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Kaji-Say, Kyrgyzstan (CNN) — Ever pointed your camera at a gorgeous star-filled sky, clicked the shutter and then checked the shot to find nothing but darkness and a nagging sense of your own foolishness? There’s an art to photographing scenery backdropped by the Milky Way. It’s not impossible, but it takes planning, the right gear,
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Liberty Island, New York (CNN) — Since making her American debut in 1886, the Statue of Liberty has become one of the world’s most famous attractions. And, as of this week, she has something new to show off: The Statue of Liberty Museum opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Some five years in
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(CNN) — With its stunning Alpine peaks and placid crystal clear lakes, Austria is the epitome of idyllic. Positioned right in the middle of Europe, the German-speaking country boasts some of the most beautiful train journeys around, while its capital, Vienna, has been ranked as the most livable city on the planet. Here are 11
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(CNN) — An American undersea explorer has completed what is claimed to be the deepest manned sea dive ever recorded — returning to the surface with the depressing news that there’s plastic trash down there. Victor Vescovo journeyed 10,927 meters (35,853 feet) to the bottom of the Challenger Deep , the southern end of the
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(CNN) — Forget New York or Dubai. Some of the world’s most expensive and crowded real estate is inside a commercial aircraft. The claustrophobia of being on a plane can be hard to manage when there are so many pain points along the way: You’re hungry but there’s no meal service on this flight. You’re
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(CNN) — Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you’d be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about. However, travel there from June to November, the moderate months between the extremes of the wet and dry seasons, and you’ll witness one of Mother Nature’s crowning glories. The 62.1
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(CNN) — Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat “love locks,” while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik’s historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops. As a glut of anxious headlines document overtourism, it’s easy to think that the planet is
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(CNN) — “Food tastes much better when you eat it with your hands,” declares Nairobi-based food blogger Kaluhi Adagala, using her fingers to tease some freshly baked tilapia off the bone. “It’s like a hands-on, intimate relationship between you and the food.” Adagala is in the dining room of the Delta Plaza branch of contemporary
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Karpathos, Greece (CNN) — White and pastel-washed buildings set atop rugged hills overlook clear, blue water. The sun sets in breathtaking fashion. The Karpathos moon is so full and bright that intrepid traveler Katie Sehl figured it for a lamp or a giant spotlight the first time she saw it. In many ways, Karpathos looks
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(CNN) — Two Michelin-starred restaurant Fäviken, located roughly 600 kilometers north of Swedish capital Stockholm, is one of Europe’s most in-demand eateries. But now chef Magnus Nilsson has become the latest Michelin-starred restaurateur to announce he’s shutting up shop because he’s had enough. “This coming season will be my last at Fäviken Magasinet,” wrote Nilsson
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(CNN) — A French man who has spent more than four months floating across the Atlantic Ocean in a giant orange barrel has arrived at his Caribbean destination. Jean-Jacques Savin set off from the Canary Islands, off the coast of Africa, on December 26, 2018 — heading west in a barrel-shaped capsule he’d built himself.
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(CNN) — Thanks to a $250 million transformation, Royal Caribbean’s once-sleepy private island retreat in the Bahamas is offering eye-opening travel amenities to its cruise passengers. The island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, offers everything from a record-setting water slide and a massive wave pool to five new complimentary dining venues and quiet sandy beaches. “We
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