Andrew Aitchison/Getty Images(CNN) — The world's first solar farm to directly power a railway line has been plugged in -- a development that could lay the foundations for the world's first solar-powered trains.Social enterprise Riding Sunbeams has installed about 100 solar panels near a train station in Aldershot,...
(CNN) — The deep dive into depression hits me the second I turn the key to my front door. The vacation is over. And I'm so bummed. I feel a distressing weight pressing on my chest, the dread of enduring this ennui and the existential dread of day-to-day...
Marieta Islands, Mexico (CNN) — When the Mexican military used the Marieta Islands for target practice in the early 1900s, little did they know their efforts would lead to the creation of a future tourist destination. But, in fact, repeated bombings on the islands are thought to have...
Nepalese authorities said they will ban plastic soft drink bottles and single-use plastics under 30 microns thick (0.0012 inches, or 0.03 millimeter) in the Khumbu region, which is home to Everest. The ban will prevent hikers from bringing the plastic goods in -- and stop shops from selling...
(CNN) — Some 12.3 million US residents headed to Canada in the first half of 2019, the highest first-half record since 2007, according to Statistics Canada. Canada, the vast North American country known for a bevy of cool offerings, including poutine, polar bears and Northern Lights, is welcoming...
When Trump announced his consideration on August 16, Nordic Visitor saw a significant rise in online users viewing its vacation packages."raffic to our Greenland site increased by more than 2,800%, compared to the same date in 2018," the travel agency said in a statement to CNN Travel. "Ongoing...
A series of five dives were completed this month by an exploration team from Triton Submarines to the spot 370 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada, and 4,000 meters below the surface where the ship deemed "unsinkable" now rests, according to a release from Triton.A team of experts, scientists...
(CNN) — Regular nonstop flights between the east coast of Australia and London or New York could soon become a reality. In preparation, Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with 40 people traveling directly from London or New York to Sydney, to see how the human...
Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots.
(CNN) — Once upon a time there was basically only one way for an ordinary person to visit Antarctica -- climbing aboard a small cruise ship and visiting the frozen continent en masse with hundreds of other passengers.Since the legendary Lars-Eric Lindblad led the first traveler's expedition in...