It’s that time of year when travelers around the U.S. are beginning to dream of a white Christmas, and if you’re wondering what your chances are, you’re in luck. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has taken three decades of climatological measurements and combined them into a map showing the historical probability of a white
Mother’s Ruin PunchCourtesy Death & Co. With the end of the year entertaining season upon us, it’s always smart to invest in time-saving bartending tips. Enter the holiday punch. Made individually or scaled up into a festive bowl, punches are a great way to pre-batch cocktails so there’s little actual bartending when the party is
(CNN) — If roaming around au natural is your thing and your birthday suit has deep pockets, you can now buy your own 14-acre nudist retreat. Katikati Naturist Park, located in northern New Zealand in the beautiful Bay of Plenty region, is officially on the market. An outdoor oasis surrounded by greenery and a nearby
In New York, the lights are always on. The 24-hour neon signs flash on a loop, Chinatown dive bars keep serving until the sun is up and there’s always an open-all-hours deli where you can find a salt-beef sandwich. But after a few days of high octane action, it might feel like time to dial
(CNN) — It takes just a few bites to see why Din Tai Fung, a Taiwan restaurant chain, has become the world’s most celebrated purveyor of xiaolong bao — pork soup dumplings. To the uninitiated, the plump, ping-pong ball sized dumplings might not look much but each is a tiny, slurpable work of culinary art.
JUST Inc. gave foodies in Shanghai a taste of its plant-based egg, which will launch at food sellers in China early next year.Credit: JUST Inc. JUST Inc. co-founder and CEO Josh Tetrick was in Shanghai last week to celebrate the upcoming launch of JUST Egg, in a country that collectively consumes about one billion chicken
An Italian airline is now caught in the middle of a simmering dispute over government subsidies between the largest U.S. airlines and state-owned Qatar Airways.
(CNN) — For most tourists to Spain, a visit to Cordoba isn’t a must. Barcelona and Seville have been luring visitors for decades, keeping Cordoba, a city in the south with a population of around 330,000, relatively off the map. Around a million people visited Cordoba in 2017, whereas Barcelona and Seville saw 8.9 million
I am sipping a coconut rum at the village home of Mirella, who supplies free-range chickens and eggs to my hotel in Mauritius. Her brother is singing the Mauritian sega, beating out the rhythm on a drum against his chest. Her two-year-old grandson sways to the raw lament, originally brought to the island by African
Millions of immigrants arrived in America via Ellis Island, making it a great place to start researching your family history — Photo courtesy of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. Genealogy, the study of our lineage, has come a long way since the family trees we used to have to draw in elementary school.
Taller than the CN Tower and Kuala Lumpur Tower, Tokyo Skytree is not only one of Tokyo’s most recognizable landmarks, but it offers world-class shopping, dining and incredible views of the city below.©TOKYO-SKYTREE A must-see destination for anyone looking for the best things to do in Japan is a visit to Tokyo Skytree. Owned by TOBU
(CNN) — It’s been nearly a decade since ride-sharing app Uber first arrived on the scene, hitting the streets of San Francisco in 2010. Today, in spite of endless controversies and legal battles, it’s available in hundreds of cities worldwide. That’s a lot of rides. So which attractions are Uber’s customers heading to? The app
Do you know which architectural wonder this interior belongs to? Find out in our travel quiz © Artur Bogacki / Shutterstock Do you know which country uses baht as a currency? Or where in the UK you’d find the giant cranes ‘Samson and Goliath’? Test your knowledge of travel trivia with the December edition of
It lies only a couple of hours from Glasgow, but it is a land apart. A land of haunting beauty that canny Scots have kept pretty much to themselves as an adventure playground. They call it “Argyll’s Secret Coast”, a peninsula of lonely hills, sea lochs and crags where golden eagles fly – far from
(CNN) — It’s the stuff of childhood dreams. As the sun begins to break through the darkness in Laos’ Nam Kan National Park, the cries of wild, black-crested gibbons echo through the jungle air. Crawling out of our mosquito-net covered beds, perched high in wooden treehouses that tower over the jungle floor, we grab our
When Steve Fredette, president and co-founder of Toast, launched his startup in 2012 with co-founder Aman Narang, he pretty quickly learned he had created a solution to a problem nobody much cared about. Steve Fredette, president and co-founder of Toast.Courtesy Toast Toast is a restaurant software company based in Boston. Both Fredette and Narang came
According to trade organization Airlines for America (A4A), a record 45.7 million passengers are expected to hit the skies during the winter holiday season. And while on the move, consumers are expected to spend an average of $1,250 each on travel, entertainment and gifts, research firm PwC recently found. Time-pressed travelers often do their holiday
(CNN) — Let’s face it: No matter how long you go for, a trip to Hawaii is always going to feel too short. For the adventurous, expeditions that combine beaches and hikes can help make the most of your way-too-short time in this Polynesian paradise. Ehukai Pillbox Hike, Oahu You don’t have to be an
Jodie – whose hobby was, she told me, stock-car racing – picked me up at Port Lincoln airport in South Australia. “Glad to see you’re travelling light,” she said as she loaded my rucksack into the back of the Toyota Land Cruiser and drove me 12 miles (19km) south to look for koalas at Mikkira
Trevor Eubanks, plant manager for Big Top Farms, shovels dried hemp as branches hang drying in barn rafters overhead at their production facility near Sisters, Ore. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)ASSOCIATED PRESS The words “grape farming” never make it into a federal agricultural subsidy bill. That’s because fruits and vegetables are generally not included in federal farm