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The 10 Best Small Cities in America

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots, voted among the best in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler's readers, have plenty of cultural attractions, stylish hotels, and charm to spare.<p>See how …

New York City

World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the …

Waterfront

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Beaches

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.<p><b>We've been really excited about a lot of things</b> during our 30 Days of Grilling extravaganza. But if we had to choose one favorite category from the …

Cooking

The 15 most annoying travelers in the world

Ever checked into a resort and found the hot tub brimming with a family of six? Congratulations: you’ve just met one of the most annoying types of …

South-east Asia

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

Cooking

National Geographic Travel

The Top 10 Coolest Caves Around the World

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house -- here's our guide to 10 of the coolest caves in the world!<p>1. Cave of Crystals - Chihuahua, Mexico<p>Know what …

Top 10

Walking on Water: Easier Than It Sounds

Walking on water is a miracle, right? Maybe not. Pretty much anyone can do it, as long as you have enough cornstarch to add to the water.<p>Combining …

What Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

You knew the question “Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Was hard, but maybe you didn't realize it was so complex. But in three and a half …

17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Cooking

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Eggs

New Zealand's most wondrous night-time experiences

From night hikes to cave-rafts to midnight munchies, there’s lots to do in New Zealand when the lights go out...<p>1. Night-hike the Tongariro Crossing<p>The 19km Tongariro Alpine Crossing is frequently touted as the world’s best day walk, thanks to its compact combination of sulphurous lakes, huffing …

New Zealand

7 Zucchini Recipes You'll Make All Summer Long

<i>Whether you're in the mood for healthy soup, a savory summer side or a sweet snack, these zucchini recipes have you covered.</i><p><b>1. Sautéed Zucchini & Cherry Tomatoes</b><p>This side dish of crisp zucchini, burst cherry tomatoes and meltingly sweet red onions sautéed in olive oil is one of those dishes where …

Zucchini

Extraordinary Travel Destinations Off the Beaten Path

Presented by smartwater. smartwater, simplicity is delicious. click here to learn more.<p>While we here at My Modern Met are all about amazing art, design and photography, we get very excited when we come across incredible travel destinations that have been photographed by those lucky enough to …

Vietnam

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Amazing Room's Glass Floor Reveals Underwater Wonders

This bedroom may be one of the most unique sleeping quarters ever. Part of the Udang House (or Shrimp House) at the Bambu Indah hotel in Ubud, Bali, the one-of-a-kind room has tempered glass floor panels that reveal a stunning underwater panorama of the fresh shrimp pond that the house is situated …

Swimming Pools

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

Hunter S. Thompson On Finding Your Purpose In Life

Thompson's letter, found in "Letters of Note," offers some of the most thoughtful and profound advice I've ever come across. [<i>bolding is our own</i>]<p>April 22, 1958<br>57 Perry Street<br>New York City<p>Dear Hume,<p>You ask advice: ah, what a very human and very dangerous thing to do! For to give advice to a man who …

Self-improvement

Needle In A Haystack: Skydiver Almost Hit By Meteorite

This is a video of a skydiver who, after deploying his chute, nearly gets hit by a meteorite. Allegedly it's the first time a meteorite has been …

New York City skydive: Wingsuit-aided jumpers soar past lower Manhattan (Video).

I felt good about my rooftop access in Brooklyn until I saw this footage from Red Bull's latest stunt. The video above—in typical "Red Bull gives you …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

Maya Angelou recites her poem "Phenomenal Woman"

Chili und Ciabatta

Letzte Woche fiel mein Blick in der Tiefkühltruhe auf eine angebrochene Packung mit TK-Rindfleisch-Patties, die Helmut mal zum Testen mitgebracht …

8 Things To Do In NYC This Week

Photo: Courtesy of Chris Mosier/Narcissa.<p>With Memorial Day weekend behind us, the week ahead is looking a little, well, drab. No more relaxing at the …