14 Best Hair Glosses of 2024, Tested by Experts

No trip to the salon required.

Bird Buddy’s new AI update lets you name your backyard’s frequent flyers

Individual birds are recognized by their unique features, and users will get notifications whenever their feathered friends stop by.

25 Beautiful Cities Around the World to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.

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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.

Boost for Sabah's heritage tourism in the pipeline

KOTA KINABALU: Plans are in the works to enhance heritage tourism in Sabah. Read full story

US airline Delta changes uniform rules after Palestinian flag pin outcry

Two flight attendants wearing the pins had complied with airline’s dress code but a social media post sparked uproar.

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

We had forgotten about so many of these.

Taylor Swift U.S. tickets cost $1,832. I saw The Eras Tour in Amsterdam for $384. Credit card points covered almost everything else.

My 48-hour impulse trip to see Taylor Swift in Amsterdam would have cost over $6,000 if I paid cash. I only paid $727 because I have points and miles.

Cool, Harley-Davidson Built a Park in Milwaukee

Immerse yourself in the rich history of the MoCo, all while enjoying multiple sites and attractions.

International Jazz Day Celebration Travels to Abu Dhabi in 2025

"Jazz is a language of unity and a beacon of hope," says UNESCO goodwill ambassador Herbie Hancock.

Are Brits facing a summer of travel chaos?

There are fears of travel chaos at ports and airports amid the spike in UK holidaymakers looking to get abroad

Thank you for 25 amazing years of A letter from the editor

Twenty-five years ago this week, on July 20, 1999, went live for the very first time and what a trip its been in space.

Plans to turn Edinburgh's former Debenhams into hotel

The department store closed permanently in 2021 and has now been bought by a billionaire investor.

Six tourists dead in luxury Bangkok hotel 'drank cyanide', report says

Six people found dead in a luxury hotel in Bangkok this afternoon may have ingested poisonous cyanide in their tea.

Rylan Clark surprises British Airways customers with a tannoy announcement during flight to Berlin ahead of Euros final

The TV personality, 35, stood at the front of the plane to wish everyone on board a 'safe and brilliant' match and urged them not to loose their passports.

Fear of flying? You are less alone than you think

10 of America’s Best Water Parks

Make a splash at these fun-filled oases.

Nigeria, UAE to resume flights between both countries, minister says

By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates reached an agreement allowing for the resumption of travel between the two countries, Nigeria's information minister said on Monday. The UAE stopped issuing visas to Nigerians in 2022 after Dubai's Emirates Airline suspended flights between the countries due to an inability to repatriate funds from Nigeria. Nigeria's central

World’s rarest whale may have washed up on New Zealand beach, possibly shedding clues on species

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Spade-toothed whales are the world’s rarest, with no live sightings ever recorded. No one knows how many there are, what they eat, or even where they live in the vast expanse of the southern Pacific Ocean. However, scientists in New Zealand may have finally caught a break. The country's conservation agency said Monday a creature that washed up on a South Island beach this month is believed to be a spade-toothed...

Furious Delta passenger unleashes a scathing rant about 'entitled' travelers who are 'mean' to staff: 'People are crazy!'

In a bid to curb peoples' anger, a Redditor has spoken out about the lack of respect directed towards airline customer service agents and airport staff.

Beauty spot council parking charges plan approved

Leeds City Council has approved plans to bring in charges for drivers at five locations.

These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.

Greedy holiday rental owners on classic coastal strip learn harsh lesson after jacking-up prices too high, with luxury trips to Italy now cheaper

Home owners along the Jersey Shore who hiked up prices are now facing a harsh reality as demand plummets for 'overpriced' rentals and locals say it's cheaper to go to the Caribbean or even Italy.

Europe's most amazing beaches

Summer is creeping up on us fast, and with it comes the promise of escaping to the sun, unwinding, and sinking your toes into the sand. But what exactly does the perfect beach look like? Retreat booking platform BookRetreats has evaluated beaches across Europe based on their popularity, typical weather conditions, safety, accessibility, and water quality. Using data from Google reviews, safety rankings from the Global Peace Index, and water quality information from the European Environment Agency (EEA), each location was given a score from zero to one for these categories, with a total possible score of five. With that, click on to discover the best European beaches for summer 2024!

Outgoing R&A official recalls memorable rulings—and, no surprise, one involves Jordan Spieth

TROON, Scotland — In golf, the best rules officials are the ones you never see. Anonymity is their idea of a perfect working day. Even when circumstances do provoke an on-course appearance, a low profile is a high priority. Throw in a complete lack of outward emotion and you get the complete picture. Still, that last bit is going to be difficult fo...

Hong Kong welcomes 21 million tourists in first half of 2024, 64% jump from last year

Twenty-one million visitors came to Hong Kong in the first half of 2024, a 64 per cent increase year on year, but spent fewer nights than in 2023, official data has shown. The Tourism Board said on Tuesday the number of nights visitors spent per trip in Hong Kong dropped to 3.2 on average between January and June this year, down from 4.9 in the first quarter of 2023. The board earlier said it expected that the number of tourists visiting Hong...

