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Hotspot for wealthy retirees named best place to live

A hotspot for wealthy retirees in Florida has been named America's number one place to live.


Photos Of The Lone Village At The Top Of The World

When the apocalypse happens and all on Earth is wiped out, this lone village at the top of the world may end up being the last place standing.


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

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


I spent 3 nights in Asia's least visited country. It also turned out to be the most expensive.

There are only two cities with flights to Timor-Leste. The author spent $500 on a two-hour flight from Bali with a low-cost airline.


Ranked: countries with the lowest crime rates

To assess the safety and security of a nation, looking at the rate of crime is the first port of call. Countries that might be considered safe based on several criteria may actually have a higher rate of crime than you'd think. For this reason, low crime rates, taken by themselves, are important to examine, as they offer valuable information. By looking at the context that creates those low crime rates, we can better understand how some policies successfully keep the level of lawlessness in a country under control. Intrigued? Click on to discover the countries with the lowest rates of crime, ranked.


These two Fazio-designed courses near Las Vegas are closed (and appear to be sold)

A pair of Tom Fazio-designed golf courses are currently closed and according to reports, the property might have been sold. The Las Vegas Review-Journal said Primm Valley Golf Club, which houses a pair of courses, was sold recently. According to the story, "an employee with…


Island off northern French coast imposes quota to tackle overtourism

A small, picturesque island off the north coast of Brittany has imposed a summer tourist quota in an effort to ensure visitors have a more enjoyable experience and its 400-odd permanent residents do not feel swamped. From this week until 23 August, the number of people allowed on to Ile-de-Bréhat – excluding local people, second homeowners and workers – between 8.30am and 2.30pm must not exceed 4,700, said the island’s mayor, Olivier Carré. The...


Cologne Airport: Flights grounded as climate protesters block runway

At least four flights have been diverted to nearby airports while police deal with activists.


As the Olympics nears, Paris puts 75,000 troops on the streets

A huge security operation is under way, with street closures and anti-drone squads across the city.


What do you know about the deepest point on Earth?

The Earth's land surface is truly remarkable, with its mountainous peaks and spectacular valleys. When we think of the ocean's topography, we tend to imagine a flat sandy floor, but it's actually just as varied as our world above water. One of the most intriguing underwater "valleys" is the Mariana Trench, a place of mystery and wonder shrouded in the deepest depths of the Pacific Ocean. It's famous for being the deepest oceanic trench, as well as the home to Challenger Deep—the deepest known point on the Earth's surface. From mind-boggling depths to astonishing creatures, click on for some fascinating facts about this deep-sea phenomenon.


Giant explosion at Yellowstone sends tourists running for their lives

Visitors of Yellowstone National Park were sent running for their lives early Tuesday when a geysers exploded and sent a massive plume of superheated water and debris into the sky.


Would you hike the Pacific Crest Trail?

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) is a ankle-straining, blister-inducing long-distance hiking trail that spans 4,270 km (2,653 mi) from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon, and Washington. One of the toughest walking and backpacking challenges in the world, the PCT summits, snakes, dips, and weaves through seven national parks and 25 national forests, meandering over and around a beautiful and dramatic landscape of mountains and meadows, rivers and lakes, and valley and vales. Designated a National Scenic Trail in 1968, although not officially inaugurated until 1993, the PCT provided the scenic backdrop for 'Wild,' a biographical adventure drama released in 2014 and starring Reese Witherspoon. Like in the movie, completing the trail requires strength, stamina, and a passion for the great outdoors. Are these qualities that you possess? Click through the following gallery, lace up your boots, and discover some the PTC's most notable locations.


Disneyland will introduce comic book character famed for SWEARING

Disneyland announced on Tuesday it is introducing a comic book character famed for swearing at people on Friday at the Avengers Campus in Disneyland California Adventure Park.


Jetstar plane suffers mechanical issue on Sydney to Adelaide flight

A Jetstar plane suffered a mechanical issue while travelling from Sydney to Adelaide.


