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9 Underrated Areas to Get a Vacation Home

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


Emergency crews in Spanish tourist hotspot rush to rescue people

Emergency crews in a popular tourist region in Spain have been forced to launch an rescue operation to save several people trapped in their cars following heavy flooding.


Up to 10,000 people descend on this ravishing Greek island each day in peak season - but plan carefully and you'll soon discover Santorini is far more than just a honeypot colonised by tourists and influencers

After spending a few days in Santorini, Mark Palmer is happy to disown his perceptions about the island. The beaches surprised him, as did its growing reputation for wine.


Remote town exacts ultimate revenge after crocodile killed their dogs

The 3.63m long saltwater crocodile wreaked havoc after turning up in the Baines River near Bulla, in the Northern Territory, earlier this year following floods.


Things To Do Over This (Second) Long Weekend In Klang Valley!

This long weekend is another opportunity to learn new skills and have some fun.


Wheelchair adventurer plans second Snowdon attempt

Nick Wilson spent 14 years in the Army before he suffered a spinal injury.


The world's wealthiest people don't live where you think they do


13 Easy Ways To Save for Your Next Big Vacation

The travel bug is biting Americans this year, as 44% reported that they are planning to travel more than last year, according to a study by AAA ConsumerPulse. While travel is fun, those vacations...


These are the best airlines right now, according to The Points Guy

Ultra-low-cost carrier Allegiant had the best reliability, thanks to its low rate of cancellations, mishandled baggage, and zero involuntary bumps.


Exploring Kota Bharu: Unmissable sights, memorable experiences and delicious foods

SHAH ALAM - Come to Kota Bharu, Kelantan for the history, stay for the food and leave with memories that will last a lifetime. Known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant markets, the capital of Kelantan offers a wide range of activities for tourists and locals alike. If you are thinking of a place where history, culture and delicious smell of...


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.


American stars with German heritage

Did you know that citizens of the United States who are of German ancestry form the largest ethnic ancestry group in America, accounting for 17% of the US population? Numbering among these are quite a few American actors and actresses who can claim German heritage. But who are Tinseltown's most famous Teutonic personalities? Click through and discover the American celebrities of German descent, some of whom might surprise you.


Imperial Beach in CA becomes America's most polluted beach

Did you know the nation's most polluted beach is in California? Studies find Imperial Beach in San Diego, CA has a high bacteria rate of 100%, and is branded a 'portable toilet.'


Must-see hidden gems across the US

Are you in search of a peaceful getaway away from the crowds, or perhaps something a little different? The most obvious tourist destinations in the United States include Los Angeles, New York City, and the Grand Canyon, but if you look a little harder, there's so much more to be discovered. Although not as widely recognized, the destinations featured in this gallery are equally awe-inspiring. Click through and uncover these natural and man-made treasures just waiting to be explored.


40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.


Mystery as people fall violently-ill while hiking through Grand Canyon

Groups are now in some cases having to leave the picturesque area by helicopter after being struck down by a mysterious illness that leaves unable to hike out.


Athens tourist sites closed as Greece hit by first summer heatwave

The Acropolis hill, home to one of the world's most famous archaeological sites that includes the Parthenon temple, was closed as Red Cross staff handed out bottles of water to tourists in temperatures reaching the 43ºC. Athens Mayor Haris Doukas warned that in these conditions exposed concrete could heat to 70ºC in the baking sun.


Air display pilots gear up for annual event

The annual event has taken place on the island for more than 60 years.


Passenger arrested by police on Aussie flight

The incident happened on board the domestic flight that was ready to depart Melbourne Airport on Tuesday.


Videos show roads transformed into rivers in Spanish holiday hotspots

As countries on the eastern Mediterranean experienced an early heatwave , Spain's Costa Blanca region and the island of Majorca were both inundated by Storm Tamara.


The eerie mystery of Japan's Devil Sea

The Bermuda Triangle is famous for its mysterious disappearances. However, there is a lesser-known region in the Pacific Ocean that is equally infamous for its stories of unexplained disappearances and seemingly supernatural activity. Intrigued? Click through the gallery and discover the fascinating secrets of the Devil's Sea.


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.


