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Orient Express Launches Orcaella Offering New Myanmar Cruises

On July 22, Orient-Express will launch a new river cruiser, the Orcaella, which will sail on the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River in Myanmar, also known as Burma. Named for a species of dolphin that inhabits the river, <i>Orcaella</i> (‘Or-kay-la’), was built in the colonial capital city of Yangon. The …

These Fancy New Winglets Will Save United $200 Million Each Year

Winglets have been growing in popularity as an add-on to fuel hungry airplanes around the planet. Attached at the extremity of each wing, they act to manage the flow of air passing the craft, reducing the amount of turbulent flow around the body and cutting drag. For the fixed cost of installing a …

South Korea Photos

See photos of South Korea (including Seoul, Buddhist temples, the DMZ, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Pictures of Chile

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Chile, including Easter Island, Torres del Paine, Santiago, and more, in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

South America

Take Refuge from Tokyo’s Winter at These Hot Springs

The U.S. isn’t the only country battling a brutal winter this year. But Tokyo residents have one secret weapon: natural hot springs. Here are five …

‘Pillow Talk’ - 1959 film poster, starring Rock Hudson & Doris Day 

‘Pillow Talk’ - 1959 film poster, starring Rock Hudson & Doris Day