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The Top Fantasy Books To Get Any Beginner Interested In The Genre

Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman<p>This 192-page book is a breeze compared to the 1,000-page epic fantasies commonly associated with the …

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The 20 Best Books From The Past 20 Years, According To The Independent Bath Literature Festival

Picking a good book can be like searching for a needle in a haystack. There are just SO many.<p>Luckily, the literary experts over at the Independent …

9 Running Workouts You Can Do In 30 Minutes Or Less

Start running now with fun, challenging workouts you can do in a half hour or less.<p>1. The running workouts listed below are <b>listed in order from least challenging to most.</b><p><b>2. Brand-new runners should build a base of fitness before tackling the harder workouts.</b> Coach Hamilton recommends jumping into …

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The 45 best young adult books of 2014

The year's must-read young adult fiction (YA) and best teen books<p><b>BEST YOUNG ADULT FICTION OF 2014</b><p><b>THE GHOSTS OF HEAVEN BY MARCUS SEDGWICK (INDIGO)</b><p>Marcus Sedgwick's beguiling novel about human longing, The Ghosts of Heaven, contains four separate stories. A triumph.<p><b>Read our review of The Ghosts of</b> …

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The top 10 rural Irish books

Ireland’s unique countryside seeps into many great novels, becoming as much a character as any protagonist. Paul Charles picks his top 10 rural Irish books<p>Rural Ireland has a unique place in English literature and has served as a backdrop to untold great novels. It is at once foreign but familiar, …

Exploring Japan’s subtropical Ogasawara Islands

Pristine beaches, star-studded night skies, searing sunsets and whales splashing in tropical waters are not the usual things to expect on a trip to Japan. But venture about 1000km south of downtown Tokyo and that’s exactly what you’ll find.<p>The recently designated World Heritage Ogasawara …

How to explore the world by cruise ship

For many people the mere mention of the word 'cruise' can evoke cringeworthy images of forced fun and chintzy cabins, but boat trips can be a thrilling way to see the world – it just depends on the cruise you choose.<p>Feel the local rhythm on a freshwater cruise<p>Feel the pulse of India by cruising …

Italy's lesser-known regions

Perhaps you have already seen the art and archaeology in Rome, the lemons on the Amalfi Coast and the winking mosaics of Venice’s San Marco. Maybe you just don’t like crowds, or busy streets or tourist menus; or perhaps you just want to see a different side of Italy, one that’s more intimate and …

Ten Books To Survive Downton Abbey Withdrawal

Now that season 4 of <i>Downton Abbey</i> is drawing to a close, don't spend the long hiatus crying over how much you'll miss the Dowager Countess's cutting quips and Miss Patmore's savory puddings. Instead, dive into these novels (and their film and TV adaptations), which are guaranteed to keep you …

5 unspoiled European beach towns you’ve never heard of

I love the South of France just as much as the next person. Yet, sometimes the Promenade des Anglais feels more like a crowded Miami boardwalk than …

European Travel

12 YA Fantasy Book Finales You Need to Read This Year

The young adult genre has a chronic problem: creating sequels. Every fantasy series has at least one -- if not two or three -- books.<p>Not that I'm complaining. I'm hooked on countless series, which has become my own personal to-be-read pile challenge. Keeping track of all the sequels -- especially …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

35 travel experiences you can’t have in a huge tour group

THE FIRST TIME I traveled with a small group was when I moved to Central Europe. I liked having a few travel companions to ride the trams of Vienna …

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20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …