Soccer fans know Becky Sauerbrunn as the captain of the National Women's Soccer League's FC Kansas City. She is also the co-captain of the United States National Team and will be competing in her second Olympic Games this summer in Brazil. She splits her time between Missouri and Oregon, where she resides when she's not playing for FC Kansas ...Read more
Tyler Hoechlin has played a lycanthrope ("Teen Wolf") and will portray an author in the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" sequels ("Fifty Shades Darker," "Fifty Shades Freed"). And later this year, he will appear as Superman in the series, "Supergirl." But in his latest film, "Everybody Wants Some!!" (now available on DVD and Blu-ray), Hoechlin ...Read more
Born in Lake Forest, Ill., to Dutch parents, 6-foot-8 inch Matt Grevers swam for Northwestern University and went on to win gold medals at the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing (2008) and London (2012). Though Grevers, 31, didn't qualify to compete at the Rio Olympics this summer, the Tucson resident remains one of America's most respected ...Read more
Olympic medalist Steve Furniss competed for the United States at the 1972 Olympics in Munich and also in Montreal four years later. A resident of Huntington Beach, California, he is a co-founder of the swimwear line TYR (http://www.tyr.com), which earned a place in pop culture by designing the iconic red ...Read more
With a client list that includes supermodel Molly Sims, journalist Megyn Kelly and candy entrepreneur Dylan Lauren (Ralph's daughter), Tanya Zuckerbrot is one of the highest-paid dieticians in the country. The author of "The F-Factor Diet: Discover the Secret to Permanent Weight Loss" and "The Miracle Carb Diet: Make Calories and Fat Disappear -...Read more
An avid traveler who has written for television ("American Dad," "The Office," "30 Rock") and received an Emmy nomination ("Late Show with David Letterman"), Steve Hely also hosts the popular podcast, "The Great Debates." His latest project is "The Wonder Trail: True Stories from Los Angeles to the End of the World" (Dutton, $27),...Read more
We first met Lauren Conrad when she was a teenager on MTV's reality series, "Laguna Beach" and its spinoff series, "The Hills." Since then, Conrad, has translated her on-air popularity into the real world. A best-selling author ("L.A. Candy"), she has launched beauty and fashion lines, including Paper Crown. Her latest endeavor with co-founder ...Read more
"Entertainment Tonight" correspondent Cameron Mathison says that living in California makes it easy for his family to take mini vacations throughout the year. "We have so many options for an easy weekend getaway," says the 46-year-old actor. "We have the ocean, mountain, forest and desert choices -- all within a few hours."
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Waking Up in MedellinKathryn Lane
Nikki Garcia, an American woman, arrives in Medellin, Colombia to investigate allegations of fraud against the General Manager of Amazonia Steel, a local affiliate of the multi-national corporation where she works. In her ensuing investigative work she connects two ...
Asked to pick a favorite destination, Joanna Going didn't hesitate: Newport (Rhode Island), where she grew up. "When I was 18, I took it for granted and was eager to move on to the bigger cities like Boston and then New York," says the Los Angeles-based actress. "But I've been to enough places to have gained a greater appreciation for the beauty...Read more
Author Allison Amend took her first trip as a baby, studied for a year at a Barcelona high school and came home speaking Catalan and then -- after graduating from Stanford University -- moved to Lyon (France) on a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship. Now based out of New York City, Amend, 41, counts the Big Apple, Chicago and Barcelona as three of her...Read more
Raised in Georgia, Andi Dorfman worked as an assistant district attorney in Atlanta, before she was selected as one of the contestants on "The Bachelor." Later, she starred in a season of "The Bachelorette," where she became engaged to one of the men vying for her attention. Like most of the relationships on the series, theirs didn't last. In ...Read more
Sandra Collins (used to) fight the cellulite battle for as long as she can remember. The odd thing is she has always been fit and healthy, going to the gym for the last 10 years, lifting weights and following gym programs. However, her cellulite never seem to go away no matter what until she came across...
"There's nothing better than getting paid to see my country and connect with the fans who gave me a career," says Iliza Shlesinger, host of TBS' relationship-based game show "Separation Anxiety" and a former winner of "Last Comic Standing." The savvy world traveler says she is up for going anywhere, anytime: "I'm a travel fiend. If I'm in love, ...Read more
Born in New Jersey, chef Judy Joo splits her time between her London and New York homes -- and has currently been spending time working in Hong Kong. The author of a new cookbook called "Korean Food Made Simple" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30); Joo is also the host of the Cooking Channel's show of the same name. "I admit I really...Read more
As the daughter of Eagles rocker Joe Walsh, Lucy Walsh grew up with music. It didn't surprise her famous family (her uncle via marriage is Ringo Starr) when she launched her own musical career. But, like her father, Lucy has also delved into acting. After roles in "Criminal Minds" and "NCIS," she appears opposite Julia Roberts and Jennifer ...Read more
Author John Preston resides in London, England. Having traveled the world, he says that trips become more meaningful when you don't set unrealistic expectations. "People often have this strange idea that if you go on holiday, you'll leave all your problems behind," says the 62-year-old author of "The Dig" (Other Press, $16.95). "...Read more
Based out of a small village 40 minutes outside of Paris, French film producer Michele Halberstadt says, "I live in a house that used to be an old farm. Although it's close to the city, I'm surrounded by nature. I'm 60 years old and I've read from an Italian writer that 50 is the old age of youth, and 60 is the youth of old age. I like that." ...Read more
Originally from Melbourne, Australia, designer Aimee Kestenberg moved to New York in 2007 to attend Parsons School for Design at the New School. "I am very proud to say that last year, I earned my U.S. citizenship!" says the 29-year-old entrepreneur. "(I return home) to Australia to be with my family during the holidays. It's always really ...Read more