How this fruit became the star of Italian cooking
Pizza, pasta -- what would Italian food be without tomato? What we think of as an essential ingredient in Italian food, however, was once scorned by the Italians who thou...
The greatest airplane beds in the sky
The most luxurious thing in the sky is to stretch out on a fully flat bed and sleep your way through a night flight, arriving refreshed the next morning. These are some o...
Vaccinated Israelis can use this passport to enjoy new freedoms
Israel is easing its Covid-related restrictions and allowing vaccinated citizens new freedoms. Using an app or a certificate showing vaccination status, citizens now have...
Italy unveils 'covid-free trains' to tourist destinations
Covid-secure trains, where passengers and staff are tested before boarding, will debut on tourist routes for the summer.
Italian town sells €1 houses with no deposit required
The depopulated town of Laurenzana, located in Southern Italy's Basilicata region, has set itself apart from the competition by softening some of the rules for its bargai...
Bahamas private island goes on sale for $19.5 million
Little Ragged Island in the Bahamas is 720 acres of undeveloped Caribbean paradise -- and it's listed for auction at $19.5 million .
What Dubai looked like before it boomed
In the space of 50 years, Dubai has grown from a small trading outpost into one of the planet's most iconic cities. So what was it like before oil transformed it into a g...
Your own private Patagonia
Perito Moreno National Park in southern Argentina is blessed with emblematic beauty and outstanding visitor infrastructure, and you just might have the place to yourself....
She's the first female tour guide in Afghanistan, but she's determined...
For many people who work as tour guides, showing people around a new city involves a little bit of getting off the beaten track. But when there is no track at all, you ju...
'We were the only airplanes in the sky'
Half the planet's airline pilots are grounded while the other half must navigate a strange world of wipedowns, swabbing and quarantines as they try to stay safe while kee...
Exploring the beauty of Indonesia's dragon archipelago
Manta rays hover, wings pulsing, on the fast currents of the Flores Sea. Komodo dragons, earth's largest lizard, skulk in the scrubby forests of Komodo and Rinca. A peach...
The race against time to save Pompeii
From saucy artwork to graffiti that changes everything we know about Pompeii, the last few years have seen discovery after discovery emerge from the ruined city. That's b...
UK destinations brace for tourist pandemonium
Destinations across the UK are preparing for an influx of domestic tourism when Covid-19 restrictions lift. After months of lockdown, there's a feeling of relief, mixed w...
Inside Russia's deep frozen ghost towns
Photographer Maria Passer tells CNN Travel about her recent travels to the ghost towns that surround the Arctic coal mining center of Vorkuta, Russia.
Sex, Nazis and da Vinci: The hidden history of Italian rice
It was the movie that added sex appeal to the gritty neorealist film period and made a star out of actress Silvana Mangano.
World's first space hotel scheduled to open in 2027
Voyager Station is a cruise ship-style hotel built from modules connected into a ring that will rotate to create artificial gravity in orbit.
The woman bringing a Caribbean twist to French Champagne
A region in the north of France roughly twice the size of San Francisco is the birthplace of a revered sparkling wine synonymous with wealth, luxury and exclusivity.
The flight attendant who fell in love on an airplane
In September 1970 Jocelyne Nowaski was working as chief flight attendant on a Pan American World Airways flight from Paris to New York when her life changed forever.
This is when you can go on vacation again
Vaccination roll-outs are underway around the world, but when it comes to the recovery of leisure travel, how long will it be before travel gets back to normal?
Italy has a new way to combat overtourism
The Uffizi, one of the world's most famous art galleries, is launching regional outposts in an effort to protect itself from being overwhelmed by visitors when travel ret...
Speaking of Britney … What About All Those Other Women?
Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.
What It’s Like to Work With a Matchmaker
Six customers of matchmaking services share their experiences. Their fees ranged from about $500 to $25,000.
Anyone Who’s Anyone Has a SPAC Right Now
A once obscure financial maneuver becomes a celebrity flex.
