Laura Stone

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Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

The best free things to do in Amsterdam

A trip to Amsterdam need not squeeze on the wallet; the city is full of fantastic things to do free of charge. From whiling away time in a secret garden and wandering boat-speckled canals to exploring Amsterdam's trendiest district, Telegraph Travel's Amsterdam expert, Rodney Bolt gives his top …

Northern Lights lure Britons to Iceland

Promote Iceland, the company tasked with enticing foreign tourists to the country, said 16,576 British holidaymakers arrived in January, up from 10,031 in January 2013 – a year-on-year increase of more than 65 per cent.<p>Many were lured by the current “solar maximum”, it suggested, which prompted …

10 Inspiring Quotes to Reach Your 2014 Fitness Goals

<i>By Marc Perry, CSCS, CPT</i><p>While losing body fat and reshaping your body is challenging, feeding your mind positive thoughts can make the challenge much more manageable.<p>That's why I compiled this list of inspiring quotes, which can help propel you to success in 2014. I hope you enjoy them.<p>Master Your …

10 Ways to Get Psyched Up to Work Out

<b>We get it: Motivation is tough. But try any of these 10 new simple, science-backed kick-starters and you'll want to work out. So what's your mantra? Share it in the comments below.</b><p>By Courtney Rubin, <i>SELF</i><p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>10 Ways to Get Psyched Up to Work Out<p>Follow SELF on Twitter: …

Start 2014 With A 30-Day Fitness Challenge

<i>Start the year off right with a commitment to fitness every day.</i><p>Do you find yourself constantly saying, “I really need to get in shape” or “This is …

5 Ways To Avoid Gaining Weight This Winter

Winter might not officially kick off until December 21, but the temperature's dropping, we're getting all bundled up and the comfort food-filled holidays are just about here. And let's face it: braving the cold, hiding under a bunch of layers and being surrounded by indulgences can be the perfect …

Top 20 Foods to Eat for Breakfast

The next time you rush out the door in the morning without something to eat, consider this: Skipping breakfast can set you up for overeating later in …

9 Ways to Incorporate Tea Into Your Day

Antioxidant- and vitamin-rich tea has a slew of health and wellness benefits. Whether sipping an electrolyte-filled rooibos blend or a metabolism-boosting green, a daily cuppa does the mind and body good. However, it's not always easy (especially on hot August days) to incorporate a steaming cup …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

One-Day Diet Solutions

These quick-fix food remedies do everything from flatten abs to tame PMS symptoms...in 24 hours<p>Spanx can solve a lot of life's problems, but they can't make you look better in your birthday suit.<p>Nor can they tame PMS, perk you up after one too many cocktails, or keep you revved in bed. But the …

How to Lose Weight in 7 Days

Need to lose weight fast? Like in one week? Implement one simple tweak every day to feel lighter and firmer in just 7 days.<p>7 Days to Slim<p>Looking for a realistic deadline diet? Make these tiny tweaks from <b>Shape-Up Shortcuts</b>, a NEW amazing book from Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., <i>Women's Health</i> magazine's senior …

6 Ways to Get Back on Track After Overeating

Went overboard with the pizza last night? All is not lost on the diet front—really!<p>Maybe you looked up last night and realized you ate all of the wings instead of saving half like you meant to. Or maybe, despite your best intentions, you overdid it with the Thanksgiving leftovers or the holiday …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Foods That Make You Feel Better

How to fight colds, heartburn, joint pain, allergies, and other ailments by choosing the right food.

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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Top 10 European travel destinations for 2013

Size isn’t everything: Europe is just one quarter the size of Asia, one third the size of Africa, but its pull for travellers is unmatched around the world. If you’re exploring Europe this year – or just dreaming about it – some destinations are bound to come to mind: East London with its shiny …

Have you ever left a job interview knowing you completely flopped? Chances are you have-and you probably dealt with it by beating yourself up and putting that opportunity behind you. But walking away from the job or employer with a negative attitude won't benefit anyone. Here are seven things you should do after a really bad job interview. http://bit.ly/121AyJl