The Incredible $1 Million Journey

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Wanderlust knows no boundaries — and sometimes no credit limit, either. Luxury-hotel association Leading Hotels of the World is celebrating its 80th anniversary by offering Around the World in 80 Ways, a travel experience that pays tribute to the Oscar-winning Around the World in 80 Days, but is more opulent and extravagant than anything Phileas Fogg encounters in that film.

With a price tag of $1 million, the trip is outlandishly decadent. But it's partly for a good cause: for each trip booked, 10% of the cost is donated to the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Around the World...

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