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4 Wow-Worthy (and Doable!) Upgrades for Blah-Like Kitchens

Designing a kitchen or bathroom is one of those things I tend to geek out over — choosing the right tile, paint colors, and, of course, there’s my …

Travels on the Run: Florence

From Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore, topped by Filippo Brunelleschi’s magnificent dome, I pound cobbled streets through the Piazza della Signoria and its replica of David.<p>Along the arched colonnade of the Uffizi, a line of Renaissance-era glitterati stare down from stone perches—Michelangelo …

Top 10 Extreme Hotels Worldwide

Instead of another cookie-cutter hotel room, why not stay in a bubble in a French forest, or ride an elephant onto your private island in Sri Lanka? A stay at one of GAYOT.com's Top 10 Extreme Hotels Worldwide is a guarantee of a one-of-a-kind vacation unlike any other.<p><b>ITALY Matera Le Grotte Della</b> …

10 Innovative Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of maturity--would-be Internet millionaires keep searching for The Next Big Thing. Peer-to-peer interactions? Searches tailored to individual interests? …

Made in Italy: Florence

This story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and values” writes Isabella Brega, author of the following article adapted from <i>Traveler</i>‘s Italian edition, <i>Touring</i>. The hallmarks of this artisanal tradition–creativity, innovation, craftsmanship–go back at least 3,000 years, to when Etruscans …

Road Trip: Amalfi Coast, Italy

Wind your way through the villages, beaches, and mountains of Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline.<p>The Costiera Amalfitana, or Amalfi Coast, is widely considered Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline, a landscape of towering bluffs, pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, precipitous …

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The Best Holiday Crawl in NYC

Every once in awhile my husband, Andy, and I make an effort to step out of our routines and remember why we chose to live in this chaotic, wonderful uproar of a city–and this month seemed like a good time to take advantage of one of the most festive places in the world.<p>When the city puts on its …

Brunello’s King Lear: Gianfranco Soldera Reflects on the Attack on His Wine

Gianfranco Soldera makes one of the world’s most coveted Italian wines—and was the target of a break-in that sent $25 million in vino down the drain. …

Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

Struffoli: Italian Christmas Tradition

<b>Struffoli is a Neapolitan dessert that is traditionally prepared at Christmastime.</b><p>It is made of tiny dough balls that have been deep-fried and soaked in honey.<p>They are served piled high on plates and serving trays. Some like to form them in the shape of Christmas trees or wreaths. Regardless of …

The Power of the Pea

Many of us grew up reading about <i>The Princess and The Pea</i>. In that story, you may recall, that only a real princess could feel the impact of a tiny pea that was hidden under twenty mattresses and twenty featherbeds. The good news is -- that was just a fairy tale. And the even better news is -- you …

This Wine Guide Turns You Into An Instant Oenophile

by madelinep.<br>Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.<p>When it comes to choosing wine for …

The Perfect Cheese Plate For Any Holiday Soiree

<i>Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some</i> …

What Happened After Rosa Parks Got Off The Bus

It wasn't just a bus, or a seat, or a moment of exhaustion intersecting with a movement for change. In fact, by December 1, 1955 — 58 years ago today …

Make-Ahead Salami Sub With White Bean Spread and Kale-Slaw Recipe

There are two main considerations in creating a make-ahead sandwich that you'll actually still want to eat upon arrival: bread choice and condiments. When selecting your bread, stick with baguettes or rolls over pre-sliced breads—toasted sliced bread will only become a hard, crumbly mess, and …

Black Bean Cheeseburger with Fried Egg | Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Meatless<br>• Black Bean Cheeseburger with Fried Egg<p>“ After a weekend of celebration, this black bean burger can be an easy hangover cure or just an …

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Easy Oven-Baked Pulled Pork Sandwiches With Pickled Peppers

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Oven-roasted pulled pork is just about the easiest and most inexpensive way to feed a crowd of meat lovers. At my local supermarket, fresh pork shoulder (sold as pork butt or Boston butt in some markets, despite being anatomically …

The Fatted Calf's Pulled Pork

<i>All this week, Toponia Miller and Taylor Boetticher from The Fatted Calf will be sharing recipes from their new book, In The Charcuterie: The Fatted Calf's Guide to Making Sausage, Salumi, Pâtés, Roasts, Confits, and Other Meaty Goods. They'll also be talking to us about making charcuterie, and</i> …

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Homemade Persimmon Sorbet

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady & Pups shows us how to make a two-ingredient seasonal dessert, ready when you want it.</i><p>I've always loved persimmons since I was a …

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A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking

Just after graduating from culinary school, an Australian chef has a food epiphany when he backpacks through a part of Italy that still lives—and …

Why Hotel Brands Should Care About Airbnb's Disruption

Recently, Airbnb has released some super cool stats that prove what I have always believed: <b>they are changing the hospitality business</b>.<p>• They created …

Winner of Your Best Thanksgiving Pie

<i>Congratulations to A Local Choice, whose Autumn Apple & Pumpkin Galette won the contest for Your Best Thanksgiving Pie!</i><p><b>Describe an early food experience that has influenced the way you think about food and/or cooking.</b> <br>Some of my fondest memories were spent with my Grandmother in her kitchen. …

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35 Next-Level Appetizers For Your Holiday Party

The appetizer table can be a bleak, hopeless place. These recipes, on the other hand, are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.

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The Top 10 Things To Do in Tuscany 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next<p>No matter where you walk in Florence, chances are you will spot its famous Duomo—a defining element of the city’s …

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Florence for foodies

From market food to Michelin-star restaurants, the northern Italian city is full of delicious eateries for every budget.<p>Florence’s magnificent museums offer plenty of food for the soul. But battling through the crowds to see the city’s artistic treasures is not something to tackle on an empty …

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10 Things to Do in Florence 2018

Page: | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Next<p>No matter where you walk in Florence, chances are you will spot its famous Duomo—a defining element of the city’s …