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5 Great International Destinations for Budget Travelers

The vacation spots you dreamed about are now affordable.<p>One of the most important determinants of an international travel budget is the destination …

27 mouthwatering desserts everyone should try in France

France has always been a leader in the culinary industry. They're known for their breads, cheeses, and haute cuisine, and have done more for the world of food than you can imagine.<p>They perfected many difficult entrees, created several types of wine and Champagne, and, most importantly, invented …

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Golf With Your Friends - Part 2

HoloLens is helping engineers visualize building blueprints

With its ability to give the real world a digital assist, mixed reality can be much more useful than the insular cocoon of VR. Microsoft is showing again how HoloLens can help designers via a collaboration with the University of Cambridge's construction IT lab. "We've never been able to bring 3D …

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Netflix Is Dropping a Mysterious New Show Friday. Here’s What We Know About The OA

This week Netflix surprised everyone with the news that a new eight-episode series, <i>The OA,</i> will premiere on Friday. Like summer megahit <i>Stranger</i> …

This Mashup Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Pop Music in 2016

It’s officially the end of the year: DJ Earworm has released his “United State of Pop” video for 2016, the epic annual mashup of all the year’s …

The 10 Most Beautiful Video Games of 2016

Abzû "We wanted to create an emotional narrative arc using rich visuals and sound alone to tell the story, and with that<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Giant Squid<p>1 of …

Honda's NeuV concept fires up its 'emotion engine'

Enthusiasts frequently talk about cars as though they have personalities and feelings, despite that not being the case. However, Honda's latest concept aims to change that. It's called the NeuV, and Honda describes it as an "automated EV commuter vehicle" that will be able to have emotions. Kind of.<p>…

10 amazing things to do in Finland

From stripping off on a ski slope to climbing a frozen waterfall - the long winter nights in Finland must just fly by<p>Glamp out under the Northern …

European Travel

Millennial Travel Spending Surpasses $200 Billion Annually

The future of the travel industry is extremely bright and millennials are to thank.<p>You May Also Like<p>Southwest Airlines Criticized for Biracial …

Eat, hike, love Croatian style

This past September, I found myself in Croatia. Rovinji, to be more specific. Perfectly placed in suitably heart-shaped Istria, Rovinji hugs the …

European Travel

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

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This nifty travel budget calculator is a digital nomad's wet dream

If you’re a digital nomad at heart and you often suffer from irrepressible episodes of wanderlust, you know how important it is to plan your budget in advance. But in case you’re too lazy to calculate your expenses, there’s now a website that will do it for you.<p>The Earth Awaits is a free tool that …

The 4 Annoyances Most Often Expressed By Travelers To Italy

There's a part of travel, particularly international travel, which is left out of most brochures, movies, and social media. It's the level of discomfort that accompanies such travel, and not only the 10+ hours seated on the flight. Discomfort is a travel reality when we step out of our usual …

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The best European cities for solo travelers

While monuments should dictate your itinerary in Europe, it's really how you take in the sights that will make your trip. And with the sheer amount of things to see and do, traveling in Europe, especially with a big group, can get overwhelming. That's why it's one of the best continents to visit …

The Mental Health Benefits of Writing, Backed by Science

When a paragraph a day keeps the stress away.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, marketer at Help Scout</i><p>When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as they obsessively work on the next great American novel.<p>But …

10 Travel Sites That’ll Help You Plan an Unforgettable Vacation

Remember back in January when you promised yourself to travel more this year? Well, it’s officially summer, and there’s no better time to head to the beach or take a family road trip. And while you may not have the ideal vacation length (eight days!) lined up, <i>any</i> amount of time you have to explore …

Travel Diary: Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro with 'Orange is the New Black' Star Laura Prepon

Get an exclusive look at actress Laura Prepon’s journey through Tanzania.<p>When <i>Orange is the New Black</i> star Laura Prepon was approached by her friend, …

Roadtrip Guide: Cruising the California Coastline from LA to SF

So, you want to take the famous drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Too many people decide to roadtrip the fastest and easiest route (state …

Deciphering restaurant menus: the most confusing terms revealed

Never heard of clamped vegetables? Don’t know the difference between gochujang and guanciale (never mind how to pronounce them)? You’re not alone. Culinary fads come and go quicker than you can say cronuts – and with them a range of food terms that have many of us Googling under the table to decode …

14 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

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The 12 Most Beautiful Places in Canada You Need to Visit

Canada’s reputation as a maple-scented land of sorrys has never done it justice. The world’s second-largest country may not boast the geographical …

Ofgem approves a 354-mile power cable from UK to Norway

The UK energy regulator has granted a licence to a Norwegian consortium that plans to build a 345-mile power cable to bring renewable hydro power into Britain.<p>The NorthConnect project cleared its first hurdle on Tuesday after Ofgem granted an electricity interconnector licence to the developers, …

A Toddler Grimaces His Way Through Eating Sour Cranberries For Our Enjoyment

Even if you don’t have kids, you’re probably aware that toddlers are weird as hell and can be picky when it comes to what they want to eat. Kids need to explore their culinary options because there’s a world of amazing flavors that aren’t found in dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets. I’m not a parent, …

Money Diary: How One Woman Quit Her Job To Travel The World

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>,</i> <i>where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennial women how they</i> …

11 travel gadgets that will help you survive your next trip

1/<p>Instead of estimating how much a packed bag weighs, test it before you even get to the airport.<p>With steep luggage fees, it's best not to risk going …

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17 of the World's Most Extraordinary National Parks

<i>Canada's Pacific Rim National Park is one of the world's most extraordinary national parks.</i><p>Yellowstone was the world's first national park. As the US National Park Service turns 100 years old this year, people from around the country (and globe) are flocking to these iconic reserves. US National …

Flight attendants reveal facts about flying that airlines don't tell passengers

A flight attendant's job is more than serving drinks with a smile.<p>They're responsible for passengers' safety and, of course, they know a lot about …

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

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Southwest Just Announced $49 Flights This Fall

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to look at friends’ Instagrams and wonder if they’re really having as much fun as they say they …