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5 best Bangkok tailors

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to Bangkok tailors, a suit can be as expensive as you want it to be. Or as cheap.<p>Unfortunately, Thailand's reputation for pushy, unreliable "suits you, sir" tailors who offer too-good-to-be-true bargains deters many potential dandies from seeking made-to-measure pleasure.<p>In a …

Clothing

The Most Over-the-Top Luxurious Cruise Ships in the World

Cruises get a bad rap. But if you’re envisioning a bunch of septuagenarians piling in for an all-inclusive buffet after a few sexy rounds of bingo, …

Cruise Ships

Iceland's '5 Million Star Hotel' Lets You Sleep in a Bubble Under the Northern Lights

Why let a roof and walls get in the way?<p>Glimpsing the aurora borealis—better known as the Northern Lights—requires only geographical knowledge and a bit of luck, when it comes to the weather. Your options for viewing the once-in-a-lifetime wonder are many these days, but most require you to trek …

Northern Lights

On Safari in Uganda? Stop in Kampala First

Before taking a small plane to one of Uganda’s 10 national parks (for game drives, gorilla trekking, walking safaris, and the like), visitors typically fly into Entebbe, about 30 miles from Kampala, the nation’s capital. Many tourists treat their night or two in the country’s only densely populated …

Travel

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a city like Rome. Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out …

European Travel

19 famous hotels from films you can actually spend the night in

Staying in a five-star hotel is the epitome of luxury travel, and choosing a hotel with celebrity status can make a holiday a truly unique experience.<p>Luckily, there are a number of film-featured hotels that you can actually spend the night in.<p>Some have become as — if not more — famous then the …

Bill Murray

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …

Cooking

20 best Mediterranean recipes: part 1

Sarit Packer and Itamar Srulovich’s pomegranate molasses chicken with bulgar salad<p>This is a good one to make when people come round, as it is really hard not to like – sweet and sour, plenty of textures, pretty colours and virtually everybody likes chicken. Using chicken thighs here makes it almost …

Italian Food

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

Why start collecting Social Security benefits at 62? Well, you might want to, you might need to, and it can be a wash, anyway. Learn about these and …

And Now, Here Are the Best Burger Recipes of All Time for Every Diet

When it comes to creating menu mood boards for dinner parties and cookouts, there's no better place to look for inspiration than Pinterest. Since the …

Erotic and Fit

15 Reasons Croatia Should Be Your Next Big Trip

Imagine sipping the country's best wine while staring at this breathtaking view.<p>Looking for a European destination that's a little more unexpected? Obsessed with food and wine? Love history? If you answered yes to any of these, you'll want to move Croatia to the top of your must-see list …

European Travel

16 Smart Luggage Options That Will Transform Your Travel Experience

The best smart suitcases and backpacks to take your travel game to the next level.<p>Whether your next trip is to discover a country you've never been …

Luggage

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Yoga

The Dead Giveaway of Cheap Shoes

We were recently schooled on the dead giveaway of cheap skinny jeans, which inspired us to find out how to spot the signs that make another wardrobe …

Clothing

10 new and notable Android apps from the last 3 weeks (12/28/16 - 1/16/17)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 AccuBattery<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 Screens - Multi Window Manager<br>• 2.2 Inkitt – Free Books & Novels<br>• 2.3 SystemPanel 2<br>• 2.4 Walmart …

Illegal adventures? 6 places our parents couldn’t go

The more something is off-limits, the more we want it.<p>When it comes to travel, a “Do Not Enter” sign is almost like a beacon, welcoming us into the garden of forbidden fruits. Of the nearly 200 countries in the world today, some, like Angola and North Korea, make it incredibly hard for Americans to …

Cuba

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

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The 20 best ski resorts in America

Wanderbat, a travel data site by Graphiq, compiled a list of the 20 best ski resorts in America.<p>To determine the ranking, Wanderbat used a rating system that compares resorts based on mountain size, terrain, snowfall, and the magazine awards each has won.<p>Colorado and Utah dominate the list with a …

Skiing

11 Netflix Movies With Insanely Hot Sex Scenes

Netflix is good for many things: discovering endlessly bingeable shows you wouldn’t have known about otherwise, making a good excuse to invite people …

Rotten Tomatoes

The 10 best low-cost airlines in the world

In July, leading consumer aviation website Skytrax, named AirAsia the best low-cost airline in the world for the eighth consecutive year.<p>The Sepang-based airline was presented with the award at a ceremony during the 2016 Farnborough Airshow.<p>"We just won world's best low-cost Airline for the eighth …

Aviation

Every Country’s Most Popular Tourist Attraction

There are two types of travelers: those who want to hit up the most popular tourist attractions of their intended destination, and those who would …

How To Deal With Rude Comments About Your Weight During The Holidays

Rude comments about your weight sting no matter when or where they happen—but given that it's the holiday season, the scene is set for them. You know …

Holistic Medicine

Why 2017 Is the Year to Invest in IoT Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Investors have likely heard a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT). The term refers to the connection of formerly unconnected things to the Internet, so that they can collect data or automate processes. A smartwatch is an IoT device, and so is an Internet-connected …

Here's a simple no-weights workout that could lead to real results

Sometimes it’s difficult to hit the weight room, especially when travelling. We asked Coss Marte, founder of ConBody, a trendy New York City fitness …

Exercise

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

14 of the Best Gifts for a Music Snob Who’s Heard Everything

Music snobs are hard to buy for — they think they know everything. The key, then, is to focus on stuff they couldn’t have heard yet. That’s why this …

The 10 Best Foreign-Language Scifi Movies of the Last 10 Years

Lots of incredible science fiction movies are made outside America, though many of those movies—like next year’s French production <i>Valerian and the</i> …