Jessamine De Ocampo

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A Visit to the French Village of Beaune Is Like Stepping Into a Fairy Tale

A French holiday can mean many things: shopping on Rue Saint-Honoré, opera-going at the Palais Garnier, lounging on the rocky beaches of Nice, basking in the scent of lavender in Provence. But if you’re looking for fairy-tale France, like Belle’s “little town” from Disney’s <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> with …

The 30 best cities for foodies around the world

We combed through a recent Quora thread on the top cities for foodies and pulled out the very best of them, where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious street food.<p>From Mexico City to Tel Aviv, here are 30 cities that all foodies should cross off their …

Foodies

Three new happy hours you should know about: $20 bottles of rosé, foie gras burgers and $1 oysters

You work hard — or at least you say you do — so treat yourself to a new happy hour this week. Because there's nothing like bonding with your coworkers over $5 cocktails and $1 oysters. Here are three new happy hours you should know about:<p><b>Manhattan House</b> restaurant in Manhattan Beach calls its happy …

Drink up: 17 spectacular rooftop bars to visit around the world this summer

Hong Kong

Take the Grand Tour of Chiang Mai, Thailand — a.k.a. the Best City in Asia

In 2016, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers voted Chiang Mai the No. 1 best city in Asia. It’s the rising star of Thailand, beloved for its striking temples and …

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

Is this the most liveable city in the world?

As a conduit between East and West, Vienna is growing in popularity – and international firms are taking note.<p><i>Editor’s Note (24 December 2016): Through the end of the year, BBC Capital is bringing back some of your favourite stories from 2016.</i><p>Austria’s capital recently beat 229 other buzzing cities …

From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City: Vietnam surprises and delights

HO CHI MINH CITY — Nguyen Vinh Phat has plenty of reasons to resent Americans. He has relatives who were bombed and sprayed with Agent Orange during the war, and he grew up wanting to be a soldier protecting his country. But as he grips a bus seat to keep balance while careening through Ho Chi Minh …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

10 Over-the-Top Airbnb Rentals to Stay at on Your Next Vacation

You won't ever want to book a hotel after you see these listings.<p>From private islands to haunted mansions, these Airbnb picks are anything but boring.

16 Pretty Pots de Creme for Your Next Dinner Party

We know you love desserts — dessert pizza, dessert mashups, dessert lasagna — it’s all good. But if you’re having guests over for dinner, you want something that will truly impress. You can always go the no-bake route, but when you want to do something really special, pots de creme are where it’s …

The Best New Ice Cream Shops in the U.S.

No one is doubting that ice cream is delicious all year round. But in summer, an alchemy of weather and nostalgia just makes every cup and cone taste …

11 Chocolate Desserts We Love

<b>What is chocolate?</b><br>Chocolate is the sweet food preparation of cacao seeds. The seeds (or beans) are fermented, dried, cleaned, roasted, ground and …

Dessert

Government pushes ahead with controversial Land Registry amid Brexit chaos

It’s a busy time in UK politics; the nation is still getting to grips with the fallout from Brexit, both major parties are facing bitter leadership …

The Best Farm-to-table Restaurant in Every State

These incredible restaurants all pride themselves on sourcing ingredients locally, but they also go way beyond that. From only serving sustainable …

Montreal is the New Food Capital of North America

Asked to name the best restaurant city in America—meaning the United States—I offered the only reasonable answer: Montreal, a city with the culture, …

Lawrence of Arabia wouldn’t have been surprised by the rise of Isis | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

TE Lawrence was always angry about the British betrayal of the Arabs in the Sykes-Picot agreement. A century on, the borders it established are falling apart<p>It’s one of the best-known scenes in cinema history. Colonel TE Lawrence, all piercing blue eyes and billowing white robes, crouches behind a …

Singapore airport's best food found at staff canteens | CNN Travel

Singapore (CNN) — Hidden above a terminal car park and tucked away at the end of a dingy corridor lies Singapore airport's best-kept secret: its staff canteens. World's apart from the glitzy hub's rooftop swimming pool and butterfly garden, these loud hawker markets serve up some of the best -- and …

Porter Bundt Cake with Whiskey-Caramel Sauce

This richly flavored cake features quintessential Irish ingredients such as dark porter beer, dark brown sugar and whiskey. <b>Slideshow:</b> More Coffee …

On the Andaman Sea in Thailand, a putt-putting boat will carry you to travel-poster fantasies

Fantastic shapes dotted the horizon — craggy limestone spikes that soared hundreds of feet into the cloudless blue sky — as our long-tail boat skimmed across the Andaman Sea off southwestern Thailand.<p>The afternoon seemed idyllic, and I congratulated myself on becoming part of a living travel poster …

Andaman and Nicobar

U.N. approves toughest sanctions on North Korea in 20 years

The 15-member United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to impose sweeping new sanctions on North Korea, including mandatory cargo inspections and a ban on exports of most natural resources, in response to its recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests.<p>The penalties were approved …

CheapAir’s “When to Buy” Tool Tells You the Prime Booking Window for Cheap Flights

Flight prices fluctuate quite a bit, so if you want to grab a good deal, you have to swoop in at the right time. CheapAir.com’s “when to buy” tool …

Almond Flour Recipes

From savory almond flour-crusted chicken piccata to sweet almond flour fudge brownies, here are Food & Wine's best almond flour recipes.

Recipes

A Food Lover’s Guide to New Orleans

New Orleans is a foodie paradise, and whether you've been to the Big Easy once or a hundred times, this will help you find your way in the city's food scene.<p>New Orleans is known for many things: jazz music, Mardi Gras celebrations, its beautiful architecture. But the city is perhaps best-known for …

The ultimate New Orleans food bucket list

To eat in New Orleans is to experience the most vibrant and unique culture within our nation’s borders. New Orleanians do not eat to live, they live to eat, and their love for food is infectious. The city’s “let the good times roll” attitude and hospitable nature are demonstrated by locals’ …

New Orleans

TIME Person of the Year 2015: Angela Merkel

Fairy tales are where you find them, but any number seem to begin in the dark German woods where Angela Merkel spent her childhood.<p>The girl who would …

10 Boozy Cookie Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday Party

Whether it’s with rum, bourbon, wine or even grappa, these cookies are sure to fill you with the holiday “spirit.”

Look Who Pushed World No. 19 Economy Taiwan Into Recession

Taiwan’s economy, ranked world No. 19 by the World Bank, officially went into recession in the July-September quarter. Not just wage-wary workers and price-picky exporters on the industrialized island of 23 million people should pay attention to the 0.3% decline in the third quarter following a …