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

M ost events in life feel ephemeral, the ever-ticking hands of time speeding them through your brain until they become distant memories. Burger Quest …

Restaurants

Why a train trip through the Canadian Rockies is one of the world's great journeys

Following tracks into wild places that cars can’t reach, Rocky Mountaineer, the luxury train that takes guests through the Canadian Rockies, provides some truly remarkable experiences. From cosmopolitan Vancouver to the UNESCO Heritage Sites of Jasper and Banff and renowned Lake Louise, four train …

Trains

Yosemite's Waterfalls Are Back—And Stronger Than They've Been in Years

Waters are flowing with a power not seen since 2010.<p>People flock to Yosemite National Park at this time of year for many reasons: the black bears are emerging from months of hibernation, blankets of wildflowers are about to bloom, roads closed off for the winter are reopening, and temperatures are …

National Parks

Sweden Has Listed The Entire Country On Airbnb

It’s a tourism campaign, but it’s a pretty damn cool one.<p>In Sweden there’s a constitutional right they call <i>allemansrätten</i>. It’s a national concept of “freedom to roam” that allows anyone the right to access, walk, cycle, or camp on any land (the only exceptions being private residences, as well as …

Sweden

The best dog-friendly beaches in the U.S.

With summer approaching, you’re probably looking forward to going to the beach with your best friend — your four-legged best friend, that is. The one …

Beaches

China’s Millionaire Migration

Who needs the FCC? Seattle writes its own broadband privacy rule

Hardly anyone was pleased by the rollback of the broadband privacy rule last month, opening up the possibility of ISPs collecting and selling your browsing data — including, as it turns out, cities whose citizens were left out in the cold. Seattle wasted no time taking matters into their own hands, …

Privacy

United's $10,000 Pledge to Bumped Passengers

The airline issued a series of policy changes after a passenger was dragged off a flight.<p><i>Updated at 3:19 p.m. ET</i><p>United Airlines pledged Thursday to reduce overbooking and pay travelers who volunteer to take a later flight up to $10,000 in response to an incident earlier this month in which a …

Airlines

How United Airlines picks which passengers to bump on overbooked flights

United Airlines just promised to reduce overbooking and to offer as much as $10,000 to people who willingly give up their seats — part of a set of policy changes announced weeks after passenger David Dao was physically dragged off an overfull flight.<p>The carrier previously announced it will no …

Airlines

United Airlines is making these 10 customer-service policy changes

United Airlines on Thursday revealed its "Review and Action Report" recapping the April 9 incident aboard United Express Flight 3411. The report, which was promised by United CEO Oscar Munoz in the days following the incident, includes both a review of what led up to the incident and …

Aviation

Southwest will end practice of overbooking, CEO says

Southwest Airlines will end its practice of overbooking, the carrier's CEO said Thursday morning.<p>“The company has made the decision that we’ll cease to overbook going forward,” Southwest chief Gary Kelly said while discussing the company’s quarterly earnings on CNBC. “We’ve been taking steps over …

Aviation

Waymo’s self-driving minivans are now offering rides to real people in Arizona

Major milestone for the Google spin-off<p>Starting today, residents of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area can sign up to go for a ride in a self-driving minivan. As often as they want. For free.<p>Waymo, the self-driving car startup spun off from Google late last year, announced today that it’s …

Transportation

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

Putting together our annual list of the best places to travel is a process that takes several months—we survey writers based around the world, talk …

New York police set to deploy 1,200 bodycams around the city

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is set to deploy the first body cameras to officers after resolving some of the thorniest issues on when to switch on the camera, how long to keep the tape and when to tell the public they're being recorded.<p>About 1,200 officers who work the evening …

21 photos that will make you want to travel to Alaska

Alaska is America's largest state, as well as its least populated.<p>That means it's home to plenty of open spaces and untamed wilderness.<p>There are cities too though, which boast some of the best seafood in the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see photos that will inspire you to plan a trip to this snowy …

National Parks

Incredible Pictures of Lunar Landscapes in Iceland

'Temporary People' depicts the lives of guest workers in the UAE

Novelist Deepak Unnikrishnan tells tales of 'people from elsewhere' who live as perpetual foreigners, often in fear, with precarious futures.<p>The …

A Colorful Corner In Old San Juan

Pisa plans towering Ferris wheel

The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions.<p>The Tuscan city's culture commissioner, Andrea Ferrante, told state TV on Sunday that the big wheel will be roughly the height of Pisa's famed Leaning Tower, or more than 50-meters (165-feet) …

Europe

Transatlantic flights at $65: A new era of budget flying, or just cheap marketing?

This particular deal may not last. But the trends driving it are likely to continue.<p>February 23, 2017 —If you can spare $65, Norwegian Air Shuttle …

Air Travel

Here's Where Colorado Spends Its Skyrocketing Pot Tax Revenue

The first state to legalize recreational adult use of marijuana is now funding a host of programs with the proceeds.<p>Colorado moved first into creating a regulated recreational marijuana system, and the state is starting to see the benefits in a huge way. According to numbers from the state, …

Cannabis

Mobileye outfits 4,500 for-hire cars in NYC with collision avoidance tech

Mobileye’s long-game is focused on autonomous driving, but some of the tech that feeds into that can have an impact now, including advanced collision avoidance systems. The company announced on Friday that it has completed the installation of accident prevention tech across 4,500 for-hire vehicles …

Biggest Airport in the World Ever Built - Full Documentary

Top 10 Reasons to Visit London

London is a diverse and exciting city with some of the world's best sights, attractions and activities. With so much to do, it's hard to narrow down …

A Travel Photographer Reveals the Best Hidden Spots in Popular U.S. National Parks

National parks are some of the most scenic, historic places you can visit. National Geographic photographer Jonathan Irish visited every U.S. …

Fitness on the Go: 6 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

It can be tough to stay on a healthy track when you have a packed travel schedule.<p>As a singer, the key to my career success is being where the action …

Fitness

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall

It's because of terrorism concerns.<p>The Eiffel Tower is about to get a new look, but it's not a shiny coat of paint or a bright light on top. Officials in France, who are reacting to several acts of terrorism that have taken place throughout the country in the last few years, have announced that the …

France

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovered

<b>Archaeologists have found a cave that once housed Dead Sea scrolls in a cliff in the Judean desert - the first such discovery in over 60 years.</b><p>Israel's Hebrew University said the ancient parchments were missing from the cave, and were probably looted by Bedouin people in the 1950s.<p>Storage jars, …

Archaeology