Category: Travel

5 Dec by admin

Exploring Madagascar’s last untouched rainforest

(CNN) — As the boat lurches over another huge wave, a whale slaps its massive tail, against the water in front. These mammals make Olympic gymnasts look like amateurs as they acrobatically lift their enormous bodies in gravity-defying displays. We’re traveling across Antongil Bay to the far-flung Masoala Forest Lodge on Masoala peninsula, a vast […]
4 Dec by admin

The most luxurious ways to cruise the British Isles

Imagine, if you will, an archipelago of more than 136 permanently inhabited islands, many thousands more isolated and undisturbed, seas teaming with whales, seals, the skies filled with birds. Imagine deserted white-sand beaches, rock formations like lunar landscapes and cities with histories stretching back a thousand years. Think cruise, and most people’s imaginations head straight […]
3 Dec by admin

7 things to do off-the-slopes this winter in Colorado

Miriam Rock,13, of Washington State, takes a break from rolling around in the Tumble Bubbles as her and her family spend the day at Frisco Adventure Park on Dec. 22, 2017. (John Leyba, The Denver Post) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Keep the sweats tucked away. Don’t get caught lounging this winter while Colorado waits. And […]
3 Dec by admin

The best places to eat Cuban food in Miami, according to Guillermo Pernot

If anybody knows about where to eat Cuban food, it’s “the Maestro of Cuban cooking” In the foreword to Guillermo Pernot’s new cookbook, José Andrés calls him the maestro of Cuban cooking, but Pernot didn’t grow up eating Cuban food. The two-time James Beard Award-winning chef is originally from Argentina and now lives in the […]
2 Dec by admin

Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron asked for an evaluation of possible protest security measures Sunday, a day after a Paris demonstration against increased taxes and living costs devolved into France’s worst urban riot in a decade. Hours after he flew back to the French capital from the G-20 summit in Argentina, Macron held […]
1 Dec by admin

UK Financial Services Retailer, Post Office, on a Mission to Modernise Product Portfolio with the OutSystems Low-Code Platform

New native mobile app adopted by more than 100,000 customers within three months of release London – 27th November, 2018 – OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code platform for rapid application development, today announced that the UK-based postal and financial services retailer, Post Office, is using OutSystems to power innovation. As part of the […]
30 Nov by admin

So you stayed at a Starwood hotel: Tips on data breach

NEW YORK (AP) – If you stayed at one of Marriott’s Starwood hotels in recent years, hackers might have information on your address, credit card and even your passport. Some of this can be used for identity theft, as hackers create bank and other accounts under your name. Marriott says the breach affected about 500 […]
30 Nov by admin

Vintage pictures of LAX airport: Remarkable images spanning 90 years

LAX started life as an empty field; now it regularly charts as one of the world’s busiest airports. It was Charles Lindbergh’s groundbreaking transatlantic flight of 1927 that convinced Los Angeles officials of the need for an airport in the City of Angels. Opened in 1928 as Mines Field, today LAX is a major transport […]
29 Nov by admin

The best Cotswolds hotels for food lovers

What makes a trip to the Cotswolds a perennially popular choice for a countryside escape? It might be the honey-hued villages or patchwork of green meadows. It might be the tranquilty. But there’s one definite lure that will keep you coming back: the impressive foodie scene, with a string of pubs and hotels beckoning any discerning […]