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Meet college football's high-tech new shrine updated 11 hours 26 minutes ago

The new College Football Hall of Fame opens this week in Atlanta with a revamped roster of high-tech features.

Travel Photo of the Day updated 19 hours 13 minutes ago

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

55 years of statehood: Celebrating Hawaii updated 19 hours 18 minutes ago

Hawaii is celebrating 55 years as a U.S. state. CNN's iReporters share a breathtaking collection of photos.

On the trail of the 'Blood Countess' of Slovakia updated 1 days ago

Four hundred years after the death of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, her murderous exploits prove a grisly attraction.

Airline profits up in first half of 2014 updated 1 days ago

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year.

11 extremely practical Japan travel tips updated 1 days ago

Japan isn't a country to which you just show up and wing it. Here's how to arrive prepared.

Giving in to the tug of Ireland updated 1 days ago

The last time a Ryan stood in the dirt-floored hut's doorway would have been the day before Willie Ryan passed.

Kyoto's Sagano Bamboo Forest: One of the most beautiful groves on Earth updated 1 days ago

A constant inclusion on lists of "forests to see before you die," here's how to see the real thing.

14 ridiculous hotel amenities updated 2 days ago

Transcending Wi-Fi, pillow menus and full minibars, these hotel amenities truly give you something to brag about back home.

Best of the South Pacific: An island for every travel taste updated 2 days ago

History buff? Hardcore surfer? These South Pacific islands have every traveler covered.

World's most liveable city 2014 is ... updated 2 days ago

Eight of the top 10 scoring cities in the Economic Intelligence Unit's annual Liveability Survey are in Australia and Canada. But where's top?

Drones, tracking and virtual reality: At an airport near you updated 2 days ago

Airlines and airports are going high-tech to reduce your time in line.

9 great new U.S. beach hotels updated 2 days ago

Summer isn't over yet. These new hotels are keeping it alive and fresh.

Historic Hong Kong neighborhood fights to preserve its past updated 3 days ago

Efforts to preserve the memories of one of Hong Kong's most storied districts are underway in an old tenement building known as the "Blue House."

Peak rush: Paragliding the Swiss Alps updated 3 days ago

It's not for the faint of heart or full of stomach, but soaring off a Swiss mountain is worth the fear factor.

Accused airport security impersonator not charged updated 3 days ago

A passenger accused of posing as an airport security agent and taking women into a private screening room will not be prosecuted.

Does 'Trivago Guy' need a makeover? updated 3 days ago

There's probably a belt in this guy's future.

World's best cycling cities updated 4 days ago

From Colombia to Canada, this handful of urban centers is leading the two-wheel charge.

What are the world's friendliest/unfriendliest cities? updated 6 days ago

Australians and New Zealanders tend to get annoyed when their accents get mistaken for one another, but there's one thing they do share.

'Walk the Line' home with Johnny Cash updated 6 days ago

Want to "Walk the Line" where Johnny Cash once played as a child? His childhood home, now an Arkansas Heritage Site, opens for visitors on Saturday.

11 reasons to visit Panama updated 7 days ago

If you're heading to Panama to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Canal, here are 10 other things to see while you're there.

Pilot's false arm falls off as he lands passenger plane updated 7 days ago

Investigation launched after Flybe aircraft with 47 passengers had heavy landing at the UK's Belfast airport.

The original miracle of flight: Glorious birds in action updated 7 days ago

Who among us hasn't fantasized about what it would be like to fly like a bird? Scroll through the gallery and imagine yourself soaring through the sky.

Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where updated 8 days ago

In Taiwan, tourists pay to ride along in local cabs, letting fate -- and locals fares -- decide where they'll go and what they'll see.

Inside the billion-dollar, super-censored inflight movie industry updated 8 days ago

Ever wondered what it takes to get that movie to your inflight screen? Our special report details who, what and how much.

Frozen festival: New northern arts event explores 'Arctic state of mind' updated 8 days ago

The SALT Arctic arts fest kicks off in Norway in August to highlight fragility of sparsely populated landscapes.

'Death simulator' attraction to open in China updated 8 days ago

We've all wondered what it's like to die. Now in Shanghai there's a game that claims it can fulfill our curiosity, without actually killing us.

One of the coolest airline museums you've never heard of updated 8 days ago

Welcome to the Delta Flight Museum, home to some of the airline industry's historic jewels, including a first-of-its-kind aircraft

How to be an L.A. local: 8 tips for faking it updated 8 days ago

Don't order Corona and don't freak out when you see Jessica Alba without makeup and you might pass for local.

Bagpipes, graffiti, snail hunting: Greece tourism shifts gears updated 8 days ago

Tough economic times have inspired the county's travel industry to try creative new ways to attract visitors.

And the world's best zoo is ... updated 8 days ago

Based on user comments, new TripAdvisor awards name best zoos and aquariums around the world.

Jon Favreau: How food trucks became L.A. kings updated 9 days ago

What pizza is to New York and the cheesesteak is to Philly, the food truck has become to Los Angeles -- essential.

