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5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Visit Colombia

What comes to mind when you think of Colombia? There are so many stereotypes surrounding the country and its people – that it’s dangerous, that …

The 12 Types Of Trips You Should Take In Your Lifetime

To some travelers, “vacation” means lying on a tropical beach or staying in an urban hotel, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But the start of a new year is time to think outside the box and start planning trips that help you both unwind <i>and</i> grow as a person.<p>In 2017, and for years to come, do …

Travel

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Smart TV

Apple Is Researching How iPhones Can Be Used To Monitor Parkinson’s Patients

The company is looking into whether its devices can be used to monitor data in real time on well-being of patients, say three sources.<p>Many patients with Parkinson’s disease only see their doctor every six months or so. That’s a problem as symptoms might have improved or worsened between visits, …

Digital Health

90 Things to See and Do in New York City

New York City may not actually be that big, but with as many stores, restaurants, museums and attractions that are packed into every block of every borough, it certainly does feel huge. Sifting through it all, especially if you're just in town for a while, can be a daunting task. To help weed …

7 Examples of the Best Train Journeys in the World

Traveling with trains has lots of advantages: the opportunity to make friends along the way, constantly changing views behind the windows, the unique …

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Trains

The most beautiful videos of America you'll ever watch

With the US National Parks Service celebrating its 100th birthday today, there’s never been a better time to reflect on its finest jurisdictions.<p>There are 59 national parks in the US, from the granite peaks and coastal islands of Acadia to the sandstone canyons and mesas of Zion.<p>23 of the most …

The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in Las Vegas

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Las Vegas.<p>It …

Travel

The five longest flights in the world make New York to London feel like a hop

Claiming to have the world’s longest flight may give an airline some bragging rights, but from a passenger standpoint nothing sounds worse than …

United Arab Emirates

Rumor has it Apple’s next iPhone may be waterproof

Reports are suggesting that the next iPhone may be a bit underwhelming, but at least—according to a new patent awarded to Apple—it might be waterproof.<p>The patent, granted this week and first uncovered by Patently Apple, outlines a system for color-balancing photos shot underwater. Presumably if …

Mobile Technology

You Think I'm Weird Because I Travel Solo

Let me guess, you think it's weird that I travel the world alone. You aren't the only one with those sentiments.<p>When I tell people that I travel the world solo, their first reactions are always negative questions or comments:<p>"Don't go there, Valerie. You'll be kidnapped!"<p>I haven't been kidnapped or …

Solo Travel

18 Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo

Tips that every solo traveler should know before starting a trip.<p>Solo travel may sound like a solitary experience, but the logistics of navigating …

Travel

When you ride the Trans-Siberian Railway, you get a window into Russia's soul

Beyond Irkutsk, a city along the Trans-Siberian Railway, my neighbor plunked a sausage and a bottle of Cognac on the table. I dug a Route 66 shot glass from my stash of small gifts for such occasions and presented it to him.<p>"Ah, kulturny obmen [cultural exchange]," said Sergey, a thirtysomething …

Samsung silently releases an updated Galaxy Tab S2

Without so much as a whisper, Samsung has begun selling an updated version of its Galaxy Tab S2 tablet in Europe this week. The company’s usual tablet refresh cycle would have suggested that we were due for an announcement in July or so, but German retailer <i>Cyberport.de</i> appears to already be selling …

Phones

9 Unique Cruises You’ll Want to Book Immediately

The weather is warming up, wanderlust is on the rise and vacays are quickly getting booked. From the perfect weekend getaway to a much-deserved solo travel adventure, the variety of vacations to choose from can be overwhelming. Sometimes you don’t want to travel like a local, but live in luxury and …

Travel
Gear & Gadgets

26 magical lost cities that you really can visit

How to help your phone survive a long-haul flight

For many of us, smartphones are a hugely important part of traveling by air — whether it's through airline apps and mobile boarding passes, using …

Phones

Sony confirms no Xperia Z6, X series unofficially water-resistant

As suspected, the new Sony Xperia X Performance will replace the Xperia Z6. A comment on Sony Mobile DACH’s Facebook page confirmed as much yesterday (even though it was later redacted), but a Sony spokesperson has confirmed to Android Authority this morning that the Xperia Z5 will indeed be the …

Phones

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Great Barrier Reef

Flashbacks and Forecasts: Sony in 2016

As the inventor of the Sony Walkman and maker of the world’s current most popular game console, Sony devices have enjoyed huge popularity over the years. But electronic devices haven’t been the core of Sony’s business for a long time and it is now crunch time for Sony Mobile, the most problematic …

Mobile

Trans-Siberian: Crossing the steppes in style

Siberia came as a shock. Reading and dreaming had prepared me for a land in keeping with prison and political exile; for cold and wind and permafrost. I expected that even though I’d read the forecast for the end of August. What I didn’t expect was to to be peeling off layers and putting on a hat; …

13 signs you were born and raised in Mexico City

Hacé clic para leer este artículo en español. Tambien podés darnos un “me gusta” en Facebook!<p>1. Your vocabulary has a significant amount of “ch” …

10 signs you’ve never been to Mexico City

1. You imagine it to be all dirt tracks and donkeys…<p>Whenever Hollywood portrays Mexico it seems to show dusty roads with beat-up cars and the …

Mexico

18 things I learned from my Mexican mother

<b>1. No sacar los trapitos en el sol.</b><p>The number one thing every child of a Mexican mother should never do is publicize the family’s business. So, this …

Mexico City