Angelica Swaim

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Learning Wines by Color

What does the color of wine say about the grape and flavor? We break down the various shades of reds, whites and rosés, with recommended …

How Yeast Works to Make Your Favorite Wines

If you love wine, give thanks to yeast. Explore the role it plays in fermentation, the risks involved and the debate over wild versus cultured</b> …

Want to Protect the World’s Wildest Places? Go On Safari

If you’re looking to save endangered species and protect the world’s wildest place, it’s not a bad idea to go and see them. “Without tourism most of …

Starbucks Has a Response to President Trump's Immigration Ban: Hire 10,000 Refugees

Starbucks (sbux) CEO Howard Schultz sought Sunday to reassure employees anguished about President Donald Trump‘s immigration ban, and said the coffee …

What Runners Should Know About Trying to Conceive

There aren't specific mileage guidelines for women who want to get pregnant because every woman is different.<p>Deciding to start a family brings a lot of excitement…and a lot of questions. Is the timing right? Will everything work as it’s supposed to? Will the baby be healthy? Women are frequently …

A vegan chain you've never heard of is expanding nationwide — and that should scare McDonald's

Steve Heeley, the CEO of the healthy fast-casual chain Veggie Grill, is betting that its burgers taste as good — or even better — than McDonald's Big Macs.<p>There's one big difference between the two: the former is 100% vegan. Veggie Grill's burgers are made of pea protein, while its "chicken" …

Here are all the dates you can get into US National Parks for free in 2017

As you plan your 2017 travels, know that the U.S. National Park Service will be offering a number of days during which they will waive entrance fees …

Sorry, Time To Say Bye From Your Favorite Distance

After years of running and racing the same distance, you might find yourself constantly improving and getting faster. More likely, you might find …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

The Best Summer Road Trips from Seattle

One of the best things about living in Seattle is how many beautiful places are within easy reach, enabling outdoor lovers to get out and play on a …

Hiking

How Long Should Your Longest Run Be For Marathon Training?

<i>*Courtesy of Competitor.com</i><p>How long do your longest training runs need to be to successfully get fit for a marathon? That’s a good question.<p>When …

9 must-do experiences in San Francisco

1. Head north for great views and more nature.<p>It’s easy to ride across the bridge, or take a city car share for the quick trip. There’s also Muni …

A Marathon Training Approach for a PR

For the majority of distance runners, the marathon distance has a steep and enjoyable learning curve, if intelligent training and equally intelligent …

Marathons

How to Plan Your First Safari in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park

Prepping for the perfect safari isn't as complicated as you think.<p>You can watch every documentary on PBS, consult how-to videos on Youtube and troll dozens of photos on Instagram, but nothing can quite prepare you for the reality of what it's like to go on safari in Tanzania's Serengeti National …

Wildlife

Chokeholds and headless women: Hollywood's poster problem

Billboards might be one of the most obvious demonstrations of Hollywood sexism – but they’re far from the only example<p>When the poster for the upcoming movie X-Men: Apocalypse was released last week, it became clear that whoever who had signed off on the advertisement had failed to notice something …

Feminism

The Simplest-Ever Guide to Running Your First 50K Ultramarathon

The biggest fear I hear from coaching clients asking about ultramarathon training is about whether or not they can handle it.<p>It’s almost as if just …

America's Most Scenic Roads

The T-shirts all say: <i>I survived the road to Hana</i>. It can take more than two and a half hours to travel the 52 miles from Kahului to Hana, as you …

5 of the best Canadian National Parks

Breath-taking landscapes, exciting wildlife and adventurous sports. Welcome to Canada's best National Parks...<p>1. Banff National Park, Alberta<p><i>Moraine</i> …

Here's how far in advance you should book your flight

Booking your flight at the right time can save you money, but it's hard to know when exactly that right time is.<p>CheapAir.com recently released its annual study on when you should book your flight to get the best deals, analyzing about 1.2 million trips from the US to 74 popular destinations.<p><b>Here's</b> …

9 Dream Romantic Getaways

If you and your boo are long overdue for a vacation, we’ve got ideas – and we’re talking seriously romantic ones at that. It’s time to feel the love …

National Parks

100 best places in the U.S. for brunch, including 16 in California

Just in time for Mother's Day, OpenTable has come out with its crowd-sourced list of what its users say are the 100 best brunch places in America.<p>New York topped the list of brunchable spots with 20 restaurants, and California came in second with these 16 (many of which have Mother's Day menus, in …

New York City

What does it take to run a sub-3 marathon?

Analysis by Strava into runners in the 12 weeks before the London marathon shows, unsurprisingly, that the harder you work, the better your times<p>What does it take to run a marathon in under three hours? As someone painfully close to that target, I’d love to know a definitive answer. However, in the …

Marathons

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

A Yoga Sequence to Build Strength for Arm Balances

<i>By: Jai Sugrim</i><p>Learn the basic principles of arm balancing through this simple sequence that leads up to crow pose.<p>There is a common misconception that arm balancing and inversions rely solely on upper body strength, when in reality, these postures mostly rely upon linking breath, gaze, and the …

California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

The Bottom Line: 'The Vegetarian' By Han Kang

In Han Kang's 'The Vegetarian,' a clean eating obsession is a subversive act of self-reclamation.<p>Vegetarianism or, as the diet of the central character in Han Kang’s <i>The Vegetarian</i> could more specifically be described, veganism, has lost the power to shock -- at least among American coastal …

Patagonia Travel Tips, Useful Information & Equipment needed

Getting ready for your Patagonia Travel: The Climate<p>Temperatures in the Torres del Paine National Park are constantly changing. We can experience all …