By Diana Smith Sarah Buchanan didn’t grow up on a farm. She didn’t study agriculture at her university, Georgia State, and until a few years ago, the only plant she may have envisioned herself cultivating was basil.
Yes, we know this looks like an advertisement for Ariana Huffington’s book, THRIVE, but we actually just really dig the infographic below her sassy picture (disclosure: none of us have read Huffington’s book).
By Francesca Baker There’s a small island just off the coast of Australia. I mean small – a population of 2800 live on 36 square kilometres.
By JJ Fox London is the home of swanky restaurants and chic eateries with enough celebrity chefs to populate a small village.
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Photo by Michał Gawryś We caught up with Agnieszka Bielecka who gave us the scoop on her native city.
By Katie Albee Purpose is an amazing thing to have in life. It gives us drive, meaning, and even joy when our actions are fueled by it.
By Steven Van Yoder When Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortez was asked to describe the Mexican landscape he conquered some 500 years ago, he crumpled a piece of paper and set it on a table.
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By Thomas Page Vo Trinh Bien is a busy man, as well he might be. Half artist, half restaurateur, the mixture of business and bohemian lifestyles shouldn’t work, and yet for him it does.
Eco Key Chain via Shutterstock By Diana Smith When it came to finding a good hostel, it used to be that travelers were lucky if they could land in one that provided a warm shower.
The Tuscan countryside. Photo courtesy of Jessica Festa. By Epicure & Culture Olive oil is a super ingredient with the ability to enhance the flavors of a dish while also adding antioxidants and heart-healthy benefits.
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Women in harvest photo via Shutterstock This post comes courtesy of Danielle Nierenberg of Food Tank: The Food Think Tank Women are the backbone of farming.
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Picnic on beach photo via Shutterstock By Meghan Black Picnic—just the word alone is joyfully buoyant, a bounce of syllables that signifies savoring the moment.
By Britany Robinson Over the pond, they’re calling us “generation rent”. That nickname hasn’t stuck in the states, but it’s clear that Millennials both here and abroad are not purchasing houses in the same fashion our parents once did.
By Maria Cavali I am Lithuanian and Lithuania is the last pagan country in Europe. In pagan tradition, people who had different colour eyes were called “Children of hags”.
Hands tied photo via Shutterstock Greed has poisoned men’s souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.
Tea plantation photo via Shutterstock By Diana Smith Finding a way into the heart of any culture can be a challenge even for the most experienced traveler.