Suzanne Gauker

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Snapshots of India: Sights, Smells and Sounds

<i>If you don't know where you're going, any road will lead you there. --Lewis Carroll</i><p>Orange may be the new black, but India is saffron, indigo, marigold and emerald all rolled into one. The colors hit your senses at every turn, as does the sheer size of the crowds in the cities. India's population is …

Thailand Tourism Tries an 'I Hate Thailand' Strategy to Win Back Travelers

It’s been a bad year for tourism in Thailand, and at first glance it looked like a new YouTube video was adding to the misery.<p>The video called “I …

Top 11 Festive Window Displays Around The World

There are plenty of people out there ready to "bah humbug" the decorations that seem to be creeping into stores earlier every year, but it's hard to deny there is something truly magical about the tradition of the classic storefront window display that marks the start of the festive season.<p>It would …

The Siren Song of Singapore

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan</i><p>Even in the most sweltering months of my Singaporean girlhood, the outdoors called to me. I’d clamber onto a bus, flash my school bus card, hope for a window seat and perhaps a whiff of a breeze, and settle in for the stuffy ride east.<p>Densely packed …

A Trip Through the Silk Road City Time Forgot

One of the coolest things about travel is wandering into a place that time seems to have truly forgotten. These days, locations like that are few and far between -- but they still exist. One of the most special to me is Bamiyan, Afghanistan. I went there earlier this year for the Afghan Ski …

Been there. Done that. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2015

Snowmobiled to the <i>aurora borealis</i>; snorkeled the Galapagos. <i>Been there.</i><p>Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. <i>Done that</i>.<p>Took Rio's <i>favela</i> tour; and sick of sand in every orifice after Burning Man. <i>What's next?</i><p>Been there. Done that. What's Next? Indeed, …

To Ski Or Not To Ski?

For many folks, a winter holiday simply isn't complete without a trip to the slopes. But waking up at dawn to catch the first lift, frozen hands and numb toes aren't everyone's cup of tea.<p>That's why hotel search trivago.com has found 8 resorts that offer those much-loved snow-covered slopes as well …

14 Things Every Traveler Should Pack In Their Carry-On

For that reason, it's imperative that you do everything you can to make it go smoothly — like, for instance, packing the perfect carry-on.<p>Even if your luggage <i>isn't</i> lost (fingers crossed), you'll no doubt be glad to have a fully-stocked bag on hand at all times.<p>At the very least, it will spare you …

Finding Solitude and Wilderness in the Canadian Yukon

Photo: Bruno Augsburger<p>Ever since Swiss photographer Bruno Augsburger discovered the Canadian Yukon Territory in 2000, he's made it his goal to spend as much time there as possible. Augsburger will spend weeks alone in the wilderness, relying on bushcraft skills to survive. His new book, <i>Out There</i>, …

New Jersey Political Leaders Call for New Rail Tunnel to New York City

Stephen Sweeney, New Jersey’s highest-ranking elected Democrat and a potential candidate for governor in 2017, called for the replacement of a rail …

15 Things Never to Say to a Chicagoan

<i>By Joel Reese for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p><b>1) Michael Jordan? Overrated.</b><p>You didn't just say that. Now you'll have to brace yourself as the Chicagoans in the room inundate you with a staggering list of accomplishments (10-time NBA scoring leader, 6-time NBA champion, 5-time MVP) that prove His Royal …

Japan as you've never seen it before | CNN Travel

TSA seizes guns, crossbows one day before Thanksgiving

Please don't try to clear airport security at Thanksgiving wearing your loaded firearm.<p>That's not allowed, and it could slow down the lines during one of the busiest travel days of the year.<p>That's what a 94-year-old Brooklyn man discovered as he tried to pass through passenger screening at New …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Old Is New Again in Athens

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>The Caryatids, a clique of statuesque ladies that once supported the roof of the Acropolis’s <b>Erechtheion</b>, stand more beautiful than ever after a three-year makeover.<p>The ancient treasures were restored using technology developed by the Acropolis Museum in <b>Athens</b>. Working …

How to Raise a Museum-Loving Kid

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Something strange happens to us when we become parents: we forget how boring “adult thinking” can be.<p>When I was a kid, the idea of spending hours at a museum or art gallery was enough for me to tighten my fluorescent Madonna-esque head tie and demand that someone “gag me …

Winter holiday travel tips: 8 good ideas for your trip | CNN Travel

Virgin Trains Wins Bid for London-Edinburgh Rail Route

Virgin Trains was chosen to run the London-Edinburgh rail route, fending off rival bids from FirstGroup Plc and Channel Tunnel express operator …

The Success of NYC’s High Line Spawns Plan for an Underground Counterpart

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban …

Penny For Your Thoughts

Spread the Cute:<p>Several Rules Of Cuteness at work here, (not to mention the semi-trippy 70s Peter Max flower vibe with the rug) and we’ll highlight …

Kitten Gives A Massage To Another Kitten. OH. MY. God. Cuteness Explosion!

ARS_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>Is there anything better than a spa day? Everyone loves being pampered right? Whether you are in a sauna, hot tub, …

These Enchanting Poodles are Everything You Need Right Now.

Lily the GoldenDoodle<p>Lily just turned 2 this week and weighed in at 34 lbs. at her physical. She is a loving girl and LOVES to play and wrestle with …

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18 Cups Overflowing With Cuteness

Would you like a cup of tea, a cup of coffee, or a cup of kittens? I’m not sure who thought up putting mice, tiny dogs, and squirrels inside of cups …

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52 Cute Photos To Look At Instead Of Your Awkward Family On Thanksgiving

Everyone needs a strong dose of cute to get through the holiday season.