Erin Joshi

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900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

How to make Chocolate Fondant

Chocolate Dulce de Leche Crescents

7 Spectacular Hotel Breakfasts

Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day. But while its pragmatic benefits aren't lost on most, what of its more indulgent possibilities? Thankfully, the best hotels in the world guarantee morning spreads that are meant to impress as much as sustain.<p>From brioche French toast with …

Breakfast

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

Slow-Cooker Kalua Pork Sandwiches With Crispy Asian Slaw Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The pork can be made ahead and refrigerated or frozen for later use.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pork:</b>1 whole pork butt, 5 to 6 poundsKosher salt1 tablespoon liquid smoke2 tablespoons soy sauce1 cup water<b>For the Slaw:</b>1 small head purple cabbage, cored and thinly sliced1 small onion, …

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Bike Lanes

14 Destinations For Your 2014 Travel Bucket List

The new year is rapidly approaching and we're making resolutions and wish lists for the year of travel ahead.<p>If you crossed some adventures off your 2013 travel bucket list, surely you'll need some new additions. Check out these awesome, under-the-radar destinations you should add to your list for …

3 Charming and Affordable European Cities You Haven't Visited Yet

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello Budget Travel.</i><p><b>BIRMINGHAM, U.K.: A foodie destination in England's heartland</b><p>Anybody visiting a city from which both J.R.R. Tolkien and Ozzy Osbourne sprang should be prepared for a dose of cognitive dissonance, and Birmingham (or …

European Travel

4 quick fixes for your foreign language learning confidence

All your hard work and dedication builds to that one moment: your first conversation in a new foreign language. Yet, the second you open your mouth …

National Geographic Travel

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

Buenos Aires

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

At 90, Disney Animation Nowhere Near Drawing To A Close

This year marks a milestone in the world of make believe.<p>Walt Disney Animation Studios is celebrating its 90th anniversary, a history spanning scores of classic films and a menagerie of beloved characters.<p>Walt Disney's world has grown a bit larger since it acquired Pixar — the company behind hits …

Chocolate Fudge Pistachio Thumbprints

Chocolate Fudge Pistachio Thumbprints.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 8, 2013 53<p>Oh my cookies.<p>I’m taking my love affair with pistachios a little further and …

National Geographic Travel

4 Places to Go Before You Have Kids

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Danielle Contray, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Having kids doesn't mean you can never travel again, of course. Yet once you've gone from packing a suitcase and two carry-ons to dealing with travel cribs, car seats, strollers, and diaper bags (not to mention …

Travel

7 Meatball Recipes

There are few foods as friendly as the meatball.<p>The meatball wants to join you for cozy, weeknight dinners. It wants to be the star of your next cocktail party. It's happy on its own, or on a dainty toothpick; it's as comfortable naked as it is dressed up. Here are 7 recipes -- plus a ratio to make …

Cindy Mushet's Italian Jam Shortbread Tart (Fregolotta)

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>A last-minute pantry tart that looks much fancier than it is -- a silver bullet year-round, and just what you need for the holidays.</i><p>During the holidays, more …

5 Places Not to be Missed in a Lifetime

As a travel writer since 1997, I have visited 100 countries, and I make 20 to 30 trips a year. I am always being asked where in the world I'd most like to go. In this post, I'm going to reveal the five destinations I'd love to visit, or re-visit, before I die. This includes, of course, the biggie …

Vietnam War

Bavaria's Neuschwanstein Castle Is A Fairy Tale Dream Come True

Looks familiar, doesn’t it?<p>Try as you may, you won’t find this castle in any of the Disneylands around the world. This fairy tale palace, however, can be found in Bavaria, Germany, more than 350 miles away from the closest Disneyland in Paris.<p>Called the Neuschwanstein Castle, the magnificent 19th …

Pretzel Turtles

First of all, in case you didn’t know, mini pretzels are sweeping the nation. No, really—they are! All you need to do is Google “Pretzel Treats” and …

15 Festivals To Attend Before You Die

Throwing tomatoes and watching balloon races aren't your standard, everyday activities. But every year, visitors gather in different locations around the world to participate in festivals ranging from spiritual to lighthearted. From samba dancing to bathing in a sacred river, each festival offers …

Festivals

Christmas Delights

I actually love that Thanksgiving was so late this year, because all of a sudden…BOOM! It’s already Christmastime! And while I wish I had another …

National Geographic Travel

Spiced Nuts & Marinated Olives Recipe - Food Gifts

Cranberry, Ginger & Almond Chocolate Chunk Cookies

If you ever shop at Trader Joe’s, you’ve probably seen their impressive Pound Plus chocolate bars. These bars are made of high quality Belgian …

Candy Cane Mice

How funny are these little guys? I couldn't help but giggle as I made them because each seemed to take on a different personality. They're simply …

Christmas Cookie Recipes | Holiday Recipes

Home > Seasonal > Christmas > 157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>157 Christmas Cookies & Holiday Recipes<p>December 2, 2013 // 29 <i>Comments »</i><p>Goodbye …