L

112 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 6 Following | 1 Follower | @lsmusher | Keep up with L on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “L”

7 Hacks to Keep From Going Broke on a Trip to Iceland

It’s never been cheaper to fly to Iceland thanks largely to budget carrier WOW Air, which offers one-way fares to Reykjavik for under $100 from an …

What's the best way to test my broadband speed?

Steve has only been getting 1Mbps when he has paid for 70Mbps. An engineer said there is nothing wrong with his wifi router – is there another way to check?<p>Recently, I have only been getting 1Mbps from my wifi when it is supposed to be up to 70Mbps. An engineer came round and said there was nothing …

Cheap and Deep: How to make Reykjavik, Iceland, a reality

If Iceland isnt on your bucket list, youre doing it wrong. Between fjords, volcanoes, hot springs, Reykjaviks legendary nightlife and its massive …

A Snap Guide to Road Tripping Through the Mighty Five

A brief tip sheet on how to do Utah’s most famous National Parks.<p>No road trip in America is more visually mind-blowing than a tour of the Mighty Five—the tight cluster of national parks in Utah that include Zion, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands. Whether you start in Salt Lake …

7 reasons to visit North Cascades National Park

Exploring awe-inspiring North Cascades National Park<p>Not every destination can be among the “most popular” or “most visited.” And, frankly, that’s a …

National Parks

21+ spots that will inspire your next road trip to Oregon

<i>Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and</i> …

33 Genius Baking Tips Every Beginner Needs To Know

Baking isn't only a makeup technique, it's also a way to make delicious treats.

These Mobile Printers Mean Your Photos Can Live Somewhere Other Than Your Phone

It’s time to break the photos-on-our-phones cycle and starting printing again.<p>Growing up, when we broke the camera out and took pictures, the photos …

Why this state park may be Utah's 'best-kept secret'

Kodachrome Basin State Park may be Utah's best-kept secret.<p>The website onlyinyourstate.com, which writes articles about specific locations, …

Here's why you should bake your cookies like muffins

Is baking cookies in a muffin pan strange? Yep. Does it yield delicious results? You bet. This little-known baking trick has been circulating Pinterest recently. Baking your cookies in a muffin pan prevents them from melting together. Also, for those of us that aren't fans of crunchy cookies, the …

Almond Flour Bread That Beats Regular Bread Any Day

If you’ve been looking to cut down on highly processed breads and starches, you'll love this recipe. On my new TV show <i>Elizabeth Eats</i> I teach you how …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

Exploring Glacier National Park in the Off-Season

Driving into Glacier National Park in October, the tourist areas both inside and outside of the park become seasonal ghost towns, devoid of activity. …

The Complete Guide To Crater Lake National Park

National Parks

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

Palo Duro, the Texas panhandle’s Grand Canyon hidden in plain sight

<b>By Christine Dell’Amore,</b><i> Special to The Washington Post</i>PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK, TEXAS — Hiking in canyon country, you can drive yourself nuts …

Insider's Guide to Olympic National Park

There are few places in the world with the diversity, beauty, and wilderness of Olympic National Park. Olympic is a temperate rainforest that …

National Parks

Things To Know Before You Come - Lassen Volcanic National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Lassen Volcanic NP is a remote mountain park full of solitude and abundant recreational activities. Weather plays a dramatic role at Lassen Volcanic …

7 Family Adventures In 5 Days Exploring Glacier National Park, Montana

Glacier National Park is an outdoor lover’s playground. A hiker’s paradise. A nature lover’s muse. It’s also an ideal, affordable family vacation. …

Ten Awesome Bridge Crossings in Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, bridges serve many functions. They obviously help us cross rivers, keep out feet dry and get us from Point A to Point B, …

The Ultimate Western National Parks Road Trip

Our country boasts 59 national parks, and contained within are many lifetimes worth of exploring. Visiting them all is a lofty goal that most people …

These air-travel hacks can get you to places you thought you couldn't afford

The benefits of travel are as innumerable as they are indisputable. The chance to get out of town, out of your comfort zone and out into the world …

Yakima SkyRise raises the roof on car-top tent camping, gets shady for tailgating

Coming next spring to a campsite near you is the new Yakima SkyRise roof-top tent. Available in two sizes, the SkyRise will sleep up to three people …

Washington State

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default apps.<p>There's a lot more to know, so bookmark this …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

This 3,000-Mile Bike Trail Is Connecting People From Maine To Florida

The East Coast Greenway is America’s most ambitious long-distance trail.

Florida

Badlands National Park makes you feel like you're on another planet

The Badlands refers to the geological deposits found in South Dakota. A national park named Badlands was created to protect and preserve this …

14 things cycling from London to Paris taught me

1. Drivers in France are far kinder to cyclists...<p>As we made our way to Dover, numerous motorists on narrow country lanes preferred to risk a cyclist’s life and/or limbs rather than just slowing down, waiting, and then overtaking at a sensible moment. In northern France, cars, vans and lorries …