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Avenue of the Giants: Northern California's Most Spectacular 39 Miles

Driving on the Avenue of the Giants<p>The Avenue of the Giants runs parallel to U.S. Highway 101 between Exit 672 near Pepperwood and Exit 645. Driving …

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Five $20 wines good enough for a millionaire like Steven Mnuchin

Exceptional   Excellent   Very Good<p>If you’re willing to spend about $20 on a bottle of wine, as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was when he recently visited Jared Kushner, you can find some beauties. Here are five, including three delicious pinot noirs, from Oregon and Northern California.<p>—<p>GREAT …

You Don’t Need to Boil Your Pasta, Just the Water

There are more efficient ways to cook pasta besides dropping it into a big pot of boiling, salted water. For example, next time pasta’s on the menu, …

Where to Stay & Dine in Banff & Jasper National Parks

Travel<p>Best Banff & Jasper Activities<p>Travel<p>Dazzling lakes, sheer canyons, expansive icefields, tumultuous waterfalls, and a pair of vibrant …

National Parks

6 Essential Weight Lifting Moves for Beginners

When you are new to strength training, the weight room can feel really intimidating. Whether you’re completely baffled about which weights to use for …

Giving Someone a Trip? Check out These Free Plane Ticket Templates

By the time you’ve gone to the trouble to plan an amazing trip for someone, you probably don’t want to spend even more time figuring out how to …

How To Get Between Terminals At LAX

Airports can be confusing, particularly in the case of terminals designed for the jet era that haven’t adapted as well to modern aviation. The …

How to clean up your iPhone storage in iOS 11

There's nothing worse than trying to download the newest app you're excited about, and finding out that you're out of storage space. Luckily, iOS 11 …

9 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Amazon Kindle

You’d be forgiven for thinking your Amazon Kindle is just a tiny slate only fit for reading. That’s what it’s designed for, sure, but your humble …

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You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under the stars.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, Canada.<p>The four-night, …

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The 13 Best Frozen Appetizers From Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's is the absolute best place to find budget-friendly, frozen appetizers to feed a hungry crowd. And let's be honest: how much easier is it to take a quick trip to the grocery store instead of making a bunch of homemade appetizers when you're entertaining? We fully support taking a …

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10 places Californian residents won’t tell you about

California seems to have it all: a beautiful, accessible and often surfable coastline; intriguing deserts with phenomenal sunsets and moonrises; …

Hot Springs

6 Life-Changing Google Flights Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

Booking a flight online is a tedious act of comparison shopping. With fares fluctuating all the time between different travel booking platforms, we …

7 Travel Habits Frequent Fliers Swear By

Remember how George Clooney’s ultra-slick character in “Up in the Air” had everything ready to go before he passed through security? Well, seasoned …

Sleep On The Plane? These Airlines Offer The BEST Premium Economy Seats...

There’s no doubt that when it comes to life in the sky, things up front are better than ever, but although cheaper than ever, life in the back of the …

Santa Barbara Is the LA Road Trip You Need to Be Taking

Skip Palm Springs and go to the beach instead.<p>If you’re visiting L.A. and high off the joy that comes with renting a car, you might get the idea to take a road trip. <i>Maybe I’ll go to Palm Springs</i>, you think, trendily. But the secret about Palm Springs is that the only things to do there are get …

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How to get free money from the government

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Whoever said “nothing in life comes free” didn’t take into account the myriad government …

When good trips go bad: Expert tips to prepare and respond

As part of USA TODAY’s new travel research portal Embark, we’ve assembled an expert panel of travel bloggers to share their best advice to help you travel smarter, safer and more economically. This month’s query: Something's going to go wrong on a trip this summer. What should you do to prepare in …

Calgary Day Trip: Plan an Epic Weekend in Banff National Park and Beyond

Less than a two-hour drive from downtown Calgary, Canada‘s Banff National Park is one of the most popular weekend trips from Alberta’s biggest city. …

Hiking

How to Plan Financially for the Death of a Spouse | Investopedia

Marriage takes teamwork and each of us comes to the table with different skill sets and plays different roles to make it work. If something were to …

How to completely lock down your sensitive PDFs

If you have important documents on your computer, there’s a good chance they’re PDFs. There’s also a good chance you’re not do everything you can to …

Information Systems

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in L.A.’s Beach Cities

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to the South Bay in …

Resistbot Makes It Easy to Fax Your Senators

From busy signals to emails bouncing back, nowadays it’s not that easy to get in contact with your local senators to complain about, let’s say, the …

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Tile grout is the adhesive that binds tile together to form an impenetrable wall or floor covering. While tile is a long-lasting ceramic, the grout binding it together crumbles over a period of time, allowing moisture to make its way behind adjacent tiles. Removing the old grout properly from the …

Get an Energy Boost with This Seven-Minute Yoga Routine

If mornings aren’t your thing or you’re prone to an afternoon lull, try this quick yoga routine aimed at boosting your energy. You don’t need any …

How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out

It’s a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But the moment has come: You're going to clean your computer inside and out. …

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Make Mrs. Fields's Chocolate Chip Cookies at Home

Have you ever enjoyed a warm, chewy chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven at Mrs. Fields and wondered how they make the cookies taste so good? We have, too; that's why we went inside Mrs. Fields's kitchen to learn all of the bakery's secrets. Watch the video now to see how the iconic cookies …

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How to fight back when an insurer denies your healthcare claim

Insurance companies are playing the odds, patient advocates say. They're counting on people not having the stamina to challenge every denied claim, even when there's a valid medical reason for a drug or treatment being covered.<p>"It's intimidating," said Betsy Imholz, special projects director for …

The California road trip you must take in 2017

You’ve always meant to do it and now we’re making it easy for you: here’s our personal California road trip planner, including car rentals, coast …

What happens when a price drops on, say, a hotel, an airfare or a rental car that you've already paid for? Here's how you might recoup some money

Nobody wants to overpay for flights, hotels or rental cars, because saving money usually means you'll have more avenues for enriching your travel experience.<p>Here are six sites that can help in your hunt for bargains. Knowing you're protected makes it easier to commit to a flight, a room or a car …