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Worried about traveling with unvaccinated kids? 6 questions answered on how to manage the risks

Editor’s Note — The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation. (CNN) — Across the US, Covid-19 cases are rising again, primarily in […]

Is it okay to dress up in another country’s national dress when you travel?

(CNN) — Stepping into Pandora Cheng’s qipao rental store in central Hong Kong is like stepping back in time. A brown leather Chesterfield sofa sits in one corner beside a gramophone, opposite row-upon-row of tailor-made qipaos, the traditional high-neck Chinese dress. Cheng offers tourists in Hong Kong “dress-up experiences” that use fashion as a way […]

Europe’s 2021 car rental crisis

(CNN) — So, you’re all set for a trip to Europe in this most uncertain of summers. You’ve booked your flight, navigated all the paperwork for your destination (and for getting home), and have prepared yourself for snafus along the way. Oh, and you’re fully vaccinated. Now, just a couple more things — time to […]

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef avoids an ‘in danger’ UNESCO rating

(CNN) — The Australian government and a United Nations body faced off this week over whether the Great Barrier Reef is “in danger” of losing its “outstanding universal value” and its place on the World Heritage List. On Friday, the World Heritage Committee decided to not place the reef on a list of World Heritage […]

Costa da Morte: Spanish coast’s sinister name masks its calming beauty

(CNN) — Packing four bathing suits for a one-week vacation might seem like overkill. Especially when the trip involves a 50-plus-mile hike through one of Spain’s rainiest regions. The trail snakes atop soaring, rugged cliffs that drop precipitously to the sea, and our trek would be along a portion of shoreline known as the Coast […]

Liverpool loses its UNESCO World Heritage listing

(CNN) — It’s famous for its docks, the Beatles, and its two world-renowned soccer teams — but now, Liverpool is going through a different kind of notoriety. The port city in northwest England — which built much of its fortune on slavery — has been stripped of its coveted UNESCO World Heritage status, after a […]

Covid-positive man disguises himself as wife on Citilink flight in order to fly

(CNN) — An Indonesian man is reportedly facing arrest after disguising himself as his wife in order to board a flight. The man, who has been publicly identified only by the initials “DW,” boarded a Citilink domestic flight from Jakarta to Ternate while wearing a niqab that covered him from head to toe, reports CNN […]

Now Italy town Sambuca is selling abandoned homes for two euros

(CNN) — Of the countless dwindling Italian towns that have opted to sell dilapidated homes for just one euro, Sambuca di Sicilia has undoubtedly been the most successful. Approximately 16 dwellings have been snapped up for €1 here since the scheme was first announced by CNN Travel in 2019, and Sambuca has been in the […]

Lufthansa switches to gender-neutral plane greetings

(CNN) — German airline group Lufthansa will greet fliers using gender-neutral language from now on. Lufthansa Group’s airlines — which include Lufthansa, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines — have historically welcomed travelers on board by referring to them as “ladies and gentlemen.” In a statement, the airline said that on future flights travelers will be referred […]