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23 Fall Desserts That Will Make You Want to Eat All of the Maple, Brown Sugar, and Apples

There's just something so comforting about fall desserts. You should eat all of these to research what makes them so delicious.<p><b>There's just something so comforting about fall desserts.</b> Is it the maple? The pumpkin? The brown sugar? Let's eat all of these to try and figure out what makes them so …

Baking

Europe's Best Small Ports

Tallinn

7 Spectacular Hotel Breakfasts

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day. But while its pragmatic benefits aren't lost on most, what of its more indulgent possibilities? Thankfully, the best hotels in the world guarantee morning spreads that are meant to impress as much as sustain.<p>From brioche French toast with …

French Toast

15 Maui Adventures That Will Keep You Active, Happy ... And Shark-Bite Free

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times for Maui in 2013. On the one hand, the valley isle was voted the best island in the world by <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i> readers for the 20th consecutive year.<p>On the other hand, it has experienced an unprecedented eight shark attacks so far this year, two …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

From a candle-lit desert oasis to a dreamy tropical archipelago, here are the 10 best honeymoon destinations in Africa.<p>For travelers, Africa has it all: iconic wildlife, epic landscapes, ancient wonders, and an incredible variety of cultures that have intrigued intrepid adventurers for centuries! …

National Parks

Sofia, Bulgaria: A Travel Tuesday Of Stately Proportions

Come yonder with us to Sofia, Bulgaria's capital, in honor of #TravelTuesday.<p>Sofia is a charming city of cobblestones, religion, and small nesting dolls.<p>Below is Alexsander Nevsky Cathedral, one of the biggest Eastern Orthodox churches in the world.<p>The cathedral can fit 10,000 people inside and …

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Bookworms

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Forgo the generic gift card this holiday season and instead wrap up these five new travel-inspiring books:<p>In Sebastião Salgado’s <b>Genesis</b>, more than 500 monochrome photos–of Central African volcanoes, Brazilian jaguars, and the Stone Age Korowai people of West Papua–compose …

Make Your Presentation Before Writing the Paper and Skip the Outline

Sometimes class assignments require writing a paper and making a presentation. Many people start with the paper because they think they need all of …

Writing

Appalachian Wonderland: Pisgah National Forest

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>My family and I decided to go on a last minute trip at the end of this summer, and North Carolina met our criteria of minimal crowds and no flying. We drove south from New York City to the Outer Banks, then headed west all the way to the Appalachian Mountains. There, we …

The Best Food Books Of 2013

Grab that blanket, steep that tea and get ready for some good couch reading.<p>There has been a slew of high-profile cookbooks published in 2013, from major chef tomes to influential restaurant cookbooks. But in addition to all these great cookbooks, 2013 has also been a good year for food books that …

On beauty, struggle, and feeling small in South America

Traveling overland is a humbling experience. Humanity creates infrastructures that makes us feel like we fit, like we’re of equal importance to the …

4 Perfect British Virgin Island Itineraries

Once upon a time, the British Virgin Islands lazed virtually lost east of Puerto Rico and northwest of the Leeward archipelago. Ranging from flat …

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and the terrible beauty of naval warfare

One spring day I stood on Portsmouth Dockyards in England, regarding HMS Victory with undisguised rapture.<p>That ship is one of the most beautiful objects ever crafted by mankind. Even leaving aside the romantic bias inherited by my Englishness, she is a thing of heart-stopping loveliness, just as …

Iberia

• <b>Author:</b> James A. Michener and Others<p>Spain is an immemorial land like no other, one that James A. Michener, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author and celebrated citizen of the world, came to love as his own. <i>Iberia</i> is Michener’s enduring nonfiction tribute to his cherished second home. In the fresh and …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

After spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've found the most beautiful castle in the world.<p>I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long …

Downton Abbey

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

Back to Nature<p>Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)<p>11.04.13 5:45 PM ET

Mini guide to excursions from Reykjavik

Iceland’s capital is the perfect base for a wide range of activities, be it bobbing in a geothermal pool, spotting puffins or taking in one of the world’s best dive sites.<p>Famed for its Viking history and high-energy nightlife, Iceland’s capital is also the perfect pitstop for a range of activities: …

Ariel’s Portland (Oregon)

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p><b>Ariel Bloomer</b> was born and raised in Portland but took a hiatus from Stumptown to go college and teach English in Bulgaria. “The travel bug comes as a bit of a curse,” she says. “I’m privileged and doomed to travel around the world knowing the best place I can imagine lies …

Honeymoon with My Brother

• <b>Author:</b> Franz Wisner<p>This is the true story of Franz Wisner, a man who thought he had it all- a high profile career and the fiancée of his dreams- when suddenly, his life turned upside down. Just days before they were to be married, his fiancée called off the wedding. Luckily, his large support …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

5 Ice Hotels You Should Probably Book For Winter Break

As temperatures drop, the ice hotel construction workers of the world are prepping to build another season's worth of awesome ice abodes for travelers.<p>Consider booking a stay in one of these frozen palaces for the most epic winter vacation you've had in a while.<p>ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjᅢᄂrvi, …

Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York

With over 25,000 restaurants and bars in New York City, it isn't easy to navigate the dining landscape in the city that never sleeps. We asked the industry pros where they go. Here are restaurants and bars that chefs, bartenders and sommeliers recommend visiting.<p>Find. Eat. Drink. checks in with New …

New York City

The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Unf**k Your Habitat Maliciously Motivates You to Form Better Habits

Android/iOS: If you struggle with mess and disorganization, you know that it's pretty difficult to complete simple tasks like making the bed or …

Forget the Med: five stunning stretches of coast in northern Europe

Travellers flock to the Mediterranean shores of Italy, France and Spain, but for deliciously different places to dip your toes, look a little further north on your map of Europe. You’ll need a sweater if you visit outside the summer, but the views, dunes and magical history are worth a slightly …

45 Vintage Photos Of Manhattan In The 1940s

His works have been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater Indiana University, which has kindly given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>They give a great impression of what Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown looked like 70 …