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A guide to exploring Amsterdam’s artsy neighbourhoods by foot

There’s something about wandering through the streets of a city that transforms an ordinary day into an intrepid adventure. From the captivating …

Gardens of Corfu and the landscape that inspires them

Greenest of the Greek islands, Corfu has been dubbed “the garden isle” since Homer’s time. Today it has a little-known but rich garden heritage ranging from ­romantic old estates and colourful ­village gardens to stunning contemporary works by Greek and international designers. The past 20 years on …

This is the cheapest city to visit in Europe this autumn

The pound goes pretty far in Serbia's capital<p>If you're already thinking about a post-summer getaway, autumn is a great time for a budget-friendly …

European Travel

Before and After: This Kitchen Wound Up Costing $20,000

This kitchen was pretty cute and had a ton of storage, but it was sadly cut off from the rest of the home. Enter an interior …

Dining Rooms

The Top 10 Design Cities of 2018, As Revealed by Metropolis Magazine

For this year's annual city listings, Metropolis Magazine took an unusual approach: they took the analysis to the streets, surveying nearly 100 …

Top 10

8 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight, According To A Nutritionist

If you’re looking for the most hard core low-carb diet of all the low-carb diets, the ketogenic diet is it.<p>The trendy ketogenic diet, which reportedly has fans like Lebron James and Kim Kardashian, reduces your daily carb intake to 35 grams or less, depending on the plan you follow. That’s about …

Nutrition

The 13 Best Noir Films to Stream When You're Looking for Something Dark

When noir films were introduced to audiences in the early 1940s, they were captivated by cynical tales of cities rife with steady corruption, easy …

Entertainment

Put Québec On Your Bucket List

The Hamptons are tempting these last few weeks of summer, as New Yorkers are planning last-minute trips to cap off the season. But surprise: you can …

Quebec

A hilarious new memoir reveals the absurd business of selling books today

Wigtown is a coastal “book town” in Scotland that features an Airbnb rental where bibliophiles can spend their vacation living out the romantic fantasy of running a bookstore. And indeed, according to Shaun Bythell, a year-round bookseller in the same town, it’s deeply romantic work: The evocative …

Books

Edmunds picks 6 used luxury vehicles under $36K that are as good as some new cars

The average transaction price for new vehicles has been hovering above $35,000 this year, and briefly broke $36,000 at the end of 2017. But instead of buying a new vehicle, what if you took that money and applied it to purchasing a late-model luxury vehicle? For about the same money or less, you …

Luxury Lifestyle

This River Cruise Company Is Going Adults Only

Sorry, kids. Viking River Cruises are for adults only from now on.<p>The cruise line has updated its travel policy, raising the minimum age of travelers …

Travel

How to Make the Best BLT of All Time

Gabriel Pascuzzi of Stacked in Portland's adds a pink peppercorn aioli to this classic sandwich. Enough said.<p>Tomato season means many things, from …

Cooking

10 Corn Side Dishes You Need to Bookmark — Recipes from The Kitchn

Sweet corn season is so fleeting that it's extra important to take full advantage of it. I grew up doing this by eating my weight in corn on the cob …

Cooking

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

Poet Claire Askew’s splendid debut, <b>All the Hidden Truths</b> (Hodder & Stoughton, £12.99), focuses on the aftermath of an Edinburgh college massacre: 20-year-old Ryan Summers lethally modified three starting pistols that had belonged to his dead athletics coach father and used them to gun down 13 …

Books

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Self-help

The Black Leather Motorcycle Jacket Is Still King

Allow former One Direction-er Liam Payne to show you how to wear one the right way, right now.<p>We’re all for trying out new, weird things with your style—big suits, ugly sneakers, even <i>uglier</i> sneakers—but that doesn’t mean we’ve abandoned the classics. Double denim and Chelsea boots remain an …

Men's Fashion

Ham and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

There's no reason weeknight dinners can't be elegant as well as easy, and this recipe is proof of that. Adding the herbs at the very end keeps them a …

Leo Tolstoy Creates a List of the 50+ Books That Influenced Him Most (1891)

<i>War and Peace</i>, <i>Anna Karenina</i>, <i>The Death of Ivan Ilyich</i> — many of us have felt the influence, to the good or the ill of our own reading and writing, of …

Fact: Dry Rubs Are Better Than Marinades

By Alex Delany<p>There. We said it.<p>We usually don’t like to use the word "dry" when talking about our food. But there are exceptions. A dry martini? Sure. Dry-aged steak? Absolutely. Dry rubs? Oh, yes. <b>We love dry rubs</b>. We prefer them to marinades almost every time. That's right: When it comes to …

BBQ

9 veggie burgers that don't taste like absolute trash

Though it can be a challenge to give up meat in favor of a veggie-based lifestyle, your tastebuds don't have to suffer in the process. When those …

Aretha Franklin’s Revolution

The soul singer was an architect of the civil-rights movement as much as a witness to it.<p>If the Great Migration could be condensed into a single personal narrative, it might be Aretha Franklin’s. Born in 1942 in Memphis, Tennessee, to a traveling, womanizing preacher and a gospel-singing mother, …

Civil Rights

This $80 IKEA Rug Hack Belongs in a High-End Gallery

This delightful IKEA hack involves literally hacking up affordable rugs in pleasing colors and combining them to create a gallery-worthy wall …

Lowe's

The Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018 That Are Actually Worth Your Time

As balmy summer nights give way to brisk autumn evenings, we're breaking out our woodsy-scented candles, filling our glasses with full-bodied red …

Books

Found: The 5 Most-Saved Crockpot Recipes in Pinterest History

I know I will regret saying this as soon as the temperatures dip below 65, but I'm excited for fall. Or more specifically, fall food. From Halloween …

Cooking

The Car Lover’s Guide to Germany

Travel

Germany

An Electric Shaver for His More Intimate Body Parts Is on Sale

If you’re looking for a tool to shave your neck, back, chest, and even your nether regions (“Let’s just be honest, most of you guys are looking for …

Shopping

Top 10 books about Americans abroad

My second novel, Feast Days, is narrated by a young American woman whose husband is relocated from New York to São Paulo. “We were Americans abroad,” she says. The novel of Americans far from home has a long history, and is perhaps distinct from its cousin, the novel of Britons overseas. Both get …

Books

Without a Doubt, These Are the Best Cookbooks to Upgrade Your Gluten-Free Meals

Although the restrictive gluten-free diet was developed specifically for those suffering from celiac disease, a digestive disorder in which eating …

Gluten-Free

Look Beyond the Usual Choices for Impressive Bathroom Lighting

Forget the old fluorescents and take a tour of different bathroom lighting styles that are available today. In fact, virtually any style of fixture …

Interior Design

Now that Hollywood is interested in Asian stories, here are other books that should be movies

We hear the expression “Representation matters” all the time, and it’s still worth repeating. As a Korean American, I grew up yearning to see actors that looked like me. On the rare occasions I saw an Asian celebrity, I adored them unflaggingly. Still, I can count those figures on one hand: …

Books