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6 Insanely Good Sweets for Your Super Bowl Party

<b>1. Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Chocolate Frosting</b><p>These are the <i>best</i> chocolate cupcakes: the cake portion of the recipe is adapted from Magnolia Bakery in NYC and the frosting comes from Cook's Illustrated. Together, they make an old-fashioned chocolate cupcake that is sweet enough for children …

Qatar Airways Buys 10 Percent Stake in British Airways Parent IAG

Qatar Airways said Friday it has bought nearly 10 percent of the parent company of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia, deepening wealthy Qatar’s …

Top 10 Berlin experiences

Berlin is a scene-stealing combo of glamour and grit, poised to mesmerise anyone keen to connect with its vibrant culture, bold architecture, global food, intense parties and easy-going vibe. Whether your tastes run to posh or punk, you can sate them in the German capital. Here are ten things to …

Germany

Down low in Death Valley

A lot of Death Valley National Park is below sea level, but Badwater is in its own category. That spot – which is the focus of this short video – is the lowest point in North America, 282 feet below sea level.<p>You might expect it to be tucked away in a hard-to-reach corner of wilderness, but no, …

Airbnb to Begin Collecting Taxes in Four New Cities

Airbnb will collect and remit tourist tax on behalf of hosts in Amsterdam and San Jose, California, starting tomorrow and in Washington, D.C. and …

Cruise Lines Debuting Social Media Wi-Fi Packages and Snow Rooms

Snow rooms, better Wi-Fi and a continued emphasis on specialty food and drink are some of the trends for cruising in the next year or two.<p>Here are …

Why Your Instagram Nature Shot Is Breaking the Law

Last fall, an Instagrammer named Casey Nocket made news when she posted photos of permanent acrylic portraits that she’d painted on rock faces in national parks across the country. Predictably, people were pretty upset both by her deeds and the callousness she appeared to have about her vandalism, …

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …

On the Big Island, volcanic activity could worsen respiratory problems

Visitors to the Big Island who suffer chronic respiratory problems are being urged to take common-sense precautions because of air pollution caused by volcanic activity.<p>Conditions are right for increasing particulate levels over southern and eastern parts of the Big Island, said Darryl Oliveira, …

The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences

The glories of history – think the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia – are an undeniable part of Edinburgh's appeal. But Scotland's capital is something else too: cool. There's an array of excellent bars, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants and contemporary galleries, and …

Scotland

Uber Claims Customer Data Is Safe From Uber's Own Meddling

Uber Technologies says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe — from Uber itself.<p>The …

Transportation

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

5 Tourism 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 …

Tourism

First time Greece: top 10 experiences

With its sparkling white beaches, crystalline water and venerable ancient sites, Greece lives up to all the hype. But how to approach this vast country with enough islands to suit everyone’s taste and antiquities dotting the landscape like a historical map of Western civilisation?<p>Most first-time …

European Travel

Yosemite Hikes Park Fees for Repairs, Improvements

Visitors to Yosemite National Park will pay more to enter and camp overnight, under fee hikes that start March 1.<p>Yosemite National Park …