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Airbnb's most popular rental: a tiny cabin in the California woods

It started life as DIY kit assembled in a spare patch of land for a newly homeless friend. Now this tiny wooden cabin sheltering in the oaks and redwoods of Aptos, California, is the most popular rental on Airbnb.<p>Other properties on the home-sharing website are more glamorous, and others are more …

San Francisco

20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

How to Eat the World in America

The empty stomach is the ultimate travel icebreaker. Everyone eats, everyone loves food, and the less you know about what’s on offer in a place, the more people want to help you.<p>Whether you live in the United States or are simply visiting, you don’t have to leave the country to get a taste of the …

New Jersey

potato chips recipe, homemade baked potato chips | potato wafers recipe

in a bowl take 3 cups water + 1 tsp salt. stir so that the salt dissolves.<p>now peel and slice potatoes using a mandoline or a slicer directly in the …

Iconic Eats: Louisiana

Bananas Foster<p>Crawfish Boil<p>Etouffée<p>Beignets<p>Jambalaya<p>King Cake<p>Muffuletta<p>Oysters Rockefeller<p>Po'Boy<p>Gumbo

City of Love: romantic things to do in Paris

There is no escaping the romance of Paris. In the early 19th century Paris revelled in the artistic and literary liberation of Romanticism, yet this graceful city has always inspired love. It permeates through the city where loved-up couples laze in its manicured gardens, get intimate in candlelit …

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Hawaiian staple: macaroni/potato salad. http://t.co/p88jEPcmTK

Evening in #Seoul. #LonelyPlanet staffer @lc_bastock was in #Korea last week, and enjoyed some night-time wandering through the #Myeong-dong and #Jung-gu. #travel

How to Backpack Europe with a Baby

<i>Last week, Cameron, our new family budget travel guru, talked about his travels and gave us a preview of his upcoming columns. Continuing the family</i> …

How to Make Escalivada (Catalan Roasted Vegetables)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Associate Editor Marian Bull shares a new kind of roasted vegetable: soft, oil-marinated escalivada, from Spain.</i><p>Meet escalivada.<p>It is soft and slinky, a nightgown of a …

Eggplant

Winner of Your Best Warm Weather Soup

<i>Congratulations to Colleen Rose, whose Corn Soup with Tofu Larb won the contest for Your Best Warm Weather Soup!</i><p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b><br>I once tried to make mu shu pork -- pancakes and all -- when I was about 14. The recipe …

Deep Frying

New Zealand’s Spokesbird Sirocco the Kākāpō

Changing Planet<p>This week I met Sirocco the kākāpō, spokesbird for New Zealand conservation. The kākāpō are an emblematic species for New Zealand conservation, and typifying island conservation. The species displays all the hallmarks of island adaptation – flightlessness and gigantism, and on top of …

15 Highlights from 8 Years of Travel Around the World

Three weeks ago, I celebrated my eight-year anniversary of being on the road. On the warm morning of July 26, 2006, I left home for a year-long trip …

Courtyard of the Uc Serefeli Mosque in #erdine #turkey, as captured by #lonelyplanet author on the road @maxwellvirginia. Virginia takes some exceptional shots - see more via her handle. #ottoman #travel #architecure

Daniel Boulud's Caipirinha

Sweet, tart and strong, the caipirinha is mixed with the Brazilian spirit cachaça. Cachaça is similar to rum but made from sugarcane rather than …

Alcohol

Sharkopedia

Lady Antebellum Ready '747' for Fall Release

Trio's fifth studio album features latest single "Bartender"<p>Lady Antebellum have announced a September 30th release date for their fifth studio …

Music

Simple Summer Cooking

We were <i>so</i> happy to be featured here in the paper this past week along with the amazing Jennifer Chandler! We'll talk all day long about our take on …

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic | CNN Travel

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved This Month

Roasted market vegetables and warm, bubbled-over fruit pies are essential summer fare. But in the sweltering heat of July, we do as much as we can to keep our kitchens cool. This month, you avoided the oven and took to the grill, charring everything from chicken to flank steak. You kept side dishes …

Cooking

Running yoga: 3 poses to prevent injury - CNN.com

Forward lunge: Develops core stability and balance.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>Yoga poses for runners<p>1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p><i>Editor's note: Dana Santas is the creator of Radius Yoga Conditioning, a yoga style designed to help athletes move, breathe and focus better.</i> …

22 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it also makes …

Cooking

The Elements of Barbecue: There's the Rub

[Photographs: Josh Bousel]<p>Doug Worgul of Oklahoma Joe's Bar-B-Que in Kansas City, Kansas, will happily rattle off the ingredients for the restaurant's dry rub. "Salt, sugar, pepper, garlic and onion powders," he says. "Paprika—lots of that—and a little bit of celery salt." What he won't reveal is …

A More Complex Scotch and Soda: Zucca Sprezzatura

When someone says <i>amaro</i>, they're usually referring to a bitter Italian aperitif. But it turns out that there are scores of Italian amaro brands, as well as French, German, and other European cousins traveling under different names. And now, suddenly, amari that have been known for centuries in …