Three Days in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu is an enjoyable city and a great introduction to Nepal, even if you can’t manage to find a motorcycle-riding bad boy to help you navigate the terrible traffic.

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The Long Journey to the Eastern Tip of Cuba

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Objectively, Baracoa is absolutely worth the time and trouble it takes to get there, with alluring culture, mouthwatering cuisine and stunning beach scenery. Practically, however, visiting can be a challenge.

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How to Walk Japan’s Nakasendo Way

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When I tell Japanese people that I’ve walked a part of the Nakasendo Way, they can’t believe I even know what it is—many of them don’t.

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The Most Beautiful Balloon Flight in the World—Or Not

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Riding a balloon over the 2,000 temples of Bagan, Myanmar has been on my bucket list since 2010, when my maiden voyage to the then-pariah country ended in near-death food poisoning.

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Three Breathtaking Days in Bergen

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Europe’s supposedly wettest city is a constant source of sunshine as I look back on my travels.

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Is This Asia’s Most Relaxing River Trip?

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A slow boat down the Irrawaddy River between the city of Mandalay and Bagan, which is famous for its 2,000 temples.

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Will Berlin’s New Airport Ever Open?

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It’s anyone’s guess when Berlin’s new airport will open—or if it ever will.

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How to Trek to Everest Base Camp Without Going Broke

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The good news is that there’s a way to trek to Everest Base Camp that puts more rupees in the pockets of the guides and porters who help you get there. The better news? This way is also much, much cheaper for you.

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