Kim Platz

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10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.<p>However, the word …

After Staying a Virgin Until Marriage, I Couldn't Have Sex With My Husband

I didn't even kiss him until we were at the alter.<p>Growing up in a Christian home, I was raised to view my virginity as almost as important as my salvation.<p>It was my most precious possession, to be guarded at all costs — and the loss of it before marital bliss was possibly the most shameful thing …

Relationships

See the First ADORABLE Photos of Princess Charlotte and Prince George

Royal baby fest!<p>It's been over a month since we welcomed the newest royal baby into the world and since then, we've been waiting and waiting for another glimpse of Princess Charlotte. Well, today is our day! Kensington Palace has released the first, adorable, photos of the little princess, with her …

Ski Fashion Throughout the Years: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Some 22,000 years ago, the Cro-Magnon man (an ancient homo sapien) strapped a pair of skis to his feet and went out for a gentle glide through the woods. His earliest archaic skis were likely no more than a couple of long sticks, but 22 millennia and a few key modifications later, the idea of …

How to dress like a local in 25 cities around the world

No one wants to stick out as a tourist when they travel because of what they wear. But fashion trends vary from city to city, making it tough to know what to wear in different destinations.<p>To avoid those awkward fashion mishaps, we've broken down what locals wear in 25 cities around the world. From …

Clothing

National Geographic Travel

12 Creative Ways to Style a Scarf

We live in a generation of go-getters and DIYers. And with so much creativity in the air, it’s only natural to want even <i>more.</i> So we’re turning to that one article of clothing that really gets the creative juices flowing: the scarf. As we’ve mentioned before, the scarf is one of the most versatile …

Knitting

National Geographic Travel

Jacquemus Pre-Fall 2015 Runway

A look at the Jacquemus pre-fall 2015 collection.

Women's Fashion

PHOTOS: Where to Go in 2015

Here are the 10 best budget destinations for 2015! From high style and world-class shopping to jaw-dropping scenery and unrivaled art, culture, and …

Travel Deals

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

10 Surprisingly Stylish Gadgets to Make Your Life Easier in 2015

Discovering an object that makes your life easier is like sleeping on a comfortable mattress for the first time: You’ll never understand how you lived without it. To inject that same feel-good philosophy into your life, we found the best gizmos and gadgets that will enrich and enhance your …

Ralph Lauren

Street style tip of the day: Toggles

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for 2015

A stay at an all-inclusive resort packs in plenty of convenience: Pay just one upfront price, and you don't have to worry about racking up extra charges for food, drink, and entertainment while on vacation. Add in a beachside setting, and it's even easier to leave your cares behind. There's a host …

How to Pack for Your Holiday Vacay with Fewer Than 20 Pieces (Including Accessories and Luggage!)

Going home for the holidays can be stressful—especially when it comes time to figure out what to pack. You have so much to bring home with you and …

National Geographic Travel