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Here’s Why Old Houses Have a Random Toilet in the Basement

Opinions vary, but one thing is for sure: toilets in the basement are an outdated concept.<p>It looks misplaced, even comical, but a seemingly …

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p>Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes …

Recipes

A Same-Day Flight Change Is The Cheap Way To Fix Any Travel Woe

Even if you've cross-checked your sources, called your airline and waited until the precise optimal date to book your flight, a sense of panic can set in after the final ticket purchase is made. You're locked. You're loaded. You're taking this flight, and there's no turning back. Right?<p>Not quite, …

Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p>Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing …

Dominican Republic

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find your next layover more bearable with these apps at your fingertips.<p>Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few …

Apps

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Hiking

The Books We Loved in 2014

Each year, millions of books make their way through The New York Public Library system. With so many books to choose from, it would seem an impossible task for our librarians to select their favorites. But, shockingly, it wasn't nearly as difficult as we thought!<p>Below are the favorite books NYPL …

Top Emerging Travel Hotspots for 2015

It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets of the globe. Every year, emerging destinations brimming with travel potential rise in popularity, without the crazy crowds and tourist traps.<p><i>By Anisha Shah</i><p><b>WHY VISIT AN EMERGING DESTINATION?</b><p>It is becoming ever easier to travel to remote pockets …

National Parks

RANKED: The 25 Best Caribbean Islands

Even though all the Caribbean islands are beautiful, some are better than others. So we decided to rank them.<p>We figured that the best islands would have a low cost, be easy to get to, and have beautiful beaches and lots of activities. In most instances, we defined a Caribbean island as a single …

Beaches

Croatia: Explore This Beautiful Country's Dalmatian Coast

Most of Croatia's coast is along the historic Dalmatian region -- a place that perfectly meshes Italian and Eastern European inspirations in architecture, food, and even language.<p>By Gigi Griffis, InternationalLiving.com<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's</i> …

Eastern Europe

Why to Visit Fez in 2015

For more than a decade, Marrakesh has been the Moroccan destination on everyone’s list, with its ever-more-luxurious hotels, nightclubs, and …

The Best Gifts and Gadgets for Travelers on the Road

I can't imagine life without my travel towel or vacuum-sealer bag for dirty clothes. It sometimes requires crazy-looking gadgets at the risk of having other people look at you like you're crazy.<p>If I get another travel journal this year, I may possibly gag. Get me anything off of this list, though, …

iPhone 5

Best Adventure Travel Destinations 2014

Choose your own adventure among these boundary-pushing getaways that don’t skimp on creature comforts.<p>As dawn breaks over the savanna, your guide …

A beginner's guide to Brazil

What do you get if you combine cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre? Welcome to Brazil!<p>The world's fifth-largest country commandeers the lion's share of South America, all the way from the Amazon Basin – the world's …

The World's 10 Best Castles

Amidst the web of England's old hilltop rises, France's majestic country chᅢᄁteaux, Germany's sprawling Gothic palaces, Canada's revival-style hotels and America's high-society retreats, there's an endless map of them to explore.<p>Formidable stone bulwarks and soaring medieval keeps, romantic palaces …

Castles

Beer Tour Alert: 9 Craft Beer Hotspots in Munich to Visit on Your Beer Trip to Germany

For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer and brewing greatness. And within Germany, Munich is widely regarded as Beer Central.<p><b>The best beer in Munich is not at the Hofbrᅢᄂuhaus. Beer awesomeness awaits you, but not necessarily at the places you've heard about.</b><p>…

Craft Beer

10 Best Views in Paris

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills—just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. …

Guide to Riesling: Sommeliers Share Their Picks

Viura: A Perfect White Party Wine from Rioja

<b>Note from the author:</b> There are 1,368 varieties covered in <i>Wine Grapes</i> by MW Jancis Robinson, MW Julia Harding, and Dr. Jose Vouillamoz. Let's try them all.<p>I pay careful attention to the wine that disappears first at a party. In large social gatherings, I'm less interested in complex tasting notes …