Month: December 2021

(CNN) — Right in the middle of the Qatari peninsula, a large chasm suddenly yawns open from the rocky desert, plummeting some 100 meters down into the earth. It’s an impressive sight — whether you’re standing at the top or the bottom. This is Musfur, a massive ancient cavern believed to be the deepest accessible
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There isn’t much middle ground when it comes to Champagne Henriot’s Cuvée Hemera 2006. As a vintage Champagne that has just become available on the market this month, at $185 SRP, it’s here to make a statement. The composition of the wine reads like a straight-from-central-casting portrayal of what we imagine a historic Champagne house’s lineage to
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In this article JBLU JetBlue Airways Airbus A320 passenger aircraft landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. Nik Oiko | LightRocket | Getty Images JetBlue Airways is cutting close to 1,300 flights from its schedule from Thursday through mid-January in anticipation of more Covid-19 infections among pilots and flight attendants. New
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Expert guide to Zermatt Overview Hotels Restaurants Après ski Snow reports It’s essential to think carefully about location when picking accommodation, as the town of Zermatt is spread out. The three lift stations, which access different parts of the mountain, are the Gornergrat railway (next to the main railway station), the Sunnegga funicular, beyond the
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It’s not uncommon for people to seek God during times of hardship. However, the opposite appears to have happened during the coronavirus pandemic, with more Americans leaving organized religion. A Pew Research Center survey, released earlier this month, found 29% of U.S. adults said they had no religious affiliation, an increase of 6 percentage points
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(CNN) — It’s less than an hour’s drive from Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, yet the Vipava Valley hasn’t really registered on the tourist radar. This lusciously fertile region that stretches west to the Italian border has a magical combination of exceptionally fine wine and food, dramatic karst landscapes and medieval castles towering over pretty villages. It
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Photos Courtesy of The Joule Dallas is a buzzing metropolis, affording visitors and residents alike fine dining opportunities, world-class museums and shopping and excellent hotels. Located in the Central Business District is one such outstanding hotel: The Joule. The boutique luxury hotel is walking distance to much of what Dallas has to offer, so whether
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(CNN) — The first thing it resembles — this private, manmade island, straddling the Adriatic Sea and the Venetian lagoon — is a Bond villain’s lair. The second — as you dock at the private pontoon, walk past the Brutalist concrete façade, and into a “control room” where staff watch monitors tracking the waters around
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There are only two days left to 2021. A lot of folks are wallowing in the hazy responsibility-free zone that percolates perennially between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. But there’s still serious work to be done, people! Chief among those tasks is an exhaustive rundown of the best whiskies that were tasted over the past
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New crystals from Irish company Waterford have joined over 2,000 sparkling triangles covering the ball that drops over New York’s Times Square every year, days before the countdown to 2022. “We’re here today replacing 192 of the Waterford crystal triangles on that ball behind me with a new design, ‘the Gift of Wisdom,'” said Jeffrey
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