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The ultimate app for airplane passengers?
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:47:58 GMT
Picture the scene: you're on board a flight and the view out of the window is stunning -- you spot towering mountains and glistening blue lakes.
Rottnest Island, Western Australia's stunning offshore paradise
Just a 25-minute ferry ride from the Western Australia port town of Fremantle lies idyllic, family-friendly Rottnest Island, affectionately called "Rotto" by the locals.
How to fly with your dog -- safely
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:41:51 GMT
Flying with your dog? Here are tips on how to prepare your pooch or other pets for a safe and comfortable airplane ride.
Sand bathing in southern Japan
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:32:22 GMT
Forget the ocean. In Ibusuki, a beachside city on Kyushu Island in Japan's subtropical south, it's all about the sand.
A five-star resort -- for horses
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:38:24 GMT
At the Al Shaqab equestrian center in Doha, beautiful Arabian horses are treated to a luxury lifestyle to turn them into competition winners.
Mexico's best barefoot beach
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:37:28 GMT
Isla Holbox is a small, slender island just north of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexicans have long been in the know about this laid-back, go-everywhere-in-flip-flops getaway, but the news of Holbox's beauty and ease of living has started to get out.
10 of the best medieval walled cities
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:34:12 GMT
For history buffs, photographers and anyone who's ever said "Wow!" there's nothing quite like the sight of a medieval walled city approached from a distance.
Secrets of the Tower of London
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:49:24 GMT
Chris Skaife, Ravenmaster at the Tower of London, tells CNN Travel about his unconventional job.
This is the world's happiest country
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 14:13:06 GMT
Reindeer jerky, anyone? Finland is the happiest country in the world, according to the latest World Happiness Report.
America's best spring drives
Views out the car window look brightest in spring, when the landscape bursts with wildflowers. See for yourself on America's best spring drives.
Why tequila is so misunderstood
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 15:23:37 GMT
Bertha González Nieves, chief executive and co-founder of Casa Dragones, tells the story of her brand's famous tequila and why the liquor is so misunderstood. Video by Black Buddha
Highest open-air bar in the Western Hemisphere
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:03:29 GMT
The InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown opened in 2017 in the sleek and sparkling Wilshire Grand Center, bringing a notable new landmark to the city: Spire73.
Isla Mujeres: Close to, but so not Cancún
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 16:08:28 GMT
Isla Mujeres is only 13 miles from the coast of Cancún, but its beautiful beaches and serene vibe make it seem like another world entirely.
Japanese author Lily and Smart Doll designer Danny Choo show us their favorite places in Tokyo.
Arctic gets world's first energy-positive hotel
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 04:05:43 GMT
When approaching the Helgeland coastline, in northern Norway, you can't miss the Svartisen glacier spilling down the side of Almlifjellet mountain. Below, the gin-clear Holandsfjorden fjord -- an extension of the Norwegian Sea -- reflects the blue-toned mountain like a mirror.
Meet the Indiana Jones of carpets
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:24:32 GMT
Adventures to find the truth behind the hand made rugs of Central Asia are the secret to the success of Riyaz Bhat's Kashmir Handicrafts Emporium in Doha.
Must-try eats in Old Town Central, Hong Kong
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:29:22 GMT
Some of Hong Kong's best dining is done on the cheap. Here are a few of Old Town Central's top hole-in-the-wall food stalls. Video by Black Buddha.
These photos are an easy selling point for what to see when you head to Rottnest Island, a stunning getaway off Australia's west coast.
Tokyo tour guide Shinji Nohara knows where to get the best bites in the city.
Mauro Morandi has been the sole resident of the Isle of Budelli, near Sardinia, for nearly 30 years. Check out his stunning photos of the island.
Remarkable images of women worldwide
Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:25:46 GMT
After photographing women around the world for the last five years, Mihaela Noroc has compiled their images for a new book, "The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits." Her project evolved from her thesis that all women are beautiful and strong, no matter what struggles and discrimination they face.
After 30 years on deserted island, I found Instagram
Mauro Morandi has lived alone on the Isle of Budelli, near Sardinia, for nearly three decades.
Winter in Japan's hidden mountain village
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:39:54 GMT
In Ginzan Onsen, historic buildings overlook the pristine and calming Ginzan River, which flows through the center of the village.
What it was really like to fly on Concorde
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:35:14 GMT
Earlier this year, a Norwegian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner hitched a ride on a powerful jet stream and flew from New York to London in a record-setting five hours and 13 minutes, landing almost an hour ahead of schedule.
Writers Peter Augustus Owen and Ryotaro Aoki show off Tokyo's artistic side.
North and Middle Caicos: The unspoiled Caribbean
You won't find butler service or a sunset concierge on North Caicos or Middle Caicos. What you will find is powdery sand, blissful quiet and just enough off-beach activity.
Planning the perfect trip to Sequoia National Park
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 19:52:54 GMT
Quick -- what's the largest living thing in the world? And, no, we're not counting organisms like that 2-mile-wide fungus colony in eastern Oregon.
Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park transforms into a wonderland come winter (and still draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors).