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9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

Road Trips

How to holiday in the Seychelles on a shoestring budget

Wandering along a winding path, I got my first tantalizing glimpse of Georgette. Up close it was even more dazzling – blinding white sand so …

Travel

The 8 traditional styles of Chinese food you should know

There may be thousands of Sichuan, Cantonese and Hunan restaurants in the U.S., but most serve up a bastardized version of the real deal – adjusted …

Food & Dining

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Three novels about Korean history give context for current events

Headlines about North and South Korea have dominated the news recently, but what do Americans really know about the history of these countries? There may be some gaps in our collective knowledge, but a trio of novels steps into that void, beautifully illuminating Korea’s past in ways that inform …

Books

Southeast Asian Cuisine: What to Eat in Each Country

Southeast Asian cuisine is famous throughout the world. And if truth be told, it's one of the main memories for many people who travel to Southeast …

South-east Asia

This Is How to Lose Your Stomach Fat Once and For All

When people are looking to lose weight and transform their bodies, one of the most common areas they are looking to target is their core. More specifically, they want a "flat stomach." In reality, they are probably trying to target belly fat; your stomach is actually an organ located on the upper …

Strength Training

This At-Home Workout Will Tone You All Over While Torching Fat

When you find your motivation waning and getting to the gym seems impossible, challenge yourself to a bodyweight workout you can do at home. We've made a quick workout that gets the job done! It works the legs, arms, and core while raising your heart rate. Best of all, you don't need any equipment …

Workouts

The Maps of Israeli Settlements That Shocked Barack Obama

One afternoon in the spring of 2015, a senior State Department official named Frank Lowenstein paged through a government briefing book and noticed a map that he had never seen before. Lowenstein was the Obama Administration’s special envoy on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, a position that …

These colorful glamping pods are tucked into a South Korean mountain range

South Korean firm Atelier Chang has installed a series of colorful glamping pods in a remote South Korean mountain range. Tucked deep into a green …

Jillian Michaels Says You Should Lift Weights This Often For Fat Loss

You may have heard your fair share of claims that weightlifting can speed up fat loss and help you lean out faster. Well, that's not a myth. We confirmed with Jillian Michaels, health and fitness expert and creator of the My Fitness by Jillian Michaels App, and she agreed that lifting weights can …

Exercise

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

A 4-Week Beginner's Guide to Weightlifting (Workouts Included!)

Now that you've decided to start lifting weights, you're probably wondering where exactly you should begin. We know the weight room can seem intimidating, which is why we created this guide to get you acclimated to lifting weights. This program is designed to first and foremost introduce you to …

Prague city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Czech capital

Prague, the City of a Hundred Spires, is one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. It’s a city of contradictions: a frontier of the modern West …

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

13 of the Best Fat-Burning Foods You Can Eat to Tone Up and Feel Great

Eating a healthy diet is fundamental to weight loss, but there are certain foods that can actually better aid your fat-shedding efforts. To find out which items are ideal for fat burning, we spoke with Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, MS, nutrition expert, and Lose It! advisor, who recommends adding the …

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

10 Books With Plot Twists You Have to Read to Believe

Who doesn’t love a good twist? The moment that makes you gasp, literally. The sentence that changes everything you thought you knew. The reveal that …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

Workouts

The 24 Most Popular Book Club Picks This Month, According To Goodreads

If you've ever been in a book club and been tasked with <i>picking the next month's book,</i> then you already know: It's a high stress, big stakes …

There are secret luxury villas hidden in the Bali jungle with hot tubs and a spa - and they're actually amazingly cheap to rent

Heading deep into the heart of the Balinese jungle you'd expect to find lush rainforest, exotic wildlife and spectacular natural wonders.<p>You'd be …

10 amazing places in Bali you need to go and see if you visit

Bali in Indonesia has always been a firm favourite amongst travellers looking to explore its superb tropical jungle landscapes, exceptional temples …

10 of the world’s best book towns

This village of just 50 inhabitants hosts a book fair every August and a prestigious book award, the Silent Book Contest<p>Bellprat, Catalonia, Spain<p>In many ways, this small village is the ideal book town. It is in a beautiful rural setting in Catalonia’s Anoia region, yet only 90km from Barcelona. It …

Books

7 Reasons Hoi An Should Be Next on Your Bucket List

As if there wasn't enough on your travel bucket list already, I'm about to convince you why you should add another city to that ever growing list. The city of Hoi An is on Vietnam's central coast and is best known for it's stunning ancient town and village rice paddies. Vietnam is a beautiful …

Vietnam

All The Books You’ll Want To Add To Your Picnic Or Beach Bag This Spring And Summer

Bookworm Fodder<p>Unwifeable: A Memoir by Mandy Standtmiller<p>This memoir details the tawdry (and occasionally A-list) flings of sex columnist Mandy …

Books

48 Hours in Singapore: The Ultimate Itinerary

Day One: Morning and Afternoon<p><b>Morning</b>: Arrive in Singapore, check into your accommodations, and then spend a relaxing couple of hours exploring the …

See Japan’s rare sacred Buddha this month - only revealed every 33 years

As a country that holds countless seasonal festivals throughout the year, any visit to Japan is likely to bring with it the opportunity for travellers to immerse themselves in a unique way of life and get a taste of traditional culture and history. But sometimes, extra special events can take place …