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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

The 9 Best Train Rides in Northern California

Northern California is a railroad buff’s paradise, as there are many steam and diesel locomotives still in operation today. Your choices range from …

Northern California

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

13 Dinners That Make the Most of Spring Produce

We use fresh spring veggies, from asparagus to sugar snap peas to bring you easy seasonal dinners, like this vibrant Spring Salad with Herbed Goat …

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

The 9 Most ‘Hygge’ Hotels for an Uber-Cozy Winter Escape

The Danish lifestyle concept of <i>hygge</i> means many things to many people. But at its core it comes down to an indescribable feeling of comfort. (Think: …

Hygge

5 ways to spend less (and see more) in Amsterdam

Many people come to Amsterdam intent on visiting every landmark they’ve ever heard about from friends, family, classroom history, and their <i>Lonely</i> …

European Travel

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every …

Cold-Weather Recipes

When the mercury dips, these cold-weather recipes--from stews, to brownies, to mac and cheese--will keep you warm and satisfied.View slideshow

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Six rules for eating dim sum like a Hong Kong pro | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

A New Yorker going to Hong Kong to enjoy an authentic dim sum experience may walk away a little deflated: largely gone are the traditional carts, …

Hong Kong

35 Hidden Bars Around the World and How to Find Them

Some of the world's most intriguing bars are in locations you might not expect, hidden in taco joints and noodle shops, or disguised as everything …

This Tropical Island Just Opened its First All-Inclusive Spa Resort

Take one look at the shores of Phu Quoc and you'll know there's something different. An expansive estate boasting three restaurants, a spa, and 97 …

How to Quick Pickle

Nothing rounds out a meal quite like a pickle. Making them at home is super easy and once you master the brine, you can get really creative and …

Cooking

Non-Toxic Hair Color Miracle #2

Jean Godfrey-June is pretty sure she’s the oldest person at goop, but doesn’t find herself scrambling to hide it from people. This is a new column …

Your Cooking Rut Ends Here with These Steamed Clams with Spring Herbs

You’re tired, you’re uninspired, and you’re suddenly trying to convince yourself that a bag of potato chips satisfies all of the major food groups: …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Ask Jean: Non-Toxic Hair Color?

<i>Dear Jean, I have dark brown hair that’s partly grey already. I color it—but I’m terrified about the toxins in hair color. Are there any clean</i> …

The stars of Planet Earth II - and how you can see them

The follow-up to Sir David Attenborough’s ground breaking Planet Earth series has arrived, offering even more remarkable stories and closer wildlife encounters. Advances in technology have opened up all sorts of exciting new possibilities – from capturing astonishingly intimate footage of elusive …

Nature

14 Fabulous Places To Go In Berlin

So many places in Europe are filled with historical landmarks, famous museums, culture, five-star dining and an abundance of activities to keep a …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

7 affordable hostels so beautiful they could be hotels

In fact, some hostels rival hotels in terms of beauty and comfort.<p>We teamed up with Hostelworld, a database of 33,000 hostels in 170 countries, to identify some of the world's prettiest properties.<p>From a nature retreat in Ecuador to a trendy but retro spot in Chicago, here are the haute hostels …

Hospitality

Long Layover? Take a Free City Tour at One of These Airports

<i>TPG Contributor Lori Zaino highlights seven airports where you can take advantage of complimentary city tours, a special perk offered by airlines for</i> …

DIY Projects & Crafts

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

Best foods for happiness

Some foods taste so good while we're eating them, but can leave us feeling blah, bloated and feeling guilty just moments after we've brushed away the crumbs. But other foods are scientifically shown to lift our spirits. Here are five foods that will make you feel good right away!<p>1. Raw walnuts and …

The best hotels in Portugal for under £100 a night

Portugal stays<p><b>CITIES</b><p>1 Gorgeous townhouse, Lisbon<p><b>Casa Das Merceeiras</b> is two apartments in an 18th-century Alfama townhouse, beautifully restored by owner Teresa Albarran. Here you sleep under glorious brick cathedral vaulted roofs and stroll the few minutes down to Rossio, one of the city’s main …

European Travel

Standard Luggage's Carry-on Travel Backpack is Functional, Versatile, and Clever - Vagabondish

Messenger bag, backpack, carry-on suitcase … many manufacturers are now blurring the distinction between these types of luggage. These days, it’s …

10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

Apps

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …