Sally Coker

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50 hikes with the best views in the US that are definitely worth taking

If you’re already a part of the growing crowd of backpack-touting, dirt-loving women who are hitting the trails, then you know that taking a hike is …

Hiking

11 podcasts to listen to if you want to laugh your ass off

Life is hard. The news is stressful. And sometimes you just need a break from *gestures broadly at everything happening in the world right now.* …

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Things To Do in Las Vegas

My trip to Las Vegas in Christmas 2015 was my very first visit and it changed my perception about it. Apart from its 24*7 hours iconic casino's to its neon billboards and millions of dazzling lights, Strip entertainments with buzzing high energy, this city has power to make you go insane. And I can …

Travel

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

Café

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

To Cruise or Not to Cruise?

We're not what I would refer to as "professional cruisers" -- those couples or families who cruise frequently and know the ins and outs of everything that floats. In fact, we've only been on two cruises.<p>Our first was several years ago when we cruised to the Caribbean as part of a work-related …

10 dream trips every traveler should experience | CNN Travel

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

Jackson Hole

17 Ways to Lose Weight When You Have No Time

If packing your lunch, cooking dinner every night, and getting to the gym regularly sound like things you’ll be able to do half past never, you may …

Paradise Found: Guana Island in the BVI

I’ve been following NYC-based Yolanda Edwards’s Instagram feed (@yolandaedwards) for a while now; she’s the creative director at <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i>, …

You Know Your Decorating Style Is Preppy When...

Your love of needlepoint, pastels, and crisp linen translates seamlessly from your spiffy wardrobe into your home<p><b>1. Pink and green is your favorite color combination.</b><p><b>2. Other favorite combinations include…. polka dots and paisley.</b><p><b>3. Your couch isn't complete without a tongue-in-cheek needlepoint</b> …

Things You Should Know About Cholesterol

Cholesterol seems to be one of those words that’s in everyone’s vocabulary, but many of my clients are incredibly confused about what cholesterol is, …

Nine destinations that are surprisingly cheap this year

Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to even better deals in affordable …

Fired Up! Entrepreneurial Passion Fuel

Are you fired up? Is your business based on something you love doing? Do you wake up excited to face the new day and the challenges and opportunities it will bring? Do you consciously understand what you and your business brings to your customer, your team, your local community - society as a whole?<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Taking Attendance: Class120 App Alerts Parents When Students Skip Class

Michael Van Casteren, a sophomore at Lynn University, isn't likely to cut many classes. That's because if he does, his parents will find out — right away. Casteren has agreed to install an app on his phone that will ping his parents by text or email if he isn’t in class when he is scheduled to …

College & University

#HowToWearIt: The Slim Tunic

<i>In this weekly feature,</i> InStyle<i>’s Senior Market Editor/Digital Correspondent Dana Avidan Cohn shares tips and tricks on how to tackle the latest</i> …

How to Style Your Coffee Table Like a Pro

This space isn't just for giant books anymore.<p>These decorating tips — from how to lay out a tray to arranging a personal collection — show you how to get a chic, stylish look for your coffee table.

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Best Tours in Europe 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Iceland: Winter Wonderland</b><p>Forget hibernation; Icelanders enthusiastically embrace winter. Here’s your chance to see why: Hike the rugged coast of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, snowshoe over the Blue Mountain lava fields, watch for orcas, and scan the …

Top 10 Happiest Cities

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

10 Best Island Getaways for 2015

If you were looking for an extra excuse to plan that coveted island getaway, 2015 delivers many motivations to fly off somewhere remote, exotic, and wondrous. Whether you want to be amongst the first to experience newly minted resorts, are in search of a good fun-in the-sun party, or are eager to …

Buenos Aires

The One Thing You Must Stop Doing This December: A Poem for Holiday Overwhelm