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  • Top 10 must-see spots around the globe

    Top 10 must-see spots around the globe
    People always ask me how I decide where to go. I read, I see movies, I stare at maps, I dream. And in doing so, I arrived at these 10 places that are tops on my list for 2009. Some are old favorites that are newly affordable. Others have a special...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with Margaret Cho

    Celebrity travel: Go away with Margaret Cho
    Margaret Cho knows a thing or two about traveling. After beginning her standup career at 16, she toured the United States nonstop, bringing her unique brand of comedy to venues across the country. At 26, she broke barriers with her short-lived ABC sitcom...
  • China moves to clean up Mt. Everest

    1 China Scattered with the debris of more than 50 years of climbing -- oxygen canisters, tents and backpacks -- Mt. Everest has been called the world's highest garbage dump. China is moving to clean up its northern side of the mountain and protect its...
  • Sir Edmund Hillary, 1st to scale Mt. Everest, dies

    Sir Edmund Hillary, 1st to scale Mt. Everest, dies
    Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, has died. He was 88. Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest...
  • Big Bear Lake's Jordan Romero, 13, becomes youngest person to scale Mt. Everest

     
    Jordan Romero, a 13-year-old from Big Bear Lake, Calif., has become the youngest person to scale Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak. The eighth-grader's contingent confirmed by satellite phone on Saturday (Himalayan time) that his climbing group, which...
  • Nepalese government investigates surge in Indian rhinoceros poaching incidents

     
    KATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's government was investigating the poaching of rhinos in the Himalayan nation after 28 of the endangered animals were killed over the last 11 months, an official said Monday. Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and Forest Minister....
  • An interfaith gay marriage in Nepal

     
    A Hindu priest in Nepal was surprised Tuesday when he was asked to participate in a wedding ceremony, according to the Hindustan Times. First, he learned that the happy couple comprised two men. Then it became clear that although husband-to-be Sanjiv Sha,...
  • Local 13-year-old Becomes Youngest to Climb Mount Everest

    Local 13-year-old Becomes Youngest to Climb Mount Everest
    BIG BEAR, Calif. -- 13-year-old Jordan Romero from Big Bear became the youngest person to climb Mt. Everest, the world's tallest peak, on Saturday. A spokesman for the eighth grader says Romero's team called him by satellite phone Saturday from the...
  • The Coastal Gardener: Renowned plant man to speak in Newport

    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on their storied exploration of the uncharted western United States in May 1804. Although they didn't really know what they were looking for or what they might find, they set out on their ambitious pursuit...
  • Katmandu, Nepal

    Katmandu, Nepal
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • On Top of the World

    On Top of the World
    Michael Palin may be best known for his roles in "Monty Python's Flying Circus" and the highly irreverent film "Life of Brian," but it is through his travels that many of us feel a common bond. In 1988, he undertook a globe-circling trip for the BBC...