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10 top destinations to visit in 2015

10 top destinations to visit in 2015

Global events, new attractions and anniversary celebrations will put these destinations on travel radars next year. Question is, which one(s) to visit?
Man gives woman with ex-girlfriend's name a free world trip

Man gives woman with ex-girlfriend's name a free world trip

Jordan Axani planned to travel the world with his girlfriend -- until they broke up. After an online hunt he's found someone with the same name to travel with
Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

It's been a major year for new skyscrapers in 2014, but what's in the pipeline for the year ahead?
'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

Jarrett Martin was paralyzed when an aerial stunt went wrong. Now he's back in the air, and teaching others to jump
Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Luxury vintage Land Rover tours explore Bedouin backwaters without bashing up precious dunes
Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Boutique Bauhaus: Tel Aviv’s hippest hotel hangouts

Minimalist homes -- and a dental clinic -- are transformed into chic destinations in Israel’s capital of cool
Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Big brands like Legoland and Six Flags as well as the world's largest underwater park are set to make a splash in the UAE city
5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

5 amazing places in Iran you've never heard of

It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival their more famous counterparts in beauty and historical significance
Could your next burger be camel meat?

Could your next burger be camel meat?

Upscale department stores already stock camel milk chocolate. It might not be long before camel burgers and hot dogs follow suit
Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Incredible images capture dazzling symmetry of Iran's mosques

Self-taught Iranian photographer gains rare access to shoot religious buildings as they've never been seen
Kid-friendly flying: Airline offers on-board nannies

Kid-friendly flying: Airline offers on-board nannies

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways offers free "Flying Nannies" to tend to children on long flights
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Destination Berlin

From a casino restroom to a park in Seoul, the striking symbol of war and freedom has ended up in some strange places. November 9 is the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall