Sleep with the dinosaurs at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. - Photo from AFP
Calming: The stunning coastline along the Pacific Coast Highway on the way to the Monterey Bay Aquarium where these bewitching jellyfish (inset) reside.
Paradise: Anglers find rich catch in the Boundary Waters between Minnesota (USA) and Canada. (Inset) Jigs, leeches and slip bobbers are used to haul in walleye fish.

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Will queueing at hotel receptions to pick up your room key soon be a thing of the past? - Photo from AFP

Rooms with no keys

15 August 2014

Hotels of the future to offer a keyless room access.

One is a carry-on and the other needs to be checked-in but some passengers try to cheat and bring bigger luggage onboard. - Filepic

Shaming carry-on cheaters on Twitter

14 August 2014

Twitter campaign aims to oust carry-on baggage offenders.

Liposuction, breast implants popular procedures in Brazil

7 August 2014

The South American country overtakes US as cosmetic surgery world capital.

Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, joins Disney characters Sleepy Dwarf, Dopey and Snow White in the Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., to dedicate the park's newest attraction, the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.  - Photo by Ryan Wendler/PRNewsFoto/Walt Disney World/AFP

All aboard the Seven Dwarfs train

7 August 2014

Take a virtual ride of Disney’s Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

Dancers taking part in the Guelaguetza Dance Festival. - EPA

Guelaguetza: Joyous and colourful

5 August 2014

This dance and cultural event, held every year in Mexico, is a burst of colour and tradition.

Impressive: Xunantunich, a grand Mayan ruin in the rolling countryside of western Belize's Cayo District, had its heyday around 600-850 AD. The main structure, El Castillo, is notable for its elegant friezes on three sides. - MCT photos

The Xunantunich ruins: Echoes of Mayan glory days

2 August 2014

Discover the grandeur of an ancient civilisation at western Belize’s Xunantunich ruins.

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