Megan snapping a selfie in front of otherworldly Kol-Suu Lake © Megan Eaves Megan Eaves, Destination Editor for North Asia, has recently returned from a trip to Kyrgyzstan. Tell us more… I spent a quick five days exploring the Tien Shan Mountains in Kyrgyzstan on a horse trek. Kyrgyzstan is an extremely mountainous country, and
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(CNN) — While exploring Japan in 2016, Parisian photographer Romain Veillon discovered the eerily deserted “Western Village” amusement park, themed around 1800s America. Veillon’s photographs of the Western Village are unsettling shots of a neglected theme park. But for the French photographer, it’s not about being scared — or creating creepy photographs. “Exploring these places
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Boracay, the Philippines (CNN) — Boracay, one of the world’s most famous beach destinations, has re-opened for a limited-numbers test run almost six months after being closed for a cleanup operation to reverse the fortunes of the resort island once labeled a “cesspool” by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. The sun was out to welcome a
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Even the bike racks on Telegraph Avenue reflect Berkeley’s culture — Photo courtesy of Visit Berkeley Berkeley has always been the Bay Area’s eccentric uncle, refusing to conform or be defined in conventional terms. Because of this, it’s a must-visit, embracing its quirkiness and offering random – often joyful – discoveries around every corner. Here
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It’s the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness – and more importantly, sensational food and wine. Here are the highlights from around the world.  Gorgeous Georges You may have heard – the locals have mentioned it once or twice – that France knows a couple of things about wine. Particularly in autumn, when it starts
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Venice is all about light effects: the dazzle of the midday sun on the canals, the play of watery refractions on a crumbling brick facade, the pinks of the Doge’s palace marbles deepening in the sunset stretching across the lagoon, the glinting foam in the wake of the water bus at night. Even the fog
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Getty Royalty Free The candy and chocolate industry is delighted that you love their products. Its leadership wants you to enjoy them sensibly. I recently talked about the industry’s health initiative, Always a Treat, with John H. Downs, Jr., President and CEO of the National Confectioners Association and Christopher Gindlesperger, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and
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