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Taste Beyond The Tongue

Our Skopelos Greece Holidays: Sea Kayak Trip – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

One of the greenest islands of Sporades complex. Our Skopelos holidays were planned to be relaxing and they were like that indeed. So Skopelos it …

Kayaking

The Best Day Trips from Athens

Europe

Boost Your Retirement Income With These 10 Tips

You may be surprised by some of these ways to increase your retirement income and your future financial security. Some are quite powerful.<p><i>"Every day</i> …

Retirement

The secret to paying less tax in retirement

<i>Jonathan Chevreau is founder of the</i> Financial Independence Hub <i>and co-author of Victory Lap Retirement. He can be reached at jonathan@findependencehub.com</i><p>Every day, a thousand Canadian baby boomers turn 65. But as wealthier boomers cross the retirement finishing line, many will have to wrestle with …

Retirement

Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? Author Robert Wright, who teaches about the interface of evolutionary biology and religion, thinks so.<p>Wright points out that evolution rewards people for seeking out pleasure rather than pain, which helps ensure that human beings are …

Meditation

9 companies that offer part-time jobs with health insurance

What would you say if an employer would let you work part-time, and also offered health insurance? What if they would pay you a decent wage and …

Health Care

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

Budapest for $200 a Day

With its proliferation of castles and geothermal baths, the fairy-tale like Budapest is one of Eastern Europe's most charming cities. But it captures …

European Travel

Tyler Florence's Fried Chicken

Put the chicken pieces into a large bowl. Cover the chicken with water by 1 inch; add 1 tablespoon of salt for every quart of water. Cover and …

The Best Day to Buy a Flight and Other Tips to Save Money When You Fly

Buying an airline ticket can be a stressful situation. There never seems to be a perfect time to catch a good price since they seem to go up and down …

The 10 Best Bars in Venice, Italy

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

Cooking

Bob Marley's Reggae: Jerk Marinated Chicken Breast Skewers, Chargrilled and Served with Creamy Cucumber Dipping Sauce and Yucca Fries

1 onion, finely chopped<p>1/2 cup finely chopped scallion<p>2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>2 teaspoons sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground Jamaican …

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

These classic peanut butter cookies are always a hit! The cookies are made with butter, brown sugar, and smooth or chunky peanut butter.<p>You might …

Spicy Cajun Style Chicken Wings

These chicken wings are delicious as is or serve with a mustard mayonnaise sauce or Creole Mayonnaise blend. These flavorful wings can be made as …

Cooking

The Quiet At-Home Workout That Crushes Calories

We don't want the cranky downstairs neighbours or a napping child to interfere with your fitness life, so we made a quiet workout. You can still burn …

Sleep

19 Portable Breakfasts You Can Meal-Prep (a.k.a. the Best of Both Worlds)

Raise your hand if breakfast usually means scarfing down a bowl of cereal before rushing out the door. Or a donut off that tray in the office’s …

Breakfast

Serifos, Greece: great interiors, even better outdoors

How do you choose which Greek island to visit? There are thousands, and of course the most famous cannot be the best. For unspoilt beauty, you need a tip-off, and for one that has a little more life, you follow those in the know: the Athenians, and those smart hotel groups who seek out rarefied and …

Travel

Baseline: The top sights to see in Barcelona

Experience the culture of Barcelona through the eyes of famous architect Antoni Gaudi. Some of Gaudi's most popular creations can be found in …

Spain, France and Germany are the world’s best holiday destinations

<b>Bet you’re regretting Brexit now</b><p>The Costa del Sol gets a bad rep, but if you’re a neurotic traveller it might be the place for you.<p>Spain has just …

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Empanadas

For the dough: Combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor. Cut in the butter, pulsing a few times until the mixture is like coarse …

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

What do vegan rappers eat when they're craving sweets? These awesome blueberry muffins, of course.<p>Servings: 12<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup coconut milk (can use soy milk)<p>1 teaspoon lemon juice<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 ½ teaspoons baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon black salt (or regular salt)<p>½ cup + …

Breakfast

Explore Like a Local: Off the Beaten Path Things to Do in Budapest

Admiring architecture, exploring ruin bars, and visiting the stunning Buda Castle complex are all great things to do in Budapest, but the city has a …

The 7 Best Stocks to Buy for an Income-Rich Retirement

Portfolio manager Ned Davis studied the returns of S&P 500 stocks from 1972 to 2004. His goal? To figure out what the best stocks to buy were over …

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Hiking

Fried Chicken

Cooking

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

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Shrimp Francese

Butterfly the shrimp: Make a deep cut along the outer curved edge, then spread open like a book. Pat dry.<p>Whisk the eggs with 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 …

Tomatoes