Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London’s Tower Bridge | CNN

Story highlights Officials say there was no danger to public after glass panel broke in walkway Engineers repaired the panel within two days and the attraction remained open Glass floor has four layers. The top layer can be easily replaced when scratched or damaged London CNN  —  A scary view of London just got slightly […]

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She was only in Paris for three days. She met the love of her life on the Metro

(CNN) — Andye was only in Paris for three days. On day one, she jumped aboard the Metro train that would change her life forever. It was September 2016. Andye, born in Haiti and brought up in the US, was 25 and finishing up a Master’s degree in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. She was in […]

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Ritz-Carlton’s $6,400-a-week luxury superyacht cruise has finally set sail

(CNN) — Ritz-Carlton’s highly-anticipated superyacht cruise has finally made its debut, three and a half years after its maiden voyage was originally scheduled to begin. Evrima, the first of three custom-built yachts from the famous hotel chain’s Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, began a seven-night cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France on October 15. The 190-meter […]

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The Italian village with the ‘elixir’ of healthy life

(CNN) — It’s a place of terraced lemon groves, a paradoxically warm mountain breeze, and a powerful fat-killing gene carried by a few lucky residents. Limone sul Garda, a picturesque fishing village set on the shores of Lake Garda in Italy’s northern Lombardy region, is an unusual destination of barely 1,000 residents. It is the […]

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Virgin Boeing 747 to launch rocket into space

(CNN) — At the far southwestern tip of England, dangling into the Atlantic, the remote region of Cornwall rarely feels like the center of the world. But recently locals have been feeling tantalizingly close as they’ve watched a very special plane fly low overhead, taking off from the runway at little Newquay Airport — the […]

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The hunt for the world’s most elusive shipwrecks

Editor’s Note — Monthly Ticket is a CNN Travel series that spotlights some of the most fascinating topics in the travel world. In October, we shift our focus to the offbeat, highlighting everything from (allegedly) haunted spaces to abandoned places. (CNN) — In March 2022, the world let out a collective gasp when the remarkably […]

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This man built a plane for his family in his garden

(CNN) — It wasn’t until he moved near to an airfield in the UK over a decade ago that mechanical engineer Ashok Aliseril Thamarakshan began to seriously consider learning to fly a plane. He got his first taste of flying a few years later, when his wife Abhilasha bought him a 30-minute flight experience for […]

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Yelling, cursing and fine food: Secrets from the world’s toughest dining scene

(CNN) — Hong Kong is widely considered one of the most challenging cities in the world to operate a restaurant — a roiling cauldron of changing tastes, cleaver-sharp competition and unsavory economics. Right at the heart of its culinary world, with connections to at least half of its hottest tables, is publicist Geoffrey Wu. Wu […]

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She asked a stranger for directions on vacation. Two weeks later they were engaged

(CNN) — Rachel Décoste landed in West Africa’s Republic of Benin in August 2018, anticipating an important journey of self-discovery, but not predicting the extent to which the trip would change her life. On her first day exploring Benin, Rachel asked a passerby for directions. Two weeks later, Rachel and the stranger were engaged. Within […]

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This Italian icon looks like you’ve never seen it before | CNN

Editor’s Note: Sign up to CNN Travel’s free nine-part Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci. CNN  —  For over 500 years, Michelangelo’s […]

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