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Explore the Majestic Fjords of Norway on This Fairy Tale-worthy Cruise

I can't even count the ports of call around the world I’ve arrived at by sea, but I can say this: Among all the wild, sophisticated, and distant …

European Travel

9 foot exercises: Strengthening, flexibility, and pain relief

• Flexibility and mobility<br>• Strength<br>• Pain<br>• Foot health and safety tips<p>Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a …

Pain

Beginner's Flexibility Class

Beginner's Flexibility Class<p>Kristin McGee | 13 Minutes<p>AdvancedBeginnerIntermediateVinyasa FlowFlexibilityWhole bodyMatSteady<p>Log this session Add to …

Yoga

A Complex Red Bean Stew From Georgia

Many Americans fall in love with the food of Georgia (the country, not the state) after sampling khachapuri, a savory cheese-stuffed bread often served with a runny egg on top. For others, it’s a plateful of handmade khinkali, the country’s meaty version of soup dumplings.<p>For me, the obsession …

Balsamic Vinegar

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

Hiking

What Is Miso, the Secret Weapon in Every Healthyish Pantry?

Salty, earthy, and funky, miso is the fermented, versatile ingredient that we put in everything from pasta salad to apple pie.<p>Sure, the concept of a "secret ingredient" might be kind of silly. But if we tell you there's a secret ingredient and you guess miso, you'll probably be right. We use miso …

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Wellness

The Most Dazzling Moments 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

The Olympics opening ceremony is supposed to be a dramatic affair, and the festivities kicking off the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South …

Kim Yo-jong

Top 10 Best Sleeping Bags for Backpacking for 2018

When you’re on the trail for days at a time your sleeping bag is your lifeline to good rest. Along with your sleeping pad, it’s perhaps the most …

Backpacking

Top 5 “Hitting” Guns

We have truck guns, pocket guns, bear guns, BBQ guns … ever heard of a “hitting” gun?

NRA

30 Ways to Add Storage to Every Room in Your Home

OK, so you don’t really have enough storage space. (Join the club.) Time to stop wallowing and start strategizing, guys. Here are 30 snazzy ways to …

West Elm

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

National Parks

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

How to Cook Sausages So They're Not Weirdly Raw Inside (or Burnt)

Know how to cook sausages? So they're not weird and maybe raw in the middle? No? We got you.<p>Sausages are tricky. Well, they <i>were</i> tricky, until we learned how to cook sausages properly. Before we found The Method, whenever we made sausages they would end up charred on the outside but raw on the …

Cooking

The Six Watches Our Staff Is Obsessing Over, Now

As watch lovers, we spend our afternoons pitching, researching and writing stories, poring over the new timepieces coming in and out of our office, …

Watches

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …

RVs

20 Ways to Serve Salmon for Dinner

Salmon is one of the most versatile fish options on the market. It can be prepared easily in many different variations, and even though it has a …

Cooking

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Grateful Dead

Tip: Take This Forgotten Vitamin for Heart Health

It's about the only thing that can fight a newly discovered enemy of your heart.<p>Up until a few years ago, vitamin B3 or niacin was one of two …

Holistic Health

Bloglovin

A little over two years ago, I bought my first vegan cookbook, <b>Food52 Vegan</b>, by Gena Hamshaw. Prior to opening it, I had dismissed a vegan diet as …

Vegan

Five reasons to live in Galway, Ireland

Local Markets<p>Baltimore<br>• Castletownshend<br>• Cork<br>• Dublin<br>• France<br>• Kildare<br>• Limerick<br>• Navan<br>• Offaly<br>• Skibbereen<br>• Tipperary<br>• Wicklow<p>Popular …

Brazil

Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan

Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. Shrines, mist, forests and waterfalls combine to create an entrancing hike<p>Normally I am not given to praying but the occasion demands it. After bowing twice and clapping twice, I make a silent …

Hiking

Cacio e Pepe: What it is and how you can make it!

Cacio e Pepe: more than just a trendy pasta dish<p>Cacio e Pepe has become one of the trendiest pasta dishes in the world of food. Why is that? It's the …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Here Are the 5 Vegetarian Recipes I Keep in My Meal Plan

When I first became a vegetarian, I quickly realized that if I wanted to eat well and feel well, I needed to find some smart recipes to keep in my …

Going Wild for America's Rivers: The 10 Coolest Waterway Adventures

Test your limits on thrilling rafting, floating and kayaking trips.<p>This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Wild and Scenic River Act, …

The only hard-boiled egg recipe you’ll ever need (plus how to get a perfect peel)

There are countless methods for making hard-boiled eggs, and as many opinions regarding which is the right one. The whole exercise can be …

3 Serious Problems With the 4% Retirement Rule

The 4% rule has long been the standard as far as retirement plan withdrawals go. But it certainly isn't perfect.<p>We're all told to save as much money …

ButterflyVPN is a router that unlocks the internet on-the-go

A limited internet doesn’t make sense, right? It seems like a contradictory idea, but in many places it is. Some countries restrict access to certain websites, and often services we know and love are not available in these markets. It’s a bummer, but there are ways to go around these digital …