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The 65 Best Surf Spots in the World

Every surfer’s ideal wave is different. “A bunch of factors come into play when you’re looking for great surf,” says Pat O’Connell, pro surfer and …

Meals in Italy We’d Take a Detour For

Where you'll find the best sea urchin pasta in Sicily, steak in Tuscany, and licorice root risotto in Veneto.<p>For our Italy Issue, we asked everyone on the <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> staff to tell us what restaurants in Italy you should go out of your way for—the kinds of places that are worth adding an …

Soy, coconut, almond or rice: How do non-dairy ‘milks’ stack up nutritionally?

Plant "milks" made from nuts, seeds, whole grains and legumes certainly sound nutritious. But according to a new review from McGill University, surprisingly few come close to matching the nutrient content of cow's milk.<p>The McGill study, published last week in the Journal of Food Science and …

Nutrition

Interest in the Ketogenic Diet Grows

This Medical News article discusses clinical use of a very-low-carb, high-fat diet for weight loss and type 2 diabetes treatment.

Diabetes

Why bones might hold the secret to weight loss

Scientists have found an entirely new mechanism by which our body measures and influences our weight. This "gravitostat" is thought to reside in our …

Tuscany Cities Map and Tourism Guide

Tuscany, Italy's largest region, contains a population just short of 4 million. It's the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Art is everywhere; …

Italy

Minimal carbs, lots of fat, incredible dieting results – but not enough science

To some, the word 'fat' conjures up a heart attack; to others, it may be the key to healthy living. The question is among the most important and controversial in all of medicine: Can a diet that has bacon at its centre, and shuns whole grains, actually be the key to a healthy waistline? Journalist …

Some forests aren't growing back after wildfires, research finds

Climate change, frequent fires mean some forests may never be the same<p>Bigger, hotter wildfires are ravaging forests and burning them to the ground …

8 Super-Stylish Chicken Coops

Chick-in-a-box<p>DIY lovers can build this coop at home with McElroy and Wolpe’s “Re-inventing the Chicken Coop.” It nods back to the era of midcentury …

Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya: How to experience the impressive fortress

The ancient city fortress of Sigiriya is built on top of a massive 200-meter-high monolithic rock in the Matale District Central Province of Sri …

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Archaeology

11 secret Italian villages to visit before the crowds do

Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s greatest charms can only be experienced in small Italian villages — places where you can slip …

Italy

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Is the Most Wished-For Airbnb in Portugal

Find out why so many people want to stay there<p>Visitors to this villa in the hills of northern Portugal get the best of both worlds with nearby …

Savory Turkey Brine Recipe

This savory turkey brine gets some of its salt from vegetable stock. Remember this, if you are doing a standard brine calculation, expect a rich …

optimal ketone and blood sugar levels for ketosis

• A low carb helps reduce blood sugars and insulin levels.<br>• Blood glucose control and improved metabolic health will help to reduce your risk of many of …

Diabetes

Best of Laos in 7 days

If you are looking for a warm weather, history, culture and adventure, then Lao People’s Democratic Republic or Laos as most of the people know it, …

The surprising discovery at Angkor Wat

The largest religious structure on earth has puzzled and enchanted visitors for centuries. How did it come to be? Jonathan Glancey investigates.<p>António da Madelena, a Portuguese Capuchin friar, was one of the first Western visitors to Angkor Wat, the monumental and moated 12th Century …

Archaeology

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

Trading

Recipe: A Canada 150 tourtière, with cider mustard sauce

Pour 1/4 cup stock in a small bowl. Sprinkle the gelatin over top and leave to soften. Set aside the remaining stock.<p>In a large, high-sided skillet or casserole over medium heat, warm the olive oil. When hot, tumble in the meats and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring and crumbling …

In Nepal, a chance encounter showed me the value of trusting strangers

<i>Dispatch is a series of first-person stories from the road.</i><p><i>"</i>Hello, my friend!"<p>"Ugh," I groaned under my breath.<p>"Friend!" the voice came again.<p>"Don't make eye contact, don't make eye contact," I repeated to myself after realizing that the cheery enthusiasm was indeed directed specifically at me.<p>This …

Asia Travel

The Most Amazing Cenotes in Mexico

Beaches and pools are undoubtedly refreshing places to cool down, but cenotes, which are commonly found in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, offer a …

The Ultimate Map Of What To Eat In Italy And Where!

Italy is one incredible country to visit and I’m not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It’s one of Europe’s most diverse countries, …

Italy

The One Hotel In North America I REALLY Want To Visit...

While not all of the world’s best hotels belong to the major hotel chains, there are some incredible hotel experiences you can have on points. For …

Cambodia’s hidden jungle temple

Beng Mealea, an eerie jungle temple that invokes the earlier, less-discovered days of Angkor Wat, gives plenty of hope to the Indiana Jones in all of us.<p>Siem Reap has become one of the world’s tourism darlings over the past years, ranked in 2015 as the second best spot on the planet to visit …

Archaeology

5 days in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu on the island of Borneo presents visitors with an exotic and idyllic holiday destination. Kinabalu National Park, bustling markets, …

Stacking Functions: Increasing Efficiency with Multi-Function Spaces

Written by R. Ann Parris on The Prepper Journal. <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> <i></i> 4.58/5 (45) Stacking functions is a quick term for the concept of planning things (elements) and …

Gardening

The Capital Asset Pricing Model: An Overview

No matter how much we diversify our investments, it's impossible to get rid of all the risk. As investors, we deserve a rate of return that …

See and enjoy southern Italy

Naples, Capri, Sicily - these holiday destinations evoke a yearning for Italy in tourists. The area around Bari however is still untouched by tourism …