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Have you heard of these great explorers?

The folks over at Britain Explorer compiled a list of the Top 20 British Explorers. Ranked by achievements, difficulty, persistence, and public recognition, the list is a handy guide to who explored where. Take a look!


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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


13 Ways Experts Find the Most Valuable Items at Thrift Stores

Never miss a hidden gem again.


Week-long search for Jay Slater continues in Tenerife

Authorities are still looking for Jay Slater, who vanished in a mountainous area of the island on Monday.


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

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


The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

We had forgotten about so many of these.


I take dozens of flights a year as an airline reporter. I always go for the aisle seat — even if it costs extra money

Now that I'm only a year away from 30 with a little more fun money and desire for comfort, I've gotten picky about where I sit on airplanes.


EasyJet wheelchair passengers stranded after flight goes without them

Liza Weir was one of three wheelchair passengers who were left stranded at Belfast International airport after their flight to Edinburgh flew off without them but with their luggage.


The Best Winery In Every State

Calling all wine connoisseurs!


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.


13 Beautiful City Skyline Photos Snapped Around the World

Dazzling views from the top await.


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.


Southwest Boeing 737 plunges within 500 feet of Oklahoma neighborhood

Southwest Airlines Flight 4069 was nine miles away from the runway at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport when it plummeted to between 400 and 500 feet as it flew over a high school.


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...


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


Hello Kitty, parasites: inside North Korea trash balloons according to South

SEOUL (Reuters) - Among the trash that balloons carried over the border from North were articles printed with Hello Kitty characters, badly worn clothing, and soil containing traces of human faeces and parasites, South Korea said on Monday. North Korea has flown balloons carrying trash since late May, with hundreds landing in South Korea. South Korea deployed military explosives units and


China tourists abandoned at sea on diving trip forced to make 2-hour swim to shore

Diving test participants fear for safety as sea turns cold, weather turns and waves grow higher An investigation into how three tourists in southern China were abandoned at sea along with their diving instructor - forcing them to swim for two hours to the nearest shore - has shocked social media. One of the tourists, surnamed Jin, said the trio wer...


Scotland's quaintest small towns and villages

Scotland is celebrated around the world for its stark beauty and dramatic scenery. Embellishing the mountains, lochs, and coastline are numerous small towns and villages, charming places unique in character and exuding a personality all their own. Many serve as historic destinations, established centuries ago and standing as testament to the country's long history. Others are found on remote islands, little visited but always worth exploring. If Scotland is on your travel wish list, make sure to include the following small towns and villages in your itinerary. Click through for ideas of where to go and what to see.


Celebrity stag put down after hikers feed it croissants

A stag made famous on social media has had to be put down after it was fed junk food by hikers. Callum, described as a “well-known character” in the north-west Scottish Highlands, had to be euthanised after developing health problems. The animal’s willingness to approach visitors in the car park of Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve and eat from t...


The 14 Most Elaborate Hotel Bathrooms

The lighting for mirror selfies is impeccable.


8 celebrity-owned hotels that went bust

They've got plenty of other talents but these stars had a hard time cracking the hotel business. From ritzy Las Vegas resorts to budget inns in Wales, we reveal the celeb-owned properties that didn't have staying power.


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.


Who Really Invented the Moscow Mule and Why Is It in a Copper Mug?

An East Coast vs. West Coast battle we're ready to settle.


Barcelona pledges 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.


American Airlines plane hit by garbage truck while waiting to take off

An American Airlines plane has been struck by a garbage truck while waiting to take off in North Carolina .


What Happened When Luann de Lesseps Joined Tilda Swinton on Scotland Trip?

Move over Crappie Lake - Luann de Lesseps jetted overseas to Scotland with legendary actress Tilda Swinton. During the PRYSM Drag Brunch in New York City on Saturday, June 22, de Lesseps, 59, recalled the vacation, an eyewitness exclusively tells Us Weekly. The Real Housewives of New York City alum first met Swinton, 63, at […]


The Cities in New York Where You’re Most and Least Likely To Live Paycheck to Paycheck

If you dream of living in New York but don't think the hustle of the Big Apple is for you, you have plenty of great options. While ranked No. 45 by U.S. News & World Report for affordability and...


