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Palaces, Gelato, and David Himself: The 4-day Weekend in Florence

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

A Conservative Investment Strategy To Achieve 10%-12%+ Annual Cash Flow Returns

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome George Wanty as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money …

Investing

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

European Travel

34 Best Travel Websites to Save You Money

Travel prices are flying up as the global economy improves and more people are spending to quench their wanderlust. But you can still find good deals …

Personal Finance

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>7 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, …

Warby Parker

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

Travel Photography Unlocked

Tips on Shooting like a Traveler, Not a Tourist<p>By Alice Reddy<p>You’re not a tourist - so why take the same cliche travel photos as everyone else?<p>You …

Landscape Photography

Weekend Travel Guide: Where to Stay, Eat and Drink in Boston

A wicked fun getaway.<p><i>Welcome to MarieClaire.com's series on weekend travel—a smart girl's guide to making the most of those glorious two days off.</i><p>Patriotic, inviting, and spirited, Boston is truly one-of-a-kind. The city is filled with history, music, and great food, but small and low-key enough to …

New England

The Cheapest Round-Trip Fares to Europe From Every State

Planning the ultimate European vacation? If you want to save some money, you should take into account where you’re leaving from and what your first …

European Travel

35 trips every couple should take in their lifetime

There's nothing quite like travel to put any relationship to the test, no matter whether you and your SO are adventure-seekers, lovers of luxury, or …

European Travel

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

Why you should swap Santorini for Ios, the Instagram-worthy Greek island that's on the up

It’s early evening on the Greek isle of Ios. From the barren hilltop above Chora (Ios Town), I’m watching the sun sink towards the horizon. …

European Travel

A fabulous taste of the Amalfi Coast: EXCLUSIVE for MoS readers – a culinary tour of ‘the world’s most beautiful coastline’

The most beautiful stretch of coastline in the world? With its towering cliffs, dramatic seaside towns and the glittering Tyrrhenian Sea, the Amalfi …

17 Most Beautiful Architecture Cities in Europe

Here is a list of ten best architecture cities in Europe where architecture is synonymous with life, of history and with an indomitable human</b> …

Top 10 Most Expensive New York City Restaurants

Most Expensive New York City Restaurants<p>Few places in the world offer cuisine that compare with that of New York City, home to some of the world's …

Travel to Jordan & Petra

Climate Charts<p>Average Monthly Temperature and Rainfall<p>Visit Ancient Cities and Timeless Landscapes<p>Romantic Jordan teems with historical treasures, …

You Will Be Amazed By These Free Things To Do In Vienna

Vienna is an amazing city. The architecture is as impressive as the city itself. There are many amazing buildings, both historic and modern that will …

8 things to know before you go to the Czech Republic

<b>The Czech Republic is a definite must-add to that European bucket list.</b><p>Even apart from the excellent and varied pun opportunities presented by its …

36 Hours in Budapest

One of the largest cities in Europe, Budapest is a regional powerhouse in terms of art, design and cuisine, home to a dynamic fashion scene and more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city in the former Eastern Bloc. Of course, the Hungarian capital boasts a rich and lengthy history, …

European Travel

12 Things to Do in Budapest That Will Inspire a Trip to Hungary

A magical city with historic architecture, ornate landmarks, and a serious food and drink scene, Budapest deserves a spot on your bucket list. Buda …

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office …

European Travel

The Most Popular Tourist Attraction in Every State, According to TripAdvisor

<i>This slideshow originally appeared on Money.com.</i><p>Whether you’ve planned a trip or you’re making a pit stop on a long drive, a new city has a lot to …

Travel

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

The Hottest NYC Rooftop Bars, According to a Ritz-Carlton Concierge

New York is a Vertical City. When developers started running out of space, they started building up higher and higher, the only way to go. In the …

5 of My Favourite Night Markets in Bangkok

Night markets are one of the best ways to experience the nightlife of Bangkok. From the chaotic Rot Fai market to the knockoff-heaven Patpong - here …

The 10 best restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand

Andy Oliver and Mark Dobbie, co-head chefs at London’s celebrated Thai restaurant som saa, share their favourite places to eat in the Thai capital.

Great British Bake Off

World’s Most Luxurious Private Islands To Visit: Best-Kept Travel Secrets

From Calala Island in Nicaragua to Satellite Island in Tasmania, Australia, these are the world’s best and most luxurious private islands to visit. …

Swimming Pools

The Best Area to Stay in Bangkok for Photographers

I must admit, Bangkok took me by surprise. And I don’t mean I fell head over heels and never wanted to leave. I stayed in bed the first three days, I …

Swimming Pools