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15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Trains

The Beautiful Italian Lakes Americans Don't Visit Enough

Admittedly, I’m a saltwater kind of person, and a good vacation has always required an ocean beach. The appeal of lakes never truly hit me until I …

29 Of The Prettiest Ways To Keep Your Home Organized

Make your house picture perfect.

These are the 20 best-selling books of the year

A great place to look if you want to read the next "Kane and Abel" or "Bossypants" is to check out which books made it onto Amazon's best-seller list.<p>…

Books

The 10 Best Restaurants In Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo, a charming town in Lombardy, Italy, is located between Milan and the beautiful lakes of Como and Iseo. Bergamo stands out because of its …

Simple Home Remedy To Flush Out Toxins From Your Stomach!

Are you someone who eats out often and/or exposed to dirt and pollution on a regular basis? If yes, then you must be wondering how you can have a …

Home Remedies

HealthyFoodStar.com

This Pico De Gallo Recipe Is The Perfect Use For All Those Summer Tomatoes (And Will Distract You From The Crushing Void)

It seems like every time I go to a summer barbecue, someone shows up with store-bought salsa. Really, people? The host is about to spend two hours smoking ribs and you’re going to show up with a suicide note in a plastic tub? A glass jar full of years-old tomatoes and citric acid? And you call that</i> …

The best hidden sights in Italy - according to you

This week's winner<p>Fun and learning in Lazio<p>If you want a family holiday that is both relaxing and educational, head to the Agro Pontino, in the Lazio region just south of Rome. It is impressively framed by the promontory of Monte Circeo to the south, and the Lepini Hills to the east. The beach, …

Top 15 Amazing DIY Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

Your bathroom isn’t just a pit stop room, it’s a sanctuary for relaxation, an oasis of self, and a retreat from reality. The bathroom is not only one …

Home Improvement

Baby potatoes baked in parchment with thyme and black olive butter

SERVES<p>6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter, softened<br>• 35g pitted black olives, finely chopped<br>• 1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>• Squeeze of lemon juice<br>• 540g baby waxy potatoes (they should be really small, halve them if not)<br>• 6 sprigs of thyme<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.<p>Mash the butter and …

Recipes

8 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Say goodbye to boring grilled chicken breasts this summer. From Honey-Sriracha Chicken Skewers to Grilled Chicken Fajitas, these dishes are all alive with flavor.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

15 Freezer Meals to Take to New Moms

Since you had so much fun doing all of the last-minute baby shower DIYs for your bestie, you’ll <i>love</i> treating her to some freezer-friendly meals now that her little bundle of joy has finally arrived. Her days are going to be full of late-night feedings and trying desperately to iron out that …

Food

When Liquors And Cocktail Ingredients Expire

Liquor doesn't always get better with age. This graphic from eReplacementParts offers a few rules of thumb for when you should discard spirits and …

19 Coffee Cocktails That Will Be the Star of Your Brunch

Coffee

Local Experts

100 Maneiras was one of the first restaurants in Lisbon to embrace local ingredients and traditions in a gourmet experience. Serbian chef Ljubomir... …

The best spots in Portugal for port lovers

If your New Year's no-booze resolution has dissipated faster than the bubbles in a day-old glass of champers, it's time to change tack: rather than fail at abstaining in 2016, save yourself for a tipple-themed Portugal jaunt instead.<p>You'll find port in even the smallest towns here but true fans …

The Best Whiskey Cocktails for Fall

Make good use of your liquor cabinet with these recipes.<p>A drop in temperature pairs deliciously well with a deep, smoky whiskey. Whether it's Irish, Scotch, bourbon, or rye, these whiskey cocktail recipes will carry you through the change in weather and make good use of your liquor cabinet.

What do real Italians think about New York's Italian food?

An ocean away from home, Ombretta Bellomi is making her way across a roundabout in Manhattan, walking towards a brunch date with friends. Her long, dark, curly hair and bright fuchsia dress betray a sunny disposition.<p>But just as the Italian architect from Verona is about to step on to the final …

Italy

VAT revolt as thousands refuse to show boarding passes to airport shops

A mini-revolution is taking place at airports across the country after retailers were forced to admit that customers are not actually required to show their boarding passes at the till and that those who do are merely helping companies claim back VAT.<p>Thousands of air passengers who had up until now …

29 Travel Hacks Even Frequent Fliers Don't Know

Instead of insulting your intelligence with “hacks” like “pack light,” or “bring an empty water bottle,” we’ve put together a list of tips and tricks …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

12 bars that will make you feel like you've stepped back in time

England

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Retro trailer accommodations and Oregon wines? It's a vintage vacation

You can enjoy a vintage Oregon wine inside a vintage, cozy, trailer.<p>The Willamette Valley’s most unusual accommodations just may be the Vintages Trailer Resort, which has recently added three new but retro trailers.<p>The collection, which you’ll find in Dayton, about 35 miles southwest of Portland, …

29 Small Ways To Change Your Eating Habits Big Time

Enough with the crash diets and cleanses already. These ridiculously easy lifestyle changes will help you feel much healthier and happier for the long haul.<p>To make it easier, BuzzFeed Life spoke with Jessica Jones, M.S., R.D., co-host of <i>Food Heaven Made Easy</i>, and Danielle Omar, M.S., R.D., creator …

Healthy Eating

5 Best Cocktail Bars in America

The James Beard Awards are our country’s top accolades for all things culinary. Four years ago, the James Beard Foundation added a new, exciting …

18 Beautiful Cocktails To Sip This Spring

Raise your glass to warmer weather with these sophisticated drinks.<p>Warmer weather makes spring the perfect time to imbibe cocktails that are as delicious as they are pretty.