The ancient art of the hammam

Editor's Note — Editor's Note — CNN Travel's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Read the policy.(CNN) — A place for cleansing and contemplation, for relaxation and conversation. Azerbaijan's old hammam culture may

The skyscraper that made a city

Written by Video by Ed Scott-ClarkeWords by CNN StaffCNN's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy.Before the Burj Khalifa, before the Burj Al Arab, there was the Dubai World Trade Centre.Completed

Inside the cockpit of an Airbus A220

(CNN) — Ever wondered what all those switches, dials and levers do in the cockpit of an airplane? We did too, so we asked a pilot.Gerhard Ramcke, of Latvian airline airBaltic, gave CNN Travel a tour of the flight deck of a brand spanking new Airbus A220-300 as the aircraft

The world’s best Christmas markets

(CNN) — Christmas shopping doesn't have to mean joylessly battling through department store crowds or trawling the Internet for bargains. Why not combine present-buying with some travel?These 17 Christmas markets scattered around the world make great destinations for traditional gifts, glasses of glühwein and that unbeatable festive feeling. Strasbourg, FranceStrasbourg,

Giant towers proposed to clean Delhi’s toxic smog

CNN's series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions we profile. However, CNN retains full editorial control over all of its reports. Our sponsorship policy.They look like something from a science fiction film: the industrial monoliths from "Blade Runner," or perhaps the Martian pods in "War of the