Alicia de la Cour

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7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

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The Health Benefits of Tea

Have you noticed the rise in popularity of tea drinking where you live? Tea shops are popping up as often as coffee houses! Beyond just the charm of …

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Maranta’s Sarajevo

<b>Maranta Vego</b> is a <b>Sarajevo</b> local through and through. After spending a few years in Croatia, the avid couch surfer knew it was time to return to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s beloved capital city. Now Maranta enjoys sharing her hometown pride on Spotted by Locals: Sarajevo, encouraging travelers to look …

11 Places To Buy Yoga Gear That Aren't Lululemon

Love it or hate it, yoga is one exercise trend that is here to stay. But while many people are fanatical about the low-impact workout, fewer are happy about the price tag that comes with it. Classes alone can cost a small fortune, and when you factor in all the requisite gear, you had better start …

The Secret to Remembering Travel

Whenever I look through all those files of <i>things</i> I’ve saved over the years, I usually stumble upon some long-forgotten newspaper article I tucked away. I give it a casual glance, turn it over, then invariably find that whatever’s on the back is more interesting. Serendipity seems to win out over …

How to Find Love After Divorce

Three years ago, at the age of 31, I separated from my husband and divorced. Thus far, it ranks as the most frightening decision of my life and coincidentally, the one that set me free.<p>The most difficult part of ending a marriage is leaving behind the companionship and partnership (fulfilling or …

9 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Stop Worrying

Corrie ten Boom once said, "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."<p>Indeed, numerous studies have shown that worry not only puts a strain on our mental health, but on our physical health, too. While worry in and of itself is not bad -- it spurs us into action, …

‘Burma in Transition’: Photographs by Geoffrey Hiller

I woke up every morning before sunrise and walked the streets of the old city in a sort of hypnotic state. In spite of the risk of interacting with …

Is Infidelity A Societal Problem?

Anyone who has been unfaithful and then gone to couples therapy to "work on the marriage" -- assuming he or she hasn't already been given the boot -- knows that the therapist probably isn't going to take his or her side. You cheated, you're bad, end of discussion.<p>Yet it's clear that with infidelity …

Top 10 budget hotels, hostels and apartments in Bangkok

From design hotels and slick boutique hostels to eccentric budget stalwarts and funky serviced apartments, Bangkok's eclectic accommodation offers plenty of bang for your baht<p>Hidden at the back of one of Chinatown's Buddhist temples, this one-of-a-kind B&B is a winsome example of a growing trend: …

Burma in Transition

<b>The Photographer</b><p>I grew up in New York, and it’s on crowded city streets where I feel at home, watching lives play out, in places like Brazil, …

Why red peppers are good for you

In theory, there's no vegetable better than the red pepper for bringing Mediterranean sunshine to a dish, but the majority of red peppers on sale in Britain are the thick-skinned glasshouse-grown "bell" variety. A combination of growing method and variety means they are full of water. So roast or …

HE U Thein Sein - Myanmar's Complex Transformation

Expensive experiences, cheaper alternatives

The world’s most iconic travel experiences don’t usually come cheap – but sometimes there are real alternatives. Here are some ideas for the budget-conscious, and expert advice on whether it’s actually worth paying the price for some of these bucket-list classics.<p><b>1. Orient Express vs InterRail</b> …

Sarajevo My Love | Serbia

Filmmaker: Eylem Kaftan<p>Jovan Divjak is an ethnic Serb and former army officer who defended Sarajevo against Serb forces during the Bosnian war in the 1990s.<p>In Bosnia he is a hero and humanitarian who, since the war, has worked to improve the lives of citizens - Bosnians, Croats, and Serbs alike. …

Thinking of cutting down on meat? It benefits your health, the environment, and now we're told it even reduces food shortages in the developing world. If you need a nudge towards embracing vegetarianism, start with these delicious dishes via Guardian Life & style http://bit.ly/13ixNpB Photograph: Colin Campbell for the Guardian