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Self-Guided Tours in Bangkok, Thailand

• <b>Start</b> Chang Pier• <b><br>End</b> Wat Arun• <b><br>Length</b> 4km; three to five hours<p>The bulk of Bangkok’s ‘must-see’ destinations are in the former royal district, Ko Ratanakosin. Start early to beat the heat and get in before the hordes have descended. Remember to dress modestly in order to gain entry to the temples and …

Thailand

'It's nothing like a broken leg': why I'm done with the mental health conversation

It’s never been easier to open up – but hashtag healthcare doesn’t help people like me<p>I am bleeding from the wrists in a toilet cubicle of the building I have therapy in, with my junior doctor psychiatrist peering over the top of the door, her lanyards clanking against the lock. Her shift finished …

Mental Health

Consider These Grilled Lobster Tails… They’re Simple and Delicious

Don’t be intimidated by lobster. This is one of the easiest, fanciest dinners you can grill.<b>THE MEAT:</b> We buy our lobster tails frozen and let them …

Restaurants in Bangkok, Thailand

Top Choice Thai in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini<p>Australian chef-author David Thompson is the man behind one of Bangkok's – and if you believe the critics, the world's – best Thai restaurants. Using ancient cookbooks as his inspiration, Thompson has given new life…<p>Top Choice Thai in Thewet & …

I Tried Jeff Bezos's PowerPoint Replacement at My Company--and It Actually Worked

Getting your team literally on the same page increases meeting productivity, keeps everyone engaged and allows for meaningful dialogue.<p>A few months back, a friend whose new boss used to work for Jeff Bezos at Amazon told me that the company actually banned PowerPoint presentations in favor of memos.<p>…

Jeff Bezos

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

How to master Google Photos and backup all your photos

Google Photos is a savior for avid photographers and online creators looking for a place to store and backup their pics and videos. Not only does it …

Mobile Photography

The Best Grilled Ribs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together brown sugar, salt, paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Rub ribs with olive oil, …

Best nightlife in Bangkok: Where to go in Asia's party city

<b>(CNN) —</b> From dive bars to swanky clubs, there's plenty to do in Thailand's capital come dark. Check out this insider guide to the best nightlife options in Bangkok :<p>The Speakeasy<p>An upmarket bar with great views, The Speakeasy at Hotel Muse is set in a beautiful space on the 24th and 25th floors. …

Thailand

Basic Argentinian-Style Grilled Beef Ribs (Tira de Asado)

When we grill beef ribs in North America, we typically use cuts that require a long, slow roast and lots of basting for tender and flavorful results. …

10 things to do in Hanoi

The first thing you’ll notice about Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is the traffic – horns blare as the locals zip past on a seemingly endless fleet …

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. …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Italian Food

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

11 No-Sugar Snacks That Skip the Refined Stuff but Not the Flavor

Snacking becomes infinitely more important once you start watching your sugar intake. When the munchies suddenly hit, finding something to hit the …

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

Nutrition

Where to eat in Bangkok

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok is the ultimate destination for food lovers. From nondescript shop houses to Michelin-starred restaurants, Bangkok has a seemingly bottomless well of dining options.<p>Here are some suggestions on where to start your BKK eating adventure:<p>Nahm<p>Offering Thai fine dining with exquisite …

Thailand

The Exact Day You Should Book International Travel (Based a Huge Airfare Study)

The idea of packing your bags and jetting off overseas can make your heart skip a beat, but the planning process and cost alone are enough to make …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

10 awesome places on Thonglor-Ekkamai you never knew existed

Hidden down a secluded soi off Thonglor, this bar is basically a Japanese hipster’s wet dream—super-cool without even trying. Duck inside the low …

Spicy Grilled Cauliflower Steaks

4 servings<p>Choose the largest head of cauliflower you can find. When you cut into it, keep in mind that the two center pieces will stay together, but the two end pieces may fall apart into florets and that’s okay—you should still grill those too! This recipe also easily doubles if you want four …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for chargrilled summer vegetables with a cumin and coriander dressing

Indians don’t really ‘do’ salads. Or at least they haven’t until very recently<p>In A Historical Dictionary Of Indian Food (Oxford University Press), by KT Achaya, there is no entry under salad. For such a rich and varied food culture, this feels like a mistake, but there’s a truth behind it: the …

Oxford University Press

Grilled Chicken with Dijon and Meyer Lemon

Combine the lemon juice, zest, mustard, rosemary and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the mustard mixture …

The Pork Chop Recipe That Finally Got Me on the Pork Chop Train

A 3-ingredient marinade that makes the juiciest pork chops ever.<p>Every time I buy pork chops it's out of optimism and frugality. This time they won't suck! They're so much cheaper than steak! I might follow all of <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s tips and tricks for juicy chops and <i>still</i> end up with something chewy like …

Cooking

Grilled Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles

8 Servings<p>Letting the mushrooms cook undisturbed is the best way to get a good sear. Resist the urge to stir until they’re browned.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pounds brussels sprouts, trimmed, halved<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 ounces thick-cut bacon, …

Bad nutrition advice dietitians want you to forget

Thinking about juicing, cutting carbs or giving up fruit in a quest to lose weight? Think again.<p>How many times have you read that you need to eat clean, start juicing or only eat foods that have a specific number of ingredients? The advice may be compelling, and even sound science-y, but in the age …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Hong Kong Itinerary | 3-5 days in Hong Kong & Macau

Hong Kong is a wonderfully cosmopolitan city in a Specialist Administrative Region of China. A former British colony, the prevalence of English …

Hong Kong

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

The 21 Best Smart Home Devices of 2017

This was the year that I discovered just how glorious a smart home can be, and luckily, it was also a year in which some of the most innovative devices made their debut. From lights to music to fitness and more, ahead, I've highlighted the 21 devices that <i>really</i> changed my life this year. And the …