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Munich Airport builds custom doors for world's biggest passenger plane

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When it comes to accommodating the world's largest passenger plane, the team at Munich Airport understands there's just a little more to love.

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8 top spots for extreme skiing in the US and Canada

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From Telluride in Colorado to Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, these are the eight best places for extreme skiing in the United States and Canada.

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Thanksgiving getaways: 5 great places to go

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If you're not traveling home or receiving guests, you may want to check out Plymouth, Massachusetts, and four other Thanksgiving getaways.

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Japan's scenic fine-dining restaurant train

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On board Japan's Tohoku Emotion train, most passengers care less about where the train is going than what's on the menu.

Thursday, Nov 15

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Rome issues new laws to tackle unruly tourism

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If you were planning to spend your next trip to Rome, Italy, drinking on the street while dressed as a centurion, think again.

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'Table for one?' should not be an insult

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At one time or another, most of us will be dining solo at a restaurant. You shouldn't feel awkward about it. Here are some tips for eating out alone to make the most of your meal.

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These are New York City's best pizza restaurants

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New York City's pizza scene is stronger than ever. Find out where to go for the best pizza restaurants and what they serve on their pies.

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Massive stone hand emerges from desert

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It's dry, barren and sparse. The otherworldly landscapes of northern Chile's Atacama Desert could easily be from Mars.

Morocco to get Africa's first high-speed train

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A $2 billion project will see 200-mph trains run from Tangier to Casablanca, cutting the journey time by more than half.

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UAE's lavish gold-covered palace hotel

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With a $3 billion price tag, the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi was said to be the most expensive hotel to have been built when it opened in 2005.

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World's 'most excellent' airline revealed

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One airline has literally gone to great lengths to prove it's the best in the past 12 months, and it appears to have paid off.

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New Zealand asks travelers to help protect the environment

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Travelers arriving in New Zealand are being asked to agree to the "Tiaki Promise," wherein they pledge to be good stewards of the environment during their trip.

Wednesday, Nov 14

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Is the 'Big Melon' Australia's next biggest tourist attraction?

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The small Australian town of Chincilla, Queensland, hopes you'll come see its "Big Melon." Just how big is this watermelon tourist attraction?

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London hotel suite on sale for $14M

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Got a spare $14 million lying around that you're wondering what to do with?

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'Most excellent' airlines revealed for 2018

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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.

You can ski down the roof of this new hotel

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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.

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Why travelers are crashing Indian weddings

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

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Bangkok's new $1.65 billion mega attraction

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Bangkok's biggest new attraction, Iconsiam, is open. This 750,000 square meter riverside complex is made up of retail, dining, entertainment and residential spaces.

Tuesday, Nov 13

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Pilots report seeing 'very fast' UFO above Ireland

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The view from the airplane window just got a little bit weirder -- or at least it did over Ireland.

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Cliff-jumping into the Atlantic

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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?

Monday, Nov 12

Italian castle is yours for $100

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Ever dreamed of tying the knot in a fairytale castle in Italy? You can now rent one for just over $100 -- and the whole place will be exclusively yours.

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Hyperloop train might be coming

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Mumbai to Pune in less than half an hour?

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A national museum where veterans, not war, come first

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Military museums across the United States and around the world often offer visitors glimpses of world wars, commemorating the men and women who sacrificed their lives for their country.

Sunday, Nov 11

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Dozens of cat mummies discovered in Egyptian tombs

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A mass cat cemetery and a collection of rare mummified scarab beetles were discovered during an archeological excavation in Saqqara, Egypt, the nation's antiquities ministry said Saturday.

Saturday, Nov 10

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Japanese temple holds ceremony for eyeglasses

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At Japan's Ichibata temple in Izumo, people come to pray for vision-related problems and eye disease. That's led to the creation of the glasses farewell ceremony.

World's best boutique hotel revealed

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From the stunning Indonesian paradise island of Bali to the romantic streets of Lisbon, these unique luxury hotels have been named as the best on the planet.

Pilots fly 100-year-old planes

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As historians mark exactly a century since the end of World War I, a group of pilots take to the air in a museum's vintage airplanes, bringing a bygone era back to life.

Friday, Nov 9

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Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger's baby

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A flight attendant went the extra mile for a mother who had run out of formula to feed her baby on a domestic flight in the Philippines.

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American Airlines to allow nut allergy sufferers early boarding

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Passengers with peanut and tree-nut allergies will soon have the option to board American Airlines flights early to wipe down seating areas of potential allergens.

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10 things the UAE does better than anywhere else

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The United Arab Emirates is famous for its relentless sunshine, its golden dunes that roll on for miles and some of the most ambitious, opulent building projects of modern times.