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Ancient mummies to parade through streets of Cairo

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 09:01:38 GMT

A celebration is being held as remains of some of Egypt's most legendary ancient rulers are being transported on special vehicles to what may be their final resting place in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

With just $21, Hong Kong man sails to a new life in the US

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 01:02:37 GMT

Sitting in Eddie Fong's living room in Palo Alto is a 55-year-old model of a traditional Chinese junk boat.

Gibraltar has vaccinated most of its adults. This is what it's like now

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 07:49:19 GMT

People clinking wine glasses in bars and restaurants. Fans watching live soccer and boxing matches. As summer approaches, life has almost returned to normal in one tiny territory in southern Europe -- and there's a very good reason why.

How to move to Dubai and work remotely for a year

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 08:21:24 GMT

As global business and travel hubs remain largely closed off to the masses, Dubai is making entry easier than ever for international visitors.

Now you can move into an Italian house for just $12,000

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:01:15 GMT

Finding a dream house in Italy just got easier. Two towns ,Carrega Ligure in northern Italy and Latronico in the deep south, have created online platforms where buyers can view photos, maps and details of old abandoned buildings on sale and get directly in touch with the owner.

The Welshman who mailed himself home from Australia in a box

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 10:44:11 GMT

He'd only just arrived in Australia from Wales, but teenager Brian Robson quickly realized that he'd made a big mistake by emigrating to the other side of the world.

Queen opens Buckingham Palace gardens for picnics this summer

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:35:02 GMT

Green fingered enthusiasts will be able to freely roam the gardens of London's historic Buckingham Palace this summer, as Queen Elizabeth II allows self-guided tours of the grounds for the first time in the palace's history.

Exclusive look inside the US supersonic presidential jet

Fri, 02 Apr 2021 10:03:47 GMT

The news broke last September that a California start-up was working with the US Air Force on developing a supersonic plane which could be used as Air Force One.

Asia's first 'travel bubble' opens between Taiwan and Palau

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:43:29 GMT

More than a year after Covid-19 was first detected, Asia's first "travel bubble" has finally launched.

How American Airlines takes planes out of storage

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:07:40 GMT

American Airlines is pulling all of its planes back into service by the end of the month. But it's not like restarting your car. Right now, crews are inspecting everything from cockpits to coffee machines aboard airliners that have been parked during the pandemic.

Supersonic airliner could fly LA to Tokyo in under three hours

Tue, 30 Mar 2021 09:04:53 GMT

Right now, a lot of us can't even fly out of our own countries, but if Florida-based planemakers Aerion are to be believed, by the end of the decade we'll be able to jet between Los Angeles and Tokyo in under three hours.

You're vaccinated now, so can you go to a restaurant? What you should know

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:24:39 GMT

As the vaccinated percentage of the population increases, you may be wondering whether now is finally the time to enjoy a meal that isn't homemade or takeout.

Floating hotel concept creates its own electricity

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:38:49 GMT

This new concept from Turkish design team Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio may just blow all the others floating hotels out of the water in terms of eco consciousness.

The destinations open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:37:22 GMT

From Belize to Iceland, these countries are lifting restrictions on leisure travelers if they've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

The man recreating airplane meals to get through lockdown

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:38:49 GMT

Some of Nik Sennhauser's earliest memories are of long-haul flights -- and of eating on a plane.

Inside Turkey's incredible underground city

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 08:52:03 GMT

Cappadocia in central Turkey is a unique landscape of naturally occurring rock formations known as "fairy chimneys" beneath which a city has been carved over hundreds of years.

World's most powerful passport for 2021 revealed

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:07:45 GMT

Temporary travel bans have undercut the freedoms traditionally enjoyed by the world's most powerful passports, with an Asian country holding onto the No.1 slot but the UK and the United States plummeting down the real-world ranking

New Christ statue in Brazil will be taller than Rio's

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:51:12 GMT

Brazil is building one of the world's tallest statues of Jesus in Encantado, Rio Grande do Sul, standing 43 meters (140 feet) tall.

The Americans who bought a house in Italy over the internet

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 11:23:07 GMT

Michael and Aida Barrett bought a retirement home on Lake Maggiore in northern Italy -- without ever having been there.

The gleaming city that emerged from turmoil in the heart of Africa

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:51:17 GMT

With noisy traffic and bustling markets, Kigali is much like other major cities in Africa, with one exception -- it's completely spotless. Thanks to a clean up program that is part of community efforts to distance Rwanda from its recent brutal past, it has some of the cleanest streets in Africa.

Egypt's unreal 'snowy' mountains become a tourist hit

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 08:54:23 GMT

Images of people frolicking in apparently snowy landscapes and sliding down what looks like icy mountains have created an unlikely tourism attraction in Egypt. But all is not as it seems -- the scenery is made of salt.

Everglades Jetport: The 'world's greatest airport' that never was

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:00:23 GMT

It was supposed to be the world's largest airport, a glamorous intercontinental hub for supersonic airliners with six runways and high-speed rail links to surrounding cities. But today, it's little more than an airstrip in the middle of nowhere.

Car ferries in the skies: The rise and fall of the Aviation Traders Carvair

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:25:40 GMT

If an aviation enthusiast were to compile a roster of the world's weirdest looking planes, the ATL-98 Carvair would definitely merit a place of honor.

The women explorers who changed the travel world

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:24:19 GMT

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.

Airplane cabin concepts that could change flying

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:15:33 GMT

Seating arrangements that can be changed in midair and improved inflight entertainment systems are among innovative airplane interior designs that have been rewarded at the latest Crystal Cabin Awards.

These American expats are willing to travel more than 5,000 miles for their shots

Sat, 03 Apr 2021 07:27:38 GMT

Americans living overseas seem to be heading back to the United States in growing numbers to get vaccinated -- especially those in Europe frustrated by a vaccine rollout that the World Health Organization slammed in a recent report as "unacceptably slow."

What it's like to visit the Thai island of Phuket right now

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 02:39:32 GMT

Pre-pandemic, Phuket's Patong Beach was not a place you'd go for peace and quiet.

American Airlines prepares for summer travel demand surge

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:42:40 GMT

American Airlines is preparing to return many of its plans to the skies in anticipation of a summer travel surge. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

Venice finally bans cruise ships from its lagoon

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 15:59:15 GMT

Cruise ships currently dock in the city center, gliding past the historic St Mark's Square on their way in. But now the Italian government has banned cruise ships from the lagoon entirely.

Aeropostale: The hero pilots who connected the world by airmail

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:59:55 GMT

Flying was a dangerous business in the 1920s, but that didn't stop the hero pilots of Aeropostale who risked their lives to bring airmail from France to Africa and on to South America.

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