An Explosive Christmas in Peru

In Arequipa, Peru, Christmas Eve is about more than gift-wrapping, tree-lighting, choral singing and cookie-baking. It's about fireworks.
 

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My Moroccan Massage that Wasn't

Walking around Chefchaouen, Morocco's famous "blue city," is an undeniably beautiful experience. Getting scrubbed at one of the hammams, however, is not.
 

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Entering Russia's Arctic Circle

Dispatch 7 of "Four Oceans, No Planes": Dave and Jo reach their third ocean of the trip, enduring four hours of Arctic daylight. Too bad the Russian trains stopped serving vodka.
 

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Two Days in Košice, Slovakia

Tucked away in eastern Slovakia, Košice is surrounded by vast mountains, enormous castles and six UNESCO sites—a must-see for lovers of culture and history.
 

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Tan Your Mind: Thailand

Two girls travelling through Thailand—it's a story as old as Siam. Outpost sent two great friends to the Southeast Asian mecca to discover a side of Thailand they've never seen before.
 

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The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Thrissur, India

Pounding waterfalls, spicy street food and the biggest after-harvest festival in India. Here's where to eat, what to do and how to get around in Thrissur, the cultural capital of Kerala, India.
 

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What Would an Air Passenger Bill of Rights Mean for Canadians?

If you’re bumped from your flight in Europe, you could get cash compensation, a hotel stay or just a full refund. If you get bumped in Canada, you’re not guaranteed any of that. ​
 

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