Laurent Empereur

123 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | 3 Following | @laurentempereur | Keep up with Laurent Empereur on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Laurent Empereur”

6 things to know about skiing in Japan

Japan is unlike any other country on the planet, and one that has carefully preserved and protected its culture, history and identity through the …

Japan

Sacre bleu! Blue wine makes a splash in southern France

SETE, France (Reuters) - A glass of blue, sir? It is a question that may dismay purist winemakers in France, where wine is a way of life rather than simply a drink, but in the southern town of Sete consumers cannot get enough.<p>In the Mediterranean resort's restaurants and beach bars, holidaymakers …

France

Every Moustache Style Known To Man, Ranked In Order Of Acceptability

Moustache styles slip in and out of fashion but it's generally accepted that a furry top lip is a hard look to pull off. So how do you do it? Well, …

Men's Fashion

TOP 10 AMAZING INCREDIBLE HIKING TRAILS TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE

If it was my last day here on earth, I hope I go out trekking up the most incredible hiking trails and enjoying the views from some of the most …

Hiking

Top 10 Forgotten Comic Book Characters That Deserve A Hollywood Film

Hollywood’s adoration for the comic book hero is now a staple of our mainstream movie diet. But the surface has only been scratched, and there’s more …

Comic Books

American parks you’ll need to win a lottery to visit

The odds of winning $1 on certain scratch tickets are just over 10%. The odds of winning a permit to visit Coyote Buttes North, home of the famous Wave? About 4% during peak season.<p>In order to keep certain parts of America’s park system from getting overrun with visitors, some parks have instituted …

National Parks of the Rocky Mountains

When most people picture a national park, they imagine the glaciers, wildflowers, lakes, and blue skies of the Rocky Mountains. But there's more to …

When the Road's Your Office, This Is the Gear You Need

The office worker tethered to a landline and desktop is giving way to new breed of desk jockey—someone who works on the road at co-working spaces in adventure towns across the country or halfway around the world. For those who’ve been de-cubicled, we’ve rounded up the essentials to make your mobile …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

The South’s Best Small Towns In Every State 2018

Making travel plans? Add some of the South’s best small towns to your itinerary.<p>When we asked readers to pick the best small town in the South, they …

5 Stylish Hoodies under $75

A comfortable hoodie is a wardrobe staple. It’s the layer you throw on when the sun drops at the beach or for a quick run to the coffee shop. These are five of our favorites.<p><b>Meridian Line Bird Beard ($50)</b><p>It's fleece lined and has a classic kangaroo pocket up front, but we mostly love this hoodie …

Why You Should Own a Puffy Vest

Vests are one of the most overlooked pieces of gear. They can be integrated into an elaborate layering system during the cold months, or used as a solo layer on top of a flannel during the shoulder seasons. Even better, wearing a vest gives you more pockets without adding the bulk of a jacket. So …

Best in US

Lose all track of time (and cell signal) along California's Redwood Coast. Movie buffs might recognize the region’s scene-stealing backdrops from Hollywood blockbusters like <i>Jurassic Park</i>, <i>E.T.</i> and <i>Star Wars</i>. But the full wonder of California’s 2000-year-old redwoods – some reaching 20 stories high – …

Eight Free Ways to Upgrade Your Next Camping Trip

I get it. Between $10,000 mountain bikes and $59 merino T-shirts, outdoor activities can get real expensive, real fast. But buying things isn't necessarily the best way to have more fun outdoors.<p>Here are eight solid upgrades you can make for free, all guaranteed to boost how much fun you'll have on …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

Shrimp Etouffee

This is a Creole-style shrimp etouffee made with tomatoes, fresh shrimp, and the "holy trinity" of onion, celery, and bell pepper. If you're looking …

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken

<b>You’ll need</b><p>3 lb chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces<br>3 tbsp corn starch<br>1/4 cup green onion chopped, plus more for garnish (optional)<br>1/4 tsp …

Shrimp and Bacon Gumbo

There is nothing heartier, or more satisfying, than a big bowl of hot and steamy gumbo. It's perfect on a chilly Fall day, or a snowy Winter night, …

Famous Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi

<b>Ingredients :</b><p>1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>1 tablespoon pure olive oil<br>2 tablespoons garlic, finely chopped…<br>1 1/2 cups white wine, I use …

Linguine with Clam Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare linguine in a Dutch oven according to package directions. Drain, and return to Dutch oven; set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Melt butter in …

Pappardelle With Beef and Mushroom Ragù

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Season the beef with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ …

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

Appalachian Trail Winter Gear List: Taylor's Pack

We’re leaving March 19th for our Northbound thru-hike and we’re planning for some cold weather. Below is Taylor’s portion of the gear list we …

Weather

How and Where to See the Northern Lights in 2018

The dancing colours of the Northern Lights is said to be such an incredible experience that some people consider it to be a natural wonder of the …

The Best National Park in Every U.S. State, Mapped

In case you didn't know already, this year, America's National Park Service is 100 years old — and to celebrate, we're disclosing a few of the …

10 things you need to do in order to quit your job and travel the world, according to people who have done it

Psssst — hey, you. Yeah, you. The one discreetly clicking on this article at work while your boss sits inches away. We know your secret: You're itching to drop everything and book a one-way ticket across the world.<p>We're not judging. In fact, we support you. At Travel + Leisure, we talk to people …

Loyalty

The Best Budget Sweaters for Men

The temperature has dropped, the leaves are changing, and snow is falling on our high peaks. All of which is to say it’s officially sweater weather. So we found five tops, each with a different look and purpose, all for under $100.<p>Prana Corbin Sweater ($80)<p>This simple, no-frills crewneck sweater is …

Where to Go for an Unforgettable Ski Trip in British Columbia

These are the best small-town ski resorts on B.C.'s Powder Highway.<p>When most skiers think of skiing in Canada's British Columbia, they think of …

Skiing

An Aging Pro Skier Hunts for the Fountain of Youth in Japan

Salomon TV is back for the winter, and the first installment of the beloved mini-series follows legendary freeskier Mike Douglas to Japan. The …