Passports are powerful documents, no doubt. But look beyond their utility, and you will find tiny, beautiful secrets you never knew existed.
This natural splendor soon gives way to hulking artillery and grim history. Visitors can inspect the fort’s anti-aircraft structures, command towers, machine gun posts, and sprawling network of bunkers, tunnels, and barracks. A small museum uses videos, photos, and maps to tell Siloso’s story.
On visiting Morocco with a group-travel company that promised to build “meaningful friendships” among its youngish clientele.
I’ll be the first to admit there’s nothing better than sharing a sunset with your partner, exploring a new destination with your bestie, or the experiencing the joys of intergenerational travel. But there’s something so uniquely rewarding about traveling solo.
Editor’s Note: Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get the latest news in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. Andrea Rubakovic was stranded at London Heathrow Airport and feeling increasingly panicked by the prospect.
Stephanie VanDerSchie returned to her hotel room in Wausau, Wis., after a long day of skiing last month with her three young children to find their room disheveled. Their sheets were untucked, their garbage can was overflowing, and their soggy towels were in limp piles on the damp bathroom floor.
If you haven’t traveled in a while, I have some news for you: In my experience, the hotel experience is now better than the Airbnb experience. In most situations, you’re going to pay less overall, have fewer chores to complete, and get more professional service.
Necaise travels to horse shows around the state, offering custom embroidery on jackets and vests: “All of the winners would get a jacket and we’d put the name of the farm or the name of the horse or whatever on it,” he says.
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To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. I heard about the gay beach the way I hear about all the good gay things: Through a lover, an ex-lover, my ex-lover’s new love.
For more than 60 years, the Rockefeller Foundation has hosted scientists, academics, and artists for a unique summer program. In the annals of ostentatious philanthropic giving, it’s hard to beat Helena Holbrook Walker, an American heiress turned Italian noble.
Nothing is as fatiguing as the continued hanging on of an uncompleted task. —William James You probably keep a to-do list that compiles your outstanding chores and tasks (and hopefully treat it like a river!).
There will always be people who demand only freshly manufactured, shrink-wrapped items in their lives. But then there are the rest of us, who love nothing more than driving by an estate sale, checking out a rummage sale or making well-timed weekly visits to a local secondhand store.
Today is World Sleep Day, so we thought it would be a great time to look at how to sleep on a plane. Maybe you’re one of those people who falls asleep instantly when a plane takes off.
The future of flight will come in stages, for one electric aircraft startup at least. Today, Beta Technologies, pushed back the debut of its futuristic electric aircraft that can take off and land like a helicopter.
When I was growing up in the 1970s, I would not have given much thought to fashion for the over-50s and what I might wear if I had the good fortune to live to see such obscene decrepitude.
The pilot, clad in a blue windbreaker, recently pulled his single-engine, four-seater prop plane onto the tarmac of a small municipal airport. The airport sits in a state where abortion is now banned in virtually all cases. But a short flight away in Kansas, abortion remains legal.
When Emma Nicholson peeked into the crater of a remote volcano in the southern Atlantic Ocean, the British volcanologist gazed on a scene no human has seen before.
Welcome to the delightful and often bizarre world of steampunk, where every possibility of this most inconvenient power is explored. Jules Verne, author of Journey to the Center of the Earth and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is considered one of the pioneers of the sub-genre.
If you haven’t heard, all-inclusive resorts are really having a moment. Gone are the days when all-inclusive resorts meant bad food, watered-down drinks, cheesy activities and subpar rooms at dated properties in need of repair.
My mom and I are still buzzing from our Paris trip last week — it was her second time visiting since she lived there four decades ago, and the city was even lovelier than she’d remembered.
I’ve been in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the last month, including through the recent turmoil in the banking industry in the United States and Europe. It’s a coincidence that has, um, given me some things to think about.
Southerners are a nostalgic bunch. From perfectly seasoned cast iron skillet passed down from the generation before us to Nana’s hand-embroidered napkins, every item handed down to us—and there are a lot of them—tells a story.
I went to school for photography, which made me great with most cameras, from digital to film. But I rarely took pictures on my phone until I graduated and started traveling more.