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Small sleepy town defeats billionaire's plans to build luxury resort

Joe Ricketts this week ordered crews to immediately stop construction on his $50million tourist trap in Bondurant to the delight of its 156 residents.


Marie Antoinette’s secret Versailles chamber, plus more of the world's covert passages

From Capitol Hill and the Palace of Versailles to El Chapo's safe house, discover the stories behind the world's most mysterious hidden tunnels and passages


These Garden Arches Can Transform Your Backyard Into a Beautiful Oasis

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


Airport security staff vote to accept new pay offer

About 300 security staff at Glasgow and Aberdeen airports accept a pay offer of up to 12.8%.


19 Airbnbs from films and TV shows including Carrie Bradshaw's NY apartment

These Airbnbs have all made appearances in your favourite TV shows or films, from Carrie Bradshaw's New York apartment and closet to Godric’s Hollow in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows...


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


The deepest lake in the United States, in photos

The deepest lake in the United States, in photos


British tourist chased by motorcyclists before crashing car in Bali

This is the shocking moment a British tourist, Thomas James Simpson, in Indonesia was chased through the streets of Bali by angry motorcyclists before crashing his car and being beaten up by locals accusing him of hit and run.


The most peaceful countries to live in this year

How do we measure the delicate balance of peace in a world where finding safety is perhaps the greatest challenge we face? All of the countries listed here are committed to creating a stable and comfortable environment in which their citizens can thrive and grow without living in fear of crime, terrorism, and other dangers. In this gallery, we invite you to explore the Global Peace Index results for 2024, as nations vie for the coveted title of the most peaceful country on Earth. Click through to find the answers.


Venice vows to extend controversial tourist tax after raking in £1.7m

Venice first announced the plans in 2023, when local authorities announced it would charge tourists five euros , or £4.35, per person to visit the fragile lagoon city during peak times this year.


Historic images from the 1924 Olympics in Paris

See historic images from the 1924 Olympics in Paris.


I spent 3 days hiking Big Bend. The famous national park had some cool views, but I'd never go back.

Our trip to Big Bend National Park in May was filled with mistakes and disappointments. I wish I'd researched more before I left, but I won't go back.


I've traveled to 90 countries. I only found one place I want to live.

After her first visit to Thailand in 2015 she was determined to return. Now, she's living in Chiang Mai and happily paying $355 per month for rent.


The legendary Pan Am is returning for a 12-day trip tracing the airline's historic routes – but it'll cost you $59,950

In operation from 1927 until 1991, Pan Am symbolized the ambitions of a rapidly developing US, especially during the 1950s and 1960s.


The 10 Greatest Attractions in America, According to Travelers

Looking to travel without straying too far from home? Consider putting these destinations on your itinerary.


These Shade Sails Turn Your Sun-Drenched Yard Into a Cool Paradise

Block the sun, day after day—no umbrella stand required.


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.


King to tour Australia and Samoa with ‘limited’ activities as he continues cancer treatment

The King is to tour Australia and Samoa with a “limited” programme as he continues his treatment for cancer. Buckingham Palace has confirmed the King and Queen will undertake an autumn tour in October 2024, which will include visits to Australia and Samoa, where the couple will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2024. Yet as with t...


Tasty travel snacks that are healthy and hassle-free

Two of the biggest mistakes people make while traveling are completely abandoning their healthy habits and spending way too much money on food. But traveling doesn't have to be hard on your body or your bank account! Click through to see healthy, cheaper snack ideas that will keep you satiated, all while fitting easily in your carry-on.


Are These Bucket List Trips Actually Worth The Hype?

You might just have to see it to believe it.


7 of the Most Ridiculously Long Interstates in the U.S.

Historic, iconic, impossibly long.


Meet the man who made a fortune reviving a declining Pennsylvania town

The RiverStone Estate in the historic town of Foxburg, Pennsylvania dates back to 1796 and has ties to the early Quakers, it has a fascinating past and bags of period features. But, it also has a very interesting future. Let's take a look around...


The Most Beautiful Small Towns In Every State

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


Cool, Harley-Davidson Built a Park in Milwaukee

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


Inflatable monster takes over cathedral for event

Life-size animatronic sea creatures, from prehistoric to modern times, have settled in the city.


Inside Magic Johnson's lavish summer getaway as NBA legend travels around Europe with wife Cookie and Samuel L. Jackson

Magic Johnson and Samuel L Jackson have been spotted on a big European vacation on board a superyacht. Johnson has been known to take trips around the Mediterranean in the past.


Impressive underground cities where people actually lived

Hidden entrances, ancient tunnels, and complex histories lurk beneath earth's surface, teeming with tales of a life that few people know much about. Many underground paths or malls claim to be cities, but check out this gallery to see the few real underground habitations where people have actually carried out their lives.


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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!


30 Rare Photographs Taken at Chateau Marmont

The iconic Hollywood hotel has been a favorite among celebrities for nearly 100 years.


Hidden gems: 12 secretive tiny homes around the world

From a private island hideaway in Norway to an underground hobbit house in Los Angeles and a treehouse in Brazil's rainforest, these hidden tiny homes are just waiting to be discovered – if only you knew where to look...


Flight carrying England fans forced to turn back due to 'undefined smell'

Passengers said there was a burning smell onboard Eurowings flight EW8470 from Berlin to Manchester.


Stunning Hindu temples you need to see to believe

Hinduism is the world's third largest religion and, according to many scholars, the oldest religion in the world. Widely practiced in the Indian subcontinent and parts of Southeast Asia, Hindu worship takes place in temples of many styles, colors, and locations. Browse this gallery and take a look at some of these stunning religious buildings.


Recently rediscovered war bunkers that are truly incredible

Explore six extraordinary lost war bunkers that were discovered in the most unlikely places across Europe, America and beyond


The world's most overcrowded destinations – and where to go instead

While tourism can be a boost to a nation’s economy, it can also put a strain on infrastructure, damage the local environment and lead to overcrowding. Here are 20 less crowded alternatives to some of the world’s best-loved but busiest destinations.


Massachusetts explorer shows surprising find he made inside ghost ship

Ben Stevens, an urban explorer has made a shocking find on a haunted ship that was abandoned after it ran aground multiple times.


Incredible photos from the Junior H $ad Boyz Mania tour

Incredible photos from the Junior H $ad Boyz Mania tour


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.


13 Ways Experts Find the Most Valuable Items at Thrift Stores

Never miss a hidden gem again.


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!)


Here Are the 20 Greatest Movies That Take Place on a Train

A subgenre with surprising versatility.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


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

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.


30 adventure destinations for thrill-seekers

Calling all adrenaline junkies, thrill-seekers, and adventurers alike! From scaling towering peaks to diving into the depths of the ocean, there are adventures that offer unique thrills all around the world. Some adventures are not for the faint-hearted, and others even require some training. In this gallery, we'll embark on an exhilarating journey as we take a look through the world of adventure and daring exploits! Be warned though: some of these adventures might make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up! Without further ago, click on and let's dive in!


The 30 cheapest places to live in the US in 2024

Living in the US can be expensive, but some cities still have a much lower cost of living compared to others. The platform Niche compiled a list of the most affordable cities to live in the US in 2024. When assessing the cost of living, they considered factors such as housing costs, tax rates, and the cost of essentials like food and fuel. Curious to discover the 30 most affordable US cities to live in this year? Then click through the gallery.


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...


13 Beautiful City Skyline Photos Snapped Around the World

Dazzling views from the top await.


The 20 Best Luggage Brands Worth Investing In

From Samsonite to Rimowa, Tumi to Away—here's what you need to know about each one.


The most stunning golf courses you can play around the world

Whoever said golf is a good walk spoiled clearly never crossed the Swilcan Bridge at St. Andrews, or gazed upon the glorious greens of Augusta National’s Golden Bell. Golf isn’t just a sport; it’s a way to get in touch with Mother Nature, and these 20 stunning courses show Mother Nature at her best (with a little help from the groundskeepers).


34 Rare Vintage Photos of The Plaza Hotel

It’s always been the place to be.


These Are America’s Wealthiest Suburbs

Move over New York City, Los Angeles and Miami. Wealthy Americans are swapping notoriously rich city locales in favor of making moves to quiet, secluded suburbs like Scarsdale, Calabasas and Palm...