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'100 Artists for the Philippine Eagle'

THE Philippine Fauna Art Society (PhilFAS) is organizing the "100 Artists for the Philippine Eagle" event to celebrate Philippine Eagle Week 2024 from June 25 to 30 at the National Museum of Natural History. The event is in collaboration with the Philippine Eagle Foundation, the National Museum of the Philippines, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau and The Oil Paint Store. PhilFAS was founded in...


Iconic Hollywood restaurant closes its doors after half a century

Diners at Arby's on Sunset Boulevard were greeted with a sign reading 'Farewell Hollywood. TY for 55 great years', when they arrived this morning


During summer my family moves from New York City to Illinois. Summer camp is more affordable there.

My sister in Illinois pays for a week of day camp what I pay for a day in NYC. so I'm moving my family from Queens to rural Illinois for the summer.


The Parisian boutique hotel gem that’s perfect for an elevated family getaway

The Parisian boutique hotel gem that’s perfect for an elevated family getaway - Fashion director Victoria Moss found the perfect Parisian spot for a family break


How to get the most out of your island holiday

Embarking on an island holiday is often a promise of sun-soaked relaxation, thrilling adventures, and cultural immersion. At least that's what we'd like to guarantee for you! From strategic planning to hands-on activities like volleyball matches on pristine beaches and exhilarating excursions such as swimming with dolphins or renting a catamaran, we've curated a roadmap for a fulfilling and memorable island experience. Ready? Let's unlock the secrets to a harmonious blend of leisure and adventure, making every moment count in your island paradise.


Tell us about a trip to a European lake or mountain region – you could win a holiday voucher

As summers in the Mediterranean get hotter, more of us are turning to Europe’s beautiful lakes and mountains for a cooler alternative. Whether it’s soaking up the glamour of the Italian lakes, hiking through flower-filled meadows in the Austrian Tyrol or hurtling down a black run on a mountain bike in the French Alps, we’d love to hear about your favourite summer holidays on the lakes and mountains of Europe. If you have a relevant photo, do...


Colourful parade set to return to city streets

Hundreds of Coventry residents are set to turn out for a day of music, and food, say organisers.


What are the colors of the lesbian flag? Get to know variations of the Pride flag

Here is what to know to about the lesbian pride flag from its history to the meaning of its colors.


5 sneaky travel scams that target your money and how to avoid them

It can be very exciting to receive an email, direct-mail letter or phone call letting you know you’ve won a "free cruise" or an "all-expenses-paid-vacation to a tropical island." These trip offers, unfortunately, are often nothing but a scam. And even beyond these fake travel opportunities, there are other ways scammers are trying to snatch your ha...


Dangerous creatures found in water

Next time you take a dip in the sea or a paddle in a river, think about what's lurking under the water's surface. Some of the deadliest wildlife on the planet make the oceans and wetlands their home. And beware: these creatures range from the downright vicious to the seriously venomous. Click through this gallery and submerge yourself in this list of aquatic killers.


Tiana’s Bayou Adventure is Disney’s First Food-Focused Thrill Ride

Disney’s newest attraction replaces the problematic Splash Mountain with a ride through the princess’s food co-op, teaching kitchen, and branded spice line


Are Tuesdays still the best day to book flights? Here's what major travel platforms found.

The best day to book flights to get the cheapest prices is said to be Tuesday, but is it really? Here's what Expedia, Hopper and Google Flights found.


Long-time assistant to top trainer found dead after going missing on remote Greek island

The body of Toby Sheets, 55, who worked for Steve Asmussen in the US, was found on the beach in Mathraki in the latest tragic incident involving a tourist


Inspiring ancient temples of the world

Embark on an exploration of the world's most awe-inspiring ancient temples, each a testament to the spiritual beliefs and architectural ingenuity of long-lost civilizations. Journey from the towering Mayan pyramids, shrouded in Central America's dense jungles, to the tranquil rock-carved churches of Ethiopia. More than mere stone and mortar, these storied monuments are steeped in myths and legends, echoing tales of devotion and the relentless march of time. As you explore this gallery, uncover the mysteries of how these sacred sites have stood against centuries, revealing the remarkable tales of human ingenuity and resilience. Prepare to be transported to ancient worlds, where each temple narrates a saga far grander than its physical presence. Ready to uncover these hidden gems of history and spirituality? Delve into the gallery and let the journey begin!


The Magic of Old-Growth Forests

Photographing some of the oldest—and largest—living organisms on the planet


Sydney travel agent accused of fleecing customers out of $500,000

Zahra Rachid, who ran the Travel World Sydney travel agency at Arncliffe in the city's south has been charged with 16 counts of fraud after she allegedly scammed customers out of more than $500,000.


This Is How Much Americans Are Tipping a Year — Largely Out of Guilt

Tipping for good customer service has always been customary. However, tipping culture has gotten out of control post-pandemic. Check Out: How Much Does the Average Baby Boomer Have in Savings? Read...


