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Huge empty 'ghost' cruise ships lure tourists

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Gaze out to the English Channel from the southwest coast of the UK right now and you might see something unexpected -- a series of gigantic cruise ships haunting the horizon. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3jwd0L2

This couple has the best office view in the world

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Margrit and Joe Fahan were Delta Airline pilots for 30 years. They documented their farewell water salute at JFK, rescue pet flights and other up-in-the-air moments for their 15,000 (and counting) Instagram followers from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3gzCgy4

Couple flees California for Italy as Covid-19 cases rise

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California couple Marco Cavalli and Sunaina Lobo, decided to travel to their second home in Puglia this August, despite Covid-19. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3b25hBm

A shark headed for swimmers. Watch what the Coast Guard did

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A US Coast Guard crew scrambled to get out of the water when a 6ft-8ft shark was spotted heading their way while they swam in Oceania. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3hDXNH2

Eastern Europe's hidden holiday paradise

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For more than a century, Bulgaria has had little trouble enticing people to its beach resorts scattered along the Black Sea coast. City-breakers head to its main cities -- including Sofia, the capital, and Plovdiv, the 2019 European Capital of Culture -- for an enjoyable blend of culture and hearty Bulgarian gastronomy. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2CXRaAs

Europe's travel windows are slamming shut

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The vacation lights are going out all over Europe. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2EilI01

Flood waters reach toes of famous Buddha statue

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Floods in southern China have caused water from the Yangtze River to reach the toes of the famous Leshan Giant Buddha statue-- reportedly for the first time in decades. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3kY9JFR

Amsterdam has been collapsing for years. Now it's paying the price

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Cracks and sinkholes are appearing alongside the waterways of Amsterdam. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Q3GCmo

Take a look inside Tokyo's drive-in haunted house

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A Japanese performance group has created an experience that follows social distancing guidelines yet remains absolutely terrifying -- a drive-in haunted house. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3gXJXiB

Sharks don't film themselves. Meet the man who does

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"Shark Week's" Joe Romeiro captures heart-racing photos and videos. He shares the stories behind some of his unforgettable images. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/30TyI5i

Young boy who won't wear mask removed from flight

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Southwest Airlines removed a three-year-old and his family from a flight after the boy wouldn't keep his mask on. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/30OM8PG

World's last Blockbuster on Airbnb

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The world's last Blockbuster video store in Bend, Oregon, is available to rent for a once-in-a-lifetime, 90s themed sleepover from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3gPdWcj

One pilot brings the world to Iceland

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Jon Kjartan Bjornsson has been a helicopter pilot for 35 years taking camera crews, directors and actors to some of the most stunning spots in Iceland. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/39YlvLa

Microsoft Flight Simulator's 2020 reboot may be the safest way to fly this year

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Avgeek desktop gamers and wannabe airline captains can finally get the high-altitude fix they've been craving. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3ihDK1k

When movies need an alien planet, they shoot here

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Ancient tales of trolls and magic live on in Iceland, an island nation of volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and ice caves. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3kdrHUe

Watch posing tourist snap toes off 19th-century statue

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Surveillance footage from a museum in Italy shows a tourist sitting on a 200-year old statue and breaking three of its toes off. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2Xs2JHa

You can now explore a 2,500 year old shipwreck

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Greece has opened its first underwater museum off the coast of Alonissos. Attendees can explore the remains of an Athenian merchant ship by sea or by virtual reality. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/3gpqU0j

Coronavirus pandemic strikes a blow to Paris tourism

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Hotel occupancy rates in Paris are down 86% compared to last year. CNN's Melissa Bell explains the severe impact Covid-19 has had on tourism in the city. from CNN.com - RSS Channel - App Travel Section https://ift.tt/2BUFqhE