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Arctic ambition: Race to sail Northwest Passage hots up

Arctic ambition: Race to sail Northwest Passage hots up

Cruise liner Crystal Serenity gears up to take 900 passengers on the largest ever expedition through previously icebound sea route in 2016
Divine photos of America's most epic churches

Divine photos of America's most epic churches

From austere concrete to far-out architectural experiments, a grand tour of the very best Modernist religious architecture
Discovering the lost isles of the South Pacific

Discovering the lost isles of the South Pacific

Following the trails of the great explorers, this once-a-year luxury cruise visits untouched islands and never-snorkeled reefs
10 great towns, villages and neighborhoods for architecture buffs

10 great towns, villages and neighborhoods for architecture buffs

Forget the cities and skyscrapers. These gorgeous communities prove beautiful doesn't always have to be big
Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon

Asbestos-bellied locals converge on Calabria to compete for hottest ticket on the culinary calendar
Better than the Grand Canyon? Inside Namibia's Fish River gorge

Better than the Grand Canyon? Inside Namibia's Fish River gorge

Remote 500 million-year-old landscape is one of Africa's most picturesque locations
Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Famous landmarks like you've never seen them

Unique "time sliced" technique captures beauty of day-to-night transitions by splicing 36 photos taken from dawn til dusk
Cycling the Death Strip: Berlin Wall by bicycle

Cycling the Death Strip: Berlin Wall by bicycle

Once fortified frontier between East and West German zones makes a fascinating two-wheeled trail through history
Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos

Artist Florentijn Hofman has traveled the world with his huge artworks -- now he's sending a giant beast into London's River Thames
Macau's kung fu coffee master

Macau's kung fu coffee master

Amid abandoned shipyards an unusual cafe owner is blending Macau's most intriguing coffee
How to be a Reykjaviker: 8 ways to be cool in Iceland

How to be a Reykjaviker: 8 ways to be cool in Iceland

Cultivate a love for wool sweaters, beer and fermented shark meat if you want to feel at home in Iceland's capital
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