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Dorasan Station: Gateway to the TransEurasian Railway

Today we step inside the northern most KORAIL station in South Korea: Dorasan Station. When cargo was shipped into North Korea to the Kaesong …

Where to Eat, Shop, and Stay in Iceland, According to a Chef

Photo by Ben Daitz<p><b>Ben Daitz</b>, chef and co-owner of the NYC’s Cambodian sandwich shop <b>Num Pang</b>, just got back from an adventure-filled trip in Iceland. …

European Travel

Best places to travel in January 2016

January may be the perfect time to start making travel plans for the year ahead – but it's also a wonderful month to put them into action.<p>Why wait to soak up some vitamin D in Guatemala or the Philippines, shuck oysters in South Carolina, tackle a frosty Great Wall of China or hit the slopes in …

Acquainted

Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

Few natural phenomena have the power to beguile quite like the aurora borealis and no-one ever forgets their first experience of watching what could just be the greatest show on earth.<p>What’s it Like?<p>As elusive as they are mysterious, these shape-shifters of the Arctic night sky quickly take on the …

Northern Lights

10 Tips for Anxious and First Time Flyers - Kati Rose

This past weekend I had the joy of taking my cousin on his first flight. We spent a hectic 48 hours in Chicago seeing and eating everything we could, …

20 pictures of Iceland to make you swoon | Travel Feature

<i>Strokkur geyser from a distance © Emma Sinnett/Picfair</i><p>Reykjavík taken from the tower of the Hallgrímskirkja church<p><i>Reykjavík © John …

European Travel

What To Do In Bangkok - A 3 Day Itinerary

Bangkok or Krung Thep, “City of Angels”, is like our home away from home. We simply love this vibrant and urban big city with all its life, delicious …

Asia Travel

Is it time to go back to Nepal?

On 25 April and 12 May 2015, deadly earthquakes struck central Nepal, causing catastrophic damage to Kathmandu and the surrounding valleys. Harrowing pictures of magnificent temples turned to rubble and concrete hotels collapsed on their foundations were beamed around the world. Five months on from …

Natural Disasters

Undiscovered Southeast Asia: 9 places to get off the tourist trail | Travel Feature

Southeast Asia is the quintessential backpacker destination – all noodle stands, grungy hostels and full moon parties, right? Not necessarily. There …

Asia Travel

HERE helps to digitally preserve historic sites like New Orleans

New Orleans

22 places you have to see to believe | Travel Feature

Photos don’t do justice to some places on Earth – you just have to go and see them. From the ancient pyramids and the Taj Mahal to the Golden Rock …

The True Story of an American Who Left Home and Never Came Back

My uncle Frank <b></b>was something of a legendary figure in my life. As a child, I harbored a hazy understanding that he had trekked his way across the …

New Jersey

BBVA interactive map gives snapshot of summer spending in Spain

<i>Events, products, promotions and competitions, from the 'Wired Insider'. Brought to you by the Wired Commercial team.</i><p>WIRED Insider has been busy …

Data Visualization

St. Helena: Flights begin from remote South Atlantic airport | CNN Travel

Air Travel

Forgotten St. Petersburg: Shadows of the Romanovs

Many Romanov sites in St. Petersburg and nearby Pushkin have been restored in the past few years, but a few remain untouched. I had planned to write an article about "Reinventing the Romanovs" as Russia continues to restore and open many new palaces. But as often happens to me, my plans shifted …

European Travel

Buenos Aires by bike

Almost completely flat with a network of bike lanes now covering more than 130km, cycling is often the quickest and always the most pleasurable way to get around in Buenos Aires.<p>Cycling around Argentina's capital, you’ll find yourself part of the city’s greatest charm: the everyday lives of its …

Argentina

Every county in America, ranked by scenery and climate

Ventura County, Calif., is the absolute most desirable place to live in America.<p>I know this because in the late 1990s the federal government devised a measure of the best and worst places to live in America, from the standpoint of scenery and climate. The "natural amenities index" is intended as "a …

Great Lakes

The wrong maps of the world

Coffee, cocktails and communism in Bucharest | Travel Feature

On the Communist trail<p>It’s hard to escape the fact that Bucharest is comprised of lots of concrete, a legacy of Ceauşescu’s brutal redevelopment …

CNET's top tips on getting stunning travel photos

Going somewhere nice? Make sure you read our guide for the best tips on how to come back with gorgeous pictures.<p>Your holidays can provide endless opportunities for brilliant photography, regardless of which part of the world you've chosen to jet off to. In the first part of my two-part travel …

Landscape Photography

The Downsides of Deal Hunting When You Travel

Travel can be expensive, and thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do it on a budget. But as someone who loves both saving money and traveling, …

11 Insanely Beautiful Small Towns From Around the World

Sure, we love big, bustling cities. But there's something to be said for small towns where life moves slower, traditions are everywhere and the people stop to say hello. From North Africa to New Zealand, these are some of the most charming little places in the whole entire world.<p><b>Sidi Bou Said,</b> …

New Zealand

A tour of Astana's wacky and wonderful architecture

Kazakhstan might be best known for its nomadic roots, but its new capital city, Astana, is making waves with a surrealist skyline. When the government moved the capital to this small city on the northern steppe in 1997, it was essentially a tiny outpost. But nowadays, the skies here glitter with …

Northern Lights

Nine Ridiculous Reasons for Staying Home This Summer—And Why They’re Bunk

A T+L editor clears up several misconceptions about traveling and explains why you should hit the road.<p><i>Travel is too expensive:</i> Wrong. A pint of beer …

Travel

The 6 Best-Kept Secrets in European Travel

<i>By: Barbara Woolsey</i><p>Some parts of Europe just get all the lovin'. But while Paris and London may see upward of 40 million tourists a year, there are a lot of other cool places across the continent that rival both in history and culture -- yet nobody talks about them. Until now. Because we decided it …

European Travel

Top 20 Tourist Destinations in Prague

It's entirely possible to experience the beauty, history and magic of Prague on a whim and without a plan. With every cobble-stoned step and around every corner of the Golden City, there is something to be discovered. However, just like all other capital cities around the world, there are also top …

European Travel

Circumnavigating Seoul: Hiking the ancient city wall

In the 600-plus years that Seoul has been Korea’s capital, the city has changed in many respects, save one: it’s kept its original city wall. An architectural treasure and contender for Unesco World Heritage status, Seoul City Wall snakes in an 18.6km ring over the peaks of Bukaksan (342m), Naksan …

Hiking