John Tran

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The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

8 portraits of travel before and after having kids

Most adults have a clichéd view of children as some kind of hindrance to traveling. They picture crying babies on a plane, kids whining, “when are we …

Starter Kit to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing countries. Its vibrant cities are booming, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is expanding its …

Vietnam

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by the editors of Budget Travel.<p>America hasn't cornered the market on <b>Coolest Small Towns</b>! Sure, we love London and Paris as much as the next traveler. But over the years, some of the most charming, delicious, historic, and, well, cool places in Europe that …

European Travel

Slice Steak The Right Way

Cut your meat like this and it will reward you with extreme tenderness<p>Maybe it’s happened to you: You slap down a pricey Jurassic-sized slab of meat on a grill and cook it to juicy, medium-rare perfection. Then, after you finally sink your teeth into the steak, you realize something is wrong.<p>It’s …

Canon EOS 70D vs Nikon D7100

Asian Soups That Go Way Beyond Ramen

Ramen has taken over America, and we're totally cool with that. Ramen, after midnight or at reasonable dinner hour, is hands-down one of the most comforting, savory and filling bowls of soup around. (Let's also never forget Justin Timberlake's ramen noodle hair.) A classic Japanese dish, ramen has …

6 DIY Versions Of Your Favorite Chinese Takeout Foods

Go ahead, take Panda Express off speed dial. You don't NEED them anymore.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons canola oil<p>1 1/2 cup yellow onion, julienned<p>3 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced<p>1 cup green onion, sliced thinly<p>3 cups Chinese celery, stem and leaves, finely chopped<p>2 cups cooked, shredded fatty pork or …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

National Geographic Travel

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Japan