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10 hotels that go all-out for Christmas

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:54:11 GMT

Twinkling lights, glitter and gourmet menus galore -- without a single dish to wash or tree to trim.(image)


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Wondering where to go in January? These photos have you covered, from wintry destinations to warm-weather getaways.(image)


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Check out photos of what to see in beautiful Perth, Australia -- from beaches and humpback whales to lively streets and historical sites.(image)


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Perth: Australia's new capital of cool
Find out the best things to do in Perth, Australia, one of the coolest cities in the Southern Hemisphere.(image)


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Curated by Bamboo Scenes art initiative -- which donates 10% of sales to local NGO ImpactHK -- online exhibition "Hong Kong Perspectives" features the works of 10 Hong Kong-based street photographers. From dramatic aerial shots to crowded streets and moody markets, the exhibition takes armchair travelers "on a visual journey through their world."(image)


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9 of the best travel cameras
With easy-to-use settings, Wi-Fi capability and fun options, here are nine of the best travel cameras on the market in 2017 to suit amateurs and pros.(image)


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From Colorado to New Zealand, see exhilarating photos of the top private ski resorts around the world.(image)


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CNN Travel looks at nine of the best cameras around in 2017 to help you decide which one will take the best photos for your trips.(image)


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View photos of the cruise ships that have been rated the best in 2017 by the editors at Cruise Critic.(image)


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It's no surprise that Disney received an entertainment award in the 2017 Cruise Critic Editors' awards, but another brand won big in five different categories.(image)


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Beijing's 20 best hotels
It's not all flashy five-star high-rises; the city's timeworn alleyways are home to secluded boutique boltholes and restored courtyard residences fit for an emperor.(image)


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10 things we didn't know about lighthouses
Travelers seem drawn to lighthouses. Here are 10 things you may not know about these stalwart sentinals.(image)


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St Moritz, Switzerland ski resort guide
It's the spiritual home of the jet set and one of the Alps' first winter resorts but there is far more to glitzy St. Moritz than just diamonds and designer ski suits.(image)


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A number of wild parrots were shipped to New York in the 1960's destined for pet stores. Many escaped and their descendents live in the trees of Brooklyn as CNN's Richard Roth discovered.(image)


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How to celebrate Hanukkah in Rome
Rome is home to one of the most historic and vibrant Jewish quarters in Europe. Here's how Hanukkah is celebrated there.(image)


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Take a photo tour of Jewish Rome, a lively quarter of Italy's capital where locals welcome tourists to learn about their history and culture(image)


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How to shoot Hong Kong like a street photographer
Hong Kong resident Christopher Lim shares his tips for street photography so your images will look like a pro snapped them.(image)


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Cambodian-Chinese photographer Christopher Lim moved to Hong Kong on a whim in 2015 and has lived here since. Like many travelers, one of the first things he did when he landed was whip out his camera and start shooting. From tram-top street shots to moody Mong Kok market scenes, a selection of Lim's street photography has made its way into a 'Hong Kong Perspectives' -- an online exhibition curated by Madelon de Grave, founder of Bamboo Scenes. The Hong Kong-based art initiative champions local talents and donates a portion of every sale to charity. Here, Lim shares the stories behind a few of his favorite street shots.(image)


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Online exhibition "Hong Kong Perspectives" features the works of 10 Hong Kong photographers. Curated by Bamboo Scenes, which donates a portion of sales to charity, each artist has a unique approach to street photography. From aerial shots to crowded streets and moody markets, the exhibition aims to take you "on a visual journey through their world."(image)


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