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Six Surprises About German Life (Including the Baths)

Last week, the New York Times published a story about Stuart Emmrich's experience at the famous baths of Baden Baden -- an experience that my fellow Frankfurt ex-pats and I hilariously related to.<p>On a personal level, it reminded me of the first time I visited the naked baths of Bad Homburg, a …

Europe

10 Amazing Airport Restaurants You Must Try

<i>By Amy Burkhardt for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Meal service on flights? All but vanished. Fortunately, travelers relying on airport meals to avoid inflight hunger fits have an ever more appealing assortment of restaurant choices. Be it a snack or a fine-dining experience you crave, here's a handful of savory …

Flying

10 Things NOT To Do On A Cruise

<i>By Zachary Laks</i><p>Whether it's your first time sailing or you're a veteran of the seas, cruises can be a bit tricky to figure out. After all, the biggest ships are like floating cities, filled with restaurants, bars, shows, spas, and other perks to enjoy on your journey. That being said, it's easy to …

Restaurants

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights

7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

Sandals

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …

Top 10

6 Reasons Why Long Distance Train Travel Is Worth It

Taking a long-distance train is not the fastest mode of transportation, but it’s certainly much more relaxing than being crammed into flying metal tube with 150 of your closest friends. As long as you’re not in a hurry, it’s a great way to unplug, de-stress and maybe even meet some new friends. …

Goliath encounter: Puppy-sized spider surprises scientist in rainforest

Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mammal, such as a possum or a rat.<p>"When I turned on the light, I couldn't quite understand what I was …

10 Places To Put On Your Budget Bucket List In 2015

So you want to know where to go but don't want to spend hours researching? We get it. And so does Lonely Planet.<p>The travel pros have published their 10th annual "best in" travel compilation book, complete with round ups of the best cities and countries to visit next year, as well as lists of …

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Ever since the Wright Brothers first launched their rickety creations into the skies, humanity has been obsessed with flying. Collectively we've honored engineers for their innovative designs, allowing aircraft to soar high or go faster, and celebrated the achievements of pilots like Lindbergh and …

Hong Kong

Man Races The Subway To Its Next Stop, And We're Exhausted Just Watching

This commuter made his own rush hour.<p>A man on the London Underground raced his train from one subway stop to the next to prove that traveling by foot can be faster, the Telegraph reported.<p>Watch above as James Heptonstall, a 30-year-old environmental consultant from Hampstead, sprints from the Tube …

The Fiercest (and Funniest) Model Runway Walks of All Time

With over 300 million results for “How to Walk Like a Model” on Google, it’s no secret that a model’s walk is one of the most defining—and fascinating—aspects of her career. The fandom for supermodel swagger doesn’t stop there, either: Head over to YouTube, and there are tribute videos containing …

Karlie Kloss

The World's Most Adorable Island

<i>By Ken Jennings, CNTraveler.com</i><p><i>Photo: DigitalGlobe via Getty Images</i><p>Just like the coat of the region's namesake dog, the coast of Dalmatia is spotted -- with countless tiny islands. Most are uninhabited, but one little isle in the Zadar Archipelago recently become a hot destination for honeymooners …

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OpenTable Says These Are The Best US Restaurants For Foodies

OpenTable has just announced its top 100 restaurants that are Fit For Foodies, which is based on more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.<p>The list of winners spans 29 states, with 14 in …

Los Angeles

The Best Food You Can Eat In Every State

Click the map to learn more about the best food from your state. Mike Nudelman/Business Insider From sea to sea, America is jam-packed with amazing foods.<p>We rounded up the best food from every state, taking your comments into account and making some changes to last year's list.<p>Some are homegrown …

The 32 Most Trendsetting Looks Of The Year

Now that the biggest award shows and fashion shows have whizzed by, we took a moment to collect the most buzzworthy and breathtaking fashion looks we've seen so far.<p>From Pharrell's hat seen round the world to Lupita Nyongo's fairytale Oscar gown, these are the looks that set the trends for the rest …

How to Make French Fries

Make chef April Bloomfield's addictive thrice-cooked french fries at home using our easy step-by-step tutorial.

Royal Caribbean's Quantum Of The Seas Is The Future On A Cruise Ship

Boarding Quantum of the Seas is like stepping into the next eon.<p>Royal Caribbean's newest cruise vessel, deemed "the world's most futuristic ship," features robotic bartenders, digital balconies, an aerial viewing pod and floating DJs.<p>And that's just the start.<p>On Quantum's whopping 18 decks, guests …

The Luxury Berkeley River Lodge in the Australian Outback

At the confluence of the Berkley River and Timor Sea sits Berkeley River Lodge, an upscale hideout in the wilds of Western Australia. The 20 villas and main lodge are perched on a 200-foot dune for a reason: Look east and you’ll see stunning views of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. Spin around for a glimpse …

10 Trek-Worthy Beaches Around The World

No lazy beach days here! From crawling under boulders to swimming through caves and day-long hikes to horseback rides, the lengths travelers have to go to in order to reach some of the world's best beaches are great. But they're not without reward. The 10 beaches on this Cheapflights.com list may …

Beaches

Our 17 Perfect Rib Recipes

Pork or beef, wet or dry, we have ribs for everyone<p>There's something undeniably primal about a rack of ribs. This large cut of meat and bone is …

15 Ooey Gooey S'mores Recipes

Today is National S’mores Day! And what better way to celebrate this sticky food holiday than with a round up filled with 15 of my favorite s’mores …

Three Bridge Chasm Is Unlike Any Waterfall We've Ever Seen

We've seen some hidden waterfalls and some inspirational waterfalls and some fabulously hike-able waterfalls... but all of those were just one, singular waterfall.<p>Behold: a rare TRIPLE waterfall, better known as the Baatara Gorge Waterfall or Three Bridge Chasm. Mountain meltwater slowly carved the …

Neverclear: Re-Imagining The Worst Alcohol on Earth - The Fox Is Black

Everclear, an alcohol bottled the American spirits company Luxco, is renowned for it’s deadly alcohol content, 95%, which is basically ethanol, which …

10 things every BBQ nerd should know

Food & Drink<p>By Colleen Rush Published On 05/16/2014<p>By Colleen Rush Published On 05/16/2014<p>If your idea of "barbecue" involves a gas grill, a …

BBQ

Finally, A Worthy Cronut Successor? Behold The Churro Ice Cream Sandwich

Ever since we hit peak cronut, dreaming up the next hybrid frankenfood has become something of a culinary arms race. On the high end, foodie havens like Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg have been pushing the ramen burger (side note: it’s <i>alriiight</i>), while lower-brow fast food chains like Taco Bell are now …

Fireworks filmed with a drone

Tutorial: Modern cut in sleeve blouse from a men’s shirt

Tutorial: Modern cut in sleeve blouse from a men’s shirt<p>Katja from Of Dreams and Seams shows how she created this fashion blouse out of a men’s …