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Airbnb will list the six-story "Lucy the Elephant" structure in New Jersey for three single-night stays, with the proceeds going towards preserving the landmark. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PxRc57

Here's looking at you, Blue: JetBlue looks to the next 20 years

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As it turns 20 years old this month, JetBlue Airways is making bold moves: Ordering nearly 150 new state-of-the-art aircraft, shaking up the most valuable international route in the world and going green in a big way. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2w9u1XX
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The city with a dark side built on a volcano

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Over two million people visit the Scottish capital every year, but what is it that gives "Auld Reekie" its unmistakable magic and mystique? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2T7Yuik
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The ship that took the British monarch on some of her most memorable voyages is now a visitor attraction moored near Edinburgh. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2TqqAnx
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From Harry Potter to Dr Jekyll, Edinburgh has long inspired literary invention. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/396c4s0
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The historical divisions that run through the streets of the Scottish capital are still visible today. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3adEeRO

Zaha Hadid-designed hotel opens in Dubai

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The ME by Melia, is the first and only in the global city to be designed by the late, world-famous architect, Zaha Hadid. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/31sBX0G

New Jersey's 65-foot tall Lucy the Elephant will soon be open to overnight guests

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Lucy the Elephant, a Margate, New Jersey-based attraction whose claim to fame is being the world's largest elephant and the oldest roadside attraction in the United States, will soon open its doors to overnight guests for the first time in over 100 years. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2VwaOdQ

Jungle Cruise boat at Disney World takes on water with passengers on board

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Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando may be known as "The Most Magical Place on Earth," but for some visitors riding the Jungle Cruise on Thursday, the experience was a bit less magical and a lot more wet. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2I1mLQL

Are fat fliers being discriminated against by airlines?

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As airline seats continue to shrink, more and more people around the world find themselves unable to fit -- or else subject to invasive comments, touches and other humiliations by both airline employees and their fellow passengers. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2vf5ctI

Should you travel during the coronavirus outbreak?

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With new cases of novel coronavirus reported daily in countries across the globe, many travelers are wondering if they should cancel or postpone existing plans and hold off on booking trips. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/39izV7C

This Harry Potter-themed day spa welcomes guests from any Hogwarts house

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A Tennessee spa is designed to have you feeling like you're at Hogwarts, the famed school attended by Harry Potter and his friends. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2T5ZJi0
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The British government planned to add a third runway to London's busy Heathrow Airport, but London's Court of Appeal just put a halt to those plans due to environmental impacts. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Psdfdd
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A spa in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, has drawn in Harry Potter fans with its magical touches from J.K. Rowling's books. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/380IbYx

On the trail of African American writers and artists in Paris

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Some of the 20th century's most celebrated African American writers and artists escaped oppressive racism in America and blossomed in the City of Light to become trailblazers of literary and artistic expression. Visitors can visit some of their favorite spots in Paris. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2uzigcQ
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On February 26, the UK Parliament announced the discovery of a previously-hidden entrance that had been built for the coronation of King Charles II in 1661. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PtIlkY
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London street named for Freddie Mercury

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A suburban London street has been renamed in honor of late musician Freddie Mercury. The town of Feltham, near Heathrow Airport, is where Mercury's family settled after moving from Zanzibar from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2uza64e

Heathrow's controversial third runway blocked by court ruling, in major win for climate campaigners

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The British government's contentious plans to build a third runway at London's Heathrow Airport have been blocked by an appeals court on environmental grounds, in a landmark victory for climate campaigners. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PrX1Rm
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Explore the sights and sounds of Kevadia. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2TmDH9g

Airline unveils economy-class sleeping pods

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Air New Zealand has unveiled its new prototype sleep pods. "Economy Skynest" will consist of six full-length lie-flat sleep pods in the Economy cabin. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Plo5Sv

Secret doorway discovered under UK House of Commons

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The UK Parliament has announced the discovery of a previously-hidden door that had been built for the coronation of King Charles II in 1661. The discovery was made as part of a long-term restoration project by the Parliament's Architecture and Heritage Team. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2VosmrY

