Travel

(CNN) — They’d traveled hundreds and thousands of miles between them, but explorer Blair Niles and one-time spy Marguerite Harrison were disappointed to learn that they were deemed unsuitable to join the Explorers Club. Despite their considerable travel achievements, the pair were banned from becoming members as the club, founded in 1904, did not admit
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(CNN) — It’s a landscape that looks almost alien. Soft tufa rock — spewed from volcanoes millennia ago to create a series of ethereal “fairy chimneys” that have been shaped and sculpted by nature. This is Cappadocia. Rising above the Anatolian Plains of central Turkey, this historic region is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage
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(CNN) — Ancient mummies of Egypt’s royal pharaohs will emerge from their resting places this weekend and parade through the streets of Cairo in search of a new home. What sounds like the plot of a movie is in fact part of a lavish celebration of Egypt’s history and a project to relocate some of
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(CNN) — As global business and travel hubs remain largely closed off to the masses, Dubai is making entry easier than ever for international visitors. The glitzy city, as well as the United Arab Emirates as a whole, has for years been opening up its once-strict residency and tourist visa rules, but has accelerated its
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Exosonic was handed a contract by the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate (PE) after impressing the military with its concept for a low-boom supersonic Mach 1.8 twinjet. Now CNN Travel has had an exclusive look inside the cabin interior of the executive transport plane designed to carry the US Executive Branch’s distinguished visitors (DVs). It’s
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(CNN) — More than a year after Covid-19 was first detected, Asia’s first “travel bubble” has finally launched. The islands of Palau and Taiwan have opened a reciprocal travel lane, allowing residents of both places to travel back and forth quarantine-free provided they follow certain guidelines. The bubble, which Palau is calling a “sterile corridor,”
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(CNN) — For those on a Mediterranean cruise, it’s one of the most memorable sights: the city of Venice unpeeling beneath the boat, the centuries-old buildings and bell towers dwarfed by the ship, giving onlookers a spectacular bird’s eye view. But for many on the shore, cruise ships in Venice have come to symbolize the
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(CNN) — Images of people frolicking in snowy landscapes and sliding down icy mountains are not unusual, but one crucial thing made these snaps stand out. They’re shot in Egypt. Situated on the fringes of the arid, sandy Sahara desert, the Middle Eastern country rarely experiences rainfall, let alone snow. But rather than showing a
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(CNN) — It’s been a strange period for aviation and, for many of us, it’s been over a year since we actually saw the inside of an airplane cabin. This year’s awards go to designs including a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future and the swanky interior of an electric jet aimed at commuters. The
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