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The 9 Best Napa Valley Tours to Book in 2018

California’s bucolic Napa Valley is one of the world’s great wine-growing regions, making it a bucket-list travel destination for wine lovers and a …

Napa Valley

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

Before You Go to Tokyo, Learn These Etiquette Tips

But if you stick your chopsticks straight into your rice, you're on your own.<p>Welcome to Tokyo. You've probably traveled a long way to get here, you want to have a good time, and—most importantly—you’re hungry.<p>But the language barrier for tourists is real, and when the culture is also not your own, …

Japan

15 Awesome Things to Do in Tokyo

There is no city in the world like Tokyo. The lights, smells, colors, and sounds of the capital of Japan are anything but subdued. And with a population of over 9 million inhabitants and 20 million visitors a year, of course there are many intriguing things to do and experience here. It's a city …

Japan

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

The Things You Should Always Carry With You in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally …

How Charleston Has Become a World-class Culinary Capital

Forget the city of old, or even five years ago. A new wave of restaurateurs, designers, and hoteliers have put the jewel of the Lowcountry on the …

22 Vacations that Will Change Your Life

1 of 22<p>Cooking on the Amalfi Coast<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 22<p>Kayaking Mexico's Sea of Cortez<p>3 of 22<p>Setting Sail in Sausalito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 22<p>Going Wild …

17 Slow-Cooker Game Day Recipes So You Can Keep Your Eyes Glued to the TV

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Day Trips and Vacation Side Trips from San Francisco

Active Outdoors: Hiking, Biking, Water Play<p>Ideas for an Active Day Out in San Francisco<p><b>Angel Island:</b> Great for hiking, biking or just running</b> …

Sushi Can Be a Transcendental Experience at These 5 Restaurants

Sushi can be as simple as a quick grab-and-go lunch from the supermarket, but great sushi still can verge on the ultimately, serenely transcendental. …

Japan

19 Smart Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Low-stress tricks and shortcuts.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Quick Weekend Getaways for Girlfriends, Kiddos, and Couples

For many of us, it’s not a true vacation unless we’re getting out of dodge for at least a week—but in reality, a 72-hour respite in a fantastic …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

Asia Travel

5 Places in the United States Where You Can Spot the Northern Lights

Each year thousands of tourists flock to destinations like Norway, Finland, and Iceland in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the glimmering Northern …

Northern Lights

17 Cool Things to Do in Tokyo

Tokyo is a city like no other. Sure, you can visit museums, temples, and eat at one of the thousands of delicious restaurants, but you can also do …

Japan

Hugo’s Is Still One of the Country’s Best Restaurants

In roving Eater critic’s latest assessment of the country’s best restaurants, Houston’s own Hugo’s is still one of the country’s finest places to dine.<p>Addison released his newly-updated list of the 38 essential American restaurants on Wednesday, the result of traveling hundreds of miles across the …

Houston

Foodies, Don't Leave Napa Without Visiting Its Major New Culinary Attraction

Olive trees, herbs and thick vegetable rows thrive in sun-drenched gardens outside the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia, a sizeable …

7 spectacular hotels for viewing the northern lights

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Nordic air is freezing. From the hot tub, steam rises into the starry sky.<p>As you take another sip of wine, light starts rippling above you: dancing beams of green and purple. You lean back, further immersing yourself in the warm water, eyes pointed to the sky. You've waited a long time …

Northern Lights

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

<b>Beringer</b> <b>Founder’s Estate California Cabernet Sauvignon ($9)</b><p>This historic winery makes arguably the broadest collection of acclaimed wines in …

Wine & Spirits

In Your 40s? Here's How to Be Rich in Your 60s

Get started now, while the power of compounding can still work in your favor.<p>Your 40s can be an incredible time to invest. Generally speaking, you're …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 10<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 10<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

Fort Lauderdale

How to hike the Awa’awapuhi Trail in Hawaii

The Awa’awapuhi Trail on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, is a single track hike not for those with a fear of heights. Starting at 4,120 feet you’ll …

Hiking

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

4 Weeknight Dinners You Can Throw Together After Work

A roasted caprese, butter-basted pork chops, and more.<p>Weeknight dinners in the Rapoport-Shubuck house are a tag-team affair. Midafternoon, my wife and I bandy about ideas on email ("what about pasta?"), and then we divvy up the shopping duties. Maybe she's near the Greenmarket and can grab some …

Cooking

The Best All-Inclusive Family Resorts

St. Lucia’s largest water park—with slides, waterfalls, and a lazy river—is right here at the 85-acre oceanfront resort, which hosts a kids’ club, …

Easiest Chicken Adobo

October 2017<p>4 servings<p>Sweet, salty, tangy, garlicky—what's not to like? While many recipes for adobo call for painstakingly peeling and slicing more than a dozen garlic cloves, we found that cutting open a whole head of garlic and simmering it in the sauce achieves the same delicious effect in a …

Spices