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The lake escape: 20 great European holidays beside the water

Sometimes, even the most turbulent seasons can be soothed into serenity by a sighting of waves flowing softly to land. Ask Maxim Gorky. Exiled from Russia in the wake of the Moscow uprising of 1905 (a pre-cursor to the revolution that would ensue in 1917) and his imprisonment in St Petersburg, the …

10 of the Best Slow Cooker Recipes for Spring

Just because we've got winter in the rearview mirror (finally!), there's no reason to push your slow cooker to the back of your kitchen cabinet. This …

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

When it comes to health and well-being, simplicity is key. If something can fit into your daily routine and not feel like too much of a chore, you're probably more likely to stick to it.<p>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, believes she has the answer to weight loss …

10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

Prepare to face the great outdoors.<p>A spring hike is a great way to take advantage of the newly-warm weather. But it also comes with hazards like lingering snow, unpredictable downpours, and winter-damaged roads and trails. To prepare, you need to bring basic essentials like extra clothing, snacks …

5 River Trips in the US You Should Take This Spring

Some of the most thrilling, easy-to-access stretches of beautiful rivers in the country.<p>In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill that gave …

12 Healing Bowl Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Usually, the term “comfort food” is basically just a synonym for junk food. But while there’s definitely a time and a place for burgers and a gooey …

Healthy Eating

10 great hidden-gem parks and campgrounds

As spring approaches, popular campgrounds across the country are already selling out with travelers making reservations months in advance. But some equally wonderful sites seem to always have room, says Jessie Johnson and Matt Schneider, authors of <i>North Carolina Adventure Weekends</i> (Menasha Ridge, …

National Parks

9 things I wish I knew before visiting Dublin

What comes to mind when someone says “Dublin”? Guinness, St. Patrick’s Day, pubs? Literary legends like James Joyce and Oscar Wilde? Maybe one more …

Ireland

Top 20 family summer holidays in Europe

<b>Campervanning,</b> <b>Portugal</b><p><b>Van hire</b> €1,302<b><br>Best for ages</b> 10+<b><br>Type of trip</b> Adventure<br>Road trips always make great adventures, especially with the novelty of sleeping in a campervan and the excitement of plotting a route on the map. The coast of Portugal, from Porto down to Lisbon, makes an ideal route, …

Swimming Pools

29 Broccoli Recipes That You'll Actually Get Excited About Eating

This vegetable has stymied everyone, including the leaders of our country.<p>Broccoli has a bad reputation, and unfortunately it’s somewhat deserved. All too often this vegetable gets cooked beyond recognition. Stalks become limp; the color of the head fades. It’s pitiful. George H.W. Bush, the 41st …

Recipes

24 underrated foods everyone should try at Disney World, according to someone who worked there

Sure, the rides are fun. The characters are adorable. The fireworks are amazing. But let's get real … one of the things that makes Disney World so great is the food and how much of it there is.<p>We've all likely had some of the most iconic Disney foods— like Dole whips, turkey legs, and the famous …

Food

8 High-Protein Anti-Inflammatory Slow Cooker Recipes You Should Make In 2018 For Weight Loss

We got a slow cooker over the holidays. Ok, we got it the previous holiday season. But 2018 is the year we’re going to use it for making …

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

For Women Only: Tours That Emphasize Adventure

Taking some time off from a tech job in Chicago earlier this year to contemplate a career move, Shannon Elarton signed up to visit Tanzania in May with AdventureWomen, a women-only tour company, on a hunch that she might gain some perspective from her fellow travelers.<p>She was also, she said, …

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

9 underrated weekend getaways near Chicago

Best weekend getaways from Chicago<p>1<p>Cedarburg, WI<p><b>2hrs from Chicago</b><p>Located just a few miles north of Milwaukee, Cedarburg is an ideal place to wind …

Ann Arbor

Got 100 Days? Here's How to Achieve a Key Goal Before Your Time Runs Out

One hundred days is the perfect time period to achieve a big goal.<p><i>Update: Wow, great response to this article, which gives me an idea. Want to work to achieve a 100-day goal, and share your successes or failures with other Inc.com readers? Let's do it together.</i><p>There are 100 days left in the year. …

Where to Find the Bluegrass State's Best Sips on a Kentucky Bourbon Trail Road Trip

Take a journey along Kentucky’s famed Bourbon Trail and experience the best of the state’s distilleries. (All Photos: Kristin Luna)<p>Bourbon has become …

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Healthy Eating

The Most Beautiful Hikes on Kauai

The thing about Hawaii is, almost everywhere you look is beautiful. Made up entirely of volcanic islands, the state has a wonderfully diverse …

Iowa’s got more adventure to offer than you think

Iowa gets the most surprising props, like its recent inclusion among the happiest states in America (and the best places to retire). Who knew?But …

42 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes That Anyone Can Make

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

One-Skillet Dinners That Keep Dishwashing to a Minimum

Steak. Chicken. Squash. It's all coming together in just one cast-iron skillet.<p>Unfortunate facts of life: You can't drink an after-dinner beer on your back porch when you're inside scrubbing cutting boards, skillets, plates, and sheet trays at the sink.<p>That's why senior food editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b> …

Cooking

Our Editors’ Picks of the Best New Hotels in the World

<i>Baltimore</i><p>Over the course of 103 years, Recreation Pier has been, at times, a shipping facility, community center, and television set — as well as an …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

We went coast to coast to find the most romantic spots in the U.S.<p>Although there are countless ways to spend Valentine’s Day together as a …

Castles

101 secret things to do in London

There are plenty of secret things to do in London: search for top-secret London attractions, dine at quirky restaurants or hunt for treasures in …

Here are the 10 best hotels for families — and those on a budget

January isn't even over yet but we're already daydreaming about our next vacation: sun, sand and relaxation. The cherry on top of our dream vacations? Spots that are perfect for the whole family — without breaking the bank.<p>As part of its 15th annual Travelers’ Choice awards, travel and booking site …

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 …