Travel news: The world’s best breakfasts, pancakes and other morning snacks
(CNN) — This week in travel news, we bring you the breakfast capital of the world, new ultra-long-haul flights and the fascinating evolution of the plane escape slide.
Breakfast of champions
Van in eastern Turkey is home to serpme kahvalti – hearty breakfast – and morning feast includes warm oven-baked flatbreads, Turkish coffee, creamy scrambled eggs, local cheese flavored with mountain herbs, grape molasses and tahini.
How sausage is made
The aerospace manufacturer hopes to have its planes certified to run on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) — made up mostly of used cooking oil and waste grease — by the end of the decade.
Did you know that the “arm the doors and cross-check” instruction to flight attendants when an aircraft leaves the door is when the slides are prepared to deploy automatically?
Sometimes no news is good news, right?
10 years of vacation
Tom Grond has visited 130 countries, including Syria.
In case you missed it
This small Italian village wants to become an independent nation.
What weighs 1,600 pounds and loves spring break?
When Anthony Bourdain traveled to Libya in 2013, he discovered local hip-hop, Italian restaurants and post-war uncertainty.
Get ready, travel
If your travel hours stretch into the double digits, it’s nice to be able to afford a bit of luxury – without your costs running into the four digits or more.