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September 16, 2020

AUSTRALIA: THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

TURTLES AND STARFISH AND ANEMONES, OH MY! For nature-lovers, a visit to the Great

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September 9, 2020

CHINA: FORBIDDEN CITY

WHERE THE SONS OF GODS RESIDE. The Forbidden City—the largest imperial palace in

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September 9, 2020

AUSTRALIA: ABORIGINAL FOOD

ABORIGINAL FOOD: “BUSH TUCKER” BOOM Walk into any Australian restaurant these

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September 4, 2020

AUSTRALIA: THE GHAN TRAIN

While most developed countries have scaled back their long-distance railway

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September 3, 2020

CHINA: PORCELAIN

HOW THE PORCELAIN MATERIAL BECAME SYNONYMOUS WITH THE COUNTRY THAT PRODUCED IT. In

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August 31, 2020

AUSTRALIA: AYERS ROCK OR ULURU?

Almost everything has two names in the Outback these days. Ayers Rock, the symbol of

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August 26, 2020

CHINA: FRIENDSHIP STORE

FRIENDS WITH MONEY. As its name implies, the Friendship Store originally developed

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August 20, 2020

NEW ZEALAND: THE WILD MAORI ISLANDS

HOW NATIVE NEW ZEALANDERS HAD THE WOOL PULLED OVER THEIR EYES. Like the Plains

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August 19, 2020

AUSTRALIA: THE RED CENTER

THE WONDERFUL (AND WILD) HEART OF OZ. Nothing sums up the sheer enormity of

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August 19, 2020

CHINA: ECHO WALL

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? Although Beijing’s Imperial Vault of Heaven astounds tourists

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August 12, 2020

AUSTRALIA: FITZROY GARDENS

Melbourne is considered the most “English” of Australian cities. Its stately

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August 6, 2020

AUSTRALIA: BONDI BEACH

As Sydney Harbour stretches its turquoise tentacles into every inner suburb of

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