Mont Blanc, Switzerland

Adventure Travel in Europe: 4 Adventures of a Lifetime

Adventure travel in Europe is an opportunity to find out who you are by experiencing novelties. I don’t mean the kind of novelties that serve no earthly purpose, like sticky goop in plastic containers. I mean new, original, or unusual travel that tests your mettle (like scotch tape holding your

Food & Drink

Beef Shiitake and Snow Pea Stir Fry by kae71463 (Flickr)

15 Minute Meals: Stir-fried Beef with Snow Peas and Shiitake Mushrooms

The following recipe for stir-fried beef with snow peas and shiitake mushrooms is delicious, and it only takes fifteen minutes to prepare.  If you’re hungry and you want something tasty ASAP, then this recipe is a great choice.  The steps recipe is really simple: Ingredients: 1 tbsp of minced garlic

Beauty & Style

Red Rose with Dew

What’s the Best Way to Moisturize?

The no. 1 problem with regular moisturizers is that many of them contain unnatural and toxic ingredients. Most of these ingredients are known human carcinogens, so finding organic moisturizers is a must in trying to avoid serious health problems like cancer. But just because you’re going organic doesn’t mean you

Health & Wellness

WaterRower Rowing Simulator by Waterrower (Wikimedia)

How to Choose the Best Indoor Rowing Machine for Your Home or Office

Indoor rowing machines can be a great way to give your arms, legs, abdominal core, gluteus maximus, and back an exceptional workout.  There are four principal types of rowing machines and each has its pros and its cons.  In this article, I will endeavor to help provide you with the

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Guggenheim Museum in NYC by Roberto Garcia (Flickr)

American Wonders of Architecture: 11 Top Choices

Whether you are a fan of great architecture or just want to take a fascinating exploration into North American history and see some astounding North American wonders of architecture (from the Smithsonian Castle to the ruins of the city of Tikal) while you’re at it, the following list of top

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Almond Matcha Cupcakes

Delicious High-Energy, Caffeinated Snack Recipes (Part 1)

If “knowledge is power” then knowledge of these high-energy-packed caffeinated snack recipes is going to make you really powerful- they’re guaranteed to give you that extra jolt of energy and deliciousness.  From Pumpkin Adzuki Bean Matcha Flare Bars to Coffee Fission Balls (see Part 2), you can’t go wrong.  Of

Travel Picks

Himeji Castle with Cherry Blossoms in Japan, Photo by Miya M, color correction by Gorgo, Level-Adjusted by Quasipalm

The Wonders of Asia: Asia’s Must See Treasures

Asia is home to some of the most resplendent architectural treasures on earth.  So, where should you begin in taking in these wonders of Asia with so many worthy (modern and ancient) marvels from which to choose? In truth, it’s a wrenching decision, with each promising a superb adventure.  But

Wushan Yangtze River Bridge by Jun Wei Fan (Flickr)

The Ultimate in River Rafting Trips: The Yangtze River

West China provides travelers with one of the world’s best river rafting trips (pictured above is The Wushan Yangtze River Bridge by Jun Wei Fan). In fact, rafting on the mighty Yangtze River is by far the most popular water activity among adventure-sports lovers. If your idea of adventure involves

The Best Way to Reach the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro, located in the fascinating country of Tanzania is known to be one of the seven summits. It is the highest peak among the seven continents and the top of Mount Kilimanjaro has an elevation that ranges as high as 6,447 yards. What makes it unique from the rest

Mount Torq, Borneo

A Mount Kinabalu Climb: Find Your Inner Daredevil with

Climbing the Highest Via Ferrata in Mount Kinabalu, Borneo Nothing calls out your inner daredevil like mountain climbing. As T.S. Eliot said, “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” That goes doubly for a Mount Kinabalu climb. With more than