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World's prettiest bathrooms

World's prettiest bathrooms

Photographer Aujin Rew takes her camera everywhere she goes, even into the bathrooms of 10 different countries
China to become world's top business travel market

China to become world's top business travel market

Business travel spending in China hit $225 billion last year -- or 23% of the $1.1 trillion global total -- and could surpass the U.S. as soon as 2015
Incredible photos of secret abandoned palaces

Incredible photos of secret abandoned palaces

Polish photographer takes stunningly beautiful images of derelict buildings but refuses to divulge their location
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
World's most expensive Big Mac revealed

World's most expensive Big Mac revealed

$7 for a Big Mac? That's what it costs in Norway, according to the Economist's latest Big Mac index
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
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
Loud, anarchic, quirky: My love affair with Istanbul

Loud, anarchic, quirky: My love affair with Istanbul

CNN's Ivan Watson pays homage to the city he's called home for the past 12 years
Best and worst expat movies of all time

Best and worst expat movies of all time

Cinema loves portraying the lives of expats. Sometimes it gets it right. Sometimes it casts Nick Nolte as a shirtless mystic
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