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Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Don't look down! Rio statue guy's guide to taking epic selfies

Lee Thompson, the man behind the Rio Christ the Redeemer statue selfie, offers his top tips for taking arm's-length artworks
Travelers beware! Pickpocket artist shares secrets

Travelers beware! Pickpocket artist shares secrets

James Freedman, a pickpocket artist known as the "Man of Steal," shares the secrets of his trade and tells you how to avoid becoming a victim
Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

Songkran: How to soak up the world's biggest water fight

If you've never experienced Thailand's famous new year water festival, here are some tips to keep in mind before you hit the streets
Robots, virtual reality and retina scans: The high-tech future of hotels

Robots, virtual reality and retina scans: The high-tech future of hotels

Hotels around the world are using technology in every imaginable way
Smart luggage: 7 groundbreaking travel accessories

Smart luggage: 7 groundbreaking travel accessories

Featuring everything from built-in electronic scales to app-controlled biometric locks, these new accessories combine brains and beauty
Behind the scenes of the world's most envied metro system

Behind the scenes of the world's most envied metro system

A "Super Control Center" and A.I. technology are just two reasons Hong Kong's MTR has an almost perfect on-time rate
Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

Meat and Maseratis: Cooking slow food with fast cars

What happens when two superstar chefs hit the streets of east London in search of inspiration? Lots of meat and a little madness
10 peer-to-peer websites changing the way we travel

10 peer-to-peer websites changing the way we travel

Want to rent out your garden to campers? Find a dog sitter? Airbnb isn't the only site that's tapped into the sharing economy for travelers
The world's best place to watch weekend's solar eclipse

The world's best place to watch weekend's solar eclipse

Even if the skies aren't clear for this month's rare cosmic event, there's plenty to gaze at in the Faroe Islands
What's up with all the strange hotel names?

What's up with all the strange hotel names?

Feeling Blu? Full of Moxy? According to experts, it's all part of a calculated plan to attract adventurous travelers in search of new experiences
Touring Ho Chi Minh City in a retro Vespa mob

Touring Ho Chi Minh City in a retro Vespa mob

Traffic in the Vietnamese city can be overwhelming -- but not if you're on the back of a scooter and going with the flow