In the medical world, DNA tests have been around for a long time, are mainly used to show the genetic relations between different people or to reveal the risk of certain diseases. However, these tests have crossed the line from the medical world to the commercial world and are now available for any individual who wishes to get to know more details about their ancestral heritage.
It seems a given that anyone visiting the beautiful city and region of Lucerne, Switzerland, will be asked more than once if you have visited Bürgenstock, the vast eagle's nest resort at the top of a 1, 115 meter mountain of the same name in the Uri Alps, reached by a funicular after a breathtakingly beautiful boat ride from the Lucerne Europaplatz docks.
Puerto Rico has some of the Caribbean's most fabulous resorts. While the island suffered significant damage during Hurricane Maria, properties spent many millions of dollars to make their resorts even better than before.
Visiting Key West is a bucket list destination for many travelers, but planning a vacation to any tropical locale can often come with a hefty price tag. It doesn't have to. The most expensive month to travel to America's southernmost point is March, while September is the most affordable time of year.
Berlin is full of ancient history and possibly the darkest modern history, so that the choice you have when embarking on a day in the city is: Which epoch would you most like to visit? There are innumerable choices, and hilarious ones to boot. No pool at the hotel?
I've never been convinced there is a "fifth taste" called umami, or at least it's never been convincingly explained to me.
Hotel San Francisco, a trendy bar in the Financial District named in reference to the Eagles song Hotel California, has officially opened its new downstairs extension, Downunder.
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Campbell Soup has announced it will sell its Danish baked snacks manufacturer Kelsen Group to CTH Invest, a Belgian holding company affiliated with the Nutella maker Ferrero, for $300 million. The transaction is subject to customary purchase price adjustments, and it is expected to be completed in the first quarter of fiscal 2020.
The newly appointed editor-in-chief of Esquire Magazine, Michael Sebastian, recently told the press that he wants to get away from the idea that the magazine's reader is "a middle-aged white guy who likes brown liquor and brown leather"). Which should send chills down the ad dept's spine working on those Scotch and bourbon accounts!
Adding a squeeze of fresh lime and a dash of salt to a lager or pilsner has long been Mexican tradition, and in the 1980s, this practice evolved into the refreshing beer cocktail known as a michelada. The popularity of the drink grew across Mexico and, thanks to the influx of immigrants, it translated well to restaurants and bars across the U.S.
Rosé wine is made in almost every region in the world, from many different grape varieties. And rose-colored wine is produced in a sweet, dry, sparkling, and even fortified style. Yet the classic style of dry rosé wine from Provence sets the trend that many other wine-producing regions around the world want to emulate.
Dominique Ansel moved from Paris to New York City to work at Daniel Boulud's French flagship Daniel as the executive pastry chef, a position he held for 6 years. Fast forward 15 years later, and Ansel has become a household name after the invention of a certain croissant-donut hybrid, and his namesake bakery has expanded beyond SoHo to include branches around the world.
As if you ever really need an excuse to order a piña colada, today is National Piña Colada Day, so go ahead and order that creamy, sweet, cocktail-meets-dessert libation that is best served on a sunny, tropical beach somewhere exotic.