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Mountain Biking In Bali - Trip Report

During the long and challenging race season last year, between training sessions and enduro stages, I started daydreaming about an offseason …

Crazy Cheap Deal: Fly to 10 Countries in 30 Days for Just $160

If you want to travel a lot for not a lot of money, Southeast Asia is your destination. And besides being cheap, the region offers some of the world's best party countries, like Thailand and Singapore. And right now, there's a country-hopping deal you simply can't beat.<p>By: Chloe Pantazi<p><i>Credit:</i> …

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Simple one-pot, one-pan weeknight dinner recipes: Chicken and beans

If you've had a long day and you're in the mood to make something quick and simple for dinner tonight, forget the take out menus. Instead, turn on your oven and reach for one pot or skillet.<p>Here, Chef Marco Canora is sharing his delicious one pot recipes, including flavorful seared chicken breasts …

13 Salmon Recipes to Add to Your Regular Rotation

If salmon isn’t yet a part of your regular dinner rotation, then it should be: The coral-fleshed fish is packed with protein, vitamin D, and …

12 Vegetarian Recipes to Help You Trim Meat Out of Your Life

Gather round, my hunter-gatherers! You juiced! You went Paleo! You Whole30’d for like…a whole 30 minutes until you realized you couldn’t drink. You …

Zack Giffin: Living Tiny, Skiing Large

Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.<p>Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.<p>While you might jokingly think that this tiny house is not much larger than your ski boot bag, professional skier Zack Giffin does just that, sometimes …

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Childhood Guilt, Adult Depression?

New research shows differences in the brains of kids who show excessive guilty behavior, which may put them at risk for a host of mood disorders later in life.<p>Nicholas Thomas remembers a coat rack. "We were at a family gathering," Thomas said. "I think it was Christmas or something, and we were …

First time Amsterdam: top tips for your first visit to the Dutch capital

Golden Age canals lined by gabled houses, candlelit cafes, whirring bicycles, lush parks, monumental museums, colourful markets, diverse dining, quirky shopping and legendary nightlife make the free-spirited Dutch capital one of Europe's great cities. With so much on offer it can be overwhelming …

21 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Cuba

These changes will make it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, and that's great news for Americans, because Cuba is full of gorgeous beaches, historic architecture, and incredible natural landscapes teeming with wildlife.

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Sun Dog – A Skier and His Dog Share a Love of the Mountains

Adventure<p>It’s no secret: We love our dogs. And I would venture to say that people in the mountains <i>really</i> love their dogs. <i>Sun Dog,</i> the latest film from Sturgefilm and DPS Cinematic, captures this unique and joyful bond between skier Santiago Guzman and his dog Conga in the rugged and wild peaks …

Romesco Sauce Makes Everything Taste Better

Romesco sauce. The name sounds fancy and old-world, and I imagine because it’s not rooted in Mexico, like most things I eat, I didn’t really …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

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As you guys probably know, a couple months back I had the pleasure to tour the Diamond of California Plant in Stockton, CA for a California Walnut …

How to Make Even Better Stovetop Popcorn

Stovetop popcorn is good. Bacon fat stovetop popcorn is better.<p>We'll admit it: We're suckers for those tri-flavored giant tins of popcorn. You know the ones: Butter and salt in one section, cheddar cheese dust in the second, and caramel corn in the third. But even better than those tins? A …

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21 Mac 'N' Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

True love makes you feel all gooey inside.

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50 Cheesy Parmesan Recipes for Breakfast, Dinner, and Everything In-Between

We love Parmesan cheese on everything. Especially these recipes.<p><b>When it's nutty-salty-cheesy you're after</b>, only Parmesan will do. We'll eat just about anything with Parm, but these 50 recipes are particularly good.

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A Cookie a Day: Butterscotch Salty Oat Cookies

I am a massive fan of salty-sweet. It makes inhaling cookie after cookie a whole lot easier. It's how I define balanced eating. Salty-sweet treats are perfectly engineered foods.<p>Things are classics for a reason, but a little updating never hurt anyone. And these most certainly will not hurt you. …

Cream Cheese Pecan Cookies

The easiest cookies ever? Maybe. The tastiest cookies ever? Definitely. A new holiday cookie favorite? You better believe it.<p>You know and I know that …

Kiribati, World's Least-Visited Country, Is REALLY Beautiful

Is it just us, or is the world's least-visited country actually one of the most beautiful places to ever exist?<p>Kiribati (pronounced kiri-bas) had just 6,000 visitors last year -- this makes it the least-visited country on Earth for which data is available from the United Nations World Tourism …

These Pedal-Powered Pod Cars Travel Above City Streets, So You Can Avoid Traffic

Hanging from rails up to 80 feet above the street, the Skysmart system uses a series of personal pods that run on either solar power or pedaling from …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Grand Teton

TravelInsider's Guide<p>The peaks of <b>Grand Teton National Park</b>, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rocky Mountains.<p>Idaho native <b>Jackie Skaggs</b> first moved to Wyoming in 1976, happily landing a job with Signal …