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10 top destinations to visit in 2015

10 top destinations to visit in 2015

Global events, new attractions and anniversary celebrations will put these destinations on travel radars next year. Question is, which one(s) to visit?
15 cool gifts for travelers

15 cool gifts for travelers

Journals, luggage tags, Panama hats? Yawn. We've got a selection of gifts travelers will actually use
Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from more than 150 countries. Here are the top 19 shots
Highlights from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Highlights from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

Because there's nothing like a set of beautiful images from around the world to inspire travel plans
6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
Most ethical travel destinations for 2015

Most ethical travel destinations for 2015

Nonprofit Ethical Traveler has released its annual list of the developing countries doing the most to promote human rights and preserve their environments
Ultimate heli-ski, cattle ranching, bear tracking safari

Ultimate heli-ski, cattle ranching, bear tracking safari

Looking for snow porn? This helicopter ski adventure will fly you into the Coast Mountains for the freshest runs
10 reasons to experience the mind-blowing AfrikaBurn festival

10 reasons to experience the mind-blowing AfrikaBurn festival

South Africa’s answer to Burning Man is a surreal mirage of sculptures, music and mayhem under star-filled desert skies
‘House of horrors’: Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall recalls World War II nightmare

‘House of horrors’: Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall recalls World War II nightmare

Nanjing's epic memorial recalls the bloodshed and chaos that ensued after Japanese troops seized the city 77 years ago
Fit and healthy in 2015: Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Fit and healthy in 2015: Asia's top 10 wellness resorts

Exotic locations, ancient healing traditions and outstanding personal service is Asia's recipe for outstanding resorts
Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Seeking the thrill: Extreme hikers go the distance

Between snow storms, avalanches and steep terrain, these hikers brave it all for stunning views and adventure
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Destination Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history