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Agro-ecology: Lessons from Cuba on agriculture, food, and climate change.

<i>On Thursday, April 12,</i> <i>Future Tense</i><i>, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State, will host a live event in Washington, D.C.</i> …

Daily Travel Startup Watch: Travelmyth, Hoteljoy and More

Every day we alert our readers of new startups in the travel industry being listed on AngelList, as an early information service for those who keep …

Which Expensive Countries Are Getting More Affordable?

Good news for travelers: The U.S. dollar has increased in value over the last year, rising nearly 10 percent against the euro since January. More good news (at least for Americans): Currencies in many typically expensive places are getting weaker.<p>While currencies always fluctuate, the drop in the …

New Zealand

Japan as you've never seen it before | CNN Travel

The business exec's guide to San Francisco | CNN Travel

The Success of NYC’s High Line Spawns Plan for an Underground Counterpart

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban …

#TripLit: Great New Reads

English journalist Vanessa Able drove a Tata Nano, the cheapest car in the world, some 6,200 miles around India from February to May 2010, and writes about it in her sometimes hilarious, sometimes nail-biting memoir <i>Never Mind the Bullocks.</i><p>Also a bit nerve-racking: Korean-American writer Suki Kim’s</i> …

The Real Reason Unlimited Vacation Policies Work

<i>Mike Volpe is the CMO of Hubspot.</i><p>At most companies in the United States, vacation starts in the most unrelaxing way possible: permission slips. Accruing enough time to go on vacation then having to ask for permission to do so feels more like a fifth grade field trip than a grown-up getaway.<p>Still, …

8 Travel Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. …

6 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

National Geographic Travel

Finding Fall Off the Beaten Path: East Coast Leaf-Peeping Spots

<b>Where are the best places near your home to immerse yourself in autumn splendor? Here are some off-the-beaten-path favorites on the East Coast.</b><p>The crunch of leaves marks my steps through a mosaic of yellows and oranges. In front of me, a maple glows red as the low sun filters through its canopy. I …

National Geographic Travel

Best towns for fall colors | CNN Travel

15 Things You Might Not Know About Maryland

<b>1.</b> Maryland was tired of Randy Newman well before his music filled the soundtracks of every other Pixar movie. In 1978, a bill was introduced to …

Why This Island In Japan Is The Best Place To See The Leaves Change

Armed with our fall foliage predictor and current list of favorite places to see the leaves change, we're adding Hokkaido, Japan to our leaf-peeping bucket list!<p>You might've heard of Hokkaido because of the beautiful Sapporo Snow Festival and its gorgeous flower fields. But we suggest visiting as …

National Geographic Travel

The 10 Best Fall Foliage Trips In The U.S.

You don't have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color. In fact, leaf viewing is one of the easiest (and least expensive) ways to experience America's …

Hiking

Hidden European Towns in America

© www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com<p>Dreaming of sipping sangria on the beaches of Barcelona or roaming the illuminated Christmas markets in Munich? Now is the perfect time to feed your wanderlust and take a spontaneous trip to explore Europe -- without getting out your passport!<p>Hotel search trivago.com …

European Travel

The Coolest Hotel in Every State (and DC!)

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Unless your name happens to be Arthur Fonzarelli (in which case, that's crazy!), it's hard to define the word "cool." And even harder to apply the label to hotels, when "cool" could mean historic, or trendy, or that the place is actually a decommissioned Coast …

Dining Rooms

The 25 Best Hotels In Europe

To find the best of the best we aggregated rankings among reputable travel sources, including Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Condé Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual Reader's Choice Awards), TripAdvisor's Top 25 Hotels In The World (part of its annual …

European Travel

#BBCtrending: Rich kids v poor kids in Tehran

<b>On Tuesday BBC Trending reported on the Rich Kids of Tehran Instagram account, dedicated to the glamorous lives of wealthy young Iranians. Now the account has a satirical rival.</b><p>The world of the Rich Kids of Tehran is one of designer jewellery, plush houses and smoking shisha pipes by the pool. The …

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73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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