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How accessible is Disney World for guests who use a wheelchair? We put it to the test.

What to know about accessibility for guests with disabilities at Disney's Orlando theme parks.


Palaro gold winner explains beauty of 'boring' long-distance walk race

CEBU CITY, Philippines -- It may look boring but the long-distance walk race, like any other athletics events, has its beauty and challenges, too. Incoming Grade 11 student Sep Blessee Placido, a two-time Palarong Pambansa 2000m gold medalist, took the time to explain. Placido, 16, said the sport is too technical and that it demands mental toughness so as for the competitors not to increase their speed to the point that they're jogging or...


What you should (and shouldn't) pack for the perfect beach day

Here are some of the best simple tips and hacks for packing light for the beach and managing beachside food and beverages with ease.


Terrified tourists told to disembark from ferry into the SEA in Greece

Hundreds of terrified tourists are being forced to disembark into the sea and wade through neck-deep water to reach Balos in Crete, after officials banned the use of a floating platform.


Places around the world you are forbidden to visit

It's hard to imagine that there are a lot of places around the world that people are prohibited from visiting. Unless you're a researcher, scientist, or military officer, some of these places are strictly forbidden for the general public, which adds another layer of mystery to them. There are historical sites that are so fragile they can be easily damaged by humans, and also some seriously dangerous places many of us would be terrified to visit. From an island infested with snakes to a vault holding special secrets, check out these extremely fascinating and forbidden places. Click on!


World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger ferry will start operating on San Francisco Bay as part of plans to phase out diesel-powered vessels and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions, California officials said Friday, demonstrating the ship. The 70-foot (21-meter) catamaran called the MV Sea Change will transport up to 75 passengers along the waterfront between Pier 41 and the downtown San Francisco ferry...


Swimming ban at two beaches due to pollution

Natural Resources Wales is investigating and has warned visitors not to go into the water.


In Cuba, a haven for the world's tiniest bird

The wings of the world's tiniest birds are a near-invisible blur as they whizz around tourists visiting a private Cuban garden that has become a haven for the declining species. - 'The House of the Hummingbirds' - Another hummingbird, the Cuban Emerald, which measures up to 10 centimeters, also frequents the garden, which was opened to tourists in 2003 and is now known as "The House of the Hummingbirds."


Drones and parking suspended for the King's visit

St Peter Port Seafront will also be closed to traffic from Sunday until the end of Tuesday.


How to avoid getting sick or injured on vacation

There's seemingly nothing that kills one's joy more than getting sick while traveling. But whether you're packing up the family for a road trip or flying around the world, vacations often come with unexpected surprises that can compromise your immune system and overall physical wellness. It could be that you ate something dodgy that resulted in food poisoning, or you simply got a cold from the plane. Luckily, you can limit these incidents for your next trip. In need of some tips? Click on to learn how you can stay happier and healthier on your next adventure.


The most famous sculptures of all time

Sculptures have been a vital part of human history for thousands of years. From ancient civilizations to modern times, they have been used to depict gods, heroes, everyday people, and even objects. From Michelangelo’s David to Anish Kapoor's Cloud Gate, these iconic sculptures are defining works of both their eras and their creators. Whether you are an art enthusiast or simply curious about the world of sculpture, check out this gallery for the most famous sculptures of all time. But keep in mind that photographs alone rarely do sculpture justice, so aim to see these examples in person to appreciate their full aesthetic impact.


Government observes growth in tourism spending, investments in 2023

MANILA, Philippines — The government saw a surge in spending by tourists within the Philippines, as well as investments and spending by the government for tourism, which the Department of Tourism (DOT) said all helped grow the Philippines’ tourism industry in 2023. Domestic tourism expenditure, or spending by people traveling within the Philippines including locals, grew by 72.3 percent from 2022 to 2023, according to the 2023 Philippine Tourism...


4 Reasons That Buying Travel Insurance Will Save You in the Long Run

While traveling is a great opportunity for relaxation and exploration, it's no secret that travel comes with many potential risks. From losing luggage to delayed flights to unexpected illness, a...


United Passenger Bites Flight Attendant During 'Aggressive and Disruptive' Meltdown

The Orlando Police Department told PEOPLE that the passenger was "transported to [an] area hospital for evaluation"


How I found bliss cycling along the coast of Estonia

I was barely out of Pärnu on the first morning when it happened. I’d stopped to listen to the reed warblers in a broad belt of roadside wetland. Down at my feet were four types of orchid, and cuckoos were calling. It was the beginning of my trip: I didn’t know that I would be seeing and hearing those things continuously for the next week. But this was no nature reserve, simply an ordinary Estonian country lane, close to the coast and the...


