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  • The 9 Most Underrated European Cities To Travel To This Summer

    From Budapest to Tallinn, discover the beautiful (and totally underrated) European cities to visit this summer.

    From Budapest to Tallinn, discover the beautiful (and totally underrated) European cities to visit this summer.

  • FILE - In this Sunday, March 31, 2015 file photo, Brandon McHale and Becky McNulty, of Ambler. Pa., wait for sunrise on Easter morning in Ocean City, N.J. Ocean City was named New Jersey's most popular beach on Thursday July 2, 2015, marking the second year in a row and third time overall that the southern new Jersey resort won an online voting competition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
    Ocean City retains title as New Jersey's most popular beach in annual vote, Wildwood runner-up

    The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City! The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as "America's Greatest Family Resort" was named the state's …

    FILE - In this Sunday, March 31, 2015 file photo, Brandon McHale and Becky McNulty, of Ambler. Pa., wait for sunrise on Easter morning in Ocean City, N.J. Ocean City was named New Jersey's most popular beach on Thursday July 2, 2015, marking the second year in a row and third time overall that the southern new Jersey resort won an online voting competition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City! The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as "America's Greatest Family Resort" was named the state's most popular beach for the second straight year Thursday. Ocean City is known for its popular boardwalk, amusement rides …

  • 10 Cities With the Most Adultery

    Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that if anything, …

    Marriage, which for many is the sign of a loving and intimate relationship, is now a constitutional right of all U.S. citizens. In his widely read dissent, Justice Antonin Scalia asserted that if anything, ...

  • Budapest: 48 Perfect Hours In Europe’s Most Underrated City

    It began with a challenge. Excitedly wielding its brand new app aloft, Booking.com suggested a member of the UK’s Yahoo Travel team head to an undisclosed European city to try out its last-minute booking …

    Budapest: 48 Perfect Hours In Europe’s Most Underrated City

    It began with a challenge. Excitedly wielding its brand new app aloft, Booking.com suggested a member of the UK’s Yahoo Travel team head to an undisclosed European city to try out its last-minute booking app Booking Now.That (obviously) sounded like a fantastic idea to us. Booking.com even loaned us an Apple Watch so we …

  • Curbed NY: Behold, the Best New York City Rooftops for Spectacular Views

    Via Gansevoort Park Avenue At last, both the weather and calendar say it's summer. That means it's time to be outside! You can work al fresco with tons of free Wi-Fi spots, but that's no fun. …

    Curbed NY: Behold, the Best New York City Rooftops for Spectacular Views

    Via Gansevoort Park Avenue At last, both the weather and calendar say it's summer. That means it's time to be outside! You can work al fresco with tons of free Wi-Fi spots, but that's no fun. Here now, we present...

  • ‘Sex and the City’ Author Candace Bushnell On Her New Book, Her Emoji Obsession, & the Best Way to Drink Rosé

    Photo:   It’s almost inevitable: For those of you who frequent women’s interest websites and fashion blogs (and we’re going to assume you all do), you’re basically guaranteed — at least twice a week — …

    Photo:   It’s almost inevitable: For those of you who frequent women’s interest websites and fashion blogs (and we’re going to assume you all do), you’re basically guaranteed — at least twice a week — to come across a post that references Sex and the City. The series wrapped 11 years ago (and there hasn’t been a movie in …

  • Worst car-theft cities for 2014

    Northern and Central California continue to dominate the National Insurance Crime Bureau's latest auto-theft Hot Spots report.

    Northern and Central California continue to dominate the National Insurance Crime Bureau's latest auto-theft Hot Spots report.

  • Best Cities on Earth for Biking

    Whether you’re hungering for wide-open vistas or access to cultural sites, here are the best bicycle cities.

    Whether you’re hungering for wide-open vistas or access to cultural sites, here are the best bicycle cities.

  • Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities to Throw a Pool Party

    Summer is officially here and to celebrate Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities to throw a backyard pool party. To put together the list, Redfin data …

    Redfin Names the 10 Best Cities to Throw a Pool Party

    Summer is officially here and to celebrate Redfin , the next-generation real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities to throw a backyard pool party. To put together the list, Redfin data scientists analyzed the listing descriptions of all the homes that have hit the market in the last year and found the …

  • The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World

    According to the index, Copenhagen is the most bike-friendly city on the planet, knocking Amsterdam out of the No. 1 spot. The Danish capital is packed with crosstown bike lanes and bicycle bridges and …

    The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities in the World

    According to the index, Copenhagen is the most bike-friendly city on the planet, knocking Amsterdam out of the No. 1 spot. The Danish capital is packed with crosstown bike lanes and bicycle bridges and is “impressively consistent in its investment in cycling as transport and in making efforts to push it to the next level,” wrote …

