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Look down, not up, and descend into the 10 lowest terrestrial elevations on the planet.

What sustainable aviation fuel means for greener airplane travel

Stay or go? The ethics of travelling in a disaster zone

Australia’s recent bushfires are the latest in a spate of terrifying natural disasters across the planet. Can tourists help more by visiting or by donating?

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The Japanese village that eats wasps

For generations, families across Japan have hunted, raised and eaten wasps. But will this age-old delicacy soon vanish?

Posted: 3 days ago   Views: 1135
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7 reasons why South Korea is an amazing destination for families

There's a specific sociological reason why the children's facilities throughout South Korea are so spectacular, making it a top destination for those traveling with kids.

Posted: 4 days ago   Views: 1074
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Made for travel: When tourists demand something to see

When it comes to tourist attractions, some things are made solely for entertainment -- like amusement parks, zip lines, and death-defying skyscrapers with photo-ready viewing platforms.

Posted: 7 days ago   Views: 1486
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Futuristic Her0 Zero airplane concept promises greener travel

Streamlined and elegant, with two long wings situated at the rear, this looks like a gas-guzzling super jet built for criss-crossing the planet with scant regard for environmental impact.

Posted: 9 days ago   Views: 1882
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All aboard India's joyful 'toy train'

India's Kalka-Shimla toy train is among the most impressive representatives of this type of rail travel, regularly topping global "most scenic" trip lists.

Posted: 11 days ago   Views: 1553
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British Airways smashes record for quickest subsonic flight from New York to London

A British Airways (BA) flight has broken the record for the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h).

Posted: 12 days ago   Views: 2377
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Japan's naked art of body positivity

In Japan’s strongly hierarchical culture, naked communal bathing allows people to broach controversial topics and speak openly and honestly about their feelings.

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Visiting Haida Gwaii, Canada's most mysterious islands

Pristine wilderness dotted by ancient village sites so protected that only 12 people at a time are allowed to step ashore -- this is Canada's final frontier, a remote archipelago off British Columbia's northernmost coast.

Posted: 14 days ago   Views: 2470
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Disney's immersive new 'Star Wars' hotel will begin taking reservations later this year

Disney announced Thursday that reservations will open later this year for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, a two-day, two-night, all-immersive vacation simulating life in the "Star Wars" universe.

Posted: 14 days ago   Views: 1106
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Celebrating a nation that doesn't exist

Most people haven’t even heard of Transnistria, the breakaway state of Moldova that hugs its border with Ukraine. And that’s partly what makes it so fascinating to visit.

Posted: 15 days ago   Views: 1367
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