Bev Ritchie

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Updated: How to Find the Best Flight Deals in 5 Minutes a Day

Last year I wrote about the best sites to find flight deals without having to invest a lot of time and effort. Since then I’ve come across other …

This Guy Planned The Most American Road Trip You Can Possibly Take

🎶 Oh, beautiful... 🎶<p>When planning a road trip in the U.S., it's easy to get overwhelmed. There's <i>so</i> much ground to cover, and you can't stop at every amazing sight and activity.<p>But if you had to narrow it down somehow, visiting each state's capital city and capitol building is a pretty great way …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Workouts

8 reasons Belize should be on your radar

From the verdant jungles to the I-can’t-believe-these blues of the coast, Belize is a small Central American nation that packs a punch for those looking for an affordable paradise. We've compiled a list of reasons why you need to drop everything right now and book a trip.<p>It’s affordable and easier …

Belize

The Best Road Trip Destination in Every State

<i>By Jill Krasny, Credit.com</i><p>Nothing heralds the arrival of summer quite like taking a cross-country road trip. But if you're relegated to just one state, there is plenty to see.<p>California's Pacific Coast Highway offers a stunning juxtaposition of mountains and ocean, while Connecticut's Route 169 …

Ireland's most beautiful places: 18 hidden gems for your travels

#GreatLittleCountry<p>The Sunday Independent's #GreatLittleCountry campaign asked readers to name their most magical places.<p>We asked you to nominate the …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

19 Quebec Hikes You Need To Do This Summer

Damn, Quebec.

Doing Europe by bike

London - Watching the world unfurl from the saddle of a bicycle offers the chance to get up close to things you might miss in a car; to pause for …

Ten Things You'll Love about Ontario's Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

With so many ways to connect to Canada’s Great Lakes Waterfront Trail and the strong U.S. dollar, you’ll want to add all or part of this 990-mile …

Great Lakes

14 Insanely Cheap Destinations for Spring 2016

We've been watching trends and keeping tabs on deals and prices for months. Now we're ready to share this list of the season's affordable destinations. Why not treat yourself for surviving the winter by booking a trip to one of these insanely affordable spring destinations?<p><i>Editor's note: All prices</i> …

18 Photos That Will Make You Say "I Can't Believe That's In Scotland"

Who needs the Caribbean? We've got the Outer Hebrides.

Koh Lipe Is Thailand's Tiny, Gorgeous Island You Haven't Heard Of Yet

An island so beautiful, some travelers are nicknaming it the "Maldives of Thailand."<p>Thailand is known for the tiny island paradises off its coast, and while tourists flock to places like the Phi Phi Islands and Koh Samui, there are other, less traveled gems worth the trip.<p>Case in point: Koh Lipe, …

Driving around Tasmania: the ultimate road trip

Tasmania is one of those places on everyone’s to-do list. Most have heard of its rugged landscapes, its burgeoning cultural scene and, of course, its …

The Irish Bucket List: 30 things to do in Ireland before you die

Home holidays<p>Pól Ó Conghaile, Nicola Brady and Yvonne Gordon pick 30 amazing experiences for our Irish Bucket List.<p>1. Take the Dursey Island cable …

The Best Mutual Funds for Your Retirement

You’ve worked hard to amass your retirement savings, and if your golden years are fast approaching, making the right investment makes all the …

The 50 greatest adventures on Earth

Adventure: noun – an unusual and exciting experience; a daring enterprise; a hazardous activity.<p>That’s what the dictionary says. But what does it mean to you? To some, it might involve pushing yourself to the physical limits: summiting a great peak – Kilimanjaro, perhaps – or tackling extreme …

The best long-distance cycle routes

The world's most exotic rivers - and how to cruise them

The Best Beaches in Spain

There’s plenty to draw you to Spain already: World-class art and architecture, fabulous food, and an easygoing vibe that permeates sleepy rural …

Smart Investors Are Already Buying These Stocks for Retirement

If building a retirement portfolio is absolutely essential, it is equally important to ensure that it includes stocks with financial fortitude that can withstand volatility and offer you security and stability in your golden years.<p>If you're wondering where to find such stocks, three of our …

The innovators: portable solar panels that can be unrolled like a carpet

John Hingley has developed a ‘micro-grid’ in a metal box that can be used for disaster relief, mining, and even festivals<p>Talk is not cheap in the mountains of Nepal. Getting a mobile phone charged can cost $5 in areas where there is no electricity and backpackers have to rely on diesel generators …

Clean Energy

The places in France you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

<b>1. Barcelonnette, Provence</b><p>"It’s as delightful as it is surprising," says Anthony Peregrine. "At first sight, Barcelonnette is such an archetypal spot in the southern French Alps that you’d expect it to yodel. Come festival time (August), it is not yodelling you hear, but mariachi music. It’s as …

Boat trips and cruises worldwide: readers’ tips

From following the route of the Vikings to kayaking in the backwaters of Kerala, readers launch themselves into adventures in boats large and small<p>Antigua, the island of beaches, is best seen from the sea. For an exciting and downright hair-raising trip try circumnavigating the island on an …

Sailing

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast