Christine Soghomonian

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Four Seasons, The Peninsula, Belmond and Ritz-Carlton offer once-in-a-lifetime experience tours

Imagine these experiences: Latin Escape – a 16-day private jet experiences adventure in Central and South America. Andean Explorer – a ride along one …

Red Carpet

The Best U.S. Cities to Visit This Fall for Foliage, Food, and Fun

There’s a lot that goes into making the perfect fall destination.<p>Not only does it need fantastic displays of leaves (in all colors: red, orange and …

National Parks

Exactly How to Make Perfect Quinoa

Rinsing removes this gluten-free pseudo-grain’s natural coating, called saponin, which can make it taste bitter. (Quinoa is technically a seed.) …

Quinoa

Inside 'Asia's best kept secret': The stunning island paradise beloved by Australian celebrities for its 'zen zone', private babysitting and luxury suites

While some prefer to whisk off to idyllic Australian hideaways for a break, there's one international escape that is fast becoming one of the most …

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for squash salad with tahini and pomegranate

The word “salad” can mean many different things. Some are team players – salads that work well as part of an array of other dishes. Some provide light refreshment – a little bit of cold crunch on the side. But at this time of year, as the temperature dips, I gravitate towards big, hearty salads: …

Recipes

From Iranian chicken to Qatari risotto: four recipes from the Levant

Middle Eastern food and drink,Food,Chicken,Eggs,Rice,Seafood,Shellfish,Main course,Turkish food and drink<p>Deliciously spiced Middle Eastern dishes, including cannellini beans with eggs and Turkish lamb dumplings with yoghurt<p>Prep <b>30</b> <b>min</b><br>Cook <b>30</b> <b>min</b><br>Serves <b>4-6</b>

Middle East

Photographing Spirit Island, Jasper National Park, Alberta

Location<p>Spirit Island is one of the most iconic locations in Alberta despite its small size. Emerald waters, pristine conifers and rugged snow-capped …

Conifers

23 Colombian foods the whole world should know and love

Colombia’s constant climate and different altitudes makes it the ideal place to grow fresh fruits, vegetables and other produce all year round. This …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Quartz Countertops

With all the different countertops out there, picking the right material for your kitchen is tricky and finding the right info about each option can …

Countertops

Found: The 29 Chicest Pieces From West Elm's 400+ New Arrivals

I regularly stalk Reformation's website in anticipation of new arrivals, and West Elm is my home décor equivalent. I love the brand's take on …

Free Shipping

This Magic Soap Cleans and Fixes Anything

If you have ever felt this specific sadness that is staining your leather mules (that you definitely should have waited for to go on sale) after only …

Acquainted

Singapore, for Those Who Aren’t Crazy Rich

On a Tuesday in July, about 45 retirees, tourists and working folk on lunch break queue silently at the Chinatown Complex food center in Singapore’s Smith Street. They are sweating in the tight heat (it’s 90 degrees outside and there isn’t air conditioning), waiting to order at the metal-framed …

Nanyang Technological University

Why You Should Start Making Irish Soda Bread This Fall

Autumn is the time to eat warm soups and stews with fresh bread. Of all meals, homemade bread and soup fills our stomachs and fights off the chill of …

Soda Bread

Why You Should Put A Bowl of Vinegar In Your Dishwasher

Not to sound too much like a commercial, do you ever load your dishwasher, run it with your favorite, reliable detergent, and then find that your …

Cleaning

Your Slow Cooker Is the Answer to the Easiest Shrimp Boil

I used to associate slow cooker meals with soups and stews and comfort food, best enjoyed during the fall and winter months. But this summer my slow …

From 'Everything Under' To 'Overstory': The 2018 Man Booker Prize Shortlist

<b>Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET</b><p>Judges have unveiled their finalists for the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Thursday, whittling the prestigious fiction award's possible winners to a shortlist of just half a dozen novels: Anna Burns' <i>Milkman</i>, Esi Edugyan's <i>Washington Black</i>, Daisy Johnson's <i>Everything Under</i>, Rachel …

Man Booker Prize

Booker Prize: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan — a novel to make you fall in love with reading again

One thing that many adult readers find when we encounter modern literature is how seldom it gives us the momentum and sense of wonder we found in books when we were children. Where are the vivid characters, the adventures, the twists of fate and the infectious vitality that once infused reading …

Man Booker Prize

5 Countries Where You Can Retire By the Beach for Less Than $1,500 a Month

Whether you’re five months or 15 years away from handing in that final two weeks notice, you’ve probably dreamt of the beachside digs where you’ll …

Costa Rica

5 Bean Recipes To Add To Your Meal-Prep Rotation ASAP

We're huge proponents of dedicating one night a week to meal prep (to avoid all those $14 lunch salads or last-minute food deliveries at the end of a …

Recipes

Basil and Pine Nut Sauce (Trofie al pesto)- Liguria

• 1 garlic clove<br>• 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt<br>• 100 grams basil leaves with stalks on, leaves and flowers removed and washed and dried<br>• 60 grams pine nuts, toasted<br>• 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, the nicest you can afford, preferably from Liguria<br>• 20 grams finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese<br>• 20 grams …

Recipes

Man Booker 2018: Daisy Johnson becomes youngest ever author shortlisted for prize

The 27-year-old British novelist Daisy Johnson has become the youngest writer ever to be shortlisted for the Man Booker prize, with her novel Everything Under, about a troubled mother-daughter relationship that reimagines Greek myth in modern Britain. It is one of six novels on a shortlist …

Man Booker Prize

Your First Garden: What You Need to Know About Raking Leaves

I don’t know why the volume of autumn leaves that fell onto our yard that first fall in our new home was such a surprise. We had moved to a town …

Lawn Mowing

18 Regret-Free Things to Buy for Your Home When You're Bored

We all have those moments. They often happen on a lazy Saturday morning or a Sunday afternoon—you're enjoying your alone time at home, not wanting to …

Houseplants

The First Thing You Should Do When Visiting Mexico City

The sprawl of Mexico City is at its most jaw-dropping at 35,000 feet. From a window seat flying into the city, you’ll have the chance to marvel at …

Mexico City

One-Pot Tarragon Chicken, Mushrooms Rice

Tarragon was made for chicken and mushrooms. Its muted aniseed flavour is somehow both bold and gentle; the sponginess of the mushrooms just soaks up …

Recipes

This Celebrity Chef's Home Is Industrial Décor Done Right

When celebrity chef Alton Brown purchased a light-drenched corner apartment in Marietta, Georgia, he admits he had no idea what the interior looked …

Blade Runner

Here Are the CBD Products That Actually Work (And The Ones That Don't)

If you want CBD that's more than a gimmick, you're gonna have to spend some money.<p>Ah, yes, CBD. It’s the new health supplement that will temper your anxiety, cure your migraines, fix your sex life and reverse all the terrible decisions you’ve made up until this point. Or something like that. The <i>New</i> …

CBD

15 Phenomenal Historical Fiction Books That Bring Your Favorite Era to Life

Historical fiction books are like doors that give us a glimpse into the past. Aside from attracting history buffs hungry for adventure and …

Time Travel

Shopping For a Suitcase? These Are the 7 Best Choices on Amazon

If you're on the hunt for a new suitcase, look no further than Amazon. The popular retailer carries an array of affordable and quality choices that you don't even have to leave the house to shop for. We found it all, from the site's own popular brand to names like Samsonite and Delsey. Ahead, …

Luggage

Three luxurious train journeys that put air travel to shame

The most luxurious carriages have new features that evoke the past and future of train travel.<p>Golden Eagle<p>If an Imperial Suite wasn't quite lavish …

Art Deco