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6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Self-improvement

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

13 gut-bustingly funny books to get you through tough times

Books to make you laugh out loud

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP - Riveted

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. For some reason, I never wanted to pick up a book set …

Self-Care Spotlight: Give Yourself A Rub-Down With This Easy, DIY Massage Oil

Healers, priests, physicians, and midwives have long known the gift that lies in our hands. More than 2,000 years ago, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, declared, "The physician must be experienced in many things, but assuredly also in rubbing."<p>While most physicians are not trained in massage …

Going to Rome? This is how I prepared our trip!

D-day is nearly there! Yay. I will be hanging out an Out Of Office on my blog very soon but I will check in now and then with a sneaky picture or …

Cinque Terre Tours

The Cinque Terre are five picturesque and popular villages on Italy's northeast coast connected by walking paths and hiking trails. A good way to …

Italy

7 Ways We Saved Money On Our Vacation In Italy

We’re finally back from our three-week trip to Europe, most of which was spent in Italy. In total, we had a blast…but we also spent a pretty penny! …

Personal Finance

This Pizzeria Was Just Named the Best in All of Italy

Last night, the 50 Top Pizza awards crowned the very best pizzerias in Italy, and, no, you won't be finding the number one pie in Rome.<p>To identify …

Zest for life: a guide to the Amalfi Coast

Colourful houses cling to the cliffs in Positano<p>Cetara, on the Amalfi Coast, is known for its Colatura di Alici, an amber-coloured anchovy sauce …

There's a Hidden Nude Beach in Italy — and It Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Nestled among the picturesque cliffs of Cinque Terre in Italy is a secret slice of paradise virtually devoid of sweaty tourists holding selfie sticks …

Tour Italy with TravelBound

Italy. A vacation there conjures up images of sun and wine and delicious pasta and, well, more wine. With so many glorious sites to see and …

Italy Trip Planning: Rome and Florence

photo: pixabay<p>It’s been a quiet summer. I’ve been landlocked for a variety of reasons, mainly family-related. I haven’t been on a plane since April …

The Perfect Walking Guide to Rome, Italy

Italy

You Can Stay in Italy for Free at This Hippie Village Utopia

Let’s retire the acronym YOLO, can we? It’s so wrung-out that it makes even a 12-year-old sound like an unironic middle-school principal. But it …

Italy

If you're going to Spain, Italy or Croatia soon you're going to want to read this

Some serious weather is on the way<p>If you're due to go on holiday to Spain, Italy or Croatia this summer you might want to take note of the weather warnings issued.<p>No, you don't have to pack your brolly, but you might need to prepare yourself for 'extreme heat' as temperatures could soar above 40 …

How the Heat in Europe Is Affecting Travel

A relentless heat wave across much of Europe is making travel difficult and uncomfortable for hotel owners and their guests.<p>“There’s been a high pressure dome reaching from Spain throughout Eastern Europe,” said Jonathan Erdman, a senior digital meteorologist for the Weather Channel. “It’s been …

European Travel

The Rome Guide | Goop

For all its mythic history—about 2,800-years’ worth—the Eternal City has a way of making all who visit it feel like they’ve discovered something …

You can’t say you’ve been to Italy unless you’ve tried at least 6 of these Italian dishes!

How often do we sing the praises of Italy on this megazine? The sea, the mountains, the lakes, the parks – each one more gorgeous than the next. …

The 11 Best Beach Resorts in Italy

Check Out My Favorite Capri Walks in Dream of Italy!

It’s been a quiet summer around here on Ciao Amalfi, but it certainly hasn’t been a quiet time. Summer is always a busy period, but this year seems …

Italy

An Italian Sojourn

Italy had been on my bucket list for a long time for its sights, sounds and flavours. I have read before that Italy is totally different from the …

What to Buy in Italy, Away from the Tourist Traps

Whether you're in Rome, Bologna or Florence, there are plenty of ways to indulge.<p>You’ve had an amazing time in Italy, and now you’re looking for souvenirs to match. In the days of the original Grand Tour, a trip to the <i>Bel Paese</i> meant returning with custom-painted artwork, or perhaps a priceless …

A Walk Through Positano, Italy

I find Positano slightly overwhelming.The first thing that hits you is the unadulterated beauty of the place.We took the ferry to Positano, and so …

Italy

Emirates is Now Offering 2-for-1 Flights from the US to Italy

If Italy has long been on your bucket list, get your pen ready to finally tick it off. Emirates has just launched 2-for-1 fares from New York to …

You Could Fly To Rome For Just $280 Roundtrip If You Buy Your Tickets Now

Back in May, we reported that roundtrips costing in the $300s from various U.S. cities to Rome were the best prices on flights to the Italian capital …

Places to Stay in Italy Based Upon Our First-hand Travel Experience

By on2017/08/24<br>This article may contain referral links. Read our Disclosure.<p>Boomer travelers love to <b>travel in Italy</b>. The culture, history and …

Italy

10 restaurants that are literally underground

Ristorante Da Pancrazio, Italy<p>Italy lands on this list again with Ristorante Da Pancrazio in Rome, which is famous for a few reasons. It's allegedly …

8 Lesser Known Cities in Italy To Fall in Love With

When you travel to Italy, the top destinations on your list probably are Rome, Florence, Venice and perhaps a stop for some Tuscan sun. But there are …

Italy

Here's Why Italy Should Be Your Next Budget Travel Destination

From the Roman Forum to the watery canals of Venice, Italy is one of the most iconic places for travelers to visit. Lovers throw coins into the Trevi fountain and backpackers hike Cinque Terra. Boasting Etruscan antiquities, Renaissance architecture, great techno clubs, a vibrant graffiti scene and …

Italy