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· January, 2014

Stories about Travel from January, 2014

A Visual and Musical Journey Through Myanmar

China's Propaganda-Heavy New Year's Gala Fails to Impress Viewers

Known as Chunwan, the variety show regularly draws tens of millions of viewers every year and has become an essential part of Spring Festival celebrations. But its popularity is dwindling.

Château-Rouge: A Prominent African Food Market in Paris

PHOTOS: Drone Captures the Beauty of Thailand

Using a drone, Thailand-based blogger Richard Barrow shares several amazing landscape photos of Thailand. Drones were also used to monitor protests in Bangkok

Kazakhstan's Largest City Hides Its “Beautiful” Side from Cameras

Sri Lanka's Best Bus Terminal

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: Trip to the Dying Aral Sea

Qaraqalpaqstan, the ‘Forgotten Stan’ of Central Asia

Malaysia: The Most Beautiful Sound in the World

Outdoor Air pollution in Bhopal

Saving Elephants in Laos

There are only several hundred elephants in Laos today, a country which was once known as the 'land of the million elephants'. Animal welfare groups vow to save the elephants

Uruguay Among 10 Most Ethical Destinations for Fourth Consecutive Year

Every year, Ethical Traveler chooses the top ten countries to visit in the developing world. These countries must demonstrate commitment to the conservation of their natural resources.

Russia Bans All Liquids on Aircraft

In the aftermath of the twin bombings in Volgograd before the New Year's holiday, Russia’s Transportation Ministry revised its rules on what airline passengers can bring on board.

Chinese Feminist Activist Walks 2,000 Kilometers to Protest Sexual Abuse

Feminist activist Xiao Meili is four months into her journey on foot from Beijing to to the southern city of Guangzhou.

Why Elders Protect Doves in Rural Mali

PHOTOS: Humans of Ethiopia

Inspired by Brandon Stanton's Humans of New York (HONY), Nina Steinberg has created a Facebook page Humans of Ethiopia that provides glimpses into people's lives in Ethiopia. The description reads: As I explore Ethiopia...

One Year in Asia

10 Vintage Photos That Take You Back to 1897 in Burma

We selected ten photos from the British Library Flickr photostream which provide an interesting glimpse of life in Burmese society during the late 19th century

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