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How to check whether you're flying a Boeing plane for summer holiday

It recently emerged that a fleet of nearly 300 Boeing 777 jets being used by United and American Airlines has a fault which could cause fuel tanks on the planes' wings to catch fire and blow up.


The 28 Best Westerns of All Time

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


Hospitalised Australian passenger complains about Singapore Airlines silence

A passenger injured in the turbulence-hit Singapore Airlines flight said on Thursday (May 23) that the airline has not been forthcoming with information following the deadly incident.


Europe’s most dangerous tourist spots for pickpocketing (and how to protect yourself)

While a vacation is often seen as a time to relax, some destinations in Europe can offer the opposite experience. For instance, research by Quotezone, a travel insurance company, has shown that Italy, France, Spain, Germany, and the Netherlands are the top five most popular European countries where people are most likely to be pickpocketed. But what can you do to protect yourself and your valuables? And which tourist spots in particular are hotbeds for pickpocketing? This gallery contains all you need to know. Click to find out more.


The origins of your favorite carnival rides

Amusement and theme parks across the world feature some of the most iconic carnival and fairground attractions ever created, things like the Ferris wheel, the rollercoaster, and the carousel. But have you ever wondered when these spectacular rides were invented, and by whom? Click through and enjoy the thrill of finding out!


15 Countries Worth Visiting for an Epic Drive

Whether it's the awesome roads, incredible terrain, or lax driving laws, plan your next road trip with this guide to our international favorite driving spots.


These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.


Disabled athlete claims Qantas left his wheelchair bent and broken

Timothy Lachlan travelled with the airline from Dallas, Texas to Sydney in February but claims his wheelchair was so badly damaged while on board, it is now unusable.


Safety first: Protecting your kids at hotels' indoor pools

Pool brings certain risks that parents and guardians need to address to ensure their children's safety.


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

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


Scientists are puzzled by this mysterious ancient city


Surrounded by England's most magical countryside and bread so good it could be a main course: Inside the Michelin-starred Lake District restaurant that's on a roll

MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill dines at Source at Gilpin Hotel, a Relais & Chateaux property nestled amid some of the Lake District's most bucolic scenery, just east of Windermere.


Inside the incredibly overcrowded Caribbean island which is sinking

Carti Sugtupu, which also known as Gardi Sugdub or 'Crab Island,' is the focus of a short YouTube, where locals reveal how their livelihoods are being severely impacted by global warming.


22 Adults-Only Resorts for a Well-Deserved Vacation

These romantic retreats have everything you need—except children.


Postcard prints: Your Summer vacation wardrobe must-have

Postcard print dresses, shirts and more, the trend to transport you from the Ring Road to the Riviera…


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.


The gorgeous vacation destinations named the cheapest in the US

A recent study by Optimos Travel named the best U.S. travel hotspots where you can get the most bang for your buck.


The only country located in all four hemispheres

When people think of civilization, their minds often conjure images of cities and vast landscapes that form part of entire countries and territories. But one lesser-known nation goes against this convention: the Republic of Kiribati. This unique place stands as a testament to culture and what it takes to live while surrounded by the vast expanse of the ocean. Intrigued? Click through this gallery and join us as we take a closer look at this cultural, environmental, and historical paradise.


Thousands of sailors take over NYC for Fleet Week 2024

Thousands of sailors have descended upon New York City for Fleet Week 2024, bringing multiple ships and dozens of activities for citizens to participate in.


Incredible images of the building of the Berlin Wall


Safety, not profits, must be priority at cave, hillside temple sites, says NGO

IPOH: Environmentalists and nature lovers here are hoping more stringent guidelines are drawn up without further delay for fragile cave or hillside areas. Read full story


Terrifying ghost trains spotted around the world


Flooding shuts cross-border rail line

National Rail said the West Coast Main Line between Carlisle and Lockerbie is blocked.


