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Old-World Charm, New-World Fun

72 Hours in Charleston

Back in 1864, General Sherman chose not to burn Charleston to the ground. Why? Because of its irresistible Southern charm — a trait that still thrives today.

Dating and Love
Be the Dairy King

How to Make a Cheese Platter

Making a cheese plate requires more than just spilling the Sargento into a bowl. Here's a guide to making a proper cheese plate.

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City of Brotherly Love

72 Hours in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is an historic city -- but a visit needn't be a flashback to first-grade history. Today the City of Brotherly Love mixes modern fun with great tradition.

The Surfing Issue
A '60s Surfer's Haven on the Space Coast

72 Hours in Cocoa Beach

Off the coast of Central Florida, Cocoa Beach was the old stomping ground of America's first astronauts. Today, it's returned to its roots as a small surfing community. Here's where to stay, catch waves and eat tacos.

The Maine Issue
City by the sea

72 Hours in Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine, like its cousin across the country, is a young city with a thriving food culture and nightlife. Come for wholesome adventures outdoors, stay for the beer and lobster rolls.

The Music Issue
Take a Spin

Breaking Down the Art of Beatmatching

Above selecting a series of songs to reflect a certain mood or vibe is deejaying's more professional task: the art of combining songs together into one seamless mix. It's called beatmatching, and thanks to modern tech, you can start picking it up today.

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The Music Issue
The Beat of Music City

72 Hours in Nashville

Great music, vivid history and delicious southern food don't define Nashville entirely, but they do make it one hell of a fun city to visit.

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Leave the Guidebook at Home

The New York City Adventure Guide

These 20 New York City adventures represent a panoply of off-the-radar activities one can do with a free afternoon, evening or day to explore — plenty of which you'll be surprised to learn even exist in a bustling metropolis.

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Detroit Rock City, Revived

72 Hours in Detroit

Despite the state of the motoring industry and Motown, Detroit still plays hosts to one of the country's best music scenes and houses some of the world's biggest car nuts. It's a heaping dose of Americana that should be on everyone's travel list.

Mexiterrean-Style with Cucumber and Radish

How to Make: Chocolate Clam Ceviche

Native to the coastal lagoons of western Mexico, chocolate clams are the briny star of this versatile ceviche recipe. Refreshing and savory, it's perfect for summer.

Visit One of the World's 7 Wonders

72 Hours in Victoria Falls

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is over a mile wide and 355 feet tall. Here's what to do once you get there.

The Breakfast Issue
New Hampshire's Nostalgic Oats

How to Make: 30-Minute Granola

Do you love granola? Make it yourself. This recipe for homemade granola is nutritious, delicious, and takes less than 30 minutes to make.

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Guide to Life
Or, How Not to Get Ripped

How to Escape a Rip Current

Rip currents are a leading cause of drowning deaths at beaches around the world. But if you know how to escape one, you can live to swim another day. Here's how.

The Breakfast Issue
A Breakfast From Brazil

How to Make: The Açaí Bowl

Açaí, the Brazilian berry, is a longtime staple in the surfing community. And it may be the best healthy breakfast you haven't tried.

Guide to Life
And Still Be Friends After

How to Plan a Buddy Trip

It’s time for a buddy trip. Time to get away from it all with friends and spend quality time, strengthening those age-old bonds between men -- and if it’s an epic trip, perhaps even testing them.