We've waited four long years. At last, the Winter Olympics are here. We're ready to experience the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat and all the emotions that come with new events making their debut, such as mixed doubles curling and big air snowboarding.
The little town of Bethlehem is best known as being the birthplace of Jesus, but the city's recent rise as a foodie hot spot is unsurprising given its Arabic name means "house of meat."
Move over Costa Rica: Nicaragua is emerging as the new eco-travel darling of Central America.
"I don't think we should open it here," warns Kazuyuki Ohashi, the executive chef at Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel, as he motions toward a crowd of diners.
Precious vacation shouldn't be squandered on revisiting the same old destinations and doing the same old things.
Before Positano had busloads of tourists, a Missoni store or a vaunted reputation as a must-visit destination on the global jet set circuit, there was the Cinque clan.
Just when you thought travel couldn't get any more luxurious, the newest batch of hotels and resorts have seriously upped the ante.
Because walking across a glass-bottomed suspension bridge just isn't scary enough, China is finding new ways to bring the fear.