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Why you shouldn't drink coffee when you're drunk

If you’ve had a couple of drinks with dinner, you might be inclined to order a cup of coffee with dessert. Your hopes: to sober up and to perk up.<p>But that’s not a smart choice, said Dr. Robert Swift, Ph.D., the associate director of Brown University’s Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies. …

The final episode of 'Top Gear' with Jeremy Clarkson was a ratings disappointment

Over the weekend, the BBC aired the final episode of the car show featuring the hosting trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May.<p>Unfortunately, the episode's 5.3 million viewers was much lower than originally anticipated, The Hollywood Reporter's Alex Ritman reported.<p>In fact, …

Getting it Right: How Not to Order Coffee

Given the rise of new roasting techniques, fussy techniques, and revival drinks, the coffee shop is a place with often odd, shifting rules and …

What caffeine does to your body and brain

Whether you get your daily caffeine fix from coffee, tea, or a canned energy drink doesn't make much of a difference. It's still a stimulant with some positive and negative effects.<p>For starters, caffeine makes most of us feel more alert and awake. But while it can keep us focused, too much can also …

Meet the King of the Cult of Dunkin’ Donuts

The taste of your Dunkin’ Donuts addiction is affected by everything from climate change to a guy with a white beard trying to stop it from tasting …

Coffee

How to Make the Perfect French Press Coffee

Making coffee with a plunger? Sure, at first it might seem a little intimidating (if not weird—aren’t plungers for toilets?). But although a French …

Coffee

Cafflano Klassic, A Portable All-in-One Coffee Maker Tucked Inside a Travel Mug

The Cafflano Klassic by Cafflano is an all-in-one portable coffee maker that includes a drip kettle, grinder, dripper, filter, and cup all tucked …

What Actually Happens During Coffee Roasting?

While the coffee beans you buy and make your morning cup with are brown, they don't start out that way.<p>I've had many a person in the coffee industry …

Coffee

7 Floating Destinations That Are SO Much Better Than A Cruise

<b>Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest.</b><p>From Thailand to Canada, these floating structures feature the kind of innovative design and masterful engineering that you have to see to believe.<p><i>(photo: Piyatat Hemmatat, courtesy of Búro Ole Scheeren)</i><p>Devised by 2014 AD Innovator Ole Scheeren, the …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

Why Do Some Coffees Have Bubbles on Top?

<b>by Sarah Leffert</b><p>As you gaze down at your cup of black coffee in the morning, you might notice a small layer of foam floating atop it. This bubbly …

Coffee

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Ancient Civilization

The Lady in the Van - Trailer 1

A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her car that's parked in his driveway.

All aboard the world’s longest railway!

The route connecting China to Spain might be the longest railway journey in the world, but it’s hardly the new Silk Road<p>Everyone loves a train journey, but the longest railway journey in the world might just be the most unromantic one, too. It would be snide to call it the Plastic Tat Track, but …

Trains

World's Coolest Plunge Pools (PHOTOS)

The modern traveler is increasingly difficult to impress; classic luxury perks like high-thread-count linens, plush bathrobes, and even beautiful views have become a given. But there's one hotel amenity that never fails to delight even the most seasoned traveler: the in-room plunge pool.<p>At many top …

How Is Your A.M. Coffee Related To Women's History?

March is Women’s History Month (hurray!), and as a bona fide caffeine addict, I feel it is my duty to elevate and celebrate Melitta Bentz — without …

Coffee Drinkers Have Cleaner Arteries

Coffee

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

Top 20 Free Things To Do In Paris

With travel prices escalating regularly, it's good to know that some of the best things in Paris actually are free. Inquisitive visitors willing to stray a bit off the beaten tourist path will be amply rewarded by discovering many of Paris's lesser-known treasures, while saving enough euros to …

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

It's been at the top of our social media newsfeeds almost every day in February: We've deemed the winter of 2015 is the craziest, coldest, snowiest, crispest, wind-chilliest, nuttiest, frozenest (<i>not a word</i>), intensest, kookiest, briskest, bleakest, iciest, snow plow-i-est winter in the history of …

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

15 Travel Tips for First Time Business Travelers

<i>What are some Business Trip 101 tips, especially for first time business travelers?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by</i> …

Do Discount Travel Booking Sites Really Save You Money?

Thanks to our social media feeds, Netflix queues, Amazon accounts and Google search results, we've come to expect our online search results to cater specifically to our interests and needs -- including when it comes to travel.<p>Whenever we enter an online travel search, it's our assumption that these …

40 free things to do in Rome

Travelling to Rome on a budget? Never fear – sightseeing in Italy's magnificent capital city doesn't have to cost the earth. Although many museums and monuments charge hefty admission fees, a surprising number of the famous sights are actually completely free. The doors of the city's art-laden …

Italy

Airbnb's New $1 Billion Funding Would Value It At $20 Billion

Techcrunch is reporting that Airbnb is raising a new round of funding that would give it access to $1 billion at a $20 billion valuation.<p>The funding …

Hospitality

Cape Town's controversial (and free) public art

During early 2015 it’s still possible to view several temporary public art works that were official projects of Cape Town’s stint as World Design Capital 2014 (WDC2014), along side permanent pieces that grace the Mother City. Some have provoked heated reactions from Capetonians, others address …

Cape Town

What's new in Paris

Paris might be timeless when it comes to iconic art and architecture but it is also a city constantly on the move – always hot on the heels of tomorrow’s trends and pushing the boundaries of architectural design and innovation. Inspired new projects are flourishing across the French capital this …

11 of the world's top food museums | CNN Travel

Museums

Can My Child Fly Solo?

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> columnist <b>Heather Greenwood Davis</b> is the magazine’s family travel advocate, guru, and soothsayer.<p><b>Here’s her latest advice:</b><p><b>Reader Question:</b> Can my child fly on her own to visit her grandparents in Dallas?<b> </b><p><b>My Answer:</b> Airline rules for unaccompanied minors vary, but most …

Family Travel

Photography Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-01-12T16:56:31+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|<p>My Best Photos of Iran I’ve just completed my Silk Road journey through Central Asia …