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This prefab house will help you shrink your carbon footprint

This adorable cottage is from South Korea, where it meets the needs of a two-child nuclear family in only 376 square feet of space. This is a …

7 things that surprised me when I flew on Europe's budget airlines

It's understandable — America's budget airline companies tend to get horrible reviews for everything from last-minute cancellations to relentless nickle-and-diming.<p>So when I tell friends and relatives that I regularly fly cheap airlines when I travel around Europe, I am prepared for their immediate …

Duty-free

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Travel

Must-Visit Places for a the Budget Traveler

With winter fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, the budget minded traveler find it harder to escape for weekend escapades into forgiving …

A weekend for food lovers in Amsterdam

The city has worked hard in recent years to shake off its potatoes and pancakes reputation, and to unleash its inner chowhound. Cue the Michelin-starred Dutch tapas, Bloody Mary brunches and organic microbrews, all served with a dose of Amsterdam ingenuity and conviviality. Loosen the belt for an …

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How to ditch cable and still watch your favorite TV shows

I am a TV fan. I’m certain you’re not supposed to admit that outside of therapy, but I know I’m not alone. While I enjoy my television shows, our …

Smart TV

9 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 <i>pages a day.</i><p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day …

Investing

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

Hiking

National Geographic Travel

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

European Travel

Essential Budgeting Tips for Your Trip to Japan – Japan Info

Japan is often described as an expensive country to visit, live or work in. However, this does not need to be so and is not entirely true. …

Oh, the Places You'll Go

Someone recently asked, "If you could give someone your best advice to make meaningful personal transformation possible, what would you say?" My response was immediate. "Travel."<p>Travel is magic in real life. When you travel, you never know what you will find. A camel on stilts might walk around the …

Positive Thinking

Where in the World is the Best Place to Be in October?

We all crave that sweet serendipity of being in the right place at the right time: When the Northern Lights are most likely to dance; when that sleepy scruff-bucket town transforms for its once-a-year fabulous fiesta; or, when a mass mob of whales gathers at the nearby reef. That's why our book, <i>The</i> …

Costa Rica

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

Yoga

Try These 2 Exercises for Tight and Strong Abs

A strong core not only looks good but also helps you get more out of your workouts. You're only as strong as your weakest link. So when your core is …

8 National Parks You've Never Heard of But Should Add to Your Bucket List

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The foodie traveller… snacks on tomato fritters in Santorini, Greece

Tiny tomatoes grown in the island’s dry volcanic soil are full of flavour, and best appreciated in moreish fritters made with fresh herbs<p>In the southern Mediterranean, on the edge of the Aegean sea, fire met water and an odd island was born: Santorini.<p>For years, it was considered one of the …

Aegean Sea

Kids Are Tossing Their Government-Mandated Fruit Straight In The Trash

You can lead a kid to healthier foods, but you can’t make him take a bite.<p>Ever since the introduction of mandatory fruits and vegetables for schoolchildren, kids have eaten less of them than before. The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, introduced in 2010 and in effect from last year, forces …

15 Reasons to Catch the Next Flight to Central America

If there's one word which sums up why Central America is such an amazing travel destination, it'd have to be "diversity." Not only is the seven-country region home to an incredible level of biodiversity, it also possesses a variety of unique landscapes ranging from palm-studded desert isles to …

Central America

7 Fun, Frugal Vacations for People Over 30

Ibiza, Cancun, Las Vegas… you're over it. Want a more interesting and sophisticated vacation destination where you can relax or go on more meaningful …

Frugal Living

The multimillionaire founder of MySpace now travels the world taking jaw-dropping photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone who joined the social network — connecting him to hundreds of millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long since gone, and (along with cofounder Chris DeWolfe) Tom sold his stake in the social network …

MySpace

The 25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in North America

Photo: Lisa Bao, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When was the last time you explored a beautiful waterfall? Whether you have to hike for miles to see it or simply pull off on the side of the road, waterfalls never seem to disappoint. Check out our list of the 25 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in …

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Here's How to Decide When a Photo Should be Black and White

Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and enjoyable day out shooting — a couple of landscapes and cityscapes, some architecture shots, a bit …

The Grand Canyon Luxury Suite That is Also a Cave

Usually, the word “cavernous” wouldn’t be the highest praise you could pay a hotel room—adjectives like “cozy” or “luxurious” excite hospitality …

Grand Canyon

I Turned My Grandma’s Old Van Into A Mobile Home So I Could Travel Across North America

You don’t need to plan an elaborate vacation to end up at a beautiful destination. Simply pack up your car, drive for a few hours and I guarantee you …

The Best Travel Books to Inspire Your Next Driving Adventure

Pick one up, then get out of town.<p>The most captivating adventures are the ones inspired by curious appreciation of the unknown. But where do you go for inspiration? Sure, there are city guide books and tourist-friendly manuals to seeing as much of a new destination in the shortest amount of time, …

How to Bring Color Back Into Backlit Areas in Photoshop

When you photograph into the sun, you often have areas in your image that lack color and look washed out due to the sun overpowering those regions. …

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