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These 10 Spices Will Instantly Make You A Better Cook

If your spice cabinet is made up of nothing more than salt, garlic powder and onion flakes, you need to read this.<p>For all of you out there who think you just can't cook, we have something to tell you: yes, you can. Julia Child wasn't lying when she said anyone can cook. She may have been talking …

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

28 Delicious Things To Cook In February

Face it, February is rough. Eat to make it better.<p><b>WHAT'S IN SEASON:</b><p>(This will vary depending on the time of the month and where you live.)<p>Brussels sprouts<p>Cabbage<p>Carrots<p>Cauliflower<p>Chicory<p>Clementines<p>Cranberries<p>Grapefruit<p>Kale<p>Leeks<p>Lemons<p>Oranges<p>Parsnips<p>Pears<p>Persimmons<p>Pomegranates<p>Shallots<p>Spinach<p>Sweet …

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Island Life Reveals Relaxed Side of Malaysia

Pangkor Laut seems to seduce everyone. When I depart, two girls are crying on the boat back to the mainland marina.<p>I've never held a fishing rod before, let alone do whatever you do with one. Though the guess is, all going well, that what I <i>should</i> do is catch a fish. No one is holding their breath, …

You Went Where? // Weird Travel

The world is a lot smaller today. Tibet is no longer a distant dreamland, the Amazon is a plane ride away. Trying to find a unique vacation spot is a minefield of hype and hoopla; how unique can it be if there are several companies running the same tour of the same place?<p>"Weird travel" is always a …

How the New York Times Travel Section Makes its 'Places to Go' List

Even if the <i>New York Times</i>‘ Sunday travel section wasn’t one of the few remaining dedicated travel sections left in U.S. newspapers, what it chooses …

A Smart Traveler's Advice on Social Media

<b>Matt Long's</b> approach to travel is a little unusual. On his blog, LandLopers.com, he writes about the most comfortable way to get there, and not necessarily the cheapest. "I call it <i>luxury</i> adventure travel," he says. "It's amazing experiences coupled with comfortable surroundings." Long is also like …

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4 Celebrity Chef Restaurants in the Caribbean

<i>Dune restaurant is in the One & Only Ocean Club, part of the Atlantis complex. Photo by Ocean Club.</i><p>Sure, you can bemoan how touristy the Caribbean islands are, particularly around the cruise ship terminals, where jewelry shops abut duty-free stores and tequila-soaked bars. But for food lovers who …

Eat, Save, Savor: Great Getaways During California Restaurant Month

By Suzanne Russo, offMetro SF<p>Leave the healthy eating until February. January is California Restaurant Month, a time to fulfill all your other New Year's resolutions (saving money, experiencing new things, supporting local businesses...)<p>From cozying up in the mountains to sipping a beer on a …

5 Most Unique NYC Spa Treatments

In a city of superlatives, it’s little surprise that New York City boasts plenty of excellent spas, though many of them offer a rather humdrum menu …

Our favourite images of the week

From an arts festival on the shores of Sydney to a wild safari in the heart of Africa, extraordinary images from across the globe.

The Best Dirty Rice in New Orleans

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Looks can be deceiving.<p>Take the case of dirty rice, the lumpy, scruffy one-pot dish eaten throughout Cajun country–and beyond–as a side or, occasionally, a main course.<p>“The dirty part comes from the livers, hearts, and gizzards that are ground up, seared into the pan, and …

Literary City: Sjón’s Reykjavik

Literarily speaking, Iceland is prolific. According to recent reports, there are more books read per capita in Iceland—a country with a 99% literacy …

LivingSocial CEO Steps Down as Weekend Getaways, Daily Deals Slow

LivingSocial Inc., a daily deal coupon site that’s partially owned by Amazon.com Inc., said co- founder and Chief Executive Officer Tim O’Shaughnessy …

Atotonilco, Mexico -- High Art, Folk Art, Hot Springs, Food!

If you're planning a trip to San Miguel de Allende, be sure to budget a day at the nearby town of Atotonilco. Here are four solid reasons to make the trip.<p>If you're planning a trip to San Miguel de Allende, be sure to budget a day at the nearby town of Atotonilco. Here are four solid reasons to …

Hot Springs

Why I’m pro marijuana legalization

It seems as though in order to comment on the current legalization-of-marijuana debate, writers must first recount their wacky “I tried it once in my …

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Brazil Will Likely Do Something About the Cost of World Cup Air Travel

Soccer fans daunted by rising airfares in Brazil during this year’s World Cup would be smart to steel their nerves just a little longer. Relief may …

Delta Introduces $2 In-Flight Wi-Fi Passes for Smartphones

Delta Air Lines introduced a new in-flight Wi-Fi product Wednesday. The new in-flight Wi-Fi Mobile Pass is available for as low as $1.95 on flights …

Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide

Enjoy Greenland's arctic landscapes, Namibia's sand dunes, or Chile's mysterious Easter Island. So rack up the frequent flyer miles and check into one of the Top 10 Remote Hotels Worldwide.<p>Ever want to get away from it all? GAYOT.com's list of Top 10 Remote Hotels features fantastic places to stay …

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A Rick Steves-Style Paris Video Through the Eyes of Teenagers

A big part of the fun in my work is inspiring others to share their love of travel. I get lots of digital scrapbooks, amateur videos, and self-published travel books to review, and last week I received one I think you might enjoy. Sahal Farah, a 19-year-old college student living in Los Angeles, …

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West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

Dreaming of the Devil: The Joy of Going Back

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>It’s not true that travelers have a “list” of places to see and, once they’ve checked off every box, hang up their knapsacks. When you’re traveling, you’re constantly adding to your list. Every casual conversation with fellow wayfarers introduces a world of possibility when …

13-year-old gives epic TEDx talk – listen to what he says about ‘hackschooling’

As a recently certified ESL teacher, I’m not going to lie — after working within the public education system first-hand, I’d definitely consider …

Why (and How) Travel Writing Moves Us

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I sat down with <b>Don George</b>, editor at large at <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> and author of <i>Lonely Planet Guide to Travel Writing</i>, and asked him to wax philosophical about how and why travel writing gets under our skin, who inspired him to become a travel writer in the first …

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Top 10 Distance Trails

Travel<p>Top 10 Distance Trails from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Journeys of a Lifetime</i><p><b>The Wind River Mountains, Wyoming</b> <br>The mountains climb over 13,00 feet (4,000 meters) into the skies southwest of Dubois in Wyoming. Native American tribes hunted here, and their rock …

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EU Funds Tour of Old Jewish Towns in Poland, Belarus and Ukraine

Historians are preparing a tourist route leading through about 60 old Jewish towns along Poland’s border with Belarus and Ukraine.<p>The effort will …