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The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

Portugal Off The Beaten Path: The Algarve and The Azores

Portugal, as I’ve shared over the last few weeks, is an incredible up-and-coming European destination. Lisbon and Porto are both vibrant, fun cities …

European Travel

The 10 Cheapest International Trips You Can Take Right Now

It’s suddenly August, and you’re nowhere near using up your vacation days. For many people, it’s because taking a real vacation just sounds too …

Flying

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

What to Eat and Do, Where to Stay in Lisbon and Portugal

Someone once told me to pay attention when I kept hearing about a destination from multiple people. Over the last year, that destination has been …

European Travel

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

9 underrated European cities that will help you beat the crowds

When most people think of traveling to Europe, cultural capitals like London, Paris, and Rome come to mind.<p>But these well-known cities have been attracting international tourists for decades. This has caused prices of accommodation and entertainment to go up. And the proliferation of out-of-towners …

European Travel

Six lesser-known Greek ports: bask in Chania's breeze, then wander Milos' lunar-like landscape

Chania<p>Chania’s Venetian Harbour is one of the most picturesque locations on the island of Crete: pastel-coloured neoclassical houses line a wide sweeping arc of a bay and traditional caiques – Greek fishing boats – line the moorings, their guy ropes clicking in the breeze.<p>The port is backed by the …

European Travel

Adobada

Adobada is a general term that refers to meat (often pork) that is marinated in a very thick, flavorful, chile-based mixture. When cooked in a hot …

Cooking

Behold the Melty Goodness of Caprese-Stuffed Mushrooms — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Nutritious Nibbles for Binge Watching TV

Some people say you shouldn't eat any kind of snacks while you watch TV. But I don't think snacking while watching the tube is a bad thing, just …

9 Best Small Towns in Portugal

While Lisbon and Porto are often the starting point for most tourists heading to Portugal, it’s worth branching out to experience all the country has …

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Pets

Summer Flights to Europe Are the Cheapest in Years. Here Are the Best Deals.

By now it’s no huge secret that airfares to Europe have gotten a lot cheaper in the past few years. The economics are simple: Low-cost airlines …

Flying

18 Vegetarian Bowls That Make Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner a Breeze

Story of our life: We want a meal that’s healthy-ish but also satisfying and comforting. Luckily, these 18 vegetarian bowl recipes exist. They’re …

Healthy Eating

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …

Recipes

Gene Weingarten: Leading the fight against mispronunciations

I recently ran into trouble for pointing out a misspelling online. It surprised me because I’ve been doing that sort of thing for years without blowback — mostly to mock conservatives bearing idiot signs. (“Respect Are Country: Speak English,”“Obama Half-Breed Muslin,” “1 Man + 1 Woman = …

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …

There’s Now a Line of ‘Golden Girls’ Hot Sauces and the Flavors Are Hilarious

Whether you watched <i>The Golden Girls</i> when it aired from 1985 to 1992 or discovered it later when you were home sick from school, there’s no denying …

This Sweet Potato Bowl Is the Best Single-Person Dinner of All Time

This sweet potato bowl recipe is my guaranteed feel-good, taste-great weeknight dinner for one.<p>It took me a long time to be good at cooking for myself when I first started living alone. But I’ve gotten better at it—I even enjoy it sometimes—and I’ve learned some good tricks for making nourishing …

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How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Salt Lake City

A Different Kind of Christmas Dinner: Spicy Shrimp Stir-Fry

I did not grow up with the New York Jewish tradition of Chinese food and a movie on Christmas Day, a popular custom that purportedly harks back to the beginning of the 20th century (well, maybe not the movie part).<p>As the story goes, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where immigrants of all …

Seafood

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

This Red Wine Brownies Recipe Will Take Your Dessert Game up a Notch

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 370°F. Assemble all ingredients.<p>Step 2<p>Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave for about 45 seconds.<p>Step 3<p>Mix chocolate and …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Books

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22 Cheap Dinner Ideas That Start With A Pound Of Ground Beef

Think beyond burgers.