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Yosemite's biggest restoration in history

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:57:55 GMT

Yosemite National Park's giant sequoia trees now have a safer place to grow after $40 million in renovations designed to make the Mariposa Grove more peaceful.


14 terrifying suspension bridges

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 16:55:59 GMT

It's just physics. Friendly civil engineering.


From the rugged Black Hills of South Dakota to the ski slopes of Chile, see photos of where to go in July so you can make some unforgettable travel memories.


C02 shortage threatens World Cup beer supply

Dwindling stocks of ammonia -- a main source of CO2 -- means Europe's soft drink and beer supplies are under threat as the World Cup increases demand.


Chihuly sculpture lights up Biltmore estate

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 13:33:58 GMT

Standing on tall ladders, two workers place pieces of brightly colored glass onto a tree-like structure in the middle of a manicured garden at Biltmore.


The world's comfiest airplane seats?

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:38:08 GMT

Singapore Airlines has redesigned its premium economy seats to prepare for its new 19-hour flight route between Singapore and New York.


25 of the best places to visit in the UK

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:53:40 GMT

From vibrant, culture-laden cities to peaceful areas of outstanding natural beauty, the UK is an incredibly diverse destination for travelers.


Archery was declared the national sport of Bhutan in 1971. Today It is a way of life for the Bhutanese people. Watch Parts Unknown Sundays at 9PM ET/PT on CNN.


City of Cliffs is France's best-kept secret

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:56:57 GMT

Perched high up a white limestone cliff on the southern coast of Corsica lies the largely undiscovered medieval town of Bonifacio.


Baby born on Paris train offered free travel

The newborn came into the world surrounded by commuters on the RER A commuter train in Paris. For his dramatic entry, the boy will get 25 years of free travel through the city.


James Bond museum opens atop Austrian mountain

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:21:47 GMT

New museum in the Austrian alps will showcase location chosen for "Spectre" movie on top of 3,000 meter mountain.


The diamond capital of the world

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:31:52 GMT

With its flat-fronted 1960s buildings and plain color scheme, Hoveniersstraat might be dismissed as one of the most drab streets in the pretty baroque Belgian city of Antwerp.


If laying on a beach is not your idea of a fun vacation then let Holly Firfer show you one of her favorite adventures: River Rafting!


Paris is hosting a nude picnic

In Paris, the Nudists Association is hosting a nude picnic for naturists. If you want to eat in the buff, the location is Bois de Vincennes park.


Namibia's Skeleton Coast: A journey through the 'end of the Earth'

Namibia's Skeleton Coast blows away preconceived notions about what Africa should be. It's probably as close as we get to the mythical "end of the Earth."


This tiny town is the site of Disney's 'lost' park

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:33:01 GMT


Europe's most relaxing city

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:17:21 GMT

It's one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, but Budapest can also make a claim to be one of the most relaxing, thanks to a secret buried beneath its beautiful architecture.


Life span of an airplane

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:26:32 GMT

Aerial photographer Mike Kelley followed an airplane from assembly at Boeing Field to dismemberment in an aircraft boneyard in the deserts of California.



Incredible personal aircraft designs revealed

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:59:48 GMT

A giant egg equipped with rotors and "Transformers"-style robots are among some of the creative designs submitted in a $2 million dollar contest to dream up new ways of flying.


Airport abandoned for 44 years

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 12:02:38 GMT

For the past 44 years, the once vibrant and state-of-the-art Nicosia International Airport has remained shut, a fading and painful relic of Cyprus's turbulent history.


No worries for this orphaned baby bear

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 13:34:59 GMT

This baby brown bear's mom was killed illegally in Nome, Alaska, but Wildlife Troopers knew just what to do. Now the bear cub is on its way to a permanent home.


5 great places to visit in July

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:58:54 GMT

School's out and the heat's on in July. This is peak travel season in the USA, much of Europe and a lot of the Northern Hemisphere.


China's forgotten village swallowed by nature

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 23:49:19 GMT

Like something straight out of a fairytale, the abandoned village of Houtouwan on Shengshan Island, part of the Shengsi Archipelago off the eastern coast of China, has recently become an Internet sensation and an unusual travel hotspot.


Asia's latest state-of-the-art water show

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:53:23 GMT

A state-of-the-art water stage, 3D visual effects, hundreds of performers, authentic costumes, live music, martial arts, pyrotechnics, dancing ....


Australasia's coolest little city?

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:05:00 GMT

Dunedin, on New Zealand's idyllic South Island, isn't getting as many tourists as nearby Queenstown. But that's good news for travelers who want to experience the country's famous hospitality but aren't as keen on Hobbits.


This is so much better than Cancún

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:49:33 GMT

This small boutique Hotel Esencia is less than 2 hours from Cancún, but offers the peace and tranquility of Mexico's jungle and Caribbean coastline.


Juneteenth: 8 places to honor the end of slavery

In honor of Juneteenth, here are eight destinations around the United States where you can learn more about the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.



The hotel that's shaking up the Riviera Maya

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:54:29 GMT

The dappled Caribbean sunshine and white sand seem even more relaxing from the balcony of a duchess.