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Travel + Leisure's world's best islands

Bioluminescent plankton create stunning glowing colors in the Maldives.Shutterstock/PawelG Photo<p>Travel + Leisure just released its World's Best Awards, ranking the top hotels, airports, airlines, cities, and islands from around the world.<p>To create their list of the world's best islands, the company …

Here's how much you'll pay to check bags on 9 US airlines

Just like the official carry-on size seems to change every day and varies between airlines, baggage fees are murky, inconsistent, and difficult to navigate.<p>We investigated how much 9 major US airlines charge for checked bags and created a handy guide to airline baggage policies to help you avoid …

Flying

Here’s what it’s like to ride on the epic half-mile-long wooden roller coaster in China

This coaster at the Fantawild Adventure theme park in Anhui province is over a half mile long and 100 feet high. It's the largest wooden roller coaster in Eastern China.<p><i>Produced by Monica Manalo. Video courtesy of the Associated Press.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Celebrate Christmas in July with Sea Island Resort and Dr. Seuss

If you're looking to spread some holiday cheer a little early this year, Sea Island Resort is the place to be. The five-star hotel will be hosting an …

Art

A photographer traveled to Iceland and took these incredible photos of his trip

After his most recent visit, he documented his experiences through a comprehensive travel guide.<p>Cornell says the country is like a "photographer's heaven," mainly because it stays light for so long, eliminating the need for rushing to get that perfect shot in a matter of a few short hours.<p>"In …

How to survive Cardiff in 10 easy steps

1. Forget introducing yourself with your name<p>When asking for directions, a drink or anything at all, make sure to introduce yourself as ‘alright …

United Airlines pilot flushed live ammunition down plane's toilet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A United Airlines pilot first threw live ammunition in the trash, then flushed it down a toilet on an international flight -- an episode that spurred the involvement of German authorities and an investigation by the airline.<p>The incident unfolded aboard a flight from Houston to Munich in …

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Best Travel Ads This Week: Brands Put Themselves in Travelers' Shoes

Dialing into the reasons why people travel is a smart way to tell a convincing brand story.<p>Saving money to spend more on a trip, considering a …

10 Mediterranean islands you've never heard of | CNN Travel

Travel

Behind IHG Rewards Club's New Top-Tier Membership Program

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is launching a new top-tier membership category this month for its IHG Rewards Club loyalty program called “Spire …

The 5 hardest things about #Vanlife

LAST MONTH I BOUGHT A WHITE, 1993 DODGE ONE-TON VAN so I could live the proverbial “van life.” After a week on the road spent mostly in coffee shops …

Personal Hygiene

Here's a hot ticket: 3 carriers offering a $283 fare from LAX to Miami

American, Delta and Alaska are offering a round-trip fare to Miami for $283, including all taxes and fees, for travel Aug. 20-March 8.<p>It is subject to availability, which will be limited around holidays. You must purchase at least 21 days in advance; there is no minimum stay and it is for travel …

The 10 most affordable cities in the world

Of all the cities in the world, your dollar will go the furthest in Mumbai, India.<p>It's currently the cheapest city to live in, according to the Economist's World Cost of Living Index.<p>The index, which is calculated every other year, compares countries based on the cost of things like food, drink, …

Bernie Sanders Has a Secret

Vermont, his son and the hungry early years that made him the surging socialist he is today.<p>One morning last month in Burlington, Vermont, at the law office of John Franco, one of Bernie Sanders’ best friends since the 1970s, Franco talked to me at length about Sanders’ commitment and his …

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