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Frost sharpens fall colours in northeast U.S

New Hampshire officials say frost in the Great North Woods region has sharpened the colours and brought that area up to 60 per cent of peak fall foliage.

Home life focus of Roman show

The British Museum will take visitors into the streets, salons and bedrooms of the ancient Roman world with a major exhibition about the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Bats' nightly exodus from caves draws crowd

There's nothing like bats to draw a crowd to the scorching Chihuahuan Desert in the late summer heat.

Berlin's welcome mat wears thin

'There's some resentment that tourists party loudly or throw up'

Coho adds sailings for Crabfest

Feeling a little crabby? Head to Port Angeles, Washington on the MV Coho from Oct. 12 to 14 to take in the 11th Annual Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival.
Ultimate in variety

Ultimate in variety

You'll find an eclectic mix of rustic and sophisticated in a fast-modernizing country
Columbus's living room

Columbus's living room

Most New Yorkers can only dream of an apartment like this. Spectacular views of midtown Manhattan. An iconic work of art in the living room. Prime Columbus Circle location. That 70-foot climb from the ground floor could be a problem, though.

Louvre wing devoted to Islam

The Louvre Museum is unveiling a new wing and galleries dedicated to the arts of Islam, culminating a nearly $130 million, decade-long project coming to fruition amid tensions between the Muslim world and the West.

Brand USA happy with marketing efforts

The United States' first-ever marketing campaign to boost tourism appears to be paying off. Brand USA, a partnership of government agencies and private companies, said Wednesday that international travellers spent 11 per cent more in the U.S.

High Line walkway grows in New York

The High Line elevated park, a destination for locals and tourists alike, is growing. Public officials formally broke ground this week on the third and final section of the park, built atop an out-of-use elevated railway in Manhattan.