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The Most Extreme Rental Home EVER Is In Australia, Of Course

If you want to escape the winter, there's probably no better place to do it than this insanely awesome suspended beach house in Australia.<p>Yes, The Pole House is suspended about 130 feet above Fairhaven Beach along the Great Ocean Road (aka Australia's awesomest road trip). It's perfect for a duo …

24 Remarkable Places To Stay Around The World

The National Geographic Society recently announced its collection of the most inspirational sustainable hotels and lodges around the world.<p>These hotels are devoted to preserving the local environment and culture while still offering top-notch service and amenities to guests.<p>Each of the 24 hotels …

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A Cookie a Day: Maple Walnut Biscotti

Biscotti are an elegant answer to the after-dinner conundrum. After savoring every last bite of your roast beef or golden, juicy duck, you're left with a full belly...and a nagging sweet tooth.<p>I'm sure your Christmas dessert table is piled high with tempting goodies. Pies and cakes and maybe even …

Cardamom-Ginger Crunch

Heat oven to 375°. Grease a 9" x 13" baking dish; set aside. Put 18 tbsp. butter and sugar in a large bowl; beat with a handheld mixer on medium …

Struffoli "Christmas Fritters" are Fried, Honey-Glazed & Sprinkle Coated

For Italian-Americans, the Christmas season is a serious study in food traditions. For years, our family has dedicated Christmas Eve morning to slicing thin flounder filets, frying greasy platefuls of pizza fritte, and piling a bounty of assorted shellfish into a stockpot bubbling with a special, …

This Magical Melting Chocolate Bombe Is An Implosion Of Gooey Goodness

We've seen a lot of chocolate desserts in our day, but none quite as, ahem, <i>implosive</i> as this.<p>Behold: the chocolate caramel peanut bombe. This thing is a feat of engineering, science and most of all, deliciousness.<p>Basically, the dessert is a shell of chocolate candy with a delicious treat hidden …

Blondies With Salted Pistachios And Lemon

Imae credit: Ulf Svane<p><i>Recipe courtesy of Sweet Paul Magazine</i><p>These blondies ooze with white chocolate and have an interesting twist of zesty lemon and salty pistachios. You can add fresh raspberries or blueberries if you like.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p><i>Ingredients</i><p>7.05 oz salted butter<p>7.05 oz white chocolate, …

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Salted Caramels

Caramels are one of my favorite candies. That melt-in-your-mouth honeyed flavor with a subtle punch of salt is so addictive, and the perfect canvas for creating delicious Halloween candies. I love making batches of these to keep in bowls at costume parties and get-togethers. Enjoy!<p><b>SALTED …

The 25 Best Restaurants In The World, According To Travelers

It's how you discover that a restaurant in Montreal will give you cigars upon arrival, that a place in Copenhagen will shower you in champagne, or that the best restaurant in Beijing is actually hidden inside a restored Temple.<p>So when TripAdvisor wanted to compile a list of the best restaurants …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

All of these startups aim to improve, simplify, or enrich a certain part of the travel experience from providing travelers with local fashion to …

Minipresso Portable Espresso Maker

Starbucks Via might have revolutionized backcountry coffee consumption, but when it comes right down to it, it’s still…Starbucks. And it’s still coffee, not that rich, aromatic elixir of the gods known as espresso. But a new, ingenious little device coming out early next year could brighten those …

Desert Detox: 6 Stunning Remote Resorts

© Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort<p>Billions of twinkling stars, breathtaking views, and miles from crushing crowds of tourists - if you're hoping for a true escape during your next vacation, the desert may be the destination of your dreams.<p>To help you plan your desert detox, hotel price comparison site …

Real Life Story of Friends Who Discovered a Beautiful Message in a Bottle

These days, finding a message in a bottle seems like something out of a storybook. But this heartwarming tale is a real life experience that took place just recently along the shores of California. While some friends were fishing, they came upon a glass bottle that had washed up on the sand. Upon …

Jamaica for adrenalin junkies

It’s known for its laidback Rastafarian spirit, but Jamaica also has much to offer adventure-seeking travellers. From climbing cascading waterfalls with your bare hands to exploring underwater plane wrecks, we've rounded up nine great ways to break a sweat in Jah’s garden.<p>Surfing Jamaica’s east …

10 of the world's best nighttime adventures | CNN Travel

These European Beach Escapes Are Perfect Year-Round

Pretty much everyone in Europe is on vacation right now, which should make you very, very jealous.<p>And with everyone on vacation, seaside retreats have filled up with beach-goers in need of some R&R. You know the big name spots -- the French Riviera, Sardinia, Mykonos -- but how about some …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

World's most amazing travel experiences | CNN Travel

Hold the ketchup! Step up your Labor Day party spread with these 5 easy DIY toppings

Getting ready to bust out the barbecue sauce and buttered corn for a Labor Day weekend cookout? Whether you're hosting a backyard bash or just bringing a potluck side dish, leave the bottled condiments on the supermarket shelf and impress guests with super-simple, fresher-tasting homemade versions. …

28 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Make This Summer

From barbecued wings to beer-can chicken, here are all the grilled yard bird recipes you need.<p><b>Grilled chicken is a rite of summer.</b> Whether skewered, flattened, brined, spiced, or cooked on a beer can, there are lots (and lots) of ways to do it right. Here are our favorite recipes for the humble …

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Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

13 Wildly Creative Lunches We Dare You To Make At Home

Tired of unwrapping the same old sandwich for lunch every day? Would you prefer to eat your turkey sandwich on a sandwich shaped like a turkey? Of course you would. Do you dream of panda-shaped Nutella sandwiches, but hesitate to take the leap? The time is now. You don't have to be a kid to eat a …

6 of Africa's most unusual restaurants | CNN Travel

I Heart My City: Avery’s Boulder

After a thoroughly East Coast childhood, <b>Avery Stonich</b> traded Boston for <b>Boulder</b> to attend university in 1988. Once she experienced the city locals lovingly refer to as the “People’s Republic of Boulder,” she never looked back. This outdoor enthusiast and freelance adventure and travel writer has …

Five Amazing Places to Celebrate New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve is the one night of the year for which you need to plan ahead. The question is, where to go? We've selected destinations from all over the world on the basis of their awesome firework displays, dramatic countdowns and stellar views. Here are our top five that have made the …

Best Fall Trips 2014

The end of the bustling summer tourist season kicks off one of the best times of the year to travel. Whether you’re up for adventure, relaxation, or something in between, check out our editors’ list of 10 best fall trips for inspired ideas. —Maryellen Kennedy Duckett

10 Incredible Horseback Riding Adventures

<b>Lush green coffee plantations, snow-capped volcanoes, game-rich safari plains and the rainforest wilderness are just some of the extraordinary destinations just waiting to be traversed on horseback. Finding the opportunity in these incredible destinations isn't always easy though, so we've come up</b> …

12 Times Churros Were So Beautiful They Made You Weep

The Spanish know what they're doing when it comes to street food. And that's absolutely clear with their churros. We can't think of one dessert that understands people with a sweet tooth more than the churro. These long, craggily pieces of fried dough are not only rolled with cinnamon sugar, but …

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