Matthew Leggett

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The One Activity Americans Enjoy Doing Most on Vacation

Forget planning an epic adventure zip lining in the jungle, snorkeling through a stunning reef, or skiing down a black diamond at a world-class ski …

New Hudson Valley Homes for a New Kind of Buyer

If the borscht belt is what you’re after, don’t come to Hudson Woods. The housing development, spread across 131 acres in the Catskills, has its roots in Scandinavian design, not beet soup and bungalows.<p>“Hudson Woods is the first of its kind up here, tailored to a new generation of Catskills …

Real Estate

Live out your true aquatic destiny at this mermaid cafe

This is finally where you can let your hair down and tail free.<p>At the Mermaid Island Cafe in Thailand, guests are given mermaid tails to wear upon …

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

Immunotherapy

4 Reasons Why Puerto Rico's 'Bankruptcy' Process Matters to U.S. Residents

How Puerto Rico grapples with its staggering debt is in the hands of a federal judge who will oversee a form of bankruptcy proceeding for the U.S. territory. Puerto Rico owes more than $74 billion dollars to both island and U.S. based creditors and over $40 billion in pension liabilities.<p>But Puerto …

Caribbean

This Free Website Helps High School Students Line Up College Scholarships

Here's what you should know.<p>Diolanda Caballero’s ears perked up when a guidance counselor mentioned a new website where students could earn …

The Best Beach in Every Single U.S. State

As they say, life’s a beach…and when it comes to sweltering hot summer weather, there’s nowhere we’d rather be. Here, the best beach in every U.S. …

10 reasons why Bali is TripAdvisor’s top destination in the world for 2017

To those well-acquainted with Bali, this award has been a long time coming. In 2016, TripAdvisor named Bali as the 5th Best Island Destination in the …

Luxury Travel

7 Amazing International Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Go for an adventure without breaking the bank.<p>If Paris is too passé for your next international vacation, it’s time to consider a more off-the-beaten …

It's Official: This Country Has the World's Best Beaches

Beach season is upon us, and travelers everywhere are planning their next escape to the shores -- whether it be local or abroad. And while beaches …

Holiday Hypermarket launches last-minute holiday deals for under £140 including a week in Zante for just £87pp

If you've been considering a last-minute May getaway, then Holiday Hypermarket 's latest deals might seriously peak your interest!<p>The holiday …

Top 5 Things To Do In The Algarve, Portugal

Related: Algarve<p>The southernmost region of Portugal, better known as the Algarve, is a popular European holiday destination, especially for families. …

European Travel

Stop waiting, start planning: data compiled by online operators reveals top 10 trending destinations

If you’re dreaming of your next holiday, it’s time to stop waiting and start planning, as more travellers are scouring Pinterest for inspiration and Airbnb for a place to stay.<p>With a 37% increase in searches for travel destinations on Pinterest since last year, the two sites have teamed up to help …

Travelers

Never Forget: A Day at The Beach Is Scientifically Proven To Be Good For You

If you’re looking for an excuse to play hooky, don’t forget that science has proven that a day at the beach is downright good for you.<p>Last year, …

This Texas County Is Now the Richest in the U.S.

Ten years ago, you probably could have predicted the richest counties in America, as measured by adjusted gross income. Fairfield County, Conn., …

There’s a Super-Affordable Disney World Resort Exclusively for the Military

Just steps from Magic Kingdom you can find Disney World’s best-kept non-secret: a luxury resort exclusively for members of the military and their …

The Best Beaches in North Carolina

Beautiful blue waves lap against powdery pale sand along much of the Tar Heel State's 300 miles of shoreline. But North Carolina also boasts coves …

The 10 Best European Destinations for Your Money

Book your vacation now.<p>With the U.S. dollar strong and summer transatlantic airfares at record lows, it’s an excellent time to plan your next …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

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You can buy elite residency in Thailand for $60,000 — and the government will even provide a 'concierge' service

There are seven different packages, with the most expensive being the "Elite Ultimate Privilege" scheme.<p>It costs $60,000 for 20 years residency, along with a $600 a year membership fee.<p>Included in the price is a state-sponsored concierge programme, entitling members to VIP access to government …

Immigration

Japan Has Got To Be The Most Beautiful Place On Earth Right Now

April showers bring tunnels of flowers. 😍<p>If you didn’t catch any cherry blossoms this year, never fear: Japan’s wisteria season is nearly here, and there’s still enough time to plan a trip before the big bloom.<p>Japanese wisteria is a flowering plant with cascading blossoms that can grow up to three …

Japan

These Sexy Disney Princess Lingerie Sets Cost Less Than $40 Each

Trying to plan a special night for your Disney-loving significant other? Well, you could spend $25 on two tickets to a movie, $15 on snacks, and $10 per drink — or you could grab a supersexy princess-inspired lingerie set for less than that. We have a feeling that they'd prefer the latter! And if …

Here are Some of the U.S.'s Cheapest 2017 Travel Destinations By Month

It might be tempting to think about travel abroad, but if your wallet is a little less padded these days, adventuring domestically might be a better …

6 Incredible Private Islands to Rent With Your Friends in 2018

If you've ever spent time on a remote, exotic island, you're already luckier than millions of other people in the world. But if you want to take …

Snorkelling

Cherry blossom is so last year – now Japan is going crazy for wisteria tunnels

It is impossible to think of springtime Japan without immediately imagining cherry blossom, but now there’s a new bloom in town - and it’s also rather splendid.<p>In recent years the wisteria tunnels at Kawachi Fuji-en, a botanical garden in Kitakyushu, a city in the south of the country, have started …

Japan

Scientists Have Found Some Much-Needed Clues About The Genetic Cause of Social Anxiety

We're getting closer to figuring this out.<p>Social anxiety disorder (SAD) can be a debilitating condition, but like many mental health disorders, …

Lobster Bisque Recipe

"Simple and quick seafood soup!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup chicken broth<p>2 medium slices onion<p>2 tablespoons butter<p>2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>2 cups milk<p>1/2 …

11 Gorgeous Escapes Where It Feels Like Summer All Year Round

Summer is <i>obviously</i> the best season, but it's also one of the most expensive times to travel. A great money-saving tip is to book a vacation during the shoulder seasons like late Spring and early Fall. While you beat the crowds during these off times, you won't always get the best weather — unless …

Americans' Average Income by Age -- How Do You Compare?

Nationwide, the average American under age 65 is earning $31,738 per year, according to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. However, average income varies significantly by age, and a more useful comparison for determining your financial preparedness may be your contribution rate to …

Retirement

11 non-sparkly (but still fancy!) dresses for the anti-glitter girl

We probably don’t have to remind you, <i>but</i> just in case… the countdown to find the perfect New Year’s Eve dress is on. Yep, that clock is ticking, and …