Melissa Downing

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10 free tools for creating infographics, images and more

In the world of PR and marketing, visuals rule.You can boost interest and engagement with your social media and blog posts by adding compelling …

The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

University of British Columbia

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

Entrepreneurship

How to Read and Study Buddhist Teachings

There is such a wealth of Buddhist books and teachings to consume. Where do you start? Here are some tips on how to tackle your reading list.The post …

The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples

The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for a couple or two friends.<p>To produce the ranking, the company looked at the cost of the following items in 42 destinations around the world: a three-course meal …

Cape Town

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

Here's Every Vegetarian And Vegan Recipe You Could Ever Need

Everything you need in one place.

The millennial nomads living the #VanLife dream

When, at age 23, Foster Huntington quit his job as a designer at Ralph Lauren and gave up his New York apartment to live in a van, one friend went so …

New York State

Notorious murderers at maximum-security prison reveal reality of life behind bars

Murdering 'lifers' at a maximum-security prison have spoken about the reality of their grisly existence behind bars.<p>There are 200 killers in HM …

The Best Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

26 Budget-Friendly Dinners With No Meat Or Dairy

Plant-based meals on a budget.

5 Easy Vegan Dinners That Are Perfect for Fall

Following my first round of Whole30 earlier this year, I challenged myself on several more occasions to go dairy-free for a while. Now, I love a good …

This Vegan Grocery List Makes 12 Different Meals for Just $20

How to Make a Week's Worth of Vegan Lunches and Dinners for $20<p>Prices may vary. but a week's satisfaction does not.<p>October 02, 2017<p>Veganism is often …

Healthy Eating

These are the world's 20 cheapest countries to visit (and the five most expensive)

19 Ways To Make Your Tiny House Feel Like A Mansion

Let's be honest, not everyone is built for minimalism... even in a small place!

Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Dinners - August 21 - 25

If you like having a healthy meal plan but want something customized to your dietary or caloric needs, check out The Cooking Light Diet. It’s a …

One Minute Mug Cakes For All Lazy Dessert Lovers

One Minute Mug Cakes For Lazy Dessert Lovers<p>Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too.<p>August 20, 2017<p>Being a dessert loving freak, I've had an …

Dessert

The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

South America

What You Need to Know For an Amazing Amsterdam Adventure

Simply put, Amsterdam is a stunner. No, scratch that thought. It's a dream destination. After just one visit, you'll forever have the image of houseboats bobbing sketched in your mind and the sound of bike bells ringing in your ears. Even a year later, I can still here that vivacious hum: <i>cling,</i> …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Quintessentially British Meals You Need to Eat if You're in the UK

5 Quintessentially British Meals You Need to Eat in the UK<p>Fancy a cup o' tea?<p>August 10, 2017<p>I had the opportunity to study (and eat) at Oxford …

Great Britain

Travelling in Europe? Here is how much an average Airbnb costs in each country

Airbnb has become the hero of international travel, giving travellers great value for money when it comes to accommodation while revealing some quirky hidden gems. It can be hard to know what you might expect to pay though when you’re travelling around as rates can vary wildly, but new research has …

European Travel

How to properly clean your coffee grinder

Just like your coffee maker, the machine you use to grind the beans for your morning cup needs regular maintenance. Oils and particles cling to every nook and cranny inside, eventually leading to decreased performance -- unless you take just a few minutes to clean it out every so often.<p>Here's how …

Where do our morals come from?

If you've picked up a newspaper lately, you might have noticed that moralizing is driving us all insane. When it comes to what's morally right and …

Wanderlust's Travel Hot List 2017 is here!

New flights. New walking trails. New experiences. Here's the definitive guide to the destinations you'll want to add to your travel wishlist for …

The 7 Bluest Waters in the World, and Where to Find Them

There’s nothing like an idyllic beach screensaver to ignite your wanderlust. The water is so blue it’s hard to imagine somewhere <i>that</i> beautiful …

Pep Up Your Morning by Mixing Coffee Into Your Favorite Breakfast Foods

Getting a large amount of coffee into one’s body in the morning is of the utmost importance, which is why—according to Rhoda Boone of Epicurious—you …

Britain's best boozy bottomless brunches