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Holiday guide to inland Galicia, Spain: vineyards, hotels and restaurants

Straddling the provinces of Lugo and Ourense in the middle of Galicia sits La Ribeira Sacra, one of Spain’s least known and most mysterious areas. Its rivers, Miño and Sil, which meet at the region’s heart, mould the landscape, gouging out vast canyons and vertiginous valleys. Thick green forests …

Italy

Beyond St. Bart’s: Five of the World's Most Exclusive, Exotic Islands

On your next winter getaway, pass on the better known tropical islands like St. Bart's in favor of more private, exotic destinations. Vacationers flock to beachy spots to bask in the sun and enjoy the cerulean blue waters. Skip the overly crowded, touristy islands and head to a more under-the-radar …

The Top 20 Things to Do in Brooklyn

Brooklyn offers so many things to see and do, so if you're feeling overwhelmed by the multitude of options, we've highlighted 20 activities and spots …

Botanical Gardens

Writing app Scrivener makes it easier to format your book in Vellum

Scrivener is my favourite writing app, which I use for everything from white papers to novels, and Vellum is my preferred book formatter. The latest Scrivener update makes it easier to combine the two …<p>We know many Vellum users love using Scrivener to develop their story. We’re excited to share …

Scrivener

Paul McCartney Surprises Liverpool Pub With Live Show on 'Carpool Karaoke'

Paul McCartney toured his teenage house, reminisced near Penny Lane and surprised Liverpool pub-goers with a mini-concert during his Tuesday …

Music

GarageBand lessons are now free for aspiring musicians

GarageBand has long been a useful tool to record music, podcasts and more. Even better, the app is free to download and use on your Mac or iOS devices, making it easy to try. Recent updates have brought enhancements like a portal for free sound packs and a better drum sequencer (on mobile), along …

Drums

The Best Walking Tours in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's flat, compact, and lively streets make the city an ideal place to explore on foot. In fact, walking may be the best way to appreciate the …

European Travel

Stunning Photos of Matera’s Cave Dwellings and Historic Architecture

Italian photographer Federico Scarchilli turns his lens toward Matera, showing the spectacularly unique architecture of this ancient Southern Italian town. Matera is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world known for its cave dwellings—which in recent years have been transformed …

Italy

10 Iron-Rich Foods For More Energy and Stamina

If you find yourself feeling sluggish or tired, mentally or physically, you may be suffering from an iron deficiency, known as anemia. Though meat …

Nutrition

How to Cook the Perfect Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

Here's a foolproof method for cooking juicy, flavorful chicken breast in the oven—plus five killer sauces to serve with it.<p>A baked chicken breast is …

Cooking

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

Should You Use Amex Biz Platinum to Book Flights With a 35% Rebate?

In October 2016, many points and miles enthusiasts were very pleasantly surprised to learn of a new offer from Amex — customers with The Business …

Flying

Colombia's Uncrowded Tropical Paradise

When people think of beach destinations in South America, Brazil often comes to mind, with visions of sunny Ipanema, Copacabana, or any of the …

South America

The 7 best vegan meat substitutes, according to nutritionists

Animal proteins tend to be the "star" of the average American plate, according to Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN, CLC of Maya Feller Nutrition. But for vegans, plants take center stage, which means finding substitutes that have all of the nutrients you need and the flavors you love.<p>INSIDER spoke with …

Nutrition

16 Homemade Ice Cream Recipes, Because You Deserve Better Than the Freezer Aisle

No more freezer burn!<p>It’s not surprising that we here at MUNCHIES are fans of ice cream. We’re not afraid to embrace the most obnoxiously bougie brands out there, and we’ve even got a show dedicated to it, if you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months. And now that the warm weather is …

Ice Cream

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

This 3-minute habit changed my life

“Tracking my time has changed how I think about my time. Knowing exactly where my hours go has helped me feel like I can slow time’s ceaseless ticking.”<p>It seemed mundane at the beginning. On Monday, April 20, 2015, I opened a new spreadsheet on my laptop. I put the days of the week along the top. I …

Commuting

The Best Caribbean Beach Bars

1 of 10<p>Rick's Café<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Foxy’s Tamarind Bar & Restaurant<p>3 of 10<p>La Gloriette<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Iggies Beach Bar and Grill<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Caribbean

The Best Route to Redeem for Emirates First Class Awards

For a luxury first class ticket that often sells for over $10,000, Emirates First Class used to be surprisingly easy to book by redeeming miles. But …

British Airways

How to Make the Best Steak Frites with the Double-Fry Technique

Looking for an easy recipe for the perfect steak? This classic steak frites is simple enough to make, but utilizes an extra blanch in oil to …

Recipes

Does Walking Barefoot Have Health Benefits?

Walking barefoot might be something you only do at home. But for many, walking and exercising barefoot is a practice they do daily.<p>When a toddler is …

Running

The Orange-Scented Olive Oil Cake I Make 2 Loaves at a Time

There is a category of cake that I call "Korean <i>ajumma</i> cake." An ajumma refers to a married Korean woman of a certain age (usually middle age); it's as much a term of respect as it is one of endearment.<p>In my mind, these cakes fall into the easy-to-eat variety of sponge cakes, pound cakes, jelly …

Recipes

Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking Antibiotics?

<b>Q.</b> <b>Can I drink alcohol while taking antibiotics?</b><p><b>A.</b> With some antibiotics, the answer is a definite no. With most, however, the answer may be a cautious yes.<p>Concerns about alcohol and antibiotics may have their roots in the rubber industry of the 1880s. Around this time, manufacturers began using a …

Medicine

The Very Chill, Super Manageable Meal Prep Plan I Swear By, And You Will, Too

Keeping my staples list relatively constant and adding variety through low-maintenance dressings and toppings has really helped me embrace meal prep without wasting a ton of time, money, and food.<p>Hi, friends! For the next four weeks, I’m going to be hosting a very chill meal prep club for …

Healthy Eating

Eat More Lentils To Help Stop Diabetes By Bringing Glucose Levels Down By 35 Percent, New Study Finds

Canadian scientists have found that eating more lentils can have surprising and important health benefits by helping the body keep blood sugar levels …

Nutrition

39 foods that contain almost zero calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that negative-calorie foods burn <i>more</i> calories than they provide, foods that are already low in calories may actually provide fewer calories than expected. This is …

Healthy Eating

Why do only some people get blackout drunk?

Even when drinking the same amount as others, only some people experience blackouts. But blacking out can predict other problems down the line.<p>It was another regrettably familiar wake-up for Sarah Hepola. Much of her memory from the previous night was blank. She remembers talking to people at a …

Alcohol

7-Day 1200-Calorie Meal Plan for Weight Loss

Think a 1200-calorie diet is impossible to follow? Think again.<p>We’ve made sure you won’t feel deprived with these hearty lower-calorie breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

4 Ways Your Body Will Fight You if You're Working Out Too Hard

My newly fit body stole my sex drive.<p>In order to adhere to a workout and eating program that promised to transform my body, I often imagined what it would be like to live in that body. I foresaw a near-future me who didn’t look quite so incongruous in a gym; one who experienced a much-needed boost …

Fitness

Most dermatologists agree this is the one thing that can reverse signs of ageing — but one doctor says we're being led into the unknown

The cosmetics industry is saturated with products that promise to reverse and prevent the signs of ageing, but there's one product that dermatologists generally agree works — retinol.<p>Retinol, a form of vitamin A, has been used for years to treat acne, but more recently has become part of the daily …

Skin Care