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National park tips: Your secret weapon when booking a spot in Yosemite

At Yosemite National Park, if you can't get the lodging or camping spot you want in the valley, look into the Redwoods in Yosemite, a collection of rentable privately owned vacation cabins near the Big Trees Lodge (the former Wawona Hotel), about 45 minutes from the valley.<p>There are about 130 …

Save Thousands As A Medical Tourist In These 5 Countries

By International Living<p>Affordable healthcare isn't a myth. In fact, if you look beyond U.S. borders you'll find healthcare systems in other countries that are equally as good -- if not better -- than what you get at home. And you won't have to remortgage your house to stay healthy.<p>Many of the …

Interior Design

10 of the best mountain cabins and lodges in Europe

With views to savour and activities as high-octane or as chilled out as you want, our mountain cabin picks feature getaways to suit all tastes<p>Loen, Norway<p>By a tranquil lake, near the village of Loen in western Norway, this cosy wood cabin is the perfect base to explore the spectacular geography of …

European Travel

How to Handle Your Stress So You Can Be Successful |

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work.<p>But there are ways you can help yourself. Here …


Norwegian To Launch Sub-$200 Flights from US to Paris

<i>Photo courtesy of Boeing</i><p>Norwegian Air has announced new transatlantic flights. The low-cost carrier will fly a trio of routes to Paris starting on …


9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

Ancient Rome