Brandi Bennett

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A simple booking trick to squeeze more out of summer travel — and cut your bill

Booking European summer travel for a family of four can be the kind of soul-crushing endeavor that gives a frugal father a newfound appreciation for …

Buenos Aires

How one man created the hottest white wine in Italy that's now making its way to America

Yet pecorino, which shares its name with one of Italy's best-known cheeses, might not even exist but for the vision of a trailblazing pioneer fondly remembered by his daughters as being "a little bit crazy".<p>The late Guido Cocci Griffoni is revered as a hero of Italian viticulture and his native …

Wine & Spirits

New Monument Discovered in the Ancient City of Petra

Archaeologists and researchers using satellite imagery and drones have reportedly uncovered a new monument in the ancient city of Petra in Jordan. …

Archaeology

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

10 travel accounts on Instagram that are the next best thing to actually travelling

Did you just get back from your annual summer holiday and are stuck at work dreaming about your next? <i>Vogue</i> scours the internet for 10 must-follow …

Social Media

A kitchen in Rome

<i>A tavola, la carbonara è pronta</i> (“to the table, the carbonara is ready”), a woman shouted in flinty Roman from a window. She was shouting to a pair of teenagers smoking in the corner of the internal courtyard, a <i>motorino</i> that had clearly seen some action next to them. The woman then pulled in …

Italian Food

30 Travel Tips You Need To Know Before Visiting Italy

Italy is one of the most beautiful countries to visit in Europe, nay, the world! My love for this country goes almost as deep as my love of …

Italy

Reese Witherspoon's Kids Literally Are Her Carbon Copy

Their kids = Them.

Bubble trouble in France as Marseille's finest soapmakers in bitter split over 'true' recipe

It is as French as croissants or champagne, but an attempt to protect the world famous Marseille soap from cheap foreign imitations has got its producers in a lather.<p>With Chinese and Turkish soap flooding the market, manufacturers want the “savon de Marseille” to be granted a “geographical …

France

9 Wine and Cheese Pairings Every Twentysomething Should Know

Because you're a goddamn adult.<p>Wine and cheese. Ugh, the greatest, right? But if you're a twentysomething who's just now figured out how to pick a bottle without being like "I dunno, this label's pretty?" then you're probably not very good at choosing which wine should go with which cheese. Here, a …

What it's really like to live in one of the cities with the best quality of life in the world

Bern in Switzerland is considered one of the best cities to live in the world.<p>The Alpine city ranked 14th in the annual “Quality of Living Index” of …

I used my favorite money-saving trick to travel through the dreamy Mediterranean islands of Sardinia and Corsica

I've written before about how my favorite money-saving travel tip isn't poring over flight websites or negotiating with hotels: It's traveling in shoulder season.<p>By choosing to travel six to eight weeks before or after high season ("shoulder season"), I save money on flights, accommodations, car …

FARE ALERT: American Airlines Offering US Cities to Europe from $415 Roundtrip!!

Several days ago we saw Europe roundtrips in the $400s. Some of these fares were leftover from Memorial Weekend, but in general in any case had to be …

Flying

In Petra, 'massive' monument found in Jordan's desert | CNN Travel

Travel

FBI is developing software to sort, track and profile citizens by their tattoos

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) just wrapped up an investigation into a new FBI program that can only be described as Orwellian.<p>The program has the FBI working with government researchers to create advanced image recognition software with the intention of cataloging our tattoos in an …

The Northern Italian Province Is an Architecture Geek’s Dream

For architecture devotees, there are a few sacred destinations—among them, Barcelona for its Gaudi; Istanbul for the Hagia Sophia; New Canaan for its modernism; and the Veneto, the northern Italian province renown for its collection of urban buildings and countryside villas by architect Andrea …

5 Ways Your Body Changes Before, During And After Travel

A travel writer can tell you that you need a vacation. But if you're employed in any sort of office job, you'll likely think of some very real reasons you can't get away:<p>"<i>Are you kidding?! I don't have enough money for a vacation!"</i><p><i>"I have kids to take to school!</i>"<p><i>"There's no WAY I could leave work</i> …

Immune System

How to drink coffee like a true Italian

Visitors to Italy contemplating their first <i>real</i> cappuccino should remember that they’re in quasi-sacred territory.<p>The Italians pretty much invented the way the rest of the world confects, serves and imbibes coffee, from the lingo (cappuccino, latte, <i>macchiato</i>) to the steam-driven espresso machine …

Coffee

Summer wines: the 18 best whites, rosés and champagnes

Wine

22 images that will make you want to travel to Mantua, Italy

Mantua, located in the Italian region of Lombardy, was recently named the 2016 Italian Capital of Culture. Together with Sabbioneta, it’s a UNESCO …

Eleonora Galasso’s Roman recipes: five Italian classics

Eleonora Galasso’s <i>As the Romans Do</i> is cookbook as a Technicolor vision of Rome that takes our romantic notions about life in the Italian capital and runs with them. What Romans do, if the book is to be believed (the subtitle is <i>La Dolce Vita in a Cookbook</i>), is ride Vespas through markets in flowing …

Italian Food

How Bottega Veneta's New 6-Piece Perfume Collection Bottles the Scent of an Italian Summer

How many different ways are there to experience a garden? For Monet at Giverny, the permutations were endless, taking on an entirely different reality depending on where the sun fell in the sky, where the earth happened to be in its orbit around the sun, or, merely, the vantage point of his easel …

Best Honeymoon Hotels: Central America and South America

<i>Picking the perfect honeymoon location is no easy feat — countless destinations, endless hotel options, and finding the ideal spot to suit both you and your new spouse's needs... how do you choose? Well, we've got you covered. Whether you're looking for inexpensive honeymoon ideas, ultra-romantic</i> …

The 9 cheapest cities to live in Europe

Salaries differ across Europe but a higher pay packet doesn't always come with a better standard of living.<p>According to Glassdoor's report titled …

European Union

The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

Beaches

Italy: Walk from Siena to Rome along the ancient Via Francigena

Tens of thousands of people hike the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in Spain each year. But less known and far less traveled is the Via Francigena in Italy.<p>Beginning this fall, Berkeley-based Wilderness Travel will offer guided trips on 80 miles of this ancient route, which once ran 1,000 …

The 10 Most Beautiful Clifftop Hotels in the World

Private plunge pools aside, there are few things more thrilling and luxurious than a clifftop hotel. Perhaps it’s the sheer seclusion, or the unobstructed views, or the feeling that you’re living on the edge—quite literally. From lofty hideouts on the Amalfi Coast to precariously-perched Balinese …

Cape Town

Cities Where You Can Afford A Five-Star Hotel

Places to experience a prince's stay on a pauper's budget.<p>Looking for an unforgettable city break without splashing the cash? Whether you fancy …

European Travel

HugeDomains.com - Aasce.com is for sale (Aasce)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …