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7 lessons you’ll learn in Vietnam

I SPENT SIX MONTHS in Vietnam’s southern metropolis of Saigon teaching English and slurping <i>pho</i>. In that time I joined the expat community, explored …

As an Asian-Canadian, I can’t count how many times this has happened to me

SO MAYBE the above scenario is slightly exaggerated. Then again, for many citizens of Canada/USA/England/Australia who are of Asian descent, it’s …

South America

How to piss off an Asian American

THE FOLLOWING LIST was constructed in consideration of all Northeast Asian, Southeast Asian, South Asian, Pacific Islander, and HAPA Americans, …

Are Travel Agents Useful Anymore?

Throughout the changing landscape of all industries, one thing has remained amazingly untouched: the local travel agency. Sun-bleached Bermuda posters still adorn the walls, fax machines carry on purring their tinny tune, and atlases continue to be referenced during flight routing. Seemingly …

Travel Industry

Greece Is Very Optimistic That Tourism Will Help End Its Recession in 2014

Greek tourism revenues should rise 13 percent to a record 13 billion euros in 2014, the head of the main industry body said on Tuesday, boosting …

When a photo means much more than a thousand words

The tangled historical roots of the idea that “a picture is worth a thousand words” begin with the 6th-century BC Chinese sage Confucius and end with …

10 Off The Beaten Path Cities You Should Absolutely Visit

Ask a random person and they can easily rattle off the famous cities around the world, and the list will undoubtedly include New York, Paris, and London.<p>Paris is Paris and London is London, but that shouldn’t mean it’s the only city worth checking out. If you’re already planning to shell out the …

Paid Leave

What Not to Do in Las Vegas

If you think a trip to Vegas means blowing all your cash, teetering around in painful stilettos, and waking up married, think again. We're here to help you avoid the rip-offs, blisters, and epic mistakes that Sin City is known for. Here are our 10 biggest don'ts for your next Vegas vacation.<p><b>Get</b> …

Las Vegas

In Chicago, piles of petroleum coke suggest the future of Canadian tar sands oil

November 18, 2013 | 7:03 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/11/18/sustainability/chicago-piles-petroleum-coke-suggest-future-canadian-tar-sands-oil/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Tar Sands

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

Cameras

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

Red Sea

Steve McQueen: the unseen photographs

A new collection of unpublished images of Steve McQueen by acclaimed photographer Barry Feinstein captures the public and private life of a true American icon<p>Barry Feinstein was the perfect photographer to shoot stills on the set of Steve McQueen’s classic movie Bullitt. As an artist, photographer, …

Steve McQueen

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

Photography

Nicole’s State of Grace

Next year, one elegant, Academy Award–winning blonde icon will star in the life of another. Learning how Nicole Kidman dug deep into the research for Grace of Monaco, Sam Kashner gets the Australian star to explore the drama of her own story: the isolating fame that came with her marriage to …

West Java