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Cajun Pork and Beef Pie with Savory Cream Cheese Topping Recipe

This Paul Prudhomme-inspired pie is essentially a sweet pastry crust filled with a savory mixture of Cajun-spiced ground pork and beef. It's topped with rich seasoned cream cheese, which turns bubbly and browned in the oven—in short, it's bliss on a plate.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>The sweet, sturdy …

A view of Rome, from @atrisula. Walk around the centre of this historic city and without trying you'll come across masterpieces by the greats of the artistic pantheon - sculptures by Michelangelo, paintings by Caravaggio, frescoes by Raphael, fountains by Bernini. In #Rome, art is not locked away from view, it's quite literally all around you. #Italy #travel #lpfanphoto

Is this one of the most epic city view points, anywhere in the world? #Lonelyplanet author and Destination Editor @megoizzy1 pondered this recently whilst capturing the photo in #HongKong at the #SkyTerrace. #travel

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 …

Built over the marshlands of the Neva River, #SaintPetersburg is interlaced with around 300km of canals and over 800 bridges to cross them. This brilliant shot was taken at 11pm, by LP author @adamskolnick #Russia #lonelyplanet #travel

Japan's top 10 culinary locations

Unesco recently added Japanese cuisine – known in Japan as <i>washoku</i> – to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This puts it equal to French cuisine, the only other national culinary tradition to be so honoured. A journey around Japan reveals the wisdom of Unesco’s decision: every corner of the …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp

The best nudist beaches in Australia

Easygoing Australia has an abundance of choice when it comes to beaches where nudism is legal and accepted. Most of the destinations on this list are nestled away, and home to communities of friendly, like-minded naturists who welcome newcomers. At some you may be the only person there – just you, …

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Oregon's secret surprises

Known primarily for the quirky city of Portland, Oregon is a mostly rural state that holds a landscape diversity to rival anywhere in the US. Big hitter destinations like Mt Hood, Crater Lake, Cannon Beach and the Columbia Gorge get heavy fair-weather traffic but there are plenty of other amazing …

Escape to Japan's Oki Islands

Japan seduces and dazzles travellers with its buzzed-up, sprawling, ultra-convenient big cities. But if you’re weary of crowds and vending-machine-packed streets, get yourself to Matsue in Western Honshū and hop a ferry to the slow life on the remote and fascinating Oki Islands.<p>Newly added to the …

NYC's most decadent and delightful themed bars - bar crawl travel

From the bright neon lights of Times Square to iconic buildings that touch the sky, New York City is anything but ordinary. Yet, with so much personality thriving in one place, getting noticed is easier said than done. These 11 themed bars, while perhaps not as well known as Jekyll and Hyde or …

Bjork On World Cafe

Björk On World Cafe<p><b>Toggle more options</b><p>As part of <i>World Cafe</i>'s week-long <i>Sense of Place</i> series, we resurface this 2000 interview with Björk, recorded in conjunction with the release of <i>Selmasongs.</i> At the time, the singer had just starred in the Lars von Trier film <i>Dancer in The Dark</i>, in which she played …

'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered

Charlie Haden, the preeminent bass player of his generation, died on July 11 at 76. <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross spoke to Haden five times throughout his career, in interviews which span from 1983 to 2008.<p>Haden was born in Shenandoah, Iowa, and grew up in Missouri. From the age of 2 until he was 15, he …

NPR Music Returns For 2014's Newport Folk Festival

The Newport Folk Festival has been around for more than half a century now — this is its 55th year, to be exact — and the event now routinely sells out months before its lineup is even announced. And why shouldn't it? On the main stage alone at this year's festival, which runs from July 25 to 27, …

Of Monsters and Men On World Cafe

As part of <i>World Cafe</i>'s <i>Sense of Place: Iceland</i> series, we were invited into the rehearsal space of the band Of Monsters and Men, which has been writing songs in preparation for a forthcoming album. During our time there, the group members spoke about the success of their 2012 album <i>My Head Is an</i> …

