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14 Anthropologie Decor Hacks to DIY in 2016

You decorated your place so perfectly this winter that it basically was an Anthropologie window IRL. Now that all the glitz and garland is packed away though, you’re feeling less inspired about what home decor is setting the tone for home: 2016. When your instinct is to head to your fave home goods …

Top 10 Seemingly Risky Things You Can Totally Do Yourself

GIF<p>Some things in life—such as fixing your own car or DIY home improvements—might appear dangerous or risky, especially if you’ve never done them …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Your Shot -- National Geographic Your Shot

Devouring vegetarian food in Barcelona

Being a foodie and a vegetarian, I’m always trying to explore local options while travelling. Before going to Spain, I really didn’t know anything …

The Wild Side of Tuscany

Over a decade ago, the film <i>Under the Tuscan Sun</i> tossed the heart of central Italy into the global tourism spotlight, sending busloads of camera-wielding tourists to historic hamlets and pack-them-in, pack-them-out wine tasting pit stops.<p>For today’s thoughtful travelers, Tuscany’s Maremma region …

Italy

10 DIY Ways to Hang Really Large Art

My home has a few blank walls that I've been looking to fill in order to cozy up the space. I made some calls to local framers and was floored by how …

Cottages

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Insider Guide to Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal</b> is made for wanderers. From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, Lisbon cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. Surf camps dot the 215-mile stretch south of the storied capital city. Part of the region known as the <b>Alentejo</b>, this shore is …

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Ingredients<p>25 frozen ravioli- thawed<br>• 1 c. Italian breadcrumbs<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/2 c. fat-free evaporated milk (or milk/buttermilk)<br>• Canola oil as needed<br>• 1 jar …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

8 Highly Bingeable TV Shows That Are Two Seasons Or Less

Nowadays, watching a television show can be a huge commitment — dozens upon dozens of hours, oftentimes taking weeks, if not months to get …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Best beaches in the Mediterranean

Recipes for Our Latest DIY Collection

<i>We're all about collections over at Provisions -- so following that lead, we'll be making recipe collections to go alongside those that are in Provisions. Because recipes want to be together, too.??</i><p><i>Today: DIY kits to make your favorite ingredients from scratch, and the best ways to use them.</i><p>We love …

Recipes

Coconut Pot Pie