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This Unexpected Move Could Strengthen Your Relationships With Important People

Experts agree: To be an effective networker, don’t think about what other people can do for you. Instead, focus on how you can provide value to them. …

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4 Champagne Cocktails To Serve At Your Next Brunch

Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing.<p>Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing. <i>Via TownandCountrymag.com</i>

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Best Travel Apps And Hacks For Your Vacation Workout

Tired of hearing that you should just use the stairs when you travel or give the hotel elliptical a whirl? What if your hotel doesn't HAVE an elliptical?<p>Never fear, we've got a few travel hacks that will help you stay fit on your next excursion.<p><b>1. Map that run</b><p>MapMyRun is a must-have app, …

7 Awesome Cave Hotels To Add To Your Bucket List

Sleeping under the stars or in a super luxury hotel room or even underwater... it's all be done before. How about sleeping in a cave?<p>These seven cave hotels let you get up close and personal with one of nature's most fascinating wonders in really beautiful places. Check them out below.<p><b>1. The Caves,</b> …

Dropping the Political F-Bomb

Words are weapons. And when you’re taking aim at a political enemy, the word "" is the equivalent of a howitzer. In the post-Auschwitz era, accusing …

Putin's Reich

At 4:45 a.m. on Sept. 1, 1939, a German warship opened fire on the city of Danzig, a Polish-administered enclave — overwhelmingly populated by ethnic …

5 essential tips for budget travel in Germany

Welcome to Germany! Once you’ve gotten all of the inappropriate questions about World War II, David Hasselhoff, and Rammstein out of your system, …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

A Guide to Tipping in 10 Cities

You've enjoyed a lovely meal: The ambiance is perfect from beside the Vltava River, the River Thames or the Bosporus Strait, the food seemed to transport you further into the exciting city, and you feel a delicious sense of wonder about the world. Then the bill comes -- how does one tip for such an …

Wooly Beasts and Meat Jelly: Hungary's Spring Countryside Festivals

<b>Grab a flight, and head to the land of the Magyars to experience these quintessential Central European spring festivals.</b><p>By Nick Robertson, Budapest editor for Where®<p>Every spring, Hungarians usher in the warmer weather with diverse hootenannies happening in cities and villages across the nation, …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

17 More Expensive Items That Are Totally Worth the Money

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

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6 Great Ski-In, Ski-Out Restaurants in the French Alps

When you’re taking on the French Alps, the last thing you want to do is head all the way down to the village for lunch. Luckily, nearly every resort …

This Italian Town Looks Like It's Out Of A Fairytale

Welcome to Alberobello! This little Italian <i>comune</i> is located in the Bari province of Puglia, Italy.<p>Alberobello is known for its trulli -- limestone dwellings with domed, conical or pyramidal roofs -- which are on the UNESCO world heritage list. The structures look like they're straight out of a …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Travel Paris: 5 Can't-miss Events for 2014 - Vagabondish

Paris. The name is synonymous with love, beauty, art, culture … the list goes on. No matter the time of year, there’s a seemingly endless of …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

14 Breathtaking Places You Probably Didn't Know Existed

Do you ever feel like you've seen it all? Do you crave those breathtaking moments of your first travel adventures?<p>The world is full of wonders, sometimes you just have to look a little harder to find them. These 14 spots are lesser-known but equally (if not more) breathtaking.<p><b>1. Whitehaven Beach</b><p>The …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Introducing the 2014 Gelber Finalists

Every year, Foreign Policy partners with the Lionel Gelber Foundation and the at the University of Toronto to award the , a literary award handed out …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Where will you go in 2014? We can't plan your vacations for you, but we can certainly help you narrow your wish list of destinations with our annual Top 50 Travel Destinations list. No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you …

Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion

From hangover cures to whiter teeth, an ancient alternative medicine system can be tapped with the goods found in your kitchen cabinet.<p>Ayurveda is an …

The Resurgence of British Cuisine

Who's afraid of English food? Not us—not anymore. These days, British chefs are looking to their storied past to create some of Europe's most …