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How to Enroll in Global Entry on Arrival

Global Entry can help travelers save time when entering the United States, allowing them to use a kiosk to scan their fingerprints and answer a few …

Oscars 2018: The complete winners' list

Who won big at the 90th annual Academy Awards, honoring the best film work of 2017? Check out the list of Oscar winners <b>(in bold)</b> and nominees:<p><b>BEST PICTURE</b><p><i>Call Me By Your Name<br>Darkest Hour<br>Dunkirk<br>Get Out<br>Lady Bird<br>Phantom Thread<br>The Post</i><b><br>WINNER:</b> <i>The Shape of Water</i><i><br>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,</b> …

Jordan Peele

Eight places that hate tourists the most

In the wake of Venice announcing it will no longer tolerate any new kebab shops or fast food outlets in order to “preserve decorum and traditions,” …

Michelin stars for sushi show why a passion for raw fish is now the defining feature of modern man

Japanese food has conquered not just the Michelin guide, but also the British lunchbox.<p>A modern man, I am lunching at my desk before my shimmering Apple iMac, upon whose screen these words are now hesitantly appearing. Or, I should say, appearing between mouthfuls of uncooked salmon and rice …

Rules for joggers round Tokyo's Imperial Palace

Tokyo officials are compiling a series of rules to deal with a surge in the number of joggers exercising along the fringes of the Imperial Palace.<p>A growing number of joggers have taken up running along an unofficial 3.1-mile course which encircles the home of the Emperor and Empress in the centre …

Snow in Tokyo

We had snow in Tokyo tonight. Normally we get a bit of snow between January and March, but it doesn’t normally settle so easily. I expect by the …

Japan's silver age spenders mean gold for business

Business and government adapt to massive new population of retired people<p>At first sight, it resembles any other inner-city gym. Members clad in bright sportswear are working up a sweat at a string of exercise machines beneath neon lights as a blaring soundtrack plays the rousing anthem, "We will …

Across Japan with just a smartphone for money

The Telegraph puts hi-tech payments to the ultimate test.<p>Most of us don't leave the house without checking that we have our keys, wallet and phone. But soon our pockets may be a little lighter.<p>New technology will let us leave our wallets behind and pay for goods and services with our <b>mobile …

Japan's new reality show a picture-perfect trip

Modern art finds a stunning space-age home in a new tourist draw just outside Tokyo<p>When visiting Japan, it’s worth remembering -- and stop us if you’ve heard this one before -- that there’s more to the country than kimonos, sushi, tradition and temples. A lot more.<p>According to those in the know, …

@teambenter at it again with this photo, heading through the Orange Torii whilst cycling in #Kyoto #Japan. These traditional Japanese gates are most commonly found at entrances and are usually the simplest way to identify nearby shrines. 👌🇯🇵#lp #travel

Lee Hsien Loong

I met Puan Noor Aishah, wife of our first President, at the National Day Rally. Was very happy to host her to lunch today. Her son, Imran, and his …

Is the banh mi the world’s best sandwich?

A product of Vietnam’s colonial past, the beloved concoction combines a crunchy French baguette with pork, pate and an ever-changing array of fresh vegetables.<p>The cab driver stopped on the bustling boulevard Pho Hue and pointed at a mishmash of incongruent four and five-story buildings across the …

Vietnam

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Tea

ISIS justifies its taking of sex slaves

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

What You Need to Know About Teens Flying Alone

Hotels often won’t accept solo teens. While airlines require an unaccompanied minor service for young fliers, if there’s a connection point on the itinerary, you may want to purchase it for your teenager as well.<p><i>Ombudsman has been a staple in the back pages of Traveler, answering readers’ travel</i> …

10 Ways to Make Everyone on Your Flight Hate You

Flying is a pretty high-stress situation: People are worried about missing their connection, taking time off work, being 30,000 feet in the air, all while sharing an increasingly small amount of legroom. But instead of trying to make the best of things while you’re sharing a flying metal tube with …

Here Are The Astounding Views From The Top Of New York City's Tallest Apartment Building

The luxury condo stands at 1,396 feet, slightly taller than One World Trade Center, which is 1,362 feet tall (not including its spire, which brings its official height to 1,776 feet). It contains 104 condos, including 10 floors of penthouses. One already sold for $95 million.<p>The views from the …

New York City

‘I deserved my sentence for viewing child pornography’ says John Grisham’s friend

'I did something wrong and I don’t have a bit of resentment about the way I was treated,' Michael Holleman says<p>The school friend of John Grisham who served a prison sentence for viewing pornographic images of children online has said he deserved his punishment, despite the author’s defence of his …

How to Use the Internet to Find the Best Airplane Seats

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 …

Travel

See the Best in Your Flipboard Home

Inside Flipboard / November 18, 2014<p>Some of us catch up on the news in the morning; others enjoy a funny video before bed. But no matter what time …

Photos: Exploring Florence, Italy From a Different Angle

Photographer Pari Dukovic captures the beauty of Florence landmarks like Michelangelo's David, Cappella dei Principi, and the Ponte Vecchio in such a way that makes you reconsider the popular destination—recently voted the world's no. 1 city by Condé Nast Traveler readers—through a new lens.

The Best Cities in Europe

Condé Nast Traveler readers cast hundreds of thousands of votes for their favorite cities in Europe in the 2017 Readers' Choice Awards survey. From long-time winners like London and Paris, to newcomers that include Lucerne in Switzerland and Norway's Bergen, the variety showcases the diverse nature …

Suckling pig with roasted pineapple at @fofobyelwilly by @chifanforcharityhk #chifanhk2014

Where to find real deal pat tai in Bangkok

Pat tai (also spelled phat Thai or pad Thai), arguably Thailand’s most famous culinary export, also tends to be its most commonly misinterpreted dish. Both abroad, and increasingly at home, pat tai is twisted into variants that have little to do with the original creation. Perhaps this is because …

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How to Get Off the Airplane and Through Immigration in 12 Minutes

It's possible: to deplane quickly with your personal items (and sanity) intact. Here are six steps to getting off the plane—and through customs—in 12 minutes.<p>I have two great skills as a traveler: The first is my disciplined, even punitive, approach to packing. The second is my ability to get off …