Travel Alternatives To Parks And Attractions Closed Amid Shutdown
October 01 2013 10:01 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
London Hotels And Attractions Capitalize On Royal Baby Buzz
July 23 2013 5:15 AM
The royal baby has arrived and London is calling with a host of royal tourist attractions and themed hotel experiences.
10 Places To Take Your Kids Before They Turn 18
July 12 2013 6:09 AM
Here’s a look at 10 U.S. destinations that all American kids should see before they grow up.
Canada Hit By 10-Mile-Long Hailstorm [VIDEOS, PHOTO]
July 09 2013 8:21 AM
Saturday's hailstorm in Airdrie, Canada, left accumulations of as much as 12 inches in some areas along its 10-mile trail.
10 Little-Known Asian Cities You’ll Want To Visit
July 05 2013 6:04 AM
Grab your pen and start a new bucket list. Here are 10 Asian cities you've probably never heard of that you'll want to visit.
Eiffel Tower Reopens After 2-Day Worker Strike
June 27 2013 6:54 AM
The Eiffel Tower in Paris reopened to tourist traffic on Thursday, after a two-day workers' strike over salary hikes and other demands.
NOAA Says East Coast Was Hit By Tsunami In June
June 26 2013 8:39 AM
One expert thinks the mysterious surge off the New Jersey coast wasn't caused by seismic activity but rather a change in meteorological conditions.