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(CNN) — In May 2018, Abu Dhabi opened a suspension bridge allowing travelers to drive or cycle over the sea. On one side was Abu Dhabi’s mainland — home of its famous mosque and Louvre museum. At the other? Al Hudayriat Island, an island that offers 600 meters (1,970 feet) of quiet beach. Al Hudayriat
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(CNN) — Flying home for the December holidays can be a stressful experience, with passengers carrying gifts for their nearest and dearest as well as their own luggage. Now Australian airlines have announced a renewed push to enforce hand luggage weight limits at the busiest time of the year. Both Virgin Australia and Qantas have
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(CNN) — A former industrial powerhouse, Glasgow may not have the picture postcard charm of Edinburgh, its debonair neighbor to the east. But what the biggest city in Scotland may lack in storybook castles and manicured vistas, it more than makes up for with its gallus attitude, style and atmosphere. Scratch the surface and Glasgow
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(CNN) — Nairobi’s only been a city since 1954, but it’s been making up for lost time ever since. The capital of Kenya is now a thriving metropolis that continues to grow rapidly in a country that covers 582,650 square kilometers (around twice the size of Nevada). Nairobi is always on the move, always changing.
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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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