Ann Marie

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How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

How to Find and Order Great Pizza in New York

As a New Yorker, I'm unfit to make the call on whether or not we have the best pizza in the world. It's against my basic upbringing to even entertain the notion that our pizza, bagels, pastrami, and hot dogs aren't the best. But if you, as a visitor to our fair city, want to make the call for …

The Coolest Places On Earth To Read A Book

Between museum visits and sightseeing, traveling can be a tiring sport. What better way to take a break than settle down somewhere beautiful and historic with a book?<p>Whether it's your vacation book, a travel guide or your handy map, take a time out with your reading material and enjoy your …

The New Ricksteves.com: Travel Forums

The redesigned Ricksteves.com has my name on it -- but it's yours, too. Our lively Travel Forum community is buzzing with questions and answers. Whether it's advice on a rail connection or a chance to praise your favorite café, you are among friends. Go introduce yourself today. In the meantime, …

Rick Steves Drinking Game

Yes, I know I have favorite words, verbal tics, and trademark clichés that those who read or watch lots of my work find popping up over and over. These quirks give my travels maximum fun per mile, minute, and dollar while carbonating my ability to create experiences that are vivid and …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

British Airways' New Ad Makes You Want to Hug Someone

Why does British Airways keep trying to make us cry?<p>Last week the airline released its second tearjerker video featuring Indian travelers and the …

There are starving people amidst an abundance of food, this is how we can stop it

“AMERICANS WASTE 33 million tons of food each year.” Staggering, but not surprising. I’m sure, per capita, that the numbers aren’t much, if at all, …

College & University

Colors of the Tibetan Prayer Flags – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

22<p>2<p><i>Interested in traveling Bhutan? Come travel Bhutan with me 11-13 December 2017, to witness the annual Druk Wangyel Festival!</i><p>On my recent trip to …

Flying High: The Thrill of a Hot Air Balloon: What to Expect, Where to Go and Why It's Worth Every Penny (PHOTOS)

No matter how many adventures you embark upon, you'll never forget a ride in a hot-air balloon.<p>There's no feeling of speed or ascension, yet you can see that you're moving. It's like standing 1,200 feet in the air, your basket resting on an invisible people mover, gliding over the countryside below.<p>…

London's Financial District

Travel<p>See photos of London, England's financial district in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

VisitBritain Builds Its New Ad Campaign Around a Contemporary Soundtrack

VisitBritain launched its latest marketing campaign today building on top of buzz generated since the 2012 London Olympics.<p>The $4.1 million ‘Sounds …

How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Airfare and Avoid Change Fees

It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on the remaining "legacy" U.S. airlines (American, Delta, United, and US Airways), and a bit less on some other carriers. Changing or canceling an international airfare can cost much more. But there are ways of avoiding the fees, and …

Why First Class Is (and Isn't) Worth the Extra Money

Recently on Twitter, one of my followers responded to this article about getting a better seat when you fly. True enough, he was tweeting from a first class seat on @AmericanAir for which he paid the economy class fare of $124 plus a $90 upgrade on a flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Washington. But …

The Best Time to Book a Flight Depends on the Destination

The average fare for a flight from the US to Europe will vary by $256 from when a ticket is first offered to the day the plane takes off. A flight …

Here’s why you shouldn’t buy a US-to-Europe flight more than two months in advance

The average fare for a flight from the US to Europe will vary by $256 from when a ticket is first offered to the day the plane takes off. A flight from the US to South America will fluctuate in a $262 range over the same period. This is according to Kayak, a travel website, which analyzed millions …

South America

At Nat Geo Travel, our staff is passionate about... | NatGeoTravel

At Nat Geo Travel, our staff is passionate about our work <i>and</i> passionate about our personal travel. Here on tumblr we’ll start sharing photographs and …

Rick Steves' Big Reunion & Tour Guide Test Drives