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What Countries Surround Croatia?

Croatia is an up-and-coming travel destination, and it holds the attraction of the new and as-yet unseen for many. But where in the world is Croatia? …

Photos of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Brendan van Son+Posted By on Dec 15, 2013 | 16 comments<p>I’ve travelled to some pretty photogenic cities. Places like Paris and Rome seem to always …

European Travel

California's other wine countries

Everybody knows the justifiably famous Napa and Sonoma Valleys. If you're looking to take the next step, venture into California’s less-famous wine regions, where family-owned wineries welcome novices and experts alike, and tasting fees are low to non-existent. Most of these well-hidden wine …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Your Horoscope For This Week — Nov 17 2013

Illustrated by Gabriela Alford.<p><b>Scorpio (October 23-November 21)</b><br>If only there were as many hours in the day as there were big ideas. While there’s …

Obama's Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Year

Is the president's difficult stretch just a case of bad luck, or is it bad strategy?<p>It doesn't get much better than the exhilaration Barack Obama felt when he looked out at the hundreds of supporters packed into McCormick Place at 12:38 on the morning of November 7, 2012. There he was, in his …

Latin Americans combat crime with smartphones and social media

With crime rates soaring and distrust in the state's ability to tackle it, people have taken to social media to boost security<p>In Latin America, where violent crime rates are six times higher than in any other region, and where most residents have reported distrust in the state's ability to fight …

The dreaded flood of Romanian migrants isn't going to happen

As a Romanian living in Sheffield, I'm aware of the fears. But I found little evidence for them on a fact-finding trip in Bucharest<p>With less than two months to go until Romanians and Bulgarians gain free access to the UK employment market, the media campaign against them is well under way. …

Malala Yousafzai's book banned in Pakistani private schools

Education officials say memoir does not show enough respect for Islam and accuse teenager of being a tool of the west<p>Pakistani education officials say they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai's book from private schools across the country, claiming it does not show enough respect for …

China holds its breath on eve of meeting that could shape future

In a military-run hotel in west Beijing, China’s 400 most senior leaders are locked in a conclave to thrash out the country’s future. But can they come up with a plan bold enough to match the ambitions of their people?<p>As Beijing’s arid summer turned to autumn, Zhang Jianyi packed the suitcases of …

China

Work Abroad: 5 Awesome Hostels

F*ck accumulating vacation days! Ditch the stuffy cubicle and work at any of these hostels to reap the benefits of working from home away from home.<p>Extended periods of time on the travel trail can wear you and your wallet down. One option to offset travel costs, or to settle down in one spot for …