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These days, the UK is full of visitors and with the upcoming London Olympics it's only going to get worse. Learn how to see the best the UK has to offer, while avoiding the crowds and making those loonies last.
This province of Indonesia felt the impact of the 2004 tsunami more than anywhere else on the planet. The good news? It has helped to wage peace in this war-torn region.
Attention eco-conscious travellers! This special destination section scans the map for the planet's top biological hotspots. From historical landmarks to reefs and forests, here are 13 eco hotspots you need to see—and ways you can make your travels contribute to their conservation.
The name Sudan is derived from the Arabic "bilad-al-Sudan" or "land of the blacks."
The conflict between the Government of Republique Cote d'Ivoire and rebel forces has been in the news lately. Here's a bit of background about the situation.
Nepal is a tiny country in the Himalayas squeezed between China to the north and India to the south. It is home to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, and has long been the destination of choice for outdoor adventure travel.
Once known simply as Congo and more recently (from 1971-1997) as Zaire, the Democratic Republic of Congo is a vast central African country of immense natural resources.
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