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The Far Side of Paradise

One of the things I like best about Hana is that there is nothing to do. This is intentional on my part. It's a small town on the far eastern end of Maui, with one general store and not much else. But for us city folk who are wedded to our iPhones and iPads and computers and all the connectivity in …

How to Make Off-the-Cuff Breakfast Hash with Whatever You Happen to Have

How to make breakfast hash with anything you have on hand<p>Maybe it’s the recent fall weather here in New York, but something about the sound of a “breakfast hash” had me fantasizing about waking up early, donning a cable-knit sweater, and making myself some. So this weekend, I did (sans sweater). …

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5 Under-the-Radar Gems in Ireland

By Johanna Lane, author of <i>Black Lake</i><p>There's much to see when traveling through Ireland, and with such a diverse mixture of urban and natural wonders, …

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Insider Tips for Visiting Yosemite National Park

When Abraham Lincoln created the Yosemite Grant in 1864, it marked the first time the federal government ever set aside a piece of land for …

How to Make Strawberry Sorbet Without an Ice Cream Maker

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice shows us how easy it is to make sorbet at home -- no fancy equipment required.</i><p>Sensational Strawberry Sorbet is child’s play. It takes fewer minutes (not counting …

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Thai Chicken and Quinoa Casserole

Instructions<p>1<p>Preheat oven to 350F.<p>2<p>Rinse the quinoa and cook according to package directions (7-10 minutes).<p>3<p>While the quinoa is cooking, heat a …

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Giant M&M Cookies

It’s Thursday! Which means only one more day until the weekend. Sadly, it also means that our spring break is quickly coming to an end. I’ve so …

Chocolate Caramel Coffee Cake

<i>Ooey gooey coffee cake made with yeast and loaded with caramel and chocolate.</i><p>I have a life-long obsession with all things caramel. From ice cream to …

Skillet Berry Crisp

Fruit cobblers and crisps are low maintenence desserts where fruit can be the star of the show. I make them year-round using frozen fruit, but I make …

23 holy places that promise a connection with nature

Engulfed by nature<p>From Hawaii to India, these temples, monasteries and spiritual sites are situated right in the midst of breathtaking natural …

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Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

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The Best Playlist for Your Yoga Routine

If the only sound you normally hear during yoga class is the instructor's voice and your own breathing, you might not even think to practice yoga to music—but at Laughing Lotus Yoga Center, every class is set to a playlist. "We're a vinyasa studio that's focused on creative sequencing and a lot of …

DIY Bed Canopy

Are you missing a headboard? Look no further than this sweet summertime refresher: a simple overhang canopy constructed with just a length of fabric …

Pfeiffer Beach Is California's Best-Hidden Escape

As spring sets in, we just can't get enough of California. Or of Big Sur, the state's crown jewel, best explored on a drive down the famous Highway 1.<p>But off the beaten Big Sur route, past some innocent-looking mailboxes and down a narrow, steep, one-way road, you'll find Pfeiffer Beach. It's …

Why I Travel

A few summers ago, my family took a trip to Africa. We kissed giraffes in Kenya, hiked into Rwanda's dense rainforest to see the mountain gorillas, and followed the migration through Tanzania's Serengeti. In those seventeen days, I fell in love with Africa, both the areas populated by wildlife and …

Best of the Beauty Aisle 2014: Makeup nominees

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7 reasons you’ll never do anything amazing with your life

Because you’re comfortable in your mediocrity. Because you choose not to try.<p>Because it’s easier to talk about learning that new language than …

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Monti Sibillini National Park, Italy

<b>Name:</b> Monti Sibillini National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Italy <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1993 <b><br>Size:</b> 276 square miles (714 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Namesake</b> Mount Sibilla is named for a legendary prophetess named Sibyl. Knights and other petitioners from across Europe made the arduous journey to her remote cave, …

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10 Magical Places Where There Are No Cars

Can you imagine a world without cars? Sure, they're useful. But they also cause pollution, noise and alter the structure of cities.<p>If you're sick of dealing with traffic and parking and spending money on gas, head to one of these 10 spots around the world that are off limits to cars. Grab a bike, …

22 Priceless Travel Moments Every Twenty-Something Should Experience At Least Once

Three words should describe your travels as a twenty-something: beautiful, rough, messes. Dancing until the sun comes up, paying the least amount of money for the least fanciest experiences out there -- that's what this is about. Wandering as a "millennial" means taking in as much as your senses …

6 Most Beautiful Churches in America

The Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Augustine was built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Ebyabe/Wikimedia Commons. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Whether it's a grand cathedral the length of two football fields or a stunning chapel that has been hand-crafted deep in …

Moving to China: Why a Little Crazy is a Good Thing

I will never understand everything about Chinese culture -- why, for instance, traffic laws are all, but non-existent, or why the city's presumably "best" school is crumbling (literally), or even, why parents still insist on arranging their child's love life? I will never understand why China's …

Night Hiking to Watch Kilauea’s Lava Meet the Sea

The Kilauea volcano is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. Located on Hawaii’s Big Island, just south of the sleepy coastal city of Hilo, its ebbs and flows have been battling the great Pacific Ocean for eons. Like a furious and erotic dance between two old and distant lovers, these …