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All the Rules You Never Knew Restaurants Have to Follow on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'

First rule of Flavortown? Don't say the word "Flavortown" on camera. Since 2006, we've watched Guy Fieri travel coast to coast visiting some of the country's greatest establishments for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. It's one of the biggest shows on the Food Network, and with over 648 episodes and counting, it doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon. But what does it take to become a Triple D-featured spot and how does it all work? Both Fieri and producers have spilled behind-the-scenes secrets about the show throughout its 42 seasons—from who picks the restaurants to how you can tell if the host really likes a dish to what happens to these eateries after the cameras leave (spoiler: a little thing called the Triple D Effect!). Keep reading to learn about all things Flavortown and find out what really happens when Fieri rolls into your town.


Tourism, hospitality always wins: the world's most hospitable resorts in 2023

There are many aspects that drive a tourist to choose one destination over another, or that hotel structure over another. The variables, as we know, are innumerable, ranging from the time of year, to what one is looking for, to what one finds. An increasingly important component, however, in consumer choice is the facilities' hospitality, or hospitality.With the 'Traveller review awards', every year, 'Booking' rewards the best establishments, in 220 different countries around the world, for their commitment to first-class, professional service and hospitality, continuously throughout the year.Of the five resorts we present, the first in this special ranking, only one is located outside Europe, demonstrating the love that tourists from all over the world continue to have for the Old Continent.


You'll Feel Like Hollywood Royalty at the Top Hotels in Los Angeles

From Beverly Hills to Bel Air, here's where to stay in La La Land.


The Best Perks of Being President of the United States

Being Commander-in-Chief comes with plenty of hidden advantages.


Angsana & Dhawa Ho Tram gains EarthCheck certification

Angsana & Dhawa Ho Tram is the first hospitality project in Southern Vietnam to achieve Silver certification from EarthCheck, the world’s leading consulting and advisory group for sustainable destinations and tourism organisations. Located along the pristine coastline, Angsana & Dhawa Ho Tram is home to natural attractions thanks to its tropical architectural design. Developed by Madison Land and operated by Banyan Tree Group, the project...


Lauren Sanchez, the first woman to lead an all-female space flight


Signature dishes you have to try from each US state

A melting pot of culinary influences, the US loves to eat. And as such a big nation, you'll see a great variety of signature dishes in each state. From pulled pork to lobster rolls and grits, these dishes are more than delicious—they're central to the culture of their states. Click on to find out what meat dish is most beloved in Texas, what sweet Georgia goes crazy for, and much more. Just make sure to loosen your waistband!


The 6 best food experiences in Taipei


You cannot free these LOBSTERS! You will NEVER believe these strange celebrity arrests...

Bing rich and famous means you have the best of things, and you are protected from certain problems that regular folk are not. But, if you break the law you will still find yourself dealing with the cops, no matter how famous you are! Of course, if you're a celebrity you can't just commit any crime, you have to commit a STRANGE crime. You will not believe what these 10 stars were arrested for...


Disney layoffs: First wave of 4K employees set to be cut within weeks

Executives at The Walt Disney are reportedly planning to cut 4,000 jobs in the next two weeks - much sooner than expected.


Photos of stars who love to go skiing


17 Most photo-worthy spots in Ketchikan!

Ketchikan was founded as a salmon cannery site in 1885.Its livelihood initially relied on fishing until logging was introduced and cruise ships began to frequent the area. Forested slopes serve as a backdrop for the city, which faces the Tongass Narrows—a waterway busy with floatplanes, fishing boats, ferries, and barges. But travelers should pack ...


The most stunning waterfalls in the world


I worked on cruise ships for 6 years. Here are 10 big mistakes I always see guests make.

Many travelers forget to adjust their clocks to new time zones, notify their bank that they're traveling abroad, and check the boat's event schedule.


27 Photos That’ll Make Winter Your Favorite Season

Pack your bags for these winter wonderlands.


The beauty of spring around the world

Springtime is here. It's an underrated season, with clear skies, blooming flowers, and that exciting buildup to summer. Why not get pumped for the season by seeing just how sensational spring looks like around the world? Click on to see the beauty of spring across the globe.


