Kevin Long

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Are these the most luxurious train suites on Earth?

For decades the name Venice Simplon-Orient-Express has been the very epitome of all that is luxurious and sophisticated and glamorous in the world of luxury train travel. And yet there has always been one little niggle – the absence of en-suite facilities.<p>Not for much longer.<p>Belmond, the company …

10 Best World Landmarks to Travel to in 2017

Out of all the famed cultural and historical landmarks in the entire world, it seems that there is a clear winner – at least according to TripAdvisor …

Four nights in Florida for $205 and lots of points; it’s possible but takes a lot of planning!

<b>Take the Road Warriorette Survey and enter for a chance to win $100 to Amazon!!</b>You guys know I don’t write about points too often, and I don’t claim …

Florida

Ryanair Has Finally Landed in the US with 20 New Routes

With both Norwegian and WOW making their North American debuts earlier this year, it seems only natural that another European budget airline would …

These Are The 20 Healthiest Countries In The World

The Best Fidget Spinners and Fidget Cubes

What idiot called them fidget spinners and not fidget widgets?<p>If you can't seem to keep yourself still and need something, anything, to occupy your …

7 Natural Wonders You Need to Explore in France

France may be more famous for its cuisine and its art scene than for its natural assets, but that doesn't mean the European country doesn't have any …

10 Surprising Facts That Will Forever Change How You Look at Flying

You'll never take your shoes off on a plane again.<p>Whether you're a frequent or once-every-10-years flier, some aspects of flying are universal. You're probably uncomfortable, possibly dehydrated, and the person next to you is hogging the armrest. But how much do you really know about your …

How to Retire if You're Broke

If you're broke, then the best option is usually to delay your retirement -- but if you can't manage that, you'll have to make some compromises.<p>While …

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For …

Dolce & Gabbana

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

<i>We sent our National Burger Critic Kevin Alexander on a year-long Burger Quest, which took him to 30 cities and saw him consuming 330 burgers. Read</i> …

The 10 Best Dermatologist-Approved Sunscreens for Summer

Please give summer a warm welcome, for the highly anticipated season is finally here. And while it's synonymous with rosé-filled weekends spent poolside for some, or riding waves for others, it also recalls the often-dreaded task of applying (and reapplying) layers of thick sunscreen for all. With …

Skin Care

Mapped: The optimal road trip to see all the US national parks

RANDY OLSON, a Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, is a man who likes to design road trips. He has …

$800 Kiwano K01 monowheel electric scooter ticks all the boxes

The transportation appliance is a relatively new category of micro vehicle that has emerged over the last decade, primarily catalyzed by the fanfare …

You Don't Have to Be a Tourist to Visit These 10 Attractions in Chicago

The windy city of Chicago is famed for its architecture, restaurants, and museums. Outside of the Louvre in Paris, The Art Institute of Chicago has …

Best Banks for Frequent Travelers, 2017

Travelers can save a bundle with free checking accounts that don't charge ATM or foreign-transaction fees.<p>Here's a look at our top banking picks for …

The wireless fast charger that should’ve come with your phone is only $11 on Amazon

Pretty much every big-name flagship phone that isn’t an iPhone ships with wireless charging support at this point, and Apple’s iPhone lineup is …

Tech Trends

Last-minute flight plans? Here's how to save money on your business trip or getaway

One of the best ways to save money on a flight is to plan ahead. But sometimes, you don't have the luxury of advance notice. Here's how to find cheap …

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 amazingly starts at reasonable $250 with a ginormous battery, screen and 4GB RAM

Last year’s mid-range Xiaomi Mi Max looked like an immensely hard act to follow, what with a crazy large, decently sharp display in tow, fittingly …

Mobile Technology

Google is secretly tracking your credit card purchases

Google is always seeking new ways to improve its services—and there is nothing wrong with that, especially if things are done without breaking any …

Obama Administration

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Get yourself on a fresh track in just a month.<p>For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, …

Air rage: why does flying make us so angry? Science says it's about class

Rise in acts of plane-related violence shed light on something bigger: modern air travel is a perfect example of a situation in which human status is highly visible<p><i>Outclassed: the secret life of inequality is our new column about class. Read the first one here</i><p>A doctor is forcibly removed from a …

My new favorite drone is only $20

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>I understand if maybe you're a little sick of drones by now, but hear me out. This one is …

Europe's Best Destinations to Visit Have Been Revealed, and They're Shockers

Travel publication Lonely Planet has just unveiled its Best in Europe destinations, and there are quite a few surprises.<p>Lonely Planet‘s Best in …

European Travel

The 5 Best Lodges in Yosemite

Every year, millions of visitors trek out to the eastern edge of central California to see the splendor that is Yosemite National Park. A UNESCO …

National Parks

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

These Epic New York Adventures Will Take your Breath Away

New York isn’t just known for its skyline or Broadway shows, in fact, many people are completely unaware that there are plenty of adventures to be …

Best Smart Thermostats: The 6 thermostats to save you money | Trusted Reviews

<b>Everything is smarter these days, but the thermostat market has really benefited from the upgrade. Being able to program your thermostat to turn or</b> …

Home Automation

How to Secure Your Android Phone and Get the Most Out of Smart Lock

Hackers, malware, thieves, today’s Android users are facing more threats than ever before. As such, your device’s security has never been more …

1Password's new Travel Mode hides your private information from airport security

There have been numerous cases recently of travelers being forced to unlock their phones by security staff at airports. If you have all of your …

Information Systems