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April 25, 2014

Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (V)

Sports and Activities in Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Creek Golf Club – Landmark club house and floodlit greens   The DCGC is best known for its landmark club house, while the Thomas Bjorn-designed championship course a

April 24, 2014

Best Places to Stay in California (IV)

Best Places to Stay in California: Bardessono – It’s LEED, baby!   This contemporary wine country hotel, located in charming Yountville, is located just steps from Napa Valley's best restaurants, from the elegant Fr

April 23, 2014

Most Important Historic Sights in China (III)- Bund

Most Important Historic Sights in China: Bund   For foreigners arriving in Shanghai in the early 20th century, the first sight would have been the busy waterfront known as the Bund, where the city's main banks, hotels and tradi

April 22, 2014

Museums and Galleries in Barcelona, Spain (II)

Museums and Galleries in Barcelona, Spain: Aquarium Barcelona – Something fishy going on here   Barcelona’s aquarium may no longer claim to be the largest in Europe, but it's still a fun day out watching its 8000 se

April 19, 2014

Best Places to Eat in Thailand (III)

Best Places to Eat in Thailand: Blue Lagoon – Cooking school, excellent restaurant, and bungalows on Ko Chang   Right before Khlong ("canal") Prao enters the ocean, it widens into a small lagoon. Over this lagoon ho

April 18, 2014

Best Places to Stay in California (III)

Best Places to Stay in California: American River Inn – Historic B&B in Gold Country   For a fun overnight in Gold Country's Georgetown, check out this historic miner's boarding house turned B&B.   Though

April 17, 2014

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera (VI)

With the hundreds of destinations that line the 80-mile stretch of this white-powder Caribbean sand, how do you decide where to stay on the Mayan Riviera? Whether your goal is to party all night long with friends, learn how to scuba div

April 16, 2014

Things to Do in Adelaide, Australia (II)

• Things to Do in Adelaide, Australia: Adelaide Zoo  Get up close and personal with the only giant pandas in the southern hemisphere, Wang Wang and Funi, at the Adelaide Zoo.      • Things to Do in Adelaide

April 15, 2014

Most Important Historic Sights in China (II)

Most Important Historic Sights in China: Dunhuang   The ancient oasis town of Dunhuang lies near the spot where the Silk Road once frayed apart into a handful of different routes that skirted the foreboding Taklamakan Desert to the

April 12, 2014

Museums and Galleries in Barcelona, Spain (I)

Around the Cathedral – Roman ruins, a Picasson, and a shoe museum   Museums and Galleries in Barcelona, Spain: Casa de l’Ardiaca   Just to the side of the Cathedral facade in C/Santa Lucia, the 12th- to 14th-centur