Travel news. Interesting tunnel projects and the best cheese in the world
(CNN) — The longest passenger train ever launched in Switzerland, a century-old tunnel opened under Niagara Falls, a new cheese was recognized as the best in the world, and Harrison Ford’s bread sculpture is making mouths water in California.
Here’s what happened inside travel this week’s news.
Trains and tunnels
It’s been a great few months for infrastructure fans.
Record news two kilometers long passenger train has just made its way along Switzerland’s glorious UNESCO World Heritage albula line for the first time. Eve a huge tunnel Buried under the thunderous waters of Niagara Falls for more than a century, it is finally open to visitors.
Oh baby, it’s a wild world out there
a A YouGov survey In 2021, it found that 8% of Americans think they can beat a lion in an unarmed fight, while 15% think they can dispatch a king cobra.
They could do with those brave souls in Sydney this week when five lions escaped from the zoo, thankfully without harming animals or humans. And although cobras are shy, non-hostile creatures, would-be fighters would do well to note our tips: how to survive a cobra bite.
Alertness is usually more important than aggression when it comes to facing outdoor challenges; Last month, a missing, injured hiker was rescued in Colorado by an eagle-eyed train passenger. spotted him from the carriage window.
The cheese stands alone
Swiss cheese was recognized as the best in the world by the jury at the World Cheese Awards held on Wednesday. And no, it’s not Swiss cheese with holes, this is one handmade gruyere.
And if you thought there was no way to make an ’80s-era Harrison Ford more delicious, what do you think? making him entirely of bread? The California bakery created the Pan Solo sculpture for a local competition. Incredibly, it’s life-sized (or loaf-sized, if you prefer).
Of course, the best way to serve a carb-based Han Solo to guests is dipped in olive oil. But before sending out those dinner party invitations, you need to know the right way to savor the delicious liquid fat. In this clip from “Searching for Italy”. Stanley Tucci learns how.
Ultra-minimalist packer Brooke Schoenman has worked out how to travel the world with only a small shoulder bag as luggage. They are here some tips from the queen of this hand.
These days, however, most of us find it’s our wallets, not our bags, that are thinner than we’d like. They are here eight cost-saving tips helping travelers get through these tough economic times.
“The Last Paradise on Earth”
Home to more than 1,600 species of fish and about 75% of the world’s known corals, Indonesia’s Raja Ampat archipelago is considered to have the richest marine biodiversity on the planet. That is why it is known as “The last paradise on earth”.
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Plane-to-bird collisions are so common that they have a word for the barnacle left behind: Snarge.
Now the robotic falcon is on a mission to put an end to the rogue whip. Here’s how.
Sleep better on a long flight
My neck, my back, the long way is knocking them down. Trying to get a good night’s rest while standing in a pressurized tube for hours on end is never easy, but there are plenty of accessories, from travel pillows to noise-cancelling headphones, that can make traveling less of an ordeal.
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