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Mega-yachts to wooden gulets: 9 of the best small ship cruises in the Med

Whether you’re mooring off a glitzy Riviera port, or anchoring in a secluded cove in the Greek islands, some parts of the Mediterranean seem designed to be seen from a small ship.<p>While the whales of the cruising world travel with thousands of passengers at a time, it’s perfectly possible to swap …

Red Sea

How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother

If you've ever tasted pesto in Italy you know that the pesto here in the United States just isn't the same. I received a lesson in how to make pesto …

Italian Food

Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates

You're reading Free and Beautifully-Designed Resume Templates, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on …

Months before the US invaded Iraq, CIA agents were on the ground and knew there were problems to come

On March 20, America celebrated — if that's the right word for it — the 15th anniversary of our invasion of Iraq, one of the most well-executed projections of US military might in history. Despite fears that we were underestimating Saddam Hussein's capabilities (not to mention an elaborate $250 …

10 Countries to Traverse by Foot

Gracing many a traveler’s bucket list, the lofty aspiration of crossing a country on foot is a tempting challenge for the adventurous. Whether …

10 Short Stories That Will Blow Your Mind

Short stories are hard to craft. Often overlooked in discussions about “real” literature, they have to pack the same sort of punch that a novel …

This Eco-Friendly Shipping Container Is the Ultimate Nomadic Dwelling

Transforming ubiquitous corrugated boxes into sleek pop-up homes, shops, and shelters, Cocoon Modules is redefining what a container can be.<p>Thanks to the help of Athens–based Cocoon Modules and the Greek mattress brand Coco-Mat, shipping containers are not only becoming a symbol of modernity and …

Dining Rooms

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has …

5 Affordable Organizing Solutions I Swear by in My Kitchen

Somewhere there's a universe where I've been born into an independently wealthy family, heir to a fortune built on Toaster Strudel or same-day …

Turntables

The Uncomfortable Truth About Entrepreneurship Nobody Wants to Talk About

Entrepreneurship is a lonely journey filled with ups, downs, and a few directions you never knew existed. But is it your journey?<p>I often liken the entrepreneurial journey to parenting; no matter how much you study it, observe it in others, ask for advice, prepare for it, or convince yourself you're …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

How I wrote for 5 publications (including The Mission) in my first 30 days writing on Medium

Here is how I got into five Medium publications in 30 days:<p><b>Step 1:</b> In January, I was writing on a regular basis, but all my content was on LinkedIn. …

The Tactics I Used to Make $4k My First Month as a Freelance Writer

When I decided that I wanted to be a full-time freelance writer, I came to the plate with seven years of experience as a marketing and business …

With Just 1 Sentence, Randi Zuckerberg Will Make You Rethink Work-Life Balance Forever

Forget about being well balanced and focus on being 'well lopsided' instead.<p>Randi Zuckerberg is known for lots of things, from her work as the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media and her stint on Broadway to her time as an early Facebook employee. But she's also, famously, the woman who gave the …

Work-life Balance

The Outdoor Industry Wows at Outdoor Retailer January 2018: Here’s What You Can Look Forward to This Fall

We're counting down the days until this stuff hits the shelves.<p>The retail landscape, as of late, has been described as “evolving” by the more tactful …

50 Incredible Living Rooms to Inspire Your 2018 Makeover

Even if you're working with a tiny space, a well-devised living area sets the tone for the rest of your place. And as there's no shortage of …

Home Decorating

6 of the Most Luxurious Ryokans in Japan

If you feel like you need to disconnect and recalibrate—and have a few days to do it—then look into booking a couple of nights at a Japanese <i>ryokan</i>. These traditional inns date back to the 8th century A.D., and many of the earliest ones were located along the Tokaido route, which connected …

From Zero to $600,000 in 30 Days: A Brilliant Way to Start Your Business

Crowdfunding changed my life - and it can change your's. Here's how.<p>Most investors said we were crazy when we pitched our idea for a video doorbell that sends live video from a user's front door to a smartphone. "A doorbell? No one cares about the doorbell," most people replied.<p>We refused to let a …

An Underground Speakeasy in Vienna Is Turned Into a Chic Cocktail Lounge

During the renovation of a heritage building from the late-18th century in Vienna, a former speakeasy is uncovered and transformed into an incredible subterranean cocktail bar.<p>Located just off Vienna's Berggasse between the neo-Gothic church Votivkirche and Sigmund Freud's former apartment, Krypt …

Sigmund Freud

Confessions Of A Side Hustler: 15 Things Entrepreneurship Taught Me In 2017

This year, I crossed over from side hustler to self-employed. Although I’ve worked in operations and business development for the last five years and managed independent projects through my businesses (a nonprofit called #bossbabesATX and a creative production company) for the last three, the …

Charles and Ray Eames: The couple who shaped the way we live

Charles and Ray Eames were two of the most influential designers of the 20th Century. William Cook looks at how the pair worked together to create designs that still inspire today.<p>Charles and Ray Eames are most famous for their iconic chairs, which transformed our idea of modern furniture, but this …

Los Angeles

Is This the Most Beautiful Restaurant in Japan?

Japan-based adventurers Simon and Martina have been traveling the world and making videos since 2008, the same year the Canadian couple moved to …

6 Ways To Build a Successful Business With Your Spouse

Believe it or not, it can be done without wrecking your marriage.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Running any successful business can be a difficult and stressful endeavor. Operating a family business can add a whole new level of challenges and dynamics. One husband and …

Work-life Balance

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

Consensus wasn't easy in 2017. Maybe that's because the news this year kept us on edge, our eyes and ears pointed in many directions. Maybe it's due to the growth of streaming as the dominant listening platform, one whose rules have not yet fully been written. Whatever the cause, with the exception …

Kendrick Lamar

10 of the world's most creative cities to live, work and play

When you work in the creative industries, the world is literally your oyster, as they say. With brilliant design studios, agencies and brands at …

Cape Town

Skip the Caribbean—Travel to These Hidden East African Isles Instead

When my email pinged with an invitation to visit the Six Senses Zil Pasyon resort in the Seychelles, I'm a bit embarrassed to confess that I had to …

Los Angeles

Where to Eat, See and Be Seen in Paris

As the fashion capital of the world, models, designers and fashion editors continually, and gracefully, descend upon Paris, and naturally they don’t …

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

I'm a Feng Shui Expert—These Are the Only Colors I Would Paint My Kitchen

The term "feng shui" usually conjures up images of furniture arrangements, but you can apply these ancient Chinese spatial laws to other aspects of …