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'Paradise' Is a Talk with the Maestro: Silver Lion Winner Andrei Konchalovsky in Venice

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Is Paradise always a great place, for all? We use the word "paradise" loosely in our everyday lives, to describe an idyllic place where we spent our ...

The Venice Diaries 2016: Leaving 'Paradise', a 'White Sun', the 'Jackie' and 'Orlo!'

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I felt a pang of anxiety as I left Venice this morning, in the midst of the boats' rush hour traffic. It was a strange feeling, like knowing that this...

Off The Beaten Track: The Best Way To See New Zealand

Nicola Barnard | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

New Zealand offers such incredible beauty -- from snowcapped mountains, glacial lakes, sweeping forest skylines, lush-green rainforests, glorious whit...

The Pride Series-Asbury Park, N.J.

Michael Cook | Posted 07.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

While the LGBT community can be ultra welcoming, it can sometimes have a reputation for being, shall we say, "divisive" at times, sometimes making it a tad harder for the bears, the lesbians and the circuit queens to all play nicely within the same ultra colorful sandbox. The one place that has managed to bring them all together almost seamlessly is Asbury Park NJ.

Is Living In Paradise All You Imagine?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

How can you begin to create paradise in your life? Where is there beauty and wonder you could stop and recognize? Where do you need to disconnect from tasks and reconnect with experience? What viewpoint could be shifted to bring you a bit more bliss?

Where To Go On Honeymoon And When

Nicola Barnard | Posted 07.06.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

Your honeymoon is probably the most important holiday you will take in your life -- and it is the perfect excuse to splash out and go somewhere really...

The World We Live In As LGBT Travelers

Dane Steele Green | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Dane Steele Green

Yes, every country in the world has a thriving gay community, but being gay in New York City is very different from being gay in Cairo.

Ramadan 2016 Day One: Maintaining Faith in Islam

Anhar Karim | Posted 06.08.2016 | Religion
Anhar Karim

What lies within? My friend Shahzeb asked if I wanted to come over to his apartment. "To do what?" I asked. "To clean." Despite no part of that s...

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Deep in the South Pacific Paradise Prevails

Nicola Barnard | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

Hidden deep in the South Pacific there lies an island called Aitutaki that is as close to paradise as you can get. Such a stunningly beautiful and rel...

Great Barrier Island: New Zealand's Timeless Paradise Close to The City

Nicola Barnard | Posted 03.31.2016 | Travel
Nicola Barnard

With a permanent population of around 940 people, visiting Great Barrier Island feels like you have stepped back in time. It offers off-the-beaten-track bays and coves, stunning deserted beaches, beautiful rare birdlife, illuminating sunsets, peace and tranquility and a completely unique New Zealand experience.

A Town Called Paradise

Yara Zgheib | Posted 03.25.2017 | Travel
Yara Zgheib

Just after dawn, we get up, without coffee, and let the dog lead us through a grove of wind-stunted trees, spiked succulents, red-berried holly, and o...

Your Messy Home Is Probaby Causing You Stress

Dorit Sasson | Posted 03.02.2017 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

If your home design stresses you out, then you may need to control some of the stress-inducing circumstances that are controlling your environment. Why not create a homey paradise right in your own home?

45 Of The Most Stunning Paradises In The World

Anita Hendrieka | Posted 02.06.2017 | Travel
Anita Hendrieka

Ever wonder where the next paradise you should run off to is? These 45 travel bloggers have revealed their perfect place from all over the world. NO...

This Tiny Island Paradise Is So Gorgeous It's Not Even Fair

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel

If you find yourself dreaming of tropical islands like Hawaii, Bali, and Tahiti on a daily basis, we've got a new face to add to your rotation. Welcom...

10 Good Reasons to Visit Thailand

René Zografos | Posted 01.29.2017 | Travel
René Zografos

Every time I visit Thailand I get blown away about the hospitality there. The people are both genuine and friendly and want to do the best for you. No wonder why Thailand is called "The Land of Smiles."

Daily Meditation: Dreams Of Flying

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Paradisus Interruptus

Marcia Liss | Posted 08.14.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Maderas Village Life

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
Kyriaki Chonacas

After traveling all around the world, I must say there's something really special going on in Nicaragua. I suggest to the pioneers, tastemakers, creatives, highly intelligent, conscious beings, this is the place for you.

How You Can Live On One Of The World's Best Beaches

Michaela Wagner | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Michaela Wagner

This super relaxed, stress-free lifestyle is really much easier to partake in than we all think. I definitely prefer it to running around from 9-5 to bring in enough cash just to blow it all on 3-5 days vacation.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

The Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises On Earth

Thrillist | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

Check this list of 12 shockingly affordable paradises you can live in for peanuts... though you'll probably be packed and out the door by number seven.

A Taste of Proper Fun: Bermuda

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

So, of course, it is a treat to discover Bermuda, if just for a weekend, the place that practically invented proper fun, and which now embodies it.

Will the Real Messiah Please Stand Up?

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 02.28.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

What will flow is a greater love and a more profound kindness that finally realizes it is the very same love and kindness awakening within me as a Jew or a Christian, as a Muslim, or a Hindu, or a Buddhist.

JT Burke's Paradise Circus Pops Up at the LA Art Show

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

For Burke, the allegory of Paradise Circus is not really about satirizing any individual faith per se, his own or anyone's -- it's more about shining a light on the absurdity of killing one another over competing theories of the unknowable.