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How Ukraine Underwent a Hipster Revolution

What I see is that the younger Ukrainians no longer feel the special bond with Russia the way their parents have felt. They grew up with their own language, culture, and idols.

Is This the Greatest Sandwich Feud of All Time?

Get to know Miami’s favorite–and most controversial–meal.

Cubans have been immigrating to Miami long before the Mariel Boat Lift of 1980 saw more than 100,000 people leave their home country for a new one. They’ve brought their hopes and dreams, along with their culture and cuisine. No aspect of the Cuban migration to America has been more widely embraced than the Cuban sandwich, a staple at countless sandwich shops and restaurants across the country. Ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, mustard, pickles, a few spices, and bread. That’s it. So how can something so simple generate so much debate? To press or not to press? Soft bread or crusty? What about turkey and salami? Cuban sandwich devotees duke it out over these details. The difference of opinion has even sparked a sandwich feud between the cities of Miami and Tampa Bay. While this article won’t put those hostilities to rest, it will guide you to the best Cuban sandwiches in Miami —according to Miami locals and Cuban sandwich experts—allowing you to decide for yourself which ‘wich is best.

The 12 Best Places to See the Eiffel Tower Without the Crowds

Say au revoir to the masses by visiting these lesser-known vistas of Paris’ iconic landmark.

Seeing the Eiffel Tower is high on many travelers’ lists of the top things to do in Paris. Nevertheless, unless you want to brave the seven million people who go up the world’s most famous tower annually, there’s no need to get up close to the 330-meter-high (1,100-feet-high) iron structure. In fact, you can admire better views—and snap some great Instagram-worthy shots—at these unique, crowd-free vantage points of La Tour Eiffel around the capital. Related: Top 30 Things to Do in Paris

14 Celebrity Homes You Can Actually Rent for the Night

Sleep in Elvis' bedroom, work 9 to 5 in Dolly’s penthouse, or take a dip in Leo’s pool by checking into these A-list digs.

Have you ever dreamed of living the VIP life, even just for one sweet night? Or yearned to swap a generic hotel room for a storied castle fit for royalty? Perhaps you’ve even pondered how Elvis’ teenage home helped shape the rockabilly legend? Then read on for our list of the most unique homestays beloved by celebrities. From a shotgun shack that hits all the right notes to a sprawling Italian villa, these heavyweight homes are available to book right now for your next star-studded vacation.