Why go? Vancouver is the starting point for cruises to Alaska via the spectacular Inside Passage running along British Columbia’s west coast. Rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities, with a great food scene, this relaxed, culture-rich city is surrounded on three sides by water, with impressive mountain views. Cruise port location Vancouver’s
Jennifer Lujan directs social impact programs at the cannabis tech company Eaze, known as the “Uber” of pot.Peter Samuels Growing up in a tight-knit community in West Texas, Jennifer Lujan’s conservative parents had their daughter’s future all mapped out. She would forgo college, marry a man with “good benefits” and have babies like the rest
(CNN) — Flights from Africa to across the globe are expanding more than ever thanks to more competition in the airline industry, with the latest milestone being the first direct flight from East Africa to the US completed on Monday. Passengers on Kenya Airways’ Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took the historic 15-hour flight from Nairobi’s Jomo
The budget airline Ryanair is introducing a new bag policy which now charges flyers who want to bring a wheelie bag or similar on to flights.
(CNN) — The notoriously long passport lines at London’s Heathrow Airport may soon get a bit shorter — provided you’re from one of five countries. “We’ll open the use of e-passport gates at Heathrow and other airports, currently only available to EEA nationals, to include visitors from the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Japan,”
It’s a barely dot on the map in north Norfolk, with a pocket-handkerchief village green, brick-and-flint cottages, church, telephone box, and just 100 people. On your average afternoon, an occasional hen skitters across the main street (aptly known as ‘The Street’) and the only sounds are those of birdsong and the distant thrum of tractors.
Bao. Baozi. Gua bao. Cha siu bao. Siopao. There are many varieties of this popular Asian sammie, including new versions that infuse other cultures into the mix. But all are unified by one thing: a tender, steamy bun. Some have evolved via the Pacific Islands, others through the Yucatan. And if Mexico has a lock
In the words of George R.R. Martin, “winter is coming,” and 10Best is ready to hit the slopes. During our 2018 Ski & Snowboard Readers’ Choice Awards, we’re asking you to vote for your favorite alpine and Nordic ski areas, ski towns, hotels and après-ski hot spots across the United States and Canada. You can
Choosing the best vegan restaurants in the United States is no small task. The website Happy Cow, which is like Yelp, only for vegan and vegetarian food, lists nearly 23,000 veg restaurants in the U.S., including 1,240 purely vegan restaurants. While the bulk of the U.S. vegan food scene is concentrated in California (with 261
(CNN) — The photographer whose photo of an engagement in Yosemite National Park sparked a viral search, says he’s found the mystery couple. Matthew Dippel was getting ready to take a picture of a friend at Yosemite’s Taft Point earlier this month, when he saw a man get on one knee to propose to a
The craft beer industry keeps growing in the US. There were over 6000 craft beer breweries in 2017, more than double the total from 2013, and a 16% increase from 2016, according to the Brewers Association. “In order to survive in this highly competitive market, American breweries are becoming increasingly and restlessly more creative. They
On the 193rd anniversary of his birth, a likeness of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at 182 metres tall will be unveiled as the largest statue in the world bar none. The “Iron Man of India”, a moniker the first deputy prime minister of the country earned through his commitment to national integration in the Forties, will
Lobby and The Press Room Bar.The Eliza Jane Hotel As a part of their Unbound Collection, Hyatt recently opened a new property on the historic Magazine Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Paying homage to the United States’ first female publisher of a major metropolitan newspaper, The Eliza Jane Hotel is themed around Eliza Jane Nicholson
(CNN) — No one needs help finding a beautiful beach in Mauritius, but there’s tons to explore away from the water as well. For a small nation, Mauritius overflows with scenic hikes through the mountains, holy pilgrimage sites, amazing food and historic areas that trace the island’s globe-spanning history. Underwater waterfall Just off the coast
Indonesian transportation and safety officials are searching for voice and data recorders and other clues to determine the cause in the crash of Lion Air’s brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet, the first accident of its kind for the variant of the top-selling plane.
About Lydia Schrandt Lydia, Senior Photo Editor and Readers’ Choice Production Manager for USA TODAY 10Best, has traveled to more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America, and has lived in Albuquerque, Galveston, Austin, Thailand, Korea, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and now Houston. When she’s not at her computer
Hong Kong (CNN) — After nine years of construction and a staggering $20 billion price tag, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, AKA the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, is finally open. The 55-kilometer bridge comprises a Hong Kong Link Road (12 kilometers), a Main Bridge (29.6 kilometers) and a Zhuhai Link Road (13.4 kilometers). It connects the
Chris Rylance wins £250 for his account of meeting Queen Sofia at an historic Spanish hotel What do you do when you unexpectedly brush shoulders with a queen? On our motoring tour of northern Spain and Portugal, my wife Bridget and I were staying for two nights in the magnificent Parador in Santiago de Compostela
Sam’s Club logo on a Sam’s Club in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) Sam’s Club plans to open a cashierless store in Dallas with smart shopping lists, augmented reality and other features. The new store, renamed Sam’s Club Now, will require shoppers to use a mobile app to make purchases and check out. However, the
Shares of Southwest Airlines plunged more than 7 percent in premarket trading on Thursday after the Dallas-based airline warned investors that its costs are starting to go up, even though its had record third-quarter profit that topped Wall Street’s expectations.