Matt McElligott

138 Flips | 15 Magazines | 7 Likes | @hightone39 | Keep up with Matt McElligott on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Matt McElligott”

Corsica: an in-depth guide

Alexandra Ferguson offers an in-depth guide to the rich pleasures of a rugged island.<p>A crumbling watchtower guards the glittering waters of the bay. The scent of myrtle and thyme drifts among the olive trees. High above, the mountains, silent and impenetrable, frame the scene.<p>It is indeed an <i>''Ile</i> …

Travelogue vacation Corsica, France - Off the Beaten Track travel story Corsica

travelogues France > travelogue Corsica<p>Tour Corsica<p>Up and down mountains, with beautiful views everywhere<p>Tour of Corsica, where along the coast still …

European Travel

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …

Books

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Salmon

The Ultimate Guide to the Regions of France

On the other side of the Atlantic, we tend to think of France as a vaguely star-shaped country with Paris as a dot somewhere toward the middle of the …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO, & Light

In upcoming days, we are going to share interesting Video Tutorials for beginners in photography. Here is the first video, clearly explained about …

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2017

What’s up all?! It’s been a long time since we’ve connected but I’m back for something that’s always anticipated this time of year. The year-end …

Down

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

Country Lifestyle

20 books everyone should read in their 40s

You're most likely to make a Nobel Prize-winning discovery at 40 — or at least do your most outstanding work, according to a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research. But leaving your 30s can also be daunting.<p>Luckily, there are books to guide you along, from memoirs of middle age to …

Black Bean Salad

Food & Dining

Basic Mandarin Chinese Words and Phrases to Learn for Your Next Trip to China

It doesn't haven't to be as daunting as it seems.<p>The idea of learning Chinese likely strikes fear in your heart — or just completely mystifies you. …

Language

This is Our Most Popular Fish Recipe on Pinterest (and It Isn't Salmon)

Pinterest users love this fish recipe enough that it has appeared nearly 350,000 times on the site.<p>Salmon is one of those ubiquitous firsts for …

Seafood

The manhole in the meadow

Why Prospect Park, 150 years later, is still America’s premiere example of man-made nature<p>Way too early every morning, Memphis, my spotty mutt, and I walk to Prospect Park. We stroll half-awake through an entrance marked by a pair of McKim, Mead, and White columns, dripping with strange ornament …

A Travel Guide to Tobago, the Caribbean's Chillest Island

Want to visit a Caribbean Island but don't feel like rubbing shoulders with hundreds of sunburned American tourists? Go to Tobago.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of the Caribbean, the beach-filled, sunny, and resort-laden destination for cruise ships and tan-seeking vacationers? Maybe you’ve considered being …

10 of the Easiest Breakfasts for the Laziest Mornings

We all have those mornings when we wake up completely disinterested in starting the day. We hit the snooze button, pull the covers over our eyes, and …

Breakfast

Frank Lloyd Wright’s NYC-area houses, mapped - Curbed NY

For Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, Curbed is celebrating the life and work of the legendary American architect who brought us the Prairie School movement. Join us in exploring all things Wright this week.<p>Though Frank Lloyd Wright designed many private residences throughout the United States, …

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

Nom, nom, nom

Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

Shutter Speed

Yes, These Four Taco Recipes Are ACTUALLY Healthy

The best of both worlds<p>Servings: 12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Taco Seasoning<p>2 teaspoons cumin<p>2 teaspoons oregano<p>1½ teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon chili powder<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>Salt, to taste<p>1 onion, thinly sliced<p>1 cup corn<p>1 can diced tomatoes, drained<p>1 large jalapeño, deseeded and diced<p>4 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 …

Cooking

Roger Moore: A Life in Pictures

Stroll Down High-Sky Glass Walkways Along China's Tianmen Mountain

The closest you'll ever get to walking on clouds might be in China's southern province of Hunan. Here is where you'll find Tianmen Mountain, and the …

Barbecued Pork Ribs

For the ribs: In a medium saucepan, combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, molasses, salt and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil and set aside to cool to room …

BBQ

Craft Beer in Beijing: A Boozy Beijing Brewery Tour with Lost Plate Tours

Craft beer mightn't be the first thing you think of in China, but a Beijing brewery tour with Lost Plate shows the craft is thriving in the Chinese …

Craft Beer

9 Places You Need To Visit In Beijing, China

No trip to China is truly complete without visiting this amazing city – eclipsed only by the enormity of Shanghai, Beijing is the third most populous …

China

China has created a bucket list of ideal destinations for travellers who love science

<b>For some people, travel is all about switching off and letting the brain take a well-deserved rest.</b><p><b>For those who love the idea of combining learning with their love of visiting new places though, a trip to China may now have to be added to the bucket list. The Asian country is in the process of</b> …

Top 10 Instagram hotspots in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a city of contrasting light and constant movement; a whirl of commotion that combines climbing skyscrapers and golden stretches of sand with steaming bowls of wonton noodles and ceaseless traffic. In other words: it’s an Instagrammer’s paradise.<p>This dynamic metropolis is prized …

Slowing down in Sichuan's most charming old towns

Sichuan province in far southwestern China rightfully grabs headlines as a traveller's favourite for dramatic mountain panoramas, remarkably spicy cuisine, and the busy capital city, Chengdu.<p>Far fewer foreign visitors find their way to Sichuan's historic old towns, however, and yet in these small …

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …