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The 7 most luxurious safari lodges in Africa

We recently published a list of the 30 best hotels in the world, and many of the properties that made the list are are luxury safari lodges in Africa.<p>Considering that an African safari is a once-in-a-lifetime trip during which most people spare no expense, it should come as no surprise that these …

South Africa

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

5 of Our Most Popular Recipes Like You've Never Seen Them Before

We tested out our new Nest Cam by filming key steps from five of our most popular recipes.<p>We often talk about how the Test Kitchen is <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s home base. All of our recipes, from Salted–Butter Apple Galette to Red Wine–Braised Short Ribs, start here. Our Test Kitchen editors spend their days …

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20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

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18 Main Dishes That'll Anchor Your Next Dinner Party

<i>We’ve partnered with Stella Artois to host Genius Recipes dinners in some of our favorite cities across the country. At each dinner, we're asking guests to share their favorite hosting tips.</i><p><i>Today: Dinner party mains that are worthy of being your main squeeze.</i><p>Never underestimate the power of a good …

The Most Underrated Tourist Attraction In All 50 States

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>There's nothing wrong with going full tourist when you're visiting a new state--you'd be blowing it if you didn't make time for a trip to The Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate.<p>But it's also important to go off-guidebook and hit up some of the more …

National Parks

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Burgers

Eating South by Southwest: Suggestions for 2015 Visitors to Austin

Every year tens of thousands of visitors descend on Austin, Texas for South by Southwest. The city has become not just a music mecca, but a great destination for foodies. Where should you fuel up this spring while you're in town? There's lots of great food in Austin, from food truck to five-star, …

Credit Cards

Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

The 50 Recipes Every Cheese Lover Needs

There aren't many occasions in life that encourage you to eat a whole wheel of brie cheese without feeling shame. Except for today. Today, you can down that brie, follow it with mozzarella sticks and <i>own it</i>. Because today, January 20, is National Cheese Lovers Day.<p>Every other day of the year, us …

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Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower

1. Preheat the oven to 400° and lightly grease a small baking sheet with vegetable oil. Set aside.<p>2. Trim the base of the cauliflower to remove any …

9 of the Most Incredible Beaches In the World

Remind yourself how magical our planet is by feasting your eyes on these nine supremely beautiful beaches.<p><b>Scala Dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy</b><p>This stunning beach trades sand for a smooth, white, erosion-terraced cliff face.<p><b>Starfish Beach, South Island, New Zealand</b><p>Formally known as Motukiekie Beach, at …

Beaches

The Far Side of Paradise

One of the things I like best about Hana is that there is nothing to do. This is intentional on my part. It's a small town on the far eastern end of Maui, with one general store and not much else. But for us city folk who are wedded to our iPhones and iPads and computers and all the connectivity in …

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Places I'd Like to See in Japan

There are some many beautiful places to see in Japan. Here are a few of the destinations that I'd like to see during my travels.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What I'd Like to See in Japan<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

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Europe's Best Winter Getaways (PHOTOS)

Europeans have dreamt up many definitions of cozy. Denmark has <i>hygge</i>, a concept that evokes "coziness when relaxing with good friends." Germany, Austria, and Switzerland have <i>gemütlich</i>, which translates to "comfortably homey." And Bulgaria has its <i>уют</i>, which means "snug."<p>In other words, when the …

European Travel

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

European Travel

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

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Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

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7 Old-Fashioned Skills that Save you Money

Shares 77.1K<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy to learn more.<p>There are many ways to pinch a penny. Some of the most …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

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15 Champagne Cocktails to Toast 2015 All Year Long

When it comes to Champagne, we’re torn. As much as we love the elegance of sipping on a glassful of the good stuff, we certainly appreciate when it’s supplemented with a splash of booze and fruit juice. This roundup of 15 fizzy cocktails will help you decide for yourself which presentation you …

Sex and the City

Top 15 International Destinations for 2015

Every New Year's resolution involves three key ingredients -- the commitment to better one's self, the passion to try something new, and the inevitable promise to venture beyond one's comfort zone -- and no one act accomplishes those goals more than international travel.<p>With 2015 on the horizon, …

Cape Town

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

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Take a Look Inside El Rey, One of Our New Favorite Lunch Spots

NYC's El Rey is the perfect combination of stylish, tasty and healthy—take a tour of the restaurant in this video.<p>How do we love New York City's El Rey Café and Luncheonette? We couldn't even begin to count the ways.…But we're gonna try! Here are just a few.<p>1. Tiny Kitchen, Big Flavors<p>This is a …

Food

6 Hearty One-Pot Meals That Will Have You Winning at Winter

It seems like the overworked meteorologists at the Weather Channel have been busy predicting Nor'easters with a furious frequency. And what's better than a hearty pot of stew to right the wrongs of a wet, treacherous slog home from work? Aside from being filled with slow-cooked, nutritious and …

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Best Places to Travel in 2015 (PHOTOS)

The world is getting smaller, but the chances of having an extraordinary new experience are only increasing. We've identified 50 standout destinations, based on industry news and trends, with input from contributing writers, A-List travel agents, and our new local experts. These are the places …

Travel

Caribbean Adventures Worth Leaving Your All-Inclusive For

Sometimes you need an adventure that gets your heart thumping, a thrill to remind you that deep down inside you're still as fun and gutsy as you were when you were 20. These Caribbean adventures are the adrenaline-awakening experience you're looking for. They'll have you sweating through your …

Scuba Diving

The Best Lessons From 40 Holiday Cookbooks

<i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long and varied. Here are cooking tips from 40 of them to help you find the perfect present.</i><p>Scramble eggs in a double boiler to keep them moist.<p><i>Inside the Test Kitchen</i>, Tyler Florence<p>To add flavor and texture to salad dressings, puree with spiced …

Farm-to-table

10 Essential Dessert Destinations in New York City

Among other things, New York City is known throughout the world as a food mecca, boasting exceptional restaurants like Gramercy Tavern, Le Bernardin, and Eleven Madison Park, among many other bucket-list spots. With good food comes great desserts, so there's no better place to leave your diet at …

Dessert