Samuel Barnabas Darby

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Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …

European Travel

The mathematical formula for love

<b>Looking for the ideal partner? Wondering if your relationship will last? They're common questions as Valentine's Day approaches - so how do you find the right person and keep them? Hannah Fry, author of The Mathematics of Love, says three things make the magic formula.</b><p>Be proud: Play up to whatever …

Relationships

A new way to stop the gridlock in the skies

<b>British air traffic controllers have invented a new system that could eventually cut flight delays all over the world.</b><p>The principle is simple enough. Planes coming into land will be spaced out by time, rather than by distance. But it has taken a team at NATS (formerly National Air Traffic Control …

Aviation

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

6 Easy Hacks for the Best Homemade Fries

Homemade fries are worth the effort. Make 'em even better with these DIY fry hacks.<p>If it's comfort food you're after, there's nothing quite like a pile of hot, fresh, salty French fries. It also happens to be just the sort of cooking project we love: Easier than it looks, and more satisfying than …

The best gastropubs in Britain

This Theory May Explain Malaysia's Bad Luck With Plane Accidents in 2014

Is it a strange coincidence that all major fatal commercial crashes last year involved a Malaysian airline carrier? The answer could be rooted in an old cultural theory that looks at how pilots and first officers operate in emergency situations.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>By this …

Budget Trips to Napa: Save Your Money for the Wine!

Stomp season may have commenced in September, but it's still prime harvest time in Napa. Despite the recent earthquake that rocked area hotels and wineries, most are up-and-running once again and where there's wine, there will be people (friendly ones, at that). This weekend in particular will be …

Napa Valley

If This Company Succeeds, We Won't Be Fighting About Reclining Airline Seats

It's the great airborne travel question of our age: To recline, or not to recline?<p>Of course, the core of the problem is the coach airline seat itself. While there has been, it seems, near constant innovation for first- and business-class seats, the stalwart coach seat has suffered with the same …

Luxury Travel

14 of the world's most incredible islands

Crowd-free crescents, UNESCO-listed dots, the map's hardest-to-reach corners... We've scoured the globe to find the most enchanting islands you've …

These Are The World's Least Visited Countries

If you're constantly searching for an undiscovered, crowd-free getaway, you're in luck -- some of the least-visited countries on earth are calling your name.<p>These countries are totally beautiful and completely underrated, which means few crowds and pristine, untouched nature. Many of them are small …

Rules for Going Out to Eat: Where to Sit, What to Order, How to Share

<i>by Belle Cushing</i><p>We at <i>Bon Appétit</i> eat at a lot of restaurants. A <i>lot</i>. And none of us more so than resident restaurant-goer Andrew Knowlton (the guy ate three dinners a night in his search for our Hot 10). But if an escape-from-reality evening out is what keeps us going, there are few things worse …

World's Most Beautiful Bike Trails

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/Digital Vision)</i><p>Cycling vacations aren't just for top-tier athletes. Many of the world's most beautiful bike trails take in the countryside on gentle paths that favor scenery over strenuous pedaling. For this list of beautiful bike trails around the world, we selected routes that …

North Sea

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