Manuel Montes

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The Greek islands, frequently asked questions, does and don'ts

I have so many, but I will give you a few that are not to difficult, there are plenty more options:<br>• Crete: always good, watch out where you go …

The Perfect Day in Miami

Whether you want to have the ideal afternoon or are just in town for a layover, these are the can't-miss spots every traveler should visit in Miami.<p>A day in Miami is about indulging in its seductive beach scene, getting a taste of an emerging cultural persona, and still having time for a …

How To Get The Best Seat On A Plane

If you've ever traveled on a commercial jet, you probably know to avoid picking the middle seat in a row of three. If you purchase a last-minute ticket or you didn't select a seat before check-in, you might not have any other choice but to sit between two strangers on a long transcontinental …

The 5 Best Street Eats in Bangkok

Thailand is one of the best places in the world to eat on the street. It's cheap, it's fresh, and the mix of distinctive southeastern flavors -- chili, lime, lemongrass, mmm -- reaches an unparalleled peak of covetable deliciousness in the simmering pots and hand-pushed carts of bustling Bangkok. …

Angkor

<b>Site</b>: Angkor<p><b>Location</b>: Cambodia<p><b>Year Designated</b>: 1992<p><b>Category</b>: Cultural<p><b>Criteria</b>: (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)<p><b>Reason for Designation</b>: The ancient capitals of the Khmer Empire house some of the most remarkable architectural and artistic accomplishments of the ancient world.<p>* * *<p>Deep in the forests of Cambodia’s …

Archaeology

You Know Where You Are From the Very First Bite

I was discussing an upcoming New Orleans trip with friend and fellow foodie Jessica Collins. She said "When I took my first bite of turtle soup at Commander's Palace, I knew there was no other city I could be in than New Orleans." Truer words have never been spoken. Suddenly I became obsessed with …

Insiders Guide to Old Bangkok

Thailand’s capital is at its most evocative in the narrow lanes and streets of <b>Old Bangkok</b>, where a renaissance of small, owner-restored guesthouses is making it easy for visitors to experience the rich culture of everyday Thai life.<p>“Every traveler has a special place, a home away from home,” says</i> …

How to Turn Coach Into First Class

We all know it: Flying coach can be painful. There's almost no legroom, you always feel like you're going to get squished by the person in front of you, and customer service isn't exactly top notch.<p>But guess what? There are magical ways of making your coach experience feel more first class! Who …

Singapore City: What to Do and Where to Eat in This World Class Food and Shopping Center

To many, the island of Singapore is nothing more than a gleaming amusement park -- a Disney World of Asia, with over the top attractions, five-star resorts and billion dollar parks. The streets are clean, the crime is low, and everyone seems generally happy to be there. For many Westerners, that's …

New Tech Tools for Travel

<b>By Jessica Hoffman</b><p>When planning a trip across India, expect to be shocked by the number of ways you can go from point A to point B. According to Amit Somani from website MakeMyTrip.com, the country's 1.2 billion people and its thousands of cities are connected by a staggering 18.5 million routes …

The Food Lab: How to Make Creamy Vegetable Soups Without a Recipe

When I was a totally green cook with my first serious restaurant job, working under Chef Jason Bond at what's now a landmark Boston restaurant, No. 9 Park, there were many moments when I learned a new technique or perfected an old one and said to myself, "holy crap, I just made this?" But the very …