Cynthia Hickey

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Why Southeast Italy Is the Next Trendy Destination

When it comes to traveling in Italy, Rome, Tuscany, and the Amalfi Coast get all the love. These places may be the eternal muses of travelers …

This Super-Simple Move Works Your Abs Like No Other

No crunching necessary—thank god.<p>When it comes to abs, everyone’s looking for that quick ticket to a flat, strong stomach. Unfortunately, there’s no one ~magic~ move that’ll give you a six-pack. But there are certain exercises that can put you on the fast track to a more chiseled core—and we’re not …

The Best Beaches in Croatia

Sea caves, hidden coves, and medieval architecture are only a few of the highlights Southern Westeros—ahem—Croatia's pristine beaches have to …

Where to buy in the borderlands of south west Europe to have the best of both worlds

Borders between nations make for intriguing places. Many have shifted constantly over the centuries until the modern era, absorbing a unique flavour of their nearby jostling cultures.<p>On the beautiful coastlines of south-western Europe, those borderlands are particularly rich – and living near them …

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Equal Pay Day: a wage gap fact check

How would someone go about finding the true wage gap numbers across gender and race groups in the US? <b>Mona Chalabi</b> investigates on Equal Pay Day<p>Hey there, hope your week is going well. I’m delivering this week’s fact check a bit early. Yesterday, I got an email from Daniel in Lancaster, California, …

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25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

Obsessed: Resurrecting the Art of Fresh Pasta

<i>Editor's Note: Welcome back to Obsessed, the interview series in which we talk to uniquely driven amateurs and professionals from all across the food world. We hope to shed light on the passions that inspire enthusiastic food nerds, from home cooks to chefs on the line to veteran butchers,</i> …

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...<p>You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.<p>You have a good handle …

I Learned to Take Better Photos By Digging Into My Camera's Exposure Settings

I shoved my phone in my husband’s face to show him a picture I’d taken of the New York skyline. “It’s good, right?” I asked, way too proud of myself …

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Try a 3-Minute Workout That Targets the Upper and Lower Abs

Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and even giving your booty some love, too.<p>Lay on …

Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes

A terror group organizing within its borders. A nationalist president spewing anti-American rhetoric. Now add in 50-90 U.S. atomic weapons.<p>PARIS—If …

Ask an expert: Jo Bradshaw on how to pack for the Himalayas

Imagine: after two days hard trekking, finally you see it. Jagged, snow-shrouded, and utterly awe-inspiring – Everest rises ahead. So far on this epic Himalayas expedition, you’ve climbed to 3400m. You’re hot, dusty and have eleven more days hiking ahead – traversing mountain trails, skirting …

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10 Reasons Why Lisbon is One Of the Best Places to Visit

Have you ever fallen in love with a destination? Lisbon has become a point of desire for many travellers and digital nomads, leading to a wave of …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

PRINTABLE: The Best Stretches for Your Favorite Sports

<b>BY THE LIVESTRONG.COM TEAM</b><p>Check out the printable version of The Best Stretches to Avoid Injury in Your Favorite Sports below. Whether you print it, …

15 Dramatically Beautiful Places You Have To Visit In Europe

It probably comes as no surprise to anyone that Europe has a rather vast plethora of amazing and absolutely beautiful sights to see. We’re talking …

The Cheapest Ways To Travel To The World's Most Expensive Places

Is your travel bucket list filled with spots like Italy and Iceland, Hawaii and Australia, France and Hong Kong — places that you’d love to visit but are so expensive you don’t think you’ll ever cross them off the list? Help is here. I tapped into a handful of experts around the globe, savvy women …

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The Top Eight European Destinations For Cycling In 2017

Europeans love their bikes, and why not? Cycling is not only eco-friendly, but it’s also a great source of exercise. For all you experienced cyclists …

5 Kid-Friendly Yoga Poses That Will Open Hearts and Minds

<b>Cat to Cow Pose</b>: Begin on your hands and knees. Next round your back and tuck your chin into your chest as if you are a cat. Then look up, arch your …

10 Daily Photo Project Ideas

Dear friend,I believe it is a good idea to shoot if each day were your last day.Which made me wonder; instead of working on these epic long-term …

What Does Does It Cost to Live for a Month in Copenhagen, Denmark?

<i>This post is by Caroline Hadamitzky, a freelance writer, tour guide, and blogger with a passion for all things travel. Originally from Canada, she</i> …

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Travel<p>Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite …

European Travel

Europe's 10 best budget ski resorts

Getting value for money on holiday is high on the list of most skiers and snowboarders. Staying away from the famous, fashionable resorts, where everything from lift passes and accommodation to lunch on the mountain are likely to cost the most, is the obvious advice. However, while a more obscure …

Gløgg - Nordic Mulled Wine

This warm and spiced Glogg - Nordic Mulled Wine is the perfect drink for the holiday season.

5 of the Best Gothic Buildings in Prague Photos

Perhaps the most lasting and evocative symbol of medieval Europe is Gothic architecture. In a period that can be summed up as the height of masonry, engineering innovations made spires taller and halls more cavernous. Stone was shaped into lightweight tracings, ribs, and flying buttresses. The …

The best places to eat outdoors in Lisbon

Lisbon is a city engineered for alfresco eating and drinking, and there are an abundance of places to do just that. So if you're looking for great …