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(CNN) — The Seychelles has reopened its borders and dropped quarantine requirements to all travelers who’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19. Fully-vaccinated visitors are now permitted to enter the 115-island nation without having to quarantine for 10 days provided they present a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours of travel. Travelers must also submit
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(CNN) — They’re scattered all over Europe but their perfect geometrical beauty can only be fully admired when seen from above. Like snowflakes viewed through a magnifying glass, there’s a dazzling fractal-like quality to the neat, intricate way they’ve been laid out — just that we’re not talking here about natural wonders. An entirely new,
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(CNN) — Some call it the ghost town, because for decades it didn’t appear on any maps — a clandestine location that at the height of the Cold War likely concealed a deadly arsenal of nuclear weapons capable of wiping out major Western cities. Others refer to it as the Polish Chernobyl, because the cloak
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(CNN) — You’ll find it almost everywhere you turn — on T-shirts, bumper stickers, magnets and all types of tourist trinkets — the three words: “Ithaca is gorges.” After all, who doesn’t love a good pun? Ithaca, New York, is gorgeous, peppered with steep gorges (get it?), plunging waterfalls, and a tapestry of tree-covered mountains
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(CNN) — One of the most famous avenues in Paris, the Champs-Élysées, is set for a facelift that will see it transformed into a green, pedestrian-friendly space, after Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave the go-ahead for a major renovation project. The thoroughfare, one of the world’s most famous shopping streets, accommodates eight lanes of traffic as
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(CNN) — It was once the all-conquering superjumbo, but today it’s more likely to be viewed as a white elephant. As the latest nail in the coffin for the world’s largest passenger airliner, Qatar Airways has confirmed it will be retiring half of its fleet of 10 Airbus A380s, which have already been grounded since
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(CNN) — For more than eight years, the world sailing speed record has remained unbroken. In November 2012, Australian Paul Larsen reached 65.45 knots (or 121 kilometers per hour/75 mph) in his Vesta Sailrocket 2 in South Atlantic waters off the coast of Namibia. However, two rival teams, one in France and one in Switzerland,
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(CNN) — They’re watching you, wherever you walk. They know exactly where you pause, when you slow down and speed up, and they count you in and out of the city. What’s more, they’re tracking your phone, so they can tell exactly how many people from your country or region are in which area, at
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(CNN) — There’s hope: Summer vacations abroad may happen in a big way this year. The number of people busting out of their countries will start creeping up in late spring and rise higher by mid-year, travel industry experts predict, as vaccines and risk-based safety measures are rolled out more widely and spiking coronavirus cases
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(CNN) — After four years of confusion, it has finally happened. The United Kingdom officially severed ties with the European Union last night, as the Brexit transition period ended at 11 p.m. UK time. Brexit hasn’t been an easy road politically, and the UK — which voted 52-48 to leave the EU in 2016 —
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(CNN) — There may have been far fewer airplanes in the skies this past year, but if you’re looking ahead to future travel, you might take heed of the latest rankings of the world’s safest airlines from AirlineRatings.com. AirlineRatings.com keeps tabs on 385 carriers from across the globe, measuring factors including the airlines’ crash and
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