SpaceX Mission: How to Watch the Inspiration4 Launch

NYT Travel - Wed, 09/15/2021 - 01:00
Here’s what you need to know about the three-day orbital journey of four Americans, none of them professional astronauts.
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SpaceX's Latest Mission Will Launch Four People Into Orbit

NYT Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 15:27
The Inspiration4 mission shows private spaceflight’s promise, but also how far it has to go before just about anyone can travel to orbit.
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Hostels, Havens for the Thrifty, Fight to Survive the Pandemic

NYT Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 12:26
This summer, prompted by vaccine rollouts, budget travelers began wading back into hostel life. But the challenges are far from over.
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Where Can Americans Travel Right Now?

NYT Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 11:46
For Americans eager to resume international travel, here are the countries that currently allow U.S. citizens to enter, though there may be restrictions, including vaccine requirements.
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The hidden side of Spain's package holiday hotspot

CNN Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 08:59
When it comes to beach escapes, Spain's Costa del Sol has been Europe's go-to destination for decades, attracting both package vacationers and the jetset, But it has other treasures beyond the sun, sea and sand.
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Why more travelers are flying their pets by private jet

CNN Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 06:12
Private jet usage skyrocketed as a result of the travel chaos brought about by the pandemic, and numerous companies say more and more new customers want to bring their pets on board with them.
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'I felt like I was the only tourist in Kenya': How photographer Felix Rome got the wildlife pictures of a lifetime

CNN Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 03:09
Despite his surname, Felix Rome never wanted to settle in an urban area. The Salisbury, England native trained as a photographer and eventually landed his dream job -- staff shutterbug for a group of safari camps in East Africa.
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It’s Never Too Late to Follow Your Spiritual Calling

NYT Travel - Tue, 09/14/2021 - 03:00
After coming out as a transgender woman more than two years ago, Vica Steel never dreamed of forging a path to church leadership. Until now.
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Olympic skiing venue Squaw Valley Resort changes its 'racist, sexist name'

CNN Travel - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 20:21
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Fauci Endorses Covid Vaccine Mandate for Air Travel

NYT Travel - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 18:01
“I would support that if you want to get on a plane and travel with other people, that you should be vaccinated,” Mr. Fauci told a news site.
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New York City now enforcing Covid-19 vaccine requirement for most indoor activities

CNN Travel - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 17:36
New York City began enforcing its Covid-19 vaccine passport program, known as "Key to NYC," for most indoor activities Monday as part of the city's broad reopening.
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A Stunning Look at the Hidden Mysteries of Glacier Caves

NYT Travel - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 16:43
A group of scientists and adventure athletes are venturing into icy labyrinths to study their relationships with glacial melting and climate change.
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How the world's largest observation wheel was built

CNN Travel - Mon, 09/13/2021 - 03:00
In a city full of superlatives, the latest addition to Dubai's long list of "biggests" and "tallests" is about to take its place in the record books.
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Australia to trial vaccine passports over coming days as post-Covid opening preparation begins

CNN Travel - Sun, 09/12/2021 - 23:37
Australians have been told to "dust off (their) passports" after the federal government announced it would begin a trial of vaccine passports with some countries this week -- the latest step in Australia's reopening to the world.
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