Radiohead Rehearsing, Recording in September

<i>Photo by Mitch Manzella</i><p>Radiohead took a year off, and in that time, Thom Yorke focused on Atoms for Peace, Jonny Greenwood worked with orchestras, Philip Selway prepped a new solo album, and Colin Greenwood did some charity work. But when summer's over, the boys are getting back to work.<p>As <i>NME</i> …

Slowdive Announce Tour

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p>After the reunited British shoegaze outfit Slowdive finish up the festival circuit this summer, they'll head out on a tour that will take them across North America in the fall. Their first North American tour in two decades includes their return to Toronto, where they played their …

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Interpol Announce Tour

<i>Photo by Eliot Lee Hazel</i><p>Interpol will release their next album, <i>El Pintor</i> September 9 in North America and September 8 internationally via Matador. Last week, they shared a video for the new track "All the Rage Back Home", which you can see below. Now Interpol have announced a North American tour in …

Austin City Limits

Spoon Announce Vinyl Gratification Program With Independent Record Stores

Often, when you pre-order a record from iTunes or other online retailers, you receive "instant gratification" downloads of early singles. Spoon's Britt Daniel had a valid question: Why couldn't they offer the same purchase incentives to customers who pre-ordered vinyl from independent record …

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Mariachi Rendition of Radiohead's "Creep", New Paul Williams Songs to Appear in Animated Film

<i>The Book of Life</i> is an animated film based on Mexican folk art and Day of Dead folklore. The soundtrack will feature mariachi and norteño renditions of popular songs, including Radiohead's "Creep", as <i>Billboard</i> reports.<p>The film is in theaters on October 17. It's also set to feature original songs …

Sufjan Stevens, Robyn, Hot Chip, Blood Orange, Phosphorescent on Arthur Russell Tribute

The Red Hot Organization, which has worked on AIDS awareness through pop culture since 1989, have finally announced release details for the long in the works compilation that pays tribute to Arthur Russell. <i>Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell</i> is out October 21 via Yep Roc. And, like all other Red …

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Beach House Announce Northern Exposure Tour

<i>Photo by Liz Flyntz</i><p>Beach House have announced the Northern Exposure Tour, which will service fans in Canada and Alaska. Check out the full schedule below. It'll mark the first time they've ventured that far north.<p>Beach House's last album was 2012's <i>Bloom</i>. Earlier this year, Victoria Legrand and Alex …

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Caribou Shares "Can't Do Without You" Extended Mix

Caribou: "Can't Do Without You" (Extended Mix) (via SoundCloud)<p>Caribou, aka Dan Snaith, has shared the six-and-a-half-minute extended mix of "Can't Do Without You", which is the lead single from the forthcoming <i>Our Love</i> LP. It's available digitally and as a 12" via Snaith's JIAOLONG label. <i>Our Love</i> …

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The New Pornographers Pay Homage to 90s Britpop in "War on the East Coast" Video

The New Pornographers' new album <i>Brill Bruisers</i> is out August 25 via Matador. After releasing the title track, today, they've shared the video for the album cut "War on the East Coast". Directed by Thom Glunt, the continuously-shot clip features Dan Bejar and A.C. Newman strolling casually through a …

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St. Vincent Does "Live on Letterman"

<i>Photo by Morten Aagaard Krogh</i><p>Tonight, Annie Clark and her band, aka St. Vincent, are performing a full set at the Ed Sullivan Theater for a "Live on Letterman" webcast. It's going on right now; watch the entire performance below.<p>Read our recent interview with St. Vincent.<p>Watch Clark on …

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Arcade Fire Add Devo, Television, Antibalas, Pulp's Steve Mackey to Reflektor Tour

<i>Photo by Ryan Muir</i><p>Arcade Fire have already confirmed a relatively long string of supporting acts for their ongoing <i>Reflektor</i> tour: the Unicorns, Dan Deacon, Spoon, tUnE-yArDs, Owen Pallett, and Constantines.<p>Now they've confirmed a few more, making these shows really span several generations and …