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A beer-lover's guide to Seattle: the best breweries, taprooms and brewpubs

Cheers! Prost! Cin cin! Beer lovers have plenty of reasons to toast Seattle. With its long-standing flair for technological innovation and foresighted farm-to-table gastronomic ethos, the boldly experimental powerhouse of the 1980s craft beer movement is one of the best places in the US to sink a …

Beer

RootMetrics: Verizon, T-Mobile lead in consistently fast 4G

Independent mobile network tester RootMetrics has completed its latest round of nationwide speed and reliability tests, and while the best overall …

Where to sell your old iPhone: A comprehensive guide

As iPhone 6 pre-order mania continues, a growing number of people are looking for ways to get rid of their old iPhone, preferably for some money to use to buy the new version.<p>There is a burgeoning market for purchasing old Apple gear, from traditional outlets like Gazelle and eBay, to game stores …

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

The ABCs of Nutrition

Have you ever thought about all the vitamins, minerals, amino acids and super foods one must keep track of in order to maintain a healthy diet? It can be overwhelming, especially because most have little to no idea about what exactly is in their food.<p><i>Why are spinach and other leafy greens good for</i> …

Meditation Will Enlighten Your Path

Take just a moment to close your eyes, breathe deeply and consider the choices you've made so far this year. Which events are most prominent in your mind -- the highlights, the lows, laughter-filled moments or pain points?<p>Reflection is powerful. It helps us see where we've come from and allows the …

The Easiest Way to Meditate

I worked recently with a client who said he hated to meditate, and it hit me: have we been making meditation too difficult?<p>To meditate is simply to focus the mind or to think deeply. Meditation can be the intentional letting go of all thoughts or the purposeful attention on a thought, like a prayer …

5 Breathing Exercises to Try Today

Boost your energy, find your focus, and rev your workouts with these breathing exercises you’ve never tried<p>Take a deep breath. Chances are your shoulders shrugged and your chest puffed out.<p>And chances are you don’t realize that’s <i>not</i> how you’re supposed to breathe. See, that belly breath your yoga …

How I Stay Motivated to Meditate

New York City is an incredible mirror.<p>Some days, I leave my warm and bright Brooklyn apartment and walk down my tree-lined block, board the train, and then stroll the streets of Manhattan with a sort of joyous might. I feel simultaneously enveloped, dwarfed by the buildings' size and the swarms of …

14 Mantras for Mindful Living in 2014

Mindfulness is a state of being. Mindfulness can be described in two simple words: pay attention. By paying attention, we are present in the current moment. Often the biggest challenge is, how can we carry this state of mindfulness into our daily lives? Mindfulness is a part of mindful living. One …

Fast & Fresh Summer Drinks

The Party Starter (Watermelon Tequila Cocktail)<p>This refreshing watermelon cocktail is a pure taste of summer. For a nonalcoholic version, skip the …

Recipes

How One Woman Went From Obesity to a Bikini Body

This post will explain exactly how Briana, a mother of three and reader of my blog, lost 100 pounds. It's a lot simpler than you might think.<p>For additional real-world examples and the fundamentals, I suggest reading <i>How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet</i>. There are several men and women …

5 Private Island Resorts for Honeymoons

Looking to get away with your extra-special somebody—and, preferably, nobody else? These five romantic private island resorts deliver sun, surf, …

Beaches

Frequent Flyer Secrets: How to Fly to Hawaii for Free

I am, without a doubt, the frequent flyer expert among my family and friends. I step in when someone wants to use miles to take the trip of a …

Frequent-flyer Programs

The Ingenious 'HoodiePillow' Is The Ultimate Plane Flight Accessory

This is the Travel HoodiePillow.<p><b>Why We Love It:</b> The Travel HoodiePillow is a neck pillow, sleep mask, and ear warmer all in one. The neck pillow will keep you from falling onto your neighbor's shoulder on a long bus ride or flight, and when you need some shut-eye, just pull the drawstrings so that …

Shopping

Falling yen in Japan is leading to rising tourism numbers

Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods — from cars to televisions — are going on sale.<p>Credit Japan’s drive to pump cash into its …

Culture & Lifestyle

She wore blue for her baby brother.<p>Nothing is quite as it seems in Wind Gap, Missouri.<p>No, Harry and Meghan aren't on the list.<p>The <i>Sharp Objects</i> writer knows women can be just as brutal as men. “Power can be bloody whether it's a patriarchy or a matriarchy.”<p>Hi, "steamy romance" category.<p>We've got …

AnyRoad offer authentic tours with experienced guides, not locals

[AnyRoad co-founders Daniel and Jonathan Yaffe] asked around and found out about remote parts of the wall where you could walk for miles without …

17 Stress-Less Travel Lessons

I love making up little rules for myself when I travel, even if I break most of them. ("Just 30 more minutes online and then I'll go outside.") There is, though, one rule I come back to, over and over again, and it's flexible enough that it can be applied to almost any travel quandary: Be where you …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

#Lookingout through the palm trees at beautiful #Airlie Beach in Queensland! Thanks for sharing with us, @luecki54!

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5 Credit Cards Every Traveler Should Consider

It's time to face facts: Your credit card isn't cutting it anymore. Before your next trip, sign up for a card with better travel benefits, such as no …

Credit Cards