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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

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11 Drinks to Sip On While Venting

One glass, two glass, three glass, more!<p>Blowing off some steam is one thing, but picking your poison is quite another. We've selected the perfect libation to accompany those nights when you just really need to let it all out.

Swoon! Ian Somerhalder's Azzaro Campaign Will Give Your Wednesday a Dose of Sex Appeal

As if we need a reason to stare deeply into <b>Ian Somerhalder</b>'s baby blues, the actor is giving us one more with his seductive fragrance campaign for …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Find Inspiration In Nature For Your Wedding Centerpieces – 40 Creative Ideas

Selecting the centerpieces for a wedding is hard work, especially because there are so many different options to choose from. The best thing to do is …

4 Juicing Mistakes You Might Be Making (and How to Fix Them!)

Read this before you put anything in that blender<p>Sipping your nutrients has been crazy popular for a while now. And it's no surprise—the It drink can provide you with loads of health benefits by upping your intake of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. The problem is, there's a lot of confusion …

Nutrition

11 Awesome Starbucks Secret Menu Frappuccinos

The website Starbucks Secret Menu lists dozens of new combinations for the frozen favorite.<p>If you try this in stores, baristas recommend knowing which ingredients come in the Frappuccino when you order. Starbucks workers aren't briefed on the secret menu, and so instructions are a must.<p>Here are …

5 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget

<i>100 percent homemade healthy, affordable, and microwave-friendly meals.</i><p>Growing up I was poor. I'm 28 now and I recognize my childhood taught me a lot about what is necessary and what isn't. I was a pariah in school -- always the "new kid." Luckily, the bad crowd didn't want the unattractive, …

Which States Have The Fastest Sex?

Which states have the longest and shortest average sex times? Spreadsheets, a sort of sex-focused Fitbit, tried to find out. Here’s a description of Spreadsheets from our sister site, <i>Fast Company</i>:<p>The app keeps track of stats like total thrusts, duration, and decibel peak, which the couple can later …

100 Years Of Olympic Posters: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Thankfully, these posters are less tragic than the last century of Olympic logos.<p>Designing a poster for the Olympic Games must be a daunting task. How can a single image do justice to the superhuman feats of strength that define this epic international event? Over the past century, poster designers …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

DIY Rice Scrub + Mask

Yoga and Meditation for Anxiety

We’re all guilty of it from time to time: spreading ourselves too thin with work. I know I do it. And although I’m so grateful to have a job, I admit …

Yoga

Peep This Romantic Florida Wedding And Prepare To Swoon

<i>When it comes to wedding inspiration, nothing is quite so magical as seeing what real couples do for their big day. Since 100 Layer Cake is our</i> …

Weddings

Top 10 Maui travel experiences

Admit it – you’re grinning already, even before you step on the plane. It starts with the idea of Maui… the anticipation. With the abundance of white beaches, waterfalls, and waves, what is there not to love? With all this island has to offer, you may be wondering where to start – never fear we got …

Essential Bali travel tips: what to know before you go

From navigating the crowds to being monkey-savvy, there are a few tricks to getting the best out of a trip to Bali. We’ve rounded up 15 top tips to bank for your next visit to the Island of the Gods.<p>Expect crowds<p>One of the most touristed islands on earth, Bali isn’t exactly an untouched paradise. …

Four days in Ubud: Beyond Eat, Pray, Love

It’s impossible these days to think about Ubud - Bali's cultural heart - without also considering the enormous success of Elizabeth Gilbert’s <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. While you’ll find no shortage of local travel companies promoting EPL ‘experiences’, there’s more to Ubud than spirituality, rice paddies and …

Florida Keys

Simple Springtime Dishes

Simple Springtime Dishes

15 Natural Beauty DIYs for Under $15

How much money have you shelled out on facial masks, bubble bath, trips to the spa, and “miracle skin rejuvenation” products? Too much? It’s okay, we’re here to curb that spending habit and help you ramp up your inner kitchen witch. We’ve rounded up collection of 15 natural beauty tutorials that …

Skin Care

Apple & Cheddar Cheese Souffles - Easy Appetizer or Dessert Cheese Souffle Recipe

The Best Mexican Sandwiches in San Francisco's Mission District

I spent five weeks this summer living in San Francisco's Mission District, going to bars that let my dogs roam free, making plans for big hiking trips, and pretending that I was going to learn to surf. Instead, I mostly ate sandwiches. Lots of sandwiches. Over 50 of 'em. This week, I'm walking you …

Zagat

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …