Cristabel Lim

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Foods You Can't Bring Into The U.S. (Plus Treats You Should)

Bringing a taste of your travels home with you is a noble pursuit. Leaving behind the sumptuous cheeses you sampled in France or the wine you tasted in Italy can be heart-wrenching to say the least. So what should you try to bring back stateside? What does the U.S. allow you to enjoy post-vacation …

Are Banks the Hottest New Coffee Shops?

The food situation at banks is usually limited to the free lollipops they sometimes have at the tellers' station. But that appears to be rapidly changing. According to Eater NY, a new Capital One branch opening in New York City's Union Square will feature a coffee bar open to the public. Crain's …

What Aaron Franklin Likes to Grill at Home in His Backyard

At his legendary Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Aaron Franklin has mastered the “slow, agonizing cook” of brisket. (So far the only person to skip the hours-long line is President Obama.) Franklin’s the biggest name in the pitmaster business, appearing in everything from credit card ads to the film</i> …

Southwest Expands International Flights With More Routes to Belize and Mexico

Southwest Airlines expects to begin flights to Belize City next year as it expands international service.<p>The airline said Thursday that it will fly …

5 Best Travel Ads to Watch This Week

Brands have become publishers, creating content that engages and entertains consumers without hammering viewers with the brand throughout. These are …

The 20 Best US Cities For Culture

Property Shark, a property research website, put together a list of the 20 U.S. cities with the most activities dedicated to culture and recreation, including museums, libraries, theaters parks, and stadiums.<p>The team then factored in how many attractions there were per capita to create the final …

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5 Digital Trends We're Tracking At Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

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Enjoy Sweet Treats At These 7 Fabulous Barcelona Cafes

Summer is practically here and millions of tourists will be packing their bags to visit Barcelona, one of the top 5 most visited cities in the world according to Trip Advisor in 2013. If you and your friends or family will be vacationing in this coastal Mediterranean city, then here are 7 of their …

World’s 15 Most Unique Beaches

It's finally summer—time to swim, sunbathe, and surf. While many people dream of white sand, palm trees, and clear water, we'd like to shift the …

The 2014 Best of the Best Hotel Awards

"But what's your favorite hotel?" It's the question most often asked of Jetsetter's editors by friends, relatives and brand new acquaintances. It's a topic we never tire of debating over computer monitors in the editorial department. And, most important, it's what lies at the heart of our first …

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9 Places You'll Never, Ever Take A Picture

Today's "travel experience" is more like a fast-paced frenzy to post your photos first... because if you don't Instagram it, it didn't happen.<p>Thankfully, these places are so sacred, so off-limits or just so darn beautiful that they've banned picture-taking all together. Professional photographers …

Airlines Change the Carry-on Rules

Recently I had a very unpleasant surprise in the TSA line at New York's JFK airport. No, they did not do a touchy-feely pat-down or confiscate something.<p>Just before actually getting to the TSA agent's podium, a red-jacketed person (who I believe was hired by American Airlines as a subcontractor but …

Why Having a Horrible Accent Isn't So Bad

If you are afraid to plunge into a new language and make lots of mistakes, you'll never be able to learn it. The biggest fear most people have has to do with their accent. And I understand why. How many Parisians didn't try to correct me when I was first learning French? How many language purists …

The Lazy Girl's Guide To Packing Like A Pro

You've requested your days off, booked the airfare, reserved the hotel, and arranged your excursions (and now just have to build up the courage for …

Watch Emma Stone In Woody Allen's Latest Film Trailer

Colin Firth tries to expose Emma Stone's fraudulent mystic in new trailer<p>The eagerly anticipated trailer for Woody Allen's first film starring new muse Emma Stone, Magic in the Moonlight, has been unveiled and we can certainly see why she might be his newest recurring star. Stone stars as a …

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