How will Brexit affect travel?

28 Jun 2016
Britons living abroad within the European Union and Europeans living in the UK are being assured that they won't have to pack up their bags or book tickets home immediately following the UK's historic vote to leave the EU. In his...

Museum exhibit recreates signature dishes from top restaurants around the world

18 Jun 2016
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has opened a gastronomic exhibit that replicates dishes from some of the top Michelin-starred restaurants around the globe allowing visitors to embark on a culinary world tour without leaving the city...

Boutique airline launches unlimited one-year flight pass for US$35,000

Flight seats
18 Jun 2016
A boutique airline has launched an all-you-can-fly pass for travelers who make frequent trips between New York, Paris and London. It’s kind of like an all-you-can-eat buffet for frequent fliers: For $35,000, travelers can purchase...

Studies find 'super bacteria' in Rio's Olympic venues, top beaches

A man runs next to sewage system flowing on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 9, 2016.
11 Jun 2016
Scientists have found dangerous drug-resistant "super bacteria" off beaches in Rio de Janeiro that will host Olympic swimming events and in a lagoon where rowing and canoe athletes will compete when the Games start on August 5....

Euro 2016 host cities: Things to see and do in Toulouse

31 May 2016
After being picked to host the 2016 UEFA European Championship, which runs June 10 to July 10, France will be welcoming soccer fans to matches in 10 of its cities. In Toulouse, players and supporters will be heading to games at the...

Thailand closes diving sites over coral bleaching crisis

The-40 square-Kilometer Koh Libong is Trang's Biggest Island
28 May 2016
More than 10 diving sites in Thailand's national marine parks have closed due to widespread coral bleaching, amid the country's continued efforts to seal off its famous tourist attractions to protect the environment.   At its...

Billionaire vows to crush Disney in China

Mickey Mouse posing for a picture with a visitor in Disneyland theme park.
26 May 2016
One of China's richest men has vowed to crush Disney's big plans for its giant new resort in the country. Wang Jianlin, a billionaire real-estate and entertainment mogul, says his company is aiming to prevent Disney (DIS) from...

Can a festival offer hope to the Middle East?

Beirut cultural festival
20 May 2016
With brilliant sunshine, chic city beaches and a fabulous party scene, cosmopolitan Beirut should be the hottest destination on the Mediterranean, if not the planet. But troubles at home and warfare in the region have conspired to push...

World's biggest cruise ship set for delivery in France

The Harmony of the Seas. 
15 May 2016
The world's biggest-ever cruise ship, the 120,000-tonne Harmony of the Seas, capable of accommodating more than 8,000 passengers and crew in the most luxurious conditions, was set for delivery on Thursday from a French boatyard....

CNN: Chasing spring: The great Alaska road trip

14 May 2016
Inspired by signs of spring — longer days, warmer temperatures, waterfowl migrating north — the great road trip to Alaska is a rite of passage for many travelers.   One of our favorite nature photographers, Ben Adkison,...