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Top 10 Whale and Dolphin Viewings

Travel<p>Visit great mammals of the sea in their summer getaways.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park, Quebec, Canada</b> <br>www.quebecmaritime.ca <br>The meeting point of the St. Lawrence River and the Atlantic Ocean is a safe haven for large marine life. In …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

Where Can I Find the Best Boozy Ice Cream in the U.S.?

<i>A:</i><p>What’s better than ice cream? It’s not a purely rhetorical question. The answer? Grown-up ice cream, spiked with wine, beer, and spirits. As the summer heat cranks to high, head to one of these regional ice cream spots for a shot of cool, creamy delight.<p>Cayuga Lake Creamery<p><b>Interlaken, New York</b><br>Set …

10 Best Views in Paris

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills--just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. Though a sweeping view of Paris from one of the city's emblematic sites--the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, the towers of Notre Dame--is a must for a vast …

France

OpenTable By the Numbers: From Launch to $2.6 Billion

Today travel reservations giant the <b>Priceline Group</b> announced they'd acquired online restaurant reservations leader <b>OpenTable</b> for <b>$2.6 billion</b>. That is an astronomic amount of money. Of course, that's nothing in the tech world, where WhatsApp went to Facebook for $19 billion, but it is in the …

Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches Are Happening in LA

There is an onslaught of high-quality ice cream shops heading to Los Angeles this summer, but keep your eyes peeled for Sylvia Yoo’s churro ice cream …

Is Uber's Co-Founder Launching an Online Restaurant Reservations Service?

It looks like yet another company, this time from <b>Uber</b> co-founder <b>Garrett Camp</b>, will soon enter the online restaurant reservations arena. According to <i>Business Insider</i>, Camp will work on the project, called <b>Reserve</b>, with Foursquare co-founder <b>Naveen Selvadurai</b>. Reserve is a part of a new umbrella …

Nuclear powers modernising arsenals, says study

All five legally recognised nuclear-weapons states – China, France, Russia, Britain and the US – are deploying new nuclear weapon delivery systems or have announced programmes to do so, according to an authoritative study.<p>India and Pakistan are also developing new systems capable of delivering …

Rome's Hottest Neighborhood: Monti

On this trip, I'm grabbing extra time in Venice, Florence, and Rome to beef up our restaurant listings for our guidebooks. As things are in constant motion in Europe, it's important to keep our recommendations both up-to-date and fresh. The big news in Rome is the emergence of the Monti …

Greece tops Lonely Planet's 2014 Best in Europe list | CNN Travel

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Another City in Your 20s

<b>1. You get to know yourself better.</b><p>The most important relationship in your life is the relationship you have with yourself. Because no matter what happens, you will always be with yourself. - Diane Von Furstenberg<p>Nothing can bring you closer to building an intimate relationship with yourself and …

Self-improvement

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

Scallops with Hazelnuts and Warm Sun Gold Tomatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Quick-cooking scallops means you can have this light summer meal on the table in a matter of minutes.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup coarsely chopped skin-on hazelnuts<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>1½ pound …

Lemon Souffle Pancakes With Strawberries

When you feel like having a luxurious breakfast at home, give these soufflé pancakes a try. They're deliciously lemony and as fluffy as can be, thanks to the beaten egg whites that are gently folded in. Served with fresh strawberries and a drizzle of maple syrup, the warm cakes make for a very …

Breakfast

How to Make Fresh Pasta from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With a little assistance from Sarah Coates of The Sugar Hit, making fresh pasta doesn't have to be im-pasta-ble after all.</i><p>Making fresh pasta is …

The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

Best Places to Party Around the World

Vacation is the time to kick back, relax…and have one hell of a party. A new book rounds up the best places to experience a new culture by getting …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

These Awesome Croatian Tours Take You To 'Game Of Thrones' Filming Locations

Tour operator Viator is offering a one-day walking tour of Dubrovnik — which became King's Landing in Season 2 — for around $80, while another company, Collete, provides a 12-day Discover Croatia tour with "Game of Thrones" highlights, starting at $2,149.<p>Tour operators are getting creative to make …

Game of Thrones

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Guide Books

Comoros Islands: tropical charm off the beaten path

Here’s a challenge for you: could you place the Comoros Islands on a map?<p>Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, <i>Qamar</i>, this poetically named but little-known archipelago is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.<p>It was an important trading post for Arab, Persian, African and European traders …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

A perfect day in Trastevere, Rome's favourite neighbourhood

You’ve thrown coins into the Trevi Fountain and marvelled at the Colosseum – what next? Take a trip across the Tiber river to Trastevere, a charming medieval neighbourhood with a fiery temperament. A stroll around Trastevere, a formerly working-class district with a heady nightlife, will take you …

Game of Thrones Film Locations: When the Small Screen Isn't Enough

Intrigue, suspense, battle and fantasy aren't the only thing that has captured <i>Game of Thrones</i> fans around the world. Since the show began airing, Kensington Tours' Destination Experts have seen an uptake in tourism to the wild and scenic landscapes where the show is created. Scattered across …

Game of Thrones

7 obvious reasons why prostitution in the US is still illegal

If the United States decriminalized prostitution, brothels would be regulated and protected safe havens for both workers and clients.<p>Workers would …