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19 charming small villages you've probably never heard of but should definitely visit

While these small villages might not be on your travel radar just yet, many of them are home to unparalleled settings, historic attractions, and a tranquility you won't often find in large cities.<p>We've put together a list of 19 villages to add to your bucket list, from the fishing community of …

European Travel

Amazon and Flipkart are speechless after India announces new foreign investment rules

The Indian government has clarified its policy for foreign direct investment (FDI) in the fast-growing e-commerce sector. And the new policy seems to have left some of the large incumbents dumbstruck.<p>India has allowed 100% FDI in online retail consumer businesses that operate as …

eCommerce

Why now is a good time to go to Greece

By taking a trip to Greece, booking private accommodation, eating in village tavernas and supporting local businesses in many other ways, tourists obviously provide a much-needed boost to the country’s ailing economy. So what are you waiting for? From island-hopping between locals’ hideouts and the …

Carlos Martinez Will Take a Huge Step Back After the All-Star Break

Link to Media<p>It’s hard to imagine 2015 going any better for St. Louis Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez. A 10-3 record and 2.52 ERA led the young right-hander to his first All-Star Game. But Martinez is likely going to take a major step back throughout the rest of the season.<p>The good fortune of …

Baseball

Top 10 traditional cheap eats in Istanbul's Bazaar District

Many of the merchants, artisans, porters and local shoppers who spend their days in Istanbul Old City’s world-famous bazaars are committed chowhounds. Having taste-tested their way through the district, they are the best possible guides when it comes to identifying the district’s freshest, fastest …

The Nostalgic Traveler: The Hauntings of Vincent Van Gogh

I went to Auvers-sur-Oise because I wanted to stay on a houseboat, not because of Vincent Van Gogh.<p>I caught a late morning train from the Gare du …

You Are Here: Hotel Palmyra

I awoke in the middle of a cold night to see a hooded figure in the corner of the room. Though I had popped up abruptly from sleep, I tried to keep …

You Are Here: Marrakech

In 1998 on the night before Marrakech, I had a dream that I awoke in a splendorous Arab city with orange walls and castles, with a mesa and cliffs at …

Somewhere in Istanbul

A bustling city that stretches across the tips of Europe and Asia, there is no doubt that Istanbul is truly one of a kind. It is a city where one can …

Kuala Lumpur

Trekking through the Earthquake

Nepal, earthquake, avalanches, exploding trees, dhaka topi, Kathmandu, Slovenian doctors, aftershocks & Manaslu Base Camp<p>The first thing I noticed …

Mountaineering

Walking to Petra: 7 Pillars of Beauty

Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.<p><b>1. Descending Wadi Dana</b><p>On the King's Highway towards Dana village there …

En Route: Road to Angkor Wat

At Angkor Wat, in Siam Reap, the stone ruins of a lost civilization rise up out of the jungle, so intertwined with the forest that they seem a part …

En Route: Goddesses of Kathmandu

She said it in a whisper, subtly gesturing at a large, wooden building. It was dark, Kathmandu’s streetlights long turned off, and the moonlight gave …

What Am I Entitled To When My Flight Goes Wrong?

<i>A:</i><p>As airlines pack more passengers than ever onto each plane, a single storm can reverberate through the system—leaving flyers stranded as agents scramble to find ever-rarer empty seats on later flights. But you aren't entirely at the mercy of the airlines. Should your itinerary be delayed, …

Flying

Carry-on: Luggage Labels

Photo by Holly Gramazio.<p>After I wiped the sleep out of my eyes and drool from my mouth, all of the plane’s passengers stood and unceremoniously – …

Solar power from northern African and Middle Eastern deserts could meet up to 20% of European energy needs. But what are the economic and political risks of green power from the deserts? Emanuele Massetti and Elena Ricci investigate: http://wef.ch/1sJDVHh

The Final Walk-Off

Now that Derek Jeter has joined the ranks of baseball immortals, we pause, in appreciation, to look at what he has meant to the Yankees, to the game, …

Tampa Bay

The Hebrides: Scotland's magical islands

An emerald shore receding behind, a sea breeze in your face, a dolphin surfing the bow wave as escort. The magic begins as soon as you board the ferry from Scotland’s rugged west coast and head for the Hebrides, a scattering of over 50 inhabited islands that take in the stirring mountainscapes of …

Tesla 'gigafactory' will 'change Nevada forever,' Gov. Sandoval says

Tesla Motors' electric car battery plant will be worth $100 billion to the state of Nevada, according to the men who crafted the deal.<p>Nevada Gov.<p>Brian Sandovaland Tesla Chairman and Chief ExecutiveElon Musksaid Thursday that the Palo Alto-based company's lithium-ion battery plant will prove a boon …

Tesla

Dubai is building the world's first temperature-controlled city

Visit Mall of the World and never step outside<p>Dubai is set to become home to the first temperature-controlled city on the planet. The ambitious project is expected to feature a mall, an indoor family theme park, and a "network of temperature-controlled openable promenades" — all billed as "the …

End of chemotherapy within 20 years as pioneering DNA project launched

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

What’s Going On In… Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Photo by Vadas Róbert.<p>In stark contrast to Mongolia’s wide unfurling countryside, visitors to Ulaanbaatar find a sprawling, noisy, and colorful nexus …

Legends: Mystic of Malta

Photo by Yulia Kuprina.<p>Only one man lived on the island back then, a mystic called Abraham Abulafia. Alone with his bright visions and the clear, …

Australia's Hidden Gem: Rottnest Island

It's pretty easy to find yourself jealous of Australians when you find places like Rottnest Island.<p>Letting your mind wander to beautiful sunny beaches with attractive men surfing and saying "G'day mate" could become something of a hobby. Especially when you find a gem of a place like Rottnest …

Italy's lesser-known regions

Perhaps you have already seen the art and archaeology in Rome, the lemons on the Amalfi Coast and the winking mosaics of Venice’s San Marco. Maybe you just don’t like crowds, or busy streets or tourist menus; or perhaps you just want to see a different side of Italy, one that’s more intimate and …

I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …