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(CNN) — This year, thousands of domestic and international rugby fans will descend on friendly and laid-back Sapporo, Japan, one of the 2019 World Cup host cities. Visitors could be forgiven for thinking that the main draw in between matches would be the city’s iconic beer museum which tells the story of local brewing since
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(CNN) — England’s prehistoric monument Stonehenge is marking a century in public ownership with an unashamedly British celebration. The 4,500-year-old site was rescued from disrepair after landowner Cecil Chubb gave it to the nation on October 26, 1918, allowing crucial maintenance work to take place. New artworks, an anniversary tea party and an inflatable replica
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(CNN) — What Morgan Fallon, director, cinematographer and producer of “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” misses most about working with Tony is the pressure. In a recent phone call with CNN Travel, Fallon described Tony’s exceedingly high expectations in awe. Indeed, he may have been smiling on the other end of the phone when he explained
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(CNN) — Since their inception in the middle of the 19th century, beach boardwalks have become an integral part of the seaside travel experience in dozens of cities and towns around the globe. Originally boardwalks were made from wood (hence the name), but in modern times, the term has come to represent any kind of
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(CNN) — If there’s a top reason pubs are popular in Ireland, it’s got to be the weather. Gray skies and chilly Atlantic mists have a way of driving you indoors to drink. But those who prize challenge over comfort will find outdoor travel adventures year-round in every corner of the country. Some, such as
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(CNN) — Thanksgiving is the busiest travel holiday period of the year, with tens of millions expected to travel. For anyone not loading up the SUV to make the trek to the family homestead, here are some other yummy options you might want to consider. And you don’t even need a passport. Space for many
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(CNN) — In the best fairy tales, there is always a castle: tall turrets, an intimidating moat and a breathtaking view. In Scotland, those ancient castles overlook deep lochs and tower over cities. The wandering traveler will find these envy-inducing castles in every corner of Scotland. CNN Travel has chosen 10 magnificent castles to explore
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(CNN) — With more people than ever flying, cities around the world are building new airports and upgrading old terminals to create facilities capable of handling tens of millions of passengers. The results are modern, stylish architectural statements that banish the dark, crowded travel spaces of the past. Here are 16 of the most exciting
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(CNN) — Peru is known for its archaeological marvels: from the 15th-century Inca citadel of Machu Picchu to the country’s incredible pre-Incan ruins. The Peruvian Ministry of Culture confirmed to CNN that 20 sculptures were found, but one was destroyed. Researchers believe the statues were buried approximately 750 years ago at the Chan Chan citadel
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(CNN) — Trying to board a plane with a loaded gun, grenade or cannon in one’s carry-on is a pretty bone-headed move, one you’d assume most travelers would know to avoid. Unfortunately, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) confiscates thousands of weapons from carry-on luggage each year (the agency discovered 2,212 guns in 2014 alone). The
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Just like Celine Dion sang back in 1997, the project will “go on and on.” Australian businessman and politician Clive Palmer, who is behind the controversial initiative, announced in September that work on the ship had recommenced — after a financial dispute with the Chinese government halted development back in 2015. The idea was first
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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) — With more than 200 islands, stretches of quiet beaches and nearly eternal sunshine, Abu Dhabi has plenty to offer water lovers. Families
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