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  1. Tourists can snap a selfie at high-tech's temples in Silicon Valley



    There's a quirky twist on tourism emerging amid the Silicon Valley whirlwind of innovation that has tethered everyone to their smartphones.

    Alejandra Vicuna, left, and Andres Ballesteros of Miami document their stop at the Apple campus in Cupertino, Calif.
  2. Enjoy a $1,000 day in Moscow for $100


    It's the simple things that sometimes present the biggest challenges. I was looking for a way to get to the Four Seasons Moscow, a huge beige box of a building that skirts Red Square in central Moscow — but I couldn't figure out how to get across the road. The broad Mokhovaya Street stood in my way, imposing, and …

    River cruise boats wait at a quay by the Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow.  A first-class river cruise is a great way to see the city. If you’re looking for another lovely outdoor diversion, visit the 
890-acre Moscow Botanical Gardens — for free.
  3. Postcard: Explore the beauty of Banff National Park in Alberta


    Banff National Park, Canada's first national park and the world's third, encompasses massive glaciers, raging rivers, turquoise lakes, lush forests and a plethora of wildlife. Situated in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, it's a nature lover's paradise. Spanning 2,564 square miles, the park offers ample opportunities …

    Glacier-fed Moraine Lake, known for its turquoise waters, is located in the Valley of the Ten Peaks in Banff National Park in Alberta. Less than 9 miles from the town of Lake Louise, it is an easy stop during a trip along the Trans-Canada Highway. While nearby Lake Louise is higher on most tourists’ “must-see” lists, Moraine Lake provides equally stunning views.