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Turks and Caicos Islands (CNN) — You won’t find butler service or a sunset concierge on North Caicos or Middle Caicos. What you will find is powdery sand, blissful quiet and just enough off-beach activity to interest the less languid day tripper. These side-by-side islands are accessible via a 25-minute ferry ride from Providenciales, the
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Editor’s Note — CNN’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy. (CNN) — An Emirati perfumery claims it has created the most expensive perfume in the world. Called Shamukh — “deserving the highest” in Arabic —
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(CNN) — Ever dreamed of owning your own Italian private island? An aristocratic family is selling one in Sicily for a lot less than the price of a Tuscan villa or a Manhattan loft apartment. Isola delle Femmine, a wild pristine atoll near Palermo with a 17th century crumbling stone tower, is up for sale
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(CNN) — British Airways is launching its shortest flight to date: a 54-mile, 50-minute flight from Bahrain International Airport to Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The return flight will be even quicker, with only 40 minutes spent in the air. The brief flight succeeds the airline’s current shortest trip: a 62-mile hop between the Caribbean islands of
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(CNN) — If British food has come in for a bit of mockery over the years, it isn’t because the recipes are wrong, it’s because they’re misunderstood. We call sausages “toads.” We cover offal in gravy, wrap it in pastry and call it a “pudding.” We eat eels! Real, no foolin’ eels! None of it
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(CNN) — There’s nothing quite like touching down in a new destination, particularly if you’re flying to somewhere with a spectacularly scenic approach. But which airport offers the most picturesque landing view of them all? According to the 2019 edition of an annual poll by PrivateFly, Ireland’s Donegal Airport is the world leader when it
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(CNN) — The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft. Come May 2019, the airline will add a “Flying Honu” to its fleet: this quirky aircraft is painted bright sky-blue and designed
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But it’s much more than that, too. Nowruz “promotes values of peace and solidarity between generations and within families,” the United Nations says. It’s a time of reconciliation and neighborliness, “contributing to cultural diversity and friendship among peoples and different communities.” And we could all use some of that, no matter what it’s called. What
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(CNN) — The Pakistani city of Lahore is one of the Indian subcontinent’s most brilliant gems, yet it remains relatively obscure outside the country — an unexpected pleasure for travelers. With Pakistan enjoying improved security, visitors are starting to rediscover the city’s treasures. “Pakistan finally seems to be emerging from the shadows, back onto the
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Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — Just an hour — and a world — away from the bright lights of Doha, the sand-covered remains of a once-thriving port
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(CNN) — The most expensive cities in the world have been revealed — and the No. 1 spot belongs not to one singly city, but to three destinations. France’s capital city, which has been one of the top 10 since 2003, moved up this year, while last year’s fourth most expensive city, Hong Kong, jumped
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