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There's no place like Berlin. These 25 pictures prove it

There's no place like Berlin. These 25 pictures prove it

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, we asked readers to share their favorite things about Berlin
30 of the world's best national parks

30 of the world's best national parks

Tips for travelers interested in touring parks abroad
25 things we love about Poland

25 things we love about Poland

Consider these picks your itinerary
Gallery: China's crop of outrageous new hotel designs

Gallery: China's crop of outrageous new hotel designs

Jaw-dropping architecture, crazy technology -- when it comes to building Chinese hotels, anything goes
Would you cruise after Concordia?

Would you cruise after Concordia?

The Costa tragedy, an aptly named "poop cruise," engine fires ... nothing seems to put hardened cruisers off
20 years of photographing in Africa

20 years of photographing in Africa

Kenya wildlife photographer David Gulden shares some of his most evocative work
iReport: Your most spectacular travel photos

iReport: Your most spectacular travel photos

From icebergs in Greenland to meteors over Indonesian volcanoes, iReporters capture stunning sights
The haunting wildlife photography of David Yarrow

The haunting wildlife photography of David Yarrow

Extraordinary angles of animals from the most remote parts of the world
Gallery: 5 guided Costa Rica rainforest adventures

Gallery: 5 guided Costa Rica rainforest adventures

Attention independent travelers: Stop being so stubborn. You need a guide more than you think you do
Geisha-in-training hit the streets:

Geisha-in-training hit the streets: "We are alive and well"

Young apprentice geisha try to drum up a tourism revival for typhoon-hit Kyoto
Songkran Festival: World's biggest water fight

Songkran Festival: World's biggest water fight

Thailand kicks off its most popular festival over the weekend; death toll alarmingly high due to drunk driving accidents
Gallery: Extreme shots by daredevil adventure photographer

Gallery: Extreme shots by daredevil adventure photographer

Tyler Stableford takes risks in glacier caves, mountain ridges and remote locations so we can gasp at scenes like these
Gallery: Amazing desert photographs taken by paraglider

Gallery: Amazing desert photographs taken by paraglider

National Geo photog obsessively covers 27 of the world's most hyper-arid landscapes
Faces of the world: Nat Geo photographer's amazing portraits

Faces of the world: Nat Geo photographer's amazing portraits

Photojournalist Alison Wright doesn't just travel the world -- she reveals its inner beauty with every image she publishes
Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Gallery: Gratuitous photos of monkeys in hot springs

Different year, same pictures. But still very cute
In photos: A tour of Peru

In photos: A tour of Peru

From Incan ruins to annual clown festivals, stunning imagery from Lima and beyond
Dubai's skyline: Is this city really on planet Earth?

Dubai's skyline: Is this city really on planet Earth?

Nope, it's not sci-fi. Photographer Daniel Cheong spent the past six months capturing Dubai's otherworldy skyline at just the right moments