The Race That Stops A Nation
November 04 2013 6:24 AM EST
The U.S. has its Kentucky Derby and U.K. its Royal Ascot, but what happens at Australia's Melbourne Cup Carnival is of another caliber altogether.
These 10 Cities Made Lonely Planet’s Best Of 2014 List
October 31 2013 6:20 AM EDT
Only one U.S. city made Lonely Planet’s 2014 watch list, and it’s not one of North America’s coastal charmers.
Disney Gives First Glimpse Of Spectacular 'Avatar' Theme Park [PHOTOS, VIDEO]
October 14 2013 9:37 PM EDT
Coming to Disney's Animal Kingdom in 2017: The mythical world of Pandora, home to the Na'vi people in the blockbuster "Avatar."
At The Phuket Vegetarian Festival, Self-Mutilation Brings Virtue
October 14 2013 5:44 AM EDT
The Phuket Vegetarian Festival is nothing like the run of the mill veggie fest you may be picturing in your mind.
Peek Inside Richard Branson’s $60K-A-Night Island Getaway
October 07 2013 10:59 PM EDT
It was just over two years ago that the Great House at Richard Branson's famed Necker Island resort burnt to the ground. Now, it's back.
Introducing The World’s First Instagram Hotel
October 02 2013 5:41 AM EDT
The world's first "Instagram hotel," Sydney's 1888 Hotel, offers a free night stay to anyone with more than 10,000 followers.
Travel Alternatives To Parks And Attractions Closed Amid Shutdown
October 01 2013 10:01 PM EDT
Has the government shutdown ruined your travel plans? Here are some open alternatives to the closed national parks and federal attractions.
Ethiopia Celebrates Meskel, A Christian Holiday All Its Own
September 27 2013 12:02 PM EDT
For Orthodox Christian Ethiopians, Meskel marks the finding of the "true cross," and it's a huge, colorful event.
The Top !0 Destinations For Chinese Tourists
September 25 2013 5:45 AM EDT
It’s not New York or Paris that will gain the most from the Chinese travel boom, but rather a collection of destinations in Southeast Asia.
A New Yorker In Lagos, Nigeria: At Home Amid The Chaos
September 20 2013 11:29 AM EDT
Visiting Lagos as a New Yorker was a revelatory experience defined by stunning displays of wealth and poverty, among other things.
The Best US Oktoberfest Celebrations
September 18 2013 5:49 AM EDT
It started with a royal wedding and morphed into one of fall’s largest festivals, but you don’t need to travel to Germany for Oktoberfest anymore.
How Well Did The Jersey Shore Fare The Summer After Sandy?
September 02 2013 10:58 AM EDT
Many analysts predicted that summer 2013 would be a complete washout for the post-Sandy Jersey Shore. So was it?
La Tomatina Festival Paints Spanish Town Tomato Red
August 28 2013 9:09 PM EDT
Imagine thousands swimming in a sea of pasta sauce and you begin to picture what it was like at La Tomatina Festival 2013.
Hanging With Humpbacks In Australia’s Whale Watching Mecca
August 23 2013 6:07 AM EDT
Humpbacks live up to their reputation as the acrobats of the sea on a trip to Australia’s whale watching Mecca: Hervey Bay.
Orchestra To Stage First-Ever Concert At Australia’s Ayers Rock
August 16 2013 5:37 AM EDT
The Darwin Symphony Orchestra is preparing to do something that’s never been done before: stage a concert at Uluru (Ayers Rock).
Best Perseid Meteor Shower Stargazing Sites Near Major US Cities
August 07 2013 5:57 AM EDT
Where's the best place to see the Perseid Meteor Shower? If you live near one of America's 10 largest cities, here are some ideas.
Beyond The Tasting Room: How To ‘Experience’ Wine Country
August 02 2013 11:09 PM EDT
Sniff. Swirl. Sip. That’s the typical wine-tasting experience, but it can be even more exciting, as a trip to Australia’s Barossa Valley proves.
UK Heat Wave Creates 'Flamingo Swan' [PHOTOS]
July 29 2013 2:41 PM EDT
The UK heat wave has resulted has resulted in flamingo transforming its natural stance to become a flamingo swan.
Lincoln Memorial Vandalized: Police Calling The Act ‘Intentional’
July 26 2013 10:33 AM EDT
The iconic Lincoln Memorial was discovered to have been vandalized early Friday. Local authorities reveal what happened and when the memorial is expected to reopen.
Did Global Warming Create This North Pole Lake? [PHOTO]
July 26 2013 8:55 AM EDT
A photograph of a newly lake discovered in the North Pole found by the North Pole Environmental Observatory last week could be evidence of global warming.