Sean Michael

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10 Beautiful Ways To Add Water to Your Garden Design

<b>Looking for simple ways to bring a little moisture into your garden–without a maintenance nightmare like a koi pond? Check out these ten finds:</b><b>1.</b> …

The 5 Best Japanese Foods (That Aren’t Sushi or Ramen)

The 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico

Not only are your food and drinks already included in the price, but most adults-only versions also offer stunning settings and luxurious amenities.<p>We teamed up with Hotels.com to find the 14 best adults-only, all-inclusive hotels in the Caribbean and Mexico, based on guest-review scores that had …

The 7 Most Beautiful Streets in America

1 of 7<p>Jones Street, Savannah<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia<p>3 of 7<p>Steiner Street, San Francisco<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Market Square, …

Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe

Though <i>tinga</i> is traditionally flavored with chorizo, this quick and easy version still packs in the flavor, without forcing you to seek out special ingredients. The chicken is gently poached in broth, then shredded and tossed with a puréed sauce for extra-juicy texture and flavor.<p>Why It Works<p>Using …

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5 signs you might be 'skinny fat'

If you’ve always been a normal weight without having to try too hard, you may consider yourself lucky. But the mirror and the scale only tell part of the story: You can look great in a bikini or have a body-mass index (BMI) in the normal range, but if you don’t take care of yourself, you could be …

The Food Lab: Follow the Rules for the Best All-American Beef Stew

We've been stewing up a storm on Serious Eats recently, and we're not stopping any time soon. This time: All-American beef stew.<p>Sounds great, but what exactly is it? American beef stew doesn't have the same history or rules (thankfully) as some of the vaunted European stews like boeuf bourguignon …

Facts about The Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail, or AT, stretches more than 2,000 miles along the US East Coast.<p>The longest marked trail in the country runs from Georgia to Maine. It connects 14 states and passes through ridges and valleys of the Appalachian mountain range.<p>Parts of the AT are within a couple hours of …

These Are the 25 Most Amazing Hotels Across the World

According to TripAdvisor and their many reviews, that is.<p>Let's be honest, your hotel selection can make or break a vacation. Pick a spot with sub-par service, inedible food, an atmosphere that leaves much to be desired, or a lumpy bed and suddenly that's all you can talk about. Because how can you …

5 Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfasts

Put in a little work on Sunday, and you'll be set for the rest of the week.<p>What better way to start the New Year off right then to re-think your …

Former concentration camp to become luxury beach resort

The Montenegro government has this week given the go-ahead to plans to transform an island fortress formerly used as a concentration camp during World War II into a luxury resort, complete with an infinity pool, wine bar and yacht marina.<p>The plans to convert the historical site, which sits in the …

Study: Sexual Satisfaction Peaks 6 to 12 Months Into a Relationship

Couples often feel like they go through a honeymoon phase at the start of their romances, when they can't keep their hands off each other and undergo prime experimentation in the bedroom. But according to a new study in <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i>, it's those *second *six months when the sex really …

Drink Your Veggies: 13 Delicious Vegetable Juice and Smoothie Recipes

It took me a long time to understand green juice. It always seemed like a silly health food fad to me, and I'm not interested in detox—I just want delicious food. But then I got a high-end blender and started making smoothies with a little spinach, a little kale, a bell pepper, just to experiment. …

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10 of the best long-haul adventure holidays

Get out of your comfort zone with these trips to less-visited parts of the world, from driving down Jordan’s desert highway to tackling high peaks in Mongolia<p>The island-rich coast of Belize is home to one of the first guided lodge-to-lodge stand-up paddleboarding trips in the world. Guests paddle …

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Traveling solo is becoming the new dating trend

With all of the dating websites and apps available, being able to find a prospective date has never been easier. But even though we're more digitally connected than ever, more and more people may be jumping on a new dating trend to find a different kind of connection: traveling.<p>According to the …

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How to Make Carbonara Like a Pro

Carbonara is a creamy, intensely satisfying Italian dish of pasta, eggs, bacon and black pepper. Here are seven reasons to add it to your weekly …

The Kitchn Editors Share Their Favorite Recipes of 2015

We write, we test, we taste, we edit, and over the course of the year there are usually a few recipes we can't help but develop a major crush on. …

How This Couple Retired In Their 30s To Travel The World – Page 3

<b>11. Max out tax-advantaged accounts</b><p>Uncle Sam wants you to retire early, and the tax laws are structured in a way to reward you handsomely for saving and investing.<p>Depending on your company match rules, funds put into a 401(k) or 403(b) can yield an immediate 50%+ return on investment, and …

The 5-Minute Trick That Makes Every Meat Dish Better

Do diddly, look genius—that's the magic of pan sauces.<p>Everyday Sauce for Sauteed Chicken Breast<p>Photo by MamaToNikolas<p>Anytime you cook chicken, you …

15 Pasta Recipes You Should Have In Your Arsenal

We have more than 5,000 pasta recipes. Now, I’m no mathematician, but at the rate of one recipe a day, it would take someone almost fourteen <i></i>years to …

10 Best Beaches for a Secluded Getaway: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

If your idea of a perfect vacation involves a beach to yourself, and (a lot of) peace and quiet, these 10 islands are the perfect match. They have some of the best beaches the world for de-stressing, far from the usual crowded tourists spots.

Polenta Squares with Sun

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a forgiving and crowd-pleasing appetizer that you can easily modify by using different seasonal toppings. You can prepare the polenta up to 2 days in advance, and the tapenade up to 3 days. On the day of your party, simply broil the polenta squares and top them with the …

The World's Most Affordable Cities

Some cities are cheap for a reason. Like Kyiv, Ukraine, seen here. A political crisis and a proxy war with Russia on its eastern border have destroyed the Ukrainian economy. Kyiv might be an attractive, and inexpensive place to live. But few foreigners are willing to come here. Investment firm UBS …

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The Ultimate European Backpacking Bucket List

<i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Giuseppe Milo</i><p>Backpacking through Europe is about being impulsive, right? It's about train-hopping and wanderlust, about getting lost in random cities and hooking up with Australians in dodgy youth hostels. It's also about doing and seeing some really cool stuff …

The New Rules for Getting Ripped

Rule #4 - Ditch cardio for weights and circuits.<p>Here's another fitness myth: "If you want to get lean and strong, hit the cardio machine." That's not …

38 Marinades & Dipping Sauces That Are Basically Dinner-in-a-Bottle

We are guilty people. We send artisanal sauces tied up in twine for holiday gifts, we swipe them furtively off the Food52 giveaway table, and we splurge on them at Whole Foods because they promise to rescue an average dinner from blandness. But how often does dinner daydreaming actually start with …

The 50 (New) Healthiest Foods of All Time—With Recipes

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