Kate Joosten

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How to Eat Like Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen

Unlike the rest of us, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen <i>have</i> to eat well. Like, really, really well—he’s the championship-winning quarterback god of the New England Patriots, and she’s the highest-paid supermodel in the world. So it’s no surprise that these two—worth an estimated $480 million …

Where Beautiful Food and People Meet: 2nd Annual Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival

Chandelier fixtures dazzled above equally gorgeous creatures and creations at the Grand Tasting Pavilions for the Second Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, October 2-4 2015. The Newport Beach ocean breeze gently whirled about enticing the senses of the Festival participants with some of the …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

10 of the greatest bars in the US, according to insiders

We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out—and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class cocktail menus or a vibe that just keeps you coming back every Thursday.<p>Read on for our list of the greatest bars.

Iceland: The Perfect Destination for Solo Travelers

By College Tourist; Author: Angela Serednicki, Ryerson University<p><b>If you really want to accomplish something or travel somewhere, don't let lack of company prevent you from doing so</b>.<p>Traveling solo has always been on the top of my bucket list. During my semester abroad in Denmark, I found a good …

European Travel

The 8 Best Spots in the World to Slide Down a Natural Waterslide

<i>This post was written by Mitchell Friedman and originally appeared on Pixable.</i><p>If you're an adult who loves waterslides, you know how embarrassing it is to wait in a 30-minute line with a gaggle of five-year-olds at Noah's Ark Water Park to ride the "Kowabunga." Only so many times that you can take …

Water Parks

25 hacks that will help you get through the airport as quickly and easily as possible

Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn't have to be.<p>We've rounded up the best tricks to make your next trip through the airport as easy as possible.<p>S ign up for TSA PreCheck or Global Entry. The US Customs and Border protection pre-approval is basically a pre-flight …

Credit Cards

6 Cheap Eats Iconic to Their City -- All Less Than $10

<i>By Ally Marotti for the CheapTickets Blog</i><p>One of the truest ways to experience a city is to taste it, and that tour de taste should probably start with a bite of the city's most iconic food. Pizza by the slice in the Big Apple, a Chicago-style dog in the Windy City, a Po'boy in New Orleans -- …

New Orleans

The World's 5 Best Extreme Hotels

If your idea of an unforgettable vacation includes igloos, yak hair tents or underground cave dwellings, you may want to consider reserving a room at one of these extreme hotels from around the world. Located in one-of-a-kind destinations from the Arctic Circle to a remote Patagonian rainforest, …

Articles about 250 year old stone house israel surprisingly modern interior on Dwell.com - Dwell

This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.<p>A clever renovation transforms an irregularly shaped dwelling in Trequanda, Italy, into a tiny retreat that's bursting with...<p>Danish design impresario Jens Martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer H to …

Architecture

19 Secrets Hotel Staffers Wish You Knew

4 Glorious Places to Celebrate National Camping Month

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>June is National Camping Month, and there is no better time to tell stories around the campfire, revel in stargazing, and get up with the sunrise. While some of these spots are not the easiest to get to, we guarantee these destinations will not disappoint. So pack up your …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

National Parks

Want To Be In Two Places At Once? Go To Llívia.

It's difficult to be in two places at once. But if you're headed to Llívia, Spain, then it's no problem at all. That's because it's a country within a country.<p>Llívia is technically a Spanish territory, though it's situated within French land.<p>That leaves Llívia as an exclave of Spain and an enclave …

Loneliness

What Fees Are Actually Worth Paying for?

Fees are the reality of flying today, and it's left us with a whole bunch of "to pay," or "not to pay" questioning. So, which extras are actually worth paying for?<p>This sucker-punch of an article from <i>The New Yorker</i> was shared all over the internet recently: "Why Airlines Want to Make You Suffer." I …

Your European Vacation Just Got Cheaper: 8 Ways to Explore a Now-Cheaper Europe

<i>Enjoy Europe for less now!</i><p>You know what's the best thing when you're a budget-conscious traveler? When something happens that makes your entire trip cheaper, without you having to change a single thing on your itinerary. That something, in this case, is a steep drop in the value of the euro, making …

European Travel

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

Taj Mahal

6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.<p>Because taking a leap of faith is <i>hard,</i> particularly when it means life might …

Travel

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …

The Craziest Places to Stay on Vacation

Sure, you can always book a hotel or an Airbnb rental, but there will come a time when you might want to shack up in a truly unique abode. And for that, we've got you covered.<p>Play Swiss Family Robinson in <b>one of these treehouse hotels</b>.<p>Get the royal treatment at a <b>rentable château or palace</b>.<p>Keep an …

Glamping

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

Why You Should Travel Solo At Least Once

<b>"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." John Mayer</b><p>Three years ago, you couldn't pay me to travel <i>anywhere</i> by myself, and getting on a plane to go abroad solo was definitely out of the question.<p>It's funny how time changes things and us, and the things you never saw yourself doing …

Tourism

How to Get the Body of a Victoria's Secret Angel

The fitness gurus at Ballet Beautiful, modelFIT, Brooklyn Body Burn and Barre Core on the moves to master.<p>Basic math says that if the four secrets to looking flawless in your underwear under bright lights are superhuman genetics, serious restraint when faced with fries, a really good self-tanner …

Should I Travel With a Suitcase or Backpack?

The differences between traveling with a suitcase and backpack are vast. What you should reach for when it's time to pack up the belongings can differ depending on the trip and what you're looking for in a bag.<p><i>This post was originally published at Map Happy.</i><p>Though most people tend to have a …

Backpacking

Free Things to Do in Prague

Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its reputation. With these …

How to Fly Like a Pro

(Photo: Getty Images/E+)<p>Ever wonder what the pros know that you don't? How they get the best seats, save time and money, and avoid hassles? We've queried travel writers, industry insiders, and other ultra-frequent flyers to get their tips, sometimes from things they've learned the hard way--so you …

Powerstrip

Three Bridge Chasm Is Unlike Any Waterfall We've Ever Seen

We've seen some hidden waterfalls and some inspirational waterfalls and some fabulously hike-able waterfalls... but all of those were just one, singular waterfall.<p>Behold: a rare TRIPLE waterfall, better known as the Baatara Gorge Waterfall or Three Bridge Chasm. Mountain meltwater slowly carved the …