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A Private Island Overlooking NYC Is Now Available For $11 Million

Tavern Island comes complete with a mansion so beautiful even Marilyn Monroe attended parties there.<p>New York's elite have long taken to beach towns and luxury estates to escape the craziness of the city during the summer. One go-to spot: Tavern Island, a 3.5-acre strip of land that sits in the Long …

Step Inside Paul McCartney's New $15.5 Million Manhattan Triplex

The Fifth Ave apartment comes with stunning views of the skyline and Central Park.<p>Paul McCartney has added another residence to his already impressive real estate holdings, with the purchase of this gorgeous Manhattan triplex, according to Variety. The iconic musician dropped $15.5 million — chump …

UPDATE: Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch Just Dropped In Price By $33 Million

The 2,700-acre property may now be known as Sycamore Valley Ranch, but there are still plenty of reminders of the King Of Pop.<p><b>Update 3/1/2016:</b> Apparently, not everyone wants to fly away to Neverland — at least, not for $100 million.<p>Michael Jackson's infamous Neverland Ranch, now called Sycamore …

How to Elope to Paris

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Last month, after ten years of dating, my longtime beau, Andy, and I eloped. When we were figuring out our game plan, we thought it would be romantic to get married in the City of Light, but we discovered that if you want to get married in Paris as a foreigner, at least one …

How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …

Adventures in Swiss Cheese

“A pro can sniff out at least 45 distinct aromas,” says Dominique Yersin, a Swiss cheesemaker who resembles a champion wrestler in an apron, as he holds a ripened hunk of his L’Etivaz cheese to my nose.<p>“The higher the altitude, the more aromas are captured in the milk,” he says. The odors of hay …

The Best Dirty Rice in New Orleans

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Looks can be deceiving.<p>Take the case of dirty rice, the lumpy, scruffy one-pot dish eaten throughout Cajun country–and beyond–as a side or, occasionally, a main course.<p>“The dirty part comes from the livers, hearts, and gizzards that are ground up, seared into the pan, and …

Where Bourbon Hits the Spot: Louisville

Louisville’s whiskey revolution is making a splash.<p>When the <b>Evan Williams Bourbon Experience</b> opened this fall along cast-iron Whiskey Row, Main Street welcomed its first distillery in a century. Tipplers can now swirl, sniff, and sip Kentucky’s native drink across from the 18th-century site where …

Dreaming of the Devil: The Joy of Going Back

It’s not true that travelers have a “list” of places to see and, once they’ve checked off every box, hang up their knapsacks. When you’re traveling, you’re constantly adding to your list. Every casual conversation with fellow wayfarers introduces a world of possibility when your life is strapped to …

Wooded Wonderland: Yakushima

In Japan’s epic anime film <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, legendary director Hayao Miyazaki shrouds the real-life island of <b>Yakushima</b> with surrealism, its misty granite mountains the backdrop for a conservation message.<p>Yet this wraithlike landform, which rises from the turbulent Tanegashima Strait like a …

Great Read: Aloha, Honolulu

Above the freeway, beyond the suburban houses crawling up the slopes of the Koolau Mountains, through a stand of Cook pines, past a grove of pungent eucalyptus, beside leafy breadfruit and Malay apple trees, long-stemmed bird-of-paradise flowers bloom. A regal-looking rooster struts across my path, …

Something Easy for the Super Bowl: The Salt Lick's Tamale Pie

<b>The Salt Lick is hands-down</b> the biggest restaurant I've ever been to, not even counting the hundreds of acres of ranch land surrounding a building that can (and very frequently, does) feed 800 hungry mouths in one go. And the rumors are true: winding up the country road linking Driftwood, Texas, to …

How to Salvage Burnt Food, Thanksgiving Edition

<i>Welcome to Eat Like a Man's Holiday Survival Guide, wherein we tackle some of the season's thorniest issues in food and drink to help you make it to January in one piece.</i><p><b>As the saying goes,</b> you can't unring a bell. But can you un-ruin burnt food? That's a good question, especially on Thanksgiving, …

Sexo: sé más exigente

1 de 9<p>¿Llevas la iniciativa?<p>No hace falta que seas una “matahari” en la cama o actúes siempre como “la ama”, pero sí <b>está bien que los roles se</b> …

Pasen y elijan

El saber ocupa lugar<p>Los libros de esta mini biblioteca de obra son uno de los objetos 
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de <b>Vide-Greniers;</b> …