Roger Gragg

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The 6 classics from The College Board: 101 Great Books list you should read right now

We know <i>The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers</i> can seem like an endless list of dusty tomes written by authors who …

Books

10 of the Best Hikes in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville is home to some of the oldest and most biodiverse ranges in the world. Located alongside the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachian …

Hiking

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

The best cruises for people who don't like cruise ships

Incredible Mediterranean voyages that will provide a fresh take on cruising.<p>1. Cyclades odyssey<p>The handsome, nimble motor-sailing cruiser Galileo will whisk 49 passengers on a whistle-stop tour of the Cyclades, surely Greece’s most striking island group. Pairing popular stops such as volcanic …

Cruise Ships

These are the top 10 travel destinations on earth, according to 100,000 young people

Millennials would rather spend money on travel than buy a house, and this summer, they're traveling more than any age group. They're also spending …

Top 10

18 Unbeatable Brisket Recipes

Brisket was meant to be grilled. Whether marinated or dry rubbed, brisket cooked over smoking wood or charcoal develops a gorgeous crust and juicy, …

Slow Cookers

These are the 6 most popular national parks this summer—and dreamy Airbnbs near them

It’s no wonder that many people all but count down the days until warm months arrive: Research has shown that communing with nature (a practice many …

10 Best Budget Bourbons

There’s a lot of bourbon out there. Walk into a package store, head to the “bourbon” aisle, and you could very well drown with decision fatigue, …

Bill Gates: Skip the Page-Turners This Summer and Read These 5 Provocative Titles Instead

Skip the usual mysteries and romances and feed your brain with these big-idea books, Gates recommends.<p>Bill Gates is known not only for his voracious appetite for books, but also for his eclectic taste. The billionaire founder and philanthropist has recommended everything from young adult romances, …

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

25 Short Thrillers and Mysteries You Can't Even Pretend You Don't Have Time to Read

We get it — you're busy. You're lucky most days if you can even squeeze in a 10-minute workout. There are plenty of books out there too weighty to tackle when you're pressed for time, but lucky for you, we've put together a list of bite-size books that you can finish in a weekend (or even in a …

5 Books You Read in High School That Deserve a Second Chance

Charlie, a simple-minded custodian, is chosen as the subject for experimental brain surgery that could increase his intelligence. It works …

15 Camping Hacks That Will Make You a Campsite Pro

<b>The snowline is receding.</b> The nights are getting warmer. And when the weekend comes, you're starting to wonder why you’re sleeping at home.<p>These are …

The Best Hiking Trails in Utah's Stunning Bryce Canyon National Park

When it comes to being blessed with natural splendour, southern Utah is practically divine. The region is home to five first-class national parks, …

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

The safest places in Mexico for travelers

“Is Mexico safe?” It’s a question many American travelers have asked themselves, especially in the wake of a sweeping security alert for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department in early March 2018. Such travel advisories can be confusing, but this one is pretty clear and even includes a …

Mexico

Colorado's Guanella Pass: The Complete Guide

If you’re looking for views, head up, up, up. Colorado’s mountains provide some of the planet’s most breathtaking panoramas — and even some that you …

9x13 Classics That You'll See At Every Southern Family Reunion

It’s just not a true Southern shindig without these creamy, cheesy creations.<p>Nothing brings a Southern family together quite like a delicious spread …

17 All-Inclusive Resorts That Definitely Don't Suck

The pros of an all-inclusive vacation are pretty straightforward: you don't have to lift a finger, carry a wallet, or make a single decision more …

8 Free Travel Sites and Apps for Planning Your Next Vacation

Even once you have a destination in mind, the logistics of figuring out how to plan your trip can be a little stressful, right? There’s a lot of grunt work in figuring out how to make everything happen. You’ve got to book your flights, figure out where to stay, determine if you need additional …

6 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

15 Great Books That Will Become Movies In 2018

Read them before they hit the big screen<p>It's always a blessing and a curse to see a great book turned into a movie. Most film adaptations never compare to their book predecessors. Yet there's still the thrill of seeing the same story play out in two wildly different mediums. And, of course, it's …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Hiking

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

The Best Times to Visit New Zealand for Every Type of Trip

Whether you want to hike, sun on the beach, or sip wine (or all three) take note before planning your trip to New Zealand.<p>New Zealand is a dream …

New Zealand

This Website Is Making It Easy to Plan Your Next Great Adventure

One of the hardest parts about joining in on adventure tourism is the barrier to entry. After all, you can’t just head out on a 10-day trek without …

Climbing

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 …

The 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2018

1 of 51<p>50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 51<p>The Bomb Maker, by Thomas Perry<p>3 of 51<p>Gnomon, by Nick Harkaway<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Books

What to See and Do in Zion National Park

Zion was Utah’s first national park, and thanks to that heritage it remains popular as ever. In fact, the first thing Aly Baltrus, Chief of …