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Secrets rideshare drivers want you to know

Ridesharing has revolutionized commutes, and it’s likely that you and most people you know have been a passenger in these modern taxis. Whether it’s Uber, Lyft, Bolt, or any other service that brings a car to wherever you are, this new culture has given rise to a new etiquette, of which not many passengers are well-informed. Click through to learn some of the most surprising pet peeves, tips, and secrets from rideshare drivers themselves.


The War That Shaped History

The crusades are seen as a clash of civilizations between east and west, between Christian and Muslim. But in reality, the crusades had more to do with the similarities between the two developing religious groups than their differences.


Spain's prettiest towns and villages

Spain is celebrated for its sun-kissed coastal resorts and swathes of golden sand. But this vast country, one of the largest nations in Europe, is possessed of an interior characterized by numerous historic towns and villages of exceptional charm and beauty. Many date back to the medieval period, and retain a singular allure that is at once beguiling as it is appealing. Click through and discover Spain's prettiest towns and villages.


Interactive map reveals scale of immigration across England in 2023

Middlesbrough - home to 150,000 people - saw an influx of 6,800 international migrants in 2023, implying international immigration last year alone accounted for roughly 4.4 per cent of the town's population.


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


I've been on over 110 cruises. There's one onboard option I hate and avoid at all costs.

I have been on more than 110 ships. Here's why I still hate flexible dining — also known as my time dining, freestyle dining, and anytime dining.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

Add these one-of-a-kind destinations to your travel bucket list.


The 28 Best Westerns of All Time

Saddle up for a trip to Hollywood's version of the Wild West.


This popular travel credit card now comes with its best-ever welcome bonus of $1,000 in travel rewards

The Capital One Venture Rewards card is the best travel credit card for beginners, and new cardholders can earn $1,000 in travel rewards right now.


Terrified passengers 'trapped' in aircraft on Chicago airport runway

Passengers on flights trying to leave Chicago O'Hare airport last night were left stranded amid severe storms and a tornado warning.


31 Rare Vintage Photos of Palm Beach

The glamorous Florida town has attracted socialites, celebs, and even royalty through the years.


Truly Fascinating Places You Won't Believe Are in the United States

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


Life in Bolivia's La Paz, the world's highest capital city

Sitting in a canyon over 3,600 m (about 11,900 ft) above sea level, the Bolivian city of La Paz has an otherworldly beauty. Surrounded by the snow-capped Cordillera Real mountains, the Bolivian administrative capital is the highest capital city on Earth, and the dizzying altitude is matched only by (literally) breath-taking views. With colorful local culture, delicious food and drink, and extremely affordable prices, it's a place that should be on every travel enthusiast's bucket list. Curious to know more about this stunning high-altitude city? Click through this gallery to see what life is like in beautiful La Paz.


Whales: Why we love and need them

Humpback whales are some of the most beautiful and beloved creatures of the sea. Monolithic and mysterious, their affinity for coastlines makes them a favorite for whale watchers all over the world. Their haunting whale songs and majestic breaches out of the water inspire awe in just about anyone lucky enough to spend time around these beautiful marine mammoths. What might come as a surprise to many, however, is that humpback whales are one of our greatest allies in the fight against climate change. More than just incredible creatures, humpbacks also help keep our oceans, and our air, as clean as they can. Want to know how? Read on to find out.


Yes, You Can Book a Stay at These Celeb-Approved Hotels

You might get starstruck at these luxury properties.


History's greatest watercolor artists

Watercolor is often overlooked as a medium of merit when discussing art history. And yet some of the greatest and most respected artists the world has ever known at some point applied this method of painting during their careers. And there are those whose names are in fact synonymous with this technique, in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-based solution. So, who are the watercolor artists who continue to influence painting today? Click through for a portfolio of artists credited with establishing watercolor as an independent, mature, and respected painting medium.


Why Malta should be your next idyllic vacation

One of the smallest countries in Europe, Malta is truly a jewel of the Mediterranean. The archipelago drifts between Italy and North Africa, and is often overlooked despite its rich history, gorgeous terrain, and abundant sunshine. Somehow this idyllic location has remained off many people’s radar, making it even more of a must-see destination. Whether you’re a solo traveler or with a family, looking for parties or relaxation, searching for the finest food or architecture—Malta has something for everyone. So when you’re planning your next vacation, skip the tourist-packed obvious choices in Europe, and head to the islands. Click on to see some stunning photos that'll have you booking tickets.


Free solo: Climbing on the edge of death

There are people out there who choose to climb mountains taller than the Empire State Building, completely alone, and without ropes or any safety equipment! These adrenaline junkies flew under the radar for a long time, but now the art of free solo has made it onto the world stage. Click through this gallery to learn about this extreme sport and those who have mastered it.


