Sariah Ford

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5 travel lessons I learned from my dad

My father and I couldn’t be more different. He’s conservative and traditional, while I’m a creative “free spirit.” He introduces himself to everyone, …

Parenting

How to Complain to an Airline

Everyone will end up complaining about an airline sooner or later. For some reason, I've never had to write a scathing letter. Maybe I'm lucky but my flights are always just fine. The only time recently that something went amiss on a flight I've taken was on a Los Angeles to New York flight on …

The Old Streets of Beijing

Idea – Family Videos on YouTube, and a question for YouTube Experts!<p>So, I’ve taken to recording SO many videos of the family on my mobile (and now …

See eye to eye with a butterfly in San Francisco

Until 20 October, visitors to the California city can rub wings with hundreds of colourful butterflies flitting among brightly hued blooms in a Golden Gate Park exhibit.<p>San Francisco is notorious for its cold summer fog, but at the Conservatory of Flowers ­– the oldest wood and glass conservatory …

San Francisco

He Said, She Said: Tips for Traveling Couples

My longtime beau, Andy, and I will be celebrating our ten-year anniversary next week.<p>We spent our first anniversary in Paris. Since then, we’ve taken a pickup truck across Texas, a train across Europe, and a plane to the Middle East. Travel has been the backdrop of our decade together.<p>Having …

Ultimate Europe Road Trip: France, Italy, Switzerland

The sun-splashed coasts of the French Riviera attract tourists like flies to honey. The Cote d’Azur’s picturesque seaside and azure waters draw …

European Travel

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Barcelona

Underwater Hotels: Five Things You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year.<p>From the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji to the Discus Hotel in Dubai, these proposed hotels-of-the-future would allow travelers to sleep in the sea, and offer …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

Qatar: The New Center of the Universe?

All roads led to Rome; the sun never set on the British Empire; the point of exceptionalism around which the world turned, America. Now tiny Qatar, the wealthiest country in the world on a per capita basis, a polestar shimmering on the northern Arabian Peninsula, is aspiring to be the hub that …

Belgium's Bizarre and Beloved Festivals

"The Venice of the North" and one of Europe's most visited historical cities, Bruges is where our 8-day self guided cycling tour of Belgium begins. Quiet, paved country roads, and a combination of former tow/dike paths and train beds allow you to enjoy varied landscapes in a safe way. Signposts …

7 tips for a successful shared homestay experience

You’re staying in someone’s home you don’t know on a trip. Naturally that means you walk around in your underwear, fart, make a mess in the kitchen, throw used towels on the bathroom floor and hog the TV remote. Right?<p>Of course not. But this picture isn’t as rare as it sounds. Now that more …

What do tourists in Japan spend the most money on? Shopping and snacks

Foreign visitors spend an average of $493 (46,436 yen) for shopping during their visits to Japan, much higher than for food $317 (29,864 yen) and …

How to choose a South Pacific island

The South Pacific confounds even the savviest map buffs with its splatter of dots spread across the world's biggest ocean. What you can't tell from a map, or even most tourist brochures is that these palm-laden pinpricks are as diverse as the region is vast. While the postcards might look similar, …

18 Surreal Scenes From Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Last month, after years of dreaming about it, I had the opportunity to dive the reef and come face to face with some of the most beautiful underwater landscapes I've ever seen.<p>The experience has a way of spontaneously filling memory cards. In that spirit, here are 44 images I took during my time on …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

bowties with sugar snaps, lemon and ricotta

So, I didn’t really know how to tell you this earlier, but we’ve gone to roam. I mean, we are <i>in</i> Rome, here, for a week and a half. Why so long? Why …

A Medieval Trick for Turning White Wine into Red

<i>In Strange Food History,</i> <i>we're hitting the books -- to find you the strangest, quirkiest slices of our food heritage.</i><p><i>Today: Creepy medieval magic at the dinner table.</i><p>Sure, we hear stories of people slipping things into their enemies' drinks, of people dying mysteriously at the dinner table, of …

Medieval

Soft-Cooked Eggs on Cheesy Skillet Hash Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable oil3 large Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubesKosher salt and freshly ground black …

Spicy Grilled Chicken Salad with Avocado - Laura Vitale - Laura in the Kitchen Episode 595

Lentil and Cucumber Salad - Perfect for Potlucks - Recipe

<i>Lentil and Cucumber Salad</i><p>This salad is great to have in your back pocket for summer potlucks and picnics (*). It is easy to make, light and healthy …

Pull-Apart Bread

Pull-Apart Bread.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 16, 2013 20<p>Hi there.<p>Don’t you just want to rip off a piece of that sugar bomb up there?<p>Pull-apart breads have …