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Europe wants a high speed rail network to replace airplanes

Ambitious plans envisage train links between major cities as a way to meet goals of carbon neutrality, but campaigners say cooperation...

How two women with the exact same name became best friends

Three years ago, American Kimberly Pflieger connected online with a Canadian stranger also called Kimberly Pflieger. The two Kimberlys...

French court confirms ban on 'burkinis' in city's swimming...

A day at the pool will be out of reach for some women this summer in the eastern French city of Grenoble, after a higher court upheld...

Frozen sand dunes created by climate change

In the deserts of Abu Dhabi, petrified "fossil dunes" create a beautiful tourist attraction that scientists say offers insight into...

The hidden spaces on planes that are off limits to passengers

There are some secret areas on widebody aircraft, where the pilots and cabin crew go to rest during long flights. Passengers can't...

Boeing unveils new 777 'ecoDemonstrator' test jet

US aircraft maker Boeing has just revealed its new 2022 ecoDemonstrator plane -- a converted, 20-year-old 777-200ER that will be tasked...

Jessica Nabongo: 'What traveling to every country in the...

As her plane began its descent into the Seychelles on October 6, 2019, Ugandan-American travel influencer Jessica Nabongo peered out...

Glass bar dangles over canyon in Georgia

A 240-meter-long (787 feet) glass bridge with a "diamond-shaped" bar suspended in the center was unveiled at Dashbashi Canyon, located...

This European airline just ordered a fleet of airships

As the quest for less environmentally damaging aviation continues, one Spanish airline has thrown its hat into the ring by ordering...

The James Beard Award 2022 winners are ...

An Indian street food restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina, and an African American chef at a fine dining restaurant in Savannah,...

'Unprecedented' flooding conditions force Yellowstone National...

Yellowstone National Park will remain closed to visitors through at least Wednesday due to dangerous flooding conditions, which have...

This landlocked country has been named Europe's best for...

The quality of Europe's bathing waters has improved dramatically in recent decades, and a new report released this week by the European...

20 classic French dishes everyone needs to try

The roots of French cooking run deep. The foundations of the country's culinary empire were laid as early as the mid-1600s when chef...

The Utah mom climbing the world's highest mountains

In 1986, American businessman Richard Bass landed in the record books by becoming the first person to climb the "seven summits," the...

As countries clash over WWII heritage sites, changes to...

In January, news that Japan had plans to nominate several gold and silver mines on Sado Island as a UNESCO World Heritage site sparked...

'The Love Boat': How a TV show transformed the cruise industry

In three decades from the 1970s, cruise passengers increased exponentially. According to industry insiders, that leap in numbers was...

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