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This Tiny Canadian Peninsula Wants to Be the Next Burgundy

When Astrid Young set forth from California’s sun-soaked Napa Valley 15 years ago to further a career in wine, she knew she wanted to specialize in …

Wine & Spirits

16 Runners Share Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to on a Run

Let’s be real: Long training runs can get boring. While crossing off mile after mile can certainly inspire a sense of achievement, sometimes putting …

Self-improvement

13 New Historical Fiction Books To Read If You Want To Escape 2018 For A Little While

The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and I'm looking to escape the rest of the world for a little while. It's one one thing to take a social …

Books

Well Read: The 5 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down This July

Reading is undeniably a key wellness practice—and one that many of us have ignored for far too long. It’s proven to build empathy, reduce stress, and …

Books

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

5 Podcasts To Listen To While You Work Out If Music Doesn't Keep You Moving

No matter how much you love to work out, there's no denying the fact that sometimes, it can get a little, well, boring. Perhaps you find yourself …

Visiting Corsica: Travel Maps and Recommendations

Corsica: The French Mediterranean Island<p>The French region of Corsica is an island located in the Mediterranean Sea off the western coast of Italy and …

Corsica

This Kettlebell Cardio Workout Video Promises to Get You Breathless

Try taking your cardio off the treadmill and reach for this bell-shaped piece of equipment instead.<p>If you're not using kettlebells as part of your …

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

The Best Biographies to Read When You Need a Little Inspiration

Along with the lazy days of summer come plenty of opportunities to finally dig into your reading list. When you've grown tired of light beach reads …

The Best Winery Restaurants In America

© JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery<p>The Restaurant at JUSTIN, Paso Robles, CA<p>Over its more than 35 years in operation, this Central Coast winery, once named</i> …

12 LinkedIn Accounts That Will Make You Smarter

Your brain is a muscle (or so I’ve been told). Just like your workout routine, if you neglect intellectual pursuits, you won’t see any …

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

8 Wonderful Weekend Getaways in Washington State

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Travel<p>Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of …

Science says the happiest couples have 13 characteristics

Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating—sometimes all at the same time.<p>Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday …

Relationships

50 Essential Western Travel Experiences

Raft the mightiest river<p><b>Colorado River, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ</b><p>“You hope you’ll be right side up at the other end.” That’s how late rafting …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Video: Tourism Leaders on Planning to Avoid Overtourism

Tourism executives have to strike a careful balance: They want to attract more visitors, but they also must be sensitive to the needs of the local …

Here’s the secret to lunges that strengthen *and* lengthen

For anyone who’s dreamed of becoming a ballerina but never made it into pointe shoes, there’s Ballet Beautiful, the workout program that borrows …

Flash Sale: JetBlue Just Announced $20 Flights Around the U.S.

JetBlue has just made it easier to have a spontaneous getaway<p>JetBlue just made it easier to have a spontaneous getaway with a flash sale that has …

Over 40 At-Home Exercises You Need For Your Best Butt Ever

Get ready to build out that booty and strengthen your body from the bottom up (get it?) with these at-home and gym-ready exercises. From no-equipment squats to kettlebell deadlifts to BOSU bridges, we've got your bases covered in a way that'll leave beginners and experts alike with a serious burn …

Workouts

Add These 8 Songs to Your Playlist for a DIY Spin Class

Ride a stationary bike at home or the gym and you’re likely to maintain the same medium-intensity speed the whole workout. It won’t get your heart …

Transcript of "10 ways to have a better conversation"

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. …

Public Speaking

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2016

<i>Flickr: Robin McConnell</i><p>Dance tracks dominate the proceedings in our monthly workout music recap. While that sounds like the introduction to one-dimensional playlist, the tracks approach the genre from different avenues. Plus, there are a handful of pop singles mixing things up along the way.<p>The …

Music

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …