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The city that Luther, Bach and Goethe all shared

Tranquil Weimar was the hub of Germany’s most crucial artistic and intellectual movements – a past that still lives on in Unesco-rated buildings, palaces and parks.<p>Wandering through Weimar’s cobbled backstreets in the monochrome hush of a winter day, it seems strange that this small-scale city once …

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A Completely Unsanctioned Chocolate Tour of Paris

Our seven-year-old daughter loves chocolate. She also loves Paris.<p>Put the two together, and you don't just have the totally unsanctioned, sugar-laced, chocolate tour of the City of Light. As a bonus, you also settle the eternal argument of which is better -- dark chocolate or light chocolate?<p>Erysse …

Insider’s Guide to the Western Front

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>A hundred years after the start of World War I, northeastern France is in the spotlight, providing a beautiful backdrop to experience in person the horror and heroism of the Great War.<p>You’ll need a car to fully explore the rural WWI sites in <b>Lorraine</b>, the epicenter of Western …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

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6 Common Mistakes People Make when Baking Brownies

Is there anything worst than a bad batch of brownies? Here are the biggest mistakes people make when baking brownies—plus how to avoid them.<p>When it comes to comfort food and our favorite desserts, brownies rank way up there. They're rich, decadent, sweet, and come with the added bonus of nostalgia. …

How to Make Great Refried Beans

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>What do you do when life gives you more than 16 pounds of cooked beans? That was the question I was left asking myself after my tests last week to figure out the ratio between dry and cooked beans. Some I ended up …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

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24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

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What Are The Best New Travel-Booking Sites?

<i>A:</i><p>The Internet should make booking a trip easier. If only. Let’s not forget that today’s web is first and foremost a marketplace—and the market for travel-booking and search sites is crowded, which can make planning your next journey a little daunting.<p>On one side, you have online travel agencies …

Living History: Rome's Pantheon

Living History: Rome, Episode No. 1 Pantheon Neighborhood from Living History on Vimeo.<p>The Pantheon takes everyone by surprise when they come to Rome. The nearly 2,000-year-old monumental temple is in the middle of the busiest neighborhood in the Eternal City, the historic center, and no matter …

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks in the U.S.

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks is hard to put into words.<p>From the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the breathtaking enormity of the Grand Tetons, it’s something you should experience firsthand—and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s <b>National Park Week</b>.<p>To pay homage to the …

The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Alaska

Alaska is big. Extreme weather is kind of its thing. The state is full of bears, moose and other animals you really don't want to tangle with. It's no accident there are reality shows dedicated to highlighting just how dangerous/remote/weird Alaska can be. No wonder so many travelers prefer to let …

7 Secrets to Traveling Like an Expert

Traveling for business can be a big opportunity to get a lot done on the go. With proper planning, you can master your time and take charge of your trip -- from take off to touch down. The key to being productive is advanced preparation.<p>As a frequent traveler, I have spent countless hours in …

Pre-Travel Prep: 5 Healthy Ways to Kick Off a Long Flight

This past month I found myself jet setting through airports in New York City, Aruba, Panama, and Colombia. With Columbus, Ohio and San Francisco on the horizon and my travel schedule getting busier as the year goes on, I learned a long time ago that in order to stay healthy and well on the road, I …