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Turkey’s land of fairy chimneys

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Cappadocia, a dreamy slice of central Turkey dotted with ancient rock formations, has a history every bit as remarkable as its landscape.
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Relaxing like a Turkish local

Hamams are an integral part of Turkey's cultural and social history.



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Interview with a Sherpa guide

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Guide Karma Sherpa has led groups up Mt Everest since 1995, a year before the mountain’s worst disaster.
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Daily deal: Enchanted pathways in Playa del Carmen

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A two-night stay in either a three-bedroom suite for six ($606) or a two-bedroom suite for four ($530) at the Encanto Paseo del Sol resort.
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Nepal’s shrinking Annapurna Circuit

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In less than a year, a road will turn one of the world’s most challenging treks into a short hike in the Himalayas.
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World's weirdest festivals

From Japan’s naked festivals to Great Britain’s cheese-rolling competition, check out these odd celebrations from around the world.


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