Tanvi Naik

30 Added | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Following | @TanviNaik | Keep up with Tanvi Naik 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 “Tanvi Naik”

20 Great TV Shows Canceled After One Season

Television can be cruel sometimes. For those who love the medium, there’s always something new around the corner. In fact, last year, the amount of …

The Fastest-Selling Adult Novel in History: Paula Hawkins’ ‘The Girl On The Train’

Stephen King is a fan. Dreamworks just bought the movie rights. Your book club is definitely reading it. Author Paula Hawkins discusses her debut …

Books

Sorry - Server error

The website encountered an error while retrieving your page.

What are the most disturbing novels?

Bret Easton Ellis has haunted some of our readers for days, and on the books desk we’re still getting over certain depictions of dangerous obsessions and hellish orgies. Which fiction has most unnerved you?<p>While we often discuss lovely, life-affirming quotes and sweetly memorable scenes in books, …

America's 50 Best French Fries

<i>We searched high and low throughout the country, and here are the best French fries in America in 2015.</i><p>French fries can be found on restaurant menus all over America, from the smallest take-away shack to the grand bastions of fine dining. Although the origin of the fry is somewhat of a sore spot …

The Off-Road Retirement Plan

11 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>For their off-road retirement plan, Bob and Jean Fouty bought a Hallmark Cuchara pop-up truck camper and set-out to …

RVs

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

European Travel

How to Make Potato Gnocchi

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: James Beard Award-nominated chef Jonathon Sawyer proves Gnocchi shouldn't just be reserved for restaurants -- here's how to make it at home with …

Recipes

Our 8 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Because Nothing Is Better Than Cheesy Pasta

Macaroni and cheese is hands-down one of our favorite pastas. Whether it's loaded with bacon, topped with bread crumbs, or studded with lobster, mac …

Cooking

America's 12 Best Italian Restaurant Chains

Like Irish pubs and Chinese takeouts, you'd be hard-pressed to find a moderately-populated town without an Italian restaurant. And for much of the country, that Italian restaurant is a chain. We canvassed the country, and from corporate behemoths like Olive Garden to family-run chains like The Old …

Solo on Valentine's Day? Show yourself some love with these 7 foods that are perfect for one!

Valentine's Day is upon us. That day of love, of togetherness, of romance. Unless, of course, you are single. Then it's the time of “gag me with a NON-CHOCOLATE-covered spoon.” But why not take Valentine's Day as an opportunity to make like Donna and Tom from Parks and Recreation and treat yo self? …

6 Reasons to Visit Kyoto

Standing in stately contrast to the neon-lit adrenaline of Tokyo, Japan’s second city exudes a warm, elegant vibe that has been attracting visitors …

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Do I Need to Buy Travel Health Insurance if I’m Going Overseas?

If you’re a frequent traveler, you’ve probably heard some variation of the following horror story: an American is traveling in a remote landscape …

38 places you should visit in China

It's a top attraction for its rich history; its incredible monuments, temples, and towers; and its varied yet beautiful landscape.<p>From gambling in opulent Macau to riding camels through the northern Gobi Desert, here are 38 places travelers should visit in China.

China

The best pizza in 11 big cities around the US

In celebration of this important holiday, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 11 big cities around the US.<p>From Dallas to New York to Seattle, here are some epically delicious pies.

S'Mores

The Meek vs The Massive: A Tale of Greek Tourism

Hours after the Greek leftist party Syriza came to power on Jan. 25, U.K. and U.S. press began to wonder whether travelers should think twice before packing their bags and setting off for the striking shores of Greece.<p>Analysis after analysis, the media, which included the <i>Independent</i>, the <i>Daily Mail</i>, …

5 Absolutely Magical Places to Visit in Iceland

I started off my Euro trip on an island, but warm weather and coconut cocktails weren't on the menu. I was in search of adventure, majestic sights -- I wanted to change my perspective on the world, and come back a new person.<p><b>Iceland did just that. It changed my life forever.</b><p>Touring the South Coast …

Paris' Most Secret Streets You Need To Walk

Ah, Paris. From its famous food to the stunning architecture, hell, even its snobby locals, we love pretty much everything about the city (not to sound too American, but have you seen the Eiffel Tower?!).<p>And now there's a guidebook, written by a local journalist, to show us all the hidden nooks and …

En Route: Xunantunich

I awoke feeling claustrophobic. During the night, the heat in my narrow room, unmitigated by a squeaky fan, made me restless.<p>The night before …

Travelling solo in the world’s most romantic country

When Marcia DeSanctis set off on a travel writing assignment through France, she not only found a new love - but remembered why you should never travel with anyone else.<p>One night last February, while sleet whipped my windshield as I drove through Normandy’s early winter darkness into the port of …

France

A Beginner’s Guide to Voluntourism

Not all volunteerism projects are created equal. But giving back when gallivanting around the globe can be one of the most rewarding experiences a traveler can hope for.<p>If you’ve been kicking around the idea of joining the growing ranks of travelers volunteering around the world, here are five …

Bon Jovi

This Is The Closest, Undiscovered Tropical Island You Should Be On Right Now

Are you dreaming of sipping daiquiris on a tropical island far, far away?<p>Us, too.<p>But while you may not have the luxury of escaping to an exotic paradise on the other side of the world, we do have some good news for you: There's a tropical island near you -- it's just waiting for you to notice …

24 hours in Cape Town

It’s 65km from Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront (the city’s most visited attraction) to the wind-whipped tip of the peninsula in the Cape Of Good Hope Nature Reserve, past majestic Table Mountain, golden beaches, charming fishing villages, verdant vineyards and a colony of super cute …

Fifty Shades of Awkward

It's one of the most reliable rules of travel marketing: where there's a blockbuster movie, there is also, inevitably, a slew of cringe-worthy hotel …

Afraid of Flying? How to Cope

Almost everyone has gone through a phase of aerophobia (fear of flying). I'm still dealing with it to this day. Luckily, I haven't turned down many trips. But it has gone through varying stages of extremity:<p>1. Won't set foot on an airplane.<p>2. Will fly only with drugs.<p>3. Will fly without drugs, but …

6 Spectacular Places to Visit in 2015

A new year means new resolutions; this year you should resolve to travel more.<p>As we all know a resolution or goal is much more successful when it is as specific as possible, so we're here to help you nail down the details. Arguably the biggest -- and toughest -- decision of any trip is deciding …