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BBC: The unusual tour cleaning Amsterdam’s canals

For centuries, fishing in Amsterdam’s celebrated canals has been part of the city’s fabric. However, instead of seafood, today’s catch is more...

CNN: Stellar deals at Caribbean and Mexican hotels and resorts

Warm sun, soft white-sand beaches and cool cocktails are a draw at any time, but they're especially tempting in the current travel climate.

BBC: A new island of hope rising from the Indian Ocean

The modern island of Hulhumale is taking shape 8km off the north-east coast of Malé island in the Maldives in direct response...

CNN: US to no longer limit international arrivals from certain countries to 15 airports

The United States plans to stop limiting international arrivals from certain countries to 15 airports and funneling them through enhanced screening....

CNN: Have Covid-19 test results, will travel

After our summer of housebound limbo, a handful of international travel options are finally opening back up, with conditions.

CNN: The shocking moment a passenger took a walk on an airplane wing

We've all experienced the frustration of being stuck on an airplane, so close to the end of the journey, yet forced...

CNN: Edge, with epic views of New York City and beyond, set to reopen

Swaths of New York City have sat empty in the months since the Covid-19 lockdown began mid-March, but tomorrow, a glorious, glass corner...

CNN: Left behind because of Covid-19, a tiny dog travels 10,000 miles to rejoin her owners

(CNN) — All the best dogs find their way home eventually. Sometimes, like Pipsqueak the wiener dog, they've got to embark on a...

BBC: Will you need an ‘immunity passport’ to travel?

Some of the earliest countries to be impacted by the virus have been quick to adopt health certificates – but can immunity...

CNN: Japanese company successfully tests a manned flying car for the first time

A Japanese company has announced the successful test drive of a flying car.Sky Drive Inc. conducted the public demonstration on August 25,...

Reuters: Bringing Bali home: South Koreans indulge in extreme staycationing

This time last year Yoon Seok-min, his wife Kim Hyo-jung and their two children were holidaying in the Philippines, Vietnam and Guam....

BBC: Why are the Dutch so tall?

Heading west out of Rotterdam I walked along red-brick pavements, past crooked townhouses and pellucid canals, past fragrant Surinamese restaurants and out-of-town...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...