Albert Alain Chin

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Where to Stay, Eat and Drink During the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

The 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C., is currently underway. Each year, locals and visitors celebrate friendship between the United States and Japan during this four-week spring festival.<p>The history of the festival dates back to 1912, when Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo gifted 3,000 …

Cherry Blossom

Travel Guide: Miami

Where to eat, drink, and stay in the ever-evolving Magic City<p>Miami's forward momentum is astonishing. The rate at which change occurs is faster than …

Yutaka Katayama, Father of the Z Car, Passes Away at Age 105

A Lega-Z Worth Remembering<p>The man widely regarded as the father of the Z car, Yutaka Katayama—”Mr. K” to his fans—has died at age 105. The former Nissan exec passed away Thursday of heart failure in Tokyo, according to the <i>Associated Press.</i><p>Even though Katayama is no longer with us, he will always be …

Cuba , "The Special Period"-1994-98

An American in Cuba - Part V

<i>This is part V of a V-part series on my experiences in Cuba. Read Part I, Part II, Part III.& Part IV</i><p>At breakfast this morning in the hotel, the laden buffet stretches around the perimeter of the open, airy room: salad, fruits, vegetables, three kinds of sausage plus bacon, roast pork, prosciutto, …

The Hottest Restaurants From Coast to Coast, February 2015

• Atlanta<br>• Austin<br>• Boston<br>• Brooklyn<br>• Charleston<br>• Chicago<p>Dallas<br>• Denver<br>• Detroit<br>• Houston<br>• Las Vegas<p>Los Angeles<br>• Manhattan<br>• Miami<br>• Minneapolis<p>Montreal<br>• Nashville<br>• New Orleans<br>• Philadelphia<br>• Portland, ME<p>Portland, OR<br>• Queens, NY<br>• San Diego<br>• San Francisco<br>• Seattle<br>• Washington, DC

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How to Make Dulce de Leche From a Can of Sweetened Condensed Milk

Dulce de leche is a creamy caramel sauce that's traditionally made by simmering a pot of milk and sugar, stirring as you go, for <i>seven</i> hours. You could do that, or you could do what is by far the easiest way to make it: simmer a closed can of sweetened condensed milk in a pot of water for two to …

Dessert

Conch Republic

The rest of the country might be up in arms about snowstorms, but we're experiencing some of our most glorious weather of the year. And with …

10 Good Luck Foods for Chinese New Year

While the Western New Year is more about drinking, the Chinese New Year is an opportunity to honor family and friends, and to enjoy some culinary …

The Secret to Eating Well in Miami: Go Latin

With the food, a cook delivered a squirt bottle full of guasacaca, a thin avocado salsa pinged with vinegar that snapped the flavors at hand to attention. Two women in their early twenties sat at the table next to me, conversing nonchalantly in two languages. They saw me dousing my meal liberally …

5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

When planning a vacation during the winter months, Ireland is likely not the first place that comes to mind. With its reputation for being cold and rainy throughout the year, the winter seems like the least desirable time to visit.<p><i>Photo: Jonathan Rougeot</i><p>When planning a vacation during the winter …

New York City

Software update magically makes the Tesla Model S P85D even faster

Over-the-air update will knock 0.1 second off 0-60 time, says Musk<p>One of the most amazing things about the Tesla Model S P85D—aside from the face-melting acceleration of its dual motors and 864 lb.-ft. of rear-wheel, zero-RPM torque—is the car's ability to receive over-the-air software updates. …

An American In Cuba - Part IV

Today we are going to check into the Melia Cohiba, part of a Spanish chain of hotels I love in both Bali and Madrid.<p><i>This is part IV of a V-part series on my experiences in Cuba. Read Part I, Part II, Part III.& Part V</i><p>Today we are going to check into the Melia Cohiba, part of a Spanish chain of …

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The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all hang out.<p><i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>Because …

Eva Green

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 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 eight is sure to get you in …

Costa Rica