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Croatia's 8 Best Islands

When it comes to European islands, most people immediately think of the Mediterranean's most famous—hello, Santorini and Ibiza. But if you crunch the numbers, the Croatian archipelago is the largest in the Adriatic Sea and the second largest in the Mediterranean, after Greece. Put another way? …

US tariffs and China’s holding of Treasuries

The recently published <b>Reuters</b>’ article on the current situation between the US and China holds some interesting quotes. Answering a reporter, Zhu …

Jungle tales: village-based tourism in Thailand

The mist was still on the water and the clouds hung heavy on the mountains; ours was the only boat in sight<p>‘Snake!” My guide’s shout shattered the peace of the lazy Sok river in Khao Sok national park, southern Thailand. He grabbed the rubber ring I was floating in and dragged me to an overhanging …

National Parks

The problem with banks

Over the past decade, British author and commentator Chris Skinner has become one of the most influential voices in the world on the future of …

Venice Looks Absolutely Breathtaking Covered in Snow (Video)

A major weather system, known as the “Beast from the East,” that has affected most of Europe has blanketed many Italian cities with their first …

A Road Trip Through Tuscany That's All About the Food

Cookbook author and local transplant Emiko Davies tells you about those little Tuscan restaurants and wineries you had a hunch were there, if only you knew who to ask.<p>A love of history lured me to Florence from Australia to study art restoration in 2005, before relocating to the hills above the …

Italy

Tulips & Windmills - Amsterdam to Antwerp

Day 1 - Amsterdam<p>Arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. If your cruise package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.<p>Day 2 - Amsterdam<p>The laid-back, forward-thinking Dutch …

İlkbaharı yaşamak için en iyi 10 kasaba

<b>1</b> / 30<p>Bu sene kışı neredeyse yaşamadan bahara kavuştuk. Erken gelen İlkbaharla birlikte Türkiye’nin batısındaki kasabalarda açan çiçekler, patlayan …

Your pre-Davos reading list

<i>You can read our full collection of blogs from Davos participants here.</i><p><b>Machines can't dream.</b> Understanding our strengths and weaknesses.<p><b>3 leadership</b> …

Leadership

The 10 best design books that aren't about design

There are plenty of amazing design books around, but some of the best lessons can be learned from books that are about a different topic altogether. …

UX Design

Waves Set To Become 'Fastest' Decentralized Blockchain Platform Globally

Waves, a global public blockchain platform founded last year that completed its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in June 2016 raising over $16 million (c.30,000 bitcoin (BTC)), is implementing new technology to enable the network to process thousands of transactions per minute and become what is claimed …

Blockchain

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

How to Use Google’s My Maps to Fully Customize a Travel Experience

Planning a trip can be a major undertaking: How much do you plan versus how much do you wing it? Travel guides and pre-made itineraries are …

Hottest spots in Venice to enjoy the Venetian Carnival

The Venetian Carnival is world famous as the most popular masked carnival in Italy. Though there are ...

Geiranger-Trollstigen National Tourist Route: One of Norway's Most Breathtaking Roads!

<i>Did you know?</i> There are eighteen (18) highways in Norway called as ‘National Tourist Routes’ and these are well-known picturesque paths — <i>or “visual</i> …

The Ultimate Map Of What To Eat In Italy And Where!

Italy is one incredible country to visit and I’m not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It’s one of Europe’s most diverse countries, …

Italy

7 Magical Places to View Auroras

Travel<p>These tips will give you the best shot at experiencing the enchantment of the northern and southern lights.<p>The otherworldly aurora borealis, or northern lights, begin high in the Earth’s atmosphere—at altitudes from 60 to more than 250 miles—when charged particles from the sun become trapped …

Northern Lights

The Most Romantic Small Towns in Europe

We know you love Paris, Venice, and Florence. Problem is, so does every other couple in the world. This Valentine’s Day—or on a romantic weekend away—seek out the quiet romance of these secluded small towns across Europe instead. This article was originally published in February, 2017. It has been …

The 10 best destinations for big ski areas

These vast playgrounds are perfect for racking up the miles or exploring huge swathes of untouched backcountry. All you have to do is choose where to set up base camp.<p><i>Unless stated otherwise, prices are per person, half board, based on two people sharing a double or twin room for seven nights,</i> …

10 bathrooms with showers that will make you want to remove the tub

There’s nothing as revitalising and refreshing to begin your day, then a lovely shower. In this homify feature, we look at 10 modern and elegant …

This Site Can Get You Last-Minute Travel Deals Under $10

Travel<p>By Matt Meltzer Published On 02/09/2017<p>@mmeltrez<p>By Matt Meltzer @mmeltrez Published On 02/09/2017<p>It's only Tuesday. Already you've been chewed …

This Travel Site Sends You to a Mystery Destination Anywhere in the World

So long as it's not a flat tire or a canceled flight, a dash of surprise can make a vacation really crackle. Hence the popularity of stuff like Pack …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

D-Link announces its first HomeKit-compatible home security camera, with whole-room view

HomeKit compatibility is pretty much table stakes for today’s smart home devices, and D-Link has recognized this in announcing its latest home security camera. The Omna 180 Cam HD is a neat-looking full HD camera with HomeKit support added to the feature list …<p>The Omna is essentially a …

Home Automation

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

Better than your average beach vacation, and cheaper too.<p>To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind …

Travel

Everything You Need to Know About Gene Therapy’s Most Promising Year - MIT Technology Review

For a few lucky patients, 2016 was the year when gene therapy turned from promises to cures. The technology, long contemplated as a way to erase …

2016 Greatest Hits: Presenting The Most Popular Articles Of The Past Year

One year ago, when looking at the 20 most popular stories of 2015, we admitted that it was difficult to find a coherent theme of the key events that …

Fake News

Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2017

Every year, my good friend Jim Marous organizes a “top trends and predictions in retail banking” for the annual Digital Banking Report. I do my best …

Top 10