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Race with Lynx to the Caribbean

Want to visit the Caribbean, all expenses paid? Lynx—a brand of men's grooming products known as Axe outside of Ireland, the UK and Australia—is giving away seven trips to a party on "Chaos Island." To win, participants race to solve clues that are part of a sort of ...

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A Tale of Two Hotel Room Halves
A Tale of Two Hotel Room Halves

Artists create elaborate rooms at the Au Vieux Panier Hotel in Marseille

Inside the Au Vieux Panier Hotel in Marseille, France there's a guest room that, if it doesn't have the world's most unusual design, certainly has the most schizophrenic. The room, referred to as The Panic Room, is half bone white — white bed sheets, white carpet, white walls, ...

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Take a Google Street View Tour of the Amazon
Take a Google Street View Tour of the Amazon

Armchair travel in Brazil

You might think of Google Street View as that feature of Google Maps that let's you look at ground level photographs of your childhood home, a new restaurant you are trying to locate or some other street-side destination. But for several years now, Google has been expanding Street ...

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Infographic: 10 Places To See Before They’re Gone
Infographic: 10 Places To See Before They’re Gone

Plus other thoughts on disappearing destinations

Spot Cool Stuff has a love of vintage travel guidebooks, the older the better. In one our finds, a guidebook to Afghanistan written in the late 1800s, the authors described the Buddha statues around of the town of Bamiyan as an over-crowded tourist trap. Contrast that with the ...

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TomTom is hiring families to explore the Seychelles

The Seychelles still has a few roads that haven't yet been fully mapped by the major GPS companies. The lush, tropical archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa is a choice destination for honeymoon couples, beach goers and scuba divers. But how are they going ...

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South Sudan: The World’s Newest Country
South Sudan: The World’s Newest Country

Southern Sudan verges on independence. What awaits travelers there?

Happy 1st birthday, South Sudan! Congratulations on making globes everywhere outdated. After more than two decades of strife and civil war between the mostly African and Christian southern part of Sudan and mostly Arab and Muslim north the two sides officially split. The divorce process started with a 2005 ...

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