Wynn Sims

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A Traveler’s Guide to Taking a Smartphone Abroad

The summer travel season will soon be upon us, with notions of escape, unplugging and faraway lands.<p>But while the idea of disconnecting from technology when abroad seems relaxing, the stress of visiting a foreign country without a smartphone connection can quickly counteract the benefits of a …

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

These tips are game-changers.<p>Sure, there's plenty your trusty iPhone can already do. It can help you find your way home, settle bar debates and, heck, even make the odd phone call or two. In a pinch you could probably serve small canapés off it. But this pocketable box of wonder isn't just a pretty …

3 creative ways to monetize your Instagram following

For influential Instagram users seeking to cash in on the size and engagement levels of their followings, the outlook couldn’t be brighter.<p>Let’s not forget – it took several solid years for the YouTube economy to gain enough momentum and maturity to get where it is today, with creators able to earn …

Selling

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Things Not to Do When You Travel

Travel writers always talk about what <i>to do</i> when you travel. It’s all must-see attractions and things to do. Go here, do this, see that, act this way. …

Personal Finance

27 Insanely Delicious Pinterest Accounts

Welcome to the mouth-watering world of Pinterest.

New content now available on Rick Steves Audio Europe app

I have a lot of fun and rewarding projects on my desk – and one that I am particularly passionate about is our free app, “Rick Steves Audio …

European Travel

What's new in Germany and Austria for 2015

Germany and Austria are a work in progress -- each country has great and innovative museums and galleries to share its culture with its many visitors. Here's the latest for 2015:<p>While trains are usually the easiest way for Americans to get around Germany, ultra-cheap buses are a new option worth …

The Foodist's 10 Favorite Oyster Bars Across America

Andrew Knowlton names his 10 favorite oyster bars, from Maine to Louisiana to the West Coast<p>Oysters are having a moment, and no wonder. They're delicious, unpretentious, and, with their seemingly magical ability to filter the waters they grow in, sustainable, too. When I see oysters on a menu, I …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2013

<i>Published in the November 2013 issue</i><p><b>There is just too much.</b> There are just too many exciting phenomena happening in the world of American dining right now. Fabulous Peruvian food, a German wurst palace, lots of shrimp and grits, the continued onslaught of Italian. Cronuts. To try to ascribe a …

Chocolate Pound Cake

Chocolate pound cake is not quite as common as vanilla pound cake. Vanilla pound cake has a delicate flavor, balancing the floral flavor of vanilla …

Fudgy Fluffernutter Swirl Brownies

Yields 16<p>Fudgy Fluffernutter Swirl Brownies<p>Save Recipe<p>Print Recipe<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<br>• 1 1/2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, …

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

France

Fodor’s Approved: Editors’ All-Time Favorite Travel Wares

We all have something we wouldn’t travel without, whether it’s something that brings back memories or is some unexpected item that you’ve found one …

Powerstrip

The Best White Cake Recipe {Ever}

August 9, 2013<p><i>This White Cake Recipe will quickly become your favorite for so many celebrations and events. This simple white cake recipe is easy to</i> …

Top 15 craft beer breweries in the USA

There's that moment when you try a better beer, a beer that's not your average Coors/Bud/Pabst/Enter One-Syllable Beer Name Here, and you're hooked. Not everyone may remember exactly where, or when. You may not even remember what beer it was. But much like a 1-year old who tries his first bite of …

Zagat

14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

New York City

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How to Build a Great Investment Portfolio with Low Cost Funds

If you are looking for an instant diversification as you work to grow your wealth, a mutual fund (or an ETF) can be a good way to proceed. With …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

No Knead Cinnamon Raisin Bread

I am a big fan of no knead yeast breads because they always seem much less labor intensive than regular breads. Kneading dough is fun and a good …

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease a 9×13 baking pan and set aside.<p>2. In a large bowl, stir together strawberries and 1/3 cup of Truvia Baking …

Honey Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Recipes

The Best Banana Bread Recipe

<b>Yield:</b> 1 loaf<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>60-65 minutes<p>Ingredients:<p>For the Batter:<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 …

Ultra-Moist Banana Bundt Cake with Greek Yogurt

Bananas are a staple in my house and they are one of the best selling fruits in the US, so I know that I am not the only one out there that ends up …

Buttermilk Magic Cake

A lovely, layered dessert known as a “magic cake” has been pipping up on blogs all over the place lately. The cake is a dessert which magically turns …

Blueberry Swirl Bread

I often add fresh blueberries to quick breads and muffins when the berries are in season and have a lot of flavor, but blueberries in the off-season …