Lauren Gyemi

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Adventurers Complete Quest to Climb and Ski Colorado’s 100 Highest Peaks

One of skier Chris Davenport’s most vivid memories as a kid was being 13 years old and riding the chairlift at Attitash Mountain in northern New Hampshire, where he was born and raised.<p>“I was with my friend, Justin Chandler, and we were just having a great day, and we kind of just casually said, …

This season's best ski and snowboard festivals - and how to book

From igloo raves to après-fuelled laughter, there's not a welly or soggy tent in sight at these winter mountain festivals - and some of them are free to attend, all you need do is get to the resort and buy a lift pass.<p>Best for fans of Eurovision, large festival sites<p>Rock the Pistes<p>Two countries, …

Skiing

A terrifying adventure in an abandoned mine

It’s been described as “the craziest thing you can do underground in Britain” without special certification. Amanda Ruggeri travelled 400m beneath the earth to see for herself.<p>“No,” said the man in front of me, staring into the abyss below. “Just no. No, no, no.”<p>We’d chatted earlier this morning …

Adventure Travel

New Zealand is too far away to not plan it properly… here are 12 amazing things you should definitely do!

New Zealand has a beautiful landscape and is unique, but you cannot imagine how great it really is until you have spent a few hours on New Zealand …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Body Weight Squat with Knee Press Out<p>Place a resistance band around your legs just above your knees. Stand with your feet shoulder-distance apart so that there's tension on the band. Reach your arms forward, parallel to the floor, and bend your knees. Push your hips back and lower into a …

Freelancing

21 Intensely Beautiful Places You Need to See Before You Die

It's a great, big beautiful world out there — both near and faraway.<p>It's a great, big beautiful world out there — both near and faraway.

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Mono Lake, California<p>Mark Twain once wrote of California's largest natural lake: "Mono Lake lies in a lifeless, treeless, hideous desert...This solemn, …

National Parks

30 Beauty Tips: Get Rid of Acne for Smooth Skin | Women's Health

<b>2. Clean your makeup brushes.</b> A British study found that 72% of women never wash their brushes or sponges, even though they harbor dirt and bacteria which can cause breakouts. "You should wash loose powder brushes every two to three weeks, and those used to apply foundation once a week," says …

20 epic treehouses from around the world

Humans have always felt at home in the trees. It is, after all, where we came from a long, long time ago. But even in the modern age, trees play a …

The 5 Biggest Lies You've Been Told About Your Hair

<b>The myth:</b> Getting regular trims will help your hair grow faster.<p><b>The reality:</b> Hair normally grows a half inch every four weeks, says Jae Cardenas, a celebrity hairstylist at Sally Hershberger Downtown Salon in New York City—and getting a fresh cut every two weeks won’t speed up that process. …

6 Reasons Your Hair Is Thinning

<b>You're Having An Allergic Reaction</b><br>Allergies can manifest themselves in a bunch of weird ways, and thinning hair is one of them. "An allergic reaction will cause the capillaries to constrict and weaken the blood flow to the base of the follicle," says Ferrara. This inhibits healthy hair growth. Step …

Awesome American summer vacations to book now

Budget Travelers know it's possible to have an amazing summer vacation without breaking the bank. Here, we've rounded up world-class, affordable beaches, national parks, mountains, and big-city blowouts—all within the continental U.S.<p><b>Yellowstone National Park</b><p>Yellowstone National Park, covering …

National Parks

9 Ways to Wake Up with Absolutely Gorgeous Skin

With spring finally here and the dreaded chill behind us, this transition is a great time to revive your dehydrated skin. Getting some major overnight moisture will not only rev up your dull winter skin, but it will also help keep any premature signs of aging at bay. We've rounded up the newest and …

4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

<b>Cucumbers</b><br>Reasons to love cucumbers: They're hydrating and rich in vitamins. Applying slices directly to the skin allows phytochemicals in cucumbers to tighten collagen for a firm complexion. This can result in an almost-instant reduction of cellulite appearance.<p><b>Coffee Scrub</b><br>Caffeine dilates blood …

National Geographic Travel

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

7 Skin-Care Secrets Aestheticians Swear By

Steal their personal routines to score a youthful glow.<p>Any skin-care expert will tell you that the key to gorgeous, healthy skin is not just about the products you use, but more importantly how you use them. For simple changes you can make to your routine today, copy the routines of some of the …

7 Outfit Ideas For Your Next Vacation

We're a few weeks into January and vacation is on everyone's mind. Because, winter. The cold weather has a way of inspiring our most exotic …

Chiang Mai

Where to Travel This Year, According to Your Astrological Sign

Photo by Thomas O’Brien<p>Like me, you may have made a habit of checking your weekly (or daily) horoscope. Sure, it’s fun to see when Mercury is in …

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Beaches

Dislodge!: Where to Ski Like a Local This Winter

Everyone anticipates the first run of a long-awaited ski trip. You wake up giddy before sunrise, line up at the lift before it’s even turning, and, …

Skiing

National Geographic Travel

BBC Travel

Reader Mark Anthony Baquir writes, "In this photo I was standing in the port, trying to relax after a long day. Suddenly, these kids began running …

Matador Network

This looks straight out of a fairy tale! Matador reader @mygreatescapes (http://bit.ly/1xLI0Lz) hiked through heavy snow to get this awesome view of …

Matador Network

Matador readers @nodestinations (http://bit.ly/1x2oPrM) got this awesome train window view while traveling from Lucerne to Interlaken in Switzerland. …

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Quizzes

What it looks like to ski the greatest snow on Earth

<i>0:08</i> – Snowbasin opens up to bluebird skies and 1+ foot of fresh.<p><i>0:14</i> – Powder Mountain, the largest skiable acreage in the lower 48, was closed down …

Skiing

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

National Geographic Travel

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …