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This Parisian Restaurant Is Too Pretty To Be Real

Paris sure isn't short on breathtaking views or swoon inducing scenes. But even in such a picturesque city, Pink Mamma just about takes the cake. …

Green Roofs

Did you know Amazon has a brand that sells luxury bedding and towels at deep discounts?

Have you ever heard of Pinzon by Amazon? I hadn’t either until recently, but this brand has kind of changed my life. Pinzon is Amazon’s special brand …

Luxury Lifestyle

Visiting the Languedoc Roussillon Region of France

The Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France is an undiscovered gem filled with a breathtaking coastline, some of France's best cuisine, a rich Medieval …

European Travel

Thai Coconut Curry Chicken Recipe

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 354<p>Fat 31g<p>Carbs 9g<p>Protein 19g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 4<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>354<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total …

Nutrition

The Perfect Southern France Itinerary – 7 Days in Provence

Creating a 7-day itinerary for the South of France is no easy task. With so much to see and do, you really do have to narrow your focus a little or …

France

The 20-Minute Trick to the Fluffiest, Creamiest Hummus

Making hummus at home is a good move—it's likely going to be cheaper and better-tasting than the store-bought stuff. But neither compare to that …

Chickpeas

I'm a Yoga Instructor, and These Are the 12 Poses I Do Every Single Day

I'm a yoga instructor, but I'm also a CrossFitter, a runner, and a skier, and keeping yoga as an integral part of my life allows me to strengthen and stretch my body to help me stay healthy and reach my fitness goals. I also work full-time and am a mom, and keeping a daily yoga practice is …

Yoga

How to Improve Your Grammar as a Writer

Grammar invokes passion. For some grammar sticklers, seeing a comma or apostrophe missing, or a sentence without subject-verb agreement, can make …

Creative Writing

The Ultimate Guide to the Best World Heritage Sites in Italy

From the Eternal City to the City of Love to Pompeii, Mount Etna and the Amalfi Coast.<p>From Venice, Rome and Florence to Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, …

Italy

5 Bloat-Fighting Smoothie Recipes You Should Make This Week For A Flat Stomach

The jeans you wore last week suddenly seem a tad too tight in the waist. You can blame the dryer, but it’s probably your eating habits. When your …

Nutrition

48 hours in Porto Travel Guide

Shares 0<p>Best Things to Do in Porto<p><i>Penned under our expert traveler series, this guest post is written by traveler and expat, Katie, who blogs for</i> …

European Travel

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

3 Days in Paris: The Ultimate Paris Itinerary

So, you’re planning a trip to Paris? Welcome to one of our favorite cities. With 3 days in Paris, you have enough time to take in the view from the …

France

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

20 Stunning Places To Visit In France

France is one of those amazing countries that’s so diverse and vast that you could literally spend months exploring and still not even touch the …

France

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

Portugal has something for everyone. Here are 7 of its best regions to visit

A mild climate with more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, 850 km of fabulous beaches and a valuable heritage; these are just some of the things …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

Lithuania Facts

Lithuania is a Baltic nation with 55 miles of coast with the Baltic Sea. On land, it has 4 neighboring countries: Latvia, Poland, Belarus, and the …

17 Beautiful Places In Switzerland You Have To Visit

A Tourist’s View of Tokyo: Sunday in Asakusa

On one of my days in Tokyo, I decided to visit the Asakusa Sensō-ji temple and the more traditional side of Tokyo. I had a wonderful time in the …

Japan

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

How To Master A Weekend Getaway To Paris

For many travelers, a trip to a bucket-list city like Paris is the pinnacle of luxury. And whether that encompasses having the luxury of time (i.e. …

The most beautiful places in France for you to explore

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is the France of your dreams: Romantic settings in Paris. Dazzling white snow in the Alps. Quaint hilltop villages. Stunning chateaux. Fields of flowers and vineyards bursting with grapes and the promise of wine. And let's not forget magnificent beaches and islands off two …

France

The simple trick that has helped me land jobs without having to apply

Every few years, I pull out my "hire me" email and bcc it to my contacts, which includes old coworkers and bosses — but also former neighbors, landlords, people I trained with for a marathon, and so on. It looks like this:<p><i>Hi all,</i><p><i>After a really fun two years of traveling and freelancing — currently</i> …

Employment

12 reasons why Amsterdam is (always) a good idea

For some, the very thought of Amsterdam evokes notions of a seedy red-light district and weed-infused coffee shops. The real Amsterdam, however, …

Bilbao Architecture Team Renovates a 300-Year-Old Farmhouse

With two-story windows.<p>The Bilbao Architecture Team’s ‘Omagoieasoka House’ is a renovation project that transforms a 300-year-old farmhouse into contemporary living quarters. Designed with light wooden flooring and clean white walls, the updated interior still retains much of the traditional …

6 European Islands You've Probably Never Heard Of Before

Europe is brimming with hidden gems. You just need to know where to look…especially if you're looking for under-the-radar European islands for your honeymoon. There’s no doubt that Ibiza and Mykonos are on your radar, but what about the Texel and Vis? These enchanting enclaves are among the …

6 Paris Perfect stays with seductive Eiffel Tower views

Jaw-dropping vistas from Margaux.Planning a trip to Paris? How much more memorable would it be with Eiffel Tower views? Paris Perfect has a selection …

France