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Sadie Cornelius

Sadie has been exploring the world since she was young - her first international adventure when she was 16 to Japan. She's traveled Europe and throughout the U.S. and loves to experience new places and things. When not writing, she can be found cooking vegetarian food, practicing yoga or enjoying museums and various cultures around DC.

Viva la Cuba: Travel Services Guide

After nearly a half-century embargo, traveling to Cuba from the United States is now possible. Given the country is about to start seeing an influx of tourism and development, the novelty to see Cuba as it once was (while you still can) makes the demand and interest to travel there higher than ever before. Want to be one of the first to head to Cuba and experience a piece of history and culture? We’re here to help! Since booking hotels and activities can be frustrating (or impossible) to do online, we recommend using one of these Cuba travel services…

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Best Language Learning Software: Fluenz vs Pimsleur vs Rosetta Stone vs Duolingo & More!

Best Language Learning Software logo

So, you want to learn Spanish but the options are muy confuso. Or, maybe your visiting Paris and want to speak the native language to fit in with the French? What are the best ways to learn a language without living immersed in the country’s language and culture? Language learning software! It has increased in popularity because it allows you to learn at your own pace and on the go. And their lessons are fun, engaging and motivate you to keep growing and improving your skills. We’ll help you decide which language learning software is right for you based on your goals and preferences…

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Best Home Brewing Kit: BrewDemon vs Mr Beer vs Northern Brewer vs Brooklyn Brew Shop & More!

People toasting beers

The craft beer industry has exploded in recent years, giving ale drinkers a wide-selection of flavors and varietals to choose from. It’s also created a culture of beer consumers who have a whole new appreciation for the craftsmanship that goes into creating fine beer. According to the American Homebrewers Association, more than 1.2 million people are brewing their own beer in the U.S. alone. That’s a lot of guzzling! And for good reason since it’s easier than ever to join the movement and brew your own thanks to home brewing kits. No matter your level of passion for beer, there’s nothing more satisfying than enjoying the crisp taste of a frothy beer that you made yourself. It’s not only fun to do, but it’s also more affordable than you might think. We’ve researched the best brewing starter kits available so you can impress your friends and start hoppin’ to it…

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Great Courses Plus Review: Engage Your Mind

The Great Courses Plus on iPad on desk

Do you want to have a better understanding of the universe, learn the secrets of great mystery and suspense fiction, or master Tai Chi? What if you could do all these things without leaving the comfort of your home? Instead of binge watching TV shows, put your mind (and body) to good use binge learning thanks to The Great Courses. You’ll have access to courses that you can view anytime, taught by some of the world’s top professors in their field, for around the same cost as a Netflix membership. So sit back, relax, and find out why you might want to try this great learning adventure…

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Personal Drone Reviews: Iris vs DJI Phantom vs AR Drone

Drone Review

“In just a few minutes I was hooked. In near silence, the drone rose, hovered, and dove, silently and surreptitiously photographing us and the landscape around us. The photos and video were stunning,” remarked Martha Stewart. So Martha is convinced, but are you? And which one should you try? We’ve scoured the web to find the best, most popular personal drone models out there including the pros, cons and pricing for each one…

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What’s the Best Travel Website? Travelocity vs Expedia vs Priceline vs Orbitz vs Kayak vs Hotwire vs Hotels.com & More!

Best Travel Websites

Online travel sites are an easy way to find deals, book trips to explore life’s mysteries. They offer everything from flights and lodging to tickets to attractions, coupons for meals and even all-inclusive packages – all at competitive prices. Thanks to these travel booking aggregators the days of spending hours and hours looking through travel pamphlets and on the phone with different airlines and hotels to find the best deal are over. Punch in your approximate dates and desired destination and let the websites do the rest, all for free…

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What is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

Person waving hand in crowd: What is FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?

As technology continues to creep into every aspect of our lives, do you ever feel that you are getting left in the dust? Or constantly in a state of updating your operating system on your devices? Websites are being created constantly and technology is ever evolving – how do you keep up? In this article we take a look at a term called FOMO (short for Fear of Missing Out). Technology gives us constant connection to what friends and the world are doing but this could make you feel that the world is passing you by and you are missing out on the “next big thing”…

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World’s Most Historic Movie Theaters

Old theater: World's Most Historic Movie Theaters

When you want to go to the movies now a days you typically have multiple multi-plexes to choose from. Whether it’s a nearby strip mall or the local mall, tens of thousands of people flock to the films every day of the week. But the silver screen experience wasn’t always that way. In the early 1900’s and better half of the nineteenth century entertainment was an exclusive and unique experience. Theater goers would get dressed up and wait in line to snag a seat to a Friday night showing of the latest flick. Similar to now, the venues themselves are a gathering place in city centers, but unlike today, back then their design was unique and reflected the era and the area in which they were built. If you want to take a step back in time taking a seat in a historic theater is a get a snapshot into history. Let’s visit some of the most iconic theaters around the world…

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Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Yoga is a collection of stretches that gradually increase in difficulty. When performing yoga, you not only focus on the part of the body that you are stretching and the performance of the stretching activity itself. You also place great concentration on your breathing, posture and balance. Because yoga is meant to increase with difficulty over time and with practice, you should never experience pain while doing yoga. If you are experiencing pain, decrease the intensity of the stretch until you are able to do the exercise without experiencing pain…

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Comet ISON 2013: What Really Happened?

Comet ISON

In case you missed it, there was some hullabaloo in the astronomy sector in 2013 around Comet ISON, but for those of us who are less astronomically inclined the reason for this excitement is often overlooked. Formally known as C/2012 S1 the Comet ISON could have made history by being the brightest comet that Earth has ever seen. Below we will take a look at the discovery of the comet, where it came from and what really happened…

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