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The Seychelles for independent travellers

With stunning beaches and brilliant blue seas, it’s hardly surprising the Seychelles rank among the world’s most idyllic island getaways.<p>Marooned in the middle of the Indian Ocean, this archipelago of 115 islands is notoriously exclusive (and expensive), and if you simply couldn’t imagine …

12 Beach Vacations With No Passport Needed

Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders.<p>Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders. Although adding stamps …

Los Angeles

Dr. Beach Names 4 Florida Beaches to Top 10 List

Let me start by saying <b>Dr. Steve Leatherman</b>, aka <b>Dr. Beach</b>, didn't get it entirely right this year in his list of top 10 beaches.<p>It is certainly right that the Sunshine State dominated, with four beaches on the list.<p>And, the details that the renowned beach expert noted, such as the powdery, super …

Florida

Exploring America's attic: a guide to the Smithsonian Institution

What's over 165 years old, boasts 19 'arms' and 137 million dead and living objects? The Smithsonian Institution.<p>Quirky statistics aside, this place is no joke. Most travelers have heard of the Smithsonian before they visit Washington, DC. As far as popularity and fame go, it's DC's equivalent of …

America's Beach Towns

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

Check out 10 of the most amazing cabins and hotels within parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon.<p><i>by Kristin Conard, CNTraveler.com</i><p>In 1864, with Abe Lincoln's endorsement of the Yosemite Grant, one of the nation's first protected public spaces was established -- and the groundwork …

National Parks

35 Creative DIY Ways Of How To Make Backyard More Funny

Summer is coming and it’s time to thinking about how to make the outdoor life more colorful. You can enjoy the sunshine, natural and the fresh air …

Garden Stepping Stones: How To Make Stepping Stones With Kids

Paths made from garden stepping stones make an attractive transition between separate parts of the garden. If you’re a parent or grandparent, …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner | Hunker

credit: Debbie Williams<p>Step 1<p>Supplies for this project are cheap and readily available. Five gallon buckets can often be recycled from painters or …

How To Make A DIY Butterfly Feeder For Your Garden

As much as I'd love to have a green thumb, I don't, so I try my hardest and glean as much wisdom as I can from posts such as these. My GNOWFGLINS …

Build a Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes

Patio Table with Built-In Ice Boxes<br>by Heidi of Kruse’s Workshop<p>Howdy from South Dakota! I’m Heidi, and along with my trusty husband, Brent, we’ve …

11 Best Beach Reads, According to Our Editors

We've got your summer reading list figured out.<p>Though winter felt especially long, some good news: Summer has officially arrived. Put away your peacoat and make time for delicious popsicles, tons of SPF, and days spent devouring page-turners by a body of water (any body will do). When it comes to …

Romantic Comedy

How to add all the World Cup matches to your calendar in 15 seconds

• If you use Google, go to this site, then hit the little button in the lower right hand corner. It should show up on your calendar, but you can toggle it on and off in the left pane of Google Calendar.<br>• If you use the Calendar app, download this .ics file, then click on it. It’ll bring up a dialog box …

Google Calendar

World Cup Images of Brazil - more stunning photos - World Soccer

With less than 12 hours until the opening match, World Soccer brings you some more atmospheric images as Brazil prepares to host the world.

Brazil

17 Wildest Things at the World Cup Opening Ceremony

Olé, olé, the World Cup has begun.<p>Brazil marked the beginning of its futbol festivities on Thursday with a grand opening ceremony that confused most …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Recipes

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Recipes