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15 epic wine regions to visit before you die

Wine wisdom for the aficionado, travel advice for the rest of us.

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Newfoundland’s food revolution

Newfoundland’s food revolution

When I was a kid, the extent of Newfoundland and Labrador’s food culture revolved around all its absurdities. Cod tongues. Seal flipper pie. Moose burgers. “Brown food,” or deep-fried everything. But over the last couple of years, the restaurant scene has done a complete turnaround. While the small-town diners with deep-fried foods and motherly servers in scrubs still play a beloved role throughout the province, things have changed. Like, a lot.

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25 romantic honeymoon destinations

A honeymoon is a once in a lifetime trip, and choosing a romantic destination requires careful planning. While other trips might focus on an activity, like skiing, the honeymoon is a chance for newlyweds to focus on each other. Every couple will imagine something different when planning their perfectly romantic honeymoon, but hopefully these destinations will generate some ideas.

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13 locations for travelers in love

Travel, like love, can change your life. Both force us to strip down to our most honest and real selves. And if you’ve found someone to share a journey with, any place can become paradise. Here are a few.

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The 10 best summer cocktails you’ve never heard of

It’s summer, and no matter where you are, there’s no better time to explore and enjoy the spirits of the world. You already know the Capirinha, the mojito, and the pisco sour… it’s time to challenge the bartender with one of these exotic cocktails!

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The 9 best-designed hotels worldwide

Check out the most amazing hotel designs from around the world.

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6 bars for cult-level craft cocktails in Chicago

While the craft cocktail revival may not have begun in Chicago, the Windy City is perfecting it. Bold words, but for a city already known for being one of the best places to eat in the country, it’s only recently that cocktail focused bars started to appear on the scene. And they have already ascended to cult status.

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Getting paid in POW in Jackson Hole, WY

Jackson is without question one of the most awesome ski towns in the world, but the mountain also lived up to the hype that I’ve been hearing for the past 20 years. Not only do they have a ton of steep terrain, but the tram, gondola, and high-speed lifts enable them to move people up the mountain quickly and spread the crowds out across the hill and keep lines short, even on a big day.

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Every room at this St. Lucia resort has its own infinity pool [PICs]

The Jade Mountain resort property in St. Lucia claims to be the only one on the island with views of both Pitons. Architect Nick Troubetzkoy capitalized on this by facing each room in their direction. The prime resort feature, though, is that each room has an open fourth wall equipped with its own infinity pool.

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Almost half of the wineries in the United States are located in California, and many of those are in the valleys north of San Francisco. Wine tasting and winery tours are a drunkenly entertaining way to learn how grapes become wine, but the process involves more than crushing and fermenting grapes. One needs to see the agriculture that goes into America’s wine making, and touch the grapes on the vine, to really appreciate the drink. Work off that hangover by cycling along the winding roads of Napa and Sonoma. 
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7 dream trips on 7 continents

1. Asia – Exploring nature and culture in China. The Chengdu region of China is home to the world’s largest population of Giant Pandas. Panda reserves in and around Chengdu focus on protecting the bear’s natural habitat and researching their behavior (best job ever?). Elsewhere in China, Beijing has some of the country’s most important cultural landmarks.

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