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A Whisky for Every Budget: 8 Single Malt Scotches to Know and Love

A few decades ago, when single malts were few and serious whisky nerds were even fewer, it used to be so simple: You could waltz into a liquor store, scan the small selection of bottles in the Scotch section, pick the fanciest-looking one you could afford, and be done with your holiday booze …

48 Awesome Exercises in a Single Animated Gif

Copenhagen-based motion graphic studio CCCCCCC created 100+ animations for the new fitness app 7DailyMoves, 48 of which you can see in the amazing …

GIF Animations

A letter to my daughters: How to choose a life partner

To my two young daughters:<p>One day that will come all too soon, your father and I will have to reconcile with the fact that you're going to date and, …

Relationships

Unexpected eateries abound throughout Vancouver

When you’re trying to think of somewhere to go eat, institutions and centres aren’t the first places that come to mind. That’s why there are a number …

Pad Thai

2 Servings<p>This pad Thai recipe is not the dish from the neighborhood take-out joint. "It ain't made with chicken," says Ricker, whose traditional take—pleasantly funky with fish sauce and preserved radish and a touch sour from tamarind—is meant to be eaten in the evening as a stand-alone …

Tofu Yum-Yum Rice Bowl

4 Servings<p>The marinade is ridiculously delicious; you’ll also want to use it on ribs or chicken.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Tofu<p>1 14-ounce package extra-firm tofu, drained, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 small head garlic, cloves coarsely chopped (about ¼ cup)<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>¼ cup hot chili paste (such as sambal …

Recipes

Spacekraft presents: Creating Genius

By 2020, 40 per cent of the workforce will be freelancers, temps, independent contractors and solopreneurs, according to The Bureau of Labour …

These Are the Best Workouts for Every Part of Your Bod

They say health is wealth, and fitting in regular exercise is an essential part of the plan. But for workout newbies, the fitness world can seem like a terribly intimidating place, especially when you’re crunched on time. We asked Re:Make 2015 speaker (get your tickets here!) and Blogilates founder …

Goodbye home offices: shared workspaces gaining ground

Today, the one-off, mom and pop spaces have been mostly replaced with chain companies, providing real estate developers a new way to lease traditional office space and to make connections with potential tenants.<p>Feeding off the tech startup boom and the increased mobility it allowed workers, …

Help for Japan Travelers WiFi Woes

What's the number one complaint of visitors to Japan? Probably not what you think.<p>When inbound numbers dropped following the earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks, the government set out to see what sort of problems -- aside the threat of imminent death -- were upsetting travelers. They were …

Japan: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

<b>This week’s winning review</b><p><b>Mad, big and beautiful</b><p>Fancy a city break? Then head for Tokyo, the biggest, safest and maddest city on the planet. Arm yourself with a guide book, a subway map and a prepaid train card from a station and off you go. Tokyo has no real city centre but is made up of many …

NAVITIME JAPAN to Launch Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Locator within English-Language Travel App for Japan

TOKYO, Feb 13, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Nippon Telegraph and Telephone East Corporation (NTT East), a regional telecommunications service serving …

Japan

11 tips for your Japan trip | CNN Travel

Bing Maps Gets Detailed Transit Options for Japan

Bing Maps is less popular than Google Maps, but the Microsoft-owned navigation service is still being updated on a regular basis. Today, it received some notable enhancements regarding public transit options in Japan, making it easier for locals and travelers to get around town.<p>For one, Bing says …

5 Tips to Stay Healthy Traveling in Japan This Winter

Going to Japan this winter to experience their world-class skiing and snowboarding, or to see the Sapporo Snow Festival? Stay healthy while traveling in Japan with these 5 tips.<p>While most people associate snow sports with accidents such as broken legs or wrists, a surprising number of people end up …

9 Tips for Traveling in Japan

By Laurie R. King, author of <i>Dreaming Spies</i><p>Anytime you visit a new place, it takes a while to adjust to the new culture. Paying attention to even the …

Japan: travelling by train

<b>Sarah Ivan-Duke writes</b><p>Our cruise to South East Asia finishes in Yokohama at the beginning of the Golden Week holidays. Our return flight departs from Tokyo Haneda so we have booked a hotel in Yokohama for four nights before the flight leaves. We would like to visit Hakone, Tokyo and Kamakura by …

Spotlight On: Travel Back to Japan Through Flipboard

Every time I look at a Flipboard magazine from Japan, I feel I transported back to my country, which I left in 2005 to become a freelance editor. I’ve since found my way to Palo Alto, California, where I now work as Flipboard’s Japanese curator and international coordinator. Of course, there are …

Japan Travel Tips: First-Time Travelers to Japan

Japan travel tips are often centered around one theme: how to save money. While you get what you pay for, Japan is an expensive destination when …

Best Places to Travel in 2015

For more than a decade, Marrakesh has been the Moroccan destination on everyone’s list. Fez, about 240 miles northeast, was often an afterthought. …

Travel

4 Perfect Japan Itineraries

Cherry blossom season might be over, but Japan—that mysterious string of islands in the Pacific Ocean—is a land for all seasons. It’s also a land for …

Watch: Japan’s Mesmerizing Automated Sushi Restaurants

The core concept behind Japan’s successful Muten Kurazushi Sushi Restaurants is something known as a food “bullet trains”—quick-moving conveyor belts …

Japan

World's Top 10 Cities 2015

Score: 88.178<p>Christians, Jews, and Muslims converge to worship in this 4,000-year-old holy city, and their respective churches, synagogues, and …

Top 10

Kyoto Top Global Destination Among Travel + Leisure Readers

By<p>Jun Hongo<p>Jun Hongo<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@junhongowsj<p>jun.hongo@wsj.com<p>Japan’s Kyoto topped Travel + Leisure magazine’s annual poll of the world’s best destination for a second straight year.<p>The ancient Japanese capital received a score of 91.22 based on votes received from readers. The …

In Japan, Where to Find Gifts That Are Actually Good

Amid the kitsch, stores crafting memorable souvenirs can be found.<p>When you’re visiting Japan, it’s apparent the country loves western brands and …

Japan

Japan 101: Cities, Temples & the Great Outdoors

Japan may be a smaller country, but in this archipelago of 6,852 islands, there’s no shortage of urban delights and natural sights, with enough …

5 Ways to Spice Up Your Sex Life With a New Ingredient

Do you remember all that passionate sex you had when you first started dating and were head over heels for each other? Sex was amazing!<p>Do you recall the frequency of sex you shared when you first started living together? You and your partner were doing the "wild thing" every night (and sometimes …