Jane Alberdeston

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Is This Don't Actually a Do? Skipping the Painter's Tape

As I mentioned last week, I moved back home into my childhood room for the summer. I've spent the first couple of weeks cleaning and purging, and …

Models' Cotton Balls Diet: Bria Murphy Describes Unhealthy Model Habit

Here we go again. Another model has revealed to the mainstream media that some models, in an effort to stay thin, eat cotton balls.<p>The latest revelation comes from Bria Murphy, Eddie Murphy's 23-year-old daughter who models for beauty brand Dark & Lovely and has posed for magazines like Maxim. …

Mint-flecked egg custard filling into a flaky, free-form crostata -- this riff on a Lebanese tart would make a tempting addition to a weekend brunch or a special lunch. GET THE RECIPE: Savory Egg Crostata with Butter and Mint; http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-savory-egg-crostata-with-butter-and-mint-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190719

18 Ways To Use Your Slow Cooker This Summer

Because turning the oven on is just so not happening.

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We're noshing on @allielewisclapp's Egg Sandwich with Green Bean Slaw for lunch. Made by @juliabainbridge, photo by @sssparklestein

Skillet Suppers: Eggs with Asparagus, Pancetta, and Parmesan

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>The inspiration for this recipe came from one of the more popular <b>asparagus recipes</b> on Serious Eats but adds crispy pancetta, a hefty dose of parmesan, and some fresh-tasting parsley. If you want to make this recipe …

6 Healthy (and Yummy) Ways to Eat Kale

Here are some healthy ways to incorporate kale in your diet.<p>Kale is a nutritional powerhouse that boasts an abundance of antioxidants and other disease-fighting agents. Kale has just 35 calories per cup and also packs in the following additional health benefits:<p>It includes over 1,000 percent of …

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About one-third of U.S. households now own a tablet

For the first time, a third (34%) of American adults ages 18 and older own a tablet computer like an iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Google Nexus, or …

Italy's Dizzy Amalfi Coast

There's something about Italy's Amalfi Coast that makes people put up with horrible traffic, high prices, and having to climb up and down every time you want to get somewhere. And yet, it's been attracting holiday-goers for centuries.<p>With each visit to Sorrento, I book my favorite taxi driver, …

Amalfi Coast

Amazon Unveils Curated Travel Books

Bangkok 101: What (and Where) to Eat

Food in Bangkok is what the Magic Kingdom is to Orlando. It is a symbol of pride and one of the biggest reasons to go. Thais eat 24 hours a day and …

What to Do With 48 Hours in Amsterdam

As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a hot spot for weekend travelers. There are hundreds of things to do, from sightseeing at historic sites and museums, and smoking in coffeeshops, to simply enjoying its upbeat nightlife.<p>As the capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a hot spot for …

Historic Sites

Private Islands For Sale: Purchase One For Less Than A New York City Apartment (PHOTOS)

There are plenty of arguments to be had about which is better: buying or renting? Both have their pros and cons but it's pretty hard to argue with this: You can pretty much purchase an island (yes, an actual island) for less than you can buy a New York City apartment.<p>Don't believe us? Check this …

Smooth Sailing: Top Destinations for a European River Cruise

Trips along Europe's great waterways are in higher demand than ever; thanks to their relaxed pace, customizable activities, and itineraries which mix culture, history, cuisine, and nature.<p>Despite the economic crisis gripping Europe, there's one sector which has seen a dramatic surge of interest in …

Central Europe

When a river cruise turns into a bus ride, what rights do passengers have?

Al Chapper’s trouble with Vantage Worldwide River Voyages isn’t just the most common river-cruise question I get. It’s the most common cruise …

Chicago's best homegrown junk food

'Junk food' is often used as an insult, but in Chicago it's a celebrated art form. Known the world over for its gorgeous architecture, impressive museums, legendary sports teams, barely tolerable winters and cutting-edge cuisine, The Windy City is also home to some of the best guilty pleasure food …

US travellers are not the best tippers

A new survey has some surprising results, with an unexpected – and some might say unfeeling – European nation trumping the US when it comes to tipping overseas.<p>The stereotypical image of a US tourist is usually less than flattering: loud, intrusive and unaware, not to mention the apparel.<p>But a new …

24 hours in Cleveland

Cleveland is often described by former residents and outsiders as a shithole. This once mighty industrial hub of American ingenuity and enterprise …

20th Century

Salt House Inn Opens on Cape Cod

Cape Cod got a sweet new boutique hotel in the Salt House Inn last month, just in time for the summer rush. The owners have spent dozens of vacations …

Expat Recovery Room: The Destruction of Istanbul

Today, Istanbul might be an economic powerhouse on paper, but she's a wreck in person. It's not just in the heaps of rubble, collapsing buildings, and congested streets; but in the city's basic ability to breathe. Gezi park is the last lung.<p>The protesters arrived in Gezi Park in Istanbul the day I …

Luxury Lifestyle

Do You Have a Case of Wanderlust?

According to Wikipedia, "wanderlust is a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world." I suspect that if you're reading this, you are likely to have at least a mild case of this condition. Did you ever wonder where this feeling comes from?<p>According to <i>Wikipedia</i>, …

Panama Canal