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No Internet, no phone? No problem for thousands who want this job

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Drop the needle: Designer uses embroidery to capture beauty of travels

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World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

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And the best cruise ships of 2015 are ...

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A new way to pick the Oscars Best Picture

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Africa's amazing architecture: Do these buildings represent freedom?

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A few years ago, barely anyone in this southern Spanish city rode a bike. Now two-wheeled transport is growing exponentially

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