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Be a celebrity-- or just rent their home

Be a celebrity-- or just rent their home

With the rise of peer-to-peer rentals, it's easier than ever to live like a celebrity
Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers

When mutinous cries of "Not another zen garden, dad!" ring out, it's time to head for the Hollywood of Japan
World's coolest bookstores

World's coolest bookstores

From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish
Need for speed: Germany's magic motoring triangle

Need for speed: Germany's magic motoring triangle

With factory tours and collections of stunning vintage prototypes, southern Germany is petrolhead paradise
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
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