12 of New Zealand's most beautiful places

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You've seen your friends' photos, you've watched the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and you're desperate to experience New Zealand for yourself. But considering that the Land of the Long White Cloud is about the same size as the UK, how will you decide what to see? from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2TfcUMe
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An insider's guide to New Zealand's most beautiful destinations, including some off-the-beaten track gems. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3cm36Jc

The Denver Zoo welcomes its first-ever baby rhino after a 'heroic effort' from zoo staff -- and mom

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Zoo staff confirmed Tensing the rhino was pregnant in December 2018 after four years and 11 attempts. Rhinos are typically pregnant for 15 to 16 months. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2T1A5KV
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Jesse Ashlock talks travel trends with CNN's Richard Quest from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2w5XAd2

A snowy hot springs where clothing is optional after dark

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If you are a bit of an exhibitionist and can handle the exposed snowy shuffle from the snow-covered chairs down to the pool, Strawberry Park Hot Springs has the wintery night time soak for you. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2wGQ4p5
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Take a dip in Colorado's beautiful hot springs in snowy Strawberry Park, where nighttime rules leave the choice of attire up to the guests. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Vp3foU
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Taki-gyo, or waterfall meditation, is a centuries-old practice. Tourists can experience it at the Ayahiro waterfall in the Tokyo woodlands of Mount Mitake. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/391B8Ab
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We pay a visit to Tokyo's Saido restaurant, the world's highest-rated vegan eatery according to online database Happycow. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3a01Qcy

Air New Zealand unveils economy-class sleeping pods

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Air New Zealand has filed patent and trademark applications for the "Economy Skynest" -- the result of three years of research, development and testing. Here's a first look at what passengers can expect. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/32smFL4

How Japanese and English merged to create a new language

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With the Tokyo 2020 Olympics fast approaching, the number of foreign visitors coming to Japan is expected to soar. Engrish/Japanglish is still a fact of life though, leaving plenty of room for meanings and moods to be lost in translation. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/39255A9

US woman returns beer stein to German brewery, 55 years after she stole it

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An American woman has returned a beer stein she stole 55 years ago during a trip to Germany, saying she felt too guilty to keep it. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Vlvvcf

First Look: Frozen's Arendelle is coming to Disneyland Paris

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The magical land of Arendelle is coming to Disneyland Paris, and the park has just shared a first look at Frozen Land. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PqKUUV
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Future cruisegoers are expressing concern over their trips after seeing the ordeal faced by passengers onboard Diamond Princess, the cruise ship where over 600 people contracted coronavirus. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/38OIjf6

British royals offer a look inside Buckingham Palace's renovations, as the Queen's home gets a facelift

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The British royal family have offered a look inside the major refurbishment of Queen Elizabeth II's home, Buckingham Palace. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2HWyzDL

Tenerife hotel on partial lockdown as Italian tests positive for coronavirus

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Dozens of tourists were being asked to remain in their rooms at a hotel on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife on Tuesday, as a male Italian guest tested positive in an initial test for the novel coronavirus overnight. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2viSnyr

River Nile reveals ancient Egyptian treasures

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The River Nile stretches more than 4,000 miles but the most intriguing stretch lies between Aswan and Luxor in southern Egypt, where the river's greatest attractions can be found. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2w7fko5
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The stretch of the River Nile from Aswan to Luxor is home to some of Egypt's most amazing ancient discoveries and some spectacular scenery. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/32nwOca

The wild, colorful times of Carnival are here again

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It's Carnival -- that time of parades, parties and overindulgence before Lent. See how people are enjoying festivals around the world from South America to Europe. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/39QuPzB
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From a water parade in Venice to revelries in Bolivia, check out photos of all the different Carnival celebrations around the globe in 2020. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/39RUCqV

Shrine believed to be dedicated to Romulus discovered

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CNN's Barbie Nadeau speaks with Colosseum Archeological Park director Alfonsina Russo about this exciting new discovery. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PiRb4I

Petition to airlines: Kids should sit with their parents

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Without airplane seat assignments, children may end up separated from their parents. That's unacceptable, says Consumer Reports. The organization has launched a petition asking airlines to seat families together with no extra fees. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2PjvQbG

United Airlines gives $90,000 in travel vouchers for downgrading passengers

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United Airlines paid business class travelers $10,000 in travel vouchers each to move from business class to Premium Plus for a Newark to Hawaii flight. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2v3XHWt