Month: September 2018

A package label identifies a food product that does not contain genetically modified ingredients. CREDIT: AP Photo/Bill Sikes A group called the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation has petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit use of the term “Non-GMO” on food, arguing this label misleads and deceives consumers about food safety. The Non-GMO Project has
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(CNN) — The island of Patmos, sitting under perfect blue skies in the eastern reaches of the Aegean sea, may look like a typical vacation destination in Greece, but it isn’t. It’s where the end of the world began. Not that you’d guess that, strolling down the winding path in the center of the island,
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Editor’s Note — Editor’s Note — CNN Travel’s series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy. (CNN) — A place for cleansing and contemplation, for relaxation and conversation. Azerbaijan‘s old hammam culture may have waned in recent
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Continuing our culinary series, Anthony Peregrine offers a guide to the 10 dishes all visitors to France must find time for. 1. Bouillabaisse What makes it great: The fishiest fish dish in the world started out, like most French classics, as a poor man’s platter. Marseille fishermen boiled up for themselves the items they couldn’t sell. Hence qualification for inclusion
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(CNN) — London’s status as a world aviation hub extends far beyond Heathrow. The UK’s capital is served by six airports, some stretching the geographical definition of London to the limit. Whether you’re arriving on a budget flight into Luton or taking a long-haul trip out of Gatwick, our airport travel guide for London will
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There’s still time to catch some lingering heat of summer in the southern Mediterranean, but October is an equally pleasant month for a city break. As long as you avoid school half-term, you should escape the crowds. And if you’re thinking about a January holiday – either in the snow or in the heat –
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Jungles can be magical places. Unforgettable memories come instantly to mind. Sifaka lemurs dancing across the forest floor in Madagascar; a giant silverback gorilla cradling his infant offspring in the mountains of Uganda; shafts of sunlight, like spotlights on a stage, piercing the rainforest canopy in Costa Rica; gazing out over the jungle-covered Sierra Nevada
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(CNN) — National parks are important. They’re home to irreplaceable ecosystems, cultural sites and extraordinary wildlife. The study revealed that temperatures across the country’s 417 protected areas have increased by 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit, double the amount compared to the rest of the country. While both temperatures and aridity went up, precipitation rates have drastically gone
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Everyone loves a story that begins: “All the passengers and crew escaped without serious injury after …” That so many aviation incidents are survivable is a tribute to the airline industry’s obsession with safety. Less helpful headlines, such as “Miracle as passengers survive after plane crashes into sea,” play to travellers’ fears about the risks
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Athens (CNN) — A decade ago, the streets of Athens were in tumult. Protests raged amid clouds of tear gas as the European financial crisis pushed Greece to the brink of financial collapse. Today, the city’s cafes are bustling with cheerful and lively conversation, its art scene is thriving and people seem happy. Happy because
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Air travellers in southern Europe this weekend face the possibility of flight delays and cancellations as a powerful storm, or ‘medicane’, gathers momentum in the Mediterranean. What is a Medicane? Medicanes are rare weather phenomena observed in the Mediterranean Sea. They are often referred to as Mediterranean tropical-like cyclones or Mediterranean hurricanes. Most systems remain
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From witnessing a cheetah kill on the vast Serengeti plains, to catching stags rutting in the Scottish Highlands, encounters with animals can be some of the most rewarding experiences around. In honour of World Animal Day (4 October), here are some of the most spectacular ways to see wildlife, from traditional safaris to off-the-beaten-track expeditions.
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