What's Mohamed Hadid Doing in Franklin Canyon?
Mohamed Hadid (father of Bella and Gigi) has been trying to build an enormous compound on one of the most popular hiking spots in the Los Angeles area. What could possibl...
Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Stolen and Dog Walker Is Shot
The Los Angeles police said that two French bulldogs were taken Wednesday night and that a dog walker was critically injured. Lady Gaga is offering a reward for their saf...
Does Anyone Wear Pantyhose Anymore?
Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.
‘Like a Warm Hug From an Angel’
For a handful of cultures across the globe, the Arab world among them, these distinct blankets deliver not only an impossibly warm, soft hug but a great sense of belongin...
Simone Rocha on Being Part of Fashion Week in a Pandemic
The designer on the challenges of fully digital fashion weeks, as well as her new collaboration with H&M.
André Leon Talley: Eviction, Bankruptcy and Fashion Grift
An attempt to evict the fashion icon shines a spotlight on some of the very blurry lines in fashion.
Two Filmmakers Write Their Own Love Story
Sasha Jackson remembered passing by Stephen Small-Warner II on a New York subway car, but they didn’t officially meet until years later at Howard University. A collaborat...
An Unexpected Move From Emergency Roommates to Soul Mates
When Jiordan Castle’s apartment plans fell through, she put out an ad on Craigslist for a roommate. Jerrod Morgan responded.
Ice and Snow Would Not Stop Their Wedding in Texas
Courtney Broussard and Jerimy Craft had planned for disruptions because of the pandemic. But an unexpected storm on Valentine’s Day in Texas had not occurred to them.
The 20 best soups around the world
If a bowl of soup strikes you as the ultimate in comfort, you've got plenty of company. So here are 20 of the world's best soups -- from Mexico to Japan -- to fill stomac...
South Africans get their tongues round Gqeberha, the new name for Port...
South Africa's city of Port Elizabeth has been officially renamed to Gqeberha -- derived from the Xhosa language -- the native tongue of late political hero Nelson Mandel...
Finally, Some Fashion Films Worth Watching
Not to mention clothes to wear. As seen on Michael B. Jordan in Coach, Dita Von Teese in Moschino, and a semi-dance party at Prada.
A Starbucks Run Leads to a Walk to the Altar
Aryeh Levin’s impetus to finally propose to Jessy Warner-Cohen came from his 8-year-old son who told him, “Just do it already.” So he did.
A Kiss Before the Barristers’ Ball and Now They’ve Made it Legal
While Alexandra White was outgoing and sociable at law school, Joel Kuzniecky came off as shy and mysterious. They were married on Valentine’s Day.
A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network
The technology, Wi-Fi 6, is designed to reduce congestion from devices. We put it to the test.
Dispo, David Dobrik's Photo-Sharing App, Is Taking Off
Some are calling David Dobrik’s new photo app, Dispo, the next Instagram.
How Plagues Shape the Landscape
From cholera to AIDS, epidemics have given rise to landmarks around the world, be they sculptures, churches or feats of engineering. In this dire moment, their histories ...
Romance Blossoms for Seniors During Quarantine
For some in assisted living residences, the lockdown has made finding a romantic companion as simple as walking down the hall.
What Was the Vertical Club?
As we listlessly hoist our home dumbbells, let’s take a deep breath and reflect on a lost epicenter of New York City fitness culture.
'Firefall' 2021 lights up in orange glory -- and Yosemite has extended...
For all the world, it looks like dangerous hot lava streaming down the side of a cliff. But no, that's not volcanic activity in Yosemite National Park in California.
How Moschino’s Movie Got Made
Inspired by a scene from the 1939 film, “The Women,” Jeremy Scott gets creative with Dita Von Teese, Maye Musk and a cast of supermodels for his Fall 2021 show.
I Was Fine With Being the Breadwinner, Until 2020 Came Along
My husband pays for nothing, and I’m starting to resent him.