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7 Ayurvedic Secrets for Weight Loss

7 ayurvedic secrets for weight lossWe live in a diet-obsessed culture. It seems like every week a new diet makes headlines, claiming to be the best …

Alternative Medicine

Basics #2

Inside Flipboard / September 9, 2014<p>Think of Flipboard as your one-stop shop to keeping up with the news and your interests. Whether you enjoy …

Waiting To Buy Flights Makes These Destinations More Expensive

Most of us would rather spend our travel budgets <i>being</i> there rather than <i>getting</i> there, so any insight into saving money on plane tickets is welcome.<p>The latest comes from a study by flight data site Hopper, which analyzed over 300 million flight searches in a three-month period. They found that not …

Air Travel

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

They say you can speak things into existence. So, fingers crossed -- I'm sharing 10 specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won't quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.<p><b>1. Sit in the "end of the world swing" at Casa del Arbol in</i> …

Northern Lights

Airstreaming the Pacific Coast Highway

A few weeks ago, I challenged myself to embrace a different kind of travel. Despite having spent two decades traversing more than 100 countries in all manner of ways, I had never been in an RV. And yet, hitting the road in one of these self-contained mobile domiciles is exactly how thousands of …

11 Spectacular Spots for Fall Foliage

Summer is a swell season, but throwing on a cozy sweater, pouring some hot cocoa in a travel mug and meandering along a woodland trail lined with trees changing hues isn't so bad either. Hello, Fall. To make the transition easier, park yourself at a property where plenty of nature is on the …

Hot Chocolate

America's Top 5 Cities To Keep On Your Radar

Whether it's a revamped corner of New York or an up-and-coming Midwest town, it seems like there's always a new "hip" neighborhood or "it" city to visit. Which had us thinking about the coolest cities to visit <i>right now</i>.<p>After much map-scouring and a sprinkle of savvy, here are our conclusions:<p><b>1.</b> …

5 Best Travel Ads to Watch This Week

This week’s ad bring viewers behind the scenes of airports, airlines and hotels as the companies work to build a relationship beyond simple …

Welcome To The Faroe Islands, A Tourist Destination With More Sheep Than People

If you want to get away from it all, and by all we mean <i>all</i>, you should probably make haste to the Faroe Islands, where wild, beautiful nature is everywhere you look and other tourists are hard to find.<p>The Faroe Islands are a tiny archipelago close to Scotland, Iceland and Norway that has about 100 …

5 Convenience Items to Bring to an All-Inclusive Resort

It's easy to see why vacationers are drawn to all-inclusive resorts. After all, most people go on vacation to relax and unwind, and having all of your meals, drinks and entertainment taken care of can be seen as downright convenient.<p>Think about it.<p>Once you arrive at your all-inclusive resort, you …

Frugal Living

Happier Than A Billionaire: Quitting My Job, Moving to Costa Rica, & Living the Zero Hour Work Week

• <b>Author:</b> Nadine Hays Pisani<p>One couple's celebration of risking it all for the dream of living a happier life.<p>In this humorous and witty account, Nadine Pisani shares what is is like to follow her dream of quitting her job and carving a new life under the sunny skies of Costa Rica. Along the way, she …

Why Wait for October? The World's Biggest Beer Festival Is Already Under Way

Oktoberfest is one of Germany's greatest cultural exports. Yet every time I mentioned it to German friends in Berlin, I was met with eye rolls and groans. Was this merely northern snobbery toward Bavarian tradition? Could the world's largest beer festival really be as culturally devoid and …

Beer

North Coast: Quirky & Historical Surprises You'll Find in Salem

For those of you who have never heard of <b>Salem,</b> it is based in <b>Essex County</b> along the <b>North Shore</b> of <b>Massachusetts</b> and about an hour's drive from Boston. While not everyone may have heard of it, Americans know Salem for its infamous Witch Trials from the 1600's, which made the town famous not just in …

New England

New England, Travel Secrets From a Local

<i>Global Yodel sent Cara out with a DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England to get her perspective on what it means to use a travel guide in her local area. Here is what she discovered.</i><p>New Englanders are a lot like the lobsters they catch: independent, tough­-skinned, and perhaps a bit pinchy on the …

New England

Perfect Day In Charleston, SC

When you think of the South, what comes to mind, pulled pork sandwiches, home made sweet tea, corn on the cob, falling off the bone spare ribs, BBQ stained T-shirts?<p>It's clear that the South has made a name for itself in the food industry. Food is their forte, but what about the other f word, dare …

Charleston

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Landscape Photography

Why Waiting To Book Flights Is Costing You BIG Time

You search online and find a flight you're excited to purchase. But before you do, you wait a few days, taking time to "think about booking" and "see if prices go down."<p>Well guess what? They won't.<p>At least not <i>usually</i>, according to a new study from travel website Hopper. Their research -- of more …

Top five stops on a cruise down the Nile in Egypt

In-the-know travellers are seizing the opportunity to visit Egypt’s famous tombs and temples while there are no crowds – and the best way to do it is by following the mighty River Nile on a cruise.<p>Taking a cruise on the Nile is a time-honoured way to explore Egypt. For centuries, travellers have …

Ancient History

A Complete List Of NYC Life Hacks

We love you, New York, we really do. But it's a shame you have to be so darn complicated.<p>From getting around to seeing the sights or simply eating dinner, it's hard to feel like a savvy local here -- even if you are one. So we rounded up some of our most life-altering tweaks, tricks and hacks that …

We Found The ONE Reason Why Your Hotel Bed Is So Perfect

You know the feeling: you wake up after a long night's sleep in a hotel bed, slip into your fuzzy hotel-issued slippers and hotel-issued robe, step onto the fluffy hotel carpet and think "WHY is this so amazing?!"<p>The question is certainly intriguing. So we asked a handful of HuffPost editors for …

Most Common U.S. Cruise Destinations From the Caribbean to Canada

The Western Caribbean, defined as ports west of Haiti and in Mexico, Central America and Columbia, is the most popular destination for North American …

America's Weirdest Fall Festivals

<i>(Photo Credit: The Trailing of the Sheep Festival)</i><p>Whether you're betting on speeding coffins, tasting teriyaki bear or just yelling your head off, autumn brings a sense of excitement to the kookiest festivalgoers.<p>Strolling through pumpkin patches, picking apples and navigating corn mazes are the …

National Parks

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

How we quit our jobs to travel: The civil servants

Would you give up your house to travel? How about your full retirement pension? After a health scare, one couple decided to do both – and today, spend life aboard a motorhome and boat.<p>When Julie and Steven Hando bought a boat in June 2010, they didn’t intend to use it on vacation. Instead, it would …

Suez Canal

Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

Central America

Slow travel in Malta

Malta’s reputation as a package-holiday beach destination tells only a fraction of the story. While the warm climate and endless seas surrounding this tiny trio of Mediterranean islands make hanging out by the water an obvious choice, there’s so much more to uncover.<p>Venturing beyond the resorts …

European Travel