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51 biggest travel stories of 2014

51 biggest travel stories of 2014

From a year that's been everything from unpredictable to bizarre to catastrophic, these are the most memorable travel stories
A year of Airbnb: Meet the man who lives only in online rentals

A year of Airbnb: Meet the man who lives only in online rentals

The good, the festive and the creepy of Kevin Lynch’s 'Yearbnb' adventure in Hong Kong
Love 'Downton Abbey'? Now you can stay there

Love 'Downton Abbey'? Now you can stay there

England's Highclere Castle, which doubles as TV's most famous stately pile, opens London Lodge to paying guests
Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

Tokyo Station: 100 years of trains, tourism and secret tunnels

The rail gateway to Japan's capital celebrates its centennial this month. We're celebrating with 10 wild facts about Tokyo's top traffic hub
11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

These fabulous new properties will make you want to rethink your upcoming holiday plans
 'Botlers,' 'braggies' and the sharing economy: What will travel look like in 2015?

'Botlers,' 'braggies' and the sharing economy: What will travel look like in 2015?

If travel experts are right, we'll be wearing hotel keys, eating at local's homes and likely heading to Asia
6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
10 most popular U.S. apres ski hotels

10 most popular U.S. apres ski hotels

Whether you hit the black diamonds or bunny slopes, these resorts offer the post-downhill pampering needed to get you back on your skis
23 amazing hotels that opened in 2014

23 amazing hotels that opened in 2014

With new builds, rebuilds and plenty of revamped heritage properties rising from the ashes, the global hotel hot list became a lot more enticing this year
Funtasy Island: This $240 million eco-island paradise is pretty cool

Funtasy Island: This $240 million eco-island paradise is pretty cool

Crystal clear water, coral reefs and mangrove forest provide the stunning backdrop to the world's largest eco-resort opening in Indonesia
 All you can eat: Going wild in Denmark's gastronomy paradise

All you can eat: Going wild in Denmark's gastronomy paradise

Nordic haute cuisine has skyrocketed in popularity. Luxurious Dragsholm Castle's foraging safaris get in at the ground level