9 Underrated Areas to Get a Vacation Home

These under-the-radar destinations are the perfect place to kick back and relax.


Times Square through the ages

Times Square is one of the most celebrated intersections in the world. Located in New York's midtown Manhattan at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue, Times Square is a tourist destination, entertainment center, and New Year's Eve must-see rolled into one. But it wasn't always so. In fact, this landmark district managed to go from dazzling to dirty and back again in just a few decades, and it's a fascinating story. Interested in learning more? Click through and take a walk through the history of Times Square.


21 Creative Ways to Use Rocks in Your Landscaping

Carve out naturally beautiful borders, stairs, and sitting areas.


Moonshot memories: The eternal legacy of Apollo 11

On July 20, 1969, a momentous event took place. The Apollo 11 moon landing was one of the greatest moments not only in US history, but in human history. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people in history to step foot on the moon. Click through the following gallery for a countdown of the events that put the first man on the moon, and the legacy of that historic space mission.


Get Up to Nearly 40% Off Drones We’ve Tested and Recommend

Take flight with these soaring deals.


Stunning and lesser-known Greek islands for escaping the crowds

When we think of a Greek island vacation, places like Rhodes, Crete, Corfu, and Santorini invariably spring to mind. But did you know that there are over 6,000 islands scattered in the Greek seas? And of these, only 227 are inhabited! So what about those lesser-known destinations that are equally attractive in terms of natural beauty, historic interest, and getaway appeal? Already scanning the map? Click through and let this list of Greek islands you've probably never heard of help make up your mind.


US airline Delta changes uniform rules after Palestinian flag pin outcry

Two flight attendants wearing the pins had complied with airline’s dress code but a social media post sparked uproar.


30 islands ranked by their highest point

The world's islands are not usually considered as featuring some of the highest points on Earth. But, in fact, some of the most impressive mountains and volcanoes, most of them active, are located on islands scattered around the globe, anywhere from Antarctica to Indonesia. And many achieve some truly impressive elevations. But where exactly on the planet can you admire the tallest and most dramatic island high points? Click through this gallery of 30 islands ranked by their highest point to discover the loftiest mountain peak of an island on Earth.


These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.


The Most Remote Inhabited Island On Earth

Discover Tristan da Cunha, the most remote inhabited island on Earth. Find out how the island residents came across the island, and how they have managed to establish a thriving community in isolation from the rest of the world.


Extreme heat wave approaches southern Europe

Are you still going on vacation? Then be sure to take your precautions if you are heading to southern Europe because it is exceptionally hot there right now. Huffing and sweating in southern Europe these days. A heat dome has been causing oppressively warm temperatures there for weeks. And the mercury will continue to rise there smoothly towards 45 degrees Celsius in many places. Portugal, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Greece, Croatia and Slovenia in...


30 Rare Photographs Taken at Chateau Marmont

The iconic Hollywood hotel has been a favorite among celebrities for nearly 100 years.


The best cities to work remotely

Advances in technology are making remote working increasingly popular. Having the freedom to work from any location in the world is decidedly appealing for many. If you're already a digital nomad, or are looking to move to a new city to start working remotely, then this is the gallery for you. Powwownow has conducted research on the best places in the world to work remotely. The criteria for selection included cost of living, average monthly salary, internet speed, price of coffee, and the cost of public transport. Check out the world's best places for remote working!


Unspoken Rules Everyone Expects You To Follow In Japan

When you visit Japan, it is essential to show respect for local customs and manners in order to have a pleasant and seamless experience. Here are 30 unwritten rules to follow.


Want to Keep Deer From Eating Your Garden? Here's What to Plant

If Bambi likes to visit your garden, this list is for you.


Nazaré: the biggest waves in the world

Praia do Norte is well known by surfing aficionados as well as by those who love strong emotions and spectacular images. Big wave riders from all over the world come to this beach break in Nazaré, Portugal to surf the world's biggest waves. From October through March you can find these giant waves, which also bring a lot of tourists to Nazaré. Click through this gallery and be amazed by the breathtaking images!


25 Beautiful Cities Around the World to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.


The Best Solo Travel Destinations in the United States for an Unforgettable Adventure

Whether you're looking for nonstop activity or total relaxation. While traveling with friends and family can be a lot of fun, going somewhere alone has its perks. You get to choose everything — the destination, the hotel, the itinerary, the restaurants, how much money you spend and beyond. Only one opinion matters...yours. It's also a great way to push yourself out of your comfort zone, meet new people (if you so choose), unplug, rejuvenate and bask in moments of reflection — or even just escape reality for a few days. Whether you're planning your first adventure on your own or are a solo travel veteran, choosing a destination can be overwhelming, especially if you still have a lot of places to check off your bucket list. The good news is, you don't have to go far for the adventure or relaxation you crave, because there are plenty of options across the U.S. Weighing variables such as walkability, safety, self care opportunities, number of historic sites and museums and access to nature, we've come up with a list of the best places in the U.S. for solo travelers — ranging from mountain and beach destinations to small towns and large cities. Time to book your ticket for one, plan your itinerary (or don't, remember, it's your trip!) and answer to no one except yourself for a few days.


