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Manhattanhenge 2018: Where to look for New York's sun show in July
If you're in New York on July 12 and 13, you can catch a memorable sunset event: Manhattanhenge. Here are the best streets along the borough's grid to watch the annual effect.
Bold, brilliant and beautiful: A look at Iranian women
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 03:54:32 GMT
Bronx-born photojournalist Randy H. Goodman says her journey to and interest in Iran happened kind of by accident.
Europe's friendliest, liveliest capital?
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:48:03 GMT
When you travel to Dublin, it doesn't take too long to figure out this is not the capital of a former far-flung empire like that of London, Madrid or Rome.
23 amazing ancient cities
These are the best 23 ancient cities you can visit around the world -- from Timbuktu and Tikal to Kyoto and Cairo.
Australasia's coolest little city?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:54:14 GMT
Dunedin, on New Zealand's idyllic South Island, isn't getting as many tourists as nearby Queenstown. But that's good news for travelers who want to experience the country's famous hospitality but aren't as keen on Hobbits.
London eateries with bird's-eye views
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:42:36 GMT
These vertiginous restaurants take dining in the British capital to giddy new heights.
Market Square Tower's pool suspends 500 feet in the air over downtown Houston.
America's perfect vacation lake
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 11:33:49 GMT
Lake Tahoe is lined with freshwater beaches drenched in California/Nevada sun, Sierra mountains imagery and blue snowmelt. Here are the best beaches along its pristine shores.
CNN's Kelly Bowman checks out Zapata for a true ranch experience
These 600 cats have a better life than you
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:00:45 GMT
The Lanai Cat Sanctuary provides an oasis for cats and protection for native endangered birds in Hawaii.
11 wonderful places to visit in Slovakia
From the capital of Bratislava to Low Tatras National Park, these are 11 of the best places to visit in Slovakia, a country you should consider putting on your European travel list.
Experience the world's largest waterfall cluster
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 03:10:54 GMT
Compared with its neighbors -- Jiuzhaigou National Park in Sichuan and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in Hunan -- China's Huangguoshu National Park is relatively off-the-radar for international travelers.
Why are these cities color-coded?
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:25:52 GMT
India's northern region of Rajasthan is most often associated with its royal palaces, mighty forts and flashes of color -- three shades in particular.
Crude oil bath 'cures disease'
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 08:40:58 GMT
Ever since the world's first oil well was dug here back in 1847, Azerbaijan has been making the most of its plentiful stocks of "black gold."
The best things to do in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 20:36:13 GMT
Riviera Maya? Already been. Mexico City? Too busy.
Say hi to the first Hello Kitty-themed bullet train
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 05:36:06 GMT
There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty -- Sanrio's adorable mouthless character -- and bullet trains.
13 of the best things to do in Colombia
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 13:51:34 GMT
Colombia has emerged from its troubled past. The present and future belong to a growing travel trade. Here are the 13 best things do in this South American jewel.
The UNESCO-listed religion that worships women
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 05:38:15 GMT
For several centuries in Vietnam, Dao Mau or Mother Goddess worship, has been a source of strength, inspiration and spirituality -- particularly among working-class families.
5 great places to visit in July
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 20:26:39 GMT
School's out and the heat's on in July. This is peak travel season in the USA, much of Europe and a lot of the Northern Hemisphere.
The best things to do in San Francisco's Union Square
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 16:32:52 GMT
San Francisco's Union Square has a rep from locals as a tourist trap. But that's changing. Here are the best things to do in a bona fide place to be when you're traveling to the City by the Bay.
Crazy rainbow lake suddenly appears in desert
A rare flood of desert rain has transformed Australia's Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre from an arid salty basin to a spectacular, watery oasis.
Stay in a tiny hotel on Amsterdam's bridges
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 08:59:47 GMT
There's no better spot to watch the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam's canals than the city's bridges. And with new project SWEETs Hotel, Amsterdam-lovers can get one step closer to the water.
St Louis reopens updated Gateway Arch Museum
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 16:49:55 GMT
The Gateway Arch is arguably even more famous than its home of St. Louis, Missouri.
Master plan behind world's most powerful city
Washington, D.C., is the world's most powerful city. But how did that happen? Take a look at Pierre Charles L'Enfant's master plan that laid its path to the future.
Life span of an airplane
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:26:32 GMT
Aerial photographer Mike Kelley followed an airplane from assembly at Boeing Field to dismemberment in an aircraft boneyard in the deserts of California.
The world's most relaxing places
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 13:51:35 GMT
The relentless pace of modern life means we all need a breather now and then.
The world's best 'secret' urban gardens
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 09:36:50 GMT
From derelict train tracks turned scenic walkways, to rooftop treasures atop train stations, sometimes the best bits of cities are the bits that don't feel like cities at all.
In case a shark attacks, here's how you can fight back
Shark attacks are rare. But they happen. Learn how to survive a shark attack so you don't become a shark snack.
How power was built into America's capital from the very beginning.