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Why fall is the best time of year to travel to Europe

Fall is a season for rejoicing, because while the weather cools off in the Northern Hemisphere and birds begin their long slog south, travel to Europe is at its best. Gone are the hordes of tourists in sweat-soaked tank tops. You’re looking at sweater weather. Better yet, you’re looking at European scarf weather.
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At the Large Hadron Collider, a peek at the future of science

“Don’t lose sight of me.” Physicist Abhigyan Dasgupta – “Riju” to his family and friends – looks over his shoulder to caution our 12-member group as we prepare to descend 300 feet beneath the French countryside into the largest machine on Earth: the $4.7 billion Large Hadron Collider.

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Wide-eyed in Zambia: Africa’s last great place

I’d forgotten how it feels on your first day in the bush. Exhilarated and wide-eyed. Over the moon. And then, sobering up, eager but cautious. A safari lodge is a thousand times better than any zoo, but you – not the animals – are the ones in the cage.
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So much to see, so much to do aboard Canada’s Via Rail

It was a bucket list trip, but not in the way you might think. The Via Rail train journey across Canada was not about my do-before-dying list, but about the Earth’s, about seeing the natural wonders before they’re swallowed up, burned up or chewed up by climate change or humans.
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Upscale hotels elevate the guest experience

Gone are the days when it was enough for a hotel to have rain shower heads and high thread-count sheets. In a world where there are more hotels to choose from than ever, luxury and business accommodations are focusing on the extras to set their hotels apart from the rest.