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10 things to do in Singapore

Singapore is a city of contrasts.<p>While predominantly associated with shiny skyscrapers and a building that looks like a giant boat held aloft by …

Asia Travel

10 reasons to visit Abruzzo, Italy's new hot destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> Central Italy 's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.<p>Now the region, a world away from modern Italy, could be on the verge of an international tourism boom.<p>With incoming travel numbers on the rise in the …

Italy

Top things to do in Munich, Germany

Top Choice Museum in Munich<p>Home to Bavaria's Wittelsbach rulers from 1508 until WWI, the Residenz is Munich's number one attraction. The amazing treasures, as well as all the trappings of their lifestyles over the centuries, are on display at…<p>Top Choice Beer Hall in Munich<p>Depending on the wind, an …

What Every Traveler Should Know Before Going to Iceland

Iceland feels simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar -- and that’s precisely what makes the country so special. On the one hand, people here speak …

European Travel

COME WITH ME TO PUGLIA

Puglia lies on the heel of the ‘boot’ of Italy, and is known for the cuisine as well as the rustic landscape, cute white villages and beautiful …

Italy

family wine beach holiday France Atlantic coast

The kids would be happy to stick to the beach, but a stay on the coast near Bordeaux means mum and dad can fit in some surfing and vineyards, too<p>‘That doesn’t sound very interesting,” says my five-year-old son with a frown. I’ve just broken the news to him that we’re going on a vineyard tour. “To …

Chiang Mai, Thailand, guide: what to do, plus the best hotels and restaurants

Northern Thailand’s largest city has struck a fine balance between the traditional and the contemporary, and offers unique cuisine, affordable stays and must-do treks • Chiang Mai food paradise: ‘the best I’ve ever eaten’<p>With long, leafy boulevards, Chiang Mai presents an alluring alternative to …

Asia Travel

Love Paris like a local: tour the city with an insider guide

Want to find the cradle of French cuisine, the former brothel of Edward VII or where Napoleon lost his virginity? A network of locals in Paris, and cities worldwide, is guiding tourists to secret spots<p>Georges, a retired French gendarmerie general, is waiting outside the metro station in the …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

The Ultimate Adult's Guide to Snapchat

Before I begin, apologies are in order. To the 310 million monthly active Snapchat users, many of whom are in their teens and early 20s: Sorry, but …

10 tips for travel bliss with kids — from a dad who spent 300 days on the road with his

You don’t have to spend 300 days a year on the road with your kids to know the ins and outs of family travel. But it helps.<p>That’s no exaggeration, by the way. Last year, we clocked about 40,000 miles on our Honda Pilot, including three coast-to-coast adventures and one memorable trek across Canada. …

Kids

7 Scenic Spots Not To Miss In Stockholm And Southern Sweden

Stockholm is a city of water. Fourteen islands and 57 bridges interconnect to form Sweden’s picturesque capital city. It’s not the only beautiful spot though. Venture a few hours south to the province of Skåne (pronounced “Skona”) and the lakes and green fields are probably not what comes to mind …

European Travel

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Prague

Known as the City of a Hundred Spires, Prague tempts travelers with its incredible charm and impressive architecture. The Czech Republic’s capital is …

Lonely Planet's Southern Germany: In Munich, Bavaria and the Black Forest

Munich is a "city of art and beer".<p>Hilltop castles and green energy, beer halls and luxury cars, Alps and edgy art – southern Germany blends …

European Travel

How to delete the Windows.old folder on Windows 10

Did you upgrade to Windows 10 or install a new Insider test build? Then use this guide to get rid of the Windows.old folder that is only wasting …

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in Budapest, Hungary on a Budget

There are lots of affordable ways to enjoy this city, which in case you didn't know, is divided in two by the Danube river -- hilly, more-residential Buda on one side and Pest, where all the action is, on the other.<p>(photo: New York cafe)<p><b>1) Relax in Old Cafes Restored to New</b><p>In their heyday, …

The Incredible Secrets of New York's Times Square

Love it or hate it, Times Square is undeniably one of New York’s most iconic places. Here, nine little-known facts about the crossroads of the …

Zurich city guide: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Yes, it’s big on banking and watches but don’t imagine the Swiss city is entirely straitlaced – this year it’s going gaga over Dada for starters<p>Although it’s routinely placed at the top of lifestyle rankings, Zurich is rarely, if ever, rated as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There’s a …

A quick travel guide to neighborhoods in New York City

New York is divided into 5 boroughs. You’ll never visit them all in a day. Better to break your trip into key areas, focusing on individual …

Grand Central Station

Microsoft Sacrifices Lumia 950 And 950 XL Potential For A Stronger Surface Phone

Ewan Spence , Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.<p>Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL (image: Ewan Spence)<p>Between them they represent the end of a line of smartphones that stretches back to Nokia's 2011 decision to go with Windows Phone rather than Android, They …

Mobile

Best Brunch Spots in NYC

Maya and Dean Jankelowitz, the husband-and-wife team behind this homey Soho café, draw from their Israeli and South African roots to bang out winners …

Impressive Windows 10 In Lumia 950 Highlights Microsoft's Risky Strategy

After what seems an age (and three years between flagship smartphones is more than an age), Microsoft returns to the world of smartphones with a pair of handsets designed around Windows 10. I’m looking at the smaller of the two handsets, the Lumia 950, and while it’s one of the best Windows …

Phones

Things to do in NYC

A city elegant, majestic and magnificent - The New <b>York</b> City, is one of the most spectacular places to visit on earth and has every reason to be …

Microsoft Band 2 review: An identity crisis on your wrist

Why, exactly, has Microsoft made another fitness tracker?<p>If you ask Microsoft why the company is making the Band 2, as I have over the past few weeks, you’ll get a variety of answers. Some will say it’s because Microsoft cares about health. That’s a nice yarn to spin, but it’s not the whole answer. …

The 31 best Windows 10 apps of 2017: News, productivity, games and more

Our guide to the very best Windows 10 apps of 2017<p>Best Windows 10 apps: Multimedia<p>VLC Media Player has long been a staple download for Windows …

Software
Surface Pro 4

A Photographer's Guide to Amsterdam

Amsterdam, a city made famous by canals, cannabis and one or two other things, has the potential to be a photographer's paradise. In reality, despite …

European Travel

Surface Pro 4 Reviews: Microsoft Offers A Mature Experience With Its Exciting Tablet

The first reviews of Microsoft’ latest hybrid tablet are now coming in. Announced three years after the first Surface device was launched, the Surface Pro 4 is a Windows 10 powered tablet which offers an attractive mix of portability and power, with only a few compromises in the design.<p>It also …

Gear & Gadgets

Surface Pro 4 review round-up - It's the best Surface yet

Earlier this morning, our site and many others reviewed the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. We like to think that our review, which you can find here was …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review

For three years, Microsoft has been trying to convince us that a tablet can replace our laptops. Throughout three major design iterations, that’s been the driving message behind the Surface. Last year’s Surface Pro 3 represented the best execution on that idea yet. It showed that if you were …