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A Paris hotel like no other
Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:29:59 GMT
Domaine de Chantilly is home to one of France's lesser known châteaux. When you're visiting Paris, it makes a great alternative to tourist-burdened Versailles.
'Extinct' creatures found alive in rainforest
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:04:06 GMT
Deep in the lush greenery of the Mosquitia rainforest in Honduras, bordered by steep ridges, lies an archeological site home to ancient ruins and an apparently thriving ecosystem.
Behind the scenes at a private jet factory
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:53:40 GMT
Just like in the artisan neighborhoods of old European towns, each section of the factory floor is dominated by a particular craft.
Climbers arrested after landing plane on Mont Blanc
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:49:03 GMT
Conquering Western Europe's highest peak is an ambition shared by many climbers, but one Mont Blanc summit attempt cut some serious corners en route to the top.
10-year-old girl conquers Yosemite's El Capitan
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:31:41 GMT
Selah Schneiter may have just became the youngest person in history to climb the park's 3,000-foot-high rock formation -- Yosemite National Park's famous El Capitan.
Quiet supersonic passenger airplane unveiled
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 20:20:11 GMT
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has revealed plans for its Quiet Supersonic Technology Airliner, or QSTA, that will leverage its joints research with NASA to create a passenger airplane capable of Mach 1.8.
London Heathrow Airport reveals expansion 'masterplan'
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 14:11:52 GMT
London's Heathrow Airport has released a new "masterplan" for its much-anticipated expansion, which will see a third runway open by 2026, making it one of the busiest airports in the world.
Inside Afghanistan's vacation hotspot
It's been described as "Afghanistan's Grand Canyon," and 10 years after it was designated a national park, Band-e-Amir is flourishing as a beacon of stability in a country rocked by decades of violence and unrest.
She was a jazz legend and a spy, but Josephine Baker's unusual life also involved a fairytale ending in France's Château des Milandes.
World's best airline for 2019 revealed
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:31:37 GMT
The results are in -- Qatar Airways is back on top with flying colors, nabbing the top spot at the 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
Easter Island 'nose picking' trend prompts concerns
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 22:17:29 GMT
Easter Island has long been a bucket list destination for travelers from around the world.
How suicide prevention is becoming part of Anthony Bourdain's legacy
The food service industry is honoring Anthony Bourdain's legacy through benefits and wellness initiatives that help restaurant workers.
Paris names squares and streets for LGBTQ icons
Paris has renamed three squares and one street for four iconic LGBTQ people and events: Ovida Delect, Harvey Milk, Pierre Seel and the 1969 Stonewall riots.
What's it like to walk the entire length of China's Great Wall?
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 02:35:51 GMT
On a warm spring morning in 1984, Dong Yao-hui and his two young friends, Wu De-yu and Zhang Yuan-hua, pulled on military surplus backpacks and boots and set out on a hike along a stretch of the Great Wall of China.
Disney World increases price of annual passes
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:15:20 GMT
Walt Disney World Resort has significantly increased the cost of its annual park passes, just ahead of the August 29 opening of the new Star Wars land at Hollywood Studios park.
How not to trash the planet at a music festival
Four easy ways you can enjoy a music festival this summer without trashing the planet.
The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu
Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:12:28 GMT
Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.
America's 243st birthday is upon us, and nothing signifies July Fourth like fireworks, a tradition that dates back to July 4, 1777. In recent years, folks have had 15,000 or more fireworks shows around the USA. To help you choose, CNN has compiled some of the best cities and towns that traditionally have great fireworks shows.
Boat or plane? Legacy of the Caspian Sea Monster
Fri, 21 Jun 2019 10:16:12 GMT
In the late 1960s, decades deep into the Cold War, US intelligence analysts monitoring the Caspian Sea came across satellite images of an oddly shaped, winged machine of huge proportions.
First flight for Boeing 777X delayed due to engine problem
Tue, 18 Jun 2019 15:49:32 GMT
The longest passenger jetliner in the world made its debut this spring -- but we won't see the Boeing 777X take to the skies until the end of the year.
The national park in Afghanistan's mountainous Bamiyan province was opened in 2009, in the hope that it would offer citizens a respite from conflict in the country.
Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:30:17 GMT
We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too.
See properties in Airbnb's new Luxe tier of rentals.
Irish island asks Americans to move there
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:51:13 GMT
Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community.
How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:52:03 GMT
Your dream of being in the Olympics could be much closer than you think.
Global air travel's biggest-ever breakthrough
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:42:12 GMT
British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first nonstop transatlantic flight in 1919. An egg-shaped monument in Ireland marks this moment in aviation history.
The most spectacular shows of Las Vegas
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:01:53 GMT
You don't need to be a gambler to enjoy Las Vegas, since it's also known as the entertainment capital of the world.
Thailand's controversial airport beach
Sun, 23 Jun 2019 00:39:36 GMT
It's 9:55 a.m. and all's quiet on Phuket's Mai Khao Beach.