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How to Make Authentic Italian Pizza at Home

Photo by Audrey Hall<p>The only way to get the smoky essence and crisp crust of a Neapolitan pie? Install a wood-fire oven at home.<p>It’s the cold truth …

Millennials are changing the future of travel — here's how travel companies are adapting

It compared millennials (defined as people born between 1982 and 1999) to generation x (1961-1981) and baby-boomers (1945-1960.)<p>Some of the findings do not reflect very well on youthful travelers.<p>Millennial backpackers are getting less adventurous and more vain.<p>Almost half (43%) of millennials said …


11 Beautiful Italian Words And Phrases That Just Don't Translate

Image: IakovKalinin<p>Italy is indisputably a land of beautiful things: beautiful landscapes, cities, cuisine, fashion and people. It’s also home to a beautiful language -- a language after our own heart that celebrates adventure, the art of treating yourself and, of course, mind-blowingly delicious …


The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Ho Chi Minh City

26 Nature Photos You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped

How are these real?!


If you want to know why Ferrari could be worth $10 billion in an IPO, just check out how much its classic cars sell for at auction

At Monterey Car Week in Northern California earlier this year, Bonhams conducted an auction that was highlighted by a 1959 competition Ferrari 250, beautifully restored, that sold for $8,525,000 (see above).<p>Ferraris rule the classic-car world at the moment, routinely fetching millions. It just …

Classic Cars

How To Get To One Of the Emptiest Beaches In The Caribbean

<b>NAME:</b> Mudjin Harbour and Dragon Cay, Middle Caicos island, Turks & Caicos<p><b>SCENE:</b> Like a Nike swoosh of sand, Mudjin Harbour tails out onto Dragon Cay, a rocky outcropping somewhere between boulder and islet. On the bluff above sit five cabins and three small villas belonging to the laid-back Blue …

All Inclusive Hotels in Playa Del Carmen Pros and Cons

There really are two camps of people that take vacations to the Riviera Maya and Playa Del Carmen. On one side you have the people that like to stay …

Riviera Maya

12 places to escape the smog: the world's best car-free islands

Forget Rio -- Visit These 5 Less-Crowded Cities in Central & South America Instead

<i>(Photo Credit:</i><p><i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>In 2014, all eyes were on Brazil for the World Cup and come 2016, it will again sit in the spotlight with the Summer Olympics taking place in Rio de Janiero. In any year, travelers heading to Peru typically plan on visiting Machu Picchu, while in …

South America

Molise, Italy: Vacation here while it's still a secret | CNN Travel


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

Drinking cappuccino after noon? Adding meatballs to spaghetti? And what’s with all the garlic? For expats, the US version of ‘Italian’ is an exercise in patience<p>An ocean away from home, Ombretta Bellomi is making her way across a roundabout in Manhattan, walking towards a brunch date with friends. …

Italian Food

What's left of the British Empire (and how to visit it)

American Airlines

Ecuador Travel Guide

1. Baños<p>This small town lies high in the Andes and on the hillside of Ecuador’s most active volcano, Tungurahua. Besides the fantastic volcano treks, …

One-pan 9-minute pasta recipe from Martha Stewart Living: The backstory, and variations.

<i>This post originally appeared on Food52.</i><p>This genius pasta makes its own sauce, all in one pan, in nine minutes—you’ve probably already cooked it (or …

Italian Food

One of the year's best kitchen gadgets is a professional oven the size of a microwave

Our smartphones and TVs don't just do one thing, so why should our kitchen appliances? Released earlier this year, a new Samsung oven is deliciously versatile — and it radically reduces cook time, too.<p>As part of this year's International Design Excellence Awards, top honors were bestowed on …


Forget smart fridges – here’s the kitchen tech you really want

From smart pans to connected scales, the internet of things is now tackling the art of cooking – so would professional chefs want to use these gadgets?<p>Smart fridges are a cliche of the internet of things, a perfect example of an unnecessary, expensive technology that’s been talked about more than …


National Geographic Travel

The 21 Best Places To Retire Overseas In 2015

The world is your oyster as a retiree looking to live the expat life. But with popular retirement destinations dotting six continents, finding the right fit can be a challenge. But not to worry -- we've got you covered.<p>This week, our friends at Live and Invest Overseas, one of the leading online …

South America

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

Italian Food

NAACP wants Confederate carving removed from Georgia's Stone Mountain

The famous outdoor relief sculpture depicting Confederate leaders on Stone Mountain in Georgia has come under attack from the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP. The chapter's leader is calling for the removal of the Confederate Memorial Carving that depicts Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall …

Greek tourist hotspots face big bailout tax hikes

PSATHA, Greece (AP) — An hour west of Athens, the pebbly beaches by turquoise waters and pine-covered mountains are nearly empty as the Greek sunbathers who normally pack them stay home amid fears their country's economy could implode.<p>Only a few dozen people sit down for a fresh grilled seafood …