A guide to Washington, D.C.'s famed National Cherry Blossom Festival

Washington's National Cherry Blossom Festival typically welcomes more than 1.5 million people to experience the thousands of beautiful cherry blossom trees and take part in the many activities. It's a highly anticipated yearly event, and it's no surprise: the images speak for themselves! To learn about the festival's history and how it is celebrated, click through the following gallery.


The most haunted places in every state

The United States is teeming with paranormal activity. Many historical places are said be haunted, but other, more unassuming locations, are also home to otherworldly phenomena. If you are into ghost hunting and want to visit a haunted location, where should you head to first? Hopefully you'll find the answer in this gallery. Here we list the most haunted places in every state. Click on and happy ghost hunting!


London's 10 Most Historic Pubs

One bar even dates back to the 15th century.


How Are the Characters From 1923 Related to Yellowstone's Duttons?

Here's how the latest branch of the Dutton family tree connects to Yellowstone's first family. Johns and Jacks and Jameses and Jacobs—the Yellowstone universe is packed with enough Duttons to make your head spin. Now, thanks to the latest Yellowstone prequel, 1923, there are even more names to keep track of. While there are still some secrets that have yet to be revealed about the family and how everyone is connected, we've made things a little easier by rounding up what we know so far about how the characters of 1923 relate to the Duttons of the modern day. Sign up for Paramount+ More: The Dutton Family Tree


The most beautiful public gardens in the US to visit this spring

Spring is upon us—and with it, glorious blossoming flowers. If you want to see the best springtime has to offer, you might want to view these flowers in one of the country's many public gardens. You can see lakes and fountains, orchids and tulips, Japanese tea houses, and play villages in these gardens. Take a stroll, learn more about horticulture, or simply stop and smell the roses. Here are some of the best public gardens the country.


52 Beautiful Places to Satisfy Your Wanderlust From Afar

Go globe-trotting (virtually).


40 Vintage Photos of Bars Through the Years

From many years and all over the world, partying is universal!


Creativity takes off: planes with the world's most amazing custom liveries

Aircraft can be true artistic masterpieces, thanks to the incredible customised liveries that adorn their outer surface.Each livery is a work of art in itself, created to communicate an idea or advertise a brand. In this photo gallery, we invite you to explore some of the world's most striking custom liveries, which have made aircraft true stars in the skies. You will be taken on an exciting journey to discover works of art that have taken to the skies, from the simplicity and elegance of a monochrome livery, to the most extravagant and colourful liveries that don't go unnoticed. Get ready to admire the creativity and ingenuity of the designers who created these stunning custom liveries. We are sure you will be enchanted by the incredible works of art we have selected for you. Enjoy!


Check out these tasty delicacies on your trip to Chicago

Chicago Chicago is the Midwest's hub and it is well-known for its magnificent skyline that stretches across the waters of the massive freshwater Lake Michigan. It also has world-class museums, kilometers of sandy beaches, sprawling parks, public art, and maybe the most beautiful city in the world. In Chicago, you will find some delectable dishes t...


The worst art restoration fails

They'll make you laugh, but may also bring you to tears. These 15 restorations forever changed precious monuments and masterpieces, some over 1,000 years old. What a waste!


The most beautiful travel destinations in Australia


English words you had no idea were borrowed from foreign languages

You've certainly already noticed that some words in the English language can sound a bit foreign, and this is actually because they are borrowed from other languages, such as French, German, and Japanese, to name a few. Wouldn't it be great to know their true meaning in their language of origin, and a bit of the history behind the terms? Click through this gallery to discover 30 English words that are borrowed from foreign languages.


Best Travel & Tourism stocks to follow in 2022.

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism stocks to track in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


Did you know these things about the beautiful country of Belgium?


End of an icon: Toblerone forced to remove Mt. Matterhorn logo

Toblerone is one of the most famous Swiss chocolates in the world, known for its unique triangle shape and the distinctive logo of Mount Matterhorn.However, the company that produces Toblerone recently announced that it will have to remove the Matterhorn logo from its packaging.This decision has generated a great stir and has caused a sensation around the world.In this photo gallery we will explore the reasons behind this decision and the changes that will be made to the famous chocolate bar.


Graceland addresses report that Priscilla has been locked out: See photos from inside the Presley family compound and National Historic Landmark

Take a peek inside Graceland, Elvis Presley's former home that's now a National Historic Landmark.


