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10 top destinations to visit in 2015

10 top destinations to visit in 2015

Global events, new attractions and anniversary celebrations will put these destinations on travel radars next year. Question is, which one(s) to visit?
 Not just for summer: 6 reasons to head to Greece in winter

Not just for summer: 6 reasons to head to Greece in winter

Rugged coastlines, fairy tale castles and snowy mountains make Greece an ideal cold weather getaway
Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

Winners of the National Geographic Photographer Contest 2014

More than 9,200 entries were submitted from more than 150 countries. Here are the top 19 shots
12 of the best places to spend Christmas

12 of the best places to spend Christmas

From Mexico to Malta, northern lights to sunny skies, these places do Christmas better than the rest
 'Botlers,' 'braggies' and the sharing economy: What will travel look like in 2015?

'Botlers,' 'braggies' and the sharing economy: What will travel look like in 2015?

If travel experts are right, we'll be wearing hotel keys, eating at local's homes and likely heading to Asia
iReport: Your images of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

iReport: Your images of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Laid-back, friendly, creative -- iReporters share what makes Taiwan's second biggest city so special
Best places to dine with celebrities in the U.S.

Best places to dine with celebrities in the U.S.

Even the most beautiful people have to eat some time. When they do, make sure you're there
Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

A 42-foot statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III restored to its former grandeur has been unveiled in the ancient city of Luxor
6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

6 ways to do Nepal minus the mountains

Step aside Mount Everest, this mountain country is home to cool cafes, crazy drinks and ancient Buddhist tradition
World music: It's Okinawa's turn

World music: It's Okinawa's turn

Unique melodies float from every doorway along Naha's Kokusai-dori, Okinawa's main entertainment drag
17 mind-melting street-art illusions

17 mind-melting street-art illusions

Street art across the globe brings life to dull concrete walls. But few artists do it like this