(CNN) — Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials.The remarkable find includes a limestone family tomb from Egypt's fifth dynasty, a period spanning the 25th to the 24th...
(CNN) — Ari Fuji was at high school when she realized she wanted to earn her wings and become a pilot. But growing up in Japan, where female pilots were largely unheard of, it was a dream that meant reaching for the sky. "The wall was high," she...
Karpathos, Greece (CNN) — White and pastel-washed buildings set atop rugged hills overlook clear, blue water. The sun sets in breathtaking fashion. The Karpathos moon is so full and bright that intrepid traveler Katie Sehl figured it for a lamp or a giant spotlight the first time she...
Bangkok (CNN) — Thailand's first royal coronation in nearly seven decades is taking place in Bangkok May 4-6, when King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun will formally ascend the throne. For people who travel to Bangkok this weekend, it's a rare chance to witness a landmark moment in Thai history.Vajiralongkorn,...
Aarhus, Denmark (CNN) — As Denmark's "second city," Aarhus is used to Copenhagen grabbing all the attention. But over the past few years, Aarhus has emerged from the capital's shadow, garnering a reputation among travelers as an exciting alternative for a Danish city break.Aarhus, the country's second-largest city,...
(CNN) — Plenty of people dream of travel to other planets. But "Star Wars" fans can actually visit locations where many of the films' most famous scenes were shot. Some places aren't even as remote as one might expect. From dinner at Luke Skywalker's childhood home to a...
Hammerfest resident Tor Arild Guleng told CNN that he went to look for the whale in a nearby fjord, and was surprised by the mammal's reaction.Guleng said the whale swam toward the boat with its head out of the water for around 30 seconds, as if waiting for...
(CNN) — Fear of flying is far from unusual, but I struggle with the lesser-known fear of flying logistics. It's common knowledge among wheelchair users that there's more to successful completion of a safe, comfortable flight than taking off smoothly and reaching a destination without incident. As a...
(CNN) — Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you'd be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about.However, travel there from June to November, the moderate months between the extremes of the wet and dry seasons, and you'll witness one of...
(CNN) — Hey. How you been? It's a simple question, but it yields fascinating answers when asked on a global scale. In 2018, US-based analytics company Gallup asked 151,000 people in 143 countries a series of questions about how they'd felt the day before. Were they angry or...