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The 6 Best Road Trips to Take in Europe

Its open roads might not share the same pop culture status as some of the iconic U.S. highways, but Europe is home to some incredible drives that …

European Travel

7 Ways To Find More Purpose When Working From Home

Remote working is on the rise. Last year, Gallup estimated that 43% of employed Americans spent at least part of their time working remotely. This number has more than quadrupled since 1995, and it doesn’t even account for the growing number of freelancers in the United States, many of whom often …

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

48 hours in Hanoi: the best Vietnamese street food to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Hanoi is a street food wonderland. Follow almost any lane in this vivid, motorbike-clogged city and you will find a cacophony of food stalls with …

Brand-Name Luxury at Bargain Prices?! Why Japan is the Best Place to Buy Quality Watches!

Whether we’re at a meeting or out on the town, when we want to make an impression, what’s on our wrist says as much about our personality and …

How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management

Tokyo Orientation - 12 Neighborhoods & Areas You’ll Want to Wander Around

Tokyo is a giant city, so for many tourists it might be a little bit hard to take it all in! When visiting Tokyo the best way to think about it is as …

How much money should I bring to Japan? Travel budget for visiting Tokyo!

Visiting Japan can mean different things to different people, but the kind of trip you will have depends to a large extent on what kind of budget you …

17 cool things to do in Amsterdam

Fast shedding its image as place just to get high, Amsterdam’s thriving start-up scene and mass of big-name brand HQ’s (Netflix, Uber, Nike) means …

Hamburg guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Germany’s second city

Nicknamed “Tor zur Welt” (Gateway to the World), Hamburg’s welcomed merchants, sailors and travellers for centuries. These days Germany’s second …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

I Got Fired Twice -- Am I Unemployable Now?

Dear Liz,<p>I worked for almost fifteen years without getting fired, or even getting close.<p>I advanced in my career. I have great experience from excellent firms.<p>Then I got fired (not laid off) from a job four years ago. I was completely blindsided.<p>My VP tried to intervene but I ended up being …

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With improving technology, including excellent online tools and …

12 Air Fryer Recipes that Turn Fast Food Favorites into Healthy Meals

Move over Instant Pot—there’s a new kitchen gadget taking the Internet by storm. Meet the Air Fryer: a device that helps you make deep-fried …

Device quiets ‘phantom sounds’ of tinnitus

In a recent small study, people suffering from tinnitus reported that the loudness of their symptoms decreased and their tinnitus-related quality of …

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist

You've had the idea for a while. Now is the time to act. This startup guide will get you up and running fast.<p>It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But …

Meet the British Airways pilot filming from the flight deck to demystify his job

Ever been itching to know what the view from the flight deck is like when you’re coming in to land? Dave Wallsworth feels your pain.<p>The British …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

The Best Way to See Taiwan’s Rugged Coast Is Slowly—and on a Bike

There comes a moment during every great endurance adventure when, no matter how fit you are, no matter how experienced, a simple, penetrating …

16 Highly Effective Strategies for Closing a Sale, Revealed by 16 Top Salespeople

Finding the right way to close a sale is what separates sales hunters from sales gatherers. Here are some great closing techniques you can start using today.<p>Gathering sales leads is tough. Getting in the door. Getting in front of decision makers is tough. But closing the sale? That's what separates …

How to Climb up a Really, Really Steep Hill

This year's Red Bull Bay Climb winner Hannah Muegge shares her secrets to conquering the toughest climbs<p>We’ve all been there: You look up at a road that appears as a wall in front of your bike and have to “paper boy” from side to side to reduce the gradient. Your legs feel more like you’re …

Climbing

Yoga for Lower Back Pain Video

Embed Add to Favorites Added to Favorites Make Feature Featured<p>Video player is disabled while the embed window is open.<p>Copy and paste the HTML code …

Make Money While You Sleep with a 'Muse' Business

With the proliferation of today's side hustle culture and the popularity of books that profess the importance of diversifying your income with …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

Business Strategy

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

Chinese Aviation Conglomerate HNA is Bigger Than Boeing and Has Appetite to Grow

There’s an old joke: How do you build a $100 million airline? Start off with a $1 billion airline.<p>Under founding Chairman Chen Feng, HNA Group Co. …

Saito: The Sushi God of Tokyo

4 Ways to Become a Better Parent, According to Science

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

What Happened to Eastern Airlines Flight 980?

By the time it crashed, Eastern Air Lines Flight 980 would have been just about ready to land. Beverage carts stowed, seat backs upright, tray tables locked. The 29 people on board would have just heard the engines change pitch and felt the nose dip slightly, seat belts tugging at their …