Here is a preview of the IBTimes magazine this week.

14 Travel Destinations For 2014 (And Why They’ll Be Hot In The New Year)

Looking for a different travel destination in 2014? Mark Johanson has some unusual suggestions, ranging from backstreet Berlin to Asia’s historic Silk Road. 

British Pubs Closing Doors Despite Growing Popularity Of Traditional Beer And Microbreweries

Artisanal craft beer is enjoying a major resurgence in the UK. Why, then, are traditional British pubs closing their doors? Helen Massy Beresford reports from London. 

Harvest of Shame: Barolo, Italy’s 'King Of Wines,' Made With Near-Slave Labor

Lovely bouquet; bitter cultural after-taste: Italian wine exports are at an all-time high, but as Dominic Conti finds, the exploitation of migrant workers by some vintners is a troubling by-product. 

South Sudan Conflict: As US Moves To Defend Embassy And Evacuate Its Citizens, Long Relationship With South Sudan Is On The Line

Coming to terms with independence in the Horn of Africa: A longstanding international relationship is on the line as the U.S. evacuates its citizens and moves to defend its embassy in troubled South Sudan. Jacey Fortin reports.