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This Alaskan town won't see the sun for 65 days

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 21:37:11 GMT

If you're a night owl, you may want to consider spending your winters in northern Alaska.


Eat your way through Mexico City's largest market

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:10:21 GMT

Mexico City's love affair with food is all-encompassing, and no trip is complete without a thorough food tour of Mercado de la Merced, the city's largest market and one of its oldest.


A hotel with emotion-themed rooms

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:58:59 GMT

Smoking or nonsmoking? One bed or two? Street view or garden view? When it comes to choosing a hotel room, some people let their hearts make the decision.


Ancient termite megapolis as large as Britain found

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:19:45 GMT

Researchers have discovered a gigantic complex of 200 million termite mounds in northeastern Brazil, which may be up to 4,000 years old and covers an area about the size of Great Britain.


Go glamping with Hello Kitty in Japan

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:16:53 GMT

Hello Kitty is one of Japan's most popular -- and definitely most adorable -- exports.


Training India's next generation of female pilots

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 02:43:51 GMT

On a dusty, 3,600-foot-long airstrip in Rajasthan, India, a two-seater white Cessna 152 pivots into position. A few moments later, it's soaring over the empty desert into a cloudless blue sky.


The Statue of Liberty's original torch has just gotten a new home, inside the new Statue of Liberty Museum in on Liberty Island.


Leaning Tower of Pisa loses some of its tilt

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has slowly started defying its name, losing four centimeters of its tilt over the past 17 years.



Airline etiquette: Tips from an expert

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:10:20 GMT

I was sitting in an aisle seat on a flight earlier this year when a fellow traveler approached and politely said he thought I may be sitting in his seat.


Ski down the roof of this new Swiss hotel

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:20:29 GMT

Until now, skiing off hotel roofs has been an exploit reserved for James Bond stunt doubles and drunken fools with a penchant for plaster casts.


Boeing's 777X jetliner comes together

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 23:45:33 GMT

Travelers around the globe are one step closer to seeing a plane with its wings folded up being taxied to their gate.


Training India's next generation of female pilots

India has the highest percentage of female commercial pilots in the world. This Rajasthan university is training many of them.


Cliff-jumping off Ireland's Atlantic coast

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:55:34 GMT

If someone told you to jump into an often tumultuous and always frigid North Atlantic Ocean from a 30-foot-high cliff in Ireland, would you do it?


Why travelers are crashing Indian weddings

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:36:18 GMT

Always fantasized about attending a big blow-out India wedding, complete with days of celebration, delicious food, vibrant interiors and spectacular clothing?


Bangkok's new $1.65 billion mega attraction

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 02:28:48 GMT

Pack your travel bags, grab your credit cards.


Travel deals for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:22:22 GMT

Sure, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. But the extended holiday weekend also is a time for some serious retail therapy, especially on discounted travel.


The coldest Thanksgiving in over a century for millions

Tranquil weather will accompany most Americans heading to a loved one's dinner table for Thanksgiving. But they might feel a little heartburn on the return home Saturday and Sunday, given the traffic congestion and dicey conditions in the forecast. Check out the forecast for the long Thanksgiving holiday.



This plane has no moving parts and doesn't need an engine to fly

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said they have successfully flown the first-ever "solid state" airplane that has no moving parts and does not rely on fossil fuels to fly.


Butter is back, just in time for the holidays

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:17:49 GMT

Amid the farm houses and barns dotting the Mad River Valley area of rural Vermont, five miles north of Sugarbush ski resort, Marisa Mauro is making butter. 


Why some women won't eat out alone

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:01:15 GMT

Taking myself out to a local Japanese restaurant for dinner shouldn't have been a big deal, but it became one before I even picked up my chopsticks.


Leaning Tower of Pisa loses some of its tilt

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 10:35:09 GMT

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has slowly started defying its name, losing four centimeters of its tilt over the past 17 years.


World's 'most excellent' airline named

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 10:40:40 GMT

Air New Zealand gets regular kudos for innovating everything from in-flight services to safety videos, its funky films featuring Hobbits and other famous Kiwis.


The Statue of Liberty's torch heads to new museum

The Statue of Liberty's original torch is getting a new home.


India's first woman with a Michelin star

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:07:32 GMT

Chef Garima Arora just became the first Indian woman to win a Michelin star.


Giant dust storm sweeps across Australian state

A dust storm measuring 500 kilometers (310 miles) in length is sweeping across Australia's southeast, blanketing towns in a red haze and raising health concerns.


New Zealand asks travelers to pledge a 'Tiaki Promise'

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:57:34 GMT

New Zealand is known for its strict environmental rules and regulations.


You can take a pie on a plane

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 22:57:55 GMT

Getting excited to eat your mother's roast turkey, your uncle's stuffing and your sister's famous green bean casserole?


Boeing's 777X jetliner comes together

Travelers around the globe are one step closer to seeing a plane with its wings folded up being taxied to their gate.




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