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The wealthy are traveling everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan in 2019.

These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019

The ultra-rich are investing in travel as a way to signify status — and they're heading everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan to do it.
Judith Streng, left, was swept out to sea while posing on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week. On the right is a picture of Diamond Beach, where the incident happened.

A grandmother had to be rescued when the iceberg she was posing for a picture on was swept out to sea

Judith Streng of Texas was posing for a picture on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week when a wave hit and swept her out to sea.
See the Northern Lights without spending a fortune.

Icelandic police say tourists keep crashing because they’re distracted by the Northern Lights

The roads in Iceland can be icy, windy and narrow, and some people are paying more attention to the sky than where they’re driving, police say.
Paris was the second top trending search for the "Trip to..." category.

The top 10 trips Americans wanted to take in 2018, according to Google

Google recently released its "Year in Search" for 2018, which highlights people, topics, events, and places that made up the year's top searches.
The advert, showing a machine going for an orangutan.

Iceland pulls ad showing palm oil harvesters terrorizing orangutans for being too political

The Christmas advert shows an escaped baby orangutan telling a girl humans are destroying her forest to make shampoo, and have stolen her mother.
Mieido Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, photographed in April 2016. Japan is the 10th safest country in the world.

These are the 20 safest and most crime-free countries

These countries have the lowest rates of homicide, terrorism, and organized crime as well as a reliable police force, according to a new report.
The discount chain was a welcome sight in an expensive city like Reykjavik.

I visited Bónus, the Icelandic chain of discount stores with a cult following among tourists — here’s what I saw

Bónus is an Iceland-based chain of discount stores. I visited two stores in Reykjavik to get a sense of why the stores have built up a cult following among tourists.
The discount chain was a welcome sight in an expensive city like Reykjavik.

I visited Bónus, the Icelandic chain of discount stores with a cult following among tourists — here’s what I saw

Bónus is an Iceland-based chain of discount stores. I visited two stores in Reykjavik to get a sense of why the stores have built up a cult following among tourists.
Sailors and Marines on the USS Gunston Hall observe an underway replenishment with the fleet-replenishment oiler USNS John Lethall, October 6, 2018.

NATO forces are gathering for a massive exercise, and US troops are getting injured and ships damaged before it even starts

Massive military exercises rarely go off without a hitch, and the preparations for NATO's Trident Juncture exercise have been no exception.
U.S. Marine with 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit posts security at Keflavik Air Base, Iceland, Oct. 17, 2018, during Exercise Trident Juncture 18.

This is how US Marines will take the fight to Russia in the Arctic

About 90 US Marines landed in Iceland for a mock air assault and cold-weather training before they head to Norway to begin the large-scale NATO war games known as Trident Juncture 2018.