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How to eat Indian street food safely

Tucking into street food is one of the joys of travelling in India – here are some tips to help avoid tummy troubles.<p>1. Give yourself a few days to adjust to the local cuisine, especially if you’re not used to spicy food.<p>2. You know the rule about following a crowd – if the locals are avoiding a …

Deep Frying

The Hong Kong airport that became a cruise terminal to woo big ships

Hong Kong has turned a former airport into an HK$8.2 billion ($1.1 billion) cruise terminal as the city seeks to woo wealthy Chinese travelers to …

Five unforgettable rail journeys

From a luxury odyssey through the Australian outback to traversing the peaks of the Ecuadorian Andes, here are some of the best ways to get on board.<p>There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. From rail odysseys through the outback to day trips in Britain, here are five ways to get …

Trains

World's Weirdest Superstitions (PHOTOS)

If you buy flowers to thank a host in Russia, think twice about the color and number lest you offend. Yellow represents infidelity, while Russians give an even dozen--common in the U.S.--only to the dead.<p>Trip planning involves researching where to stay, eat, and sightsee, but it can also be …

Ireland

5 Private Island Resorts for Honeymoons

Looking to get away with your extra-special somebody—and, preferably, nobody else? These five romantic private island resorts deliver sun, surf, …

Luxury Resorts

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8 ingenious ways of generating electricity

A world of increasing energy demands and diminishing resources must necessarily seek novel sources of power.<p>Renewable energy has been a perennially …

It's Easy To See Why Bangkok Is The New No.1 City For Tourists

The Thai capital is expecting 15.98 million international arrivals this year, according to the Global Destination Cities Index forecast.<p>So what is luring in those millions of tourists?<p>With its centuries-old-temples, modern nightlife and restaurants, and incredible food, Bangkok is one of the most …

Asia Travel

Stock 360 Panoramic Images and Videos for VR and more

×<p>N<p>Projections and Nav Modes<p>Normal View<br>• Fisheye View<br>• Architectural View<br>• Stereographic View<br>• Little Planet View<br>• Panini View<p>Click and Drag / QTVR mode<p>LICENSE …

Why flying first class increases your carbon footprint by six times

The World Bank has published a new working paper (PDF) that shows how passengers in premium airline classes create more of the C02 that leads to global warming. Essentially, all the extra space for high-paying customers means airlines expend more fuel to move them, especially if some of the more …

World Bank

Top 10 City Beaches Around the World

Summer is finally in full swing, and many find themselves facing the tough decision of a city break or a beach escape as they start planning a vacation. But for visitors looking for the best of both worlds, check out Cheapflights.com's top 10 city beaches where travelers are guaranteed some summer …

Top 10

How to Become a Nat Geo Photographer

<b>Reader Question:</b> How do I become a photographer for National Geographic?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Photography is really no different than any other pursuit in life if you plan to make a living at it. Unfortunately, there are very few full time salaried photography jobs. All the photographers who take pictures for</i> …

He Said, She Said: Tips for Traveling Couples

My longtime beau, Andy, and I will be celebrating our ten-year anniversary next week.<p>We spent our first anniversary in Paris. Since then, we’ve taken a pickup truck across Texas, a train across Europe, and a plane to the Middle East. Travel has been the backdrop of our decade together.<p>Having …

World's Safest Airlines (PHOTOS)

Travelers can find plenty of reasons to complain about airlines -- except when it comes to safety.<p>"Air travel has become very safe in recent years," says Ariel Beresniak of the Air Transport Rating Agency in Geneva. "The most important airlines have very high safety profiles."<p>U.S. carriers with …

Travel

Underwater Hotels: Five Things You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Underwater hotels have been the talk of extreme vacationing for a few years now, with new visions of aquatic resorts surfacing each year.<p>From the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji to the Discus Hotel in Dubai, these proposed hotels-of-the-future would allow travelers to sleep in the sea, and offer …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

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