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Top 10 Things to Do in Utah Parks

New York City Staycay

We didn't get away as hoped this August but no matter that didn't mean that we didn't vacation. A Staycay has become a modern concept where time may be limited but the craving for mind and body is anything but. When living in dynamic NYC interesting possibilities materialize.<p>We didn't want to limit …

Insider’s Guide to California’s Central Coast

U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want at least three days to do the region justice.<p><b>Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile</b> …

New Rosewood London Hotel Debuts

Only two years after the Winter Olympic Games were held in London with a slew of related hotel debuts, England‘s capital city continues to roll out …

Resort Spas for Athletes

A day at the spa is an undeniable luxury. But the benefits of a mineral soak, a deep-tissue massage or a reflexology session can go far beyond a gratuitous endorphins boost: For the athletically inclined, an indulgent spa treatment is restorative bodywork. From runners to golfers to skiers to …

Travel Trends for 2014 According to one High-End Travel Agency

The forthcoming year will see hitherto inaccessible corners of the world being explored and once-disparaged destinations made desirable.<p>While the …

A Foodie’s Guide to Cleveland

Some come for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, others for the wow-factor collection at the Museum of Art, but thanks to tenacious old-schoolers and …

Dining Rooms

Austin’s Hot New Boutique Hotel: Hotel Ella

This fall saw the debut of the Hotel Ella, a 47-room hotel in Austin, Texas, set in a reimagined former mansion. Located on Rio Grande Street in …

The Untouristy Guide to the Holidays in New York

Who can resist the holiday season in New York? Certainly not us (nor millions of tourists). We’ve rounded up the places you should visit after seeing …

Five Common Myths About Belize Busted

There is a unique pocket in the world that buzzes with warmth, inner peace and joy. The people are peaceful, with a quiet confidence emanating from their eyes. They smile broadly, and are filled with energetic laughter, friendly gazes and cozy hugs. Welcome to Belize.<p>Belize is more than a …

Belize

Road Trip on Route 66, Americana

The original and legendary blue and red U.S. Route 66 signs have now faded to pink and dust, but let's not be blue about it, for the lavender Laundromats and rusting green tractors can still be spotted along the way. Running from Chicago to Santa Monica (Los Angeles), the mother-of-all roads cut …

RVs

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

OpenTable Says These Are The Best US Restaurants For Foodies

OpenTable has just announced its top 100 restaurants that are Fit For Foodies, which is based on more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 15,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.<p>The list of winners spans 26 states, with the majority …

Fall 2013 Guide to Hawaii

Fall is a great time to visit Hawaii—the hottest summer months have passed and the winter rains usually haven’t started yet. And once the kids are …

Festivals

10 Best Weekend Getaways for Fall

Most weekend getaways, come fall, replace ice cream with hot chocolate and beach trips for fall foliage. But if you’re in the market for year-round …

Mississippi River

Shanley’s Kansas City

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Topeka native <b>Shanley Cox</b> made the move to KC three years ago and spends her time dishing about local cuisine on her blog, Eat it Kansas City. But this foodie knows the ins and outs of more than just the restaurant scene. Here are a few of Shanley’s favorite things about the …

Roaring Twenties-Themed NYLO Hotel to Open in NYC

Early September will see the NYC launch of NYLO Hotels, which are already in Texas and Providence, Rhode Island.<p>The Upper West Side 285-room hotel …

New York City

America's Best Coastal Hotels

<b>See the coastal hotels ></b><p>While hotels and resorts have long leaned on Mother Nature to enhance their guest experiences, few wild assets rival that of prime waterfront real estate—be it on a sugary sand beach or a dramatic rocky bluff. Fortunately for travelers, there's a lot of choice for those …

Key West

North America's Best Lakeside Retreats

<i>by Jennifer Conrad</i><p>With summer waning, we thought we'd turn our attention away from the ocean and over to the under-appreciated lake. Maybe it's for a late August getaway or an early fall weekend trip, but either way, Vogue.com found eight stunning spots to relax by North America's prettiest …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Mandarin Oriental

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Best Hotels in Canada 2013

Wilderness lodges, lakeside retreats and city high-rises are just a sampling of Canada's luxury lodging options, and deciding where to hang your hat is no easy feat. But one thing is certain: Whether you're traveling for business, planning a ski vacation or looking for a spa getaway, choosing the …

Crunchy Cauliflower Casserole Recipe

<b>Read more: Comfort Me With: Crunchy Cauliflower Casserole</b><p>Ingredients1 large head of cauliflower, cut into florets3 tablespoons unsalted butter1 medium shallot, diced (about 1/4 cup)3 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/2 teaspoon ground cumin2 1/4 …

Tomato Tart Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Tomato and Mozzarella Tart<p><b>Yield:</b> 4 to 6 (as an appetizer); 2 to 3 (as a light lunch)<p><b>Prep:</b><p>45 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 …

Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies

Home > Recipes by Category > Cookies > Levain Chocolate Chip Cookies<p>August 15, 2017 // 169 <i>Comments »</i><p><i>This copycat recipe for Levain Chocolate Chip</i> …

Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken Recipe

Hello summer and cooking chicken on a grill! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I struggle with grilling chicken breasts.<p>The meat can very easily …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …