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Anthony Bourdain: 1956 - 2018

• Company Town<p>Anthony Bourdain, globe-trotting chef who explored culture through cuisine, dies at 61 in apparent suicide<p>Anthony Bourdain, a celebrity chef, author and TV host who traveled the world to explore the nexus of food and culture, died Friday in an apparent suicide, according to CNN. He was …

Anthony Bourdain

Quotes from Anthony Bourdain on life and travel: I'm going to 'die in the saddle'

Outspoken host of <i>Parts Unknown</i> Anthony Bourdain has died, his employer announced Friday. Bourdain was known for his love of travel, food — and his colorful commentary.<p>"His love of great adventure, new friends, fine food and drink and the remarkable stories of the world made him a unique …

Parts Unknown

There may be no “best day” to book, but there are tricks to saving on flights

Every so often research comes out telling travellers the best day to book a flight. But with constant fluctuations in prices – and so much depending on your destination – there are no hard and fast rules. Thankfully, there’s always some advice that helps, and Kayak’s latest research can offer a …

The Most European Cities Across the U.S.

These cities are in the states, but they have a distinctly European feel.<p>It’s no secret that the modern Americas and their cities have been heavily …

The Best Ramen in Tokyo

Suzuran<p>1-7-12 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku<p><b>Order:</b> Kakuni Tanmen<p>If there’s a New York-born Jewish guy who knows his Tokyo ramen, it’s Ivan Orkin. He lived in the …

50 States of Glorious Hiking Destinations

There are very few things that can compare with the thrill of hiking. From the fresh air and scenic views to the natural appreciation that can come from rambling through a trail, spending time in the great outdoors not only enhances your health and improves your mood, but it's also the gateway to …

Hiking

The Top 5 Best Things To See In Rome

Related: Rome, Top Five Best<p>Whenever I visit the Eternal City of Rome and ponder the top 5 best things to see in Rome, I always find myself coming …

52 tricks to make everything better in 2018

Well, 2018 is just around the corner and you have 52 weeks to make it your best year yet. So, to help you do just that, we've pulled together 52 …

Top 10 Brazilian Beaches | Amazing Vacation Tips

Brazil is recognized to have some of the very best beaches on the world.Beaches in Brazil consistently show up in lists top 10 beaches on the …

Here's everything scientists know about how to avoid ageing

It’s rare that a long, technical paper in a biology journal turns out to be a page-turner. But it happens.<p>A team of researchers published a thorough …

The 25 Florida beaches you need to visit once in your life

With 1,197 miles of coastline, Florida beachgoers have options, but know that if you've seen one Florida beach, you most decidedly have not seen them …

Miami Beach

Anthony Bourdain: No Holds Barred Discussion on His Best and Worst Travel Adventures

I will come right out and admit it, I love Anthony Bourdain. I mean I really love the guy! Smart, stubborn, brilliant, eccentric and wise beyond his years. A 59 year-old nomad, an adventurer, a storyteller, a father and perhaps one of the best essayist in the world. This is the real Tony Bourdain.<p>I …

Top Chef

Bernie Sanders' American Dream is in Denmark

<b>Copenhagen, Denmark (CNN) —</b> Open a newspaper on any given day here in this small Europe nation known for high taxes, generous government services and its stubbornly happy citizens, and you'll almost certainly find a story about the U.S. presidential election.<p>The Danes are following the race with an …

Middle-class

In the middle of the night, Congress unveiled a massive, trillion-dollar budget deal — here's what's in it

The bipartisan deal would make permanent a sweeping list of tax breaks while lifting a 40-year ban on the export of US oil, a long-sought victory for Republicans. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) told his conference that he supported the package.<p>Notably, however, the agreement does not include …

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Italy

Few parts of the world can claim so rich a store of art, architecture, music, and food—or so intense a range of natural beauty, from craggy mountains to verdant hills to coasts of shattering beauty. No list of "bests" or "tops" from among the thousands of possibilities could be definitive. So …

Underrated Mexico Destinations for Families With Kids

<i>Bacalar Lagoon in Bacalar, Mexico (Photo: Ladylidia)</i><p>Ditch the typical resort vacation and go for a family trip to Mexico that takes you off the beaten path in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. From small seaside villages to colonial cities with Mayan roots, a number of underrated …

Aetho's 'Aeon' GoPro stabilizer looks slick, and so will your video

"Shoot video that's worth watching" reads one of the straplines for Aetho's "Aeon" handheld GoPro stabilizer. It sounds kinda obvious, right? But, if you've ever walked/ran/danced/dived/whatever with a GoPro in your hand/mouth/knees/whatever you'll know it's not that simple. You thought you had an …

Videography

New study of ancient death rituals reveals evidence how bodies were smoked over fire, kept in peat bogs, brought out for special occasions, or even cobbled together in parts<p>Bronze age Britons may have mummified their dead by tossing them into peat bogs or smoking them over a fire, according to …

Archaeology

2016 Michelin Guide for New York rankings are out — here are the top restaurants

While New York’s culinary scene may reflect an ever-changing roster of new restaurants and closures, the 2016 Michelin guide for New York’s three-starred category remained unchanged from last year. The Chef’s Table at Brookyn Fare, Eleven Madison Park, Jean-Georges, Le Bernadin, Masa and Per Se …

Anthony Bourdain is Opening a Huge, $60M Food Market in New York

Bourdain Market will open in 2017, and it’s expecting 20,000 visitors a day.<p>It’s confirmed: Anthony Bourdain will bring an enormous food market to …

Vietnam

The Case For Being A Generous Leader

Are you a generous leader or a selfish one?<p>In my first job out of high school, when I was barely 18 years old, I had one of the best bosses out there. Lewie had no reason to give me special attention. He had no reason to be interested in my success. Yet over and over again, he mentored me, believed …

Inside the (Very Active) Mind of Bobby Flay

On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby Flay schools us on all the little things, from the power of lemon zest to why a smoking-hot skillet is a cook’s best friend<p><i>On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby</i> …

Cooking

Brazil has the best nutritional guidelines in the world

The way we talk about nutrition in this country is absurd. And you only need to look as far as Brazil to understand why.<p>Yesterday, a US-government appointed scientific panel released a 600-page report that will inform America's new dietary guidelines. These guidelines only come out every five …

Can You Survive Five Days on the Amazon?

I picked up a book called '1000 places to visit before you die' today and discovered one of my recent trips had made the cut, specifically my excursion down the Amazon River.<p>I had, in fact, done the trip twice.<p>For those of us used to ease and access of freeways, it may be difficult to imagine what …

Free Things to Do in Rio

Explore Brazil's bustling city on a budget.<p>Between its jaw-dropping topography—miles of sandy beaches, granite peaks—rich biodiversity, and a cultural renaissance, the Cidade Maravilhosa (Marvelous City) offers frugal travelers plenty to do.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>The 125-foot <b>Christ the Redeemer</b> statue was …

Brazil

No Kids Allowed: 8 Adults-Only Hotels in Secret Spots

We suggest heating things up this winter with a visit to a sexy, sandy, and secluded (say that five times fast) adults-only hotel. Whether you need a spot for the long Valentine's Day -- er, we mean Presidents' Day -- weekend, or a remote locale for a romantic rendezvous this spring, one of these …

Epicurious – Recipes, Menu Ideas, Videos & Cooking Tips

Cook This Now<p>This quick-cooking dinner offers three flavor-building levels of seasoning—stop after step one for timid diners or go all the way to …

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

Text Messaging

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> …