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Turkmenistan: Turkmenbashis Land of Fairy Tales
Tom Coote visits the $25-million amusement park in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan built by the country's supreme leader, Turmenbashi I.
Mongolia: The Big Empty is Full of Surprises
Mongolia: David Rich visits the famous Flaming Cliffs in Mongolia's Gobi Desert and attends the Naadam Festival in Karakorum.
Mednoye, Russia: Agritourism Gains Momentum
Galina Iskakova visits the Pietro Mazza farm in Mednoye, Russia, where she samples many delicious cheeses and enjoys meeting all the animals.
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Brunei's Empire Hotel: An Adventure in Opulence
Mike Snow visits the Empire Hotel in the Sultanate of Brunei, said to be the only seven-star hotel in the world.
Ayutthaya, Thailand: Exploring An Ancient Siamese City
Thailand: Sarah Cavicchi visits the famous ruins in Ayutthaya, Thailand, and learns about the history of this once-great Siamese city.
Borneo: Climbing Gunung Kinabalu
Borneo: Michelle Perry climbs Mount Kinabalu in Borneo, which, at 13,435 feet, is the tallest mountain in Southeast Asia.

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Roopkund, India: A Week-Long Trek to Skeleton Lake
Roopkund, India: S. Saiganesh takes a week long hike high in the Himalayas to visit the mysterious Roopkund lake, where hundreds of skeletons were discovered in 1942.
Intrepid Istanbul: Family Dinners and Fortunetelling
Istanbul Turkey: Chance St. John visits Istanbul where, besides seeing the sights, he has dinner with a local family and gets some good news from a fortuneteller.
Tagong: The Wild West of Sichuan Province
Sichuan Province China: Daniel O'Sullivan braves deadly landslides in China's Sichuan Province to visit Tagong, a town inhabited largely by Tibetans.
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An Ex-Pat Returns to St. Petersburg
Brooklyn resident Yuliya Chernova returns to St. Petersburg, where she grew up, and gets a uniquely Russian bureaucratic runaround.
Jordan: Lessons From the Other Holy Land Page Two
Janis Turk visits the Kingdom of Jordan, where many of the events in the Bible took place, and learns some valuable lessons.
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Janis Turk visits the Kingdom of Jordan, where many of the events in the Bible took place, and learns some valuable lessons.
Jordan: Lessons From the Other Holy Land
Jordan:Janis Turk visits the Kingdom of Jordan, where many of the events in the Bible took place, and learns some valuable lessons.
The Holy Family Mission in Saku, Japan: A Peaceful Sanctuary
A group of motorcyclists in Japan find a peaceful sanctuary at the Holy Family Mission in Saku, which they revisit every year.
An American Fourth of July -- in Thailand
An American expat finds a perfectly American celebration for the fourth of july in Bangkok, Thailand.
Bun Bang Fai: The Rocket Festival of Laos and Thailand
Laos: Kenton Molloy writes about Bun Bang Fai, the Rocket Festival of Laos and Thailand, held each year to bring on the rainy season.
A Woman's Life in Jordan: The Joys and the Hassles
Living in Jordan as a woman: Sophia Jones shares a box of chocolates with a Jordanian woman on a park Bench in Amman, and reflects on the lives of women in the Middle East. Life in Jordan
Sri Lanka: In Search of the Perfect Cup of Tea
Sri Lanka: Barnaby Davies journeys to the tea plantations of Sri Lanka in search of 'the perfect cuppa,' but learns that it just might be waiting for him back in Britain.
Huangshan,China: Climbing the Yellow Mountain Like the Emperors of Old
Huangshan, China: Habeeb Salloum, 86, ascends China's Yellow Mountain the right way -- in a sedan chair.
Winter in Kandahar, Afghanistan
Esha Samajpati presents an excerpt from a book by Ana M. Briongos call Winter in Kandahar: Life in Afghanistan Before the Taliban.
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