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Hong Kong's top 10 speakeasies

Big, brash and bombastic Hong Kong speaks another language when it comes to drinking establishments. Its burgeoning breed of speakeasies are sexy, chic – and thanks to Hong Kong’s labyrinthine alleyways, streets and myriad commercial buildings – devilishly hard to find.<p>Here are Hong Kong’s 10 best …

The 15 Best Wellness Retreats in the World

New year, new you—right? Here at Traveler, we don't expect you to take on 2017 without a little help, and that's why we've rounded up the 15 best wellness retreats, as voted during this year's Readers' Choice Awards. Whether you're into hiking or yoga, or just need a nap-inducing Swedish massage, …

Wine Cellars

Lincoln Square - NYC - July 2013

See Wi-Fi manifested as visible waves of rainbows

At this very moment, I'm surrounded by Wi-Fi. I can't see it, but I know it's there. If my life were a fantasy film, I would be able to wave a wand and make the Wi-Fi appear all around me in dancing waves of color. Since I'm a little short of magic right now, I'll have to settle for artist Nickolay …

China seen overtaking US as global superpower

A majority of people across the globe believes China will eventually eclipse the United States as the world's leading economy, a new survey released on Thursday showed, although America is still widely seen as holding on to the top spot for now.<p>Since the 2008 financial crisis, perceptions of the …

Escape Your City This Summer with 33 Drivable Day Trips

City life can be pretty great: It's fast paced, it’s exciting, and everything you could ever want is usually located within a ten-block radius. But …

Why Do Break Ups Hurt So Much?

When we feel absolutely devastated by a relationship coming to an end, we should ask ourselves a serious question: "What are we really losing?" Admittedly, one of the most painful things in life is loss, and losing contact with someone we love can be heartbreaking. However, many people decide to …

The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

As the American writer Richard Bach said, "A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are."<p>Ah, soulmates. The epitome of love and partnership. …

Relationships

VIDEO: Dwight Howard, John Wall speak Chinese with Yi Jianlian

Watch Dwight Howard and John Wall speak Chinese with Yi Jianlian as they promote their upcoming trip to China<p>You couldn't have possibly had enough of …

Style Tips for Short Men: How to Dress Taller | The Art of Manliness

Short men have always had a tougher row to hoe than their taller fellows. It can be frustrating to be picked last for the pick-up basketball game, to …

Why Apple Should Have A 0% Tax Rate

Call me utopian, unrealistic, or insane, but I advocate for a permanent 0% tax rate on Apple, as well as on all other corporations. Although I see a moral component, from a purely economic standpoint it comes to this–who can do more good for society with a given amount of capital, the government or …

What's So Scary About Rejection?

Years ago, I hired the author Steve Chandler as my sales coach. One of the things he really helped me see was how much thinking I had around the concept of "rejection". Here's an analogy he shared that really struck me:<p>---<p>Imagine a friend of yours receives an extraordinary offer from an eccentric …

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