Chris Edwards

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How to See the Endangered Heart of Bangkok

Four places to visit in Bangkok while you still can.<p>If you’re traveling to Thailand’s City of Angels, you’re likely already planning to snack on street food, peruse the souvenir stalls and bars of infamous Khao San Road, and admire the ornate architecture at the Grand Palace. But if you want to …

Local Economies

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Travel Blogging Tips and Resources

Welcome to our blogging tips and resources page! If you are looking at starting a travel blog, or growing your existing blog to a new level, this …

Thirsty Instagram Models Are Driving Luxury Hotels Crazy

What existed before the big bang? If a tree falls in the woods and no-one 'Instagrams' it, did it really happen? Is Tom Cruise a Scientologist? If a …

Social Media

Colombia's Uncrowded Tropical Paradise

When people think of beach destinations in South America, Brazil often comes to mind, with visions of sunny Ipanema, Copacabana, or any of the …

South America

Historic United Sound System Recording Studios lists for $1.5M

These walls hold history<p>For those looking for music history, you’ll find it here. The list of artists who recorded at the United Sound System recording studios reads like a (really good) music history lesson: Charlie Parker, John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Bob Seger, the MC5, …

Real Estate

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

Le marathon Detroit Love - Événement

<i>« Detroit Love is a new concept from Carl Craig, designed to bring together and support the sounds of Detroit at clubs & festivals the world over.</b> …

France

How to Send A Fax From Gmail

Instant communication methods such as email and texting make it very easy to send messages, documents and other files with just a couple of mouse …

Apps

9 old-school metro Detroit drive-in restaurants

click to enlarge<p>Summertime for the hungry in the world's car capital can mean one thing — a trip to the drive-in diner. While many of the restaurants …

Texas

A local’s guide to Kraków: 10 top tips

<b>Forum Przestrzenie</b><p>Hotel Forum was a monstrous concrete carbuncle of a hotel built during the Soviet era (started in 1978, it took 11 years to complete) next to the Vistula river in the middle of the city. It represented unprecedented luxury in Poland at the time, and featured a swimming pool, mini …

Ice Cream

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

Handy

You Have 9 Minutes and 59 Seconds to Hook Your Audience. Here's How to Do it In 3 Steps.

Neuroscientists say our brains have a primitive timing system that tunes out after ten minutes.<p>In a presentation of medium interest--not too boring and not too exciting--how long will it take for your audience tune out? The human brain has an onboard clock that times out after exactly--ten minutes. …

Public Speaking

How To Get US Credit Cards – Part 2 – ITIN

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series How To Get US Credit Cards<p>As we continue on our journey on How To Get US Credit Cards we come to our first of …

Identity Theft

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

The Best Uses of 100,000 British Airways Avios - The Points Guy

British Airways and Chase have brought back their impressive sign-up bonus offer on the British Airways Visa Signature Card. But when it comes to a …

The 8 Best Ways to Get to Bali on Points and Miles

Bali has everything you could want in a vacation destination — amazing culture, wonderful people, beautiful villages, world-class hotels and some of …

Why the Volkswagen California van is the camper we need

A daily driver that can sleep a family of four<p>The camper and RV industry has experienced non-stop growth in the United States recently, with eight consecutive years of increasing sales. The fastest-growing sector of the market? Camper vans. <i>If you love campers and trailers,</i> <i>come join our new</i> …

10 Roadside Restaurants Worth Pulling Over For

Usually, stopping to get food during a road trip means settling for whatever you can find at the next few exits or in the next town, but there are …

7 of Cambodia's best islands

<b>(CNN) —</b> The islands of Cambodia have finally started to get the attention they deserve, but they're still positively picturesque and far less developed than their popular Thai neighbors.<p>Whether you're looking for an all-night party or an underwater adventure among pristine coral reefs, Cambodia's …

Waste Management

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

The Problem With Rebuilding Detroit

Ford's rumored purchase of vacant Michigan Central Station raises the potentially ugly tradeoff between private cash and public benefit.<p>For the past three decades, Michigan Central Station has stood vacant, an obligatory stop on the ruin-porn tour of Detroit. In recent years the beaux-arts …

7 Alternative Things to do in Taipei, Taiwan

<b>Looking for things to do in Taipei? Local writer Theresa Ho shares her to 7 Alternative Places to Visit in Taipei, Taiwan</b><p>Things to do in …

Abandoned train stations around the world that will give you the chills

1/<p>There are 12 so-called 'ghost stations' lurking underneath the streets of Paris, France.<p>Locals and lovers of the City of Light might think they …

The 18 Most Luxurious Hotels in Bali

Bali Is a Top Island, with Peak Accommodations<p>Indonesia’s tropical island of Bali is a bucket-list destination that is every bit as magical as …

The Best Beaches in Southeast Asia, by Country

Paradise has a bad reputation in Southeast Asia. It’s been more than 20 years since Alex Garland’s <i>The Beach</i> first sent scores of backpackers along …

Lonely Planet names the most stunning buildings in the world

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How I self-published a book, sold 180,000 copies & 2X’d revenue

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<p><i>The Coaching Habit</i> was published on February 29, 2016. (Leap Day! Why wouldn’t you take advantage of that?)<p>In the year since, it’s …

5 Free iOS Travel Apps Airlines Don’t Want You to Know About

<b>Here’s five neat little apps that will help you score the cheapest plane tickets possible so that you can book your trip and not drain your bank</b> …