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10 Best Ramen Shops in Los Angeles

Shin-Sen-Gumi<p>A. Scattergood<p>With so many ramen joints now open around L.A., it's sometimes hard to remember how revelatory the bowls at Shin-Sen-Gumi …

No one vacations in Hawaii to pick fruit. A new chef-led tour changes that

A Honolulu chef is asking tourists to help pick produce during their stay on Oahu. It's a hand-on way of learning what farm-to-table means in Hawaii and seeing something besides the world-famous beaches.<p>Chef Ed Kenney, the owner of Town restaurant, has teamed up with the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club …

A Warmer, Fuzzier Los Angeles

Los Angeles — I GOT lost the other day driving on Venice Boulevard. This is a street, a mile south of where I live, that I use to travel east or west. But it has changed of late, like much of Los Angeles.<p>Over the past few years, Venice Boulevard has been the site of a huge infrastructural project: …

22 Essential Los Angeles Burgers

Hamburgers are truly America's food, born of the country's fascination with beef amidst the 1950's commoditization of farming. Those same mid-century decades also spawned the rise of the nation's modern highway systems and LA's fast food culture in general, making the lowly hamburger something to …

The City Guide to Los Angeles

Coffee, food, galleries, bars and so much more.<p>As the proclaimed entertainment capital of the world, the city of Los Angeles is constantly being …

Los Angeles

17 Things You Have To Eat In Honolulu

Forget the beaches, we're here for the food.<p>The island of Oahu has always been known as "The Gathering Place," and today, with so many unique people and cultures coming together in its one city, Honolulu has developed a personality all its own -- and food is a huge part of it.<p>If you explore the …

Ice Cream

The Language of Eating Local

Local restaurants can be a little intimidating for language learners. While the best restaurants are used to dealing with foreigns and often have …

Visiting Tokyo? Insiders share tips | CNN Travel

Step Into The World's Greatest Fish Market Before It Disappears

It's not easy to capture the activity in Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, where the fish deliveries start at 3 a.m. The lighting isn't great, and vendors tend to view photographers as fly-like distractions, to be swatted away. Of course, the sights are worth the effort. The world's largest fish market …

50 Things to Do in Ginza, Tokyo

Ginza is a neighborhood esteemed by everyone in Japan. It's a place where you can find the best fashion, gourmet, beauty, and other luxurious ways to …

Japan

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Watch: Japan’s Mesmerizing Automated Sushi Restaurants

The core concept behind Japan’s successful Muten Kurazushi Sushi Restaurants is something known as a food “bullet trains”—quick-moving conveyor belts …

Frequently Asked Questions about Visiting Japan

So, you’re going to Japan, huh? Fantastic. You might have some questions. Hopefully, I’ll have some answers.<p>Back in 2001, I visited Japan for the …

A Quick Guide to Japanese Etiquette

<b>Japanese etiquette can often seem daunting to a traveller. Our quick guide highlights a few key customs to bear in mind.</b><p>Manners are of great importance in Japan, and although some customs, such as not littering, are a given for most travelers, others might not be so obvious. Despite the array of …

Japan

The Ginza Stroll

Ever since springing to life in the seventeenth century as home to the city’s silver-coin mint, the central district of Ginza has been among Tokyo’s …

FIRST DAY IN TOKYO! SHOPPING + YUMMY FOOD!

YouTubers in Japan with 100,000 fans and counting

//www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1okB_s6hloAs more and more people turn off the TV in favor of the Internet, YouTube Japan is recognizing some of its top …

Tutorials

41 Marvel Franchises, Ranked From Worst To Best

Face front, true believers.<p>For the purposes of this list, a "franchise" is defined as a mainstay Marvel property that has existed in various forms over the years. Though this list mainly focuses on actual comic books, the quality of the characters' use in other media — movies, television, games, …

Simply Sintra: magic and mystery on Portugal's Atlantic coast

The best ones are right under the rocks," said Nuno Aramac, before slipping under the water like a seal. The two of us had swum to the base of a cliff where we were collecting goose barnacles. I say "we", it was actually Nuno who was doing all the work, scraping away at the rocks with a chisel-like …

10 of the best restaurants and cafes in Lisbon

Lisbon holidays,Restaurants,Food and drink,City breaks,Portugal holidays,Europe holidays,Travel,Food & drink,Top 10s<p>As Lisbon's biggest market is transformed into a gourmet food hall, we take a look at the best places to eat in Portugal's capital, a city renowned for its seafood – and custard</b> …

Shopping

The Itinerary for Perfect Days in Lisbon | O roteiro para dias perfeitos em Lisboa

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa

European Travel

Lisboa para foodies: Mercado da Ribeira

O prédio que abriga o Mercado da Ribeira, em frente ao Cais do Sodré, em Lisboa, data do fim dos anos 1800. Conhecido pela oferta de verduras e …

Um dia em Fátima: como ir de ônibus desde Lisboa

<i>Basílica de Fátima, em Portugal</i><p>2017, que está quase aí, vai marcar o centenário das Aparições de Nossa Senhora em Fátima, em Portugal. A cidade, …

LX Factory: dicas de lojinhas e restaurantes em Lisboa

<i>Entrada da área do LX Factory, em Lisboa</i><p>Quem chega ao simpático espaço da LX Factory, em Lisboa, logo se pergunta o que aquela área era antes de se …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Amsterdam: um guia para curtir o descolado bairro do Jordaan

Amsterdam: minha cidade preferida na Europa. Depois de Paris, lógico. E sempre que posso, é para lá que eu fujo. Mas tem que ser com tempo; um …