Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
A century on, experts crack mystery of holes in Swiss cheese
Hint: It's not caused by mice nibbling away at the cheese.
Tourists won’t stop getting naked at Cambodia’s most sacred temple
What's wrong with people?
Indonesia might ban alcohol entirely
And it’s probably a really bad idea.
This fake Coca-Cola ad is going viral. Will it force them to pull out of World Cup 2022 in Qatar?
It's starting to look like the only parties happy about Qatar hosting World Cup 2022 are Qatar, FIFA, and the corporations sponsoring the event.
France moves to ban food waste in supermarkets
Supermarkets will be required to prevent food waste by donating any unsold but still edible goods to charity or for use as animal feed.
Australia sent Singapore these horrifying puppets for their 50th friendship anniversary
Australia was first country to recognize Singapore's sovereignty in 1965.
A Japanese bar has created 'violent' drink coasters to stop domestic abuse
It's a noble, if flawed, campaign.
Vienna's new traffic signals are beacons of LGBT solidarity
Austria's capital city is getting ready to host Eurovision. And it's rolling out the welcome mat for gay visitors.
South Africa rhino poaching at new record high
The South African government said Sunday that more rhinos had been poached in 2015 than in the previous year.
This is what happens when a Thai soap opera star gets engaged to a super-rich business heir
Things rich people do.
Mexicans don't understand why you are celebrating Cinco de Mayo
South of the Rio Grande it's no big deal.
Romania offers some truly dark dictator tours
Bucharest beckons: Brutal communist blocks, underground orphan guides and megalomaniac building projects.
Indonesia informs drug convicts of execution, Frenchman excluded
The foreign drug convicts have all lost appeals for clemency from President Joko Widodo, who argues that Indonesia is fighting a drugs emergency.
These 22 countries have produced 119 years of Boston Marathon winners
A history of running dominance in six charts.
Every year, Egyptians risk their lives eating this dangerous delicacy
Fermented fish can kill you, but that doesn't stop people from eating it every year for the festival of Shem el-Nessim.
There are hundreds of 'micronations' you've never heard of
Countries that exist almost entirely online, or are comprised of one person, come together today at MicroCon 2015.
Watch the adorable thank-you video Moldovan winemakers made for their Norwegian customers
What they lack in Norwegian language skills, they make up for with heart.
Kenya's tourism industry braces for mass cancellations after al Shabaab attack
Along Kenya's coastal region, 23 hotels have already closed this year.
Airbnb opens rental listings for US travelers to Cuba
Airbnb said it saw a 70 percent spike in US searches for rentals in Cuba, so it added more than 1,000 listings on the island.
Dog Thief Down: Vietnam's pet lovers fight back
Watch GlobalPost's new short documentary.
Italy is running out of pizza makers (VIDEO)
Korea is pulling out all the stops to popularize its cuisine
Questionable studies and relentless advertising is just part of the Korean government's strategy to make Korean cuisine globally revered.
This insane fruit is probably the world’s most celebrated (and persecuted)
It smells like hell but tastes like heaven to those who know it best. And it kind of makes you high.
First aid teams reach Vanuatu, find widespread devastation after cyclone
With winds of more than 185 mph, Cyclone Pam razed homes, smashed boats and washed away roads as it struck late on Friday into Saturday.
Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu
The full extent of the damage is unknown, with limited communications in place after Super Cyclone Pam.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
A solar-powered airplane is circling Earth and making history
The Solar Impulse 2 has a bigger wingspan than a 747, weighs as much as a minivan, and could be the future of air travel.
Here are 25 reasons why Seoul is now Asia’s coolest city
Tokyo is yesterday's news.
8 ways you are killing the environment that you probably didn't even realize
Keurig coffee makers aren't the only culprits here.
Malaysian PM vows to keep up search for MH370, report offers no new clues
Investigators believe the plane was flown thousands of miles off course before eventually crashing into the ocean off Australia.
Why great chefs reject Michelin stars
For most, the coveted culinary rating is part honor, part curse.