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Why ‘bowl food’ might be tricking your brain

A new food craze sweeping restaurants from London to California serves food only in bowls. Bowl food just “tastes better” says the fans. Could there be method in this madness?<p>“I’ve eaten the same meal on a plate,” New Yorker Lily Kunin told the NY Post recently. “It just wasn’t that good.” Others …

5 Interview Mistakes You Didn't Know You’re Making

#1: Small talk isn't small.<p>If you have a job interview coming up, your preparation probably includes the reasons why a company should hire you. You …

Employment

15 Secrets to Traveling Like a Local

Here's how to not to stick out like a sore tourist thumb.<p>There are as many different ways to travel as there are places to visit in the universe. And if you're the type who loves walking around a new city in a herd of people dressed in matching outfits and led around by a person holding a flag, …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

5 Things HR Wishes You Knew About Salary Negotiation

Prove you're worth the salary you want.<p>Negotiating pay can be difficult when you take a new job at an organization, and it continues to be a …

Employment

3 Powerful Tips to Help You Read 100 Books This Year

No excuses! Even the busiest entrepreneur can manage to read like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.<p>What's the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it's simple -- just read 100 books a year. She's not the only one insisting that, if you want to be super …

Books

10 Holiday Travel Mistakes to Avoid

Don't be too rigid: even small scheduling concessions can cut costs.<p>Whether they’re driving to visit family or flying to a tropical island to escape …

Holiday Travel

The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

Holistic Medicine

No excuses 4 minute workout (for busy days and carb-loaded indulgencies)

What is your excuse for not working out? Some of the most common excuses include “I’m too tired,” “Not enough energy,” “I work too many hours,” but …

41 Superfoods: How They Can Help Your Running

1 of 42<p>Superfoods<p>To run your best, you have to eat the best. The Centers for Disease Control recently <b>released a study</b> ranking the top nutrient-dense foods based on the amount of 17 key nutrients per 100 grams. We compiled these superfoods here – along with recipes – so that you can easily add them …

Nutrition

Train Your Brain to Run Your Best

Reciting positive thoughts is fine, but to really run your best, you've got to shut down your inner critic.<p><i>"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."—John Milton,</i> Paradise Lost<p><b>As I approached mile 19</b> of the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon feeling …

Marathons

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Hiking

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Housekeeping

Workouts - The Running Bug

Training advice - The Running Bug

6 Photography Tips I Learned From a Wildlife Photographer You Can Use Anywhere, Anytime [PHOTOS]

Photographing wildlife in Africa is a unique experience, but what I discovered about photography when I shot with professional wildlife photographer Gerry van der Walt, director of Wild Eye, and his team in Kenya this past September was surprisingly universal. Whether in the bush or in your own …

The Tipsy Vagabond: Stumbling Through the Wide, Weird, Wonderful World of Beer — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>One of the best things about travelling the world is trying the remarkable variety of beer …

Beer

World's First: Paragliding from Everest's Peak, Then Kayaking to Indian Ocean — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>I think we can all agree that summiting Mount Everest is passé. Am I right? In 2011, two …

Paragliding

13 Adventurous Hiking Tales

<i>Have you ever marvelled at the scale and magnificence of those great, immoveable giants of nature, the mountains? Have you ever felt the cool caress of a snow-scented breeze from distant peaks, or seen the first long sun rays of dawn dispel shadows as light creeps up to the heights? Have you ever</i> …

6 Up-And-Coming Global Destinations, According To Trip Advisor

One of the thrills of traveling is the feeling -- however misguided -- that you have discovered a destination before the masses have. You were in Angkor Wat before restoration projects began, you saw Bruges before Colin Farrell publicized it as a f-ing fairytale, and Croatia? Please, you were there …

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Vietnam Photos

See photos of Vietnam (including Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Nepal Photos

See photos of Nepal (including Kathmandu, the Himalaya, Mustang, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

10 Reasons You Should Take A Gap Year

With the recent news that Malia Obama will take a gap year before her freshman year at Harvard, the world will surely watch with anticipation to learn how she will spend the 365 days between high school and college.<p>While it's not common in the U.S., taking a gap year is considered the norm in some …

nepal Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Marco Ferrarese| 2018-04-26T09:34:23+00:00 April 18th, 2018|<p>Here's a guest post from my friend and talented writer Marco Ferrarese, a Penang-based …

The Trek to Annapurna Base Camp, Part Two

During the Nepal leg of my recent bicycle ride around the world, I took time out of the saddle to hike into the Annapurna Base Camp. It was an eight-day adventure that lead me high into the Himalayan Mountains to the staging area for attempts on Annapurna, the world's 10th highest mountain.<p>This is …

Your lifestyle has already been designed

Well I’m in the working world again. I’ve found myself a well-paying gig in the engineering industry, and life finally feels like it’s returning to …

You’re a traveler who likes unusual sex: Let’s talk

I have a friend who told me the following story: Back in around 2004, she and her husband flew across the United States to visit some of her family …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before