Beverly Brown

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Beef Bourguignon Recipe

A new post from She Wears Many Hats.<b>Beef Bourguignon</b> is a favorite classic beef stew made with onions, garlic, carrots, mushroom and red wine. It …

Cooking

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is a geological smoking gun that illustrates how violent the Earth can be. One event overshadows all others: Some 640,000 years ago, an area many miles square at what is now the center of the park suddenly exploded. In minutes the landscape was devastated. Fast-moving ash flows covered …

National Parks

16 Reasons Why Yorkshire Is The Best Destination In Europe

For the second year in a row, Yorkshire was named the best European travel destination by the World Travel Awards, a prestigious travel industry award that's voted by travel agents around the world.<p>The rural county in Northern England is know for its beautiful countryside, historic castles, and …

European Travel

Cruising Bermuda

If you live in the northeast, like I do, it's super convenient to take a cruise holiday to Bermuda from one of the three major cruise ports located in New York and New Jersey. There are amenities, entertainment and activities that cater to a wide range of ages and interests. The best part is, you …

Eat Like a Local in Florence

These friendly, reliable, and supremely delicious restaurants will welcome you as if you were one of the locals who have been in the know for years. …

Ranked: The 10 Best Island Beaches Around the World

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in countries across the globe.<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Before the Mayflower: ‘America’s Birthplace’

“Is it real or is it fake?” is a frequent query of travelers exploring historic sites around the world. Of course, “real” is far more intriguing than a reproduction–being able to stare at ruins and picture the vitality they once played host to. I felt this way at Angkor Wat, in Jordan, at Machu …

British summer holidays guide

Our guide to planning holidays in Britain, with expert advice on where to go, and what to do, hotel, b & b, cottage and campsite recommendations, heritage and cultural sights, activity holidays, and the best places to eat<p><i>Our team of experts have written comprehensive guides to what's new in</i> …

Lake District

9 Foodie Favorites in Williamsburg

If you’re an American history nut, there’s a good chance you’ve been to <b>Williamsburg, Virginia</b>, which served as a bustling colonial center long before a nascent America would gain its independence.<p>Those of you who haven’t been there are probably picturing young families and students on field trips …

Pope Francis makes history with dual canonization of Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II

Pope Francis declared Popes John XXIII and John Paul II saints before some 800,000 people on Sunday in an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of emeritus Pope Benedict XVI in St. Peter's Square.<p>Never before have a reigning pope and a retired pope celebrated Mass together …

London and the U.K. From Above

Photographer Jason Hawkes has been making fascinating aerial images since 1991. With a gyro-stabilized camera, he takes photos directly from the open door of a helicopter. Hawkes has covered subjects around the world, but specializes in aerial shots of the United Kingdom. Once more, he's been kind …

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Personal Finance

14 Famous Movies That Originally Had Different Endings

In fact, some of our favorite Hollywood endings could have gone in very different directions if they had followed their original trajectories.<p>In an alternate universe, this is how some of your favorite movies would end.<p>[Spoilers ahead, obviously.]

Die Hard

The 33 Most Beautiful Places In America

We asked—you answered. From the beaches of Hawaii to the plains of the Midwest, here are the 33 most beautiful places in America, according to you.

12 Awe-Inspiring American Castles

You don't have to travel to Europe to indulge your royal fantasies—it turns out we have towering turrets, secret passageways, and medieval moats …

Castles