Bob Parise

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Self-Guided Walk Through Florence, Italy

Florence Walk Introduction<p>On our self-guided walking tour of Florence, you'll get an inside look at several interesting places that were prominent in …

The Best Way to Navigate Rome's Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport

Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) is the international facility that serves Rome, Italy and also is the home to flag carrier Alitalia. It's a …

Flying

Taormina Travel Guide

Taormina, Sicily has been one of the Italian island's top travel destinations since the era of the European Grand Tour, when wealthy young men, many …

Walking Tour of Piazza Navona in Rome

Piazza Navona Overview<p>Originally built as a stadium in the first century for athletic contests and chariot races, <i>Piazza Navona</i> is lined with …

Heading to Venice This Summer? Here's Where to Visit

Venice is a storied, centuries-old city with a hyper-modern international appeal, so it makes sense that annual visitors number in the …

Saltimbocca alla sorrentina

Chances are, if you know anything about Italian food, you’ve heard of <i>saltimbocca alla romana,</i> veal scallops sautéed in butter with prosciutto and …

Italian Food

Sculpt Abs of Steel with this 30-Day Plank Challenge from Instagram Fitness Star Kayla Itsines

No gym required.<p>YES, there *is* a way to sculpt your core without crunches: Enter, planks.<p>The moves (and its many variations) fire up your abs, obliques, and back to effectively tighten your entire midsection. It's why Instagram fitness star and SWEAT app trainer Kayla Itsines swears by them.<p>To …

The best of Mayfair Games, from Catan to Vegas

Remembering Mayfair’s 20 years in the board game industry<p>Mayfair Games, the American publisher of classic board games including the massively popular <i>Settlers of Catan</i> series, is shutting down. The company announced last week that it would be closing its doors after 20 years in the industry.<p>Board …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

23 Random Products You Won’t Believe Have A Cult-Following On Amazon

Sometimes, it's truly the most unexpected items that become staples in your life, as evidenced by this list of random products with a cult-following …

A Pill to Make Exercise Obsolete

What if a drug could give you all the benefits of a workout?<p>It was late summer, and the gray towers of the Salk Institute, in San Diego, shaded seamlessly into ocean fog. The austere, marble-paved central courtyard was silent and deserted. The south lawn, a peaceful retreat often used for Tai Chi …

Cost-benefit Analysis

Everything you need to know to do push-ups, the right way

Ask most fitness experts for the move they’d pick if they were limited to just one for the rest of their lives, and a whole lot would opt for the …

17 Profound Quotes From an Ancient Zen Master That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life

Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master …

Ease Neck, Shoulder, and Wrist Pain

Must-Know Yoga Poses for Beginners

As a beginning yoga student, you might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of poses and their odd-sounding names. Relax—your yoga practice is a …

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

Public Speaking

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Productivity