Andrea Gastaud

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Desert High: The Perfect American Southwest Road Trip

Autumn is the time to log miles across the desert—in luxe fashion and without the stifling summer heat.<p>Yes, you <i>can</i>do it all in six days: Las Vegas to Phoenix via the icons of Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Grand Canyon national parks, plus Lake Powell, with stays at two of our favorite spa resorts. …

Making Fresh Ceviche at Home Is Way Easier Than It Looks

Great ceviche is easy to make and nearly impossible to mess up. Here's how to do it.<p>When I was just out of college, a group of friends and I backpacked across Mexico. We started in a small beach town called Barra de Navidad, where every morning the shrimp boats would come in and the fishermen would …

15 Surprising Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

You might as well start stocking up now.<p>It's abundantly clear that Hollywood is obsessed with coconut oil: Angelina Jolie starts her day with a teaspoon of it. Emma Stone uses it to take off her makeup. Miranda Kerr puts it in her green tea and swallows a spoonful every morning. Poppy Delevingne …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

Cheap Danish Design Comes To America

“Our mission is to make high design accessible for everyone,” says Tina Kanter, managing director of Flying Tiger Copenhagen.<p>In May, Denmark is bringing its quirky, super-affordable home decor chain, Tiger, to the U.S. for the first time. A new 5,000-square-foot store called Flying Tiger Copenhagen …

The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

Top 10 things to do in Paris in spring

Paris is beautiful to explore any season. But spring is the time to soak up that special ‘April in Paris’ charm that Sinatra sung about so well: chestnut groves blossom, city parks burst into flower, plane trees sprout foliage over boulevards, and cafe terraces buzz with new-found energy as …

22 Cookies That Are Totally OK To Eat For Breakfast

There is a time and a place for cookies, and breakfast usually doesn't fit the bill. Sadly, choosing to eat cookies for breakfast is often written off as an infantile, uninformed decision. But the magnificent breakfast cookie -- a cookie crafted specifically for breakfast -- has the power to change …

Where the Locals Play in Tulum, Mexico

Four Tulum locals behind some of the town’s most popular hotspots share tips on the area’s best lesser-known destinations—you will not be finding these places in your guidebook.<p>Chances are, anyone with an Instagram feed is familiar with Tulum, the idyllic coastal beach town in the Mexican state of …

37 Carrot Recipes, for Soups, Salads, Side Dishes, and More

We could eat these veggies every day of the week—and these 24 carrot recipes really sparkle.<p><b>We love carrots for their versatility:</b> These sweet root veggies are perfect in just about everything from soup to raw salads to roasted side dishes. These 37 carrot recipes really…sparkle.

Food

9 Delicious Ways to Use This Winter Superfood: Sweet Potatoes!

<b>Oh the glorious sweet potato!</b><p>Boasting almost double the amount of fiber as regular potatoes and a bright orange hue that reflects their high beta-carotene and vitamin C content, sweet potatoes are true nutritional powerhouses. But that's not all: they're also rich in vitamin D, iron, potassium, …

Healthy Eating

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

The Best Drugstore Stand-Ins for High-End Makeup Favorites

Saving money has never looked so good.

Here's What a $1000-a-night Penthouse in Havana Looks Like

A friend in Mexico City reached out a couple days ago asking what the heck was going in Havana. He wanted to hop over for the weekend later this month but couldn't find anyplace decent to stay. All he could find was a room at a three-star hotel far from the center. And three-star in Cuba means one …

Cuba

50 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Who needs a gym when there’s the living room floor? Bodyweight exercises are a simple, effective way to improve balance, flexibility, and strength …

Workouts

Where to Shop in Miami - Racked

There's always someplace new to shop in Miami. Here, our current favorites.<p>Like the city itself, the Miami shopping scene has undergone a lot of change in the past five-plus years. World class luxury brands have long been heavily represented here, but now you can pick your poison when it comes to …

Watching Mesmerizing Drip Paintings Will Never Get Old

Holton Rower's pour painting timelapse breaks the internet one drip at a time.<p><b>This article was originally published on February 17, 2015 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>It's unlikely that watching paint drip has ever been as transfixing as it is in the video below. Which is likely why the old clip of …

I Tried the World's Most Insane Ab Workout

It's designed for children. And it destroyed me.<p>A video posted by Andrew Vetter, the program coordinator at the Gymtastics Gym Club in Alberta, Canada, has been making the rounds on Facebook over the last week, where it racked up over 10 million views. After seeing it pop up in my timeline again …

13 Snacks That Won't Derail Your Resolutions

To most of us, snacking is an important part of daily life. But if you're not careful, that extra bit of noshing can quickly (and seriously) derail any sort of new year's resolutions you may have set to eat healthier or lose weight. So instead of grabbing for that bag of chips or jar of marshmallow …

30 AMAZING SMOOTHIE RECIPES - Kids Activities

4 Super-Simple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Protein bars are a convenient source of muscle-building nutrients, but they often come packed with unwanted ingredients. Some mass-market companies load their bars with chemicals to optimize shelf life and taste, says <i>Men’s Health</i> nutrition …

The Hottest Restaurants in Miami Right Now, February 2015

More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends and family of Eater have one question: <b>Where should I eat right now</b>? Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort, where the Pubbelly Group just opened their latest venture. And while …

Healthy Life Hacks: 24 Healthy Living Tips From the People Who Know Best

Doing a mud run, binge-watching <i>Gilmore Girls</i>, dressing up for Halloween—some things are just better with a friend. Another thing that’s easier when …

Florida gets fresh: best local food experiences in the Sunshine State

Behind the palm-fringed beaches and the dazzling draw of Disney, a food revolution is quietly taking root in Florida’s backyards.<p>Locavores are infiltrating suburban neighborhoods, planting vegetable patches in schools and advocating passionately for sustainable agriculture. With each farm-to-fork …

Florida

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

Take Me Back to Warm Miami

The snow is piling up on my patio and the pine trees are covered in white. While beautiful to look at, my mind, body and spirit keep saying "take me back to warm Miami." Since I don't have any plans to visit soon, all I can do is drink hot cocoa and reminisce about the wonderful vacation that my …

Medicine Ball Slams and 7 More Moves to Build Muscle

Upgrade your strength training routine by throwing in these medicine ball moves for total-body toning<p>If your strength routine consists of the same …

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 …

key lime pie

January, as far as I’m concerned, is a pretty mediocre month. The holiday party tinsel-and-bubbly frenzy of November and December is replaced with …

4 Easy, Make-Ahead Appetizers That'll Wow Your Guests

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen.<p><i>America's Test Kitchen — a real, 2,500-square-foot test kitchen just outside of Boston — is home to more</i> …