Pandemic limbo stretches into the Thanksgiving travel season

(CNN) — In a year of constant uncertainty, where decisions are painstakingly considered and might be reversed, holiday travel is no exception. Many weary Americans eager to join family and friends for Thanksgiving face another risk calculation as they weigh scrapping travel plans at the last minute or going ahead as Covid-19 cases surge. Gail […]

The much-hyped Hong Kong-Singapore ‘travel bubble’ is postponed amid Covid-19 spike

(CNN) — The highly-anticipated Hong Kong and Singapore “air travel bubble” was postponed Saturday — less than 24 hours before it was due to launch. The bubble would have allowed quarantine-free, air travel between the two Asian hubs. But a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong means the arrangement will be postponed for two […]

What you need to know before you fly on a Boeing 737 MAX

(CNN) — The Boeing 737 MAX is back, but not everyone is thrilled. Twenty months after the it was first grounded following two fatal accidents, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared the way for the airplane to fly again. For the airlines that will operate the MAX, this creates a complex problem. How […]

November 20 coronavirus news

Fans try to stay warm while also wearing masks and social distancing in the first half of an MLS match between the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City on October 24 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, KS. Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire/Getty Images While they may be unpopular in some places, mask mandates work to […]

Meditation app Omvana will have you relaxed in no time

(CNN) —   As quarantine continues it can be hard to find moments of peace and relaxation. A great way to ground and center yourself can be meditation. Omvana is a meditation app that will have you relaxed in no time. Better yet, you can get a year subscription for just $39.99 (from $59.99). The […]

The best DSLR cameras for beginners, according to professional photographers

(CNN) —   The holidays are right around the corner, and if you have an aspiring photographer in your life, the ultimate gift is a DSLR camera. The standard for professional photographers, digital single-lens reflex (DSLR for short) cameras deliver more detail than the camera on your phone. Plus a seemingly endless number of lenses, […]

Disney World to bring back park hopping on January 1

(CNN) — Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando says it’s bringing back the Park Hopper ticket on January 1, with some restrictions. This ticket allows admission to more than one park on a single day. A modified Park Hopper option will be available in 2021 but will require visitors to make reservations for their first […]

The best computer monitors of 2020

(CNN) —   Remote working and schooling has become the norm for many of us this past year — and there’s a good chance we’ll be continuing to do so for a bit longer. After upgrading your work-from-home digs with a more comfortable chair or a standing desk, the next addition you should consider is […]

The spoof airline that could actually predict the future of travel

(CNN) — Thought 2020 had run out of surprises? Try this contender for the least likely news to finish the year in travel: a new airline. As the aviation industry struggles to remain afloat, with airlines hemorrhaging money left right and center, it came as a surprise to see the “launch” of Mom Air, a […]

46 gifts to pamper the beauty lover in your life

(CNN) —   From perfumes to eyeshadow palettes to facial tools to combat wrinkles, there are seemingly infinite options to give the beauty product-obsessed person in your life. (Because really, there are.) We know it can be difficult to figure out what’s actually worth it. so we’ve researched the top-rated, most beloved beauty gifts you […]