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Secret Cold War past of a Spanish tourist hotspot

(CNN) — It’s March 23, 1959. The radio waves crackle and broadcast begins: “Govorit Radio Svoboda” (Говорит Радио Свобода – “This is Radio Liberty speaking…”) From the other side of the Iron Curtain, the radio broadcasts of US-funded Radio Liberty reached deep inside the Soviet Union. This was an opening line destined to enter Cold […]

Most beautiful Greek villages

(CNN) — Greece may be home to some of the most idyllic and secluded islands around, but the Mediterranean country also holds plenty of charming villages. From Pyrgi to Oia, here are some of the most beautiful to see when you travel there: Stemnitsa, Arcadia Along with Dimitsana and Andritsaina, Stemnitsa is one of three […]

Allergy horror stories from 35,000 feet

(CNN) — Imagine having a life-threatening emergency while locked inside a metal container 35,000 feet above the ground, unable to leave or call 911 for desperately needed medical attention. Now envision going through that frightening experience surrounded by medically untrained airline personnel or fellow passengers who don’t take you seriously or even block your access […]

Tower camera captures incredible fog over Golden Gate

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A camera on a Bay Area tower captured dense fog flowing over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Watch this incredible time-lapse of the “advection fog.” CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Travel Section

Take a tour inside Germany’s ‘Forbidden City’

[unable to retrieve full-text content] It was once the biggest military base in Europe, but now Germany’s “Forbidden City” sits empty and forgotten. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Travel Section

Ancient ruins reveal city that housed 6,000 people

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Researchers in Israel have discovered the remains of a 5,000 year old city that housed approximately 6,000 people in the 4th millennium BCE. CNN.com – RSS Channel – App Travel Section

Europe’s most beautiful places

(CNN) — From Norwegian islands high above the Arctic Circle to forest-covered mountains in Romania, windswept sandy beaches in Wales and icy lakes in the Balkans, Europe is a spectacularly varied place. The old continent’s historic cities and its Mediterranean beaches draw many of its visitors, but the best destinations are sometimes its more remote […]

The world’s best bar for 2019 revealed

The historic bar, which originally opened as Caffe Dante in 1915, has been a hot ticket since it was reopened in 2015 by its current owners, Australians Linden Pride and Natalie Hudson, along with creative director Naren Young. North London’s Roundhouse, a Victorian railway shed turned arts venue, was filled to the rafters Thursday night […]

Airplanes to get cameras outside restrooms

(CNN) — Overhead luggage bins that illuminate in red when they’re full, an airplane seat tailored to your personal position preferences, seat belts that alert cabin crew when they’re unbuckled. And cameras outside restrooms. This, according to Airbus, is what the airplane cabin of the very near future will look like. The European aerospace company […]

Futuristic superyacht could change sailing

(CNN) — The world’s first hydrogen-powered superyacht could be taking to the waters in the not too distant future. Dutch yacht-design company Sinot has unveiled a model for a cutting-edge concept that looks set to propel the superyacht industry in a more eco-friendly direction. Created in collaboration with Lateral Naval Architects, Aqua measures 112 meters […]