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Chilling photos of Antarctica expeditions

Chilling photos of Antarctica expeditions

(CNN) — Henry Worsley is in the middle of nowhere. At every direction there is merely glistening whiteness, low glaring sun as far as the eye can see, reflecting off the blinding white snow. In the frozen landscape at his feet, he carves out a haunting phrase: “I am the Antarctic.” He snaps a photograph […]

Air New Zealand's safety video raises the bar

Air New Zealand's safety video raises the bar

(CNN) — There are six hundred cast members in Air New Zealand’s new safety video, “It’s Kiwi Safety.” The video, which launched Monday, isn’t Air New Zealand’s first creative safety video — in fact, it’s the airline’s 18th — but it is the first to be styled like a music video. Filmed at a variety […]

Best places for Thanksgiving dinner in US

Best places for Thanksgiving dinner in US

(CNN) — If a reservation feels like the best thing you could make for Thanksgiving dinner, you’re not alone. According to the National Restaurant Association, about 10% of Americans opt to dine out for the biggest meal of the year. The top reasons? Convenience and the chance to enjoy family freed from hours of cooking. […]

Search on after Japanese island 'disappears'

Search on after Japanese island 'disappears'

(CNN) — On a bad day, you might lose your wallet or keys, but it’s a lot harder to lose an entire islet. However the Japan Coast Guard is planning a search mission after an uninhabited islet called Esanbehanakitakojima seemingly disappeared off the northern coast of the country. The small outcrop was previously found some […]

Is this Thailand's most luxurious resort?

Is this Thailand's most luxurious resort?

(CNN) — Never before has afternoon tea been quite this thrilling. It’s 4 p.m. and the sun’s heat is beginning to fade as our family of four steps into a large bamboo basket beneath the jungle canopy and buckles our seat belts. Staff hit a switch and our “pod,” attached to a series of wires, […]

A dozen dazzling beach boardwalks

A dozen dazzling beach boardwalks

(CNN) — Since their inception in the middle of the 19th century, beach boardwalks have become an integral part of the seaside travel experience in dozens of cities and towns around the globe. Originally boardwalks were made from wood (hence the name), but in modern times, the term has come to represent any kind of […]

7 reasons to visit Japan's coolest city

7 reasons to visit Japan's coolest city

(CNN) — Next year, thousands of domestic and international rugby fans will descend on friendly and laid-back Sapporo, Japan, one of the 2019 Rugby World Cup host cities. Visitors could be forgiven for thinking that the main draw in between matches would be the city’s iconic beer museum which tells the story of local brewing […]

What would Bourdain do? How to honor the intrepid traveler's legacy

What would Bourdain do? How to honor the intrepid traveler's legacy

(CNN) — Since Anthony Bourdain’s death, travelers around the globe have been mourning the loss of one of the world’s most gifted storytellers and cultural ambassadors. After rewatching Bourdain’s shows, rereading his books and essays, and tuning in for his last “Parts Unknown” episodes, how else can you linger in Bourdain’s spirit? How can you […]

Beach bar with an incredible moving roof

Beach bar with an incredible moving roof

(CNN) — Who knew a roof could become an Internet sensation? At the picture-perfect Greek resort of Costa Navarino in Greece, that’s exactly what’s happened. The Barbouni beach bar restaurant’s canopy ceiling has become ubiquitous on Instagram, thanks to an incredible architectural feat — when the wind ripples through the ridged canopy, the roof whistles […]

Stonehenge celebrates 100 years of public ownership

Stonehenge celebrates 100 years of public ownership

(CNN) — England’s prehistoric monument Stonehenge is marking a century in public ownership with an unashamedly British celebration. The 4,500-year-old site was rescued from disrepair after landowner Cecil Chubb gave it to the nation on October 26, 1918, allowing crucial maintenance work to take place. New artworks, an anniversary tea party and an inflatable replica […]