Maria Frances Marinay

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The 10 Stupidest Things You Can Say To A Depressed Person

1. “Just go outside more!”<p>Right, because going outside is the easiest part of any depressed person’s day, and the only thing stopping them from going …

10 Things You Should Try Before You Fly

There’s nothing that opens up my soul more than floating above the clouds in a large metal bird with strangers. In all my 24 years, I still have yet …

100 Ways To Make Today Epic

Take a personal day from work and actually do as many of these as you can. Instant epic-ness.<p>1. Upon waking, immediately blast your favorite song at …

27 Things That Will Make Your Life Easier, Period

1. Just respond to the email already.<p>2. Call your mom. Chat for five minutes, pretend that public transportation is coming/you’re walking in to …

22 Things You Need To Do While You Have The Chance

1. Go to a country whose language you do not speak, and where English is rarely spoken. Learn what it means to have to find out everything by …

100 Little Things Worth Being Happy About

1. Your favorite t-shirt.<p>2. Your favorite show’s newest season being on Netflix.<p>3. Your favorite coffee in the morning.<p>4. Looking out the window …

11 Things You Only Get To Experience When You Are Single

1. Butterflies.<p>2. Jumping on your living room couch after getting *that* text.<p>3. Automatically having the most exciting stories/life of most of your …

19 Ways To A Better Life

Figure out what you want. Go really deep into questioning yourself.<p>Figure out who fits in that journey with you. Focus on the ones that will help you …

The 30 Sexiest Things A Man Can Do, According To 30 Women

If I ever do something that women find sexy I’m probably not particularly aware of it. To increase my sexiness awareness, I combed through this …

10 Things You Do When You Just Don't Want To Deal With People

Not today.<p>1. Start crossing the street to the side of the road you’re walking parallel to, see a group of people laughing gregariously on that side …

Why Being In Your 20s Is Awesome

I know I talk crap on being a twentysomething but I’m only half-kidding. In actuality, there’s no age I’d rather be. (Besides maybe seven years old …

30 Ways To Make Your 20s Better

1. Accept that you can’t please everybody, and then decide which select few opinions and feelings you value enough to try and satisfy.<p>2. Recognize …

The 5 Questions To Ask In A Relationship

Some of the strongest romantic connections are spontaneous, start fast and move very quickly to falling in love. However, when you’re falling in …

20 Books That Will Change Your Life

1. <i>Paint It Black</i> by Janet Fitch<p>This was one of those books I read as I entered my 20’s and have the tendency to re-read at least once a year. It …

32 Embarrassing Things You’ll Do When You Live Alone

1. Watching terrible TV shows at top volume while you get unreasonably emotionally invested in what is going on. “Say yes to the dress!! SAY YES TO …

5 Things You Learn In A Long-Distance Relationship

1. Skype is the single greatest invention of all time.<p>What did long-distance couples do before Skype? No, wait, don’t answer — I already know the …

Light Up Your Life: Highlighter 101

Ever wonder how celebrities get such glowing, ethereal skin? It’s not all fancy facials and expensive aesthetician visits. With the right highlighter …

Makeup

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

European Travel

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) …

New Zealand

The USA's best regional desserts

Apple pie gets a lot of glory for being the embodiment of American desserts – ‘As American as apple pie’ as the saying goes, flatly ignoring the fact that apple pie isn’t an American invention. That said, American apple pie truly shines when prepared with regional flare — such as being made with …

Ice Cream

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Italy
Travel

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

Asia Travel

Budget Travel In Sweden

<i>Guest Post by Sofia von Porat: Sofia writes for AsWeTravel, a travel blog sharing travel tips, videos, guides and inspiration from around the world –</i> …

Traditional French Food You Must Try

<i>Although there are many delicious delicacies to try in France (not to mention the wines) there are a few distinctive traditional french dishes which</i> …

5 Things to do in Lyon France

France’s third city is a bustle of boutiques, bistros, hidden passageways, riverside walks and historic architectural masterpieces. There is a lot to …

5 Best Beach Towns in the UK

There are only so many French riviera towns and Greek island villages you can visit until you’re longing for a beach town that offers something …