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Five-Ingredient Fridays: Japanese-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries | Healthy Nibbles & Bits

Japanese-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries<p>Tasty sweet potato fries with Japanese seasonings.<p><b>Prep Time:</b> 10 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 30 minutes<p><b>Total Time:</b> 40</b> …

37 Best Vegetarian/Vegan and Gluten-Free Thai Menu

01 of 37<p>In Thailand, pumpkin and coconut milk are commonly paired up to make a variety of soups, curries, and even sweet dishes. Here they are …

Vegan

World's best road trips revealed by the experts

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World's best holidays islands for 2015 named

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Best Caribbean Resorts for Multi-Generational Vacations

<i>Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort (Courtesy Beaches)</i><p>Multi-generational vacations are on the rise, and resorts across the Caribbean have taken notice. You'll find new activities that appeal to a wider variety of guests, as well as more enrichment opportunities that enable families, including …

4 Golf Getaways to Take This Spring

<i>Jeff Shewan / Flickr</i><p>The weather has finally started to warm up and golfers, even wannabe golfers, are eager to get out for a round on their neighborhood courses. Many are also busy planning golf-focused getaways (or "golfcations") to world-class golf resorts like Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort in …

Americans Are Booking More Cruises Than Ever This Year

If you’re not convinced Americans are feeling more confident, try planning a cruise vacation.<p>Bookings at the three largest U.S. cruise operators are …

The 9 Travelers You'll See At The Airport

The long lines. The uncomfortable security checks. The ill manners. The inebriation. Air travel is intrinsically unpleasant. Here, nine types of people you'll most likely encounter (and be annoyed by) at the airport.<p><b>The Imbiber</b><p>Between the drunk food and cringeworthy comments, this dream seat mate …

10 Caribbean Islands You Can Fly To For Less

City dwellers eager to leave behind the stresses and worries of their day-­to­-day lives can't do much better than a trip to the Caribbean, where all-­inclusive resorts, quaint colonial towns, beautiful beaches and constant sunshine delight over 10 million American visitors every year. Those fancy …

10 images that prove springtime in France is the best

Spring looks different around the world, but many would argue France is the place to be to watch the world wake up from a long winter. These 10 …

Trip-Worthy: King’s Day in Amsterdam

Stepping into the living Vermeer that is <b>Amsterdam</b>, with its tableau of canals and tidy homes, is the ultimate Dutch treat.<p>Each spring, that poetic image turns on its head when thousands of merrymakers descend for <i>Koningsdag</i>, or <b>King’s Day</b>, the apex of the Dutch annual calendar, on April 27.<p>The …

European Travel

Budapest for free

Budapest is a bargain destination, though you still have to pay for just about everything. That doesn’t mean you’ll be reaching for your wallet from morning till night – the following top attractions and activities won’t cost you a forint. For the most part they involve being on the outside looking …

European Travel

Ready, Set, Go: How to Book a Last-Minute Trip

My recent flight to Taiwan was booked at 10:45 a.m. and I left later that evening at 10 p.m. It didn't seem odd to me to book and leave the same day for a vacation to Asia. My friends, however, were unable to fathom how I could pull together a trip so quickly. They wanted my "secret" tips and here …

8 Stunning Hotel Suites You'll Have to See to Believe

<b>By Jennifer Tzeses for Architectural Digest.</b><p>With original architecture and artistic details, these hotels transport guests back to a bygone era.<p>Here are eight spectacular suites where time stands still.<p><b>HOTEL ALFONSO XIII, SEVILLE, SPAIN: THE ROYAL SUITE</b><p>The Andalusian-influenced Royal suite includes …

Idea to App book review; first base for iOS app creation

Building an app starts with a concept, and idea, a vision. If you don’t have a guiding light in mind, you’re just doing. That isn’t necessarily …

Apps

The making of Michelle Obama: Book review

Book review: A biography of Michelle Obama traces her mostly happy journey from the south side of Chicago to the White House<p><i>MICHELLE OBAMA: A …

Michelle Obama

Book Review: How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco

Now in its twenty-third edition in Italy and translated into seventeen languages, How to Write a Thesis has become a classic. This is its first, long …

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

World's Strangest Lakes

By the ocean, jellyfish are a nuisance to swimmers, but taking a dip with them in Palau’s Jellyfish Lake is an unexpected pleasure. These golden …

Why a NASA mission to Jupiter’s famous icy moon is now a priority

The White House's 2016 budget for NASA specifically mentions a mission to Europa, a longtime dream of astronomers. What's so special about the icy Jovian moon?<p><i>This video originally appeared on Slate Video. Watch More: slate.com/video</i><p><i>Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video</i> …

NASA Builds a Nightmare Room of Solar Fire

A new exhibit throws viewers into the boiling plasma and eerie soundscape of the sun.<p>Seeing as it's an explosively powerful star that would barbecue anything fleshy within 3 million miles, it's hard to imagine being in the same room as the sun. Yet NASA has simulated that unsettling confrontation …

NASA: The Far Side of the Moon

Because it’s in synchronous rotation with our planet, the Moon always faces Earth on one side, aka the near side. But thanks to the Lunar …

NASA

10 up-and-coming travel destinations and when to visit

Travel booking websites field millions of searches everywhere in the world, putting them in an ideal position for identifying trends and deals — that …

Top 10 spooky universities for Halloween

10 of the World’s Most Haunted Cities

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>These notoriously frightful cities are beset with ghostly encounters.<p>These notoriously frightful cities are beset with ghastly, ghostly close encounters.<p><b>Madrid, Spain:</b> Ghosts haunt all walks of life in this capital city, appearing in museums, like the Centro de Arte Reina …

10 Books to Read Before You Go to Paris

An iconic character in films, plays, and books, Paris has morphed into a destination so romanticized that it's easy for travelers to be skeptical …

Top 10: characterful Paris hotels

An insider’s guide to the most characterful places to stay in Paris, including the best hotels for families, couples and singles, with period charm, Seine views and quirky bedrooms.<p>Shangri-La Hotel, Paris<p>Paris, France<p>8 Telegraph expert rating<p>The Shangri-La Paris offers a great view of the Eiffel …

How to be Parisian? Move to Paris

<b>I’ve noticed that yet another book has come out telling us that we should all be more like Parisian women. To save me reading this book, can you tell me how to be more Parisian?</b><p><i>Jemima, by email</i><p>Pas de problème, mon petit chou-fleur! After French Women Don’t Get Fat, French Women Don’t Get Facelifts, …

Musee des Arts et Métiers in Paris: A Full Guide

First established in the late 18th century by the Abbot Henri Grégoire as a conservatory designed to highlight industrial innovation and development, …

Museums