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On the hunt for the king of sandwiches

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Walking through Hoi An's Old Town, in central Vietnam, the omnipresent buzz of motorbikes fills the air.

Monday, Sep 24

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World's first Boeing 777 retires

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Nearly a quarter of a century after it rolled out of the factory, the first-ever Boeing 777 is retiring the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona.

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The best-connected airports

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Atlanta might have the busiest airport and Asia might have the most in-demand flight routes, but when it comes to the world's best-connected megahubs, London's Heathrow Airport is king.

First ever high-speed train departs Hong Kong for China

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The first ever bullet train from Hong Kong to China departed Sunday, as the city's controversial high-speed rail link opened to the public amid fears greater integration with the mainland could lead to ever more encroachment by Beijing in…

Sunday, Sep 23

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Shipwreck called 'discovery of the decade'

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Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, a local mayor's office said Saturday.

Saturday, Sep 22

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Fall equinox 2018: Not as 'equal' as you may think

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Fall equinox for 2018 is here, that day when you get equal amounts of daylight and darkness. Except it's not as equal as you think. Find out whether you get bonus sunlight and read up on myths and celebrations.

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The 106-year-old mountain railway you've never heard of

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As a red and cream-colored train chugs up the Alishan mountains of Taiwan, hikers and villagers stop and wave at the passengers on board.

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How new Airbus 220 works

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Ever wondered what all those switches, dials and levers do in the cockpit of an airplane?

Friday, Sep 21

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Venice may fine tourists $580 for sitting

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Mayor Luigi Brugnaro proposes a fine of about €500 (about $585) for Venice tourists who sit down in an undesignated spot. Will this latest effort to curb rampant tourism stand?

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Israel's high-speed train 10 years late

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Already 10 years late, Israel's new, $2 billion high-speed train between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv was finally due to begin passenger service in September. But local media reports suggest that even that date looks optimistic.

Thousands of spider webs cover town

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Weather conditions are causing thousands of spiders to cover a town in Greece with webs.

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Visitors recreate vintage Stonehenge photos

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The ancient monument of Stonehenge has entranced and intrigued visitors to England for thousands of years. You may no longer be able to get close enough to clamber over the stones, but it's still a national icon and a universally…

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20 best things to do in Kenya

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Kenya is known as an awesome safari destination but it's got plenty of attractions besides. From summiting Mt. Kenya to dancing the night away in Nairobi, these are some of the best.

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China's bullet trains are coming to HK

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Hong Kong will soon be more connected to mainland China than ever, with the city's section of the high-speed railway scheduled to open on September 23.

Thursday, Sep 20

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'There was only one Tony' -- Kamau opens up about working with Bourdain

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If I think about Tony for too long, I start to cry. If I'm talking to somebody about him for more than a minute or two, especially someone else who knew him as a friend or who worked with him, then my eyes start to fill up, and I realize I…

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New Las Vegas museum has a 24-foot bong

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In this city where just about everything is over the top, a 24-foot bong might establish a new, well, high.

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World's busiest airport revealed

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More than 104 million passengers traveled through the world's busiest airport in 2017, according to Airports Council International. Check out which airports are the world's busiest.

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Unraveling the mysteries of 'Ireland's Alcatraz'

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A star-shaped fortress atop a picturesque island off the southwest coast of Ireland once housed one of the world's biggest prison populations.

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New cruise ship pushes limits

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In an age of ever-bigger cruise ships, it can be hard to stand out without constructing something the size of a small city and pushing it out to sea.

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Huge spelling mistake on Cathay Pacific plane

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Sometimes, a massive typo is right in front of your eyes and you can't see it.

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Captain Cook's ship may have been found

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The wreck of Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour may have finally been pinpointed, 17,000 kilometers (10,500 miles) from the country with which it's most famously associated.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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After months-long volcanic eruptions, Hawaii park is set to re-open, but warns visitors to be extra careful

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is set to reopen on Saturday, but officials are warning of the damage and hazards that the Kilauea volcano eruption in May 2018 left behind.

Free admission to nearly 1,500 US museums

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Nearly 1,500 US museums are participating in Museum Day on Saturday, September 22. Museum Day is hosted by Smithsonian magazine.

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Hamptons hotspot Montauk all to yourself

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In summer, the once-sleepy beach town of Montauk, New York, is the hottest summertime escapes on the East Coast. In fall, things get quieter but it's still paradise.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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How to get kids to unplug on family vacation

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When we told our two teens they had to leave their phones at home for an upcoming trip to India, they looked at us as if we were asking them to give up a kidney.

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New sphinx uncovered in Egypt

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Some amazing archeological finds involve daring adventures into hidden tombs. Others -- as is the case with the discovery of a beautiful new sphinx in Egypt -- simply involve a spot of drainage.

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Rhythm revolution: Young Iranians revive ancient drumming traditions

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Percussionist Ruairi Glasheen travels to Iran to meet the young tonbak players reviving Iran's ancient drumming tradition.

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New airline uniforms go for maximum glamor

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From strutting past bright-colored houses to exploring Istanbul's spice markets, Turkish Airlines new cabin crew uniforms are multipurpose -- at least if the glamorous photo shoot is anything to go by.

Monday, Sep 17

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Meghan cooks for Grenfell: Duchess announces support for charity cookbook

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is supporting a charity cookbook that showcases recipes from women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, Kensington Palace announces.

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10 fantastic places to visit in the fall

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The end of summer doesn't mean the end to your fun. Some folks think the best season for travel is about to arrive.