Leah Strickland

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The Best Hikes in the World

We've rounded up 13 of the best hiking trails around the world perfect for your next adventure. Time to lace up your boots and hit the trail... This post was originally published in 2013. It has been updated with new information.<p>Santa Cruz Trek<p>Tongariro Northern Circuit<p>Israel National Trail

Jamaica, Beyond the Beach

I was trying not to slip as I traipsed over the stone pavement in the drizzle at the old fort at Port Royal in Kingston, the “wickedest city in Christendom,” a warren of iniquity and plunder, a den of pirates and buccaneers and the core of British naval power in the Antilles for 200 years.<p>As a …

Everything You Can Do with a Jar of Kimchi

Burgers, Bloody Marys and more!<p>Now is the time to stock up on kimchi; recent studies have shown the pungent Korean condiment could increase metabolic …

England's 27 most beautiful villages

15 Best City Bikes that Will Make You Want to Ride Home Today

The choices for a city bike just keep getting better, as there are so many new companies to choose from. This year I've totally rebuilt the list off …

What to Do in Seoul, South Korea

Take a tour with Ken Lee of the best food and sites to experience in Seoul, from tasty street food to secret villages and stunning park views.

Xiaomi launches new 40-inch 1080p Mi TV 2, costs $322

It has been almost a year since Xiaomi unveiled its Android powered, 49-inch, 4K smart TV for a quite reasonable $645. This year, the company has released a new entry in the range, a 40-inch, 1080p version of the Mi 2 TV at an even more affordable price point – just $322.<p>The TV is based around a …

This Guy Planned The Best European Road Trip So You Don't Have To

If you thought planning a road trip in the U.S. was hard, try planning one for Europe.<p>Randy Olson, the brilliant Ph.D. candidate who recently planned the best way to road trip across America, just calculated the most epic European road trip ever. Add it to the bucket list <i>pronto</i>.<p>To calculate the …

These Turkey Burger Recipes Are The First Step Toward Eating Healthier

There aren't many turkey burgers that inspire the same excitement as a traditional beef burger. While burgers are normally celebrated for being juicy and ever so satisfying, the turkey alternative has the reputation of being dry, bland and all around disappointing.<p>It doesn't have to be that way. …

Everything You Need to Know About Smartphones For Travel

<i>On the first Tuesday of each month, Dave Dean from Too Many Adapters gives us tips and advice on travel tech and gear. He is our resident expert,</i> …

Slow Cooker Sesame Bourbon Chicken Recipe

Life's Ambrosia<p>We’ve almost made it through winter. Only a couple more weeks to go. Yay! But please, don’t put your slow cookers away just yet. Not …

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How to Make Super Energy Kale Soup Recipe

Eating kale and other cruciferous vegetables two to three times a week or, even better, four to five times a week, is an easy way to significantly …

Can't-miss UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites (whc.unesco.org) grew to 1,007 in 161 countries in June when 26 sites were added. For travelers, this is a veritable buffet of possibilities of great destinations.<p>Among the cultural or natural treasures added this year: the Bolgar Historical and …

Beyond Halong Bay: lesser-known highlights of northeast Vietnam

Stunning<p>Halong Bay continues to dominate the itineraries of most travellers in Vietnam, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of the country's northeast.<p>If you’ve got some time up your sleeve and want to delve a little deeper, you’ll find there is more to this region than cruising around Halong’s …

Vietnam

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Seven Experiences Not to Miss in Bolivia

Landlocked Bolivia may not be the most popular country to visit in South America, but it easily could be the most varied and beautiful. It constantly …

South America

Island Exploration: Sailing Around Indonesia

<b>With astounding diversity, the islands of the Indonesian archipelago offer some of the world's best diving, intrepid on-land exploration and cultural immersion. Mark Robba, the owner of luxury cruiser Dunia Baru tells us which islands to head to while sailing across Indonesian waters.</b><p>The Indonesian …

Things to Do in Chattanooga: Outdoor Adventure Edition — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Chattanooga, I heart you.<p>After an all-too-quick trip to the Scenic City this year, I was …

Paragliding

Brunch Fare That Won't Give You a Food Hangover

Sometimes after a night out, all you want is a big, greasy brunch—preferably something involving cheese, bacon, and heavily buttered bread, which you'll inhale right before diving back into bed for the afternoon. Well, these Portuguese baked eggs are for the <i>other</i> days, when you're feeling …

Cilantro & Lime Chicken & Rice Recipe - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 814

50 Luxe Styles You Won’t Believe You Can Buy at Target

Back-to-school essentials, work-to-weekend dresses and crazy-colorful basics. Those are the types of clothes we’ve come to expect to see on the racks at Target (and they’re largely to blame for our shopping trips never <i>just</i> resulting in a basket full of Green Works cleaners). Even designer …

Hardscaping 101: Outdoor Showers

Outdoor showers are what I look forward to most during our annual summer excursion to the North Carolina shore. More than swimming in the warm ocean, …

Cevennes National Park, France

<b>Name:</b> Cevennes National Park <b><br>Location:</b> France <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1970 <b><br>Size:</b> 353 square miles (913 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Peaks to Plains</b> In Cevennes National Park low mountains flow smoothly onto the plains of Languedoc, creating a patchwork of rocky heights, grasslands, forests, and farms. …

Editors’ Picks: Glamping Gear

With all due respect to Bear Grylls, there’s more than one way to experience the great outdoors. Our preferred m.o.? More creature comforts, fewer creepy crawlies. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up 17 ideas for heeding the call of the wild and feathering your temporary nest — without sacrificing …

Roasted Cucumber Sandwiches

Roasted Cucumber Sandwiches from Bon Appetit• 2 1/2 pounds Japanese, Persian, or English hothouse cucumbers<br>• 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, …

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Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce

Roasted Strawberry Bbq Sauce from Closet Cooking• 4 cups strawberries, hulled (if they are large cut them in half)<br>• 1/2 cup ketchup<br>• 2 tablespoons maple …

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Pan Bagnat: Le French Tuna Salad Sandwich

Pan Bagnat: Le French Tuna Salad Sandwich from Food52• 1/2 loaf crusty French baguette<br>• 1 clove garlic, cut in half<br>• 4-6 basil leaves<br>• 1 (6oz) can tuna<br>• 3/4 …

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Chicken And Vegetable Turnovers With Sourdough Einkorn Crust

Chicken And Vegetable Turnovers With Sourdough Einkorn Crust from Nourished Kitchen• 3 cups einkorn flour<br>• 2 teaspoons unrefined sea salt (divided)<br>• 1/4 …

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