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These lesser-known European National Parks will Take Your Breath Away

From stunning mountain peaks to deep, lush valleys, European national parks offer the most stunning and diverse landscapes. Travel to these national …

European Travel

6 fun camping hacks to try this summer

Tips to help simplify your outdoor recreation, from cooking to showering<p>Your camping lantern dies. You're lost in the woods. Your matches get wet. …

Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …


14 Beautiful South Carolina Destinations To Visit Before You Die

Smiling Faces, Beautiful Places!

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Gym Hacks Personal Trainers Use That Most People Don't Know About

By: <i>Erin Kelly</i><p>@erinkellysays<p><i>Credit: BARANQ/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>While most suckers shell out hard-earned money for a chance to sweat it out at the gym, personal trainers actually get <i>paid</i> to be there. They must be doing something right.<p>Like any professional, they keep some secrets of the trade to …

14 DIY Branch Projects You'll Definitely Want to Stick in Your Home

The World's Most Remote Places (And Why They're Worth The Distance)

<i>By Sheryl Nance-Nash for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>How far is too far? For some, it's the ends of the earth--as long as the journey leads to the paradise they've always dreamed of. Traveling to far flung destinations has a certain cachet, too, earning you bragging rights as a true global adventurer, …

Nine surprising dining customs around the world

There are few better ways to get to know a country’s culture and people than breaking bread with locals, but it helps to have an awareness of the dining customs of the destination in question, some we might deem more peculiar than others.<p>In Britain, great attention is placed on the importance on …

Andhra Pradesh

19 Realistic Ways To Actually Work Travel Into Your Life

♫ This is how you do it ♫

New York City

12 eerie images of enormous Chinese cities completely empty of people

Throughout China, there are hundreds of cities that have almost everything one needs for a modern, urban lifestyle: high-rise apartment complexes, developed waterfronts, skyscrapers, and even public art. Everything, that is, except one major factor: people.<p>These mysterious — and almost completely …