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Travel Photo of the Day updated 16 hours 47 minutes ago

See stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.

Morocco's riad hotels: Private palaces for travelers updated 22 hours 28 minutes ago

For a sense of culture and hospitality unavailable in most big hotels, Morocco's riads, palatial homes turned boutique hotels, are unbeatable.

Air travel still hobbled after Chicago fire updated 1 days ago

The FAA hopes to have Chicago's fire-damaged air traffic control center returned to full service by October 13.

10 ways to crack Berlin's uber cool arts scene updated 1 days ago

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city

In Pictures: Spectacular buildings from Singapore's World Architecture Festival updated 2 days ago

Architects from more than 50 countries are competing at the world's largest architecture festival in Singapore this week.

Chicago-area air traffic worker's alleged sabotage still disrupting flights updated 2 days ago

FBI: Man accused of setting a fire in an air traffic control center, causing shutdown of Chicago airports, sent Facebook message just before fire.

FBI: Suspect sent Facebook message: 'I am about to take out' FAA facility updated 3 days ago

FBI: Man accused of setting a fire in an air traffic control center, causing shutdown of Chicago airports, sent Facebook message just before fire.

Dare to dive into the world's deepest pool? updated 4 days ago

An Italian spa complex adds new depths to the hotel swimming pool concept with a 42-meter plunge chamber.

20 reasons it's great to be a tourist updated 4 days ago

In honor of World Tourism Day, here's why it's time to stop hating and start traveling.

Japan's hottest new souvenir: Schoolbags updated 4 days ago

Thanks to Zooey Deschanel, traditional randoseru schoolbags see a surge in popularity among travelers.

This cute dog reunites you with your forgotten airplane items updated 5 days ago

KLM's newest employee is a beagle named "Sherlock" who reunites passengers with items they've left on planes.

Nostalgic allure of vintage theme parks updated 5 days ago

Nostalgic visitors are looking for something more than big-time theme parks. See why they're going vintage.

Woman hitches rides on planes to 46 states updated 5 days ago

Amber Nolan is stuck. The 30-year-old is in Alaska and she needs to get to the lower 48 -- "or Hawaii."

The world's scariest stairs updated 6 days ago

Watch your step as you climb these stairs, whether spiraling up mountains, narrow passageways or sky-scraping attractions.

How to land a king salmon, the old-fashioned way updated 6 days ago

Up the Inside Passage on a heritage tugboat, sport fishermen chase British Columbia's monster salmon.

Airbus to help develop first supersonic business jet updated 6 days ago

How would you like to trim three hours off the current commercial jet flight time between Paris and Washington, D.C.?

Born to ride: How Bali's board boys crashed the surf scene updated 7 days ago

The island's surfing pioneers explain why it took so long for the locals to grab a board and join the tourists.

Snooper's paradise: A sneak peek inside London's most prestigious private homes updated 7 days ago

For one weekend Londoners peek inside the most prestigious private residences in the capital.

Whodunit on wheels: Riding London's murder mystery express updated 7 days ago

Champagne and sleuthing on vintage train ride around the English countryside.

6 best places to escape the crowds in Bali updated 7 days ago

Had enough of Kuta? Life ambles along at a more sedate pace at these under-the-radar destinations.

Vanishing Istanbul: Developers call time on bohemian backstreets updated 7 days ago

Artists and migrants are moving out as once-crumbling neighborhoods go upscale.

World's best nightlife cities updated 7 days ago

Which cities provide the most memorable party times? A self-proclaimed "nightlife connoisseur" names his top 10.

Get to know stunning Scotland updated 7 days ago

Scotland has voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom, but still, the country seems to have a complex flavor all its own.

Punches, headbutts, knockouts: Asia's 'new' martial arts sensation updated 7 days ago

Hidden from the rest of the world for decades, Myanmar's Lethwei boxing is experiencing a revival globally.

Fes: A time traveler's delight updated 8 days ago

Fes is Morocco's oldest city. A champion of antiquity, it shows off its old-world charm to all who visit.

