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13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

How To Prepare A Will

• <b>STEP 1</b>: Come to grips with the fact that you, on an actual day in the ever approaching future, will cease having any experiences or sensations …

6 Awe-Inspiring Destinations To Add To Your Canadian Travel Bucket List

Oh, Canada: the land of ice and snow, where hockey players are the top national export, the people really are as nice as they say, and you'll find …

Santorini for first-timers

Santorini is the supermodel of the Greek islands, a head-turner whose face is instantly recognisable around the world: multicoloured cliffs soar out of a sea-drowned caldera, topped by drifts of whitewashed buildings. With its reputation for dazzling panoramas, romantic sunsets and volcanic-sand …

European Travel

You Asked: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?

If you’re hoping to drop a few pounds for an upcoming vacation, the old “calories in, calories out” method can be effective. Combine a meager diet …

Weight Loss

Why You Only Need 37 Items in Your Closet

It seems that less is definitely more these days. Taking that idea to the next level is blogger Caroline Rector of Unfancy. She's one of a few who have dared to whittle their wardrobe down to a mere 37 pieces to wear for a full season. No shopping or swapping allowed.<p>Here's how it works.<p><b>What Is a</b> …

Clothing

I Did Not Quit My Job to Travel the World

Approximately every five minutes someone out there writes an article about how they quit their job to travel the world. Okay, maybe not every five minutes, but these days it does seem like there are many people who do just that -- save up money, quit their jobs and go from country to country, city …

Travel Deals

The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Etymology

Singapore's Best Street Food

All this for only S$13.50, just an average lunch in Singapore. All photos by Becky Cheang<p><i>By Becky Cheang for Fathom</i> | Toward strangers, we Singaporeans are a pretty reserved group. But mention food and our eyes light up, the conversation gets going, and you have a new friend. I moved to New York a …

Food & Dining

How I Saved $10,000 in 10 Months (at an Entry Level Job) - Vagabondish

<i>Editor's note: This post was originally published in April, 2011. But it still remains one of the most popular on Vagabondish.com so we're flashing</i> …

Personal Finance

10 situations when it’s okay to ditch your travel partner

Does your travel partner need to spend every waking moment with you? Do they freak out if you want some alone time? Do they hover over your shoulder …

Here's What Astronauts Pack When They Go To Space

There is no washing machine in space. Water is heavy and therefore expensive to take on a 250-mile journey above Earth. That pretty much means what you think it does — astronauts have to wear the same clothes, including underwear, for several days in a row before they can put on a clean outfit.<p>So …

Clothing

Three Reasons I Love Traveling Alone

For me, the most frustrating part about traveling alone used to come at the end of the day, when I’d call my beau at home. “How was Machu Picchu? I saw your tweet and it looked incredible,” he’d say, eager for a full rundown. I would have absolutely loved it if he could have been there with me in …

Rice Cube Sushi Maker | HiConsumption

Who doesn’t love sushi? We’ve always had an affinity for the Japanese food, and after a few attempts at homemade sushi, we’ve concluded that going …

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country.<p>Some dishes evolved from early immigrants and others were inspired by celebrities, but each contributes to the …

New England

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

A glimpse into the process behind DRAW Architecture's impeccable work.<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be published internationally by Phaidon.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>The phrase "less is more" has never been more apt.<p>Delta …

Architecture

Clean It Up: Extend the Life of Your PC

Like your body, your house, and your car, your PC needs regular cleaning to keep it running smoothly. There might be dust bunnies choking its fans, …

How to Write Your Own Last Will and Testament

A last will and testament is a legal document that dictates what happens to your possessions and assets once you pass away. A testator (a person …

Singapore needs a wholesale rethink of its tourism strategy

Faced with competition, Singapore’s tourism industry needs to offer more unique experiences that appeal to the discerning tourist<p>New attractions …

How to End a Cover Letter

A weak, halfhearted ending to a cover letter can leave the employer wondering whether you're really the right fit for the job. On the other hand, a …

Employment

The Truth About the World Trade Center

Seven years ago, when Ground Zero was just a hole in the ground and the world seemed convinced that nothing good would ever be built there, the author began the epic story of the rebuilding of downtown New York. Now, as the "Freedom Tower" reaches its full height, the inside story of boondoggles, …

Skyscrapers

Surprising, Smart Secrets Of Top Travel Pros

How to find more joy on your journey? I've interviewed dozens of on-the-go, globetrotting gurus to bring you practical and inspirational travel strategies. Some ideas are quirky-fun and wildly creative, too! Try these tips to add more vroom to your next vacay!<p>• Ask for the middle seat on an …

South America

The Greatest Thing You'll Ever Learn

One of the great things about traveling, especially the kind of travel that takes you to faraway places where people have customs, practices, beliefs and values that are different from your own, is that you get to see how different people can be in some ways and how similar we are in others. A wise …

Relationships

How to Lead a Life That Counts

I'm not a know-it-all expert. Far from it.<p>I procrastinate. I get distracted by unimportant tasks. I'm not as disciplined as I'd like to be. So why am I writing this blog post?<p>Because I'm a relentless observer of what makes for a remarkable life. Discovering what it takes to lead a life that counts …

Why the First Five Pounds Are Always the Hardest

I lost few pounds last month. I had no idea, until my daughter remarked that I was looking thin. I didn't believe her but she was insistent, so for the first time in a few weeks, I stepped on the scale. Guess what -- even weight loss consultants can get gobsmacked by numbers.<p>How can a small woman …

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