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Video: Just Plane Good Food — No-Bake Brownie Energy Bites

When it comes to getting your carry-on bag through the TSA checkpoint, there are a lot more “don’ts” than “dos.” There’s a massive list of things you’re not allowed to bring into a plane’s cabin: liquids larger than 3.4 ounces, baseball bats, dynamite, etc. (Okay, those last two might be a little obvious, but still.)…

7 Outrageous, Over-the-Top Features You’d Never Expect on a Cruise Ship

In the past, cruise ships were vessels that dependably carried passengers from port to port, offering dining and drinks en route. Entertainment could be a dip in the pool, live music, dancing, or shuffleboard. (Or just loads and loads of romantic flings, if “The Love Boat” is to be believed.) And plenty of ships still…

What’s Going On With Tainted Alcohol in Mexico?

Didriks/Flickr Sipping a margarita on a white-sand beach sounds like the perfect way to while away a summer vacation day, but if you’re heading to Mexico anytime soon, you might want imbibe with an extra dose of caution. More than three dozens travelers have reported falling ill after consuming tainted alcohol at a host of…

The Best Wineries in the Finger Lakes

Anyela’s Vineyards/Oyster When it comes to planning a vino-focused vacation, the usual suspects — Napa, Sonoma, Tuscany, and Burgundy — will justifiably cross your mind. Unfortunately for oenophiles traveling from the northeastern part of the country, these can be costly and time-consuming getaways. The good news: New York happens to be the third-largest wine producing…

4 Traditional English Meals and Where to Experience Them

English cuisine hasn’t always had the best reputation among foodies, whether it’s the ubiquitous take-away curries, the stuffy old Sunday roasts, or the greasy full English breakfast. Recently, however, a number of hotels and restaurants in hip neighborhoods, along with a few classic standbys, have been elevating the traditional British fare for the modern era.…

Italy’s Top Hotels With Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Italy is one of the world’s premier destinations for foodies, and the country consistently ranks in the upper echelon of Michelin-starred restaurants. Many are housed in luxurious hotels, from charming converted monasteries to big-city 19th-century grande dames. Chefs turn out classic Italian dishes with signature twists in dining rooms that are simple and traditional, or…

The Best Things to Do in Bermuda

Combine the warm weather and vibrant colors that you’d expect from a tropical island, with the decorum and cleanliness associated with the United Kingdom, and you’ve got Bermuda. The British Overseas Territory lies in the Atlantic Ocean, just about 1,000 miles off the coast of South Carolina, and mostly consists of eight large islands traversable…

5 Best Boozy Brunches at NYC Hotels

Brunch is its own subculture in NYC, with hundreds, if not thousands, parading to their favorite eateries on Saturday and Sunday between roughly 10 a.m. and 4 p.m to devour everything from pancakes to eggs Benedict to huevos rancheros. Though not a requirement, many choose to indulge in mimosas, Bloody Marys, and more — there…

5 of the Most Historic Hotel Bars Around the World

When on vacation, many travelers are likely to check out their hotel bar for some evening libations. Hotels are, after all, often known for their food and drink offerings. We took a look at thousands of hotel bars around the world and singled out some of the most historic, noted for inventing popular drinks or…