Carol Kosterka

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Sekitei

Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan<p>Japan’s smallish size, somehow, doesn’t make its wildernesses feel any less remote. Forty minutes by car outside of Hiroshima and suddenly you’re at the edge of Japan’s Inland Sea, looking down on the famous Miyajima Shrine, whose iconic red gate floats over …

Hot Springs

This Oil Infusion Appliance Is The KitchenAid Of Cannabis

While private pop-up dinners, farm-to-table feasts and Insta-famous chefs are ruling the cannabis cuisine scene right now, LEVO is changing the game for curious home cooks.<p>First launched in 2017, the appliance makes the infusion of oil and butter from dry cannabis flower as easy as the touch of a …

Cannabis Industry

The 40 Best-Ever Recipes from Food & Wine

Of the more than 24,000 recipes we've published since 1978, these are the ones that were so memorable, so revelatory, and so delicious that we're …

Cooking

5 of the best holidays in Norway – chosen by locals

<b>Valldal: by author Mah-Rukh Ali</b><p>Spectacular scenery surrounds this little valley: fertile fields, green forests and wild rivers that flow into fjords from high peaks. Summer visitors can gorge on strawberries whose like are not found anywhere else: pick your own or buy from farms or shops. This area …

Northern Lights

23 Reasons Seoul, South Korea Is The Ultimate Getaway

An amalgamation of out-of-this-world shopping experiences, cutting-edge beauty, and fascinating culture, Seoul, South Korea has quickly skyrocketed …

South Korea

Ten reasons to visit the Norwegian fjords by cruise ship

Millions of years of glacial activity have blessed Norway with an astonishing crinkle-cut coastline of intricately carved fjords. As well as spectacular scenery, each has its own unique attraction. Here are 10 top fjords visited by cruise ships…<p>Geirangerfjord and waterfalls<p>Almost every fjords …

European Travel

The latest trend from Korea - face 'jelly' - is surprisingly brilliant for mature skin

Over the past few years Korea has become our go-to source for innovative skincare and advances in the beauty industry. K-beauty (short for Korean-beauty) is always ahead of the curve when it comes to new formulas and textures of skincare. Whilst oils, creams, lotions and acids have all had their …

ABCs of CBD: Cannabis' Wellness Wonder, Decoded.

Cannabis' wellness wonder, decoded.<p><i>This article originally appeared in the second issue of</i> <i>MedMen's</i> <i>new quarterly magazine,</i> Ember<i>, created in collaboration with</i> PAPER<i>. MedMen is a California-based cannabis company and investment firm with properties spanning coast to coast.</i><p>A is for Alternative Healing<p>…

CBD

Packing List For Japan

Use my comprehensive packing list for Japan to ensure you've got everything you need to make your Japan trip hassle free.<p>Ryoan-ji Temple Lake, Kyoto …

Your Osaka Travel Guide

Make the most of your trip to Osaka with our comprehensive Osaka itineraries, our recommendations of the best places to eat in Osaka and rundowns of …

Japan

How To Get To Nara

Nara is within easy day trip distance of cities like Kyoto and Osaka. It’s also very close to Kansai International Airport. In this section, I give …

Things To Do In Nara

Nara is second only to Kyoto as the richest collection of traditional sites in Japan. Nara is home to some of the country’s best temples and shrines, …

36 Hours in Osaka, Japan

Many visitors bypass Osaka. What are they missing? An approachable, friendly city with worth-a-detour cuisine, cool new coffee shops, bars and boutiques.

Osaka

Osaka, Japan: 10 reasons to visit from food to shopping | CNN Travel

Introduction to Osaka, Japan

Osaka is a cosmopolitan city near the ancient capital, Kyoto, best known for its dynamic food and drinking culture, and famously outgoing people.<p><i>In</i> …

Where to Go in 2015: Osaka

Save Place<p>Japan, 〒542-0071 Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-shi, Chūō-ku, Dōtonbori, 1 Chome−4−15<p>Okonomiyaki is the epitome of Japanese soul food—a griddled pancake …

Tokyo Food Guide: Where to Eat the Best Udon in Tokyo

If you're looking for where you can eat the best udon in Tokyo, here are the places you should visit!

Cooking (Canada)

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer's Protein From The Brain

This could be huge.<p>An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid …

Dementia

How To Get Rid Of Flabby Arms At Home?

Are you unable to wear your favourite dresses due to flabby arms? It’s the time to say them hello again because I have an amazing solution for you to …

Nutrition

Tip: 6 Moves to Unlock Tight Hips

Run better, squat better, and feel better with these 6 drills to open up your hips.<p>Hips feeling tight and beat up? Here are six quick drills to get …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

Diet & Fitness<p>These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive …

Workouts

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

We took 9 amazing ideas from one modern British garden

Don't you just love finding projects that give you all the inspiration you need, in one hit? Well that's what we have today, as we've found one very …

Kyoto, Beyond the Temples and Shrines

The Japanese city known for its temples is also filled with under-the-radar shops, cafés, and markets.<p>Japan’s historic cultural capital is known for its interesting mix of traditional arts and an avant-garde scene, according to Lucille Reyboz, cofounder of the Kyotographie photography festival. …

Kyoto

Japan but not as you know it – why the Setouchi region should be on your bucket list

Miles away from the maid cafes, the manga and the Japan that mostly lies in the minds of what people imagine Tokyo to be, lies the Setouchi …

Japan

10 Unmissable Places to Visit in Japan

Japan is somewhere I think everyone should visit. From futuristic skyscrapers to tranquil bamboo forests and neon arcades to serene temples, it’s …

Japan