The ‘erotic’ origins of Sicily’s top pastry

Editor’s Note — Sign up to CNN Travel’s Unlocking Italy newsletter for insider intel on Italy’s best loved destinations and lesser-known regions to plan your ultimate trip. Plus, we’ll get you in the mood before you go with movie suggestions, reading lists and recipes from Stanley Tucci.(CNN) — Making a trip to Sicily without indulging…

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Uncovering Turkey’s hidden treasures

JUST WATCHEDUncovering Turkey’s hidden treasuresReplayMore Videos …MUST WATCHFrom a submerged city to tombs carved from rocks, Turkey is home to all manner of historic treasures.Source: CNNStories worth watching (15 Videos)Uncovering Turkey’s hidden treasuresMeet the 100-year-old man who’s worked at the same company for 84 yearsWatch: New ‘Avatar: Way of Water’ trailer just dropped’We started something…

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New Zealand to fully reopen in July

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday, May 11, that the country will fully reopen its international borders from 11:59 p.m. on July 31, with cruise ships also welcome back to local ports on the same day.The end-July opening of the border is two months earlier than the government’s previous time frame and…

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A passenger with no flying experience landed a plane at a Florida airport after the pilot became incapacitated

(CNN) — “I have no idea how to fly the airplane.” The pilot on his single-engine Cessna 208 had “gone incoherent,” the passenger was telling air traffic controllers Tuesday afternoon, according to audio from It was, he stressed, a “serious situation.”Air Traffic Controller Robert Morgan, a certified flight instructor, was on a break when…

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23 of the world’s best sandwiches

(CNN) — Is there a food more humble yet universally adored than the sandwich?And while one person’s go-to hamburger snack might be another’s katsu sando or chivito, there’s hardly a country on the planet that doesn’t turn to some type of bread with something stuffed inside it to cure a craving. Traveling the world’s sandwiches…

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Mardin: Turkey’s ancient treasure trove

Editor’s Note — This CNN Travel series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy.(CNN) — Donkeys meander through narrow streets past doorways and through low arches, suddenly braying around…

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