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Russia and China complete border crossing bridge

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The first road bridge linking Russia and China has been completed, Reuters news agency reported. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2L9NKeL

Relic believed to be from Jesus' manger returned to Holy Land

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A fragment of wood believed to be from Jesus' manger is back in the Holy Land just in time for Christmas. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OyLS1i
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Take flight over the peaks and rivers of Bristol Bay, the watershed in southwestern Alaska hiding $500 billion worth of gold and copper from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2qa1dvU

An inventor abandoned his solar-powered boat in Canada. Later, it washed up 2,000 miles away

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When a solar-powered wooden houseboat was found washed up on an Irish beach, locals were puzzled. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2q9MReY
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Chef Tamas Szell from Budapest restaurant Stand on his modern interpretations of traditional Hungarian dishes. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OvMxAo
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Dubai Camel Hospital is the world's foremost camel treatment and research facility. It caters for the UAE's booming racing, beauty and dairy camel populations. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33xdbgH

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in North America is all lit up for the holidays

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North America's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is showing its holiday spirit. "Lights over Gatlinburg" at SkyLift Park started on Thursday. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34t8q98

Inside a $30 million opera house renovation

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The spectacular 19th century Hungarian State Opera House draws in thousands of visitors each year, but when a simple overhaul revealed it needed major work, it closed its doors for what became a massive $30 million restoration. Newly released photos show how the work is progressing. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Dp2JNJ
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In Gatlinburg, TN, the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the US has been transformed into a 680 foot tunnel of Christmas lights overlooking the Smoky Mountains. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Dvb960

World's highest mountains -- and size-isn't-everything alternatives

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Stark, scary, seductive, forever inscrutable. These are the world's highest mountains by continent -- and some viable alternative peaks to "conquer." from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2DuSMOB
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From Everest in Asia to Kilimanjaro in Africa, see photos of the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each continent. Plus enjoy a bonus "alternative" peak. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35PewRl

How soon will supersonic jets return to our skies?

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A new era of supersonic flight might be just around the corner. Concept planes Aerion AS2 and Boom Overture are leaders in the field and could be brought to market by 2026. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35HOi3i
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See concept photos of the Aerion AS2 and Boom Overture, which are leading the way toward a return of the supersonic jet. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2L5VgHr

Breakup Tours: New travel app aimed at the brokenhearted

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What becomes of the brokenhearted? If the new travel app Breakup Tours has anything to do with it, they'll embark on a wonderful journey to heal their relationship pain. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34BgrJq

Mesmerizing wildlife photos capture nature's wonders

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A tree boa at night, a three-toed sloth crouching at the side the road and a glowing Madagascan scorpion are among the images chosen as winners in the British Ecological Society photography competition. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2XTNBRV
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The oldest living things on Earth

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Planet ramblers looking for adventure might consider spending time with these 10 living ambassadors from the past, including a bird with millions of flight miles, a rose that survived an aerial bombing and a tree linked to Buddha. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2qSRIBx
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These 10 living ambassadors from the past include a bird with millions of flight miles, a rose that survived an aerial bombing, a tree linked to Buddha, green globules in the Andes and massive poriferans in Antarctica. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34stuwp

Michelin chef bans meat from her restaurants

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Dominique Crenn, one of the world's most acclaimed chefs, has decided meat-based dishes are off the table at her restaurants Petit Crenn and Atelier. She tells CNN Travel why. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35IwVPT

Barbara Hillary, the first black woman to make it to both the North and South poles, dies

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At age 75, the trailblazer became the first African American woman to make it to the North Pole. She reached the South Pole four years later when she was 79. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2ruYbm7

Tokyo, the city where tradition and modernity collide

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While honoring the customs of the past, Tokyo has forged the city of the future. Travelers have plenty of opportunities to enjoy these traditional and modern cultural attractions. Here's where to go. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OTSyps
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From the dazzling modernity of Shinjuku City to the traditionalist vibe of Asakusa, see photos of Tokyo's fascinating and wildly contrasting neighborhoods. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33kEGdi

18,000-year-old frozen puppy leaves scientists baffled

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The 18,000-year-old body of a near perfectly preserved puppy has left scientists puzzled. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34tbmmm

How close should people get to Hawaii's dolphins?

