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Amsterdam Red Light District: How the city cleaned up its sleazy center

(CNN)It was raw and in-your-face, sleazy yet seductive, but Amsterdam’s famous Red Light District has been cleaned up and a new character is emerging. In 2008 Mayor Job Cohen ...

Vesak Day: Celebrating the life of Buddha

(CNN)Every spring, thousands of monks gather at the ancient Borobudur Temple in Java, Indonesia, on the most important day on the Buddhist calendar: Buddha Day. Robe-clad monks circle ...

Concrete thinking’s in fashion at Brussels’ brutalist Jam Hotel

Budget hotels always offer basic, boxy rooms, but not many are as creative as this alternative gem in the Belgian capital Brussels is a city of grand townhouses and art nouveau. Yet ...

The Ghan expedition exploring Australia’s great ‘in-between’

From Darwin, through Katherine, Alice Springs, Coober Pedy and finally to Adelaide, the train journey offers travellers something different each day In the boundless island continent ...

How to experience Hanoi through the eyes of a local, for free

Hanoi (CNN)I’m standing in a dark, large room in Hanoi’s Hoa Lo Prison, where Vietnamese prisoners were once held by the French. Mental strength was key for these prisoners, ...

9 of the greatest rivalries from breakfast to best Australian city

(CNN)There are great rivalries and there are Great Rivalries — and we all know the difference between the two. Athens vs. Sparta. Ali vs. Frazier. Adolescence vs. Orthodontistry. ...

How mahjong is changing with the times in Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN)“The setting sun’s endlessly endearing, but the light of day is disappearing,” says Ho Sau Mei, one of Hong Kong’s last mahjong tile carvers. The ...

Most beautiful places in France for travelers to explore

(CNN)Always dedicated to travel in France, we’re looking back on this gallery of gorgeous France travel destinations to commemorate Bastille Day. Actually, there are many reasons. ...

Anthony Bourdain wakes up to a London in shock after Brexit vote

(CNN)The London (and England) show is another example of my crew and I heading out to do one thing and, due to a sudden change in circumstances, finding ourselves doing something ...

Who Is Taking Me To These Countries?

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The best new luxury safaris for 2017

(CNN)Searching for Africa’s wild heart is one of travel’s most magical experiences. But being stuck in a 4×4 convoy while scanning the horizon for a distant lion ...

‘Whole trip’ service makes Airbnb bigger than ever, but many want tougher rules

Airbnb is taking on the tourism industry with an ambitious expansion and a star-studded launch but it comes at a delicate time for the company Rory Carroll (@rorycarroll72) Brian ...
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