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Amazing Party Appetizer Boards for Summer Parties

The recipe for a perfect graduation party is visually stunning boards filled with abundant and beautiful nibbles. These grab-what-you-want appetizer …

Food

This Brand Is Every Celebrity's Secret for Wardrobe Basics

I won't lie—when it comes to wardrobe basics like T-shirts, button-downs, and crew neck sweaters, I don't have it all figured out. Sure, I have one …

Clothing

18 Healthy Recipes to Make With Cucumbers That Aren't Just Salads

When was the last time you cooked with a cucumber in a creative way? I know for me at least, it's been quite a while. Every now and then I'll one eat …

Healthy Eating

Just the ticket: Interrailing with the family

Wandering Europe on an Interrail pass is a rite of passage for many younger people. But does the idea have the same appeal with partner and child in tow?<p>When I told my friend I was going interrailing, she laughed. “Interrailing! So will you be listening to The Cure and trying to snog 18-year-old …

European Travel

10 of the cheapest all-inclusive holiday destinations for summer 2018

Dreaming of the beach...<p><b>Summer is officially around the corner.</b><p>Cocktails on the beach, reading on a pool float and soaking up the sun are now firmly in sight but don't worry if you've not yet booked your holiday.<p>According to Travel Supermarket, an all-inclusive holiday (so accommodation, flights …

The Natural Enemy of the Librarian

Uplifting monument or waste of space? Philip Johnson’s Bobst Library and a conflict between professions, a shift from book warehouses to...

Humanities

Staying in a Monastery in the US

When you truly need to get away, no accommodation can promise silence and serenity like a monastery.<p>Many monasteries offer guest rooms at reasonable …

12 Things Parents Did In The '50s That Millennial Parents Should Bring Back

Of the many millennial parenting styles (and there seems to be a new one every day), nostalgia parenting is having its day in the sun. I'm not naive …

These Female-only Tours in the Middle East Let You Bond With the Women Who Live There

“One of my favorite experiences is going to the local beauty salon in Iran. When you step into the underground salons the hijabs come off, there’s …

We're Dying Over These 15 Absolutely Gorgeous Wedding Trends For 2018

by Ava Bennet<p>– on<p>in Girl Talk<p>15 Hair Combs As The Official "It" Accessory<p>Advertising [x]<p>For a long time, bridal hair was all about boho chic. Women …

The 50 Most Romantic Movies Of All Time

5 Surprisingly Affordable Places to Travel This Spring (Video)

Planning a great, impromptu getaway this spring may not be as expensive as you think. With Airbnb's competitive, affordable rates and new flight …

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There Has Never Been a Better Time to Travel to Glasgow

Prior to my first trip to Glasgow, I wasn’t particularly well-versed in the city’s rich architecture scene. More specifically, I wasn’t especially …

11 Best Countries That Actually Love Having American Tourists

One of the strangest sensations when traveling abroad as an American is the heightened sense of your American-ness. That I’m-from-anywhere accent you …

Listen to the music of the first female composer: Kassia a 9th-century Byzantine abbess

8 March 2018, 12:30<p>By Lizzie Davis<p>Kassiani (also known as Kassia) was a ninth-century abbess and composer born in Constantinople around 810 AD. And …

18 Easy Irish-Inspired Recipes to Try at Home

Quick, name a traditional Irish dish: corned beef and cabbage comes to mind, right? But there are tons of other recipes to try. Don’t feel bad if you …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

I Stripped Down With Strangers for a Real Finnish Sauna Experience — Here's Why You Should Too

As the cab slows to a stop, I scrape some of Jack Frost’s handiwork from the window and peer into the depths of the polar night. We’re only 15 …

European Travel

Discover Morocco's Breathtaking Hidden Treasures

Beyond Marrakech, the country is abundant with sublime tucked-away spots and and enough visual inspiration for a lifetime. Here's where to explore<p>If a person has visited New York City, have they really seen the United States of America? A trip to Rome certainly doesn’t mean someone knows what the …

Travel

Beautiful Small Towns in Europe More Americans Should Visit

So you’ve gone and booked a big ol’ flight across the pond. The siren call of wildly cheap airfares to Europe proved too strong to resist -- you may …

European Travel

The Best Hotel in the World Is Only $108 a Night

Even during more expensive months, rooms on average go for just $20 more<p>Hotels can be a pricey part of any vacation, but there’s some good news for …

10 Best Cruises For Travelers Who Haven't Cruised

Carolyn Spencer Brown is the chief content strategist of Cruise Critic and a bit of a legend among both cruise-industry execs and cruise-loving travelers. Every year, she goes on dozens of cruises, ranging from two-day previews (which — she argues — don’t actually count) to immersive two-week …

Cruise Ships

10 Cheap Lunch Ideas for Work and Home

Cheap Lunch Ideas for Work and Home<p>Updated January 16, 2018<p>Let's face it: we all know making lunch is cheaper (and healthier) than buying lunch, but …

Eastern Europe in September

September is an ideal month for travel to Eastern Europe. Crowds have died down, the summer heat has faded, and autumn brings with it a soft beauty …

Eastern Europe

Bulgaria Has Been Named The Cheapest Place To Go On Holiday This Year – Cheap Holidays 2018

If you're planning a holiday without a budget-breaking bill, this travel news has arrived at the perfect time.<p>Bulgaria has been named the cheapest …

13 Real-Life Places That Inspired Your Favorite Disney Movies

The fact that these places actually exist will make you believe in magic.<p>The fact that these places actually exist will make you believe in magic.

This Is the Most Affordable Travel Destination of 2018 (Here's When to Book)

While we'd love to live the first-class life, our wallets don't exactly allow for the most extravagant trips to the world's top destinations. This is …

Move to Stronsay, the Scottish island that's open to all

Anti-tourism is not welcome on the Orkney isle, where a community group has started a campaign to attract visitors (and residents) to the remote outpost with a ‘rich cultural life and sense of freedom’<p>It’s not uncommon to hit the new year with an overwhelming desire to quit your job, shed your …

Self-sufficiency

23 Delicious Breads

Sunset Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West’s iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …