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(CNN) — What’s stopping you buying one of those homes that Italy keeps selling for less than the price of an espresso? Maybe it’s the fear of buying something sight-unseen, or anxiety over bureaucratic red tape and labyrinthine regulations? Well, you might just have run out of excuses. Two Italian destinations, hoping to revive declining
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(CNN) — Fast, junk, processed — when it comes to American food, the country is best known for the stuff that’s described by words better suited to greasy, grinding industrial output. But citizens of the USA have an impressive appetite for good stuff, too. To celebrate its endless culinary creativity, we’re throwing our list of
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Hamburg, Germany (CNN) — On a long-haul flight, passengers spend the time working, eating, sleeping, relaxing — and all in the same seat. Even in the swankiest business class situation cabin fever can set in. That’s where Airbus’ new “Settee Corner” chair comes in, offering couch-style airplane seating, alongside all the usual business class features.
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(CNN) — Fans of supersonic flight have been yearning for a new way to break the sound barrier ever since Concorde stopped flying in 2003. Now successful tests of a key part of an air-breathing rocket engine may have brought that dream a step closer to reality. UK company Reaction Engines announced successful tests of
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(CNN) — Every day during the racing season, 55-year-old Zhang Yajun wakes at 4 a.m. and carefully loads bamboo cages containing his 76 cherished racing pigeons into a van. Then he drives up to 200 kilometers (124 miles) from his Beijing apartment to release them. They are in training for the October and November racing
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(CNN) — Airbnbs have changed the way we vacation, offering accommodation that adds a whole new dimension to travel. Sometimes that extra dimension is delightful — a unique place to crash in a cool neighborhood, or the chance to experience life like a local. But lately, there have been a few incidents where the extra
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(CNN) — There was a time when the possibilities of air travel seemed limitless. Boeing’s 747 “Jumbo Jet” supersized commerical aviation, then Concorde took it supersonic. But these milestones were half a century ago, way back in 1969. Concordes have since been confined to museums due to unsustainable operating costs and its rivals scrapped due
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(CNN) — Fed up with hearing from wannabe-Instagram “influencers” asking for free stuff in exchange for publicity, the owner of a beach club in the Philippines decided to take a stand. In a caustic Facebook post calling for “help,” Gianluca Casaccia, manager and co-owner of the White Banana Beach Club on the island of Siargao,
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(CNN) — One of Italy’s lesser known tourist spots, Monte Argentario is where the rich and famous come to hide. A wilder version of the Côte d’Azur with less of the pretense and cheaper food, this Southern Tuscan peninsula can only be reached by road, foot or bicycle. Its ragged coastline is dotted with crumbling
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(CNN) — Don’t believe in bucket lists? This list of the 22 best places to visit in the United States may have you whipping out pen and paper or your favorite digital note-taking app so you can start one stat. From cities you might expect to see on a list such as this — New
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