The conclave of international travel writers turn all eyes to Varanasi

Uttar Pradesh Tourism returns with the next highly anticipated edition of the Travel Writers Conclave in partnership with Worldwide Media. As of today, December 9, the Varanasi edition will end on December 12, 2022. The conclave began at the celebrated Namo Ghat on the banks of the holy river Ganges. Also called Banaras or Kashi, … Read more

Why Vancouver is on the rise as a restaurant city: Take noteworthy local ingredients, add creativity and sprinkle on some Michelin buzz

It’s a rainy October morning in downtown Vancouver’s Chinatown. The neon lights bounce off the smooth sidewalks like a scene from a more accessible Bladerunner. Delicious smells emanate from every corner, but once inside Floata Seafood Restaurant, surrounded by tables of octogenarians drinking tea, there’s no place I’d rather be. This is the first stop … Read more

These will be the most expensive cities in the world to live in in 2022

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening up, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest on aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — It seems that every month when household bills are due, we grumble about how the … Read more

Perth thunderstorm photos: WA covered by rolling overnight thunderstorms

Southern WA became a storm chaser’s dream Wednesday night as rolling thunderstorms blanketed the region. Bureau of Meteorology service forecaster Jessica Lingard said 320,000 lightning strikes were detected statewide between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 2 a.m. Thursday. About 40,000 of those strikes took place over the Perth metropolitan area. Perth’s southern suburbs were hardest hit … Read more

Morgan Stanley analyst downgrades Airbnb’s rating over concerns over travel demand

Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak downgraded Airbnb’s (ABNB) rating from “equal weight” to “underweight” on Wednesday amid concerns about limited supply growth. Nowak lowered its per-share price target from $110 to $80. He also argued that shares of the rental company could potentially fall as low as $60 in the near term. Shares of Airbnb … Read more

Sinkhole can cause road nightmares for drivers in Brisbane

Authorities expect heavy delays on roads into Brisbane this morning after a sinkhole opened in a crucial inner-western artery on Thursday morning. The sinkhole, which is about 5 feet wide and of unknown depth, was discovered in the early hours of Thursday morning and has led to the closure of two lanes on Coronation Dr … Read more

In 2022, the world came out of COVID again

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In 2022, the world came out of COVID again

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Transport QLD, NSW, VIC: Queensland driver fights $1,078 fine for vaping while driving

A Brisbane woman plans to challenge a hefty fine she received after she was caught vaping on a mobile phone detection camera. The 19-year-old said she was furious after being wrongly accused of using her cell phone, which resulted in a $1,078 fine and four demerit points. “Very clearly holding my trusty vape and my … Read more

Boeing’s last 747 rolls out of the factory after a production run of more than 50 years

Boeing’s last 747 aircraft, #1574, at the Everett, Washington factory. Leslie Josephs | CNBC EVERETT, Washington – BoeingThe company’s last 747 is about to roll out of the company’s cavernous factory north of Seattle as airlines’ push for more fuel-efficient planes ends the jumbo jet’s more than half-century production run. The 1,574th – and final … Read more