Anne Marchildon

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The Zen Of Kayaking: I Photograph The Fjords Of Norway From The Kayak Seat

I am Tomasz Furmanek, amateur kayaker and adventure photographer. I started taking photos from the kayak about 3 years ago. My aim is to capture the …

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Seated Forward Bend

100<p>SHARES<p><i>(POSH-ee-moh-tan-AHS-anna)</i><i><br>paschimottana</i> = intense stretch of the west (<i>pashima</i> = west<i><br>uttana</i> = intense stretch)<p>Seated Forward Bend: …

4 Challenging Tree Pose Variations for Better Balance

9<p>SHARES<p>Add a little flair to your Tree Pose. The following variations build strength, refine balance and alignment, and prepare you for more advanced …

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5 Cross-Training Poses for Winter Endurance Sports

34<p>SHARES<p><i>Use this practice as a warm-up or cross-training sequence to lengthen and strengthen your body for skiing and snowshoeing.</i><p>As you head out …

Watch + Learn: 10 Yoga Videos to Build a Better Practice

956<p>SHARES<p>Set a strong foundation for your yoga practice with these how-to videos that walk you through basic poses. Strengthen your muscles, improve …

Kitchen Designs with Unusual Choices

• 1 |<p>This calm kitchen design with understated features gets a quick zing of color, with a run of green kitchen units beneath a long central island.<p>2 …

The Total-Body Workout You HAVE To Try

Meet the cure-all for that annoying gym plateau<p>The secret to busting out of a fitness rut is doing something totally out of your comfort zone. You need a workout that’ll surprise your muscles and keep you engaged the <i>whole</i> time. The fix: an intense series of supersets and fat-burning cardio …

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Sink Designs Suitable For Small Bathrooms

A small bathroom will most likely have to include a small and the rest of the amenities will also have to suit the dimensions. Small bathroom sinks …

Dublin city guide - Lonely Planet travel video

Expert tips for your first trek to the Indian Himalaya

Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey exceeds expectations.<p>Planning your trip<p>Thorough planning (or lack of it) can make or break a trip, …

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …

Latin American adventures for the whole family

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stop travelling altogether. In fact, bringing the kids along for your next Latin American adventure can be an enriching experience for everybody involved. It’s easier than you think, and just a few simple guidelines can keep your …

10 best things to climb

Over ice and iron girders, shinnying up temples and scaling rainforest trees – tackle the world’s most worthwhile ways to reach the top. In this excerpt from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i> we've gathered together ten things to go up, from the somewhat gentle to the downright difficult. …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

North America’s top amusement parks

Nowhere can you find more family-friendly daredevil thrills (and gentler rides) than in the USA and Canada. Here are our 10 favorite amusement and water parks in North America (diplomatically listed in alphabetical order):<p>Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario<p>The first major park in Canada (25 miles …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

The Best Used Bike Shops in Toronto

1<p>Ride Away Bikes<p>Ride Away Bikes has a wide variety of used bikes, and is a good place to pick up a single speed or fixie for tooling around the city. …

Get into Your Groove: Yoga Journal at Home

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Fitness Friday: @BarreFitness Challenge Week Six

<b>IT’S FITNESS FRIDAY!</b> <b><br>For the next 3 months I’m blogging about my adventure to complete the 36 classes in 90 challenge put on by and in partnership</b> …