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Solar plane ends most perilous leg of global journey

Solar plane ends most perilous leg of global journey

The most perilous phase of a historic solar-powered flight came to an end Friday when the Solar Impulse 2 landed safely in Hawaii
City of the dead: The hidden treasures of Paris cemeteries

City of the dead: The hidden treasures of Paris cemeteries

Pop stars, writers, philosophers and a monkey named Kiki add to French capital’s fascinating graveyard landscape
Breathtaking ruins of the Soviet space shuttle program

Breathtaking ruins of the Soviet space shuttle program

What was once the pride of the Soviet space program now lies covered in dirt a in a disused hangar in Kazakhstan
Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Global phenomenon Slide the City is setting up a massive three-lane water slide at Hong Kong's famed old Kai Tak Airport
'Star Wars' crash lands in a galaxy not so far away...

'Star Wars' crash lands in a galaxy not so far away...

French artist uses the Photoshop force to bring "Star Wars" to popular destinations
Europe's best food festivals

Europe's best food festivals

From oyster shucking shindigs in Ireland to a formaggi festival in Italy, this is where Europe goes to do more than just eat
Rarely-seen images of Asia over 500 years

Rarely-seen images of Asia over 500 years

A fantastic new exhibition looks at how Asia has been captured through art, over time
Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

Summer hideaways: Best U.S. seaside escapes

In these quiet beach towns you'll find few tourists, casual seafood restaurants and photo ops that'll lure lots of likes on your Instagram feed
They'll book longer flights for a better wine list. Meet the oeno-fliers

They'll book longer flights for a better wine list. Meet the oeno-fliers

For some travelers, it's not the route the airline flies that matters, but the brand of champagne it serves
Beloved Australian attraction in danger of collapse

Beloved Australian attraction in danger of collapse

Park officials warn visitors to stay away from Sydney's Wedding Cake Rock formation as massive fractures appear
Tama the cat, Japan's cutest stationmaster, has died

Tama the cat, Japan's cutest stationmaster, has died

The country is now mourning the beloved feline who saved a rural train station from financial ruin
Rainbow sidewalks and other LGBT pride celebrations

Rainbow sidewalks and other LGBT pride celebrations

June is gay pride month, and there's a lot to celebrate. Here's what's happening from Seattle to Amsterdam
Zanzibar: On the trail of turtles and glam rock gods

Zanzibar: On the trail of turtles and glam rock gods

It's changed little over the centuries, but Tanzania's spice island is an unlikely haven for endangered reptiles
Opinion: Carry-on bag chaos has to end

Opinion: Carry-on bag chaos has to end

A proposal for smaller carry-ons failed, but a solution that makes airline travel more bearable is still needed, says one pilot
America's 11 most endangered historic places

America's 11 most endangered historic places

The Grand Canyon, a Civil Rights "war room" and Miami's Little Havana have been listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's endangered list
TripAdvisor launches comprehensive airport pages

TripAdvisor launches comprehensive airport pages

With reviews of attractions and restaurants, TripAdvisor's new airport pages give travelers an instant handle on their surroundings
Rare access to China's restive far west

Rare access to China's restive far west

Collection of images by photographer Raphael Fournier offers new perspectives on China's oil-rich Xinjiang province