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Nine International Cities Where You Can Live On The Cheap

How much does it really cost to live abroad? That’s a question that seems easy on its face, then starts to sound incredibly complicated. Currency conversions, travel expenses, and “westerner” tax all seem to stand in the way of just saying ‘f*ck it’ and moving to a new country or city and living a …

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The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 3

Risotto, stews and steamed shellfish from chefs including Nigel Slater and Margot Henderson. Recipes selected by Observer Food Monthly<p>The 20 best one-pot recipes: part 4<p>Blanche Vaughan’s pork chops with apple and fennel<p>A very French style dish, rich with butter and cream but sharp with tangy apple …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Even for someone trying to break a record for visiting every country in the world, travel is about more than just ticking places off a list.<p>Planning …

Guitar Center Sessions: Billy Sheehan - Become a Better Bass Player

A vegan fried chicken shop opened because goodness exists in the world

LONDON — Ah, fried chicken. It's greasy, it's fried, it's finger lickin' good. But it hasn't exactly been vegan friendly — until now.<p>A restaurant …

10 of the best foodie experiences in Europe

From a chef’s tour of Paris to the new Cornish pasty heritage centre, these mouth-watering trips across Europe are worth savouring<p><b>The first Cornish pasty heritage centre, Cornwall</b><p>Whether the name is to your taste or not, Cornucopia, a multimillion-pound food attraction due to open in Cornwall this …

Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes National Park has turned into a frozen wonderland

A prolonged spell of unusually cold weather, with daytime temperatures averaging around -10°C, has frozen the many waterfalls and cascades at Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia, turning it into a winter wonderland.<p>Croatia’s top natural attraction and a Unesco World Heritage Site since 1979, …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

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18 Weeknight Curries To Make In The Slow Cooker

Curry up and get dinner sorted.

Hang On to Those Summer Vibes With These Healthy Fish Recipes

The beachy vibes of summertime never fail to give me a hankering for some seafood. The most satisfying way to end an afternoon of fun in the sun is eating a dinner of fresh-caught fish you reeled in that day. With all the amazing health benefits of fish, it's pretty easy to dismiss the famous</b> …

28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

The Young Adult Reading Guide

Some of the most timeless, iconic literature ever written was written for young adults. And in recent years, thanks to unputdownable series like <i>The</i> …

40 Most Beautiful Places To Travel

Mykonos, Greece<p>Santorini, Greece<p>Malaga, Spain<p>Lake Louise, Canada<p>Monte Carlo, Monaco<p>Split, Croatia<p>Lefkada, Greece<p>Katisma Beach, Lefkada, Greece<p>Banol …

Travel Guide :: How I Finally Fell in Love with Rome

Until this past trip to Italy, Rome had never been my favorite city. Far from it, actually. I studied abroad in Florence in college, and – being …

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23 free or ridiculously cheap things to do on your trip to Los Angeles

1. Go fly a kite (festival).<p><b>Cost:</b> Free…or the cost of a kite<p>I love the sight of a colorful kite soaring high in a strong ocean breeze. How awesome …

Dame Zaha Hadid Dead: London 2012 Architect Dies Of A Heart Attack

Andrew Innerarity / Reuters<p>Renowned international architect Zaha Hadid speaks to the media after a ground-breaking ceremony for her residential tower …

World’s Best Islands for Food 2015

“This is a foodie paradise and beach paradise rolled into one,” observed one voter in our WBA survey. The small British isle has a prolific food …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

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The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

Bretagne, The Last Living 9/11 Service Dog, Gets A 16th Birthday Celebration

Get ready to feel reeeeeally sentimental, especially if you love dogs. This Friday marks 14 years since the 9/11 attacks, where so many people were killed and so many first responders put their own lives at risk in order to save others. Some of those responders were not human, but canine — over 300 …

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Here Are a Ton of Dogs in Trucks

A dog is a man's best friend. And his truck is his loyal steed. Now put them together and you've got one truly beautiful thing.<p>Few things are more important to an American man than his pickup truck. Except maybe his dog, the loyal sidekick. Now put that dog in a pickup, and you've got a glorious …

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6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

The life-changing magic of tidying up: How this 1 tip changed everything

I can’t remember when I first heard someone gushing over Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but all of a sudden, it seemed like everyone I knew — or sat next to on the subway — was reading this mysterious Japanese organization manual.<p>“You have to see my closet,” a friend …

Follow Along with This Workout Video to Sculpt Your Core in Just 5 Minutes

Just five? Just five.<p>Grab a dumbbell, ladies, and get ready to seriously work your core. This five-minute workout consists of five moves. For each one, you'll do as many reps as you can in 50 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds before moving on to the next one. Just follow along with the video below, …

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4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

That pesky trouble spot will be gone before you know it!<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>The secret to lasting weight loss does not come down to complicated calorie-counting and weight-loss gimmicks. Instead, it's about working with your body's natural hunger and sleep …

How to Find Happiness in Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.<p>What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

The secret of New York City’s mythic bagel-making water

There are essentially two elements—calcium and magnesium—in very specific proportions that make the water in the New York metro area unique.<p>Fortunately, the ratio of those two ingredients to other minerals also happen to be ideal for baking crispy-on-outside-chewy-on-the-inside New York-style …

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