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Ultimate Nature Adventure: New Zealand

There are destinations that challenge your intellect: India, with its intense mix of 21st century advances and Middle Age poverty; Berlin, in constant dialogue with an impossible past; Rome or St. Petersburg, with their troves of art treasures. New Zealand is a different type of place. That is not …

The Most Unbelievable Temples in the World

Be it a gilded sanctuary or a cliffside monastery, these beautifully designed temples will impress even the most seasoned of travelers.

Sundar Pichai: Google's rising star reaches the top (like his teacher said he would)

Last weekend, one of the most glittering alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur did not show up to give a school prize as he had promised. Sundar Pichai, then head of product at Google, begged off for reasons that became abundantly clear over the next few days: he had just …

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Victoria Falls for Dummies

<b>Victoria Falls</b> is on almost everyone’s bucket list, but few people know the best way to experience it. On a recent trip to southern Africa, I saw it from every which way, so you don’t have to.<p>> Why is it worth visiting?<p>It’s not the widest or the tallest falls in the world, but it is without doubt …

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20 places you should visit before they disappear

But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 20 places all travelers should see while they still exist. From ancient Mayan ruins in Guatemala to the Swiss alps, these …

Why We Need ‘Travel Experts’

Pity the poor “travel expert.” Just about everyone wants to be one—or at least drink cocktails on a beach for a living (and do let me know if you find that job description out there). Yet which “title” gets air-quoted more often?<p>This probably happens because, unlike a field like neuroparasitology, …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

NASA is About To Blast Some Rockets Through Alaska’s Northern Lights

Unraveling the mysterious electrical currents of the aurora borealis<p>The lights of the aurora borealis are often described as “dancing,” since they fluctuate in shape and brightness. Inside, the charged particles that generate the aurora dance too, and scientists are still trying to figure out …

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See Inside The Most Futuristic Cruise Ship On The Planet

Quantum of the Seas is one of the most advanced ships on earth, and it will cruise in the Caribbean this spring before heading to the South China Sea in the fall.<p>It has a bumper-car track, a cocktail bar staffed by robots, and a skydiving simulator.

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Wildlife Encounters<p>As a wildlife buff, I’ve had countless of encounters with animals in the wild. These are some of my best wildlife …

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IN THE DOCKArbaaz Khan Confesses to Betting on IPL Matches Last Year, Says He Lost Rs 2.75 Crore<p>BLAME-GAME ON<p>Another BJP Worker Found Hanging from …

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Hacking planes - UK researchers developing plans to stop 'flight cyberjacking'

It’s easy to get paranoid if you spend too much time on the internet. Reading the reams of scare stories on Ebola, an imminent third world war or cybergeddon, an internet apocalypse caused by hackers, would send even the calmest of people into paralysing paroxysms.<p>When MH370 went missing this year, …

Larry Page talks about his age-old fight with Steve Jobs over ‘doing too much stuff’

In an interview with the Financial Times, Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page talked about an ongoing debate that he had with Apple’s Steve Jobs: whether their companies were doing too much or too little to affect the lives of their customers.<p>Page, as is evident in Google’s seemingly unending push …

6 things you should know about Diwali

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Hindu holiday of Diwali is India's biggest and brightest national holiday. But Indians around the world come together to celebrate the festival of lights.<p>The five-day celebration of good over evil is as important to Hindus as Christmas is to Christians, and it marks the start of a new …

Outside's Best Travel Photography of the Fall

Photo: Mark Clinton<p>Photographer Mark Clinton ran into a young woman while travelling across Ireland who was completing her version of an Irish adventure bucket list. Last on her list? Cliff jumping.<p>Photo: Judith Marie Hoffman<p>After a cable car ride to the balcony on Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, …

Magical night on Planet Earth with a sky full of stars at the active Tungurahua Volcano last February. Photo by Mike Theiss @extremenature http://instagram.com/p/tQ7vehoMXL/

On the Edge at England's Cliffside Ecolodge

Our elevator speech for the Cornwall region of southwest England would start with its world-class coastal hiking, move next to its surprising surf breaks, and conclude with the eco-minded Scarlet Hotel.<p>Resting atop a seaside crag on the Atlantic, the property’s minimal aesthetic blends well into …

The World's Most Beautiful Coastal Drives

<i>By Laura Dannen Redman and Rachel Coleman, CNTraveler.com</i><p>We asked, you answered: After rounding up the best coastal drives in the U.S., Australia, and Ireland, you responded with your favorite ocean roads around the globe. Time for a road trip...<p>The 10 Best Small Cities in the U.S.<p>12 Travel …

Extreme Photo of the Week: Summer skiing in the Beartooth Mountains, Montana. http://on.natgeo.com/YM0tcN Photograph by Max Lowe

Your Photos of European Cities

I Heart My City: Igor’s Venice

Venice native <b>Igor Scomparin</b> led tours all over Europe with Globus for a decade before returning home to be a “local host” for Monograms. Now, this tourism industry veteran’s mission is to show the real, authentic Venice to travelers who come to visit his homeland. Here’s a look at the “city of …

Travel 365: An ominous iceberg looms in the fog in Antarctic waters. http://on.natgeo.com/1rP6SQj

A Symphony of Lights | Hong Kong Tourism Board

If you thought Victoria Harbour was a dazzling cityscape on its own, hang around for A Symphony of Lights. The multimedia show has set the harbour …

Air France Begins to Trial NFC-Based Boarding

Select Air France Passengers who own smartphones equipped with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, will participate in a trial of an …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

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How to survive a winter in Antarctica – in pictures

Photographer and explorer Dr Alexander Kumar spent nine months at Concordia Station, where temperatures drop to -80C and your nearest neighbours are astronauts orbiting the Earth. Follow his journey through the worst winter in the world<p>• White Mars, Living on Planet Concordia is on at the Royal …

Pacific Coast

See photos of the U.S. Pacific Coast (including California, Oregon, and Washington) in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

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