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Review: August Smart Lock

When August first introduced its smart lock in 2014, it bested the competition by pairing high design and high tech in a way that other smarthome …

An Open Letter to Nikon from a Time-Lapse Photographer

Dear Nikon,<p>I am writing as a longtime Nikon photographer and someone who has been working extensively with your cameras and who has written many …

You won't believe the interior of Japan's jaw-dropping new train

All aboard the swanky train! Japan just unveiled a new luxury sleeper train – and it’s jaw-droppingly beautiful. The gold-tinted Shiki-shima, which …

The Best Luxury Camping Sites in the Cape

Glamping (glam + camping, naturally) has become more comfortable, exciting and popular than ever before. From cabins and huts to tents and chalets, …

Madagascar: an island unlike any other

Lying in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa, the island of Madagascar has evolved in splendid isolation for more than 80 million years; the result is a unique and startling world full of upside-down trees, stone forests and, of course, lemurs.<p>Join us on a journey through a …

24 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Japan

Simply put, Japan is a fascinating destination. Here, you'll find a seamless blend of old traditions and new technology. You'll also discover …

Japan

The World's Most Dangerous Hike is Now Open

When most people think of "hiking", they'd most likely conjure up mental images of serene forested hills or a nicely challenging incline. But what …

Hiking

100 under-the-radar places everyone should visit in the world

That's why we have compiled a comprehensive list of lesser-visited destinations, whether they are natural or man-made spectacles, hidden wonders, or points of breathtaking scenery.<p>From a Japanese island that doubles as an active volcano to a neon green lake in New Zealand, here are our top</i> …

European Travel

Traveling Between Berlin and Munich Is About to Get a Whole Lot Easier

Trains on a new high-speed route could ultimately be driverless, too.<p>On Wednesday, the E.U.’s most populous country got a little bit smaller. Thanks to a newly electrified stretch of railway track just opened across Germany’s Thuringian Forest, travel times between Berlin and Munich will soon be …

City Guide: Berlin

Berlin is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the world. A vast and diverse set of gay scenes, thoughtful civic amenities and tourist-friendly …

Germany

Miniatur Wunderland is a jaw-dropping sight for kids young and old

On a road trip across Germany earlier this year, my wife and I made a four-hour detour to visit Miniatur Wunderland. It's Hamburg's most popular tourist attraction and it was, without question, worth the trip.<p>Miniatur Wunderland is the <i>Guinness Book of World Records</i>-certified largest model railroad …

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

Some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. There are two weeks left to enter, and the winners will be announced in September

Wakayama rafting: It's on logs -- and standing up! | CNN Travel

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Cat's new S60 is the world's first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera

Just days before Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona, Cat has introduced a new smartphone that’s the first of its kind. The Cat S60 is the world’s first smartphone with an integrated thermal camera, and it’s also the world’s <i>most waterproof smartphone</i>. Sounds pretty cool, right?<p>The embedded …

Mobile Technology

Healing waters: The Japanese onsen experience | CNN Travel

For a brief moment, I feel like a Japanese snow monkey -- those furry, red-faced creatures that descend from the cliffs and forests of Nagano to sit and soak in hot spring water.<p>Flakes fall around me. Steam drifts into the air. I’ve nothing much on my mind.<p>It’s after 7 a.m. and I’m <i>tout nu</i> inside a …

Japan

Six Swiss Mountain Villages for the Ultimate Escape

Our picks for mountain villages guaranteed to help you hit the rest button.<p>The Swiss Alps are popular for a lot of reasons, but what about a …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

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Lean, Green Washing Machine!

Supercritical is a conceptual washing machine that operates without water or detergent. It addresses the issues of unnecessary water consumption and …

Secluded Beaches Worth The Trek

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet? Maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever your ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

7 Floating Destinations That Are SO Much Better Than A Cruise

<b>Lindsey DeSimone for Architectural Digest.</b><p>From Thailand to Canada, these floating structures feature the kind of innovative design and masterful engineering that you have to see to believe.<p><i>(photo: Piyatat Hemmatat, courtesy of Búro Ole Scheeren)</i><p>Devised by 2014 AD Innovator Ole Scheeren, the …

8 Travel Apps That Work Better Than A Guidebook

<i>by Emily Price</i><p>Skip pricey bus or walking tours on your next trip and instead download these apps, which offer historical insight and cool bits of trivia about areas around the world. Bonus: you won't have to lug around a guidebook.<p>Photo: Image Source / Alamy<p>Walking tours are a great way to learn …

A Look inside a Capsule Hotel in Kyoto

The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to the trend of capsule hotels, such as the 9 Hours<p>The lack of usable space in Japan has given way to the trend of capsule hotels, such as the 9 Hours Kyoto seen here. The interior evokes a spaceship-like vibe with its ultra clean lines and minimalist …

Japan

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What to Pack: Berlin

This hip German city, known for its boundary-pushing art scene and as a hub of design and culture innovation, also boasts lovely weather in the …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Taking A Private Jet Can Be Cheaper Than You Think

When your calves involuntarily cramp at the mere thought of flying in economy yet <i>again</i>, it might be time to book a private jet.<p>Yup, some private planes will fly people just like you for rates that dip -- not always, but sometimes -- below the cost of a regular plane ticket.<p>They're called "empty …

The essential guide to backpacking China's Silk Road

The section of the ancient Silk Road that runs through China is an epic journey through desert dunes to the end of the Great Wall, a length of pink mud that ends abruptly in the magnificent beige towers of the Jiayuguan Fort.<p>This is not a voyage that many travellers experience; it's often and …

Asia Travel

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel