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From food to art and architecture, traveling somewhere is one thing - experiencing that place is another. Skip the tourist stops and delve right into the local dive bar, kitsch cafe or other attraction to get a real sense of what it is like to live, breath, eat and sleep in your destination of choice.
Temporary Urban Coffee Farm Grows & Sells Bean Brew
A vibrant urban coffee farm and cafe made of pallets and shipping containers temporarily inhabits downtown Melbourne for the city's 2013 Food and Wine Festival.
Surreal La Balade des Gnomes Hotel Offers Fantasy Getaway
The bizarre La Balade des Gnomes Hotel in Belgium offers truly one-of-a-kind, handmade themed rooms and buildings, including a Trojan Horse.
Subterranean Quarry Hotel to Extend 328 Feet Underground
A futuristic-looking hotel set into a 328-foot-deep abandoned quarry in China is now under construction, and will offer bungee jumping and aquatic sports.
Maldives & More: 12 Envy-Worthy Resorts of the Rich
If you're feeling flush, these images of luxurious island resorts might incite you to book a vacation; the rest of us will have to settle for photos and dreams.
Engineering Marvel: The Mysterious Ruins of Nan Madol
The ancient city of Nan Madol is an engineering marvel, built on top of a coral reef in the Pacific Ocean. No one knows how the builders moved the massive rocks.
Monastic Marvels: 12 Cliffside & Mountaintop Monasteries
Precariously perched on mountain tops and into the sides of sheer cliffs, these dramatic monasteries are difficult to reach, but offer incredible views.
Utopian 'Private City' Envisioned as Crime-Free Oasis
A private city surrounded by white walls is envisioned as a crime-free paradise away from the realities of homicide-plagued Guatemala City. But is it realistic?
Extreme Room Service: Space Hotel is Surprisingly Spacious
Need to get away from it all? This orbiting hotel, set to be complete in 2016, will let you leave the planet for an out-of-this-world vacation.
Shops Pop Up Around Basement Windows in Urban Sofia
After the fall of communism, entrepreneurs in Sofia, Bulgaria, beat high storefront rents by opening tiny convenience stores around basement windows.
Give Thanks for 5 Eye-Opening Black Friday Infographics
Black Friday will be bigger and earlier than ever this year. Here are 5 fresh infographics filled with facts about the annual post-holiday shopping event.