Month: December 2018

(CNN) — People from all over the world descend upon Budapest each year, with the Hungarian capital’s unique drinking venues acting as one of its top draws. There are plenty of stand out watering holes dotted right across the city, with the 6th district boasting some of the best bars, pubs and clubs in Europe.
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(CNN) — European ski resorts are legion and often legendary. But are there some alpine aces we’ve all missed? Are there any secret treasures out there, quietly delivering the goods while the spotlight falls elsewhere? The trouble is, one person’s hidden gem is another’s back yard. And if it’s still hidden now, in 2017, can
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The 2017/18 ski season has so far seen record-breaking snowfall across the Alps, bringing with it a heightened avalanche risk. Many resorts have had to close ski areas and access roads in recent weeks to keep visitors safe and both controlled and natural avalanches have been commonplace across resorts in France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, as
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Consider this modest New Year’s proposal: to help keep your drinking tendencies and physical health on track throughout the year, take a month off from drinking alcohol at the start of the year. That’s the thinking behind the “Dry January” movement, and new research suggests reasons to take it seriously. Not only can going a month
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(CNN) — Can’t make it to Times Square on New Year’s Eve? Worry not — chances are there’s a celebration closer to your home. Communities across the United States are ringing in 2019 with homegrown variations on New York’s legendary ball drop. Celebrating with bologna or beach balls may be a far cry from watching
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Beaufort Bar, Savoy Hotel, London.Photo by Adam Morganstern It’s time to break out the brandy and martini glasses. I asked a group of top mixologists and spirits writers what they’re looking forward to drinking more of in 2019, and it looks like brandy is going to be popular this year, especially armagnac, as well as
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Tell anyone under the age of 21 that you were once able to smoke on a planes and their reaction is likely to be one of utter disbelief. You aren’t even allow to smoke in some parks these days, so why did they once let you spark up in an air-tight, flying carriage, they might
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It’s called parrilla and it’s everywhere. In pure form, this is simply meat grilled over fire, but many manifestations are part of what make dining in Uruguay unique. Experience parrilla al aire libre, in open air, or at restaurants and establishments such as wineries and family homes. Tira de asado (short ribs), beef, lamb, fish,
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Photocredit: Getty Royalty FreeGetty As colder weather approaches, here is how to get your Mediterranean on this holiday season. Most of these wines are easily available in major markets, if you want to seek out specific stores and pricing take a look at the WineSearcher.com site.
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In a heartwarming gesture, Hal Vaughan booked multiple flights so he could see his daughter Pierce, a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines. A fellow passenger on one of those flights, Mike Levy, shared Vaughan’s story on Facebook, calling him a “fantastic father.” “The flight was from Fort Myers (Florida) to Detroit,” Levy told CNN.
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