Dorothy Wu

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20 Effective Life Hacks for All Occasions

Household tricks and life hacks are invented to make our lives easier. They are proven by the experience of many people and are guaranteed to work, …

Cleaning

The Best Packing Tips From One-Bag Travel Fanatics

A few small packing tweaks and you can wave goodbye to checking bags.<p>If you aren’t familiar with one-bagging, it’s the practice of packing so light and minimalist for travel that everything can be carried on your body in a single wheelless bag that meets international size and weight requirements, …

Backpacking

The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week, July 7 to 13

"My kids only listen to me when I don’t want them to."<p>Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 280-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.<p>Scroll down to read the latest batch, and follow …

Parenting

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

One of the Best Places to Eat in Tokyo Is at 7-Eleven

Several years ago I was preparing for a study-abroad trip to Japan when one of the program directors told the group of assembled students that we …

7-Eleven

6 Credit Cards That Can Get You Over $1,000 in Value - The Points Guy

I get some pretty weird looks when I tell my friends that I’ve opened 22 credit cards — one for every year I’ve been alive. I get all the usual …

Personal Finance

The Top 5 Cities in Canada

The best urban playgrounds to visit right now, as voted by T+L readers.<p>Last year, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> named Canada our Destination of the Year — and for …

Canada

5 European Destinations That Are Significantly Cheaper to Visit This Fall

Book now to get great deals.<p>The Grand Tour, aka traveling all across Europe in one go, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, yet it also requires a …

European Travel

To have *perfectly* steamed clothes, all you need is an ice cube

If the only time you use ice cubes is in the morning, for your straw-free iced coffee, you’re seriously missing out; the freezer staple comes in …

Cleaning

3 elite credit cards with outrageous benefits only available to the super rich

When the super rich use credit cards, they don't do it the same way as the rest of us.<p>Rather than standard credit limits and customer service …

Credit Cards

35 Money-Saving Handy Hints Using Everyday Items

Everyone enjoys saving money, especially when it comes to improving your home. So check out these amazingly cheap handy hints using everyday …

DIY

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Japan

Hurry! 10 Family Trips You Should Take When Your Kids Are Still Young

It's easy to get stuck in a vacation rut when your kids are young. Once you find a spot that has kid-friendly accommodations and activities, a host of childcare help, and a won't-break-the-bank price tag, it's tempting to return again and again. But the best time to broaden your family vacation …

Kids

11 Extremely Useful Life Hacks That Will Turn You into a Cleaning God

Finally! You’re actually in the mood for cleaning, you’ve got your gloves on and…you suddenly realize you’ve ran out of a certain cleaning agent… …

Cleaning

The Top 10 Destinations for a Perfect Summer Getaway, According to Meteorologists

Weather experts weigh in on the locales that are prime for exploring in the summer.<p>Knowing when to visit a destination can make all the difference, …

Top 10

This Is Your Road Trip with Kids Survival Kit

This summer we're taking a few long weekend road trips to camp, visit friends, and explore our new home state. As romantic as that sounds, let me …

Kids

5 ways your coffee addiction can boost your garden

If one of the first things you do each morning is brew a fresh pot of coffee, then you likely have a lot of coffee waste. After the brewing is finished, you grab the filter and dump the grounds in the trash. But did you know you can use those spent grounds around the house instead?<p>You can use …

Gardening

9 great cheap eats for Bay Area dating on a budget

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing these photos on a mobile device</i><p>Living in the Bay Area often means paying $15 for a cocktail and …

Santa Cruz

This State Has the Most Fast Food Restaurants Per Capita

Even though the U.S. is famous for its burgers and fries, you won’t have the same fast food experience in every state.<p>According to a report by web …

New Jersey

Don't Order Fish on Mondays, Plus 9 More Dining Out Tips We Learned from Anthony Bourdain

In recent years, the celebrated, uncensored and adventurous Anthony Bourdain, who died at the age of 61 on Friday, became increasingly famous as the …

Anthony Bourdain

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card: 5 Reasons To Apply | The Points Guy

<b>APPLY HERE: Chase Sapphire Preferred – 50,000 points after $4,000 spent within the first 3 months</b><p>Choosing the best travel rewards credit cards is a …

Personal Finance

This Private Airline Company Sells Cheap First Class Tickets

Have you ever flown first class? You get to the airport early and pray to see your name up on the board, on that list of "next in line for upgrades" …

IPad Pro

17 Fantastic Jobs You Can Do While Traveling To Make Money

Fed up of being stuck in an office? Are you screaming ‘I want to travel the world!’ but haven’t saved up enough to justify going traveling yet? …

Costa Rica

Review: Courtyard by Marriott Bali Seminyak Resort

After some time in the Thai Islands, I arrived in Bali looking for a hotel with strong Wi-Fi that was relatively close to Denpasar Airport (DPS) and …

Hospitality

10 Easy To Build DIY Craft Desks You Just Can’t Live Without

Do you love crafting? Do you have a crafting table or desk that makes your crafting easier? If not, I have a wonderful list of DIY projects for you. …

Crafting

Citronella doesn't repel mosquitoes and neither do these other products

Do citronella candles work? With summer in full swing and mosquitoes swarming about, you may have heard that these candles can help banish the flies.<p>Do citronella candles work? With summer in full swing and mosquitoes flitting about you, you may have heard that citronella—an herbal oil found in …

Mosquitoes

Go Here Not There: Five Brilliant Alternatives To Expensive Destinations...

Goodbye, pushy tourists…<p>Social media has changed the world more than anyone could’ve ever fathomed. It’s not only turned tragically cat obsessed …

European Travel

8 Unexpected but Amazing Hydrogen Peroxide Life Hacks

Believe it or not, this is one extremely useful chemical to have around the house. You probably did not know it had such a versatile scope of …

Cleaning

The best travel credit card if you want luxury perks

If you like traveling in style, it could make sense to get a travel credit card that offers luxurious perks, such as free cocktails for when you're …

Personal Finance

The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week, June 30 To July 6

"Just told my kids we aren’t leaving the house until they clean up their messes, so I guess we’re hermits now."<p>Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 280-character quips from moms and dads to spread the …

Parenting