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Centuries-old sculptures discovered in Peru

Centuries-old sculptures discovered in Peru

(CNN) — Peru is known as a destination for archaeological marvels: from the 15th-century Inca citadel of Machu Picchu to the country’s incredible pre-Incan ruins. The Peruvian Ministry of Culture confirmed to CNN that 20 sculptures were found, but one was destroyed. Researchers believe the statues were buried approximately 750 years ago at the Chan […]

16 new airports and terminals we can't wait to fly into

16 new airports and terminals we can't wait to fly into

(CNN) — With more people than ever flying, cities around the world are building new airports and upgrading old terminals to create facilities capable of handling tens of millions of passengers. The results are modern, stylish architectural statements that banish the dark, crowded travel spaces of the past. Here are 16 of the most exciting […]

Titanic II could sail the seas as soon as 2022

Titanic II could sail the seas as soon as 2022

Just like Celine Dion sang back in 1997, the travel project will “go on and on.” Australian businessman and politician Clive Palmer, who is behind the controversial initiative, announced in September that work on the ship had recommenced — after a financial dispute with the Chinese government halted development back in 2015. The idea was […]

These are New York City's best pizza restaurants

These are New York City's best pizza restaurants

(CNN) — Never before has the New York City pizza scene been as strong and diverse as it is today. World-famous pizzaiolos are continually trying to break ground in this food epicenter to see if their pies can compete, and other types, such as Detroit-style pizza, are starting to become popular pizza contenders too. Even […]

This airline wants to help you meditate at 30,000 feet

This airline wants to help you meditate at 30,000 feet

(CNN) — Take a deep breath at 23,000 feet, and breath out turbulence. Or at least your fear of turbulence. That’s the goal of Virgin Australia, which is introducing meditation as part of its focus on well-being for travelers who are stressed out by flying. “Integrating mindfulness into our everyday lives is just as important […]

Road tripping through West Texas is full of unusual surprises

Road tripping through West Texas is full of unusual surprises

Texas (CNN) — Lonely. Flat. Hot. If that’s what comes to mind when you think about West Texas travel, think again. Lonely? That means uncrowded roads. Flat? The better to view the region’s many mountains rising from the Chihuahuan Desert floor. Hot? OK, yes, in summer. This is Texas after all, but you’ll find temperate […]

You can now rent Madonna's luxury London home

You can now rent Madonna's luxury London home

(CNN) — Just like a prayer, you know she’ll take you there — if “there” is London, that is. Located in the city’s upmarket South Kensington neighborhood, Madonna once shared this space with ex-husband movie director Guy Richie. The couple apparently lived there from 1999-2003, before trading it in for somewhere bigger — in fact, […]

Why are women chefs treated differently?

Why are women chefs treated differently?

(CNN) — In his critique of the 2018 results of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, the late Jonathan Gold, food critic for the Los Angeles Times, referred to the World’s Best Female Chef category as an “unlovable honor.” The award handed out annually at the fine dining world’s equivalent of the Oscars — this […]

Typhoons cause Japan's famed cherry blossoms to bloom early

Typhoons cause Japan's famed cherry blossoms to bloom early

(CNN) — Spring has already sprung — at least for certain confused cherry trees in Japan. The famed “sakura,” or cherry blossoms, have been regarded as a herald of spring for thousands of years. The travel industry that springs up around “hanami” — cherry blossom viewing — each year is worth millions. But this year, […]

15 airlines that no longer exist

15 airlines that no longer exist

(CNN) — In the little more than 100 years of commercial air travel, thousands of airlines have come and gone as casualties of oil prices, politics, mismanagement or financial loss. The abrupt collapse of Nordic low-cost carrier Primera Air, which stranded travelers on both sides of the Atlantic when flights ceased on October 2, is […]