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Built to echo the romance of European citadels, these historic Canadian railway hotels recall a time when packing dozens of trunks and a butler or two was the only way to travel: http://bit.ly/18LxR4x Where in Canada do you dream of travelling to?

When you think of an East African wilderness adventure, its Kenya and Tanzania that usually spring to mind. But do you know where to see Africa's most endangered carnivore up close and in the wild? Find out here: http://bbc.in/15M8xqQ

10 Most Beautiful Places in New Zealand

When you dream about traveling to <b>New Zealand</b> you dream of those epic landscapes you see on travel brochures, not bustling cities. Well, the news …

Dubai's rise as a family destination

Things are looking up again in Dubai. The Emirate’s incredible boom came to a sticky end amid a burst property bubble in 2008. Bankers were said to be abandoning their Ferraris at the airport; there was unfinished construction everywhere. After hubris, debris.<p>But now you can tell matters have moved …

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies

The best – and tastiest – way to fast-track your understanding of a city's cuisine is to embark on a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food. Tuck into the best offerings from street food stalls, meet chefs at cafes and restaurants, and local producers at markets. Best of all, …

Ski holidays: early season deals

Glacier skiing, Zermatt, Switzerland<p>The problem with early season skiing is there's often a lack of snow. Not so in Zermatt where the glacier sits at 3,883m, guaranteeing the white stuff even if the lower slopes are bare. Supertravel Ski have a week's stay at the luxury and cosy Chalet Schwarzsee …

Indonesia

Indonesia's numbers astound: more than 17,000 islands, of which 8000 are inhabited, and over 300 languages spoken across them. It's a beguiling country offering myriad adventures.

Indonesia

Make Your Own Fried Mac and Cheese Burger Buns - Great Ideas : People.com

Drawing long lines in Vegas, the ramen burger is the food phenomenon that won’t quit. So naturally, “What else can we make a hamburger bun out of?” …

The Best Fried Chicken Recipes from Around the World

From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes<p>From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes for fried chicken—and their attendant sides, of course—from nearly every corner of the globe. …

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Rep. Holding falls asleep overseeing House floor - Video on NBCNews.com

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Miley Cyrus naked yet again in latest Terry Richardson photos

The campaign to clothe Miley Cyrus faced another setback today as Terry Richardson posted new pictures of the ever-twerking singer on his diary …

CDC: Shutdown Strains Foodborne Illness Tracking

As we reported Tuesday, the government shutdown is pushing the nation's food safety system to its limits.<p>For instance, there is normally a team of eight people overseeing the critical foodborne illness tracking database PulseNet. This team identifies clusters of sickness linked to potentially …

How to Make Veggie Desserts

Find out which fat-free ingredient makes this dessert so moist<p>The newest (and most unexpected) place to get one of your five servings of vegetables a day is the dessert tray. Although veggies aren't as high in natural sugars as fruits are, they add earthy flavor—as well as vitamins, antioxidants, …

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11 Ways to Be More Like Olivia Pope

For all those times you find yourself wondering, “What would Olivia Pope do?”

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3 Ways to Ease a Muscle Cramp

Don't let cramping muscles slow you down!<p><b>Step on a cold floor.</b>Or limp to your fridge for an ice pack, says Peterson. Studies show chilly temps block pain pathways in the muscles and can reduce spasms in your thighs, calves, or feet.<p><b>If that doesn't work. . .</b><p><b>Swig some pickle juice.</b>Weird but true: A …

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'Mental health issues' suspected for Connecticut woman who died in DC confrontation

Investigators are attempting to determine why an unarmed Stamford, Conn., woman ran her car into a security fence outside the White House on Thursday before leading authorities on a short chase that ended with her death in a hail of police gunfire near the U.S. Capitol.<p>Miriam Carey, 34, was …

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Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Readers' tips: local tours and trips in Southeast Asia

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Flights, accommodation, major days out: these are all things you can book before you leave your house. The problem with Asia is that the spirit of spontaneity tends to overwhelm you once you land as there is so much to see. Can you recommend a local tour operator, a …

US government shutdown: Dollar plunges to eight-month low

The dollar plummetted to an eight-month low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday, as a stand-off between the White House and America’s Republican party led the US government to shut down for the first time in 17 years.<p>Many economists and analysts had expected the two sides to broker a …

Alternatives to Oktoberfest

The barrels may have already been rolled out at Munich’s annual Oktoberfest, but there are still plenty of other beer festivals happening all over the globe to which you can raise your glass.<p><b>Blumenau's Beer Festival, Brazil</b><p>Ever fancied listening to an oompah band while supping a stein of beer in …

Siquijor, a remote island in the central Philippines, is shrouded in legends of mythical creatures, witches with healing powers and sorcerers who cast spells: http://bit.ly/1dUtEg8 Have you been to the Philippines?

24 hours in Mumbai

Be prepared to be jostled, hurried and incessantly chatted to as you soak in the trendy yet traditional vibe of Mumbai.<p>24 hours isn't nearly enough time to explore all the highlights of this intoxicating city, but this whistlestop tour will help you catch the flavour of Mumbai: serene mornings by …

Johnson: When is a rule not a rule?

A FRIEND of Johnson’s recently posted on Facebook a January 2011 article by Farhad Manjoo on <i>Slate</i> that began<p>Can I let you in on a secret? Typing two …