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CULINARY JOURNEYS

Asia's 50 best restaurants 2015
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Scary places

The scariest theme park rides on Earth

The scariest theme park rides on Earth

Roller coaster addict Stefan Zwangzer tries out terrifying rides so that we don't have to
iReport: 'Urban explorers' indulge a fascination for abandoned buildings

iReport: 'Urban explorers' indulge a fascination for abandoned buildings

There's a growing movement among urban explorers to seek out abandoned buildings -- see some of the amazing examples here
7 of the freakiest places on the planet

7 of the freakiest places on the planet

Human bones, headless dolls, a death ward. That abandoned house on the outskirts of town has nothing on these truly frightening places
Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Robert Joe, host of National Geographic's "I Wouldn't Go In There," takes us in there
Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Japan's scary 'Skyfall' island: World's creepiest tour?

Tour operators have been offering trips to Hashima island since 2009, but access is limited and security is fierce. Here's why