(CNN) — Four kilometers off the Dubai coastline lies Europe. Or a version of it, at least. Comprising six man-made islands styled after a mix of European countries and cities, when completed this $5 billion megaproject will be able to accommodate 16,000 tourists in the height of travel luxury. In this Europe the sun nearly
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On the eve of the second month of the partial shutdown of the federal government, agents of the Transportation Security Administration appear to be getting fed up. Some 10 percent called out sick yesterday. A sign leads travelers to a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) check-point at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on
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(CNN) — Blue Monday, the day reputed to be the most depressing of the year for those in the Northern Hemisphere, is here once again. This year, January 21 is supposedly a perfect storm of cruddy weather, mounting debt, post-holiday fatigue, back-to-work ennui and failed New Year’s resolutions. And while the “science” behind Blue Monday
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AWFJ members Marina Antunes and Jennifer Merin present EDA Awards to filmmakers Rama Rau and Sophie Dupuis at the Whistler Film Festival — Photo courtesy of Whistler Film Festival “For devotees of travel and movies, film festivals are ideal destinations,” says Jennifer Merin, President, Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ).  “You get to watch films
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(CNN) — The words “cruise holiday” and “rock star” don’t usually go together. Unless you’re talking about Virgin Voyages’ first ship, the adults-only Scarlet Lady, which will depart Miami for the Caribbean in 2020. The Richard Branson-backed cruise line has just released renderings of the ship’s 78 luxury “RockStar Suites,” which will be located on
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(CNN) — The partial US government shutdown raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Here’s where things stand on travel: Many national parks open but with limited facilities Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns,
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