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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


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!


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.


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...


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.


Photos: Top aircrafts fly Wisconsin through the years

Photos: Top aircrafts fly Wisconsin through the years


Tourists run for their lives after 'unusually large eruption' at Yellowstone's Biscuit Basin geyser

It blew like a volcano.


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.


Paris is ready for the Olympics

Paris will host the Olympics and Paralympics this summer, with thousands of stellar athletes and millions of tourists expected to visit the French capital. The countdown to the Games is on, so click through this gallery to find out everything you need to know, from the newly debuted sports to where the opening ceremony will be held.


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.


Emergency guide: Essential tips for surviving an airplane crash

When flying, we nearly always neglect the safety instructions imparted to us by flight attendants before take off. But there are some guidelines you can follow that could help save your life in the event of a plane crash or an emergency landing. Take a look at how to increase your odds of surviving an air disaster.


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.


Cologne Airport: Flights grounded as climate protesters block runway

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


Revealed: The islands that left tourists 'speechless', from the U.S archipelago with an 'embarrassment of riches' to the remote British hotspot that 'feels like a different planet'

Reddit users have shared their favourite holiday islands. A tourist kicked off the discussion when they asked: 'What island left you absolutely speechless?'


Virgin Atlantic boss warns passengers will soon be charged green levy

Virgin Atlantic's chief executive Shai Weiss said the green surcharge is set to be in force by the end of 2025 and will help make travellers aware of why prices are rising.


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


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.


The hottest and coldest places on the planet

If you are one of those people who suffers from changes in temperature more than most, then it's probably best to stay away from these places. With temperatures as high as a sweltering 70 °C, or as low as a bone-chilling -93.2 °C, these places are the regions with the most impressive recorded temperatures on the planet. And there are even the meteorological records to prove it. Prepare yourself for some intense temperatures. Take a look at the gallery!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


What ACTUALLY happens to your luggage after check-in?

Top tips on how to avoid the wrath of baggage handlers and ensure that your luggage gets where it is meant to go.


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.


Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911

Historian discovers Machu Picchu ruins on this day in 1911


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


Influential art movements of the 20th century

In the kaleidoscopic canvas of 20th-century art, each brushstroke told a story of rebellion, innovation, and the relentless pursuit of expression. Entire movements exploded into existence so that ideals could be brought to life in every possible way. A century of artistry saw the rise of abstract creation, performance, and the shattering of creative boundaries. Intrigued? Click through this gallery to see which art movements rose to prominence in the 20th century.


Rare historic photos of capital cities around the world

Take a trip back in time with us as we dig through some of the oldest photographic images ever taken of the world’s capital cities, ranging across six continents.


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


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…


These churches are the last of their kind in the world

Nestled in the hills and valleys of Norway’s hostile climate are a series of medieval buildings that are testaments to the test of time. These are the country’s stave churches, and they are significant not only in their architectural splendor, but also in their rich history. What's more, there are only 28 of them left in the whole world! Intrigued? Click through this gallery as we take a closer look at each of them.


Where is the next Olympics? Host city, location and more to know about 2028 Summer Games

The Olympics are coming stateside in 2028. Here are the details on the host city for the next Summer Games.


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.


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.


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.


Travel hotspots! Countries with the highest UV levels

The ultraviolet index (UVI) is a measure of the level of UV radiation. UVI 3 is the level above which sun protection is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). But some of the most popular vacation destinations on the planet regularly experience a UVI of anywhere between 8 and 11. This means anybody failing to cover up in such conditions runs the risk of damaging their health, not least by promoting the onset of skin cancer. But how do you interpret UVI, and where in the world are some of the worst travel hotspots? Click through and discover the countries with the greatest UV levels.


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.


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

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


Overlooked travel destinations to discover this year

Are you tired of the crowds in your favorite cities? It might be time to take a trip somewhere a bit more low-key. There are plenty of places around the world to be explored that haven't been overrun with tourists... yet. Every year, Time Out magazine consults its trusted team of journalists to compile an updated list of the world's most underrated travel destinations. The results are usually surprising and sometimes unheard-of corners of the globe, waiting to welcome you—without the typical overcrowding! Intrigued? Click on the gallery to uncover the world's most overlooked travel destinations.


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.