Travel Features

 Is now the time to visit Russia?

Is now the time to visit Russia?

Recent turmoil has dented Russia's appeal to tourists. But should it be scrapped from travel itineraries?
iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

iReport: Pictures that show off the grandeur of Milan

Milan's famous cathedral, inside-out and upside-down, plus other unmistakably Milanese images
How President Xi Jinping is changing China's travel industry

How President Xi Jinping is changing China's travel industry

China's travel-happy president is a walking guidebook and tourism promoter
Build them and we will come: Year ahead in architecture

Build them and we will come: Year ahead in architecture

With spectacular new skyscrapers set to rise over Europe and Asia, 2015 looks like an exciting year for new buildings
Great Zimbabwe: The spectacular ancient city that tourism forgot

Great Zimbabwe: The spectacular ancient city that tourism forgot

The remains of this powerful 15th-century capital of 10,000 people were once a top attraction. Now they're deserted and mysterious
CNNGo in Hokkaido: Snow, onsen and 300+ beers

CNNGo in Hokkaido: Snow, onsen and 300+ beers

CNNGo explores Japan's northernmost island, a winter paradise for lovers of snow, hot springs, seafood and beer
Show goes on as defiant Paris opens glitzy new Philharmonic

Show goes on as defiant Paris opens glitzy new Philharmonic

Just days after deadly attacks, French capital remembers victims at opening of prestigious new music venue
Antarctica and back in a day? Yep, you can

Antarctica and back in a day? Yep, you can

Glaciers and penguins are viewed from above on what may be the world's coolest day trip from Australia
Beautiful NASA posters advertise intergalactic vacations

Beautiful NASA posters advertise intergalactic vacations

Space agency's art team hopes retro images will promote interest in Kepler telescope project’s work discovering potentially habitable worlds
10 of the world's most amazing long-distance trails

10 of the world's most amazing long-distance trails

Craving dehydrated food and days without washing? These epic hikes are for you
California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

California's high-speed rail: LA to SF in 3 hours

High-speed rail travel on the west coast? California is one step closer to making it a reality