6 ways Shanghai is different than the rest of China updated 8 days ago

Even during the harshest periods of the communist era, being Shanghainese had a special cachet in China.

7 fabulous steamboats around the United States updated 8 days ago

Before super yachts, luxury sailboats and passenger ferries, the preferred method of water travel was by steamboat. Here are seven of our favorites.

No joke: Inflight meals delivered to your home updated 8 days ago

Can't get enough airline food? Now German company "Air Food One" will deliver.

Hong Kong's best new bars updated 9 days ago

With glamor, gin, kitsch and incredible scenery, the city's latest wave of bars shows off the diversity of Hong Kong's night scene.

World's 15 best rivers for travelers updated 10 days ago

The greatest river experiences on the planet.

Celebrating fall foliage around the U.S. updated 11 days ago

Fall foliage exemplifies the beauty of changing seasons. CNN iReporters around the country share their beautiful autumn images.

Rare chance to glimpse amazing hidden architecture updated 11 days ago

Free Open House architecture festivals allow snooping in homes and landmarks normally closed to public

World Nomad Games deliver thrills and culture updated 12 days ago

Ancient competitions and a pop-up yurt town rejuvenate nomadic cultures.

Where science meets luxury: Cruising the Galapagos on National Geographic's ship updated 12 days ago

Playful sea lions, fearless boobies and the only ocean-going lizards in the world -- the Galapagos offer experiences for naturalists and tourists alike.

Are these the world's sexiest accents? updated 12 days ago

A foreign language can be the best aphrodisiac, so we traveled the world in search of the hottest accents.

The coolest city in South Africa you've never seen updated 13 days ago

Joburg is trendy, Cape Town is glamorous, but Durban has style -- and a restaurant inside a shark tank.

And the world's busiest airport is ... updated 13 days ago

Atlanta airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world, followed by Beijing and London Heathrow.

Stolen cell phone racks up $500,000 bill in a single day updated 13 days ago

Australian man lodges complaint after network insisted he pay up for more than $500,000 of calls made to Somalia.

Best perks from the best seats: Ultimate first-class airline offerings updated 13 days ago

Airlines are so keen to keep their top-paying customers happy, they're offering services you wouldn't even get in a hotel.

Fodor's names world's top hotels updated 13 days ago

A Mexican beach getaway, a royal castle retreat and a charming Santorini hotel all made the winners list of the fourth annual Fodor's 100 Hotel Awards, announced Wednesday.

Traveler's Choice: World's best museums updated 13 days ago

The Art Institute of Chicago is the world's best museum, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice awards.

Airbus' Beluga: The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20 updated 13 days ago

Airbus' Beluga cargo aircraft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its first flight this week.

Art and the Berlin Wall: 8 places to visit updated 13 days ago

Formidable structure that once split the German capital city inspires fascinating artworks featuring balloons, rabbits and neon.

The 'Catholic witchdoctors' of Bolivia: Where God and ancient spirits collide updated 13 days ago

On the vast plains of the Altiplano plateau in South America live people who believe in magic.

5 overlooked world treasures updated 14 days ago

Even veteran travelers like Lonely Planet's Tony Wheeler haven't been to all of these five hidden treasures around the world.

Sensory isolation helmets: Is this next for plane passengers? updated 14 days ago

Airbus patent proposes using special headsets to control the sights, sounds and smells to reduce in-flight boredom and stress.

Scotland: 8 reasons to be proud updated 14 days ago

Vikings, vicious politics and vindaloo curries -- Scotland isn't all tartan and bagpipes.

Disney World splurges that are worth it updated 15 days ago

Walt Disney World is expensive. No two ways about it. Here are some places that are worth the splurge.

Curse continues! Giant rabbit goes up in flames updated 15 days ago

Artist Florentijn Hofman's larger-than-life Moon Rabbit installation burns to the ground in Taiwan.

