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Lamborghini Reveals Its First Plug-In Hybrid, the Asterion

Each year, the Paris Motor Show is rife with new concept cars and style showcases from many of the world’s leading manufacturers. Lamborghini is no exception, and often the Italian carmaker unwraps a complete showstopper. For instance,...Show More Summary

ACT NOW If You Want to Take Advantage of a US Airways Trial Preferred Challenge

US Airways offers a paid status challenge program where you get temporary status for 90 days and then have an opportunity to fly to keep that status on an accelerated basis. At the beginning of the month US Airways eliminated the ability...Show More Summary

Touring Europe in style on a luxury cruise ship

USA TODAY offers an insider's look from Regent's Seven Seas Mariner.        

Top 5 draws for art aficionados in Malaga, Spain

The Andalusian city of Malaga is finally beginning to gain the respect it deserves after decades of investment in development of infrastructure, culture and the arts. Malaga is not so much of a well kept secret as a place that has seemingly...Show More Summary

3 guaranteed ways to put a child-like grin on your face when visiting the French Alps this Winter

Skiing in the Alps year after year can get, well, a bit ‘samey’: same hotels; same restaurants; same slopes. Sometimes you need to shake things up a bit?remind yourself why you fell in love with the mountains in the first place. Below...Show More Summary

How to Own Your Own Ocean View in the UK

Given the beauty, quality and diversity of the coastline in the United Kingdom it will be of no surprise to anyone if you have fantasised about owning your own ocean view, because really, who hasn’t? For many, the cost of such a venture...Show More Summary

New York : $32 for 100 Floors: One World Trade Center Announces Observatory Details

yesterdayLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

It seems like only yesterday the steel girders began to rise, but in reality that was 2010 and now NYC is on the cusp of welcoming the first tenants to One World Trade. While Condé Nast (our publisher, in full disclosure) spends this...Show More Summary

Carbide Willson Ruins in Gatineau, Canada

Thomas "Carbide" Willson made a name (and a terrific nickname) for himself in 1892 when he essentially created the process by which we create calcium carbide, an important industrial chemical. But as he continued trying to create chemical...Show More Summary

Phone Booth on a Roof in Lincoln, Illinois

Perched atop the fire house in Lincoln, Illinois is a lone phone box that seems to have simply fallen out of the sky and landed on the building, but in fact the glass phone enclosure was installed to help warn against massive storms....Show More Summary

Wilderstein Mansion in Rhinecliff, New York

Just outside the village of Rhinecliff, high up the Hudson River valley, lies an ornate Victorian mansion. Built in the Queen Anne style for wealthy Manhattan property developer Thomas Holy Suckley in 1853, during its day the mansion was the height of luxury. Show More Summary

Paul Bunyon in Atlanta, Indiana

Created in 1966 as an eye-grabbing restaurant advertisement along Route 66, the displaced muffler man known as Paul Bunyon (sic) still holds his precious hot dog for all to see even after being moved from his original spot. The oversized fiberglass novelty was first installed on the roof of Bunyon's hotdog stand in Cicero, Illinois in 1966. Show More Summary

How to Claim Compensation for Delayed Flights in Europe

If you've ever had your travel plans disrupted by a flight delayed by three hours or more, you know just how much of a headache it causes. It's possible for a passenger in this situation to seek compensation for such a delay, but airlines...Show More Summary

Engaruka Ruins in Engaruka, Tanzania

The history of Africa, and the Rift Valley in particular, is not a static one. Throughout history, the movement of different groups of people - hunter-gatherers, pastoralists, agriculturalists - have created one of the most unique and complex landscapes on the planet. Show More Summary

The Lodge at Torrey Pines Offers VIP Access to the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

To celebrate the inaugural fall Bing Crosby horse-racing season at the legendary Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in San Diego, the Lodge at Torrey Pines is offering a two-night package with racetrack access. Available for the duration of the...Show More Summary

Delta’s Website Charging Tens of Thousands of Extra Miles for Awards: Feature or a Bug?

This morning I wrote that Delta had started charging more miles for stopovers on international awards and that one of two things were possible: An unannounced devaluation, with stopovers no longer permitted on a roundtrip award (even...Show More Summary

Sao Miguel: These Are the Two Best Rooms to Book in Ponta Delgada

When you arrive on an island, the first thing that comes to mind is to set up shop as close to the water as possible. This makes complete sense, and it explains why Ponta Delgada?s harbor is the busiest part of the small city. ThereShow More Summary

Delta SkyMiles Clarifies: They Didn’t Mean To Get Caught

Last night I posted about how Delta's website stopped pricing stopovers on award tickets. Previously you were allowed one stopover and one open jaw on a roundtrip award ticket. Though as of yesterday, award tickets didn't price the same way. Show More Summary

RANT: American Needs to Bring Back the Old Cookie!

This is probably the ultimate first world problem sort of complaint, but American has replaced the first class warm cookie of deliciousness with one that isn’t worth eating, and that I decline now every time. Perhaps that’s good — IShow More Summary

South Bend has high hopes for United flights to NYC area

United will be able to tap up to $750,000 in federal and local funds for revenue guarantees.        

Video: Day of the Dead in Oaxaca

To many outsiders, the icons, costumes, and rituals associated with Mexico’s Day of the Dead festivities—held around All Saints and All Souls Days (November 1 and 2, respectively) in Oaxaca and other cities—seem macabre and ghoulish. It can be difficult to conceive of death as something to celebrate. But the country’s long tradition, which blends elements of pre-Columbian…

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