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  • How planes fly: Invisible highways in the sky
    Captain James Basnett is at the controls of a British Airways Airbus A380 mega-jet, serenely cruising far above the stormy North Atlantic.
  • Beijing's most innovative speakeasy
    Not your typical speakeasy, Botany is hidden in an apartment complex and prepares all of its ingredients in-house. Video by Black Buddha.
  • World's cutest railway is run by kids
    There are faster railways than the Gyermekvasút children's railway, but they aren't as cute as this service staffed by kids in Hungary.
  • Gigantic cruise ships taking over the seas
    Symphony of the Seas smashed yet another cruise industry size record when it launched in 2018. It joins a global fleet of increasing huge ships that are virtual floating cities.
  • World's 20 most popular museums
    After being toppled from its No. 1 position in 2016, this French museum regained its spot in 2017 as the world's most popular museum.
  • From party capital to eco-adventure paradise
    Like the spine of a sleeping dragon, dramatic limestone mountains rise above the luscious paddy fields of central Laos.
  • The world's most exclusive hotels
    From private Pacific islands to remote desert encampments, there's a special breed of hotels that cater to the most discerning and tasteful of luxury travelers.
  • The longest graffiti project in the US?
    In 1962, coal underneath a highway in Pennsylvania caught fire and destroyed the road. Graffiti artists have since found a new use for the stretch of abandoned highway.
  • Vintage posters celebrate 100 years of aviation
    Sure, aviation can still be a lavish affair -- but it'll never be the same as when you could slide your window open and throw your French cigarette out the window.
  • Why you must visit Bulgaria's Black Sea Coast
    From rugged coastline to sandy beaches, Bulgaria's shoreline offers an array of affordable destinations for travelers.
  • The perfect islands where horses play in the surf
    Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks.
  • For World Baking Day, the Pavlova challenge
    Chef Christopher Thé of Sydney's Black Star Pastry shows us to make the perfect Pavlova -- which he calls the most Australian of all cakes.
  • Vietnam's coolest modes of transport
    If a Harley Davidson is said to throb to the rhythm of the human heartbeat, then the guttural barking of a classic Russian Ural motorbike is probably what a coronary feels like.
  • Tokyo's best wagyu burgers
    Inspired by NYC burger stands, Henry's Burger combines vintage diner vibes with a modern Japanese experience. Video by Black Buddha
  • Hotel for super-dense Hong Kong
    As you walk up the staircase in central Hong Kong, a mural of a woman hugging a pillow appears on the adjacent wall, followed by a message reading: "I'm so good at sleeping, I can do it with my eyes closed."
  • Surviving 11 days in Australia's outback
    Kayla Milaudi will never forget the daunting feeling of looking out across the expansive, ancient Northern Territory landscape at sunrise from the peak of Mount Sonder, west of Alice Springs.
  • These 24K chicken wings redefine golden
    Twenty-four karat gold is normally associated with jewelry -- until now. New York City restaurant The Ainsworth partnered with Jonathan "Foodgōd" Cheban on the ultimate high-low menu item.
  • Harry, Meghan to stay in separate hotels
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will spend the night before their wedding at separate luxury hotels near Windsor Castle.
  • Madrid takes on Airbnb
    Madrid has become the latest city to confront overtourism, as the Spanish metropolis moves to drastically curb the Airbnb and homeshare listings available in the destination.
  • Windsor Castle: A closer look
    The oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world is set to stage the wedding of the year. CNN's Max Foster takes a closer look at Windsor Castle.
  • World's tallest geyser keeps erupting
    Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser just erupted for the fifth time this year, and scientists aren't sure why.
  • Best vacation rentals with ocean views
    From New Zealand to Costa Rica, these luxury vacation villas and homes offer incredible views of the ocean.
  • The world's first gigapixel photoshoot
    There are 760 billion pixels in each of the thousands of photos taken for this time-lapse of London. Gorgeous doesn't quite describe it.
  • 'The Atlas of Beauty': Mothers around the world
    Now five months pregnant, photographer Mihaela Noroc has been trekking through India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Japan and South Korea, taking pictures of women, including many mothers with their children.
  • Hamilton effect: Traveling to see blockbuster theater
    The effects of the smash Broadway hit "Hamilton" continue to be felt across various segments of society -- and that includes travel, too, as more people plan their trips around live theater performances.
  • 26 of the most stunning spots in Africa
    Camera? Passport? Unbridled sense of adventure and keen to make others envious? Click on through.
  • World's scariest, best water slides
    What better way to cool off during your summer travels than taking the plunge on a water slide? From the United States to South Korea, here are nine of the best, scariest water slides around the world.
  • Why strange boxes are appearing in airports
    For travelers without executive airport lounge access, Jabbrrbox offers a quiet space with Wi-Fi to rent by the minute. You can find the new spaces in Terminal B of New York's LaGuardia Airport.

  • Check out photos of the new space sensation at LaGuardia Airport in New York. It's called Jabbrrbox, and it lets you carve out a little private, quiet space when you need an airport lounge alternative.
  • A roller coaster fanatic's 10 picks
    Roller coaster expert Patrick Lindich, who documents his rides on his CoasterFanatics YouTube channel, shares his favorite new rides for 2017.
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