Month: February 2020

(CNN) — You’ve seen your friends’ photos, you’ve watched the Lord of the Rings trilogy and you’re desperate to experience New Zealand for yourself. But considering that the Land of the Long White Cloud is about the same size as the UK, how will you decide what to see? Here’s our insider’s guide to Aotearoa’s
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(CNN) — The novel coronavirus may have originated in Wuhan, China, but it’s since spread to more than 30 countries across the world. During a press briefing on Monday, Angelo Borrelli, head of the country’s Civil Protection agency, confirmed that five people have died and at least 219 others have been infected with coronavirus in
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Baseball, known locally as yakyuu (or literally “field ball”), is a national phenomenon in Japan. Masaoka Shiki, one of Japan’s four great haiku masters, wrote several poems praising it. Osaka’s most infamous urban legend centers around it. It’s even more popular than the nation’s native sumo. According to data published by Japan’s Central Research Services
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Historic England is the country’s official list keeper of the most historically and architecturally significant places in England — places such as monuments, shipwrecks and battlefields. And pubs. Earlier this month, the heritage organization updated 11 English pub listings to reflect their cultural heritage and national importance, with one receiving a coveted Grade I designation.
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(CNN) — Travelers in the Canary Islands face continued disruption Monday morning following a massive sandstorm that blew in from the Sahara Desert over the weekend. The popular holiday destination, which is part of Spain but lies off the coast of Morocco and Western Sahara, was struck by winds known as “la calima,” which blow
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