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Points of Interest: Confusion Grows about Malaysia Airlines 370

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 13th 2014 09:57 AM
Indonesia Malaysia Plane
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Confusion growing about the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines 370 is among today's points of interest.
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Abandoned Subway Stations: Five Cities with the Best Ghost Stations

by Anna Brones. Posted Feb 26th 2014 04:13 PM
Abandoned Subway Stations Paris Metro, Station St. Martin
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Often referred to as ghost stations, some travelers obsess over tracking down abandoned subway stations. Subway networks around the world have stations there were cut off from service or never used at all, it's just a matter of finding them. Here are five cities with plenty of options for the abandoned metro-station hunter.
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Never Mind the Ed Sullivan Theater, Abbey Road Is the Top Beatles Travel Spot

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 7th 2014 04:05 PM
BEATLES FIRST CONCERT AUCTION
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Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles playing on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Fab Four's first U.S. television appearance. To commemorate the occasion, New York City's Ed Sullivan theater (now home to The Late Show with David Letterman) unveiled a special marquee; the New York Port Authority placed a historical marker at JFK International Airport, where The Beatles held their first press conference; and CBS is airing a two-hour tribute Sunday at 8 p.m. EST, "The Beatles: The Night That Changed America -- A Grammy Salute."

But just as Abbey Road is the group's best-selling album, a visit to the setting of its iconic cover -- outside Abbey Road Studios in London -- has got to be the top Beatles-related travel destination. (Just watch the Abbey Road Crossing Cam and count the photo shoots.) Here are some of the better shots we found online.
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Points of Interest: In Russia, Shower Show Watch You

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 7th 2014 09:57 AM
Fight back
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Russian officials fire back at Olympic critics but kinda admit there are surveillance cameras in Sochi hotel bathrooms are among today's points of interest.
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7 Best Cities Outside of China to Ring in Chinese New Year

by Anna Brones. Posted Jan 31st 2014 10:30 AM
Australia Chinese New Year
Associated Press
The most important social holiday in China, Chinese New Year is tied to the lunar Chinese calendar, where every month begins on the darkest day. The holiday usually falls at the end of January or beginning of February. This year its Jan. 31 -- hey, that's today!-- and marks the Year of the Horse; people born in this year are said to be clever, kind, animated and energetic. Ready to celebrate? Here are the top seven cities outside of China that are going to be full of festivities.
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