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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


Are These Bucket List Trips Actually Worth The Hype?

You might just have to see it to believe it.


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.


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.


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

Take flight with these soaring deals.


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.


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.


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.


These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


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

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.


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.


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!)


13 Ways Experts Find the Most Valuable Items at Thrift Stores

Never miss a hidden gem again.


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.


These Stunning Treehouse Hotels Let You Totally Relax

Goodbye, cell phone beeps. Hello, birdcalls.


Snake charming: the beautiful yet dangerous centuries-old practice

The practice of snake charming has its origins in ancient Egypt. But it's in India where this centuries-old street entertainment evolved and where it's associated with Hinduism and the Nagas: half-human, half-serpent beings that reside in the netherworld. Snake charming today is a rare sideshow, at least in India where it's effectively banned. Elsewhere, however, dancing serpents are still being hypnotized by music from a flute. Or are they? Click through and be mesmerized by the delicate and dangerous art of snake charming.


40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.


34 Rare Vintage Photos of The Plaza Hotel

It’s always been the place to be.


15 Countries Worth Visiting for an Epic Drive

Whether it's the awesome roads, incredible terrain, or lax driving laws, plan your next road trip with this guide to our international favorite driving spots.


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.


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.


The 15 Best Mother-Daughter Trips to Take Together

Celebrate mom more than once a year with these curated trips!


Tannery's 'forgotten history' shared at reunions

The old tannery, seen as a landmark by locals, has been empty for more than 30 years.


Remembering the 1970 Isle of Wight Festival

The 1970 Isle of Wight Festival took place 54 years ago, held between August 26 and 31 at Afton Down on the Isle of Wight off the coast of southern England. Drawing top acts of the day including Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Miles Davis, Kris Kristofferson, and The Who, the event, which was bigger than Woodstock in terms of attendance figures, came to mark one last blowout for the flower power generation. But is also set the blueprint for UK festival culture and major camping festivals like Glastonbury. Feeling nostalgic? Click through the following gallery and relive the music and counterculture brilliance that was the 1970 Isle of White Festival.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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


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!


Aussies expose massive flaw of new passports

Travellers have slammed the quality of the new R series passports, which have been issued since September 2022.


Europe's most amazing beaches

Summer is creeping up on us fast, and with it comes the promise of escaping to the sun, unwinding, and sinking your toes into the sand. But what exactly does the perfect beach look like? Retreat booking platform BookRetreats has evaluated beaches across Europe based on their popularity, typical weather conditions, safety, accessibility, and water quality. Using data from Google reviews, safety rankings from the Global Peace Index, and water quality information from the European Environment Agency (EEA), each location was given a score from zero to one for these categories, with a total possible score of five. With that, click on to discover the best European beaches for summer 2024!


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


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...


Festivals are the closest most will get to eating like prehistoric man

Festivals – and I’m thinking Glastonbury rather than Glyndebourne here – are an opportunity to answer questions you might have had about yourself. The answer is usually no. Can you really pull off a bucket hat? No. Should you smoke that stuff? No. Deep down, do you truly enjoy Dua Lipa? No. Apart from anything else, for many Brits festivals are a r...


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.


9 Underrated Areas to Get a Vacation Home

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


Rich Chinese tourists are flocking to Japan in search of luxury bargains

Tourists from China and across Asia are coming to Japan in search of luxury bargains, fueling the country's luxury boom.


The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

We had forgotten about so many of these.


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.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


These Garden Arches Can Transform Your Backyard Into a Beautiful Oasis

Adding visual interest to your outdoor space has never been easier.


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...


The 8 Oldest Restaurants in New York City

These iconic restaurants have withstood the test of time.


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.


The Best Winery In Every State

Calling all wine connoisseurs!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.