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A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

30 Pictures of Laos: Temples, Rivers and Colonial Houses

A collection of my best pictures of Laos: from the riverside town of Vang Vieng to temple-studded Luang Prabang.<p>The name Laos conjures up images of …

Asia Travel

My Ten Favorite Photography Quotes

A photo may be worth a thousand words, as it has often been said, but sometimes just a few words or sentences can help explain a thousand or more …

17 most biodiverse places on earth

1. The Daintree, Queensland, Australia<p>Famously known as the place where ‘the rainforest meets the Reef’, the Daintree, in North Queensland is home to …

Go on a 365-Day Vacation Around the World for $75,000

Intrepid Travel has introduced what could be the most interesting year of your life, if you've got the money to spend.<p>Taking a year off to travel the …

9 Of Instagram's Best #DrinksAroundTheWorld

Which US City You Should Live in Based Off Your Myers-Briggs Results

<i>This post was originally posted on JoinBlush.com</i><p>It's fun to learn about your personality. You can dig into who might best complement you in a romantic relationship, what job would best suit your strengths, and even what city you should live in. It's great fun, which is probably why you moseyed on …

Salt Lake City

Finnair Brings Us One Step Closer to the Future of Long-Haul Flight

Finnair has recently taken receipt of its long-anticipated A350 Aircraft, which gives us a glimpse of dominant trends for long-haul flight. CEO, …

Long Haul

What to Drink at the World's Top 10 Bars

The Black Pearl is known for its killer cocktails and prime location on Melbourne's Fitzroy Street. The bartenders are no stranger to "Bartender of …

Cocktails

25 things everyone should do in Australia

It would be impossible to see the country and experience all it has to offer on a single trip.<p>But these 25 places and activities should be at the top of any traveler's bucket list, whether she's a foreign tourist flying in from afar or a native Australian looking to explore his own country.<p>Did we …

Australia

Welcome to the Savannah Way - Savannah Way

The Savannah Way is Australia’s Adventure Drive, linking Cairns in Tropical North Queensland with the historic pearling town of Broome in Western …

24 things to do in Australia before you die

1. Attend the Australian Open, Melbourne, Victoria.<p>2. Hire a van and drive Tasmania.<p>3. Have a flutter on the Melbourne Cup in Melbourne, Victoria.<p>4. …

Travel is the Best Education: Start Teaching Your Kids Today

In the northern hemisphere, it's back to school season. As you get back into school routines and slip back into your everyday grind, I'd like to entice you to think about how you're going to give your kids the world. Summer might be coming to a close, but family travel goes way beyond going on …

Kids

A Great Place To Explore In Dubai

Why Travel Is the Greatest Love Story Ever Told!

By College Tourist; Author: Kristy Gustafson, University of Colorado at Boulder<p><b>Answer your own call to adventure and find your hero within!</b><p>In English class, they teach you about a pattern of narrative called The Hero's Journey. While no two journeys ever look the same, they all seem to start out …

Love Stories

41 trips to take before you turn 40

You probably have the means and time to take some epic trips around the world.<p>From the canals of Venice to the desert of Namibia, here are 41 destinations to check off your bucket list.

National Parks

Homebound Blues

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

Natural Gas

Europe's Best Island Escapes

<i>Jeremy Couture / Flickr</i><p>For most travelers, Europe may be more associated with medieval fortresses and train journeys than sand castles and ferry rides, but close inspection of the map reveals that the continent is home to thousands of miles of coastline and scores of islands off its shores. Some …

European Travel

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

‘How a bee sting saved my life’

Ellie Lobel was ready to die. Then she was attacked by bees. Christie Wilcox hears how venom can be a saviour.<p>They were in my hair, in my head, all I heard was this crazy buzzing<p>Ellie Lobel was 27 when she was bitten by a tick and contracted Lyme disease. And she was not yet 45 when she decided to …

Medical Research

The Road To Hana Is The Shortest, Most Beautiful Road Trip You'll Ever Take

Road trips are virtually non-existent in Hawaii. There are no exciting state lines to cross and you'd never be able to complete a successful round of the license plate game. Nonetheless, we're convinced that we've found a Hawaii drive that packs all of the best things about road-tripping into fewer …

Hiking

How To Take Stunning Road Trip Photos, Even If You're Not A Pro

Spring is in the air, our engines are revved up, and it's a perfect time to plan the ideal American road trip. While on the road, of <i>course</i> you're gonna want to capture every magical second to the best of your Insta-worthy ability.<p>So start now. We've partnered with EyeEm, an online community of …

Mobile Photography

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

National Parks

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

A Journey Through Australia's Northern Territory

I had been to Australia more than 10 years ago and spent time exploring bustling Sydney and beautiful Cairns. Two of my most favorite places ever! So when the opportunity to travel through the interior of Australia and to the "Top End" Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory, I just jumped at …

Australia

The Best Under-the-Radar Destinations of 2015

It's definitely reassuring when your best friend, mom and neighbor collectively endorse your vacation. (They hear Istanbul is "absolutely fabulous" this time of year.) But we at PureWow think it's way more fun to explore a place that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Italian beach …

Ceramics

Life expectancy in the USA hits a record high

Good news, America: We're living longer!<p>Life expectancy in the USA rose in 2012 to 78.8 years – a record high.<p>That was an increase of 0.1 year from 2011 when it was 78.7 years, according to a new report on mortality in the USA from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center …

31 can't-miss U.S. beaches | CNN Travel

Travel Dominican Republic: The Best Beach in the World