Adriana Balic

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I Trained Like The Rock For a Week, and I've Never Been More Sore in My Life

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and I have a lot in common. We're both Tauruses (he was born May 2 and I was born May 3), we don't like people f*cking with us during our workouts, and we both were former collegiate athletes.<p>If you follow The Rock on Instagram or have ever read an article about him, you …

Workouts

Why You're Probably Wearing the Wrong Shoe Size

We've already seen how much a simple piece of tape can seriously lessen the amount of pain caused by your high heels, but another piece of research …

High Heels

San Francisco's Best Rooftop Bars

Rooftop bars just might be one of the best things about urban summers. Here are a few of our favorites, both old and new, in San Francisco.<p>The view …

San Francisco

Glasgow Style - Highlights on the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail

The Glasgow School of Art - The Mackintosh Building of the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is considered the pinnacle of the architect's work. The …

Scotland

Volendam, Marken & Windmills Tour + Free Canal Cruise

An ideal and idyllic daytrip out of Amsterdam and into the traditional Dutch life of days gone by. Fill your clogs with herring, windmills and …

European Travel

How to explore Frida Kahlo’s Mexico City

Etched onto a slice of scarlet watermelon are the words “Viva la vida”: live life. Signed “Frida Kahlo” and dated 1954, it was the flamboyant Mexican …

Mexico

Get Sculpted, Sexy Arms For Summer With These Beachbody-Trainer-Approved Moves

With so much skin showing during the Summer — tank tops, sleeveless dresses, and bikinis, to name a few — you may be looking to tone up your arms and show off your muscles. Luckily, we tapped Joel Freeman, Beachbody super trainer and creator of the new lifting program called LIIFT4, for some of his …

Workouts

Where to Stay, Find the Best Street Food, and Sip on Mezcal in Mexico City

While white sand beaches attract sun-seeking travelers to Tulum and ancient ruins lure cultured jet-setters to Chichén Itzá, flavorful ingredients …

Mexico City

The real estate war on the west coast that’s tearing Vancouver neighbourhoods apart

Garish wealth. Scarce rental housing. A government that sees the middle class as stinking rich. No wonder Vancouverites are at each other’s …

Housing

The 9 Style Rules Jennifer Aniston Follows to the Letter

Jennifer Aniston has influenced our fashion choices for a couple of solid decades, whether we've been looking for a sexy date-night outfit or something a bit more casual. If you've followed her from her lovable role on <b>Friends</b> all the way through her superstar movie career, you may have noticed that …

Women's Fashion

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

Los Angeles

I Ate Only These Debloating Foods For a Week, and My Stomach Was SO Flat

At the beginning of last Summer, before I went on a year-long wellness journey that included three rounds of the Whole30, I was looking for a quick fix. Some plan I could try out for a week or so before an on-camera event I had coming up, which would help me be a bit more confident. I stumbled upon …

Fitness

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

Italy

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain …

Cannabis

I'm Obsessed With This Lip Plumper That Made My Lips Look Fuller Than Ever

This is the real deal, and I have not stopped telling other people about it.<p>I'm going to be honest about lip plumpers—I'm usually not the biggest …

Makeup

Best food tours and experiences around the world you need to try at least once in your lifetime

For any foodie, sampling local cuisine and trying exciting new dishes is a must on any holiday.<p>However, when you're short on time, you don't want to …

Italy

25 Places Every Serious Traveller Should Have On Their Bucket List

Sometimes, the crowds of tourists are worth it.<p><i>An earlier version of this post had an incorrect image for the Plaza De España. Sorry!</i>

European Travel

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

Barnes & Noble

Sephora Shoppers Have Spoken—These Are the Best Chemical Exfoliators

The term "chemical exfoliator" isn't necessarily the most reassuring skincare term we've ever heard, but if beauty editors and dermatologists have …

Meghan Markle's Guide to the Best Things to Do in Tulum

Meghan Markle may be engaged to Prince Harry and preparing to become the newest addition to the royal family, but she's been making a name for …

Every Question You Ever Had About Going Gluten-Free — Answered

<i>Phoebe Lapine is part of the mbg Collective, a curated group of our most trusted wellness advisers. Since 2009, we’ve had the brightest, most</i> …

Understanding Autoimmune Disease + EXACTLY What To Do After A Diagnosis

Despite what conventional medicine may tell you, autoimmunity is not a black-and-white issue. Instead, there’s what I call "the autoimmune spectrum," …

23 of the Most Fascinating Fascinators From the Royal Wedding

Wearing a hat to every event from now on, thank you.<p>The royal wedding was full of top-notch looks from head to toe. Here, 23 of the best fascinators, hatinators, and hats from Harry and Meghan's wedding ceremony.

The Ultimate Guide To Foundation

My 10 Best Taco Recipes of All Time

featured image: snixy kitchen I would say that May should officially be named “Taco Month,” but let’s face it: that’s every month here in Austin. And …

Why Trump is right to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

The case for pulling out of the Iran deal, explained by one of its biggest critics.<p>President Trump just announced that he will reimpose unilateral sanctions on banks that finance Iran’s oil industry, a major move that will irritate European allies and effectively end the 2015 nuclear deal.<p>Trump has …

10 Fail-Proof Ways to Up Your Travel Blogging Game

While this is a travel blog, there are some newer travel bloggers who read it and ask for tips on blogging – something I actually LOVE to write …

10 Of The Best Things To Do In Malta & Gozo

Malta is one of those places that’s so much more than you’d expect. I mean, for such a tiny island country (not forgetting Gozo, too), it really …

The Simple Request That Will Get You a Bigger Hotel Room for Free (Video)

Travelers are always looking for tricks to get the most out of their vacation budgets.<p>While surprise free upgrades are always nice, you can’t rely on …

11 Stunning Things To Do In Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre is an area of Italy that’s just so beautiful to see. It’s one of those spots that seems so typically Italian and feels like a proper …