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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 …

South America

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?

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 who come …

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 …

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 …

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

It was only after his failed attempts in multiple Dutch schools, selling art throughout Europe, and a brief foray preaching the bible to coal miners …

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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.

Books

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 …

Trekking

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 …