The most beautiful city parks in the world

For all its charisma, culture, and convenience, sometimes the city can get you down. When you start growing tired of the noise, the traffic, and the general hustle and bustle, it's important to have somewhere you can go to get away from it all, even if just for a few minutes. Well, whether you've had a bad day at work or want to enjoy a beautiful Sunday afternoon away from all the concrete, city parks are an invaluable element of any metropolitan landscape. Thankfully, most city governments around the world have come to a consensus regarding the importance of parks, and have gone to great lengths to provide their citizens with beautiful spaces right in the heart of the concrete jungles they call home. Many of these parks don't just fulfill a basic need, but stand as magnificent feats of design and architecture. Intrigued? Read on to learn about some of the most impressive and relaxing city parks in the world.


The best golf courses in the world

Golf is one of the oldest sports in the world, with very large courses to play on in contrast to sports such as baseball and soccer. It's a sport that people enjoy for the game itself and the natural scenery that comes with it. Meanwhile, those who yearn for more of a challenge seek to travel to golf courses that offer it. Well, we've got you covered! In this gallery, we'll show you the top 30 golf courses in the world, ranked in order. Click on to discover them all.


These are the fastest high-speed trains in the world


Why Iceland is a top travel destination

Iceland is the land of fire and ice, a geothermal wilderness of glaciers, volcanoes, and waterfalls. Exploring this rugged environment is to leave behind civilization and discover an untamed landscape seemingly shaped by the gods themselves. Browse the gallery and enter a world of extremes.


Another five more tourists die or vanish on Greek islands

The body of a missing American man was found on the island of Mathraki, near Corfu, on Sunday. It came the day after a Dutch man was found dead in a ravine on the eastern island of Samos.


This Semi-Hidden Japanese Restaurant in Torrance Has the Feel of a Tokyo Street Food Alleyway

Dine like you’re in Shibuya or Shinjuku with Japanese locals in the South Bay


First Ukraine pilots trained to fly Western jets in France

At a secret location in southwestern France, a young Ukrainian pilot kept a tight grip on the controls of an Alpha Jet trainer aircraft. France had used the Alpha Jets to train French pilots for more than 40 years.


Would you dare stand at the Gates of Hell?

Adventure tourists are holding their breath, eager to know whether Turkmenistan's new president will carry out his predecessor's threat of extinguishing the country's biggest tourist attraction, the Darvaza gas crater, better known by its devilish moniker, the "Gates of Hell." Burning since the early 1970s, this flaming cauldron of leaking methane is one of the world's weirdest man-made phenomena. Glowing like an inferno and belching sulfur, the crater's connotation with the devil is eerily tangible. But is Satan's sinkhole about to be exorcised from the map? Click through and find out if you have the nerve to stand at the Gates of Hell.


The fascinating lives of history's most famous hermits

Throughout history, many have opted to lead secluded lives. Whether for a prolonged period to focus on their work or merely to detach from the outside world and rejuvenate, their reclusive tendencies were undeniable. However, this compilation takes a different approach. It delves into the lives of those who actively embraced solitude and made a conscious decision to live as hermits, distancing themselves from society. If this piques your curiosity, browse this gallery and uncover intriguing insights about some of history's most famous hermits.


Isla Fisher catches up with Courteney Cox and A-list friends during solo trip to LA - as she shares cryptic message amid split from Sacha Baron Cohen

Isla Fisher is on a whirlwind tour of Los Angeles.


How to buy Dead and Company Sphere tickets: Dates and prices compared

Dead and Company are playing together again through Summer 2024 as they embark on their Las Vegas Sphere residency. Both original and resale tickets are available.


Ancient places hidden in mystery

Step into a world where history and mystery converge, where the ancient past beckons with unsolved enigmas. In this gallery, we journey through time to explore fascinating locations that are shrouded in mystery. From the legendary Atlantis to the sunken secrets of Heracleion, we delve into the heart of these historical legends. These cities, hidden in sands, submerged beneath the sea, or nestled in remote jungles, hold the keys to unlocking the mysteries of human civilization. Join us as we become explorers of the ancient world, seeking answers and inspiration that resonate with the present. Click through the gallery to begin.


Another tourist dead in Greece, others missing as heat toll rises

ATHENS (Reuters) - A 55-year-old American has been found dead on the Greek island of Mathraki, the police said on Monday, the third tourist death in a week following a period of unusually hot weather. Temperatures soared above 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) earlier this month, just as the holiday season began across Greece's remote beaches, ancient sites and mountain trails. The early


Expedia offered me $650K job but changed their mind because I'm white

Michael Kascsak, 49, a married dad-of-one from Austin, Texas, says Expedia gave him the runaround for months before making him America's latest victim of reverse racism.


Would you step foot on the Devil's bridge?

