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China’s Didi Chuxing launches its ride-hailing service in Mexico

China’s ride-sharing leader Didi Chuxing has continued its global march after it officially launched in Mexico, expanding its battle with Uber to a new front.<p>The company raised $4 billion in December to expand overseas and it hasn’t held back on doing so this year.<p>Hot on the heels of moves into …

Latin America

17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

Congress Ignores Trump's Priorities for Science Funding

Nearly every science agency stands to get more money under a spending bill that avoids proposed cuts from the White House.<p><i>Updated on March 23 at 2:31 p.m. ET</i><p>When President Donald Trump was sworn into office, much of the science community braced for the worst. Trump had long shown a stubborn …

Denis Nielsen makes it a home win in the CSI4* Grand Prix in Dortmund

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The world's largest Coke bottler is shutting down operations in one of Mexico's most violent states because of constant attacks

Coca-Cola Femsa, the world's largest Coke bottler, said on Friday it was indefinitely shutting down operations in Ciudad Altamirano, a town at the northern edge of Mexico's Guerrero state, because of harassment from organized crime and a lack of response by authorities.<p>"The measure was taken to put …

Mexico

Downtown’s Taqueria Local Is Now Serving All-Day Tacos and Booze

Downtown’s new Mexican cafe Taqueria Local has arrived with an assortment of tacos, towering nachos, grilled Mexican street corn, and margaritas, with hours that cater to both the surrounding 9-to-5 crowd and late-night diners.<p>The new 60-seat fast-casual eatery, located inside the shuttered Eatsa …

BEST TRAVEL APPS TO HELP YOU TRAVEL SMARTER

You’ve requested the vacation time, managed every last detail in booking the trip, and now it’s finally time to go. Booking the travel, while …

Cryptocurrency Backed by Habanero Peppers Is a Thing in Mexico

A cryptocurrency called Agrocoin is giving buyers a chance to invest in some of the world’s spiciest peppers.<p>Mexico’s Amar Hidroponia, which grows …

In Oaxaca, Mexico, A Locally Made Soda Takes Aim At Coca-Cola's Supremacy

In the sunny colonial city of Oaxaca, Mexico, diners at the upscale restaurant Los Danzantes might notice their fellow patrons drinking a brown, …

The Best Trips for First-Time Solo Travelers

We could wax poetic about all the ways traveling alone can be beneficial, however, taking the plunge and traveling solo for the first time can be a …

Mexico City design hotspots: the new names to know

The fresh new hotel<p>Nima Local House Hotel, the most recent boutique opening in Colonia Roma, is set in a handsome former private mansion by one of …

Hawaii Travel Hack: Combine Alaska Airlines Companion Fare & Hawaiian Airlines Award Ticket

Good morning everyone, happy Wednesday. I am writing to you from the WiFi-connected Golden Gate Transit bus, heading to work in San Francisco. I love …

Five Exciting California-Mexico Border Excursions

If you live in southern California, the fact of the matter is that you live in a geographical area once ruled by Mexico – that is, Alta …

Facebook fans pick 4 Best Mexican Restaurants in our area

Facebook fans pick 4 Best Mexican Restaurants in our area<p>Updated: 2:06 PM EDT Mar 15, 2018<p>Facebook fans pick 4 Best Mexican Restaurants in our …

Google's Quantum Computing Party Is as Fancy as Physics Gets

“Want to come to a quantum computing party?”<p>I wasn’t expecting the question. My brain was hurting: I’d just finished an hour-long interview with …

Isla Holbox, Mexico's best barefoot beach

<b>(CNN) —</b> Isla Holbox is a small, slender island just north of Mexico 's Yucatan peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexicans have long been in the know about this laid-back, go-everywhere-in-flip-flops getaway, but the news of Holbox's beauty and ease of living has started to get out.<p>Though it's in the …

Mexico

The Best Locations for Scuba Diving with Big Animals

The thrill is undeniable. For some, the first part of the encounter is the feeling that something big is coming. Then that shadow at the edge of …

Mexican actor Garcia Bernal brings call for end to impunity to U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Actor and filmmaker Gael Garcia Bernal called on Tuesday for the United Nations and governments around the world to put pressure on his native Mexico to end impunity for corruption and large-scale killings.<p>Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal attends a side event on "Combatting …

Latin America

Chicago’s 12 Essential Mexican Restaurants

It’s no wonder so many Chicagoans gravitate to Mexican restaurants year-round — in sub-zero temperatures they equip locals with south of the border vibes; in summer months they provide all the right flavors that warmer climates call for. Thankfully, there are plenty of options to go around in all …

Researcher Who Studied the World's Happiest Places for 15 Years: If You're Unhappy, Move

If you're unhappy, you don't just need a new attitude. You need a moving van.<p>Every year various organizations crunch numbers to come with rankings of the world’s happiest places. You’ve probably clicked on one of these lists, and if you’re anything like me, scratched your head at the results. It’s …

State Dept. warns against travel to Playa del Carmen - CNN Video

The State Department warned US citizens against travel to Mexico's Playa del Carmen one a week after an explosive device was found on a tourist ferry in the area.

Riviera Maya

This 23-year-old Is Out to Break the Record for Fastest and Youngest Person to Travel to Every Country

At 23, Taylor Demonbreun is on a mission to become the youngest and fastest person to visit all 195 of the world’s sovereign countries.<p>Demonbreun …

The Definitive Guide to Oaxacan Cuisine in Los Angeles

Most people don’t know that LA’s collection of Oaxacan restaurants is the second largest on the planet — second only to Oaxaca itself. Famous chefs from around the world have been running to Oaxaca for years to unlock the secrets of its moles, ancient pre-Hispanic techniques, and ingredients. …

Mexico

Presidents' Day 2018: 6 Flight Deals to Book Right Now

Forget that your next three-day weekend is, well, next weekend? Yeah, us too. But instead of scrambling for $600 flights anywhere, we partnered with Airfarewatchdog to find flight deals to the likes of [Palm …

Palm Springs

Travel Savvy with the Best Carry-On Luggage

When it comes to travelling, the carry-on luggage you use is absolutely essential. Whether you choose to tote a backpack, hard shell, or some sort of …

Shopping

The New Case for Visiting Wine Country for the Beer

For decades, Wine Country has attracted Bay Area locals and tourists alike for weekends of imbibing and dining amid bucolic vineyards. Then, …

The Best Restaurants in NYC for Dining Solo

We’re going to let you in on a secret: Some of the greatest New York City restaurants are best experienced alone. In fact, sometimes it’s the only way to even get a table. So this Valentine’s Day, we suggest holing up at one of our favorite places to dine solo, and making it all about the …

Greenwich Village

10 Affordable European Getaways to Take This Spring

What’s better than a spring getaway to Europe? Answer: A spring getaway to Europe at an attractive price. If you’re looking for a bargain, March through May are value-friendly months for a European trip.<p>According to the airfare prediction app Hopper, for example, round-trip prices for tickets from …

European Travel

A Guide to Tuscan Wine Country

Here's how to drink—and eat—your way through the region.<p>From up-and-coming Brunellos to tucked-away Super Tuscans, we spotlight the region’s secret treasures, and provide intel on where to eat—and stay—en route.<p>Brunello, Montalcino<p>Labels like Banfi and Casanova dei Neri put this wine area of …

Italy

The People's Choice Wildlife Photography Winners Will Make You Feel Warm Inside

On Tuesday, the London Natural History Museum announced the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice award winner and finalists. The …