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The hot new island-hopping destination

(CNN) — In May 2018, Abu Dhabi opened a suspension bridge allowing travelers to drive or cycle over the sea. On one side was Abu Dhabi’s mainland — home of its famous mosque and Louvre museum. At the other? Al Hudayriat Island, an island that offers 600 meters (1,970 feet) of quiet beach.Al Hudayriat is…

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Destination Abu DhabiPublished 11th December 2018FacebookTwitterEmailAbu Dhabi is a fabulous island getaway. See photos of the many things you can do — from boat tours to animal safaris.

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Published 10th December 2018FacebookTwitterEmailFrom a new flagship for Costa Cruises to a ship purpose-built for the Galapagos Islands, see photos of the top new cruise ships for 2019.

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Europe’s most magical winter city

(CNN) — Budapest is fast becoming one of Europe’s leading travel destinations, especially in winter when Hungary’s capital city truly comes to life.Offering a cozy winter atmosphere with romantic architectural creations, Budapest delivers a scene reminiscent of a classic Christmas movie. Rich in culture and steeped in tradition, winter here not only feels like a…

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Published 11th December 2018FacebookTwitterEmailSee photos of Japan’s best and cutest mascots — from Vegatta, mascot of soccer team Vegalta Sendai, to Funayassi, a “pear fairy.”

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Destination BudapestPublished 11th December 2018FacebookTwitterEmailTake a look at these photos and see how Budapest sparkles during a winter holiday. From the City Park Ice Rink to its many spas and baths, you’ll have plenty to do on your trip.

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Celebrating Japan’s mascot culture

(CNN) — When the organizing committee for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics released images of the Games’ mascots, few people blinked — after all, mascots are standard fare for the Olympics.But in Japan, mascot culture goes far deeper than the occasional world event. Throughout the country, there are mascots for everything from local sports teams to…

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