Travel

(CNN) — Want to spend an afternoon following in the footsteps of Beyoncé and Jay Z? In the striking video, filmed on location in the Paris museum, celebrated works of art including the “Mona Lisa” form the backdrop of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s first musical collaboration as The Carters. The video — which has had more
0 Comments
(CNN) — Picture the scene: you’re driving through the arid American desert. There’s been nothing around for miles. Suddenly, up ahead, you spot a gigantic concrete arrow. No, you’re not hallucinating as you travel. These enigmatic structures are dotted across the length and breadth of the United States — they were built in the late
0 Comments
(CNN) — Recently-unearthed fossils in Argentina suggest that giant dinosaurs roamed the Earth some 30 million years earlier than scientists had previously thought. Researchers named it “Ingentia prima,” from the Latin words huge and first. Early Triassic sauropodomorphs were small and ran on two legs. Ingentia prima was about three times bigger and traveled on
0 Comments
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (CNN) — Wriggling puppies dart here and there on blindingly bright sand against a backdrop of almost impossibly turquoise water. The combination is almost too much. Almost. Puppies and paradise. Pure bliss. And it’s tourists who are walking these ambassadors of cuteness along Grace Bay Beach in Providenciales, the Turks and
0 Comments
(CNN) — Travelers tend to visit Italy for its food, history, landscape and culture rather than its beaches. Sometimes, like in the Puglia region down in the country’s heel, all three come together magically. With the port of Bari as its capital, Puglia lies between the Adriatic and the Ionian Sea and has more than
0 Comments
Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — Tourism to Colombia has grown exponentially, with thousands more people flocking to the South American destination in recent years after decades of
0 Comments
Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) — Air travelers, get ready for a new wide-body airliner that could be pulling up to your airport gate soon. The Airbus A330-900neo has wrapped up “route proving flights” in the United States, showing off its new engines, a wing redesign and a reimagined cabin. On Friday the jet flew from Chicago
0 Comments
(CNN) — You might think circling the globe by airplane is no big deal anymore. But you’d be wrong. Surprisingly, circumnavigating the world via the North Pole to the South Pole in an airliner is a feat accomplished only three times. Why? Because it’s a Very. Long. Ride. Even with stops to refuel, flying across
0 Comments
(CNN) — “Goodbye, Kai Tak, and thank you.” On July 6, 1998, the city’s main air hub closed its doors, moving services to the bigger and swankier new Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok. The 20-year-old “new” airport has pulled off numerous achievements — it’s frequently named one of the top five airports
0 Comments
(CNN) — Incredible natural beauty, amazing archaeological treasures, historic cityscape — what makes a destination worthy of UNESCO World Heritage status? Among those awarded World Heritage Status were the Ancient City of Qalhat in Oman, known for its incredible archaeological remains, Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving cultural landscape in Saudi Arabia, and Kenya’s Thimlich Ohinga archaeological
0 Comments
(CNN) — Anchoring in idyllic bays. Slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip. Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot. Drinks and dinner on board under the stars. Gentle lapping to loll you to sleep. And repeat. Day after blissful day. A sailing holiday is a passport to another
0 Comments
(CNN) — The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then. But that doesn’t have to mean splashing out on a luxury spa or travel to the Himalayas for a weeklong retreat. From city parks to airplane apartments and temples, here’s our pick of 16 of the most relaxing
0 Comments
(CNN) — Airbus is making a splash with the design for the latest version of its Beluga transport airplane. The brand new BelugaXL (Airbus A330-700L) was unveiled in Toulouse, France, earlier this week with a very special paint job. Its livery includes a whale-style nose cone, sparkling blue eyes and a smiling mouth. Airbus tweeted
0 Comments