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Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe

Peanut Butter Pound Cake Recipe<p>Updated on September 25, 2014<p>Sometimes there is nothing better than a glass of milk and a slice of pound cake. A pound …

The Caribbean Island Europeans Don't Want You To Know About

Another beach on Cayo Levantado (Photo: Michelle Rae Uy)<p>Embark on a two-hour drive heading northeast from Dominican Republic's blustering historical capital, past roadside villages and farmlands, and you'll find yourself in a place completely different from the one you just came from.<p>Samana is, in …

Hidden Gems of Europe

By Gabrielle Boucher of University of Tampa<p><b>8 underrated European cities that offer authentic, intimate travel experiences.</b><p>Travelers flock to Europe because of its abundance of beautiful cities within close proximity of each other. Paris, Rome, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam, all these incredible places …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Breakfast

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

7 of the world's best mountaintop hotels

Nestled in mountain ranges and perched on top of desert cliffs, these hotels offer visitors picturesque views and quiet retreats away from the hustle of everyday life.<p>Here are our picks for the world's most stunning mountaintop hotels.

Europe's 52 best secret beaches

The beach is the key to many a great holiday – from first childhood steps across the sand to teenage posturing and strolls en famille. But the perfect beach is rarely found by chance.<p>The coasts of the Mediterranean and the Atlantic are fringed with an overwhelming array of beaches - many of which …

European Travel

World Heritage Site Pictures: Taj Mahal

A tribute to a beloved wife, the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, has gleamed on the banks of the Yamuna River for nearly four centuries.

Travel Photography

Pictures: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train cuts through the heart of the Rockies and explores how a country came to be.

Hiking

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

9 Ways to Decorate With December’s Birthstone: Turquoise

December (aka the twinkling holiday month spent celebrating and gifting with family and friends) is finally here, and you’re reminiscing over the awesomeness that was 2015. Before trading in those calendars for a new year, try updating your space with a bold, quintessential winter color: turquoise. …

10 European cities where hotel prices are falling

European Travel

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Best Hotels in Florence: Readers' Choice Awards 2015

Our readers have chosen Florence, Italy as the top city in the world this year—so there's no time like the present to visit its historic piazzas and museums, sample the creamiest gelato, and stay a night (or three) in one of these top hotels.<p>5. J.K. Place Firenze<p>4. Continentale<p>3. Belmond Villa San …

Italy

14 Five-Ingredient Tapas

Some of these pre-dinner snacks nod to Spain, where tapas originated, while others take cues from other parts of the world. The commonality: Each of …

World Beard and Moustache Championships: Pictures

Austria

The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop

Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.<p>Do:<p>Research municipal ordinances to make sure it’s legal to raise chickens on your lot.<br>• Ask your neighbors if they’re okay with hearing the occasional cluck from your hens.<br>• Remember to share an egg or two with your neighbors if they …

Farming

12 Recipes You Didn’t Know You Could Make With a Food Processor

Maybe you just splurged on that fancy food processor you’ve been eyeing, or maybe you’ve always had one hanging in the back of your cabinet. Either way, having a few key recipes tucked away in your repertoire will make sure you get the most for your money, and ensure that you’re working smarter, …

16 Can't-Miss European Destinations

Europe has so many fabulous places to visit that it can be hard to choose a spot for your next escape. Here are some of Fodor's favorite destinations.<p>Follow Fodor's on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fodorstravel

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

1. Toronto<p>The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, clean-cut New York, Toronto has its skyscrapers downtown, glitzy shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts in Queen Street West. It …

7 Amazing Vacations That Won't Sting Your Wallet

The good news: We've rounded up some fantabulous vacations that won't sting your wallet. The bad news: We've also found some that will. But sorry (not sorry) because daydreaming about travel has never hurt anyone. Plus, isn't that what savings are for?<p><b>An Overnight At Downtown Abbey: $395</b> <b>View</b> …

Got an Overload of Onions? Make These 21 Recipes for Soup, Dips, and More

These recipes, from cheesy soup to crispy onion rings, are worth getting onion breath for.<p><b>Large or small, red or green, white or yellow</b>—we love our onions. But onions are so often relegated to a supporting role that we wanted to celebrate all of our recipes that star them front and center. Here are …

Cooking

The Hobbiton Movie Set is one of the biggest tourist attractions in New Zealand

The Hobbiton Movie Set in Matamata, New Zealand, will make you feel like you've just stepped into the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit" films and books.<p>First opened in 2002, Hobbiton is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in New Zealand, drawing …

Apple Pound Cake

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Let the eggs, milk and butter come to room temperature on the counter before beginning. (Butter goes on the counter …

Dessert

Tres Leches Cake with Dulce de Leche Glaze

4.5 stars based on 29 votes<p>Popular in Latin America, “Tres Leches Cake” or “Pastel de Tres Leches” is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture …

Irish Cream Tiramisu

5 stars based on 30 votes<p>If you’re a fan of Baileys Irish Cream as I am, you’ll <i>love</i> this fun twist on tiramisu from one of my all-time favorite …

Dessert

Vanilla Ice Cream with OIive Oil and Sea Salt

People are always surprised to hear that I <i>love</i> my vanilla ice cream with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt. And then when I insist …

Ice Cream