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(CNN) — Over the past 10 weeks, shocking images have emerged from Hong Kong‘s pro-democracy protests: tear gas has been fired outside shops, protesters and police have clashed in dramatic face-offs, and thousands of demonstrators occupied the city’s airport. While millions have come out to peacefully march, in recent weeks the demonstrations have sometimes turned
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(CNN) — Ancient sites that have survived centuries, or even millennia, haven’t fared so well in the 21st century. The destruction at Palmyra in Syria, the Buddhas at Bamiyan in Afghanistan and Nimrud’s ruins outside Mosul in Iraq show how precarious the future can be. Here are 23 best ancient cities you can visit —
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(CNN) — Archaeologists excavating on Mount Zion in Jerusalem have uncovered evidence of the Babylonian conquest of the city, appearing to confirm a Biblical account of its destruction. Academics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte made significant finds, including ash deposits, arrowheads, and broken pieces of pots and lamps. The most surprising discovery,
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(CNN) — India is immense; not solely in size and spirit, but also in possibilities. If you’re traveling here, a visit to the Taj Mahal — the iconic white marble mausoleum and UNESCO World Heritage site — is likely on the top of your list. And you’re probably familiar with other popular activities such as
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(CNN) — Nearly every culture has its own tradition involving a hot beverage — whether it be tea, mulled wine or spiced apple cider. For the Turkish, the hot beverage of choice is dark, muddy coffee known as Türk kahvesi. The drink has captivated the hearts and taste buds of generations, infusing flavor and meaning
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(CNN) — Seen from a boat drifting along Copenhagen’s wide canals, the neighborhood of Christiania is a verdant enclave tucked beneath a thick canopy of trees. Half a century after it was founded as a breakaway anarchist commune, it seems to have matured into a slice of paradise. But all is not well in Christiania.
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(CNN) — Down-market food trucks and pop-up restaurants have invaded Paris just like other cities around the world. But when looking for the best French restaurants in Paris, we want the kind of classic tables that make French dining a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Item. To find the most memorable food and drink experiences, we turned
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