Pilot pulls off incredible sideways landing

Pilot pulls off incredible sideways landing

(CNN) — Ever been in an airplane that’s landed sideways? Probably not given that it’s a very tricky maneuver to pull off.That didn’t stop a TUI Boeing 757-200 make an incredible dramatic landing at Bristol Airport, in the UK, last week.Storm Callum brought challenging high winds and stormy weather to parts of Britain last week…

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What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

What to do, see and eat in St. Kitts

St Kitts, West Indies (CNN) — “If your name is James, you go by Jim. If your name is Christopher, you go by Kit.”That’s how calypso singer Socrates explains the name of his island, St. Kitts.Technically, the island’s proper name is St. Christopher. But many tourists who arrive are confused, thinking they might have ended…

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What to do at the Sydney Opera House

What to do at the Sydney Opera House

(CNN) — Since its inauguration on October 20, 1973, the iconic Sydney Opera House has been the centerpiece of the Sydney Harbour, drawing some 8.2 million visitors every year.But there’s much more to Australia’s top tourist attraction than just a show-stopping facade.From its complicated construction to popular bars and restaurants, this UNESCO World Heritage Site…

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You can now rent Madonna’s luxury London home

You can now rent Madonna’s luxury London home

(CNN) — Just like a prayer, you know she’ll take you there — if “there” is London, that is.Megastar Madonna’s swanky former home in the British capital is currently on the market as a luxury vacation rental. It’s an expansive, expensive pad in a traditional Georgian mews house.Located in the city’s upmarket South Kensington neighborhood,…

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America’s first female hotel manager

America’s first female hotel manager

Los Angeles (CNN) — Throughout the newly renovated Hotel Figueroa, amidst its posh new interior design, an inverted triangle can be seen carved into its original walls. The triangle, a symbol of female strength and power, is a relic of the hotel’s beginnings as a YWCA hotel for women.”We hired a social anthropologist to do…

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