Pam Roach

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Forget Mykonos and Santorini. I found a little-known island in Greece that's twice as beautiful and half the price

Most vacationers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini.<p>While both islands have their charms, they've undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights packed with cruise-shippers and …

European Travel

Ghost towns of Tuscany: Scenic splendor frozen in time

It’s easy to miss the ancient Tuscan town of Sommocolonia, Italy. Perched on the spine of a high ridge amid a wild expanse of canyons, ravines and chestnut forests 38 miles north of Pisa, there are no restaurants, inns or cafes there. Nor are there any banks, grocery stores, pharmacies or things …

Italy

16 Runners Share Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to on a Run

Let’s be real: Long training runs can get boring. While crossing off mile after mile can certainly inspire a sense of achievement, sometimes putting …

Self-improvement

How to Spend a Week in London: What to See, Do, and Where to Eat

Published: 07/26/18 | July 26th, 2018<p>London. The Big Smoke. It’s a sprawling city, covering 607 square miles and home to over eight million people.<p>In …

England

How to Start Listening to Classical Music

If you’ve ever tried to get into classical music, but gotten too bored or distracted, it’s not your fault. Classical music works differently than …

Piano

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

40 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Trip To Europe

So you’re ready to take your first trip to Europe. Rad! Flights across the pond are ludicrously cheap right now. But first, you surely have one …

Amsterdam’s coolest new hotel is a network of revamped bridge houses

A fresh way to experience the city’s famous canals<p>Amsterdam’s canals are dotted with little houses that at one point in time served as living quarters for bridge keepers, the people tasked with monitoring boat traffic for the city’s more than 1,200 canals.<p>Today, most of the buildings sit vacant, …

If You Are Feeling Too Old to Travel, Say Hello to Slow Travel

I hadn’t been to Europe in many years, so I spontaneously decided to ‘dash’ across the pond with my carry-on and explore some new cities and …

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

iPad Pro as laptop: Apple’s new ads show tablet benefits

The iPad is better than ever thanks to the changes brought in iOS 11 joined by the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard. Though it’s not anywhere close to …

Apple releases new iPad, FaceID ads

Apple has released a handful of new ads promoting the iPad’s portability and convenience over both laptops and traditional paper solutions. The 15-second ads focus on how the iPad can make even the most tedious things — travel, notes, paperwork, and ‘stuff’ — just a bit easier.<p>Three out of the four …

The 10 Top Things to Do in Livorno

Located on the west coast of central Italy, just south of Pisa, Livorno is one of Tuscany's economic hubs. It is known for its massive, modern …

Italy

Where to Escape the Summer Crowds in France

Leave the famous French cities to the other tourists and enjoy a blissfully peaceful getaway at one of these charming, lesser-known spots instead.<p>You …

France

The Top 20 Places to See in Ireland

It is hard to narrow down the top places to see in Ireland because the country is filled with so many famous attractions. There is the rugged …

London’s best outdoor drinking terraces

1<p>Things to do<p>Flat Iron Squareicon-chevron-right<p><b>What is it?</b> A hub for drinking, dining and dancing in the shadow of The Shard. <b><br>Why go?</b> You’re spoilt …

The best free weather apps for Apple Watch

What easier way is there to check the weather than with a quick glance at your wrist? If you own an Apple Watch, a handy weather app is a must-have. …

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

5 Sleep Apps That Actually Work

Our obsession with sleep is exploding—and for good reason. “Lack of sleep can disrupt brain function, metabolism, heart function, healing and recovery, mental health, and more,” according to Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at theUniversity of Arizona’s College of …

7 Streaming Workouts That Might Be Worth Canceling Your Gym Membership For

We get it — going to the gym isn’t easy or convenient (especially when you work out solo). So instead of lacing up your sneakers and heading to the club at the break of dawn, the below streaming workouts are a great alternative to ensure you still get in your calorie burn wherever and whenever you …

Travel Guide To Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a good-time city. And a beautiful city - one of the most iconic in the world, with its 200-year-old canals lined with picturesque …

European Travel

The top spots for a cheap city break in Europe

If you’re already running low on holiday time and funds, there’s still hope for your next vacation. Travellers in the UK can start planning their next city break to one of the cheapest cities in Europe.<p>London Luton Airport has crunched the numbers and found out the least expensive European cities …

Stop rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher, experts say

If you regularly use the dishwasher, you probably have a pretty simple routine that you follow: Wash plates and utensils to remove chunks of food …

Struggle with mindfulness? This two-minute walking meditation is a game-changer

Sometimes it’s hard work to get in the calm mind-set that’s kind of crucial for a successful meditation sesh: You may feel anxious, super-distracted, …

7 Essential Things To Do in Strasbourg, France

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If the Flintstones Vacationed in France: A Guide to the Cave Villages

If a French chateau is a little out of your vacation budget, why not consider a cave house? Unforgettably unique and even more historic, the …

Why You Might Want to Tour Europe By Train, Not Plane

Last month, Eurostar launched twice-daily direct train service from London to Amsterdam. Taking just three hours and 41 minutes from city-center to …

Trains

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

Filing for Social Security at the wrong time could set you and your family back financially. Here's why claiming benefits at 62 is a bad idea.<p>There's …

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

The Ultimate Fitness-Tracking Guide: 12 Best Apple Watch Workout Tips

The Apple Watch has many awesome features and useful capabilities. One of the standout features of the Apple Watch is the Apple Watch Workout app. These 12 Apple Watch fitness-tracking tips can help you achieve a better level of physical and mental health by making full use of the Apple Workout app.<p>…

Smartwatches