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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 Grand Prix: The final exam for racers

Macau Grand Prix: The final exam for racers

This weekend, the world’s most densely populated city turns into an F3 racetrack
Romantic rails: The timeless allure of steam trains

Romantic rails: The timeless allure of steam trains

An amateur photographer documents the rugged history of America's historic steam trains with astonishing results
Beyond Dubai: 6 exotic escapes

Beyond Dubai: 6 exotic escapes

Retreats suitable for Bond villains, classic oases and ... fjords? These are the best short trips in the UAE
House of Dancing Water: Secrets behind the world's biggest water show

House of Dancing Water: Secrets behind the world's biggest water show

Macau's $250 million "House of Dancing Water" is famous for magical special effects. But the underwater action you don't see is even more astounding
Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Marathon du Medoc: Running France's long-distance drinking race

Thirst for victory competes with thirst for booze in event where competitors raise their glasses long before they cross the finish line
Refuge for America's mustangs, deluxe sanctuary for vacationers

Refuge for America's mustangs, deluxe sanctuary for vacationers

The symbol of the American West is both worshiped and condemned -- one eco-sanctuary hopes to provide a partial solution
19 greatest bonus-busting vacation experiences

19 greatest bonus-busting vacation experiences

Scrap all those other bucket lists you've been compiling -- these memorable-for-a-lifetime trips have your next few years of holidays covered
The people who create their own 'countries'

The people who create their own 'countries'

Don't like the country you live in? Why not create your own, as many people have done. We uncover the parallel world of "micronationalism"
15 funniest travel books ever written (in English)

15 funniest travel books ever written (in English)

Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture
The UAE's most outrageous hotel suites

The UAE's most outrageous hotel suites

Lap pool in your bedroom, view of ski slopes and sharks … it’s all in a night’s stay in the UAE
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