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Discover the New airberlin Business Class

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The Beauty Of Nefertiti

By Eunice Fried

I first saw a photo of the bust of Nefertiti, the Ancient Egyptian queen, when I was about 12 years old, and from that moment on, she was to me the epitome of beauty. Actresses? Singers? Celebrities? Beauty queens? None measured up to this 3,500-year-old sculpture. But I did not… [read more]


The Macau Grand Prix

By Beth Reiber

You can’t be in Macau long before hearing about its most talked-about annual event, the Macau Grand Prix. First held in 1954 and running its 61st competition Nov. 13–16, it attracts competitors from around the world for its motorcycle and Formula 3 races that, as in Monaco, zoom through town… [read more]


The Road Less Traveled

By Tim Leffel

Stick to a road less traveled if you prefer culture over crowds during an Andean hike. The Lares Trail is a good alternative to the Inca Trail or Salkantay Trail. It doesn’t end up at Machu Picchu, but instead passes by villages full of weavers and craftspeople of the Sacred… [read more]


Dine With The Fishes

By Sharon King Hoge

Diners may have some misgivings about ordering the yellowtail king fish or Maldivian lobster entrées while aquatic “relatives” of the seafood are nibbling along on branches in the nest of coral outside the windows. But the menu offers beef and lamb alternatives at Ithaa Undersea Restaurant at the Conrad Maldives… [read more]


Climb To The Batu Caves

By Allison Voigts

Eight miles north of Kuala Lumpur, among spooky limestone caverns scaled by chattering monkeys, sits one of the most significant Hindu shrines outside of India. Each year in late January or early February, close to a million Hindu devotees set out from Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown on… [read more]

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