Bourbon’s gone crazy. In bourbon’s growth, consumers have paid the price for its popularity. Once everyday, easy-to-find … [+] brands are now allocated and outside of the consumer’s reach. (Photo by Dixie D. Vereen/For The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post via Getty Images In the past decade, good brands went from available
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(CNN) — It looks like something straight out of a James Bond movie, but this concept might just signal that the future of superyachts is sub-aquatic. Dreamed up by Italian-based naval architect Elena Nappi, the hybrid vessel can travel on both the surface of the sea and underwater. Known as the “Carapace,” it submerges to
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Enjoy Christmas dinner in a New York City restaurant Getty You feasted on fish on Christmas Eve, now it’s time to indulge on Christmas Day. Continue feasting season on December 25 with one of these special menus at New York City restaurants that still have reservations available on Christmas. The Wayfarer Midtown West  Just around
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(CNN) — Twelve-year-old Mohammad is the first to spot the tracks. Jumping from the SUV driven by his father, Ali, he races a few yards over the desert sands and follows them toward a small, scrubby bush. “Rabbit,” he says with a grin, pointing to the animal camouflaged against the grayish-yellow sand. And then with
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As 11-year-old schoolgirls, Jacquie Elliott and I went on our first Christmas shopping trip to the local Woolworth’s to buy Lily of the Valley bath cubes and soap for our favourite aunts. Once we had Saturday jobs our finances improved so we progressed to choosing vinyl records and Brut aftershave for our boyfriends. We pounded
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Boutique hotels are almost a novelty in Bangkok, a city better known for its colossal high-end stays. But in recent years, travellers have increasingly been looking for rooms that are destinations in their own right. Several restored heritage properties, including a former tax collector’s Italian designed mansion that’s only accessible by boat, can be found
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Rhode Island, although the smallest state, has an overabundance of local food oddities, from coffee milk and Del’s lemonade to clear chowder and a perhaps slightly unnatural obsession with donuts. None, however, have the provenance of jonnycakes, whose recipe predates recorded history and was passed down to Rhode Island’s first colonists by the Narragansett tribe.
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Holiday Champagne glasses MICHELLE WILLIAMS For centuries, Champagne has been synonymous with celebration. It was Christmas Day, 496 CE, when Clovis, King of the Franks, was baptized in the Reims Cathedral using consecrated wine from Champagne to celebrate the Eucharist, thus securing its position as the wine of celebration among French royalty. By 1790, Champagne
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