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A no-sushi guide to food in Japan

You're in Japan. You've eaten more sushi in two days than you have in your whole life and you feel like you consist entirely of raw fish. It's time to try out these spectacular Japanese culinary classics, without a shred of sashimi in sight.<p><b>Tempura</b><p>If your only experience of tempura is …

This week Barack Obama must avoid the start of a cold war with China

On Friday the new Chinese president, Xi Jinping, and the United States president, Barack Obama, will meet for two days of talks at Sunnylands, a …

Former PayPal CEO gets $25M to scale his wealth management service for the ‘forgotten middle’

Personal Capital claims to be the world’s first digital wealth management service, and it’s bolstering these claims with the closure of a $25 million funding round.<p>The funding will be used to hire new talent and grow the Silicon Valley-based company; CEO Bill Harris expects the company to be …

Protein Pick-Me-Up: 10 Smart Ways to Get a Midday Boost

Three o'clock seems to be the time every day when I fall into the dreaded mid-afternoon slump. My energy fades, sometimes my stomach grumbles, and I …

Travel Sketches from the Road

They say a picture paints a thousand words – but I think a painting does an even better job of capturing the poetic beauty of a place.<p>Since my friend …

Living in: Tuscany

With a rich artistic heritage, stunning sea views and vineyard-crossed countryside, it is no wonder that many dream of living la dolce vita in this romantic Italian region.<p>One of Italy’s most romanticised regions, Tuscany’s rolling hills, varied coastline and postcard-ready towns have long …

Accor will reposition Pullman Hotels to focus on business and leisure combo

Accor is repositioning its Pullman Hotels & Resorts brand on a global scale, coining the phrase ‘Bleisure’ to describe its strategy aimed at …

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Musée d'Edith Piaf - A Hidden Museum

Edith Piaf is no doubt one of France's greatest "gifts," with her magical voice and presence. There are few who haven't heard and fallen in love with songs like "La Vie en Rose" and "Non, je ne regrette rien." She is most certainly one-of-a-kind.<p>Piaf had a humble beginning, born on December 19, …

The Avocado Toast Fan Club

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty -- even if they're eaten while our eyes are on the screen. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today, Marian finally gets to talk</i> …

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Check Out This Awesome Cheese Chart

Looking for a hard cow’s-milk cheese? Or a semi-soft buffalo variety? Turn to this nifty little poster, which breaks 66 cheeses down by the animal …

Sugar Rush: Flourless Triple Chocolate Cookie from Sullivan Street Bakery

The sign next to these cookies in Sullivan Street Bakery reads "Colpa Degno," and below that, <b>flourless triple chocolate cookie</b>. Colpa Degno apparently means "blame worthy" in Italian. Who's to blame here for these great cookies?<p>At $4 and average-to-medium in size, this is a pricy cookie. For …

Loonie ends lower on trade deficit news

The Canadian dollar fell almost two-thirds of a U.S. cent Tuesday as the greenback was broadly higher and Canada's merchandise trade deficit with the world rose sharply during April.<p>The loonie was down 0.63 of a cent to 96.67 cents (U.S.), reversing a chunk of Monday's 0.85-cent jump, after …

Apple Details 'Economic Impact' On Cupertino As It Readies New Spaceship-Inspired Campus

Apple released an 82-page report today, detailing the “economic impact” the company has had on its hometown of Cupertino, California, and will continue to have on the local economy after it builds a proposed new spaceship-inspired headquarters called Apple Campus 2.<p>Among the interesting data …

Faces of Success: You <em>Can</em> Judge a Leader's Appearance | Inc.com

How much can you learn about a leader by simply looking at him or her? More than you might think, according to Nicholas Rule, a psychology professor at the University of Toronto who studies the accuracy of facial perception.<p>In 2008, Rule and co-author Nalini Ambady published a seminal paper called …

This Philly Startup Wants To Transform The Way Brands Use Pinterest And Instagram

That's what happened with Apu Gupta, the co-founder and CEO of Curalate, a company that provides advanced image analytics for social networks like Pinterest and Instagram, with clients including retailers like Gap and top ad agencies like Ogilvy.<p>Curalate does pixel-level analysis to understand why …

See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Sometimes, when the light hits their chiseled features just the right way, it’s easy to see how certain celebrities could transcend traditional placement in tabloid magazines and might have inspired a timeless masterpiece hanging in a museum (sometimes less so).<p>Worth1000.com is an image …

5 Tips for the Perfect Summer Road Trip

Summer has practically become synonymous with road trips, both as a way to save money on airfare and to have some fun-filled adventures on the road. …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-05-22T13:56:00+00:00 May 18th, 2018|<p>The best travel jobs are those that let you live a life of travel and get paid at the same …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Trail Guide<p>Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.<p>06.02.13 4:45 AM ET

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …