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10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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


Huge 'traffic jam' of climbers snaking up ice-covered Everest slopes

Clips shared to social media showed a string of climbers snaking up the glacier in the 'death zone' - so called because the air is so thin that most have to rely on supplementary oxygen to survive


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


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.


Trains severely disrupted as heavy downpours spark deluges in Britain

Avanti West Coast services were cancelled after the line became deluged between Carlisle and Lockerbie, with passengers warned: 'Do not travel north of Preston'.


Terrific tidbits about turtles

Turtles are strange-looking creatures, but they're widely loved and revered around the world. This is partly because of their ancient origins and their uniquely long lives, which many cultures believe gives them special wisdom. They symbolize knowledge, time, immortality, and the Earth. Many allegories and fables have been based around their slow and steady lifestyle. These mysterious reptiles come in all shapes and sizes, can inhabit land or water, and can live to the age of 150! There are plenty of reasons to wonder at the majesty of the turtle. Intrigued? Click through this gallery for more amazing facts.


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...


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.


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.


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...


Shining A Light On TV In Central & Eastern Europe And Beyond: NEM Dubrovnik Sets Out Its Stall

NEM Dubrovnik is the international TV event that the industry told Sanja Božić-Ljubičić would never work… but which quickly established itself as a diary date for buyers, sellers and senior execs. "There are a lot of festivals and markets and my business friends and colleagues said this will never fly," recalls Božić-Ljubičić, CEO of Mediavision, […]


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…


The famous people's homes you can actually visit

MailOnline takes a glimpse into the fascinating world of celebrity homes that are worth visiting.


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.


Fascinating facts you didn’t know about the White House

As the longtime home of the US president and the location of countless momentous decisions and historic moments, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is immediately identifiable around the world. But as well as you know it, how well do you really know the White House? Do you know who built it? Who owns it? Or how large it is? To find out, check out this gallery for all the fascinating details about the White House and its history.


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

A series of issues with Boeing planes this year has resulted in boycott threats. So, how can you find out if you are due to fly on a Boeing plane this summer?


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 ...


It's Official: We Found the 40 Prettiest Flowers in the World

How many of these breathtaking beauties do you recognize? As is often the case with beautiful things, we've given flowers meaning—so much so that even looking at one can make you feel more alive. A plain red rose has become a romantic expression of love and sunny daffodils represent the rebirth of the planet every spring. Of course, because they're plants, we also use them in more practical ways: Silky flower petals have been crushed and distilled into essential oils and perfumes for centuries, and we've figured out how to eat some of them and make tea with select leaves, stalks, and blooms. But to put it simply, the joy of admiring a gorgeous, colorful flower is unmatched. (Though we should note that some are best admired from afar because of toxicity.) Not to mention, no two flowers are exactly the same. Some rise out of the water to bloom while others sprout vines that go where they want…permanently decorating the side of your house. Even low bushes can produce incredible blossoms, like giant peonies, and if you've ever sat under a cherry blossom tree with a cool breeze blowing tiny petals around you, you know how magnificent flowering trees can be. A person who loves flowers is called an "anthophile," and if this describes you, you'll probably recognize most—if not all—of the flowers below. Rare or common, bright or soft, simple or complex, these beautiful flowers from around the world are certainly sights to behold.


British Retiree Who Died On Board SQ321 Was Headed For Vacation With Wife

He was suspected of dying from a cardiac event when the plane hit rough weather.


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.


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.


Barnstaple students build full-sized working plane

The microlight aircraft has taken to the sky after being built from scratch by students.


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.


University student in deadly fall at Penang hotel

GEORGE TOWN, May 23 — A 24-year-old university student fell to her death from the balcony of a hotel in Tanjung Bungah h...


Incredible images of the building of the Berlin Wall


Strong winds lead to flight and ferry disruption

The fast craft ferry crossing and some flights are cancelled due to high winds.


REI Is Kicking Off Summer With a Huge Sale, and Prices Start at Only $5

Camping? Hiking? Just sitting at the park? Time to upgrade your cooking game and get a new water bottle.


The best (and worst) places to live in the US in case of a war outbreak

As the global political climate rises and the world we live in intensifies from multiple angles, the thought of a possible war breaking out becomes more of a reality with each passing day. Gone are the times of choosing where you live based solely on factors such as access to reliable public transportation, or quality education for your kids, or even how walkable a city is. Homebuyers today seem to be more concerned with fulfilling basic necessities such as access to food and water. And, yes, you could say this means war! With this in mind, click through to discover the best (and worst) places to live in the US in case of an outbreak of war.


22 Adults-Only Resorts for a Well-Deserved Vacation

These romantic retreats have everything you need—except children.


40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.


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.


Things you should never buy at the airport


This travel backpack with USB charger is just what I've been looking for - and it has 42k positive reviews

This Amazon backpack has a built-in USB charger and it’s in the sale. What’s all the fuss about? We investigate…


Hampshire & Isle of Wight: Thursday's Big Picture

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around Hampshire & Isle of Wight.


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.


13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.


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


These Small Towns in California Are Bursting With Beauty and Charm

Nope, this isn't Italy.


The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

We had forgotten about so many of these.


UK tourism workers: how is this summer shaping up?

With summer just around the corner, many families will have already booked holidays, with plenty opting to stay in the UK. Although visitor numbers to the UK’s top tourist attractions are increasing, they continue to remain stubbornly below pre-pandemic levels. It comes as a study found that the seemingly “never-ending” rain last autumn and winter in the UK and Ireland was made 10 times more likely and 20% wetter by human-caused global heating....


How WW2 'most beautiful woman in the world' spent her final years

Despite being one of the most important inventors of the 20th century, she lived her last days in a three-bedroom home in Casselberry, 20 minutes outside Orlando.


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


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.


Another tent city springs up in Dublin amid migrant influx

Many of the occupants were moved to several temporary accommodation centres, but dozens of migrants still remain in tents near the waterways


Copycat syndrome? A look at China’s most impressive knock-off wonders

China is now well-known for its "copycat syndrome," particularly regarding its replicas of world-famous monuments, the originals of which are considered symbols of cultural status reflecting an empire's soft power. While the mimicked attractions may draw in tourists, there might be a bigger motive at work. By recreating other countries' symbols of power, many scholars like archaeologist Jack Carlson believe China is actually asserting its power on a global scale, by essentially bringing the world and all its cultural significance within its bounds. Check out this gallery to see for yourself.


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.


Scientists are puzzled by this mysterious ancient city


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


Flooding shuts cross-border rail line

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


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

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