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11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

Maya Artifacts Found In World's Largest Underwater Cave

Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.<p>Last month, researchers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project announced the discovery of the world's largest underwater cave system in Yucatán after realizing that …

Breathtaking Views From A Journey Through Modern China

Tristan Zhou's photos from his recent trip to China reveal a world that mixes old and new a beautiful way.<p>Looking for a little travel inspiration? …

12 destinations travelers might want to avoid in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tourism backlash has been in full effect over the past 12 months, with several destinations announcing they'd had enough of foreign visitors flooding their streets or disrupting their fragile ecosystems.<p>Unsurprisingly, this has posed a a dilemma for mindful travelers planning their next …

Taj Mahal

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Brussels Sprouts

Definitive Proof That Gray Living Rooms Make a Striking Statement

The living room often serves as the first impression guests have of your home and is where you spend most of your time entertaining. For that reason, …

10 Times Wallpaper Dramatically Raised IKEA's Game

Most IKEA products are a blank slate for your creativity. To show how they can be customized to match any decor style—no matter if your signature …

Dining Rooms

10 Vegetarian Lunches You’ll Never Get Tired of Eating

Bonus: They’re super easy to pack.<p>When I was a kid there was never much variety when it came to my lunches, especially since I was a vegetarian: My …

15 Vegan Instant Pot Recipes That Make Weeknight Cooking a Breeze

The 13 Best Christmas Party Appetizers, Hands Down, No Contest

You’ve got the cocktails covered. Now it’s time for appetizers, aka the real reason everyone loves a good Christmas party so much. Complement your …

These Ultra Trendy Tiles Have Taken Homes by Storm

There are so many beautiful flooring options out there. One that I'm particularly excited about is wood-look tiles. While still achieving the warm …

Laundry Rooms

Life-changing Trips for Couples

1 of 15<p>Bali, Indonesia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Santorini, Greece<p>3 of 15<p>Safari in Tanzania<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 15<p>Whistler, …

3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

Furniture

​This Weekend: Do This To Your Bedroom Right Now

Chilly weather and holidays call for sleeping in and cuddling with fluffy blankets. But the cozy vibe is anything but restful if all you see is …

Athletic Apparel

Fast Hors d'Oeuvre Recipes

Hors d'oeuvres are a must for any cocktail party, but it's no fun to slave over tiny finger foods. We've got you covered with some of our favorite …

Go way off-grid in this beautiful bamboo hut tucked into Bali's lush mountains

Adventurous travelers looking to go way, way off grid will love this beautiful bamboo haven located deep in Bali’s mountainous region of Gunung …

Lentil Soup with Kale

<i>Lentil soup with kale. Easy and slow-cooker or crock-pot friendly. Do we really need to say anything else?</i> Adapted from Hugh Acheson | The Chef and …

Slow Cookers

San Marino Is the Least-Visited European Country and It's Absolutely Breathtaking

It's only 23.6 square miles.<p>With distinctive food, architecture and natural wonders, and thanks to decently-priced airfare, it's no wonder Europe was the most-visited continent in 2016.<p>It's for that exact reason that both major cities and the more quaint seaside towns are often <i>flooded</i> with tourists.<p>…

European Travel

15 Castles in Portugal to Add to Your Bucket List

You could plan an entire vacation around visiting these castles.<p>There’s something romantic about castles that perfectly embodies the idea of …

Castles

Luminoodle Basecamp: because sometimes you need a 20-foot light rope

Let there be noodle!<p>I'll bet most of you have never heard of the Kickstarter darling called Power Practical, but the little Salt Lake City outfit makes some of the most interesting portable lighting solutions available. Power Practical got its start in 2012 before gaining some exposure, and Mark …

Cooking for Two: 33 Healthyish Meals for You and Your Boo

Cooking for two can be a tricky skill to master. While leftovers are practical, eating Crock-Pot chili five nights in a row can get pretty old, and …

Healthy Eating

12 Spectacular & Magnificent Libraries Around The World

We all know that studying can be a major chore at times, but when it comes to enhancing your knowledge through the power of the written word, you’d …

France

10 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Thailand Right Now

The number of foreign visitors to Thailand has doubled in the past decade, and it's easy to see why. The country radiates beauty at every turn—from lush jungles to dramatic caves, golden temples to skies aglow with lanterns. Whether you're looking to soak up ancient culture or relax on one of the …

Thailand

Our marriage was built on traveling together. Then it was time to go my own way.

When I was married, I followed my husband’s itinerary, and we adventured in happy agreement. He was my guide and translator and regaled me with his stories of things he’d done before we met: dancing with armed female soldiers in Tel Aviv; smoking hash in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt; sleeping on carpets …

Travel

5 ways to escape the spring break crowds in Cabo San Lucas

WHEN I first heard, “Let’s go to Cabo!”, images of wild Spring Break parties, yachts blasting loud music, and crowds of tourists all flooded into my …

Creative Nightscape and Astrophotography by Jaxson Pohlman

<b>Jaxson Pohlman</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Wichita, Kansas who currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Spending …

Photography

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies Recipe by Tasty

Ingredients<p>for 8 servings<p>2 ripe bananas<br>• 1 cup (200 g) sugar<br>• ½ cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted, plus 1 tablespoon<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• ¾ cup (95 g) flour<br>• ¼ cup (30 g) cocoa powder, plus 1 tablespoon<br>• ⅛ teaspoon salt<br>• ½ cup (120 g) creamy peanut butter<p>Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).<br>• In a …

Cheap around the world itinerary for only $1,280 round-trip

If you’ve always wanted to circumnavigate the globe, now’s your chance. Today, the Airfare Spot announced a new Around the World airfare sale for …