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Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

Gratuity guide: Rules for tipping in the United States

Doling out gratuities can be a minefield. Here's your free guide to keeping everyone happy (service charge not included)
KOH: The Thai restaurant that uses ingredients you've never heard of

KOH: The Thai restaurant that uses ingredients you've never heard of

A Spanish chef brings new tastes to Thai cooking by using local ingredients and local recipes at the Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
Most popular world wonders ranked

Most popular world wonders ranked

More than 8 billion people travel to national parks and reserves every year. A new study lists the most-visited ones
The hills are still alive: Touring 'The Sound of Music' 50 years on

The hills are still alive: Touring 'The Sound of Music' 50 years on

How better to celebrate the anniversary of one of the world's most popular films than to visit the Salzburg locations where it was set?
Drop the needle: Designer uses embroidery to capture beauty of travels

Drop the needle: Designer uses embroidery to capture beauty of travels

Singaporean Teresa Lim's mini works of travel art highlight some of the world's most famous destinations in thread form
And the best cruise ships of 2015 are...

And the best cruise ships of 2015 are...

Entertainment industry giant emerges with most wins in Cruise Critic Cruisers' Choice awards
7 of the world's coolest commutes

7 of the world's coolest commutes

Is there any struggle more universally dreaded than the daily commute? Not if you use one of these public transit systems
World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

World's best rail network? How to get on track in Germany

Germany's rail system is a great way to tour the country. It's cheap. It's (usually) punctual. And it has amazing views
Africa's amazing architecture: Do these buildings represent freedom?

Africa's amazing architecture: Do these buildings represent freedom?

An exhibition titled "Architecture of Independence: African Modernism" focuses on some of the most dynamic projects built in the wake of colonialism
Finding feng shui in Hong Kong

Finding feng shui in Hong Kong

Where can you find the best -- and worst -- feng shui in Hong Kong? The answers of a master may surprise you
TripAdvisor names world's best beaches

TripAdvisor names world's best beaches

There are 332 winners on the travel site's annual awards for beaches. How many have you been to?