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How to design an airplane cabin
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 10:13:05 GMT
Designing aircraft is probably the best job in the world," says Paul Priestman of London-based design consultancy PriestmanGoode, grinning ear to ear. "It's brilliant."
National parks that make you go 'wow'
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:39:06 GMT
Today's National Park Poster Project taps into the vintage vibe of the 1930s when the WPA urged Americans to visit our parks and experience the great American outdoors.
Aircraft hits blood-boiling height
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:26:39 GMT
Airbus Perlan Mission II achieves a new altitude record by flying at more than 76,000 feet over El Calafate, Argentina
This town in Greece is draped in thousands of spider webs
Behind the phenomenon are the spiders' favorite snacks: gnats. With the growth of the gnat population, the spiders also thrive and multiply.
The world's 17 best Christmas markets
Travel to the best Christmas markets around the world for traditional gifts, regional treats and that unbeatable festive feeling.
A moon beach here on Earth
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:33:26 GMT
Dazzling white rock formations, hidden caves and breathtaking beaches contrast with arresting blue seas to make Milos one of the most impressive islands in Greece.
World's most popular destination revealed
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:12:36 GMT
Those hoping their favorite global city will be a bit less crowded the next time they visit are in for a disappointment.
Dirtiest place in the airport revealed
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 21:17:16 GMT
What's the most germ-filled spot in an airport? The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? The passport checking counter? You might be surprised to learn the results of a study carried out at an airport in Finland.
Is this the future of cruise ships?
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:44:18 GMT
The brand new Celebrity Edge ship uses a radical engineering concept to create cabins with epic panoramas that experts say could be a game-changer for the cruise industry.
Photos of the world's busiest passenger airports for 2017, according to Airports Council International.
Can Thailand's Phi Phi Islands be saved?
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 09:03:23 GMT
That Thailand's Phi Phi Islands are among the country's most popular beach destinations should come as little surprise to anyone.
The first truly American cuisine is having a revival
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:01:38 GMT
Without measuring any ingredients, Southwestern Pueblo chef Norma Naranjo scoops handfuls of flour, baking powder, salt and shortening into a stainless steel bowl.
Italian city bans eating in the street
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:05:02 GMT
Italy might be the home of al fresco dining, but in the city of Florence a new law has banned eating in the streets of its historic center, with fines imposed of nearly $600.
Airport hotels with the best runway views
Wed, 05 Sep 2018 02:11:51 GMT
Airports are fascinating places, yet with the rush of check-in, security lines and boarding gates as we head out on our travels, we often don't have time to truly experience them.
Airline misspells its own name on plane
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:50:42 GMT
Sometimes, a massive typo is right in front of your eyes and you can't see it.
Asia's most beautiful heritage hotels
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 23:45:09 GMT
Creaky wooden floors, teak antiques, afternoon tea, marble staircases. There's just something magical about a hotel with some history.
China's bullet trains are coming to Hong Kong
Hong Kong will soon be more connected to mainland China than ever, with the city's section of the high-speed railway scheduled to open on September 23.
11 Fiji resorts worth crossing the Pacific for
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:12:55 GMT
As a 333-island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, Fiji is synonymous with clear waters, technicolor coral reefs and celebrity hideaways.
Huge airplane hidden in hangar
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 12:11:27 GMT
One of the world's biggest airplanes lies in a hangar outside Kiev, Ukraine, awaiting completion since the collapse of the Soviet Union decades ago. Will this enormous plane ever take off?
The world's busiest airport revealed
More than 104 million passengers traveled through the world's busiest airport in 2017, according to Airports Council International. Check out which airports are the world's busiest.
Travelers saved after emergency Facebook post
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 16:01:45 GMT
Mikey Lythcott and his friend Stacey Eno were left dying on a remote Indonesian hillside after a scooter accident. On the barely conscious, he managed to post a plea for help on Facebook. This is what happened next.
Kamau Bell opens up about working with the late great Anthony Bourdain
Prison island was 'hell on Earth'
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:48:39 GMT
A star-shaped fortress atop a picturesque island off the southwest coast of Ireland once housed one of the world's biggest prison populations.
Hamptons hotspot Montauk all to yourself
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:49:53 GMT
In summer, the once-sleepy beach town of Montauk, New York, is the hottest summertime escapes on the East Coast. In fall, things get quieter but it's still paradise.
Disneyland sells booze to public for first time
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:05:56 GMT
After more than 60 years of teetotal fun, Disneyland Resort in California will begin serving alcohol to the general public in 2019.
An entrepreneur in Puerto Rico shows how his company, Lift Foils, has built the first mass-produced electric surfboard.
New Las Vegas museum has a 24-foot bong
Cannabition, a nonconsumption cannabis-themed museum opening September 20 in Downtown Las Vegas, features a big attraction: a 24-foot-tall bong.
Kamau Bell opens up about working with Bourdain
Kamau Bell, host of CNN's "United Shades of America," writes about meeting Anthony Bourdain, who was an inspiration for his own career, and the loss of a budding friendship cut short.
The 106-year-old mountain railway you've never heard of
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:58:03 GMT
As a red and cream-colored train chugs up the Alishan mountains of Taiwan, hikers and villagers stop and wave at the passengers on board.