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Twitter didn’t fix itself in 2016 and Wall Street isn’t happy

Layoffs, a borked acquisition and continued tepid user growth defined Twitter in 2016. And these are all things that make Twitter’s future uncertain, which we know Wall Street does not like.<p>Jack Dorsey’s one-year tenure as CEO was more or less defined by a continue decline in its stock price and, …

Messy Nessy Chic

Ask any full-time creative exactly where they find inspiration, or what their line of work even is, and they’ll tell you of all the jobs they’ve …

Italy Travel Blog

There are many off the beaten path places to visit in Italy for the curious traveler wishing to go beyond the well-known destinations of Rome, …

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Travel Quote of the Week: On the Ever-changing World

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

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Today’s Apps Gone Free: iCookbook Diabetic, Mimpi, Highlight And More

Today we’re focused on apps that will help you improve your health through cooking, shopping, and exercising.<p><b>All app prices are subject to change at</b> …

Amazon Cloud Drive Photos app updated w/ video support, native iPad version, more

Amazon’s Cloud Drive Photos app, the company’s dedicated cloud-based photos app which debuted on the iPhone earlier this year in May, updated today with two major features.<p>First, the app, contrary to the its official name, supports managing videos from your device. Users can upload or download …

Pandora's iOS app now does wake up calls, feature coming to Android soon

In the latest from Pandora's quest to make people listen to more music, the company's added a new feature in its mobile app that will start blasting songs to wake you up first thing in the morning. Users set when they want to wake up, and what station they want to play, and the app runs just like a …

Flint mobile billing app adds invoicing, Passbook coupon support, and card scans via camera

iOS users looking to accept payments on their mobile devices now have another option. Flint has just been updated to version 2.0. The app adds several new and useful features for small businesses, such as the ability to create invoices right in the app.<p>The app also introduces support for Passbook …

10 Cabins to Inspire You to Escape From the World

Sometimes, we all just want to escape; to leave the phone and inbox at home and sail off to one of those irresistibly remote corners of the world where the slow life reigns supreme and reading and relaxing become full-day activities. And while time and money are often scarce, we want to inspire you …

Where to find the best beaches in Italy | Travel Feature

5. Spiaggia del Fornillo, Positano, Amalfi Coast<p>While upmarket Positano is expensive, the beaches are beautiful and don’t get too crowded. This large …

Venice Under Water

Heavy rains and high tides have brought some of the worst flooding to Venice, Italy in years. The "acqua alta", or high water, is common this time of year and Sunday's level of 149 centimeters (4 ft, 10 in) was below the 160 centimeters (5 ft, 2 in) recorded four years ago in the worst flooding in …

Rome Survival Tips for the First-Time Visitor - Italy Travel Guide

The city might feel overwhelming at first, but many of Rome’s biggest tourist sights are concentrated in a relatively small area, so the part of Rome …

Insider Secrets of Rome

<i>Photo Courtesy of Kaeli Conforti. Article by The Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p>Heaping plates of light-as-air pasta. Art by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini. Some of the most entertaining people-watching on the planet. Rome is a city like no other. But as welcoming as it can be, to the first-time …

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10 best things to do in Milan: a local's guide

Milan is a well known capital of all things catwalk but there are more amazing things to do in Milan than its (admittedly great) shopping. Here are …

Pope Francis Visited Assisi, And You Should Too

Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy on Friday.<p>Friday is the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, with whom the pope shares a name, so it is a perfect day for all of us to visit this historic hillside town.<p>Crowds gathered at St. Francis Basilica in Assisi as the pope arrived for mass.<p>The …

'Acqua Alta' Flooding Returns To Venice, Leaves Tourists Wading

It's baaack. <i>Acqua alta</i> -- the flooding caused by high tide and crazy winds in the fall and winter -- visited the streets of Venice, Italy for the first time this season.<p>St. Mark's Square and the surrounding walkways have become a wild water park for locals and those ever-Instagramming tourists, who …

Three Great Sicilian Hotels, in Three Great Sicilian Places Off the Beaten Track

On my trip to glorious Sicily two weeks ago, in late October, I found bands of roving Americans devoting days, even weeks, to the exploration of this mesmerizing island. Bravo! It is time we held off on one more Milan/Venice/Florence tour, and looked into other parts of Italy!<p>However, the fly in …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

Fire Walk With Me: Your Guide to Twin Peaks Real Life Locations

David Lynch's <i>Twin Peaks</i> was a thoroughly groundbreaking, mind-bending, life-altering cult hit when it first premiered 23 years ago. If you find yourself journeying around the Pacific Northwest, don't miss these iconic <i>Twin Peaks</i> filming locations.<p><i>"Through the darkness of future past, the magician</i> …

Finding Solitude on Mount Fuji

The snarling, fierce gazes of mighty beasts illuminated by my headlamp light send a momentary jolt of adrenaline through my sleep-deprived body. Upon further inspection, the fearsome pair is revealed to be stone shisa statues, mythical dog-lion creatures that act as guardians from evil spirits. …

Venice Residents Win Battle to Keep Out Large Cruise Ships

Italy will immediately begin to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon and the biggest vessels – of more than 96,000 gross tonnes – …

Travel Quote of the Week: On Leaving the Harbor

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

The Paris of Your Dreams: 20 Pictures of People Kissing in the City of Light

Smooch<p>It turns out that Paris is in fact the most romantic city on earth. Just look at these 20 pictures by photographer Peter Turnley of people, …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Travel Trivia: The Sistine Chapel

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Consecrated to the Virgin Mary in 1483, the Vatican’s <b>Sistine Chapel</b> was created by Renaissance men: Sixtus IV and Julius II, popes who commissioned its artworks in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, and the artists Sandro Botticelli, Pietro Perugino, and, most famously, …

The Perfect Day in Amsterdam

<i>Author Russell Shorto was so captivated with Amsterdam during research trips for two best-selling books that he decided to move there permanently.</i> …

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Croatia Travel: Explore Magical Cities, Islands and Fishing Ports

By Steenie Harvey, InternationalLiving.com<p>Photo by Steenie Harvey, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel and retire better overseas.</i><p>Today, Croatia is pulling out all the stops. Trees …

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The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

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