A Las Vegas chef wants to teach you all about Indian cuisine, one dish at a time. Tarun Kapoor, the executive chef at Urban Turban, will show you how to make his classic meals at home — and not fear the food’s super-spicy rep.
Kapoor teaches classes every other week at his restaurant, which describes its food as “New Age Indian cuisine.”
Upcoming sessions are scheduled for May 6 and 19, and June 2.Read more
Are vacations for kicking back or scrambling to do as much as possible?
Here’s what a 17-nation survey has found:
59% of travelers prefer to relax and unwind during vacation.
35% prefer an active vacation where they do and see a lot of things.
Brazil, South Korea and Japan were the countries most in favor of relaxing vacations.Read more
Santa Maria is one of those cities I always drive past on my way up north. It doesn’t have the Danish kitsch and buttery-rich pastries of nearby Solvang or the summery vibe of Pismo Beach just up the road. At first glance, Santa Maria doesn’t look like it has much for tourists; its downtown corridor is fairly nondescript, and Broadway, its main drag, is full of bland-looking buildings.Read more
Explore the bayous and byways of southern Louisiana on a new four-day tour offered by Gondwana EcoTours.
Guided activities include a swamp boat tour of the Lake Martin wildlife refuge, home to more than 200 species of birds and numerous alligators; a walking tour of Whitney Plantation and its slavery museum; and a kayak tour of Bayou Teche.Read more
President Trump has decided he’d like to go somewhere no president has gone before with our national park system.
Is it a First Family camping trip worthy of its own reality TV show? (Melania cooking over a portable stove. Donald Jr. pitching a tent.) No. The president is thinking about rescinding protections for national monuments set aside by previous presidents.Read more