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Calling the caf-fiends: great coffee spots

It inspires passion, opinion and addiction. It's the world's second most valuable commodity (after petroleum), and it will almost certainly play a memorable role in your travels, no matter where you're headed. We're talking about coffee, of course, and the best places to partake…<p>Addis Ababa<p>Some …

Coffee

Grand Canyon on the Precipice

Planned developments spark concerns over commercialization of America’s most iconic park.<p>At the eastern edge of the Grand Canyon, well beyond the tourists who crowd along the South Rim, sagebrush desert stretches for miles, almost untouched except by wild horses or the livestock of Navajo herdsmen. …

Escape the concrete jungle: pockets of the past in modern Seoul

Concrete. Glass. Steel. That’s the common perception of Seoul. And when you consider the damage done to the city during the Korean War, followed by its rapid industrialisation, it’s not surprising that the first thing you notice about the South Korean capital is its modernity.<p>Quiet alley in Seoul's …

Loneliness

Giovani italiani, ecco come trovare lavoro all’estero

Evidentemente la nostra Sara Banfi è un po’ freddolosa. I suoi consigli per trovare lavoro all’estero annotano quasi sempre tra i difetti dei Paesi …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

The Escape: Guide to Big Sur

The ultimate guide to the Cali destination.<p><b>The Ultimate Guide to Big Sur</b> Great writers and artists have long been drawn to Big Sur for its haunting, coastal beauty and bohemian mystique. The region's majestic nature inspired Jack Kerouac nature amid a dark period in his life, which he famously …

Le Guide Piccole di NBM: Parigi

christian08.11.2013<p>Si può racchiudere una città come Parigi in una Guida Piccola? Probabilmente no. È la città che ha affascinato grandi pittori, …

Visions of Earth 2012 - Photo Gallery

Photograph by Musadeq Sadeq, AP Images<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Afghanistan</b>—Overnight snowfall slows the pace of a Monday-morning commute in residential Kabul. The street is lined with flags heralding the opening of the Afghan parliament.<p>Photograph by Sergey Anisimov<p><b>December 2012</b><p><b>Russia</b>—Rosy from the bitter …

From skulls to sewers: the darker side of Paris

Paris basks in its reputation as a glittering capital of fashion, art and culture – but it also has the power to bewitch visitors with more macabre sights.<p>Peer behind the glamour of the French capital to discover the best of its underground wonders and grisly history.<p>Les Catacombes<p>Beneath Paris’ …

France

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

Autunno a Graz

Festa tradizionale per il vino novello nella Stiria austriaca<p>(di Ida Bini)<p>C’è aria di festa tra i vigneti che circondano Graz, nell’Austria …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Hiking

Verso la Costa dei dinosauri: prima tappa Roussillon

La Francia è sempre una buona idea.<p>Che la scegliate per una vacanza o per una tappa <i>on the road</i> incontro ad altre mete, ogni regione, <i>départements</i> o …

5000 Miles for Water, a bicycle journey

Days cycling: 37 <br>Days of rest: 0 <br>Total mileage: 4601 <br>Average miles per day: 124.3 miles <br>Amount of dollars raised for Charity:Water: $8,740 <br>Average …

A wild world off California's coast

Just beyond San Francisco, the mysterious Farallon Islands are a collection of inhospitable rocky peaks where nutrient-rich waters make it a perfect place for whale watching.<p>Few places off the California coast are more mysterious than the Farallon Islands. Located just 27 miles west of the Golden …

San Francisco

Apple’s New Consumer Experience Chief, Angela Ahrendts, On The Future Of Retail

The Burberry CEO’s recent interviews with Fast Company‘s Jeff Chu reveal significant insight into what she may have planned for rejuvenating Apple.<p>This summer, <i>Fast Company</i> asked Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts about her company’s greatest challenge. “The greatest challenge? I don’t think it’s just our …

Angela Ahrendts

15 Mind-Blowing Stats About Retail

Retailers are increasingly adopting newer marketing tactics, such as social media and mobile, but that doesn’t mean they’ve canned tried-and-true …

Florida’s 5 Best Boutique Hotels

Florida’s coastlines are cluttered with massive resort-style hotels, many of them chains, and draw little inspiration from their unique landscape, …

South Beach

Tour tutto in salita tra i migliori miradores di Granada

Granada è una di quelle città in cui <b>non si può fare a meno di guardare con un sorriso beffardo le ingenue turiste in tacchi a spillo.</b> Povere. Non …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

National Geographic Travel

Cashew crusted salmon

<i>This coconut cashew crusted salmon is served with a tropical salsa that will transport you to a warm beach without leaving your kitchen.</i><p>It’s December …

Ginger-Honey Glazed Salmon

<b>Servings: Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup orange juice<p>1/4 cup soy sauce<p>2 Tbsp. fresh ginger ,' 'finely chopped<p>2 Tbsp. honey<p>1 tsp. toasted sesame oil ' '<p>1 …

Quick-Braised Salmon with Minty Peas and Carrots

<b>Servings: Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>Olive oil , as needed<p>1 1/2 pounds thick salmon steaks<p>Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>All-purpose flour , for dredging<p>1 …

Miso Salmon with Cucumber Salad

<b>Servings: Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 Tbsp. sweet white miso paste<p>2 Tbsp. mirin (Japanese rice wine)<p>1 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce<p>1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled …

Ultimate Road Trip from LA to Las Vegas

The drive between Las Vegas and Los Angeles isn’t long, but at best it’s boring. And when there’s traffic, it’s grueling. Why not break up the trip …

Wineries