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These Garden Arches Can Transform Your Backyard Into a Beautiful Oasis

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


Renowned British explorer to cross the Atlantic in a hydrogen balloon

Explorer Sir David Hempleman-Adams and two friends aim to be the first to fly the Atlantic in an open-basket hydrogen balloon.


Thrifty China student goes from Shanghai to Singapore by bus in 29 days for only US$400

Adventurous Shanghai student enjoys challenge, says ground travel is best A university student from China who spent 29 days travelling by bus from Shanghai to Singapore at a cost of just 3,000 yuan (US$400) has divided opinion on mainland social media. Jiang Xia, 23, a final year student in Shanghai, decided to undertake the unique challenge before...


Visitor attractions closed, abandoned, or overrun by tourists

The ubiquity of travel has led to overcrowding by tourists at some of the world's best-known vacation destinations and visitor attractions. Huge crowds are causing environmental degradation, dangerous conditions, and the pricing-out of locals who feel overrun and overlooked as their communities splinter under the weight of foreign footfall. Historically, bad planning and economic recession has led to the closure or abandonment of a number of fine buildings. And at the lowest end of the scale, wanton vandalism has been blamed for the destruction of several natural landmarks. So, what's going on? Browse this gallery and find out more about the consequences of unsustainable tourism.


The world's 15 most unloved countries are a must-visit

Some places fly under the radar despite an abundance of natural beauty, culture or history, whether because they're hard to reach or don't feature too much on travellers' wish lists. These are the 15 least-visited countries in the world – and why you should consider going...


The 20 Best Luggage Brands Worth Investing In

From Samsonite to Rimowa, Tumi to Away—here's what you need to know about each one.


Singapore Travel Spending Among Asia’s Highest for Overseas Trips

Singapore’s travel fever isn’t cooling down anytime soon—and who can blame travelers? Let’s give our kids a world-class education in adventure.


These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.


Surfing legend is killed in shark attack in Hawaii

Surfing legend Tamayo Perry, who once appeared in Pirates of the Caribbean, was killed Sunday in a shark attack while surfing off the shores of Oahu.


Wildfire on Greek island after fireworks launched from yacht

Authorities have arrested 13 crew members and passengers from the yacht after the island of Hydra was set ablaze late on Friday, burning the only pine forest on the island.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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


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.


The 8 Oldest Restaurants in New York City

These iconic restaurants have withstood the test of time.


10 stunning hotels on Albania’s Riviera

La Brisa Boutique Hotel, Dhermi Set in one of the most picturesque villages on the Albanian Riviera, facing out on to the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea, La Brisa is a chic modern hotel surrounded by lush, green mountains and fronting on to the beach. The big draw here is the rooftop infinity pool – at its best at sunset – with a second pool down at ground level; both have a terrace for drinks and dinner, with dishes focusing on fresh fish...


My night in the clouds at the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong - it's the highest hotel in the world and offers breathtaking views from a height of 1,600ft

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong occupies floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre. Harriet Sime checks in - and takes viewers on a video tour of her room in the clouds.


Couple transforms 'plain' home into beautiful 'Palm Springs' escape

An oceanside property 200m away from one of Australia's most stunning beaches has just hit the market - and buyers are sure to swoon over its 'magazine-worthy' remodel.


9 Underrated Areas to Get a Vacation Home

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


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


22 Adults-Only Resorts for a Well-Deserved Vacation

These romantic retreats have everything you need—except children.


34 Rare Vintage Photos of The Plaza Hotel

It’s always been the place to be.


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!


Wine wars break out in Norfolk over plans to open more wine bars

Bert Blaize - nominated as Young Sommelier of the Year by GQ - lodged plans with the council to open a wine bar called North Norfolk Cellars.


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

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


Photos: the luxury Italian resort where G7 leaders and celebs gather


15 Things You Wish Someone Told You About Traveling To Japan For The First Time

Traveling to Japan feels like stepping into a world where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with cutting-edge modernity for most travelers. But there’s a lot more to discover beyond the well-trodden paths leading to majestic temples, vibrant cherry blossoms, and ultra-fast bullet trains. While these iconic sights are a must-see, Japan’s daily rhythms and cultural nuances offer a deeper, richer travel experience often overlooked by the casual visitor. Here's your guide to uncovering 15 underrated yet crucial tips that will help you navigate and appreciate the Land of the Rising Sun like a seasoned traveler.


Beautiful and strange locations made famous by movies

Films take great care in choosing their locations, selecting places with profound character and a lasting visual impact. So, take advantage of all that effort and check out this gallery to start compiling your travel itinerary of endlessly interesting places made famous by films.


We took a road trip to Iraq via 21 countries - and ended up staying longer than expected...

Johannes and Anna converted a 2001 Toyota Land Cruiser into a livable home, and set out from their home in the Netherlands on a long trip through some dangerous countries.


Everything you need to know about watching the Paris 2024 Olympics on Stan.

As Australia bunkers down for the winter we've got a pretty exciting reason to stay inside when the temperature drops. Come July we'll be planting ourselves front and centre on the couch to watch the Paris 2024 Olympics take place. After a few years of topsy-turvy Olympics thanks to COVID-19 shifting the Tokyo 2020 event into 2021, the world is naturally very ... Continued


21 Creative Ways to Use Rocks in Your Landscaping

Carve out naturally beautiful borders, stairs, and sitting areas.


