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19 Recipes No Picnic Basket Should Be Without

Everyone has their specific food they love to take on an outing or to a get together once the weather allows it. However, there are always those …

The Best Cell Phone Plan For International Travel

It’s no secret that connectivity is one of my top priorities when traveling. Being able to have unlimited location flexibility is pretty awesome, but …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

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Paris's Local Restaurants Are Their Best in Decades

Paris, with its Old World charms, had begun to look old hat as a dining destination in recent years after London, New York and other cities grabbed …

France

5 beautiful international cities budget travelers can afford

Even if you love the city that you live in now, you may want to consider moving abroad. There are so many great international cities that are beautiful — and actually affordable.<p>Here are five great cities based on a high quality of life for a very low cost of living, taking into consideration good …

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

Here's The South American Spot Every Traveler Is Talking About

No, it's not Peru.<p>You've heard the mystical lore of Machu Picchu, and by now you've at least considered a flight to Rio de Janeiro.<p>Yes, we all know that South America is is near the top of travel bucket lists. But there's one important place that's likely not on your radar... yet.<p>Ladies and …

Holy Smokes: United Airlines US-Australia From $385 Roundtrip!

The fares were ~ $550 roundtrip from many of Delta’s hubs — not a mistake fare, but clearly a fare war aimed at Delta. <b>Those fares are still available.</b><p>…

Disney will truly know the power of Star Wars' dark side if it ruins Darth Vader and Han Solo

The level of fanboy ire targeted at George Lucas’s prequels will pale in comparison to the fury the studio would face if it mucks up the celebrated Star Wars icons in an expanded franchise<p>Why was the original Star Wars trilogy so successful, while the prequels are now considered by many to be the …

Star Wars

Container-based homes designed to meet a multitude of needs

Honomobo currently offers three models. The smallest, H01, is based on a single shipping container and has a total floorspace of 144 sq ft (13 sq m). …

30 reasons why the British secretly love Germany

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are enjoying the wonders of Germany this week, with visits to Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, the picturesque town of Heidelberg, and hard-partying Hamburg on the royal itinerary.<p>They certainly won't be short of company; Germany is an increasingly appealing proposition …

Why Portugal should be more than a sidenote on your itinerary for Spain

While Spain often finds a place on Americans' itineraries, its neighbor Portugal can end up relegated to a stopover — if it's included at …

The Best View in Poland is by Drone—Here's Proof

Turns out, taking a drone video of your homeland is the best way to fight on-the-road homesickness.<p>If you pull away from any city and view it from …

National Parks

The Best Beaches in Spain

There’s plenty to draw you to Spain already: World-class art and architecture, fabulous food, and an easygoing vibe that permeates sleepy rural …

Articles about our scandinavian style dreams come true brooklyn town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...<p>Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they embrace a simpler lifestyle that...<p>Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree …

Need Inspiration? Take a Peek Inside a Painter's Travel Journal

Can we please book a flight into the pages of this travel journal?<p>Filling a 100-page notebook while traveling is no small feat, but <i>painting</i> every …

Spaghetti With Cacio e Pepe Is the Ultimate Roman-Style Midnight Snack

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>When I get home after a late night out, with a craving for something starch- and fat-heavy to help put me to sleep and stave off the inevitable morning-after hangover, my go-to used to be to raid the fridge and shove whatever I could find into corn …

Italian Food

Tour Artist Mickalene Thomas’s Brooklyn Townhouse

Most people spend their daily lives in one place, maybe two—artist Mickalene Thomas splits her time among four. But between her studio, her partner Racquel’s Chelsea apartment, a country house in Connecticut, and her own Brooklyn brownstone, it’s that last residence that Thomas calls home. “It’s …

Pack Hacks: 5 Tips To Make Traveling Easier

Pack fast but pack well.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Roll, Don't Fold</b><p>Rolling up your jeans, T-shirts, and sweaters will save you twice as much space as folding them. Just stick to hardy items and don't roll your suits, dress shirts, or trousers.<p><b>2.</b> <b>Stuff Your Shoes</b><p>Newsflash: your shoes are full of unused space. Pack more …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

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12 Memorable Movie Soundtracks from the Past 12 Years

The Boyhood soundtrack gave everyone a healthy dose of nostalgia last year. Here's a look at other recent soundtracks that left their mark.<p>There's a scene in <i>Boyhood</i> in which Ethan Hawke drives his Pontiac GTO across a stretch of Texas highway, windows down, his son Mason (Ellar Coltrane) riding …

Risto’s Helsinki

Avid traveler <b>Risto Kuulasmaa</b> has explored monasteries in Bhutan, trekked across deserts in the Middle East, hiked across Iceland, and then some. Despite his wanderlust, the Scandinavian television producer has proudly called the “hassle-free, pocket-size metropolis” of <b>Helsinki</b> home for the past 12 …

European Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

How to Travel to North Korea: FAQ – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

6<p>2<p>Whenever we talk about our trip to North Korea, it comes as a surprise to many that tourism is actually allowed in North Korea. Yes, you <i>can</i> travel …

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11 Vegetarian Blogs to Inspire Healthy Eating All Year Long

Keeping up healthy habits is easier when you surround yourself with people who inspire those habits. Although these bloggers are spread out all over …

Comedian Nick Youssef Has Some Crucial Style Tips For You

Nick Youssef is the best-dressed comedian we know so we got him tell us his best style tips.<p><b>Los Angeles comedian</b> Nick Youssef has been working the standup circuit since the tender age of 18, steadily building a following and working his way into the national spotlight. He just released his debut …

Luxury House Sitting

Hello to our Community of Housesitters and Hosts!<p>What a joy and privilege for us to be a part. We were afforded the most memorable experience …

Luxury Lifestyle

La Cafetière Classic Espresso Maker

This stylish aluminum body and stark design can easily class up a kitchen. And for all of your weekend getaways, it’s also designed to work over a …