This was no ordinary plane ride.
Rainbows of color, spice-market smells, an urban orchestra of sounds: Morocco can be overwhelming at first.
Some of India's oldest regal residences are being re-purposed as hotels to tempt tourists from around the globe.
Ever gotten a plane and wound up in the wrong city? How about the wrong continent? It recently happened
The Supreme Court will hear the case of a frequent flier labeled a frequent complainer by one airline.
CNN's Thom Patterson climbed aboard the Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Monday, May 20, for its first U.S. commercial flight since being grounded for safety concerns. Patterson traveled from Houston to Chicago on United Flight 1. Follow updates from his trip below.
Aviation fans have already named it Dreamliner 2.0.
While all the U.S. national parks will be open this summer, forced federal spending cuts mean reduced programs and facility access.
Follow along here while you watch the "Parts Unknown" episode in Tangier.
Post-Gaddafi, the northern African desert state is less restricted and an altogether more welcoming destination.
A Japanese operator of Boeing's 787 Dreamliners said it suffered a "minor" setback while conducting a test flight of an aircraft this month.
Panama City is the America's cheapest capital city, but luxury standards often prevail in Latin Am's fastest growing economy
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang has called on his nation's tourists to improve their behavior, Xinhua reported.
According to a recent U.N. report, insects could be a solution to some of the world's food and health problems. They're nutritious, eco-friendly and abundant. Many countries already consider them a staple part of their diets.
These aren't your typical Southern escapes.
A walking 48-ton elephant and huge flying herons are some of the bizarre attractions at a French theme park.
Who are the superhumans who single-handedly sail around the world? And what can they teach us about life?
Tapeworms, tumors and birthing chairs -- skip lunch before touring these grotesque displays.
A preliminary investigation report into last month's Lion Air crash into the sea off Bali has called on the budget carrier to implement several safety and pilot training recommendations.
Those airline baggage and reservation change fees add up, to the tune of more than $6 billion.
What makes airline passengers happy?
Group calls Barbie an "expression of a conventional role model that isn't OK."
Hong Kong's favorite new resident, a giant inflatable duck, took a turn for the worse on Wednesday, looking less like an oversized lovable plaything and more like an unappetizing fried egg on the water.
Volume II of our argument-proof list of the most uniquely American anythings.
Adults-only accommodations come with the guarantee you won't be interrupted by crying babies or rambunctious kids. But this type of luxury doesn't come cheap.
I will always love you.
Airbus has showed off its new A350 XWB, rolling out its first flyable plane on Monday fresh from the paintshop in company livery.
Nearly 50% of travelers say they would say nothing to fellow fliers who hog armrests on a plane, a survey says.
Virgin Group chairman lost a wager and had to serve as a flight attendant on AirAsia X flight.
On the court and on the road all year round, tennis champion Rafael Nadal knows how to enjoy the traveling life.
Finding an authentic Edo-era experience in modern Japan is no easy feat. This Wakayama town delivers
Some say it's stupid, others say it's worth it -- not everyone gets put off by government travel warnings.
Nearly one-third of passengers say they have accidentally forgotten to turn off their smartphones and other electronic devices in flight, a study says.
Have you herd? Goats are now scheduled to land at Chicago's O'Hare Airport for a meal and some landscaping.
On most cruise ships, your accommodations, standard meals, entertainment and daytime activities are included in your fare. Then the nickel-and-diming begins.
Put away the lederhosen, and keep the beer steins on the shelf. Today's beer festivals have little in common with the traditional Oktoberfest celebration.
The best Moroccan food is found at street stalls, not in restaurants.
The country's economy may be surging ahead, but for the last few years, many of India's legacy airlines have struggled to keep their books in the black.
Lighthouses, perched on dramatic and remote coastlines, are increasingly being converted into unique hotels.
Kjeld Schigt certainly understands the allure of stepping away from the business world to embrace a healthier lifestyle.
A CNN.com writer shares her experiences about making the leap into international travel with children.
The UNESCO-listed Kumano Kodo pilgrimage is a trek like no other. Here's the ultimate guide to taking it all in.
The 8 Best Beer Towns In America: The nation's civic leaders in making, celebrating and, of course, drinking hop juice.
Many moons ago, when backpacking around Europe, I decided to treat myself to a gelato in the Italian city of Florence.
Most people who travel by train on a regular basis rush through the station so quickly, they never stop to appreciate their surroundings. But some railway terminals deserve a long admiring look for their beauty, their heritage and their engineering accomplishments. Here are five that are on the right track.
Coffee, juice or tea?
How Boeing dealt with the technical and logistical challenges of implementing the Dreamliner 787 battery fix and returning the plane to service.
From wrestling with ferocious Amazonian creatures to casting your reel in front of Cinderella's Castle, CNN names its top five fishing trips.
A guide to visiting some of Italy's lesser known towns, cities and villages.
