Alvaro Cortes

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10 Europe Road Trips That Should Be on Your Bucket List

The next time you head to Europe, consider applying the classic American road trip formula to your vacation abroad. Hitting the road in Europe is a …

European Travel

The Top 7 Places to Visit in Emilia-Romagna, Italy

The Emilia-Romagna region of Italy is best known for its Medieval and Renaissance cities and its culinary traditions. While many travelers pass …

Italy

Living La Bella Vida: 7 Best Countryside Getaways in Europe

From the lavender fields of Provence to the vineyard-dotted hills of Franconia, Germany, these romantic countryside escapes to some of the most …

European Travel

"I stopped eating carbs after 2:30 pm and it changed my body"

T<b>wo weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates.</b> Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. Sweet potatoes? Sadly, no. Eliminating breads, starches, and baked goods in …

Nutrition

3 Top Stock ETFs to Buy Now

These funds have good prospects going forward.<p>If you want a simple way to get tailored, diversified exposure to the stock market, it's hard to beat …

Investing

Portuguese Beach Resorts Pique International Interest

Algarve and Cascais are tops for high-end buyers<p>By Laura Whateley<p>Rafael Ascenso, manager of estate agency Porta da Frente, sold homes near Lisbon …

European Travel

Level-Up Your Train Travel: How to Spend Two Weeks Touring Western Europe

Just like the 80s, train travel is making a comeback in a big way. And if you’ve ever dreamed of booking a Eurail Pass to travel Europe by train and …

For Some Hard-To-Find Tumors, Doctors See Promise In Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence, which is bringing us everything from self-driving cars to personalized ads on the web, is also invading the world of medicine.<p>In radiology, this technology is increasingly helping doctors in their jobs. A computer program that assists doctors in diagnosing strokes garnered …

Artificial Intelligence

Prague or Budapest? Deciding Between Two Central European Capitals

<b>Prague or Budapest: Which city should you visit?</b><p>Making the decision to visit one city or country instead of another is challenging sometimes. Of …

The Vivid Sydney Festival of Light in Pictures

What You Need To Know For Cartagena, Colombia

Located on the <b>Caribbean coast,</b> this incredible city feels as relaxing as an all-inclusive resort, with the added perks of having historical …

Sandra Bullock on Motherhood, Home Decor Porn, and the #MeToo Story She Almost Didn't Tell | InStyle.com

Sandra Bullock is standing—well, swaying, actually—in the “sexy-time music room,” a cozy space in her L.A. home that boasts modern chairs, sleek …

George Clooney

What To Do, See And Eat In Portofino Italy

Portofino is a fishing town and vacation resort in Genoa province on the Italian Riviera. It is famous for its striking harbor and past association …

Light up the Night at Vivid Sydney 2018

The much-loved Vivid Sydney festival turns 10 in 2018. Over the past decade it has grown to be the world’s largest festival of light, music and …

Top 10 guide to the best beaches in Spain you need to visit at least once in your lifetime

It's not surprising that Spain has been a go-to destination for British holidaymakers for decades. Not only is it a short flight away - and it's easy …

Fiber has surprising anti-aging benefits, but most people don’t eat enough of it

<i>Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site.</i><p>Fiber gets well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order — but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major player in so many of your body’s systems that getting enough can actually help …

Nutrition

Listen Up! These Are the Best Snacks to Eat When You're Following the Keto Diet

The keto diet — high-fat, low-carb, moderate protein — has been a hot topic for a while now. If you've decided that it's right for you and you're just getting started on the diet, you'll probably want to know what kind of snacks you're allowed to eat. Max Lugavere, best-selling author of <b>Genius …

Europe's 11 most beautiful rivers

European Travel

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The View from this Mountain Hut in Austria will blow you away

Get to the top of the Schafberg mountain on your Austria travel to find one of the most stunning panoramic views in the Salzkammergut region. On …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

The Best Places To Go in Melbourne + Travel Guide

Melbourne has so much to offer! With a European feel, shopping and sports for all, some of the best food and drink in the country and a unique …

9 Most Beautiful Natural Lakes of the World

The nature is full of beautiful wonders and landscapes that make us rove in a state of awe as we stand admiring them. Lakes are such beautiful water …

7 things to know before you go to Slovenia

<b>Slovenia is becoming more popular year by year.</b><p>Whether it’s a city break in Ljubljana (try saying that three times fast), or a more in-depth …

European Travel

The Italy's Beauty-The one City That Never Changed

When it comes to being rich in culture, history and beauty Florence is the one and only. This incredible city hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. …

5 Most Magical Reasons to Visit Croatia

<i>When you travel, don’t you just love finding the magic in the destination? You don’t have to look too far to find it in Croatia. We’ve partnered with</i> …

Palace on Wheels Train – THE Definitive Guide (Of Everything You Need To Know!)

Palace on Wheels is one of the luxury trains in India that travels through the majestic landscapes of Rajasthan within India’s Golden Triangle. …

Amazing Tourist Places in India that are Worth the Visit

India is a unique place to visit and honestly, I never thought I would make it there. I think everyone should experience this country at least once …

Unique

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel