Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
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.
5 edible Latin American bugs
With the UN promoting insects as a new sustainable food, GlobalPost looks at five Latin American creepy-crawlies that locals just love to eat.
Here are 10 spectacular beaches people in Boston are probably dreaming about
India's Palolem Beach, anyone?
Indonesia’s ‘liberal’ president is about to execute more drug smugglers
This time, the firing squad is set to claim a talented Australian artist.
As US marijuana legalization spreads, Mexican 'mota' takes a dive
Less Mexican marijuana could be reducing homicides, and some spy a future of a legal cross-border trade.
Mexico loves the Super Bowl
And Americans love avocados.
It looks like Americans might be stuck eating Hershey's from now on
Or there's about to be a booming black-market trade in Cadbury eggs.
In Peru, surfing the world's longest wave
Windswept and remote, with just a trickle of tourists, Chicama is surfing's holy grail.
Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Inside Cairo's coffee houses, where Egyptian men go to meet their 'second wives'
Every man has his 'ahwa,' a place where he goes to catch up on neighborhood gossip, smoke shisha and talk with friends — and a place where women are not welcome.
Want to go to Cuba from the US? Here are 6 tips to decipher the new rules
You might think the new rules, which will took effect as part of a historic shift in Cuba policy under Obama, are a little confusing. They could be deliberately so.
More AirAsia wreckage found but weather frustrates divers
Indonesian officials say five pieces of wreckage have now been pinpointed on the sea floor off Borneo.
Italy's second 'ghost ship' rescue prompts EU pledge on migrants
A cargo ship abandoned by its crew with 359 Syrian refugees on board was towed ashore in Italy on Saturday.
Four large parts of crashed AirAsia jet found on sea floor
Authorities said the flight had violated the terms of its license for the Surabaya to Singapore route by flying on a Sunday, the day it plunged into the sea.
South Korean plane finds six bodies of AirAsia crash victims
A South Korean maritime patrol aircraft on a search mission for victims of a crashed AirAsia jet found six bodies Friday, Seoul's defense ministry said.
In Berlin, the party isn’t over — it's just no longer free
The German capital’s legendary club scene has gone for-profit.
Search halted for missing AirAsia plane as night falls
The Airbus A320-200 disappeared en route from Surabaya in Indonesia's east Java to Singapore.
Passengers plead to be saved from burning ferry off Greek island
One passenger told media 'our shoes were melting' from the heat of the fire.