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Revealed: How to get a free airline upgrade

Our Travel Hacks series features top tips to make your next holiday a lot less stressful.<p>In this video, Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel's Consumer Editor, suggests ways to improve your chances of securing the holy grail of air travel: a free upgrade.<p>For more tips, see our complete guide to getting …

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The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

An Instagram star with more than 150,000 followers quit his office job to travel around the world

A man plays a guitar in Lisbon, Portugal — one of Hinton's many travel stops.Allan Edward Hinton<p>Allan Edward Hinton has always been fueled by wanderlust. He traveled far and wide in his late teens and early 20s, but after an eight-year stint in London, he was ready to start exploring again.<p>Hinton …

Hey Air Travelers, Here's How to Make Coach Feel Like First

Air travel can be a humiliating, dehumanizing and even torturous experience -- at least according to my e-mail inbox.<p>I hear often from readers like Sue McDonough, who contacted me after flying from Calgary to Washington on United Airlines recently.<p>"After changing planes in Chicago, we boarded a …

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to travelers

Condé Nast Traveler recently released the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards.<p>This year, more than 128,000 travelers submitted millions of ratings and thousands of comments that the magazine's editors used to create lists of favorite cities, hotels, and resorts.<p>One of these lists declares …

What to Know About Meat and Cancer

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West Virginia Plans to Boost Tourism by Capitalizing on Its National Parks

A new marketing campaign will build on underappreciated national parks in southern West Virginia that already attract more than 1 million visitors …

New Jersey Looks to Agritourism to Revitalize Farming Industry

Craving a taste of his native Liberia 4,500 miles (7,200 km) away, maintenance worker Alfred Jones drove just 20 miles from his New Jersey home and …

13 things everyone from Poland has to explain to foreigners

1. Poland is not located in the polar circle.<p>There are no polar bears roaming free through snow-covered plains. It’s not freezing cold all year long. …

Apple Launches Quality Program for MacBook Pro Anti-Reflective Coating Issues

Apple has issued an internal notice about a new Quality Program that addresses anti-reflective coating issues on MacBook and MacBook Pro models with Retina displays, as confirmed by multiple sources. These issues include the anti-reflective coating on displays wearing off or delaminating under …

Spotlight: Photographer and Web Designer Eric E. Anderson

<b>My name is</b> Eric E. Anderson and I live in Brooklyn, NY. I am a web designer, a template developer at Squarespace and a practicing photographer in my offscreen time. Originally from Kansas City, I am the son of an engineer and artist. I’m equally my father’s and mother’s son, inheriting both the …

22 kids whose travels are super inspiring

Do you think travel is just for the rich and famous? Think again. These kids come from regular families doing extraordinary things. If you get easily …

7 Ways to Make Your Vacation Cheaper in London

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>London is a popular destination for tourists but has a reputation for being expensive. Here are some ways of making your stay cheaper whilst having fun in Britain's capital city. This gives you more money to spend on sightseeing, shopping and world-class restaurants in …

China’s college students embrace stock trading, thanks to money from mom and dad

While many of his peers get their sense of achievement from online video games, Li Shengyao, a 21-year-old sophomore at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, gets it from playing the stock market. He describes himself as a short-term trader who “can’t stop my fingers from making orders.”<p>…

Revealed: The secret to how parrots talk

Key structural differences in the brains of parrots explain the birds' ability to imitate sounds and human speech<p>Scientists have discovered how parrots talk, as they believe it's down to the wiring in their brains.<p>And the same brain region controls movement which may explain why some parrots …

This Tiny Hawaiian Treehouse Is All Your Dreams Come True (And It's On AirBnB)

AirBnB has a lot of great hidden gems, but this tiny tropical treehouse has to be one of our favorites.<p>The one-bedroom, one-bathroom treehouse on the Big Island of Hawaii sits on stilts 15 feet above the ground.<p>It only has 230 square feet of usable floorspace, but its wrap-around lanai offers a …

Is There Such a Thing As Too Young to Travel?

Is there such a thing as too young to travel? Don't get me wrong, I am extremely lucky to have the means to travel. I am in no way refuting that. I've had experiences that others would cherish. But after an incredible and thought provoking trip to New York City, I have grown to slightly regret my …

Best Tours in Europe 2015

From Traveler Magazine's 2015 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Croatia: Coastal Idyll</b><p>Hike rocky bluffs and kayak coves between wine tastings and talks on local history with this introduction to Dalmatia’s coast and islands. High point: dinner at the home of a local artist. <i>Boundless Journeys: “Dalmatian Coast</i> …

10 travel destinations trending this summer

The results are based on the most-searched places, with major music events, art festivals, and sporting competitions driving demand.<p>From Reykjavik, Iceland, to Hyderabad, India, here's where everyone wants to travel this summer.

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

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How To Make A Better Chopped Salad Than You Can Buy

Photo credit: Heather Christo<p>There's no denying the fact that salads get boring. No matter how many combinations of greens, fixings and dressing one can make, this healthy meal faces some steep competition with, well, <i>everything</i> else. But since we have to eat our veggies, we're thankful for chopped …

The 'Most Expensive Ice Cream In The World' Costs $817 A Scoop

Going out for ice cream isn't cheap these days. As The New York Times notes, it's not uncommon to pay $4 for a small scoop without any toppings. Add some "organic whipped cream, sustainable strawberries and French bittersweet chocolate chunks," and you're in double digits territory before you know …

When's the best time to buy an airline ticket to Europe this summer?

Americans thinking about going to Europe to cash in on the weak euro should fly at the beginning of May or the end of August to get the best prices on airfares.<p>That's the word from travel booking website Hopper, which also says June is the most popular month to travel. You can expect the highest …

The Most Productive Ways To Waste Your Time

Whether you’re watching stand-up comedy on TV or cat videos on YouTube, studies have shown that laughing can do everything from relieve stress to boost your immune system.<p>One Oxford University study even found that laughing is an effective treatment against pain. Across a series of experiments …

Travel Hacks Friday: Find Cheap Flights Like a Ninja

April 10, 2015 Comments (0) Adventure, How To, Travel Hacks, Travel on a Budget, Travel Tips<p><i>Welcome to Another Travel Hacks Friday. As part of a new</i> …

2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner: Barack Obama's top 10 jokes

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama had one motto Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner: take no prisoners.<p>Here are the top jokes he told:<p>1. "Bucket"<p>When life gets hard and the Republicans are cramping his style, Obama's decided to just "bucket" -- or at …

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The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

In celebration of Earth Day, we set out to find the most beautiful natural attraction in each state, using input from folks who have lived in these places.<p>Can you guess which state the picture to the right is from? Follow along to find out. (They're in alphabetical order if you want to find yours …

Why we want food so much it hurts

Be it chocolate, cheese or chip shop curry, craving a favourite food is something we’ve all experienced. Why do our bodies suffer such serious pangs? Veronique Greenwood investigates.<p>There's nothing like the salty tang of beef-flavoured Top Ramen broth and a mouthful of slightly overdone instant …

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UN chief asks Indonesia not to execute drug convicts

Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary-general, has appealed to Indonesia to stop the planned executions of nine prisoners within days for drug-related crimes.<p>The nine - from Australia, Nigeria, Brazil, Ghana, the Philippines, and Indonesia - have been transported to the high-security prison island of …

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