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$400 British Airways Discount Extended, Stackable With 10% Off

One of the best deals in travel is the British Airways AARP discount. I love stacking British Airways business class sale fares with $400 off …

This might be your new favorite seafood chowder recipe

Rich and creamy, with large pieces of firm white fish, shrimp, scallops and tender vegetables, it's hard to beat a hearty bowl of chowder. This recipe, from Durty Nelly's Irish pub in Nova Scotia, makes a generous amount — enough if you're serving family or company — and the flavors continue to …

5 Free Photo-Editing Apps to Download Before Your Next Cruise

Now that "Kodak moments" have been replaced by Instagram posts, digital photos are the most popular way to share vacation memories. You now check-in …

Apps

19 French Desserts You Need In Your Life

Because you should always eat dessert first.

Dessert

How to travel with just a carry-on

The usual response I get when I ask friends and family why they're choosing to pay a $25 or higher fee instead of just packing a carry-on is that they could never fit all their belongings into one small bag.<p>With these packing tips, you certainly can.

Dear travelers to Japan: Please don’t come until you’ve understood these 6 things

1. Samurai and ninja don’t wander the streets.<p>This is hardly the biggest misconception when it comes to foreigners visiting Japan, but I’m sorry to …

32 New Orleans Classics for Mardi Gras

You don’t have to visit the Big Easy to enjoy its legendary Cajun and Creole flavors. Plan your Mardi Gras party with these classic recipes for …

A Comprehensive List of Airlines That Offer Free Stopovers

Two destinations for the price of one? Say goodbye to stagnating in waiting areas and hello to a bonus trip.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>There are a couple of options on long trips: suffer, maybe find a hotel, or make it a bonafide stopover. In the case of the stopover option, many …

5 Mouthwatering New Orleans Restaurants You Must Try

Disclaimer: If you’re on a diet or fond of counting calories, stop reading this now. I cannot guarantee that you won’t immediately book a flight to New Orleans or try to recreate many of the delicious experiences to soon follow. For those who revel in the taste and sight of food with reckless …

New Orleans

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

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8 places in Paris the tourists miss

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 11:10 12 April 2016 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 11:10 12 April 2016<p>A bridge and lock on the Canal Saint-Martin, Paris © Fotolia<p>kamillok - Fotolia<p>Illustrator …

10 Secrets of the Louvre, The World's Most Visited Museum

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>For many people all over the world, a visit to the Louvre is a major bucket list item during a …

Flight Deal of the Day: U.S. to Paris for $435 Round-Trip

Plan your fall travel with this ultra-discount fare from Norwegian.<p>Bear with us, as this deal takes a little bit of effort. But flying round-trip from New York to Paris for less than $500 is a steal, especially when fares usually average out at around $1,000. For late summer and early fall flights …

16 DIY Stir-Fry Recipes You'll Want To Try

Dinner is served.<p><i>Original article by Shalayne Pulia for Spoon University.</i><p><b>For more, check out Spoon University.</b>

Short Rib Ragù with Pappardelle | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Rich and complexly flavored, a ragù made from slow-cooked short ribs makes an impressive showing for Sunday supper or at an Italian-themed dinner party. Make the pasta from scratch if you like, or, to save time, purchase fresh pappardelle or another wide noodle from an Italian deli or gourmet …

Sous Vide Pork Chops Recipe

A good pork chop is only as good as the method by which you cook it. You want the most foolproof way to guarantee extra-juicy pork chops? Sous vide is the way to go. Here's my complete guide to how it's done.<p>Why It Works<p>Slow, precise cooking, followed by high heat, gives you perfectly even results …

BBQ

Quick Hit: Amazing Deal, Europe for Less Than $200 Roundtrip

Via Secret Flying there are some amazing fares between the US and Europe — some even <i>less than $200 roundtrip</i> — through the end of the calendar year …

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

Tired of Takeout? Try Making This Authentic Chinese Cold Noodle Dish at Home

Sometimes, nothing hits the spot like good old-fashioned Chinese takeout. Before you reach for the phone, consider recreating those classic flavors …

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

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16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Recipes

25 Japanese recipes easy enough to make at home

Sure, you love sushi and ramen. But you'll fall even harder for Japanese food when you try these recipes.

Japanese Food

For Cod's Sake, Make These 20 Awesome Recipes Already

Meaty, flaky, firm, and affordable—this is a cod dream.<p><b>Even though salmon is often the most praised fish in the room, the Meryl Streep of fish, if you will, cod can't be beat.</b> The meaty, flaky, and firm fish holds up in soups, and is versatile enough to star in Spanish-style poaches or take a …

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How Much Can You Travel With 110 Euros in Europe? Here's one Plan for 4 Cities in 3 Countries!

<b>110 EUR/88 GBP/125 USD - If you wanted to spend a similar amount on travel costs in Europe, but not stick to visiting one city alone, what options would you have?</b><p>Well, the possibilities could be endless, but here's a plan I had come up with to visit 4 cities in 3 countries!<p>This happened two springs …

Gascony poses wine challenge to Bordeaux | CNN Travel

(CNN) — For centuries, Bordeaux has dominated the wine scene in France, producing expensive and highly coveted vintages. But Bordeaux better watch out.<p>On the scene is a recent challenger: the lesser-known region of Gascony.<p>Situated in southwest France at the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains, …

How Padma Lakshmi Keeps Her Figure During Top Chef: 'I'm The Only Person Who Eats Everything'

If there’s one enduring mystery about <i>Top Chef</i>, it’s how does Padma Lakshmi, the show’s host and executive producer, stay so slender?<p>“I’m the only …

American Airlines Vancouver to Paris $502 USD in Spring; $694 USD in Summer

American Airlines currently has the lowest fares at $502 USD round trip for Vancouver YVR to Paris CDG via Dallas DFW for travel from late March into …

Tuscan White Bean Soup in the Slow Cooker

First soak the dried beans in salt water: (salt tenderizes the otherwise tough and chewy bean skins). Use one of the following methods:<p><b>Overnight</b> …