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At Scotland's beach airport, the runway disappears at high tide
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:52:08 GMT
Wild and windswept, the Scottish island of Barra lies in the Outer Hebrides, a far outpost of Britain in the North Atlantic.
To check or carry on? Luggage choices get heated
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 20:17:10 GMT
We all aspire to easy, hassle-free air travel, but luggage goes a long way toward snarling the experience.
At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope?
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:54:10 GMT
Regular nonstop flights between the east coast of Australia and London or New York could soon become a reality.
How to beat the post-vacation blues
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 12:31:39 GMT
Consumed by the existent dread of daily routines after returning from your sun-kissed vacation? Here's how to banish the gloom of coming home.
US travel to Canada highest since 2007
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 20:20:29 GMT
Some 12.3 million US residents headed to Canada in the first half of 2019, the highest first-half record since 2007, according to Statistics Canada.
Universal Orlando announces new Epic Universe theme park
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:02:54 GMT
There's a new theme park coming soon to Florida, and this one promises to be epic.
The other Tuscany: Turning back time in Barga and Lucca
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:27:15 GMT
Wandering the Saturday market in the tiny hill town of Barga, you would be forgiven for thinking you had time-traveled to the Tuscany of 30 years ago.
See fun photos of some of the top Labor Day weekend celebrations across America, including the L.A. County Fair and Southern Decadence in New Orleans.
The city created by the Chernobyl explosion
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:57:20 GMT
Some 45,000 people were left homeless by the Chernobyl explosion. In one of the last great social and physical engineering projects of the Soviet Union, an entirely new city was created in to rehouse them.
United Airlines suspends service between Chicago and Hong Kong
United Airlines is suspending daily service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Hong Kong starting next month, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday.
Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance
The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for solar-powered trains.
Celebrating 100 years since the first scheduled international passenger flight
On August 25, 1919 the first regular international passenger air service took place between London, England and Paris, France.
11 thrilling ways to discover Antarctica
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:08:42 GMT
Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers.
Where daredevil monks climb closer to God
Hidden in the countryside of the nation of Georgia, the 130-foot Katskhi pillar of rock is home to one of the world's most isolated churches, where monks make perilous ascents toward the heavens on a prayer pilgrimages.
As Trump ponders buying Greenland, Americans are eyeing their next vacation spot
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:07:47 GMT
Greenland might be the new travel hot spot, thanks to President Trump.
Venice fines architect $86K for tourist-unfriendly bridge
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:48:50 GMT
Venice has spent the last few years trying to curb the overtourism that has plagued it.
Disneyland honors woman's free admission ticket from 1985
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 06:15:16 GMT
A lot of things have changed at Disneyland since 1985.
They met on an airplane and fell in love across continents
Tue, 30 Jul 2019 09:08:58 GMT
He was a high school teacher from Boston. She was an Italian insurance worker. They met by chance, some 30,000 feet in the sky.
The solution to post-vacation blues
They're the dreaded post-vacation blues, when reality settles back in after a fabulous, dreamlike holiday. CNN Travel's "Ask the Editor" feature tells you the best way to beat them.
Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 08:51:19 GMT
Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots.
Eastern Europe's new capital of cool
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:35:12 GMT
Known as the White Phoenix because it's been destroyed and rebuilt so many times, Belgrade is a city that's always evolving.
Solar-powered railway could reduce fossil fuel reliance
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:56:34 GMT
The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains.
What are the alcohol rules for airline pilots?
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 20:43:21 GMT
The arrest of an airline pilot on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol has travelers wondering about alcohol policies for commercial pilots and the screening in place to detect behavior that could endanger passengers.
Maxx Force launch coaster: 0 to 78 mph in less than 2 seconds
Thu, 04 Jul 2019 18:42:07 GMT
To achieve maximum speed on most roller coasters, you slowly pull out of the loading station and ascend to the crest of that first hill with the assist of a chain lift -- and then take a dramatic first drop.
What rights do airplane passengers have?
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:41:16 GMT
After a Jamaican vacation ended in humiliation aboard an American Airlines flight in June, the ensuing controversy reignited debate about passengers' rights.
The nation of Georgia is wild, beautiful and full of history and culture. See stunning photos of the Katskhi pillar, a remote religious site, for a good idea of what Georgia offers to travelers.
How Brexit could ruin your vacation
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:00:52 GMT
Is it smart to be booking a summer vacation in the UK or Europe with Brexit expected to cause chaos. Here's how it might affect air travel, passports, driving licenses, insurance, mobile phones and other essentials.
William and Kate take budget flight after Harry and Meghan slammed over private jets
Prince William, his wife Catherine and their three children took a budget airline flight on Thursday -- just days after his brother Prince Harry and wife Meghan faced criticism for their use of private jets.