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Tokyo city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Japan's capital

It’s easy to get lost in Tokyo. Home to massive skyscrapers, neon-lit signs, owl and maid cafes, anime shops, countless restaurants and karaoke bars, …

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If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You Need These 6 Yoga Poses in Your Life

It's no secret that yoga is teeming with benefits—from the mental to the physical. In case you needed another reason to begin this wellness practice, …

The Cheapest Time To Visit Hawaii: Cheap Flights & Cheap Hotels!

Related: Hawaii<p>Hawaii is our most requested destination at out Virtuoso Luxury Travel concierge, not least because there are some fantastic beach …

25 of the best beaches in Europe

As the country recovers from Storm Emma and the Siberian ‘beast’, we’re dreaming of warmer days – picking the best beaches in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece and Croatia, with a place to stay and eat in each<p>Portugal<p><b>by Celia Pedroso</b><p><b>Tróia Galé, near Lisbon</b><p><b>Type</b> Sandy<b><br>Lifeguard</b> Yes<b><br>Cafe/kiosk</b> …

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Easy Peasy Messy Bun Crochet Hat Pattern

This hat pattern is crocheted much like a regular beanie, but allows you to leave an opening at the crown to pull your messy bun or high ponytail …

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‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

The world is home to many incredible destinations that have yet to be overrun by tourists.<p>Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel …

The Best Oven Temperature For Every Cooking Scenario

Wondering why cookies often bake at 350°F, and veggies roast at 425°F? Getting creative in the kitchen and curious what needs to bake at what …

Best Burgers in the U.S.

The burger, America’s quintessential comfort food, can now be enjoyed in an impossibly endless number of ways. There are round-the-clock burgers at …

A 12-Minute Intense Cardio Workout That’ll Strengthen Your Whole Body

Just because you don't have a ton of time to exercise doesn't mean you can't fit in a short-but-sweet workout. Having an hour set aside to hit the …

15 Attractions in Greece that Should Be on Every Tourist's List

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

Camila Alves Says Her Family Loves to Eat This Dish for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

As a busy mom and co-owner of Yummy Spoonfuls, Camila Alves knows having a go-to meal on hand is key. And for her, it happens to be a recipe that’s …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

This 50 Push-Up Challenge Will Transform Your Body in 30 Days

Yes, you can get to 50 push-ups! Try our 30-day challenge.<p>It's been almost 20 years since Demi Moore starred in <i>G.I. Jane</i>, but that crazy-inspiring …

16 Tourist Trap Restaurants in NYC That Are Actually Good

Folks traveling to New York often want to live like a local for a few days, visiting the restaurants and bars where they can just blend in and avoid anything too touristy. But plenty of places across the boroughs blur the line between tourist trap and local safe haven.<p>The places on this map fill up …

No Lie: These 2 Workouts Burn More Calories Than a 3-Mile Run

Let’s be honest, running is a great workout. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but research shows that you can burn around 113 calories for each mile …

Do This 4-Minute No-Equipment Workout to Flatten Abs and Shape Your Booty

We know a lot of you are working on flatter abs and a bigger booty, so why not work on both at once? This ab-and-booty combo workout only takes four minutes to sculpt, shape, tone, and strengthen . . . and there's absolutely no equipment required. You can do these moves anywhere! And with just a …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

It’s Cheap Flights Season — Here Are Some Insane Deals You Can Book Right Now

It may be hard to accept, but the truth is that travel doesn’t have to be more expensive than life at home. It can even be <i>less</i> expensive, depending on where you go and when. You spend money everyday at home, don’t you? That cash could easily be spent seeing someplace new. Yet, cost is often cited …

Try This 8-Minute Core Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Follow these directions for a quick core workout. Remember, you don’t have to spend a ton of time doing core work, but you must make the core work …

27 Healthy Choices at Fast Food Restaurants

Fast food restaurants used to have a rep for being the nutritional equivalent of hell. Although they’re still no angels (one poorly-chosen meal could set you back nearly a day’s...<p>Panera Bread<p>Domino’s<p>Taco Bell

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11 Blissful Escapes Around The World

Whether you are looking to relax or rave, these experiences will give you a mental and physical reboot.<p>1. Cool Cloister<p><b>Quebec City, Canada</b> <br>Recently opened in the heart of Old Quebec, Le Monastère des Augustines offers the serenity of a convent but with options for yoga and scrapbooking thrown in. …

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10 Honeymoon Destinations For The Non-Traditional Couple

Think Hawaii is cliché? Go to one of these places instead.<p>Most think of honeymoon destinations as either luxury beachside retreats or romantic getaways to cities like Paris. But according to Pinterest, some of the most re-pinned honeymoon locations in 2016 aren't that at all.<p>Instead of planning …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

How To Get The Best Airfares

Top tips on bagging bargain flight prices.<p>Martin Barraud via Getty Images<p>Nobody wants to pay over the odds for a plane ticket. But how do you ensure …

The low-cost airline that gives away its profits (and serves free food)

A new “socially responsible” low-cost airline that plans to give more than half of its profits to charity hopes to launch this year offering cheap flights from Stansted to India.<p>POP, which stands for People over Profit, wants to give its passengers the opportunity to select the “community causes” …

10 European Road Trips to Take This Summer

From America's Route 66 to Australia's Great Ocean Road to South Africa's Garden Route, the world is full of unforgettable road trips, but don't write off Europe for your next adventure. Whether you want to hire a campervan and get off the beaten track, cruise along the coast in a convertible or …