Utah Zoo releases adorable video updates on black-footed cat Gaia

Utah's Hogle Zoo has released new footage of one of its deadliest residents - a cute, seemingly cuddly cat native to parts of Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa.

The 28 Best Westerns of All Time

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

Aussies expose massive flaw of new passports

Travellers have slammed the quality of the new R series passports, which have been issued since September 2022.

In beachy Galveston, locals buckle down without power after Beryl's blow during peak tourist season

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Vacuums sucked the water out of the seaside inn run by Nick Gaido’s family in Galveston since 1911 as power was still spotty nearly one week after a resurgent Hurricane Beryl swept into Texas. Blue tarp covered much of the torn off roof. Gaido scheduled cleanup shifts for the hotel and restaurant staff who couldn’t afford to lose shifts to the enduring outages. The July Fourth weekend was supposed to kickstart a lucrative...

Tannery's 'forgotten history' shared at reunions

The old tannery, seen as a landmark by locals, has been empty for more than 30 years.

A stroll through the world's most beautiful gardens

Gardens are not just spaces of natural beauty; they are living tapestries woven from the threads of history, culture, and art. This gallery showcases some of the world’s most spectacular gardens, each a unique testament to botanical artistry and landscape design. From the serene Zen gardens of Japan to the vibrant floral displays of the Netherlands, these gardens are a kaleidoscope of nature's finest work, embodying centuries of tradition and innovation. Join us on a journey through these paradises of the natural world and the captivating stories they hold.

Want to be a responsible tourist? Here's how!

The most haunted places in every state

King and Queen interrupted by 'false alarm' during visit to Channel Islands

TThe King and Queen were pulled away from an engagement during their visit to Jersey over a "false alarm". The incident happened while the Royal couple were attending the 'expo' stage of Monday's tour of St Helier.

With sewage gushing into sea, US and Mexican border towns plead for help

By Daniel Trotta IMPERIAL BEACH, California/TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Each day, millions of gallons of sewage cascade through a canyon and into the Pacific Ocean just south of the U.S.-Mexican border. As any surfer in San Diego knows, summer swells that come from the south will push the toxic brew north. Meanwhile, millions more gallons of treated and untreated sewage trickle down the Tijuana

Sun shines for royals during visit to Guernsey

The King and Queen conclude their two-day tour of the Channel Islands.

Project aims to protect island's cultural identity

Jersey Heritage calls for ideas on what traditions should be preserved for future generations.

Inside North Korea’s nightmare children’s summer camps

Hall of Famer Terrell Davis demands investigation after alleged mistreatment on United Airlines flight

The former running back alleges misconduct

Whitney Houston Legacy Foundation to Hold 3rd Annual Gala to Celebrate Late Icon's Historical Visit to South Africa

The annual gala will celebrate Houston's birthday and the 30th anniversary of her three post-apartheid performances in South Africa following Nelson Mandela's historic 1994 election

Netherlands commemorates 10th anniversary of downing of MH17 airline

By Bart H. Meijer and Charlotte Van Campenhout AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -The Netherlands commemorated on Wednesday the 298 victims of flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine 10 years ago with a ceremony attended by the bereaved and representatives from Malaysia, Australia, Britain, Belgium and Ukraine. Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down over eastern

13 Ways Experts Find the Most Valuable Items at Thrift Stores

Never miss a hidden gem again.

What are Decade Volcanoes?

Our world is truly a fascinating place to live on. While clouds reel above our heads, beneath our feet is a volatile environment that brings out fire and destruction. Yes, we're talking about volcanoes. Indeed, ever since the dawn of humanity, volcanoes have caused untold catastrophe. For this reason and others, scientists are trying to understand them better. Click through this gallery to see how.

Flight carrying England fans back from Berlin makes emergency landing

A flight carrying England fans back from Berlin has been forced to make an emergency landing due to what the airline Eurowings said was an 'undefined smell in the cabin'.

Guangyuan City delegation visits Petaling Jaya for tourism talks

PETALING JAYA: A meeting to promote bilateral cooperation between China and Malaysia's tourism sectors, focusing on Guangyuan city in Sichuan province, was held on Tuesday (July 16). Read full story

Plea for Virgin to retake north Wales train services

New figures show that over one in five direct trains from north Wales to London have been cancelled.

13 Beautiful City Skyline Photos Snapped Around the World

Dazzling views from the top await.

Silly people wait for invisible buses, real Malaysians dream in traffic

JULY 18 — All our lives would be that much better with more buses. Before diving into that, let’s jet-set halfway acros...

Osprey chick takes flight in 'milestone' moment

The latest fledgling, known as 5R0, flew to a nearby tree on Sunday morning.