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5 Must-Know Secrets for How to Use Your Money to Make You Happy

Caramel Marshmallow Popcorn - Chef in Training

Who doesn’t love popcorn?! I mean really!… It is such a delicious and addicting snack food! My family LOVES popcorn. I am going to let you in on a …

What Your Study Abroad City Says About You

By: Kevin Alexander<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock (edited)</i><p>Going abroad is one of the most important choices in your life, outside of choosing a mate and picking a brand of American cheese. But what does the city you chose say about you as a person? Well, I'm glad I rhetorically used that device, because I'm …

Travel Like a Pro Without Bankrupting Your Savings

Travel is the doorway to learning about other cultures and yourself. It can even change your point-of-view on certain topics, from politics to social issues. You could even discover places in your own city, state, province, or country that you never knew existed. However, you may not travel because …

Marinha Beach Is Clearly One Of The Best Beaches In The World For A Reason

We've seen some "best beaches" before, but none has stolen our hearts quite like this.<p>Welcome to Marinha Beach, on the southern coast of Portugal. It's been named one of the best beaches in the world for its stunning natural rock arches and excellent quality of water.<p>But the best part of this …

Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: ‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one …

10 Healthy Office Snacks: The Anti-Vending Machine Guide

These healthy office snacks beat whatever junk is in the vending machine any day.<p>We've perfected the art of the office lunch—but even the most protein-packed lunch bowls can't prevent the inevitable 3 p.m. rumbly belly. Before you give up your quarters to the vending machine, hear us out! There are …

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

75 Healthy, Energy-Packed Breakfast Recipes

Think way, way beyond avocado toast.<p><b>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day</b> (or at least the first meal, anyway), so it can’t hurt to start things out with a tasty little bundle of healthy energy. From next-level toasts (think beyond avocado) to savory porridges, ingenious …

7 Steps to Save $70K in 18 Months to Travel the World

When I was transitioning out of the corporate world in 2008 to travel the world, several people I spoke with similarly expressed how they would love to quit their jobs to travel. However, the number one excuse people had for not quitting their job to travel was the lack of money. If you are …

10 New U.S. Breweries to Watch, from D.C. to California

The 10 most exciting breweries that have been open less than two years, from a Seattle crowd-pleaser to a wonderfully weird Virginian<p>When it comes to selling craft beer, Washington, D.C., might as well be the Wild West.<p>Most states operate under the three-tier distribution system, which requires …

How I quit my job to travel: The corporate lawyer

Travel and food blogger Jodi Ettenberg explains why she left a successful career behind – and no, it wasn’t to “find herself” or “pursue her passion”.<p>When people hear how I quit my job as a lawyer after six years of corporate work, they assume I burned out and fled the nine-to-five (or, more …

A Photographers Guide to Havana (With 9 Gorgeous Shots)

Just it’s name suggests cigars, 1950’s cars and of course Fidel Castro. Situated just 90 miles south of the Florida Keys, yet for all intents and …

Google Street View lets users explore Angkor’s 1000-year-old temples

From student backpackers traveling on a shoestring to retirees crossing off another place on the bucket list, Angkor in Cambodia is on the itinerary of just about every keen globetrotter. And now it’s on Google Street View, too.<p>The historic location, famous for its prominent role in the nation’s …

20 Things To Remember When You Quit Your Job And Travel The World

You're gonna do it one day. You know you are. We know you are. But when Reddit user vom1tcom1t did it, he broadcasted his decision to the entire Reddit community: "I finally did it! I'm quitting my job and traveling."<p>Other users -- some who had traveled for days and others who have been gone for …

Maria Shriver: What Women Are Doing Wrong

As ELLE's April guest blogger, Katherine Schwarzenegger will be dispensing wisdom culled from the people who inspire her all month long. (For the record, the 24-year-old interviewed the likes of Anderson Cooper, Eva Longoria, and Serena Williams for her new book, <i>I Just Graduated…Now What?</i>, so she …

First Look at Da Capo, From the Owner of Zibetto Espresso Bar

Since Anastasios Nougos opened Zibetto in midtown eight years ago, it’s become a destination for aficionados of Italian-style coffee bars. Now Nougos …

Senators Press VA to Explain Delay in Burn Pit Registry

Two U.S. senators insisted Tuesday that Veterans Affairs Secretary Erik Shinseki reveal why his agency is nearly three months late in creating a legally-mandated registry of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans potentially poisoned — some lethally — by exposure to toxic trash-fire trenches.<p>The so-called …

#NGTRadar: Travel Lately

The Radar–the best of the travel blogosphere–is a regular feature on Intelligent Travel every other Wednesday.<p><b>You can play, too</b>. Follow us on Twitter <b>@NatGeoTravel</b> and tag your favorite travel stories <b>#NGTRadar</b> to help us find the crème de la crème on the Web.<p><b>Here are our latest picks:</b><p><b>Petra</b> could be …

27 Healthy Versions Of Your Kids' Favorite Foods

You're not lying about the vegetables in these recipes. You're just withholding information.

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

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Quick quiz: What’s the difference between a credit card and a debit card? Why is it important to carry credit? How do credit cards work? Don’t panic …

10 Reasons Women Need to Solo Travel

In August 2007, I sent myself to Edinburgh, Scotland as a graduation (I graduated with a Master of Science, Management degree) and birthday gift. This wasn't my first time to Edinburgh, but it was my first time as a solo traveler. Was I nervous? Yes, I was. And it surprised me.<p>I stayed in a hostel, …

San Francisco’s rightward turn: Why it may no longer be America’s iconic liberal city

<b>(IM_photo via Shutterstock)</b><p>With an influx of rich people and exodus of poor and middle class, a less liberal San Francisco could soon emerge<p>George McIntire<p>February 16, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The city of San Francisco holds a unique and storied place in liberal America. It’s the place where radically …

The Crystal Forever in Sainte Chapelle

Cozze Ripiene (Stuffed Mussels in Tomato Sauce)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: From Puglia, two dinners in one -- stuffed mussels with Pecorino, and the sauce that they're cooked in.</i><p>With a few humble ingredients and a little …

Thai Mexican Chicken Soup

I came up with this recipe recently when I went over to Katherine and Barlow's shared home up on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. The deal was I'd bring dinner, they'd host. Their home is in the midst of the redwoods... so much in the midst there is actually a redwood tree coming up out of their …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …