Sara Torstensson

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The great British bucket list: 10 amazing UK experiences for 2017

It is that time of the year when we all gaze out of the window, take note of the gloomy grey skies, and start pondering our next escape to sunnier places and brighter horizons.<p>But what of a sojourn on domestic shores? Britain will be a bubble of major celebrations, big anniversaries and intriguing …

9 Tricks Nutritionists Always Use (That You Don't)

Eating a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet is the daily goal for most of us, naturally. But from getting breakfast right to making sure snacks …

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read |

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

Mission Impossible

20 of the best places to stargaze in the UK

South Downs national park, Hampshire, West and East Sussex<p>The South Downs became an international dark sky reserve in May 2016, with 66% of the park having bronze-level skies (as assessed by the International Dark Sky Association), which means the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy can be seen. It has …

National Parks

Sumptuous Sets: The Royal Shows and Movies to Binge-Watch After The Crown and Victoria

So, you’ve finished <i>The Crown</i>. You’ve tried Masterpiece’s <i>Victoria</i>. And <i>Downton Abbey</i> is a thing of your past. Are there any more royal movies and TV shows left to binge-watch? Of course there are. But the more apt question may be whether they live up to <i>The Crown</i>’s sumptuous interiors. We admit, it’s …

2016 wasn't all bad! 16 positive things that happened over the past 12 months

2016 hasn't been kind to many people, as far as years go – celebrity deaths, controversial elections, and natural disasters have left a bitter taste …

Solar Impulse

19 Of The Best YA Books Of 2016

These are the books that captivated us this year. Ranked in no particular order.


How We’re Actually Going to Mars: Inside the Groundbreaking New TV Series

Itching to leave the country, if not the planet? National Geographic’s new series reveals how close we are to getting humans to Mars—and what’s going …

Science Fiction

'Harry Potter': Every unanswered question and Easter egg, compiled

It's been years since J.K. Rowling closed the book on her most famous character — though that hasn't stopped her from tossing fans new tidbits about …

25 Of The Best New Albums To Stream On Spotify This Month

September kicked off with new releases from Travis Scott and Isaiah Rashad that dominated the conversation about the next generation of rap — but there were plenty more memorable albums out that month, too. The point of this column will be to highlight albums you might’ve missed elsewhere, …

99 Writing Prompts To Get Your Novel Started

Choose your own writing adventure!


Anxiety: The Unexpected Health Crisis That’s Crippling Today’s Youth

<i>Why has debilitating anxiety become so common among the young? And why is it still so often overlooked?</i><p>June, a fifteen-year-old boy who a few days later became my patient rode his bike to Venice Beach, laid it in the sand, and stripped down to his boxer shorts. Then he started to swim and kept …

AMAs 2015: Pentatonix 'Star Wars' Performance Featured New 'Force Awakens' Footage

AMA watchers got a glimpse of never-before-seen footage from the 'The Force Awakens.'<p>The force of a full orchestra was with a capella group …

14 Of The World’s Most Isolated Cities

We're all about world travel, but sometimes in our fervor to check out the hottest spots in Europe or gawk at natural wonders in the...<p>We've come up …


10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Chez Papa, Barcelona<p>This bohemian-looking guesthouse close to the Sagrada Familia has a homey feel. Decorated with flea market finds with tile floors and a woodburning stove for the winter, it’s cosy and welcoming, while the multilingual French owner Hervé is always spot on with his dinner …

European Travel

Europe's Best Small Ports

Travel Photography

15 Things to Know Before You Date a Person Who Enjoys Being Alone

Dating can be incredibly intimidating. There are a plethora of rules that self-declared love experts have set in place. What not to say on the first …


Now Rich People Can Live At Hogwarts Just Like Harry Potter

Attention all hardcore Hogwarts fans! If you've always dreamed of living at Hogwarts like Harry Potter but knew you'd never be invited because you're …

Harry Potter

10 ancient walled cities still standing today

Essaouira, Morocco<p>Essaouira is a walled city on Morocco's Atlantic coastline. At first glance, it appears almost European in its design, which is a …

Ten amazing food market stalls around the world

Billy Kwong, Eveleigh Markets, Sydney<p>Popular Australian chef Kylie Kwong specialises in casual food with flair, so in 2010, when she decided to add a Chinese street-food stall at Eveleigh Markets to her successful restaurant of the same name in Potts Point, no one was surprised. Asian food is …


16 Interior Design Trends You'll Definitely See in 2016

Here's what the editors at House Beautiful predict everyone will love in the coming year.<p>Will redecorating be one of your New Year's resolutions this time around? Start here — we've scoured all of our best design resources to predict what you'll want in your home in 2016.

World view: the spirit of India, captured by Steve McCurry – in pictures

The Magnum photographer’s new book draws together iconic images he has taken in 40 years of visiting India, showcasing the people and extraordinary settings of one of the most spiritual countries on Earth


The 19 coolest new businesses in San Francisco

San Francisco has long been the hub for huge Silicon Valley tech companies — but it's also home to some seriously cool local businesses.<p>From a 2.5-ton mobile pizza oven and a beef-jerky bar to the city's first indoor golf course, we're highlighting some of the newest and coolest businesses in San …

14 Great Things to Do in Southern Delaware

What do cultured, adventurous, foodie retirees know about the Southern Delaware towns of Dover, Milford and Lewes that the average Northeasterner doesn't? Perhaps that there's so much to do, so many great places to dine, so many ways to access a growing community spirit: all for a fraction of what …

The foodie traveller … in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar

On an alleyway in the Iranian capital, Moslem restaurant serves the best tah-chin – a rich comfort food of rice, buttery chicken and saffron – in the city<p>• 10 ideas for adventurous holidays in Iran<p>“What are they waiting for?” I ask a spice seller, pointing at the long queue zigzagging down the …


27 Amazing Options for Your Next Ugly Sweater Party

Let’s not pretend that sweater parties are anything but a platform for you and your friends to one-up each other in gaudy absurdity. This season, …


Montana Road Trip: Great Plains Adventures

In the 1860s, the promise of “free” land drew the first homesteaders to northern Montana’s shortgrass prairie and sagebrush plains. But it was the free-roaming bison that led Fort Benton, the first stop on this roughly 400-mile road trip, to become a thriving buffalo-robe trading post in the 1850s. …

National Parks

Brilliant: Top Ten Yorkshire Experiences

From the North York Moors to the wild east coast of northern England, <b>Yorkshire</b> offers some of the most dramatic landscapes in the British Isles.<p>Here are the top 10 things to experience in this historic county:<p><b>Vamp It Up:</b> Climb the 199 steps to <b>St. Mary’s Church</b>, above Whitby, then continue on to the …

Top 10

If Disney Characters Looked More Accurate To The Fairy Tales

Sorry for ruining your childhood...not really.

Walt Disney Company

Plastic waste in Pacific Ocean washed up on Hawaii beach - in pictures

The Great Pacific garbage patch is one of the world’s least talked about environmental disasters. At Kamilo beach in Hawaii, Sophie Thomas from the Royal Society of Arts has documented pieces from the patch washed up on land, including discarded bottles, toothbrushes and toys