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In Ireland, hiking for ancient relics hidden by fog

Few others have been devoted enough to traverse the grey, barren Maumturk mountains.<p>When most people think of Ireland, they imagine bucolic green fields dotted with fluffy sheep, or cobblestone streets lined with signs advertising Guinness. But I was looking for a lesser-known side to the Emerald …

An untouched paradise in Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Turkey's 86,000sqm Butterfly Valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still.<p>Our boat pulled in about two hours before sunset, when the disappearing light was turning the Mediterranean Sea from sapphire to aquamarine and the …

How to pack light: tips from a master packer

Packing small is essential for any globetrotter committed to embracing the chaos of travel. With a small pack, you can chase down your Japanese train as it unapologetically departs on time. You can squeeze in to (or on top of) the only bus to the next village in India.<p>Or, as we learned, when your …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

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Everything You Need to Know About Engagement Parties

Wedding 101<p>loverly ·<p>You’re engaged…congratulations! Now it’s time to celebrate. Sure, you’ll sip champagne with your girls and toast your good news over dinner with your family, but you should still formally announce your engagement with a party. If you’ve never been to or hosted an engagement …

Unhealthiest Foods For Your Body – Don’t Eat These

We all think we know which foods are healthy and which we should avoid, but <i>do we really know why?</i> Besides the high fat content and low nutritional …

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

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3 Smart Ways To Make A Small Space Seem Larger

Three designers on their creative solutions for decorating a small space<p>Three designers on their creative solutions for decorating a small space

13 Things You Should Have In Your Closet By 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity to the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p><b>1. Something Cozy Underfoot.</b> You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People | Inc.com

Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me, I'm Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator.</i><p>He's also …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …