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Dessert storm: How to sink your teeth in Austria's cake scene

Dessert storm: How to sink your teeth in Austria's cake scene

From Sachertorte and apple strudel to life-size Madonna cakes, Austria has the world licked when it comes to sugary snacks
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
Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof VIP rooms

Asia's richest man funds $193M monastery with bulletproof VIP rooms

Hong Kong's secure new Tsz Shan Monastery features the world's second tallest Goddess of Mercy statue
Does this mountain have the world's best powder?

Does this mountain have the world's best powder?

Backcountry skiers flock to Hokkaido's own "Fuji mountain," an active volcano, for some of the finest snow in the world
What are the world's most visited palaces and castles?

What are the world's most visited palaces and castles?

Many are actually found in Asia and feature red exteriors, pagodas, gates and carvings
Venice's sink or swim moment

Venice's sink or swim moment

"The Wonder List" CNN host Bill Weir cruises through ever-so-special Venice to see that the tide isn't the only thing rising
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
How to change a railway track in three hours

How to change a railway track in three hours

Every night, after Hong Kong's last MTR train leaves the platform, thousands of workers enter the dark tunnels to keep the massive system on track
30 of the world's best island escapes

30 of the world's best island escapes

Bora Bora. Thailand. Belize. You'll want to pack a bag after seeing these photos shared by CNN iReporters
Is this small Palawan town the next Boracay?

Is this small Palawan town the next Boracay?

San Vicente is on its way to becoming one of the Philippines' hottest tourist spots
The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

The 600-year-old perfume store you've never heard of

From monkish plague disinfectants to royal perfumes, this Florence, Italy institution reeks of history