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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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(CNN) — American food is immigrant food. That’s evident in the cookbook “A Place at the Table: New American Recipes from the Nation’s Top Foreign-Born Chefs,” which celebrates this essential truth about the country’s cuisine. Diners with wanderlust know that to taste the world’s most varied flavors, it’s now as easy as heading to a
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(CNN) — The world of superyachts meets the world of aviation with this “one-of-a-kind” vessel that expertly merges aerial and nautical models. Italian shipyard Codecasa has unveiled plans for the new 230-foot superyacht concept which looks like a floating jumbo jet. Designed by owner Fulvio Codecasa, the upcoming Codecasa Jet 2020 is shaped like an
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(CNN) — Looking at vacation photo albums used to be a chore. Kids around the world would sit, bored, as family members scrolled through endless slides or prints of a recent holiday. But the advent of the internet, especially the worldwide popularity of Instagram, changed everything. Not only was looking at a stranger’s vacation snaps
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Everett, Washington (CNN) — The world’s longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has finally taken to the skies for its maiden flight, offering a ray of hope for the troubled US aviation company following months of grim headlines. After days of abysmal weather, airplane WH-001 took from Paine Field, home of Boeing’s wide-body
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(CNN) — From a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future to rotating airplane seats that make enduring economy that much easier, this year’s Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist is chockablock with the aircraft innovations you didn’t know you needed. Of course, depending on your personal feelings about the trend towards in-air connectivity and high-tech personalization, some
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Tenerife, Spain (CNN) — Pristine beaches frame the Canary Islands in multicolored sand as the Spanish archipelago sweeps seaward from Africa’s Atlantic coast. Those sunny beaches draw a year-round crowd seeking warm escapes at all-inclusive hotels, which have earned the Canaries a reputation for mass-market tourism. Look past ranks of seaside resorts, though, and you’ll
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(CNN) — A unnamed Chinese traveler was caught red-handed when he attempted to smuggle 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka on Monday. The 30-year-old man was scheduled to fly to Guangzhou in southern China from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport when authorities detected the live scorpions in his checked-in luggage, Sri Lanka Customs spokesman Sunil
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Hong Kong (CNN) — A Hong Kong-based airline has apologized after it demanded a passenger take a test to prove she was not pregnant before boarding a flight to the US Pacific island of Saipan. Low-cost carrier Hong Kong Express came under criticism after a 25-year-old Japanese woman said airline staff required her to take
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(CNN) — The concept of pilotless commercial jet flight has been bandied about for years. But while the technology has been there, there’s been little concrete evidence to suggest autonomous flying could ever really get off the ground — until now. Airbus has confirmed one of its test aircraft took off automatically at Toulouse-Blagnac airport
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(CNN) — The cuisine of Egypt has always been underrated. Although seldom named among the great food cultures of the Mediterranean or Middle East, the flavors found along the Nile are just as tasty — and often more intriguing — than the traditional cooking of Lebanon, Turkey or Greece. Egyptian cuisine may look similar to
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(CNN) — Amsterdam’s De Wallen red-light district has long been one of the city’s most provocative neighborhoods thanks to its notorious window brothels. But the historic area has become something of a spectacle in recent years thanks to a dramatic rise in tourists to the Dutch capital in recent years. As a result, the area
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(CNN) — Mexico has tequila. Colombia has aguardiente. Cuba has rum. Brazil’s spirit goes by the name of cachaça, a rum-like liquor steeped in history. Unlike much rum, it is not made from molasses but from fresh sugarcane juice that is fermented and distilled. The spirit was first made by slaves who worked in sugarcane
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