Travel news: Space balloons, floating hotels and supersonic jets

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(CNN) — On this week’s trip, our flight attendants talk about innovative new transportation concepts, the reopening of Thailand’s most famous beaches, and airport disruptions ravaging Europe and America.

blue sky thinking

Some people warn Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff.

The agency is working on Quiet SuperSonic Technology to reduce the explosion-like roar traditionally produced when aircraft break the sound barrier. noise annoyance.
Other ambitious projects under development include Spaceship Neptune, “the world’s first carbon-neutral spacecraft.” They plan to send passengers to the farthest reaches of space by 2024, floating on pressurized balls suspended from giant high-tech helium balloons. look here

Summer of this crazy journey

So, the good news first. New Zealand, Samoa and Brunei have all reopened their borders and Macau’s Chinese gambling hub has eased Covid restrictions.Malaysia and the Caribbean island of Martinique have also lifted all Covid-related travel restrictions.
But as a summer of travel disruption continues in Europe and the United States, London’s Heathrow and Amsterdam’s Schiphol have announced further curbs on air traffic, with many destinations including Romania and Moldova facing COVID-19. has increased risk levels.

Spotlight on Asia

Cannabis cafes are popping up all over Bangkok after cannabis was decriminalized in Thailand in June. Crowds are pouring in, but not everyone is happy with the new store.
A popular backpacker spot, Thailand’s Maya Bay was made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2000 film The Beach. A visitor has unknowingly caused so much damage to the bay’s reef that it has been closed for four years due to a major restoration project. Now open to beach lovers again.

Stay cool in Abu Dhabi

Countries around the world bake bread in extreme summer temperatures, but some cities are more successful at handling the heat than others. , but the city still utilizes the cooling techniques of ancient Arabian architecture with a modern twist.
And in the emirate’s Jubail Mangrove Park, a forest of resilient plants thrives in the intensely salty waters of the world’s hottest ocean. It is both a peaceful wildlife habitat and an offer of hope in times of climate crisis.
Abu Dhabi may be known for its scorching temperatures, but last year it was the first destination in the Middle East and Asia to be declared an official ‘Bike City’ by sport cycling’s governing body, Union Cyclists International. Huge investments have been made in the exhilarating network of cycling circuits, but the best times to cycle are before sunrise or after sunset.

italian dream house

A Maryland couple bought an abandoned Italian home for one euro and turned it into a European dream home complete with an elevator. This is how they do it.

For those who missed

One passenger was fined $1,874 for two undeclared McMuffins and one ham croissant.

Imagine being a 1980s teenager on vacation in London when you were asked to appear as an extra in your favorite pop star’s music video.

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