Jim Litke

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The Top 5 Attractions in Aviero, Portugal

On the shores of a coastal lagoon filled with birdlife, the colorful city of Aveiro in northern Portugal has a fascinating blend of historic …

European Travel

The Top 8 Attractions in Lisbon's Baixa Neighborhood

The heart of Lisbon's downtown commercial district, Baixa is the home of high-end shopping and fashionable boutiques, grand squares and imposing …

European Travel

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Napa's Most Beautiful Wine Tasting Rooms

From an art-filled atrium to a subterranean space inspired by Roman architecture, here are the most beautiful places to drink wine in the Napa …

Wall Art

The Secret Ingredient To Making Tender Meat

If you have ever volunteered to cook the Thanksgiving turkey, you are probably familiar with the concept of brining; soaking the bird in a mixture of …

Cooking

Best Wineries to Visit in Tuscany

Few wine regions have the instant name recognition of Tuscany’s Chianti, first legally defined in 1716 (but recognized as a wine region as early as …

Italy

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Food & Dining

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

8 of the best towns to visit on the French Riviera (and the things to do there)

The French Riviera is a blissful place where palm trees sway in the warm breeze and the sea is more blue than you’ve ever seen; where you can still …

France

​The "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" Cast Used This Special Recovery Device To Get In Shape | Men’s Health

It takes a lot of strength to fight the dark side. That’s why when the Jedis—we mean stars—of <i>The Last Jedi</i> had to get in tip-top shape to battle the First Order, they relied on every single trick of the trade. And that includes some high-tech gadgets like this bizarre-looking cold sleeve.<p>The Game …

Lisbon's best restaurants and bars

'I was born here, and although I packed my bags and set out to travel the world when I was 19 years old, the city is still my heart's home. It's a …

European Travel

A Guide to Italy's Wine Regions

We get it. With more than 350 official wine varieties and 20 different wine-producing regions, the world of Italian wine can be confusing and overwhelming. But before you make a beeline straight for Tuscany, it’s worth learning what else is out there besides Chianti and Brunello. To help, we’ve put …

Italy

Understanding Directions in Italian

Last week I published an article about <b>Asking For Directions</b>. The article itself was fairly basic, and probably not much different from what you might …

Italy

How to Re-Register for the New Global Entry Website

On October 1, the Department of Homeland Security ditched the previous Global Online Enrollment System (GOES) system for a new “cloud-based” Trusted …

Hotel Savings Trick: How 1000 Starwood Points Just Saved Me $400

I’m not sure I’ve ever made a redemption with a value of 40 cents per point before.<p>There’s a hotel I wanted to stay at in about 3 weeks where the …

Secret Paris: Hidden spots you didn’t know about

The French capital is renowned for being known as the “city of love” – for promising the travel experiences that will make visitors fall in love with …

France

This Is How Long You Really Need to Hold a Plank to See Results | Men's Health

As a general guideline, Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer and founder of PhilanthroFIT in New York City, recommends striving to do three sets of up to 60 seconds. “It’s OK to start with shorter sets and work up to 60 seconds,” he says.<p>Plus, shorter planks can still give you a solid workout, …

5 Techniques to Become Fluent in Italian

Study tips and tricks for becoming fluent in Italian<p>There are a number of academic papers and tips from expert language learners that will help you …

Language Learning

Unlimited Flights In Europe, Asia Or Australia - Just 3,200 Amex Points Per Flight...

For most people, an exotic vacation is not an every day thing. It goes without saying that you want to see as much as possible while on your trip. …

South-east Asia

Looking for a hardcore ab workout? Try this 15-minute series from celeb instructor Akin Akman

Over the past few years, former tennis pro, model, and fitness instructor Akin Akman has steadily amassed an army of hardcore clients, which is how …

David Beckham

Need A Quick Dessert In A Pinch? This Chocolate Cake Only Has TWO Ingredients

Let them eat (two-ingredient) cake!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>4 eggs, whites and yolks separated<p>9 ounces semisweet chocolate<p>Powdered sugar, to serve<p>Vanilla ice cream, to serve<p>Seasonal fruit, to serve<p>1. Preheat the oven to 325˚F (170˚C).<p>2. Place the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl and melt …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

The 30 best men's fashion websites

How to remove malware from your computer

Banish those internet nasties<p>Disaster has struck—an unwanted piece of malware took root on your computer. So what's your next step? While the potential damage viruses can cause shouldn't be underestimated, you might be able to get your computer back on its feet without too much difficulty, thanks …

Reach inbox zero in Gmail with these 5 tricks

Take charge of your emails<p>When it comes to email, it's usually a case of can't live with it, can't live without it. These messages make up an essential part of modern-day communications, but sorting through them takes up an inordinate amount of time, time that could be spent doing something more …

Apps

The Planche Rock to Pushup Will Carve Up Some Superhuman Abs | Men’s Health

Andy Speer, the creator of The Anarchy Abs Workout, demonstrates the planche rock to pushup. With the feet still contacting the floor, this variation still requires strength, balance, and body control—just not as much as the original.<p>Here are some tips for performing the perfect planche rock to …

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

6 Easy Dressings to Up Your Salad Game

If only one thing in your kitchen’s going to be made from scratch, make it salad dressing: A good salad simply can’t exist without a great dressing. …

Food

Tip: Wrist Exercises for Fighters and Lifters

Weightlifters and fighters both need wrist strength and durability. These exercises will build it. For advanced athletes only!<p>These exercises are NOT …

Exercise