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Why Do American Cops Kill So Many Compared to European Cops?

Paul Hirschfield, <i>Rutgers University</i><p>Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first degree murder November 24 in the death of Laquan McDonald. A video released by police shows Van Dyke shooting the teenager 16 times.<p>Van Dyke is an extreme example of a pattern of unnecessary deadly force …

Law Enforcement

London on the Cheap

<i>By Ciara Collins for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>Sure the Euro is down, but that does nothing for the Anglophile cheapster. London's on the pound sterling, a.k.a., the oldest currency still in use, but don't let the old pound keep you from hopping over the pond. You can actually experience London …


This Icelandic hotel was designed for optimal Northern Lights viewing

Iceland's ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.<p>The swanky hotel was made from an abandoned building that belonged to a nearby geothermal power plant, and has won many awards, like the 2014 World Boutique Hotel Award for Europe's best …

Northern Lights

Munich city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Outside Oktoberfest, the Bavarian capital is a graceful city – green in summer, atmospheric in winter, and buzzing with great museums and bars year round<p>Often portrayed as the strait-laced, industrious counterpart to hedonistic Berlin, Munich tends to steer clear of the limelight. Save for its …

Sous-vide Cooking

These are the best scotch whiskies in the world

Does any drink carry the romance of the Single Malt Scotch? Ordering one at the bar or producing a bottle from cupboard is a sure affirmation of …

National Geographic Travel

Eating My Way Through Prague

Prague, a city known for its gothic church spires, baroque architecture and red rooftops is so much more than just a pretty face. A small family reunion turned culinary pilgrimage gave me a glimpse into the delicacies of the Central European-inspired fare. The Bohemian empire has quickly become one …

European Travel

9 of the Most Exciting New Restaurant Openings in Prague

Finding quality Czech food in Prague is easy if you know who to ask (*ahem* our Prague food tour guides). What we're excited about this fall are the harder-to-find cuisines popping up around the city. These new restaurants, from burgers to burritos, have the potential to become local favorites fast.<p>…

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

New Zealand

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …


The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

European Travel


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6 powerful pieces from the Ai Weiwei exhibit in London

Ai Weiwei has been censored, beaten up, imprisoned and trapped in bureaucratic limbo.<p>Yet the Chinese dissident artist still manages to keep up a …

The 10 British Foods You Have to Try (and Why)

We've teamed up with UK Illustrator Edward McGowan to put together a UK foodie map with the top British foods worth trying on your next UK holiday. For more foodie & travel tips, check out Eating London's Foodie Guide. Let us know what you think in the comments!<p>English Breakfast<p>One of the United …

British Cuisine

Art Exhibits Worth a Trip to D.C. This Fall

With the November reopening of the much-anticipated Renwick Gallery, as well as several strong exhibits featuring heavy-hitters of the art world, …


Top 5: Australian islands

Lizard Island<p><b>01 Lizard Island, Queensland</b><br>The island’s namesake resort reopened in August after a major overhaul with a nifty new wine cellar. But …

35 beautiful cities you must see in your lifetime

European Travel

10 of the best ways to enjoy Prague … on a budget

It’s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, which means plenty of overpriced tourist traps. Here’s how to avoid them<p>Take your own free walking tour<p>Cross the statue-lined Charles bridge to the Malá Strana district and admire the rich baroque architecture along the Royal Way as you ascend to the …

European Travel

Man who traveled to every country on earth explains the most difficult places to visit and why

This means 196 countries: the 193 members of the United Nations, plus Taiwan, Vatican City, and Kosovo, which are not members but are, to varying degrees, recognized as independent countries by other international actors.<p>In five decades of traveling, I've crossed countries by rickshaw, pedicab, …

U.S. Army

Here's what burgers look like at 16 Michelin-starred restaurants around the country

To find these white-tablecloth-quality burgers, we read through dozens of menus at Michelin-starred restaurants across the country.<p>From classic cheeseburgers to a succulent burger with truffle mayo and chicken skin, here is a sample of America's most sophisticated and succulent burgers.

Napa Valley

12 Hours in Prague, Czech Republic

By College Tourist; Author: Nóra Horváth, Syracuse University<p><b>Hundreds of years of Czech history and culture in only one day? No problem.</b><p>So you've made it to Prague - the capital city of the Czech Republic, and a city practically untouched by the destruction of the World Wars - but you only have a …

European Travel

How to Get More out of Your Trip to Prague

Prague is one of the most visited destinations in Europe and has tourists coming from all over the world to discover this beautiful city. Understandably the city is littered with souvenir stores and people offering walking tours, Segway tours and free tours. The typical tours will check off the top …

European Travel

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.<p>Painted in a palette of mesmerizing blue hues, Chefchaouen's ancient medina …

Travel Photography

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The Glenlivet Distillery

27th July, 2015 by Amy Hopkins - This article is over multiple pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11<p>Described by the brand as “the single malt that started …

Scotch Whisky

The 10 best hotels in the world

Is it any surprise guests rhapsodize about its private pools, flanked by visiting peacocks and parakeets, or the views of glittering Lake Pichola from the bay windows in their rooms?<p>Two decades ago, we began asking <i>T+L</i> readers to share with us their favorite hotels and resorts.<p>They've taken into …

Key West

The Pope vs. the Koch Bros

On June 15, environmental activists gathered at the Smithsonian Castle for the institution's Board of Regents meeting, and marched to the National Museum of Natural History to protest climate-denier-oil-baron David Koch being on the museum's advisory board. The campaign to oust Koch from the board …

6 Ways to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

The sweeping mountain vistas, stunning beaches, vibrant cities and hospitable locals make New Zealand a bucket list travel destination for many. But as breathtaking as it is, plenty of travelers forgo a forage into hobbitdom due to the expensive costs of getting and staying there. The sticker shock …

New Zealand