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7 of the Most Ridiculously Long Interstates in the U.S.

Historic, iconic, impossibly long.


30 Rare Photographs Taken at Chateau Marmont

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


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.


The Best Winery In Every State

Calling all wine connoisseurs!


It's Official: We Found the 40 Prettiest Flowers in the World

How many of these breathtaking beauties do you recognize? As is often the case with beautiful things, we've given flowers meaning—so much so that even looking at one can make you feel more alive. A plain red rose has become a romantic expression of love and sunny daffodils represent the rebirth of the planet every spring. Of course, because they're plants, we also use them in more practical ways: Silky flower petals have been crushed and distilled into essential oils and perfumes for centuries, and we've figured out how to eat some of them and make tea with select leaves, stalks, and blooms. But to put it simply, the joy of admiring a gorgeous, colorful flower is unmatched. (Though we should note that some are best admired from afar because of toxicity.) Not to mention, no two flowers are exactly the same. Some rise out of the water to bloom while others sprout vines that go where they want…permanently decorating the side of your house. Even low bushes can produce incredible blossoms, like giant peonies, and if you've ever sat under a cherry blossom tree with a cool breeze blowing tiny petals around you, you know how magnificent flowering trees can be. A person who loves flowers is called an "anthophile," and if this describes you, you'll probably recognize most—if not all—of the flowers below. Rare or common, bright or soft, simple or complex, these beautiful flowers from around the world are certainly sights to behold.


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...


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!


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.


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.


31 Rare Vintage Photos of Palm Beach

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


Scenic California metropolis named America's 'least stressed city'

Fremont, California, has claimed the title of 'least stressed city in America' in a new survey, outshining 181 other cities.


13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.


Incredible ancient Roman sites you can explore today

The Romans oversaw one of the largest and most important empires in history – these are the most extraordinary treasures they left behind.


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...


15 Coffee Table Books on Sale During Amazon Prime Day

From fashion to music to travel to everything in between, there's a decorative tome for every hobbyist.


Delta's CEO just sounded the alarm for airlines that depend on selling cheap tickets to survive

Delta CEO Ed Bastian had stark words for competing airlines that depend on selling low-priced tickets as his airline reported a disappointing quarter.


32 Rare Vintage Shots Taken at London’s Famous Claridge’s Hotel

The famous hotel is a favorite among royalty and Hollywood stars.


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!


The most common surnames in the United States

Names are important, as they often reflect our unique identities, heritage and family history. On a mass scale, the popular surnames of a country can tell a story about the changing demographics that live there—for example, in the 1990s, the most common last names in the United States were primarily English, Irish and Scottish in origin, but by 2010, the number of Hispanic surnames in the top 25 had doubled. Here is a list of the most popular American surnames according to the 2010 census (analysis from the 2020 census was delayed by the pandemic). Did your name make the list?


A stroll through the world's most beautiful gardens

Gardens are not just spaces of natural beauty; they are living tapestries woven from the threads of history, culture, and art. This gallery showcases some of the world’s most spectacular gardens, each a unique testament to botanical artistry and landscape design. From the serene Zen gardens of Japan to the vibrant floral displays of the Netherlands, these gardens are a kaleidoscope of nature's finest work, embodying centuries of tradition and innovation. Join us on a journey through these paradises of the natural world and the captivating stories they hold.


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.


Jay Slater's final hours: Map reveals teen's route before 'fatal fall'

Local residents who know the area have speculated that he may have fallen while heading towards the sea so he could follow the coast to return to his hotel.


Our Favorite Yeti Essentials Are Up to 30% Off for Amazon Prime Day

The timing for summer outdoor adventures couldn’t be better.


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!


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

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


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.


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.


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.


Ireland's picture-perfect towns and villages

Not for nothing is Ireland described as the "Emerald Isle." This is a verdant and bucolic nation carpeted with a countryside of lush, green fields and steep rolling valleys, a landscape complemented by a spectacular coastline of precipitous cliffs and yawning bays. Dotted across this scenic quilt are numerous towns and villages that add unique character to a land already personified by centuries-old Gaelic culture and tradition. So, are you planning a visit? Click through and discover Ireland's picture-perfect destinations.


These stunning Mars images will make you wish you could visit

Browse this gallery and delve into the beautiful landscapes of our celestial neighbor.


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


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.


Space tourism: would you try it?

What once seemed like a science fiction fantasy is fast becoming a reality thanks to the Space Race of the 21st century—a battle among billionaires to be the first to offer commercial spaceflights to the average Joe (as long as he can pay for it!). But that's not all. Orbital hotels, luxury space cruises, and day trips to the moon are all under development in this new tourism sector. Discover a world where space travel is no longer a dream, but an emerging reality, opening a universe of extraordinary possibilities. Click through the gallery to see what the future of travel holds.


The 28 Best Westerns of All Time

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


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.


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.


Witch or saint? Who was Joan of Arc, really?

Heroine, martyr, and saint, Joan of Arc has been an incarnation of French national identity and pride for six centuries. Known as the Maid of Orléans for her role in the defeat of the English in 1429, Joan of Arc was later executed by her enemies for heresy. She was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint more than 500 years later, and remains one of France's most revered and celebrated figures. Indeed, her death on May 30, 1431, is commemorated annually as a national feast day. But who was Joan of Arc, and why is her life so ingrained in the country's national psyche? Click through and find out more about the Maid of Orléans.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


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

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.


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.


Heading to Milan? These Are the 21 Travel Essentials to Pack

Don’t leave the house without these jet-setter must-haves.


King samples a glass of 'Charles' ale on trip to Guernsey

The King sampled half a pint of "Charles" ale during a visit to Guernsey. Charles and Camilla were given a tour of local businesses as they arrived at St Peter's Port on Tuesday.


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...


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.


Our new home? What we've learned about the Moon since 1969

It's been over 50 years since we first landed on the Moon. The Apollo 11 astronauts made history, and we haven't stopped exploring the Moon ever since. In fact, we are constantly learning new things about the Earth's satellite. But what exactly? It turns out, quite a lot. Browse through this gallery and discover how far we've come since 1969.


Sun shines for royals during visit to Guernsey

The King and Queen conclude their two-day tour of the Channel Islands.


25 years ago: the plane crash that killed JFK Jr.


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

Take flight with these soaring deals.


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.