Christina Moya

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How to Pack Light: The Flight Attendant’s Guide

When it comes to packing light and efficiently, flight attendants know best—here are 11 of their best tips and tricks.<p>We asked the world’s most experienced travelers—flight attendants—for their finest tips and tricks when it comes to packing the perfect suitcase. Nicole flies all over the U.S. (and …

Wink, A Smart-Home Ecosystem

With the introduction of soon-to-launch smart-home ecosystem app Wink, the connected abode will soon be much more than a group of intelligent appliances with independently operating apps. The new Wink platform will connect close to 60 products and appliances from 15 manufacturing partners to a …

Smart Homes

El Pipila’s pozole verde is the fastest slow food

In San Francisco, we like to blur the line between slow and fast food. A cup of coffee now takes five minutes to brew. A porchetta sandwich at the farmers’ market requires a 30-minute wait in line. And let’s not even discuss the travails of getting an Indian-Portuguese-Ghanaian burrito from a food …

San Francisco

I’m Not Sorry

Living With No Apologies<p>I made a vow this month. I’m trying to avoid saying a phrase I repeat far too often: I’m sorry.<p>With this goal, I have a head …

7 Cinderella Castles to Escape to With Your Prince

Just in time for Disney's new <i>Cinderella</i> movie release, trivago.com has found seven secret castles you can sleep in that will make you feel as if you are living in a real-life fairy tale... no fairy godmothers required!<p><b>Thornewood Castle</b> -- Lakewood, Washington<p><i>© Thornewood Castle</i><p>Visit a true piece of …

7 Easy Scientific Experiments You Should Do With Your Child

Simple ways to make your kid go "ooh" and learn something at the same time. With thanks to the Royal Institution.

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather

<i>By Kelsie Ozamiz for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Think of all the things you'd talk about if you went to a place where weather was never the topic of conversation.<p>San Diego<p><b>San Diego</b><p>Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and …

El Paso

DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Argentina

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

California

The Far Side of Paradise

One of the things I like best about Hana is that there is nothing to do. This is intentional on my part. It's a small town on the far eastern end of Maui, with one general store and not much else. But for us city folk who are wedded to our iPhones and iPads and computers and all the connectivity in …

Sofia Vergara, Kelly Ripa’s Trainer Anna Kaiser Reveals How to Get Celebs’ Slim, Sculpted Arms in Just Three Moves — Watch

Get it, 2015! In honor of <b>Us Weekly</b>'s annual Best Diets issue, trainer-to-the-stars <b>Anna Kaiser</b> has revealed the top three moves she uses to help …

6 Lost Mansions of the Upper West Side and Upper Manhattan

Like everywhere else in Manhattan, the Upper West Side and Manhattan began as bucolic farmland, settled with farmhouses and later large mansions away …

Cool Gifts for Men – The Guy Gift Guide – Cool Material

Steel Pint Cup ‑ <b>$8.95</b><p>Key Tools ‑ <b>$9.95</b><p>Black Valet Tray ‑ <b>$12.95</b><p>Camera Lens Mug ‑ <b>$13.56</b><p>Workman’s Knife ‑ <b>$14.41</b>

Gift Guides

Top tips: Efficient backpacking trip planning, preparing, & packing

By onOctober 23, 2014 in Trip Planning 17<p>Disaster area! A hugely disorganized mess in Amanda’s 600-square foot Denver apartment prior to my first …

Quaint Fishing Village Reine Will Make You Want To Run Off To Norway Immediately

Have you ever felt the urge to escape it all, run off to Norway and hole up in a converted red fisherman's cottage?<p>No, you have not? Perhaps that's because you haven't seen Reine, the Norwegian fishing village with an estimated population of just about 300. The village is nestled in the Lofoten …

This Is How You Have A Royal Vacation In Hawaii

Alright, we get it Lorde -- we'll never be royals (rooooyals). It don't run in our blood.<p>But that won't stop us from pretending every now and again. And what better place for a game of monarchical make-believe than the 50th state. After all, Hawaii used to be a monarchy, and the remnants of royalty …

9 Air-Cleaning Houseplants That Are Almost Impossible to Kill

What might your office or apartment have in common with a NASA spaceship? Unfortunately the answer may be poor air quality. Indoor air pollutants …

Plants

Four Florida kayak trips that aren’t famous but should be

Florida winters were meant for this: Discovering wild and scenic places by kayak. To help you plan fun Florida kayak trips, I’ve selected four of my …

Florida

21 Movies To Watch When You Just Need A Freakin' Laugh

"Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days." See? Hannah Montana totally gets life. She knows what it's like to have a sucky day just like …

FYI: Your Eyelashes Can Age, Too! Our Expert Tips for Young-Looking, Fabulous Lashes

When it comes to anti-aging efforts, most of us focus on the face—and maybe the hands, neck, and décolletage get a little love, too. But what about …

5 Must-Have IT Skills For The Future of Work

The fact that data has the power to change our business and personal lives has put data science and analytics at the center of how marketing is done. Every digital click, swipe, "like", buy, comment and search produces a unique virtual identity - something that Malcom Frank, EVP of strategy and …

Thought Leadership

American Samoa Is The Empty Slice Of Bliss You've Been Craving

Would you believe there's a virtually empty, incomparably lush, incredibly quiet and awesomely unplugged tropical escape that's technically a part of the United States?<p>No, it's not Hawaii. This is American Samoa, and you've kind of been ignoring it.<p>American Samoa is an unincorporated U.S. territory …

Hawaii's Green Sand Beach Is Something You Have To See To Believe

Move over white sand beaches, things are about to get colorful.<p>We've seen pink, black and purple sand, but now we're going green. Green Sand Beach (also known as Papakolea Beach), is located on the Big Island of Hawaii, and its olive tint is absolutely gorgeous.<p>The beach's unique coloring is a …

Instagram's New App Lets Users Create Studio-Like Time-Lapse Videos

Hyperlapse is now available in the App Store.<p>Today, Instagram is rolling out Hyperlapse: the first external application the company has launched, according to a company blog post.<p>As <i>Wired</i>'s Cliff Kuang reported, the new app essentially crams the camera stabilizing and tracking powers of a movie …

Celeb-Approved BB Body Creams to Hide Leg Veins, More Skin Sins

Summer may be coming to a close, but leg-baring styles are certainly not going anywhere. While <b>Taylor Swift</b>'s hot-pants romper may not be the …

Cheapism: Where to find the best coupons online

With all the coupon and daily deal sites sprouting up these days, Cheapism.com has rounded up some of the best coupon sites for 2014. Fight the flood of emails and discover discount codes that actually work, saving you time, energy and, of course, money.<p><b>Best Coupon Sites</b><p><b>Coupons.com:</b> The coupon …

These 12 Places Are Reason Enough To Head To Florida

There's a lot you probably don't know about America's 27th state. Sure, there are the usual stomping grounds of Disney World, St. Augustine, Miami and Daytona, but there are, surprisingly, still some spots that are relatively under-the-radar in the Sunshine State.<p>So if you're looking to add a …