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'BBC Proms unveils celebration of global classical music for 2014' declares the BBC press release accompanying the infamous 'Madame Tussauds' photo …

Christopher Rouse on His Requiem

2014 Travel Awards: Best New Hotel

Winner: Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland<p>This 35,000-square-foot, year-old inn looks like a wooden space cruiser, with sleek rows of windows cantilevered above 420-million-year-old rock. The 29 modern suites were built with the goal of keeping the region’s economy alive (most of the wares inside are …

What Are the Best City Guide Apps for my Phone?

<i>A:</i><p>Once upon a time, there were things called travel guidebooks. They were heavy and made out of paper—a material that came from dead trees. The information inside them always became out-of-date very quickly.<p>Today we have city guide apps that offer instant, and constantly updated, information on …

Apps

Plan to Form Largest Resort in U.S.

An ambitious plan aims to connect seven Utah ski areas in an 18,000-acre resort complex—the largest in North America.<p>Ski Utah, the trade group representing the state’s ski areas, revealed its goal Wednesday to unite the mountains.<p>Called One Wasatch, the concept would include Deer Valley, Park City …

Skiing

A Travel App That Practically Packs Your Bags For You

All of us want to pack light for a trip, to save the $25 of checking a bag by sausaging a week’s worth of clothing into a plane’s overhead compartment. But if you’re as indecisive as I am, you can never quite decide what you should pack, so you simultaneously under- and overpack, with jackets for …

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What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

<i>A:</i><p>Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go:<p><b>Cash</b><p>Travel with a handful of local currency for your first 24 hours abroad. …

FinTech

"Khotso" Peace at Devil's Knuckles

Travel Photo Contest Winners<p>Browse our editors' favorite submissions from 2011-2014 contests.<p>Get exclusive updates, insider tips, and special discounts on travel and more.

29 Reasons Millennials Make The Best Travelers

It's no secret that younger travelers can teach older folk a thing or two about traveling well. Checking into airports on apps, sharing tips online, and extending trips at the last second, they share an idea of "getting away" that's spunkier and snappier than that of earlier generations.<p>Granted, …

'Holland in Haymarket' Brings the Hues of the Netherlands to Northern Virginia

I've been looking at flights to Amsterdam so extensively lately that all of the Google ads that appear while web browsing are for travel companies, tours and hotel deals in Netherlands' capital. "Book a day trip to the Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam," the ads compel. "Daily tours from March …

Met Ball 2014 – the best and worst dressed, in pictures

From Beyoncé to Victoria Beckham via Cara Delevingne, who rocked the Charles James couture dress code at Monday night’s Met Gala in New York? And who unwittingly embodied ‘Sitcom Kaftan Chic’? Presenting the Guardian fashion team’s verdict on the hits and misses<p>Met Gala 2014: the talking points …

Best Dressed Met Gala 2014: See All The A-Listers Who Proved That Fashion Runs In Their Blood

If there is one night of the year when you can be sure that the fashion won't disappoint, it's the Met Gala. And this year was one for the books.<p>Yesterday evening the biggest designers, editors and celebrities came together to deliver some truly spectacular ensembles. Blake Lively literally stole …

Live! The Best of the Met Gala Red Carpet

See all the glamorous looks from the Costume Institute Gala for Charles James: Beyond Fashion.<p>The night has finally arrived, click through to see all the glamorous looks from the Costume Institute Gala for <i>Charles James: Beyond Fashion.</i> Peruse this year's <i>Chinese Whispers</i> theme here.

The 18 Most Beautiful Photos From The 2014 Met Gala

The 2014 Met Gala red carpet was so filled with extravagant gowns, photo bombs and sexy couples that it was kind of hard to just relax and enjoy the beauty of it all. But, that's what the photographs are for.<p>Throughout the night, there were moments that just begged to be captured, and it's no …

The Future of the Music Industry: Selling Audiences to Advertisers

Rebirth will be fueled by the downturn of the $16 billion broadcast radio industry.<p>Uncertainty rocking both the broadcast radio and record industries has opened an enormous opportunity for recording artists and record labels. Growth for the music industry will come from expanding the overall <i>online</i> …

Only the Lonely: My Nights Out With Google Glass

On the town, face-computer flirting.<p>I didn’t want to wear Google Glass at all, ever. But, after so many reports of late of people hating on the face computer in San Francisco, right in the area it was born, my editor assigned me to do it.<p>One guy had his Glass ripped off his face and stomped, …

Apple Gives MacBook Air a Speed Bump and $100 Price Cut

Expect more changes by June.<p>Apple on Tuesday updated its MacBook Air line with a slight increase in processor speed and also shaved $100 from the price tag.<p>With the price cut, the 11-inch MacBook Air starts at $899, while the 13-inch model begins at $999, each with a 1.4GHz processor and 128GB of …

With Steve Jobs at No. 1 -- Natch -- Techies Top CNBC's Most Important Biz List of Last 25 Years

Geeks rule the business school over the last quarter century.<p>Earlier this week, CNBC put out its list of 25 people it determined “had the most profound impact on business and finance since 1989, the year CNBC went live.”<p>Said CNBC: “They have disrupted industries, sparked change and exercised an …

Code/red: No New Apple TV at WWDC

And don't expect that mythical iWatch, either.<p>// HAPPENING TODAY<p>More NewFronts! Today’s expected highlight: Vice and its frontman, Shane Smith.<br>• German chancellor and NSA surveillance target Angela Merkel is meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama. Wonder if privacy issues will come up.<br>• Jury …

Jury Finds Samsung Phones Infringe on Several Apple Patents, Awards $119.6 Million

The $119.6 million award is far less than Apple got in its last case against Samsung,<p>A federal jury in the Apple-Samsung case delivered a mixed verdict Friday.<p>The panel ruled that various Samsung products infringed on two patents that Apple had sued over in its latest patent case and found damages …

Google a Winner in Apple-Samsung Verdict

The jury found that Samsung didn't infringe on two patents for which Google had agreed to indemnify the Korean electronics giant.<p>One clear winner in the just-announced Apple-Samsung verdict was Google.<p>It emerged during trial that Google had agreed to back Samsung’s defense and indemnify it on at …

Re/code on TV as Walt Looks Back at 25 years of Personal Tech

Meanwhile, Kara Swisher appears to talk Apple, Alibaba and the firing of RadiumOne's CEO.<p>As CNBC celebrated its 25th anniversary, Walt Mossberg appeared on the financial station to look back at what has happened in the last 25 years in personal tech.<p>Meanwhile, Kara Swisher was on CNBC to talk about …

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A Guide To Paris' Must-See Hidden Gems

Photographed by Julia Finch.<p>Paris is a tricky, slippery little city. It can be like a grandmother: gorgeous, bedecked in jewels, and richness. Or, it …

The 100 Best Red Carpet Gowns

In honor of this week's Academy Awards, BAZAAR selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.<p>From Valentino red gowns to pailette-embellished confections, <i>BAZAAR</i> selects the 100 best gowns to hit the modern red carpet.