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Editor’s Note — (CNN) — Like Anthony Bourdain, artist John Lurie was familiar with the Lower East Side of a different, arguably dangerous era. In the “Parts Unknown” LES episode, the final episode of the series, Bourdain goes back to the changed neighborhood, seeking out people who lived there before gentrification, before Whole Foods arrived
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(CNN) — You wouldn’t say goodbye to a friend by simply throwing them away, so why do the same with your possessions, especially the ones that have made your life better? That is one of the ideas behind a temple blessing ceremony for eyeglasses that was held at Japan‘s Ichibata temple in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture,
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United Arab Emirates (CNN) — The United Arab Emirates is famous for its relentless sunshine, its golden dunes that roll on for miles and some of the most ambitious, opulent building projects of modern times. But it’s not all super-tall skyscrapers and shifting sands. The country founded just 47 years ago by the late Sheikh
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(CNN) — Anyplace can string up a few lights and call it a holiday celebration. When you travel, you want more. From Mexico to Malta and northern lights to sunny skies, these 15 destinations celebrate Christmas better than the rest: 1. Malta Visiting presepju, or nativity scenes, is an integral part of Christmas in Malta.
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(CNN) — Archeologists have spent centuries wondering how the towering pyramids of Giza were constructed thousands of years ago. Now, the discovery of a sophisticated ramp system has put them one step closer to solving the mystery. The remains of the 4,500-year-old ramp was found at an alabaster quarry — of the same period —
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(CNN) — Stretching from the amber beaches of the Baltic Sea to the breathtaking peaks of the High Tatra mountains, Poland is as expansive as it is beautiful. The central European nation has an impressive selection of fantastic places any traveler would be happy to discover. With a rich history, welcoming national attitudes, mind-blowingly delicious
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(CNN) — If a reservation feels like the best thing you could make for Thanksgiving dinner, you’re not alone. According to the National Restaurant Association, about 10% of Americans opt to dine out for the biggest meal of the year. The top reasons? Convenience and the chance to enjoy family freed from hours of cooking.
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(CNN) — Mention Panama and most people will probably think about its eponymous canal. Maybe they’ll be reminded of 1980s dictator Manuel Noriega. Perhaps the more recent scandal of the Panama Papers leak of financial documents. Or even wide-brimmed Panama straw hats (even though they originate from Ecuador). But the southernmost Central American country’s true
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(CNN) — On a bad day you might lose your wallet or keys, but it’s a lot harder to lose an entire islet. However the Japan Coast Guard is currently planning a search mission after an uninhabited islet called Esanbehanakitakojima seemingly disappeared off the northern coast of the country. The small outcrop was previously found
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