January 2017

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For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For two weeks in April or May, the streets in Japanese cities such as Kyoto and Tokyo are filled with breathtaking cherry blossoms—and tourists. The blooms come at different times depending on where in the country you are. In Sapporo, the avera...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
There are plenty of light phenomena to chase around the world—Northern or Southern Lights, anyone?—but chances are you haven't heard of light pillars before. As photographer Timothy Joseph Elzinga puts it, “I was trolled by nature.” Elzinga ...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
This story originally appeared on FWx.com.  Last June we told you a Rue McLanahan-inspired cafe was coming to New York sometime in 2017. Now the new eatery’s official Facebook page is updating us on the progress and the Washington Heights locat...
By Alex Schechter, January 13, 2017
Blarney Castle is not the biggest castle in Ireland, nor is it the oldest. (That honor goes to Kilbrittain Castle, about an hour south.) But it easily ranks as its most popular, with hundreds of thousands of travelers coming from all across the wo...
By Lisa Cheng, January 13, 2017
Bahamas Get 40 percent off the Warwick Paradise Island, a new adults-only all-inclusive with a harborfront beach, snorkeling lagoon, and a soon-to-be-launched 10,000-square-foot spa.  The Introductory Offer includes: One or more nights...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
There are a lot of things that get a little bit more difficult when you live alone, and that includes putting on a duvet cover. Whether they're there for moral support, to laugh at you as you wrestle a poofy blanket into the duvet over's small op...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
Everyone is moving forward in 2017—including airplane manufacturers. Across the board, all major manufacturers are planning on unveiling new jets over the next 12 months. Boeing will launch two new versions of the 737 this year, the 737 MAX 8 a...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
Palawan, in the Philippines, recently took the top spot in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Islands list. Now the island is in the news for another reason: It's the location that Nickelodeon has picked for building a new underwater theme park. ...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
Two new pickle restaurants will open in New York City this year. The first is Maison Pickle, which opened earlier this month on the Upper West Side. The restaurant has a heavy emphasis on pickles, although the real highlight is the French dip san...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions even better by providing secret codes for super-specific category searches.  The thousands of m...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
This story originally appeared on People.com.  You don’t need to get a ticket to go inside the White House. Felix & Paul Studios is giving viewers an intimate, inside look at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with its new virtual-reality experience c...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
If you think your job is one of the most stressful out there, now you can find out for sure. CareerCast has released their list of the year's most stressful jobs, and the gigs range from the expected (police officer) to the slightly left-field (b...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.  Royal families don't come cheap: The Telegraph reports that it costs about £300 million (that's about $368 million USD at current conversion rates) to run the British monarchy each year. So ...
By Melanie Lieberman, January 13, 2017
More than 4,000 islands in Indonesia are still nameless, and the government has an interesting idea for what to do with them. On January 11, Indonesia’s coordinating minister for maritime affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, announced plans to all...
By Melissa Chan, January 13, 2017
This story originally appeared on Time.com.  A Japanese tapeworm may be contaminating raw salmon in the U.S., a new study has found. The broad tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, has been detected in wild pink salmon from Alaska, leadin...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For anyone looking for an extreme change of pace, a small Austrian town is in the market for a part-time hermit. The ideal candidate will be "a self-sufficient person who is at peace with their self, and willing to talk to people, but not to im...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
For anyone looking for an extreme change of pace, a small Austrian town is in the market for a part-time hermit. The ideal candidate will be "a self-sufficient person who is at peace with their self, and willing to talk to people, but not to im...
By N/A, January 13, 2017
This story originally appeared on Time.com.  A Michigan man who slipped on the snow outside his home New Year’s Eve was kept warm in freezing temperatures for nearly a day by his dog. Kelsey the golden retriever stayed by the side of her own...
By Erika Owen, January 13, 2017
Finnair wins Friday's award for subtle but hilarious pranks. The airline sent Flight 666 from Copenhagen to Helsinki on Friday, January 13. And it gets better: Helsinki airport's code is HEL. In case you were wondering, the flight landed saf...
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
By Lindsey Olander, January 12, 2017
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If the 21st century has done anything right, it’s been to give the people better access to equipment that was once solely reserved for the pros. For example, one Canadian drone racer just filmed an epic New Year’s greeting that looks just like ...
By Melanie Lieberman, January 12, 2017
Emirates is resurrecting their much-loved companion fare sale just in time for Valentine’s Day. For four days only, from January 13 at 12:01 a.m. ET to January 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET, travelers can score two seats for the price of one on some of E...
By Melanie Lieberman, January 12, 2017
Emirates is resurrecting their much-loved companion fare sale just in time for Valentine’s Day. For four days only, from January 13 at 12:01 a.m. ET to January 16 at 11:59 p.m. ET, travelers can score two seats for the price of one on some of E...
By Travel + Leisure Staff, January 12, 2017
Seventy-one percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, but not all tides come ashore with mammoth waves. Big wave surfers travel the globe to find the spots where the mightiest waves break. Winds blowing across the ocean can create 10-foo...
By Travel + Leisure Staff, January 12, 2017
Seventy-one percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, but not all tides come ashore with mammoth waves. Big wave surfers travel the globe to find the spots where the mightiest waves break. Winds blowing across the ocean can create 10-foo...
By Travel + Leisure Staff, January 12, 2017
Seventy-one percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, but not all tides come ashore with mammoth waves. Big wave surfers travel the globe to find the spots where the mightiest waves break. Winds blowing across the ocean can create 10-foo...
By Travel + Leisure Staff, January 12, 2017
Seventy-one percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, but not all tides come ashore with mammoth waves. Big wave surfers travel the globe to find the spots where the mightiest waves break. Winds blowing across the ocean can create 10-foo...
By Erika Owen, January 12, 2017
It's no surprise that the world's coral reefs are in bad shape, but the Japanese environment ministry just shared another shocking statistic regarding one of the country's most popular diving destinations. According to the ministry's statement, 70...

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