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The mini Venices around Europe


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Created: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:23:05 GMT

Thought Venice was unique? Not quite as much as you had in mind. The territories of the Venetian Republic spread across much of Europe, meaning the Mediterranean is full of mini Venices.

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Greece opens its doors to Covid-free tourists


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Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 18:39:11 GMT

Greece has lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers and those testing negative for Covid-19 from key tourism markets, including Europe, the UK and the United States, in what officials called "baby steps" on the road back to normality.

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'Hot Instagrammers' Netflix show sparks protests


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Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 10:40:34 GMT

Thousands of locals in famed Australian beach town Byron Bay have signed a petition against a planned Netflix "docu-soap" set in the area.

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Thailand's 'sea people' adapt to life on land


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Created: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 03:22:45 GMT

These days, Salamak Klathalay, like most of us, lives in a house, on land. But this is a relatively new experience for the 78-year-old.

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The postcard that came home after 60 years


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Created: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:47:05 GMT

Leora Krygier bought a postcard written by a World War II British solider at a LA thrift store in 2003, and embarked on a year-long, continent-spanning mission to track down its writer.

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This vacation hotspot is offering vaccinations to visitors


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Created: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 16:16:55 GMT

After becoming one of the first destinations to fully reopen to tourism, the Maldives is now rolling out a program to inoculate foreign arrivals who are checking into its upscale island resorts.

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They met at an airport and fell in love


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Created: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 11:22:13 GMT

A mutual friend put Finnish New Yorker Irja Uotila in touch with Mexican local Jesus Estrella during her 12-hour airport layover in Mexico City. Thirty years later Irja and Jesus are married with a daughter living in New York.

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Chrissy Teigen's mom Pepper talks cooking, family and why she has to eat Thai food daily


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Created: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 07:07:32 GMT

As anyone who's visited Thailand knows, food is a key part of the experience.

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Aeropostale: The hero pilots who connected the world by airmail


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Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 09:59:55 GMT

Flying was a dangerous business in the 1920s, but that didn't stop the hero pilots of Aeropostale who risked their lives to bring airmail from France to Africa and on to South America.

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American Airlines prepares for summer travel demand surge


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Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:38:49 GMT

American Airlines is preparing to return many of its planes to the skies in anticipation of a summer travel surge. CNN's Pete Muntean reports.

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Las Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever


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Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:12:15 GMT

New casino resorts, innovative restaurants, expanded convention space and one-of-a-kind cultural destinations characterize the latest iteration of this desert city that continues to reinvent itself in the face of adversity.

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World's most powerful passport for 2021 revealed


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Created: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 14:07:45 GMT

Temporary travel bans have undercut the freedoms traditionally enjoyed by the world's most powerful passports, with an Asian country holding onto the No.1 slot but the UK and the United States plummeting down the real-world ranking

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The Welshman who mailed himself home from Australia in a box


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Created: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 16:38:53 GMT

He'd only just arrived in Australia from Wales, but teenager Brian Robson quickly realized that he'd made a big mistake by emigrating to the other side of the world.

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The gleaming city that emerged from turmoil in the heart of Africa


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Created: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:51:17 GMT

With noisy traffic and bustling markets, Kigali is much like other major cities in Africa, with one exception -- it's completely spotless. Thanks to a clean up program that is part of community efforts to distance Rwanda from its recent brutal past, it has some of the cleanest streets in Africa.

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Everglades Jetport: The 'world's greatest airport' that never was


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Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 09:00:23 GMT

It was supposed to be the world's largest airport, a glamorous intercontinental hub for supersonic airliners with six runways and high-speed rail links to surrounding cities. But today, it's little more than an airstrip in the middle of nowhere.

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How American Airlines takes planes out of storage


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Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 15:07:40 GMT

American Airlines is pulling all of its planes back into service by the end of the month. But it's not like restarting your car. Right now, crews are inspecting everything from cockpits to coffee machines aboard airliners that have been parked during the pandemic.

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Floating hotel concept creates its own electricity


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Created: Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:38:49 GMT

This new concept from Turkish design team Hayri Atak Architectural Design Studio may just blow all the others floating hotels out of the water in terms of eco consciousness.

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What it's like to visit the Thai island of Phuket right now


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Created: Sat, 10 Apr 2021 02:39:32 GMT

Pre-pandemic, Phuket's Patong Beach was not a place you'd go for peace and quiet.

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You're vaccinated now, so can you go to a restaurant? What you should know


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Created: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:24:39 GMT

As the vaccinated percentage of the population increases, you may be wondering whether now is finally the time to enjoy a meal that isn't homemade or takeout.

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The man recreating airplane meals to get through lockdown


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Created: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:38:49 GMT

Some of Nik Sennhauser's earliest memories are of long-haul flights -- and of eating on a plane.

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Queen opens Buckingham Palace gardens for picnics this summer


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Created: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 12:35:02 GMT

Green fingered enthusiasts will be able to freely roam the gardens of London's historic Buckingham Palace this summer, as Queen Elizabeth II allows self-guided tours of the grounds for the first time in the palace's history.

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The women explorers who changed the travel world


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Created: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 11:24:19 GMT

They'd traveled hundreds and thousands of miles between them, but explorer Blair Niles and one-time spy Marguerite Harrison were disappointed to learn that they were deemed unsuitable to join the Explorers Club.

Read more: The women explorers who changed the travel world


With just $21, Hong Kong man sails to a new life in the US


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Created: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 01:02:37 GMT

Sitting in Eddie Fong's living room in Palo Alto is a 55-year-old model of a traditional Chinese junk boat.

Read more: With just $21, Hong Kong man sails to a new life in the US


Now you can move into an Italian house for just $12,000


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Created: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 10:01:15 GMT

Finding a dream house in Italy just got easier. Two towns ,Carrega Ligure in northern Italy and Latronico in the deep south, have created online platforms where buyers can view photos, maps and details of old abandoned buildings on sale and get directly in touch with the owner.

Read more: Now you can move into an Italian house for just $12,000


Car ferries in the skies: The rise and fall of the Aviation Traders Carvair


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Created: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:25:40 GMT

If an aviation enthusiast were to compile a roster of the world's weirdest looking planes, the ATL-98 Carvair would definitely merit a place of honor.

Read more: Car ferries in the skies: The rise and fall of the Aviation Traders Carvair


Inside Turkey's incredible underground city


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Created: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 08:22:52 GMT

Cappadocia in central Turkey is a unique landscape of naturally occurring rock formations known as "fairy chimneys" beneath which a city has been carved over hundreds of years.

Read more: Inside Turkey's incredible underground city


These American expats are willing to travel more than 5,000 miles for their shots


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Created: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 07:27:38 GMT

Americans living overseas seem to be heading back to the United States in growing numbers to get vaccinated -- especially those in Europe frustrated by a vaccine rollout that the World Health Organization slammed in a recent report as "unacceptably slow."

Read more: These American expats are willing to travel more than 5,000 miles for their shots


Exclusive look inside the US supersonic presidential jet


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Created: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 10:03:47 GMT

The news broke last September that a California start-up was working with the US Air Force on developing a supersonic plane which could be used as Air Force One.

Read more: Exclusive look inside the US supersonic presidential jet


How to move to Dubai and work remotely for a year


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Created: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 08:21:24 GMT

As global business and travel hubs remain largely closed off to the masses, Dubai is making entry easier than ever for international visitors.

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Ancient mummies to parade through streets of Cairo


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Created: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 09:01:38 GMT

A celebration is being held as remains of some of Egypt's most legendary ancient rulers are being transported on special vehicles to what may be their final resting place in National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.

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