(CNN) — If you’ve ever wondered who runs the world, it turns out it’s a man called Nick Butter. Butter, 30, has become the first person to complete a marathon in all 196 countries recognized by the United Nations, finishing his challenge in Greece on Sunday. Butter has so far raised over £65,000 ($83,000) for
MSC Cruises has announced its commitment to become the first global cruise line to go “carbon neutral”, and will begin offsetting all emissions by January 1 2020. The Italian cruise line, which has a fleet of 17 ships, aims to achieve its goal through a mix of technological innovation and environmental projects. In particular, MSC
Nina Zagat and Tim Zagat, founders of the Zagat guidebooks (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) Getty Images In an era before Yelp, or Open Table, or countless restaurant lists on the Internet, there was Zagat. If you loved to dine out in New York City, you owned a copy of the rectangular pocket sized guidebook.
(CNN) — A train speeds across the checkerboard tracks of Chicago’s bustling Tower 18 junction, sparks flying from wheels that you can almost hear screeching. Across the Atlantic in Aisgill, deep in England’s beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, a steam locomotive weaves its way through a snowy nighttime landscape barely visible through the sooty darkness.
Some cities dye their rivers green (looking at you, Chicago), others light up the sky with emerald fireworks, but across the globe, St Patrick’s Day is universally celebrated with a drink or two. And it seems in North Korea it is no different. Although the Foreign Office advises against visiting North Korea, in March 2020,
Photo courtesy of Fairmont Peace Hotel These hotels hit the right notes Whether you want to listen to live music or your favorite artist on vinyl, or maybe learn to play guitar, these hotels will surprise and delight musicians and aesthetes with their melodies. Photo courtesy of Fairmont Peace Hotel Fairmont Peace Hotel – Shanghai, China
lunch or dinner time for baby in his high chair Getty As someone who thinks a lot about how society eats but doesn’t have kids, I can only imagine that now would be an overwhelming time to be a new parent. When we talk about what to eat, the conversation today encompasses not only our
He had to wait nine years, but he finally heard back. The now 19-year-old college student from Massachusetts says he completely forgot about sending the message in a bottle until his dad sent a photo of the letter — and the reply — in a group text. “My parents always saved things from our childhood,
An American Eagle Embraer ERJ-145 regional jetliner Larry MacDougal via AP An American Airlines flight slid off a runway “due to icy conditions” at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Monday, the company said. The incident occurred as a storm brought an early snow to the city, grounding more than 400 flights and delaying hundreds more.
The silver-backed chevrotain, also called the Vietnamese mouse deer, was last recorded more than 25 years ago when a team of Vietnamese and Russian researchers obtained a dead chevrotain from a hunter. “For so long, this species has seemingly only existed as part of our imagination,” said Vietnamese biologist An Nguyen, an associate conservation scientist
British Airways has been accused of emitting 18,000 tonnes of excess carbon dioxide each year in a practice used to help airlines save money, according to a BBC Panorama investigation which airs tonight. A BA insider revealed that the airline sometimes fills the tanks of its aircraft with tonnes of extra fuel to avoid filling
Lobster is a Maine culinary hallmark, but there’s a windfall of flavor to explore when you visit New England’s easternmost state. An abundance of high-integrity ingredients from fertile farms and salty seas emphasize primary materials rather than elaborate technique. Life in Maine moves at a pace set by wind, weather and tides, just as it
Coast along Four Seasons Lauren Mowery Honolulu Three Ways: A Hotel For Every Budget And Style Hawaii regularly inspires day-dreamers imbued with wanderlust to snag the first great airfare deal picked up by a flight alert. Graceful palm trees, technicolor sunsets, and shallow teal waters have long lured beach lovers, water babies, honeymooners and stars
Souped up new lenses that make it easy to see lumps and bumps in the snow, or change from light to dark in a flash as conditions change, as well as a fresh crop of minimal frames to give wider field of view – with the latest innovations in ski googles, seeing really is believing.
A screen shows the gross merchandise volume, a measure of sales, after 12 minutes 49 seconds of … [+] Singles Day sales, as it reaches about 7,147,554,107 USD in Hangzhou in China’s eastern Zhejiang province early on November 11, 2019. (Photo by – / AFP) / China OUT (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images) AFP
(CNN) — Its name literally means treasure, so it seems fitting that Bali’s Awarta Nusa Dua Luxury Villas & Spa has been recognized as a gem of a boutique hotel. Comprised of 14 villas, the luxurious resort is renowned for its first class service, which includes a Chrysler limousine airport pickup, as well as stunning
Louis Armstrong New Orleans Int’l Airport terminal Source: Louis Armstrong New Orleans Int’l Airport From New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, many airports around the country are in the middle of high-profile renovation and expansion projects. But with the official opening early Wednesday morning of the new $1.3 billion terminal at Louis Armstrong
(CNN) — For many years, the luxury travel sector has been undergoing a bit of an arms race. Four Seasons announced its Private Jet experience in 2015. There’s a new $50,000-per-night private penthouse suite at the Park Hyatt New York and a fleet of custom-built yachts coming from Ritz Carlton — the first voyage is
Jon Holmes dips his toe into holidays afloat on Saga’s new Spirit of Discovery “Virgin!” the cry goes up, and hundreds of heads with a combined age of thousands of years swivel (slowly) to eyeball the interloper. “Who’s this, trip-trapping across our gangway?” they seem to say. The answer is that it’s me, being welcomed on-board
Sherry is among the most unique and diverse wines on the planet. Bodegas Domecq in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz province, Spain. Universal Images Group via Getty Images Spanish novelist Benito Pérez Galdós—whom many consider second only to Cervantes—once said, “If God had not made Sherry, how imperfect his work would have been.” Now, nearly