Shannon Ramsey

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Every Tourist in Madrid Makes the Same 12 Mistakes

We’ve all committed major tourist errors in some way or another — especially when traveling abroad and immersing ourselves in a new culture or …

War

6 Ways to Buy an Airplane Ticket for the Price of a Movie Ticket

An airplane ticket for $5 seems to be nonsense…but not when you know how to search.<p>Gardening Cosmo brings you many wonderful ways to find the …

Cool Stuff

Master These 17 Recipes If You Want to Become a Next-Level French Cook

Once you’ve mastered the basics of French cooking with dishes like vichyssoise and bouillabaisse, you’re ready to move on to more complicated …

Cooking

Spirit of the night: exploring Barcelona after dark

As the sun sets, Barcelona comes alive. Explore from dusk ‘til dawn to encounter the places and people at their brightest during the city’s darkest hours.<p>5PM<p>There is a correct way to drink absinthe, and it has a certain sense of theatre. On a quiet afternoon at Barcelona’s Bar Marsella the landlord …

Loneliness

20 of the best group trips for solo travellers

<b>Sailing and socialising in the</b> Mediterranean<p>Med Sailors runs skippered sailing holidays for 20- to 35-year-olds, many of whom travel solo. Everyone shares a bunkbed cabin with someone else of the same gender; each yacht sleeps eight and travels in a flotilla of up to eight boats, so there is plenty …

Travel

I Took One Flight in These $30 Legging-pants and Now I Refuse to Travel in Anything Else

They're so good I almost don’t want to tell people where I got them.<p>Uniqlo’s leggings/pants will ruin you for all other travel pants. The first time …

Clothing

24 Hours in Cusco, Peru

Travelers flock to Cusco, Peru in search of stunning architecture, delicious food, and enchanting culture. A favorite stop for tourists on their way …

IT Luggage | 31.7" Intrepid 8 Wheel with Expander

A HauteLook Independent Sale Event is another way to offer our members the most exclusive brands and products at amazing discounts. If you see a …

Forget Croatia: Why You Need to Visit The ‘Real’ Balkans

It’s the unofficial beginning of summer, and the rising temperatures mean your social media scroll will soon be overrun with infinity pools in …

Austin's first CBD cannabis oil shop opens, local grocery store shutters, and more hot stories

<i>Editor's note: This week's hottest stories were all about change. While a new shop opened, a local favorite closed, and a national conversation about</i> …

This One Tip Makes Cucumbers Taste So Much Better

<i>Every Friday, we're publishing This Good Thing, where we'll feature a restaurant dish, store-bought food item, kitchen tool, or food-adjacent</i> …

10 things to do in Quito

With an emerging street art scene, incredible food, mountain views and a rich history, Quito is fast becoming South America’s coolest capital. Here …

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

11 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Sri Lanka

With deserted tropical beaches, exotic beasts roaming its primordial jungles, ruins of ancient civilizations dating back more than 2,000 years, and a …

5 Easy, Packable Spring Meals That Will Make Your Desk Lunch Feel Like a Picnic

If you’ve officially had enough of the leftover chicken noodle soup or beef and bean chili packed lunches, we hear you and we completely agree. Warm …

Best beaches in Portugal from the Algarve to Lisbon that you'll want to bookmark for your next holiday

Portugal has long been a firm favourite with Brits for a family holiday thanks to its hot and sunny weather, the plethora of activities on offer and, …

European Travel

Austin's Iconic Dive Bars

Unfussy drinking<p>Avoid fussy cocktail bars and opt for a watering hole with no pretenses or airs: a dive bar, where the only goal is to embrace a less polished atmosphere with drinks and beer neon.<p>Austin is full of such bars, which excel at keeping it truly weird: dark watering holes with cheap beer …

A top Texas butcher shares how to make proper beef jerky at home

Shawn Knowles is a self-described “old-school butcher” and owner of Old Town Market in Lewisville, Texas. He began working at the shop when his …

Cooking

The safest places in Mexico for travelers

“Is Mexico safe?” It’s a question many American travelers have asked themselves, especially in the wake of a sweeping security alert for Mexico issued by the U.S. State Department in early March 2018. Such travel advisories can be confusing, but this one is pretty clear and even includes a …

Mexico

The 10 Most Charming Towns in Mexico

Home to one of the world's largest cities, world-famous luxury resorts, and beaches that would make a Caribbean island blush, Mexico is flush with …

20 Incredibly Gorgeous and Underrated Travel Destinations

Although I absolutely adore the big cities like Paris and London, it’s often nice to venture off the beaten track to some of the most underrated …

The Best Trips for First-Time Solo Travelers

We could wax poetic about all the ways traveling alone can be beneficial, however, taking the plunge and traveling solo for the first time can be a …

What To Do in Seville, Spain : A Southern Spanish Gem

Spain quickly became one of my favorite countries after my trip to Sevilla and Barcelona. My time in Seville (or “Sevilla” to the Spaniards) was an …

hummus heaped with tomatoes and cucumbers

Like clockwork every summer, I decide that the only thing I want to eat, maybe forever because when it’s warm out I completely forget winter is …

Food

How to find the best TV antenna for free HD channels

You can stream a lot of TV online, but for things like the Olympics and breaking news, you'll want a local broadcast station to deliver the goods. Buying an antenna isn't like buying a toaster, though -- there is no objectively "best" antenna that will work for most people. Instead, you'll need to …

Cassoulet Is the Most Epic Dish You Will Ever Make

Our classic version takes no shortcuts and requires a little planning, but every step is totally doable, even if you’re not a pro.<p>I have made cassoulet more times than is advisable—first in culinary school, once with a friend for a dinner party, and at least half a dozen times in the BA Test …

Cooking

The Best Paris Tips From Our Readers

Bonjour! This week we asked for your Paris tips. Here are some highlights from the 148 responses. If you learn just thing, let it be that Parisians …

The local’s guide to Naples’ art scene: 10 top tips

All eyes are on Naples as British art dealer Thomas Dane opens his new gallery in a beautifully restored 19th-century palazzo, showing works by artists such as Steve McQueen, Bruce Connor and Catherine Opie. It’s a move that adds gravitas to the whispers that Naples is the burgeoning city of …

Italy