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Spending the night in an igloo, in the Alps. Sounds cool, but is it?
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Spending the night in an igloo, in the Alps. Sounds cool, but is it?

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — Spending the night in an igloo sounds cool. And it is, though mainly literally. As my...

How the dream of moving to Italy turned sour for one family
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How the dream of moving to Italy turned sour for one family

(CNN) — Making a move to Italy to start a new life in the sunshine, surrounded by beautiful scenery, incredible food and fascinating culture is a dream that many people have realized in recent years thanks to a sell-off of cheap homes. But the dream for one family from Finland who moved to the Sicilian...

This woman is riding around the world with her German shepherd
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This woman is riding around the world with her German shepherd

(CNN) — It isn’t every day that you spot a motorcyclist riding along the road with a German shepherd dog on the back of their bike. So it’s not surprising that the sight of content creator Jess Stone and her beloved dog Moxie cruising along together usually has onlookers doing double takes. “Every car that...

Volcanic eruption grounds flights in Asia-Pacific | CNN
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Volcanic eruption grounds flights in Asia-Pacific | CNN

Story highlights Indonesia’s Mount Sangeang volcano erupted Friday, sending clouds of ash and smoke into the sky Volcanic ash drifted as far as Australia, forcing Darwin International Airport to cancel fights over weekend The ash is dangerous for a number of reasons, says the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center CNN  —  Ash from an Indonesian...

Passengers get out and push frozen plane in Siberia | CNN
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Passengers get out and push frozen plane in Siberia | CNN

Story highlights Temperatures of minus 50 Celsius cause aircraft’s landing gear to freeze Videos show passengers rallying to push the Tupolev plane into position Aircraft reportedly completed its journey without further problems CNN  —  Yes, this really happened! A bunch of passengers left their seats to give their frozen plane a push at a snowbound...

Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London’s Tower Bridge | CNN
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Dropped beer bottle shatters glass walkway at London’s Tower Bridge | CNN

Story highlights Officials say there was no danger to public after glass panel broke in walkway Engineers repaired the panel within two days and the attraction remained open Glass floor has four layers. The top layer can be easily replaced when scratched or damaged London CNN  —  A scary view of London just got slightly...

Everglades Jetport: The ‘world’s greatest airport’ that never was
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Everglades Jetport: The ‘world’s greatest airport’ that never was

(CNN) — It was supposed to be the world’s largest airport, a glamorous intercontinental hub for supersonic airliners with six runways and high-speed rail links to surrounding cities. But today, it’s little more than an airstrip in the middle of nowhere. The Everglades Jetport, as it was called when the project launched in 1968, started...

Virgin Boeing 747 to launch rocket into space
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Virgin Boeing 747 to launch rocket into space

(CNN) — At the far southwestern tip of England, dangling into the Atlantic, the remote region of Cornwall rarely feels like the center of the world. But recently locals have been feeling tantalizingly close as they’ve watched a very special plane fly low overhead, taking off from the runway at little Newquay Airport — the...

Ritz-Carlton’s $6,400-a-week luxury superyacht cruise has finally set sail
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Ritz-Carlton’s $6,400-a-week luxury superyacht cruise has finally set sail

(CNN) — Ritz-Carlton’s highly-anticipated superyacht cruise has finally made its debut, three and a half years after its maiden voyage was originally scheduled to begin. Evrima, the first of three custom-built yachts from the famous hotel chain’s Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, began a seven-night cruise from Barcelona, Spain to Nice, France on October 15. The 190-meter...