Inside Magic Johnson's lavish summer getaway as NBA legend travels around Europe with wife Cookie and Samuel L. Jackson

Magic Johnson and Samuel L Jackson have been spotted on a big European vacation on board a superyacht. Johnson has been known to take trips around the Mediterranean in the past.


International secret societies you've never heard of

Throughout history, various clandestine underground groups, orders, and organizations have emerged. These secret societies have always been surrounded by mystery, as their members deliberately choose to remain hidden from public view. While some of these societies are associated with sinister motives and conspiracy theories, others have become subjects of rumors, speculation, and even fantasies. What exactly are their inner workings? And why do they go to such lengths to keep their membership concealed? Explore the intriguing world of international secret societies that you may have never even known existed.


My first visit to Japan left me in culture shock, but I wish the US would adopt some of its norms

In Japan, I felt culture shock seeing how the local etiquette is far different from what I'm used to in the US. In some ways, it's better, too.


Passengers furious after being struck down with horror cruise ship vomiting bug

Nurse Jessica Bird, 27, and her gran Cynthia Davies, 86, had paid for a 10-day cruise that would include stops in Santander and Lisbon - but both were struck down by a sickness bug


Small sleepy town defeats billionaire's plans to build luxury resort

Joe Ricketts this week ordered crews to immediately stop construction on his $50million tourist trap in Bondurant to the delight of its 156 residents.


Move to create zero-emission route with St Malo

The island signed an agreement to create a zero-carbon maritime route with St Malo in Brittany.


I took up skiing in my 40s and proved that age is no barrier to learning a new sport

Learning to ski? The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempsted helped HELLO!'s Christian Anderson-Ramshall conquer his fears and try skiing lessons with his family


A popular tour guide's death leads to more scrutiny of border issues

Kristie Thibodeaux's gunfire death made headlines first because it happened in the French Quarter — New Orleans' oldest neighborhood and a place where residents of historic homes and owners of tourist-dependent restaurants and clubs have long worried about recurring violent crime. Then came the news that one of three suspects in the armed robbery and shooting of the 43-year-old tour guide was a juvenile with an arrest record and an ankle monitor...


Royal treasures: Discover the largest private art collection in the world

The Royal Collection of the British royal family is the largest private art collection in the world. Housed variously in occupied and historic royal residences across the United Kingdom, this vast treasure trove in owned by King Charles and overseen by the Royal Collection Trust. It numbers the priceless Crown Jewels, rare Old Masters, and unique Fabergé eggs among many other rare and extraordinary artifacts. And most of the collection is on public display! Click through and be dazzled by the treasures of the Royal Collection.


The most unbelievable things stolen in the United States

There have been several remarkable heists in history, where items such as precious jewels, priceless paintings, and incomprehensible amounts of cash were stolen. However, there are also peculiar criminals who set their sights on treasures that are a little more... unusual. From the strangely specific to the utterly inexplicable, check out this gallery to see some of the weirdest things people have ever stolen in America.


Plans to build the 'Venice of Britain' on the south coast scrapped

In 2017, remarkable proposals to build one of the 'most beautiful new towns in England' were unveiled, with a stunning canal running through the heart of it.


The most beautiful sounds found in nature

It's just our luck that nature has an abundance of amazing creations for us to marvel at and appreciate. Even just listening in can be quite the unique experience. Indeed, there are certain animals blessed with some of the most beautiful calls in the wild. Many of them are well known, while others might not be recognizable to many people. Intrigued? In this gallery, discover some of nature's most beautiful sounds. Simply click on!


New York-style ferry system in PH to cost P20B

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) estimates it would be spending up to P20 billion for the proposed ferry system traversing Manila Bay, Pasig River, Marikina River and Laguna Lake as it will be designed to accommodate a high volume of daily commuters. Transportation Undersecretary Timothy John Batan, in a statement on Friday, said the project could be modeled after the Chao Phraya River Ferry System in Thailand and the New York Ferry...


Things to do in London this weekend (July 12 – 14)

Things to do in London this weekend (July 12 – 14) - From south London’s hottest new suntrap to a series of live music gigs and a party for the ages, this is everything to eat see and do this weekend


Here’s What to Order at Oakland’s New Small Change Oyster Bar

These are the top four things to order at the new Temescal destination for seafood


Fictional restaurants, cafés, and bars we'd love to visit

Who ever watched 'Friends' and wished they could hang out with the show's cast at Central Perk? Many movies and TV show have some really iconic cafés, diners, bars, and the like that we'd love to visit. We're attracted by the location itself, but also by the staff, customers, and sometimes even the food and drinks they served there. In this gallery, we take you on a journey through the best fictional food and drink spots we wish we could visit. Click on!