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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


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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


Singapore Airlines turbulence: 'The most important thing is to always keep your seatbelts fastened' - Captain Sully

SHAH ALAM - Retired airline pilot Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger or better known as Sully, who is famous for his successful emergency water landing on New York's Hudson River back in 2009, says he has never seen a turbulence as bad as the one that hit the Singapore Airlines Boeing aircraft flying from London's Heathrow airport to Singapore. In an ...


The most impressive presidential burial sites

The gravesites of 39 US presidents are spread across the length of breadth of the country they served, in 23 states and the District of Columbia. They range from simple headstones to elaborate tombs. Many are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Other more contemporary burial sites are set within the grounds of presidential libraries and museums. But where exactly are these final resting places located? Click through and pay your respects to the deceased presidents of the United States.


7 Places To Retire That Are Similar to Europe but Way Cheaper

Who says you have to break the bank to retire somewhere with old-world European charm? GOBankingRates searched the globe for up-and-coming destinations that evoke the romance of the continent at just...


Major British airport will scrap 100ml liquid rules next week

Birmingham Airport is set to scrap the 100ml liquid hand luggage rule next week as it leads the way in time for the half-term weekend.


Everything you need to know about Scottish culture and traditions

Scotland boasts a rich heritage of unique customs and traditions. You may know that the flag is blue and white, and the national dish is haggis, but do you know the first-footing tradition or what the Loony Dook is? This gallery covers it all, so whether you're planning a vacation or simply curious about the country's practices, click through to find out all you need to know about Scotland's cultural tapestry.


Chinese tourists lead international visits to Sabah in first quarter of 2024

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has proven to be a favorite destination for tourists from China, with 116,922 Chinese nationals among the 321,184 international visitors to the state in the first quarter of 2024. Read full story


Brain, skull and spine injuries on turbulent Singapore flight

Twenty people remain in intensive care in the Thai capital, where flight SQ321 made an emergency landing on Tuesday after the terrifying high-altitude ordeal.


One of the US's busiest cruise ports can't keep up with America's love for vacations at sea — but an urgent new terminal will help meet the demand for giant cruise ships

Port Canaveral's cruise terminals are so in demand that it's starting to turn away business. To alleviate this, it's quickly building a new terminal.


These Stunning Treehouse Hotels Let You Totally Relax

Goodbye, cell phone beeps. Hello, birdcalls.


This picturesque city named America's new outdoor sports capital

This unexpected pick of a city has become a top choice for world class athletes to settle down.


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


5 Carolina Cities to Consider for Retirement

Both North and South Carolina are renowned for their diverse landscapes, rich histories and warm hospitality, making them ideal destinations for retirees seeking a blend of relaxation, adventure and...


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


The World’s 20 Most Beautiful Cities to Visit in Your Lifetime

Some standards and some surprises–all dazzling destinations to tempt you on your next trip.


3 Things To Remember Before Flying After Singapore Airline’s Air Turbulence Incident

Singapore Airline’s recent experience with air turbulence has worried some people about flying but here are three things to remember to keep yourself as safe as possible.


What should you do when there is turbulence on a plane?


What is the significance of the American flag hung upside down?


Want To Retire Abroad? Top Cheap and Popular Places To Consider in Asia

If retirement is on your horizon or already a reality, considering the opportunities and affordability of retiring abroad might be a worthwhile venture. Asia, known for its lush greenery, stunning...


Things you should never buy at the airport


TSA agents think the crew-member lane at airports is a huge security flaw that staff abuse for smuggling

Some TSA agents say the Known Crewmember Program is a safety risk. Four flight attendants were recently accused of smuggling drug money out of the US.


The Most Beautiful Small Towns In Every State

Why yes, we would love to reside in a place where we can pan for sapphires.


Unraveling the Mysteries of Big Foot, Loch Ness, and Bermuda Triangle


China seeks to build world's largest national park system

Across plateaus, mountains, and rainforests, wildlife is rebounding in China as the country strives to establish the world's largest national park system by 2035. WATCH MORE: https://thestartv.com/c/news SUBSCRIBE: https://cutt.ly/TheStar LIKE: https://fb.com/TheStarOnline


The 8 Oldest Restaurants in New York City

These iconic restaurants have withstood the test of time.


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!)