Month: October 2018

Why go? Vancouver is the starting point for cruises to Alaska via the spectacular Inside Passage running along British Columbia’s west coast. Rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities, with a great food scene, this relaxed, culture-rich city is surrounded on three sides by water, with impressive mountain views. Cruise port location Vancouver’s
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Jennifer Lujan directs social impact programs at the cannabis tech company Eaze, known as the “Uber” of pot.Peter Samuels Growing up in a tight-knit community in West Texas, Jennifer Lujan’s conservative parents had their daughter’s future all mapped out. She would forgo college, marry a man with “good benefits” and have babies like the rest
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(CNN) — Flights from Africa to across the globe are expanding more than ever thanks to more competition in the airline industry, with the latest milestone being the first direct flight from East Africa to the US completed on Monday. Passengers on Kenya Airways’ Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner took the historic 15-hour flight from Nairobi’s Jomo
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(CNN) — The notoriously long passport lines at London’s Heathrow Airport may soon get a bit shorter — provided you’re from one of five countries. “We’ll open the use of e-passport gates at Heathrow and other airports, currently only available to EEA nationals, to include visitors from the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Japan,”
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(CNN) — No one needs help finding a beautiful beach in Mauritius, but there’s tons to explore away from the water as well. For a small nation, Mauritius overflows with scenic hikes through the mountains, holy pilgrimage sites, amazing food and historic areas that trace the island’s globe-spanning history. Underwater waterfall Just off the coast
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About Lydia Schrandt Lydia, Senior Photo Editor and Readers’ Choice Production Manager for USA TODAY 10Best, has traveled to more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America, and has lived in Albuquerque, Galveston, Austin, Thailand, Korea, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and now Houston. When she’s not at her computer
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Hong Kong (CNN) — After nine years of construction and a staggering $20 billion price tag, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, AKA the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, is finally open. The 55-kilometer bridge comprises a Hong Kong Link Road (12 kilometers), a Main Bridge (29.6 kilometers) and a Zhuhai Link Road (13.4 kilometers). It connects the
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