Tag: travel

We retired to Athens without speaking Greek — here’s how we got the easy travel and affordable life we wanted

It’s midafternoon, sunny and in the 70s on a November day in Athens. Daniel Bartlow and Linda Pinckney, who moved to the Greek capital three...

They had only heard about Covid. Then they returned to society to see its full impact

(CNN) — They may be some of the last people in the world to be touched by the pandemic. A four-person crew of researchers traveled...

How American Airlines plans to restore confidence in the Boeing 737 MAX

(CNN) — With over 4,800 gross orders, the 737 MAX is the best-selling commercial aircraft in Boeing history. It’s 15% more fuel efficient than its...

Utah monolith: A Colorado photographer said he watched the now-famous monolith fall to the ground

Colorado adventure and outdoor lifestyle photographer Ross Bernards told CNN he saw the monolith being removed by a group of four last Friday night. Bernards,...

Kavaan, known as the world’s loneliest elephant, is on his way to Cambodia after Cher campaign to free him

(CNN) — A 36-year-old overweight Asian elephant, who has spent much of his life languishing alone in captivity, is on his way to a sanctuary...

Americans top list of nationalities hoping to work from Barbados during the pandemic

The Barbados Welcome Stamp has drawn 675 applications from U.S. citizens, making that the largest nationality keen to soak in the blue skies and sandy...

Why does Hollywood get accents so wrong? A dialect coach explains

London (CNN) — “Welcome to Ireland,” intones Christopher Walken over drone shots of lush green farmland, his unique halting speech patterns — New York via...

She’s 63 and living by the beach in Mexico on $1,000 a month: ‘I can’t imagine living in the U.S. again’

Janet Blaser knows a thing or two about reinvention. Once a food and restaurant writer in Santa Cruz, Calif., the now-63-year-old struggled to find work...

12 million Americans to lose unemployment benefits day after Christmas and the U.S. pays the most for prescription drugs

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance 12 million Americans will lose their unemployment benefits the day after Christmas These Americans are in...

CDC Urges Americans to Forgo Thanksgiving Travel

Nov. 19, 2020 — As COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations of continue to accelerate in the U.S., the CDC on Thursday bluntly advised Americans not...

A ‘Covid-free’ flight just landed in London. CNN’s Richard Quest was on board

(CNN) — A transatlantic passenger flight that, even in the age of Covid-19, feels safe — United Airlines flight 14 from Newark which landed at...

The pandemic isn’t stopping one New York councilman from hosting a big Thanksgiving gathering — and a new survey shows he’s not alone

“ “Let me be clear about this: Government should have no role in determining how many family members you may lawfully have in your own...

New Japanese theme park attraction lets guests zipline into Godzilla’s mouth

(CNN) — In what could be viewed as a fitting metaphor for 2020, a new theme park ride in Japan lets guests zipline into the...

A sobering figure for Veterans Day: 200,000 service members owe nearly $3 billion in student loans, and think twice before saying Alex Trebek ‘lost his battle’ with pancreatic cancer

Hi there, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Why Major Biden becoming the first shelter dog in the White House is a big...

California Wine Country’s message after fires: We’re still here

Healdsburg, California (CNN) — The subject of the call was dire: Scattered reports of fire. On the mountain. Maybe headed straight for the Meadowood Napa...

Italy tightens COVID-19 restrictions, plunging Venice back into ‘victorious solitude’

VENICE, ITALY — There are no American accents here. Abbas Hijazi stands at the bar of Tortega, the pizzeria he co-owns with his business partner....

I filed for bankruptcy after rehabbing my husband’s home. Now he wants an open marriage and says I own nothing. I feel trapped and bamboozled

Dear Moneyist, I have been with my partner for five years and married for one year. I left my apartment, threw away all my furniture...

The Holiday Inn Holidome, the hotel amusement park of yesterday

(CNN) — Indoor pools, recreation facilities and even business centers. Those are common amenities at many hotels today, but it wasn’t too long ago that...

The search for Fungie: Ireland’s beloved bottlenose dolphin

(CNN) — As the Irish government moves the country back into a strict, national lockdown for six weeks, an unlikely story continues to break through...

Holly Courtier hit her head and became disoriented early in her trip to Zion National Park, daughter says

“She injured her head on a tree,” Kailey Chambers said in a text exchange. “She was very disoriented as a result and thankfully ended up...

California’s fabled wine region is having ‘the most horrible, devastating and catastrophic year’

Dario Sattui has seen a lot in his half-century in the wine business, but never a year as brutal as this one. “First of all,...

Why California’s unemployment system devolved into chaos during pandemic and some customers will pay hundreds more for the new iPhone 12

TGIF, MarketWatchers, don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Why California’s unemployment system devolved into chaos during pandemic A new report examines the failures of...

Why the ‘Airbnb of RV Rentals’ Might be Your Ticket to Traveling Safely and Remote Working

Enjoy the outdoors while maintaining safe social distancing with RVshare. Grow Your Business, Not Your Inbox Stay informed and join our daily newsletter now! October...

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 winners revealed

It took Gorshkov more than 11 months to capture the image using hidden cameras in Russia’s Far East, the only place on Earth where Amur,...

Champagne and noodles — travel-bereft passengers pay top dollar to dine out in grounded planes

Travelers who miss the experience of flying can have a Singapore Airlines’ first class meal and tableware delivered to their home — all for $652....