Mary Mitchener

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16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Video: Kilian Jornet's Path to Everest

Last spring, mountain runner Kilian Jornet completed his Summits of My Life project by reaching the top of Mt. Everest not once, but twice. Now, a …

Mountaineering

How I Thru-Hiked With A Golden Retriever

t all started with a contest. Make a video why you want to hike the Appalachian Trail. My idea was simple.<br>I just wanted to go for a long walk with my …

Sculpt Your Waistline With These Oblique Exercises — No Equipment Required

Forget waist trainers! The only waist training you need are these oblique-sculpting, waist-shaping exercises. And the best part? No equipment …

The largest luxury resort in Africa is being built, complete with its own airport

If you’re thinking of heading to Africa in 2020, a huge new luxury resort will open in Zanzibar that you may wish to check out. Spread over 3756 acres, the Zanzibar Amber Resort will have five hotels, a tropical aqua park, East Africa’s first signature golf course and an underwater restaurant and …

Cook Islands: honeymoon paradise in the Pacific

You’ve done the hard part, organised and partook in marrying your one and only, now it’s important to make sure that your honeymoon is ultra-relaxing and begin your wedded bliss on the right note. One of the loveliest things about honeymooning on the Cook Islands is that they’re a little more …

Beyond the Giant's Causeway: exploring Northern Ireland's dramatic Causeway Coast

The epic rocks at the Giant’s Causeway are arguably the star attraction along the Causeway Coastal Route – there’s a clue in the name – but there’s plenty more to see and do beyond this vast expanse of closely packed, hexagonal stone columns fabled to be the handiwork of giants.<p>Beyond the grandeur …

Caribbean travel after Irma and Maria: essential information

As one of the most active and impactful hurricane seasons in recent memory slowly subsides, much of the northern Caribbean is picking up the pieces left by hurricanes Irma and Maria. But this region is no stranger to such events, and many communities are already beginning to rebuild.<p>In a part of …

Next year's travel trends: destination races

Forget Boston, London and New York marathons, these races will take you (and your legs) further than you’ve ever dreamed! Walk, run, cycle, swim or crawl, it’s all about crossing the finish line.<p>Safaricom Marathon, Kenya<p>With nothing physically separating you from 26 lions, 137 rhinos, 182 giraffes …

Walking Hadrian's Wall: a coast-to-coast hike across England

The rain has finally let up, though storm clouds still straddle the rolling green nothingness to the north. In front, sheer stone brickwork drops to a lone sycamore tree, then rises again up another slope.<p>Slowly, you pick your way down, and back up, down and back up again. Miles pass, a bird swoops …

Special Edition Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt

Day-by-day<p><b>Day 1</b><p>Today, we’ll gather in the world’s epicenter of trail running; the Alps mountain resort of Chamonix, France. We’ll meet in the late …

Going Deep with Pro Ultrarunner David Laney

It’s a chilly October morning in southern Oregon. I’m clinging to a mug of coffee and staring blankly through the window when David Laney runs past. …

You Can (and Should) Bring Your Dog on Your Next Ski Vacation

• In Beaver Creek, Colorado, the Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch indulges dogs with a Bachelor Pack, including bath treatments, toys, and treats available from room service.<br>• In Vermont, guests at Stowe Mountain Lodge can avail themselves of grooming and dog-sitting services.<br>• Starting this ­winter, dogs …

Saucony Peregrine 6 Trail-Running Shoes - Men's

Check your inbox for your first email (and a little surprise) from REI.<p>We’ll send you a few emails every week. You can easily unsubscribe at any time.

One Step At A Time: A Film About Running the Pacific Crest Trail

Last summer, three ultrarunners, Yassine Diboun, Scott Loughney and Travis Liles, attempted to run 453 miles along the Pacific Crest Trail, crossing …

The complete guide to exercising in winter

This week in London, the sun sets at 3.50pm. We’re waking up in the dark, leaving work in the dark, and spending a good proportion of the intervening time underground or desk-bound. Hearty meals and firesides seem more attractive than the chilly outdoors, or a busy gym. (If you live in the global …

The 5 Best Lake Getaways

With sites like VRBO.com, it’s easier than ever to rent a sweet place on a spectacular body of water. These five classic lakes offer the perfect blend of isolation and comfort.<p>Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire<p>There are over 275 islands and 20 beaches to explore within spring-fed Lake Winnie’s …