Tag: travel

Fully vaccinated and after a year at home, retirees are hitting the road — here’s where they’re going

Ellen Currie wants to go to Paris but she’s waiting until next year. This summer, she is staying closer to home. She plans to fly...

‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

Thomas Jepsen, founder of Passion Plans, a company that helps connect home buyers with architects and designers, is among the cohort of employers that are...

Robert Ballard: The man who found the Titanic has a new quest

(CNN) — In a career that’s spanned more than 60 years, Robert Ballard has conducted over 150 underwater expeditions and made countless significant scientific discoveries....

Napoleon on St Helena: the man keeping his spirit alive

(CNN) — In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, between South America and Africa, lies the island of St Helena. Sitting 1,200 miles west of...

These people have gone all-in on boat life. Here’s how they did it

(CNN) — Imagine casting off most of your worldly possessions to live on a sailboat you bought on the Internet — perhaps without even seeing...

New images of Kaaba’s Black Stone of Mecca released

(CNN) — High resolution photos have been revealed for the first time of an ancient religious stone in Mecca, Islam’s holy city, a Saudi government...

The desperate families still torn apart by Covid rules

(CNN) — When the European Union recently announced that vaccinated Americans will be allowed to enter the EU this summer, many US travelers celebrated, eager...

Uber and Lyft expect ride-hailing to make a sharp recovery, but there are some potential roadblocks

As more people get vaccinated against COVID-19 and pandemic restrictions ease, the ride-hailing industry is gearing up for a comeback, but is facing potential roadblocks....

Disney fan complains that Walt Disney World is becoming too ‘woke’ — here’s what’s changed at the park and why

A self-described longtime fan of Walt Disney World penned an op-ed blasting the company for making changes to popular attractions in the name of “wokeness.”...

World’s busiest airport: The pandemic has yielded a new No. 1

(CNN) — Seven of the world’s top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world’s busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...

Greece opens its doors to Covid-free travelers

(CNN) — Greece has lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers and those testing negative for Covid-19 from key tourism markets, including Europe, the UK and...

Cape Town fire: ‘Out of control’ fire breaks out in Table Mountain National Park

Two firefighters were injured and admitted to the hospital and nine structures were destroyed in the blaze, Jermaine Carelse, spokesperson for the Cape Town Fire...

After centuries of nomadic living, Thailand’s ‘sea people’ adapt to life on land

Ko Surin, Thailand (CNN) — These days, Salamak Klathalay, like most of us, lives in a house, on land. But this is a relatively new...

South Africa’s tourism business struggles to hold on with few tourists in sight

(CNN) — One of Cape Town’s highest rated restaurants may close its doors after receiving just one reservation in 2021 so far. “It’s pointless for...

7 Things You Need to Know Before Your International Move

April 9, 2021 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When it comes to moving overseas, there’s so much planning, prepping and...

Empty beaches, chained doors: Embattled Phuket pins hopes on vaccines

Phuket, Thailand (CNN) — Pre-pandemic, Phuket’s Patong Beach was not a place you’d go for peace and quiet. On any given day during high season,...

American expats are heading back to the US for vaccinations

(CNN) — Eric Barry has been riding a seemingly never-ending wave of uncertainty in his life over the past year. The 35-year-old writer and podcast...

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine passports — and the ‘double privilege’ dilemma they raise for society

Neil Schwartzman is used to getting vaccines in order to travel to exotic parts of the world such as the Great Rift Valley of Kenya...

All aboard the Dukling: How the junk boat became a Hong Kong icon

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...

I gave my ex-husband half of the first two stimulus payments for our child. He calls me a ‘monster.’ What do I do with the third?

How much of the child stimulus money should I give my ex-husband, the father of my one child? Our tax agreement is to trade years,...

I retired to a beach town in Thailand and am ‘living in paradise’ on $2,500 a month

Pete Bowen landed in Thailand in 2009 with a suitcase and a guitar, looking for a spot to retire. He knew no one in the...

High-status women in Bronze Age Spain may have wielded political power

Researchers said women of the ruling class may have been important in governing the El Argar society, the Research Group in Mediterranean Social Archaeoecology at...

Should you carry forward LTA or opt  for  the cash  voucher  scheme?

View Full Image Make the correct choice The scheme Under this scheme, the employee is required to purchase goods or services worth three times the...

Perito Moreno National Park: Patagonia with lots of privacy

(CNN) — The condors gave it away. Instead of soaring in circles on thermals high overhead, a group of Andean condors was traveling low to...

The First Female RV Company CEO on Bringing Ultra Luxury to Land Travel

January 11, 2021 6 min read In this ongoing series, we are sharing advice, tips and insights from real entrepreneurs who are out there doing business battle on a daily basis....