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Forks-Only Zone: 6 Rules for Creating the Best Buffet of All Time

The perfect buffet menu is cohesive, easy-to-eat, and plentiful—here's how to make it happen at your next party.<p>We've been thinking an awful lot about the family-style buffet that chef and cookbook author <b>Yotam Ottolenghi</b> cooked for us at the <i>BA</i> Night Kitchen. In the days that followed, we couldn't …

Mecca: The Sacred City review – an important study of one of the great religious sites

In the history of religion, and in the wider story of mankind’s yearning to understand its place in the universe, Mecca is almost as important a site as Jerusalem, yet in English it is still virtually unwritten. There are a few Victorian travelogues, it is true – Sir Richard Burton disguised in his …

This App Is The Single Best Way To Keep Track Of All Your Travel Plans

Enter TripIt.<p>This website and app organizes travel plans into an itinerary, allowing users to see all of their trip details in one place. It's life-changing for people who travel often.<p>The idea is simple: After you've signed up, forward confirmation emails to "plans@tripit.com" and TripIt will …

The next “smart” device could be your carry-on suitcase

Many stressful airport experiences revolve around luggage—dragging it around, weighing it, getting rid of extra items to avoid excess-baggage fees. You also worry about losing it, having it stolen, or routed to the wrong destination. Not to mention bumping into people’s shins or rolling over their …

10 Smart Ways To Travel Without Going Broke

In theory, travel is the only thing you can spend money on that actually makes you richer. But, in practice, paying for a big trip can quite easily …

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Seven alternatives to spending New Year's Eve at home

Whether you see New Year's Eve as an excuse to party hard, reflect on the past or plan for the year ahead, two things are certain: the clock is ticking and there are a thousand places you could be spending it instead of your local pub.<p>Why not watch the sun rise on 2015 from the balmy shores of …

6 Items That Will Make Holiday Travel a Breeze

The decorations are hung. Holiday classics are on every TV channel. There's an ample supply of mom's homemade peppermint bark in the kitchen (which, let's be real, will be gone in a week).<p>The holiday season is a magical time... unless you have to travel.<p>Don't let crowded parkways and flight delays …

Best Places to Travel in 2015 (PHOTOS)

The world is getting smaller, but the chances of having an extraordinary new experience are only increasing. We've identified 50 standout destinations, based on industry news and trends, with input from contributing writers, A-List travel agents, and our new local experts. These are the places …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Triptable, Advenjo and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on Angel List as an early information service for those who keep …

25 Amazing Hotels With Eye-Popping Views

A one-of-a-kind, awe-inspiring view is a welcome perk at any hotel, but some properties truly outshine the rest when it comes to the surrounding scenery. Fortunately, there are views that appeal to every kind of traveler, whether you want to gaze at mountains, oceans, vineyards, or dazzling city …

Holiday Travel Survival Tips

<i>-- Liz Santos, Hipmunk.com</i><p>For many, travel is as essential to holiday festivities as the jolly old elf himself. Heeding the advice of seasoned travel pros can help take the headache and hassle out of your holiday travel this year.<p>Saving time and finding travel options to fit your budget are …

5 Digital Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Each of these week’s startups is focused on improving travelers’ experiences through access to in-the-know locals, more affordable and unique …

The Secret Language Of Flight Attendants Is Your New Inflight Entertainment

Flight attendants are full of secrets. Not only do they nap in a secret cavern and possess the ultimate cure for jet lag, but as we've recently learned, they have their very own language, too.<p>According to real flight crew members, they use a whole bunch of jargon that regular passengers would never …