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Liz Weston: Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad

Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with strip malls, fast-food joints and a lot of people speaking English.<p>"For all the world, it's like you're in a U.S. beach town," says Kathleen Peddicord, publisher of …

Retirement

Garlicky Parmesan Salmon Asparagus

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 2 cloves garlic , minced<br>• 1 teaspoon lemon zest<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon juice<br>• 3/4 teaspoons salt , divided<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Food

Your 2018 Guide to Social Security Spousal Benefits

Here's what married pre-retirees need to know about benefits for spouses.<p>There's a lot more to Social Security than providing income for retired …

Retirement

Ten Waterfalls In South America That Should Not Be Missed

When it comes to looking for a location where interesting and new experiences can come together in the form of a fantastic vacation, a trip to South …

South America

Stuff We Love: Dewalt 60V Max Rear Handle Worm Drive Style Circular Saw

Grilled Salmon Steaks with Savory Blueberry Sauce Recipe

"Salmon and blueberries deliciously combine in this summer dish."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup chicken stock<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup orange juice<p>1 …

Seafood

Grilled Dijon-Lemon Pepper Salmon Recipe

"The fresh and bright flavors of this lemon pepper salmon come through beautifully in this light grilled dish!"<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup Dijon mustard<p>2 …

Seafood

The Rocky Mountaineer Is the Most Luxurious Way to Explore Canada

The luxury passenger train just announced four new vacation packages for 2019.<p>Some good things come in moving packages — like the Rocky Mountaineer train's new travel bundles. This privately owned luxury tourist train is the largest in the world and has just added four new trips across Canada to …

Trains

This Famous Luxury Train Has Announced Amazing New Vacation Packages for 2019

Looking to visit Canada on an upcoming vacation? Our vote is to see the country's majestic landscapes by train, aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The …

Hiking

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

The Furnace and Air Conditioner Filters We Would Buy

If we were looking to buy a new filter today for our HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system, we’d aim for a medium-efficiency …

Home Improvement

Tips and Tricks on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

From the best time of the year to visit to the best hidden spots, straight from those who know it best.<p>Each of the National Park Service’s 417 …

National Parks

The Best Times to Visit Yellowstone

As the first national park in the world, a trip to Yellowstone offers travelers the chance to experience both stunning natural beauty as well as an …

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Cooking

Your guide to the best places to stay in Yosemite National Park

In this article, we share our selection of the best places to stay in Yosemite National Park both in and outside Yosemite Valley as well as some …

A cut above the rest: Here are the best circular saws money can buy

Everyone knows the circular saw is a job site favorite for chopping up plywood and lopping off two-by-fours, but this small, portable tool is good …

Woodworking

Local Legends: The 20 Best State Parks In America

When it comes to natural spaces across the United States, the National Parks get all of the glory. And while its true that they are some of the best …

Easy Spicy Refried Bean Dip

Cooking

This $129K Airstream Is a Shockingly Luxurious Way to Travel

There are travel trailers — and then there's the brand-new Airstream Globetrotter. This opulent "Glamper" is the perfect travel vehicle for the …

Airstream

An intimate cruise to Belize and Guatemala's cays and lagoons

Searching for a different sort of New Year's experience? Blount Small Ship Adventures is offering a 12-day cruise of Belize and Guatemala that will explore the countries' cays, reefs and lagoons.<p>Highlights in Belize include Man-O-War Caye, a bird sanctuary, and Lime Caye, part of a marine reserve. …

These Healthy Fish Recipes Are Packed With Omega-3 Benefits

Raise your hand if you're tired of your go-to weeknight dinner. <i>Raises hand.</i> We get it—your failproof healthy post-work meals can start to get …

The 10 National Parks You Need to Visit in Your Lifetime

Bustling cityscapes may have their allure, but the true joys of travel lie in marvelling at the natural wonders of the world. Much of this comes in …

Travel

6 Best Road Trips

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure. On the way stop at two museums, a really clean one and an artsy …

More cruising tips for beginners

<b>After last week's Cruising for Beginners cover story, reader John Marcon wrote in with some tips of his own.</b><p><b>1</b><p>The lectures are invariably good, taking …

New Zealand

An Overview of Concrete Flooring

Concrete is the most basic flooring material. Generally, it is just the surface of the slab that is poured directly onto the gravel or dirt bed in …

When (and Why) to Use the Steamer Basket in Your Instant Pot

In addition to the handy (albeit slightly flimsy) steamer rack that came with my Instant Pot, you'll frequently find me using a more traditional …

Kitchens

How to invest for lifetime income and long-term growth

<i>I'm considering rolling my retirement savings into a lifetime annuity because I like the idea of a guaranteed payment. But I also wonder whether I'd be better off just putting some of my savings into a low-risk account for living expenses and then investing the rest in a diversified portfolio of</i> …

Retirement

The Best Ways to Travel in Utah – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Utah has national parks, canyons, and dinosaur fossils making the Beehive State a growing destination for the adventurous and fans of the …

National Parks

Amtrak's Coast Starlight Train Is the Most Beautiful Way to See the West Coast

If seeing the West Coast is on your list but road-tripping for multiple days is not, you should absolutely consider Amtrak's Coast Starlight train route. The 35-hour trek is offered daily from Los Angeles and Seattle, passing through Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento, and …

National Parks Road Trip of a Lifetime

The greatest road on earth<p>Here’s something we can all agree on: This country deserves to have its very best places protected and enjoyed. That’s what …

National Parks