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Frank Sinatra's golden toilets fetch thousands at auction


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 21:48:10 GMT

The opportunity to sit on the same toilet as Frank Sinatra doesn't come around often.

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Is this the next great adventure hotspot?


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 12:30:02 GMT

The Canary Islands, a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic off the coast of Africa, is a prime location for adventure travel. Check out all you can enjoy -- from paragliding to hiking in amazing forests.

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Culture and trade thrive in Kerala's Kochi


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Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 12:56:50 GMT

Kerala's fascinating port city of Kochi is home to landmarks representing settlers from its past, but traditional culture is still alive and well.

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Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist spotlights aircraft interiors of the future


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 14:38:54 GMT

From a hyper-connected, personalized cabin of the future to rotating airplane seats that make enduring economy that much easier, this year's Crystal Cabin Awards shortlist is chockablock with the aircraft innovations you didn't know you needed.

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Boeing's huge 777-9X airplane takes its first flight


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:30:02 GMT

Troubled US air manufacturer Boeing celebrates a badly needed success with the maiden flight of its delayed 777-9X, the world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner.

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The return of the legendary US airline you've probably never heard of


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 23:50:02 GMT

Some airline brands die forever. Others, it seems, go into suspended animation, waiting to be reborn when the time's right to take to the skies once again.

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Inside one of the world's newest (and wettest!) national parks


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Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:41:18 GMT

If the Everglades and the Serengeti had a child together, it might look a bit like the Iberá Wetlands of northeastern Argentina.

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A new Holocaust exhibition where lessons feel well-timed


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Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:31:05 GMT

Anti-Semitism is again on the rise, and a new traveling exhibition asks visitors to delve deep into the social developments that led to the Holocaust and the creation of its most deadly concentration camp, Auschwitz.

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Airline makes woman take a pregnancy test


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 09:33:12 GMT

Low cost carrier Hong Kong Express has apologized after it demanded that a passenger take a pregnancy test and prove she was not pregnant before boarding a flight to the US Pacific island of Saipan.

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A Chinese traveler was caught trying to smuggle 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 03:50:06 GMT

A unnamed Chinese traveler was caught red-handed when he attempted to smuggle 200 live scorpions out of Sri Lanka on Monday.

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Living in Amsterdam's red-light district


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Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 09:13:24 GMT

Amsterdam's De Wallen red-light district has long been one of the city's most provocative neighborhoods thanks to its notorious window brothels.

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The food that's taken centuries to perfect


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:52:10 GMT

Egypt and food go back thousands of years. They've had time to get it right -- so check out these dishes and drinks to try if you travel there.

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Are we one step closer to pilotless commercial jets?


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:15:54 GMT

The concept of pilotless commercial jet flight has been bandied about for years.

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South Korea could open up North Korea travel


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Created: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 10:14:41 GMT

South Koreans may soon be able to travel on their own to North Korea under new rules being considered by their government.

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Shakespeare fans can stay in Juliet-inspired house this Valentine's Day


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Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:58:44 GMT

For Shakespeare enthusiasts and hopeless romantics, this year's Valentine's Day could be the most memorable yet.

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Spain's new laws to clamp down on 'booze tourism'


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Created: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 16:30:16 GMT

They've got a reputation for sun-soaking, all-night-partying and all-round-hedonism, but Spain's Balearic Islands are attempting a rebrand.

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Why this Central Asian country is an underrated gem


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Created: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 15:48:24 GMT

From the center of the Silk Road, through Soviet upheaval to modern day marvel, Uzbekistan is emerging as one of Central Asia's most fascinating places to visit.

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The story behind the spirit of Brazil


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Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 12:23:52 GMT

Mexico has tequila. Colombia has aguardiente. Cuba has rum. Brazil's spirit goes by the name of cachaça, a rum-like liquor steeped in history.

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20 best new Asia-Pacific restaurants to try in 2020


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Created: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 01:34:26 GMT

It's hardly surprising that the world's largest and most populous continent has an astonishing variety of places to eat.

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Another Italian town is selling dozens of $1 homes


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Created: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 11:37:17 GMT

Bisaccia, Italy's southern Campania region, is putting 90 dilapidated buildings on the market and is hoping groups of friends or large families will buy multiple properties.

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The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has completed its first test flight from Boeing's wide-body factory near Seattle.

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Georgia's best dishes, and where to eat them


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From khinkali to chakapuli, nine of the best dishes to eat in Georgia, and where to eat them in the capital

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The superyacht that thinks it's an airplane


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Designed by Italian shipyard Codecasa, the upcoming Codecasa Jet 2020 is shaped like an aircraft and "borrows" many of its stylistic features.

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Georgian food is on the rise across the world. Here's where to enjoy it at its best in Tbilisi

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Overtourism: Do photography bans at popular attractions actually help?


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Some famous destinations -- from Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum to L.A.'s Sunset Tower Hotel -- have banned photography as a way to curb overtourism and encourage travelers to live in the moment. But they've had mixed results.

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Some hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions such as museums have put strict limits on photography, others outright banning it.

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Civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shows CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson around a memorial and museum in Montgomery, Alabama that names some of the over 4,000 lynching victims in America.

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The Wienermobile got pulled over in Wisconsin. The driver got a warning


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If you ever find yourself driving a 27-foot-long hotdog on wheels, you should probably pay extra attention to traffic laws, because you won't be blending in with the rest of the cars on the road.

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The northern reaches of Kerala, one of India's greenest and most beautiful states, is a peaceful place where local people live and work closely with their natural environment.

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Kerala's fascinating port city of Kochi is home to landmarks representing settlers from its past, but traditional culture is still alive and well.

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