'Some People Call Me Maurice': Best Los Angeles theme bars updated 9 days ago

At these fun Los Angeles bars, the the drinks come with a chaser of kitsch.

The weird world of in-flight retail updated 9 days ago

Cars, craft beer, yetis? Since when did in-flight purchases get so strange?

8 weird houses worth a visit updated 10 days ago

A house is just a house, right?

Five reasons to visit Malawi now updated 10 days ago

Home to big game, sparkling beaches, and stunning sunsets, Malawi makes for an idyllic travel destination.

8 places for fantastic fossil finds updated 13 days ago

These eight "fossil finds" are T-Rex free and can provide learning enrichment for paleontologists of all ages.

Dynasty, death, discovery: Richard III's grave opens to public updated 13 days ago

A visitor center telling the story of King Richard III's life and death and of the discovery of his remains beneath a car parking lot is open.

20 stunning cliffside beaches updated 13 days ago

There's nothing like high drama on a beach.

Escape from Istanbul: The tiny islands where a chaotic city unwinds updated 14 days ago

Traffic-free Prince Islands offer a break from the mayhem on the shores of the Marmara.

Stowaway re-arrested at Los Angeles airport updated 14 days ago

A day after she pleaded no contest to stowing away, Marilyn Jean Hartman was re-arrested at the Los Angeles airport on Thursday.

Opinion: How the military coup saved Thailand's top holiday island of Phuket from ruin updated 14 days ago

Vowing to wipe out corruption, the Thai government is forcing officials in Phuket to crack down on mismanagement and clear the beaches.

10 things we didn't know about lighthouses updated 14 days ago

In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport.

Striking shots of Nice, France updated 14 days ago

Nice, France, draws celebrities and tourists from all over the world -- for good reason. Check out iReporters' snapshots to see why.

Try, try again: Serial stowaway makes it aboard flight from San Jose to LA updated 14 days ago

After trying three times to stowaway on a flight, Marilyn Hartman made it aboard a Southwest flight from San Jose to Los Angeles

10 of the world's best hotels updated 14 days ago

For 19 years and counting, Travel + Leisure magazine has asked readers to vote for their favorite hotels and resorts. Here are the top 10.

Friendliest/unfriendliest U.S. cities, according to Conde Nast Traveler updated 14 days ago

Where in the U.S. will you be welcomed like a friend and shunned like foe? Conde Nast Traveler says it knows.

Where Cambodia's shocking past is on show updated 15 days ago

From high school, to prison and torture center, to tourist spectacle -- the lessons learned at Cambodia's Tuol Sleng should never be forgotten.

Hotel owner: 'I'm embarrassed' updated 15 days ago

A day after New York's Union Street Guest House was slammed for its policy of fining wedding parties for negative online reviews, its owner has apologized.

7 ways air travel changed after disasters updated 15 days ago

The lessons we learned and changes we made as a result of previous airline accidents.

Luanda: Africa's insanely expensive beach party updated 15 days ago

Oceanfront nightclubs and restaurants have transformed Angola's capital into a tropical playground for the super rich.

Floating snowflake could be the world's coolest hotel updated 16 days ago

The 86-room Krystall hotel is scheduled to open off the coast of Tromso, Norway around Christmas 2016.

Faroe Islands: Bleak, beautiful, bizarre updated 16 days ago

With 300 days of rain and more sheep than people, the Faroe Islands make for one of the odder emerging tourist destinations in Europe.

A $500 fine for bad reviews? Inn's policy pummeled updated 16 days ago

Threatening your guests rarely yields smiley happy reviews.

'Whirling Dervishes:' Music, rhythm and belief united updated 16 days ago

Some call them a secret brotherhood, others refer to them as a spiritual mystery.

20 of the world's most beautiful World Heritage Sites updated 16 days ago

There are now more than 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites -- here are some of our favorites.

Cosplay insanity continues at latest ChinaJoy updated 16 days ago

Zombies, "World of Warcraft" characters and showgirls in skimpy outfits -- it can only be the latest ChinaJoy cosplay competition.

How to explore the other 'great wall' of China updated 16 days ago

An avid urban hiker shares the best stops along Nanjing's huge Ming-Dynasty City Wall.

Another world-class Caribbean carnival: Barbados' Crop Over festival updated 16 days ago

The Caribbean's hot summertime festival may have just wrapped, but we're still reveling in the color burst.

9 of the world's best city beaches updated 17 days ago

In these cities, worker drones can strip off the suit and tie, jump into shorts or a bikini and enjoy the beach without leaving the urban perimeter.

Barcelona to host world's first sports theme park updated 18 days ago

Visitors to compete for medals in virtual track, field and pool events in Barcelona's Olympic venues.

World's highest rail track reaches Everest gateway Shigatse updated 18 days ago

Chinese engineering marvel connects Tibetan city of Shigatse -- a gateway to Mount Everest -- with the territory's capital Lhasa

10 spectacular U.S. waterfalls updated 20 days ago

You're likely to sweat a little to get to some of the best waterfalls. But they deliver a cool refuge and a powerful reminder of nature's force.

