Adrian Santacruz

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17 Journeys By Train That Will Change Your Life Forever

Take a slow and stunning journey by train across some of the world's most beautiful landscapes.<p><i>This photo essay is part of a series of stories about travel.</i>

Trains

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

How to plan the perfect trip to Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you hear " Spain ," what's the first thing that comes to mind? Madrid's stately Plaza Mayor? Barcelona's mind-bending architecture? Next time you plan a trip to the Iberian Peninsula, consider getting off the beaten path: Spain is far more diverse than meets the eye.<p>Of course, Madrid …

National Parks

Forget Machu Picchu: Seven Newly Accessible Wonders of the World

If visiting the world's most ancient temples and monuments—Angkor Wat, Machu Picchu, Chichen Itza, Petra—inspires your inner Indiana Jones, just …

Sri Lanka

Hyperloop One becomes ‘Virgin Hyperloop One’ with new investment

Hyperloop One has been rebranded as ‘Virgin Hyperloop One’ following an unspecified investment by the company.<p>Virgin Group founder Richard Branson said that the investment was a good fit for the company …<p>Ever since our creation, Virgin has been known for disruption and investing in innovative …

High-speed Rail

Stephen Hawking mission to find alien civilisation detects radio signals coming from dwarf galaxy

Astronomers hunting for signs of intelligent alien life in the universe have recorded 15 mysterious radio signals coming from a dwarf galaxy three billion light years away.<p>The team is part of the Breakthrough Listen project, set up by Professor Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, …

Globalization

NASA releases stunning video that lets you flyby Pluto

While humans may not make it to Pluto any time in the near future, NASA is allowing people to get a taste of what it would be like with a new flyby video.<p>NASA used data collected by the New Horizons spacecraft during its flyby of Pluto in 2015 to create a video detailing the icy dwarf planet's …

Solar System

Why Portugal Should Be Your Next Travel Spot

For Americans enchanted by the idea of a European getaway, Iceland and the U.K. have long dominated as de facto “gateways” to the continent: the …

European Travel

25 secret European villages everyone should visit in their lifetime

A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower Monferrato, in Piedmont, Italy. Our bay window looked out onto rolling hills covered in grapevines and, far, far in the landscape, the snow-topped Alps. No cars passed the cypress-dotted …

Prince Charles

15 of the best places to camp around the world | Photo Gallery

Long bright summer days pass delightfully slowly in Sweden’s most southerly region. Gentle countryside backs the coastline and there are many …

SCG's 750bhp supercar aims for outright Nürburgring lap record

Feast your eyes on - potentially - the fastest ever road-legal production car to lap the Nürburgring. Ladies and gentlemen, Scuderia Cameron …

NASA teases a major new exoplanet discovery

The space agency is holding a news conference Wednesday to announce a big new find of planets beyond our solar system but still in the same neighborhood of the Milky Way.<p><i>Update: The news has broken. Get the full story here.</i><p>Our cosmic neighborhood is starting to feel a little more crowded.<p>This week …

Exoplanets

The Ferrari 812 Superfast Focuses On V12 Magic

Home » Cars & Bikes » The Ferrari 812 Superfast Focuses On V12 Magic<p>Wow, wow and wow! Ferrari has been working on a mind blowing successor to the F12 …

Automotive Design

The 10 countries you must see, by the fastest person to visit them all

Top 10

The 198-mph 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is almost as fast as a Ferrari F40

Nearly there...<p>We already knew that the new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the fastest Camaro to ever roll out of a GM factory, but with a top speed of 198 mph, the ZL1 is one of the fastest cars anywhere. It's even faster than the current Chevrolet Corvette Z06. The number comes from a recent test …

Sports Cars

7 must-see destinations to visit while you still can

Rising sea levels, air pollution, and deforestation are hurting the planet. What you know the world to look like today may be completely different than what your grandchildren and their kids could see in the future.<p>The landscape is changing and the big adventures you are planning for the future …

Sea Level

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

These are all the coolest features on the Ferrari 488 GTB

Ferrari builds three types of cars: sports cars, Grand Touring or "GT" cars, and of course rare and exotic hypercars, such as the current LaFerrari, which sells for more than a million bucks.<p>Of these three, without question the most important for Ferrari's reputation are the sports cars. The only …

Sports Cars

The world's most romantic hotels

La Casa Que Canta is a World's Best veteran, and this year, the Mexican resort snagged the top spot on our list of the most romantic hotels on the planet: a distinction shared by the sophisticated Casa Gangotena property in Quito, Ecuador. Instead of saltwater pools and tequila bars, guests staying …

Amalfi Coast

Astronomers discover 60 new worlds, find 'super Earth'

An international team of astronomers has found 60 new planets orbiting stars close to Earth’s solar system, including a rocky “super Earth.”<p>The experts also found evidence of an additional 54 planets, bringing the potential discovery of new worlds to 114.<p>One planet in particular, Gliese 411b, has …

Astronomy

28 new or refreshed BMW models planned through 2021

The next four years will be quite busy for BMW. According to <i>Auto Motor und Sport</i>, BMW plans to offer 28 new or refreshed models from until 2021. Next …

Should we leave Earth to colonize Mars? A NASA astronaut says “nope”

Today’s businesspeople are very excited about launching into the stratosphere. Whether it’s Elon Musk’s SpaceX, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, the Mars One mission, or a slew of other aerospace enterprises, a host of companies are trying to help humans leave the rocky planet we’ve called home …

Space Science

This exotic electric sports car seats four people, hits 160 MPH, & has a 370 mile range

<b>The Dubuc Motors Tomahawk is a mean green head-turning machine.</b><p>When it comes to cars, there will always be at least two basic markets - the …

The Absolute Top Ten Best Things to Do in Seattle (The City of the Century)

Prior to moving to Seattle in 1996, I'd lived in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and had traveled to many of the major cities of the world. By comparison, Seattle seemed beautiful, but small, provincial, and a little isolated...a pre-teen of a city.<p>But, somehow, …

Barcelona

The world's coolest underwater hotels

First, they made villas that looked like they were floating on water off islands in Asia, but now they're taking these to new heights — or depths. In recent years, underwater hotel rooms have taken over the resort world. This next big thing in the industry allows guests a front-row view into the …

Arabian Sea

7 Tech Stocks With Explosive Growth Potential

Tech giants Alphabet Inc. (GOOG, GOOGL), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) comprise 23% of all U.S. corporate holdings outside the …

The SUV Boom in the Luxury Sector

Apart from e-mobility and autonomous tech, the car industry is witnessing another emerging trend- the growing demand for SUVs and crossovers, …

New York Times

We're In For A Triple Celestial Treat, And Here's How To Enjoy It

Turn your eyes to the sky this Friday night and prepare for a series of spectacular celestial sights.<p>A penumbral lunar eclipse, a full moon and a comet will all be visible from across North America ― weather permitting.<p>The full “Snow Moon,” so-called because February is usually the snowiest month …

Lunar Eclipse