6 of the world's best subterranean bars updated 16 days ago

Former brothels, public toilets and war bunkers now provide eccentric watering holes for those willing to drink deep.

Elephants take over Hong Kong malls updated 18 days ago

Designer elephants have invaded Hong Kong's Pacific Place mall, attracting a stampede and tourists.

Albania's Block party: Dancing away the dictator's legacy updated 18 days ago

The former home of a totalitarian dictator in Tirana is now home to a pulsing scene of clubs, bars and restaurants.

Airlines show off their new flying colors updated 18 days ago

It's been a big week for makeovers in the world of aviation.

10 of the world's most photogenic volcanoes updated 19 days ago

No volcano should be tackled lightly but if you prepare correctly you'll be rewarded with some of the world's most amazing vistas.

Is this the world's most 'British' vacation? updated 19 days ago

A solid "British" vacation needs castles, horse shows and the icon of British motoring: the Land Rover.

Really? 10 unexpected cruise activities updated 19 days ago

If you're one of the nearly 20% of Americans who have taken a cruise, you may know which ships feature Formula One simulators, gardens and skating rinks.

What's a giant white rabbit doing on a military bunker in Taiwan? updated 20 days ago

The famed Dutch artist has launched his latest supersized installation at Taiwan's Taoyuan Land Arts Festival.

One of the great maritime mysteries may be solved in cold Canadian waters updated 20 days ago

One of the most famous tragedies of the Northwest Passage sea route around the top of North America might have finally been solved.

6 dishes every Bali visitor needs to try updated 20 days ago

For travelers looking to savor the flavors of real Balinese cuisine, these are the meals to kick things off with.

7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman updated 21 days ago

From swanky island resorts to verdant desert mountains, the UAE's more subdued neighbor offers luxury experiences all of its own.

Dubai's appetite for construction continues with multi-billion dollar boost to build world's largest airport updated 21 days ago

The world's biggest airport project received a boost this week as the ruler of Dubai announced a multi-billion dollar expansion to the city's second airport.

Captain Cook experience: Discovering the lost isles of the South Pacific updated 21 days ago

Following the trails of the great explorers, a once-a-year cruise visits untouched islands and never-snorkeled reefs.

'Gone With the Wind' exhibit: Frankly, we still give a damn updated 21 days ago

An exhibit at the Harry Ransom Center marks the 75th anniversary of the making of the 1939 movie classic "Gone With the Wind."

The story of Ship 100: WWII pilot, 99, reunited with historic C-47 plane updated 21 days ago

An American and a Chinese vet, the only surviving pilots of the wartime China National Aviation Corp, celebrate after an historic flight of a Douglas C-47.

Pilot diverts plane to give passengers better view of volcano updated 22 days ago

Erupting Icelandic volcanoes sometimes ground flights, but this time they kept one up in the air as its pilot looped back to give passengers a better view.

Great white sharks: You can track 'em updated 22 days ago

Mary Lee has logged more than 16,000 miles in the past two years. She's been to Florida, Bermuda and Cape Cod. She's also a great white shark.

Divine photos of America's most epic churches updated 22 days ago

Photographer Christoph Morlinghaus takes us on a grand tour of the very best Modernist religious architecture.

Fire down below: Surviving Italy's chilli eating marathon updated 22 days ago

Asbestos-bellied locals converge on Calabria to compete for hottest ticket on the culinary calendar.

10 great towns, villages and neighborhoods for architecture buffs updated 22 days ago

Cities and skyscrapers may be the poster children for eye-catching architecture, but beautiful doesn't have to be big, as these smaller communities prove.

'Expert' gored by bulls says he'll run with them again updated 23 days ago

Veteran, expert bull runner, badly gored in Pamplona, is back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but walking with a cane.

Controversial inflight device: Should the Knee Defender be banned? updated 25 days ago

A squabble over a device that limits how far a seat can recline has brought inflight etiquette into the spotlight again.

Knee defender speaks out about airline legroom fight updated 25 days ago

The man who got kicked off a flight because of a fight over seat reclining says he's sorry about his behavior.

