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China opens Chongqing nuclear plant to tourism

Chongqing, China (CNN)The tunnel darkens beneath eerie red and blue lights, the only beacons in the otherwise black surroundings. The cave’s air is chilly, rich with the odor of dust and freshly washed concrete. Pressing…




Does travel really broaden the mind?

Mark Twain wrote: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating…


Hotels and online travel sites battle on discounts

Online travel agencies like Expedia, Travelocity and Priceline have grown in influence in recent years. For some consumers, they’re a key way to discover hotels, and they can help hotels out by removing the burden of…