  • The 10 Best Cities for Summer Travelers on a Budget

    More Americans are planning to splurge a little this summer, upping their planned vacation budget to an average $2,800, according to a recent Adobe study. Tickets are about 9 percent cheaper this year …

    More Americans are planning to splurge a little this summer, upping their planned vacation budget to an average $2,800, according to a recent Adobe study. Tickets are about 9 percent cheaper this year than they were in 2014, and they’ll be about 6 percent cheaper during the peak summer travel period, according to Hopper …

  • The most expensive cities to rent an office

    Office space in London's West End has topped a survey of the world's most expensive rental costs, with each square foot costing $267 a year to rent.

    The most expensive cities to rent an office

    Office space in London's West End has topped a survey of the world's most expensive rental costs, with each square foot costing $267 a year to rent.

  • The world's most expensive city for expats

    In the world's most expensive city for expatriates, a fast food meal will set you back over $17, a pair of jeans will leave you out of pocket by $250 and a non-descript apartment costs a whopping $6,800 …

    The world's most expensive city for expats

    In the world's most expensive city for expatriates, a fast food meal will set you back over $17, a pair of jeans will leave you out of pocket by $250 and a non-descript apartment costs a whopping $6,800 ...

  • The Five Best and Worst Cities for Families

    America is a mobile society, and the average American can expect to move an estimated 11.7 times during his or her lifetime, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. “There has been both experimental and …

    America is a mobile society, and the average American can expect to move an estimated 11.7 times during his or her lifetime, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. “There has been both experimental and quasi experimental research that shows that the place that people live – both for poor families and  for middle class families …

  • The most unusual ethnic neighborhoods in different cities around the US

    From Baltimore to Los Angeles, here are 11 exotic ethnic neighborhoods around the US. Swedish flags line the streets of Andersonville, a Swedish sounding, European feeling 'hood that's only 15 minutes …

    The most unusual ethnic neighborhoods in different cities around the US

    From Baltimore to Los Angeles, here are 11 exotic ethnic neighborhoods around the US. Swedish flags line the streets of Andersonville, a Swedish sounding, European feeling 'hood that's only 15 minutes from Lake Michigan. Clark Street is the neighborhood's nucleus, and home to Swedish bakeries and restaurants galore, the …

  • A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Kansas City Life Insurance Company and Its Subsidiaries

    A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A and the issuer credit rating of “a” of Kansas City Life Insurance Company .

    A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A and the issuer credit rating of “a” of Kansas City Life Insurance Company .

  • Shanghai most expensive city in Asia for expats

    Chinese financial capital Shanghai is now the most expensive city for expatriates in Asia, according to a new ranking, eclipsing Seoul, which held the title last year.

    Shanghai most expensive city in Asia for expats

    Chinese financial capital Shanghai is now the most expensive city for expatriates in Asia, according to a new ranking, eclipsing Seoul, which held the title last year.

  • Tokyo Crowned Most Liveable City in Monocle Survey Sponsored by AkzoNobel

    Tokyo is the best city in the world, according to Monocle’s 2015 Quality of Life survey, which has been compiled in association with AkzoNobel. Portland, Ore., was the only city in the United States to …

    Tokyo is the best city in the world, according to Monocle’s 2015 Quality of Life survey, which has been compiled in association with AkzoNobel. Portland, Ore., was the only city in the United States to make the top 25.

  • ‘You’re the Worst’ to ‘Transparent': Finding Dark Comedy in the City of Angels

    Although fear of production flight is at a fever pitch in Hollywood and shows are clamoring for California filming tax incentives, several new comedies are not only proudly set in L.A., but also embrace …

    Although fear of production flight is at a fever pitch in Hollywood and shows are clamoring for California filming tax incentives, several new comedies are not only proudly set in L.A., but also embrace everything the city has to offer — stereotypes and all. Jay Duplass is in a unique position to talk about the... Read …

  • Asia's most visited cities need more than Chinese tourists

    By Miral Fahmy SINGAPORE, June 8 (Reuters) - - Asia's most visited cities such as Bangkok and Singapore are also the most vulnerable to declines in arrivals and any drop in tourism revenues because of …

    By Miral Fahmy SINGAPORE, June 8 (Reuters) - - Asia's most visited cities such as Bangkok and Singapore are also the most vulnerable to declines in arrivals and any drop in tourism revenues because of their lack of diversification in visitors and growing dependence on Chinese tourists.  Asia was home to 70 percent of …