Hazel Shawstad

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What Not to Do in New York City

New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most tourists don't know how to act in the Big Apple. The good news: It's not so hard.<p><i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Creatasx)</i><p>New Yorkers aren't exactly famous for being polite to tourists, but that's just because most …

New York City

15 Dinner Recipes that You Should Really Eat for Breakfast

Our favorite breakfasts look an awful lot like dinner—here are the best nontraditional breakfast foods to start your day.<p><b>It's time breakfast breaks free from its shackles.</b> Think about it: We're totally cool with pancakes and bacon for dinner, so why shouldn't we inject a little dinner food into our …

Cooking

28 Foolproof Recipes Using Five Ingredients or Less

Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your belly has to suffer. With only three ingredients (and chocolate being one of them), these truffles are impossible to resist. Get the recipe here.<p>Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your …

Truffles

10 Foreign Foods You've Got to Try Before You Die

Think of the foods you'd travel a thousand miles to taste again. Dishes so delicious you carried the memory of them home as a treasured souvenir. This is a story about those meals.<p><i>(Photo: veganLazySmurf via flickr/CC Attribution)</i><p>Think of the foods you'd travel a thousand miles to taste again. …

Flavors

The Best Hotels In The US Under $200

When airfare prices climb, as they often do, your travel budget can become a bit tight. Even so, a low hotel price point doesn't have to mean mediocre digs.<p>We worked with Hotels.com to create an exclusive list of the best inexpensive hotels in America. To create this list, Hotels.com found the …

Los Angeles

Where to Vacation in 2014-15

For those prone to exploring the world, travel can be one of life's greatest joys -- though often woefully preceded by months of stressful decision-making and mind-numbing research.<p>For those prone to exploring the world, travel can be one of life's greatest joys -- though often woefully preceded by …

Riviera Maya

What are the Best Lobster Shacks on the Maine Coast?

<i>A:</i><p>It’s such a culinary contradiction: the great gourmet food of New England is usually served on paper plates and eaten at picnic tables by grownups wearing plastic bibs. Yet there’s no denying that the tastiest lobster served in Maine invariably comes from laid back hole-in-the-wall food shacks …

The best places to learn something together

You and your beloved probably do lots of stuff together in daily life, from critiquing films to hitting the gym. But a honeymoon is different - so the experiences you share should be different, too. Why not plunge into surfing, sail through the air on a trapeze or try your hand at tango for a …

Deulmusae: South Korea's Penis Restaurant

It's not the size that counts, but the way it's incorporated into a themed restaurant that really matters.<p>The penis. As unattractive as it may be, it has remained to be an important symbol of strength, fertility and power in cultures all the world over since the beginning of time. From ancient …

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Tiny countries that pack a big punch

Size isn't everything. Here are ten of the smallest countries in the world. Some of them are rarely visited, except by travellers collecting visa stamps. Most are islands, often far flung. Their wealth varies, from nearly the highest per capita GDP to nearly the lowest, but all still manage to …

2014 top spots to visit in the United States | CNN Travel

The 50 Best US Tourist Attractions You've Never Heard Of

Everyone has heard of the Empire State Building in New York, but do you know about Upstate New York's Letchworth State Park, unofficially dubbed the Grand Canyon of the East? How about the Lost Sea in Tennessee, which is the country's largest underground lake?<p>We've put together a list of the …

National Parks

Vietnam Beyond The Hostel

Vietnam is a great destination to test out traveling like an adult because you can create an experience that affords you a little bit of luxury for not a lot of money -- and hang on to that feeling that you're really traveling, not just hanging out at an all-inclusive resort and never leaving the …

Ho Chi Minh City

Best Family Getaways 2014 (PHOTOS)

Today's family holidays are thrill rides of adventure, immersive cultural exchanges, and transcendent bonding opportunities with furry new friends. They're opportunities to open -- and blow -- the minds of your offspring, while creating memories they'll want to recount to future generations.<p>"On …

Family Travel

Heading to the Caribbean? Advice to Stay Safe

Travelers heading to the Caribbean may face the "The Deadliest Animal in the World," a pesky and deadly little critter -- the mosquito that's infecting individuals with a less commonly known disease, chikungunya.<p>Travelers heading to the Caribbean may face the "The Deadliest Animal in the World," a …

British Virgin Islands

The Hotel Suites to Book in New York

For most travelers, booking a hotel is a simple means to an end. While the room itself is rarely the highlight of a trip, what a difference it makes when it goes above and beyond.<p>For most travelers, booking a hotel is a simple means to an end. While the room itself is rarely the highlight of a …

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