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How to piss off someone from France

It doesn’t usually take much to enrage a French person; we are a hot-blooded people. And be warned, when we get pissed off, “oulala,” our levels of …

Paris is making love public, in 160 characters or less

Arguably the most romantic city in the world, Paris is giving enamoured residents and visitors the chance to declare their love on the city’s digital billboards.<p>Arguably the most romantic city in the world, Paris already conjures up images of dinner <i>à deux</i>, love padlocks on the Seine and clinking …

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …

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8 Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Weekend Getaway

Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic -- and totally avoidable! -- blunders can turn your quick getaway into "get me outta here!"<p>Escaping for a long weekend can be the best, right? But these tragic -- and totally avoidable! -- blunders can turn your quick getaway into …

Budget Travel

8 Aviation Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

Top 10 Literary Cities

Travel<p>If your idea of vacation includes checking out local bookshops and exploring writer hangouts, this list is for you.<p><i>From the September 2011 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>magazine</i><p><b>Edinburgh, Scotland</b><br>It’s practically mandatory that visitors to Edinburgh travel by the book. The atmospheric …

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12 Ways To Actually Save Enough For Your Dream Trip

It's fun to dream about traveling the world, but actually saving enough money to go is just <i>not</i> gonna happen at this point. Right?<p>Not if you're committed. Make some small changes now, and 2015 could easily be the year you finally embark on the trip of your dreams.<p><b>1. Switch to a travel rewards credit</b> …

20 Reasons to Drop Everything and Go to Spain

<b>1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise</b><p>Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe. That most get over 300 days of sun a year doesn't hurt either. (Photo by Naxos).<p>See more photos of beaches in Spain<p><b>2.) ...and the mountains are just around</b> …

Rhino Hunt Auction Stirs More Controversy

Hunting permit sold for $350,000 on Saturday, despite outcry.<p>A controversial auction for a hunting permit in Africa concluded this past weekend in Texas.<p>On Saturday evening the Dallas Safari Club (DSC) awarded the permit—which allows a hunter to kill one black rhinoceros, an endangered species, in …

Sochi Olympics Put Spotlight on Moscow’s ‘Gay Ghetto’

While the world’s eyes are on Russia for the upcoming Winter Olympics, gay activists are hoping the Games will also put a spotlight on Russia’s …

China cloning on an 'industrial scale'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1043000/1043655_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534417658_702bdcc10bc6a5f284d17031834e509e<p><b>You hear the squeals of the pigs long before reaching a set of long buildings set in rolling hills in southern China.</b><p>Feeding time produces a frenzy as …

Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter

From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and exercise more, child obesity rates have appeared to …

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China jails doctor found guilty of baby trafficking

Chinese doctor found guilty of selling babies to traffickers and given suspended life sentence<p>A Chinese former obstetrician was given a suspended death sentence on Tuesday for abducting newborn babies and selling them to traffickers, in a case that drew widespread outrage.<p>Zhang Shuxia sold seven …

U.S. Journalist Booted From Russia

US will not enter bilateral no-spy deal with Germany, reports media

America is refusing to enter a bilateral no-spy agreement with Germany and has declined to rule out bugging the calls of German political leaders in the immediate future, according to reports in the German media.<p>Last October, revelations that the National Security Agency had been bugging Angela …

Student, 12, Used Shotgun to Shoot 2 Students in Roswell, New Mexico, Cops Say

A middle school student opened fire in his gym with a shotgun today and critically wounded two students in Roswell, N.M., according to …

Topless photos atop Empire State Building spark lawsuit

<b>The owners of New York's Empire State Building have sued a photographer who shot images of a topless woman on the skyscraper's observation deck.</b><p>They say Allen Henson's actions in August were "inappropriate" at a family tourist attraction and that he lacked permission to hold a photoshoot there.<p>The …

Israeli Minister: Kerry Should 'Win A Nobel Prize And Leave Us In Peace'

<b>Update at 5:14 p.m. ET, Yaalon Apologizes</b><p>Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon apologized late Tuesday for comments in which he described U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as having a "messianic fervor" toward bringing peace to the Mideast.<p>"The defense minister did not intend to insult the …

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Ten Things I Learned From Hitch-hiking Around Ireland

During July 2013 I hitch-hiked around Ireland, recording people's voices and visions for the country, on what I called the 'hitching for hope' listening tour. I dreamed up the idea as a way of informing my speech at the MacGill Summer School about citizen's views on democracy at what is a critical …

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Protecting a wombat species that is as fast as Usain Bolt

In Australia’s Epping Forest National Park, travellers volunteer to keep tabs on the last remaining northern hairy nosed wombats.<p>It was not the most glamorous way to spend a week’s holiday: examining, feeling and sniffing wombat scat. But in a strange way, it was also very rewarding.<p>“Look at the …

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5 lessons learned living outside the US

If you ever need to win an argument with a foreigner abroad, start talking about the American imperial system of measurements. They’ll sigh …

5 Reasons to Visit Spain’s Sierra Nevada this Winter

While thoughts of southern Spain might conjure up images of sun and sea before snow-covered slopes, don’t be fooled: the Sierra Nevada region of …

Painting the Town Munch: Oslo

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Norwegian painter<b>Edvard Munch</b> perfected the art of darkness and foreboding. Belying those moody themes is a colorful palette that perks up <b>Oslo</b>’s winter gray.<p>As the high-latitude capital celebrates the artist’s 150th birthday, Munch’s imprint on his adopted city is …

The Best Sunrises Around The World You've Probably Slept Through

Sunsets mark the "golden hour," when day turns to night (and, in the morning, when night turns to day) and the sun literally calls it quits. But what about that other magical time, approximately 12 hours earlier (depending on where you are in the world, clearly.) That time right when the world's …

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