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The timing, the target and the message of the attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka was loud and clear. The Islamist militants struck on the last weekend before the Muslim religious festival of al-Fitr.
For most people, Hokkaidō is synonymous with snow and skiing, but Japan’s northernmost island is also a top destination in the warmer months: it’s a place to stretch your legs on epic hikes, train your
The Dominican Republic is well known for its blissful beaches: the crystal clear waves of Punta Cana, the eye-catching turquoise waters at Bahía de las Águilas, and the deep blues of the Atlantic lapping
The summer horror story is a getaway or camping vacation that is overrun with crowds. The vision is fed by year-round traffic nightmares in the Bay Area, Sacramento and other cities, where people jammed
While graffiti is still a very young concept in Seoul, the country has a fervent core of emerging writers and has also become a destination for members of an international circuit of high-profile vandals.