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Insider’s Guide to the North Fork, Long Island

One of the last places you might expect to experience a "wine country" getaway is the easternmost end of the Long Island Expressway. But if you …

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Starter Kit to Patagonia

Few places in the world provoke wonder like Patagonia. The expanse of land, carved by the Andes Mountain Range and reaching down to the end of the …

Argentina

Cruise Industry Unveils Passenger Bill of Rights

The cruise industry has taken plenty of criticism over the past 18 months, starting with the partial sinking of <i>Costa Concordia</i> on January 13, 2012, …

Cruise Ships

Do More Than Just Shop

Articles about 5 alternatives traditional headboard on Dwell.com - Dwell

'Tis the season to think outside the box.<p>Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of …

Copenhagen

To Be Happy or Beautiful, That Is the Question

<i>This post first appeared on HappinessPlunge.</i><p>As I travel I get to see far off places that stick to local customs that may be thousands of years old. Other places are more "modern" and globalized, adopting more Western customs in their lives. Either way, the concept of beauty is by far one of the …

Chilled Sugar Snap Pea Soup - Cold Spring Pea Soup

Archaeologists map lost medieval Suffolk town of Dunwich under the sea

The streets, churches, market place and town walls of Dunwich, a major town in Suffolk which vanished into the North Sea centuries ago, have been …

Welcome to Snoqualmie Pass Life

The Alpental backcountry, near Snoqualmie Pass, has plenty of options. PHOTO: WILL BAKER<p>It's hard to imagine that one of North America's snowiest …

Photo of the Day: Jason Hummel - May 1, 2013

Jason Hummel<p>Northwest native Jason Hummel learned to ski in the backcountry at age six, but he didnt pick up photography until his best friend, Ben …

Women's Alpine Trains on Raptor - USSA Network

25 Countries That Actually Require People To Take Vacation [Infographic]

In the U.S., people toil away year-round and scarcely take vacation. In 2012, Americans took an average of just 12 days off work. However, some countries prize vacation so highly that they actually force employees to take paid time off.<p>EmploymentLawHQ.com put together an infographic showing the 25 …

The Workplace

Alaska's first cruise season with tougher emissions laws begins now

More than 1 million cruise ship passengers are expected to visit Alaska this year, but industry officials fear new fuel standards intended to limit …

What to know before you go to Cuba

It wasn't until very recently that American travelers were allowed to visit Cuba legally. But since The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) lifted some of the travel restrictions and granted People-to-People licenses to select tour operators in 2011, Americans have been traveling …

Do Opposites Attract? See These 11 Surprising Decor Matches

Designer tricks to prove opposites attract.<p>Forget the matchy-matchy look. Decorating a room with different furniture styles, colors, and patterns is fashionable and fresh — but it can also be hard to pull off. Here are easy expert tricks for mixing antique, modern, and traditional design so that …

This Week in Recipes

Appetizers & Condiments<p>Strawberry Rhubarb Jam with Honey and Cinnamon<br>• Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells<br>• Charred Corn Tacos in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells<br>• Mole Verde<p>Mains<p>Grilled Beef Kebabs with Yogurt-Mint Sauce and Onion Salad<br>• Muffuletta Grilled Cheese<br>• Salmagundi<br>• Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese<br>• Scrambled …

Zagat

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Furniture

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Sri Lanka

60 Spectacular Seahorses and Seadragons [PICS]

Lined seahorse, Hippocampus erectus. Delicate and beautiful seahorses get their name from the ancient Greek hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning …

How-To: Recycled Book Art Kit

Turn a worn or outdated hardcover into an awesome portable art studio with this recycled book art kit tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.<p>This is such a great handmade gift idea for the artsy adults and kids in your life! Head over to Crafts Unleashed to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

Crafting

Chelsea Flower Show 2013: glorious new plants on show - Telegraph

Chelsea Flower Show

Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim, Canyonlands. (Kevin Lange)<p>The White Rim Trail is a …

National Parks