How To Get Paid To Travel The World

Ever dreamed of having a career that would allow you to travel the world — and get paid for it? The annual Women’s Travel Fest is an event that gathers the best and brightest in the travel business, women who have forged careers that pay them to explore. I caught up with a handful of these women, from writers to executives, and found out their tips for how to create your dream travel job. And guess what? These women make it sound pretty easy.

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The Rookie Mistakes That Bankrupt New Restaurants

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Many people dream of opening restaurants and bringing their visions to life. But with relatively high failure rates, owning a restaurant can be a precarious prospect, especially if you’re coming in with little to no experience. It’s estimated that 60% of new restaurants fail within their first year of business, while 80% close down within five years. If you don’t want to fall victim to a similar fate, here are some rookie mistakes you’ll need to avoid at all costs.

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The Macallan Unveils Its Oldest Scotch Ever, Aged 72 Years

The Macallan 72 Years Old in Lalique

The Macallan has been on a literally record-setting run as of late. The Speyside Scotch whisky brand—which just opened a new state-of-the-art distillery and visitor center—recently smashed the record for the most expensive whisky ever sold when a single bottle of The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 60-Year-Old was auctioned off for over $1.1 million. The sale broke a record set earlier this year by—you guessed it—a couple bottles from The Macallan. But while these record-breaking numbers are great for The Macallan’s prestige (which in turn can drive sales and pricing), the distillery has apparently decided it’s tired of letting third-party sellers have all the fun, and the brand has dug deep—extremely deep—into its own cellars to unveil the oldest single malt whisky it’s ever released, aged for an incredible 72 years… meaning this spirit was distilled only shortly after the end of World War II.

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The Food Tech 25: Twenty Five Companies Changing the Way We Eat

Here at The Spoon, we spend most days writing and thinking about those who are transforming what we eat. No matter whether a startup, big company, inventor, or a cook working on new approaches in the kitchen, we love learning the stories of people changing the future of food. So much so, in fact, that we wanted to share those companies that most excite us with our readers.

And so here it is, The Spoon’s Food Tech 25: Twenty Five Companies Changing the Way We Eat

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