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Six Reasons to Visit Paris Right Now

For me, <b>Paris</b>—a place where Old World aloofness meets trendsetting modern metropolis—is about discovering both the grandiose and the quietly charming.<p>Last week, I enjoyed two completely different dinners out in the French capital’s 11th arrondissement. The contrasting experiences in the so-called …

Top 10 Things You Must Do in Amsterdam

You know how you have that long list of the top places you want to travel? Well, Amsterdam was never on my list and now I'm kicking myself wondering why it wasn't! I still haven't figured out why, but I sure am glad our paths crossed because I am now in love with it. Love may not be strong enough …

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Trekking in China, where dragons stand guard

Get a different perspective on Tiger Leaping Gorge by walking the 22km High Path, a two-day trek through remote Naxi hill farming terraces that is far removed from the tourist hordes.<p>For sheer dramatic natural beauty, Tiger Leaping Gorge in China’s Yunnan province takes some beating. Situated …

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I Heart My City: Marta’s Porto

Dance enthusiast <b>Marta Macedo</b> was born and raised in <b>Porto</b> and came to realize just how much she loved her city while she was studying abroad. “People may live their lives trying to figure out where their home is,” she says. “Being away made me realize that Porto truly is home for me.” After …

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Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

From major metropolises to charming, overlooked locales, Europe is brimming with cities everyone should visit. But where does a penny-pinching, adventure-seeking twentysomething even begin when it comes to traveling Europe?<p>The big players -- London, Paris, Amsterdam -- are great. Those should be on</i> …