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How To Visit Mont Saint-Michel: France's Most Picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site

For being one of the most-visited tourist destinations in France, Mont Saint-Michel remains a semi-mystery to non-French speakers. I first saw the island and its iconic tidal reflection on Instagram (where else) and became obsessed with visiting this supernatural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Only …

France

How to Make a Better Quiche, Faster (No Blind Baking!)

Quiche was a big dinner staple in our kitchen growing up. It was always on heavy rotation, especially in the colder months, and my mother had two specialties: broccoli-cheddar and Swiss chard. My sisters and I each had our favorite; they all loved the chard and I loved the broccoli. Regardless of …

How to Travel on the Cheap When You're Broke as a Joke

Are you spending afternoons trawling Instagram for jungles, glaciers, and ancient temples, dreaming of an adventure you’ll take in an all-too-distant …

Asia Travel

Motion Picture Mixtape: Music Discovery Through Film Soundtracks

While original film scores are tailor-made for visuals onscreen, creating the perfect soundtrack is an art unto itself. With the right song, at the …

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

American Airlines

The Healthyish Recipes You Loved the Most in 2017

Cooking

How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles

Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The "more" often means mundane things like office chairs and shredders and mysterious things like "swamp cooler …

Real Estate

The Most Unique Theme Park Hotel Rooms in the World

If you thought simply staying near the Magic Kingdom or Universal Studios Florida was a big deal, brace yourself. The wildest theme park hotel rooms …

Walt Disney Company

How to Make a Week's Worth of Amazing Lunches in 2 Hours

Meal prep is the key to Feel Good Food Plan success.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Even when I am not in January reset mode, Sundays are all about getting food together for the week. Lunches and weekday dinners …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

These truly wireless earbuds are like AirPods, but they cost $40 instead of $159

Apple’s AirPods weren’t the first truly wireless earbuds to hit the market, but they created a tidal wave of followers that now offer similar …

Tech Trends

10 Neighborhoods to Check out in Seoul, For the First-Time Traveler

Technically, South Korea is still at war with its neighbor to the north. However, strolling the streets of Seoul, you would never guess that this …

South Korea

Cornel West’s attacks on Ta-Nehisi Coates, explained

Coates is the latest target in West’s war against Obama.<p>A public feud between two of America’s top black intellectuals has led one of them to abandon Twitter.<p>Cornel West, author of the well-known <i>Race Matters</i>, has been increasingly critical of Ta-Nehisi Coates, the Atlantic writer and author of</i> …

Bill Gurley — the legendary investor who backed Uber, Snap, and eBay — is now betting big that healthcare has hit a 'tipping stage'

Bill Gurley is getting serious about healthcare.<p>The tech investor, a general partner at Benchmark Capital, has made a name for himself backing companies like Uber, Snap, Twitter, and eBay. But Benchmark's footprint in healthcare wasn't as prolific.<p>In 2014, he tweeted that the healthcare market is …

Startups

Ears-On With Google’s Language-Translating Pixel Buds

Courtesy of Google<p>Like it or not, a pair of $159 earbuds is about to change international travel—and international travelers—forever.<p>Google’s new …

A financial crisis in 2018? The danger signs are starting to emerge

It is 10 years since the last financial crisis, and it has taken that long for normality to return.<p>For the first time since the crisis, major …

Travel deals: Holiday sale at a NOLA hotel and an India package for less than $2,000

This week's best travel bargains around the globe.<p>Land<p>Le Pavillon Hotel, near the French Quarter in <b>New Orleans</b>, has a <b>20 percent sale</b> for <b>holiday stays</b> between Christmas and New Year's Eve. The Papa Noel rate starts at $130 a night, including taxes. The regular price is from $173. Info: 504-581-3111, …

Travel

11 things I wish I knew before traveling to Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the best destinations to escape the winter blues, so for you to make the most of your time away from the mainland, we’ve compiled a …

Paella 101: Everything you need to know about the Spanish staple

<i>Spain is a foodie heaven, but there are few — if any — dishes quite so emblematic of the European nation as paella. Here, a quick primer to the famed</i> …

The Ingenious Technique That Makes Vanilla Extract in 1 Hour

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Here's something that's going to change your home cooking life: You can make better vanilla extract at home in about an …

Instant Pot

10 Ways to Warm Up Your Bathroom This Winter

Growing up in the South, I had never heard of such things like radiant flooring, heated towel racks, or steam rooms for bathrooms. But as a current …

Home Improvement

You Could Win a Year of Unlimited Free Flights on JetBlue (Video)

A few lucky passengers have the chance to take unlimited trips to anywhere the airline flies for an entire year.<p>Want to travel the world without the …

Tip: For Fat Loss, Faster is Better

They say to take it slow when losing fat. They're wrong. Here's why.<p>The "rules" say that when your goal is to lose fat, you should take it nice and …

Skip the big parks: This is the best place to go on a South African safari

Millions of visitors flock to South Africa every year to experience the country’s amazing wine and wildlife. Unfortunately, for the most part, the …

2 Superb Napa Valley Road Trips You Can Take Now

Wine Country<p>After the Fires: Napa Valley’s Renewal<p>Culinary Travel<p>Local’s Guide to Napa Valley<p>California<p>Taste the West: Napa Valley<p>Wine Country<p>3 …

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

Here's When It's Cheapest To Travel To These Cities Around The World

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​Kitchen trends for 2018

Like all things in life, kitchens are constantly changing, and we don’t just mean style-wise. And why shouldn’t they, considering that they used to …

Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

Crowd Funding

The $25 Amazon Buy That Cuts Your Painting Time in Half

Painting is one of the least expensive ways to give your space a facelift. But it's not exactly fun. It's messy and time consuming especially if you …

Home Improvement

How to Do Maui, Hawaii, Like a Local

<b>Natural Wonder: Red Sand Beach</b><br>Save your iPhone battery for plenty of photographs and pack your lightweight hikers. This small cove near Hāna gets its …