Leah Aquino

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Seriously: There Are 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 …

7 Vegan Pasta Recipes That Are Way Better Without Cheese

View Gallery7 photos<p>1 / 7<p>Mushroom and Walnut Spicy Vegan Bolognese<p>If you're bored of trying to pretend that you actually like meat-substitutes, try …

6 of the Best Apps to Travel Like (Or With) a Local

These days, it’s all about “authentic” travel. Hotels, tour companies, even Airbnb are now concerned about the travel experience you’re having — not …

Can you bake a delicious cake without sugar?

Try making cakes with <b>ground almonds</b> or <b>grated vegetables</b>. These add a more complex texture, keep cakes moist and boosting flavour with their natural sweetness.<p><b>Natural sugars</b>, such as honey or maple syrup. Although these are still essentially sugar, they contain small amounts of vitamins, trace …

Dessert

10 Muscle-building Foods Every Man Should Have in His Pantry

We get it: You’re busy, and you don’t have a lot of time to make whole meals from scratch. Between family, work, and finding time to hit the gym …

How to Take Underwater Photos

In addition to being wedding photographers, my wife Anna and I are also keen divers (at least as long as the water is warm and clear!), so quite …

Top Productivity Apps: not your average todo list

For some people, a notepad and a pen might be all they need to keep the chaos of life at bay. Others, however, need more advanced weapons to survive …

14 Personal Branding Tips for Aspiring Freelancers

Here are some ways you can set yourself apart in the highly saturated freelance market.<p>7 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>The gig economy is bigger than ever, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With more professionals in virtually every industry going the …

5 EUROPEAN DAY HIKES EVERYONE SHOULD EXPERIENCE

Europe’s varied geography lends itself to hundreds of day walks that require nothing more than an average level of fitness and good shoes.<p>Here are …

Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Books

6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

17 High-Protein Meatless Dinners You Need In Your Life Right Now

Whether you're a vegetarian or just want to save some money on your next grocery bill.

10 Best Day Hikes on the South Island of New Zealand

fter you’ve spent hours, possibly days, inside a stuffy cramped tin can with wings to get to these remote islands, there is no better way to stretch …

15 PLACES IN CANADA THAT WILL GIVE YOU INSTANT WANDERLUST

Say the word ‘Canada’ and it’s likely that a desktop background-esque scene springs to mind: towering mountain peaks, dazzling blue lakes, and …

Prepare for Your Hike With Our Free Hiking Essentials Checklist

Free Hiking Essentials Checklist (Free PDF)Hiking is a great outdoor activity to keep our bodies in good physical shape and our minds sharp. However, …

5 Great Hiking Trails in Maryland

Ditty_about_summer/Shutterstock.com<p>Diverse terrain is what makes Maryland a perfect place for getting your hike on with the family. Not only can you …

Learn As You Go and Forget the Rest

I’ve been on trail for a month now and it has been a roller-coaster of a time. Things have not gone as I had expected and I am thankful for that. I …

Hiking the Koko Head Stairs in Hawaii

When it comes to visiting the Hawaiian capital of Honolulu, hiking the Koko Crater Trail, also known as the Koko Head Stairs, has become a regular …

Best Day Hikes in California: From Easiest to Hardest

Since I already tackled my favorite Southern California hikes I figured I should expand to the best day hikes in all of California. The criteria I …

The Ultimate Guide: Water Crossing Safety Tips For Hikers

If you haven’t needed water crossing safety tips yet on your hiking adventures, you will.<p>The day will come when you’re faced with a fateful …

The Hiking Trail Hiding In Maine That Will Transport You To Another World

Maine has lots of hiking trails and we must admit that they’re all pretty great. But, some have something extra that takes it from a trail to a …

9 Washington Hiking Trails So Beautiful You’ll Forget You’re Exercising

You’ve probably heard that the best kind of exercise is the kind you’ll do consistently. But we believe the best kind of workout is the one that …

The 12 Best Water Bottles to Travel With

Avoid paying $8 for water at the airport with the best travel water bottles, from compressible to infuser to stainless steel.<p>Staying well hydrated is …

The coolest food holidays in the world (according to top chefs)

You’re thinking about food, aren’t you. We are. Always are. Today’s thought track, so far: is £8 a bit excessive for a midweek lunch (it is); are …

29 Traditional Indian Dishes The Whole World Should Know And Love

There's more to Indian cuisine than butter chicken.

South-east Asia

The 21 cities with the best quality of life in the world

The ranking is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and is carried out annually to help multinational companies and other employers to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments, according to Mercer.<p>London and New York do not make it anywhere near the top of the …

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

Hiking

29 brilliant food hacks that everyone needs to know

<b>Food hacks, or tips as your mum probably calls them, are brilliant things: they make food tastier, cooking easier and your money go further.</b><p>If you’ve …

Hacking