Alison Appshaw

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20 of the healthiest foods you should be eating

With these foods on your menu, you'll get nutritional value and plenty of flavor.<p>Eat this, eat that. There's always someone telling you the …

Linda Ginou

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

Be inspired

• By Simpson Travel<br>• 27 Jul 2018<br>• What's new<p>We came together as a company this month to celebrate the adventure and achievement of Graham Simpson's four …

Family Travel

Calvi, Corsica: My kind of town

With its lofty citadel, superb cuisine and five-mile beach, the Corsican town of Calvi is well worth a visit, says Martin Buckley.<p><b>Why Calvi?</b><p>I’ve owned a house in north Corsica since 2003 and I go there several times a year. I’m always stirred by the sight of the town from the deck of an approaching …

Corsica, France: travel guide, places to visit, beaches and mountain scenery in Corsica

• France guide<br>• Regions of France<br>• Corsica<p>Corsica: tourism & sightseeing<p>Visit Corsica (Corsica, France)<p>Car Hire Villas<p>Some of the world's finest beaches, …

European Travel

Top Seven Attractions for Sightseeing & Tours in Corsica

Corsica appears as a stunning mountain rising out of the sea that captivates visitors long before they set foot on the island. Because of its high …

Corsica: an in-depth guide

Alexandra Ferguson offers an in-depth guide to the rich pleasures of a rugged island.<p>A crumbling watchtower guards the glittering waters of the bay. The scent of myrtle and thyme drifts among the olive trees. High above, the mountains, silent and impenetrable, frame the scene.<p>It is indeed an <i>''Ile</i> …

Discover the coast of Corsica | go-to

The Corsican Coast<p>The Coast of Corsica, the coasts of the island<p>Corsica has <b>1000 km</b> of coastline !<p>Its coast is very popular and greatly appreciated by …

Voyages

The UK's most charming seaside cafes and restaurants

Fancy a road trip this bank holiday weekend? Our food experts pick their favourite places to eat by the sea, from sandy crab shacks to smart fish restaurants<p>Whether it’s tucking into crisply battered fish at a sandy picnic table, or knocking back a lemon-spiked oyster in a waterside bistro, there …

The 28-Day Run-Yoga-Meditation Challenge

<i>Join Wanderlust and MyFitnessPal in gaining a healthier mind and body in less than a month. Plus enter to win a trip to a Wanderlust Festival!</i><p>Be kind …

U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon worried by El Salvador violence as murders soar

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday he was concerned by violence in Central America and El Salvador, where there has been a sharp spike in murders and police assassinations over the last year.<p>United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during …

Five Reasons to Visit Guatemala

<i>By Sara Lieberman</i><p>Situated between the frequently-visited destinations of Mexico and Belize, Guatemala is all too-often flown over. But with ancient …

My 15 Favorite Things to Do in Nicaragua

Nicaragua used to be a secret. “Pshhh, have you been to Nicaragua yet? That’s where you <i>really</i> want to go,” travelers would say. It was the land of …

Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze.<p>I did all those things and more in this star-crossed Central …

Nicaragua Deemed the 'Next Costa Rica'

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Nicholas Kontis, founder of World Travel List firm specializing in travel writes that the country of Nicaragua is now …

4 Reasons Why Nicaragua Should be Your Next Getaway - Culture-ist

<i>Absolute Travel’s Blaine Anderson skips a chilly NYC weekend and opts to head south to Nicaragua with her family and friends. Learn about her can’t</i> …

10 Simple Ways to Make People Like You More

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. The article below was …

How-to: Conserve battery power on your iOS devices

Since the introduction of smart devices, battery power has been and still remains a precious commodity. In this article we will review many of the features and settings of iOS devices that impact battery life, and make recommendations about how to conserve power.<p>One important thing to keep in mind …

How to Cite Tweets in an Academic Paper

Professors may scoff at the idea, but students are increasingly citing tweets in academic papers. Although they don’t exactly count as peer-reviewed, …

Travel Guide: 48 hours in Paris

Paris is an exquisite city. It has been described as ‘the city of lights’, ‘the city of romance’, ‘the city of love’ – every cliché has been used. As …

France

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

19 Tiny Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Get Healthier

The suggestions came pouring in. We've selected our favorite small lifestyle tweaks, which over time, should lead to larger personal changes.<p><b>1. Learn to drink your coffee black.</b><p>Coffee is good for you (in moderation). Eliminating milk, cream, sugar, or flavorings will cut calories and maximize …

Nutrition

7 Characteristics Associated With Long Life (And How to Cultivate Them)

As much as we focus on food and fitness as the "physical" arbiters of health and longevity, there appears to be much more to it. In fact, most research fails to find any grand commonalities in the diet and fitness patterns of the <i>longest</i> lived. From Okinawans with their sweet potatoes to Japanese …

Happiness

7 great reasons to see Europe before the summer

Pining to explore Europe but intending to wait for the sun? Think again: the crowds might arrive in spring and reach full swell midsummer, but European travel in the cooler months is superb timing for off-season prices and local flavour.<p>1. Off-season bargains<p>The rush for Christmas and New Year …

The Friendliest Caribbean Islands

Originally posted on CNTraveler.com<p>As if the incredible beaches, luxurious pools, and delectable cocktails weren't enough draw to visit the Caribbean, the region is also home to some of the world's warmest and nicest human beings. These are the top 10 friendliest islands in the Caribbean, according …

Best Places to Stay: Northern Lights

If you’ve never seen the northern lights, there’s still time to catch the spectacular display this year. The aurora borealis–named, aptly, after the Roman goddess of dawn and the Greek word for the north wind–can appear on a clear night from September through April, and is often at its most intense …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

Self-improvement