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America's Ten Best Cities for BBQ

(49) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 5:02 PM

The practice of smoking meat over an open fire has been around for as long as people have known how to summon the flames and needed to eat meat, but almost certainly, it was the good old United States of America that perfected it -- and continues to perfect it....

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The Zombie States of America: The Best and Worst Places to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

(3) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 12:33 PM

Do you live in constant fear of the impending zombie apocalypse? No? Well, with The Walking Dead wrapping up its season, it's literally all we can think about. We know how Rick and the gang are faring in Georgia (terribly) but how would survivors in other states cope?

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Visit the New York Filming Locations of HBO's Girls

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 1:41 PM

Girls is the coming-of-age love child of a Nora Ephron rom-com, Joan Didion prose meandering and Woody Allen-esque awkwardness over a Sex and the City best frenemies through-line. But the starring role doesn't go to the first-billed cast member, it goes to the city of New York. Move...

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The 5 Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

(2) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 2:49 PM

Officially, St Patrick's Day commemorates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. But these days it seems more like a celebration of the arrival of the restless Irish on the shores of the rest of the world. Parades and festivities sweep across Europe, America, Asia and Australasia, splashing green over cities...

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5 Surprising New Year's Eve Travel Destinations

(29) Comments | Posted December 8, 2012 | 8:27 AM

It's often said that New Year's Eve is for amateurs. To that end, there are some obvious destinations that any joker could tell you will be "fun" on New Year's Eve. Steer clear of the obvious and increase your chances of getting to the front of the line...

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Like Obama, Hawaii Is A Winner (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2012 | 6:00 AM

We have a winner! After a tremendously long and hard fought election, Barack Obama has emerged victorious. As Obama celebrates and prepares for his second term, we, the American people, have earned ourselves a break from it all. And what better way to celebrate our president than a vacation in...

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Escaping Sandy: Recommended Beach Vacations For Storm Avoiders (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted October 28, 2012 | 9:20 AM

Snowicane Sandy is a'coming! Stock up on bottled water, canned peas, batteries and firewood! It's the perfect Perfect Storm! Here at Hopper, we're not immune to weather related freak outs. But, as much as we love the staycation that could result from 80 mile an hour winds and...

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How To Vacation Like Your Favorite TV Star

(1) Comments | Posted October 7, 2012 | 8:30 AM

According to a recent American Express survey, American households planned to spend about $1,200 per person on vacations this year. At a median household income of $50,000, that translates to about five to seven percent of income spent on travel. In celebration of the new season of fall...

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A Vacation From 'Homeland'

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2012 | 12:00 PM

According to a recent American Express survey, American households planned to spend about $1,200 per person on vacations this year. At a median household income of $50,000, that translates to about five to seven percent of income spent on travel.

With Homeland's second season premiering this past weekend...

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