Summary: People who frequently travel 15 or more miles from home report better overall health.

Source: UCL

People who travel more outside of their local area feel that they are healthier than those who stay closer to home, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.

How often people travel and the range of places visited are important, with those who regularly travel more than 15 miles away from home are more likely to report being in general good health.

Those who travel to a wider variety of places are more likely to see friends and family. This increase in social participation is then linked to better health.

Researchers say the results provide strong evidence of the need for investment in medium and long-distance transport options, such as better serviced roads and access to trains and buses.

For the paper, published in Transport & Healththe researchers analyzed travel in

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A recent American Express travel poll revealed more than 50% of people surveyed are already thinking about summer vacation plans.

Cape Verde landscape photo collage montage: Santiago, Sal, Boavista, Sao Vicente. (Getty Images)

Already thinking about summer vacation? You’re not alone.

A recent American Express travel poll revealed more than 50% of people surveyed are already thinking about summer vacation plans.

If international travel is on your list for next summer, some US airlines are focusing on new routes and flights to Europe, said CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg.

“When an airline announces a new route, they do a lot of introductory discount fares,” he said. “Jump on those. You will see a lot of them happen between now and the end of February.”

Another factor to consider for travel next summer: The US dollar is strong.

“It creates an opportunity to get, essentially, a 30% to 40% discount

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When traveling to a new city, people often put the usuals on the list of to-dos: local food, historic sites and museums. For me, I often plan as much of my itinerary around nightlife as I can. Yes, museums and restaurants will tell you about the history and culture of a place, but bars and clubs can reveal more about the city.

Beyond serving as a stage for the best of local fashion and music, nightclubs offer an unstructured, unfiltered environment that allows you to fully immerse yourself in a place. A drink or two doesn’t hurt either.

Our 10 best City Guides, according to readers

Indeed, some cities — from Baku to Berlin to Bangkok — are defined by their world-renowned nightlife subcultures. For fans

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There are thousands of travel products out there. From checked luggage to carry-on bags, travel backpacks, neck pillows, toiletry bags, headphones, portable chargers and much more, there’s a lot to choose from. At CNN Underscored, our goal is to help make the decision on what to get easier in order to help you travel better, smarter and more comfortably.

As the year comes to a close, we’re looking at the travel products that our readers can’t hit the road without. If you’re looking to boost your travel wardrobe before heading off on your first vacation of 2023, consider one of these Underscored reader favorites.

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Our pick for the best sleep mask overall is a favorite among our readers, too — and for good reason. It’s got a nose wire and side covers that help to block out any and all light so you can catch

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Micah Warr jumps into the water as he and other sledders enjoy the snow falling in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Friday. (Scott G Winterton, Deseret News)

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SALT LAKE CITY — Travel on Utah roads this weekend is expected to be extremely difficult due to multiple winter weather advisories and heavy snow. And travelers driving to the Rose Bowl are advised to leave before Sunday to avoid the worst day of travel.

Roads are already starting to get hazardous with some small car crashes occurring.

Utah Highway Patrol said one driver on State Route 92 near Sundance Mountain Resort lost control and slid off the road, ending up in the stream.

The male adult driver and a 6-year-old passenger were transported to the hospital with minor injuries and the road was closed until the car could be pulled out of the river and the roads could

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(CNN) — Travel has changed in many ways since the pandemic started, but one change for the better is the new push towards rural tourism. Where before we were intent on ticking off yet another city break, in lockdown we started dreaming of the great outdoors — and that still hasn’t changed.

So here are 32 new rural spots to add to your list. The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has drawn up its second annual list of “best” rural villages around the world.

It’s a departure from the usual lists of Instagrammable places in peak tourist destinations. The UNWTO is a United Nations agency focusing on responsible tourism — so these villages have been chosen for how they’re growing visitor numbers without destroying what it is the visitors are coming to see. In a statement, the UNWTO said:

“The accolade recognizes rural destinations that are embracing tourism as a driver

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(Updated 10:45 pm Tuesday)

The mainline Thruway (I-90) is now open, according to officials at NITTEC. Previously, the Thruway was closed between Exit 46 and the Pennsylvania line.

Interstate 290 and Routes 400 and 219 are also open, a NITTEC official told The News, though the I-190 in Erie County remains closed between the I-290 interchange and the mainline Thruway.

The I-190 in Niagara County reopened Tuesday morning, but the Erie County portion remained closed, likely because officials did not want drivers to exit the expressway within the City of Buffalo, which is still under a driving ban. In a statement Tuesday evening, officials indicated that the city’s driving restrictions would continue to be in effect Wednesday.

The driving tires in Lackawanna have been downgraded to an advisory as of 10 am, city officials said, though the entire stretch of Route 5 still remains closed.

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