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Things to do in Louisville: The can't-miss spots

Louisville, Kentucky (CNN)Locals may debate whether this river city is the South or the Midwest, but everyone can agree that Louisville, Kentucky, is an exciting place to be. Crowds pack the ‘Ville for the Kentucky Derby the first weekend in May, but bourbon-fueled delights await year-round. A dynamic culinary scene and rapidly growing lineup of urban bourbon attractions round out ...

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Kuala Lumpur nightlife: A guide to the city's best bars

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 when hot days give way to balmy nights that Kuala Lumpur really comes alive. Malaysia is a majority-Muslim population country, but its cosmopolitan capital has plenty of watering holes. Following global ...

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The company cleaning up the world's biggest hotels

(CNN)Next time you check out of a hotel, spare a thought for the barely touched bar of soap left behind in your room. Around the world, five million hotel soaps make their way to landfills every single day. But Clean the World aims turn those discarded slabs into a life-changing commodity. With recycling centers in the United States and Hong ...

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Chicago Riverwalk open for business (and pleasure)

(CNN)Home to buildings by such luminaries as Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Gehry and Jeanne Gang, Chicago is no stranger to cutting-edge construction. With the recent completion of the Chicago Riverwalk, the birthplace of the skyscraper now has its own ground level architectural masterpiece. The Riverwalk, the last stage of which opened in October, is set to ...

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United Airlines releases new customer policies

JUST WATCHED United Airlines releases new customer policies Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH United Airlines releases new customer policies Following a public relations crisis, United Airlines has released a ten-point action plan to "improve customer experience." Source: CNN United Airlines passenger removal (13 Videos) United Airlines releases new customer policies The entire United passenger fiasco Lawyer: He lost two ...

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10 women every foodie should know

(CNN)The James Beard Awards are the Oscars of the food world, coveted by American chefs and food professionals every year. As with many awards, the winners have traditionally been dominated by the men running fine dining restaurants around the country. Of the 361 awards handed out over 27 years, only 81 have been taken home by women. The 2017 ceremony ...

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5 idyllic private island retreats

(CNN)How do you avoid the throngs of sun seekers when you just want a waterfront vacation away from it all? A private island, where you’re secluded from all but a handful of staff and fellow guests, may be just what the doctor ordered. Here are four tropical, and one not-so-tropical, island getaways where you can escape and unwind. Necker Island, ...

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Johnny Depp turns up at Disneyland as Capt. Jack Sparrow

(CNN)Johnny Depp surprised fans at Disneyland, by popping up on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride in his full Capt. Jack Sparrow costume. The actor was waving his cutlass and talking to riders with his patented British slur on Wednesday night, not far from the animatronic versions of his character that appear throughout the ride. Identical twins Sarah and Rebecca ...

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World's best job? Michelin is hiring restaurant inspectors

(CNN)Always wondered what it’s like to be a Michelin Guide restaurant inspector? Eating at the world’s best dining spots hardly sounds like a tough gig. One can only imagine the mountains of caviar, wine pairings and cheese boards that come with the territory. But there’s much more to life as a Michelin inspector than free-flow foie gras. Debuting in 1900 ...

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