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Things You Need to Know About Chuuk

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November 21, 2014

Are you planning a dive trip to Chuuk!? Great, here are some basic things you need to know that the guidebooks won’t tell you. Oh wait, there isn’t a guidebook!

If you aren’t a diver or at least a snorkeler, you may want to choose a...

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In this June 21, 2014 photo, a group of young North Koreans enjoys a picnic on the beach in Wonsan, North Korea. The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country’s spiritual summit Mount Paektu. The trip was on North Korea's terms. AP reporter and photographer couldn't interview ordinary people or wander off course, and government "minders" accompanied them the entire way. (David Guttenfelder/AP)

A week on the road in North Korea

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November 20, 2014

LAKE CHON, North Korea — The Kaema Plateau, the "Roof of Korea," is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.

As we squatted...

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The Best Spas on Guam

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November 21, 2014

Having traveled the world, I can say truthfully that Guam has several world-class spas. You can expect Balinese massage on Guam to mirror that in Bali, and I know, because I’ve been there. Local spas have a variety of treatments ranging from Thai...

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Get to know Guam: Inarajan

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November 21, 2014

Editor’s note: The U.S. territory of Guam is comprised of 21 villages, many with their own distinct character, history and points of interest. Stripes Guam and Guampedia have joined forces to present this weekly feature on each of them in the...

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