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40,000 People on Amazon Are Obsessed with These $25 Sheets

They might be onto something.<p>Sheets are one of those things that you know you need, but don’t necessarily want to spend a ton of money on. But anyone who has skimped on a new set knows you run the risk of ending up with scratchy linens that can ruin your rest. So, what's a budget-conscious, …

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

How to Make the Ultimate Coconut Layer Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>Down south, I'm not sure any cake is more revered than coconut—a stately affair typically served around the holidays or on other momentous occasions (including but not limited to birthdays, anniversaries, and Sunday supper). Usually, …

Forget Big Sur—These East Coast Road Trips Will Fuel Your Sense of Adventure

Sure, a month in Italy sipping on limoncello, eating fresh pasta al pomodoro, and swimming in the clear Mediterranean waters may sound like an …

Road Trips

5 NYC Consignment Shops Where Fashion Insiders Sell Their Clothes

One might naturally assume that anyone who works closely within the fashion industry can be trusted to know where to shop for the coolest brands, the …

The 14 Most Beautiful Cities in the U.S. Will Take Your Breath Away

We're huge fans of international travel. London, Paris, Hong Kong, Rome, Rio, Tokyo, Tel Aviv… These are just some of the faraway destinations …

9 Upscale Adventure Hostels to Stay in Now

If the word “hostel” reminds you of backpacking through Central America as a twentysomething, think again. A new breed of affordable shelter for travelers has arrived in North American adventure towns, with great rates, comfortable beds, and hotel-like amenities. You won’t have to bring your own …

Skiing

Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

This exotic tropical island off the north-west coast of Malaysia is one of the world capitals of street food, with a dazzling array of cuisines from the island’s Chinese, Malay and Indian communities. But after eating my way through everything from Hokkien black noodles, succulent giant prawns …

National Parks

Best Ever Coconut Chocolate Cake

1<p>Done<p>For the cake:<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter 2 9-inch round cake pans then line bottom with a round of parchment paper. Butter parchment …

The 50 best travel websites

The experts:<p><i>Mark Hodson founded 101holidays.co.uk, and 101honeymoons.co.uk</i><p><i>Abigail King is a travel writer and blogger, insidethetravellab.com</i><p><i>Srin</i> …

How to travel the world with almost no money

Tomislav Perko, 29, is a travel writer from Croatia. After a career of a stockbroker, broke because of the financial crisis, he hits the road and …

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list …

Do These Details of My Havana, Cuba Trip Surprise You?

This Havana, Cuba car exemplifies “dramatic.”As the possibility of Cuba opening fully to U.S. travel emerges, I keep thinking about my 2008 trip to …

Camping around South America

South America holidays,Travel,Argentina holidays,Brazil holidays,Patagonia holidays,Colombia holidays,Ecuador holidays,Bolivia holidays,Peru holidays,Camping holidays<p>After four years’ travelling from the Caribbean coast to Patagonia, Paula Dear says camping in deserts, in the shadow of the Andes …

South America

Porto city guide: How to spend two days in Portugal's second city

Why go now?<p>Porto is a city on the rise, tempting travellers with its pretty old town, excellent wine bars and golden rooftops. This isn’t a …

10 Hidden Destinations in South India That Have Been Ignored For Far Too Long

Our incredible <b>India</b> still has its best secrets hidden. Unexplored and untouched, South India awaits all travellers planning a rather offbeat getaway. …

Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See Pennsylvania Like Never Before

There's no better way to kick off the fall season than to hit the open road on an epic fall foliage road trip across Pennsylvania. Add stops to the …

Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

The 25 Most Beautiful Places in Paris

Everyone knows Paris as the place that inspired Hemingway and Balzac, impressionist paintings and love songs. But when you finally visit the city for yourself, and see the cobblestoned streets of Saint-Germain and backlit silhouette of Notre Dame, its charm transcends cliche. With gilded history …

Eat Chic: Where to Eat & Drink During New York Fashion Week

Dine, imbibe and unwind in style.<p>New York Fashion Week is here, and while the front rows and the streets surrounding them are the best places to catch top notch street style during the day, the after parties and industry dinners are likely where you'll catch the best dressed clocking in perfectly …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Seattle

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Seattle.<p>Heading …

Puget Sound

North America's most unlikely culinary capital - which you can reach in five hours

It’s summer in Newfoundland, time to discover my inner hunter-gatherer – well, the gatherer bit anyway. I drive 40 minutes west from the capital, St John’s, to the tiny settlement of Avondale on Conception Bay and rendezvous with Lori McCarthy outside a grocery store called Flynn’s. She checks out …

America’s Most Attractive Cities 2016

Aug. 18, 2016 — Oscar Wilde never visited Houston, Texas, but he might as well have. “Crying is for plain women,” he reportedly quipped. “Pretty …

Travel

The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in the U.S.

Well-made cocktails and Instagram-worthy views go hand in hand at our favorite hotel rooftop bars around the country.<p><i>This article was originally published in 2016; it has been updated with new bars.</i>

15 Day Trips For The Adventurous New Yorker

Photo courtesy of Liz Ligon/ Brooklyn Botanic Garden.<p>Everyone needs to escape from the concrete jungle from time to time. And our centrally located city allows even the car-less to take easy, affordable, and convenient day trips. All you need is a free Saturday, some friends, and a sense of …

How Chef Ayako Kurokawa Makes Burrow's Sensational Cheesecake

Burrow’s chef and co-owner, <b>Ayako Kurokawa</b>, moved to New York from Japan to work as a pastry chef first at Danny Meyer’s MoMA restaurant, The Modern, then at the Plaza Hotel before branching out on her own. She originally only made special-order cakes and cookies while hopping from one borrowed …

The Definitive Bronx Dining Guide

Belmont has always held down the Bronx’s culinary scene with generations of family-owned Italian restaurants and shops, but rapid changes in the …

10 amazing ways to see Argentina

First-time visitors to Argentina usually want to tick off the trio of must-see sites: the effervescent, edgy capital Buenos Aires; wild and wondrous Iguazú Falls; and the Andean peaks, ice fields and lakes of southern Patagonia – most notably the Perito Moreno glacier. More seasonal attractions …

Mapping Stanford White's Most Beautiful NYC Buildings - Curbed NY

Though the term "starchitect" is a recent thing, there have been plenty of famed designers in the past few centuries who would qualify—and Stanford White is the 19th-century architect who is perhaps most deserving of the title. As part of the firm McKim, Mead & White, he was responsible for many of …

The Best Brunches in New York City

Has there ever been such a controversial meal as brunch? "Diners love it, chefs hate it," says Andrew Parks in his defense of brunch; NYC brunch even made the news in June, when the state gave bars and restaurants the okay to move the boozing hour from noon to 10 a.m. on Sundays. Was there ever …