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10 Best National Parks to Visit in Fall

Travel<p>10 Best National Parks to Visit in Fall (PHOTOS)<p>By Stephanie Valera<p>September 23 2016 04:00 PM EDT<p>weather.com<p>Summer may be the most popular …

16 Can't-Miss European Destinations

Europe has so many fabulous places to visit that it can be hard to choose a spot for your next escape. Here are some of Fodor's favorite destinations.<p>Follow Fodor's on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fodorstravel

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

National Parks

The Great British Bake Off: retro cakes from the Seventies

Last night, the Great British Bake Off looked back to the Seventies for inspiration. Here, we bring you recipes for our favourite retro cakes, including decadent Black Forest cake, sweet berry roulade and a towering trifle<p>Last night's Black Forest gateau got us all nostalgic for retro cakes, so …

Dessert

Three excellent, less-crowded-than-the-Louvre Paris museums to explore

Despite what the song says, winter isn't the only time it drizzles in Paris. On average, you can expect rain at least one of every three days in the City of Light — and not so light rain, at that.<p>The savvy traveler needs a contingency plan when it's too wet to wander. One solution: ducking into one …

Will Doing Workouts That Are Twice as Long Double Your Weight-Loss Results?

The official answer<p>Summer is almost here, offering up the double-whammy of constant beach trips and weddings every other weekend. You know what that means: a renewed commitment to the gym because you want to look good and feel even better. In the interest of shaping up fast, should you lengthen …

Exercise

11 Lazy Ways to Burn More Calories

You can't give it your all <i>every</i> day...right?<p>You might think losing weight is all about hard work at the gym and having a strict eating regimen, but sometimes, even just the smallest amount of effort can deliver major pay-offs. Check out these incredibly simple ways to burn more calories, and for …

11 Cream Pies That Have Got It Going On

Baking

The Palaeolithic Diet

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” Theodosius Dobzhansky<p>The Bottom Line<p>My advice – make sure that at least 80% of your …

World Culinary and Street Food

Celebrity British chef Jamie Oliver is making his first foray into Asia, where he will arrange a restaurant offering gourmand Italian meals at …

Venice Still Has a Few Islands Not Ruined by Tourists

In the crescent-shaped Venetian lagoon, which stretches nearly 32 miles across, there are dozens of spectral islands that are unknown to most …

Personal Trainers' Top Weight Loss Tips

Lucky for them, they’re armed with an arsenal of knowledge and know-how to lean out and lose weight rapidly. Here, some of the top experts in the …

How to Be a Better Cruiser

<i>Photo by SIME / eStockPhoto</i><p>Whether you're embarking on your first cruise vacation or have been at sea before, there are steps you can take to be a better cruiser. We gleaned these tips from talking with hotel directors, crew members, and passengers.<p>1. <i>Really</i> read the daily newsletter.<p>Not reading …

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

It Took Me 5 Years to Lose 40 Pounds Because of These Mistakes

<b>Before (1999)</b> <b><br>I Always Skipped Breakfast</b><br>I knew I needed to eat less, so I would hold off on eating until I was absolutely famished, which meant nothing until lunchtime. Not only did this slow down my metabolism, but I also ended up feeling so hungry that I ate a much bigger lunch than I normally …

Dark Chocolate Guinness Cake With Baileys Buttercream From Food Memoir "Life From Scratch"

A hundred thoughts raced through my head when my eyes crossed this gorgeous confection; those thoughts somehow distilling down into a relatively …

Top Ten Reasons to Take an American Queen Steamboat River Cruise

Did you know that you could cruise for nine days on the "Mighty Mississippi," and on a luxury paddlewheel steamboat?<p>In 2014, I saw an ad promoting a trip up and down the Mississippi River on The American Queen Steamboat, a recreated paddle wheeler that held about 400 people. The idea grabbed me …

Man Overboard! Cruise Ship Passengers Lost at Sea

Every cruise ship passenger's worst nightmare is the fear of falling or being pushed overboard. While the cruise industry likes to downplay the frequency of these events -- as well as their ability to prevent them, they seem to be happening far more often.<p>So far in the first two months of 2015 …

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss

Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini celebration when I learned green tea has the incredible power to shift …

Tea

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

Fitness

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

Lose 25 Pounds in 2 Months Doing Bikram Yoga

This is how I lost 25 pounds in 2 months, but first let me give you some background to my journey.<p>After I graduated from college back in 2000 I …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

Muscle

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

100 Quick Weight-Loss Tips

Small, simple changes can lead to major results.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight is a journey composed of a million healthy choices we make each day. So keep these 100 tips in mind to continue on that healthy path, little by …

Weight Loss

7 Ways to Think Yourself Thin

In fact, although the brain makes up only 2 percent of total body weight, it demands 20 percent of our resting metabolic rate (RMR)—the total amount …

Paleo Diet Meal Planner for Vibrant Energy and Weight Loss!

<b>The Paleo Diet Meal Planner</b><p>And so you have decided the Paleo Plan is now your new food regime. A new way of eating, living and meal planning. The …