Located in the northern region of Portugal, on the border separating Montalegre and Vieira do Minho, stands an ancient bridge rumored to have been constructed by the Devil. Spanning the picturesque Rabagão River in the midst of the verdant Gerês mountain range, the Misarela Bridge is a mystical destination that should not be overlooked. Dive into the captivating tale behind the origins of this mysterious structure and discover the supernatural scares experienced by its visitors to this day.


Factbox-What is the Muslim Haj pilgrimage?

DUBAI (Reuters) - Here is a look at the haj, one of the largest mass gatherings in the world, which starts in Saudi Arabia on Friday. * The haj is an annual pilgrimage that millions of Muslims make to Mecca with the intention of performing religious rites as taught by the Prophet Mohammad to his followers 14 centuries ago. * The fifth pillar of Islam, the haj is mandatory once in a lifetime for


Ultimate Taylor Swift Wembley Park guide - How to get there, pre parties and beating the queues

Everything Swifties need to know before travelling to watch the Eras Tour at Wembley Park - Merchandise stand openings, queue tips and how to get there


The scintillating history of surfing

Some people might associate surfing with modern-day adrenaline junkies, but did you know that surfing actually began hundreds of years ago? Riding waves has been a sport for a long time, and its course in history has had its ups and downs. If you're curious to know how surfing began, don't hesitate to check out this gallery. Click on, and surf's up!


Here are the 5 things you should NEVER wear on a plane

American Airlines flight attendant Andrea Fischbach told Who What Wear that passengers should bring layers, wear elasticated waistbands and avoid heels or studded shoes.


Meghan Trainor's Honeymoon to Bora Bora Is the 'Most Expensive Thing' She's Ever Purchased (Besides Real Estate)

The 'Been Like This' singer and her husband Daryl Sabara took her family along for the post-wedding trip after they tied the knot in December 2018


How to view the 6-planet alignment, another strange event in the sky


Seashells and sunshine: the best and worst beaches in the American South

Bordering the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, it is no wonder that tourists flock to beaches in the American South year after year. However, these seashores are far from equal. While in some areas you can find crystal-clear waters and white sand on par with the Caribbean, others have murky grey water and litter as far as the eye can see. From gorgeous to grotesque, click through the following photo gallery to see the best and worst beaches you can find in the South, according to a survey by Ranker and various online reviews.


‘A world in itself’: how I fell for the peculiar magic of Lundy

The last time we came to Lundy was by ferry from Ilfracombe. The journey took two hours and once we rounded Hartland Point the Atlantic waves rolled in and about 50% of the passengers started vomiting. This time the MS Oldenburg is in for annual maintenance, so me and a group of six friends are whisked to the island in a small helicopter from the north-western tip of Devon in seven minutes. I don’t miss the vomiting, but I regret not having the...


Step out on America's favorite streets, highways, and avenues

Some of the most iconic roads in the world are found in the United States. Many of these streets, highways, avenues, and boulevards are as celebrated as the towns and cities they're located in, and often form the hub of entire districts or communities. So, where can you follow these famous thoroughfares? Click through and step out on America's most recognized routes.


Morocco's dazzling historic capitals

As the four historical capital cities of Morocco, Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes, and Rabat are referred to as the country's Imperial Cities. Blending a rich and fascinating history with a colorful and exotic culture, each of these destinations dazzle with their extraordinary wealth of impressive visitor attractions, many of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ready to explore? Click through and discover this capital quartet and find out where to go and what to see.


'I quit my boring job and now I get paid to travel the world earning £3k a month'

Jack Nolan, 33, from Exeter in Devon, says he was 'living for the weekend' when he was a plumber - but now he gets to see the world and play music for a living


Senior Rescue Dog Teaches Families About Adoption in Children's Book After Owner Found Him Living in Hotel Lobby

A Pomeranian named Charlie, now 18, was living at a Palm Springs hotel when his owner adopted him in 2016


The doomed Titan sub 'red flags' as experts reveal the key mistakes

One year ago tomorrow, the doomed Titan submersible embarked on a trip to visit the wreckage of the Titanic.


Mexican Seafood and Micheladas Splash Down in Encinitas

Punta Mar opens next week on South Coast Highway


Europe without the crowds: Travelers say these are the best crowd-free spots this summer

Europe's summer season is notoriously busy, hot and crowded, but it doesn't have to be that way.


The Cauldron, Chicago’s Magic-Themed Bar in Wicker Park, Has Closed

Not even Harry Potter could save the day, though locations in New York, Philadelphia, and the U.K. remain


Fresh shark sightings spark MORE Spanish beach closures

Lifeguards ordered bathers out of the water at Melenara Beach on the island's east coast for a second day running when a police drone spotted a hammerhead shark off the beach.


Inside London’s most exclusive AirBnBs, from Hackney houseboats to penthouses in Mayfair

Inside London’s most exclusive AirBnBs, from Hackney houseboats to penthouses in Mayfair - Converted chapels! Rooftop hot-tubs! Artist hideaways! Alexandra Parren rounds up the capital’s hottest stays