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  • Magical moments on the Black Sea

     Magical moments on the Black Sea
    ISTANBUL, Turkey — As we sat on the Breeza, the open aft deck of the Azamara Quest, we watched the shadow line of the sunset climb the sheer, volcanic cliff above Skala, the tender landing area on the island of Santorini in the southern Aegean. It...
  • Ravenous Pig cook wins regional competition for best young chef

    Ravenous Pig cook wins regional competition for best young chef
    Allison Weldon, 25, a line cook at the Ravenous Pig in Winter Park, is the Southeast regional winner in the national “2013 Best Young Chef” competition sponsored by the Confrérié de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. On June 8, she will compete against...
  • Mustache Transplants on the Rise in the Middle East

    Mustache Transplants on the Rise in the Middle East
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Thick, handsome mustaches have long been prized by men throughout the Middle East as symbols of masculine virility, wisdom and maturity. But not all mustaches are created equal, and in recent years, increasing numbers of Middle...
  • More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams

     More for Your Money: Be on the alert for travel scams
    If you have the money to travel, you'll want to spend it the way you want to spend it. That means making sure rip-off artists keep their mitts off your dough. With this in mind, the members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist have compiled a...
  • Top 5 worst travel scams and how to avoid them

    The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places. While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
  • Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'

    Behind the wheel in Bond film 'Skyfall'
    For seven years, he was the most famous driver you never saw. And with the next James Bond film 'Skyfall' opening this week, you still won't see him in action. But he's there. Known alternately as the Stig from BBC's "Top Gear," a stunt driver in such...
  • Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners

    Tribeca 2013: 'The Rocket,' 'Kill Team' among fest's top winners
    NEW YORK -- A scripted feature about life in Laos and documentaries about U.S. war crimes and a town in the grip of a debilitating drug addiction were among the big winners at the Tribeca Film Festival's jury prizes Thursday night. "The Rocket," the...
  • Top 5 hotels you don't need to leave

    Top 5 hotels you don't need to leave
    While many travelers treat the hotel as simply a spot to sleep while vacationing, some of us enjoy a one-stop shop that has everything from award-winning restaurants and daytime entertainment to a great location and comfortable accommodations. For those...
  • Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner

    Rudy's Mediterranean Grill & Diner
    There’s a new eatery in Columbia that offers Turkish and Italian dishes as well as American flair and a menu for kids. Rustem “Rudy” Keskin is the brains behind Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner, which opened in the Gateway Plaza...
  • Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells -- in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.

    Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells --  in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.
    Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
  • Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton

    Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton
    Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919,...