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8 Books That Will Make You Want To Travel To India

Whatever your impressions about India, reading about the country before you travel there can help de-mystify the experience and prepare you for what you're about to see.<p>Here are 8 awesome books that will make you want to travel to India—or help prepare you for your journey.

Books

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 …

The 10 Best Barber Shops In Manhattan

Finding a great barber can be an anxiety-inducing ordeal, especially in a big, expensive city like New York. There's the cost to worry about, as well as the traumatic experience of a botched haircut.<p>Luckily, the folks over at Yelp helped us put together a list of the best barber shops in …

The Ten Best Offbeat Sites in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Most tourists come to Lancaster County, PA to get a glimpse of horse-driven buggies, bearded men and bonnet-clad women; the Amish and other Pennsylvania Dutch who still farm with ox and plow. But there's so much more to this region of PA, so the next time you visit, sure, shop for quilts and …

American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

The 50 Best Restaurants Of 2013, According To 'Bon Appetit'

Bon Appetit has announced its 50 best new restaurant nominees for 2013. Andrew Knowlton, the magazine's restaurant and drinks Editor, traveled across the country to discover the most trendsetting new restaurants in America.<p>On August 14, these 50 nominees will be whittled down to 10, when Bon …

16 Ways To Make A Better PB&J

Is it hard to improve on the classic sandwich? Yes. But not impossible.

Breakfast

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Love Stories

5 Reasons to Go to Minneapolis Now

Earlier this summer, The Trust for Public Land named Minneapolis the No. 1 city in the US for parks—besting New York City for the honor. Bolstering …

Mississippi River

These Are the 33 Best Pizzas in America

Pizza. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty tasty, but when it's at its best, there are few things better. In the interest of directing you towards more of those transcendent pizza experiences, the entire network of Thrillist editors has put its collective food knowledge together to give you the …

The 25 Best Road Trips For Nerds

Need to get in touch with your inner science nerd?<p>In this month's issue of Popular Science Magazine, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have compiled a list of their top 25 road trip destinations to spark scientific curiosity -- after 16 months of touring 150 of the built, natural, and …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

8 Foods You Should Eat In New England This Summer

From lobster rolls and clambakes to fried dough and wild blueberry pie, we've rounded up the best of the season, Yankee-style.<p>Whatever your dish of choice, rest assured that it will likely be followed by a heaping scoop of homemade ice cream.

Amazing Road Trips

6 reasons why Montreal bagels are better than the rest

Let’s be clear: this is not a schmear campaign against the other cities famed for their boiled bread (we’re looking at you New York, and sort of …

48 Hours: Baltimore, Maryland

From the June/July 2013 issue of National Geographic Traveler<p>A Civil War-era cannon points its barrel at the Baltimore Harbor from Federal Hill Park, above a sentinel of waterfront luxury condos. Yet the real eye-catcher stands between—a three-story kaleidoscope of glass shards spackled onto the …

Andy Warhol

Top 9 Day Trips and Excursions Near Cancun

The Riviera Maya and the vibrant tourist city of Cancún have been top summertime destinations for American travelers for years, not surprising given the region's spectacular history, landscapes, cuisine, and nightlife. And while the Riviera Maya is often considered an inexpensive hub for those …

10 Best Underwater Sites to Visit

Some of the most magnificent pieces of architecture in the world have been submerged under water by earthquakes, floods and other geological events. Some of the sites still remain a mystery of how they ended up on the ocean floor. Nowadays, these cities, monuments, palaces, and even some …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Hiking

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

Juice Cleansing for Men: A Guide

<b>We know the perception</b> of the Esquire staff is steak-gobbling he-men, but if you look in our fridge, you will see bottles and growlers of low-calorie, vitamin-rich juice. It's true: Esquire cleanses. Openly.<p>LizzyJaysJuice founder Casey Sabol claims juicing's ease of digestion allows maximum vitamin …

Healthy Eating