Custody battle diverts flight updated 25 days ago

A Beijing-bound United Airlines flight returned to Dulles International Airport Thursday evening because of an alleged international parental kidnapping.

Is 'gate-to-gate' phone usage really necessary? updated 25 days ago

More and more airlines allow passengers to use phones "from gate to gate"; but does that mean you should?

How Biennale season transforms the city of Venice updated 25 days ago

The Venice Biennale spawns a wealth of mind-blowing art and experimental architecture across the city

Mixologists: Drink masters or just pretentious bartenders? updated 25 days ago

Why aren't bartenders content just to be called bartenders anymore?

Cycling the Death Strip: Berlin Wall by bicycle updated 26 days ago

Once fortified frontier between East and West German zones is now a fascinating two-wheeled trail through history.

Does this have the Grand Canyon beat? updated 26 days ago

Namibia's Fish River Canyon may not be as big as its American counterpart, but it's millions of years older -- and a lot quieter.

It's taggers vs. artists in San Francisco's graffiti war updated 27 days ago

Destructive graffiti wars are being waged by anonymous taggers defacing many of the meticulously painted murals that illustrate San Francisco's streets.

Seat recline fight diverts another flight updated 27 days ago

In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night.

10 wild spots turning 50 updated 27 days ago

The landmark Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014. Check out 10 wild spots that it preserved.

America's best small town museums updated 27 days ago

Towns like Old Lyme, CT, and Springville, UT, offer outsize collections of Impressionist paintings, modern installations, and folk art—without the crowds.

10 of the world's best nighttime adventures updated 28 days ago

Some things are just better after dark. These experiences around the world prove it.

6 of world's most colorful colonial holdouts updated 28 days ago

France just an hour from Canada, Britain in the South Atlantic -- what you find at some of the world's remaining political colonies.

19 greatest bonus-busting vacation experiences updated 28 days ago

Scrap all those other bucket lists you've been compiling and start saving -- these memorable-for-a-lifetime trips don't come cheap, or easy.

Ultimate Himalayan retreat: Yoga, meditation, wildlife updated 28 days ago

India's Basunti retreat was made for unwinding.

Giant inflatable duck artist's next big thing: Hippos updated 28 days ago

Artist Florentijn Hofman has traveled the world with his huge artworks. Now he's bringing his big beasts to London.

World's coolest bookstores updated 28 days ago

From Maastricht to Melbourne, these itineraries make bookish travelers look stylish.

5 must-play golf courses in the Canadian Rockies updated 29 days ago

Breathtaking scenery, championship design -- many of the courses dropped into the Canadian Rockies are among the most memorable in the world.

A thousand points of wine: Napa Valley's once-in-a-lifetime wine-tasting experience updated 29 days ago

Most people don't taste one "perfect" wine their whole lives; now you can taste 10 in one four-day tour.

Paradise with a conscience: Nihiwatu on Indonesia's Sumba island updated 29 days ago

A resort on remote Sumba has one of the world's best surf breaks, but that's only the start of the superlatives.

Eating cockroaches in China: Healing and delicious? updated 30 days ago

CNN's David McKenzie reminisces about some of the stranger things he's eaten on the road, as he tastes a crispy cockroach.

15 funniest travel books ever written (in English) updated 30 days ago

Because a sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.

Corvette museum will fill sinkhole after all, restore some cars updated 31 days ago

The National Corvette Museum will reluctantly fill a monster sinkhole that brought it both pain and gain.

31 can't-miss U.S. beaches updated 31 days ago

The crashing waves on the shore and sand beneath your toes: These 31 beaches are calling you for one last visit.

10 things South Korea does better than anywhere else updated 32 days ago

Tech culture, female golfers, mixing work and booze -- here's how a relatively small country leads the world in so many categories.

11 things to know before visiting Myanmar updated 32 days ago

Newfound political freedom has made the once-closed country a 2013 travel hot spot.

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