iol travel aug 28 Burning Man festival
AFP

Debauchery in the desert

At Burning Man, the hallucinogenic drugs are on tap as people strip down to virtually nothing and dance late into the night.

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The Washington Post

The heady days of Colonial Newport

On a recent visit to Newport, Robert DiGiacomo set out to trace the history from its 17th-century origins through its late 19th-century heyday.

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iol travel aug 25 SLS Las Vegas
AFP

Vegas’s storied Sahara casino reborn

The Las Vegas Strip has a new casino in business on the foundations of the old Sahara.

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A night at the museum
July 11 2014 at 08:08

The American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adult-only sleepover.

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Mexican Mayan site gets heritage status
July 10 2014 at 14:46

The southern Mexico Mayan ruins of Calakmul have become the country's first site to receive the 'mixed' World Heritage designation.

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Visitors wait 5 hours for Potter ride
July 10 2014 at 08:01

For a second day in a row, visitors are waiting up to five hours to get on a new Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando Resort.

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World’s largest folk art market opens
July 9 2014 at 12:24

As the popular market celebrates its 11th anniversary, it is drawing more than just tourists and locals.

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Fans experience magic of Diagon Alley
July 9 2014 at 08:08

Fans began lining up before dawn for the opening of The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley attraction.

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Meet the spider, man’s best friend
July 4 2014 at 13:14

One of New York's top museums is hard at work debunking a Hollywood myth that spiders are dangerous.

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9/11 museum exceeds expectations
June 27 2014 at 12:08

Organisers say over 300 000 people have visited the Sept. 11 museum since it opened little more than a month ago.

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City slicker's rules of hiking
June 26 2014 at 08:12

Hiking the Grand Canyon wasn't Jacki Lyden's idea of fun, but it was worth it.

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Chicago chosen for Star Wars museum
June 26 2014 at 12:09

Star Wars creator George Lucas announced that he picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia.

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A soaring look at Mayan ruins
June 20 2014 at 14:06

It's a journey three decades in the making. Her whole life Maya Kroth's been curious about her namesake civilisation.

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