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Malaysia's Top 10 Destinations

While a bulk of Southeast Asia's visitors flock to Thailand, not many people don't know where to go in Malaysia. Maybe that's why Malaysia doesn't …

These are the top YouTube videos that went viral in 2017

<b>(CNN) —</b> YouTube's top viral video in 2017 was a singing man in an oyster costume.<p>The masked performer was a contestant on Thailand's aptly named singing competition show "The Mask Singer." The man in the mask sings "Until We Will Become Dust," which starts out as a ballad and eventually breaks into …

Music

19 of the World's Coolest Hotel Bars

No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract both travelers and locals, there’s been a renewed appreciation for the hotel …

Hospitality

Take a Hot Bath Under the Northern Lights at This Remote Icelandic Hotel

Those who think that Iceland’s been ruined by American tourists just need to venture further north.<p>Up in Iceland’s remote Fljot valley, there’s a …

21 tips from Ireland's savviest travellers - make a real difference to your next trip!

Travel Insiders<p>The world seems smaller than ever, but how can you get the most out of travel - before, during and after your trip? We asked three of …

Go Inside These World-Famous, Rarely Seen River Caves

Adventure<p>See stunning photos of these strictly protected underground caves in Slovenia.<p>Slovenia is a world-famous caving destination, with around 8,000 <i>jamas</i>, or caves, located in a country smaller than Vermont. Of those 8,000 formations, however, only around 20 are considered “show caves”—caves …

4 themed cafes in Singapore to visit in 2017

When we say themed cafes, what comes to mind? The first wave of themed cafes gave us garden cafes and the like. Now, themed cafes have reached a …

Why You Should Never Sleep Through Takeoff or Landing

If you have to rush to the airport at 6 a.m. to catch an early morning flight, the ease of finally settling into your seat might be enough to send …

Health Information

Top Five Places to Get a Massage in Taipei

<i>All photos are courtesy of Good Eye Taipei.</i><p>There are countless places in Taipei that offer comfort through different massage methods — typical services include foot massage, shiatsu, massage with oils — at varying price points.<p>For a more stylish, clean, and comfortable environment, visit Taiwanese …

Permanently delete files from any device

Send your trash beyond the point of no return.<p>When you delete a file from your computer, it doesn't simply disappear from existence—at least, not right away. Even if you immediately empty the Recycle Bin or Trash folder, all your deletion does is earmark the space that file takes up on your hard …

Operating Systems

Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled, but Samsung's not to blame

The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall Wednesday on certain Galaxy Note 4 batteries.<p>These batteries have a tendency to overheat, which poses risk of burns and fire hazards, according to the US commission.<p>It doesn't take much to see the parallels between this and last year's Galaxy …

Go exploring in Singapore's secret backyard

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a country that measures just 30 miles across, what do you do if you want to get away from it all?<p>Singapore's answer to the Argentinian pampas or the U.S. prairies is in the northwest corner of the island, as distant as it's possible to get from the city center's towering skyscrapers and …

16 reasons why you must visit Japan – like everyone else is, apparently

More people visited Japan last year than ever before: 24.04 million. Combining ancient culture with exquisite natural landscapes and dazzling modernity, the Asian nation is stirring an increasing number of travellers’ souls, and, over the last three years, the number of visitors here has more than …

Mr Fu's fabulous Hong Kong pudding shop

Venerable sweet shop Kwan Kee makes cakes and puddings from scratch every day, winning the Kowloon takeaway recognition from Michelin<br>• Hong Kong shopping guide<p>Kwan Kee snack store has been selling sweets on a busy corner of Fuk Wa street, in Hong Kong’s Sham Shui Po district, Kowloon, since the …

Instagram “Food Styler” Shares Glorious Arrangements You Can Taste with Your Eyes

To Sine, the culinary creative behind “food styling” Instagram account Foodbites, desserts don't need to be sugary sweet to be delicious. Using fresh fruit as her main ingredient and artistic muse, she colorfully crafts healthy desserts that double as food art.<p>Each unconventional treat features …

Food

A guide to romantic Japan: where to eat, stay, love

Manga comics, blazing neon, speeding trains, supersized pedestrian crossings – Japan might not immediately inspire a vision of traditional romance, but don’t be fooled. With subtropical beaches, soothing hot springs and an array of world-class food, it’s easy for lovers to be seduced by this …

Where to Vacation with Hatching Baby Turtles

Sea turtles know how to choose the friendliest beaches. These nine hotels around the world help guests participate in conservation efforts.<p>Sea turtles have great tastes in beaches. All seven species need sandy, wide, and warm beaches not for relaxing, but for laying their clutches that typically …

How your airplane stays in the air

Everything you've ever wanted to know about how your airplane works.<p>If you’ve ever wondered how massive airplanes — one of which weighs more than 661 …

9 things not to do when dumping me

Here's some very honest advice on what not to do during that awkward conversation, from men and women who've been there...<p>We’ve all experienced a …

10 questions you need to ask your partner before you get married

Hopefully you'll already know the answer to some of them<p>Thinking of getting married? If the answer is yes, then along with madly Pinteresting floral …

These Salt Flats Are One of the Most Remarkable Vistas on Earth

Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni can make for an incredible experience or a logistical nightmare. Plan your trip with these tips.<p>Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni is considered one of the most extreme and remarkable vistas in all of South America, if not Earth. Stretching more than 4,050 square miles of the …

13 strange and beautiful Japanese islands you must visit

The islands filled with cats<p>This incredible volcanic island<p>These islands that look like they're in the Caribbean<p>The island filled with rabbits

Fortune-Reading Birds and Toilet-Themed Restaurants? Wacky Things to Do in Taipei

Pull up a, er, toilet seat, and dig in to the Modern Toilet Restaurant. (Photo: Alamy)<p>Every city has its quirks — those places that make you do a …

Waiters are sharing the worst first dates they’ve ever witnessed on Reddit

Ah, L-O-V-E, love...<p>From the worst ‘reply all’ email fails to the most unexpected sexual experiences people have ever had, Reddit brings us all sorts …

Exploring Village Life Beyond Bangkok's Floating Markets

Find an authentic experience on your next trip to Thailand by exploring this town just outside Bangkok.<p>Thailand’s like most places. When a train comes, you back away from the tracks. But in a town 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Bangkok, locals do something unexpected.<p>As the train approaches …

The 31 biggest secrets of air travel

1. Economy class seats are safer<p>2. Air traffic controllers earn a small fortune<p>3. Cabin air may be making you sick<p>5. There's around 12 minutes of oxygen in your mask<p>9. Pilots nod off<p>12. Planes are often struck by lightning (but don't worry about it)<p>13. You CAN get an upgrade<p>14. If all four engines …

British Airways

7 Ancient Sites Some People Think Were Built by Aliens

Travel<p>These spots might not have been crafted by extraterrestrials, but that doesn’t mean they’re not out of this world.<p>Planet Earth is home to some spectacular relics from bygone eras, constructions that seem to defy the technological capabilities of their time either because they’re too big, too …

The most impressive underground railway stations in Europe

Trains

3 Things I Learned Alone On Top of the Eiffel Tower

You've heard it before: traveling solo can be one of the most terrifying, yet rewarding experiences of your life. My first solo trip was to a place many consider the most romantic city in the world: Paris. Why would I do such a thing to myself?<p>I've always had a fascination with the French culture, …