Melissa Emery

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Best food tours and experiences around the world you need to try at least once in your lifetime

For any foodie, sampling local cuisine and trying exciting new dishes is a must on any holiday.<p>However, when you're short on time, you don't want to …

Italy

Why Bruges, Belgium Should Be at the Top of Your Bucket List

Medieval buildings line the winding cobbled streets of Bruges, Belgium making the city look like the set of a Disney-inspired fairytale. But the …

European Travel

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

11 of the best things to do in New York on a budget - from cheap and free sightseeing to micro hotels and local food

At a glance, you'd be forgiven for thinking New York is all skyscrapers, chic cocktail bars and busy businessmen or fashionistas shelling out loads …

The 25 Best Comedies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 12th</b><p>Comedies can be difficult to compare. Sometimes you’re in the mood for something cerebral, and other times you just want to watch people get punched in the nuts. While there are definitely some gems in Netflix’s movie sections, you have to dig through a lot of straight-to-DVD …

Entertainment

The 50 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

In March of 2017, we recommended 50 of the best podcasts for your listening pleasure. Many of those shows continue to do great work, including</i> …

Best Places to Stay in Copenhagen Without Going Broke

We Help You Stay Where Mermaids Won’t Take All Your Money. Finding the best place to stay in Copenhagen is easy… if you aren’t too concerned about …

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

10 Offbeat Washington DC Attractions

Washington DC is famous worldwide for the White House, United States Capitol, Lincoln Memoria, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, …

Museums

The Best Travel Shows To Feed Your Wanderlust, According to the Masses

A good travel show should entice you to venture out into the wide world — tantalizing you with far-flung locales, fascinating characters, and food that’s sure to blow your mind. A <i>great</i> travel show will offer a call to adventure you can’t deny — like a bellowing foghorn in the misty night. They get …

Pad Thai Recipe

Yield4<p>Cooking time10 mins<p>Preparation time10 mins<p>Ingredients<p>Pad Thai is a true Thai recipe classic - and practically the country's national dish. …

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Travel

There are 3 things you need to know before traveling to Cuba — and it will make or break your trip

Traveling to Cuba isn't like traveling to other countries.<p>While every country is unique, Cuba has an idiosyncratic culture influenced by decades of US embargo (known locally as El Bloqueo) and rule by the Communist Party.<p>Tourists have been visiting the country for years, but it is only recently …

How to Travel to Cuba Solo Under Trump's New Regulations

Since Trump restricted travel to Cuba in November, you may be laboring under the assumption that it’s once again illegal for U.S. citizens to visit …

10 spectacular city breaks for solo travellers

Here are 10 of the best go-it-alone trips where you’ll never feel lonely.<p>1. A classical music tour in Germany<p>Coinciding with the city’s Spring Festival series, this four-night tour includes three performances at the Dresden Semperoper: Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and his L’Elisir d’Amore, as …

The 10 Most Popular 'Fresh Air' Interviews Of 2017

In 2017, <i>Fresh Air</i> marked 30 years as anationally syndicated, daily radio program by doing what it does best: more in-depth interviews.<p>This year's guests included journalists, late night hosts, notable authors, political movers and shakers and an FBI profiler — not to mention the multitalented …

Donald Trump

These are the best Christmas episodes to watch this weekend

No holiday this century would be complete without a carefully curated list of television episodes. Because there is literally more TV than is humanly …

The Best London Tips From Our Readers

I’ve got a lovely bunch of London hacks, bum-ba-be-bum. Here they are a-quoted all below. Your Hack Your City columnist is on Dayquil today, and just …

Crock-Pot Beef Roast Recipe

PREP TIME: 20 mins<p>TOTAL TIME: 8 hrs 20 mins<p>SERVES: 6- 8<p>About This Recipe<p>" I've put together a few different recipes to come up with something our …

Food

The One Thing You Need to Do Now to Save Money on Airfare in 2018

Don't pay more than you have to.<p>With 2018 quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning next year's vacations.<p>To make sure you get …

Flying

The 5 Best Websites For Last-Minute Hotel Deals

The allure of staying at a hotel doesn't fade with age: No matter how many countries you've been to, having your bed made for you — and your room …

10 Guided Tours That are (Actually) Worth Taking

Bijoux Society’s two-hour Jewelry Tour of Place Vendôme is more a coordinated day spent window shopping Paris' famed jewelry houses than a tour. It …

Airlines Are Offering a New Way to Get Upgraded. Here's How to Score a First Class Seat

Get ready to bid.<p><i>Bid Now For a Chance to Upgrade!</i><p>If you’ve purchased an international flight over the past year, you’ve probably received an email …

7 Best Airplane Gadgets for Long Flights

Surviving a long-haul flight is no easy feat, let alone getting comfortable on a plane where the air is dry […]7 Best Airplane Gadgets for Long …

The Best Places for Women to Travel Solo

We looked at safety rankings and accessibility to determine our list of the top cities for a solo female traveler.<p>Three years ago, I sat on the …

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …