Erika Martinez

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The 10 best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

With help from Hotels.com, we've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean based on real travelers' ratings.<p>From Jamaica to the Dominican Republic, these tropical getaways offer some of the best bang for your buck.

Epic fashion fail: How Lands’ End tried to be young and stylish — and fell flat on its face

What happens when a company doesn’t know its customers or its strengths? It loses money — and its identity<p>To America’s young urban fashionistas, Lands’ End, if they knew it at all, was as hip as dad jeans. So it came as some surprise when the specialty apparel retailer built its strategy around …

Dolce & Gabbana

4 Exotic Caribbean Trips to Help You Escape the Rain

We can't deny it any longer – summer is drawing to a close in New York City, as we start to pull out our leather jackets and suede boots again. But …

9 Places in Asia You Won't Believe Exist

Every traveler knows that feeling of euphoria. The moment you lose yourself in the scenery of a new destination, and become completely immersed in …

Asia Travel

Former employees file class action against Wells Fargo | Reuters

(Reuters) - Two former Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) employees have filed a class action in California seeking $2.6 billion or more for workers who tried to meet aggressive sales quotas without engaging in fraud and were later demoted, forced to resign or fired.<p>A Wells Fargo branch is seen in the …

Corruption

28 Great Documentaries For People Who Hate Documentaries

Documentaries get a bad rap. True, some of them are ungodly boring while others are blatantly one-sided in their presentation of facts. But then …

McDonald's

These Buckwheat Crepes Stand Up to the French Classic

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Make the crepes.</b> Put the flours, salt, sugar, eggs, and milk into a blender and blend on high speed until combined, about 1 …

The Best Foods To Eat At Every Time Of Day

Raise your hand if you've ever been so caught up in life that you accidentally skipped lunch! Sometimes it's disturbingly easy to power through your …

Everyone Is Obsessing Over This New Magic Cake Trend for Fall

This pumpkin version sounds amazing.<p>If you're ready to shout "THERE'S NOTHING BETTER THAN PUMPKIN PIE!" I get it. People have very strong feelings (some nicer than others) about the autumnal American treat. But before you get all traditional on me, expand your mind to the idea of a pumpkin pie made …

Grand Velas Gives All-Inclusive the 5-Star Treatment

Before you even reach the lobby of Grand Velas Riviera Maya, you are met by large, striking white walls on either side of a check-in booth. Fronted …

Riviera Maya

This Road In France Disappears Underwater Twice A Day

If you’re planning a trip to France in the near future, make sure to be careful with the roads you take. They might just disappear…<p>Connecting the …

7 Reasons Tulum Should Be Your Magical Next Trip

THIS is paradise. 🌴<p>By now you’ve almost certainly heard of Tulum, that leafy green wonderland on Mexico’s Caribbean coast. Tulum is eco-friendly and trendy: It’s known for postcard-perfect ruins that sit right on the ocean, hip yoga retreats and a buzzy, upscale restaurant scene<p>But true travelers …

Riviera Maya

This Is What a $21,000 First Class Airplane Seat Looks Like

Flying first class is a delicacy some of us will never experience. But flying first class like this — well — it’s pretty much the stuff of kings.<p>On a …

Denali National Park: 10 tips to make the most of your visit

In 1917, about 2.1 million acres of Alaskan wilderness was designated as Mount McKinley National Park by President Woodrow Wilson, 42 years before Alaska even became a state in 1959. The park was renamed Denali National Park in 1980, at which time it nearly tripled in size. Today, the park …

National Parks

The world's most overrated places, according to travel editors

Cancun<p>"I have one answer for this, and the answer is Cancun. In fairness, let me just say Cancun does have appeal that can be summed up as beautiful beaches, cheap lodging, and a 'spring break forever' atmosphere. But it's also crowded, loud, and sloppy. And despite being in Mexico, Cancun offered …

10 Exotic Beach Resorts You Probably Haven't Heard Of

Go off the tourist trail and sun yourself on the sands loved by the locals.<p>Greece and Spain might be home to some glorious coastlines but if it’s …

Best Travel Gadgets That Will Only Wreck Your Budget a Little

In late August I spent to weeks traipsing through Europe—on <i>very</i> important work assignments in London, and taking in the local culture of Amsterdam. …

An Eater's Guide to Chicago

Chicago is no longer a simple meat and potatoes town. Restaurants in the nation's third-largest city have grown to a level of sophistication that rival any food scene in the country. Consider this your guide to the best food and drink the city has to offer.<p>Welcome to the Land of Fine Dining …

Tim Gunn Supports Plus-Size Fashion, But Disappoints Plus Women

Tim Gunn took the fashion industry to task, again, for ignoring the needs of plus-size women. In an op-ed for the <i>Washington Post</i>, the <i>Project Runway</i> …

Designer Christian Siriano praised for 'most diverse, inclusive runway' of New York Fashion Week

Siriano, you may remember, made headlines in July after he designed a red carpet gown for Leslie Jones, after the actress tweeted "no designers …