German tourists have a cunning NEW trick to secure best holiday spots

German holidaymakers are beating their British counterparts to the punch by reserving parasols on the beaches of Mallorca, sidestepping deckchair bans.


Australia explorer laid to rest in village

Matthew Flinders, the man credited with naming Australia, has been reburied in Lincolnshire.


More than two-hour delays at Eurotunnel LeShuttle

Eurotunnel apologises over "extended wait" for passengers at the Folkestone terminal.


RNLI boats on show during charity event

Organisers of the Flag Day say souvenir stalls and a charity swim will also feature.


The last unexplored places on Earth

We've been to the Moon, so surely we know every corner of our planet, right? Not quite. Many places on Earth remain largely unexplored. From unclimbed mountains, to the depths of the oceans and rainforests, there are still many ecosystems to be discovered. And not only are there unexplored places, there are also still uncontacted peoples out there! Earth is indeed a big place, and we've not seen it all. In this gallery, we've compiled a list of some of our planet's unexplored places. Click through and start your journey of discovery.


Travelers say these are the best—and worst—U.S. airports for on-time flights, cleanliness, restaurants and more

AirHelp scored the airports based on flights taken from May 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024.


Huge RAF plane lifted from fort by crane

The Blackburn Beverley is being dismantled in Hull and moved to a museum in Cumbria.


Possible stone circle find near monument

An area around Arthur's Stone - said to mark the spot where King Arthur slew a giant - is being excavated.


Southwest Airlines is teaming up with Archer to give passengers electric flying taxis

The partnership between Southwest Airlines and Archer Aviation could allow flyers to bypass road traffic on the way to and from the airport.


Tim Dowling: we’re off to sunny Spain, but I’ve got the airport blues

Our old people’s travel cards do not open the barriers at Gatwick airport train station. My wife flashes me an I-told-you-so look, because she told me so, shortly after we left the house. Things have not started well, and we’re still a long way from Spain. “Zones one through six only,” the guard says, in a weary, patronising sing-song. This, I realise, is what being old is like: they give you free stuff, and then snatch it away so they can treat...


London Wildlife Trust launches stag beetle count

The stag beetle is in decline across much of Europe but London remains a "hotspot", the trust says.


The Midwest state with lowest cost of living revealed

Oklahoma has been ranked as the state with the lowest cost of living after its major city was revealed as the cheapest big city in the country to rent in.


ibis Styles debuts in the Philippines

IBIS Styles, a creative hospitality brand from leading hotel operator Accor, marks a major milestone in the Philippines with the launch of its first ibis Styles hotel in the country. ibis Styles Manila Araneta City unleashes a distinctive hotel experience in one of Quezon City's hippest neighborhoods. Individually themed, each ibis Styles hotel is a unique, intensely designed venue with bold themes brought to life, inspiring guests and local...


Lone Elephant at Oakland Zoo to Be Moved to Sanctuary to Reunite with Old Friend

"Those of us who know and love him, including our Oakland Zoo community, will miss him terribly," said Colleen Kinzley, the Zoo's VP of Animal Care, Conservation and Research


Extra British Airways flight to Berlin sells out in under two hours

The first of British Airways' extra flights which leaves London Heathrow Airport at 7.50am on Sunday and arrives in Berlin at 10.40am sold out in less than two hours of going on sale today.


Museum cafe plan wins support of city councillors

The £850k plans had been "called in" for closer scrutiny, but have now been passed.


‘As prepared as we can be’: UK airlines and airports get ready for summer getaway

It’s time. The summer holidays are upon us and that sunshine jaunt booked back in January is suddenly imminent. But as the first travel chaos stories of the season start to pepper the headlines – a power cut here, a baggage meltdown there – clouds of anxiety can gather over daydreams of beach bliss. In the post-pandemic rush to head overseas, the air and travel industry uncovered ever more new things to go wrong. In 2022 came the realisation...


The boy who cycled the West Highland Way in 25 hours

Cameron Hutchison cycled Scotland's most famous long-distance route in a day of constant effort.


USA road-tripping: the best camping spots

With 58 National Parks to choose from, the United States has glorious campsites as far as the eye can see. For those who love getting fresh air and being out in nature, camping trips are mandatory. Whether you have an annual pass for national parks or you're a first-time explorer, the options are endless. Based on a list from the lifestyle site Greatist, click through the following gallery to see 15 stunning places you will want to set up camp in.