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These Florists' Gorgeous Instagram Accounts Make Us Feel #Blessed

Love gorgeous flowers? Great. Follow these accounts on Instagram.<p></head>Move over, avocado toast: We've expanded our Instagram fixations. While it's no secret that a few blooms on the table can really elevate a dinner into something special, it's a little trickier to create stunning centerpieces …

How to grow mung bean sprouts (Sukju-namul: 숙주나물)

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some form of gluten allergy or intolerance and may even need to cut out grains containing gluten altogether (we're looking at you, wheat, barley, and rye).<p>The …

Dessert

The Blender Girl’s Mystical Mango Smoothie

Happy almost weekend, friends! Today, I’m excited to share a recipe from <i>The Blender Girl Smoothies: 100 Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Paleo-Friendly …

Smoothies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Dessert

This All-Natural, DIY Air Freshener Has a Surprising Secret Ingredient

Ah, the smell of home. There’s nothing like it. But what is that smell to you? Short ribs braising in the Le Creuset? Freshly laundered linens? Salty sea air wafting up from the shore? A pot of basil growing on the windowsill? Freshly brewed coffee?<p>If, like three out of four Americans, you …

Essential Oils

Indian Recipes: Meera Sodha's Jaipur Slaw, Homemade Paneer, and Kachumbar

When Michelin-star chef Meera Sodha published <i>Made in India: Recipes From an Indian Family Kitchen</i> in the U.K. last year, it was an instant top-10 bestseller. This fall, American home cooks were able to get Sodha's fresh, easy, delicious recipes—more than 130 of them!—for the first time in hardbound …

20 Sources of Protein for Vegans

At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It’s a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. …

The Ultimate Desk Lunch: Gluten-Free Ginger Chicken Noodle Soup

Desk Lunches was started by two friends who were tired of takeout. On alternating days, they prep and cook healthy-ish, make-ahead lunches in their …

Manchester's cultural must-sees: the top sights in a changing city

Manchester’s rich history and modern energy combine in its galleries and museums. This iconic British city was at the heart of the industrial revolution, and many of the vast, low-rise factories and storehouses that define its urban landscape have been converted into compelling arts spaces. Recent …

The 10 best boutique hotels in Spain

By Ron Otto on Oct 09, 2015 in Accommodation, Europe, Hotels, Regions, Spain, Western Europe<p>Historical and architectural preservation and city …

Boutique Hotels

6 Incredible Photos of the Northern Lights in Yellowknife, Canada

Photographer Dominic Chiu captured a perfectly timed progression of the famed Northern Lights on a recent trip to Yellowknife, Canada, capital of the Northern Territories.

Northern Lights

You Haven't Really Seen Italy Till You've Seen...

Pompeii! Capri! Sicily! We turned to our well-traveled BT audience to shed some light on some of the don't-miss spots south of Rome. Here, your …

Italy

23 images of India we can’t stop looking at

INDIA LOOMS LARGE in the traveler’s imagination. There’s just <i>so much</i> here: thousands of years of history spanning countless dynasties and kingdoms, …

India

New Cruise Fees; Finding Humor in Flying with Kids: The View from AFAR

Photo by jane josifovski<p>Macedonia is one of the newest destinations being served by Overseas Adventure Travel trips.<p>Plus: The Four Seasons Seoul …

Wonderful Wizard

5 of the Day’s Biggest Stories

<b>Longest-Ever Underwater Exploration Announced</b><p>Nonprofit research and exploration group SeaSpace Exploration & Research Society announced plans for a 100-day expedition at the Aquarius Reef Base in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, according to a Wednesday press release. The reef base is …

Mendocino County

The Ahwahnee Hotel From Glacier Point

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Lake McDonald Sunset

The biggest threat to West Africa’s traditional fisheries might be your appetite

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania — On a beach jammed with pirogues, the brightly painted wooden boats of West Africa, a crew of fishermen sing as they haul …

Where Should You Go On Your Next European Adventure?

From the east side of the Atlantic Ocean through the Mediterranean Sea, Europe offers a wide range of adventures. Not sure where to start? Here’s …

Both a stunning and intriguing #lpfanphoto this week! Captured by @inasio_marin when travelling through Ma Pi Leng Pass in #Vietnam, there's no arguing that the person in this photo is enjoying a spectacular view! Who else enjoys the serenity of the mountains? -- Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each week we'll pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!

Can You Dig It? Arctic Explorers Find Buried Stash of 60 Year-Old Jam

When you are camping by Centrum Sø Lake on the northeast tip of Greenland with over 7 billion people far to the south of you, “remote” is hardly a just descriptor. So on a hike back to their lakeside basecamp, the last thing National Geographic grantee and cave scientist Gina Moseley and her team …

Cocoa Powder

Cathedral Gorge State Park

FACILITIES & AMENITIES<p><b>Camping</b>: The campground has 22 sites, each with a table, grill and shade ramada. Electric hookups are also available. Sites …

National Parks

Texas’s German Roots: New Braunfels

“Do you speak German?,” I ask.<p>“<i>Un poquito</i>.”<p>Joyce is minding the register at the oldest bakery in Texas, <b>Naegelin’s</b>. Opened in 1868, the establishment remains a landmark in downtown <b>New Braunfels—</b>and a quirky reminder of the Lone Star State’s German roots.<p>Around Joyce are bins brimming with …

5 National Parks With Gorgeous Fall Foliage

Photo: Josh Packer<p>There are so many amazing places to view the changing colors of fall leaves, it can be tough to choose. We decided to make a list of 5 of our favorites to help you narrow things down. Some are famous for their fall foliage and you probably guessed they'd be on the list, but others …

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Tequila!

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo: Learning about tequila in the namesake town and region will give you a whole new respect for the tasty beverage (and …

Cinco de Mayo

'Queen of Ivory' arrested in Tanzania

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chinese woman nicknamed the "Queen of Ivory" has been arrested in Tanzania and charged with smuggling at least 706 elephant tusks that authorities say are worth about $2.5 million.<p>Yang Feng Glan, 66, is thought to be the most notorious ivory trafficker arrested in East Africa in the last …

Wildlife