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These 10 beautiful hikes will transport you to another world

Don't forget your camera at home. Norway's best hikes lead to views akin to any description of paradise: cliffs rising from the ocean, waterfalls …

Hiking

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback …

5 Steps to Meditating: Give Yourself a Daily Dose of Attention

<b>“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” ~Simone Weil</b><p>It’s so easy in our busy, results driven world to lose track of ourselves in a …

6 Steps to Effortless Meditation Success!

Below are 6 of the most common complaints regarding meditation.<p>I’ve outlined them briefly, as well as effective solutions for each.<p>Modify these to …

The Ultimate Guide to Zen Living: 10 Steps to Transforming Your Life Through Living with the Spirit of Zen

Buddhaimonia.One of the major intentions of my life is to live with the spirit of Zen. That’s the spirit with which I live my everyday life and the …

Skirt To Bag • Recyclart

I can’t stop making bags! They are just so easy to sew and pretty! Recently I discovered that one can …

Side Tables Made From Reused Bottles And Wood By Tati Guimarães • Recyclart

Tati Guimarães is a Brazilian designer living in Barcelona from where she manages her design studio Ciclus. Founded in 2001, …

Bicycle Chandelier • Recyclart

DIY Instagram in a Box

You know how I get down with Instagram. It’s my favorite way to do nothing. My favorite way to pretend I’m doing something very important on my …

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What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

7 Dharma Tools for Depression: How the Buddha Helped Me Get Out of my Pajamas & Back Into Life.

When I started meditating, I didn’t have expectations that it would do anything for my depression.<p>I thought depression was treated by therapy and …

As a Buddhist, should I support the choice for an abortion? - Lion's Roar

Pictured: Zenkei Blanche Hartman, Narayan Helen Liebenson, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche. Photos by Barbara Wenger, Janine Guldener, Mary Lang.<p><b>Question:</b> A …

Meditation

Here are 25 things that science says can make you happier

Image: Shutterstock/Maridav<p>Image: Shutterstock/Maridav<p>Elon Musk breaks down what he doesn't like about Instagram — and why social media can …

Happiness

10 Reasons You Should Meditate

<i>This is the part 1 of a 4-part series on meditation, its benefits and how you can learn to meditate yourself.</i><p><i>“Meditation is the dissolution of</i> …

How To Control Your Mind Through Your Fingertips

While at a yoga or mediation class, you may have noticed that people place their hands in certain positions while meditating. Each “Hand Mudra” has a …

Day 1 of 2015 Comic-Con

Darth Vader

25 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Cooking

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

UNESCO's newest World Heritage Sites | CNN Travel

Greece's parliament to vote on bailout plan

Greece's lawmakers ratified a new plan for pension cuts and tax increases after debating long into the wee hours of Saturday morning in Athens to satisfy international creditor demands and prevent the country's ouster from the 19-nation eurozone.<p>In return, the country hopes to get a new three-year …

On the Culture Front: Feasts, Ruins and Discovering Gin on the Aegean

I found myself back in Istanbul last fall after a memorable trip a few years back with my sister. I was immediately taken by the diversity and tolerance that echoes through the city as the "call to prayer" rings out on blocks where ads of scantily clad women plaster bus stops as they would in an …

Charleston, S.C., as second best city in the world? Travel + Leisure says yes

Travel + Leisure magazine readers selected Charleston, S.C., as the second-best city in the world to visit in 2015.<p>The reader survey was conducted before a<p>mass shootingJune 17 that killed nine at a historic black church.<p>Dylann Roof, a suspected white supremacist, is accused of having entered …

New tastes for Canada’s classic rail

As the Rocky Mountaineer travels through some of the world’s most remote wilderness, passengers can pair Michelin-star quality cuisine with the stunning views.<p>In a tiny, 2m-wide kitchen in the shadows of the rugged, snow-capped Canadian Rockies, French-born chef Jean Pierre Guerin was pan-searing a …

Trains

Adventures in Hobbitland: Cinematic New Zealand

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In <b>New Zealand</b>, even a nondescript cutting in the woods can lead somewhere extraordinary. That magnetic pull to see what’s around the next bend, whether sparkling glacier or primeval forest, is my favorite thing about the country—its “round-the-corner-ness,” as I call it.<p>Here …

New Zealand

Herd Trumpets Baby Elephant's Arrival

A baby Asian Elephant arrived to the sound of a trumpeting herd on June 16 at Planckendael in Belgium.<br>Photo Credit: Jonas Verhulst<p>Mom Phyo Phyo …

Ducklings Stand Beak to Beak Against Extinction

With fewer than 250 remaining in the wild, hopes are high that a pair of rare white-winged ducks hatched at the Chester Zoo can boost this endangered …

Birds

Look Who's Hatching: Endangered African Penguin Chick

Photo credit: Dave Parkinson<p>Home to the only breeding colony of African Penguins in the state of Florida, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo has welcomed chick …