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Learn to eat like a local at the top dining spots in San José

When it comes to food, San José has it all. From cozy spots to enjoy its rich coffee culture to upscale restaurants for a fancy dinner, the capital city's geographic location and cultural melting pot makes finding locations to enjoy Costa Rica’s eclectic cuisine an easy task.<p><b>La Oveja Negra</b><p>For the …

10 reasons Florida's west coast is the idea winter retreat

Florida’s beautiful southwest coast is always ready to welcome visitors looking to avoid the winter chill (not to mention the crowds in Orlando and Miami). Naples and neighboring Marco Island provide a perfect blend of city attractions and natural retreats. Here’s our insider’s guide to the best …

Florida

Launching into the wilderness of Florida's Space Coast

Of all the state's nicknamed coasts (Emerald Coast, Forgotten Coast, Paradise Coast), you’d think Florida's Space Coast would be the most developed. Its name implies a certain amount of infrastructure – the massive man made apparatus (literally) fueled the American exploration of space – but it is, …

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18 Places to Go in 2018

Christopher William Adach/Flickr<p>Wondering where to travel in 2018? We’ve got you covered.<p>It’s never easy to decide which destinations to feature in …

Spooky cities: haunted hotels, horrible histories and terrifying attractions...

Our urban centres are known for being vibrant concentrations of life, from their buzzing bars and restaurants to the modern skyscrapers packed with busy business people. But beneath their lively exteriors, every city has a dark side. Think morbid history. Creepy architecture. Unsettled …

Travel

5 Epic California Road Trip Stops

Map out key routes with stops along the Golden State’s 900-mile coastline, and head inland for the best national parks and the wonders of wine country.<p><i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio.<p>Unless time is no object, don’t expect to cover the entirety of Cali in a single road trip (the state spans …

The 4 Best Italian Road Trips

1. Amalfi Coast<p><i>For</i> Condé Nast Traveler, by Krisanne Fordham.<p>With its lush countryside, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, and glittering lakes, Italy offers epic driving experiences for every kind of traveler. Here, we’ve put together our favorite Italian road trip itineraries — including …

How to Download Netflix Videos to Your iOS Device for Offline Viewing

- Mar 3, 2017<p>Ready for a weekend getaway? Us too. Unfortunately, our favorite cabin by the lake is a total dead spot when it comes to Internet …

Apps

Tourists will finally be able to access some of Tokyo's most exclusive restaurants thanks to a new online booking system

If luxury dining is one of your priorities while you travel, you’ll know it can be difficult to get a table in the most famous restaurants. Foodie travellers to Tokyo now have a new solution: Tableall.<p>Japan is home to some of the most exclusive dining experiences in the world but they can be …

Japan

10 spectacular sunset spots in Dubrovnik

With over 250 sunny days per year and a stunning setting on the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik is a top destination for anyone who loves to watch the sun drop below the horizon amidst a meditative play of oranges and magentas.<p>The medieval Old Town's picturesque stone walls and the glittering sea with its …

European Travel

Adrenaline junkies will love this thrilling walkway in the Swiss mountains

Adrenaline junkies should head to the Schilthorn summit in the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland, to tackle a dramatic walkway called the Thrill Walk.<p>The Thrill Walk is 200-metre-long steel and glass bridge that clings to the side of the rock at Schilthorn before swinging under the observation deck …

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Around the US in 8 ½ days? Researcher uses algorithm to plan a very efficient road trip

If a lack of vacation days is holding you back from that summer road trip across the USA, Randy Olson is here to make your hyper-efficient travel dreams come true.<p>Olson, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Biomedical Informatics, used Google Maps data and an …

Machine Learning

Top Filipino dishes everyone should try

Filipino food has traditionally received a pretty bad rap on the global culinary scene, but with many trend forecasters predicting Filipino cuisine the one to watch, perceptions are slowly changing.<p>A fusion of Spanish, Chinese, Malaysian and indigenous cooking styles, the food of this 7000-island …

The Fixer's tour of secret Tokyo

Shinji Nohara knows Tokyo like no other. A lifelong local, he’s the ‘Tokyo Fixer’, the foodie who fed <i>fugu</i> (puffer fish) to Anthony Bourdain, who consults with some of the world’s best restaurants, and who regularly guides the great and the good around Tokyo’s lesser-known highlights. Best of all, …

Japan

13 Incredible Secret Alleys Around The World

Where to find pop-up restaurants, public art, and some of the tiniest bars in the world.<p>Back alleys can be some of the most unexpectedly lush, …

Small Spaces

New in Travel: inside South America's first luxury sleeper train set to travel through one of the highest rail routes in the world

Travellers in Peru will soon have a lavish new way to experience the country as the first luxury sleeper train in South America launches next year. If that’s not enough to pique your interest, the travel and hotel company Belmond has released some images that show off the designs for the new …

South America

Best rooftop and sky-high restaurants in the world | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Whether it's the Empire State, London's Shard or the Sydney Tower, the lines are always long to visit the top of tall buildings.<p>That's why it makes sense to combine a cloud-level gawp at a sprawling cityscape with dinner. Thankfully many of these elevated spots come complete with sky-high …

France

The 20 Best Cities For Travel This Summer

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the official start of summer and the season when Americans pack their bags for vacation. But finding the destination that perfectly balances fun and affordability can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many places throughout North America that are perfect for …

Printable Hydraulics: Ein kompletter Roboter aus dem 3D-Drucker

Schlaumeier des <i>Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab</i> (CSAIL) am MIT haben einen neuen Dreh gefunden, um Roboter mehr oder weniger in einem Aufwasch am 3D-Drucker zu produzieren: Mit dem "Printable Hydraulics" genannte Verfahren können die Wissenschaftler sowohl feste als auch flüssige …

Wie straff organisierte Steuerung zu mehr Mitarbeiterzufriedenheit führt

Bildnachweis: © nahhan – depositphotos.com<p>Selbstorganisation ist nicht immer die richtige Antwort<p>„Wie war das nochmal“, fragt Jan zum gefühlt 30. Mal …

Why You Should Visit Copenhagen -- 7 Favourite Spots From an Expat

After over two years of living in the heart of Copenhagen, I still discover new things about this amazing city every day. I love it here and if it's up to me, I would make everyone visit Copenhagen. This is why I write this blog post today - to show the beautiful sites of Denmark's capital …

An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death

The story of modern cancer research begins, somewhat improbably, with the sea urchin. In the first decade of the 20th century, the German biologist Theodor Boveri discovered that if he fertilized sea-urchin eggs with two sperm rather than one, some of the cells would end up with the wrong number of …

Cancer

How to back up your iPhone or iPad to an external drive

If you’ve got a tiny hard drive on your Mac and a large-capacity iPhone or iPad (or both!), you might worry that you’re about to run out of space due to all the stuff you want to back up from your iOS device to your OS X one.<p>You won’t have to worry any longer. This trick makes your Mac back up your …

Alien landscapes? No, just otherworldly places here on Earth | CNN Travel

Travel

Traveling Costa Rica with kids

Costa Rica is a family travel playground, specializing in big adventures guaranteed to get your kid’s heart pumping; whether you are zipping through the leafy canopy or spying a lazy sloth, this little dynamo of a country offers a plethora of fun experiences that every family member can enjoy. …

Central America