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36 world-changing travel moments

36 world-changing travel moments

From credit cards to crash test dummies to Concorde, some of the most important advances in travel over the last century
Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rio's slums the hot World Cup destination?

Rooms in Rio's favelas could go for as little as $50 a night
'Paradise for dogs': L’Epiphanie dog-sledding festival

'Paradise for dogs': L’Epiphanie dog-sledding festival

iReporter Mandeep Oberoi rides the snowy rails at Quebec's L’Epiphanie festival
Holiday dilemma: Celebrate Lantern Festival or Valentine's Day?

Holiday dilemma: Celebrate Lantern Festival or Valentine's Day?

China's Lantern Festival coincides this year with Valentine's Day, leaving Chinese with a dilemma -- which one to celebrate?
Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Last fight at legendary Bangkok stadium

Thousands of muay Thai fans came out for the final fight night at historic Lumpinee Boxing Stadium, which has closed its doors forever
Sapporo Snow Festival: 199 incredible ice sculptures

Sapporo Snow Festival: 199 incredible ice sculptures

Japan's biggest winter celebration does things with snow and ice you didn't know could be done
Dacha, chacha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises

Dacha, chacha and a gay bar: 9 ways Sochi surprises

The Winter Olympics locale is also a popular holiday spot for oligarchs and trained Russia's first space monkeys
Last chance to be first to enjoy Japan’s 2014 cherry blossom season
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Last chance to be first to enjoy Japan’s 2014 cherry blossom season

In Okinawa, the pink beauties are now in full bloom. Here’s where to see them before they’re gone
Understanding the Chinese 'Drunken Lion' dance

Understanding the Chinese 'Drunken Lion' dance

The lion dance may be somewhat overplayed in international Chinese events, but that shouldn't undermine the dance's legitimacy, relevance and importance in Chinese culture
Go figure: Lunar New Year 2014 in numbers

Go figure: Lunar New Year 2014 in numbers

How many Chinese will travel overseas? How much cash do people expect in their little red envelopes? This and more in our holiday interactive
'Evil spirits': The truth about Chinese New Year

'Evil spirits': The truth about Chinese New Year

The demons of folklore aren't the only spirits newbies to Chinese New Year should be wary of
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