The crash of an Indonesian passenger plane shortly after take-off from Jakarta Airport, with the loss of 189 lives, has focused attention once again on aviation safety. Relative to some previous years, 2018 has already seen a significant number of accidents. In May, 112 people died when a domestic flight crashed shortly after take-off from
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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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With a population of only 300,000, Iceland can feel like the most isolated place on earth, yet its capital Reykjavik, is only a three-hour flight from London and just under six from New York. Reykjavik is relaxed and welcoming, yet possesses a cultural life that holds its own against other European capitals. Most buildings are
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In September, a Renzo Piano exhibition opened at London’s Royal Academy, showcasing some of the Italian architect’s most iconic buildings. But Piano, the architect of London’s Shard, Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, made his biggest contribution to his hometown Genoa, where he was born in 1937. This north Italian city trapped
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https://www.expedia.com/Amalfi-Coast.d180060.Destination-Travel-Guides The Amalfi Coast stretches for 30 miles along the southern coast of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Southern Italy. There are some places that are so famous and so legendary that even before you set foot there, it feels familiar. The Amalfi Coast or “road of a thousand bends” is one such place. This route
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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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11:30 AM ET Thu, 25 Oct 2018 Goa’s beautiful coastline has been attracting visitors ever since the sixties. In the last five years, however, the number of tourists coming to India’s smallest state has almost tripled. CNBC’s Tom Chitty ventures through the coastal region known for its music, nightlife and beaches on the second stop
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