Are These Bucket List Trips Actually Worth The Hype?

You might just have to see it to believe it.


Secret mountain pass to dodge traffic in wealthy enclave of Jackson

A secret route known only to locals in Idaho's Teton Valley is becoming the talk of the town as residents seek alternatives to the congested main roads leading to Jackson, Wyoming.


Travel experts reveal 5 cities that are perfect for solo travellers, from a 1,500-year-old hotspot with 'welcoming locals' to 'one of the safest countries in South America'

We've spoken to travel experts from The Points Guy, Aditi Travel and Travel City for their top tips on the best cities and countries for a solo adventure.


Nick Pisa visits Veronica's strip where Jay Slater was last seen

MailOnline's Nick Pisa visits Tenerife's Veronica's strip, the location where missing teenager Jay Slater was last seen. The 19-year-old disappeared after being seen at the popular nightlife area.


Barcelona's war to drive AirBnb out of the city within five years

Mayor Jaume Collboni pledged that there will be no tourist apartments in the Spanish city by 2029 to open up the market for more short-term lets and make Barcelona more affordable.


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


I booked an all-inclusive trip to the Amazon rainforest, and I can't believe how much I got for $90 a day

I paid $270 to spend three days at the all-inclusive Green Forest Ecolodge in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, and it was nothing short of amazing.


Technical problem forces Boeing 777 operated by KLM to return to Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -A Boeing 777 aircraft operated by Dutch airline KLM returned to Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Sunday after reporting an unspecified technical problem, national air traffic control said. Flight KLM705 destined for Rio de Janeiro in Brazil turned around over Belgium after requesting to land as a precaution, a spokesperson for Dutch air traffic control said. It was unclear


My first cruise with my son was a nightmare. We lost power twice, had to shower with flip-flops, and couldn't make 2 of our destinations.

Our cruise was an adventure, including two power outages, a bathroom that smelled terribly and not being able to make two ports. We still had fun.


The lost temples of Lake Titicaca: exploring the less developed Bolivian shore

When someone suggests I get up to greet the dawn, there is always a pause … but part of the joy of travel is that you find yourself saying yes, even to bad ideas. Pablo, my guide, has warned me: dawn can be incredible, do not miss it. So when the first gleam of pinkish light hits the east-facing curtain, I leap up. From the terrace, there is a steep drop to the surface of the lake, which has the patina of hammered copper. A string of seagulls...


The most terrifying and dangerous creatures living underwater

The oceans and wetlands are inhabited by some of the most lethal creatures on Earth. Consider the hidden dangers beneath the surface of the water the next time you go swimming in the sea or take a leisurely paddle in a river! These aquatic animals range from poisonous to outright vicious. Intrigued? Click through this gallery to see the most dangerous water-dwellers in the world.


6 Caribbean Vacations You Can Take for Under $3,000

If the Caribbean is calling your name, it's only polite to answer. What you might not realize is you can enjoy a tropical island vacation without spending a fortune. "The Caribbean offers a wealth of...


Night-time walkers climbing peaks for sunrise disturb villagers

Villagers' lives are being disrupted by flocks of noisy night-time walkers climbing the highest peak in England and Wales to see the sunrise. The disturbances caused by these early morning climbers are causing misery for the local residents.


13 Beautiful City Skyline Photos Snapped Around the World

Dazzling views from the top await.


Top 10: world’s fastest steam trains

We take a close look at some of the world’s most iconic locomotives


Discover the world's earliest genuine colour photographs

From Europe and the USA, through the First World War, to Africa, Australia and beyond, discover the world as it looked in the earliest genuine colour photographs with the "most beautiful photographic process ever invented," according to the National Science and Media Museum.


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!)


The IRL Bridgerton mansions are hectically expensive. Here's where to find them.

Did you know that you can actually step into the enchanting world of Bridgerton, where the glitz and glamour of Regency-era England come alive, in real life? The hit Netflix series has captivated audiences worldwide with its scandalous storylines, dazzling costumes, and of course, the breathtaking mansions that serve as the backdrop for the show's most memorable moments. From the ... Continued


The deadliest surf spots on the planet

Surfing in extreme conditions can be a life-threatening experience, but many thrill-seeking surfers still keep chasing the biggest swells and the most challenging waves on the planet in search of the ultimate ride. Click through this gallery and get to know the most dangerous surf spots in the world.


Crisscrossing your way through Croatia

Croatia, a country at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, is a Mediterranean nation of rare beauty. With its island-speckled coastline lapped by crystalline sapphire seas, this is a country imbued with a maritime heritage as old as antiquity. Travel inland, and you're met with a stunning landscape of forests, mountains, lakes, and waterfalls. The gem in Croatia's cultural crown is Dubrovnik, but other cities sparkle, too, including Split, Hvar, and Trogir. It's a destination to explore at leisure, either by boat or on foot. Either way, this really is a place of compelling contrast. Already packed? Click through for an exciting itinerary of where to go and what to see.