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World-class skiing, gorgeous architecture, unspoiled beauty and traditional charm

January 21, 2016

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Unique selling points: Famed Valais village, world-class skiing, rich mountaineering history, iconic pointy peak. From sneaky peaks at first light to pre-bedtime “goodnights,” the mesmeric Matterhorn turns heads from the moment travelers arrive in Zermatt. That’ll be by train or taxi, of course, as this jewel of a Valais village is car-free and a walker’s […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 20, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Weird new donuts. Big birthdays. Futbol. 2016 will be good year for U.S. travelers

January 8, 2016

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The 3-acre, $23 million space will house the first all-metal airliner, Boeing Model 247 from 1933, and the first all-composite airliner, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Also on view will be prototypes of the Boeing 727, 737 and 747 and the World War II-era B-17 and B-29. Light City Baltimore When the inaugural Light City Baltimore […]

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Inside Selous: The African game reserve few have heard of

January 8, 2016

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With photos culled from more than 100,000 shot over four years, “The Selous in Africa: A Long Way from Anywhere” captures the fauna, flora and dramatic landscapes of this UNESCO World Heritage site. As Ross tells CNN, it’s like the reserve has been “hiding in plain sight.” “I went there initially just to do a […]

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The ‘ghost fleet’ graveyard where nature has risen from the dead

January 8, 2016

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Did you hear the news? This morning President Obama announced that for the first time since 2000, @NOAA has identified two new marine areas for possible designation as national marine sanctuaries. Learn more about the nominations and watch the President’s announcement on our website, sanctuaries.noaa.gov! Top photo: A shipwreck in Mallows Bay-Potomac River, one of […]

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Sporting spectacles, astral phenomena and political upheavals all make for an interesting 12 months for travelers

January 7, 2016

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The febrile battle, which comes to a head on November 8, will also showcase America’s classic backdrops, from snowy primaries held in New Hampshire, to stump speeches in Florida, to the White House itself. Key location: Off the Record bar, Washington D.C. Political nerds should pull up a stool at Off the Record in D.C., […]

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Tourists help save lion trapped by poacher’s noose in South Africa

January 7, 2016

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“Because people were able to communicate and post pictures on Facebook, we were immediately able to get a sense of the condition of the animal for our vets, and we were also able to get markers of where the lion was last seen,” Phillips said. “There’s a perception that it’s so easy to find these […]

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The beauty of drinking in Thailand’s capital can be appreciated before the first sip

January 7, 2016

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Smalls A sumptuous melange of crimson drapery, Rococo floor tiling, and contemporary artwork embellish this cozy, moody watering hole on Suan Phlu Soi, which over the past year has developed into a somewhat unlikely haven of cool, laid-back bars and restaurants. Sprawling across three floors of a corner shophouse, Smalls is the latest collaboration between […]

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The world’s most punctual airports and airlines are …

January 7, 2016

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For the second year running the low cost airline has been ranked as the world’s best at timekeeping with an average of 94.39% of flights staying within 15 minutes of schedule. Two Japanese airlines — JAL and ANA — also make the punctuality top five. For those heading to places other than Japan, there’s some […]

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10 most beautiful alpine ski resorts

January 6, 2016

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Unique selling points: Famed Valais village, world-class skiing, rich mountaineering history, iconic pointy peak. From sneaky peaks at first light to pre-bedtime “goodnights,” the mesmeric Matterhorn turns heads from the moment travelers arrive in Zermatt. That’ll be by train or taxi, of course, as this jewel of a Valais village is car-free and a walker’s […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Inside one of the world’s biggest airline food factories

January 6, 2016

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Some 65% of all the airline’s meals are made in Dubai. The rest come from its catering stations around the globe, with 24 in the Asia Pacific region alone. The 55-million meal man Joost Heymeijer, senior vice president of Emirates Flight Catering, is the man ultimately responsible for 55 million meals a year. A 25-year […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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Kidepo Valley: Uganda’s overlooked treasure

January 6, 2016

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Praying to ancient gods, the Ik believe they will one day have to move on from Kidepo Valley. But they are fighting to preserve their unique culture and language, which no rival tribes understand. Terrill Schrock is a linguist working with three generations of Ik to uncover the secrets of the Ik language. He’s found […]

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