Which world-famous landmarks are most at risk from climate change?

Take a look at some of the world's natural wonders and marvellous man-made constructions whose existence is threatened by the climate emergency - including the incredible ecosystems, national parks and cherished places hanging in the balance.


Rescue drone hits beaches designed to save lives as a flying lifebuoy

Imagine you’re at the beach when you spot a swimmer in trouble a little over half a mile away. Throwing a lifebuoy that far is impossible, but flying one out?


Egypt cracks down on tourism companies after haj deaths

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt withdrew the operating licenses of 16 tourism companies and referred them to the public prosecutor, accusing them of being responsible for the deaths of Egyptian pilgrims in Mecca, a crisis unit tasked with addressing the situation said on Saturday. Medical and security sources say at least 530 Egyptians died during this year's haj pilgrimage to Mecca, while the statement


These Garden Arches Can Transform Your Backyard Into a Beautiful Oasis

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


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...


Secrets behind famous monuments

Many historical monuments and landmarks around the world still hide many mysteries, but we are lucky enough to have discovered amazing facts about many of them. Click through and get to know surprising facts about some of the world's most iconic landmarks.


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.


Magaluf mayor urges tourists to treat Mallorca like home

Magaluf mayor Juan Antonio Amengual welcomes all tourists to Mallorca. He emphasises that while tourists are welcome, it is important for them to conduct themselves with respect and consideration, treating the island as they would their own home.


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.


Hikes, nosy neighbours afflict Zimbabweans in quest for mobile connection

As the sun sets over Zimbabwe's Matobo Hills, boys throw stones to chase baboons away. - Prying ears - The Matobo Hills, a UNESCO World Heritage site famed for its distinctive rock boulders, provide some relief to Silozwe's residents.


Heathrow staff 'harassed' Israeli passengers

When passengers asked why they were being treated differently, staff reportedly told them that as customs officials they could do whatever they wanted.


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.


Ukrainians in Warsaw jump over a bonfire, float braids to celebrate solstice custom away from home

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ukrainians in Warsaw jumped over a bonfire and floated braids to honor the vital powers of water and fire on the Vistula River bank Saturday night, as they celebrated their solstice tradition of Ivan Kupalo Night away from war-torn home. Hundreds joined the event, most of them war refugees. “We are doing this traditional thing here to keep up our culture which needs all our support now because Russia is trying to kill...


34 Rare Vintage Photos of The Plaza Hotel

It’s always been the place to be.


Meet the 2024 Worlds Ugliest Dog contestants

Meet the 2024 Worlds Ugliest Dog contestants


How Covid has helped fuel craze of night-time walking

Noisy night-time walkers are making villagers' lives a misery as they trudge through the area before dawn to watch the sunrise from the top of Mount Snowdon.


Not that long ago... Weird red carpet photos from the 2000s


Top 10: world’s fastest steam trains

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


American Airlines CEO say black passengers removal is 'unacceptable'

American Airlines CEO Robert Isom told staff this week that he is 'incredibly disappointed' and they 'failed their customers' after eight black men were removed from a flight due to complaints of odor


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


Travellers' hit with new court order to stop dig

People living nearby say they feared a landslip as tonnes of earth was removed from the hillside.


A U.S. envoy visits Hanoi days after Putin, saying US-Vietnam trust is at 'all-time high'

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat held talks in Vietnam on Saturday and said that the trust between the two countries was at an “all-time high,” just days after Russian President Vladimir Putin's state visit to Hanoi. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Daniel Kritenbrink insisted that his trip was unrelated to Putin's visit on Thursday. Vietnam had elevated the United States to its highest diplomatic...


The world's most beautiful streets

Every country has its famous landmarks, many of which are streets. But are these famous streets also the prettiest? Well, not always. Sure, what makes a street "beautiful" can be debated, but architectural features, cultural relevance, charm, views, and other unique characteristics, can indeed be used as criteria. With that in mind, have you ever wondered where the world's most beautiful streets are located? Click through the following gallery to find out.