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(CNN) — The images of the wrecked Antonov AN-225 are now an indelible memory for aviation enthusiasts worldwide. Built in the 1980s to ferry the Soviet space shuttle, the plane got a second life after the Cold War as the world’s largest cargo transporter, achieving records of all kinds, before being destroyed at the end
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Vacations are full of adventure, relaxation and fun. Returning to reality tends to feel like the exact opposite. Many folks have vented their frustration and shared hilarious musings on Twitter about the process of getting home after a trip ― from the stressful quantity of unread emails to the fateful decision about whether to unpack
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Move over, Guangzhou. Georgia’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is once again the world’s busiest
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(CNN) — There are many ways to judge a city’s success as a tourist destination beyond the number of visitors it gets. There’s infrastructure, sustainability and economics; how it copes with the challenges of attracting and accommodating travelers while maintaining quality of life for residents; and then there’s the efficacy of its response to the
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(CNN) — What caught your eye the last time you looked out of your airplane window? It might have been the winglet, a now ubiquitous appendage at the end of each wing, often used by airlines to display their logo and put their branding in your travel pictures. But the winglet isn’t there for marketing
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When people think of classic American cities, Chicago inevitably comes to mind. As such, the Windy City attracts a large number of tourists with its music scene, delicious restaurants and varied cultural attractions. “Chicago is one of the most diverse cities I know, and this shows itself in the foods and the experiences that are
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(CNN) — Venice is famously not short of tourists, but its newest sight aims to harness the city’s overtourism problem by pointing visitors towards social responsibility. The Procuratie Vecchie in St. Mark’s Square — one of the most famous buildings in one of the world’s most famous city spaces — has opened to the public
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A honeymoon is one of the most joyful types of vacations you can take. It’s a time to bask in newlywed bliss, embark on new adventures together, and take a much-deserved breather after all the stresses of planning a wedding. Although lots of couples choose far-off destinations for their honeymoons, the pandemic’s restrictions on international
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Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a new CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In April, we’re setting course for the diverse world of cruises. Whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or insider knowledge, Monthly Ticket will take you there. (CNN) — Gigantic cruise ships are
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