Mukesh Patel

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5 Splurge-Worthy U.S. Resorts

These luxury resorts across the U.S. will have you fantasizing about your next big trip.<p><i>Dreaming of further afar? Check out The Best Under-the Radar Destinations of 2015</i>.<p><b>Utah: Amangiri</b><p>What appears as a mirage in Big Water's desert is this breathtaking luxury resort. Built around the natural …

Luxury Lifestyle

Vernazza Is The Most Stunning Cliff Town We've Ever Seen

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment?<p>Welcome to Vernazza.<p>This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who …

7 Reasons to Include Galapagos Islands on Your Bucket List

Traveling to Galapagos Islands has been on my bucket list for a very long time, and I was finally able to cross it off last month. The Islands are undoubtedly the most unique place I have ever been to, and here's why it needs to be on your bucket list, too.<p><b>1. The Galapagos Islands are one of the</b> …

The Exceptional Traveler: Adventure in the Caribbean

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #13 Adventure in the Caribbean</b><p><b>Any typical resort vacation in the Caribbean can be turned into an exciting adventure by</b> …

Pound Cake

Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Cinque Terre

I've been giddier than usual this week as I'm finalizing my travel plans for 2014. I've got an amazing itinerary promising four months of fun and learning, and there'll be lots of great new information to share. I'll be vigorously posting almost daily from some of my favorite corners of Europe. And …

Europe's Lesser Known Seaside Escapes

Spring is, really, still a ways away, but that doesn't mean we're not pumped to plan all of our theoretical summer vacations. Europe's calling--as always--and we want to spend time in quaint villages without all the crowds, if such a thing exists.<p>Here are seven towns we have our eye on.<p><b>Tellaro,</b> …

Ham and Swiss Quiche Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For the pie crust, use your favorite recipe, or this recipe, with the sugar removed. It will make enough dough for two quiches, so you can either cut it in half or freeze the remaining half wrapped tightly in plastic wrap for up to 3 months.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and …

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Beaches

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

8 Fresh-Pressed Juice Cocktails for Summer

Juicing is all the rage this summer and we've got 8 fresh-pressed cocktails that will make you want to skip the bar and D.I.Y.<p>Juicing is all the rage this summer, and while it's a great way to start the day, it's also a fantastic way to kick-off happy hour. We've got 8 fresh-pressed cocktails that …

Juice

The Frugal Mixologist

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Upgrade from light beer and two-buck chuck. Gabriella shares tips for mixing up</i> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Photos From My Favorite Hikes Around the World

This week the #FriFotos theme is <b>HIKES</b>. I’m not what you would normally call an outdoorsy person, but in spite of that I find myself hiking a lot of …

Voices of Tallinn, Estonia

One of the first cities to shake off its Soviet shackles, Tallinn’s beautifully preserved city is full of architectural, coastal and cultural delights.

European Travel

7 Best Hikes in the US

From coast to coast, there are endless trails to trek through some of the country’s most beautiful landscapes. Rugged and technical to smooth and …

Hiking

Amazing Places Cost Nothing (BOOK EXCERPT)

Herbert Ypma, the creator of the HIP Hotels series (that stands for highly individual places) is at it again, this time with "Amazing Places Cost Nothing," a new book which states, essentially, that the world's most amazing places don't cost all that much to see.<p>The book highlights thirty …