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Posts by Lyndsey Matthews

Daily Transporter: Pretzels
April 26 is National Pretzel Day. The EU recently added the soft Bavarian pretzel to its protected origins list (where it joins the likes of Stilton chees... Read More
Daily Transporter: The Bahamas
The Grand Lucayan Resort will treat its millionth guest to a completely free stay (accommodations, food, and activities). The only caveats? Book before Ap... Read More
Daily Transporter: Czech Republic
Each year, 70 percent of Czechs go mushroom-picking (and know to avoid ones like the poisonous Amanita muscaria, pictured here). See mushrooms in World’s... Read More
Daily Transporter: New Orleans
New Orleans is so flat that in the 1930s the Works Progress Administration built Monkey Hill at Audubon Zoo to show the city’s children what a hill looked... Read More
Daily Transporter: Bhutan
Precariously situated on a rock outcropping some 2,600 feet above the Paro Valley, the Tiger’s Nest Monastery is built around a cave where the Indian Guru... Read More
Guess Where? Mountain Lake
Do you know what national park this is? Hint: It's not in the U.S. Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndse... Read More
Guess Where? Memorial
Do you know where this U.S. memorial is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an assistant d... Read More
Guess Where? Courthouse
This building used to be a courthouse and is now a museum. Do you know where it is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the ... Read More
Guess Where? Spring Lighthouse
Can you guess what lighthouse this is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an assistant dig... Read More
Ritz-Carlton's New Signature Cake
Awhile back, pastry chefs at Ritz-Carlton hotels around the world were given a task: To create a cake to celebrate the hotel's founding and a dessert that... Read More
Guess Where? Bridge in Winter
It's not one of the scariest bridges or the most dangerous either, thankfully. Can you guess what bridge this is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page.... Read More
Guess Where? Romantic City
Happy Valentine's Day! Can you guess what building this is? Hint: It's located in the city that our readers voted "Best for Romance" in the T+L World's Be... Read More
Guess Where? Cafe
Can you guess where this grand dining room is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an assis... Read More
Guess Where? Arches
Can you guess where this is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an assistant digital edito... Read More
Guess Where? Mystery Canyon
While this looks like Arizona's Grand Canyon, it's not. Can you guess where this is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the... Read More
Guess Where? Glacier
Can you guess where this glacier is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an assistant digit... Read More
First Kit Kat Specialty Store Opens in Japan
The first time I went to Tokyo, one of my favorite parts of the city was discovering the delightfully strange Kit Kat flavors sold there (Gouda Kit Kat, a... Read More
Guess Where? Silhouette
Can you guess what this silhouetted structure is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an as... Read More
Guess Where? European Palace
Can you guess where this unique European palace is? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews is an ... Read More
Guess Where? European Clock Tower
Can you guess which European town this clock tower is in? Leave your guesses on our Facebook page. Check back on Monday for the answer. Lyndsey Matthews ... Read More