Journey information: Iceland bathing spots and the world’s greatest mountaineering trails

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(CNN) — In journey information this week, Spain is providing free prepare journeys, Southwest Airways is making its vouchers legitimate without end, and we check out the world’s biggest mountaineering trails and Iceland’s greatest bathing spots.

wild world

As Shark Week involves an in depth, we’ve got some tips about avoiding an assault by one in all our pointy-toothed mates. Do not put on bling into the ocean, keep away from river mouths and fishing areas, and if one of many large guys does begin circling you, you should definitely preserve eye contact.
When you’re courageous sufficient, you’ll be able to then watch this video exhibiting a diver’s shut name with an enormous Nice White. And in one other video from Hawaii this week, a lady was attacked by a monk seal whereas out swimming.
In the meantime in Israel, rising water temperatures have created ultimate circumstances for swarms of gorgeous however venomous jellyfish, which is costing the tourism trade tens of millions in misplaced income. Watch right here.

Bridges and trains

Europe’s getting just a little simpler to get round. An extended-awaited bridge has simply opened in Croatia, connecting two components of the nation’s Adriatic shoreline and slicing out the necessity for border checks by Bosnian territory.
There’s additionally a push to broaden the continent’s high-speed rail community, to offer a dependable and sustainable different to air journey. This is what the progress is on that to date.

One step forward

Taiwan is inviting guests to close their mouths and open their ears whereas strolling the world’s first “licensed quiet mountaineering path,” across the nation’s Cuifeng Lake. The bottom measured quantity on the path is fewer than 25 decibels, permitting ramblers to tune into chirping birds, buzzing instincts, frog calls and wind breezing by rustling leaves.
Additional west within the Land of the Thunder Dragon — higher often called Bhutan — the 250-mile-long Trans Bhutan Path has opened to vacationers for the primary time in 60 years. The historic pilgrimage route crosses the Himalayan kingdom from its Tibetan border to the sting of India.
And rounding up our month of mountaineering tales, we took a have a look at 23 of the world’s greatest trails, from Spain’s Camino de Santiago to Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Aviation information

Strike motion hitting Germany’s nationwide airline Lufthansa this week led to greater than 1,000 flights being canceled and greater than 130,000 passengers impacted.
Texas service Southwest Airways had a greater week for buyer relations: It is introduced that, from July 28 onward, all its airline vouchers will probably be legitimate without end.
And eventually, an unruly passenger on a Virgin Atlantic aircraft from London to Los Angeles triggered the flight to be diverted to Salt Lake Metropolis; the 39-year-old male is alleged to have tried to chew a fellow traveler.


Iceland has subterranean volcanic sources to thank for its infinite provides of geothermal waters. Listed below are one of the best bathing spots to take pleasure in them, all 12 months spherical.

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Snack selections

Rumbling bellies are a threat whereas touring, however consuming on the go is not all the time simple. Greasy, sticky fingers, melted chocolate or crushed treats — it is a large outdated headache. Our companions at CNN Underscored, a product critiques and suggestions information owned by CNN, have chosen 24 of one of the best journey snacks to convey alongside in your subsequent trip.