Cyndi Cramblett

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5 Solutions to Common Meditation Excuses + Fears

414<p>SHARES<p>Top meditation experts debunk the most common excuses we make for not meditating. Read their inspiring advice and get over obstacles …

Seductive southern Crete

Although Crete hosts one-quarter of Greece’s annual visitors, it’s still possible to escape the crowds by heading south. Thanks to the rugged mountains that stretch across much of the island’s spine, southern Crete remains a place apart.<p>Known for their hospitality, traditional music and healthy …

48 hours in New Orleans

Arriving in New Orleans can seem like turning up to a party in a time-warp. Folk sip cocktails on colonial-era balconies, and restaurants thrum with buzzy gossip just like they have done since the 19th century.<p>But this vibrant city is not stuck in the past. New cocktail bars, inventive eateries and …

Beyond Foam Rolling: 4 Self-Myofascial Release Practices for Tension

5.3K<p>SHARES<p>Relieve pain and increase mobility through self-myofascial release.<p>I jumped at the opportunity to attend Tiffany Cruikshank’s “Myofascial …

This Slow Flow Will Leave You Sitting Pretty

This 5-minute video takes us through gentle hip openers to prepare the body to sit in meditation.<p>Try this 5-minute video sequence of standing poses …

Top 12 must-try Bangkok dishes

For a relatively small country, Thailand's cuisine is astoundingly diverse, with dishes changing in form and flavour just about every time they cross a provincial border. Bangkok, by far Thailand’s largest city and a melting pot of people and food, is no exception to this diversity, and the city …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Top 10 places to go skinny-dipping

Loosen your buttons & shake off your inhibitions with this extract from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>: our rundown of the world’s best nude bathing.<p>1. Formentera, Spain<p>Tan lines? What tan lines? As the smallest and most southerly of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Formentera boasts some of the …

Top 10 sights in Cancún and Yucatán

It's no great secret why Cancún, and to a larger extent the Yucatán Peninsula, has become Mexico's top tourist destination. Some people are lured by the simple pleasures of a white-sand beach, turquoise waters and perhaps a little partying here and there. Others find themselves drawn to the …

The best nudist beaches in Australia

Easygoing Australia has an abundance of choice when it comes to beaches where nudism is legal and accepted. Most of the destinations on this list are nestled away, and home to communities of friendly, like-minded naturists who welcome newcomers. At some you may be the only person there – just you, …

Obama to make Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks a national monument

Half a million acres will be protected Wednesday when President Barack Obama establishes the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.<p>It's "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to head off development on the swath of land in south-central New Mexico that has "unique Pre-American, New Mexican, …

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Japan is rapidly losing population—and half the world is about to join it

Japan is shrinking at a record pace. The country lost 244,000 people in 2013 as births plunged and deaths soared. It faces the prospect of losing a third of its population in the next 50 years, raising fears about its economic prospects and labor market.<p>But while Japan may be grabbing headlines, …

African dunes? No, it\'s Japan, Tottori

No, I’m not in Africa, neither on Tatooine… I am still in Japan, inside a unique place: Tottori Saikyo, the largest sand dunes in Japan! And they are …

Snapshots from Japan: Nishiki Market in Kyoto

GallerySnapshots from Japan: Nishiki Market in Kyoto<p>Though sushi, tempura, and teriyaki are well known Japanese dishes, one trip through <b>Nishiki Market</b> reveals just how much Japanese cuisine remains unfamiliar in much of the United States. Known as "Kyoto's Kitchen," this vibrant market features 126 …

Testing Resumes for the Fastest-Ever Maglev Passenger Train in Japan

The trials for the world’s fastest magnetic-levitation train planned for Japan resumed yesterday, continuing work to extend the 24-kilometer test …

Experience Travel

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

Make each day special when you travel

When we travel we strive to make each day special. We want to see more, explore more, taste more and feel more. But what can we do to make each day special and how to make each moment count? You don't have to try hard to make it happen. Here are 12 simple tricks to make each single day special. …

Report finds more affluent travelers than ever, and most are women

The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, and more of those travelers are women, according to a report by MMGY Global and the Harrison Group. And nine in 10 use the Internet to find travel suppliers and information.<p>Affluent travelers, defined as those with an annual …

Four startups that will change your mind on travel - Russia Beyond

Though summer is over, the season for travel does not have to be. The modern traveler is bombarded with the most popular online booking services such as Booking.com, Expedia, Kayak and Skyscanner.<p>But, digging a little deeper, one can find others who are not so well known yet compete with the market …

Boston to increase field for '14 race

BOSTON -- The Boston Marathon will accept an extra 9,000 runners for next year's race, making room for the more than 5,000 people stopped on the …

Baked Salmon with Avocado Mango Salsa Recipe

Of all the ways there are to cook salmon, baking it is one of the easiest. Just brush the fillets with a little olive oil, sprinkle with salt, and …

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Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

5<p><i>5 / 5 (7 Reviews)</i><p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p>5 Freestyle Points 255 calories<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>45 minutes<p>This is my go-to turkey taco recipe. …

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Seared Scallops with Apple Cider-Balsamic Glaze<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>10 jumbo sea scallops<br>• 3 slices bacon<br>• 10 ounces baby spinach<br>• 4 ounces mushrooms (I used a mix …

Lynx Kittens Explore New Territory at Montreal's Espace Pour La Vie Biodôme

On June 4, the Espace Pour La Vie (Space for Life) Biodôme in Montréal welcomed three Lynx kittens into the world. The kittens are developing …

When It Comes to Our Brains, Study Suggests Yoga Trumps Running

We’ve learned that yoga can make us limber like Gumby, help relieve anxiety and pain, and reduce blood pressure Does yoga therapy reduce blood …