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The Azores Islands Are The Atlantic Ocean's 'Best-Kept Secrets' For Excellent Reason

The only thing better than an unspoiled paradise is one that nobody you know has visited yet.<p><i>Some</i> people can say they’re familiar with the Azores, a group of nine islands some 800 miles off the coast of Portugal. But by and large, these rugged, salt-sprayed islands are what USA Today calls “some of …

Articles about essential small space living tips on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small space living can be a challenge.<p>Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a …

Yukon Territory

10 Great Novels That Will Make You More Passionate About Science

Science Fiction

Caramelized Peach Pancakes Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> These are adapted from the Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman. They're rich, …

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How To Do (Almost) Everything

When we decided to put together our How To Do (Almost) Everything package, our compendium of essential expertise for modern adventurers, the first step was brainstorming the stuff we felt our readers absolutely needed to know. The list got long. Some of it—like which cameras to pack and how to …

Lance Armstrong

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Burj Al Arab

Help to look after my 2 years old son in the Dordogne.

National Geographic Travel

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Extreme Races: 10 Mind-Blowing Marathons (Photos)

Running 26.2 miles is crazy to begin with. So why not do it in one of the most extreme—and spectacular—places around? Sign up for a race across the …

Blueberry Hand Pies

Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.<p>Ingredients<p>Buttery Pie Crust (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>2 cups blueberries (about 10 ounces)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 large egg, whisked with 1 teaspoon water<p>1 …

Baking

Cranberry Hand Pies

Ingredients<p>Dough<p>3 2/3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) plus 3 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, frozen<p>Filling and assembly<p>1 pound fresh (or frozen, thawed) cranberries (about 4 cups)<p>1 1/2 cups sugar<p>1 teaspoon finely …

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OMG, I Want This House: South Africa (PHOTOS)

From a courtyard garden to a sleek modern kitchen, see the South African beach house we want to call our own.<p>Nicolas Matheus/Interior Archive; …