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11 Reasons to Visit Puerto Rico This Year

<b>We all watched as the Caribbean was hammered by hurricane Maria last October and nowhere was in the headlines more than Puerto Rico. You may think it</b> …

Five quick physio fixes to improve your ski or snowboard technique

A week’s worth of skiing or snowboarding lessons will certainly improve skills on the slopes, but these super-fast physio cheats will move technique forward in leaps and bounds without the help of an instructor – and make it easier to benefit from lessons. It’s as easy as standing on one leg…<p>1. …

8 professors, lecturers, and other experts share podcasts that will help you learn something new

But what do experts listen to? The Conversation asked eight authors from across our sections to tell us about their favourite podcasts - and why you should tune in.<p>Arts + Culture: Love + Radio<p><b>Siobhan McHugh, Senior Lecturer, Journalism, University of Wollongong</b><p>The Love + Radio podcast, which …

Podcasting

9 new podcasts you should subscribe to in 2017

The podcast industry, being nascent and still relatively informal, hasn't quite developed the machinery to launch new shows with a lot of fanfare …

How to customize Podcasts on iPhone and iPad

The Podcasts app is your convenient way to listen to all your favorites in Apple's environment, thus making it easy to control them with Siri and …

A Way with Words | Writerly Insults

Sure, it’s scary to send your writing to a literary agent. But pity the poor agent who must wade through hundreds of terrible query letters a week! …

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

The humble podcast has finally come into its own. Apple first added the format to its iTunes suite back in 2005 – but it probably wasn't until 2014, when Serial’s explosive first season captivated an audience of 40 million listeners, that the medium's potential became clear. Since then, the podcast …

Read the Novels 3 Billionaires Swear Changed Their Lives

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos share the fiction titles that most shaped their thinking.<p>Running a billion-dollar business empire is nothing if not time-consuming, so you can be pretty sure that the men and women atop these companies only spend their time on activities that offer rich …

Plug in, tune out: 30 podcasts to get you through the holidays

The holidays are a great time to catch up with friends and family, but it's also a perfect time to completely ignore them, when it all gets too …

Podcasting

The 10 Best Podcast Episodes of 2016

How many did you catch?<p>After being dominated by comedians and public radio for over a decade, podcasts have well and truly branched out in the past few years. There are so many genres and styles—from the classic "two hosts with great rapport shootin' the shit with each other and the occasional …

Where to stay in the 10 most popular US national parks

To mark the US National Park Service turning 100 this week, Mary Caperton Morton picks the best places to stay, from hotels and cabins to campsites, in the country’s favourite parks<p>On the border between North Carolina and Tennessee, this is the most visited park in the country, attracting more than …

Hike to Alcove House

Incredible historical site of the Ancestral Pueblo people in Bandelier National Monument that is reached by climbing four wooden ladders heading …

The Santa Fe Margarita Trail is a new program, launching in M…

The Santa Fe Margarita Trail is a new program, launching in May, which gives our visitors and locals the opportunity to explore Santa Fe's love and connection to the margarita. Each participating restaurant's specialty-crafted margarita is another example of the culinary creativity and innovation seen so often in local fare. Our signature margaritas are a way for locals and visitors alike to experience the city's unique culture and flavor.<p>A Santa Fe Margarita Trail Passport will describe …

Top 10 Spiritual Things To Do In Santa Fe

Finding things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico is as easy as walking outside. The beautiful town is the fourth largest city in the state and home to …

SHoP Architects, in Santa Fe

SHoP Architects is heading west.<p>The architects for Brooklyn's Barclays Center, contributors to a new master plan for LaGuardia Airport and designers of Uber's new headquarters are turning their collective attention to a museum for SITE, in Santa Fe's booming warehouse district.<p><i>SITE Santa Fe, Prow:</i> …

Architecture

The Best Breakfasts In Santa Fe, NM

A word to the wise: don’t skip the most important meal of the day in Santa Fe. With venerable mainstays serving heaping portions of huevos rancheros …

Best Local Food in Santa Fe

1 of 7<p>Eloisa<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>La Choza<p>3 of 7<p>Luminaria Restaurant<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Gabriel's<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 7<p>The Shed<p>Advertisement<p>6 of 7<p>Maria’s …

15 new things to do, see and eat in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is a city that trades on tradition. It holds on to a millennia of human history — from Indian pueblos to new-age retreats — and somehow …

Inside the House of Eternal Return: a Santa Fe wonderland that takes 100 hours to explore

Santa Fe got a bit more colourful and fun with the opening of the Meow Wolf art complex last month. Located on the 2.6 acre site of a former bowling alley, in the heart of the complex lies <i>The House of Eternal Return</i>, an “explorable wonderland built for audiences of all ages”.<p>Upon entering, you are …

Road Trip: Washington’s National Parks

Save Place<p>17632 Winton Rd, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA<p>You’ll hear no highway traffic at these twelve lakeside cabins and 3 bunkhouses, which sit …

L.A. Walks

Nobody walks in L.A.? Ridiculous! This is a series of articles exploring the many opportunities for walking in (and around) a city of 3.8 million.

Los Angeles

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Creative Writing

City Guide: Los Angeles

When did Los Angeles get so popular? Said to be “Paris amid the palms,” a place where people still pursue “magical self-invention,” L.A.’s experiencing a cultural renaissance. Why? And more importantly, why now?<p>In part because of its stark opposition to New York, Los Angeles has become a magnet for …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Plunging Into Solitude: Dayhiking, Slot Canyoneering, and Backpacking in Capitol Reef

By Michael Lanza<p>We stand on the rim of an unnamed slot canyon in the backcountry of Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park, in a spot that just a handful …

Trailheads on S.R. 24 and Capitol Reef Scenic Drive

From Capitol Reef Scenic Drive and along Scenic Byway 24 — the main road that traverses the park — there are more than a dozen hikes that can be …