FAA restricts flights over Iraq as conflict with ISIS rages updated 20 days ago

The FAA has restricted all planes traveling over Iraq from flying at or below 30,000 feet.

How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once more updated 21 days ago

Having banished the warlords and kick-started its economy, Uganda is re-establishing itself as a popular choice for travelers.

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane? updated 21 days ago

Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders.

Southeast Asia's finest 'new' heritage hotels updated 21 days ago

Savvy hotel developers are converting century-old heritage buildings into luxury accommodations.

Best of Bourdain: 7 can't-miss adventures updated 21 days ago

Looking for a vacation that will shock all five of your senses? Anthony Bourdain can help.

4 great stress-busting escapes from Johannesburg updated 22 days ago

Life in Joburg can be stressful. Luckily there are some exceedingly non-stressful places close by.

Airbus A350XWB: On board the world's newest passenger jet updated 22 days ago

Takeoff on one of Airbus' new A350WXB test planes is a strangely quiet experience.

And the world's best city is ... updated 22 days ago

Travel + Leisure names world's best cities. Kyoto knocks Bangkok off its top perch in the 2014 installment of the magazine's annual ranking.

Digital Duomo: Touring Florence by smartphone updated 22 days ago

Does travel tech have a place in Florence, a city that hasn't changed much since 15th the century?

World's coolest bookstores updated 23 days ago

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

Suitcase secrets: Inside other people's luggage updated 23 days ago

We asked CNN readers for a sneak peek inside their bags. We uncovered cows, cookies and kitties.

From Escher to world peace: 7 reasons to visit The Hague updated 23 days ago

The Hague can be a welcome, peaceful diversion from the nonstop energy (read crowds) of Amsterdam.

16 incredible rooftop bars updated 23 days ago

Good cocktails combine with spectacular views across rivers, cityscapes and oceans at these bird-level drinkeries.

'Artbnb'? Spanish village offers free accommodation for sculptures updated 24 days ago

Spanish village offers artists free board and lodging in return for sculptures.

Shopping malls go wild in Dubai with animal attractions updated 24 days ago

Two crocodiles and an octopus now call Dubai home. Is the UAE obsessed with exotic animals?

Incredible photos of secret abandoned palaces updated 24 days ago

Polish photographer Patrycja Makowska takes incredible images of derelict buildings but refuses to divulge their location.

World's most beautiful piers updated 25 days ago

"Bridges to nowhere" to some, architectural icons and centers of entertainment for others; these jetties are worth visiting.

15 biggest souvenir-buying no-no's updated 27 days ago

Cheap, useless gifts. We're all guilty. Here's how to avoid the most common pitfalls of souvenir buying.

How flight attendants keep flying after air disasters updated 27 days ago

Seeing the images of the mangled wreckage of an aircraft after a crash is difficult for any flight attendant.

World unrest raises travel tension updated 27 days ago

It's been a tension-filled week for travelers used to flying safely around the world.

Neon signs are dying, but our appreciation isn't updated 27 days ago

The age of neon lights is dying, experts say. Businesses are switching to cheaper, more energy-efficient LED bulbs for starters.

Ex-Marine plans to beat PTSD by trekking every country updated 27 days ago

A former soldier plans to trek every country in the world, having been diagnosed with PTSD.

Japan's Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Samurai, ninjas and the original Power Rangers updated 28 days ago

When the mutinous cries of "not another zen garden, mom!" ring out, it's time to hit up the Toei Kyoto Studio Park.

U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel updated 28 days ago

The Federal Aviation Administration removed its ban on U.S. passenger planes flying to and from Tel Aviv, Israel.

'Professional scammers' refuse to leave Airbnb host's house updated 28 days ago

A California homeowner's nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers.

Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates': What would you pay for a stay? updated 28 days ago

When your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move.

10 things to know before visiting Sicily updated 28 days ago

Ancient Roman bikinis, volcano-skiing and some of the sweetest desserts on Earth.

Petrolhead paradise: Touring Germany's world-class automotive museums updated 29 days ago

With factory tours and collections of stunning vintage prototypes, southern Germany is petrolhead paradise.

Many flights soar over conflict zones updated 29 days ago

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was only one of many commercial flights around the world that routine fly over conflict areas.

U.S. extends ban on flights into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport updated 29 days ago

The Federal Aviation Administration extended its ban Wednesday on U.S. airlines' flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours.

Doing time on Italy's prison island paradises updated 29 days ago

For centuries Italy has housed its convicts and political enemies on some of the myriad tiny islands that dot its stunning coastline.

11 things to know before visiting Spain updated 29 days ago

It's Western Europe's second largest country, but it's the diversity of its people and passions that holds the key to understanding Spain's eternal appeal.

10 things to know about the Mississippi Delta updated 29 days ago

The Mississippi Delta is a storied region that sets the standard for all things Southern, good and bad.

Amritsar and beyond: 6 ways to experience India's Punjab region updated 29 days ago

From temples so gold they'll make your eyes water, to food you'll be longing for days after it hits your lips, Punjab is India at its colorful, lively best.

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