The most beautiful train journeys in the UK

From the stunning Scottish highlands to the southern scenic beaches of Devon and Cornwall, take a look at Britain's most-beautiful railway lines!


Disney Parks Urban Legends And Secrets

Disney Parks are iconic for their magical atmosphere, but beneath the surface lies a collection of creepy urban legends and cool secrets. From ghostly sightings to secret areas, the happiest place on Earth is full of mystery.


International Jazz Day Celebration Travels to Abu Dhabi in 2025

"Jazz is a language of unity and a beacon of hope," says UNESCO goodwill ambassador Herbie Hancock.


The 8 Oldest Restaurants in New York City

These iconic restaurants have withstood the test of time.


20 of America's Best Historic Homes You Definitely Have to Visit

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


Exploring the origins and meanings of some of the world’s most famous symbols

Since the beginning of human civilization, symbols have played a vital role. These cultures used symbols as a way to express themselves in various ways. The prehistoric man carved his life experiences on cave walls, not expecting we'd still be talking about them today. Indeed, to this day, we still use many of the symbols inherited from the past. Be it in religion, political ideology, or art, we still come across many of these symbols in our day to day, often without knowing their true meanings and origins. To learn more about the world's most common symbols, check out the following gallery.


After a Night at These Luxurious New International Hotels, You’ll Never Want to Come Home.

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


15 statues removed for the history they represent

Monuments have often been removed or toppled from their locations as a symbolic protest against the values they embody.In fact, taking down statues has been part of a wider effort to reject certain historical symbols. It has also raised questions about which figures deserve to be honoured and how collective memory should be expressed.The Black Lives Matter movement, for instance, gave rise to a campaign to get rid of statues of figures symbolizing racism, especially after the 2020 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. This has not been, however, the only time monuments have been removed or vandalized to condemn the historical events to which they are linked. Throughout history, statues have been destroyed for a variety of ideological, political, and religious reasons.


The 20 Best Luggage Brands Worth Investing In

From Samsonite to Rimowa, Tumi to Away—here's what you need to know about each one.


Tourist sites where it's strictly forbidden to take photos

For many tourists, it is almost impossible to go on a trip and not record every moment of it. The problem is when these visitors disrespect the local laws and take photos where they are not allowed to do so. Next time you go on vacation, make sure you avoid being embarrassed, fined, or even getting arrested! With that in mind, we've listed some of the sites where is strictly forbidden to take photos. Check them out!


Dutch team finds missing Jay (19) on vacation island

There has been a breakthrough in the disappearance case of British teenager Jay who disappeared in Tenerife almost a month ago. Thanks to the generous donations of a lot of people, the Lancashire boy's family was able to use the money raised from the GoFundMe to fly in a specialized search team with tracking dogs from the Netherlands to take over the search from Spanish police. On Monday, a Dutch search dog picked up a trail, then Spanish police...


Fancy a break in France but not keen on the Olympic crowds? Here are 8 tourist-free hidden gems, handpicked by travel experts - from a 'local secret' in Brittany to a 'floral paradise' by the Med

Eleven million visitors will descend on Paris during the games. That's great for the athletes, but not ideal if you're looking for a relaxed, crowd-free French break. Head to one of these spots to relax...


13 Amusement Parks in the U.S. That Are Completely Free to Enter

A few even charge you nothing for parking and entertainment. Amusement parks are synonymous with so many wonderful things: fun in the sun, rollercoasters and carousels, games galore and delicious food. And all in a colorful, jubilant, family-friendly setting. The only issue? Joy like that does not typically come cheap. Or can it? Well, at these 13 amusement parks across the U.S., from the Golden to the Garden States, you can save on one very important front: entry. While the vast majority of amusement parks — including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and Busch Gardens — require tickets just to walk through the gates, these resorts and parks do not. Of course, if you want to ride the rides or snack on the snacks, you'll still have to open your wallet. (A good thing can only go so far!) But if you're someone who's more about the vibes than the rides, this is the list for you. Make sure you scroll to the bottom: There's one very famous park that's about to go "open gate" with its water parks for guests staying on property. (Hint: It's home to a special mouse!)