Thea Betts

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Quinoa Salad Recipes For When You're Feeling Extra Healthy

Eat well AND feel good.<p>Of all the great ways to make quinoa ― the nutritional powerhouse seed that grows plentifully on the other side of the equator ― the quinoa salad is perhaps the most perfect. Yes, we’re saying it’s better than quinoa breakfast hash. And even better than quinoa nachos. Why? …

5 Copywriting Tips for UX Designers

When Jeff Gothelf, a UX designer, decided to change two simple texts requiring users to sign up, he was trying out something he had read from a …

UX Design

6 city breaks for foodies

For a city break with a difference, book an apartment where you can live - and eat - like a native...<p><b>Paris<br>Best for...</b>Neighbourhood cafes & bistros<p>The …

The ten most overrated streets in Paris to avoid

<b>1. Boulevard Saint-Germain</b><p>No one would fault you for enjoying some upper-class window shopping along this avenue, or even overpaying for a cup of …

The Complete Guide To Visiting Barcelona

Barcelona is one of Spain’s (and Europe’s) most iconic cities. It’s a great place to experience Catalan culture, beautiful architecture and …

A Local’s Guide To Barcelona: 27 Things You Really Need To Know About Visiting Barcelona

Barcelona is an absolute gem of a city to visit and is justifiably one of the most popular cities to visit in Europe. There’s no shortage of amazing …

Living like a local in Barcelona – a perfect day

There are a lot of things to see and do in the Catalan Capital. Whether you want to experience the city through a local’s eyes, or want to visit all …

Where To Stay In Paris — Neighborhood Guide

Choosing where to stay in Paris can be a little overwhelming. Each neighborhood has its own distinct vibe and quirks, so picking the best …

Complete Guide To Train Travel In Europe

Traveling by train is the quintessential method for touring Europe and rightfully so. It’s romantic. It’s inspiring. Some might say it’s almost …

Relax In The Lap Of Bohemian Luxury At Scorpios Mykonos

Mykonos is known for its sprawling beaches, its 24-hour party scene, and its Ibiza-esque embrace of hedonism. The island is famously restless and …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Day Trips from Barcelona

The region of Catalonia, of which <b>Barcelona</b> is the capital, is a rich region with the Pyrenees in the north and the Costa Blanca coast to the …

The Ultimate Map of 15 Beautiful Places You Have To See In Spain

It’s so easy to just assume that Spain is all about gloriously golden sandy beaches and sunny holidays (not that there is anything wrong with that) …

European Travel

You Should Skip The Take-Out Dinner And Make This Amazing Pad Thai Instead

So much better than ordering in.<p>3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce<p>3 tablespoons tamarind paste<p>3 tablespoons light brown sugar<p>½ lime, juiced<p>4 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2 eggs, beaten<p>2 chicken breasts, finely sliced<p>200 grams raw prawns, shelled and patted dry<p>2 spring onions, finely sliced<p>1 chilli, finely …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

9 Easy Dessert Hacks That Yield Elegant Results

The elegant little dessert that looked like it took you hours but, in fact, needed only a few well-considered tweaks to make it feel special—that’s …

Hands Down the Best Gifts For Your Mom

After a full year of note-taking and IG stalking, we have conclusively determined <i>the</i> best gifts for your photo-loving mom.<p>Also, we may have called …

These Haunting 1913 Portraits Are From the Beginnings of Colour Photography

Thanks to the folks at The National Media Museum these amazing photographs by Mervyn O’Gorman have been getting a lot of attention lately. Taken at …