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Iran prepares for a 'tsunami of tourists'

Iran prepares for a 'tsunami of tourists'

After decades of staying away, travelers are now heading to Iran in larger numbers
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
Malaysia Airlines crash prompts flight detours

Malaysia Airlines crash prompts flight detours

Commercial airlines that normally cross eastern Ukraine on flights to Europe, Asia and elsewhere are re-routing away from the volatile region
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
Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Airbus files patent for saddle seats

Perching design fits four passengers into a space previously occupied by three
London to New York: Who should you fly with?

London to New York: Who should you fly with?

Few airline routes are as cutthroat as the one between London and New York. Here's how the different carriers stack up
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
What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

What's it like to motorcycle through Iran as a woman?

British travel writer Lois Pryce's 3,000-mile solo journey revealed a nation divided between an authoritarian regime and friendly, welcoming people
Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Road melts at Yellowstone National Park

Extreme heat created by an active volcano below Yellowstone caused the road surface to bubble with oil
Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Video: Seaplane almost lands on whale in Alaska

Onlookers shout as a pontoon plane nearly clips a surfacing whale
Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

The Brazilian government says the World Cup was a triumph for the country’s tourism industry
Classic confectionery: Europe's oldest pastry shops

Classic confectionery: Europe's oldest pastry shops

Proving they're what's really important, the world's best pastry shops have survived survived sieges, revolutions and World War II