Journey information: Finest locations in 2022 and greatest airways to get there

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(CNN) — This week in journey information, Time Out and TIME have each introduced their annual lists of must-visit locations, whereas AirlineRatings.com has named the world’s greatest airways for 2022.

Vacation spot inspiration

First, Time Out launched its 2022 round-up of the world’s best cities. In a Europe-dominated listing, Scotland had two cities within the prime 5. (You possibly can hear what Anthony Bourdain product of the nation when he visited in 2015 on the “Parts Unknown” podcast.)
Edinburgh Castle towers above Princes Street Gardens in the top-rated Scottish city.

Edinburgh Citadel towers above Princes Avenue Gardens within the top-rated Scottish metropolis.

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Then TIME unleashed its listing of the world’s 50 greatest places: Japanese islands, a South African wine area and a handful of South American cities have been amongst them.
Different suggestions from us right here at CNN Journey embrace these spots in Europe — the place the greenback is powerful in opposition to the euro — and the Maldives: I imply, simply have a look at these overwater villas.

Extraordinary wonders

Over within the Center East, the United Arab Emirates could also be simply over 50 years outdated, however there are millennia of historical past to discover. Abu Dhabi is house to an array of historic treasures, together with the 18th-century Hosn Palace and the luxurious man-made splendor of the Al Ain Oasis.
Then there’s Abu Dhabi’s otherworldly fossil dunes: frozen waves of stable sand which were crafted over tens of hundreds of years.

Style the world

Revered meals author Grace Younger is having a second. She’s simply received the Julia Baby Award and the 2022 James Beard Humanitarian of the Yr Award, and she or he’s deep on a mission to save America’s Chinatowns.
And if Asian meals’s your jam, you may additionally take pleasure in our story on how “bland” tofu turned one of many world’s hottest meals. And in case you’re nonetheless hungry for extra, do that Japanese tea home that lets guests drink from $25,000 antique bowls.

Watch out on the market

It is wildfire season in California, and firefighters are working onerous to guard Yosemite Nationwide Park’s giant sequoias — the most important timber on Earth by quantity. The Incan ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru have been additionally under threat from wildfire earlier this month.
In Kyrgyzstan, a bunch of vacationers trekking within the Tian Shan mountains have been fortunate to outlive an enormous avalanche that swept over them on July 8: Watch here.

And vacationers not going through bodily hurt should still be taking a look at huge flight delays and cancellations as airways and airports scramble to fulfill summer time demand.

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