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Bahamas All-Inclusive Resorts

The Bahamas have only a handful of all-inclusive resorts, but the selection is excellent. Both the SuperClubs and Sandals chains operate Bahamas …

5 Essential Vegetarian Slow Cooker Soups to Know by Heart

The slow cooker is the workhorse of my kitchen, and it is used so often that it holds a permanent place on the kitchen counter. Although this humble …

30 best cities for cheap winter travel

After the holidays, it can be hard to budget travel costs for a vacation or just a weekend getaway. To help you out, GoBankingRates.com has put together a list of the 30 best cities to visit during the winter, breaking down the average cost by airfare and hotel. Looking for more cost-cutting ideas? …

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5 Fantastic Winter Flight Deals Happening Now

Fly to Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, and more for cheap with these sales<p>Whether you’re looking to escape the cold with a tropical getaway, or to …

10 Places to Put On Your Travel Bucket List in 2018

Before you start planning your vacations for 2018, you might want to read this list first. <i>Travel + Leisure</i> (<i>Real Simple</i>’s sister publication) just …

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Students look to college abroad for cheaper tuition

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>For 18-year-old Liza Miezejeski, choosing the right college meant balancing her desire for …

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

5 things no one tells you about starting a startup

<i>[This guest commentary is by Avni Patel Thompson, founder and CEO of Poppy.]</i><p>There are things that I wish I had known before I had started my …

Scot given three-month jail sentence for touching Dubai man's hip

A British man has been sentenced to three months in prison in Dubai for touching a man's hip in a bar, according to campaigners.<p>Jamie Harron, from Stirling, was arrested in July over the incident in which he said he put his hand on a man's hip to avoid spilling a drink in a crowded bar.<p>The …

The Best and Worst Times to Travel the World, Mapped

When we're planning a trip abroad, we tend to look at a lot of factors. There's the local area's weather, safety, customs, accommodation options, and …

This Chickpea Salad Is Your Shoulder to Cry On

By Tommy Werner<p>There's countless possibilities for this herby, lively salad, and all you need to get started is a can of chickpeas. It'll be your dinner for all the feels.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the</i> …

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Everything you want to know about marijuana tourism in Colorado

Sometime in the ‘90s, my father, who has always enjoyed his time in the garden, was gifted a book on growing sensimilla. So, he did. On the deck of …

Actually, Tuesday Isn’t the Cheapest Day to Buy Plane Tickets

But there's a new day of the week that's most likely to score cheap flights<p>Frequent travelers often say that Tuesday is the best time to buy plane …

The biggest mistake people make when taking photos of food, according to food stylists

Deep purple smoothies piled with juicy blueberries, rustic handmade bowls packed with hearty grains and sauted kale, and waffle cones of gelato …

Science has the power to boost farming in Africa. But a lot has to change

The agricultural sector is the world’s largest single employer. It provides jobs for more than 40% of the global population. It’s also the largest …

Agriculture

Five Places to Go in Paris

Rue de Paradis, in the 10th Arrondissement of Paris, is known as Veggietown for its many vegetarian and veganfriendly restaurants. In the 19th century, the street was a hub for ceramics and crystal. The gothic Le Manoir, for instance, now a “haunted house” where visitors can relive spooky Parisian …

Haiti Wants The World To Meet Its New Generation Of Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

"Haiti is not open for business. Haiti is open for disruption." says Christine Souffrant Ntim, a Haitian-American entrepreneur and driving force behind the Haiti Tech Summit. Inspired by SXSW, Christine is determined to transform the narrative around Haiti's brand as a nation - from images of …

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19 Three-Ingredient Lunches So Easy You Can Bring Them to Work

How many times have you vowed to pack lunch more often, but ended up falling off the wagon and going back to …

How to Get Cheap Airfare

More Articles About Finding Cheap Airfare<p>There are incredible travel deals happening all the time. In this post, I share with you where I go to get …

8 Reasons to Skip Thailand and Head to Myanmar Instead

There are a million and one reasons to visit Thailand, and you've no doubt read them all: beautiful beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, staggering landscapes, and ancient culture. However, the word is out and millions of visitors—from backpackers to families—are flocking to Thailand's cities, beaches, …

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19 Mother’s Day Gifts for the Feminist Mom

If your mother is anything like mine, she will never tell you what she wants for her birthday, or Christmas, or Mother’s Day. Instead, she’ll respond with a mind-bending riddle along the lines of “How could I want for anything else?” or “I just enjoy the pleasure of your company.” But, of course, …

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Want to Invest in the $6 Billion Marijuana Industry? Here Are 3 Stocks You Can Buy | Inc.com

bvThere's no question, legal marijuana is a growth industry, in every sense of the word. Legal cannabis sales reached $6.7 billion in 2016, and experts predict that number may triple now that California has voted to legalize recreational use. Bloomberg forecasts that the industry may reach $50 …

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A cruise that costs $59? Yes, and you'll need to bring your passport

More than 25 million travelers worldwide are expected to take a cruise this year, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., and not all of them will be experienced sailors.<p>First-timers may want to consider a short and inexpensive cruise to get started. Here are six West Coast sailings good for …

A Food-Lover's Guide to St. Croix

A few weeks ago, my husband Peter and I ran off to St. Croix for a few days with little expectations, plans, or clothes. (You know, 80-degree weather …

12 Ways You Absolutely Should Be Roasting Asparagus

New season, new vegetable side.<p>Baked asparagus is officially our new favorite side dish. Here are some delicious ways to take this veggie to new flavor heights.

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10 Most Colorful Cities Around The World You Must Visit

Exploring new cities is always an exciting adventure to take on when you travel, but when the cities are painted with eye-popping colors, it makes …

A Visual Tour Of 2017’s ‘Best Countries For Adventure’

Striking out on the open road at least once or twice a year helps all of us live better lives. But where to go? The world is vast and full of a seemingly endless list of choices. Over at US News they conduct a yearly survey to parse the best places for adventure around the world. Hopefully it’ll …

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Lose Weight, Fight Depression, and Boost Your Energy With 18 Salmon Recipes

With depression-fighting, mood-boosting omega-3s (plus anti-anxiety magnesium), immune-system-fortifying selenium, tons of protein for building strong muscles, and ample amounts of B vitamins for energy, salmon is truly a superfood (make sure you opt for wild-caught!) It's a lean, low-calorie …

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Dreaming of the expat life? Here's a cost-of-living calculator that can help make it happen

Dreaming about living in another country is easy, but creating a budget to make it happen is hard. Here's help.<p><b>Name:</b> theearthawaits.com<p><b>What it does</b>: The Earth Awaits website helps you get a financial picture for what the amount of money it would take to live abroad. Indicate your monthly budget, …

17 Amazingly Simple Dinner Recipes for the Shrimp Lover in You

You don’t have to love seafood or shellfish with every fiber of your being to appreciate a good shrimp dish. In fact, most folks who turn their nose up at fish will gladly chow down crispy shrimp tacos or a hearty jambalaya. Shrimp is one of the mildest tasting foods from the sea, and it just …

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