Nick De Palma

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8 Incredible Reasons to Visit Laos

Few places in the world capture the beauty and simplicity of life quite like Laos. It was a highlight of our most recent trip to Asia, and should be …

Health effects of poor sleep can spread through body

<i>This is the seventh of a nine-part print and online series looking at the science of sleep and the vital role of sleep in maintaining overall health.</i><p>When your doctor or, better yet, your mother told you to get more sleep or you'll fall ill, she was actually describing something very complicated on …

Loosen up: exercises to keep backache at bay

Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those who sit all day.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/2/1441192361934/1ac83f10-7319-4ba9-a789-8af5a454d26c-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Linda Nylind<p>Lunges are especially good for runners and those …

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Ultimate travel list

Is the list of places you’d like to visit becoming a little unwieldy? Ours was – which is why we’ve whittled them down from thousands to a definitive rundown of the planet’s most unforgettable sights.<p>Not only that, we’ve made the bold move of ranking them in order of brilliance, based on a highly …

Loneliness

15 Best Things to Do in Istanbul - 2018

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Istanbul, Turkey on TripAdvisor: See 312,818 traveler reviews and photos of Istanbul tourist …

4 Breathing Mistakes You're Making Every Day

Breathing may be automatic, but that doesn't mean you can ignore it. "Most people are doing it wrong most of the time," says Amy Crawford-Faucher, MD, a family medicine specialist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.<p>While most of us have checked our heart rate, we're guessing you didn't …

This Is What Happens When You Eat 40 Teaspoons Of Sugar A Day

By Amy Marturana for <b>Well+GOOD</b><p>Maybe the biggest recent revolution in the nutrition world has been the shift from thinking of fat as public enemy number one, to recognizing that sugar is the real culprit -- implicated in everything from chronic inflammation to high cholesterol.<p>But knowing that …

35 Hilarious Chinese Translation Fails

China is fascinating, and visiting it is bound to leave you with some amazing impressions. Sometimes, however, the English-speaking guests might have …

A Simple Exercise for Dealing with Self-Doubts

Many of us let our self-doubts or previous missteps and mess-ups dictate our actions. We adopt an all-or-nothing perspective, assuming that if we …

Am I Just Really Tired, or Do I Have Adrenal Fatigue?

<i>By Elinor Fish</i><p>I pulled the bed sheets over my head to block the morning sunshine from hitting my face. It was a beautiful July morning, a day I'd usually jump up, slip on my running shoes, and hit the trails for a fun long run.<p>But not today.<p>My head was foggy from a bad nights' sleep, my body felt …

Wellness

Travel Basics: What to do in Bangkok

Bangkok won’t charm you…at least not right away.<p>It’s massive, intimidating, busy, hot, humid and really kind of ugly. Chances are you may get ripped …

Tired All the Time? Try These Natural Energy Boosters

You don't have to feel drained on a daily basis. Here's how to keep your energy tank full. If you're running low right now, try these instant …

Istanbul Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Istanbul—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Topkapı Sarayı</b><p>Palace of sultans from 15th- to 19th-century; housed thousands of imperial servants. Center of the historic district, overlooking city across Sea of Marmara, Golden …

Best Tips for Running for Weight Loss

But the key to losing weight when you run isn’t to run longer or harder. It’s to run smarter. So says Eric Orton—the rule-breaking running coach who …

Weight Loss

10 of the best ways to enjoy Istanbul on a budget

Photograph: Alamy<p>The Blue Mosque.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/18/1439916416477/9f65743a-986a-48b7-876f-ff9c7830f21d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The Blue …

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The #1 Place You Must Visit in Your Life

Bust out your passports and get your favorite travel apps ready: It's time to book a trip to the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia. Lonely Planet …

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8 Thai Islands Perfect for every Traveler

When you think of Thailand, you might dream of exploring it’s white sandy beaches, or countless Buddhist temples. You may crave a plate of spicy pad …

The 10 tourist destinations you absolutely must visit, according to Lonely Planet

<b>The British Museum has been named as a global must-see spot, alongside some of the world’s most prestigious heritage sites.</b><p>In a list drawn up by …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

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A Guide to Istanbul, Turkey

<b>Start planning your trip to the breathtaking coastal city of Istanbul using these tried and true tips.</b><p><i>This post comes to us from the Australian</i> …

Sevcan’s Istanbul

<b>Sevcan Celik</b> fulfilled a lifelong dream when she moved to <b>Istanbul</b>. Raised on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, she relocated to the famously transcontinental city in 2009 to pursue a master’s degree and couldn’t be happier about the decision. “When I feel depressed, crossing the bridge is …

Pamukkale: everything you need to know about visiting Turkey's most popular attraction

What is Pamukkale?<p>The surreal, brilliant white travertine terraces and warm, limpid pools of Pamukkale hang, like the petrified cascade of a mighty waterfall, from the rim of a steep valley side in Turkey’s picturesque southwest. Truly spectacular in its own right, the geological phenomenon that is …

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

South America

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Top Beaches in Thailand and Cambodia

The Southeast Asian countries of Thailand and Cambodia are riddled with some of the top beaches the world has to offer. What better way to see these …

Re-Ranking Every Team's Prospect Pool After 2015 NHL Draft

With the 2015 NHL draft now in the rearview mirror, we can begin to appreciate the impact of the annual event on every team's prospect system. A number of clubs, mostly thanks to high picks, substantially improved their situations, offering hope for the future.<p>The following slideshow evaluates …

Take your own VO2-max test

Maximum aerobic capacity, known as VO2 max, is one of the key metrics for fitness. It shows how efficiently your body uses oxygen during …

Heart Rates