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If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and …

Travel

30+ Exercises to Get a Sexy Midsection That Are Better Than Crunches

Get ready to transform your abs and build the strongest core you've ever had with these toning, strengthening exercises that are way better than a crunch. Take these exercises, and make yourself a workout! Choose your five favorite moves, and complete three to four rounds for time (30 to 60 …

Workouts

Breaking the Tourist Trap: India’s 12 Most Underrated Travel Destinations

Nobody can deny the beauty and charisma of architectural marvels like the Taj Mahal, The Ajanta and Ellora Caves and The Sun Temple. But there are a …

17 Travel Bloggers On The One Place You Should Visit

When spring first hits, you might find yourself daydreaming about the one place you've always wanted to go to, but have never had a chance to visit. …

Travel

The Coolest Neighborhoods in European Cities Tourists Don't Know About

Don’t get us wrong, there’s no harm in ticking off postcard sights from your Europe trip bucket list. But in any city you visit, you’re going to have …

European Travel

This European City Was Just Named Best for Quality of Life Nine Years in a Row (Video)

Austria’s capital of Vienna was just named the world’s best city to live in for the ninth year in a row.<p>Vienna took first place because of its …

American Cities

30 Amazing Places to Visit in Delhi – the City of Djinns, India

<i>This guide about places to visit in Delhi has been written falling in love with Delhi for 17 years and falling out of it over and over again. Yes</i> …

India

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

What are the best foot exercises for healthy feet?

Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a person can alleviate soreness, and improve overall health and …

Workouts

A Guide to Tuscan Wine Country

Here's how to drink—and eat—your way through the region.<p>From up-and-coming Brunellos to tucked-away Super Tuscans, we spotlight the region’s secret treasures, and provide intel on where to eat—and stay—en route.<p>Brunello, Montalcino<p>Labels like Banfi and Casanova dei Neri put this wine area of …

Not Just Oktoberfest, Here Are 11 Other Bucket-List Worthy Alcohol Festivals That Are Just As Crazy

Alcohol is the perfect accompaniment to anything and everything.<p>Really, this toxic brew makes even the simplest of occasions a little more fun. Now …

10 inspiring city break ideas for 2018

Spring means city-break travel: it's time to polish those sunglasses, replace that dodgy-wheeled cabin bag and free up photo memory on the camera phone. From antiques shopping to tapas hopping, here are 10 quirky and inspiring city-break ideas for spring, to help get the cogs whirring.<p>1. Hit up …

The Best Times to Visit Japan for Cherry Blossoms and Bargain Prices

A snowy getaway in Hokkaido, a beach vacation in Okinawa, or a photography trip to capture cherry blossoms in Tokyo — the best time to visit Japan …

The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

Where to go in Italy in 2018: Ten travel ideas off the beaten path

American-turned-Roman John Henderson, who blogs about life in Italy at Dog-Eared Passport, picks ten of his favourite lesser-known Italian …

10 Amazing Trekking Destinations In India Where Office Mails Won’t Reach You This Long Weekend

It could be nothing more than a weekend of binging on your favorite show, or maybe a detox from a week drenched in alcohol. Or maybe you just want to …

Hiking

15 Vegetarian Meals That Embrace Our Love for Italian Food

I think we can all agree that there are few things more wonderful in this life than a giant bowl of pasta for dinner. And in these cold and drizzly …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

6 Abandoned Step Wells with Amazing Architecture in India

Overview of Step Wells in India<p>India's abandoned step wells are an important part of the country's history and architecture. Although information …

A Food Tour of Tuscany Is Even Better When You're Riding a Vespa

The culinary pleasures of Italy's iconic region somehow taste even better when you’re in the driver's seat. Here's how to take the perfect week-long …

Here's what you can see on an afternoon stroll through Slovakia's capital

Bratislava: Beauty on the Danube<p>There are times in our world travels when circumstances don’t allow us more than a few hours to visit destinations …

European Travel

12 Best Udaipur Budget Hotels & Hostels with Lake Views

Udaipur, thought by many (including myself) to be the most evocative and romantic city in India, doesn't require you to stay in a luxury palace hotel …

Shopping in Italian Cities

Whether you just want to buy a couple of souvenirs or you're looking for jewelry, specialty foods, art, or fashion items, Italy is a shopper's …

Italy

Readers Picked This Title As Book of the Year

While there were countless compelling book releases in 2017, more than 100,000 members of Book of the Month, a book subscription service, voted and …

Books