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Would you sleep in a glass pod hanging off a Peruvian cliff?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you sleep in a transparent capsule hanging off the side of a Peruvian mountain?<p>That's the idea behind the spectacular Skylodge Adventures Suites, glass lodges precariously situated on the side of a cliff in Peru's Sacred Valley.<p>If you're brave enough to stay, these crystalline pods …

South America

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget (Video)

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

6 Brilliant Steps Smart Employees Use to Get What They Want from Their Managers | Inc.com

"I don't like learning new things and improving my skills," said no employee ever. It's inherent in our core human design -- we were made to evolve and grow personally and professionally.<p>Unfortunately, if you're an employee, not all companies (or bosses) are created equal. While personal or …

Corporate Culture

This Guesthouse in the Swiss Alps Is on the Side of a Cliff

If you’re headed to Switzerland, you'll likely be visiting the Alps, which make up 65% of the country.<p>However you're traversing this mountainous …

The International Robot Exhibition 2017, in pictures

Older, higher more remote: uncovering the Peruvian landmark that's a rival to Macchu Pichu

This is the time when travel companies begin to talk up what they believe to be the hot destinations of the coming year. And the place that keeps recurring – certainly it’s top of the high-end specialist Red Savannah's trends list – is the pre-Inca citadel of Kuélap in Peru.<p>A rival to Macchu Pichu …

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

Anti-Anxiety Cooking

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. This is it. I added lobster mac and cheese to the menu last night, a double portion …

Comfort Food

This is the Least Visited Country in Europe

It’s also one of the oldest and smallest nations in the world.<p>Europe attracts more international tourists than any other region of the world, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The staggering 616 million people that visited the continent last year faced the tough choice of …

20 countries where English travels well (2017 edition)

So you want to travel the world, but you're worried about your language skills? There's good news: Many countries around the world are quite accommodating to English speakers, and the annual English Proficiency Index by EF Education First ranks them. For the 2017 index, the Netherlands retains the …

Top 10

What you should eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner when you're hungover, according to a nutritionist

Christmas party season is in full swing. There's a downside to all this fun, of course — and it's that horrible feeling the morning after the night before. That third bottle of fizz, fifth tequila, and early morning fried chicken stop-off all begin to curdle into one giant knot of regret, nausea, …

Sweet Potatoes

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

Cabo San Lucas

Hundreds of skeletons reportedly found on 'Murder Island'

Beneath the sand of this picturesque island chain lies a brutal and bloody past that’s still being unearthed.<p>Scientists are still discovering full skeletons that lay buried in the little-known “Murder Island” almost 400 years after Australia’s first and biggest mass murder, 60 Minutes reports.<p>The …

Archaeology

11 high-paying jobs you can do from home

There are plenty of other industries looking to compensate skilled workers handsomely for doing the same work remotely.<p>FlexJobs, an online service specializing in telecommuting and remote work, recently sifted through its listings for high-paying remote jobs.<p>Each of the below positions pay at least …

Employment

A Week As A Legal Sex Worker In Mound House, NV, On A $267,000 Salary

<i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Money Diaries</i> <i>Monday! At the start of each week, we take a deep dive into Money Diaries in a variety of ways, from</i> <i>recurring articles</i> <i>to</i></i> …

9 stunningly picturesque oases

Sweet spots in the sun<p>Oases captivate the imagination. These unexpected dots of lushness in the middle of a desert are intriguing because of the …

High Point from Oak Grove Strenuous

If you’ve got a few calories to spare, you want all the views, and you wish to unleash the hurt on your quadriceps, I have a great hike for you. The …

The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

The World's 10 Best Airlines Have Just Been Named (Guess How Many U.S. Airlines Are on the List) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Excellence is embedded in the American culture.<p>Why, just think of the Oakland Raiders and how they always represent it. Or, um, are at least committed to it.<p>So when AirlineRatings.com announced …

Virgin America

The 5 Most Important Things for Amazing Mac and Cheese

Of all the comfort foods that exist in this world, it's hard to beat macaroni and cheese. What's not to love about noodles bathed in a rich, creamy, …

Cooking

Why Baby Boomers and Millennials target different tech jobs, and the 10 they're most after

Millennials and Baby Boomers seek different types of positions in the tech industry, according to research from Indeed. Here's why.<p>Millennials and …

The World's Most Epic Day Hikes

These tremendous treks don't require an overnight bag.<p>Every trail offers a fresh adventure, whether you meander along a river, through a forest, or into a valley. With these 10 treks from around the globe, you'll take in views of gorgeous landscapes, challenge your abilities, and see a new part of …

Hiking

9 gorgeous US islands to visit—other than Hawaii

Hawaii may be the most famous island in America, but there are actually <i>a lot</i> of picturesque offshore destinations to visit—that don’t require a …

Hudson Valley

Short, nontechnical and free: Leprechaun Canyon is one of Utah’s accessible slot canyon hikes

Utah’s slot canyons are iconic hiking experiences, but getting there can be overwhelming sometimes. They may require long, hot hikes through open …

This Cookbook Will Convince You to Buy an Instant Pot

When <i>New York Times</i> food columnist Melissa Clark decided to find out why electric pressure cookers — the Instant Pot, in particular — inspire such a …

Cooking

15 beautiful photographs that will convince you to rewrite your bucket list

Hiking

50 Parks to Visit in 50 U.S. States

The U.S. has always been at the forefront of creating public lands for its citizens and foreign visitors to explore. After all, the country was the …

10 great places to enjoy #vanlife

Six years ago, Foster Huntington gave up his corporate job in New York to live in a van. His Instagram posts tagged #vanlife attracted more than one million followers and helped start a movement of like-minded wanderers. He offers tips for joining the crusade in his new book <i>Van Life: Your Home on</i> …

National Parks