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How I Experimented My Way to Losing 100 Pounds

I have lost more than 100 pounds since last September, and I have many mixed emotions about it. You would think that I'd be proud of the hard work …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

The world's best wild swims

Little can match the pleasure of taking a dip in a secluded spot. Sliding into a river or striking out for the centre of a lake, it’s impossible not to feel as if you’ve become part of the scene, rather than simply marvelling at it.<p>Indulge in one of these stunning swims and we promise they’ll make …

Hot Springs

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Garmin Head-Up Display

Safely navigate in your car without taking your eyes off the road using the Garmin Head-Up Display ($135). This portable projector beams navigation …

Garmin

Bose SoundLink Mini

If you're tired of listening to music on the go from your smartphone's inadequate speakers, check out the Bose SoundLink Mini ($200). This palm-sized …

Handleband

Your smartphone is a natural partner for your bike, especially if you're serious about commuting or training — most phones come with a flashlight, …

7 Ways to be Happy from the Inside Out

<b>“All appears to change when we change.” ~Henri-Frédéric Amiel</b><p>We often start from the outside to try to make change on the inside. Scratch that. We …

Happiness

Six Young Explorers Embark on 900-Mile Canoe Expedition to the Arctic – Gear Packing List

<b>Ben Woods</b> <i>and five friends are embarking on a 70-day expedition to the Arctic Ocean through Canada’s Barren Lands. With the aim of connecting three rivers—the Dubawnt, the Morse and the Armark—via a never-before-attempted upstream haul into the Morse, the team will travel more than 900 miles from</i> …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Social Trip Planning App Tripshare Converts Travel Inspiration To Bookings

Tripshare, an iPad application for travel planning, is joining a crowded space. But its CEO knows a little something about the industry – Bob Dana was the former employee No. 1 and first CFO of Virgin America. He once wrote the business plan and feasibility study for Sir Richard Branson in 2003. …

19 picks for best summertime food in New England http://b.globe.com/Z1oYBE From fried fish sandwiches to lobster rolls, from blueberry pie to ice cream, we highlight the must-try options in the region.