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Behind the Scenes in Japan

New Video – Behind the Scenes in Japan<p>Here’s one I just edited together from my trip last week! It shows what happened while I was taking a few …

Does anyone really give a f**k about swearing?

The oddness of our thinking about bad language is contained in the very phrases we use to describe it.<p>“Bad” language? “Obscene” language? “Explicit” …

Language

Macro Photos of Animal Eyes

We’ve already featured the incredible macro photography of Suren Manvelyan before, showcasing his series on human eyes as well as his original series …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Macro Photos of Insects with Water Droplets on Their Heads

Photographer Dmitriy Yoav Reinshtein shot these wonderful macro photos of insects with water droplets on their heads. The Tel Aviv-based photographer …

Photo of the Day

Photos

How to run barefoot

Could this sloth hugging a cat be the weirdest animal friendship yet?

<b>There have been many unusual tales of unlikely animal friendships which have warmed our hearts down the years.</b><p>First, there was Susie the boxer dog …

On North Korea

ESCALATING uncertainty on the Korean peninsula has set off a stream of sarcastic commentary in the Arabic-speaking quarters of Twitter. Other media …

A city that’s not a city – exploring the reality of life for Syria's refugees, with input from GuardianWitness http://gu.com/p/3f953/tw Photograph: Muhammad Hamed/Reuters

Long-beaked common dolphins, Cape gannets and shadows of sharks below are all seen racing towards a shoal of sardines along the wild coast, Transkei, South Africa From our week in wildlife gallery: http://gu.com/p/3f9xn/tw

What exactly is a gene patent, and why are they controversial? http://econ.st/Z4OJ3g

Places celebrities love to hate: part four

An Egyptian wonder reopens in Paris’ north

The Louxor, a legendary cinema that is decorated with scarab beetles and mosaic columns, should be on any visitors list of interesting – and quirky – Parisian sites.<p>The Louxor, a legendary cinema in Paris’ north, reopened on 17 April after more than 20 years of closure, reviving a lost and unique …

Five reasons to wake a traveller at dawn

You snooze, you lose – if you’re a traveller, that is. Set your alarm clock for one of these unforgettable early-morning experiences.<p><b>Morning rush hour at Tsukiji Fish Market, Japan</b><p>Tokyo’s most famous market reaches fever pitch in the early morning. You’ll be deafened as buyers holler for the best …

Myanmar's water world: exploring Inle Lake

In the unique watery world of Inle Lake, Intha fisherman row canoes with one leg, gardens float, and wooden homes perch above the water on rickety stilts. Take some time to explore one of Myanmar's most iconic destinations with an early-morning cruise, a cycle through the countryside, or sojourns …

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies

The best – and tastiest – way to fast-track your understanding of a city's cuisine is to embark on a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food. Tuck into the best offerings from street food stalls, meet chefs at cafes and restaurants, and local producers at markets. Best of all, …

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Read More<p>Leo Varadkar rejects reports of preparations for border checks<p>Passengers and crew fall ill on two planes from Europe to US<p>Luis Enrique: …

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Top 10 reasons to visit Zambia

This large, landlocked country in southern Africa has natural attractions that rival any continental competitor. The sheer size and remoteness of Zambia’s vast network of national parks mean no safari jeep traffic jams, very personal service and an opportunity to meet massive mammals eye-to-eye. …

Lessons in Sustainability and Solidarity From Ancient Mesopotamia

Wildlife<p><i>The three-day “Dialogue of Civilizations” conference in Guatemala is bringing together archaeologists studying five ancient cultures to discuss their similarities and differences and what they can tell us about human society as a whole. You can be a part of the conversation as well,</i> …

Google Street View in the Great Barrier Reef

Google Street View

Canoeing on the Norfolk Broads

Soon after launching our canoe-trek through the Norfolk Broads, we pulled into a disused canal, overtook a flurry of swans, then stopped paddling for a minute and listened. It was an enchanting moment.<p>Back on the main river we had been overtaken by streams of stately pleasure boats thumping past in …

The world's best sunrises

Kicking back on a beach, cold beer in hand while watching the sun go down is one of travel’s finest pleasures. But there’s something far more rewarding about heaving yourself from bed in the pitch black and blearily traipsing to the top of a mountain or the edge of a cliff to see the sun rise in …