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German tourist cleans Thailand streets out of love

German tourist cleans Thailand streets out of love

A 55-year-old Samaritan travels to Thailand each year to wash phone booths and sweep streets
Drop the needle: Designer uses embroidery to capture beauty of travels

Drop the needle: Designer uses embroidery to capture beauty of travels

Singaporean Teresa Lim's mini works of travel art highlight some of the world's most famous destinations in thread form
Selfie stick sting stirs on-air debate

Selfie stick sting stirs on-air debate

CNN contributor Zoe Li reports many museums are now banning selfie sticks and explains her opinion on why the camera extenders must die
A new way to pick the Oscars Best Picture

A new way to pick the Oscars Best Picture

This year's Oscars Best Picture nominees make us want to pack a bag and travel. But which one is most suitcase-worthy?
Finding feng shui in Hong Kong

Finding feng shui in Hong Kong

Where can you find the best -- and worst -- feng shui in Hong Kong? The answers of a master may surprise you
10 weirdest travel jobs

10 weirdest travel jobs

Professional bed warmer? Dog surfing instructor? And you thought your job was strange
China tourists rename top U.K. landmarks

China tourists rename top U.K. landmarks

The Shard will be known to Chinese tourists as the "A Tower", while Savile Row becomes "Tall, rich, handsome street"

"Don't come here, go to Florida," says NY tourism site

It's apparently so miserable that even Ithaca's tourism site is telling tourists they probably should make other plans
Crazy, sexy, muddy: Carnival's dirtiest party pics

Crazy, sexy, muddy: Carnival's dirtiest party pics

The annual mud bath known as J'ouvert at Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago has just ended -- we've got the pics
Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Opinion: Why the selfie stick must die!

Melodramatic or pragmatic? Both, apparently. How a simple stick is tearing the world apart
True romance? Why one couple is getting divorced on Valentine's Day

True romance? Why one couple is getting divorced on Valentine's Day

With the help of a company called DivorceHotel, a New York couple is untying the knot over Cupid's dead body.