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Going remote in Italy: How to get out of the cities and into the countryside

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here What’s a trip to Italy without exploring the vaulted passages of the Colosseum, skipping down the Spanish Steps and staring up in wonderous rapture at the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel? “Absolutely relaxing,” said Margherita Migliorini of Villa di Capannole, a luxury......

Summer travel is returning: Here’s who’s booking and where they’re going

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here With vaccines rolling out across across the world, travelers want to reclaim something most gave up during the lockdown era: the summer vacation. Travel searches are surging, and bookings aren’t far behind. But it isn’t happening uniformly across continents. Here’s......

Being named a UNESCO World Heritage site is a big deal — so is losing it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Being named to UNESCO’s World Heritage List often brings worldwide acclaim, tourist revenue and access to international funding and expertise. But there are strings attached.   World Heritage sites are, in principle, inscribed “forever,” said Mechtild Rossler, director of the......

Six vaccinated medical experts reveal their summer travel plans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared vaccinated Americans to travel again, but some immunized travelers remain on the fence about making summer plans.   Is it finally safe to fly? What about visiting unvaccinated relatives or traveling......

International travel is getting easier — except for the unvaccinated

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traveling abroad is getting less complicated for vaccinated travelers.   A growing list of countries is reducing or eliminating quarantine and Covid-19 testing requirements for those who have been fully vaccinated, while keeping restrictions in place for those who haven’t.......

Want to book a private flight? There’s an app for that

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Gone are the days when booking a private jet required a long conversation on the phone. Now, mobile apps let flyers book charter flights in a matter of minutes. Major players in private aviation, as well as emerging competitors, now......

Here’s what it costs to work remotely in 4 global hotspots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google may be calling people back into the office, but many other companies — not to mention entrepreneurs — are still committed to remote work. From Croatia to Barbados, destinations provide vastly different experiences for foreigners who wish to work......

How travelers who test positive for Covid can (legally) fly home fast

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Even the most meticulously organized vacation can be derailed by a positive Covid test. Travelers may face unexpected quarantines — either in hotels or state-owned facilities — or substandard medical services. Others may be denied the ability to take commercial......

Summer travel is selling out in some places — see what’s already booked and where

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Fueled by the Covid vaccines, flexible cancellation policies and people yearning to break free from home, the summer travel season is already booming for some parts of the travel industry. A survey from research company Toluna indicates Americans are gaining......

7 lesser-known destinations to consider when it’s safe to travel again

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Some habits are hard to break — but that doesn’t seem to be the case when it comes to travel.   Travelers’ habits are changing — quickly and en masse. People are bypassing big cities in favor of smaller destinations that......

More travel hotspots are opening to people who work from home

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People working from home have more options for making their living abroad than ever before. In addition to the countries that initially opened to remote workers last year, new destinations have launched programs to tempt workers to ditch their home......

Even the well-traveled rarely know these beautiful remote islands in Asia

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A cluster of islands in the northernmost region of the Philippines is so remote that they are actually closer to Taiwan than to most parts of the Philippines. The islands sit 100 miles north of Luzon, the country’s largest and......

One island welcomes all vaccinated travelers — but some may want to wait

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Seychelles this month became the first nation to welcome vaccinated travelers from all over the world, sparking excitement among international travelers. But there are reasons some travelers — even vaccinated ones — may want to wait. A sudden rise in......

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