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  • Rachel Platten tops the UK singles chart for the first time

    Rachel Platten tops the UK singles chart for the first time

    Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten has scored her first ever UK No 1, topping the official singles chart with the track Fight Song. The power ballad first entered the top 100 at No 68 last week, and climbed 67 places this week, following her success in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Belgium. “I feel so […]

  • Rolling Stones to enter the studio this year, says Ronnie Wood

    Rolling Stones to enter the studio this year, says Ronnie Wood

    The Rolling Stones are to enter the studio before the year is out to begin work on their next album, according to guitarist Ronnie Wood. Keith Richards has been suggesting the group would begin work on their 23rd studio album – by the count of UK releases – next year. “They need to, it’s been […]

  • Julia Holter review – magical mystery tour of classical, pop, jazz and all between

    Julia Holter review – magical mystery tour of classical, pop, jazz and all between

    It’s not unusual for a singer-songwriter who performs under their own name, as Julia Holter does, to introduce the musicians in their backing band towards the end of a live set. It’s rare that they point to the sound man and introduce him, too, as Holter does with Ernst Hölscher. But that is typical of […]

  • Lady Gaga hit on head by pole at Auckland concert

    Lady Gaga hit on head by pole at Auckland concert

    Lady Gaga has been struck on the head by a pole while performing a concert in New Zealand. The singer was hit on Sunday during the third of three shows in Auckland. Clips posted online show a backup performer accidentally striking Gaga with the set prop while removing it from the central stage. Gaga, holding […]

  • How to experience NYC in 24 hours

    How to experience NYC in 24 hours

    So, you’re stuck with a long layover in New York City? Before you start making big plans to spend the next 24 hours in the terminal trying to beat your “Angry Birds” high score, consider venturing outside the airport. All three of the city’s nearby airports—LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy International, and Newark Liberty International—provide ground […]

  • Touring London landmarks

    Touring London landmarks

    My first memory of London was my grandmother singing me the nursery rhyme, “London Bridge is Falling Down.” I had no idea what it meant or where it was, but all my childhood I knew there was a London Bridge out there somewhere. Over the years I learned about the history of England—not only in […]

  • What to discover in Berlin

    What to discover in Berlin

    Berlin, in Germany, was one of the best travel destination surprises I’ve had in a really long time. I fell so in love with the city during a recent visit that I actually didn’t want to leave. In general, Berlin is a cosmopolitan city, full of energy and life—festive, creative, and smart. It also prides […]

  • Top tips for a Rio de Janeiro trip

    Top tips for a Rio de Janeiro trip

    On Corcovado Mountain, the statue of Christ the Redeemer overlooks Rio de Janeiro, “the Marvelous City.” Choro beats pulsate along the coastline, as volleyballs fly over beach nets and the sweet smell of caramelized popcorn lingers around food carts. As Brazil’s second-largest city, this vivacious seaside spot is bursting with energy and is waiting for […]

  • Romantic Barcelona

    Romantic Barcelona

    How do you say, “Barcelona?” If you say it in the romance language known as Catalan, it’s actually pronounced “Barthelona.” Barcelona is the capital of the Spanish region of Catalonia, where the Catalan language was born. From the works of Antoni Gaudí to the lively walking street of La Rambla, there’s plenty to see and […]

  • The best shows in Las Vegas

    The best shows in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas is a great place to catch a show. Why? In addition to a fantastic range of entertainment offerings, most of thehotels’ venues are small and audience-friendly. With well-designed, modern showrooms, there aren’t many bad seats in Vegas. This makes the “best seats” a real treat and the “cheap seats” a much better value […]

  • Best ways to spend 24 hours in Miami

    Best ways to spend 24 hours in Miami

    For some, a long layover in Miami, Florida, could mean sitting in the terminal counting down the minutes until their next flight, but for others, it’s just enough time to hit the beach! The next time you find yourself with a flight to Miami and an extended stop, embrace your adventurous side and soak up […]

  • Top hotels in Cancun

    Top hotels in Cancun

    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

  • Bangkok – Venice of the East

    Bangkok – Venice of the East

    Known as the “Venice of the East,” Bangkok is a city that truly beats to the rhythm of the Chao Phraya River. Named by King Rama I as “The River of Kings,” the Chao Phraya River cuts through the heart of Bangkok. It is here that you can visit some of the most extraordinary temples […]

  • Sightseeing tips for a long Singapore layover

    Sightseeing tips for a long Singapore layover

    Did you know Singapore is home to the tallest man-made waterfall? Or that its national anthem is printed in tiny text on the back of country’s $1,000 note? Well, now’s your chance to see these wonders and more for yourself during your next layover in Singapore. Don’t just stand there waiting for your connecting flight—head […]

  • Guide to European river cruising

    Guide to European river cruising

    So you’ve planned your dream cruise to Europe to experience some of the most iconic cities on the planet. River cruising is hot right now and new routes and cruise lines are opening up each year. It’s an excellent way to travel from one destination to another without the hassle of having to pack and […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]

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    White sand beaches and crystal blue waters await sun lovers in Cancun and nearby Playa Mujeres, Mexico. These top five Cancun area hotels rank among the best in Expedia’s2013 Insiders’ Select™ List of The World’s Best-Reviewed Hotels. The ranking includes a short list of 650 hotels out of more than 150,000 hotel properties and factors […]