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Great new restaurants to try in 2019

Great new restaurants to try in 2019

(CNN) — From Miami to Tokyo and Brisbane to New Delhi, some of the world’s hottest new restaurants in the coolest locations will have global gastronomes salivating as they add them to their culinary bucket lists for 2019. While a number of the chefs behind them are genuine Michelin-starred legends, others are exciting upstarts doing […]

Venice to charge day trippers up to $11 to visit

Venice to charge day trippers up to $11 to visit

(CNN) — A trip to the already pricey city of Venice, Italy, will now leave your wallet even emptier than before. Venetian officials have announced plans to charge day visitors up to $11 (€10) to enter. Currently, the Italian city’s tourist tax only applies to those spending the night. But as Venice sees visitor numbers […]

11 of Budapest's best festivals

11 of Budapest's best festivals

(CNN) — Straddling the picturesque Danube, Budapest provides the perfect backdrop for a festival and this city definitely knows how to put on a show. Barely a month goes by when the Hungarian capital isn’t playing host to some sort of event celebrating food, drink, music, dance or the arts. For those keen to go […]

How Airbus brings the parts of the A380 together

How Airbus brings the parts of the A380 together

(CNN) — It’s the middle of the night in the sleepy French town of Lévignac, in the countryside just outside of Toulouse. There are people lined up along the town’s main road, waiting for a parade to begin. But there are no marching bands or decorated floats at this 1 a.m. event. Instead, a convoy […]

How to spend a week in Sydney

How to spend a week in Sydney

Located in southeastern Australia, the capital of New South Wales plays host to the photogenic Sydney Harbour (the world’s largest natural harbor), the iconic Sydney Opera house, sun-soaked beaches, a vibrant art scene and some of the best restaurants on earth. “Travelers often mistake Sydney as just a stopover city, thinking they only need a […]

World's best aviation museums

World's best aviation museums

(CNN) — It’s easy to forget that barely more than a century has passed since Orville and Wilbur Wright flew the first successful airplane in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The intervening 115 years has produced enough artifacts and knowledge to fill dedicated museums around the world. The greatest aviation museums capture the achievements and products […]

CNN Travel editors choose their best trips of 2018

CNN Travel editors choose their best trips of 2018

(CNN) — When you travel as your job, do you start to see it as just another day at the office? That’s an ongoing challenge for the team at CNN Travel as they are tasked with seeing the world while also reporting on it. Here, the members of team travel share their highlights of 2018 […]

High-speed trains are finally coming to the US

High-speed trains are finally coming to the US

(CNN) — Japan has its famed Shinkasens, Russia its Maglevs, France its TGVs. One train company has high hopes of bringing high-speed rail travel to America. Brightline Trains, which bills itself as “America’s first new major private intercity passenger railroad in over a century,” has just gotten a major vote of confidence from Richard Branson’s […]

15 of the best places to spend Christmas

15 of the best places to spend Christmas

(CNN) — Anyplace can string up a few lights and call it a holiday celebration. When you travel, you want more. From Mexico to Malta and northern lights to sunny skies, these 15 destinations celebrate Christmas better than the rest: 1. Malta Visiting presepju, or nativity scenes, is an integral part of Christmas in Malta. […]

How 2018 changed the way we fly forever

How 2018 changed the way we fly forever

(CNN) — Bigger, busier, longer, safer — but not faster. This was another record-breaking year for aviation. In 2018, we flew more, but safety records were higher than ever. The world’s longest flight relaunched, between Singapore and New York, and the first ever direct flight took place between Australia and the UK. We got excited […]