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The train that takes on Alaska’s Mt McKinley

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The 470-mile Denali Star line tracks through a vast landscape so wild, it can be easier to spot caribou than people and one town’s mayor is a cat named Stubbs.
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The complicated culture of Bosnian coffee

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Centuries of Ottoman rule may have left the Bosnians in an identity crisis, but one thing’s for certain – you can never call their coffee Turkish.
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Japan’s bullet train dream team

With 150 million passengers every year, the cleaning crew on Japan's bullet train must use near-military precision to keep it running on schedule.
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Marilyn Monroe’s new Polish home

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More than 3,000 photographs of Hollywood stars, including never-before-seen-prints of Marilyn Monroe, have found a new home in Poland’s fourth largest city.
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Replicating Tutankhamun's tomb

Tutankhamun’s tomb remained intact for 3,000 years, but due to so many visitors it is now deteriorating. Will travellers venture to Egypt to see what some would call a fake?
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Tracking Nepal’s endangered rhino

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Finding the endangered, elusive Indian rhino isn’t always easy, even at Nepal’s Chitwan National Park. Even more challenging? Knowing what to do when the 2,000kg creature charges.
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