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(CNN) This week in travel news: the very best airports in 2023, new travel guidelines about the planet and the man who visited Disneyland practically three,000 days in a row.

The world’s very best airports

There is been a typical refrain, Port Authority CEO Rick Cotton told CNN, fueling the multibillion-dollar renovations taking spot at metro New York’s LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports: “‘Why are the main airports in Asia, in Europe, considerably greater and even extra eye-catching?’ “

“Our internal mission statement was to produce a terminal that everybody loves,” says Frank Scremin, CEO of LaGuardia Gateway Partners, which is behind the airport’s $eight billion renovation. That project just won LaGuardia’s Terminal B the “World’s Most effective New Airport Terminal” award at the prestigious Skytrak Awards.

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Back in 2014, Vice President Joe Biden famously mentioned LaGuardia was like “in some third-planet nation,” but the comments “sparked action,” Scremin says.

The new terminal’s style philosophy is to “give guests a selection”, whether or not it is a organization traveler who demands to get to the gate effectively or a family members who desires to “sit back and unwind and have exciting”.

Plans have been scrapped Monday for a light rail hyperlink from Manhattan to LaGuardia, but at least a $9.five billion redevelopment of JFK is anticipated. And for extra of these flagship airports that inspired New York’s facelift, verify out the world’s very best airports of 2023.

Law and order

Forewarned is armed, people. Right here are the most recent laws and guidelines travelers must know about:

do not trek solo in Nepal, for the reason that “there is no one particular to enable you”.

do not take lewd selfies with statues in Japan’s new Ghibli Park.

do not program to tour Bali by motorbike, as the island authorities will stop foreign vacationers from renting them.

Do stop by China and keep satisfied if you enter the casinos in Macau for the reason that the borders are completely reopened.

Do swim topless in Berlin pools, if you are a lady who supports Germany’s “no cost physique culture.”

Do celebration all evening in Miami’s South Beach if you actually have to for the reason that the 2am drinking ban has been lifted. But make positive you get to Florida ahead of this five,000-mile-wide patch of kelp arrives.

Meals and drink

What is the very best meal for the morning immediately after celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? A complete Irish breakfast, with lots of black pudding and potato bread. Right here are 26 will have to-attempt Irish foods: It really is not just stout and stout.

Mexican cuisine has also been misunderstood, but CNN’s new meals and travel show “Eva Longoria: In Search of Mexico,” beginning March 26, aims to repair that. Sign up for our new 4-component newsletter “Unlocking Mexico” for a guide to the country’s history and heritage, as effectively as Eva Longoria’s recipes.


A Polish pilot created aviation history on March 14 when he became the initially individual to land a plane at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah heliport in Dubai, which, at extra than 305 meters higher, is one particular of the tallest hotels in the planet.

And in California, neighborhood man Jeff Reitz visited Disneyland each day for practically three,000 days in a row, earning himself a Guinness Globe Record for his efforts.

Lastly, American Renee Bruns also entered the Guinness Book of Records for the most nations visited by a individual utilizing a wheelchair in one particular year.

“I consider that is one particular of the silver linings of disability,” Bruns tells CNN Travel. “I began to see the planet from a distinct point of view.”

Travel inspo for 2023

The most significant areas in the planet 2023, according to TIME

Pantelleria, Italy: Italy’s newest national park opened in 2016 on Pantelleria, kicking off the transformation of this peaceful island into a year-round adventure location.

Vancouver, Canada: Vancouver just got its initially Michelin guide (the initially Canadian city immediately after Toronto to do so).

Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia: Tits remote archipelago is a location for “planet-class surfing, diving and snorkeling,” says TIME.

Berat, Albania: Berat was a spot of refuge for the country’s Jews for the duration of Globe War II and, unusually, the country’s Jewish population basically elevated for the duration of the conflict.

Nagoya, Japan: City Nagoya is close to the newly opened Ghibli Park, Japan’s biggest theme park attraction.

Musanze, Rwanda: Musanze is the gateway to Volcanoes National Park, which has just announced plans to expand and is house to uncommon mountain gorillas.

Jeju Island, South Korea: Extended loved by domestic travelers, this resort is now attracting international interest as effectively.

Chiulu Hills, Kenya: This wildlife oasis is “a brief plane hop from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport,” says TIME.

Rio Grande, Puerto Rico: Rio Grande gives Americans the chance to stop by the rainforest with no leaving the nation.

Bozeman, Montana: The compact town of Bozeman is “turning into the hub of the Rockies,” according to TIME, immediately after the onslaught of the pandemic.

Kangaroo Island, Australia: Kangaroo Island was devastated by the 2019-2020 fires, but is gradually recovering.

Timisoara, Romania: Timisoara is the European Capital of Culture in 2023 and will celebrate with a series of concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

Phuket, Thailand: Phuket is the biggest island of Thailand and a extended-standing tourist center.

Washington DC: The US capital is getting praised for its fashionable new hotels and booming arts and culture scene

Freetown, Sierra Leone: “Sierra Leone has each possibility of exploding on the adventure travel scene,” says TIME.

Guadalajara, Mexico: In November, Guadalajara will turn out to be the initially Latin American location to host the Globe Gay Games sporting occasion.

Ollantaytambo, Peru: Not just a stopover on the way to Machu Picchu, this village in the Sacred Valley is a worthy location in its personal ideal.

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile: In addition to the gorgeous scenery of Patagonia, this is the spot to go on a puma safari.

Dijon, France: No other gastronomic hotspot cuts the mustard very like the city of Dijon.

Aqaba, Jordan: The only coastal city in Jordan, the landscape right here was featured in the hit film “Dune”, the second component of which is released this year.

TIME magazine just released its annual list of 50 bucket-list destinations. Verify them out right here.

Traveling with meals allergies

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An organization that gives no cost travel to black girls with cancer.

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