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French Onion Soup Melt - Quiet Corner

French Onion Soup Melt Recipe<p>Beautiful caramelized onions with melted cheese on it. Prepare French Onion Soup topped with Gruyere …

Onions

11 everyday items that can save your life when you're traveling

Basically, safety while traveling is an important consideration, and leaving the planning for later isn't smart. My first suggestion is to take a self-defense class to learn how to protect yourself without weapons and to use your wits to get out of a situation. Some cities, like NYC where I live, …

We tested a new app from a cofounder of Kayak, and it was like having a travel agent in our pocket

Shutterstock/Pressmaster<p>With all of the things going on in life, finding the time to plan a trip can be tough.<p>That's why Paul English, a co-founder of Kayak, recently launched Lola, an app with a messaging interface that connects users with a team of travel consultants who can take care of every …

Make Your Own Resin Agate Coasters

<i>From A. Wagner</i>: I'm absolutely in love with agate slices. My great aunt had a huge collection of them in a beautiful display case and I spent hours …

DIY

When my great-uncle liberated a Nazi concentration camp

The bartender at the Communist-themed pub in former East Berlin scrunches up his face and readjusts his glasses. Lenin looms on the wall beside him. …

World History

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking on a Charcoal Grill

With Memorial Day weekend (the unofficial start of summer) coming up, many of us have the same thing in mind: firing up the grill. While gas is …

BBQ

Where Have You Been? 12 Beautiful DIY Ways to Commemorate Your Travels

One man's treasured souvenir collection is another man's soul-crushing pile of clutter. If you find yourself in the latter camp, you should know that …

Wall Art

This Ghost Town Road Trip in Oregon is The Perfect Adventure

Famous geologist Thomas Condon founded the town in 1893, and helped work with the John Fossil Beds. It was also where Linus Pauling grew up (Nobel …

Hiking

Polish Jewry museum named European Museum of the Year

WARSAW, Poland — POLIN: Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw has won the European Museum of the Year Award for 2016.<p>The winner was …

Europe

Rome museum offers unique, immersive Caravaggio Experience

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque master.<p>It features an innovative video installation combined with an original musical score and even fragrances. The aim is to engage visitors on a …

This App Will Tell You What is Outside Your Airplane Window

This app promises to make the view infinitely more interesting—or at least educational.<p>Now, when you Instagram the view from your airplane window, …

Hazelnut meringue cake recipe

Dessert

'Sistine Chapel of the Early Middle Ages' buried for a millenium by an earthquake reopens

A 1,500-year-old church which was buried under debris from an earthquake for more than a millennium has reopened to the public after a painstaking restoration of some of the world’s earliest Christian art.<p>The sixth-century church of Santa Maria Antiqua is located in the ancient Roman Forum, at the …

DIY Concrete Lets You Channel Your Inner Sculptor

Legendary designer Fu-Tung Cheng wants you to get your hands dirty<p>Cheng has spent his entire career bringing concrete into the spotlight. He doesn’t see the material as purely functional, instead, it’s often front and center in his work as an artistic feature, natural flaws and all. After mastering …

39 Lazy Girl Hacks You'll Want to Save Forever

If you want something done right, push it off, avoid dealing with it, and eventually find the easiest and quickest way to do it -- that's how the saying goes, right?<p>If you're not a fan of taking the long way around, these easy shortcuts are just what every self-proclaimed lazy girl (or guy) needs …

Complete workstation desk home office IKEA hack

<b>Ikea items used:</b>- Bergstena Kitchen Worktops<br>- Alex Storage Unit<br>- Alex Drawer unit on castors<br>- Alex drop file drawer unit x 2<br>- Besta frame, white1. We …

IKEA

Essential Tips for Renting a Car Overseas

<i>By: Tim Ebner</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Nicolas Grevet</i><p>Renting a car is usually pretty easy. In fact, these days travelers often bypass the customer service counter altogether and just hop in a car and go (although they'd be wise to keep in mind these secrets the rental car companies don't want them to …

29 Dining Etiquette Tips You Need to Know Before Your Next Vacation

Here's how not to be a rude tourist.<p>If you've clicked on this article, chances are you're a savvy world traveler. But unless you're a savvy world traveler <i>and</i> an etiquette expert, you likely don't know, say, where it's appropriate to add a tip to your bill in Europe or that it's rude to bring your …

13 Super Charming European Cities Well Worth a Day Trip

Perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of Mozart (as well as the setting for <i>The Sound of Music</i>), Salzburg lies just on the border with Germany. …

European Travel

11 Facts About Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park boasts over a million acres of America’s most awe-inspiring wilderness—and an impressive popularity. The park is among the most …

National Parks

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

Personal Finance

Make a Simple DIY Gift Box Out of a Sheet of Poster Board

With just a few folds, you can turn a sheet of poster board or thin cardboard into a DIY gift box.<p>This video from youtuber DaveHax shows you a cheap …

Healthy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

A Mediterranean Quinoa Salad might look light but don't be surprised if you feel full after a few bites. It will keep you filled, fueled, and …

Food

Dresser Drawer Bookshelf DIY

Reuse old dresser drawers to create a bookshelf installation like Mike and Kate's! The couple found free dressers on Craigslist and used the drawers …

DIY

7 Reasons Why Airlines Can Bump You

Most of us realize we need to be on our best behavior while traveling by air. Gate crews and flight attendants are particularly concerned about the …

Flying

Great European road trips: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning letter<p>Switzerland: a mountain motorist’s dream<p>Switzerland is brilliant driving country: the views are reliably jaw-dropping and the distances manageably short. West of Bern, follow Route 10 as it meanders along the Emmental valley, where, stretching off towards the horizon, are …

European Travel