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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 …

Asia Travel

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. Although adding stamps to our passports gets bonus points for adventure, we wouldn't mind trading in the hassles of international travel to lounge along these …

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 …

Top 10

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 …

Museums

National Geographic Travel

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

<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 was laid for more U.S. national parks. But did you know that many of these American treasures also have luxe …

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

By Anne Baley<p>Paths made from garden stepping stones make an attractive transition between separate parts of the garden. If you’re a parent or …

DIY Portable Bucket Air Conditioner

If you had to come up with a top 10 list of uncomfortable situations, being stuck inside on a hot day without air conditioning is probably on there. …

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 …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

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

The World Cup is upon us. There are so many games during the group play portion of the global tournament that it’s hard to keep up with them all.<p>So, some good soccer samaritans on Reddit have created calendars that you can easily import into your own scheduling apparatus.<p>There are good options …

Ivory Coast

World Cup Images of Brazil - more stunning photos

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

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

Coffee

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, …

Eggs