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Find out how to live like a Local in Porto

The warmth of Portuguese people prompted Lonely Planet Local Emily McAuliffe to plant roots in Porto in 2016. In search of culture and adventure, she found a city that wore its heart on its sleeve and casually showcased centuries’ worth of history and tradition along compact streets.<p><b>When I have</b> …

European Travel

A President’s Day Without a Real President

His blame-the-victim response to the Florida shooting combined with Mueller’s indictments of Russians manipulating the U.S. elections confirms Trump …

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, but three -- Anthony Bourdain, Eric …

Puerto Rico’s Tragedy Was Years in the Making

There is no electricity on our island right now, but we have been powerless for much longer.<p>PUERTO RICO—The morning that Hurricane Maria began destroying Puerto Rico, we thought that, instead of raindrops, rocks were falling from the sky. We thought that the wind would flatten our homes. We thought …

Caribbean

Trump Is Making Canada Great Again

While America closes its borders, its northern neighbor is poaching some of the best tech talent in the world.<p>It’s no secret that the United States has long dominated cutting-edge technologies, from personal computers and biotech to smartphones and social media. One big reason: America’s track …

Computer Science

10 things to do in Edinburgh

With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …

How to spend a spring weekend in Mont Saint-Michel

CULTURE SEE<p>Mont Saint-Michel, the 97 hectare rocky island to the east of the Couesnon estuary in Normandy attracts those looking to escape city life …

British History

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

Cooking

Decadent German Chocolate Brownies Recipe

I just finished making this German chocolate brownies recipe and seriously don’t think I can wait for the frosting to firm up before I cut into one …

Dessert

2 Pillow Finishing Techniques

Custom pillows and cushions are terrific quilting projects. Choose from available pillow patterns or use up extra quilt blocks you have on hand. To …

Perfect Points and the Positioning Pin

As a woman and a quilter, my favorite words, not necessarily in this order, are:<br>I love you!<br>You've lost weight!<br>Look at those points!<p>This <b>Perfect Points</b> …

Scottish scenery

Top 10: cities and places to visit in Scotland

1. Edinburgh<p>Linda Macdonald, Telegraph TraveI’s Edinburgh expert, writes: “It is not difficult to understand how local boy Robert Lewis Stevenson came to write Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, growing up as he did in a city of such extraordinary variety. From the history-soaked medieval Old Town to the …

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

Explore the most stunning destinations in France | CNN Travel

CNN

Italy Travel: The "Not to Miss" List for Romantic Tuscany

When thinking about romantic destinations around the world, Tuscany in Italy is typically one of the top that comes to mind. From preserved medieval …

Italy

Travelling with kids in the south of France

France is seriously big– more than twice the size of the UK and larger than Spain and Greece combined. With great size comes great diversity – of climate, landscape and culture. Where do you start? If you’re travelling with children and want an accessible French experience with plenty of …

France

Vienna Is One of the Most Civilized Cities in Europe

Vienna State Opera<p>Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius died in Vienna on his way to annex lands along the Danube, falling ill in the city then called Vindobona, but the philosopher could have had today's Vienna in mind when he observed: "Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to …

European Travel