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Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea's most delicious dishes

Eating Korea: 10 of South Korea's most delicious dishes

The author of “Eating Viet Nam” recently published a new book, this time chronicling his culinary adventures through South Korea. Holliday shares 10 of his favorite Korean foods with CNN — covering everything from three-year-old kimchi in Seoul to Busan’s unique type of bibimbap — and offers a few tips on where to find them. […]

10 incredible cruises you can book right now

10 incredible cruises you can book right now

Accordingly, navigating through the literally boatloads of cruising possibilities can feel like an insurmountable task, which is why we’ve narrowed down the best of the bunch to these 10 cruises of a lifetime. With innovative ships calling on intriguing ports around the globe — all sorted into personalized “pick-your-passion” categories (for beach bums, foodies, romantics […]

Ultra long-haul: On board the world's longest flight

Ultra long-haul: On board the world's longest flight

Qatar Airways have just launched the world’s longest route — 17 hours, 30 minutes one-way from Doha, Qatar to Auckland, New Zealand, over a distance of 14,539 kilometers. It’s a major feat that tests both airline logistics and the endurance of the passengers and crew. While it’s true we haven’t found a way — yet […]

8 reasons to visit the Caribbean island of Nevis

8 reasons to visit the Caribbean island of Nevis

This sublime beauty could almost be called a hidden treasure in the West Indies, where celebrities, from Princess Diana to Anna Wintour, have vacationed to avoid the spotlight. Nevis doesn’t need to shout for visitors to see that it’s bubbling with charms aplenty. A postcard-perfect conical volcano is visible from most anywhere on the island. […]

Zannone: Italy's forbidden 'orgy island'

Zannone: Italy's forbidden 'orgy island'

It also has a reputation for something rather more unexpected: Orgies. “See that white colonial villa up high there?” says former fisherman Giorgio Aniello as he points a rough finger at a clifftop villa overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. “That’s where the Marquis Casati Stampa held lavish sex parties.” Aniello is a regular visitor to Zannone, […]

What to do in Palm Springs beyond Coachella

What to do in Palm Springs beyond Coachella

In the ’60s, it was a favorite playground of stars like Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Doris Day, many of whom have streets named after them now. These days, though, this California desert city is better known for the young celebrities who flock, flower crowns in tow, to the annual Coachella music festival, which this […]

Beyond pho: 5 of Hanoi's top noodle dishes

Beyond pho: 5 of Hanoi's top noodle dishes

Made with rice noodles, the beef noodle soup is a must-try on the streets of Vietnam — not to mention readily available overseas. Hiding in plain sight is another delicious noodle dish: bun, as surprising, variable and seductive as jazz. In Vietnamese, “bĂșn” refers to rice vermicelli. It’s basically Asian spaghetti. It’s slurpable and versatile, […]

2017 World's Best Restaurant award goes to …

2017 World's Best Restaurant award goes to …

The 2017 ceremony took place in Melbourne, Australia on April 5, having moved from New York the year before. Eleven Madison Park is the first US winner since California’s French Laundry took the grand prize in 2004. It’s helmed by Swiss-born chef Daniel Humm, who along with co-owner Will Guidara, delivers modern European food with […]

On the trail of Picasso in Catalonia

On the trail of Picasso in Catalonia

Flanked on both sides by Gothic palaces, a diverse and cosmopolitan crowd waits its turn to admire the works of one of the greatest geniuses in the history of art, Pablo Picasso. Picasso and Barcelona It may not be the largest or the one that holds the artist’s most celebrated paintings, but Barcelona’s Picasso Museum […]

Why beer tastes different in the air

Why beer tastes different in the air

After all, inflight offerings are usually limited to mass-produced beers like Budweiser, Carlsberg or Tsing Tao. But a few airlines are pouring some love into onboard beer experiences. The latest to join the fold is Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific. The airline collaborated with Hong Kong Brew Co. to develop its new Betsy Beer, now available […]