(CNN) — The fashion world is known more for skipping lunches than indulging in them -- but it might make an exception for a new restaurant opened by Italian designer Gucci.Gucci Osteria, in the Italian city of Florence, is a marriage of minds between Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura and Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele.The restaurant is part of the...
(CNN) — "Game of Thrones" fans who have long dreamed of visiting its mythical Seven Kingdoms can now get the ultimate Westeros experience thanks to a new hotel in Lapland, Finland.HBO Nordic (which, along with CNN, is owned by Time Warner) has teamed up with Lapland Hotels SnowVillage to construct a "Game of Thrones" themed hotel made just of...
(CNN) — Precious vacation shouldn't be squandered on revisiting the same old destinations and doing the same old things. Instead, Instead, fill days off in 2018 with new, exciting travel experiences on one of these adventure vacations.Here are 12 of the best for 2018:Sailing for non-sailors in the PhilippinesLocal "paraw" trimarans are ideal for exploring uninhabited islands near Borocay.Large...
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Nabana No Sato

(CNN) — It's one of Japan's greatest winter illumination festivals, famed for using millions of LED light bulbs to depict beautiful scenes of nature from Japan and around the world. Nabana No Sato, located in the garden of Nagashima Resort in Japan's Kuwana City, has special plans for 2018. It's highlighting Kumamoto, one of Japan's earthquake-shaken prefectures. This...