Six vaccinated medical experts reveal their summer travel plans

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 with young children?   CNBC Global Traveler asked medical professionals — all of whom are … Read more

‘Tacky’ to ‘demoralizing’: Travel writers share their biggest ‘bucket list’ disappointments

So-called bucket list destinations come with big expectations — and often big crowds too. While overtourism can ruin many a holiday destination, it’s not the only reason vacations miss the mark. Here, travel writers who contribute to CNBC’s Global Traveler share the worst disappointments of their professional careers. Stonehenge, UK “Although I may have my … Read more

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

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 from new shores. The weather is usually better (save hurricanes), and costs can be cheaper … Read more

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

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 most populous island and home to the capital city of Manila. Yet, they couldn’t be … Read more

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

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 cases Throughout 2020, Seychelles reported enviably low Covid-19 infection rates. Except for a small spike … Read more

Fauci: Worst Yet to Come as COVID-19 Surges

Dec. 28, 2020 — Anthony Fauci, MD, says the coronavirus pandemic may get worse in coming months, including a post-holiday surge in cases. In an interview on CNN, Fauci was asked if he thought “the worst was yet to come.” He said, “I do.” “We very well might see a post-seasonal — in … Read more

Easy and elegant cocktail recipes for celebrating the holidays at home

This is not the year for big Christmas parties, but that doesn’t mean that holidaymakers can’t create their own festivities at home with the help of seasonal cocktail recipes from around the globe. From sweet treats to serious spiced drinks, here are CNBC Global Traveler’s picks for simple yet chic cocktails that can be prepared … Read more

Fake delivery notices imitating Amazon, UPS, FedEx surge during biggest online shopping season ever

Online shopping is in the midst of its biggest season ever, with Amazon reporting third-party sales of $4.8 billion in the days after Thanksgiving, up 60% from last year. Now, hackers are sending out fake shipping notification links to capitalize on the surge. The fraudulent delivery messages appear to come from Amazon, FedEx, UPS and … Read more

Considering Holiday Travel? Here’s What to Know

Dec. 16, 2020 — With U.S. regulators on the cusp of approving a second coronavirus vaccine, there is new hope that COVID-19 will eventually be eradicated. But medical experts warn that optimism could lead to careless behavior in the coming weeks and are advising people to approach holiday travel with the utmost caution. Doctors … Read more

Tree pods and beach bedrooms: Social distancing in the Maldives

From treetop dining to underwater villas, the Maldives is coming up imaginative ways to help travelers stay socially distanced while still enjoying a vacation. The island nation reopened to visitors on July 15, and more than 57,000 tourists have visited since. More airlines set to resume flights this month and next. Earlier in November, the … Read more