Knights of Columbus covers shrine's mosaics by ex-Jesuit artist accused of abusing women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Knights of Columbus, the world’s largest Catholic fraternal group, has covered up defining features of the mosaics in its Washington D.C. shrine after the famous ex-Jesuit artist who designed them was accused of abusing women. The influential Catholic charitable organization announced earlier this month that it was covering the works as a sign of solidarity with victims of abuse since they “may be further injured by the...


Historic battlefields you can visit

Battlefields serve as a permanent reminder of some of history's bloodiest military engagements. The bucolic landscapes we see today were once stained with the blood of hundreds, sometimes thousands, felled in the throes of mortal combat. Preserved for posterity, these conflict locations remain hallowed turf, historical landmarks of past campaigns and encounters, many of which influenced the outcome of world wars. Click through and tread the fields of history's bloodiest battles.


Stay safe in Bear Country: Must-know tips for campers and hikers


SIA flash sales will take you around Asia starting from S$268!

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines, a consistent winner of the world’s best airlines awards, is holding a... The post SIA flash sales will take you around Asia starting from S$268! appeared first on The Independent Singapore News - Latest Breaking News


Cal, Stanford ready for cross-country flights in their new ACC home

Stanford and Cal are ready for the challenges that will come with cross-country travel for football games in their new ACC home this fall.


Spectacular "Hidden Gem" Vacation Destinations

If you want the unforgettable trip without the crowds, visit one of these hidden gems. You won't regret it.


Deaths feared as Nepal plane crashes during take-off

An airline official told the BBC that the Saurya Airlines flight was headed to Pokhara, a popular tourism destination.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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


Travel destinations you should make an effort to see

The world is vast and with so many places to see it's often difficult to choose which destinations to tick off the wish list. But there are some countries that are definitely worth traveling to, whether for their cultural significance, outstanding wildlife, or natural beauty. Click through the gallery for a tour of where you need to go and what you must see.


15 Things The TSA Wants Us To Stop Doing

Discover the top 15 things the TSA wants travelers to stop doing. Our article highlights common mistakes and tips to streamline your airport experience. From packing tips to security line etiquette, find out how to make your next trip smoother and stress-free.


Archaeologists uncover 'monumental' structure in Israel from the Bible

Archaeologists discovered a monumental structure from the Bible that confirms Jerusalem was once divided. The area was split into the Ophel and the Millo areas.


The world's most relaxing retreats are truly off the grid

Switch off your phone, pack your camera and let's explore the world's most envy-inducing retreats.


A Southwest Boeing 737 Max was just 150 feet above the ocean before being told to pull up, reports say

The FAA is investigating after a Southwest flight headed to Tampa was diverted to Fort Lauderdale after reaching a dangerously low altitude.


Best Banks for International Travelers for July 2024

Discover the best bank accounts for international travel in July 2024. The top accounts help you save for travel or let you access money abroad.


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


Gone forever: Incredible extinct animals that once roamed our planet

From gigantic land mammals to strange sea creatures, discover 40 amazing animals that once roamed Earth and are now extinct.


The world's strangest museums


Will this be the first country destroyed by climate change?

One of the world's most naturally beautiful countries in the world is also one of the least visited. However, many of us may never have the chance to visit this nation before it vanishes. Tuvalu is an island country located in the west-central Pacific Ocean, approximately halfway between Australia and Hawaii. It is a coral atoll nation, characterized by a ring-shaped coral reef surrounding a lagoon, with islands spread along its rim. Despite being a stunning oasis, Tuvalu faces the imminent threat of disappearing into the ocean. To learn more about the people, the culture, and the challenges facing this unique community, click through the gallery.


Places in Europe where three countries meet

Although it is technically impossible to travel instantly from one place to another, there are some locations on the planet that allow you to take only a few steps and you'll find yourself moving between three different countries! These places are known as "tripoints," and they are the converging location for three distinct nations, cultures, and even languages. There are more than 170 tripoints around the world, with 48 in Europe. Some of them are relatively insignificant, but there are others that are worth noting. Curious? Click through this gallery as we take a look at the more prominent ones on the European continent.


