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Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

The perfect trip: Norway

This country does not do nature on a small scale. It is a land of earth-shattering glaciers, fjords of epic proportions and countless coastal islands scarcely touched by civilisation.<p>Traverse Norway'­s dramatic landscape in this ideal excursion, taking in one of the world's great rail journeys from …

An Ice Place to Visit... But You Wouldn’t Want to Live There

Hotels made of ice will help you embrace winter.

Villa Rentals Right on the Beach

Here’s your next vacation rental: glamorous beach homes from our carefully vetted villa specialists.<p>Popular Galleries

Amazing Experiences Every Traveler MUST Try!

Looking for something besides yet another trip to the beach for your next vacation? From cooking lessons in the hills of Tuscany to snorkeling the …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

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America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Take a Dip<p>Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.<p>09.02.13 4:45 AM ET

The 10 Best Bike Rides In Los Angeles

<i>While Los Angeles isn't exactly revered as the most bike-friendly city, it's trying. And it's gradually improving. More sharrows are marking streets,</i> …

8 Southeast Asian Dishes You Need to Know

10 Best Take-Out Restaurants in Los Angeles

Not to be confused with Culver City's more recognizable Johnnie's Pastrami, the Crenshaw-based Johnny's Pastrami -- that's with a 'y' at the end -- …

Top 5 Scenic Mountain Drives

Ron Schneidermann (Co-Founder and CMO of Liftopia) tells it like it is:<p>I'm a sucker for road trips. Always have been. Each summer as a kid my parents, sister, and I would pile into the Chevy Caprice and hit the National Park circuit. A little bit later in life, when I was 22 and getting ready to …

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> …

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California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

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An aurora borealis glows over the Lofoten Islands in Norway's far north. http://on.natgeo.com/14JQMxG Photograph by Kevin Gorton, National Geographic Your Shot

How to Make the Sazerac Cocktail - Liquor.com

25 Cocktails Everyone Should Know

We who like to mix drinks at home do it for many reasons: First, it's cheaper than drinking out. Second, it's fun to mix your own drinks at home. Third, it's even more fun to mix drinks for other people at home. Any self-respecting home bartender should have a mental<p>RolodexExcel spreadsheet of …

Robert Parker on Bourbon - and Bourbon writer on Parker - Dr. Vino

Robert Parker included some tasting notes on Bourbon in the most recent Wine Advocate. Over at the blog Scotch & Ice Cream, the author didn’t take …

5 Great Session Beers for Hopheads

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>There was a time, not too long ago, when the craft beer market was inundated with hefty Imperial, double, and triple-strong beers. Inevitably, drinkers' response was to cry uncle. Enter the session beer—a …

Microbrew Maps: Get Your (Good) Beer Here

Here at WIRED Science we love craft beer. And being in San Francisco, we're fortunate to have lots of great options nearby.<p>But sometimes we must …

Sriracha-Grilled Tofu

Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 14-16 ounce container extra-firm tofu<p>3/4 cup Sriracha<p>1 tablespoon roasted sesame seeds plus more<p>1 tablespoon soy sauce<p>1 tablespoon white miso paste<p>3 chopped scallions plus more<p>2 garlic cloves<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cut tofu into 1" blocks. Drain well on paper towels.<p>Put …

Grilled Flank Steak Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This grilled flank steak relies on a quick and easy dry rub of cumin, coriander, paprika, garlic, and cayenne rather than a</i> …

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Grill Recipe: Grilled Chicken Legs with Dijon & White Wine Glaze

For the brine, in a large stock pot, cover the chicken with about 12 cups of cold water. In a microwave-proof bowl, heat 4 cups of water until almost …

Recipe: Roasted Shrimp Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

To prepare the salsa, dice the mango and the avocado, and mix together in a bowl (for further instructions: How to Dice a Mango). If your mango is …

Linguine with Clams and Fennel

6 Servings<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>1 pound linguine<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus more for drizzling<p>1/2 small fennel bulb, finely chopped, plus 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fennel fronds and more for garnish<p>6 garlic cloves, chopped<p>3/4 cup dry white wine<p>3 pounds small clams …

Pasta with Goat Cheese, Lemon, and Asparagus

6 Servings<p>June 2009Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound fusilli or rotini (spiral-shaped pasta)<p>1 pound slender asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel<p>2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon plus sprigs for garnish<p>1 5- to 5 1/2-ounce log soft …

Balsamic Glazed Baby Back Ribs Recipe

Nothing can fulfill the defining barbecue trifecta of smoky, sweet, and tangy quite like ribs. These ribs combine a rub that features a trio of peppercorns with a low and slow cook over cherry wood. A brushing of balsamic barbecue sauce in the last half hour leaves the ribs with a glistening</b> …

Italian Recipe: Fiocchetti with Pears and Parmesan Cream

For the pasta, combine the flour and salt in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and pulse a few times to mix. Add the eggs …

Recipe: Braised Summer Pork Shank (Adaptable For Any Season)

Preheat the oven to 300°F.<p>If the pork has a thick layer of fat, make cross-hatch cuts with a very sharp knife, deep enough to just split the …