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The Bahamas beach where piggies swim

The Bahamas beach where piggies swim

(CNN) — If you’re waiting to fulfill any life goals until pigs fly, heads up: There are swine swimming in the Bahamas already. A colony of pigs in the Exumas, a klatch of islands to the southeast of Nassau in the Bahamian archipelago, rushes into the crystal-clear surf every time they hear boats motoring nearby. […]

Tickets on sale for Virgin Atlantic's first Pride Flight

Tickets on sale for Virgin Atlantic's first Pride Flight

The airline has scheduled its first Pride Flight to transport British revelers from London to New York in style. The one-off flight is as much a celebration of queer culture as it is a mode of transport. Broadway star Tituss Burgess, known for his role in Netflix show “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” will oversee proceedings and […]

Cannabinoid becomes USA's hottest ingredient

Cannabinoid becomes USA's hottest ingredient

(CNN) — The latest “it” ingredient to hit menus is CBD, short for cannabidiol, one of over 60 cannabinoids found in the cannabis sativa plant (more commonly known as marijuana). Unlike THC, the most well-known cannabinoid, CBD has no psychoactive effects. So, while it won’t get you high, its reported therapeutic properties have driven CBD […]

The 25 most beautiful hotels in Italy

The 25 most beautiful hotels in Italy

(CNN) — In search of la dolce vita? These glorious hotels perched on ancient streets, Tuscan hills and seaside cliffs deliver it in spades. With impeccable style, attentive service and luxurious amenities, Italian hotels do travel hospitality right. If you’re looking for somewhere to stay, try these beautiful hotels in Italy. Amalfi Coast Belmond Hotel […]

Mysterious shapes appear on Britain's beaches

Mysterious shapes appear on Britain's beaches

(CNN) — If you’ve been frequenting the sandy beaches along the rugged, Welsh Pembrokeshire Coast in Britain, you might have noticed some mysterious shapes appearing in the sand. These intricate murals are beach-based works of art created by local sand muralist Marc Treanor. Inspired by crop circles, the enigmatic formations that occasionally appear in corn […]

On National Drink Beer Day, check out BrewDog's first 'beer hotel'

On National Drink Beer Day, check out BrewDog's first 'beer hotel'

(CNN) — September 28, 2018, is National Drink Beer Day, which is not the same as National Beer Lover’s Day or even National Beer Day. This fun holiday is action-focused, instructive rather than descriptive in its very name. If you drink beer then, you know what to do. After work, belly up to your favorite […]

On the hunt for Vietnam's best banh mi

On the hunt for Vietnam's best banh mi

(CNN) — Walking through Hoi An’s Old Town, in central Vietnam, the omnipresent buzz of motorbikes fills the air. Vendors push carts overloaded with ceramic vases and bowls. A pedicab slows down to offer a ride. A woman touts custom-made tailoring and leather bags from a store, where a lush curtain of foliage falls from […]

Roosevelt Island: Best things to do on this hidden New York gem

Roosevelt Island: Best things to do on this hidden New York gem

(CNN) — Nestled between the Long Island City, Queens, waterfront and the east side of Manhattan, Roosevelt Island is very much a hidden gem of New York City. At just two miles long and one street wide, the destination is often overlooked even by locals. If you ask most New Yorkers to find it on […]

What's the best London airport for me to use?

What's the best London airport for me to use?

(CNN) — London’s status as a world aviation hub extends far beyond Heathrow. The UK’s capital is served by six airports, some stretching the geographical definition of London to the limit. Whether you’re arriving on a budget flight into Luton or taking a long-haul trip out of Gatwick, our airport travel guide for London will […]

Five ways Boeing's 747 jumbo jet changed travel

Five ways Boeing's 747 jumbo jet changed travel

(CNN) — The planet’s most recognizable jetliner celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The first Boeing 747 was rolled out in Seattle on September 30, 1968. Its maiden flight was in February 1969 and it entered service with the fondly remembered airline Pan American World Airways in January 1970. It’s been a passenger favorite ever […]