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The irresistible rise of the short story

Why the short story is the perfect literary form for the 21st century<p>There’s no doubt about it, the short story is having “a moment”. It started this time last year, when <b>Lydia Davis</b>, not so much a short-story writer as a short-short-story writer (some of her tales are only a sentence long) won the …

Printable Blog Planner

Are you a craft/DIY blogger? Start the year off with a content planning system that’s designed just for you! Check out this fantastic free printable blog planner template from Beckie at Infarrantly Creative.

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8 Travel Resolutions for 2014

Want to travel better (and more) in 2014? Set some goals. Maybe your goal is to check off three new countries for passport stamps, or to visit more states. Maybe you want to catch up with your former best friends at their homes across the country. But when setting those quantity goals, also be …

25 Greatest Travel Books of All Time

From the bustling streets of Brooklyn to the empty expanse of the Sahara, our guide to the best travel reads of all time will inspire you to add a …

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19 Things You'll Only Understand If You Studied Abroad

Because as someone famous once said, "the best things you learn aren't learned in a classroom."<p><b>1. Contrary to every mother's belief, you won’t even feel sick if you eat gelato for every meal.</b> Or pizza. Or crepes. Or empanadas. Or anything in the top, bad-for-you section of the food pyramid. We’re …

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Yoga XPress in Less Than 20 Minutes

Meet Alex Curtis, yoga expert from Core Power Yoga on Wilshire in LA, who collaborated with me to come up with this Yoga Xpress routine.<p>Yoga Xpress is for those of you who just don't have time to get to a class and want a less-than-20-minute routine for the road or at home. These yoga postures …

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<i>This season, make every gathering a memorable occasion with a little handmade creativity. Eight Etsy sellers teamed up with Whole Foods Market to create a series of DIY craft tutorials aimed to make your holiday entertaining a bit sweeter.</i> <i>Oana Befort is a graphic designer and illustrator with a</i> …

5 Countries to Visit for Under $500

[section]One of the biggest misconceptions of international travel is that most people cannot afford it. While there are certainly places in the …

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12 Best Budget Airlines

Who says traveling the world has to be expensive? We’ve scoured the globe to find the most affordable airlines, whether you’re looking for a quick …

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How to Travel the World for Free

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>We know, we know. You can't actually travel the world without paying for something along the way. But we've got a few ideas to help cut down on costs and ensure you'll have a more authentic adventure.<p><b>Barter your time and hard</b> …

Contiki Travel Deals

CONTIKI DEALS<p>Looking to save up to 20%? You've come to the right place. Whatever kind of vacation deal you're looking for, we reckon we can …

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40 More Passport Stamps Worth Bragging About

Which passport stamp are you most proud of? <a …

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21 Travel Resolutions To Make For 2015

It's true... many of us are pretty lousy at keeping up our New Year's resolutions. (Let's be honest: How often did you really go to the gym this year?) But next year, vow to stick to it and master something anything on your list.<p>First of all: Vow to travel (more) in the New Year. It's good for …

Jaisalmer: The Most Magical Place in India?

India can be a scary place. Especially when you book a flight without doing your research.<p>We didn"t originally have India on our itinerary, but when I spotted a $50 ticket from Kuala Lumpur, I figured the opportunity was too good to pass up. It was only after I pressed "confirm" that I realized how …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

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7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

18 award-winning youth projects using e-content to change the world

Dubai airport is like a shopping mall in the underbelly of the Star Trek Voyager with patches of greenery that resemble what they think Earth looks …

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Using Instagram in the Professional World

Is Instagram destroying the value of the photography industry? This free little app has some photographers convinced it is, while others believe its …

On assignment: Notes from a traveling photographer

My name is Rob Schanz. I’m 24 years old, live in San Francisco, and I’m a contracted photographer for an internationally touring chamber orchestra. …

Gorgeous Bird Themed First Birthday {Pink & Green} // Hostess with the Mostess®

<b>Wynona Leach</b> of Red Carousel <b></b>has a flair for delightfully whimsical events! Case in point: this gorgeous <b>Bird Themed First Birthday Party</b> that she …

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Tutorial: Drawstring jewelry pouch

Marni from Haberdashery Fun shares a tutorial showing how to make a drawstring jewelry bag. Inside the round drawstring pouch are little pockets …

Fall Wind Chimes

Shares 5<p>Fall Wind Chimes are a great craft that gets everyone out and moving and crafting. Go on a nature walk to gather supplies for this craft kids …

Designing Your Own Place Setting: Tips & Where To Start

Your meal begins with how the table is set. From the glasses to the table runner, every piece deserves a bit of thought and vision. It could be a …

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