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Fear, beauty, break-ups and big cats – how 12 months in a remote log cabin changed my life

He doesn’t have email or a mobile phone so I decide to write him a letter. I still have the address because it was my address for a year, in the early ’90s. Box Spring Drive. A log cabin, on a mountain, in the Okanagan Valley, Washington state, just south of the Canadian border.<p>I am a little …

Cabins

Italian town Ollolai sells $1 homes to lure new residents

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever dreamed of owning a home in a pretty Italian village? The news you've been waiting for has finally arrived.<p>You can now buy one for just over a dollar.<p>Ollolai, a destination in the mountain region of Barbagia on the Mediterranean island of Sardinia, is selling hundreds of abandoned …

Italy

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands. Florida author Tim Dorseytakes us on a tour of remote outposts where small town life still flourishes<p>To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president …

Cape Canaveral

29 Londoners reveal the places they go to cheer themselves up

<b>1. ‘Being a big kid and having a bounce at Zap Space Trampoline Park in Stratford or going to the massive ballpit at Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch.</b> …

England

Six Nations 2018 on BBC and ITV: how to watch on TV

The Six Nations is nearly upon us, so take a look at what games are being televised where, to make sure you don't miss any of the action<p><b>Six Nations</b> …

Journalism

Move to Stronsay, the Scottish island that's open to all

Anti-tourism is not welcome on the Orkney isle, where a community group has started a campaign to attract visitors (and residents) to the remote outpost with a ‘rich cultural life and sense of freedom’<p>It’s not uncommon to hit the new year with an overwhelming desire to quit your job, shed your …

The Bad-Weather Boots You Can Wear to the Office

Blundstones are an easy, work-friendly option. And yes, you can wear them in the rain.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>There’s no getting around it: Come wintertime, you need a pair of boots. The …

Men's Fashion

How to lose weight: Try these 5-minute fat burning exercises for quick weight loss

How to lose weight: Try these 5-minute fat burning exercises for quick weight loss<p>You may have figured out how to lose weight but we bet your plan …

Fitness

Rucking: The simple fitness technique that will change your weight loss routine (for good)

Rucking: The simple fitness technique that will change your weight loss routine (for good)<p>If you’re looking to lose weight quickly without having to …

10 of the best attractions in Emilia-Romagna: readers’ travel tips

Fast cars, slow food, hilltop castles and open-air art galleries … Our readers pick their highlights of Emilia-Romagna – classic Italy without the crowds<p>Winning tip: open-air gallery, Dozza<p>On a hilltop between Bologna and Imola is Dozza, a handsome village of classic medieval appearance, with an …

Europe

Vans’ UltraRange Collection Introduces New Seasonal Hi-top Silhouette

The UltraRange Hi evolves to combat the winter elements<p>Available Now at Vans Retailers Worldwide<br>Learn more at Vans.com/UltraRange<p>Introducing the …

Top 10 UK mini-breaks with teenagers over October half-term

It’s notoriously tricky keeping teens happy on holiday, so these breaks focus on their interests: music, gaming, sport, food and art<p>See our top 10 half-term breaks for younger kids<p><b>MUSIC MAD</b><p><b>Glasgow music tour</b><p>The stories are fascinating: how the first time Paolo Nutini played at King Tut’s Wah Wah …

Why Cycling is the Best Way to Lose Weight

Want to lose weight and keep it off? Here’s why ​the first fitness machine you ever owned is still the best<p>Having worked as a certified fitness trainer for 21 years, I’ve long since come to the conclusion that if you’re looking for the best exercise to shed a few pounds—and keep them off—nothing …

The complete foodie guide to Sardinia

Sardinia’s rich and varied history has made it an incomparable food destination, with influences stretching back 2,500 years. Learn more about the …

Italy

Tenka Labs raises another $2M to get its kids’ LEGO engineering kits in retailers

Tenka Labs co-founder John Schuster is no stranger to walking friends through building gadgets using Arduino, an open-source hardware controller — except they might be great software engineers, but not understand the actual circuitry.<p>But Tenka Labs, which builds simple kits that help young students …

The Difference Between Leadership and Management

A common question with a simple answer that will help you with each<p>As a professor of leadership and management and author of a bestselling leadership book, I get asked a lot<p>What's the difference between leadership and management?<p>Everyone gets that each is important.<p>Most people get that they overlap …

Leadership

This New Cruise Ship Is Bringing a Go-kart Track, Luxe Spa, Onboard Laser Tag and More to Alaska

When the ship debuts next summer, it will be the first that's custom built to sail through Alaska.<p>Travelers looking to cruise to Alaska will have an …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Best Ever Simple Chocolate Birthday Cake with Whipped Chocolate Buttercream

1. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter and powdered sugar until the butter is light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Add the cocoa powder …

'You Can't Shop Here'

Men are spending more money on their clothes than ever before, and more men than ever are plus-sized. So why haven't brands figured out how to create something they actually want to wear?<p>Brandon Coates is used to being stopped on the street. On the subway, too. And at coffee shops, and parties, and …

Clothing

Why Canada was the perfect destination for our final family holiday

Wolves!” yelled our guide, gesticulating at some tiny spots of grey flecking a distant beach before downing his binoculars, gunning the powerful twin outboard engines of the Zodiac and sending up a thick plume of spray as we scudded across the waves towards the shore. Driven by early-morning …

Writing Your Résumé When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities

You’re ready to make a career move, up to a higher level or into a different industry or an entirely new field. But your current title doesn’t match the titles on the job postings that most excite you. How do you avoid your applications getting tossed by HR or automated filters? How do you use your …

10 of the best Irish bars in New York

A New York Irish pub may have been voted best bar in the world – and be making an appearance in London this summer – but ‘old country’ boozers are in decline in the city. We raise a glass to both the classics and those reviving the tradition<p>In some New York neighbourhoods every other bar seems to …

5 hidden gems to discover in Whitstable, Kent

Quirky and independent and only an hour from London, this lively harbour town in Kent is bursting with great views, world famous oysters and narrow …

Researchers Might Have Located The Brain Switch Responsible For Autism's Social Struggles

This is where some aspects of autism start.<p>For people diagnosed with one of the many disorders associated with autism, connecting with others …

Ten reasons to go to the Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House

You probably haven't spent too much time thinking about lanterns up until now. Be prepared to start caring about them, thanks to the Magical Lantern …

England

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops<p>1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington</b> …