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7 Centurion Lounges in 7 Days: New York (LGA) Review

I’m in the Empire State as part of my visit to every Centurion Lounge in the US, and am now checking out the one in LaGuardia (LGA). My mission: to …

13 Free Things to Do on Your Next Trip to Nashville

Over the past five years, Nashville has emerged as a tourist hot spot, and with its burgeoning culinary community, friendly locals, family-oriented …

11 Things You May Not Know About Hong Kong

<i>Source: @naomilvdv</i><p>If you've lived in or visited Hong Kong before, you have most definitely mastered the art of passive-aggressively elbowing strangers out of your way, and have likely also developed the reflexes of a born kung fu master from dodging umbrella spines that threaten to poke out your …

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This Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding Recipe Is The Best Way To Do Dessert

Stop everything you're doing right now and go buy yourself some avocados, bananas, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Then, go straight home to make yourself what is quite possibly the greatest pudding you'll ever taste. Minimalist Baker's vegan-friendly Chocolate Peanut Butter Avocado Pudding recipe, …

Best Honeymoon Hideaway Hotels in the World

Begin married life with an unforgettable trip for two to one of GAYOT's top honeymoon hotels worldwide. Set in romantic destinations from playful Paris to peaceful Thailand, these luxurious properties offer an intimate feel and plenty of pampering extras that are sure to let your love blossom. …

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Girl Gone Travel</i><p>Dominicans pride themselves in offering excellent customer service …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

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23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

10 Mind-Blowing Hacks for Making Your Leftover Pizza Taste Better the Next Day

Three words: pizza grilled cheese.<p>Gone are your days of eating cold leftover pizza in your pajamas, leaning against your open refrigerator. Make pizza better the next day with these easy tricks.<p><b>1. Reheat cold pizza face down in a pan.</b> Slap your slice of pizza face down on a preheated skillet on …

The 13 Best Chinese Restaurants In New York City

But here in New York, we have our own tradition: Eating at a Chinese restaurant.<p>In the beloved tradition of eating Chinese food on Christmas, we've found the best Chinese restaurants in Manhattan.

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …

Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

When I booked my five-night adventure to Iceland I had one thing in mind -- I wanted to see the northern lights. I wanted to see vibrant pinks and greens dancing across the starry night sky, just like a National Geographic photograph.<p>So you'd think when I found myself standing in the Icelandic …

The best of Alaska by boat: top 10 Alaska cruise tips

Calving glaciers, miles of untouched wilderness, whales and orcas, and Egyptian-cotton sheets – no wonder an Alaskan cruise is on many a bucket list. Southeast Alaska is where a slew of the state's highlights are concentrated, many of which are inaccessible to automobiles but easily reached by …

What's New on Netflix Streaming in December 2014

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Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

5 Small Airlines You Should Know

Travelers are well acquainted with major airlines and hubs spread across the country, but sometimes plans call for a short 40-minute flight to more exotic spots like the Costa Rican jungle, or a quick jaunt to upstate New York. Cars, trains, and ferries can take hours, which makes the perks of …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

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The World's Best and Worst On-Time Airlines

According to the most recent statistics from air travel consulting firm FlightStats, Iberia Airlines has the best on-time performance among global …

Top 10 wonderful workouts around the globe

Exercise on holiday needs neither to be boring, nor a waste of valuable travel time. Hit these locations hard and you’ll experience a rush of more than just endorphins.<p>1. Grouse Grind, North Vancouver, Canada<p>Visitors looking for a little exercise in Vancouver traditionally head to the stunning …

China Has A Tropical Island You Know Nothing About

Betcha didn't know China could look like this.<p>Curious wanderlusters should head to the island of Hainan, in the South China Sea, before it gets any more popular. The tropical isle -- with sprawling rainforest and pristine volcanic hot springs -- is a totally unexpected retreat from mainland Asia.<p>On …

For rich people, mortgages are getting cheaper and easier

For wealthy homebuyers, mortgages are getting cheaper and easier to come by.<p>Not only are big-pocketed borrowers paying lower average rates on the high dollar value loans known as jumbo mortgages, but lenders are now requiring even smaller down payments -- and, in some cases, they are waiving the …

Enchanted Isle: Puerto Rico

If <b>Puerto Rico</b> isn’t on your radar, it’s time to readjust. The Caribbean’s most convenient destination—especially for Americans, who don’t need a passport to get there—is also one of its most interesting.<p>An unincorporated U.S. territory since the end of the Spanish-American War, Puerto Rico …

You Don't Need a Car to Spend Labor Day Weekend in Hudson, New York

Plan your weekend trip from NYC to Hudson Valley. Car not required! Photo by Jeralyn Gerba.<p><i>By Jeralyn Gerba for Fathom</i> | City folk often fantasize about trading in the urban hustle for something more quaint. The kind of place with a Main Street and a coffee joint and a bar where everybody knows …

Thrill-seeker arrested after scaling Brooklyn Bridge

A backpack-wearing thrill-seeker was arrested Sunday for climbing atop the Brooklyn Bridge in yet another security breach on the famed span.<p>Yaroslav …

The 15 Best New BBQ Joints in America

There's nothing quite like a BBQ pit blessed by decades of grease. But for every salt- and pepper-seasoned family legacy, there's a new upstart dreaming of building their own smoky dynasty.<p>To salute these young-gun pullers of pork, we've compiled a list of the 15 best BBQ joints that have opened in …

The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

10 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

<i>(Photo: Getty Images/E+)</i><p>Booking a hotel seems pretty straightforward, right? And most times it is: Pick a destination, choose your dates, enter payment info, and voila, happy travels!<p>However, there are some big blunders you could be making when it comes to hotel reservations. From booking on the …