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The 38 Essential Vancouver Restaurants

Ringed by soaring mountains, with gleaming glass skyscrapers reflected in the still waters that surround its downtown core, Vancouver is easy to love, says local food writer Nikki Bayley. Over 40 percent of Vancouver’s residents were born outside of Canada, and the city is home to robust Chinese, …

Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best …

Backpacking

13 Insanely Clever Oatmeal Tricks You Need To Try

There's no point in eating a healthy breakfast if it doesn't taste incredible.<p>Makes 2 servings<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 medium apple, cored and roughly chopped<p>½ cup apple juice<p>½ teaspoon vanilla extract<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>2 teaspoons brown sugar<p>Pinch of salt<p>1 cup rolled oats<p>1 ½ cups unsweetened almond milk<p>…

Everything You Need for the 2016 Food Lover's Cleanse

We've put together a shopping list, printable recipes, and everything else you'll need for our 6th annual Food Lover's Cleanse.<p>We are so excited to be launching the Sixth Annual Food Lover’s Cleanse on January 2. This year, we're bringing you a handful of all-new recipes, as well as some of our …

Nutrition

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

12 reasons Luxembourg is the best country in the world

The area of the whole country is 998 square miles, and as of January it counted 562,958 inhabitants.<p>Luxembourg has a stable political landscape and is the ninth-least-corrupt country in the world.<p>For 19 years until 2013, the country was led by the head of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV), …

Judiciary

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

What to Pack for Machu Picchu and Your Inca Trail Hike

Before you even pack, we wanted to talk about booking your trip. There is a restriction of the number of people allowed on the Inca trail every day, …

Top 10 Restaurants and Cafes in Cusco, Peru

From scrumptious seafood to innovative fusion dishes, Peru’s eclectic culinary heritage has gained the country worldwide recognition as one of the …

Top 10 foods to try in Peru

South American chef and restaurateur Martin Morales counts his must-try 10 dishes from his home country Peru, including highlights from its culinary …

South America

11 things you probably don't know about Vienna

But some things you just can't really learn or fully understand until you're in the city, especially if it's a characteristic that's a tad zanier or a bit different. That is, until now— for Vienna, at least.<p>During our recent trip to Austria's capital, we visited 52 hotel properties, and made …

European Travel

10 Things You Need to Do Before Any International Trip

Memorize the following and make it your mantra: Good travel is the result of good planning. That applies to any trip you take, but it's especially true when you're heading to a foreign country. It can be tempting to book a ticket and start fantasizing about your getaway, but there's work to be …

Choose Your Own Adventure: Machu Picchu

When I decided to visit <b>Machu Picchu</b>, I was so focused on getting to Peru that I kept delaying another important decision: Which route would I take to access the sacred site?<p>Should I walk along the well-worn paths of the Inca Trail? What about following in the footsteps of <i>chaski</i> messengers on the …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.