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Here's How Long It Takes Before Your Favorite Food Grows Mold

Food can spoil sooner than you think.<p>A lasagna that you cooked six days ago sits in your fridge . Can you eat it?<p>According to The Ultimate Mold Guide, a casserole like lasagna keeps fresh inside the refrigerator for between three to five days after cooking. The reason it doesn’t last longer? …

Condiments

The 3-minute workout you can do while you're watching TV

Let’s face it. Most of us would rather lie on the sofa after a hard day’s work than head to the gym. And while it’s fine to binge-watch TV for an …

How to Make Money While Traveling

Traveling has always been something I felt I had to do. I worked, saved up money and went for trips on a roll from since I was 17 years of age. By the time I was 23, I started to crave for trips with more distance but time was always a concern. Finally, after a ton of research and a few years of …

Discover Your Home Decor Personality: Classic Glam Room Inspirations

If silky textiles, gleaming gold, luxe accents and traditional silhouettes set your soul ablaze, your home decor personality is classic glam. …

8 Ikea Dresser DIYs So Chic, You'll Think They're Designer

If there's one downside to purchasing an Ikea dresser, it's putting something in your home that everyone else on the block has. The superaffordable furniture pieces have become ubiquitous amongst a certain set of apartment dwellers and young homeowners. But instead of thinking of your Malm, Kullen, …

How to Incorporate the “At Ease” Pantone Color Palette into Your Home

About a month ago, Pantone pulled out nine color palettes they expect to be uber trendy in 2017. Whether you’re into soft pastels or you’re thinking of going a little darker, there is a color palette here for *every* style aesthetic. We’ve put together this guide on how to incorporate each of the …

Zadar: Croatia without the crowds

Trust Dalmatians to coin words that have no equivalent in English. Only on the Croatian coast do you require concepts like <i>pomalo</i> - 'to live free from …

At Home in Rome: Where to Stay

The Roman Empire may have fallen off the map centuries ago, but to a modern traveler, the center of Italy’s capital city may feel just as vast.<p>While walkable, distances between monuments within Rome’s historic core can be a haul—made worse if the tiny, twisty streets turn your sense of direction to …

Palermo holiday guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Less than 200km from Tunis, Palermo is like nowhere else in Europe. Defying the mafia in a maze of crumbling grandeur, it is at the crossroads of the Mediterranean. Every neighbouring power has occupied Sicily at some time, which has created a sizzling mix of Arabic food, Spanish streets, Norman …

Italy

14 Surprisingly Chic IKEA Living Rooms

If you’re among so many of us who have palatial tastes and a studio apartment budget, then you must feast your eyes on these uber-chic IKEA living rooms. It can be discouraging to see your favorite tastemakers posting beautiful home decor on Instagram that you’re a pile of student loans away from …

How to revamp your kitchen on a teeny tiny budget

We all know the importance of the kitchen. Yes, it is a work zone, and it is the space where we cook our food – meaning it has to be functional and …

This Tiny City in the South of France Trumps St.-Tropez Any Day

In France, locals roll their eyes at crowded, touristy St.-Tropez—but they flock to Cassis, a tiny Mediterranean fishing port known for its clay-color buildings, rosé-producing vineyards, pebbly beaches, and affable locals, who, despite not speaking a word of English, are delighted to befriend any …

10 of the best alternative city tours in Europe

PolaWalks, Warsaw<p>Instagram has fuelled our lust for instant travel photos, but this tour draws on actual cameras, arming walkers with a vintage Polaroid camera and a pack of film as you snap away in the Polish capital. The three-hour tour starts by meeting in the old town square and makes its way …

European Travel

The 50 greatest adventures on Earth

Adventure: noun – an unusual and exciting experience; a daring enterprise; a hazardous activity.<p>That’s what the dictionary says. But what does it mean to you? To some, it might involve pushing yourself to the physical limits: summiting a great peak – Kilimanjaro, perhaps – or tackling extreme …

Clever tips to decorate a small home

Decorating small spaces can be quite a challenge. You need storage space and beauty, which can be competing needs. An interior decorator can help you …

Home Decorating

Travel advice: what to do if you are robbed abroad

The trauma of being mugged or duped sadly does not end with the event itself. Even if you escape without loss or injury, it is still advisable to report the incident to the police; and if you do have money, possessions or passport stolen, you will need a copy of the police report to get …

Credit Cards

Expert Advice: 11 Tips for Gravel Garden Design

Beth Chatto’s gardens in the driest part of the United Kingdom (with just 20 inches of annual rainfall) have become famous not only for their sheer …

Landscaping

Home Landscaping Ideas To Inspire Your Own Curbside Appeal

Create a beautiful yard with the help of others. From the back to the front, your yards need a lot of work put in for most of the year. Designing, …

Ideas & Inspiration for Small Backyards

If you think that having a small backyard means you can't enjoy your outdoor space as much, think again. We've rounded up 9 inspiring spaces and …

Want to Lose Weight? Train The Brain, Not The Body

No more stress eating.<p>Despite massive government, medical and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. …

The best running trainers for women

A good pair of trainers are essential for running. While the fashion world have fully embraced the concept of a trainer, if you’re actually going to exercise in them, you need to choose more wisely than just which colour will go with your new culottes.<p>“Choosing the right shoe will help protect your …

Shoes

Tips for Planning a Roots Travel Trip

Planning a roots travel trip can yield rewarding, and surprising, results. “For some people, the thrill of just being there is enough,” says Marion Hager, owner of genealogy travel company Hager’s Journeys.<p><b>Here’s how she says you can get the most out of a trip:</b><p><b>Use a local tour operator.</b> If you are …

Genealogy

The basics of landscape design: Where to start when designing your garden

A well-designed garden is much more than just pretty plants<p>"Gardens are so much more than a collection of good design and good plants," says Lauren Hall-Behrens, landscape designer and founder of Lilyvilla Gardens in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in large-scale residential projects, oftentimes …

Top 10 secret gardens in the UK

All eyes may be on Chelsea for the flower show next week, but for a more peaceful day out, check out our selection of lesser-known oases around the UK<p>The Dorothy Clive Garden, Shropshire<p>Once a gravel quarry, this garden was created in 1940 by Colonel Harry Clive for his wife Dorothy, who had …

Landscaping

Powerful Cartoon Perfectly Illustrates What It's Like To Live With Borderline Personality Disorder

Mental health is slowly becoming part of national consciousness. But while depression and anxiety are taking centre stage, other lesser-known or …

8 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn in Less Than 6 Months

Everyone has the ability to learn a life-changing skill not just this year, but in the next 6 months.<p>By life-changing, I mean something that can have …

Language Learning

7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

Valletta<p><b>Why go?</b> The island of Malta itself is a sight to behold but within the walled city of its capital, Valletta, built by the Knights of St John in the 16th century, there is plenty more. Malta’s oldest fort, Fort St Angelo, and the Hal Saflieni Hypogeum – an incredible burial complex cut into …

European Travel