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This $213 Train Ride Lets You See America's Most Beautiful Bucket List Sites

With its vast deserts, lush national parks, and bustling cities, there's a long list of attractions that belong on a U.S. bucket list, and travel …

San Francisco

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

The best tech of 2018 (so far)

We can't believe it either, but we're already halfway through 2018.<p>CES, Mobile World Congress, and developer conference season are fading in the …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Quickly Get Rid of Ants

To get rid of ants quickly, you'll need to pay attention to their trail.<p>Ants are undoubtedly pesky pests. Seeing a swarm of them in your home is …

Insects

The Perfect Three-day Weekend in Denver

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here's what to do on a short trip to Denver, Colorado.<p>…

Travel

5 Experts on the Best Wine You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s — Shopping

Trader Joe's is one of my favorite resources for everyday wines. Good, inexpensive wines are hard not to love. But I never would have guessed that …

Best Paso Robles Wineries to Visit

Located about halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area (AVA) takes in a sprawling, western landscape …

Bordeaux 2015 Vintage Sets Record for 100-point Wines

Out of more than a thousand 2015 Bordeaux wines tasted, five were awarded a perfect 100-point score, setting a new Wine Enthusiast record for the …

The Best Wineries to Visit in the South Bay Area

Everyone’s heard about Napa wine country, but you may be unaware of another wine lover’s paradise all the way across the bay. The South Bay Area, …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

How to Use Control Center's Apple TV Remote in iOS 11

In iOS 11, it's possible to add an Apple TV Remote interface to the Control Center that will allow you to quickly navigate and control playback on your 4K Apple TV or fourth-generation Apple TV using your iPhone or iPad. It's a great solution if you just can't get on with Apple's Siri Remote, and …

Ways You're Getting Ripped Off When You Travel Abroad

People go to extraordinary lengths to save up for a Big Trip. There are the small things -- like taking a miserable ham sandwich to work every day …

TigerVPN protects you online anywhere, anytime. And right now, it’s an extra $15 off

Beyond the physical well-being of yourself, your family, and those closest to you, the vital information and electronic media attached to each of those people is among their most closely guarded — and most vulnerable — possessions. When Social Security numbers, bank and credit card data, even …

The 25 Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 6th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

You’ll Need One of These 5 VPNS Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

Deals to encrypt your data from prying eyes.<p>The FCC made it official: net neutrality is on its way out. What does that mean for all of us as …

Where to Eat in Barcelona

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How to use Movies Anywhere to stream your film collection on every device

Your digital purchases now work across Amazon Video, Apple, Vudu, and more<p>Disney has created the buy once, watch everywhere movie service that consumers have always wanted. The company has managed to rally support from a number of major Hollywood film studios — Paramount and Lionsgate are the major …

America's Best Cities for Fall Travel

The leaves start turning early in the resort towns outside Denver, but the city’s foliage takes center stage during October, when you can see it …

Travel

California's lesser-known wine hotspot was named best small town to visit in America — take a look

Sonoma, California, a region located in the heart of America's top winemaking region, has been named the best small town to visit in the country by US News & World Report.<p>The accolade came as a surprise, largely because Sonoma is a county made up of 13 cities — including the city of Sonoma — and …

11 Websites That Let You Book Luxury Hotel Rooms for Cheap

These sites let you book five-star hotel rooms for an affordable price.<p>These days, it’s easier than ever to travel for less. With a click or tap of a …

Hospitality

5 reasons you should drink this new type of sparkling wine now

America’s thirst for bubbly wine — including Champagne, California sparkling, Italian prosecco, French cremant and Spanish cava — continues to grow. …

The win-win of shipping more wines to your door

Jan and Michael Gibson are wine lovers who don’t go to wine stores. Instead, they go directly to the wineries, and have the wines shipped to their home in Rockville. They are part of the small but rapidly growing “direct to consumer” sales channel that is chipping away at the traditional …

Wine

This Tiny Town in California Is Filled With Wine, Olives, Horses and Hollywood History

Basically, it's Heaven.<p>When you think of California wine country, Napa and Sonoma probably come to mind. It might surprise you to learn that the state's largest wine region is actually not the North, but the Central Coast, which extends from the south of San Francisco Bay all the way down to Santa …

Forget Napa, Book a Trip to California’s Central Coast Right Now

It’s been nearly 15 years since Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church gallivanted through the Santa Yvez Valley in <i>Sideways</i>—a film that helped put …

5 Destinations in Paso Robles

Paso Robles may no longer be California's largest appellation but you'll find plenty of tasting rooms, breweries, a flight museum and outdoor …

Caves home to ancient human art given heritage status - CNN Style

Written by By Oscar Holland, CNN<p>Six caves containing some of the oldest known art have been awarded World Heritage status by the UN's cultural agency, UNESCO.<p>Items dating back more than 40,000 years -- to a time when modern humans first arrived in Europe -- were hidden at the site in the Swabian …

Archaeology

My Best Day In California's Wine Country Looks Like This

A wine lover's weekend escape in Paso Robles

Last fall I craved Perugia's peaceful tranquillity but I didn't want the jet lag. What to do? Instead of a 12-hour flight to Italy I drove to Paso Robles in less than four. Just as Perugia is overshadowed by Tuscany, Paso Robles is eclipsed by Napa. A mammoth mistake for wine lovers. Downtown Paso …

The Best VPNs for Netflix

VPNs protect your web traffic, but they don't always work with must-have services like Netflix. Here are the best VPNs that play nice (for now) with …

Information Systems

A Texas writer trip to Paso Robles – Part 2 of 3 | Texas Wine Lover

You will want to read Part 1 of the trip to familiarize yourself with Paso Robles and our first day’s activities, and then Part 3 for the last</b> …

Wine & Spirits