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(CNN) — There’s been much debate about alcohol and flying in the past few years, with some airlines banning booze onboard flights altogether. However, a New Zealand wine company is taking things in a slightly different direction by launching the “world’s first winery airline.” Invivo will begin operating a route from the North Island of
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(CNN) — Teenage aviator Zara Rutherford has become the youngest woman to fly around the world solo. The 19-year-old, who has dual British-Belgian nationality, landed at Kortrijk-Wevelgem Airport in western Belgium on Thursday, completing an epic 41-country journey spanning over 52,000 kilometers (32,300 miles), and broke two Guinness World Records in the process. Not only
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RoxiRosita via Getty Images No one wants to spend their vacation tired and cranky. Get proper rest on your trip with this useful advice. Going on vacation may seem relaxing, but the journey to and from your getaway can make it hard to get enough rest and stick to a healthy sleep schedule. Traveling, especially
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(CNN) — Indonesia has named its new capital Nusantara, as lawmakers approve the shift from Jakarta to Kalimantan — a jungle-covered area on the east of Borneo island. The new name translates to “archipelago” in the Indonesian language. Concerns over the sustainability of the congested and rapidly sinking political center of Jakarta prompted the need
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(CNN) — Tripadvisor says a 20th-century fishing village that’ has boomed into a 21st-century global hot spot for high-end travel is its most popular destination in the world for 2022. The travel platform has just released its Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2022: The Best of the Best Destinations. While ultramodern Dubai snags the top spot,
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(CNN) — It’s the definitive escape for celebrities, honeymooners and families, all intent on kicking back in a picture-perfect paradise. Sitting serenely in the warm azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Maldives guarantees the whitest of white sand beaches, pods of dolphins, dreamy sunsets and an unforgettable underwater world. Happily, access has improved considerably
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(CNN) — When you’ve already sent a stuntwoman in flight attendant uniform up the world’s tallest building, it can be hard to think of what trick to pull next. If you’re UAE flag-carrier Emirates, you send her to perch on top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa again, but this time get the world’s largest passenger jet
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — This week in travel, the United States declared Canada a “very high” risk destination,
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(CNN) — Predjama is one of the most extraordinary castles in the world, built in the mouth of a cave complex at the end of a valley in southwest Slovenia. Set halfway up a 400-foot (123-meter) vertical cliff face, it appears in records from 1202 and is listed by Guinness World Records as the world’s
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(CNN) — National parks in the United States proved to be wildly popular in 2021. They set various attendance records with a pandemic-fatigued public looking for safe things to do. And now the US National Park Service has an offer in 2022 for an inflation-shocked public as well: Five days when the entrance fees are
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(CNN) — If a steaming bowl of soup strikes you as the ultimate in old-fashioned comfort, you’ve got plenty of company. Soup is one of the world’s oldest and most universal foods, said Janet Clarkson, author of the book “Soup: A Global History.” “Every culture has some kind of soup,” she said. “It’s got very
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ozgurcankaya via Getty Images Many travel companies are being more flexible with trip cancellations due to the pandemic — just beware of these common missteps. With all the unforeseen ebbs and flows of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel plans are rarely set in stone these days. Having to cancel a trip is a much more common
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(CNN) — As infection rates soar across Europe, France has relaxed its travel ban on arrivals from the UK — just in time for the peak ski season. France banned all but essential travel from the UK on December 20, when the Omicron variant was spiraling in the UK but had not yet taken hold
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — If you boarded a passenger plane in 1950 and peeked into the cockpit, you
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Westend61 via Getty Images Keep these tips in mind as you think about any potential 2022 travel. With the rapid spread of the omicron variant, COVID-19 is continuing to disrupt travel this winter. Whether you or a travel companion tested positive before a scheduled trip or you simply decided to postpone until the numbers become
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