Sameer Pandya

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Lake Taupo: Water wonderland at our heart

<b>A road trip around Lake Taupo is short enough to do in half a day but there are so many gems worth exploring, why not make it an overnighter, writes</b> …

New Zealand

This Is the Best Hotel in the World

It nabbed the top spot for the second year in a row<p>For the second year in a row, Indonesia’s Nihiwatu hotel takes title of No. 1 hotel in the world …

Horseback Riding
Sea Level

Learning Toys and STEM Toys We Love

We don’t think there’s a right or wrong way for kids to play. For this kid-oriented gift guide, we focused on learning toys—open-ended games, kits, …

Kids

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops<p>1 Grassington, Yorkshire dales<p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington</b> …

Scotland

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

26 reasons why New Zealand is the world's best country

Tandoori Masala Black Bean Cheeseburgers With Caramelized Onions and Chips [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

These Healthy Baked French Fries Are a Dream

<i>The following post was originally featured on Inspiralized and written by Alissandra Maffucci, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>Many of you have been requesting a simple recipe for potato fries made with your spiralizer. Today, I'm finally delivering!<p>And before you get to this recipe, check out …

20 Chicken Thigh Recipes That Prove Dark Meat Is Superior

When it comes to chicken, everyone has a favorite part, but these thigh recipes may make you a dark-meat convert. With its caramelized, crisp skin and tender, moist interior, this meat and its awesome flavor can't be beat.

Asia Travel

When (and When Not) to Use the Grill Lid

Mastery of your grill lid stands between you and perfectly grilled steaks.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Shelley confesses her grilling confusion to associate food editor Rick</i> …

BBQ

Chicken Noodle Bowl with Peanut-Ginger Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Sauce: Process all 9 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.<p>Step 2<p>Prepare the Chicken Noodle Bowl: …

All Up in Your Grill

Summer is the king of all cooking seasons. Markets are flooded with juicy fruits, new ice cream flavors are stashed in the freezer and, most …

Use This Chili Recipe to Plan Your Meals For the Rest Of the Week | Men's Health

So we came up with a plan to take care of a week’s worth of meal prep in one session. You can brown-bag the chili to fuel your workouts or, to prevent flavor fatigue, transform the leftovers into new meals using our fast, simple recipes.<p>You’ll need about 90 minutes, prep to plate, to make this …

Tossed & Stir Fried: 5 Asian Style Recipes You can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Some days I don't feel like cooking. Of course it's easy to fire up the laptop, click around on Seamless and order dinner the modern way. Pour a glass of vino, stream half an episode of <i>Better Call Saul</i> and a plastic bag full of food you don't have to cook suddenly appears at your front door. It's …

Cooking

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California

20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. But you don't need radical meal …

Nutrition

6 Delicious Dinners You Can Make With Salmon Fillets

Whether grilled, pan-seared, or broiled, salmon fillets make an easy (and healthy) weeknight dinner. From Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs to Thai Chili-Glazed Salmon, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>Cedar planked salmon …

Seafood

25 Recipes for Super-Satisfying Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Portable, infinitely variable, and just so darn satisfying, the sandwich is, in my opinion, about as close as you'll get to a perfect food. All you need is bread (or some sort of bread equivalent) and a little creativity when it …

Cooking

Young Reader Book Review: 'Serafina and the Twisted Staff'

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Meet Serafina, a brave, unique, innocent, and kind heroine on a journey of discovery that turns into a supernatural thriller.</i> …

Books

7 Healthy Eating Tricks You'll Actually Want To Try

Power bowls, mason jar salads, and a healthy breakfast recipe that's even sweet enough for dessert!

15 Make-Ahead Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

Admit it. Your number one goal in life is to make your momma think you have it *all* together. The best way to do this on Mother’s Day is to plan an epic brunch (or Mother’s Day tea party), complete with a <i>ton</i> of dishes you made ahead of time. Remember when your mom beamed with pride when you made …

Breakfast

18 Chickpea Recipes That Go WAY Beyond Hummus

When chickpeas first come to mind, you <i>might</i> think of your favorite food-truck falafel or vegan Moroccan curry, but most likely the first thing you crave is hummus. News flash… chickpeas are SO much more than hummus! By now you may have dabbled with a chickpea dessert or two, and even embraced …

Healthy Eating

Egg Salad: The True Breakfast of Champions

Egg salad toast is the perfect vehicle for your leftover roasted veg.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>A few years ago, I worked at a general …

Breakfast

15 lifelong money lessons you're never taught in school

Less than half of states in the US require that students at public high schools take a personal finance class before they graduate.<p>At the end of the day, many of us are never taught money basics — we simply learn through trial and error upon entering the "real world."<p>Here are 15 essential money …

Personal Finance

The Foolproof Steps to Making a Perfect French Omelette at Home

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>I've been learning about omelettes for as long as I can remember. When I was four, my family went down to Boca Raton or Fort Lauderdale or one of those chintzy Gold Coast places to visit my great-aunt Myrtle and uncle Pat. One morning, Uncle Pat, who looked …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.