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World's coolest bookstores

World's coolest bookstores

From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish
Kegs tapped at 'America's Oktoberfest' this week

Kegs tapped at 'America's Oktoberfest' this week

Thousands of beer fans will swarm in for the 27th Oregon Brewers Festival in Portland, Oregon
20 China travel tips

20 China travel tips

Don't be intimidated, says a local expert. Here's how to do China without the hassles
4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg

Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by
Humpback whales entertain boaters

Humpback whales entertain boaters

Several humpback whales play and feed in Monterrey Bay, California, giving boaters a show
Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

Amazing video: Extreme surfers in the Arctic

In what is undoubtedly the world's "coolest" surf video, photographer Chris Burkhard endures freezing temperatures, blizzards and injury to capture Arctic waves and their riders
Ultimate Himalayan retreat: Yoga, meditation, wildlife

Ultimate Himalayan retreat: Yoga, meditation, wildlife

India's lakeside Basunti retreat was designed for those looking to unwind ... even while doing headstands
New boat rental sites try to be 'Airbnb for yachts'

New boat rental sites try to be 'Airbnb for yachts'

New boat-sharing sites are trying to make boat ownership more affordable and boat rentals more accessible
Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Built at a cost of $442.2 million, Universal Studios Japan hopes its magical new attraction will bring in the big bucks
8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

8 outlaw adventures around the U.S.

Jesse James' home and Al Capone's grave are two of the top sites for fans of America's former outlaws
TripAdvisor names 'world's best' amusement parks

TripAdvisor names 'world's best' amusement parks

Attractions featuring marine animals prove winners as Florida's Discovery Cove and Spain's Siam Park take top honors
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