Larissa Smith

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The 18-Piece Capsule Wardrobe a Travel Editor Wears on Vacation

Call me an optimist, but I’m planning to travel to Sardinia, Italy, for one week with only items I can squeeze into my carry-on. It’s not as crazy as …

Sandals

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

The Exact Skincare Routine That Made My Forehead Lines Disappear (Without Botox)

Having a highly expressive face is both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, I wear my emotions on my sleeve and have a sarcastic, straightforward …

Skin Care

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

I Found The Best Face Moisturizer Out There, And It's Only $15

<i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Skin Care

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Easiest Dinner Ever: Spaghetti Aglio, Olio, e Peperoncino

Translated: spaghetti with garlic, oil, and chili pepper flakes. <br>This is the kind of meal that makes you stop and think that the simplest foods are often the most wonderful. With only a few ingredients that are staples in most pantries, you can create a beautiful, flavorful, heartwarming meal from …

Recipes

The 10 smartest resolutions to make as a couple

Don't underestimate how close number 1 can bring you.<p>While the new year can be a great time to kickstart personal resolutions and habits, embarking on resolutions with a partner can also be a wise move. Not only do you have a buddy to make sure you actually follow through, but you'll both be able …

This beauty vlogger's trick for hiding spots is honestly freaking genius

I *guarantee* you haven't tried this hack before.<p>At this point in my career, I feel comfortable saying I’ve watched at least 300 beauty tutorials on YouTube—and honestly, that’s probably a conservative number. Which means that by now, pretty much nothing surprises me in the ways of applying makeup. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

7 Things you must not forget to say before you die

Long before any last words are necessary, here's a great way to make sure you have no regrets.<p>No one likes to think about death, whether it’s our own …

Multiculturalism

Oslo Travel Guide: Things to do in Oslo as a Tourist

Norwegian Food Tour - 5 Dishes to Try in Oslo, Norway! (Americans Try Norwegian Food)

These 18 Easy Tips Can Save You a Fortune on Your Next Trip

Traveling the world doesn't have to mean spending a fortune.<p>Planning a vacation can often feel like a tremendously expensive endeavor – but travelers …

13 hidden features in iOS 11

You don't need to buy an iPhone 8 (or an iPhone X for that matter) to get that shiny, new-iPhone feeling. All you need to do is upgrade to iOS 11, …

iPhone X: Absolutely everything you need to know

<b>Editors' note:</b> This post was originally published on Sept. 26, and continues to be updated with Apple news and features.<p>After spending more than a month with the iPhone X ($916 at Amazon Marketplace), we're convinced that it represents a bold step into the future. With innovative facial recognition …

Mobile Technology

15 Signs Your SO Is Head Over Heels in Love With You

If you have a significant other who's absolutely crazy about you, you probably already have an idea of how they feel. But there are many subtle signals that you might glaze over that indicate how much he or she loves you. It's not about weekly flowers or store-bought presents; it's the things that …

Norway's Most Famous Tour: Norway in a Nutshell

Cruising through Norway’s narrowest fjord, navigating more than a dozen dizzying switchbacks on a drive down one of the country’s steepest roads, …

European Travel

Free Things to Do in Oslo, Norway

TravelFree Things to Do<p>Oslo is the largest city in Norway and the country’s economic hub, with a true-to-its-roots leaning toward maritime trade and industries. But a ruffian Viking heritage and a number two spot among the world’s most expensive cities in 2010 are no reason to plunder the capital …

Flights To Bali Are Under $500, And We’re Going Far Away, Forever

Culture<p>Traveling This Summer? Shop Budget-Friendly Luggage<p>Culture<p>Go Somewhere Everyone On Instagram Isn’t Going This Summer—Poland<p>Culture<p>The Carry-On …

Why I’ll Never Understand Why You Didn’t Want Me

I gave my all for you. I worried myself sick over you every time I knew you had a bad night or were feeling depressed. I dropped everything I could whenever I needed to to be there for you in whatever way you needed me to. I was loyal, connected, faithful, passionate, loving, and the person …

Foods You Should Never Eat if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Lots of experts say it’s stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods — that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately …

How To Know When You Are Ready To Get Married

1. When we give up on perfection<p>It used to be when you’d hit certain financial and social milestones: when you had a home to your name, a set of qualifications on the mantelpiece and a few cows and a parcel of land in your possession.<p>But when, under the influence of Romantic ideology, this grew to …

25 Delicious Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad

Because salads are the best summer food.

7-Day Mediterranean Diet Meal Plan

The Mediterranean way of eating is not only delicious, it's also been linked with improved heart health and decreased obesity risk. This week's meal …

Why Do We Get Fat? Sugar, Says Science Writer Gary Taubes

“You’ve got sugar always at the scene of the crime.”<p><b>David Ludwig</b>, MD, PhD., is a practicing endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, professor …

Diabetes

The 25 Best US Cities to Spend a Weekend

Sometimes you just want to get away and explore a totally new city. And for that, we've got you covered. It just so happens Thrillist has massive, …