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5 Cable-Cutting Hacks To Help Save You Money

As cable-cutting becomes more popular, companies are left fighting for your streaming money. It’s overwhelming. So here’s some help.<p>If you’re planning to cut the cable, you’re probably considering making the switch to save money. Streamline has compiled a list that keeps in mind the different …

Televisions

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

National Parks

16 travel destinations for people who want to get away from the crowds

If uncrowded areas and secluded escapes sound like bliss to you, then you might want to put one of these introverted vacation destinations on your list.<p>Forget the crowds and hype of places like Vegas, L.A., and Cancun, because these hidden gems are much more your style. Some actually cater to …

Hiking

12 Of The Best Budget Hotels In New York

The Big Apple is one of the world’s ultimate city break destinations with more shopping, art and sightseeing than you could possibly dream for. …

Hospitality

9 Unexpected Spring Break Road Trip Ideas

Forget L.A. and New York, these surprising spots are completely affordable and easy to get to.<p>Raise your hand if you got super cute luggage over the holidays but don’t have enough funds for a plane ticket. Okay, so perhaps you can’t jet set to Paris or even Miami this year, that doesn’t mean you …

Travel

Easy Three-Ingredient Spaghetti Carbonara

Easy Spaghetti Carbonara<p>Your pasta fix made easy.<p>February 11, 2018<p>If you're a pasta fanatic like me, sometimes you're in the mood for pasta but the …

Recipes

The best places to visit in the US in 2018

Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

Nicollet Mall

How to get tickets to the best TV show tapings in NYC

Instead of waiting months for a chance at <i>Saturday Night Live</i> tickets, submit your online request to these equally entertaining TV show tapings in …

Comedy

Here are the top US places to see in 2018

A full month of 2018 is already behind us. With temperatures beginning to ease up as spring creeps closer, it's time to think about future travel plans.<p>The expert team at Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, just announced their 10 favorite U.S. destinations to visit in 2018.<p>“We aimed to pick …

U.S. Bank Stadium

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

Hiking

These Sheet Pan Garlic Mushrooms Are Side Dish Goals

We often see mushrooms as a welcome addition to an already tasty side dish or protein on a menu, but we forget they are delicious all on their own. …

Cooking

Bolognese

Bolognese sauce is an originally Italian, meat-based sauce that is served with pasta. Here, our favorite Bolognese recipes including pappardelle with …

Hoisinful Asian Marinade

The best thing about Asian flavored marinades is that the soy sauce is salty so they work like both a marinade and brine, penetrating better than …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Five Tips for Better and More Creative Edits in Lightroom

People often think of Lightroom as the place where cataloging and basic editing takes place with Photoshop doing the heavy lifting. And while it's …

11 Succulent Mussel Dishes to Try Right Now

Mussels can easily be an afterthought next to more fanciful seafood options like oysters and crabs. But the plump, briny bivalves can make for just as tasty a meal — often at an affordable price.<p>The most traditional way to enjoy mussels is steamed in a broth of white wine, shallots, butter and …

5 Iceland Adventures That are Ready for Instagram

Iceland is quickly becoming one of the top tourist stops in the world, especially if you’re a shutterbug. From hot springs to glaciers, your trip …

How To Ask More Powerful Questions

“I got this.”<p>This was my go-to line when I knew what I was doing and wanted to get my boss off my back. What I couldn’t see was how it highlighted a major mistake. I wasn’t evaluating the situation, I wasn’t asking questions. I assumed I knew all the answers, and I was usually wrong.<p>I didn’t …

Self-improvement

10 of Our Favorite All Season Rooftops to Enjoy This Winter in NYC

Whether you're visiting NYC for the festive decor or are an NY native, check out these year-round rooftops with sweeping Manhattan views, heated …

RV Travel Made Affordable

Many people love RV travel because of the freedom it inspires.<p>You can pack up and head out wherever you want. You can drive longer than you planned, …

The 14 Most Popular Healthy Recipes on Pinterest in 2017

2017 was another big one for healthy eating. Trendy foods like turmeric and aquafaba (aka chickpea juice) got a ton of attention. A bunch of …

Healthy Eating

8 of the World’s Best Natural Hot Springs and How to Find Them

So deep into winter, it’s only natural for those of us tired of daily commutes in the early dark to start thinking of the warmer places we’d rather …

America's Greatest Beaches For 2018

America's Greatest Beaches<p>In "News"<p>Shelter Island is a 2 hour 30 minute drive from New York. It has 20 miles of coastline that range from sandy …

Lightroom tips: Landscape photography editing

<b>Learn how to enhance your landscape photography editing skills with James Paterson’s 20 essential Lightroom techniques.</b><p>1. Landscape photography …

The Best Adventure Books For Cabin Fever - Therm-a

<i>Maybe you’re looking for a few books to get you through short days and stormy nights? Maybe you’re recovering from an early season injury? Maybe you</i> …

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

Consensus wasn't easy in 2017. Maybe that's because the news this year kept us on edge, our eyes and ears pointed in many directions. Maybe it's due to the growth of streaming as the dominant listening platform, one whose rules have not yet fully been written. Whatever the cause, with the exception …

50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of Canada's best cities, the world's design capital, and a remote, idyllic …

19 of the World's Coolest Hotel Bars

No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract both travelers and locals, there’s been a renewed appreciation for the hotel …

Bryce Canyon National Park

http://travelphotos.amateurtraveler.com/USA/Utah/Bryce-Canyon-National-Park<p>Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah travel photography<p>article

If You're Visiting These NYC Attractions, Here Are the Restaurants Not to Miss

Trying to pack in all the great sights this city has to offer is an exhausting and exhilarating task that will most likely also leave you hungry. So …