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Travel news: Most livable cities, a sunken restaurant and more

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter† Get news about opening and closing destinations, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — How is the last week of June already??!! To be official summer in most …

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Tourists are back in Iceland. But that also applies to whale hunting

Reykjavik, Iceland (CNN) — After a four-year hiatus, Iceland’s last remaining whaling company, Hvalur hf., is set to resume hunting this summer, much to the chagrin of tourist agencies. As the Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on Iceland’s tourism industry, backlash over whaling is the last thing many tourism officials want. “It is actually …

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Travel news: Most livable cities, a sunken restaurant and more

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Hong Kong Jumbo: Jumbo Floating Restaurant owners backtrack on sinking claims as authorities investigate

Jumbo Kingdom — a 260-foot (80-meter), three-story restaurant styled after a Chinese imperial palace — encountered “adverse conditions” last weekend as it was towed through the South China Sea. “Water got in quickly before it started to tip over,” the owners initially said in a statement on Monday. “The water depth on site is more …

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Abu Dhabi Fossil Dunes: a frozen landscape created by climate change

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