The strangest museums in the world


Famous bounty hunters throughout history

Rewards for capturing people are nothing new. Most of us are familiar with the "Most Wanted" posters of the Old West, and today it's not that different. Bounty hunters chase fugitives and/or criminals for a bounty. These men and women dedicate their lives to tracking down and capturing people who, for one reason or another, should be brought to justice. Of course, some bounty hunters became more famous than others. Click through this gallery and find out more about history's most noteworthy bounty hunters.


How Many Peeps Do Americans Consume Each Easter?

If you guessed a million, think bigger.


Experience the top 10 attractions in Paso Robles

Paso Robles, California, is a famous city known for its winery and alcohol. Guests should not miss trying out some of its local wineries. One of which is the Culpterra Winery. They offer not only tasty wines with exotic flavors, but it is also perfect for taking pictures in their sculpture garden. Aside from this, the winery is also known for its s...


16 Tourist hotspots in Bristol that live up to the hype

In South West England lies Bristol, a city and county with a population of 449,300 in 2016. The district has the tenth largest population in England, while the Bristol city area has the twelfth highest in the United Kingdom. The city is bounded by North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and...


Calls to review visa procedures to boost tourism

Tourism experts have called on the government to ease the current visa requirements in the hope of attracting more international travellers to the country and to provide a boost for Vietnam’s tourism sector. Vietnam witnessed a boom in domestic tourists in 2022 with 101 million internal holidaymakers, but the country failed to woo international travellers. Last year, just 3.5 million foreign visitors had travelled to Vietnam, lower than the...


The world is covered by toxic air pollution and you can’t escape it


The Top 15 Beaches to Visit on the East Coast

Widely considered to be the best stretches of sand along the Atlantic Ocean.


Secrets that airports don’t want you to know

You can't deny it: with their long lines and big crowds, airports are stressful. And usually we rush through them so quickly to catch our flights that we don't even get our bearings. It can get so busy that we often don't notice certain things about the airport. Well, from ridiculously high exchange rates to unadvertised free water, check out this gallery for some secrets that airports don't want you to know!


Australian amputee says she was discriminated on Singapore Airlines flight

SINGAPORE: A 23-year-old woman from Australia called out Singapore Airlines for discriminating against her not just on her flight to Europe but one her flight back as well. In January, Ms Isabella Beale, a student, had been sitting in the emergency exit row in a flight from Australia when a crew member told her to move […] The post Australian amputee says she was discriminated on Singapore Airlines flight appeared first on The Independent...


Headed to Santa Rosa? Here's what you shouldn't miss!


In for a treat: New restaurants in Singapore in March 2023

Time flies and we’re already midway through March. Fuel yourself with food from our round-up of the best restaurants and new cafes in Singapore. Savour original creations at restaurants with new concepts like the Australian-Italian Cenzo and innovative French-Japanese Hanazen. The latter is helmed by Yusuke Takada of the two Michelin-starred La Cime in Osaka. Looking for more exotic cuisine? Head to Chifa at Resorts World Sentosa. Serving...


16 Reasons why Chennai is a foodie's paradise


An airline has offered passengers counseling after a flight was diverted when it was hit by 'severe wind-speeds' and high turbulence

TUI has offered all passengers on board a diverted flight from Tenerife to Manchester counseling from the Centre for Crisis Psychology.


40 Countries You Might Not Have Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

It's time to get your passport ready.


A journey into Argentina

Argentina, the second largest country in South America, can truly be described as a nation of contrasts. Encompassing the high mountain spine of the Andes to the east, the fertile lowland Pampas to the west, humid tropical jungle to the north, and the subarctic regions of Patagonia to the south, this is a destination made for wanderlust. Argentina's cultural, artistic, and architectural heritage is equally diverse, influenced first by the Inca Empire and later by Spanish colonial rule. The country's capital, Buenos Aires, perfectly encapsulates this intoxicating fusion of style and character, and serves as the ideal gateway to the rest of this fascinating and hugely appealing land. Already packed? Click through and begin your journey into Argentina.


Underrated Parks to Explore Around the United States

You have to see these parks to believe them.


Secret messages hidden in famous statues

We have written before about classic paintings with secret messages, and now it's time to bring you statues. From iconic monuments such as New York's Statue of Liberty, to Renaissance pieces such as Michelangelo's 'David,' in this gallery we look at numerous examples that, in one way or another, have hidden messages. Curious? Click through and discover the secret messages hidden in famous statues.