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Insider's guide to Madrid: the lesser-known art of Spain’s crowning capital

When it comes to art, Madrid knows few rivals. The Museo Del Prado justifiably attracts more visitors than any other museum in Spain, while the extensive private collection of Thyssen-Bornemisza and the contemporary masterpieces of Museo Reina Sofía have their own generous share of followers. Yet …

14 Colorful Ideas for Your Bathroom

Don't overlook this space in your house.<p>Don't overlook this space in your house — add some color, whether it's through tile, wallpaper, or even your towels.

Interior Design

Weight loss success: Running to lose over 120 pounds - CNN.com

Sarah Evans of Shreveport, Louisiana, lost 120 pounds in 19 months. This photo, taken in December 2008, shows her before her transformation.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer hiding<p>No longer</i> …

Train like an athlete, score a body to match - CNN.com

Athletes are always training for something. Find your something.<p><b>(Self)</b> -- No, you don't need superior genes to achieve the body results you want. Just shift your focus to these training strategies and you'll get hotter almost by accident.<p><b>Do a dynamic warm-up</b><p>The proper exercise prequel is not a …

5 reasons to drink coffee before your workout - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Registered dietician Cynthia Sass is Health magazine's contributing nutrition editor.</i><p><b>(Health.com)</b> -- Half of Americans start their day with coffee, and according to recent study, working out after downing a cup of java may offer a weight-loss advantage.<p>The Spanish study, published in …

Running yoga: 3 poses to prevent injury - CNN.com

Forward lunge: Develops core stability and balance.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better.</i> …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Canada's wild side: the Great Bear Rainforest

For wildlife spotters, it's the score of a lifetime: a creamy white kermode bear roaming its home in the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia. Not a polar bear, but an offshoot of the black bear, there are only about 400 kermodes (which can stand up to six feet tall) in the wild; and only one …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

Five reasons to visit northern France in 2014

France’s refreshing Nord-Pas-de-Calais has been overlooked by travellers for too long. The region has embraced the jokes about chilly weather and yokel locals while quietly transforming into a world-class destination with a daring arts scene, clutch of historic sights and irresistibly rugged charm. …

Tips for travelling when you’re pregnant

Being a guidebook author and a journalist, I travel a lot for work. And for leisure; I didn’t get this job by accident. So when I became pregnant, I thought I’d make some adjustments but it never crossed my mind to stop travelling altogether.<p>Now approaching the end of my second trimester, I feel …

Pregnancy

A race against the clock: Budapest’s live escape games

Rattling a key in a padlock in a locked, windowless room and desperately wishing the next five minutes would last longer than scientifically possible, I paused to consider whether this was the right way to spend a long weekend in Budapest.<p>I was taking part in a <i>szabadulós játék</i>, a live escape game, …

European Travel