Rene Camacho

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The Best Burgers In 16 Major Cities Around The US

This year, close to 3,500 Zagat users and self-proclaimed burger aficionados visited the restaurant-rating website to review the top hamburgers in 16 major cities across North America.<p>To come up with the "Overall" score, participants rated their city's most popular burgers on flavor, ingredients, …

Acorns Is A Micro-Investment App That Does All The Thinking For You

Investing for the future can be hard for a twenty-something. With restrictions like minimum account balances and commission fees that make it uneconomical to invest a few hundred bucks at a time, investing can almost feel impossible.<p>Until today. Acorns is officially launching on the App Store to …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something as seemingly simple as booking a trip. Luckily, there are a few tricks out there to help keep your budget in check -- not to mention your sanity.<p><i>Our Saavy Traveler series for tips and tricks to travel</i> …

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Shanghai: where skyscrapers loom, a street-food paradise thrives

Just minutes from the hi-tech business district of modern Shanghai, traditional street food is sold from the back doors of people living in the 1930s-built Jing'an Villas neighbourhood<p><b>This post first appeared on the</b> <b>Culinary Backstreets</b> <b>blog</b> <b><br>If you know a great place to eat in Shanghai, add a …

An urbanist's guide to the best and worst of Shanghai

<b>Shanghai in brief</b><p>Everyone should live in Shanghai at one point in their life. There is no better city to experience the energy and complex rise of China. Shanghai has always prided itself in being very open to foreign ideas and investment, and is a leading choice for expats in China, which adds to …

Shanghai Guide: Where to Find Amazing Roast Duck, House-Made Tofu and Borscht

F&W's travel experts searched the globe for the year's best eating experiences. Here, nine essential spots in trendy, high-drama Shanghai.<p><i>F&W's</i> …

Shanghai: 10 Things to Do

Yes, this riverfront boardwalk is touristy, a particular magnet for Chinese farmers in polyester suits who come to gawp at all the fashionable …

Shanghai Travel Guide

Why It's Worth It<p>Shanghai is the largest commercial and financial center in China, with a fascinating fusion of Eastern and Western cultures. It’s a vibrant megacity where you’ll find an endless range of delicious food, modern architecture, cultural sites, and shopping at every corner. From the …

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Nike's Shanghai Concept Store is Made With 50,000 Old CDs, 5,500 Used Soda Cans

Everything inside Nike’s newest concept store in Shanghai is made from trash,except for the products on sale of course. Taiwanese architectural firm …

5 Amazing Libraries You Must Visit

To safeguard libraries from analog death, modern book houses are spruced up with crazy cool architectural cues and new forms of media to keep you people comfortable and entertained while being informed.<p>Modern libraries that are far from those dingy book crypts from your research paper nightmares!<p>To …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

An Open Letter to Travel

I've had this happy addiction for a while now and it shows no signs of letting up. I'm certain of it--so certain that I've diagnosed myself with a permanent incurable itch called wanderlust.<p>Dear Travel,<p>I've been stalking you again.<p>This makes the fifth time today -- and I haven't even had breakfast …

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The Best Football Travel Video You'll See in This World Cup Year

Even though Skift is based in New York City, we’re global. We have to be: this is the travel industry after all.<p>And as a rule, we refuse to call the …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

What Are the Best Travel Guide Apps for My Phone?

<i>A:</i><p>Gone are the days of lugging around travel tomes with dog-eared pages. In the digital era, all that info is jammed in a Smartphone-size package. And sure, you can still download entire guidebooks in app form—such as Fodor’s City Guides or Rick Steves’ audio tours—but those versions hardly take …

The Best Travel Apps for Your Phone

But we like to get off the beaten path a bit, and give some suggestions about a few of our favorites that maybe you aren't so familiar with! Let us know what we're missing.<p>Apps have changed the way we travel. They allow us to connect more easily with loved ones, find restaurants and hotels on the …

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How to Blog Like an Expert: 10 Tips From Top Travel Blogs (Pt. 2)

As promised, here are five more travel blog experts to guide us into the world of blogging.<p>About a month ago, I "pulled a slim shady," admitting that although an experienced traveler and expat, I'm new to the travel blogging community. I thus sought advice from travel blog experts. In Part 1, I …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

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50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

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This Summer’s Best Music Festivals

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>After what <i>feels like</i> a very long winter, it’s finally that time again: summer festival season! Time to break out the sunglasses, sandals, and portable fans in preparation for those carefree days of soaking in the sunshine and grooving to live music in the open air.<p>The list …

Take A Dunk In El Totumo, Colombia's Magical Mud Volcano

Nope, those aren't seals.<p>They're humans lolling about in El Totumo, Colombia's magical mud volcano. Legend has it that a priest one sprinkled holy water on the crater, turning its steam and fire into a dense, warm, succulent goo.<p>Relaxation junkies flock from far and wide to "climb up the 50-foot …

The 21 Most Magical Spots In Hawaii

Some people may think Hawaii is overrated. We think it's home to magic; a place where you can find everything from rainbow trees to fiery water to beaches made of sea glass.<p>The below 21 spots, after all, prove one thing: the Aloha state has <i>a lot</i> more to offer than just white sand beaches and …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

8 Of Google’s Craziest Offices

Google is known for its zany office designs, from stroopwafel ceilings to slides to scooters. And you thought your office’s foosball table was cool.<p>While most of us 9-to-5ers hunch over in boxy, fluorescent-lit cubicles, feeling lucky if our office has a snack machine, the Google employees of the …

6 International Beer Fests You Should Hit This Year

What can you possibly do for this year's big beercation?<p>Credit: Wikimedia Commons<p>You've soaked in suds, slept in a beer barrel, and sought out the cheapest brews on the planet. Not to mention, seriously contemplated drinking space beer -- in outer space! So what can you possibly do for this year's …

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How to Travel Long-term with a Companion (Without Killing Each Other) — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>When you think about long-term travel, you might like to have a travel partner for the …

How High Gas Prices Protect Established Airlines From New Competitors

Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business.<p>In the past six years, …