Travel

Born again: Decommissioned airplanes get a new lease on life

CNN Travel - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:31
As airlines upgrade their fleets with more environmentally compliant planes, the need for efficent aircraft disposal methods is more pressing than ever. We take a look at one company that's stepped in to fill the void.
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Everything travelers need to know about novel coronavirus

CNN Travel - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:31
The spread of novel coronavirus has travelers around the world on edge. Much is still unknown about the outbreak, and health officials are urging caution.
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The lowest places on planet Earth

CNN Travel - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:31
Sky climbers get a lot of attention ascending the world's highest peaks. But trading in ice and oxygen deprivation in search of the planet's lowest terrestrial elevations yields more elemental experiences, with bizarre histories, desert bandits, eerie shapes and more.
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A high-speed rail network that carves

CNN Travel - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:31
A high-speed rail network that carves through the Swiss Alps and features the world's longest rail tunnel is set for completion in 2020.
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For all these thrills, look down, not

CNN Travel - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:31
For all these thrills, look down, not up, and descend into the lowest terrestrial elevations on the planet.
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How Mexico’s Muralists Lit a Fire Under U.S. Artists

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 23:26
A stupendous show at the Whitney Museum explores the profound impact of Mexican painters — the meeting and mingling that enriched American culture.
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36 Hours in Basel

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 15:57
It might be known for Art Basel, but this riverside city in Switzerland is also the birthplace of Roger Federer, has some 40 museums and is currently on the cusp of Carnival.
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London to Singapore in a Tiny Truck, and Other Road Trip Adventures

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:50
Breakdowns, illness and language barriers, but also freedom that a guided tour will never offer.
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With Final Gracie Mansion Show, First Lady Aims to Secure Arts Legacy

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 13:49
Chirlane McCray’s exhibition reflects an agenda of equity and inclusion.
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COVID-19 and Travel: Answers to Travelers' Questions

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 11:36
With COVID-19 disease upending plans and commerce globally, expert advice on how to think about traveling now.
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Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 08:20
Amid assurances that the Westerdam was disease free, hundreds of people disembarked in Cambodia and headed for airports. One was later found to be infected.
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Airline Flight Delays Got Worse in 2019. Here’s a Scorecard.

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 08:16
As overall performance declined again, Hawaiian, Delta and Alaska were the most punctual, while Frontier and JetBlue were laggards.
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Napping Away Winter in Montreal’s Nordic Spas

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 07:19
Embracing the season is easy from the refuge of a wood-fired sauna with a view over a frozen river.
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The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 06:00
Beauty and wellness products you can fit in your pocket — and more.
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Hundreds Released From Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:16
Coronavirus quarantine over, passengers ventured off into the port city of Yokohama and beyond amid deep concerns among health experts and the announcement of two deaths.
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Inside Japan's annual 'Naked Festival'

CNN Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:57
Thousands of men stripped off to take part in "Hadaka Matsuri", an annual "Naked Festival" on Japan's Honshu Island.
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What’s New in Ski Country This Season

NYT Travel - Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:00
Resorts in the Western United States are upgrading lifts, technology and now renting outerwear.
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To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say

NYT Travel - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 22:22
Conservationists see a persistent threat of epidemics so long as tens of millions of animals are traded in Southeast Asia.
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Luxury Homes in the French Alps Are a Great Deal. There’s a Reason for That.

NYT Travel - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:58
For buyers willing to rent luxury homes to vacationers, the savings on value-added tax are substantial.
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The Culinary Couple Who Built a British Empire

NYT Travel - Wed, 02/19/2020 - 09:18
The chefs Fergus and Margot Henderson have forged an identity for modern British cooking, grounded in technique and tradition. But will their legacy survive the divisions of Brexit?
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