Lioness Keira Walsh honoured with hometown mural

Street artist Katie Scott says it is "nice to know people of all ages are enjoying it".


Diving into Kota Bharu's must-try spots, a foodie's guide

Nestled on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the city's status as a food lover's paradise truly sets it apart.


Mother says $15,000 family cruise was canceled after she posted booking details on Facebook

Tiffany Banks and her family spent a year planning their trip on the Carnival Celebration ship, which Carnival Cruise Line operates.


Council to consider public views on dog walking

The council says visitors to Nonsuch Park who spoke to staff "were extremely vocal on the subject".


DeSantis tourism board approves $17 billion development deal with Disney that could pave the way for a 5th theme park

The development deal is a détente between Disney and Florida's Ron DeSantis, who have battled for control of the district where Disney is located.


Are These Bucket List Trips Actually Worth The Hype?

You might just have to see it to believe it.


Islanders remember King's past visits to Jersey

King Charles has visited Jersey five times, ranging with royal visits to excavation projects.


Beautiful Cities in Greece That Deserve More Love

Don't overlook these hidden gems!


Horse riders warned of low-flying RAF helicopters

Chinooks from RAF Odiham, Hampshire, are operating from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray over the next two weeks.


Harry Maguire spotted unwinding at luxury five-star Turkey spa hotel

The Manchester United centre-back, capped 63 times by his country, was knocking back drinks by the poolside at the Maxx Royal Belek resort yesterday.


The Most Beautiful Small Towns In Every State

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


British kayaker dead and two rescued in French river

The man, in his 50s, was on a kayaking group trip on the river Durance near Briancon, in the southeast of France, on Tuesday afternoon.


The old-school secret to a relaxing vacation

Millennials and Gen Z are taking big trips — but they don't want to plan them. It's sparking a travel-agent boom.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


I Look Forward to Long-Haul Flights Thanks to These 7 Genius Essentials That Keep Me Full and Hydrated

From insulated water bottles to snack organizers, starting at $15


These are history's multilingual US presidents

The President of the United States is used to talking tough. But how many presidents in US history were able to do so in another language besides English? Not many people realize that there are 21 former White House incumbents who could converse in at least one foreign language. Some, in fact, were multilinguists. And did you know that there was one American president who didn't speak English as his first language. Intrigued? Click through and discover the presidents who could communicate in foreign tongues.


Families who can't afford Disney's extortionate prices are flocking to this chain of resorts which have huge water parks and adventure playgrounds

A new chain of resorts are growing in popularity as Disney's prices become borderline unaffordable.


Views sought on plans to speed up planning process

Getting permission to hold events on public land or install play equipment could be made simpler.


‘Jurassic Park 4' Set to Shoot in Thailand, Malta and U.K.

Universal Pictures' "Jurassic Park 4" movie is set to make use of locations in Thailand as well as studios in Malta and the U.K. The Gareth Edwards-directed picture, produced by Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley, is expected to star Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Bailey, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Mahershala Ali, Rupert Friend, Luna Blaise and David […]


Mansion built in 1834 with 17 rooms is free - but with one catch

A 19th century brownstone mansion with 17 rooms and eight fireplaces is free. The historic mansion was used in the Underground Railroad, but there is a catch if you want it to be yours.


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!)


21 Creative Ways to Use Rocks in Your Landscaping

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


Presidents Cup golf tickets prices 2024: Total cost, week and day passes for USA vs. World at Royal Montreal Golf Club

It's Team USA vs. Team World in Montreal for the 2024 edition of the Presidents Cup. Here's how you can get the best tickets for the tournament.


A travel host who flies 100,000 miles a year says airport lounges are overrated

Travel expert Samantha Brown has access to airport lounges around the world. She rarely uses them because terminals are more fun and less stressful.


China installs timers above women's toilet cubicles at UNESCO site

The 1500-year-old UNESCO World Heritage site, Yungang Grottoes in northern China have installed small timer screens above each toilet cubicle in the women's toilet.


Forbidden places around the world you can’t visit


Which famous criminals ended up in the Witness Protection Program?


BA passengers on nine-hour 'flight to nowhere' over 'technical issue'

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was headed to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas on Monday but began to experience problems when it reached North America.