Michelle Curlilocks

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Kami: The Evolution of Japan’s Native Gods

God ≠ Kami<p>When the English word <i>God</i> is translated into Japanese, it is generally represented by the kanji (Chinese character) 神 and pronounced kami. …

Ten Stunning Onsens in the Forest to Visit on Your Next Trip to Japan

The authors of 'Onsen in Japan' have found the most secluded spots for naked bathing in the country.<p>The authors of 'Onsen in Japan' have found the …

Japan

Pharrell Shows off His Favorite Spots in His City Guide to Tokyo

Visiting his “second home.”<p>During his latest trip to Tokyo, Pharrell put together his personal city guide for the metropolitan city.<p>No stranger to …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

Cheaper Atlantic flights: Why it's less expensive than ever | CNN Travel

Air Travel

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star Rachel Bloom Is Living Proof That Fangirling Is A Radical Act

If being a fan means passionately obsessing over something, devoting one's life to that thing, and making friends and family suffer through niche …

The Ill-Considered Reform of Japanese University Entrance Exams

Following the reform of Japan’s university entrance examination system in 2020, private-sector organizations will conduct the tests of English …

Snøhetta's plan to build a home next to Edvard Munch's atelier - CNN Style

Edvard Munch

Tokyo’s Long Lines Lead to Magic (and Life-Changing Ramen)

On an impromptu trip to Tokyo, without a single reservation in hand, food writer Helen Rosner explores the Japanese art of standing in line.<p>“I …

Here’s Why You Should Buy Your Next Car Through Costco

Thanks to Costco's auto program, the car buying process can actually be a pleasant experience. Here's why you should consider it.<p>It’s always exciting …

Scott Gilman's 14-day Japan Itinerary

Scott Gilman is a member of Travel + Leisure’s A-List, a collection of the top travel advisors in the world, and can help plan your perfect getaway. …

Is America’s Greatest Ham Tradition Doomed?

For four centuries, lucky Southerners have stuffed their faces with country ham, served at holiday meals, sliced and stuffed into biscuits, or fried …

Queen Elizabeth Says Bone Spurs Will Prevent Her from Meeting Trump

LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled a scheduled Friday meeting with Donald J. Trump after complaining of a “flare-up of bone spurs,” Buckingham Palace has confirmed.<p>The announcement took many royal watchers by surprise, because in her sixty-six-year reign the Queen had …

Cool Tokyo Hotels You’ll Never Want To Leave

Neon lights, high-end shopping, sushi and cherry blossoms will likely form part of your stay in Tokyo. But what makes a good trip great? A truly …

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

Man, Crows Are Even Smarter and Scarier Than We Thought

They seem to be able to learn from each others' tools.<p>As humans, we love to think we have a monopoly on brain power. But the more we learn about the …

Warning: Do Not Mix These Supplements

Be cautious of these combos<p>Even the most common supplements can have surprising interactions with drugs and other supplements.<p>"Things that are …

Amtrak Is Having a 2-for-1 Sale on Private Roomettes So You Can Book Your Dream Train Trip With a Friend (Video)

Attention would-be cross-country train travelers: Amtrak is having a sale on roomettes — the small rooms onboard the train that offer both privacy …

The search for the multiple orgasm - does it really exist?

On-screen depictions of sex show women coming again and again, yet in reality many women never climax during sex. Here’s what we know so far about the clitoris and G-spot<p>I’ll set the scene. There will be a man and a woman and they are having sex. Up against a wall, in a bed, in a car, anywhere. …

Best Summer Trips 2018

TravelBest Of<p>Whether you're looking for adventure on the steppes or a hammock steps from the ocean, here are the best trips to take this summer.<p>June 21 marks the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and vacation season is in full swing—with plenty of destinations to choose from, no …

Papua New Guinea

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cast Iron Skillet

Giant African baobab trees die suddenly after thousands of years

Demise of nine out of 13 of the ancient landmarks linked to climate change by researchers<p>Some of Africa’s oldest and biggest baobab trees have abruptly died, wholly or in part, in the past decade, according to researchers.<p>The trees, aged between 1,100 and 2,500 years and in some cases as wide as a …

Ecology

Bonifacio: Why this City of Cliffs is France's best-kept secret | CNN Travel

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

11 Unique Safari Experiences Around the World

An African safari is one of the greatest trips of all time. But for those for whom the continent is a bit out of reach, those who have exhausted its …

The Unspoken Rules You Need to Know to Shop Like a Pro in Europe

A Barcelona local dishes on the need-to-know etiquette around shopping in Europe, whether you’re stocking up on souvenirs or simply grabbing a midday …

A Beginner’s Guide to the Dizzying World of Caribbean Rum

Rum tasting may be one of the many joys of a trip to the Caribbean, but the sheer number of types, names, ages, flavors, and colors is enough to make …

Going Inward: A Guide to Japan’s Temple Lodgings for Travelers Seeking Solitude

Peaceful accommodations for spiritual wanderers<p>Japan’s pilgrimage routes have a deep heritage that spans over a millennium. These spiritual walks …

An Expert’s Guide to Fromage in Paris for Traveling Cheese Nerds

A Certified Cheese Professional and educator at Murray’s Cheese in New York gives us the lowdown on how to cherchez le cheese like a pro on your next …