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On Hawaii Island, swimming with wild spinner dolphins is possible and popular — partly because these marine mammals keep showing up near shore to greet their human visitors. But is it OK for the dolphins? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35HgyD0

Power outage at Oakland airport causes long security lines and baggage claim delays

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Staff inside the Oakland International Airport worked to resolve a power outage Tuesday night amidst an already crazy week for travelers. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2pYmgS2
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Find out why Budapest restaurant Babel is a unique feature of the city's culinary scene. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33pQc7l
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Mate Boldizsar and Szilard Toth from Budapest restaurant Salt tell CNN Travel how they forage for ingredients. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OQRGlA

What's more fancy than a Porsche? A flying Porsche

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Top automakers including Porsche, Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce are all working on "flying car" projects. But which will get off the ground first? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/37GIx7U
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See the future with these photos of "flying car" concepts from some of the most prestigious automakers around the world. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33pBgWP
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Chef Marc Veyrat says he wants the Michelin Guide to be more transparent about how it rates restaurants after he claims they made a mistake in removing one of his stars. CNN's Saskya Vandoorne reports. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/34n8irG

How Japanese bullet trains changed the world

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Japan's sleek Shinkansen bullet trains zoomed onto the railway scene in the 1960s, shrinking travel times and inspiring a global revolution in high-speed rail travel that continues to look to the East for innovation. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/37KNoFh
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Japan's first bullet train left Tokyo in 1964 running an average of 80 mph. High speed lines now run all over the world and the newest ones are pushing 370 mph. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2XMQaoM
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Iceland's most beautiful places

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There aren't many countries where you can visit thermal springs and glaciers on the same day. In Iceland you can. Check out Iceland's most beautiful places. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2KXTjNh

France's most beautiful places

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The luxurious allure of Versailles. The azure coast of the Riveria. Colorful towns such as Colmar. That's just scratching the surface of the most beautiful places to see in France. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2GlX4f8

Stuck in the airport this Thanksgiving? Make the most of your flight delay

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Thanksgiving isn't ruined yet! Make the most of a delayed flight and have fun while you're at it. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33mFoGX

Rome considers Trevi Fountain crowd barricade

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The famous Rome site could have a barrier erected to prevent tourists from sitting on it, if a politician gets his way from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2OpXJPj
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The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has evolved into a holiday tradition since it began as a Christmas parade in 1924. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2QTvaeH
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The hilly interior of Sri Lanka is best explored by the charming trains which climb through countryside covered with tea plantations. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2XMJhDK

Macy's Parade: 6 fun facts you may not know

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Do you love watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? If you do, float on over to these six fun historical facts. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2E0mPB6

Another Italian town is selling homes for $1

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The beautiful Sicilian town of Bivona is latest destination to offer houses for sale for just over $1, sweetening the deal by offering tax breaks and easing restrictions for anyone wanting to buy a piece of rural Italy. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33kDt5Q
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The town of Bivona in Sicily is easing restrictions and offering tax bonuses to make homes for one Euro even more appealing from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35wD95a
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CNN Travel peeks inside New York Cafe, said to be the most beautiful cafe in the world. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35DqTQm
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Miguel Vieria at Budapest restaurant Costes tells CNN Travel what makes great, creative cuisine. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2qKU4Ck

The world's most luxurious horseback escapes

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From an estancia in Uruguay offering polo lessons by the beach to an Irish castle with challenging cross country jumps, these are the most luxurious vacations on horseback. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/35y83KD

How this incredible Concorde photo was taken

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In 2003, Lewis Whyld took an instantly classic photograph of the Concorde on its last flight, soaring over the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, United Kingdom. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2BwaIIM
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Saddle up and enjoy these photos of lavish horseback riding holidays around the world -- from a mountainous ranch in California to otherworldly salt pans in Botswana. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/33kPJTF
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Tokyo's Haneda is the fifth busiest airport in the world. Yet it delivered 85.6% of flights on time in 2018, making it the most punctual mega airport in the world. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2CRRn4B