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6 reasons why you should visit Portugal in 2018 | Travel Feature

Portugal is less than three hours’ flight time from the UK, while flights from the US are generally available for under $500. Moreover, once you get …

European Travel

Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering

Overview<p>Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines, Marah Stets<p><i>Magnolia Table</i> is infused with Joanna Gaines' warmth and …

Recipes

Now that IS a scenic route! Finding lions, elephants, glittering bays, glorious vineyards AND Table Mountain along South Africa's 190-mile Garden Route

• <b>Gavin Larsson buckled up for a road trip along one of the best-known drives</b>• <b><br>It stretches from Mossel Bay in Western Cape to Storms River in Eastern</b> …

South Africa

The world's largest Victorian greenhouse reopens its doors

The 19th century meets the 21st century in this restored architectural marvel.<p>In 1863, the Royal Botanical Gardens' Temperate House in Kew, England, …

Botany

Get Your Hands on These 15 Night Creams Right Now & Say Hello to Refreshed Skin Everyday

Like our body, our skin also needs rest and time to rejuvenate from the harsh weather and the pollution it has to face throughout the day. And the …

Skin Care

Top 10 Wyoming Attractions

The state of Wyoming is rich in natural wonders and Old West history. With mountain peaks, wild rivers, and wide open plains, Wyoming draws visitors …

Top 10

Your Search for the Ultimate Coconut Cake Stops Here

My love affair with Southern-style coconut cake happened 10 years ago — just after I moved to Atlanta, Georgia, and began working on a little TV show …

Dessert

Photos of Dutch Tulips from the Ground and Sky

As a travel and landscape photographer, being on the road for a lot of time is nice, but I always try to be home during the tulip season. This isn’t …

Photography

Why Florence is an ideal base for a short break in Tuscany

The so-called birthplace of Renaissance seemed to be a great base to check out <b>Florence</b> (Firenze in Italian) and the surrounding area for a short …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

San Francisco

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.<p>5 min read<p>Are you gambling your retirement savings on the idea that your taxes will be lower when you retire? If so, I’ve got some bad news. If you have your retirement savings in a …

Retirement

The Best Rome Travel Tips From Our Readers

Rome wasn’t toured in a day. “Remember you cannot possibly do it all,” says reader neededaname. “Living there full time for about a year and a half …

Italy

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

Skin Care

Magnesium Deficiency 101: 18 Signs You're Deficient (And How To Fix It)

Your body is alive because of brilliant biochemistry. A myriad of intricate pathways is working in symphony every second of your life. It is easy to …

Wellness

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling architecture, open …

National Parks

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

Pedicure

Jemez Springs, NM, USA for Mountain hot springs getaway

Jemez Springs is a small mountain town along the Jemez River in New Mexico. It’s an easy drive from Albuquerque (about one hour) or Santa Fe (about …

New Mexico

How to Visit Venice on a Budget

Venice is must-see destination for anyone visiting Italy. If Venice is on your itinerary, you will need a travel guide in order to visit this …

Italy

7 Epic Adventure Vacations You Need to Try In Your Lifetime

Not everyone was meant for the beaten path. Some would prefer to have excitement kicked into their travels than languid relaxation. Adventure …

Costa Rica

Top 10 Awesome Treks an Average Person Can Do

Hiking. Trekking. Tramping. It’s called many things depending on where you hail from. While some may think it’s necessary to live near the mountains …

Hiking

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

Hiking

Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

YouTube

A simple passport mistake ruined my trip to Spain — here's how to make sure it doesn't happen to you

My wife and I stood at the ticket counter, staring at each other in disbelief, unable to process what was happening.<p>Just two hours before we were supposed to fly out for a family trip to Spain, American Airlines told us that our son would not be allowed to board the plane. Our plans of drinking …

Flying

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Why tea tree oil is still the most important thing you need in your beauty routine

Long heralded for its acne-busting properties, tea tree oil is one of those natural remedies every mother had in the back of her bathroom cabinet.<p>But …

Skin Care

Best Trips to Take After Retirement

Blue Ridge Parkway<p>Billed as “America’s Favorite Drive,” the spectacular 469-mile drive joins Shenandoah National Park in Virginia and Great Smoky …

National Parks

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Mustard is one of those condiments that can add a lot of easy flavor to your cooking. And two kinds of mustard (grainy and smooth)? Now you're …

Slow Cookers

5 National Park Honeymoons for the Earth-Loving Couple

Earth-loving newlyweds who want to bask in the beauty of Mother Nature during your honeymoon, look no further! We’ve got just the thing for you—a peek at some of the best national parks from which to celebrate your wedded bliss. There may be nothing glamorous about the rugged outdoors, but that’s …

5 surprising trip ideas for the bank holiday weekend

Athens<p>THE SURPRISING CITY BREAK<p>Travel time from the UK<p>The Greek islands aren't exactly associated with being easy to get to, but the country's …

Travel

10 things that people who love themselves do

And how you can emulate them...<p>Self-love…it's a topic that everyone's talking about.<p>Most people think that self-love is staring really hard in the …

Relationships