Christina Vega

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21 Easy DIY Projects for Dog Lovers

Roll up your sleeves, put on some music, and get ready to tackle some of the most pawsomely adorable DIY projects the internet has to offer.<p><b>1. Show</b> …

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

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I Heart My City: Pamela’s Quebec City

Quebec City resident <b>Pamela MacNaughtan</b> left her career behind to pursue her dream of long-term travel in 2010, and hasn’t looked back. This self-proclaimed “bacon addict” isn’t only led by her taste buds; she’s also attracted to the unusual and adventurous side of travel. She’s toured working …

How to Drive in Europe

If you're planning a European vacation, you'll no doubt want to know if you can legally drive a car during your stay using an American driver's license. Luckily, many European countries recognize U.S.-issued driver's licenses and others simply require that you also carry an International Driving …

The Perfect Day in Dublin

I’ve been to <b>Dublin</b> several times before, and have always found it to be a relaxing, almost effortless, city to visit with its eminently walkable city center bisected by the River Liffey into neighborhoods north and south. But this time, I was exploring the Irish capital with celebrated National …

A Cape Cod for All Seasons

Some of my earliest beach memories originate in <b>Cape Cod</b>. When I visited during the summer of 1969, the Citgo stations on the drive from Boston were handing out reproduction oil paintings of Red Sox players. I was only eight, but I remember hotels that were intimate, quirky, run by innkeepers. …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

3 Places for Hot Chai During a Cold Spell

Balsamic-Roasted Shallots

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Your shallots want to be heroic -- this is how to let them.</i><p>I bet you have shallots in your kitchen right now. They are your right hand man: they're the thrumming …

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George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

Smoky The Yorkshire Terrier Was Probably The Cutest Service Member In WWII

This is Smoky, a female Yorkshire Terrier that served in World War II.<p>Taken on Biak Island, Indonesia in Sept. 1944. About 5,000 enemy soldiers were trapped in caves two miles away.<p>Smoky was found in a foxhole by an American solider during the war and later sold to Cpl. Bill Wynne. She became a …

It's About Time You Tried A New Potato Soup Recipe

We all have a favorite soup recipe, right? We find ourselves making the same one over and over again, even though we know there are countless other great soups out there. Potato soup alone comes with more variations than we can count -- all of them worth trying.<p>Since we know that no rut is a good …