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Strange boxes might make your time in the airport better

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Haven't quite got that executive club status or just find airport lounges overwhelming?

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World's best nude beaches

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From big-city bays to secluded shores, there are hundreds of beaches where you can legally frolic while naked. If you're so inclined, strip off that bathing suit and enjoy 15 of the best nude beaches around the world.

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World's incredible light festival

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A decade ago, venturing into the central business district of Sydney on a chilly winter night was virtually unheard of.

Wednesday, May 23

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10 best French restaurants in Paris

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You come to Paris hungry and ready for the best -- the best restaurants, the best chefs and truly French food. Here are 10 places to go.

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Vang Vieng, Laos: From party capital to eco-adventure paradise

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Formerly known for its raucous river parties, Vang Vieng has repositioned itself as one of Southeast Asia's top adventure destinations. Find out all the activities you can do there.

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The most popular private jet destinations

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Who actually travels by private jet? What destinations do they fly to? How much does a ritzy ride through the clouds really cost?

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How planes fly: Invisible highways in the sky

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Captain James Basnett is at the controls of a British Airways Airbus A380 mega-jet, serenely cruising far above the stormy North Atlantic.

How to find a 300-year-old shipwreck with $17B in treasure

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For decades, researchers and governments have searched for a Spanish ship that sank more than 300 years ago, carrying gold and silver worth $17 billion today.

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Botany: Beijing's most innovative speakeasy

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Not your typical speakeasy, Botany is hidden in an apartment complex and prepares all of its ingredients in-house. Video by Black Buddha.

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World's best destinations for shopping

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Online shopping helped make Amazon's Jeff Bezos the richest person of all time in January. But despite tough times for many stores in the US, plenty of us still enjoy a trip to the mall.

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Best attractions in Budapest: What you can't miss

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Budapest, the capital of Hungary, usually comes as a sweet surprise to travelers. From stunning Buda Castle to Margaret Island, here are the attractions you can't miss on your holiday here.

Tuesday, May 22

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10 top Europe destinations for 2018

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It's perhaps no great shock that an Italian region has been named the most exciting European destination for 2018.

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Bali's top secluded beaches

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Bali is an island in flux -- especially in the south. It's a maelstrom of construction: villas, roads, jetties, reclamation. A magnet for tourists for generations, the island welcomed over five million international visitors in 2017.

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Where will they spend their honeymoon?

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So now they're married, where will Prince Harry and his new bride Meghan be going on their honeymoon?

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Why you must visit Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast

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From rugged coastline to sandy beaches, Bulgaria's shoreline offers an array of affordable destinations for travelers.

The longest graffiti project in the US?

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In 1962, coal underneath a highway in Pennsylvania caught fire and destroyed the road. Graffiti artists have since found a new use for the stretch of abandoned highway.

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Gigantic cruise ships taking over the seas

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Symphony of the Seas smashed yet another cruise industry size record when it launched in 2018. It joins a global fleet of increasing huge ships that are virtual floating cities.

World's cutest railway is run by kids

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There are faster railways than the Gyermekvasút children's railway, but they aren't as cute as this service staffed by kids in Hungary.

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Why Paris is best in spring

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You know it's spring in Paris when the after-work picnics begin popping up along the Canal Saint Martin.

Monday, May 21

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World's tallest geyser keeps erupting

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Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser just erupted for the fifth time this year, and scientists aren't sure why.

And the world's No. 1 museum is ...

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After being toppled from its No. 1 position in 2016, this French museum regained its spot in 2017 as the world's most popular museum.

Sunday, May 20

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What it was really like to fly on Concorde

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The glamorous star of the supersonic era, the Concorde could whisk its passengers from New York to London in three and a half hours. But what was it really like to fly on one?

Saturday, May 19

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Planes stopped from flying over Windsor Castle

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UK flight control authorities prevent flying over Windsor Castle to ensure Meghan Markle's arrival isn't disturbed by airplane traffic at nearby Heathrow Airport.

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The best cruises for family travel

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Looking for a fun-filled cruise that the entire clan can get on board with? Pleasing pint-sized passengers and their parents is the name of the travel game for these 10 cruise lines that cater to kids (and kids at heart).

Friday, May 18

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The unspoiled Caribbean's just a hop away

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You won't find butler service or a sunset concierge on North Caicos or Middle Caicos. What you will find is powdery sand, blissful quiet and just enough off-beach activity to interest the less languid day tripper.

A secret side of Budapest uncovered

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Millions of travelers head to Budapest each year ready to be amazed by its stunning skylines, brilliant architecture and the rich flavors of cuisine of Hungary.

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World's 25 most popular amusement parks

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If 2017 felt a bit like being stuck on a never ending roller coaster of news, it's no surprise we sought out real roller coasters to escape and unwind.

Thursday, May 17

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Romancing the rails on Amtrak's Crescent

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A ride from Atlanta to New Orleans aboard Amtrak's Crescent restores a bit of one traveler's faith in the shared exhilaration of getting from point A to point B. Read what it's like to make the trip and enjoy the romance of rail travel.

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World's most exclusive hotels

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There's a special breed of hotels that cater to the most discerning and tasteful of luxury travelers, so profoundly unforgettable and special you want to keep them all to yourself.

Vintage posters from travel's golden age

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Sure, aviation can still be a lavish affair -- but it'll never be the same as when you could slide your window open and throw your French cigarette out the window.