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6 Private Island Resorts You Can Stay at with Points

“Expensive” and “far-fetched” are typically the first phrases that come to mind when people think about staying on a private island. However, if …

Hospitality

Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

So Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe?

A New York Times report claims LASIK can lead to permanent visual side effects, which have led patients to become depressed and even suicidal.<p>When LASIK eye surgery first received FDA approval in the late 90s, it was viewed as something of a miracle procedure, as people with vision problems were …

Physiology

The Hottest Orgy Scenes In TV and Movie History

Photo: Netflix ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>'True Detective': Undercover Orgy<p>This super-hyped "colossal" orgy scene featuring multiple porn stars …

Streaming

How To Make Real KFC Chicken (With All 11 'Secret' Herbs And Spices)

The recipe for KFC chicken used to be a closely guarded secret. However, a former KFC employee recently leaked the alleged "11 secret herbs and …

Recipes

3 Key Concepts That Will Make You A Better Person And Entrepreneur

Always make your future bigger than your past<p>Dan Sullivan is the founder of Strategic Coach, which is arguably the #1 coaching program for entrepreneurs in the world. He wrote a really great book called, THE LAWS OF LIFETIME GROWTH.<p>In this article, I'm going to focus on three of those laws. But …

Self-improvement

Jet Set–Approved: These Are the 11 Best Places to Travel Alone in the U.S.

Given how many examples there are of women casting off their tired surroundings for the ready change of travel—ahem, <i>Wild</i> and <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> most …

Travel

Here are the 10 airlines people like and hate the most in North America

JD Power released its 2018 "North America Airline Satisfaction Study" on Wednesday. The study, now in its 14th year, found that overall consumer satisfaction with airlines was at an all-time high.<p>Over the past year, airlines scored 762 points out of a possible 1,000. That's an increase of six …

Flying

Disney trip tips: Advice from Disney Parks Moms Panel

Thinking about a trip to a Disney park? Putting all the pieces in place for a perfect itinerary -- lodging, rides, restaurants -- can be stressful. But here's a terrific expert resource: the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Anyone planning a Disney vacation may email the panel for customized free …

Travel

21 Sensational Salmon Recipes That'll Make Dinnertime Easy and Breezy

1 of 21<p>Everything Smoked-Salmon Summer Rolls<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Salmon Reuben<p>3 of 21<p>Pacific Northwest Smoked Salmon Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Here's How Disney Inspires Our Love of Travel

Before visiting the originals, experience five of the world's most iconic sites in the Disney Parks.<p>No matter where you travel or who you meet, you learn something new that changes your perspective in a positive way. Interactions with different cultures in iconic, far-flung places, or even with …

Walt Disney Company

Is Dairy Bad for You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth

Dairy products are controversial these days.<p>They are cherished by the health organizations as an essential food for bone health.<p>But other experts …

In Japan, Ichiro's move starts long 'Sayonara'

TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki says he hasn't retired, but his move to the front office of the Seattle Mariners is seen by many in Japan as the beginning of a long "Sayonara" for a national treasure.<p>Ichiro dominated Japanese TV talk shows, news shows and social media on Friday. National broadcasters …

Japan

The 9 Best Washington, D.C. Tours to Book in 2018

Washington, D.C. is a city quite literally designed to impress sightseers. Each of the city’s seemingly endless monuments, museums, and government …

Travel

Congrats, you filed your 2017 taxes. Now it’s really important to do one more thing.

I'll admit it: I filed my taxes on Monday. Every year I resolve to be more prompt, but I have a long track record of filing in April. I suppose I can at least claim some redeemable amount of dignity for doing them on my own (without the aid of a parent, which apparently is a trend, according to the …

Retirement

Why You Should Book All Your Summer Travel on April 23

Spontaneous summer travel may be fun, but a little planning this spring can save a lot of money come your summertime urge to getaway. Hipmunk analyzed historic summer travel booking data to determine the best times to purchase flights for your upcoming summer vacations, before prices rise like the …

Travel

10 Taco Recipes from Around the World

1 of 10<p>Texas-Style Puffy Barbacoa Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>New England Lobster Roll Tacos<p>3 of 10<p>Japanese Tako Tacos<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Miami Cubano …

A little-known Mexican gem: 11 reasons to visit gorgeous Guanajuato

If you think Mexico is all about beaches and wrestling then you need to check out Guanajuato.<p>The colonial capital of the state with the same name was …

A local’s guide to Chicago: 10 top tips

Traditionally overshadowed by coastal powerhouses New York City and Los Angeles, Chicago is on the rise, with a record 55 million visitors in 2017 – and new direct flights from the UK with Norwegian and Wow making the US’s third-largest city more accessible. While visitors tend to congregate around …

Travel

The Best Time to Buy an International Plane Ticket, Based on 1 Million Airfares

Last weekend we shared the results of CheapAir.com’s 2018 Airfare study. In the study it looked at 917 million different airfares and made some …

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

Top 10 Fun Things to Do at Pike Place Market in Seattle

Pike Place Market is way more than a farmers market, offering a real variety of fun things to do. The Market sprawls across several city blocks …

Mountain Getaways in Washington State

The Cascade Mountains take up a large chunk of the state of Washington, separating the wet and mild western section from the dry and more extreme …

Just back from: Egypt

Lauren fulfilling a childhood dream of seeing the pyramids of Giza © Lauren Keith<p>Lauren Keith, Destination Editor for the Middle East and North Africa, recently returned from a trip to Egypt.<p><b>Tell us more…</b> As with all of my trips, Egypt was a whirlwind adventure, taking in almost the entire length …

High-Protein 500-Calorie Dinners

Counting calories might be an effective strategy for watching your weight, but it can also feel like a drag. In this healthy 7-day dinner plan, we …

What Tax Reform Did for 529 Plans

Find out why parents can do more with these tax-favored plans now.<p>Last year's tax overhaul made huge changes to key provisions of the tax code. …

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Film Festivals

There's an All-out Airfare War for Flights to Hawaii — Here's How to Take Advantage (Video)

Since last June, we’ve been closely following an airfare war that’s entangled almost every major domestic carrier, including United, Hawaiian, and …

Flying

Selena Gomez Dismantles The 'Beauty Myth’ After Being Body Shamed

She's ignoring the haters and choosing to "take care of herself."<p>Selena Gomez is living her best life on a yacht somewhere off the coast of Australia sans Justin Bieber ― the on-again, off-again couple are reportedly off again ― and people <i>still</i> won’t leave her alone.<p>After the “Wolves” singer was …

12 things I wish I knew before visiting Paris

Paris draws over 80 million visitors every year. In order to be able to enjoy and experience Paris to the fullest, without becoming overwhelmed by …

France