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First look at the new Disneyland Shanghai

First look at the new Disneyland Shanghai

Promising never before seen attractions, the long awaited theme park is due to open next spring
Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

Pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

United Airlines is investigating an incident in which a pilot flushed live ammunition down a toilet during an international flight from Houston to Germany
Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

Oregon airport allows marijuana on in-state flights

The Portland, Oregon, airport will now allow you to fly with pot in-state, provided you are carrying the legal amount
Volcano closes Indonesia airports

Volcano closes Indonesia airports

Four airports in Indonesia have closed, including one on Bali, due to volcanic ash spewing from a nearby volcano
London Tube strike: Millions face travel chaos

London Tube strike: Millions face travel chaos

London's Underground system is at a standstill due to the biggest strike in more than a decade
Greek crisis sparks bargains on island villas

Greek crisis sparks bargains on island villas

Brave investors are hunting for cheap island villas in Greece in the hopes that the crumbling economy will boost their bargaining power.
Why your next vacation could be in Iran

Why your next vacation could be in Iran

With incredible natural, cultural and religious attractions, Iran is hoping to reap tourism rewards -- if sanctions are lifted.
Bear causes brief scare by smashing viewing glass

Bear causes brief scare by smashing viewing glass

A Grizzly bear at the Minnesota Zoo used a rock to smash the glass that separates zoogoers from the exhibit
UNESCO's 27 new World Heritage Sites

UNESCO's 27 new World Heritage Sites

With the World Heritage Committee's new additions, the list now features a whopping 1,031 natural and cultural wonders
Egypt removes 'Frankenstein' Nefertiti statue

Egypt removes 'Frankenstein' Nefertiti statue

Officials order investigation after online outrage over bulbous, yellow figure installed outside Egyptian town
Latest travel advice for tourists heading to Greece

Latest travel advice for tourists heading to Greece

Uncertainty is increasing following a bailout rejection, so should vacationers still head there?
Beijing issues travel warning after tourists 'attacked'

Beijing issues travel warning after tourists 'attacked'

China's embassy in Turkey has issued a travel warning to its citizens after some Chinese tourists were "attacked and harassed" during protests in Istanbul
Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Bison attack two more Yellowstone visitors

Yellowstone National Park officials say there have been four attacks so far this season
ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

ISIS publicly smashes Syrian artifacts

Militants reportedly shattered the priceless relics with sledgehammers and lashed the man caught smuggling them in a public square
Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Best way to see Hong Kong this summer? From a 1,000-foot-long slide

Global phenomenon Slide the City is setting up a massive three-lane water slide at Hong Kong's famed old Kai Tak Airport
Tunisian hotel worker describes heroic acts

Tunisian hotel worker describes heroic acts

A man died in the Tunisian's arms, but he never learned the victim's name
'Down to our last dollar': Tourist woes in Greece

'Down to our last dollar': Tourist woes in Greece

Travelers currently on vacation in Greece have one piece of advice: bring extra euros.