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11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

11 extremely practical Japan travel tips

Which apps to download, what cards to buy and what to pre-book before your trip
Happy when it pours: The umbrella man of Milan

Happy when it pours: The umbrella man of Milan

Franceso Maglia's luxury umbrella company has weathered crisis after crisis
The stunning mountains where China collects bags of fresh air

The stunning mountains where China collects bags of fresh air

As a marketing stunt in a polluted Chinese city, Laojun Mountain Natural Reserve gave out bags of mountain air to Chinese residents. After seeing these photos, you'll want some too
90-year-old woman battles to save Turkey's loggerhead turtles

90-year-old woman battles to save Turkey's loggerhead turtles

The turtles of Dalyan are victims of their own popularity -- one English ballet dancer is determined to save them
Goodyear tests its bigger, faster Zeppelin 'blimp'

Goodyear tests its bigger, faster Zeppelin 'blimp'

For the first time in 45 years, Goodyear begins phasing in a new type of airship
Japan's puffer fish capital: Delicious and deadly

Japan's puffer fish capital: Delicious and deadly

Shimonoseki is home to the only market in the country that specializes in the fish that could kill five men with its liver alone
Chinese line up to breathe bags of fresh mountain air

Chinese line up to breathe bags of fresh mountain air

Tragicomic travel marketing stunt is a hit in one of China's most polluted cities
World's most expensive places to rent

World's most expensive places to rent

$10,000 for a month in a 1,200 square foot flat -- a new Global Property Guide picks out the world's most expensive cities for tenants
U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem

U.S. airports are 'awful.' Here's the problem

The Economist is the latest to dogpile on the reputation of U.S. airports, but one industry leader sees hope for improvement
How to vacation like Italian aristocracy

How to vacation like Italian aristocracy

Why are the landed gentry renting out their bedrooms and posing for photos in funny hats? Because they need your cash
Croatia's 20 most beautiful places

Croatia's 20 most beautiful places

As the new season of "Game of Thrones" approaches, we pick out 20 stunning spots in one of its most oft-used locations
Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, triggers tsunami

Powerful earthquake strikes off Chile, triggers tsunami

A tsunami warning is in effect for Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Panama after an 8.2-magnitude quake on Tuesday
Airbus to cram more seats into planes

Airbus to cram more seats into planes

Airbus to squeeze one extra seat per row into its A380 superjumbo, raising passenger capacity by 7%