Octavia Tripaneer

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Cycling for Beginners: So You Want to Start Cycling? What You Need to Know

It should come to no surprise that a sedentary lifestyle can increase the likelihood of ailments. Hence, in order to live a truly healthy life, it’s …

Acquainted

The Top Cycling Holiday Destinations for 2018/19

It’s pretty safe to say that when the first commercial bicycle was sold to a consumer in 1868, that leisure wasn’t at mind. Over the past 150 years, …

Cycling

Vegetarian recipes for everyone: even omnivores will love these | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Published in 2014, this book is an update of <i>Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone</i>, which came out in 1997. The new volume is hefty (more than 600 pages) …

Vegetarian Food

Hollow Cans on King Island

<i>One word that excites any Australian surfer… Winter, oh and sex, but that’s another story.</i><p><i>Winter… waves become unhidden, fair-weather surfers become</i> …

Southern Ocean

How to Prepare Your Bike for a Cycling Holiday

You could borrow or rent a bicycle for your cycling holiday, but if you have the opportunity to bring your own, it’s always better to ride yours. …

Mountain Biking

The Beginner’s Guide to Mountain Biking: Gear, Accessories & Essential Items to Pack

Then, in my teenage years, I suddenly decided that I wanted to try mountain biking. So, I “hijacked” my dad’s old bike, an avid cyclist himself. As …

Mountain Biking

An Essential Guide to the Best British Restaurants

To help you in your quest for the best British culinary experience, we have put together this list of five of the very best UK-based restaurants that …

England

10 things I learned by writing 2000 words a day and 60000 in a month

So the story goes like this, One day I decided that I need to have my own blog.So before launching my website, I decided that I must write 30 …

Writing

For Tiny Breads, All You Need Is 5 Minutes & Flour

I’m a big believer in the vehicle—an edible one. Much of what I cook is soupy or saucy and relies much more on flavor than it does on structure, shape: A whole mess of chopped vegetables and canned tomatoes or stewed lentils with a smattering of herbs. It’s great, really (usually), but getting it …

Bread

Your Brain on Surfing [Infographic]

Our mind is the ultimate puppet master. It controls our emotions, fears, decisions and thoughts, our motivation and energy levels. What if we …

The Brain

What Makes Your Drink a Bourbon, Whiskey, Scotch Or Rye? [Infographic]

Global whiskey market is growing steadily. A compound annual growth rate of 3.7% over the course of next five years is very much in sight, says …

Bourbon Whiskey

10 Homemade Pesto Recipes That Go Way Beyond Basil and Pine Nuts

These aren't your Nonna's recipes.<p>Pesto will always be the best pasta topper known to man kind; it's the perfect blend of herbs and nuts, and …

Healthy Eating

Free Surfs from King Island to the Gold Coast and More

A heavy crew, including Mikey Wright, Steph Gilmore and more, shed their jerseys for sessions around Oz's contest zones<p>Spanning the continent of …

Gold Coast

The 80ft Wave Rolls Past New Zealand

At 23.8 metres (78 feet) it was the biggest wave ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere. According to an article on the Sydney Morning Herald’s …

New Zealand

Surfing in Thailand – The Best Waves in the Land of Smiles

Before the late 1990s, surfing in Thailand was an obscure activity. Other than a few locals, no one knew that something like this could exist in the …

Aquatic Sports

5 Inspiring Books about Surfing That Everyone Should Read

It can be quite frustrating when the waves are not that good for riding, but with the right book in your hands, time sure flies. Luckily, there is a …

Books

Eating Organic Food - What You Need to Know

If you want to add organic food to your diet, you must know a few things. Because there are so many labels and claims going around in the organic …

Agriculture

The World’s Most Famous Surfing Animals That Can Probably Shred Better than You

Some animals have a penchant for water sports. Remember that classic surf quote – “<i>The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.</i>” (Phil …

Aquatic Sports

22 Healthy Snacks That Are (Almost) Too Good To Be True

Snacking doesn't typically count as an actual meal, but if it did, it would be our favorite meal of the day. We love munching between breakfast, …

Healthy Eating

7 Irresistible Matcha Green Tea Recipes to Delight Your Taste Buds

Matcha is a ‘superfood’ loaded with lots of nutrients and antioxidants that your body needs to maintain a clean-eating lifestyle. Best of all? Matcha …

Breakfast

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Whether or not you eat right and work out, these important habits will make you healthier.<p>Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? …

Happiness

How Dietary Restrictions Are Forcing Pastry Chefs to be More Creative (+ 2 Recipes)

In order to overcome these conditions, doctors and researchers gathered their knowledge and tried to find solutions. Considering that some medical …

Dessert

A Foodie’s Guide to Bergamo

Known in Italian as ‘<i>La Citta Dei Mille</i>’ (“The City of the Thousand”), Bergamo has two parts: Citta Alta (Upper City) and Citta Bassa (Lower City). …

Italy

Here’s Exactly Why Surfing Is So Addictive (According to Science)

Is your surfboard always leaning against the wall next to the door, waiting to be grabbed on the run? Do you organize your whole week around those …

Happiness

The Only Guide to Surfing in Mexico You’ll Ever Need

Despite being a popular choice among SoCal surfers, when it comes to surfing in Mexico, the third largest country in Latin America still boasts a …

Aquatic Sports

Wild Encounters: The 5 Best Places on Earth to Surf with Dolphins

There are 38 species of marine dolphins on our planet, the biggest one being the orca, also known as the killer whale. Swimming with dolphins is a …

New Zealand

Food Photography Tips for Instagram

How to avoid these mistakes and get your food images noticed for all the right reasons? Read on, and you’ll soon be filling your Instagram feed with …

Mobile Photography

The 10 Best Kitesurfing Destinations for Beginners

Kiting does not require waves, although those certainly do add to the fun. With a long list of tricks and maneuvers, new ones being discovered as we …

The Doherty Report: It’s On, All Right!

"This will be the storyline on tour this year, not just the ratings lead, the battle for leadership"<p>I think in the perfect WSL world the Margaret …

Aquatic Sports

How to pick the best avocado, according to a guy who serves 6,000 a month

Getting brunch with your friends can be expensive, but for U.S. consumers, one trendy dish is well worth the cost: avocado toast.<p>Americans were …

Avocado