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Does refusing to swap airplane seats make you a jerk?

Does refusing to swap airplane seats make you a jerk?

Switching seats on a plane can be a lot to ask. One traveler refuses to do it. OK?
Former 'Star Wars' designer shares images for amazing fantasy aircraft

Former 'Star Wars' designer shares images for amazing fantasy aircraft

Stephen Chang worked on Spider-Man video games before graduating to an eight-year stint at LucasArts
Ultimate hotel perk: A personal submarine in Fiji

Ultimate hotel perk: A personal submarine in Fiji

The exclusive Laucala Island resort gives guests access to coral reefs in a Bond-style mini-submarine as part of its all-inclusive price
'Walking Dead' in Georgia: Zombie tourism comes to life

'Walking Dead' in Georgia: Zombie tourism comes to life

Are you the butcher or the cattle? Tainted meat-obsessed fans are following the tracks of their favorite "Walking Dead" survivors
Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

Worst celeb in-flight meltdowns

In the world of celebrity air travel, you're nobody until you've been kicked off a plane
APEC fashion hits and misses

APEC fashion hits and misses

It's back on. APEC's “silly shirt” tradition is revived in Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping working his "Mao-style" jacket
Sex museums: A global guide

Sex museums: A global guide

Displaying everything from Catherine the Great's 'naughty chair' to a 5.5-foot-long whale penis, these erotica exhibits aren't for the prudish
Millions visit London's 'sea' of poppies

Millions visit London's 'sea' of poppies

More than four million have visited the "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" installation at the Tower of London
Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

Heathrow installs 'Scent Globe': Which country has the best smells?

UK's Heathrow Airport pairs destinations with fragrances to evoke long distance travel. We do too
Height of passion? Couple weds in peculiar place

Height of passion? Couple weds in peculiar place

A pair of frequent fliers from Indiana got hitched on a Southwest Airlines flight from Nashville to Dallas
Five continents, five years... and thousands of sketches

Five continents, five years... and thousands of sketches

Luis Simoes has visited 29 countries in the past two years and plans to sketch his way around the world
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Destination Berlin

It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart