Sunaina Swaminathan

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Adventure Travel Experiences that take you to Thrilling New Highs

If you’re an adventure lover like me, this list of adrenaline-pumping, thrilling travel ideas in nature will give your idea of green travel a bold …

40 of the Best Places to Eat Brunch in NYC

Brunch is a Big Deal in New York City. On the weekends, restaurants in the five boroughs contain an endless sea of midday dining options, so it’s not easy to tell which ones actually care about the food and the experience, or which are just serving some eggs and other brunch-y stuff to appease the …

Dining Rooms

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

10 OF AMERICA’S BEST HIKES LEADING TO GORGEOUS LAKES

By now you know hiking does wonders for your mind and body. Regardless of your motivation for getting outside—whether it’s to clear your head, catch …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

The 20 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 5th</b><p>Amazon Prime is way more than just a way to get your electronics and books in two days or less. There’s a wide breadth of programming available to stream, and it’s not just recycled titles from Netflix or straight-to-DVD rejects. Although it’s not the easiest streaming …

TV shows

14 Appetizers for ALL Your Spring Parties

The days are *finally* starting to get a bit longer, and the prospect of spring is more than just a hopeful glimmer in our gloomy winter day. This time of year, your schedule is bound to be jam-packed with spring events (like pastel baby showers and outdoor dinner parties galore) where fresh and …

12 luxury hotels that are worth the splurge

Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Go all out in style at any of these splurge-worthy hotels, and get ready for a retreat that makes you feel like royalty.

Waves That Look Like Brushstrokes by Photographer Warren Keelan – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

New South Wales-based photographer Warren Keelan captures waves that move like strokes of paint, producing images that look more like paintings than …

Art

The 17 best US cities for people who really like to eat

Food- and drink-rating site Zagat asked editors around the country to make a case for the US city they believe had the biggest year in food. The editors looked at new openings, award-recognition, and national media attention to determine which cities had the most victorious years. The final list …

The Best New Spirits of 2015

It can be hard to see the big picture when you're an inch away from the canvas, so it's tricky to tell what 2015 will be remembered for while we're still at the tail end of the year. Will it be known as the year that Scotch lost its luster and American whiskey ascended the brown spirits throne? The …

Whiskey

Feast your eyes on the stunning pictures that won this year's iPhone Photography Awards

Earlier this year, the iPhone Photography Awards announced the winners of their eighth annual contest.<p>Judges sorted through thousands of entries to pick the three best photos, as well as category-specific highlights.<p>"This year's entries were especially impressive, ranging from intimate, …

Awards

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Travel Photography

22 Seriously Stunning Wedding Instagrams That Will Have You Swooning

Feast your eyes on these beautiful photos.<p>While scrolling through our #HuffPostIDo hashtag on Instagram recently, we couldn't believe we had a whopping 7,000 drop-dead gorgeous wedding photos right at our fingertips. Lucky us!<p>Below, we spotlight a small selection of our favorites for you to</i> …

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

The Product Manager vs. the Product Marketing Manager

Building great products is exhilarating. It takes a group of committed, focused, and passionate team members who play their positions to the best of their abilities. When a group with a common set of goals and complementary skills comes together-amazing things can happen.<p>However, without clearly …

8 of the Greatest Commencement Quotes From Business Leaders

Commencement speeches aren't typically renowned for their riveting content or brevity, but, once in a while, hopeful graduates get a speaker who is not only entertaining but also drops wisdom like a grenade and brings hungover graduates out of their seats.<p>These eight charismatic business leaders …

College & University

Take a hike: 8 of the world's greatest treks

The very best treks aren’t just about putting one foot in front of another—they’re about stepping into a destination’s culture and history. Still, …

10 great US activity holidays

<b>Explore the Civil War battlefields</b><p>Events in the US marking the 150th anniversary of key chapters in the American Civil War (1861–65) reach their climax this year. April 14, 1865, for example, was the date on which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated (visit nps.gov and civilwar.org for details of …

11 Organic Makeup Tutorials to Help Your Beauty Routine Go Au Naturale

As we go on our quest to live healthier lives with organic food, cleaning products and toys for our children, our makeup drawers often get overlooked. But if you truly desire to live an all-natural life, even your beauty products need a makeover. Before you start perusing and balking at the prices …

The year’s most breathtaking travel destinations, from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler Photo Contest

With over 23 million Instagram posts already hashtagged #vacation, competition is increasingly fierce for most photogenic holiday background. Those looking for a little inspiration might consider checking out the latest batch of travel photo submissions from National Geographic’s 2015 Traveler …

Travel Photography

The best extreme outdoor adventures in America

There’s no need to leave the country to get your thrills. Hell, some urban adrenaline junkies don’t even leave their city. Whether your idea of …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Anthony Bourdain’s International Food Market In New York City Will Be Inspired By ‘Blade Runner’

Foodie-types have been talking about the plans for Anthony Bourdain’s International Food Market in New York City for a while now, but some new developments were finally revealed at the World Street Food Congress — which is a thing! — and it sounds like it’s going to be pretty amazing. Like global …

Blade Runner

2015 Tours of a Lifetime

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

The 20 Most Dangerous Hikes

Granola Optional, Guts Required<p>Talk to most mountaineers, trail runners, or mountain bikers, and they’ll tell you that hiking is the weak sibling of adventurous outdoor sports. A little too slow, a little too granola, not enough adrenaline.<p>But some of the most dangerous adventures in the world …