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How being a guide made me a better CEO

Pioneers for Change | Posted 12.13.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Nora Livingstone I went to guide school but never thought it would help me in business. I just wanted to play in the mountains and the rivers. ...

Video: Walking on Air at Ehrenberg

Rick Steves | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

Leading my hearty group on our Best of Europe in 21 Days Tour, we are stacking up the memories -- and that's our goal. Here, we're in Austria's Tirol ...

Is My Friend Still Bisexual? A Handy Guide

The Establishment | Posted 09.05.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Bisexuals, they’re a confusing bunch. I mean, do they even exist? (Yes.) But we’re pretty sure they’re just confused, right? (No.) I’ve been o...

My Return to Leading Tours

Rick Steves | Posted 08.08.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

I love being a tour guide. For more than 20 years, that was my primary work. But for well over a decade, I have not led a tour. (Instead, each year, I...

Tour Member DJ Party Party

Rick Steves | Posted 08.10.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

On the My Way Alpine Europe Tour I'm currently leading, my assistant, Trish Feaster, is sharing a few of her guiding tricks -- like her (now famous...

A College Tourist's City Guide to Rome

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By: Laura Carolina Gingrich Guiding tips and advice to fully experience Rome, the "Eternal City". Rome is one of the most popul...

How to Plan Your First Road Trip

Janna Riz Canlas | Posted 03.14.2016 | Travel
Janna Riz Canlas

Aside from the routine trips to San Francisco, neither of us has experienced an all-American road trip. We didn't exactly know what we're getting ourselves into.

Tips for Beginner Freelance Writers

Matthew Crawt | Posted 02.25.2017 | Business
Matthew Crawt

It was around a year ago that I was tasked with writing a 500 word piece on quite a boring topic. Little did I know that this task that I was dreading, would eventually change my life and be the catalyst for a career change.

How to Survive a Business Trip (And Your Boss)

Map Happy | Posted 02.24.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

It's a business trip, not a vacation. In the span of most careers, there comes a time when you have to travel for work. I don't think traveling with ...

The Beginner's Guide to Understanding FlyerTalk

Map Happy | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

It's almost like it's another language... Because it is. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. The FlyerTalk forums are legendary in frequent ...

The Ultimate Guide to Mexico City: The Hot Destination for 2016

Paula Froelich | Posted 01.29.2017 | Travel
Paula Froelich

The ultimate in Mexican entertainment, Lucha Libre puts WWE to shame. Matches take place at the Arena Mexico in Mexico City on Tuesday and Friday nights. The matches included a lot of hair-pulling, women in bikinis, screaming, and vows of vengeance. Basically, a bar brawl in Kentucky.

Guide: 9 Great Apps for Keeping Your Resolutions | @nttd

Netted by the Webbys | Posted 01.04.2017 | Technology
Netted by the Webbys

New Year's Resolutions... woof. They all sound so great on New Year's Eve (after three or four glasses bottles of champagne). Exercise daily? Def. Fin...

A Quick Guide To Japanese Etiquette

Jacada Travel | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Despite the array of social rules, for the Japanese, the most important thing is that you try; with the right attitude, all mistakes will be forgiven.

Sadness: The Heroic Emotion (Inspired by the Movie 'Inside Out')

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Although often used interchangeably, an emotion differs from a feeling. The movie "Inside Out" inspired me to explore that distinction as well as the...

A Girl's Guide to Surviving Study Abroad

College Tourist | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Zoe Radner, Vanderbilt University A smart girl's tips for traveling abroad While traveling abroad may be an equally enth...

The Ultimate Guide To Finding A Mentor

James Altucher | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
James Altucher

After my dad went into a permanent coma I had to take his car back to the dealership and hand them the keys. They wanted to know what happened and I couldn't talk. I couldn't sign papers. I was shaking.

The Quick Lowdown to Cuba Travel

Map Happy | Posted 05.14.2016 | Travel
Map Happy

For decades it's been Americans' forbidden fruit, a place where only devil-may-care travelers would slip past international borders, taking care not to have their passport stamped. But times are changing, as I'm sure everyone has heard by now.

The College Girl's Guide to Social Dressing

Uloop | Posted 04.27.2015 | College

Different college social outings call for specific attire that will allow you to blend in and dress appropriately for the occasion at hand. Although it is important to fit in, make sure that you always add a personal twist and maintain your own unique sense of style.

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 For Drinkers Of Every Kind | Posted 02.10.2015 | Taste

This year, go beyond the bottle.

A Fresh Take on Marriage: Excerpt from Modern Brides & Modern Grooms

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 01.29.2015 | Books
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

The following is an excerpt from my book Modern Brides & Modern Grooms: A Guide to Planning Straight, Gay, and Other Nontraditional, Weddings. The bo...

20 Reasons Why You Should Major in Journalism

College Magazine | Posted 11.03.2014 | College
College Magazine

Journalism will never die as long as the world has news to report and requires someone to report it. For those of you who have doubts about thrusting yourself into the wild and wonderful world of journalism, look no further to end your questioning.

A Guide to Going Kosher for Passover 2014

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 06.11.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Going "kosher for Passover" is a cool way to do spring-cleaning, start a healthier diet, and get spiritual. While preparation requires some effort, understanding what is required can make the task cheaper, faster, and easier, giving you more time to prepare for the spirit of the holiday.

Pee-Shy: Dr. Frank Spinelli Exposes His Struggles With Child Molestation, Paruresis and Finding True Love in NYC

Austin Head | Posted 03.24.2014 | Books
Austin Head

Pee-Shy takes you through a whirlwind of emotions from the grand fears of childhood to the small disappointments of adulthood. Dr. Spinelli shines a bright light into deep shadows of child molestation from the view of the victim ... it is a brave endeavor.

Visitors of New York: We Love You. Please Follow the Rules.

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.21.2014 | New York
Paula Froelich

An excerpt from My Guide to NYC: Oh, tourists. I heart you. No, really! The way you walk hand in hand in hand, side by side by side down every sidew...

Holly Jolly Guide to Christmas Movie Filming Locations

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment

Do you spent Christmas Day watching Ralphie? When you order pizza do you tell the driver to "keep the change, ya filthy animal"? Or perhaps you've called someone a "cotton-headed ninny muggins" more than once this December? If so, you'll love this map of Christmas movie filming locations.