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  1. Wax figure of Trump to be part of Madame Tussauds attraction in Orlando


    Visitors to Orlando can now have an audience with Donald Trump — actually, a life-size wax figure of the 45th president.

     Helen Smith poses for   a selfie as Madame Tussauds unveils a wax figure of President-elect Donald  Trump   at Madame Tussauds London on Wednesday. [Getty Images]
  2. Glorious hours at the Zugspitze, 'the Top of Germany'


    MUNICH, Germany

    Our alarms went off way too early for vacation — 5 something in the morning — but my cousins and I had big plans. We were leaving our Munich hotel for a day trip to the Zugspitze, known as the Top of Germany. I learned of the mountain two days before our Norway-Germany getaway, when a …

    The summit cross at the Zugspitze in Germany, a replica of the 1851 original, lords over mountains as far as the eye can see.
  3. A year to toast independence, reformation and satire


    Political unions, milestones related to deceased authors and the commemoration of one major religious event highlight the 2017 anniversary calendar for travel planning.

    Fireworks light up the sky marking the centenary year of Finnish independence which kicks off on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 in the heart of the republic in Helsinki, Finland. (Mikki Stig/Lehtikuva via AP) LON864