Katrine Øvstegård

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17 Creamy-Crunchy Broccoli Salads for Summer

Broccoli salad is the ultimate, easy summer side dish at cookouts, BBQs, and more. From broccoli salad with bacon to broccoli slaw salad, these …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

There's a time and a place for jarred tomato sauce. This is not it.<p>You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one …

Cooking

23 reasons to visit Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka celebrates 70 years of independence, we highlight 23 spectacular reasons to visit the country.<p>1. To get wild<p>Dive with blue whales in season or watch spinner dolphins leap about in Kalpitiya. Sri Lanka also has 5,800 wild elephants ambling about and the biggest concentration of leopards …

Damaraland, Namibia: where ‘each day lasts 100 hours’

I knew that humans could restore the wild, but I’d never guessed that wilderness could so vividly restore humanity<p>I walked out into the desert just as the sun was beginning to show above the mountains. I’d been advised not to step out of my bungalow in north-west Namibia while it was dark: there …

Beaten, not defeated: The joys of Southeast Asia’s well-trodden path

<b>Everybody loves getting off the beaten path—but there’s still plenty of magic to be found on it. Southeast Asia expert, John Borthwick, shares how to</b> …

South-east Asia

19 Dinner Party Ideas That Look Fancy but Don’t Take Much Effort

Dinner parties always seem like a great idea. Good food, good company, no corkage fees, no need to even leave your home… but if you’re the host, they …

Where to stay in the Canary Islands

An expert guide to the best hotels for Canary Island holidays, including the top resorts, boutiques and budget hotels in Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro.<p>Tenerife<p>The weather is the number one reason why most people flock to Tenerife’s shores, to enjoy almost …

11 Big Batch Recipes to Make with Your Farmers' Market Haul

End-of-summer produce is bountiful and cheap at the farmers' market. Make the most of it.<p>There's one time when your eyes should be bigger than your stomach: at the farmers' market in the final weeks of summer. Farmers are trying to offload a bounty of produce before season's end, so you can haul …

15 things you must do before you’re 30

7. Go bonkers at festivals

The 25 places in Eastern Europe you must see in your lifetime

17 beautiful rivers you must see in your lifetime

The Yangtze, China

European Travel

11 Stuffed Pepper Recipes That Are Full of Flavor

Keeping things exciting in the kitchen is tough, especially when you’re trying to prep a week’s worth of meals. But you don't have to settle for …

Cooking

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

Healthy Eating

Cooking for One: 25 Insanely Easy, Healthy Meals You Can Make in Minutes

If you're anything like us, you've googled "healthy meals for one" more than a few times. After all, the usual sandwich and salad combos start to get …

Healthy Eating

9 Ways to Eat Cookies for Breakfast

Waking up to a blaring alarm clock is a terrible way to start the day. Waking up to a fresh batch of breakfast cookies? Much better. We're thinking …

7 Caribbean Recipes So You Can Pretend Your Kitchen Is the Beach

Always dreaming about vacation? Always dreaming about food? We don’t blame you. Given that there are apparently a few more weeks of winter to get …

Cooking

Make Eggs Once, Eat Them All Week Without Getting Bored

If there was only one food we could eat for the rest of our lives, what would it be? Pizza. But eggs would be a close second. TBH, we'd love to cook …

Breakfast

The Meal-Prep Plan to Perfecting Overnight Oats

If you can’t get enough of the hearty grain but can’t be bothered to spend 20 minutes sweating over a hot stove, overnight oats are the answer. You …

Breakfast

The Trick to Meal-Prepping Smoothies So Your Mornings Are Stress Free

Healthy smoothies aren't usually considered complicated meals to make in the morning. After all, you're just throwing a bunch of stuff into a …

Your 15 Favorite Recipes From 2016

The year is coming to a close, and while we’re still mourning the end of summer, we’re ready for this year to be o-v-e-r. One thing we’re not done …

Healthy Eating

9 Places in Asia You Won't Believe Exist

Every traveler knows that feeling of euphoria. The moment you lose yourself in the scenery of a new destination, and become completely immersed in …

TV shows

Where to stay in Ethiopia: the best lodges and hotels

Ethiopia is the fastest growing economy in Africa. Tourism, especially around the ‘northern circuit’ encompassing Lalibela, Lake Tana, Gondar, the Simien Mountains, Axum and Tigray is markedly on the increase, attracting affluent travellers who are looking for memorable accommodation to complement …

Take the high road to harmony in Austria's Vorarlberg

Tucked away in Austria’s far west – bordering Switzerland Liechtenstein and Germany – the Vorarlberg is one of the country’s smallest but most charming regions. Better known among skiers, the scenic mountains are also enjoyable in summer. Between the 3,000m peaks and the blue waters of Lake …

Rainbow Mountain, Peru Photo by © @adventuresoflilnicki

Beyond Machu Picchu: 10 amazing ways to see Peru

From the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu to Lake Titicaca, the allure of Peru for many visitors is its unchanging, timeless quality. More than most other South American countries, Peru has kept up links with its pre-Columbian past, from practising traditional terrace farming and llama-rearing to …

14 reasons why Peru should be your next holiday destination

1. It’s easy to get there<p>A new, thrice-weekly British Airways service from Gatwick to Lima launched in May, bringing this South American nation a bit closer to home. The airline's decision to reopen the route, which had been closed since 1982, is helping to put Peru back on the map.<p>2. Lima is …

25 places we're dying to explore right now - Matador Network

25 places we’re dying to explore right now<p>The Matador team is made up of more than two dozen of the best-traveled people you’ll ever meet. We’re …

13 Places Few Travelers Have Ever Seen

When you want to feel more like an explorer than a tourist, consider traveling to one of these 13 remote places around the world—lost cities, distant islands, even the "Middle of Nowhere" China. Some are endangered destinations, so tread carefully.<p>"The Door to Hell," Derweze, Ahal Province, …

The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …