Kristen Alder

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Ricotta Calvados Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a riff on an old Italian recipe—some sleuthing brought me to this recipe, which is common among Italian bakers, and is nothing more than a ricotta cheesecake mixture spooned over a yellow cake mix base, which creates a neat soft texture inside the delicate yellow cake. I've …

Dessert

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

European Travel

Best food tours and experiences around the world you need to try at least once in your lifetime

For any foodie, sampling local cuisine and trying exciting new dishes is a must on any holiday.<p>However, when you're short on time, you don't want to …

Italy

17 Benefits (Other Than Salary) You Can Negotiate When You Take a Job

We’ve all heard about the value of negotiating salary before accepting a job offer. “Know your worth,” “Ask for what you deserve,” “Be willing to …

Employment

25 Places Every Serious Traveller Should Have On Their Bucket List

Sometimes, the crowds of tourists are worth it.<p><i>An earlier version of this post had an incorrect image for the Plaza De España. Sorry!</i>

European Travel

Castles and Wine Make the French Countryside the Most Exquisite Place to Take a Road Trip

“You do not have chateau in America?” a young French innkeeper asks as she escorts my fiancé and me onto the grounds of La Ballue, a petite (for a …

European Travel

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

People swear these weighted blankets are the best anxiety and insomnia remedy

Here's how it works...<p><b>While there are all kinds of insomnia solutions already out there for those of who don't get enough sleep, more and more people are turning to these cosy, weighted blankets to help them get some shut-eye.</b><p>The Gravity Blanket was inspired by a calming technique called deep …

Walking Tour of Piazza Navona in Rome

Piazza Navona Overview<p>Originally built as a stadium in the first century for athletic contests and chariot races, <i>Piazza Navona</i> is lined with …

Where to Stay in Bali and The Best Hotels in Bali - The 2018 Guide

<b>Bali is a beautiful holiday destination, packed with culture, wonderful food, beaches and striking landscapes. It can be difficult to know where to</b> …

Five Places to Go in Nashville

There’s a spark of energy that shows no sign of slowing down in Nashville’s Wedgewood- Houston neighborhood. Situated a few blocks south of the city’s downtown, the area was long a run-down part of town with warehouses, factories and garages. Today, artists, musicians and other creative types are …

Sculpture

16 Of The Very Best Places To See In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia is one beautiful country to explore, with some world-class beaches, beautiful scenery and vibrant cities… and guess what, Kuala Lumper is no …

How to Spend 24 Hours in Naples, According to a Local

That boat to Capri can wait.<p>“Naples is surprising because you see an extraordinary amount of beautiful things in a mile, but unlike in Rome, they don’t hit you in the face,” says the Turin-born designer Allegra Hicks of the city she’s lived in part-time for the past five years. Naples is gradually …

Italy

10Best things to see and do in New Orleans

When planning a trip to New Orleans, everybody has a different bucket list. A stroll along Bourbon Street and a signature Hurricane from Pat …

17 Paleo Dinner Recipes You Can (and Should) Make in an Instant Pot

Your best friend won’t stop talking about her Instant Pot—and for good reason. Not only will the slow-cooker-meets-pressure-

Cooking

Have you been to the country's original Mardi Gras celebration in Mobile?

Celebrate a month of revelry in Mardi Gras's birthplace of Mobile.

The Luxury Guide to New Orleans: Mardi Gras Edition

Robb Report<p>Motors<p>Aviation<br>• Cars<br>• Marine<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Car of the Month<p>Travel<p>Destinations<br>• Hotels<br>• Resorts<br>• Spas<p>Style<p>Men’s Fashion<br>• Footwear<br>• Jewelry<br>• Watch …

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

Tri NOLA: 25 Things We Love About New Orleans

In honor of the city’s tricentennial, each month during 2018 we are highlighting a few of our favorite things (25 things x 12 months = 300 things we …

New Orleans

Wellness Activities Will Have Strong Ties With Luxury Travel in 2018

Starring in your own distinctive adventure, female empowerment and trips for mushroom tripping are all in vogue for travelers, according to a new …

The non-awkward ways to meet people when you travel solo

Traveling solo is a great opportunity to learn to love your own company.<p>However, the global travel community is overwhelmingly a friendly one — don’t …

Travel

How to Celebrate Mardi Gras Like a Grown-Up

Whether you’re a Mardi Gras virgin or spend every year celebrating on the neutral ground, it’s time to start preparing for the biggest party of the …

Mardi Gras

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Apps

What to Do in Honolulu When It's Raining

You’ve traveled to Honolulu dreaming of sunny days on the beach. But when you get there, it’s raining. What to do?<p>Luckily, there are fabulous indoor …

Tasmania Is the World's Next Great Under-the-Radar, Unspoiled Travel Destination

My first day back in Hobart, Tasmania, I knew where I had to begin. After checking in to my hotel, I walked to Battery Point, the old seamen's …

Travel

Melbourne Airport Gets Two Priority Pass Restaurants

One of the fantastic developments we’ve seen with Priority Pass lately is that they’re introducing more and more restaurants as part of their …

Portland, OR

I'm Traveling Internationally While Fat & These Are The Things I Googled

I have a conspiracy theory that 2017 has been moving at lightening speed because the universe wants to rush me through the last year of my twenties. …

United Airlines

Oahu Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>Tropical Oahu remains consistently warm year-round, though rain showers are more common in the winter months (November to March). Near …

48 Hours in Sydney? Here's Your Weekend Bucket List.

Weekend vibes are the best vibes at the end of a hard week’s work. So we thought we’d gather up some of our favorite weekend to-dos, put them all in …