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January 15, 2019 4:11 PM Luxembourg makes all public transport free

Andrea Lo, CNN • Updated 15th January 2019 With a population of 602,000, Luxembourg is one of Europe's smallest countries -- yet it suffers from major traffic jams. But that could be about to change. Last month, it announced plans to make all public transport -- trains, trams and buses -- free from March 2020. The government hopes the move will alleviate 2758

January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Strict ticket policy introduced at Machu Picchu

Francesca Street, CNN • Published 14th January 2019 It's the spectacular Incan citadel in the Andes Mountain range that's on everyone's bucket list -- but access to Machu Picchu is becoming more strictly regulated. New ticket rules were put in place starting January 1, 2019, limiting tourists to visiting at specifically scheduled times. Tickets are valid 135

January 13, 2019 1:42 PM World's biggest aircraft moves toward commercial model

Rob Picheta, CNN • Published 13th January 2019 The world's largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet in length 137

January 11, 2019 10:54 AM Boeing's unveils radical 'transonic' wing design

Jack Guy, CNN • Updated 11th January 2019 The future looks interesting for air passengers, with a raft of new designs in the pipeline promising faster planes capable of taking people on longer flights in greater comfort. Boeing's latest innovation in the travel field is an extremely thin, folding wing that will offer unprecedented aerodynamic efficiency 101

January 8, 2019 8:26 PM Lin-Manuel Miranda opening an NYC bookstore

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, a New York City native, has joined with several friends to purchase Manhattan's famous Drama Book Shop. The midtown store has long been a haven for the arts community -- it sells play and film scripts as well as musical scores, many of which are hard to find anywhere 106

January 8, 2019 4:12 PM The most noteworthy deals from Amazon's Cyber Monday sale

Last year, Amazon announced that Cyber Monday was its single biggest shopping day of all time. And we're pretty sure it's an indication that this year, you won't want to be the one who misses out on the unbeatable deals. While a lot of Black Friday doorbusters actually require waiting hours in line or navigating through hoards of people to fight over limited 502

January 8, 2019 4:00 PM Save big on your fall and winter wardrobe with these top Black Friday clothing sales

Black Friday is probably best known for major deals on appliances, tech products and gifts for the upcoming holidays. But Black Friday is also a great opportunity to stock up on brand-new items for your wardrobe. Practically every major retailer is offering discounted prices this week on its fall and winter goods, including boots, warm outerwear, cozy sweaters 116

January 8, 2019 3:58 PM Island of Hawaii's newest black sand beach result of lava flow

Stacey Lastoe, CNN • Published 8th January 2019 When Kilauea Volcano erupted in May 2018, it devastated a large part of Hawaii's largest island, which is known as the island of Hawaii. Houses were destroyed. Businesses were left shattered. Millions of dollars of tourism money — approximately $480 million — was lost as a result of the destructive eruption 92

January 8, 2019 2:51 PM Iguanas reintroduced to Galapagos island after 200 years

Emily Dixon, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 The last person to officially record seeing a land iguana on Santiago Island in the Galapagos was Charles Darwin in 1835. After that, iguanas were erased from the island, wiped out by invasive predators like the feral pig. But now, 184 years later, the lizards have made a return, thanks to an initiative by the Galapagos 113

January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 108