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Expert says it’s hard to protect the popular tourist area of Morocco where 2 Scandinavian women were recently killed — and it’s become easier for ISIS to operate there

Moroccan officials said the four men suspected of killing Louisa Jespersen, 24, of Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway, pledged their allegiance to ISIS before the killings. Abdellah Rami, a Moroccan expert on Islamist movements, told The New York Times, it is “easier for organisations like ISIS to start […]
Expert says it’s hard to protect the popular tourist area of Morocco where 2 Scandinavian women were recently killed — and it’s become easier for ISIS to operate there
Lifestyle

The 31 most popular cities in the world for travellers

The list of the most visited cities in the world was released this week by market-research firm Euromonitor International. New York City saw more than 13 million international tourists last year, but it only finished No. 8 on the global list. Asian cities dominated the top 10, with one city […]
The 31 most popular cities in the world for travellers
Lifestyle

Millions of tourists flock to Bangkok every year, and now a resort 2 hours outside the city has been named the world’s ‘best private villa’ for $150,000 a week

The Resort Villa in Thailand offers guests private access to a 150,0000-square-foot property that includes seven villas and a full-time staff of 60 people. The resort was recently dubbed “the world’s best private villa” by the Boutique Hotel Awards. The property is two hours outside of Bangkok – the biggest […]
Millions of tourists flock to Bangkok every year, and now a resort 2 hours outside the city has been named the world’s ‘best private villa’ for $150,000 a week
Lifestyle

13 places to visit in November for every type of traveller

To find the best places to visit in November 2018, Business Insider looked at climate data, cultural calendars, and peak travel times. November is outside peak tourism season for most destinations, meaning you can save a bundle on airfare and hotels and won’t have to battle throngs of tourists. The […]
13 places to visit in November for every type of traveller
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100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime

With few vacation days and even fewer funds, you better make every trip count. We’ve done the work for you and put together this epic list of must-sees, updating our original bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and this year’s travel hotspots. From a beach full of […]
100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime
Lifestyle

Disappointing photos of 10 famous monuments in real life

Many iconic monuments are worth the trek to see them in your lifetime, but unfortunately a lot of them aren’t. Some of the most famous monuments across the globe are nothing short of disappointing. Whether it’s the crowds, costs, or the monuments themselves, the reality of many popular tourist attractions […]
Disappointing photos of 10 famous monuments in real life
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The 20 most visited cities around the world in 2018

Mastercard has released its annual Global Destination Cities Index, which measures the rise and fall of travel to and within 162 cities around the world. The ranking measures visitor volume and spend to forecast the growth in visits to those cities in 2018. This year saw Bangkok retain the top […]
The 20 most visited cities around the world in 2018
Lifestyle

13 places to visit in August for every type of traveller

The best places to visit in August are already on savvy travellers’ lists. Business Insider looked at airfare trends, climate data, and peak travel times to find the best places to visit in August 2018. They include tropical paradises in the Caribbean and Malaysia, a fudge festival in Michigan, and […]
13 places to visit in August for every type of traveller
Markets

22 free things to do in New York City this summer

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but you don’t have to break the bank when you visit. Many tourist attractions, local hangouts, and not-to-be missed experiences are completely free. Free activities you can do in New York City this summer range from outdoor […]
22 free things to do in New York City this summer
Lifestyle

I visited the tallest and longest glass bridge in the world — which spans China’s ‘Grand Canyon’ — and it was a colossal waste of time

The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge in China is the longest and highest glass bridge in the world. It gained widespread popularity after opening in 2016 and has been featured in numerous viral videos showing tourists having thrilling and terrifying experiences looking through the glass floor. While the scenery was […]
I visited the tallest and longest glass bridge in the world — which spans China’s ‘Grand Canyon’ — and it was a colossal waste of time
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You can climb a ‘book mountain’ in this gigantic library in China

Following is a transcript of the video. This library is a book lover’s dream come true. The Tianjin Binhai Library, Tianjin, China. 33,700 square meters. Five levels. Enough shelf space for 1.2 million books. It was completed by Dutch architecture firm MVRDV and local architects from the Tianjin Urban Planning […]
You can climb a ‘book mountain’ in this gigantic library in China
Lifestyle

The 20 best countries around the world to invest in now

U.S. News & World Report released its rankings for the best countries to invest in this year. Those rankings were determined by 7,000 worldwide business decision makers who scored each country on eight attributes, including entrepreneurship, economic stability, and favourable tax environment. The list differs greatly from last year’s; three […]
The 20 best countries around the world to invest in now
Lifestyle

Forget the Apple ‘spaceship’ and Salesforce tower — San Francisco’s most eye-popping wonder is the army of giant whales that navigate its waters, and it’s surprisingly easy to get up close

Whale watching may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about things to do in Northern California. Touring San Francisco? Definitely. Visiting wine country? Sure. Seeing Apple’s new Spaceship headquarters? Maybe, if you’re a tech geek. But it turns out the area is also a splendid […]
Forget the Apple ‘spaceship’ and Salesforce tower  —  San Francisco’s most eye-popping wonder is the army of giant whales that navigate its waters, and it’s surprisingly easy to get up close
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A photographer captured the dismal reality of life in North Korea on his phone

VIDEO: In August 2015, Getty Photographer Xiaolu Chu toured inside the walls of North Korea. While in the notoriously secret country, visitors are instructed on what they can and cannot photograph. Custom agents screen any computers, hard drives, cell phones, and memory cards, prior to entering the country. While in the country, Chu was able to secretly take these photographs with his cell phone.
A photographer captured the dismal reality of life in North Korea on his phone
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