Travel

14 hot new global restaurants for 2018

1. La Rambla, Hong Kong New Spanish restaurant La Rambla offers authentic Catalan-inspired menus from top chef Ferran Tadeo. La Rambla Few Hong Kong locations come more sought-after than the International Finance Center, right on the city’s…

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Haunted places around the world

“I think we all like to be a little bit scared, don’t we?” says author and historian Robert Grenville, whose book “Haunted Places,” explores some of the world’s most spine-chilling spots. From Gothic mansions to…


The richest poor country in the world

 It is an island of fabulous beasts and unforgettable vistas. A place where lemurs howl like car alarms and chameleons the size of your forearm mimic the movement of leaves in the breeze. The alleys…


Stunning photos of trains in the American West

 Against the backdrop of bright blue sky and the red rocks of the Colorado River canyon, a mustard-yellow train steams through the rugged landscape, the words “Union Pacific” emblazoned on its side. Little has changed…


17 of the world’s most overlooked islands

Tara Donaldson, CNN (CNN) — Let’s be honest: Islands are rarely a hard sell, but some of these pretty places for always-needed indulgence get a little more love than others. But on the world’s lesser-known islands,…



50 reasons London is the world’s greatest city

Bridget Freer, CNN (CNN) — With apologies to Elvis Presley, 14 million London fans can’t be wrong. That’s how many out of towners hit the British capital during the first nine months of 2016. London…


6 Haunting Battlefields of Scotland

Mike Sowden and Francesca Street, CNN (CNN) — Stunning Scotland remains one of the world’s top travel travel destinations. The staggering landscape is a heady mix of imposing mountains, wild forests and unspoilt beaches. Meanwhile Scottish…



Canada’s city of 140 languages

By Lindsey Galloway BBC However, it can take time to fully appreciate all that Toronto has to offer, say residents. “The city doesn’t give up its secrets easily,” said Alyssa James, Toronto native and travel…