‘We’ve been to London, Rome and Lisbon’

My wife and I love to travel. In the five years that we’ve been together, we’ve made many unforgettable memories during our trips abroad. But in July 2021, we took a Greek Isles cruise for my wife’s 49th birthday that truly changed our lives. As we sat in our ocean view cabin, we talked about … Read more

Why you might want AAA membership even if you do not have a car

This story is part of CNBC Make It One-Minute Money Hacks series, which provides easy, straightforward tips and tricks to help you understand your finances and take control of your money. The American Automobile Association, or “Triple-A,” is known for roadside assistance. But it also offers other discounts that can be worth the cost of … Read more

One of New York’s Best Pizzas Requires Ordering 48 Hours Ahead

(Bloomberg) – Most people have no idea what they’re having for dinner, let alone what they’ll be eating in two days. Those people will not be eating a clam pie from Bellucci’s Pizzeria in Queens, NY, anytime soon. The pizza must be ordered 48 hours in advance. Another caveat for pizza fans: Bellucci’s clam pie … Read more

A Watch Worn by Elvis Lists for $ 495,000 as Hype for Film Builds

The film got a 12-minute standing ovation at Cannes. Las Vegas chapels stopped getting cease-and-desist orders to halt Elvis impersonator weddings. Even the travel site Booking.com is getting in on the action, offering the “Ultimate Elvis Experience,” a special two-night stay at the Guest House at Graceland, birthplace of “The King” in Memphis, that includes … Read more

How Shanghai Is Cautiously Reopening After Two Months Of Hardcore Lockdowns

Shanghai saw 15 new infections on Tuesday, the lowest caseload since March 2 and a dramatic drop from the peak of more than 27,000 a day in April. While most of the city’s 25 million residents were released from one of the world’s most restrictive pandemic lockdowns after two months, about 10% still aren’t allowed … Read more

Successful parents do these 3 things with their kids to ‘build their brains,’ says pediatric surgeon

Early childhood is a time of rapid development in the brain. In fact, 90% of a child’s brain growth happens before the age of five – and a large part of it is dependent on their language environment. That’s why frequent, rich “serve-and-return” interactions are critical for brain and social development. Nurturing activities – talking, … Read more