8 Incredible Natural Wonders Of Europe You Have To See; Katie Mok; Ecophiles

Natural Wonders Of Europe – from the Cliffs to Moher to ice caves, karst lakes to waterfalls

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Second Cities: Destinations to add onto a trip to Bangkok; Lori Zaino; Points Guy

Welcome to TPG’s Second Cities series, where TPG helps you find amazing places that are only a couple of hours away from your original destination. This is the way to get the most out of your itinerary by visiting places with fewer tourists that deserve your attention. After you’ve sampled Thailand’s exuberant capital city of …

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Overtourism in Europe’s historic cities sparks backlash; Jon Henley; Guardian

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Angry protests from residents in popular areas force city hall officials to take action…

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Exploring Mars Without Ever Leaving Earth’s Orbit in Wadi Rum, Jordan; Yulia Denisyuk; Fodor’s

Traverse the other-worldly scenery of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. The unparalleled desert, which has provided the backdrop to movies like The Martian and Star Wars, offers travelers the opportunity to hike, camp, and take in a landscape not unlike Mars. For a true outer space experience, visitors can stay overnight for a guide-led star-gazing adventure.

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The Best Wine Destinations Beyond Bordeaux; Jennifer Dombrowski; Luxe Adventure Traveler

Go beyond Bordeaux with these best wine destinations from Italy’s Prosecco Road to the Cape Winelands for your next wine-fueled trip.

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Drones to watch Machu Picchu after six tourists defecated inside temple; Vishal Tiwari; Republic World

After 6 tourists were arrested for allegedly open defecating at the iconic Machu Picchu, authorities are turning to drones and security cameras to keep a check.

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On a Norway fiord cruise, nature unfolds on a grand, take-your-breath-away scale; Rosemary McClure; LA Times

The scenery is such a knockout that it left some people speechless. Tut it was only an appetizer, not a full-course meal.

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Can You Name The Seven Wonders Of The World? Most People Can’t Name All Seven; James Asquith; Forbes

What are the seven wonders of the world? Seven Ancient wonders of the world. What are the Seven new wonders of the world? It may be more tricky than you think to name all seven though—until of course reading this article. From the Great pyramid to the Great Wall of china, what are the seven wonders

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PTNPk to oversee management of Lenggong Valley site; Ivan Loh; The Star

The Perak State Parks Corporation (PTNPk) will oversee the management of the Lenggong Valley archaeological site, says State Tourism Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing.

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The greenest trips you can take to help the planet in 2020, according to experts; Noelle Alejandra Salmi; Matador Network

Brazil’s savannah needs you.

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10 Architectural Treasures to Visit in Nepal; Elen Turner; Architectural Digest

More than just the mountains, Nepal’s distinct architectural and cultural riches rival that of its neighbors…

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25 cultural sites to save in 2020, according to the World Monuments Fund; Alex Bresler; Matador Network

A world without them would be a very sad world.

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Twelve Anniversaries and Events Worth Traveling for in 2020; Lila Thulin & Nadine Daher; Smithsonian Magazine

From Chicago’s Prohibition tours to Palau’s newly enacted marine sanctuary, here are a dozen destinations to travel to this year…

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Seeking wine, food and family in Southern Italy; Rick Steigmeyer; Wenatchee World

Rick Steigmeyer had two goals on his recent trip to Southern Italy.

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A Butterfly Advocate Is Missing. Are Illegal Loggers to Blame?; Alex Lauer; InsideHook

Homero Gómez González — manager of the monarch butterfly sanctuary in El Rosario, Mexico — went missing on January 13 and illegal loggers are suspected.

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15 amazing things to do in Beijing, from helicopter rides to palace picnics; Tom O’Malley; Telegraph

Read guide to the best attractions in Beijing, as recommended by Telegraph Travel. Plan your trip with their expert reviews of the best things to see and do, including the Great Wall and the Forbidden City.

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The Jordan Trail: Hiker’s guide to crossing the country in 40 days and 40 nights; Cassandra Brooklyn; Matador Network

You haven’t really seen Jordan if you haven’t hiked (at least part of) this trail.

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10 Great Things We Saw During The Australian Fire Crisis; Jana Louise Smit; Listverse

Estimates suggest that up to a billion animals perished. The human lives lost are steadily climbing to 30. Millions of hectares. Countless homes. All…

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Crossroads Of The World; Debi Lander; Boca Raton Observer

Expect The Unexpected In Today’s Panama, Where History And Modernity Meet…

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Peru promises to protect Machu Picchu as it builds airport; AFP

Peru’s government promised on Thursday to protect the Machu Picchu sanctuary and other Inca ruins when building a new airport to serve the ancient civilization’s capital of Cusco. Machu Picchu and the Inca road system are UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the UN agency has previously expressed

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