Jessica Witkowski

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The 100 Greatest Beach Books Ever

The 50th-anniversary reissue of <i>Valley of the Dolls</i> has prompted a flood of celebrations of Jacqueline Susann’s supposedly disposable chronicle of …

11 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Bananas

Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious.<p>They contain several essential nutrients and have benefits for digestion, heart health and weight …

Nutrition

The 18 Most Quotable Movies of All Time

These quotes really tie your conversations together.<p>For decades, movie quotes have livened up parties, cemented friendships, and made human interaction safe for the socially anxious. Who among us hasn't reached for that Will Ferrell quote when our own words were insufficient? What man of a certain …

Comedy

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Weight Loss

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Hiking

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods eaten by people living in the Mediterranean region, especially Greece. It's loaded with …

Nutrition

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Get results on demand.<p>Shutterstock<p>Muscles aren't built in a day—but that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to 12 reps—you force a ton of blood into your muscles’ fast-twitch or power fibers. Long story …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

The 50 best places to live in America for 2018

When deciding where to put down roots, many factors are in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family.<p>Other aspects are coveted by nearly everybody: affordable housing, access to well-paying jobs, a low cost of living, good schools, and quality healthcare. …

North Carolina

Beast on a Budget: 3 Muscle Building Meals for Under $3

You don't have to break the bank to become a beast. There seems to be a common misconception that optimally fueling your body is inordinately …

The Only 7 Gym Machines Worth Using

Despite the fact that kettlebells and bodyweight workouts might win the gym popularity contest right now, fitness pros agree: Not only are exercise …

Workouts

Europe's 17 best secret islands

These are the 16 best European cities for good, cheap accommodation

More than 40,000 people were interviewed on aspects of their day-to-day life, answering questions on how happy they are and whether they were satisfied with their job.<p>People were also asked whether it is easy to find good housing at a reasonable price in their city.<p>There were "significant …

Europe

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

How to Eat Healthy on a Low Budget

When it comes to healthy eating, it often means a serious dent in your bank account. From the daily $10+ cold-pressed juices to the $500+ week-long detox meal plan, staying slim on a budget is harder than it sounds. Here, 6 food tips to stay healthy and save money.<p><b>1) Buy the Basics:</b> Grocery …

Healthy Eating

New Zealand's National Parks Captured In Stunning Photo Series

A photographer who went travelling in New Zealand has come back with a stunning series of images showing off the country's national parks.<p>Johan Lolos …

Are You Happy? This Quiz Will Tell You

Now is a great time to figure out if you are authentically happy or just pretending to be. Here is a quick quiz that will help you figure out where you stand.<p>It's a new year, and usually with a fresh start comes a fresh perspective and renewed energy towards work, life and relationships.<p>However, …

The Mediterranean Coast's 10 Best-Kept Secrets

<i>By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Ibiza, Nice, the Amalfi Coast. These Mediterranean gems are popular for good reason: gorgeous beaches, incredible food and that worlds-away feeling. But they can also be a little, well, crowded. Here's where to enjoy the Mediterranean Coast's …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

How to Keep Pounds Off After You Lose Weight

Here's a hint: Keep exercising.<p>Did you start running to get slim? Are you worried that as you lose weight, your body will adjust to your exercise routine and you will no longer burn as many calories? (Now you're worried.) Researchers at the University of Alabama looked into that question, …

18 Places You Must Travel In 2016

Bucket list sorted.<p>These locations and more are features in the Fodor's Travel 2016 Go List. See more here.

European Travel

Your New Zealand Photos

New Zealand

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

10 global destinations that are on the rise, according to TripAdvisor

There's a certain appeal to visiting a city before it's a global destination that's constantly packed with tourists.<p>TripAdvisor recently released the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards in several different categories, including the global destinations that are on the rise.<p>To create the list, …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

46 Literary Baby Names That'll Make You Want To Have Children

Game of Names.

Literature

National Geographic Travel

Travel