Travel

The island where Venice began

Torcello, in the north of the Venetian lagoon, has a handful of residents -- but one of Europe's finest Byzantine churches. Legend...

Sweden's famous 'Yule Goat' set on fire ... again

A giant straw Yule goat in the Swedish town of Gavle, 200 miles northwest of Stockholm, was set ablaze on December 17 for the first...

48 test positive for Covid on world's biggest cruise ship

Despite stringent measures supposed to keep ocean cruises Covid-free, operator Royal Caribbean says at least 48 people on board one...

The major US tourist cities that are turning to indoor...

If you want to enjoy an indoor meal, drink or entertainment in some of the most popular urban escapes in the United States, you better...

The couple who met on a train on Christmas Day

Linda Wenger was traveling from New York City to Connecticut to visit family on Christmas Day, when she struck up a conversation with...

Biden to lift travel restrictions on southern African countries...

The Biden administration is lifting restrictions on eight southern African countries that were put in place last month after the Omicron...

Dream comes true for terminally ill boy who loves 'Moana'

Ever since the movie "Moana" first hit theaters, 8-year-old Mathias Pascal from Cuxac-d'Aude, France, has dreamed of visiting the...

Japan's best islands to visit, from Okinawa to cat sanctuary...

Perhaps surprisingly, fewer than 10% of the 6,852 islands making up the Japanese archipelago are inhabited. But among those 400 or...

The last ever A380 is delivered to Emirates

The last Airbus A380 ever made has been delivered to Emirates, marking the end of an era for the superjumbo that was once touted as...

Bali only received 45 international tourists in 2021 despite...

Destinations around the world have faced significant tourist reductions amid the coronavirus pandemic. But few have taken a harder...

The most unusual and eye-catching airplane seat designs

A stand-up airplane seat, an overhead locker that's converted into a bed and a double-decker airplane cabin. These are some of the...

Ghana airport will fine airlines if they bring unvaccinated...

The operator of Ghana's main international airport will fine airlines $3,500 for every passenger they fly in who is not vaccinated...

See NYC's dazzling holiday window displays

New York City's annual holiday show is underway after a pandemic pause, transforming the city into a winter wonderland for New Yorkers...

How a photo from the other side of the world sparked a...

When Kathy Antoine posted a Facebook photograph of the view from her window in Tahiti in May 2020, the image caught the attention...

The inside story of InterContinental Hotels' quest to export...

Created to give Pan Am airplane crew and passengers luxurious places to stay, InterContinental hotels sprang up globally in the 1960s...

European travel powerhouse and 6 other places at 'very...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put five places in Europe -- including one of the world's biggest tourism powerhouses...

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