Manuel Cordero

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Six weeks in Thailand or six days in Switzerland? How long £500 will last in 32 different countries

British holidaymakers could enjoy nearly six weeks in Thailand, and four weeks in Mexico or Jamaica, with a budget of just £500 per person, a new survey has suggested.<p>The same amount of spending money (when used to purchase three meals, four soft drinks, two beers, a coffee, and two journeys on …

Human Geography

Toddler Found Driving Motorized Toy Big Rig on Florida Highway

A 3-year-old boy was found driving a motorized toy truck on a Florida highway, police said.<p>Officers responded to a 911 call on Wednesday of the …

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram …

Cameras

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

While family vacations are undoubtedly fun and bring everyone together, sometimes you want to skip the kid-friendly activities and leave the tots with grandma and grandpa. Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? …

European Travel

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we spend a large part of every workday doing. The amount of time we spend on it …

Time I

New Cars for 2016: Reviews, Comparisons, Model-Change Info, and More!

All the details on every new and existing make and model, from A to V.<p>From the September 2015 issue<p>Collected here are the details of each brand's 2016 lineup, including reviews and tests of key models. In most cases, each brand has been given its own page. Significant changes or introductions merit …

Volkswagen #Dieselgate

Where's the smoking gun?<p>“What did the president know and when did he know it?” This critical question, asked by Senator Howard Baker Jr during the Senate committee investigation into the Watergate scandal, set in motion events that would ultimately lead to President Richard Nixon’s exit from the …

Ballantine’s Space Glass Lets You Drink Whiskey In Microgravity

And look great while doing it.<p>It sounds like the ultimate way for an astronaut to kick back after a space walk, but whiskey in space is weird. If you make it in space, it tastes funny; and if you ship it from Earth, astronauts have to sip it through straws from little sacks, like Capri Sun. Because …

iPhone 6S Will Crush All Previous Sales Numbers, But Will Kill The iPad Mini

Speculation grows over what else Apple will announce next week (Ewan Spence covers the predictions here on Forbes), and we’ve had enough leaks about the specs of the iPhone 6S to spoil what product announcement Tim Cook will make for the device itself. But what is being overlooked is just the sheer …

iPad Mini

Everything you need to know about this unfolding Greek tragedy

Democracy is messy. The Greeks know this better than most, having essentially invented the concept.<p>But by unexpectedly calling for a public vote on its latest bailout proposal, the Greek government—in the name of democracy— has triggered a highly uncertain sequence of events that it seems …

Europe

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

2016 Volvo XC90 Adds R-Design Trim

The new R-Design version of the 2016 Volvo XC90 turns up the sport factor on this three-row SUV with sharper looks and some interior upgrades that fall in line with other Volvo R-Design packages for the S60, V60, and XC60 models.<p>The R-Design model will be one of three trim levels in the XC90 …

30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

Apps

Super-rich make last stand against California drought

In one of America's richest towns residents are paying more than ten times the going rate for water in a desperate attempt to stave off California's "epochal" drought<p>Nestled under the Santa Ynez mountains and cooled by the Pacific Ocean breeze, the billionaires' bolt hole of Montecito, California, …

Snorkeling