Tanha Patel

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Trips of a Lifetime

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Amalfi Coast

The 50 greatest cafés on Earth

When I travel, wherever I travel, more than museums, monuments, temples, churches and, even restaurants, I seek out a café.<p>The reasons are many. Nowhere quite represents a place like its cafés. What would Vienna, Rome and Paris be without theirs? It’s not just the history or the opulence. It’s the …

Buenos Aires

An artful afternoon: a guide to Cairo's best galleries

Like its towering media and literary traditions, Egyptian art dominates the Arab world. Flush buyers from the Gulf flock to Cairo to nab new creations so regularly that those red 'sold' stickers hurriedly posted on the frames almost seem like part of the piece, especially at top galleries in …

10 classic European islands on a budget

<b>Santorini, Greece</b><p>Even the epic photos don’t quite prepare you for Santorini, with its encircling black cliffs. The island was formed by an enormous volcanic eruption in 1600 BC, and the subsequently collapsing caldera formed these sheer faces. Its extraordinary landscapes justly attract hordes of …

Make These Easy Salt & Vinegar Cucumbers All Summer Long

When you're in need of something crisp and refreshing alongside whatever you're serving — be it grilled shrimp or a roast chicken — let this be your …

Recipes

Make This Lentil Potato Soup and Eat It All Week

At the start of the new year I take inventory of my pantry. I check to see what I'm running low on and what staples I need to stock up on or, …

Forget Iceland — these are the 10 places around the world everyone will be visiting in 2018, according to travelers

We're barely into 2018, but travelers are already chiming in on this year's newest travel hotspots.<p>TripAdvisor recently released its annual list of global travel destinations on the rise, and this year's list includes gems from Croatia to Kenya.<p>TripAdvisor based its rankings on year-to-year …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Travel<p>Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram</i> …

List-Worthy

11 secret Italian villages to visit before the crowds do

Rome? Been there. Venice? Done that. Florence? Bought the statue-of-David postcard. While this triumvirate of tourist destinations is a must-do for any first-time visitor to Italy, many of the country’s greatest charms can only be experienced in small Italian villages — places where you can slip …

Italian Riviera

‘Magical Towns’: Authentic Mexico off the beaten path

The great majority of first-time visitors to Mexico gravitate toward the country’s well-known resort destinations, such as Cancun and Los Cabos, or perhaps to cosmopolitan Mexico City. A country as huge as Mexico has lots of treasures tucked away in off-the-beaten-path locations. In 2001, in a bid …

Mexico

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

Adventure<p>These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new …

National Parks

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Basic Homemade Pizza Dough and Topping Suggestions

This homemade pizza dough is easy to prepare and knead by hand. You could also put the dough in a bread machine on the dough cycle.<p>You'll find …

Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Prepare three 8 inch cake pans with parchment paper circles in the bottom, and grease the sides. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.<p>2<p>Done<p>Add all …

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Hiking

8 Unexpected Places to See the Northern Lights

The spectacular Northern Lights are a popular bucket list item -- and rightfully so. But there is one downside to scouting them out: seeing the …

Greening Your Summer Vacation

The United Nations has proclaimed 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development with a goal of promoting positive change in travel with regard to social inclusion, environmental protection and economic equality.<p>But what does that mean for the everyday traveler planning a summer …

Costa Rica

How Do You Travel When You're Afraid to Leave Your House?

Travel<p>This artist is challenging conventional ideas of photography and travel.<p>Jacqui Kenny is a London-based artist living with agoraphobia, an intense fear of being unable to escape certain places or situations. Because the anxiety associated with her disorder limits her ability to travel, she …

Google Street View

10 Mistakes Smart People Never Make Twice

Emotionally intelligent people embrace mistakes for what they are—great opportunities to learn.<p>Everybody makes mistakes—that’s a given—but we don’t always learn from them. Sometimes we make the same mistakes over and over again, fail to make any real progress, and can’t figure out why.<p><b>“Mistakes are</b> …

10 High-Protein Lunches With No Meat

Whether you're a full-time vegetarian, or just looking to add a few meatless meals to your routine, it's important to remember that skipping meat …

7 Natural Wonders You Need to Explore in Italy

We all know Italy to be a haven for hardcore foodies and history buffs, home to amazing man-made wonders such as the marinara pizza and the Leaning …

The Secret of Great Vegetarian Cooking Is Sauces Like These

I'm not quite sure when the veggie bowl trend sparked, but I rejoiced because with it came a renaissance of sauces. Think about it — before you could …

Healthy Eating

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

How I Turned My WordPress Blog into a Five-Figure Business

In 2013, I was working in a design agency in London, while dreaming about entrepreneurship and traveling the world.<p>One day, an idea struck me. Most …

6-Ingredient No-Bake Caramel Tarts

These will be melting in your mouth.<p>Servings: 20<p>24 chocolate cream cookies<p>4 tablespoon butter, melted<p>1½ cup sugar<p>½ cup water<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>½ teaspoon vanilla<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>6 ounces dark chocolate<p><b>Topping</b><p>Sea salt<p>1. Place cookies into plastic bag and smash until fine crumbles form, or use a food …

Dessert

Watercolor Cake Is the Dreamiest (and Most Delicious) New Wedding Trend

Check out these edible works of art.<p>Watercolor wedding cakes are having a moment right now, and it's no wonder why. Decorated with beautiful brushstrokes of all shades, the edible works of art are a sure way to elevate your wedding day dessert. Whether floral, marble, or abstract, these bakers' …

Weddings

26 places you should visit before they disappear forever

But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than …

7 Gluten-Free Muffin Recipes That Don't Taste Like Cardboard

There are some pretty scary facts about bakery muffins (some have more sugar than a fat slice of cake!), so we prefer to bake them ourselves. But to …

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake for True Chocoholics

When you're celebrating National Chocolate Cake Day, you need to pull out all the stops. Sure, a simple chocolate cake with chocolate frosting would …

15+ Chewy Cookie Recipes to Live For

If you live for a chewy cookie, preferably one that is practically still dough, it's understandable. It might be considered a sin in some households (um, definitely mine) to overcook a batch of dough to jaw-breaking crispness. Thankfully, with these recipes, there's none of that — only ultragooey …

Recipes