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Fairy Tale Attractions to See with Kids in Europe

Hercules monument on the Fairy Tale Route (Photo Credit: MalteRuhnke via WikiMedia)<p>Travel through time and explore a fairy tale world stretching from Snow White to Harry Potter. Try learning to ride a broomstick, see the original Little Mermaid and discover Snow White's home deep in a German forest.<p>…

8 Quick Dinner Recipes Great for November

Need a break from heavy cold-weather fare? These recipes don't qualify as classic comfort food, but maybe that's a good thing<p><b>In the colder months, it's natural to seek out comfort foods</b> that nourish and soothe: lasagna oozing with cheese, creamy broccoli-Cheddar soup, hearty beef stew, and all the …

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Anne van Galen designs fashion accessories for a "world with endless rainfall"

<b>Dutch Design Week 2014:</b> graduate designer Anne van Galen has created this series of protective headgear and accessories for inhabitants of a …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

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The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

How to go from $0 to $75,000/mo. without taking on an investor or hiring a single employee

In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining why we said “no thanks,” the skeptics remained, well, skeptical.<p>But today, right here on …

The Must-Try Tip for Thicker Lashes

Make your eyes <i>really</i> stand out<p>Chances are, you know how to apply mascara—but do you know how to sculpt richer, look-at-me lashes? You will after watching this video, in which <i>Women’s Health</i> beauty editor Jill Percia demonstrates her super-easy brush trick. All you need is 30 seconds to learn how to …

How I quit my job to travel: The financial writer

Mired in depression after the loss of both her parents, a corporate writer suddenly quit her job and went to India. What she found there changed her life.<p>In 2004, when I was at one of the lowest points of my life, I decided to go to India.<p>I'd never visited India; I’d never even been on a long-term …

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New York Has A New 'Millionaire Lair' For The Hard-Partying Elite

A New York Post article by Dana Schuster dubbed the West 58th street spot "New York's newest millionaire lair."<p>The scene centers around a crowd of older men partying with their younger girlfriends, secret rooms for the uber-elite, and a doorman who lets you in if you look "A-list."<p>Frank Roberts, …

How To Work Much Faster

Working quickly is one of the most important characteristics of the high performing business person.<p>You can be highly intelligent, motivated and experienced, but if your output is slow then you’ll never reach your potential.<p>Speedy working is a craft well worth learning, but few executives spend any …

5 Reasons Why Photography Businesses Fail (and How to Prevent Them)

Running a photography business into the ground is pretty easy to do with all the expensive equipment, travel, and studio space that many new …

Photography

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.

Peach Crumble Coffee Cake: A Vegan Dessert for Summer

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: This dessert proves that vegans can have their cake -- made with summer's best fruit -- and eat it, too.</i><p>My time with this peachy crumble coffee cake was woefully …

Dessert

How to Pack a Jar Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Another -- and arguably the best -- use for your mason jar.</i><p>Last week, I spilled a jar …

Healthy Eating

5 Summery Breakfasts for Any Morning

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Five breakfasts that taste like vacation on a plate (or in a glass).</i><p>There are a few things that make …

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4 No-Bake Birthday Cakes for Hot Summer Days

There's no need to turn the oven on to make these couldn't-be-simpler birthday cakes.<p>Too hot to bake? No problem. Whip up one of these no-bake wonders for birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just don't forget the candles.<p><b>Mud Pie</b> Fill a pre-baked cookie or graham cracker crust with about 2 pints of …

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10 Things Non-Photo People Do That Annoy the Crap Out of Photo Enthusiasts

Photo enthusiasts and pro photographers alike should appreciate this one, because we all have those friends who know nothing about photography and, …

In The 1870s And '80s, Being A Pedestrian Was Anything But

We may think of baseball as America's national pastime, but in the 1870s and 1880s there was another sports craze sweeping the nation: competitive walking. "Watching people walk was America's favorite spectator sport," Matthew Algeo says in his new book, <i>Pedestrianism.</i><p>"In the decades after the Civil …

Roasted brussels sprouts--still great when done right, says @rapo4. These are from @jhosteria in Jackson Hole.

A One-Pot Meal that's Hearty and Delicious

This riff on chicken and dumplings puts your Dutch oven to great use.<p>You know what's great? Chicken and dumplings. You know what <i>else</i> is great? Having less dishes to wash. So forgive us if we're overly enthusiastic about this supper: Classic chicken and dumplings gets even heartier with earthy …

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46 Ways to Use Coffee—in Drinks, Dessert, and Main Dishes

From a coffee-rubbed rib eye to honey-chocolate bark, here are our favorite ways to use coffee in every part of the meal (even salad).<p><b>Coffee! We love the stuff.</b> But instead of drinking cup after cup, we've found 46 great ways to cook with it. From tiramisu to salad (yep, really), here are our …

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Strawberry-Elderflower Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>It’s airy, light, and sweet, but this delicate cake gets pucker and punch from vinegar in both the icing and the filling.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, slightly cooled, plus more, room temperature, for pan<p>1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for …

Dessert

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Southern India’s stunning secret

In the south Indian state of Karnataka, pristine backwaters lie untouched, dotted with sleepy hamlets, and the seaside beaches and fertile hill country remain equally undiscovered.<p>While Goa and Kerala have the most well known beaches and backwaters in India, today these palm-fringed lagoons teem …

India

Inside the eerie abandoned buildings of Jeju Island, South Korea

When alone in nature, your world is at peace. Everything is calm, and the forest is your friend because you feel as if you’re the only person to have …

Abandoned Buildings

What Are The World's Most Social Travel Destinations?

They say "there's no place like home," but we finally put it to the test! The travel site minube along with over 100 tourism boards from Iowa to Indonesia asked travelers one simple question: what are the world's <i>most social destinations</i>?<p>During a one-month voting period, thousands of international …

Giving Away Free Tours...

Every year since the turn of the century we've been giving away a free tour for the best electronic scrapbook created by one of our tour members. It's amazing how much fun people have on our tours...and it's also amazing how well they can capture that experience in their writing, photos, and web …

European Travel

Greek Revival: The Return of Tourism to Greece

It's hard to describe the heartache I felt a scant four years ago when visiting Athens' Plaka, the charming, ancient neighborhood that abuts the Parthenon and Acropolis. The cobble-stoned district, known for its lively street life, stood almost desolate compared to better times. Gone were all but a …