Liza Hwang

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No More Pesticide Food

ECO Washing Balls are sensor driven balls that move in the bowl of water, ridding your fruits and vegetables from harmful pesticides. I am all in …

Saline Lamp

The Clear Light uses saline water to conduct electricity and light up this lamp. Essentially it replaces wires with saline water to reduce metal …

How to Explore Europe - on a Budget

Those lucky enough to be traversing not one but several European cities over the course of a few weeks or, as is more likely, months, may worry about the many expenditures that go hand in hand with extensive traveling abroad. While shopping, dining, and clubbing often put a strain on the budget, …

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New York City for first-timers

<i>Baffled by the Big Apple, or hoping to glimpse the stranger side of NYC? Check out Lonely Planet's essential guide for first-timers, or for a peek at New York's oddities, our friends at BBC Travel have all the secrets.</i><p>No question stumps a New Yorker more than the most common one from a first-time …

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Design Hotels Turns 20!

From Bali and Portugal to France and Miami, a look back at some of Design Hotels’ coolest properties.<p>Courtesy of Design Hotels

10 Crazy Laws That Could Get You In Trouble Abroad

You know the basics when it comes to staying safe and out of trouble while traveling.<p>But there are some pretty crazy ways to break the law abroad that probably have never crossed your mind.<p><b>1) Chewing gum in Singapore</b><p>Singapore likes to keep its street clean. Chewing bubble gum has been banned in …

The City Of Paris Is Trying To Convince Locals To Be Nicer To Tourists

True or not, the perception exists, which deters many tourists from visiting the French capital. (Though Paris still sees about 29 million tourists every year.)<p>So the Paris Tourism Board is encouraging locals to be nicer to tourists with a new guide called "Do You Speak Touriste?"<p>"The aim is to …

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Why Student Travel Is More Important Than Ever Before

What is the one thing that people regret about their college years? Many alumni will say they wish they had taken the opportunity to travel or study abroad. So many students graduate without taking the leap and traveling, then regret it later. Now, more than ever, it is becoming increasingly …

There's A Tiny Island In The Bahamas Filled With Swimming Pigs

David and Christina, owners of the Staniel Cay Yacht Club, have offered to take me and my friends out on their boat for a day of exploring the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas. The Exumas are a group of 365 cays (only 29 are inhabited) in the Bahamas, located about 30 minutes by plane from Nassau. While …

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Hot Hotel Rooftop Bars to Hit Up This Summer

No matter which major metropolitan area you're visiting for a night of revelry, hotel rooftop bars in America are some of the hippest high-altitude hangouts in the world. There's no need to book a room with a view when you can get the same perspective by ordering a drink.<p><b>PH-D - New York City</b><p>At New …

10 Literary Restaurants for Hungry Book Nerds Around the World

What’s even better than drinking while reading? Eating while reading, of course (hint: you can have a drink, too). With the news that Biblio, a …

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12 Days in Heaven (a.k.a. Botswana), Part 4 -- Mombo Camp [PHOTOS]

<i>I spent 12 magical days in Botswana exploring four camps in various regions of the Okavango Delta, each with its own personality and extraordinary wildlife adventure. I've written about Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and now, for my final piece in the series, I bring you Mombo.</i><p>What do an elephant, a …

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Best places to have a cathartic breakdown

My flight to Romania was suddenly cancelled, leaving me stranded in New York’s JFK airport at midnight, without access to my luggage and 24 hours before the next flight. After an unproductive call with an unhelpful customer service agent, I hung up the phone with the kind of force used to drive a …

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25 Ultra Local Experiences In Italy

1. Eat sea urchins in Puglia on the shores of San Vito. Throughout April and May sea urchins are in season. During this time, visitors can join locals at eateries, parties and festivals in indulging in this unique delicacy.<p>2. Treat your inner history buff to the Greek influences abundant in …

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Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches

We all love warm, sandy beaches. But wouldn’t they be more fun if they came in purple, orange, and red?

Nude Beaches: England's Holkham Beach To Ban Nudists (PHOTOS)

Norfolk, England's famous Holkham Beach will officially ban nudists come July 1st after years of allegations that the beach was a haven for "lewd behavior."<p>The Holkham National Nature Reserve--which the beach is a part of--attracts some 500,000 visitors a year, according to Norfolk Eastern Daily …

World's Weirdest Travel Gadgets (PHOTOS)

These days, it seems there's a quirky product for every type of traveler: the germaphobe, the security freak, the easily bored, and many, many more. "Odd gadgets have always been with us," says Carol Mangis, senior editor at techie PCMag.com. "But since consumer electronics of all sorts are …

10 Free Things You Can Get at Airports

Airports have some pretty amazing amenities nowadays, like golf courses and full-service spas. But for cash-strapped travelers, some of the very best airport perks are the ones you can get for the price of showing up. The secret to bagging many of these freebies is being in-the-know. Here's a …

A Local Shares Her Favorite Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> If you are a Paris Virgin (never been before) I recommend hopping on a segway, via Segway Tours of Paris and taking their three-hour tour. You'll cover some of the key sights in central Paris such as Invalides and the Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde …

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