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A Seafood Lover's Road Trip in Coastal Maine

I WOKE UP hungry. Fortunately, I was in a town that can satiate a big appetite. My husband, Paul, and I had flown to Portland, Maine from New York late the previous night for a five-day road trip up the coast. We went to savor the state’s spring beauty, hike along some seaside trails, dip our toes …

New England

5 Reasons Why I Love Shooting With an LCD Screen

I’ve been shooting more with an LCD screen lately on the Ricoh GR II — and I feel liberated.1. Creativity with compositionSapa, 2017 / Shot with …

Street Photography

Welcome to Your Clean-Eating Plan For 2017

Eating clean is easy when you have all the ingredients on hand. Our 2-Week Clean-Eating Plan sets you up for success with easy-to-make and delicious recipes, printable shopping lists, and a weekly rundown of what to prep, make, and save. The plan, created by the registered dietitians Stephanie …

Building a DIY Sideways Room for ‘Anti-Gravity’ Family Portraits

One of photographer Jeff Paradiso‘s big projects this past year was to create a sideways room for “anti-gravity” photos. These are images in which …

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language—or at least knowing some basic phrases—is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries …

5 Tips to Survive a Long Flight

<i>Jonathan Scott Chinn / Flickr</i><p>We all love to travel, but not many of us enjoy the exhausting process of getting to our chosen destination. Spending half the day in a metal tube with more than 300 strangers isn't ideal, especially coupled with the fact that it can be uncomfortable and flat-out boring.<p>…

Watermelon Sangria

Sangria, a Spanish variation on traditional punch composed of wine, fruit and brandy, was formally introduced to America at the 1964 World's Fair in …

Road Trip, Part 2! Seeing Central Florida from US 27

<b>U.S. Route 27</b>, a 1,373-mile highway that runs from Fort Wayne, Ind., to the tip of the Florida peninsula, travels in Florida from north of <b>Tallahassee</b> down to <b>Miami</b>, ending not far from the <b>Miami International Airport</b>. It was once a major road used by those in the Midwest, Tennessee, Kentucky and …

9 Money-Saving Items to Pack on Your Next Cruise

<i>Daniel Dudek-Corrigan / Flickr</i><p>Almost every cruise passenger has experienced the "why didn't I bring it" moment at some point or another. After hours of strategically packing your bag with items to curb shipboard expenses, it's easy to overlook how add-ons (think poolside cocktails and spa …

Top 10 I Heart Quebec City: Food and Drink

Find out where to get the best tasty treats in Quebec City.<p>Tell someone who has been to Quebec City that you’re planning a trip there and, if they love you, they’ll begin to share all of the reasons you should eat from dawn until dusk. With foodie routes celebrating everything from cheese to wine …

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France

Road Trip: Brandywine Valley, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Take a road trip through the mansions and gardens of the early 20th century's New World royalty.<p>A road trip through the Brandywine Valley offers a taste of American aristocracy. In the former country mansions of the ultrarich, travelers glimpse the early 20th-century extravagant lifestyle of a …

DuPont

It's Pimm's O'Clock Somewhere

"Anyone for a Pimm's?" It's a classic, happy question you'll hear with increasing frequency this time of year all over England. Pimm's is a British liqueur that was first made by shellfish-monger James Pimm in 1823. Pimm served a "house cup" flavored with liqueurs and fruit extract at his London …

Summer sipping: Try saké cocktails for light, refreshing drinks

This time of year means sunset happy hours, picnic perfect weather, and the beginning of grilling season. Looking for a new cocktail that’s perfect for all three? Try switching to saké as your base alcohol of choice.<p>While often known as “rice wine,” the brewing process used to create saké is …

Restaurant Reviews, Food Events and News for Portland Maine

Portland, Maine

Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the sophistication of the big city (65,000 people) while still retaining a distinctly Maine character.<p>I met Portland, Maine-based architect Christopher Campbell on a snowy February …

New England

11 Southern Towns You're Forgetting About But Shouldn't

The South can be pretty damn charming, true, and there is certainly more to it than places like Nashville or Charleston (which are admittedly great).<p>There are some cute towns strewn across the region, each with their own unique vibes that make us want to visit stat.<p>Here are 11 places you're …

The Biggest Booking Mistake Travelers Make

There is a science to airfare: The day, time of day, and the time of the month that you book matter.<p>The number one mistake I see most travelers make is to book too early. Unless you are planning travel for high-traffic days, like Christmas or July 4, you stand the best chance for the lowest …

Mouthwatering Montréal: a food-lover's neighbourhood guide

What is it that makes Montréal such a fascinating city for travellers? At first glance, it doesn’t have the iconic attractions that sum up a city in the traveller’s mind - to love this city, you need to explore its diverse neighbourhoods.<p>The Downtown area is filled with upmarket shopping malls and …

Pixar Veterans Launch Vellum, An App To Help Authors Craft Pixel Perfect Ebooks

Vellum is an app for the Mac developed by a team led by two Pixar software veterans that are trying to make the process of creating ebooks less painful. The app allows authors to publish ebooks on Apple’s iBookstore, Amazon Kindle and Nook devices, but the advances here are in how the app enables …

Travel the World

Since we travel full-time, we’re always looking for creative lodging options. Staying in far-flung destinations around the world—particularly for a …

Springfield, Mass.: Oh, the Places You Don't Know

Anyone who has ever driven north or south on Interstate 91 through Springfield, Mass. knows that the city is home to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. You can't miss the big b'ball that tops a soaring spire near the silver domed museum, which of course draws scores of euphoric …

Happy Hour | Drawing Room | Men's Health

Think watermelon syrup sounds too fussy? Make one batch and you’ll be hooked. The watermelon offers a natural sweetness that’s balanced out by cinnamon and star anise, so the syrup isn’t overly heavy—perfect for these just-before-summer days.<p>It’s sweet. It’s savory. It’s spicy. It’s awesome.<p><b>Drawing</b> …