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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.


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


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.


Mysterious disappearances that defy explanation

There are numerous locations around the world where people have mysteriously disappeared without any clear explanation, and leaving no trace behind. In addition to these unexplained disappearances, several sites across the planet have gained notoriety for being associated with these mysterious vanishing acts. But where are these areas, and what went missing? Click through and see if you can find an explanation.


20 Luxurious Safari Lodges We Can’t Wait To Visit

Embark on a journey of opulence and adventure with our guide to the most luxurious safaris in the world. Indulge your senses in the lap of wildlife luxury as we unveil unparalleled experiences, from lavish accommodations amidst untamed landscapes to bespoke wildlife encounters that redefine safari sophistication.


The world's strangest museums


Jetstar plane suffers mechanical issue on Sydney to Adelaide flight

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


20 road trips for your bucket list

Always on the lookout for exceptional landscapes? Discover 20 iconic, unforgettable road trips around the world. Epic views and amazing attractions await along routes perfect for adventure lovers!


Ticket to ride: how to cut costs on holiday car hire, train travel and bike transport

Shop around for car rental Putting your dates, destination and the type of car you want into aggregator sites such as Skyscanner, Carrentals.co.uk and Kayak will give you a broad picture of what local and international companies offer and at what price. Booking a car at the same time as your flights does not mean you are locked into the same price, provided your agreement has free cancellation. Many providers allow you to cancel up to 48 or 72...


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.


Ederson out: Man City set their sights on an expensive world-class replacement


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.


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.


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


Why Lombardy is still one of the most beautiful regions in the world

Since the advent of tourism, this picture-perfect pocket of Europe has been delighting visitors with its medieval towns, fabulous art, and some of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Click through the following gallery for a pictorial journey through this stunning Italian region.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


Southwest Airlines plane has 'near catastrophe'

Federal officials are investigating an incident in which a Southwest Airlines jet flew as low as 150 feet over water, narrowly avoiding complete disaster.


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


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.


Breaching whale lands on small boat and sends one man straight into the sea

Everyone escaped unharmed after a whale breached and landed on a boat in Portsmouth Harbor.


How you can still grab a summer holiday flight bargain next month

The cheapest route for average return flights in August from all UK airports is Dublin, with a typical price of £87 - then Paris at £124 and Copenhagen at £130, according to a study by travel website Kayak.


Is this the deadliest road in the world? Travelers think so.

Discover Death Road in Bolivia, once dubbed the most dangerous road in the world. Find out why this road is so dangerous and what makes it so appealing.


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…


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.


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...


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.


Is The World cruise ship a home, a luxury hotel, a country club? It’s all of them at once

Expect 'six, seven-star' service on The World cruise ship, which has on board 165 residences that cost up to US$15 million each to own Picture this: you are on your way to Antarctica, the world's southernmost continent. Travelling by ship, you pass penguin and seal colonies, and an active volcano, and traverse icy channels. You marvel in the grande...


No, Southwest Airlines Isn't Using Windows 3.1 In 2024

Last week, a good chunk of the digital world shut down and stopped working due to an update that caused Microsoft’s Windows operating system to crash and display a blue screen on millions of devices. This affected places like hospitals, schools, and airports. But one airline, unlike the others, was spared from the chaos. And many are saying it’s because it’s still using an ancient operating system, but that’s not the case.


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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


Fallen soldier Eitan Rosenzweig’s art is on display at the Bible Lands Museum

The exhibition at the Bible Lands Museum in Jerusalem showcases Eitan Rosenzweig’s art and writings, honoring the late IDF soldier’s legacy and resilience.


The best Delta customers can hope for is a simple refund

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


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

You might get starstruck at these luxury properties.


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...


Construction continues on new $122 million U.S. 1 bridge in Florida

Construction continues on new $122 million U.S. 1 bridge in Florida


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'.


The most DANGEROUS countries in the world right now - and the safest

These are the most and least peaceful countries in the world, according to the 2024 Global Peace Index, which is based on three different factors: societal safety and security, ongoing domestic and international conflict, and militarisation.


History's famous military retreats

According to military strategists, the best course of action during battle is often to withdraw to fight another day. Indeed, claiming a victory is sometimes to know when to retreat. A retreat is a tactical strategy, and does not equate to surrendering. However, not all retreats are successful. History has recorded some truly disastrous military withdrawals, when fighting on the back foot, often in harsh conditions, has all but decimated an army. However, when undertaken correctly, a retreat can allow forces to regroup and come back stronger. So, when has losing ground enabled combatants to gain the upper hand? Click on and march through this gallery of famous military retreats.


Cologne Airport: Flights grounded as climate protesters block runway

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


Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911

Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911


The 28 Best Westerns of All Time

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