Jackie Ospina

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Obama Administraion Urges Legalizing Cell Phone Unlocks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following a petition back in March that asked the Obama administration to legalize unlocking cell …

iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s reviews: Pretty, powerful and still leading the pack

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) new iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s aren’t available until Friday, however, in typical fashion, Apple has provided …

More Than Meets the Eye

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating …

No. 1 Cities Around the World

More than 40,000 of our readers rated the number one city in various regions around the world. Here are the top winners in each area.

Photos: South Africa’s New Urban Landscape

In this gallery of photos and exclusive digital outtakes from Michela Wrong’s feature, “Welcome to El Dorado”, Lisa Limer snaps three South African cities—Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban—transformed by South Africa’s booming new economy.<p><i>Photographs by Lisa Limer</i>

The Top 10 Spas in the U.S

It shouldn’t be hard work to figure out where to relax—that’s why we’re here with our annual Spa Poll. The list factors in votes from more than 46,000 readers on which spas have sparkling facilities, impeccable service, and, of course, expert treatments. Click through this slideshow to see the top-scoring venues in the states, then head over to the full rankings to investigate every spa that made the cut.<p><i>See the complete 2013 Spa Poll list and photos of all the winning spas.</i><p><i>Photographs courtesy</i> …

The Best New Hotels to Splurge On

Sometimes you just gotta go big—and that’s what these luxurious properties are all about. They’re the biggest splurges on our Hot List of the year’s best new hotels, but we think you’ll agree, you deserve it.<p><i>Photographs courtesy of the hotels</i>

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

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Amazing Road Trips

Three Reasons to Visit Swedish Lapland

If you’ve got “See the northern lights” on your bucket list, you may want to start planning a trip to Swedish Lapland later this year because your chances of catching the aurora borealis are pretty high. NASA is predicting that the strongest solar explosions of the last decade (called “solar …

The Best of Central Argentina

A few years back, when I was volunteering at an orphanage in Kathmandu, I met a high-powered, sassy New York lawyer who had taken a year off from her career-driven life to travel, give back, and trek the world’s highest mountains. Rima and I bonded instantly, trading stories about the trials, …

The Maine of Spain

You’ve never heard of my favorite place in Spain. It’s not stylish Barcelona, foodie San Sebastian, or picturesque Mallorca. But <b>La Coruña</b> is just as unique.<p>I’ve been returning to the small capital city of Galicia — the northwestern corner of Spain that sits atop Portugal like a cap — for 12 years …

Irish Eden: The Magic of Ballyfin

Can you go back to the 1820s? In Ireland, you can. (Don’t worry, there is still great Wi-Fi.)<p>I’ve been lucky enough to visit the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, where I imagined myself (Lady Annie) sitting on a bench under a parasol dreaming up the witty remarks I’d use to flirt with my third …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Total Gem: The Emerald Coast of Brazil

“You’ve landed in heaven, but right now it’s hell,” the driver said as he loaded my luggage into the car. I had just flown from Buenos Aires to Florianópolis and was breathing in warm, beachy evening air mixed with car exhaust and jet fuel. He responded to my obvious, but cautious response — “Why …

Exclamation-Point-Worthy? Buenos Aires!

I had been hearing about “the steak” for three years. My boyfriend, Andy, took a trip to Buenos Aires and has been raving about the Argentine beef he had at La Cabrera Norte ever since. So when I finally made it to the South American hot spot a few weeks back, I had to try this by now almost …

The Best of South Africa: Family Style

South Africa has received its fair share of ink in recent years due to Nelson Mandela’s health, the Oscar Pistorius murder case, and the 2010 World Cup. It’s also grabbed the attention of more and more travelers, making what’s happening there that much more newsworthy.<p>As a result of the increase in …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …