People and Culture

1. Xuankong Temple, China Legend has it that the “hanging temple” in China’s Shanxi Province was built by one man. 1500 years later it still stands, or hangs, off the edge of a cliff almost 300 feet above the riverbed below. 2. Kjeragbolten, Norway This world famous rock is precariously locked between two cliffs on...

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains, and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That’s why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you’ll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores, and secret discount venues. If indoor...

From the Great Blue Hole in Belize to the Rice fields in Yunnan, China you will surely find some destinations to add to your bucket list. What’s more, you can find affordable flights and hotels to any of the destinations you choose on Wakanow. Great Blue Hole, Belize Horseshoe Bend, Colorado River, Arizona (photo...

Las Vegas The destination showcased in “The Hangover” has plenty to offer beyond gambling and bachelor parties — consider its world-class dining, the eye-popping, free fountain show at the Bellagio, and nightlife that includes performances of Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion, and there really is something for...

Highest hotels or huge sick-bag collections — it’s always good to maintain a sense of humility, and humor, when traveling. To mark the launch of Guinness Worlds Records 2012 edition, published today, here are 10 travel-inspired superlatives from the extreme, to the insane. Thanks to Guinness World Records for assistance...