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How to Retire in Germany as an American | Investopedia

If you want to retire in Germany as an American, you won’t be alone. A New York Times article cites figures ranking Germany fourth in the world for …

Retirement

Car-Free Vacations for the Urban Traveler

Weekend trips to cities like Boston, Chicago or San Francisco rarely require a rental car to get around, given their extensive public transportation systems. But more unexpected locales are joining the car-optional list as new and expanding rapid transit options take root across the country.<p>Many …

Huawei Mate 8 is a 6-inch behemoth with plenty of battery life

You know who's been the world's third biggest smartphone manufacturer for nearly three years? Huawei, that's who. Despite strong competition from …

Mobile Technology

Yes, that was an El Al Boeing 777 at the airport in Billings, Mont.

Yes, that was an El Al Boeing 777 on the ground at the airport in Billings, Mont., on Sunday morning.<p>El Al Flight 5 was on its way from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles before diverting to the Montana city around 6 a.m. local time Sunday because of a an engine fire warning, the <i>Billings Gazette</i> reports. An …

Housing Bubble Fears Are Causing A Rental Housing Boom

Fear is a powerful motivator. Fear of losing money is an extremely powerful motivator. Many homeowners have the majority of their net worth in their …

The Toyota "Tundrasine" Limo Pickup Is 26 Feet Long, Has 8 Doors

There are fancy trucks, and there are <i>fancy</i> <i>trucks.</i> <i></i>And for the 2015 SEMA show, Toyota has stretched the fancy-truck concept—literally—in the form of the gargantuan, aptly named “Tundrasine.”<p>Based on the luxurious, Texas-themed Tundra 1794 Edition, the Tundrasine is rendered in Midnight Black and …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

The 20 Greatest Driving Roads in the World

A great road challenges everyday notions. But most of all, it elicits a thrill. These 20 mythic highways inspire us to hit the road.<p>If you're gonna hit the road, hit some of the best roads on Earth.

The best place to retire isn't Florida

Americans on the brink of retirement should head for rockier terrain.<p>Phoenix, Denver and Colorado Springs are among the top 10 best cities to retire, according to a Bankrate.com survey out today.<p>The full list includes:<p>1. Phoenix metro area, including Mesa and Scottsdale<p>2. Arlington/Alexandria, …

San Francisco Festivals and Events in June

<b>JUNE 2</b><br>San Jose Giant Race<br>San Jose Municipal Stadium, San Jose<br>race-sfgiants.com<br>The seventh annual San Jose Giant Race features 5 mile and 5K races. …

The 4 Best Investments for Lazy Investors

Here's good news for time-strapped investors: You can ignore your investments and still get rich.<p>You don't have to spend endless hours conducting …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

50 Reasons Why Japan Is Awesome (or, 50 Things To Do & See In Japan)

This is a MONSTER post with lots of photos, so let’s get straight into it. In no particular order, here is 50 cool things about Japan…<p><b>Vending</b> …

10 Places You Wouldn't Have Gone 10 Years Ago

Of all the exciting developments that have occurred in the last decade, the new travel landscape is definitely high on the list. Certain countries have opened up to tourism, some cities have become safer for visitors and a handful of new nations have even been born. Travel destinations that are …

The 21 Secret Parks of San Francisco

POPOS are private parks for the public — but designed to hide in plain sight.<p>Scattered throughout Downtown San Francisco are public plazas, atriums, …

San Francisco

Sharp and Dark: 76k-Mile 1996 Volvo 850R Sedan

This 1996 Volvo 850R sedan is definitely one of the best looking and lowest mileage examples we have seen on offer. The seller has taken nice care of …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

Free Things to Do in San Francisco

Ever since Levi Strauss opened for business here during the gold rush, San Francisco—with its cable cars, coffeehouses, and counterculture—has been on the cutting edge of cool. From bustling Chinatown to bohemian Haight-Ashbury, the City by the Bay has long been known for its openness and …

2015 Volkswagen GTI

After 40,000 miles, it's the car we'd all like to park in our driveways.<p>From the November 2016 issue<p>We’re no strangers to the usual flow of emotions that accompanies new-car ownership, even if the cars we test aren’t ours. Whenever we get a new long-termer at 1585 Eisenhower Place, we feel that …

Make-A-Wish Kid Gets Ride Of His Life In Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: Video

For many, the obsession with cars started shortly after leaving the womb, which makes the owners and dealers of exotic hardware particularly suited …

Granada, Nicaragua: Two days, One Lesser Known Town, Countless Marvels

<i>Image by Andrea Fellman</i><p>Nicaragua might not be as popular as Costa Rica, but it's just a hop over the border and definitely worth the short drive, especially since your dollars will stretch further there. Most people head to the Nicaraguan town of San Juan del Sur for the beaches, but if you've had …