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(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 universal foods, said Janet Clarkson, author of the book “Soup: A Global History.” “Every culture has some kind of soup,” she said. “It’s got very
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ozgurcankaya via Getty Images Many travel companies are being more flexible with trip cancellations due to the pandemic — just beware of these common missteps. With all the unforeseen ebbs and flows of the COVID-19 pandemic, travel plans are rarely set in stone these days. Having to cancel a trip is a much more common
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(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 all but essential travel from the UK on December 20, when the Omicron variant was spiraling in the UK but had not yet taken hold
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — If you boarded a passenger plane in 1950 and peeked into the cockpit, you
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Westend61 via Getty Images Keep these tips in mind as you think about any potential 2022 travel. With the rapid spread of the omicron variant, COVID-19 is continuing to disrupt travel this winter. Whether you or a travel companion tested positive before a scheduled trip or you simply decided to postpone until the numbers become
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(CNN) — There’s a widening gap between the global north and the global south when it comes to travel freedoms, says the first 2022 report by London-based global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners. The firm’s Henley Passport Index, based on exclusive data provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), has been
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(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 is pausing operations” on some ships, the company said in a statement. The cruise line said it moved forward with the cancellations despite its health
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Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Among the clouds over 2022, we’re finding silver linings. Some popular countries for tourism
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However, two horned helmets first discovered in Viksø, Denmark have been traced back to Sardinia in the Bronze Age — dispelling myths that they originated from the Viking era, according to research published in the historical journal Praehistorische Zeitschrift in December. “For many years in popular culture, people associated the Viksø helmets with the Vikings,”
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South_agency via Getty Images Are you prepared for a COVID infection while you’re traveling? Here’s what to know if it happens. As the highly contagious coronavirus omicron variant continues to spread, COVID-19 is derailing travel plans left and right. And it’s not just causing trip cancellations ― sometimes the disruption happens mid-trip. A Michigan schoolteacher
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(CNN) — The pilot, who is just inches away from his passengers, reaches up and flicks the metallic toggle switches that fire up his engines. Two propellers, visible through the windows on either side, spin noisily into life. The little aircraft sprints down the gravel for a few hundred meters. Then, as the pilot pulls
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