Melanie Rudolph

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Arrivederci! 10 Secret Places To Discover In Rome Abroad

Ad failed to load<p>Rome is basically the capital for anyone that's experiencing a nagging case of wanderlust. The winding alleys, the charming cafes, …

Italy

20 lovely Italian hotels

Hotel Locarno, Rome: Hotel Locarno is a one-of-a-kind art deco institution with a wonderfully faded air of gentility. Rooms in the original hotel date from 1925 and those in an adjacent palazzo from 1905; expect antique furniture, brocade and chandeliers, as well as high ceilings and marble …

Italy

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

Italy

A first look at the sumptuous new private suites on the Orient Express

The mere mention of the Orient Express conjures up images of old-fashioned luxury, images associated with its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s, when …

17 Seriously Helpful Tips, Tricks, And Hacks That'll Make Putting On Makeup So Much Easier

Hacking

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Wind Power

Florence to Cinque Terre Hiking Day Trip with Boat Ride in Florence, Italy

Join the only tour that takes you to the Cinque Terre on a one-day hiking trip from Florence. Hiking is the only way to truly experience the magic of the Cinque Terre. Take a break from the bustle of the city and hike this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. It's a unique and memorable experience, …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

The 9 Travel Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

Why the 5 Least-Visited National Parks Are Worthy of an Adventure

A century ago, America invented the idea of the National Parks System to preserve rad wilderness. The parks were places largely un-screwed-with by …

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

4 Bucket List Train Trips to Take in North America

The weathered, silver passenger train roared into Orlando Station. A few minutes behind schedule, its passing cars made a merciful wind in the …

First time in France? Here are some tips from Rick Steves

Slow down. Take transit. Try out a few French phrases. These are just a few things you can do to get the most out of your big trip to France.

France

10 traditional Paris shops where you can buy a piece of history

Evidence of the wave of young creatives opening coffee shops and concept stores that challenge Parisian traditions – and some would say bringing …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

You Won’t Look Like Sharon Stone at 59

With decades on the screen and some very memorable roles to boot, Sharon Stone knows a thing or two about beauty — both physical and the perception of it. So it makes sense that when it comes to beauty products, Ms. Stone, 59, is assured in her choices and organized. For easy travel, she keeps her …

Makeup

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

Weight Loss

What to See in Paris in 4 Days - The Perfect Long-Weekend Guide to Paris

<b>One of my very favourite times of the year to visit Paris is in August. I love August because Parisians leave the city for their summer holiday and</b> …

The best area to stay in Paris: a guide to the best arrondissements to stay in Paris

Hi Frugalistas! Yes, I’m talking about Paris again. Because I know you like reading about Paris, and because I’m planning a trip to Paris (again…..I …

6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

Italy

9 Most Beautiful Hilltop Towns in Italy

There’s no need to book a week in these gloriously photogenic yet soporific spots, but if you sleep over, you’ll have enough time to stroll around, look at old churches, and have a perfect meal before bed.

Italy

Kate Middleton’s Two Favorite Designers Just Launched a Bridal Shoe Line

L.K. Bennett’s first-ever shoe collaboration with Jenny Packham is officially available. Packham, who is best known for her bridal gowns and …

Jenny Packham

10 Picturesque Towns In Northern France To Explore

<i>Featured header image by verrier.claude.</i><p>France isn’t a country that has incredible cities and towns in short supply. In fact, it’s almost unheard of …

There are a bunch of hidden gems in France that aren't Paris or Nice — here they all are

Paris, Bordeaux, Brittany, Nice — they're all on our wish list. But while France's main tourist attractions are always worthy of your time, if you're seeking something of a more authentic, <i>je ne sais quoi</i> Frenchy AF vibe (aka where you'll be forced to practice your Francais), consider wandering into …

France

Chef Hugh Acheson Shares Some of His Tastiest Slow Cooker Recipes

It takes a helluva chef to make slow cookers sexy, but we’ll be damned if Hugh Acheson hasn’t done it. Back in September we caught up with him to …

Cooking

12 up-and-coming travel destinations you need to visit before they get too popular

This Paris hotel is the most romantic in the world, according to TripAdvisor

Whether it's the glittering Eiffel Tower or the smell of fresh baguettes wafting through the air, Paris is known for romance.<p>Now, the City of Light …

Swimming Pools

10 romantic sleeper trains that still survive

Trains

The Top Five On-The-Go Learning Tools For Professionals | Inc.com

If you are someone who is working for a company, or an aspiring entrepreneur, the knowledge that you learn is what makes you marketable.<p>While building Insightfully, I work almost 14 hours a day, but learning about topics such as psychology, marketing, and philosophy topics can help your business …

Learning