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Introducing Jaffna: Sri Lanka's rising star

Introducing Jaffna: Sri Lanka's rising star

New train service is bringing tourists to a once-remote city locals hope will become Asia's next big tourist destination
Is Lundy Britain's most idyllic island?

Is Lundy Britain's most idyllic island?

No cell phones, no Internet, no cars, no TV ... and, no, you don't go mad
Escape from Istanbul: The tiny islands where a chaotic city unwinds

Escape from Istanbul: The tiny islands where a chaotic city unwinds

Traffic-free Prince Islands offer a break from the mayhem on the shores of the Marmara
Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs

Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful land of grass roofs

With 300 days of rain and more sheep than people, the Faroe Islands make for one of the odder emerging tourist destinations in Europe
Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises

Pristine beaches, unspoiled nature and few tourists -- a stretch on these former penal colonies is no longer a punishment
The pensive moods of Jeju Island

The pensive moods of Jeju Island

Travel photographer Kyung-Woo Jun shows why the volcanic island is such a popular getaway spot
Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

Phu Quoc: Vietnam's attempt to become king of Asia's beaches

How Vietnam hopes to boost tourist numbers to 2 million with the help of a rustic, no-frills island
6 of the world's most colorful colonial holdouts

6 of the world's most colorful colonial holdouts

France an hour from Canada, Britain in the South Atlantic -- what you find at some of the world's remaining political colonies
World’s 7 most dangerous and remote islands

World’s 7 most dangerous and remote islands

Snorkels and beach towels stay at home. Death and dismemberment await (seriously) on this collection of forbidding islands
Italian island celebrates 200th anniversary of Napoleon's exile

Italian island celebrates 200th anniversary of Napoleon's exile

If we'd been sent to Elba, we wouldn't have been in such a hurry to leave
Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Jeju: Asia's new best weekend getaway?

Phuket has a new rival -- the "Hawaii of Korea"