Sara Clark

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Being near a body of water makes us calmer and healthier, science shows

You drive up to the cottage, park the car and let out the kids. Then, you stop to take in the view, the wind, the smells and the sound of small waves …

Mental Health

7 Beautiful Small Towns to Visit on Your Next Colorado Adventure

From the Great Plains, to the dramatic Rocky Mountains and the red rocks of the desert southwest, Colorado’s diverse scenery mirrors the varied …

Hiking

10 Stunning Train Trips for an Unforgettable Vacation in Motion

Amtrak Cascades<p>When it comes to the most distinguished names in North American train travel, Amtrak leads the way. Their iconic Amtrak Cascades route …

Trains

10 of the best places in the US for stargazing

1/<p>Devil’s Tower National Monument, Wyoming offers unparalleled views.<p>Joe Sills<p>The otherworldly landscape of Devil's Tower is etched into the minds of …

National Parks

Lemon Bars | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Food

This Oregon Company Crafts Exceptional Tiny Homes Starting at $40K

Hunkered down during a week-long snow storm, three couples hatch a plan to build purposefully designed and expertly crafted tiny homes under the moniker Tiny Heirloom.<p>In early 2014, Portland, Oregon–based brothers Jason and Zach Francis were building traditional, stick-and-brick homes while their …

Living Rooms

Rick Steves: Top towns of coastal Ireland

When someone asks me about visiting Ireland, I tell them not to miss the southwest coast. This is the place to experience the wonders of the Gaelic language and old Irish civilization, as well as the country's contemporary charms. It's the most mystical, Celtic, spiritual and rugged region of …

European Travel

Marinated, Grilled Summer Vegetables

These flavor-packed grilled summer vegetables utilize what we refer to as our “Master Marinade” to wake up all of the fresh flavors of the veggies …

Cooking

Own This Stylish, Energy-Efficient Tiny Home For $69K

Packed with elegant details and modern appliances, this tiny abode is as chic as it is affordable.<p>With help from his three-man team, Matt Impola, founder of Oregon–based Handcrafted Movement, has recently added another adorable tiny home to his company's profile. Named the Royal Pioneer, this sleek …

Food & Dining

The Top 9 Things to do in Telluride, Colorado

Telluride is a gorgeous, popular destination in Colorado, and although this former Victorian mining town isn't big (it's home to fewer than 3,000 …

top9

How to keep your house cool without running up your utility bill

Don't lose your cool with high air conditioning bills this summer — try these expert tips instead.<p>This time of year all many of us can think about is keeping cool. But escaping the searing heat that blankets entire swathes of the country comes at a cost. In my 130 year old Victorian, summer utility …

Home Improvement

This Gorgeous Summer Citrus Jar is Actually a Natural Bug Repellent You Can Easily DIY

It isn’t summer if you don’t get a little R&R outside with a book or a barbecue — but often, pesky bugs ruin those plans and force you back in doors. …

Spices

50 state road trip: Beautiful scenic drives around the US

America the beautiful will never be more apt a description than when describing the views from these scenic drives throughout each of the 50 states. From Alaska's wildlife and mountains to Florida's Keys, Connecticut's covered bridges to North Carolina's Blue Ridge Parkway, the scenery is only …

National Parks

Top 5 Scenic Drives in Jackson Hole

There are three roads in and out of Jackson. Ask any local and they’ll have a definite favorite. Mine is the Teton Pass, also known as Wyoming …

National Parks

50 of the best picnic spots in Ireland

Go, discover, dive into the ham rolls, and leave nothing behind but your footprints

Ireland

Walking Spain's most spectacular coastline

Have we hit peak Camino de Santiago? Almost, according to a copy of the El Correo Gallego newspaper I found lying in a bar in the harbour town of Muxía in north-west Spain: a record 301,036 walkers completed the pilgrim trail last year – 98.6% capacity, said a professor.<p>I mention this because Muxía …

European Travel

There’s a Huge Sale on the Most Scenic U.S. Train Routes Right Now

Courtesy of Amtrak<p>Overnight fares on the Coast Starlight from Seattle to Los Angeles are two-for-one now.<p>Now’s the time to book that overnight train …

Trains

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Travel

Riding The Empire Builder Train From Chicago To Seattle

While the railway network in the United States may not be the most comprehensive, when it comes to epic train journeys there is no doubt that there …

Trains

Prague city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Czech capital

Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires, is one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. It’s a city of contradictions: a frontier of the modern West …

European Travel

4 Incredible Kaua’i Hikes (That Aren’t the Kalalau Trail)

In mid-April, a record-setting rainstorm flooded the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i, forcing hundreds of people to evacuate and closing the …

Hiking

36 Hours in Seville

Seville is more than its Holy Week and Feria celebrations, when prices go up and the lines to major sites like its famed cathedral and Royal Alcázar palace grow longer. The Andalusian capital reveals itself as a walkable — and bikeable — city with layers of its Christian, Muslim and Jewish heritage …

European Travel

16 Most beautiful Cities and Towns In Ireland

1. Dublin<p>Dublin is known for many as a city where you can experience long nights in the famous Temple Bar district. It is a capital of Ireland, and …

12 of the Most Scenic Train Rides in the World

Train travel has seen a resurgence in popularity over recent years, and for good reason. Not only is it eco-friendly and often cheaper than flying, …

17 Of The Best Things To Do In Edinburgh, Scotland

After living in Edinburgh for 4 years, I can safely say (without a shadow of a doubt) that the city is amazing! It’s one of those places that has so …

Scotland

25 of the most iconic Australian road trips to drive in your lifetime

There's no shortage of tarmac to traverse in The Lucky Country. From ocean drives to outback missions, here are Australia's best road trips.<p>The US …

Paint Your House This Color and It Could Sell for Almost $5,000 More

Originally published by Real Simple<p>It’s true that it’s a seller’s market out there, especially with reports that this year is one of the most …

Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Finely grate lemon rind, reserving 1/4 teaspoon. Squeeze lemon, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Pat scallops dry with paper towels.<p>…

Peach and Brown Butter Skillet Pie

The brown butter is really what makes this skillet pie so inviting. After scooping out a warm piece of pie, be sure to spoon the brown butter sauce …

Banff, Jasper and the incredible sights you’ll see driving up the Alaska-Canadian Highway

If you plan your trip up the Alaska Highway (the Alcan) correctly, you'll include one of Canada's most incredible drives: the Icefields Parkway.We …