Roy Moorfield and Lau Chi-sun are in charge of one of Cathay Pacific's most rigorous selection processes. Last week 140 candidates were brought before them and evaluated by appearance, body, character and even how bitter they are.
Air India has suspended a pilot and two flight attendants after an overstay incident on a flight last month.
Dozens of baggage handlers working for the major Italian airline Alitalia have been arrested over alleged theft from passengers' luggage, Italian police said.
While the Kentucky Derby experience is not to be missed, Churchill Downs' hometown is worth lingering over.
London City Airport wants to eradicate the many nuisances associated with flying.
Video of a plane crash video might trigger a fear of flying, but five things can help keep you calm before a your next flight.
How are Quebecois chefs putting their unique spin on traditional French cuisine?
Good news for air travelers, both domestic and international: A budget-related furlough of air traffic controllers is over -- and with it, the travel delays.
Hong Kong's busy harbor is never short of action, but the great big yellow duck that floated into town on Thursday captured the city's attention.
After a typo-related delay, legislation was signed by President Barack Obama Tuesday to end budget-related FAA air traffic controller furloughs that caused widespread travel delays last week. Despite the holdup on the president's signature, the fix went into effect over the weekend.
CNN.com asked author Hilary Davidson to pick her favorite independent bookstores.
The eight airlines around the world that have the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in their fleets are set to resume commercial flights of the aircraft by early June.
There's some work to be done to get United States airports on par with their global competitors. This is according to President Obama.
Branch out on your next trip by staying in a tree-house hotel along the beach or in a remote rainforest.
Virgin Galactic's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday above the Mojave Desert in California.
You heard of the two guys who recently opted in to a two-year, $1.5 million holiday? These are some of the sights they'll be privy to.
A Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off Sunday from a Tokyo airport, the first such flight in Japan since safety issues grounded the Dreamliner fleet, officials said.
Southwest Airlines passenger Matthew Harper says he was singled out because of his weight before a recent Chicago to Denver flight, told by a flight attendant that he could be removed from the aircraft, according to CNN affiliate KDVR.
More than three months after safety issues grounded the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Ethiopian Airlines became the first to resume service with a commercial flight.
How close are you to the airport? Is there a decent bar or restaurant on site? The worn-down, travel-weary businessperson is looking for proximity, convenience and comfortable amenities in an airport hotel. There's little time to waste.
Sweep aside stereotypes -- today's Colombia is more than the Escobar legacy
Japan has authorized passenger airlines to resume flights of Boeing 787 Dreamliners in the country starting Friday, authorities said.
Listen up, Big Travel! These fixes would make travel more pleasant for us and save you money.
Running an airline creates an astonishing amount of waste. Many have started to get creative when recycling.
Conde Nast Traveler lists world's best new hotels
How will the Dreamliner get back in the air? The answers lie in a dense federal document posted online Thursday.
If you're a tourist coming to Israel, you might be asked to give authorities a look at your personal e-mail in addition to your travel documents when you arrive.
Virgin America launches seat-to-seat ordering service.
Kate Peterson's flight from Baltimore to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport had to land at nearby Dallas Love Field because it was running low on fuel.
Two seconds. Take your eyes off the road any longer and your chances of crashing multiply.
Arriving at an airport and jumping into a taxi is the preferred option for most, and a necessary expense for time-pressed business travelers. But try passing off a $300 airport to city center fare and your accounts department may like to have a chat with you when you return to the office.
The U.S. government will temporarily delay a controversial rule that would again permit passengers to carry small knives on commercial flights three days before it was due to take effect.
Check out these seven spots to appreciate what's truly wild in the United States.
Young drivers are getting the message that distracted driving can be deadly, but a new study reports drivers ages 16 to 21 still put themselves at risk.
Singapore's Changi Airport has been crowned the best in the world by international travel research and consultancy group, Skytrax.
Making a strong first impression in the corporate world can take more than a power suit and a firm handshake. Nowadays, high-end status symbols like luxury cars are sought after by those seeking a profile boost.
Fliers beware: As FAA furloughs begin under sequester, travelers could begin experiencing significant delays early next week, officials say.
"Have you been to Koreatown yet?" my friend asked eagerly over the phone. It was my third week as a resident of Los Angeles, and I could no longer claim the pure shock of moving to a city so sprawling, so overwhelming, as the reason I had yet to explore its most interesting neighborhoods.
Much of Boston's transportation system followed the rest of the city into lockdown mode Friday as authorities hunted for a marathon bomber suspect.
The nation's airlines asked a federal court on Friday to stop the imminent furlough of air traffic controllers, saying the cuts could delay 6,700 flights daily with passengers waiting up to four hours in some cases.
The new breed of techie lodging is no less a hotel than a Best Buy with blankets.
Record-setting rains in parts of the Midwest caused hundreds of flight cancellations and flooding, with a hospital evacuating patients due to rising floodwaters.