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Nature

Murmansk: the city where the sun doesn't rise for 40 days – in pictures

For six weeks every winter, the 300,000 people of Murmansk in the north-west of Russia must live without daylight. All photographs: Olga Kravets/Salt Images

Russia

7 Things You Need to Do to Understand Japan

Do these things and you'll be on your way to really understanding Japan!<p><b>1. See a geisha (or maiko) perform</b><p>Daniel Bachler<p>The Japanese ideal of beauty and refinement, geisha perform traditional dance and are versed in Japanese musical instruments including the shamisen, shakuhachi and koto. They are …

Japan

You'll Never Guess The Most Charitable Nation In The World

And the winner for most charitable nation in the world is ... Myanmar. Coming in second: the United States.<p>If you're scratching your head, one reason may be that the ranking confounds the common perception "that generosity and wealth are connected to one another," says Adam Pickering. He's the …

Salaries & Wages

Why You Don't Need to Go Across the World to Experience Travel

By College Tourist; Author: Alyssa San Agustin of California State University San Marcos<p><b>Travel can be experienced in the next country over, state over or even city over</b><p>Often during a conversation I'll get the question, "So where have you traveled?" I'm always a little hesitant to answer because …