Edna Heller

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7 van conversion companies that can build your dream camper

Make #VanLife a reality<p>If you’ve been dreaming of a camper van—and let’s be honest, who hasn’t?—you have a few options. You could go the DIY route, devoting hundreds of hours and labor to building your own perfect van. Or you could try a camper kit that provides the conversion basics, but still …

Campervans

Transform your body by summer! Just TWO minutes of this one exercise is better for you than 30 minutes of an aerobic workout

These days a workout needs to be short, sharp and designed to give the body a good blast.<p>So it should come as no surprise HIIT, an acronym for …

HIIT

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

National Parks

Mind-Blowing Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

Sea Level

California has more National Parks than any state. Here are hidden gems you must see at every one.

It's hard to write about the California wilderness without reverting to clichés or John Muir quotes. The undeveloped lands of the Golden State are sublime in their variety, shocking in their breadth and generally defy generic descriptions.<p>One must, truly, see the state's sprawling nature for …

National Parks

I Did 50 Push-Ups a Day For 2 Weeks, and Here's What My Arms Look Like

Push-ups are freaking hard for me. I've been doing CrossFit for over a year and still, when there are push-ups in the WOD (workout of the day), I really struggle. One message I get from my coaches is that if something is hard for you, it means you need to work on it more. I took that advice to …

Workouts

Six Cookbooks That Will Make You a Better Cook, According to Julia Turshen

Julia Turshen has long been a sought-after cookbook writer, collaborating with big names like Gwyneth Paltrow and Dana Cowin and famously turning in book drafts an entire year before their due date (unheard of in the cookbook world).<p>She redefined her career as a solo cookbook author with <i>Small</i> …

Flavors

Air Fryer Churros With Chocolate Sauce

These delights are lighter than traditional churros—almost like éclairs—coming out of the air fryer fluffy and delicious. The cinnamon-sugar mixture …

Recipes

Cheers for Finger Lakes in New York - voted the best wine region in the US

If you’re a wine connoisseur, you may plan on heading to the Finger Lakes region in New York, which has been named the best wine region in the US. The ranking comes after a panel of experts and editors picked an initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 were determined by voting by the public in the USA …

Finger Lakes

How to party in Tokyo—the official guide

The man officially in charge of the nightlife tells us how to do it right<p>A bustling metropolitan in the day, Tokyo turns into a city of hypnotising …

Swimming Pools

Looking for French connections in Upstate New York

I closed my eyes and inhaled the heady scent of nearly a dozen varieties of lavender in bloom around me. I could hear the bees buzzing at my feet and, for a moment, the warm country breeze lulled me into a peaceful, meditative state.<p>This was not Provence; this was Upstate New York.<p>The connection …

New York State

8 International Cruises That Don't Suck

We get it. You’ve avoided cruises because the idea of being held captive on a crowded boat with piles of unhealthy food, cranky retirees, and a bad DJ doesn’t sound all that appetizing. But you’re missing out. These days, there are plenty of smaller ships with the ability to travel where cars, …

Costa Rica

Get Free Admission to 1,400 Museums This Weekend

So, here’s a way to entertain yourself this weekend without breaking the bank. Smithsonian Magazine is facilitating its 14th annual Museum Day on …

Museums

The "catch" to being on the keto diet

• <b>Recent studies showed volunteers lost equal or more weight on high-carb, calorie-restricted diets than low-carb, calorie restricted diets.</b>• <b><br>There might</b> …

Weight Loss

The Best Travel Packages You Can Only Get Through Costco

Booking travel packages through Costco may seem unconventional, but experts say it’s one of the best ways to get personalized service at a major …

Costa Rica

I've been traveling the world for 6 months, and these are the apps I can't live without

As Business Insider's international correspondent, I've spent the past six months traveling through Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Greece, Israel, and Russia, among other places.<p>Traveling for a living is a fun, exhilarating, and, quite frankly, exhausting experience. But the best way to make it more …

Google Photos

Sous Vide Beef Bulgogi Bowls

Korean beef bulgogi bowls are such and easy weeknight meal. Cooking the steak sous vide makes it extra tender and flavorful, too! Top with spicy …

Sous

There is a Magical Little Town in Holland Where the Streets Are Made of Water

It's like something out of a storybook.<p>There are places in this world that are so surreal and beautiful that when you first see photos of them you naturally assume they must be from a movie set. But while the tiny town of Giethoorn in northern Holland may look like it was built for a film based on …

Butter-Basted Sous Vide Halibut Recipe

Halibut aren't terribly fun to fish (think: reeling up a 200-pound bath mat through hundreds of feet of icy-cold water), but man, are they delicious! Firm yet flaky, with a heartier texture and flavor than other widely available white fish on the market. Halibut cooks more like a thick …

Sous

Shrimp and Cauliflower "Grits"

Cauliflower can be sneaky--especially when it subs for corn in grits. Whether you're not a fan of regular grits or you're looking to add more …

This Toasty Liqueur Is the Ticket You Need for Warming Fall Cocktails

Vanilla Old Fashioned, anyone?<p>Vanilla. It’s one of those flavors that’s sublime when done right—can anything beat the scent of a freshly split …

Recipes

Plan the Perfect Coastal Maine Road Trip

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>This route delivers a hefty dose of vintage oceanside charm.<p>Rugged shores, classic coastal towns, and lobster rolls washed down with hoppy local beer. This is Maine’s late-summer perfection—the microseason when the Pine Tree State shines. It’s when the water is warmest, and …

New England

Sous Vide Cooking Tips and Rules | Sous

BY MORGAN FECTO<p>With any new endeavor, it’s important to know a few ground rules before you get started—and sous vide cooking is no exception. If …

Sous-vide Cooking

Sous Vide Bread Pudding | Sous

Ingredients<p>For the Bread Pudding:<p>1 lb brioche loaf or rolls, broken or cut into small pieces<br>½ C golden raisins<br>1 C whole milk<br>1 C heavy cream<br>¼ tsp sea …

Sous-vide Cooking

8 Day Hikes in the U.S. That You'll Love

When the summer heat finally breaks (one day soon?) and cooler weather sets in, you'll probably want to spend as much time outside as you can. In between your apple picking and leaf-raking, why not make the most of the crisp autumn weather by embarking on a scenic day hike?<p>Whether you're an avid …

Morgan Freeman

How do I brew coffee sous vide?

I’ve never really liked coffee. I find it too bitter, dark and almost murky. Despite trying the range of brewing methods, roasting techniques and carefully sourced beans that have captured the palates of most people I know, to the point of addiction, tea has always been my preferred beverage.<p>But …

Coffee

Loco Moco

For the burgers: Mix the ground beef, onions, panko, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and egg. Form into 4 patties. Pan fry or broil the patties to …

Hawaiian Cuisine

I visited the Portuguese castle called 'Disneyland for adults,' and it's a magical, real-life fairy-tale setting you can't miss

I almost didn't go.<p>After spending several weeks running around Lisbon, Porto, the sun-drenched beach region of Algarve, and everywhere in between, I thought: Why not relax on my last day in Portugal and avoid a place often described as "Disneyland for adults"?<p>What a mistake that would've been.<p>Only …

Royal Family

Everything you need to know about the different types of collagen

Collagen is without a doubt one of the buzziest ingredients in the wellness world right now. Some swear by its beauty benefits: the power to smooth …

This 8-Minute HIIT Tabata Routine Gets You Toned in No Time

SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells shows us her go-to Tabata routine that gets the job done in just eight minutes.<p>For anyone who’s looking to get fit fast, …