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How to master cacio e pepe, the deceptively difficult paragon of pasta

The first time I attempted to make cacio e pepe, I thought it had to be just about the easiest pasta dish to make, outside of the un-sauced spaghetti …

Italy

30 Egg Breakfasts That May Turn You Instantly Into a Morning Person

Maybe you know how to scramble eggs, but if you're looking to freshen up your breakfast routine, allow these 30 takes to do the trick. Most of these recipes can be prepared for one and at the snap of a finger, so you <i>actually</i> have time to savor the most important meal of the day.

Eggs

Oaty Chocolate and Banana Cookies

bananas, chocolate cookies, cookies, dairy-free cookies, egg-free cookies, flapjacks, oat cookies, oats, vegan cookies<p>Just look at those bad boys. …

Dessert

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

How to Fly the World’s Best Business Class for Less Than Coach

On such airlines as Emirates and Singapore, you have to book into lavish first-class cabins to get enclosed suites, made-to-order meals, and …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

13 of the world's most beautiful libraries

Abbey Library, St. Gallen, Switzerland<p>Vorau Abbey Library, Austria<p>The Long Room IV at Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland<p>The Public Library, Stuttgart, Germany<p>Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Library, Berlin, Germany<p>Upper Lusatian Library of Sciences Görlitz, Germany<p>Admont Abbey, Austria<p>St. Peter's …

Libraries

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Air Travel

11 Bakery Favorites You Can Make at Home

Breakfast lovers, listen up. We’ve figured out a way for you to enjoy show-stopping scones, sticky buns, Bundt cakes, and pastries without ever …

Redirecting

15 Shakshuka Recipes for Breakfast or Dinner

If you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of person who doesn’t like to plan out meals, then eggs are probably a constant in your kitchen. Whether they’re for a protein-filled breakfast or a last-minute dinner, eggs are a total lifesaver AND budget friendly . Since you’ve met your monthly …

The 20 best travel books of all time

2. As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee

Literature

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

How to travel Europe like a local

I WAS STANDING AT A LONDON BUS STOP. I’d been living there for about five months. A pair of American tourists walked up to a British man sitting next …

7 of the best day trips to take around the world

Hit the road in the direction of these charming towns—all a short drive (or ferry ride!) away from a major international city.

12 Reasons Maui Is The Best Island On The Planet

Seriously, TripAdvisor says so.<p>Not all tropical islands are created equal.<p>In fact, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Islands awards, one island puts all others to shame.<p>This year, that island is Maui -- and we can't say we're surprised. Since the 1960's, Hawaii has been America's …

Maui

The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

But a new travel website called Tripdelta says it has created a unique algorithm that can save travelers as much as 80% on flight prices compared with those found on the bigger websites.<p>The website, which has been in the works for over two years, was put together by a team of developers who created …

Air Travel

The Mediterranean Coast's 10 Best-Kept Secrets

<i>By Michelle Schuman for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Ibiza, Nice, the Amalfi Coast. These Mediterranean gems are popular for good reason: gorgeous beaches, incredible food and that worlds-away feeling. But they can also be a little, well, crowded. Here's where to enjoy the Mediterranean Coast's …

European Travel

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

European Travel

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

Eating My Way Through Prague

Prague, a city known for its gothic church spires, baroque architecture and red rooftops is so much more than just a pretty face. A small family reunion turned culinary pilgrimage gave me a glimpse into the delicacies of the Central European-inspired fare. The Bohemian empire has quickly become one …

European Travel

The Best-Kept Secrets In South American Travel

<i>By: Karina Martinez-Carter</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Sure, the backpackers might <i>think</i> they've got the inside scoop on all of South America's hidden spots, but no matter how many recommendations are passed along on the Inca Trail or in Cuzco bars, this vast continent always has more surreal places to …

South America

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

13 Of The World's Most Colorful Lakes

These 13 colorful lakes are like something out of a dream.<p>These naturally bold beauties are like something out of a dream.

10 of the best iPhone widgets in the world

When Apple first added widget support to the iPhone and iPad, Apple fans had mixed feelings. Many Apple users had been waiting for widget support for …

Non-Touristy Places in San Francisco

San Francisco is known all over as a popular tourist destination. With visitors from around the world seeking out famous landmarks, it can be tough to see the city's sights through the bustling crowds. For those seeking non-touristy places to visit in San Francisco, I have a few suggestions.<p>Now, …

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Europe's Top 6 underrated cities

There's a reason why seasoned travellers seek out the little-known, the not-quite-as-famous or the hard-to-reach destination: They offer visitors an experience they won't find anywhere else. Alexander Besant shares his favourite underrated European cities.<p><b>ERMOUPOLI, GREECE</b><p>The administrative capital …

The exquisite beauty of India seen through Instagram

Lauren Bath, who says she was the first person in Australia to claim the title of professional Instagrammer, recently traveled to India, where she …