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We bought a $1 house in Italy. Here's what happened next
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 02:19:07 GMT
It seemed like a deal too good to be true. A new house -- and potentially a whole new life -- for sale in sunkissed rural Italy for the princely sum of just one euro, or little over a dollar.
Japanese temple becomes home to a robot priest
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 14:54:14 GMT
The Kodaiji Temple in Kyoto unveiled an android Buddha of Compassion who can explain Buddha teaching in plain terms.
Why the Faroe Islands will close to tourists in 2020
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:06:12 GMT
Managing a popular tourist attraction can be kind of like throwing a party -- everyone wants to come and have fun, but nobody wants to help clean up when it's over.
Where you can dive for pearls
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:59:56 GMT
With more than 200 islands, stretches of quiet beaches and nearly eternal sunshine, Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer water lovers.
Welcome to Quy Nhon, Vietnam's hottest new luxury beach destination
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 03:36:23 GMT
After a couple of days at Anantara Quy Nhon, you may start to feel things.
Why are there so few women in aviation?
Women have long been underrepresented in various aviation jobs, but a looming shortage of trained workers could change that. Women could have more chances to enter the field than ever.
How Egypt's Red Sea Mountain Trail set new tracks into the wild
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:47:52 GMT
A new route across Egypt is opening up exciting frontiers for hikers hoping to discover lesser trodden corners of the world.
A teen with autism had a magical 'Polar Express' experience, even though he was too excited to ride the train
"The Polar Express" is Ty Swartout's favorite book, so his parents knew he'd be thrilled to ride a real-life version of the magical Christmas train. The experience proved to be a heartwarming one -- just not in the way they expected.
On board the world's longest flight
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:35:43 GMT
The experimental research flight by Qantas landed in Sydney on Friday, after flying nonstop from London, breaking two aviation records.
Best trips for 2020, according to National Geographic
National Geographic has revealed its picks for the 25 best travel destinations to visit in 2020. Intriguing trips to the UK, India and Australia have all made the cut.
The far-out worlds built under Soviet cities
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:59:50 GMT
Filled with decadent chandeliers, marble columns, mosaics and grand statues, the grand stations built in Moscow, Kiev and other cities across the former USSR are more like a series of underground monuments.
Restaurant earns fame with $185 sandwich
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 23:24:20 GMT
Welcoming diners such as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, sporting icon David Beckham and superstar musician Ed Sheeran would be enough to make any restaurateur weep with joy.
Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest, one of the world's prettiest groves
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 01:17:03 GMT
In Japan's Sagano Bamboo Forest, on the outskirts of Kyoto, towering green stalks of the famously versatile plant sway in the wind, creaking eerily they collide and twist, leaves rustling.
14 of the world's great horse treks
Mon, 18 Nov 2019 10:41:32 GMT
There's nothing quite like exploring the world on its oldest form of transportation.
The tourists nobody wants
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 17:03:13 GMT
As tourism hits record numbers around the world, some travelers are become less welcome than others
Ania Ahcin Yehia and her husband Ahmed Yehia have performed together as principal dancers of the Cairo Opera Ballet for 12 years. It's a beautiful partnership both on and off stage.
Phoenix is serving up a brilliant taste of the city at the airport!
The best around-the-world cruises for 2020
If you're ready to spend between three and eight months at sea, check out CNN Travel's roundup of the best around-the-world cruises for 2020.
Where to see the Berlin Wall
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 14:01:24 GMT
In the dead of night on August 13, 1961, the East German Army began placing more than 48 kilometers of barbed wire through the center of Berlin, splitting the city into two stark halves.
Man runs marathon in every country on Earth
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:02:46 GMT
British man Nick Butter has become the first person to run a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge in Greece on Sunday.
Snow crab sells for record-breaking $46,000 in Japan
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 13:59:05 GMT
A "five shining star" snow crab was auctioned off in Tottori, Japan for a whopping 5 million yen ($46,000) on November 7.
Committing to winter this ski season? Consider a cost-saving pass
Avid skiers and riders may want to consider one of three popular ski passes: Ikon, Epic or Mountain Collective. CNN Travel looks at which one might be right for you this ski season.
Huge trove of mammoth skeletons found in Mexico
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:41:10 GMT
Archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered mammoth traps containing the remains of at least 14 of the giant creatures.
Photos capture rare rhinos in tender moments
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:23:08 GMT
British wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas has incredible pictures of endangered rhinos in Kenya.
Why are there so few women in aviation?
Wed, 20 Nov 2019 10:37:57 GMT
When Southwest Captain Tammie Jo Shults landed a crippled 737 last year after an engine blew apart mid-air, many people were surprised to find out that there was a woman at the helm.
World's best boutique hotel for 2019 revealed
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 19:15:19 GMT
From the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali to the rolling hills of Fiji, these unique places to stay have been named as the planet's boutique hotels.
15 hotels that go all-out for Christmas
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:35:58 GMT
Twinkling lights, glitter and gourmet menus galore -- without a single dish to wash or tree to trim.
Looking for an outdoor adventure? Join CNN's Holly Firfer & hike a glacier in Alaska!
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is keeping passengers & employees healthy by opening a new Urgent Care Center in the airport