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(CNN) — Just when you think you’ve seen everything, Dubai introduces a new initiative that proves you haven’t. Behold, what is claimed as the world’s first “sail-thru supermarket” — a floating retail emporium ready to cater to anyone unwilling to leave the comfort of their yacht when picking up the groceries. The purpose-built ship, anchored
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(CNN) — Diverse. Unique. Memorable. These words reflect the people of Vietnam but they can also describe the country’s countless beaches. Long and narrow, Vietnam boasts 2,140 miles of coastline — and that doesn’t include its many islands. From lively and popular to unspoiled and wild, there’s a beach for every type of traveler. Some
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Beijing, China (CNN) — China is poised to overtake the United States as the world’s biggest air travel market by 2022 — and it’s little wonder the country’s airport construction craze shows no signs of abating. The government has plans to build or expand 74 airports nationwide by the end of 2020, aiming to accommodate
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(CNN) — Archaeologists have clashed with road developers in the UK over claims that engineers accidentally punctured a large hole through a 6,000-year-old structure near Stonehenge, potentially destroying prehistoric artifacts and evidence of now-extinct “monster cows.” The drilling is alleged to have taken place through a man-made Mesolithic chalk platform at Blick Mead — a
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(CNN) — The Grand Tour was a right of passage for men and women of certain wealth and status in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, taking in the best Europe had to offer. And with cheap flights, high speed rail connections and plenty of spectacular, not to mention off-the-radar, destinations on offer, there’s
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(CNN) — In a dustless, clinic-like room, workers in white lab coats get to work on their customers, stretching and pulling their faces with colorful elastic bands. “It’s time for some facial Pilates,” says Alicia Yoon, a K-beauty wizard and founder of one of the South Korea’s most influential beauty sites, Peach and Lily. “It
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(CNN) — Driving through Brazil to Rio de Janeiro, you might spot an eerie sight on the side of the road: a derelict gang of Santas, lying abandoned surrounded by palm trees and greenery. Look closely and you’ll see these Father Christmas clones aren’t alone. There’s a sad looking sleigh and dilapidated reindeer nearby. Soon
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(CNN) — When it comes to unbridled luxury, some private jets are more fabulous than others. Just as with cars, there are brands that carry the ultimate heft — and in the jet industry, Gulfstream, now part of General Dynamics, has traditionally been regarded as the gold standard. Leaving aside VIP versions of commercial airliners,
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(CNN) — Some 25 million South Koreans — about half the population — travel abroad at least once a year, but it’s safe to assume that most haven’t seen all the beautiful sights within their own country. Seoul only takes up a mere 0.6% of South Korea’s territory: here are 50 beautiful places other 99.4%
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(CNN) — Wreaths, candles and calendars. These are sure signs of Advent for many Christian groups around the world. The word Advent derives from the Latin adventus, which means an arrival or visit. Advent is the beginning of the spiritual year for these churches, and it’s observed the four Sundays before Christmas Day. In 2018,
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(CNN) — Berlin and its infamous wall are the epicenter for Cold War tourism, but there are plenty of other sites around Germany that portray the tension between east and west after World War II. Many important installations can still be found dotted throughout the country, relics of a time when West Germany was a
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