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

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

Singaporean Teresa Lim's mini works of travel art highlight some of the world's most famous destinations in thread form
7 of the world's coolest commutes

7 of the world's coolest commutes

Is there any struggle more universally dreaded than the daily commute? Not if you use one of these public transit systems
World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

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

Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views
Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse announce signing of epic pact

Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse announce signing of epic pact

Darth Vader might be a legendary villain, but going on a cruise with him looks fun
Sukhothai: Land of the

Sukhothai: Land of the "boneless" Buddhas

Between Bangkok and Chiang Mai lies the old kingdom of Sukhothai. Its former glory can be revisited through spectacular temple ruins
U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

U.S. national parks saw record numbers of visitors in 2014

Golden Gate National Recreation Area topped the list of the most visited, but which one was most popular?
Pedal faster, Amsterdam: Seville may soon be Europe's greatest cycling city

Pedal faster, Amsterdam: Seville may soon be Europe's greatest cycling city

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

Stunning freediving underwater photo shoot

Envy alert! This couple of professional freedivers travel the world taking incredible photos along the way
Worldwide party season officially begins: Here's proof!

Worldwide party season officially begins: Here's proof!

Carnival is a circus-like celebration that traditionally occurs in the weeks leading up to Lent around the world
12 most romantic isles in the South Pacific

12 most romantic isles in the South Pacific

There are more than 20,000 South Pacific islands. These beach-rimmed beauties stand out in stunning fashion
London's disused train tunnels to be turned into cycle highways?

London's disused train tunnels to be turned into cycle highways?

Bikers and pedestrians could have a new network of underground pathways to commute around London