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La Tomatina: The world's biggest food fight

La Tomatina: The world's biggest food fight

20,000 people have gathered in Bunol, Spain for La Tomatina -- an excuse to hurl 170 tons of ripe tomato slop at one another
Most unlikely UNESCO site: The empty citadel of Vietnam

Most unlikely UNESCO site: The empty citadel of Vietnam

With merely four walls built during a short-lived dynasty, the Ho Citadel is an unusual UNESCO World Heritage Site
10 up-and-coming wine regions

10 up-and-coming wine regions

Swartland? Moravia? Some of the finest wine is being made in places you might never even have heard of
ISIS 'blows up ancient temple'

ISIS 'blows up ancient temple'

ISIS militants are reported to have blown up an ancient temple in the historic ruins of Palmyra, Syria
9 former prisons with surprising second lives

9 former prisons with surprising second lives

These former halls of incarceration have been transformed into everything from luxury hotels to concert halls and wedding venues
9 reasons to visit Georgia now

9 reasons to visit Georgia now

The former Soviet Republic is quickly becoming one of Europe's hottest destinations. Here's why
Hold the Stevia! Breaking Bad cafes open

Hold the Stevia! Breaking Bad cafes open

A themed "Breaking Bad" cafe has opened in Istanbul and there's a tribute pop-up bar in London this summer
12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

12 amazingly quirky pods for campers

On an island near Amsterdam, 12 surreal installations were inspired by everything from bedbugs to kites
Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Food preacher: Chef Edward Kwon's quest to globalize Korean food

Korean food is one of the world's hottest cuisines right now. The man behind much of its success shares his motivation
Happy birthday! 50 reasons Singapore is world's greatest city

Happy birthday! 50 reasons Singapore is world's greatest city

Red and white flags are fluttering this weekend as the city-state roars to life in celebration of 50 years of independence
Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Why tourists are booking stays in Rio's favelas

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics, accommodation offerings are diversifying in these once feared neighborhoods