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How This Couple Travels the World on Less Than $25 a Day

Mike and Anne Howard's planned one-year honeymoon turned into the adventure of a lifetime, and it's still going, ever since they took off in January …

Travel

Best of NYC Travel Tips from a Local New Yorker!

Welcome to our NYC travel tips page. If you are planning to visit New York City and need tips on what to do from a local in the know, you are in the …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

YouTube Superstar Michelle Phan Reveals She Was Bullied in School Over Her Makeup Tutorials

It’s hard to imagine that anyone <i>doesn’t</i> want to be Michelle Phan‘s best friend, but before the YouTube superstar and beauty mogul found the video …

Tutorials

Why I Spent a Month’s Rent on One Night at the World’s Best Spa Hotel

The Nam Hai recently won Mr and Mrs Smith’s Best Spa Hotel award for 2015. A penny-pinching traveler decides if the price tag is worth it.<p>I was first …

Stephen King set to conclude crime trilogy next summer

Stephen King will conclude his trilogy about retired detective Bill Hodges and multiple murderer Brady Hartsfield in a new novel, due out next summer.<p>King’s publishers have announced that the final novel in the Hodges trilogy, End of Watch, will be published on 7 June 2016. It follows Mr Mercedes, …

Books

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wrote a novel about Sherlock Holmes' brother (and it's good!)

When it comes to obsession, all other fans — Trekkies, Potterheads, Browncoats — must bow before the Holmesians. The followers of Sherlock Holmes have been dredging through the life of their hero since he was first published in 1887. They wore black armbands when he was allegedly killed at the …

Books

The 11 best hiking trails in Austin and beyond

Austin is adorned with a host of outdoor gems just beckoning to be explored. Maybe you've always wanted to try hiking, but you weren't sure where to …

The Appalachian Trail by Rent-a-Car (Part 2)

<i>The Appalachian Trail is back in the news these days, thanks to the release of "A Walk in the Woods," the new movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte and based on Bill Bryson's classic book. Some of us have indelible memories of our experiences on the trail. Here's the conclusion to my journey</i> …

21 Ways You Can Use Super-Cheap Thrift Store Items To Make Your Home Look Great

It's <b>National Thrift Store Day</b>! (No really, that's a thing.)<p>In celebration of all things cheap and crafty, you should try some of these super-cheap …

Thrifting

Paleo "Fuddruckers" Burger

SHOCKING that I’m writing a meat post. I know.<p>Yes I run a Primal recipe website, but generally I post grain-free recipes that involve snacks, bacon, …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Ibotta’s New Shopping List Finds Cash Back And Rebates As You Add Items

Mobile savings app Ibotta, which got its start by targeting millennial shoppers who no longer seek out and clip paper coupons, has been working to re-think the role smartphones can play when it comes to shopping in the offline world. To date, that’s largely involved submitting receipts and scanning …

Associated Press News

7 Tips for Fat Hikers and Others Who Don't Look Like the REI Commercials

Summer is the time for traveling into the forest to hike, but for many of us, taking on a hike can be emotionally and physically challenging.<p>The REI commercials never show someone like me conquering a mountain, yet still, I hike. As I read <i>Wild</i> by Cheryl Strayed, a story all about hiking the Pacific …

First-Ever Winter Thru-Hike of the PCT

On a sub-zero November morning, following a month spent slogging 600 miles along wet, snowy stretches of the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington and Oregon, Shawn Forry and Justin Lichter awoke to find their trail shoes coated with ice and frozen stiff.<p>The men had shipped their snowshoes to a …

Hiking

Dad Cares for Quadruplets After Wife's Tragic Death in Childbirth

It was supposed to be the happiest moment of their lives. Carlos Morales kissed his wife Erica and told her he loved her just minutes before she …

Parenting

The 10 Best Healthy Recipes of 2014

Food & Wine's Deputy Food Editor Kate Heddings picks her favorite healthy recipes from 2014.<p>We’ve made some darn good healthy recipes in 2014. Here …

7 best bike routes in the world | CNN Travel

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

The Best Way to Learn a New Skill on the Job

Week one of my new job I was in a full-scale internal panic. Why? I was a Web Producer who only knew the very basics of coding.<p>Yeah, the justified …

The 15 Hottest American Cities For 2015

Rising prices in San Francisco will continue to push young hipsters out to Oakland. Queens will become the hot borough in New York City because of its affordable real estate and rich culinary scene. And Colorado's legalization of marijuana will bring a wave of tourism to Denver.<p>To compile this list …

6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It

Taking a long-distance train is not the fastest mode of transportation, but it’s certainly much more relaxing than being crammed into flying metal tube with 150 of your closest friends. As long as you’re not in a hurry, it’s a great way to unplug, de-stress and maybe even meet some new friends. …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

Eight classic young adult novels that deserve the Hollywood treatment

In the last few years, young adult fiction has become to Hollywood studios what Nirvana-esque alternative rock bands were to record labels in the 1990s: everybody has to have at least one. From past record-breakers like Harry Potter and Twilight to the ongoing Hunger Games and Divergent films, …

31 Life-Changing Ways To Eat French Toast

I'll wake up at any ungodly hour for waffle French toast.

Breakfast

Atkins Diet: The Induction Phase

• <b>Author:</b> Chance Alexander, RN<p>If you are looking for new recipes and menus ideas that promote a healthy, managed carbohydrate diet, this book is perfect for you. It's filled with easy-to-prepare recipes that are absolutely delicious! Each dish fits the bill for the Atkins diet.<p>The recipes in this …

Tartine

• <b>Author:</b> Elisabeth Prueitt<p>Every once in a while, a cookbook comes along that instantly says "classic." This is one of them. Acclaimed pastry chef Elisabeth Prueitt and master baker Chad Robertson share not only their fabulous recipes, but also the secrets and expertise that transform a delicious …

Eat Vegan on $4 A Day

• <b>Author:</b> Ellen Jaffe Jones<p>Not only can a plant-based diet be good for your health, it can also be easy on your budget! Discover how to give your shopping cart a makeover, learn how to forgo expensive processed foods and get the most flavor out of high-quality basic ingredients. Ellen Jaffe Jones has …

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