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3 Simple Questions to Help You Let Go of the Year That Was

If you feel the desire to reflect on the year that was, here is a simple 10-minute way of celebrating and releasing 2014. Three simple questions for you to answer.<p>You can grab a pen and paper right now and play along as you read, or if you enjoy the ambience of rituals, find a quiet spot at the …

Happiness

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

China for beginners: 7 first-timer fails to avoid on your trip to Beijing

Beijing's contradictions create a rip-roaring adventure for first-time visitors. Neon lights flash alongside swaying lanterns. Enormous squares yawn next to labyrinthine <i>hútòng</i> (alleyways). Catcalling market sellers and car horns provide a constant soundtrack.<p>In a city as deafening as it is …

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …

Taj Mahal

Andrew Bogut: ‘We need to respect this game, and come into it like it’s our last’

MEMPHIS - Many of the Warriors were group chatting Tuesday night, when Houston used a 48-19 run to stave off the Clippers’ closeout chance in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal series.<p>It was a great reminder for the Warriors, who can close out Memphis on Wednesday night in Game 6, not to …

Basketball

B.B. King dies: Generations of guitarists used 'B.B. Box' to learn how to play

Check out any guitarist at a nightclub, arena or recording studio, and chances are the sound you hear is being colored by an array of effects pedals that add distortion, echo, phase-shifting, wah-wah cries and more.<p>B.B. King? He just jacked an electric guitar into an amp. His trademark tone came …

Jimmy Kimmel: Watching David Letterman ‘Was More Important Than Sleep’

For me, <i>Late Night With David Letterman</i> wasn’t just a show. It was a problem. When <i>Late Night</i> premiered on NBC in February 1982, I was a ninth-grader …

How to Make Classic Southern Hushpuppies at Home

<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: Hannah Messinger from Nothing But Delicious makes an old-school Southern dish with a cute name (and she has a cute story about it, …

How to to Get the Best Out of Your Knives at Home

Here's how to select and care for your kitchen knives at home—according to two expert knifemakers.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of America’s coolest food artisans. Over the next few months, we’re apprenticing with the best knife forgers, cider brewers, and spice blenders,</i> …

This $1,768 Burger Is Topped with Lobster, Caviar, and White Truffles

On the heels of Two Chainz's humbling experience with a $295 burger, the Honky Tonk restaurant in London has released a "Glamburger" with Kobe Wagyu beef, lobster, New Zealand venison, and an edible gold leaf bun. At $1,768, the Glamburger is almost six times the price of Serendipity 3's Le Burger …

How to Make Black Licorice From Scratch

<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: Christina Lane from Dessert For Two makes a homemade version of a controversial candy that will convert you to the dark side.</i><p>Black licorice can …

Condensed Milk

How to Make Cinnamon Syrup

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Marta, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: Erik shows us how to put the fall in our cocktails.</i><p>There are certain times of the year that are defined by …

Photographer's New Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Will Inspire You To Travel

<b>Jump right to the photos »</b><p>The Moscow-based couple have continued to travel since the initial photos surfaced in March, and now Murad has a fresh batch of images in the series, titled "Follow Me."<p>The first picture happened entirely by accident in Barcelona, when Natalia and Murad were on vacation. …

Art Basel

Ten ways to break a sweat in Mallorca, Spain

Mallorca has been saying <i>adiós</i> to the cheap-as-chips package holiday cliché over the past few years to focus on its year-round outdoor appeal.<p>And whether you are jumping off a cliff, negotiating the Tramuntana's gruelling hairpins by mountain bike or kayaking to secluded coves too tiny to appear on …

Great Sand Dunes National Park Is Colorado's Most Unexpected Natural Wonder

When you imagine Colorado, what do you envision? The majestic Rocky Mountains? Snow-covered foothills? Glassy lakes and thick green forest?<p>How about sand dunes?<p>Great Sand Dunes National Park is probably the most unexpected natural wonder Colorado has to offer. The 30-square-mile park of vast, …

10 Sexiest Australians of All Time

Check out the heaps of hotties that hail from the land down under.<p>We'd love to take any of these Aussies out back for a quickie. Settle down with a tinnie of Foster's and drool over our list of Australia's sexiest spunks of all time, mate.<p><b>Miranda Kerr</b><p>Photo by: discutivo<p>Fashion supermodel Miranda …

Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

Las Vegas: Quick ways to the top include High Roller Ferris wheel

Psst. Wanna get high? Well, it's Sin City, baby, and it's not hard to find places where your head will feel as though it's in the clouds. We're speaking, of course, of the towering vantage points of Las Vegas, where the view can go on for miles. Here are five places to enjoy a real rush high above …

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

10 Things A Startup Founder Learned About Money While Backpacking Around The World

"I realized I was living a childhood dream," he says of that moment, near the beginning of his year-long, 21-country travel adventure. "And I started wondering why I was the only one there. "<p>That epiphany became the first seed of his financial education website, Phroogal, which crowdsources …

Costa Rica

Driving in a Foreign Country: The 7 Worst Problems You Won't See Coming

Hungry to take a summer road trip someplace exotic? Read up before you give Hertz or Avis a call, and remember, a drive around another continent can be a wonderful adventure as long as you're prepared. So, here's the run-down of things you need to understand before deciding to drive abroad.<p><b>1.</b> …

Roads

Countercultural California Dreamin’

I’d never come close to a shotgun before. Or a bear.<p>To me, a girl from New York City and the mother of a five-month-old son, that bear was as terrifying a threat as Godzilla. Luckily, it didn’t attack us, but it did eat the Naugahyde window padding off our parked camper before my then-husband’s …

Meet the Top 10 Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco

While traveling the world after selling his tech company, Sean Conway wanted to rent out his San Francisco pad on Airbnb, but found it a hassle to …

Machu Picchu named 'world's top landmark' by TripAdvisor | CNN Travel

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Bora Bora beyond the beach

Bora Bora is world-famous for its glinting turquoise lagoon, dazzlingly white sandy stretches of beach and luxurious resorts. With such a dreamlike setting, this magical island is, unsurprisingly, a great spot to decompress. But there’s much more to do than simply sipping a cocktail on your chaise. …

10 Things To See If You Visit Ghana

If the World Cup has taught us anything about travel so far, it's that we're still not very well-versed in Africa's diversity.<p>Delta Air Lines caused a kerfuffle on Monday when, in a congratulatory tweet to the United States men's national soccer team, the airline included a photo of a giraffe to …

A Classic Road Trip from Utah to Arizona

Hit six classic national parks in a ten-day, 862-mile epic through the best canyons in the Southwest.<p><b>Packing List</b>: Light hikers, mountain bike, extra camera memory cards<p><b>Highlights</b>: At the Grand Canyon, skip the crowded South Rim and drive to the 8,000-foot North Rim. Give yourself two nights and a …

Video: New York City’s Top 5 Summer Experiences

When summer hits New York City, it's time to get out and enjoy all the best this bustling metropolis has to offer. Whether you're planning to visit …

New York City

To Tip Or Not To Tip, That Is The Question

Americans are known as the best tippers , so let's not ruin a good thing, shall we?<p>And we've all been there. You're at a cafe or a bar or a hotel in a foreign land and you have absolutely zero idea how, what and even if to tip.<p>So the next time you find yourself a bit confused, remember this guide …