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Miles and points fee free

I’ve written often of ways to earn miles, points, or cash back by buying gift cards and reload cards. The best opportunities entail earning credit …

20 Life Lessons I Have Learned from Travel – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

972<p>4<p>20 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Travel<p>The arrival of the new year has gotten me thinking a lot about the past year of travels – in fact the …

How I Book a Mileage Run and Where I Start

Pam asked me to put together some steps on mileage runs as she feels stuck in non elite status mode. Under the right conditions it certainly makes …

100 Years of Commercial Aviation | The Gate

Its first aircraft having flown in May of 1920 — only greater than six years after the first commercial flight ever — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is one …

Aviation

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

Build the Ultimate Home Gym

And change the way you exercise forever<p>Is the world’s best gym a lot closer—and cheaper—than you think? On this week’s episode of <i>Men’s Health Live</i>, assistant editor Michael Easter joins co-host Gregg Stebben to explain where you can find the best place to work out: right in your own home.<p>Easter …

Burger + portobello "buns." Softens the blow of starting a week of night shifts!

Faster Stride Rate Might Help With Knee Pain

Impact forces decrease 14% with 10% increase in turnover.<p>There's increasing agreement among experts that people with chronic issues in a given body part might be able to get relief by altering their running form. New research out of the University of Wisconsin suggests that a quicker turnover could …

The Sugary Fruit Paradox

A piece of fruit is more than the sum of its fiber and fructose.<p>Sugar is bad, but fruit is good. This seems like a contradiction, but every epidemiological study that has looked into it has found that higher levels of fruit consumption are associated with lower body weight and lower risk of …

The ultimate in space-saving travel tech

Trying to keep it to carry-on? This list of essential and compact travel gadgets and tips will make your trip easier – and your luggage lighter – without skimping on fun and convenience.<p>'Travel Gear' by Eric Ritchey. Creative Commons Sharealike Attribution licence<p><b>Ebook reader</b><p>Books are beautiful, …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …