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(CNN) — Rather than dropping in popularity, superyachts have been more in demand than ever during global pandemic. However, yacht designer Uros Pavasovic has come up with a rather unorthodox way of utilizing discarded aircraft while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of superyacht design. He’s devised a 130-meter vessel that’s powered by re-purposed jet engines located
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(CNN) — For some, flailing around in a clear box suspended 115 feet above the streets of London is the stuff of nightmares. For others, it’s the ultimate status symbol. The Sky Pool is a 82-foot (25-meter) transparent swimming pool stretched between the 10th stories of two residential skyscrapers in southwest London’s Nine Elms neighborhood
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(CNN) — Teenage models Lydia-Angel Beach and Charlotte Claussen are seated on Monastiraki Square drinking in the warm Athens sunshine, having just sated their post-casting hunger with a juicy takeout souvlaki from classic kebab joint Thanasis. London-born Beach, 18, who grew up in Ibiza, and her colleague Claussen, 19, from Hamburg, flew in a few
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(CNN) — The pandemic is raging, quarantine rules are changing by the day, and there’s still uncertainty over when we might vacation again, but one thing remains constant in the travel world: the €1 houses of Italy. This month, it’s the turn of another Sicilian town, Castiglione di Sicilia, to offer houses for the price
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PayPal via Getty ImagesKing Edward I of England replaced an 11th century castle with the current Caernarfon Castle in the late 13th century.  It’s no secret people are itching to travel the world again. Going abroad may not be advisable just yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t daydream about spectacular destinations around the globe. And given
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(CNN) — Seven of the world’s top 10 busiest airports in 2020 were in China while the former world’s busiest airport — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the United States — fell to No. 2 in the rankings after 22 consecutive years in the top spot. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China was the world’s
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(CNN) — It’s not every day you see a gigantic superyacht weaving through the narrow canals of the Netherlands. Thankfully photographer Tom van Oossanen was on hand to capture the astonishing scenes as Project 817, a 94-meter (310 feet) vessel built by Dutch shipyard Feadship, was transported from its Kaag Island facility to the North
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While some travelers have a tendency to overpack, others often find themselves forgetting to bring crucial items on their trips. And a good number of people manage to simultaneously overpack and forget things. The good news is we can always laugh about it. A lot of funny folks on Twitter have lamented their packing fails,
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(CNN) — Thousands of locals in famed Australian beach town Byron Bay have signed a petition against a planned Netflix “docu-soap” set in the area. The streaming company announced plans to film a series called “Byron Baes” in a press release April 7, sparking opposition in the form of an online petition which had garnered
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(CNN) — Greece has lifted quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers and those testing negative for Covid-19 from key tourism markets, including Europe, the UK and the United States, in what officials called “baby steps” on the road back to normality. But while qualifying visitors will be able to check into hotels to enjoy Greek sunshine
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(CNN) — If there’s one thing we know about Venice, it’s that it’s unique. What other city is built on water, or packed with its signature flamboyant architecture? It turns out, quite a few. The Republic of Venice — or the Most Serene Republic of Venice, to give it its full name — existed for
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(CNN) — It was 2003, and Leora Krygier was rummaging around a thrift store near her home in Los Angeles. Krygier wasn’t looking for anything in particular, but a box of old vintage postcards caught her attention. “I’ve always been interested in vintage and postcards. Nobody sends postcards anymore, really. There’s sort of a beautiful
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(CNN) — August 1991. Irja Uotila, a Finnish publishing employee living in New York, decided to finally fulfill a long-held dream of visiting Latin America. She’d fantasized about traveling through the region’s archaeological sites and picturesque towns ever since she was a teenager growing up in Finland, poring over travel brochures and daydreaming about future
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