Delta slammed as airline is hit by fifth day of chaos after IT outage

Horrified would-be passengers have said that the delays and cancellations at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport have led to 'mile long queues'.


Welcome to ‘Little Britain’ in Paris – inside Team GB’s Olympics performance lodge

“This is absolutely the jewel in the crown”, declares Mark England, Team GB’s chef de mission, surveying the Lycée René Auffray high school in Clichy on the outskirts of Paris which, for the next three weeks, has been transformed into a bespoke ‘performance lodge’. Put simply, it is a one-stop hub for athletes, families and friends to relax, unwind...


Food facts that airlines don't want you to know

Taking a flight soon? Worried about what you're eating? Fear not, this gallery will answer most (if not all) your questions about airline food. Read on for trivia about why airlines use undercooked meats and why you will never eat raw food in flights.


Boeing resumes deliveries of 737 MAX airplanes to China

(Reuters) - Boeing said on Tuesday it has resumed deliveries of its best-selling 737 MAX airplane to China after a lengthy delay stemming from regulatory issues. Reuters reported on May 22 that Boeing's plane deliveries to China had been delayed in recent weeks due to a Chinese regulatory review of batteries powering the cockpit voice recorder. In late June, Boeing restarted wide-body jet


The best Delta customers can hope for is a simple refund

Delta is still canceling and delaying flights days after the botched CrowdStrike update.


America's Most Dangerous Camping Destinations

From toxic critters to treacherous terrain, here are 10 camping destinations that attract the adrenaline chasers, and dangerous statistics that may shock you.


Check out the largest animals on Earth

Our earth is inhabited by a multitude of fantastic animals, and some of them... well, they definitely stand out from the pack! Have you ever wondered which of these creatures is the biggest? Then look no further! We delve into the realm of animals and present you with a list of the largest specimens on our planet. Click through the gallery and take a look!


Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911

Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911


How to travel a lot more comfortably

No matter what mode of transport you are taking, traveling can be uncomfortable. Sitting in one position in a noisy and stuffy plane, train, or bus can leave you feeling drained. From not being able to sleep because of noisy passengers to feeling bored because your device has run out of battery, it can be tedious even for the most patient people. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little bit of preparation, you can avoid most annoyances experienced while traveling. Click through this gallery to learn about what you can do to make your next travel experience a lot more comfortable.


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

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


Step Inside this historic mansion with a tragic titanic connection

Take a tour of this spectacular New Jersey mansion, built from the fortunes of Macy's founding family after they tragically perished on the RMS Titanic


The 30 places you must visit before you die

Traveling is a luxury that many of us love. Any chance we get, we're on the next flight! Whether you're looking for incredible outdoor views and experiences or some simplicity and quiet, this list is the perfect place to find your next adventure. Here, you'll find 30 world-renowned locations that you absolutely must see before you die. So, pack your bags and get ready to experience places you might have only dreamed of. Curious about which places made the list? Click through now to explore further.


Real-Life Pirate Hideaways Anyone Can Visit

There are still many pirate hideaways out there today. Some you can visit, and others so dangerous you wouldn’t dare come within miles of them.


30 Ancient Ruins That Still Amaze Travelers

Discover the allure of ancient civilizations as we unveil The World’s Most Incredible Ancient Ruins. Immerse yourself in the rich history and architectural marvels of bygone eras, from the mystical Machu Picchu to the majestic Pyramids of Giza. Unearth the secrets of these enigmatic sites and embark on a virtual journey through time. Join us as we explore the fascinating stories behind these ruins, shedding light on the remarkable achievements of our ancestors.


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

You might get starstruck at these luxury properties.


Server reveals her budget travel hack for exploring the world on a low income after visiting 10 countries in just three years

Celeste Cox, from New York, has revealed how she has managed to globetrot for the past three years and visit 10 countries, despite earning a low salary.


Photos: Top aircrafts fly Wisconsin through the years

Photos: Top aircrafts fly Wisconsin through the years