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He bought a cheap house in Italy. This is what happened next

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 09:23:58 GMT

Roy Patrick paid $16,500 for an old school building in the village of Carrega Ligure. Despite a few minor disasters, he says he's now living in "Nirvana."


Trial voyage puts cruise industry one step closer to resuming operations

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 19:35:22 GMT

A trial cruise scheduled to sail from Miami puts the cruise industry one step closer to resuming operations out of US ports, more than a year after the pandemic brought cruises to a halt in the United States. CNN's Leyla Santiago reports.


Venice at risk of UNESCO 'endangered' listing

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 17:05:14 GMT

Venice should be added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage in Danger, advisors to the body have recommended, due to "threats" facing the lagoon city -- including the cruise ships that continue to dock in the city center.


3,000 unruly airplane passengers reported this year, FAA says

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:09:30 GMT

Authorities have received more than 3,000 reports of unruly airplane passengers this year, and the majority of those involve face mask rules, the Federal Aviation Administration told CNN on Monday.


Iran's most beautiful hotels

Mon, 07 Jun 2021 11:17:02 GMT

Iran's finest boutique hotels are under the spotlight in a new book, which has selected 16 hotels around the country.


'Friends' fan cruise to set sail in 2022

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:11:50 GMT

First, the "Friends" reunion, now the "Friends" cruise.


How to go backpacking (and why it's worth the effort)

Fri, 18 Jun 2021 11:37:34 GMT

Each summer, Emily Davenport spends days at a time hauling heavy loads through the White Mountains of New Hampshire.


The families ditching traditional vacations for home swapping

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:39:31 GMT

The concept of staying in another family's home while they bed down in yours isn't exactly new. But ongoing travel restrictions and the uncertainty brought about by the pandemic has led to a significant boom in this type of vacation.


What are floating breakfasts, and why have they become so popular?

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 00:51:14 GMT

If you follow luxury resorts or travel influencers on Instagram, odds are good that you've seen at least one "floating breakfast."


The woman who spent lockdown alone in the Arctic

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 07:59:00 GMT

For most of us, the pandemic has meant enforced solitude. But for others, it's been the chance to go searching for that solitude. And where better to do so than in the Arctic Circle?


Big Bend sheds a different light on the US frontier

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 14:23:43 GMT

It's late afternoon in Santa Elena Canyon -- a 19-mile gorge that separates Big Bend National Park in West Texas and three national parks in Mexico -- and we're setting up camp along a remote stretch of the Rio Grande.


10 of the world's best hotels for when it's time to splurge

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 19:01:05 GMT

After more than a year of lockdowns and quarantine and social distancing, we're all more than ready for a big, celebratory, I-just-endured-a-pandemic vacation.


TSA seeks volunteers amid summer travel demand

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:39:10 GMT

The Transportation Security Administration has asked some of its office workers to help security officers with a surge of summer travel at the nation's largest airports. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.


Airbus designs inflight Covid quarantine tent

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:49:06 GMT

Airbus' PaxCASE concept offers a solution for isolating an airplane passenger displaying Covid-19 symptoms by sealing them off in a pop-up bubble.


This island is paradise -- but good luck getting there

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 10:15:28 GMT

The French Polynesia island of Nuku Hiva is an extraordinary part of the world where a traveler can be as far from the crowds as it's possible to be. It offers an intoxicating mix of deserted beaches, spectacular tropical mountains and traditional local culture.


Cruise passengers test positive for Covid-19 in Italy

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:15:51 GMT

Two passengers disembark from MSC Seaside during a cruise around the Mediterranean, one of the few sea voyages currently underway following a global halt to cruising as the coronavirus pandemic spread last year.


Hilton's bizarre 1967 plan for a space hotel

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 02:47:57 GMT

Two years before Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the Hilton chain of hotels was already planning to welcome guests in space.


Isles of Scilly: The exotic island paradise off the coast of England

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 11:12:39 GMT

Strewn out into the Atlantic off the southwestern tip of the England, the Isles of Scilly are an exotic escape from the mainland that bring almost Caribbean landscapes to the UK.


Two passengers on Celebrity Millennium cruise test positive for Covid-19

Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:57:24 GMT

Two guests aboard the Celebrity Millennium tested positive for Covid-19 in required end-of-cruise testing, the cruise line said in a Thursday news release.


JetTrain: The high-speed dream that never took off

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 17:01:00 GMT

It may have some of the world's longest railroads, covering vast distances across its wide-open provinces, but one thing Canada doesn't have is a high-speed trains.


Cambodia evicts floating homes despite villagers' protests

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 04:15:54 GMT

Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh has started evicting its famous "floating villages" on the banks of the Tonle Sap River, despite the objections of longtime residents who say they have nowhere else to go.


American Airlines CEO shows up at Southwest flight attendant's wedding a year after their viral meeting

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 13:39:02 GMT

In May 2020, JacqueRae Hill, a Southwest Airlines flight attendant, had an inflight encounter with United Airlines CEO Doug Parker which went viral. A year later, he attended her wedding.


Why I love going to nudist beaches

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:06:01 GMT

My appreciation for nude beaches officially began in 2016 when I embarked on my first naked sunbathing experience on the uninhabited Lokrum Island in Croatia. Soon I was seeking them out everywhere I went.


Enchanting Prague: The fairytale charm is only the beginning

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 10:45:57 GMT

This popular city has an enigmatic soul that extends far beyond its Communist past. CNN's Richard Quest explores Prague's built-in "magic" that even locals find too enticing to resist.


Restaurant tests out pizza topped with cicadas

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 03:43:39 GMT

Those aren't olives...


Off-duty flight attendant assaulted two crew members on flight

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 01:27:13 GMT

Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are skyrocketing as airlines start returning to full capacity. CNN's Dan Simon reports.


EU Digital Covid Certificate: Everything you need to know

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 08:12:39 GMT

The EU Digital Covid Certificate -- known informally as a 'Covid vaccine passport' -- will be issued by July 1. Here's who's eligible, and how to get one.


World's most expensive cities for expats in 2021 revealed

Tue, 22 Jun 2021 04:14:49 GMT

Ashgabat in Turkmenistan is the most expensive city in the world for overseas workers, according to this year's Mercer Cost of Living Survey.


How to make the perfect cup of British tea

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 16:54:50 GMT

Brits revere tea as much as they do David Attenborough, but no one can agree on how to actually make it. Here's what the experts say about the many questions that arise about how to make a proper cuppa.


Thanks to a sinkhole, this is Florida's largest waterfall

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:39:23 GMT

The hidden gems of the Florida panhandle include the state's highest waterfall at Falling Waters State Park, the meandering cave system at Florida Caverns State Park, and the secluded Cypress Springs that you can only reach by personal boat or with tour groups like Coldwater Excursions.