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I"ve stayed in Airbnbs around the world by myself. My top tip for solo travelers is to book for 2 people — even if it costs more.

Business Insider's reporter books Airbnbs for two while traveling solo so hosts don't know she's alone. This practice helps her feel safer. B.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2024

Many airlines have "stopover" programs that let travelers tour a city between connecting flights, and some will even pay for a hotel — here"s how to book them

Airlines have capitalized on a trend of people booking super-long layovers to give them time in a hub city. Its like a vacation within a vacation. Travelers in Madrid Airport.Eduardo Parra/Europa Press via Getty ImagesMany people intentionally boo.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 21st, 2024

The doctor of a 114-year-old woman shares something we could all do to live longer — and it doesn"t cost a thing

Pearl Berg was the third oldest person in the US, and her doctor said a simple, inexpensive habit likely kept her healthy over the decades. Pearl Berg was one of the oldest people in the world at 114. One of her doctor.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 24th, 2024

"Barbarism:" AOC Unleashes Fury On US Healthcare System As People Are "Choosing Between Medicine And Rent"

America has one of the highest healthcare costs in the world, with healthcare spending hitting $4.5 trillion in 2022. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 13th, 2024

I"ve stayed at every Disney World hotel — these 5 are actually worth every penny

I've been visiting Disney World for the past three decades, and I've stayed at every on-property resort. These five hotel.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 28th, 2024

You can soon book luxury Airstream campgrounds through Hilton. I"ve stayed at 2 of the "glamping" resorts and loved them more than traditional hotels.

Travelers can soon earn and use Hilton Honors points at AutoCamp's popular chain of 'glamping' resorts with Airstream trailer hotel rooms. Hilton members will soon be.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 22nd, 2024

I stayed at Disney World"s most expensive hotel that costs $900 a night. Here"s what it was like and why it was worth every penny.

I spent a night at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort. Although it's expensive, I loved its easy access to Magic Kingdom and beautifully t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 18th, 2024

10 affordable Airbnbs for solo travel in the US, from a cottage on a lavender farm to an adobe casita in Santa Fe

We found 10 of the best Airbnbs across the USA for solo travelers under $100 p.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 1st, 2021

World Economic Forum chief Klaus Schwab: What Biden means for capitalism, how the pandemic has changed the CEO job, and what the workforce of the future will look like

In a video interview, Schwab spoke about his new book, "Stakeholder Capitalism: A Global Economy that Works for Progress, People and Planet." German Klaus Schwab, founder and president of the World Economic Forum, WE.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2021

World War II in Europe ended 75 years ago this week — here"s what it was like for the people who were there

AP Photo/John Rooney World War II in Europe ended 75 years ago this week, when Nazi commanders signed an unconditional surrender. The news was celebrated around the world — here are some accounts of the events recor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 9th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is putting "the violence of inequality" on display, economist Thomas Piketty says

REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Economies around the world are being battered by the coronavirus pandemic, which is keeping people at home and undercutting trade. French economist Thomas Piketty, whose book on income ineq.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2020

An infamous WHO tweet claiming there was "no clear evidence" that the coronavirus could spread between humans was posted to appease China, report says

Reuters On January 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) tweeted that there was "no clear evidence" that the coronavirus could spread between people. The tweet — soon proved wrong — is a symbol for WHO critics of how it mishandled and down.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2020

Scott Kelly spent 340 days in space as a NASA astronaut. Here are his top 3 strategies for coping with isolation.

Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters Due to COVID-19, people around the world are experiencing what it's like to be completely self-isolated in an enclosed space for an extended amount of time — something that Scott Kelly knows all too well. Kelly is a f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 5th, 2020

China censored people who spoke out about the coronavirus, but there"s reason to believe the country"s numbers are still trustworthy

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP As the coronavirus has spread around the world, people have looked to data — case counts, death tolls, tallies of people tested — to help pre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 24th, 2020

Airlines move to cut capacity and rein in costs as coronavirus effect intensifies

Airline companies around the world moved to cut capacity and rein in costs on Tuesday, in response to the mass cancellations and empty planes caused by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has now infected more than 114,000 people around the world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 10th, 2020

Factbox: Automakers" sales sink in China due to coronavirus epidemic

Vehicle sales of automakers in China, the world's biggest car market, tumbled in February as customers stayed at home and away from dealerships amid the coronavirus epidemic that has killed 3,100 people in the world's second-biggest economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 9th, 2020

Home quarantine for travelers buys time as new virus spreads

On his return from Lipkin is among hundreds of people in the U.S. and thousands around the world who, although not They, too, experts say, play a crucial role in slowing the spread of the new... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 19th, 2020

The editor who was called a "book murderer" for chopping big books in half says people now want to do the same to him

Alex Christofi A viral tweet by One World Publications book editor Alex Christofi, showing several books cut in half to make them more portable, has sparked outrage and debate.  Christofi said he was called a "book murderer" after posting the ph.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2020

The best tablets

Tablets are ideal for kids, travelers, and professionals — it just depends on which one you buy. The best tablet for most people is Apple's 2019 10.2-inch iPad, but we've also included a number of other excellent tab.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 23rd, 2019

Fewer People Are Strategizing With Prescription Drug Choices to Control Their Health Care Costs

The percentage of adults asking their doctors for less expensive choices even dropped. The U.S. has the highest drug prices in the world. Despite enormous expenses in research and marketing, pharmaceutical companies have the tenth highest profit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2019

The alleged New Zealand mosque gunman told people to "subscribe to PewDiePie." Here"s the story behind the notorious YouTube star.

YouTube Felix Kjellberg — who, under the name PewDiePie, is the most popular YouTuber in the world — was entangled in controve.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 18th, 2019