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Tina Fey Returned to SNL to Mock Sarah Palin’s Trump Stump Speech

“I wanted to take a break from my full-time career of writing things on Facebook…”<p>The only positive thing to come out of <b>Sarah Palin’s</b> mystifying and surreal Trump stump speech earlier this week: <b>Tina Fey</b> came back to <i>Saturday Night Live</i> solely to mock it.<p>Last night’s cold open kicked off with <b>Darrell</b> …

Bernie Sanders

Wonder in the Alps | CNN Travel

CNN

Catherine Karnow's Vietnam: Documenting a Changing Country

<i>To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, the prestigious Art Vietnam Gallery in Hanoi, Vietnam, is showing "Vietnam: 25 Years of Documenting a Changing Country," a photo exhibition of National Geographic photographer Catherine Karnow's lifelong work in that country. Below</i> …

Vietnam

New Data Deck: State of Travel 2015, Europe

Welcome to the Europe installment of Skift’s annual State of Travel report, a series of region-by-region data decks focusing on the global travel …

Tourism

How to Visit the Amalfi Coast and Capri for Less

Similar to other gorgeous destinations like Santorini, the Amalfi Coast is one of those places where, when you see it in person, you think, <i>Really? Are you really that gorgeous?</i> The answer is yes, the Amalfi Coast, Capri, Sorrento and all of the towns in between are stunning, particularly in the …

Italy

Italy mayor warns fans to stay away from George Clooney's villa

The mayor of the Italian town of Laglio says he will enforce a fine of up to 500 euros against anyone who approaches George Clooney’s luxury villa there. A similar no-go zone was enforced last summer.

Luxury Lifestyle

Peace and Quiet at My Tuscan B&B

While filming in Tuscany, our TV crew enjoyed the company of a great guide, Roberto Bechi. And we also enjoyed staying at Roberto's farmhouse B&B, Podere Casalciccia, perched on a bluff in the middle of pristine Tuscany (20 minutes south of Siena).<p>Roberto's place has basically the same old …

Italy

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

If you're wondering why you never manage to bag a flight for quite as cheap as the next guy, or you're pining for a getaway but really need to keep the cost down, or you're simply super-interested in all the intricacies of airfare pricing (OK, well, at Hopper, we are!), then this list of 10 …

Air Travel

The Perfect Hybrid Backpack/Messenger Bag

All messenger bags are not created equal, but their differences are often subtle and revealed only through actually using them to carry stuff around on your body. The Switch from Bergans of Norway, though, sets itself apart right from the get-go, with a style and silhouette suggesting that it’s no …

6 Flight-Booking Hacks to Save You a Ton of Money on Airfare

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>It's tough to say what's worse when buying a plane ticket: knowing that fares may drop and that you're probably getting screwed, or never knowing how much extra cash the airlines actually got off you. Either way, there's only one thing to do to put your mind at ease. And …

Flying

The Smithsonian Gets Into Travel Publishing With New Journeys Magazine

Smithsonian Enterprises, the business arm of the popular museum complex, is launching its first new magazine in 30 years with a focus on cultural …

Tourism

Absolute Beginners Guide to Enjoying Casinos

I'll admit it: I used to hate casinos. I'm frugal with my disposable income, and I never understood the appeal of sitting in a smoky, windowless space, throwing away perfectly good money and -- more often than not -- getting nothing in return.<p>However, after a few Vegas vacations with friends who …

Tutorials

12 views Kiwis would rather keep to themselves

NEW ZEALAND is comprised of two main Islands, North Island (Te Ika-a-Maui) and South Island (Te Waipounamu), and various small islands peppered …

5 Places to Get Your European Fairy-Tale Fix

When travelers are asked to come up with a collection of words that define Europe, "historical," "romantic" and "fairytale-like" are often among the first descriptors that crop up. The last one is certainly no coincidence, as Europe was the setting for fairytales from famous storytellers like the …

European Travel

21 things everyone should do in Chicago this spring

So brutal that most days you're better off just staying inside.<p>Which is why Chicagoans (and visitors to the city) are more than ready to take advantage of the warmer weather when spring finally rolls around.<p>Our guide will provide you with some ideas for getting outside and enjoying the sun and the …

Festivals

Get a Little Bang for Your Baht: 10 Nearly Free Things to Do in Chiang Mai

College Tourist - Author: Sam Corio, Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California.<p>Studying abroad is an amazing experience but we all know it can be hard on your wallet. Living in Chiang Mai, we found many ways to keep busy and get to know the town without spending too much baht. So here's what I came …

Chiang Mai

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

European Travel

Let Loose the Sled Dogs of War in the Depths of Greenland's Winter: Going Barmy instead of Balmy on the Looney Front (Part 5)

You don't try and pet the Greenland sled dog with a cheery Mickey Mouse-like "Come here Pluto," a pat on the head and a treat in your hand, because the treat will be your hand.<p>The Greenland Husky, a handsome, powerful, sturdy creature with slanted eyed, is a direct descendant of the dogs that came …

Northern Lights