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Cultural revival in the world's last divided capital

Cultural revival in the world's last divided capital

Artists, poets and musicians are returning to the divided Cypriot capital of Nicosia
One billion tourists-- a record-breaking year for travel in 2012

One billion tourists-- a record-breaking year for travel in 2012

With more people traveling than ever before, the UNWTO launches a campaign aimed at encouraging tourists to make a positive difference
Happy World Toilet Day

Happy World Toilet Day

The United Nations aims to improve sanitation for 2.5 billion by raising awareness. A look at the issues and some quirky toilet-themed venues around the world
Why Aussies are happier than Norwegians

Why Aussies are happier than Norwegians

When the U.N. ranked Australia behind Norway, it made a serious mistake: Bikinis beat overcoats any day
Dwight Turner: Thailand, land of smiles. But only if you’re white

Dwight Turner: Thailand, land of smiles. But only if you’re white

Finding no humor in a controversial Thai ad reserving seats for “people with white skin,” this Bangkok writer looks back on his own unfortunate experiences
Dodging bullets on the Thai-Cambodia border

Dodging bullets on the Thai-Cambodia border

The recent ceasefire between Cambodia and Thailand allows a former UN official to recount his two trips, 17 years apart, to the hotly contested Preah Vihear temple
Singapore food porn: Exotic hawker fare from around the world

Singapore food porn: Exotic hawker fare from around the world

Six cuisines from around the world that made it into Singapore’s hawker centers
Bangkok sinking quickly, say scientists

Bangkok sinking quickly, say scientists

Unless radical action is taken soon, experts say we’ll be underwater in less than 50 years
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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It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart