Susan Firooz

9 Flips | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | @SusanFirooz | Keep up with Susan Firooz on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Susan Firooz”

The Most Beautiful Towns in America

Whether they have over-the-top American charm (we're looking at you, Woodstock, Vermont) or proximity to some of the loveliest landscapes on earth (hello, Big Sur), these 20 idylls—the most beautiful towns in the U.S.—are worth a stopover. And while there's something to be said about big city …

America's Best Ranked Cities to Stay in 2016

Reviews give us the best restaurant recommendations, lead us to the best buys - even the best neighborhoods to live - and when you're checking into a hotel, they're also the best way to make sure you're getting exactly what you want to book.<p>So which American cities have the best online reputations …

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread (Topped with Cinnamon Streusel)

Word on the street is that a canned-pumpkin shortage is pretty likely this year (the horror).<p>Now's the time to indulge in pumpkin-laced desserts. Like this recipe for pumpkin quick bread, which just happens to have a swirly cream-cheese filling and cinnamon streusel on top.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Get the</b> …

8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are designed to make traveling easier. Here are …

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Cooking

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars Are Pure Happiness

Funfetti Sugar Cookie Bars will make you happy. SO happy. You know, because sprinkles!<p>Funfetti sugar cookie bars are one of those desserts that make their appearance over and over again in my kitchen. They’re pretty darn tasty, but they also feed a crowd, which makes them a perfect dessert for …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

Arkansas park is a girl's best friend: Woman finds -- and gets to keep -- 8.5-carat diamond

A Colorado woman paid for her vacation — and then some — when she discovered an 8½-carat diamond at an Arkansas park where visitors can hunt for stones and keep what they find.<p>Bobbie Oskarson uncovered a raw, 8.52-carat white diamond last week at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, about …

An LA City Councilmember Wants to Stop the Navigation App Waze from Giving Drivers So Many Shortcuts

Waze has made navigating LA quicker for commuters, but Paul Krekorian says it's causing problems in areas that are seeing an influx of shortcut-seeking drivers.<p>If you don't live in a car-dominated place like Los Angeles, you may not have even heard of Waze, but here in LA it's hard to imagine …