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(CNN) — Every day, Pacer trains trundle through some of the most beautiful scenery in northern England, across rolling dales and moody moorlands, before pulling up in the great cities of the region: Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield. But while the routes they take are often spectacular, these trains are not. For those that use them,
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(CNN) — Taking time off from his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Arthur Conan Doyle penned a tale about a remote corner of South America where dinosaurs and other colossal creatures stilled roamed the earth. Most readers thought “The Lost World” was entirely fiction. But Conan Doyle’s far-fetched saga was inspired by reports that explorers were bringing
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London (CNN) — The sight of two mice scurrying across a London Underground platform in the evening is, to many, an unwelcome feature of life in the city. But a young photographer is hoping his award-winning shot changes that perception. Sam Rowley’s “Station Squabble” has been picked from more than 48,000 images to claim a
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(CNN) — It’s a miracle of science that we can jet from town to town to get our business done and get our fun on, but today’s flying experience can leave a bit to be desired. We’re jammed into seats that are too small; often nickel-and-dimed over fees; fearful after the two Boeing 737 MAX
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(CNN) — Whether it’s biometrics to get through security, an airline app that tells you if your flight is delayed or free Wi-Fi and charging areas for all travelers, there’s no doubt technology this past decade has helped enhance the airport experience for fliers around the world. How exactly will it continue to make a
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(CNN) — Streamlined and elegant, with two long wings situated at the rear, this looks like a gas-guzzling super jet built for criss-crossing the planet with scant regard for environmental impact. In fact, it’s the design for electric passenger airplane that strives for efficiency, sustainability and glamor. The concept aircraft is the work of New-York
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Haida Gwaii (CNN) — Pristine wilderness dotted by ancient village sites so protected that only 12 people at a time are allowed to step ashore — this is Canada’s final frontier, a remote archipelago off British Columbia’s northernmost coast. At once thrilling, serene and mysterious, the mist-shrouded peaks of Haida Gwaii rise from the waves
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(CNN) — Wander amidst the faded colonial splendor of Sao Tome, the capital of Sao Tome and Principe, and it’s easy to be charmed by the African city’s laid back, tropical simplicity. Traders jostle to sell their wares at the bustling central market while fishermen laugh and joke by the large bay that swoops around
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(CNN) — Kenley Britton was devastated when her special “Daddy Doll” went missing on a Delta flight from Connecticut to Atlanta last week, her mother Arielle told CNN. The doll has a picture of her father and plays a recording of his voice when the 18-month-old pushes a button. Kenley’s father is deployed in the
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Viñales, Cuba (CNN) — In the foothills of the Sierra de los Órganos Mountains, more than two hours west of Havana, a trickle of riders on horseback descends a reddish-brown mountain in a serpentine line. They smile as they pass a group of hikers and continue on their ride. Known as the garden of Cuba,
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As human beings, we are complex and difficult to understand. But sometimes, looking back at where we came from and discovering the successes, struggles and sacrifices of our ancestors can make that puzzle a bit more complete. For young black people, that discovery can mean the world. That’s why Birthright AFRICA, a nonprofit organization based
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Kelowna, British Columbia (CNN) — For Valentine’s Day this year, you could indulge in a cocktail-paired tasting menu at a top Vancouver restaurant, jet off to Whistler for a ski holiday or book a cozy lodge on the west coast of Vancouver Island to storm watch. But for those tired of such romantic (Canadian) clichés,
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(CNN) — For Sam Thompson, it was literally a watershed moment that came unexpectedly. The 23-year-old sales associate was traveling for work, thirsty from the plane trip, and ready to set aside his personal commitment to sustainability to gulp down water from the single-use plastic bottles he always finds in his hotel rooms. That’s when
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(CNN) — Much is still unknown about the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, and health officials are urging vigilance. That means travelers crisscrossing the globe should be aware of the virus, steer clear of heavily impacted areas and exercise some of the same kinds of preventive measures they’d use to avoid influenza and other illnesses. Here’s what
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(CNN) — Britain’s departure from the European Union is finally upon us, but after all the warnings of chaos for inbound tourists and problems for UK travelers heading to the continent, what will situations will travelers actually face after January 31? The arrival of Brexit comes three and a half years after the country held
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