The Radar: Earth’s Natural Phenomena, European Foods, Travel Deals in December

  • From thunder-less lightning storms to asphalt lakes, the world’s most amazing and often strange natural phenomena are worth seeking out. [Lonely Planet]
  • You can eat like a local European thanks to the advice of New York Times correspondents who were willing to share their decades of culinary experience. [New York Times]
  • The first two weeks of December may be one of the cheapest times to travel, according to the Wall Street Journal. Look for deals on airfare, hotels, and car rentals during this period to plan an affordable winter getaway. [Wall Street Journal]

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