walk. I leave the house and wander down Roman alleyways with no set itinerary or any goal …