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An easy way to invest in the 'Asian Century'

It's those last two countries, India and China—home to nearly 40 percent of the world's population—that I want to focus on. Both emerging markets offer attractive investment opportunities, especially for growth investors who seek to derisk from American equities.<p>Look at how dramatically the two …

Investing

Eighty birds of prey take flight - on jet to Jeddah

<b>A photo of 80 birds of prey on board an airliner in the Middle East has gone viral after being posted on Reddit.</b><p>Ahmet Yasar, the businessman who posted the image, told the BBC it was taken within the last four weeks by a friend who works as an airline captain.<p>Mr Yasar said the falcons were flying …

Half-cruise, half-cargo ships provide authenticity in place of cocktails and casinos

No one would call the Aranui 5 a thing of beauty. Half cruise ship and half freighter, it has a cockeyed profile that only its maker could love.<p>It may not look like much, but it manages to sail to some of the most beautiful islands in the world.<p>The Aranui navigates the waters of French Polynesia, …

Cruise Ships

A Former Buddhist Kingdom Reckons With Modernization

For centuries, the scenic Himalayan region of Ladakh forged its tranquil identity in relative isolation. Will it survive the forces of globalization?<p>IN THE VILLAGE OF THIKSEY, a group of women stands outside the gates of an ancient whitewashed monastery. Removing sunglasses and donning large, …

Facelifts

Get Paid To Travel: the 12 best jobs in travel – and how you can do them

Travel photographer<p>Timothy Allen<p><b>What’s so great about it?</b> I love the unknown. Travel is one of the only surefire ways of jumping into the unknown. …

12 flight-booking hacks every traveler should know

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• We rounded up the best flight booking hacks from a Quora thread.<br>• Some tips include clearing your cookies before browsing, changing your IP address, booking early morning flights, and embracing layovers.</b><p>Every frequent traveler has their own tricks for booking the best and …

Air Travel

Why Airlines Will Always Overbook Flights

An estimated 50,000 people are bumped from flights every year.<p>Although it’s one of the most infuriating problems to run into while trying to travel, …

Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity

By Amy B Wang<p>, Reporter<p>Mark Essig was settling into his puddle-jumper flight from Charlotte to Asheville, N.C., on Monday when he noticed an unusual passenger boarding the plane.<p>It was a duck. Making his way down the aisle.<p>Wearing red shoes. And a Captain America diaper.<p>The duck’s human introduced …

Living Rooms

These stunning photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago

Before the modern jumbo jet and its first-class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship.<p>Of all the massive Zeppelins constructed, the most famous was the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg was designed to ferry passengers across the Atlantic in serenity, …

Dining Rooms