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What To Know Before Moving To Canada

Quora | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel

Canada is huge. It's one of the biggest countries in the world geographically. Don't think you'll be able to quickly or cheaply visit most Canadian cities from wherever you live. Canada is mostly empty.

10 Of The World's Most Beautiful Cities

College Tourist | Posted 11.09.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

Zanzibar is as magical as it's name alludes. Surrounded by miles of turquoise sea and palm-packed beaches, this timeless and cultural city allures travelers from across the world.

The UAE's High Stakes in Yemen

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.21.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Amidst the background of a violent conflict that is destroying Yemen, the UAE seeks to prove to the world that the wealthy emirates are capable of more than just spending billions of dollars to create a first-rate military with advanced weaponry.

The 25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in North America

The Outbound Collective | Posted 09.21.2015 | Travel
The Outbound Collective

When was the last time you explored a beautiful waterfall? Whether you have to hike for miles to see it or simply pull off on the side of the road, waterfalls never seem to disappoint. Check out our list of the 25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in North America and start making your plans.

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

College Tourist | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear!...

Carpe Diem, North America!

Mack McLarty | Posted 06.21.2015 | World
Mack McLarty

The meeting between President Obama and Raul Castro can be seen as emblematic of a new philosophy governing relations among nations of the Americas, and provides an opportunity to lay the groundwork for the challenges ahead if we seize the moment.

7 Must-Visit Destinations In North America

PureWow | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel

After all, it's easy to overlook the amazing places right in your own backyard.

How Birding Can Help Conservation Efforts

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

This year, the Cornell's bird lab's centennial year, they're inviting everyone around the globe who loves birds to be a part of the Global Big Day team. Their goal is to raise $500,000 for conservation and, with help from birds everywhere, collectively tally 4,000 of the world's 10,300 bird species in a single day. This is the real deal for conservation and birding.

'My Struggle' in Reading Karl Ove Knausgaard in The New York Times Magazine

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Peter Mandel

Now, I know I'm risking mailbags of angry letters from his millions of fans, but one of the fascinating things about Knausgaard is that he has nothing to say. Nothing interesting, that is.

Trade Deals Would Open New Channels for Small Business Growth

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

Passing new trade agreements would be critical to our smaller exporters, which don't have offshore affiliates to help them overcome trade barriers and gain market access. Trade promotion opens doors for small businesses that would otherwise remain closed.

Plan Your Ski Holiday: North American Ski Resorts at a Glance

Liftopia | Posted 02.08.2015 | Travel

One of the hardest, but most important, parts of planning is choosing where you want to go. With hundreds of ski areas in North America, where the heck do you start? Here's a quick guide on North American ski regions to help guide your planning.

'World Press Trends 2014' Debunks Newspapers' Death

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

No, Erdogan, Muslims Didn't Discover America Either

Craig Considine | Posted 01.15.2015 | World
Craig Considine

Tayyip Erdogan, a Turkish politician, recently claimed that Muslims discovered America before Columbus. It's a pretty stupid statement -- "we discovered America" -- and one that people and groups continue to make.

What's New in the New England Après Ski Scene?

Liftopia | Posted 01.07.2015 | Travel

There's very little "new" in New England and that's just the way we like it. We're proud of our history in this little corner of the country, including home to some of the oldest ski resorts in the nation.

'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin' - Movie Review

Brett King | Posted 11.30.2014 | Money
Brett King

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin is a movie that does a great job of explaining why Bitcoin is where it is today. It proposes that Bitcoin's journey has just begun, and that the fundamental building blocks will be far more disruptive for a long time.

5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Liftopia | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel

Ski resorts offer large open venues, great views, and a population of eager enthusiasts (AKA skiers) ready to knock back a few pints.

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 09.13.2014 | Travel

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

BMW's Trudy Hardy Takes the #AOLBUILD Stage

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.30.2014 | Technology

Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

Honeymoon Glamping: 7 Breathtaking Getaways Across North America

Adam Warner | Posted 06.28.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Imagine that your camping quarters featured a king bed with luxury linens, heated wood floors, deep soaking tub and expansive mountain views. Sounds a lot more like honeymoon heaven, right?

These Were The First Photos To Show America's Landscapes In All Their Vivid Colors

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Even before color photography was publicly available, one enterprising firm found a way to provide the world with the earliest glimpse of North Americ...

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

minube | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the Pueblos Mágicos, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical.

The Road to Everywhere: Why You Can't Put Off That Trip Any Longer

Mikah Meyer | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Mikah Meyer

I didn't exactly know what to do with my dad's Elantra. So I drove. I got in the car and took my first independent road trip. It was the only thing I could do to both honor my dad and escape the overwhelming pain and death at home.

Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here's a look. (Sporkist/Flickr) The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sic...

The Survival of the Hellenic Diaspora: A Current Issue

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Hellenism in North America is living a reality that is forcing it to increasingly succumb to its melting pot surroundings. Its distant roots, the ces...