Study predicts monkey population boom in Florida park

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – A troop of roaming primates in north-central Florida will nearly double in size if state wildlife managers don’t step in and stop the monkey business, according to new research released Monday. In a study published in The Journal of Wildlife Management, researchers found that the number of rhesus macaques at […]

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Chef Garima Arora: India’s first woman to win a Michelin star

(CNN) — Chef Garima Arora just became the first Indian woman to win a Michelin star. Her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, which opened in May 2017, quickly earned praise for Arora’s tasty and artful mix of Indian and Thai cuisine and has now earned one coveted Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga […]

Where to go for good food and adventure

Sylvia Franklin writes We are two couples in our 50s and 60s travelling to Costa Rica in May next year. It will be my 60th birthday while we’re out there, so we want to find something special to do to celebrate. We like good food and a drink but are also quite active. Do you […]

Explore Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins with these walking food tours

“People are now coming to Denver as a food destination city,” said Megan Bucholz, owner of Local Table Tours. (Joshua Berman, Special to The Denver Post) I found my guide, Lesia M. Bankston, outside our first restaurant of the afternoon, LOW Country Kitchen. She gathered our small group and ushered us inside to a reserved […]

6 things to know if you haven’t flown since last year

Dawn Gilbertson USA TODAY Published 12:18 PM EST Nov 19, 2018 Joining the throngs of travelers boarding a plane this holiday season? If you haven’t been on a plane since last year’s Thanksgiving or Christmas getaway, a mixed bag of airline changes await. Among the bad news: Baggage fees are higher. On the positive side: You’ll […]

Dressed in holiday style at Disneyland

ANAHEIM, Calif.–Harsh halogen lights bathed Disneyland’s Main Street U.S.A. in the dark early-morning hours as the backup beeps of aerial lifts and heavy-metal cranes mixed with the thundering sound of their revving diesel engines. Horticultural workers in neon safety vests hustled to plant red and white blooms in a large flowerbed while a second crew […]

‘Picasso’ found under tree in Romania appears to be hoax

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – A Romanian novelist who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank. Mira Feticu said an anonymous tip led her to the picture – supposedly Picasso’s Tete d’Arlequin – under a […]

Airline etiquette: Tips on better manners while flying

(CNN) — I was sitting in an aisle seat on a flight earlier this year when a fellow traveler approached and politely said he thought I may be sitting in his seat. After assuring him I was in the correct seat, he then demanded to see my boarding pass. I already knew I was in […]

Hotel Hit Squad: The Pig Shed Motel, Norfolk – “More middle-class barn conversion than Breaking Bad filming location”

Since having children, I’ve become a serial loser of things. School socks, flu jab forms, biscuits (but not, mysteriously, their empty packets, which are always in the cupboard, exactly where I left them). Two things I particularly miss. First, my unruffled relationship with planet earth’s future. “I’ll be dead before the ecological apocalypse,” I’d think, […]