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Backpacking Across 3 Continents On A Shoestring Budget

If you are interested in backpacking and aren’t lucky enough to have a trust fund, firstly: join the club.<p>Secondly, don’t fret. There are a few ways to fund your long-term travel.<p>1. Save a lot of money.<p>2. Become very resourceful at scrimping along the way.<p>3. Follow the lead of Kach Medina Umandap …

Costa Rica

The 20 Best Books From The Past 20 Years, According To The Independent Bath Literature Festival

Picking a good book can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are just SO many.<p>Luckily, the literary experts over at the Independent …

Books

How Many Calories do Runners Really Need?

Shares 112<p>Long run = license to eat.<p>Whether that statement is actually true or not it’s absolutely the mindset I hear more often than not from those …

Fitness

The Skinny Carb

A recent study shows that people who simply ate more fiber lost about as much weight as those who went on a complicated diet.<p>By this time of year, many peoples’ best-laid New Year’s Resolutions have died, just seven short weeks after they were born. One reason why it’s difficult to lose weight—the …

Holistic Medicine

9 Moves For A Stronger and Flatter Belly — HealthDigezt.com

You possibly fully understand the benefits of having a more robust core that there’s no need to recite it accurately and quickly. But, if you really …

Workouts

Words of the Year: The Best Things they Read in 2014

<b>We</b> went to dozens of our favorite writers, critics, and editors, and asked a simple question: “<i>What was your favorite reading experience of 2014</i>?” …

These 20 Nutrition Facts Should be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition.<p>All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts.<p>Here are 20 …

Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind

Most people are familiar with his many famous paintings. But the real Van Gogh, the manic genius, the tortured artist, is best understood in his …

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The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2014

These are the novels and short story collections that we absolutely loved in 2014. Ranked in no particular order.

G Adventures Introduces 4 New Active Escapes

Looking for a new, active adventure to challenge and enthrall you in 2016 or 2017? You're in luck, as G Adventures has just announced four exciting …

These Are The Spots Where You're Using Instagram The Most

Let's face it: Traveling isn't #traveling without Instagram. It's practically a must-do: Head off on your trip, take copious photos and upload the prettiest ones (with filter, of course) to Instagram.<p>To send this year out right, we thought we'd take a look at the 50 states (plus D.C.!) in America …