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Tokyo on a budget: tips for making your yen go further

You don’t have to live off vending-machine coffee and rice to experience the grandeur and excitement of Japan’s singular capital. Here are our tips for doing Tokyo a budget.<p>Finding a place to stay<p>Shop around online months ahead for Tokyo accommodation, as rates can fluctuate dramatically. The best …

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8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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10 of the best hostels in New York

Hotel prices can be skyscraper high in New York, so hostels are always a good option. We asked HotelChatter.com's NYC editor <b>Juliana Shallcross</b> to select the best of the bunch<br>• <b>As featured in our New York city guide</b><p>If you're bar-hopping in Brooklyn, then stumble into the Williamsburg Hostl on Bedford …

The Coolest Hostel Stays Around The World From Booking.com

Whether you're a college student about to embark on your semester abroad in Europe or a traveler just looking to save money -- you need to know which hostels to book.<p>Booking.com decided to launch <i>The Booking Truth</i>, a collection of insights based on their 21 million reviews. Using this information, …

Coconut Sorbet

Pad Thai

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>20 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 2<p>Stir-fried shrimp and rice noodles in a tasty sweet, salty, sour and spicy …

20 Summer Side Dishes

Whether you're cooking for a potluck BBQ or a weeknight dinner at home, these summer side dishes are sure to please.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Side Dishes

72 Hours in Toronto

With an expansive lakefront, bustling business district and renowned entertainment scene, Toronto shines in summer. If you are planning a trip to Canada's largest city, use these five tips for hidden secrets from a local and make your trip one to remember.<p><b>1. Leslie Street Spit:</b> The Leslie Street …

9 Popular (Mis)Conceptions About Istanbul

You can love it or hate it but Istanbul probably won't leave you indifferent.<p>It's one of the most visited cities on earth and there are nearly as many opinions about it as there are visitors. It has been called everything: exotic, historic, unsafe (a claim buttressed by the death of photographer …

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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Espresso Chart Breaks Down Ingredient Ratios For 23 Drinks (PHOTO)

Do the options at your local coffee shop have you confused? Never fear! Pop Chart Lab and Orbit Visual Graphic Design have whipped up a lovely little chart breaking down the ingredient ratios of 23 types of espresso-based drinks. You'll never be confused about what you're drinking again.<p>We'll …

10 Budget Hotels With Personality In Paris

When it comes to budget hotels in Europe, Paris is in a class of its own. Although it has a reputation as a city possessed by glamor and glitz (with prices to match), Paris still offers a range of budget hotel options that make it surprisingly reasonable to visit.<p>In our guide to Paris hotels, we've …

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Apps

Smartphone travel apps may be all the rage, but with so many to choose from, where do you even begin to look? This is your first—and last—stop in the …

What To Do With Overripe Bananas (Other Than Make Banana Bread)

If we're being honest, I'll say that over the course of my life there have been things of both more and less importance than a bunch of bananas which have given me anxiety. But with things like taxes and world peace to worry about, no one should ever fret over their fruit going to waste. And yes, …

How To Make Coffee Concentrate to Serve Hot Coffee to a Crowd

<b>Steep the coffee overnight.</b> Place the ground coffee in a large bowl or pitcher and cover with 6 cups cold or room temperature water. Stir to make …

Fundamentals: How to Make Crème Fraîche

Crème fraîche is the sophisticated French cousin of sour cream. Its texture is smoother and the flavor subtler, not quite so sour, but still a bit …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

8 Cool New Tools for Finding the Perfect Hotel

Move over, Expedia & Co. The next generation of hotel booking websites has arrived. Which one will find you the room of your dreams—and at a dreamy …

Nutty Magdalenas

34<p>23<p>2<p>Shares 59<p>I have two confessions to make. The first is that I have a terrible tendency to wander around my place, looking for something to eat. …

Le 6 Paul Bert

13<p>7<p>Shares 20<p>[Update: 6 Paul Bert was renovated in November of 2016 and reopened with a new team of chefs. Chef Louis-Philippe Riel, who was the chef …

The best 5 euros I’ve spent in Paris

I had kind of a crummy day yesterday. I was invited to a restaurant opening that didn’t go as I had hoped. It was something that was a new concept …