Predjama: The world’s largest cave castle

(CNN) — Predjama is one of the most extraordinary castles in the world, built in the mouth of a cave complex at the end of a valley in southwest Slovenia.…

The Eerie, Lunar Nothingness of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast

We had been driving for four hours and had yet to see another soul. No people. No cars. Just eerie, lunar nothingness stretching south to the horizon. To the left,…

US National Parks to waive entrance fees for MLK Day

(CNN) — National parks in the United States proved to be wildly popular in 2021. They set various attendance records with a pandemic-fatigued public looking for safe things to do.…

Royal Caribbean cancels voyages on 4 ships because of Covid-19

(CNN) — Royal Caribbean International announced on Friday it has canceled voyages on four ships because of “ongoing Covid-related circumstances around the world.” “In abundance of caution, Royal Caribbean International…

The world’s most powerful passports for 2021

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A bartender helped police ID the men who burned Key West’s iconic Southernmost Point buoy

The anchored 20-ton concrete buoy in Key West sustained “extensive damage” after a Christmas tree was placed near it and lit on fire, according to Key West police. The fire…

France ends UK travel ban

(CNN) — As infection rates soar across Europe, France has relaxed its travel ban on arrivals from the UK — just in time for the peak ski season. France banned…

The world’s 20 best soups

(CNN) — If a steaming bowl of soup strikes you as the ultimate in old-fashioned comfort, you’ve got plenty of company. Soup is one of the world’s oldest and most…

Can a Gay Cruise Keep 5,500 People Safe Amid Covid?

Out of the 2,700 rooms sold, Mr. Campbell said only 35 have been canceled since Jan. 1. For guests who cannot travel because of government restrictions or lockdowns, Atlantis is…

10 places to visit that shaped Martin Luther King Jr.’s march in history

Editor’s Note — Because of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, some of the indoor venues mentioned in this article could be closed or have limited capacity. Be sure to check their…