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10 Great Getaways Within The World's Busiest Cities

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

Cities have everything -- great people, great food, great public transportation -- the list goes on and on. But sometimes they don't have the one thin...

The 12 Most Luxurious Hotels In Europe

Oyster | Posted 08.06.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Now, you may not own a tiara, but that doesn't mean you can't at least dream of laying your head to rest at one of these penultimate establishments.

A 'Wilde' Vacation -- Gay History for Gay Travelers

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 08.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott De Buitléir

If such a company is about to reveal the layers of gay history behind many cities in Europe -- and hopefully across North America too -- then the gay travel industry may have an interesting new addition.

English Gin's Enduring Presence

Ali Rosen | Posted 08.03.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Gin wasn't invented by the Brits, but it certainly was popularized there. And as that popularity has surged in recent years, craft distilleries and production has boomed across the world. But what about the original?

Caught Up in a Dark and Twisted Tide -- Sharon Bolton's Latest

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 08.02.2014 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

This time the mystery is manifold: Who is drowning these young women, where did the women come from, who (or what?) is leaving threats (or promises?) on the deck of Lacey's houseboat, what is Mark Joesbury up to -- and does a mermaid really exist in the waters of the Thames?

Yvonne Strahovski Stays on Track to Live Another Daydream

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

As habitual watchers of Chuck, Dexter and, most recently, 24: Live Another Day already know, Yvonne Strahovski has helped put the action back in high-...

Social Media, Sedition, Sectarianism and Sisi Grip #AMF14

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 07.31.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Saudi cleric says chatting online is haram" (religiously banned in Islam). According to Saudi daily al-Eqitisadiya, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a mem...

[Still Not] Cooking Off The Cuff: One More Week Of Travel

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.28.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Oddly I've never cooked Swedish meatballs, and after tasting his sterling version I'm determined to make some soon.

Captivating Cannes!

Emma McQuiston | Posted 07.23.2014 | Style
Emma McQuiston

As always, the Cannes Film Festival has been a sumptuously glamorous gathering of glitteratti. Hair done, nails done, everything did, I jetted off to...

Will Trade Data for Food

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Trading data in the dark for third parties' profit -- without cutting us into the value created in the Big Data mash-up. That's a very expensive lunch indeed.

London > New York City & Paris, According To This Study

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 05.21.2014 | Travel

In a recent study done by PriceWaterhouseCooper, London has risen to the top as the shiniest, spiffiest city in all the land. The Big Smoke has pushed...

Glasgow: From Pubs to Parks In Scotland's 'Second City'

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Glasgow has been busy brushing the soot off its sandstone and washing behind its no-longer-industrial ears. What has emerged after decades of careful restoration is a Victorian city where you can breathe the beautiful air.

Urban Artists Build A Street Offering To Peru

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House. London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along...

9 Most Luxurious Hotel Amenities Ever

Oyster | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Even in the world of luxury travel, some hotels offer pretty average amenities. But then there are others with extravagant extras that amp up the wow factor till it's totally over-the-top.

The Most Unforgettable Experiences in London

Viator | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Viator

Whether you're looking to check off the top sights, hit the shops or discover the British capital through the eyes of the locals, here are 50 unforgettable experiences to have in London.

It's a Miracle Every Single Time

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

We arrived in London after a few days of meetings in Manchester. It had already been an interesting week of stops and starts. I've been to London many...

This Artist Turns Street Trash Into Quirky Monsters Just To Make You Laugh

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

For this artist, one man's trash is another man's canvas. Spanish street artist Francisco de Pájaro creates delightful artwork out of rubbish he ...

South Australia's Penfolds Wines Celebrates Its 170th Anniversary Where It All Began in London By John Mariani

John Mariani | Posted 07.13.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Dr. Penfolds and his wife Mary re-located from London in 1843 to South Australia, where they purchased 500 acres they called the Magill Estate, a small part of which they devoted to growing grapes to make fortified wines popular in their day.

London Is Now The Billionaire Capital Of The World

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 07.11.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — A new study of the super-rich finds that London has become the capital of the world's wealthiest, with more billionaires than any othe...

Dubai Hopes To Become Most Visited City In The World By 2020

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.09.2014 | Travel

Paris, London...Dubai? They folks over in Dubai have high hopes, it turns out, as they want to overcome the two European powerhouses to become the...

Polly Morgan on Her Latest Exhibition and the Resuscitation of Taxidermy

Crane.tv | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Start a conversation about British contemporary art and Polly Morgan's name will undoubtedly come up. Her work is critically acclaimed, and also attracts the interest of celebrity collectors such as Kate Moss and Courtney Love who willingly offer six-figure sums to have one of her pieces in their lives.

My Year in Savages

Jehnny Beth | Posted 07.06.2014 | Entertainment
Jehnny Beth

I spent a year being Jehnny Beth, night and day consumed by my persona, traveling the world and fronting Savages, doing my job the best I could. Bigger audiences pushed me to find the entertainer in me.

European Travel: Seventeenth-Century Opera in Two European Cities

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.02.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Even in today's more authentic and interesting productions, seventeenth-century Italian/Venetian opera can be a hard sell: Where are the tunes amid all the recitative-like declamation?

Everything You Need To Get Caught Up For '24'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

"24" returns Monday, May 5, but most of us don't have time to re-watch every season to get ready for it. Damn it, Chloe! Fix this! As much as ...

IKEA To Roll Out Vegetarian Meatballs

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

A new food item will soon be available at the end of your IKEA shopping gauntlet: veggie meatballs. The Swedish furniture giant will roll out a veg...