Travel

Lantau: Exploring Hong Kong's greenest island

(CNN)Crossing a road on Hong Kong’s Lantau Island can sometimes be a challenge — but not because of the traffic. Wild cows and water buffalo wander the streets, stopping to admire the views and soak up a ray of sun. Yes, this is Hong Kong. But not the ultra-modern skyline and crowded streets travelers are used to. Most tourists planning ...

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Shopping in Barcelona: A fashion stylist's guide

(CNN)Whether you’re looking for big-brand fashion, one-off designer pieces or vintage finds, Barcelona is one of Europe’s greatest shopping cities. And Barcelona-based fashion consultant, artist and social media star Blanca Miró Scrimieri (@blancamiro) is one of Spain’s hottest street-style gurus. CNN Travel caught up with her to get her shopping guide to the city. Here are Scrimieri’s tips, in her ...

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In the Philippines, a volcano within a lake within an island

CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN)It’s considered one of the world’s most dangerous active volcanoes. Just 55 kilometers south of Manila, Taal Volcano has erupted 30 times since the 16th century, accounting for the deaths of more ...

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Hatch Show Print: Inside a Nashville institution

Nashville (CNN)The hum of the letterpress presses provides a blanket of white noise as the printers and designers at Hatch Show Print, the 138-year-old print shop in downtown Nashville, bustle atop the hardwood floors. “We’re still doing what we did 138 years ago,” said shop manager Celene Aubry. “Hatch is a living museum.” Today Hatch continues putting its solid imprint ...

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Vietri sul Mare: The undiscovered Amalfi Coast

(CNN)Colorful towns cling to cliff faces, restaurant terraces offer breathtaking views, and blue waters sparkle into the distance. Vespas weave through cars on narrow mountain roads and the heady tang of lemons fills the warm air. After Italy’s big-city trilogy of Rome, Florence and Venice, the Amalfi Coast remains the most popular destination for visitors to the boot-shaped nation. Hugging ...

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8 of New York City's best rooftop bars

(CNN)There’s something about being far above the hubbub of the Big Apple’s streets, especially in the summertime, when humidity levels soar and the concrete feels like it’s emanating heat waves. “Being on a New York City rooftop gives you this special pleasure of feeling part of the city, inside it, but at a distance,” says Ray Chung, director of design ...

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Ballooning over Malaysia's most architecturally stunning city

CNN Travel’s series often carries sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN)As the ground grows distant, its small details are no longer visible and the earth begins to resemble an abstract painting. Swathes of green forest are flanked by the curved navy lines ...

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Frank Lloyd Wright across America: A Midwest tour

(CNN)I knew Frank Lloyd Wright’s name before I knew anything about his work. Maybe it was from the worst Simon & Garfunkel song ever. Maybe it was just a name thrown around in art class under the rubric of “Person You Should Have Heard Of By Now.” But when I finally did discover Wright’s work, it was by accident — ...

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