Maxine Griffin

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The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

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Want Picture-Perfect Pie? Bake it in a Bag

I <i>love</i> pie—but my pie recipe could use some work. My pies, assembled with great care and affection, have emerged from ovens half-burnt, under-cooked, very un-golden-brown, and with sad shrunken crusts. So when my boyfriend told me that the <i>best</i> pie he'd ever had was <b>served to him in the brown paper</b> …

10 Best Multi-Day Hikes in the National Parks

U.S. national parks are packed with overnight treks that offer epic views and impressive climbs. These ten are the best of the best.

The Battlefields of Lake George and Ticonderoga: Dallying in the Adirondacks on the Looney Front

If you want to break your train or car journey on the New York-Montreal run you could do worse than stop off for a couple of days in Lake George and Ticonderoga in the Adirondack Mountains, where British and French colonial forces duked it out before the U.S. war of independence.<p>The mountain …

Hudson River

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

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17 reasons you should NEVER travel to Colorado

All photos by the author.<p>1. Fall color is only for the East Coast.<p>2. Sand dunes belong at the beach.<p>3. Come on, the sky can’t be that blue, can it?<p>4. …