Jenny Tan

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In Photos: Patagonia’s Stunning Marble Caves

Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.<p>There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty …

South America

13 cities you can't pronounce (but should definitely visit)

As of tomorrow British travellers can add a new destination to the ever-growing list of intriguing places to visit in eastern Europe – with names that can only be pronounced after you’ve had at least five vodkas.<p>This one is Olsztyn – pronounced "Ol-sh-tin" since you ask – a modest-sized city on the …

The 2018 World's 50 Best Restaurants Announced

The World's 50 Best Restaurants were announced Tuesday evening at a ceremony in Bilbao, Spain—here are the winners.<p>The world’s best restaurant is in Italy once more, according to the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Massimo Bottura's restaurantOsteria FrancescanaOsteria Francescana in …

Mexico City

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'What's the difference between an ETF and index fund?'

<i>What's the difference between an ETF and index fund, and which is better?</i><p>Great question. Before I delve into the specifics, let me give a little context as to why both can be good additions to an investment portfolio.<p>Two of the things that can help your investments weather a tough economy are time …

19 Delicious Pancakes That Are Almost Too Powerful

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CodeMill is putting a price tag on Github pull requests

If you’ve ever thought your GitHub pull request was so good it should have been a paid gig, now it can be.<p>CodeMill is taking an interesting approach to open source. Rather than leave it up to good souls who want to help out, it’s letting developers and organizations monetize their needs, and …

10 of the best travel apps … that you'll actually use

No one needs a smartphone full of gimmicky apps. We’ve rounded up a selection of the best tools for the digital-savvy traveller<p><b>’</b><b>Appy days: Tell us your favourite travel app in the comments below</b><p>For a long time, whenever I was spotted using Google Maps to navigate London’s public transport network a …

Apps

25 Homemade Valentine's Day Gifts Anyone Will Love

Plain old roses don't hold a candle to these crafty ideas.<p>Don't just focus on your sweetheart this Valentine's Day — DIY something nice for family and friends too. These heartfelt presents can help you spread the love.

Where to Shop This Weekend: 2015's Best Guides

We're halfway through December's two-week holiday stretch, with just a few typically-quiet days leading up to the new year remaining. Whether you're with family, riding solo, or somewhere in-between, the temptation to shop is palpable —€”€” especially with all those after-Christmas sales. But where …

Clothing

The 5 Most Beautiful Places In The World

<i>by Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Getty<p>Pinpointing every breathtaking place on the planet could take a lifetime, but we think that these 5 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list.<p><b>1. Cappadocia, Turkey</b><p>Cappadocia, an area …

London's best porridge

Put down the Ready Brek. If we've learned one thing from ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ it's that Goldilocks had the right idea: you've got to be …

10 of the best B&Bs in Europe

Photograph: Casa Amora<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/11/6/1446824650572/a7f94271-47b9-40b1-8832-bd464aeda905-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Casa …

Photography

Highlights from Milan Fashion Week - CNN Style

Written by Holly Fraser, CNNMilan<p>Holly Fraser is the editor of Hunger Magazine, Rankin's biannual fashion and culture magazine. The views expressed are her own.<p>Milan Fashion Week began last Wednesday with an unexpected lashing of torrential rain and howling wind. Though the mood, if not the …

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel …

How To Make The World's Best Hot Chocolate

The secret is to use really great chocolate, and not much else.<p>James Beard award-winning pastry chef Jacques Torres is so committed to using only the highest-quality chocolate that in 2000 he left the restaurant world to open his own chocolate factory in Brooklyn. Today he has two factories and …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Places I'd Like to See in Japan

There are some many beautiful places to see in Japan. Here are a few of the destinations that I'd like to see during my travels.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What I'd Like to See in Japan<p>Follow Claudine Williams on Twitter: www.twitter.com/somewherelux

London’s Best Sunday Roasts: Rated And Mapped

<b>Updated: October 2016</b><p>It’s one of the most eaten-out meals in London, but with every pub and its neighbour claiming to do a great one, but it’s not an …

8 Real-World Locations That Inspired Disney Movies

<i>by Pretty Prudent's Jaime Morrison Curtis</i><p>Photo courtesy Nagelestock.com/Alamy<p>The magical worlds inhabited by Disney characters have inspired children for generations, but did you know that the creative teams behind these visions were often themselves inspired by authentic villages, castles, and …

Clearing Browser Cookies Probably Won't Get You Better Flight Deals

We -- and probably everybody else in the travel universe -- thought we had cracked a MAJOR code when we heard that clearing your Internet browser cookies will find you cheap flights.<p>As it turns out, though, <b>this is likely not true</b>.<p>The idea behind the hack is that when you're searching for flights, …

15 Items You'll Love That Are ACTUALLY On Sale

You know what we hate? Fake sales. Come on, you know what we're talking about. When stores mark down their merchandise 10 or 20 percent and call that savings. Honey, in our world, that ain't no sale.<p>A sale is 50, 60 or 70 percent off. Unless you're really saving, you can't call it a sale in good …

Set the Mood: 12 Paint Colors That Are Perfect By Candlelight

Set the mood with these hues.<p>Rich hues that capture all the enchanting qualities of shifting, flickering light — just what you need as the nights grow long.

Interior Design

Ask E. Jean: The Nine Rules for Reinventing Yourself

Should I start looking for a career more suited to an "old woman"?<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> Men prefer younger women for sex—it's the way their brains are wired, I understand. But must they have younger women in the office, too? Since I've reached my thirties, my boss makes jokes about how I'm "too old for …

Inventions

Why You Don't Need a lot of Money to Travel

<i>Note: Since I originally wrote this article, I have booked a flight from Dallas to Dubai for 300 bucks using a resource mentioned below.</i><p>I often hear people say the reason they don't travel as much as they would like is because "it's too expensive."<p>Hearing this gets me excited because:<p>A) Challenges …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Cleaning

Ways to Do Pricey Destinations on a Budget

<i>Jon Rawlinson / Flickr</i><p>Some island destinations are so expensive that many travelers consider them out of reach. Places like the Maldives, French Polynesia, Santorini and Hawaii all come to mind. Everything from the cost of transportation to activities is high due to location and tourist demand. But …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

Travel Hack: How to Save Hundreds On Your Flights to Europe by Buying Two Separate Tickets

<b>Stop! Don't book that $1,000 flight to Lisbon before you hear about this travel hack that can save you hundreds on your flights to Europe!</b><p>OK, so you want to go to Europe, but you don't want to spend a lot of money getting there. What can you do? There are a few tips to get good deals on flights: …

15 Under-the-Radar Vacation Destinations

The world is full of destinations on the well-trodden path, where the number of visitors seems to go up every year and the crowds can sometimes feel endless. Don't you want to go somewhere different for a change? No matter what corner of the globe you look at, there are plenty of overlooked …