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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.


40 Things That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

The world really was a different place back then.


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.


Sikorsky S-58 helicopter extracts Wells Fargo signage from Jacksonville building

Sikorsky S-58 helicopter extracts Wells Fargo signage from Jacksonville building


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.


These 10 Mountain Towns Are as Affordable as They Are Beautiful

Buy a house with the view you've always dreamed of.


Wisconsin dad and daughter both die on hike in Utah

A Wisconsin father, 52, and his 23-year-old daughter died after running out of water during a hike at Canyonlands National Park on Friday. The air temperature was more than 100°F.


The deepest lake in the United States, in photos

The deepest lake in the United States, in photos


Why Sri Lanka is the wonder of Asia

Endless beaches, timeless ruins, wonderful wildlife, and a seriously friendly vibe. Sri Lanka's appeal is as diverse as its scenery. Add to the mix flavorful food and fantastic festivals, and you have a destination singular in its allure. Browse the gallery and start visiting this sparkling Indian Ocean gem.


World of horses: amazing images of one of nature's most beautiful animals

The horse is one of the most recognized animals in the world. Reared in the wild as well as in domestic environments, these beautiful creatures interact with humans in a wide variety of sports competitions and non-competitive recreational pursuits, working activities, and in fields of entertainment. Browse the gallery and see the horse at work, rest, and play.


England can take comfort knowing they have taken great strides in New Zealand, writes CHRIS FOY

CHRIS FOY: Before heading to the airport for their 12,000-mile journey home, England's tour party took a ferry to Waiheke to enjoy lunch overlooking the Hauraki Gulf.


These Dog-Friendly Hotels Will Pamper Your Pup in Luxury

Save this for your next road trip.


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.


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

A subgenre with surprising versatility.


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


The best US Navy planes of the second world war

Naval aviators did much to win the war in the pacific – and they had some great planes to do it with


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.


From Paris to Berlin: my journey of a lifetime following England to final

Lightning does strike twice. In February, a combination of a Sydney storm and Wellington airport’s curfew delayed our arrival in New Zealand by 24 hours, complicating a holiday of a lifetime. On Friday night, similar weather, with the airport affected this time being Munich’s, threatened to ruin the journey of a lifetime – or at least one that had been going on for well over 30 years. My first England game: March 1985, a friendly win at Wembley...


Kent trains cancelled due to staffing issues

Southeastern says the handful of cancellations are due to a shortage of available train crew.


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...


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

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.


Gull invasion fears as nature quango prevents them being culled

Business leaders fear there will be an explosion in the number of seagulls this year after a Scottish quango rejected hundreds of applications to destroy town and city-centre nests.


10 of America’s Best Water Parks

Make a splash at these fun-filled oases.


The best public-access and private golf courses in Mississippi, ranked

Looking to play the best golf courses in Mississippi? Welcome to our annual Golfweek’s Best ranking of public-access and private courses. Following are the rankings for both types of courses, as judged by our nationw


The 17 Best Places in the World to Retire

There's plenty to gain in expat experience in these top retirement locations.


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...


13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.


The Most Beautiful Small Towns In Every State

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


9 Underrated Areas to Get a Vacation Home

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


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

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


Share a tip on lesser-known Italy – you could win a holiday voucher

The big hitters like magical Venice and the rolling hills of Tuscany are justifiably popular with visitors. But Italy is so rich in art, architecture, food and enchanting countryside that there are wonders to discover wherever you veer off the tourist trail. Whether it’s a little-visited hilltop town, a family restaurant loved by locals or an up-and-coming gallery, we’d love to hear about your favourite unsung finds in Italy. If you have a...


What does Hong Kong airport smell of? Or your go-to hotel? The business of scent branding

Scent branding uses signature aromas to encourage patrons to return to hotels, malls and stores. A Hong Kong expert talks dollars and scents If you are a fragrance enthusiast, you may have heard of Shiu Shing Hong, a quaint shop in Hong Kong's Sheung Wan district that has been around for more than 50 years. The store, which recently went viral on C...


Inflatable monster takes over cathedral for event

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


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

From lunar-like landscapes to European-style castles.


26 incredible treasures found on shipwrecks

Over the years, scuba-diving excavators have found countless objects that tell us a huge amount about life on board ship and the wider world the sailors lived in. These incredible artefacts were plucked from the deep sea...


Cool, Harley-Davidson Built a Park in Milwaukee

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


The renaissance of Venice’s favourite retreat

First impressions heading out of Venice on the Ponte della Libertà, the bridge over La Serenissima’s lagoon to the Domini di Terraferma, are not very promising, as I pass by the giant refineries of the mainland’s petrochemical industry, then the immense skeleton of a mega cruise liner under construction in sprawling maritime dockyards. But after 20 minutes, verdant countryside suddenly replaces built-up suburbia as my bus arrives alongside the...


More migrants brought to Dover as people smugglers exploit calm sea

Dozens of migrants were intercepted crossing the English Channel in dinghies today as people smugglers continue to take advantage of calm conditions.


Canada's most dangerous creatures

Canada's stunning landscapes may boast breathtaking beauty, but even in the shadow of its majestic evergreen trees and towering mountains, darkness lurks. Take a glimpse at this collection featuring Canada's most dangerous creatures, who reside within its borders. Remember, engaging with them is not advisable!


30 Rare Photographs Taken at Chateau Marmont

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


13 Beautiful City Skyline Photos Snapped Around the World

Dazzling views from the top await.


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

Wanderlust is not a deadly sin.


These Garden Arches Can Transform Your Backyard Into a Beautiful Oasis

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


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 craziest examples of Mandela Effect

Do you ever get the sense that something isn’t quite how you remembered it? It could be something as small as the logo on your favourite brand of cereal, or as big as the death of a prominent political figure. If so, you may have experienced the Mandela Effect, a form of false memory in which a large group of people recall something differently than how it actually happened. Some say it’s proof of a parallel universe. More likely, it’s just an example of how the mind can play tricks on us. Here are some of the craziest examples of this unusual phenomenon.


34 Rare Vintage Photos of The Plaza Hotel

It’s always been the place to be.


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.


Yes, You Can Book a Stay at These Celeb-Approved Hotels

You might get starstruck at these luxury properties.


30 fascinating facts you didn't know about the Summer Olympics

The 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris is around the corner, but the Olympic Games have been making history for centuries. From the Games' Greek origins to their first foray into South America, the Olympics are known for bringing nations all over the world together to celebrate the very best in athletics. And even if you don't care much about sports, there's no denying the magic of the Olympics. In order to get into the Olympic spirit and the emotions that come with it, check out this gallery of fascinating facts you probably didn't about this extraordinary sporting event.