Eric Scott Simpkins

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The Best Way to See France Is Floating Down Rural Rivers and Hidden Canals on a Luxury Barge

The latest river barges from Belmond Afloat have outdoor swimming pools, private chefs, and more.<p>Who says barges can't be luxurious?<p>Belmond Afloat in …

France

The Most Effective Leaders 'Show Up' With These 4 Things Every Day

Every leader or aspiring leader wants to be an effective leader. They want to know what they have to do or who they have to be to lead with impact and influence in order to have the voice and provide the value they envision. Many of my coaching clients want a 60-day plan that’ll somehow get them to …

Leadership

De Vere Selsdon Estate Hotel Review

<b>When you arrive at this hotel,</b> just 14 miles from central London, you will be wowed by the sheer size of it. With over 150 rooms and proudly sitting …

Tweed

Austin’s Hottest New Hotel Has a Lakefront Infinity Pool With the Best Views of the City

Plus, a highly-anticipated restaurant from a Top Chef winner — and even viewing areas to see the city's famed Congress Avenue Bridge bats.<p>With the …

Top Chef

Umeboshi Paste Is the Vegan Flavor Bomb You Didn’t Know You Needed

What's super flavorful, surprisingly versatile, and can provide a myriad of health benefits?<p>I first learned about umeboshi paste—the Japanese condiment made of pureed, fermented ume fruit—from my all-time favorite cookbook, <i>The Cranks Bible</i> by <b>Nadine Abensur</b>. She includes the paste in several recipes …

Food

Enjoy 35% off a Stay At This Adults-Only Boutique Resort on Costa Rica’s Guanacaste Coast

An exclusive Operation Vacation offer for T+L readers.<p><i>T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering</i> …

Costa Rica

The Top 10 Resort Hotels in the American South

The South is one of the rare places where the touristic clichés — a rich culinary history, warm hospitality, and picturesque scenery, from the …

Top 10

A couple turns a Mercedes Sprinter into a solar-powered home on wheels

Traveling road warriors Andre and Marissa converted a 2017 Mercedes Sprinter van into a beautiful, chic home on wheels named the Bluebird for their …

Off-grid

To Repel Ticks, Try Spraying Your Clothes With A Pesticide That Mimics Mums

There's new evidence to support a decades-old strategy for preventing the tick bites that lead to all sorts of nasty diseases, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.<p>The remedy involves spraying your clothing with permethrin — a pesticide that's chemically similar to extracts of …

Disease

Best Sci-Fi Books Of 2018 (So Far)

Reading escapist fiction has never been so necessary<p>There's never been a better time to take some time off from reality and escape into some much-needed sci-fi. 2018 has been a great year for great reads, and luckily we still have 6 more months to go. Here are the 10 books that we've already loved …

Science Fiction

I rode the Orient Express' sister train through the English countryside, and it took me back to the Golden Age of travel

1/<p>I arrived at London Victoria station, where the Belmond British Pullman is based, at 10 a.m. We were due to depart at 10:45 a.m. and return at 4 …

Trains

Why Cooking the Perfect Steak Starts With Frozen Beef, According to Science

Don't thaw that raw!<p>At the end of a long, hard day, few things satisfy meat eaters more than a juicy, tender cut of steak — as long as they don’t …

BBQ

Listen To NPR Music's Favorite Songs & Albums Of 2018 (So Far)

We're hitting the middle of summer, so you're either on a beach with a cooler and extra sunscreen (reapply every two hours!), or making that dollar at work and staying cool in air conditioning, counting down the hours to a neighborhood cookout and perhaps a nice glass of rosé.<p>In any case, you need …

Music

The Best Hikes in Hawaii

1 of 10<p>Leahi (Diamond Head)<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Kaena Point<p>3 of 10<p>Kaiwa Ridge/Lanikai Pillbox<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Sliding Sands to Halemauu, Haleakala …

National Parks

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

How to Take the Ultimate California Road Trip

Here's what it's really like to live the #vanlife.<p>This spring, inspired by a mix of real longing and Instagram-fueled nostalgia, I found myself …

RVs

Deep Cuts: The Hunger

<i>The world of horror is vast. With so many films across the spectrum of budget, studio involvement, quality, availability, and, above all else, pure</i> …

Horror

Aura To Offer a Private-Jet Experience at Business-Class Prices

The cabins of the Florida company’s redesigned regional airliners will feature zero-gravity seats, OLED displays, and virtual-reality …

Virtual Reality

Custom D&D Character Sheets Are A Critical Hit

Cartoonist and self-described <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> nerd Luke Howard hand-crafted a convincing argument in favor of pen-and-paper role-playing: custom …

Board Games

Skip Big Sur—These Underrated Summer Road Trips Are Worth the Mileage

The pull of the open road is strong in summer months when all you want to do is skip town and drive through beautiful landscapes with the windows …

Hiking

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

Touzet Studio offers "modern take on island architecture" at Bahamas holiday home

Miami-based Touzet Studio has used touches of blue throughout this house on a tiny Cat Cays island in the Bahamas to match the hues of the ocean that …

In 'High As Hope,' Florence + The Machine Embraces Optimism

In the video for "Hunger," Florence + The Machine's first single from the new <i>High As Hope</i>, vibrant flower buds and moss bloom atop the stony surface of an old statue: What was once cold and revered, only marveled at from a distance, becomes a lush promise of renewal. That gradual flowering captures …

New Albums

Private jet company set to bring luxury travel to the masses, with tickets starting from $280

Private jet company set to bring luxury travel to the masses, with tickets on board its state-of-the-art aircraft starting from $280<p><b>AURA, which will</b> …

Luxury Travel

An Ohio Startup Rebuilds Lives One Piece of Fried Chicken at a Time

A millennial entrepreneur hires former inmates and homeless people who struggle to find work even in a strong economy.<p>COLUMBUS, Ohio—William Camper searched for jobs for six years after being released from an Ohio prison in 2011. He had spent more than a decade behind bars for selling cocaine while …

Breast Cancer

Years in the Making – Yamaha TRX850 Café Racer

The post Years in the Making – Yamaha TRX850 Café Racer appeared first on Return of the Cafe Racers.

Motorcycles

Recipe: Funnel cakes without having to buy a ticket to the Stampede

Besides the whole cowboy thing, fried dough is the rock on which the Stampede was founded. Funnel cakes—made by pouring batter through a funnel into …

Recipes

One&Only Properties Are Known for Being So Luxe, You’ll Want to Stay Forever — and Starting Next Year, You Can

There are still 48 villas available at the brand’s just-announced residences on Mexico’s lush Riviera Nayarit, opening next year.<p>You know that …

Santa Cruz

Land Ark unveils modern take on classic American RV

Colorado startup Land Ark has revealed its first mobile home, which features angled walls, black metal cladding and an interior wrapped in …

Small Spaces

Bosch’s Monsters Explained

“Poor is the mind that always uses the inventions of others, and invents nothing itself,” reads the text above a brooding sketch featured in <i>The</i> …

Art