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14 Extraordinary Festivals Around The World (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted February 28, 2013 | 6:30 AM

Whether steeped in solemnity or sprung from pure silliness, festivals around the world never cease to intrigue, amaze or, at the very least, entertain. From the ancient to the obscure, this list of festivals around the world shows local color both literally and figuratively. They are as diverse as they...

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Stunning Stairways Around the World (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 6:00 AM

Whether it's an architectural marvel or intense physical challenge, there's something about the drama of a staircase that always manages to impress. They are also a universal technology, employed over the millennia by basically every culture on earth -- very few peoples managed to go straight to the escalator. This...

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Ridiculously Crazy Roads Around the World (PHOTOS)

(68) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 6:00 AM

If the thought of the open road sends your heart into high gear, this list is for you. From precarious cliffs to hairpin turns there are some pretty crazy places to let the pedal hit the metal.

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Destinations Where Architecture Meets Geology (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted December 1, 2012 | 9:55 AM

From a modern hotel in an ancient land to a centuries-old monastery, these attractions show what happens when ingenious peoples are stuck between a rock and a hard place. As permanent as they are striking, these attractions allow visitors to climb and hike while also enjoying the legacies of ancient...

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10 Astonishing Cliffside Attractions (PHOTOS)

(30) Comments | Posted November 24, 2012 | 9:30 AM

No vacation is really complete without a moment of true wonder and if these mountaintop attractions don't do that for you, nothing will. We strongly recommend you not look down while checking out these super-steep and downright terrifying attractions because all of them are perched on the top of deadly,...

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10 Breathtaking Stained-Glass Ceilings Around The World (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted November 16, 2012 | 6:00 AM

You'll never use the term "glass ceiling" in the pejorative again after looking at these beauties. As true works of art, it's astounding that these delicate stained-glass ceilings were not only created, to begin with, but that they've managed to withstand the elements as they have; in some cases, for...

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10 Amazing Works Of Architecture To Visit (PHOTOS)

(4) Comments | Posted November 8, 2012 | 6:00 AM

Whether it's intricate carving on an ancient temple or steel bended in ways you never thought possible, the complexities of architecture never cease to amaze.

Love them or hate them, these 10 extraordinary buildings selected by the travelers and staff of travel website bring new meaning to the art...

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How To Travel Like James Bond (PHOTOS)

(21) Comments | Posted September 29, 2012 | 9:58 AM

Now this is business travel.

Smooth, debonair, and impossible to ruffle, James Bond hit just about every glamorous corner of the world to catch evil-doers and sample the local martinis. On the 50th anniversary of his creation we celebrate 007's favorite destinations. Travelers can enjoy the sights, but they do...

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7 Destinations For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Fans (PHOTOS)

(12) Comments | Posted September 14, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Just when you thought this phenomenon had been parlayed in every possible way, travelers are now taking trips inspired by real-life locations from "Fifty Shades of Grey." Yep, this is happening.

Whether you loved "Fifty Shades," hated it or are still scratching your head about what all the fuss...

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12 Sizzling Volcanoes (PHOTOS)

(28) Comments | Posted September 3, 2012 | 8:50 AM

A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

Whether it's a mountain that blows smoke rings or a majestic, snow-capped peak that's been dormant for decades, here are some volcanoes that overflow with beauty.


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10 Truly Terrifying Bridges (PHOTOS)

(111) Comments | Posted August 23, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Whether a modern marvel of engineering, or a crude rope structure that looks no stronger than macramé, there's no shortage of super-scary bridges around the world. Here are some that will have you crossing with caution.

When it comes to getting from A to B, there is almost always...

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7 Take-Your-Breath-Away Waterfalls Around The World (PHOTOS)

(11) Comments | Posted August 9, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Between their danger and their beauty, waterfalls are undoubtedly among the earth's most dramatic phenomena. They are treated with respect bordering on awe by almost every culture on Earth because their undeniable power is complimented by a mesmerizing sort of beauty. And falls come in many varieties: Some slink down...

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