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Spaghetti With Olive Oil, Garlic and Pan-Fried Jalapeños

This is my New World take on <i>Spaghetti Aglio e Olio</i>, the legendary pasta dish!<p>A few years ago, my husband and I savored a plate of <i>Spaghetti Aglio e Olio</i> while dining in the equally legendary Venetian restaurant, Locanda Montin. The dish was so simple: no parsley or cheese thrown on top. The pasta …

The 20 Best Wines Under $20

While it's easy to just follow the crowd and go for the $16,000 bottle of Henri Jayer Richebourg Grand Cru with your grilled cheese, sometimes your budget may call for something a little more on the affordable side. But that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice quality.<p>That's why we brought on our …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

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Sri Lanka: nirvana for beach lovers

Sri Lanka overwhelms the senses. The air is heavy with the scent of jasmine, the food richly spiced and the landscape one of utter beauty; the radiant green rice paddies, forests of swaying palm trees and mountains puckered in tea plantations are utterly bewitching. But for many people Sri Lanka …

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Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

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The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

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The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

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First look at 3.1 Phillip Lim for Target #philliplimfortarget @targetstyle @harpersbazaarus

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I’ve got more British talent for you – this time it’s stylist Olivia Gregory. Bright, colourful and vivacious, her styling is impeccable. This one is …

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You’d think that after all this time fully immersed in images of beautiful rooms, or should that be drowning in inspiration, I would be jaded. …

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As I mentioned on Friday, it’s almost time for the Glebe House Tour (for those of you living in or near Ottawa). I was asked again this year to …

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I have TONS of photos left to share of Kathrin and her family’s home in the Glebe. This time it’s the dining room, kitchen and backyard. (The tour is …

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The library rules. No not “ssshhh no talking”. I mean this amazing library rules! The house too. The book lined shelves provide transition between …

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Yes folks, the latest Home & Delicious is out and it is yet another delicious issue! Beautiful homes…yummy recipes…unreal photography by Gunnar …

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Crisp contemporary lines are warmed by wood and an earthy colour palette. Shots of colour are used sparingly to punctuate the calm spaces. Changes in …