Robert Weirich

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A Weekend In Vancouver -- Where to Eat and Stay

Vancouver is known for being a cultural melting pot, which can also be translated into the perfect hub for foodies. The amount of Asian-fusion restaurants and charming brunch spots can be overwhelming, so I have picked out the some of the top spots for where to eat and stay.<p><b>Restaurants:</b><p><b>Cafe …

12 Reasons to Love Seattle (Besides the Seahawks)

Think Seattle and you think: Seahawks. Space Needle. Microsoft. Crummy weather.<p>Done.<p>Not so fast. The Pacific Northwest's "Emerald City" (so named because of all the green) actually has a ton of sparkle.<p>Just back from visiting, and I will admit I never could live there. For one, the gloomy …

South Carolina Barbecue Trail - Part 1

1. 521 BBQ & Grill<p>7580 Charlotte Hwy Ste 100 (btwn Jim Wilson Rd & Six Mile Creek Rd), Fort Mill, SC<p>BBQ Joint · 21 tips and reviews<p>2. A & M Brown's …

How To Get A Better Seat Next Time You Fly

Everyone gripes about economy-class air travel, and sometimes with good reason. But here are ten strategies to fly in a bit more comfort.<p><b>1. Don't fall for the "only premium economy seats are available" ploy.</b><p>So you booked a fare on American, Delta, United or some other airline that has economy as …

How to get upgraded to first class like a boss

Here are the 12 simple steps I followed to get upgraded to business class on my 15-hour flight from Seattle to Dubai.<p>1. Travel solo.<p>The chances of …

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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 …

How 3 People Saved More Than $1 Million For Retirement

Only 46% of workers have even tried to calculate how much money they will need to retire comfortably, according to the 2013 Employee Benefit Research Institute Retirement Confidence Survey. "Most people aren't saving, and they aren't saving enough," says Ruth Helman, co-author of the EBRI survey.<p>A …

Advent of Google means we must rethink our approach to education

Would a person with good handwriting, spelling and grammar and instant recall of multiplication tables be considered a better candidate for a job …