Here’s the Full List of the ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ For 2018

The news straight out of Bilbao, where hundreds of chefs and restaurateurs gathered today for the announcement of the annual ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants,’ is that Massimo Bottura’s Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, is once again the “best,” after previously taking the top spot in 2016. Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca, which nabbed the No. 1 spot in 2015, is currently No. 2, and last year’s victor, Eleven Madison Park, is now ranked at No. 4. So much drama.

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How much to tip servers, taxi drivers, and hotel staff in 49 countries around the world

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Figuring out how much to tip— and when to tip — is already complicated enough in the country you live in. But in a different country where customs and practices vary, tipping can come with a whole new set of rules.

America has a reputation for tipping, while many European countries are known for not tipping. In fact, in some countries, tipping is even considered rude. More confusing yet are the countries where tipping isn’t common practice, but has tourist areas that expect tips regardless.

What’s a traveler to do?

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Love Cheese? Here’s Where to Travel.

Cheese is a staple of many cultures. The way a region enjoys its cheese can flavor not only its dishes, but can also be a reflection of the way its people approach life. From a hearty Bavarian side dish best enjoyed in a beer garden, to a mild but flavorful Arab delicacy often shared around the table, here are some of the best ways to enjoy cheese while traveling.

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Baku to host first international festival of animated films

 

ANIMAFILM, the first international festival of animation art, will be held in Baku on October 19-21.

The project aims to develop creative and production activities of filmmakers, film and animation studios of the country, review various genres of professional animation by foreign directors and exchange experience.

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10 Moscow hotels for budgets big and small

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Moscow has a deserved reputation as an expensive city to visit; however, people who travel here do have a range of options.

Here are 10 good choices of places to stay, whether you can afford one of its luxury hotels or you need to rest your head somewhere inexpensive:

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Travel anxiety still holding us back from global experiences despite technology

Travel anxiety still holding us back from global experiences despite technology

Technology has made it easier for travellers to see the world, with flight and accommodation bookings just a click away. But has it actually broadened horizons for globetrotters?

New research by Booking.com reveals that a significant two thirds (67%) of travellers today don’t really believe they are making the most of their opportunities because of lingering travel anxieties.   …

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How to Fund Traveling Around the World (Without Going Broke)

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What’s holding you back from taking your dream trip?

If you’re like most people, your answer is probably money. According to the Simplemost/Don’t Waste Your Money 2017 Travel Survey, more than 52% of respondents said costs were a big source of stress when they travel.

But if travel bloggers have taught us anything, it’s that you don’t have to be rich to travel. I reached out to a few full-time travelers to learn how to fund traveling around the world. Here are their best tips for making long-term travel affordable.

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