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China names and shames 5 tourists over bad behaviour, raises possibility of airline black list

BEIJING — China’s tourism authority named and shamed another five tourists for bad behaviour and says it is working with airlines on a possible …

Behavior

Why Botswana Is the Most Eco-Friendly Country in Africa

If there's one African country that stands out as eco-friendly, it's Botswana. Hunting has been temporarily banned throughout the country, there are no fences, with wildlife free to roam at will, and the lodges of Botswana are all designed to have as little impact on the environment as possible. …

4 adventures in Thailand you’ve probably never heard of

The Junk was once a haggard sailboat lugging cargo across the Indian Ocean. Now she’s a luxury liveaboard that cruises the sparkly waters of Southern …

Indian Ocean

Travel Clothes You Can Wear Anywhere

(Photo: Tetra Images/Getty Images)<p>Travel-supply stores seem to support the notion that we should keep an entirely separate wardrobe for travel -- one that's plain and purely functional. We disagree. There are lots of travel-friendly apparel and accessory options sold by mainstream retailers that …

I Heart My City: Asin’s Kathmandu

<b>Asin Sharma</b> is a Kathmandu native whose love for her home city has only grown over time. To be sure, this passion drove Asin to pursue a career as a writer for NepalAdvisor.com, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t indulge her wanderlust once in a while. “I love traveling alone with a map in my …

Living in: Istanbul

With its dynamism, diversity and double-continent span – not to mention its 14 million residents and 2,600-year history – Istanbul has an option for every mood and moment.<p>As a city that spans two continents and has more than 14 million residents, Istanbul offers so much variety that, residents say, …

European Travel

Here's The Cheapest Time To Stay In 25 Major Cities

Hotel prices can fluctuate tremendously: Do you wait until the last minute to snatch up a discounted room or do you book months in advance to get the biggest discount?<p>Agoda, a travel booking site, created a n infographic that shows the best times to book a hotel room, based on hotel booking data …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

The best travel photography at Cortona on the Move 2014 – in pictures

Cortona on the Move is an annual event dedicated to travel photography. The small town in Tuscany is transformed with visitors attending exhibitions, workshops and portfolio reviews from professional photographers. Here is a selection of the best pictures on show – from Mongolia to Minnesota. The …