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10 Best Resorts in the Maldives

The Maldives is a white-sand archipelago nation that is made up of almost 1200 islands. As a tourist destination, it was virtually unknown until the …

Scuba Diving

Creamy Lemon Chicken Parmesan Recipe

From: EatingWell.com, January 2018<p>This riff on classic chicken Parmesan replaces the usual marinara with a luscious lemony cream sauce. We've …

The world's 41 most incredible private islands

Gladden, Belize<p>This is probably the most reclusive island escape out there – and yet also the most indulgent, too. A place where it feels like you’re …

The 24 Amazing Pools You Need To Jump In Once In Your Travel Life

When is time for travel, we need to think what we will do on that trip and that can be our guide to travel destinations. This is an amazing idea for …

Top attractions in Philippines

The Philippines is defined by its emerald rice fields, teeming megacities, graffiti-splashed jeepneys, smouldering volcanoes, bug-eyed tarsiers, …

Asia

Amazing Landscapes: Stunning Sceneries and Unforgettable Moments

Beautiful landscapes around the world – no other thing reminds me of how lucky I am to be alive. No matter whether beaches or mountains, man-made or …

Where to Stay in Bali and The Best Hotels in Bali - The 2018 Guide

<b>Bali is a beautiful holiday destination, packed with culture, wonderful food, beaches and striking landscapes. It can be difficult to know where to</b> …

Asia Travel

Women must act now, or male-designed robots will take over our lives

Algorithms are displaying white male bias, and automation is decimating our jobs – we have a lot to lose unless we get involved<p>The overarching problem of men dictating the rules has found new expression in something that is currently changing the way we live and breathe: artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Europe's 17 best secret islands

Natural wonders: Seychelles islands are full of treasure

Situated in the middle of the Indian Ocean, 400km northwest of Madagascar and over 1000km from the East African coast, the Seychelles is an ancient archipelago of 115 islands. While most travellers arrive trailing confetti and are content to just fly and flop on some of the world’s finest beaches, …

National Parks

Six slices of paradise in the Tuamotus

The postcard-perfect allure of French Polynesia has drawn visitors for centuries, and the relatively undiscovered Tuamotus are the jewels in its Pacific island crown. Far from the glitz and glam of iconic Bora Bora, the Tuamotu archipelago feels distinct from the rest of French Polynesia. The 77 …

Scuba Diving

Idyllic tropical islands: readers’ travel tips

White sand, turtles, coral and rainforest-shrouded hills … our tipsters have sailed to far-flung archipelagos from Panama to the South China Sea<p>Winning tip: San Blas Islands, Panama<p>Comprising 365 islands in the Caribbean Sea, the San Blas archipelago is inhabited by the Kuna people, and has avoided …

Asia Travel

Warm Spinach and Feta Dip

Heat up oil in your skillet and add spinach. Sauté until soft. If you can’t fit all spinach in your skillet in one go simply add half and wait until …

24 Best Spots in the Caribbean

These islands have something for everyone. Discover your perfect place to hike, dive, or worship the sun.<p>The Caribbean is no stranger to storms, and the region has become adept at bouncing back. While popular destinations such as St. Martin, Antigua and Barbuda, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, …

10 lesser-known amazing things to do in Thailand

Thailand is one of the most diverse corners of South-East Asia: a tropical, beautiful, extraordinary country that draws backpackers, honeymooners and …

The most breathtaking destinations on the Amalfi Coast

15 Of The Most Exotic Beaches In The World

<b>1. Honopu Beach – Kauai, Hawaii</b><p>If you want to get to this beach, you’ve got to work for it. You can’t hike, boat or drive – swimming from an offshore …

Six Italian Islands Locals Keep to Themselves

It's tough, but if we had to find a downside to hitting Capri, Ischia, or Panarea in the summer, it's that it can feel like half the world had the same idea as you. On these six islands you'll find water just as blue as Stromboli's and plenty of spots to dock your boat and pour a spritz for …

Italy

Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast

Peel carrots, slice in half lengthwise and cut into thirds.<p>Cut potatoes into quarters or eighths depending on how big they are.<p>Place carrots, …

Cooking

Best Ever Mint Chocolate Bundt Cake

INSTRUCTIONS<p><b>FOR THE CAKE</b><p>Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Grease a 10-inch bundt pan, and set aside.<p>Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder, baking …

The Last Wild Shores: The 10 Best Beaches to Visit in 2018

Pristine, undeveloped, and off-the-grid seaside retreats that are tough to get to—and totally worth the effort. Here are the beaches you have to hit …

Where to Go in the Riviera Maya: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

The Riviera Maya is the kind of magical place that manages to pack tropical beaches, wild nightlife, ancient ruins, boozy pool parties, amazing …

Mexico

The top 10 beach holidays in Greece for 2018

For more general advice on booking a holiday in Greece, see our Greece summer holidays guide. Our guide features expert recommendations for beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p><b>Iguana Beach, Crete</b><p>Lucky Haniá has two lovely, clean, amenitied town beaches, 4km west at the end …

A Quick Guide To The Greek Islands – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

Spread in between the coast of mainland Greece and the pointer of Northern Africa, the Greek Islands have actually been popular vacation locations …

European Travel

The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.<p>The New York Times has written about it as “The Kitchen Gadget That Spawned A Religion.” Devotees of the appliance have branded themselves as “Potheads.” And almost more …

Cooking

11 Luxury Maldives Resorts You Can't Help But Love...

<b>When it comes to Maldives resorts, visitors are spoilt for choice. So much so that it can be difficult to pick one. Here’s my definitive guide to the</b> …

Boating

20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

Seafood

Healthy Side Dish Recipes

Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli<p>To bring out cauliflower's and broccoli's natural flavors, Ellie simply roasts the florets — dressed in olive oil and …

Swordfish Steaks with Olive-Pistachio Sauce and Potatoes

8 servings<p>This briny, bright sauce is just what you need to liven up almost any kind of fish. We like to use Castelvetrano for their rich, buttery flavor, but any olive will work.<p>December 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 tablespoons plus ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>…

Fish