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

A subgenre with surprising versatility.

Could You Afford a Vacation Home in Louisiana? Check Out the Prices in New Orleans and 7 Other Cities

Louisiana doesn't get as many headlines as Hawaii, New York or Las Vegas as a vacation destination, but it certainly lives up to its name as a "sportsman's paradise" thanks to its bountiful waterways,...

Did you know Ukraine is about to get some powerful boats from the United States?

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

Yes, it's time to plan a trip!

British teenager goes missing in Tenerife

Jay Slater, 19, went missing yesterday morning. His phone then died around 8:50am, with his last known location registered in the 'Rural de Teno' park

Is seaweed the solution to net zero aviation emissions?

It's common knowledge by now that airplanes are bad for the environment. They pump greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere at a rather alarming rate. Unfortunately for the planet, flying is an extremely popular and convenient method of transport, and it's highly unlikely that we'll stop using it any time soon. The race is therefore on to develop a way to power planes that would reduce aviation emissions to net zero. Check out this gallery to find out about the potential for kelp to be used as a biofuel.

Sophia Bush Is All Smiles in Cannes, Plus John Legend & Chrissy Teigen, King Charles and More

From Hollywood to New York and everywhere in between, see what your favorite stars are up to

Morocco's dazzling historic capitals

As the four historical capital cities of Morocco, Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes, and Rabat are referred to as the country's Imperial Cities. Blending a rich and fascinating history with a colorful and exotic culture, each of these destinations dazzle with their extraordinary wealth of impressive visitor attractions, many of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ready to explore? Click through and discover this capital quartet and find out where to go and what to see.

How to Tell Whether Paid Loyalty Programs Are Worth It

Paid loyalty programs could just siphon money from your wallet — or do your spending habits make them worth it?

13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

What a thrill.

I was born and raised in Honolulu. Here are 7 things I wish tourists knew before they visited Hawaii.

As a Honolulu local, this is what I wish people knew about before they visited Hawaii, from important phrases to crucial travel rules and mistakes.

What really happened to the world's famous ruins STILL standing?

It's no surprise that the world is full of fascinating historic monument and ruins. But if they're still standing now then that raises the question: what has happened to them in the years since?

The Northwest Territories: a destination in the extreme

The Northwest Territories cover an immense tract of land, a vast swathe of boreal forest and Arctic tundra nearly six times the size of the United Kingdom. This sparsely populated Canadian territory almost reaches the North Pole, and is a region defined by towering mountains, mighty rivers, and some of the largest lakes in North America. Indeed, it's a place of epic proportions, a destination in the extreme. Are you seeking an outdoor adventure challenge in a brutal but beguiling wilderness? Click through, leave civilization behind, and discover the Northwest Territories.

Mystery monolith appears in Nevada desert

The Nevada monolith is one of number of similar structures have been found around the world in recent years.

Top 10 most expensive cities for expats in 2024

Hong Kong and Singapore are the most expensive city for expats to live in, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.

The world's cutest animal photos will brighten your day

Incredibly cute photos from across the animal kingdom.

The 5 states with the worst, best traveler's airplane etiquette

Poor airplane etiquette can ruin your flight. Here are the U.S. states guilty of the worst and best travel habits, according to a new survey.

4 Ways to Get Senior Discounts on Cruise Trips

Some major cruise lines offer discounts to travelers as young as age 50. And members of certain organizations can access additional savings.

Meghan Markle's favorite New York hotel offers up $525-PER-PERSON two-hour boat ride to the Statue of Liberty... so is it really worth it?

The Mark Hotel's Spring Sailing experience gives passengers a taste of how the other half live aboard a dreamy 70ft antique sail boat.'s Sadie Whitelocks investigates.

The world's most dazzling archaeological discoveries made recently

From Iron Age hoards and rare biblical inscriptions to lost desert cities and even the skeletons of huge sea dragons, here are some Incredible ancient discoveries from around the world unearthed in recent years.

The world in miniature: amazing model villages and scaled-down cities

Fancy a little scaled-down sightseeing? These miniature parks are the most diminutive destinations in the world, pocket-sized places that look exactly like the real thing...only smaller! Browse the gallery for a minute look at these Lilliputian landmarks, where small is big and size is reduced.

10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

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

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

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.

22 Adults-Only Resorts for a Well-Deserved Vacation

These romantic retreats have everything you need—except children.

23 Theme Park Insider Tips That Will Save You Money

These days, passes for Disney and other major parks have crossed the three-figure threshold, while single-day tickets to big regional parks typically cost visitors $50 or more. Still, it's possible to...

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

You might get starstruck at these luxury properties.

Man shares hack to getting clean bathroom during road trip

A US-based content creator, named Ash, posted a video detailing her husband, Ronnie's sneaky tactic to getting a cup of joe and accessing sanitary restrooms while on the road.

The most significant schools of philosophy

Did you know that how we think and act is largely down to a number of famous schools of thought founded by some of the most celebrated philosophers in world history? Philosophy is the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence. It's an ancient discipline that serves as a guiding principle of behavior. The greatest philosophical traditions originated in ancient Greece, but since that time many other forms of philosophy have developed. So, what are the most significant systems of learning and wisdom? Click through and wise up on the evolution of philosophy.

Could the mystery of flight MH370 finally be solved by new signal?

Underwater microphones, also known as hydrophones, have reportedly picked up a signal around the same time as MH370 is believed to have crashed on March 8, 2014.

The Most Beautiful Small Towns In Every State

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

Take a tour of this historic mansion with a heartbreaking Titanic connection

Take a tour of this spectacular New Jersey mansion, built from the fortunes of Macy's founding family after they tragically perished on the RMS Titanic

The best cities in the world to explore on foot

Walking the streets of a new city can be therapeutic. As well as recharging your batteries, it's a great way to get in touch with different people and cultures. Some of the biggest attractions in a city are very spread out from one other, and you have to resort to taking taxis or figuring out the metro system to get around. On the other hand, there are cities which, despite their size, have lots of attractions located close together, so you can travel by foot and make the most of the day. Take a look at the following gallery to find out which cities are best to explore on foot!

Ranked: The BEST hand-held foods around the world

We ranked the world's greatest hand-held foods, from international favourites to underrated national treasures. Which ones have you tried?

Europe's most spectacular waterfalls

Europe is home to some of the world's most gorgeous scenery, and waterfalls are no exception. Browse the following gallery to check out Europe's most breathtaking waterfalls.

Would you dare stand at the Gates of Hell?

Adventure tourists are holding their breath, eager to know whether Turkmenistan's new president will carry out his predecessor's threat of extinguishing the country's biggest tourist attraction, the Darvaza gas crater, better known by its devilish moniker, the "Gates of Hell." Burning since the early 1970s, this flaming cauldron of leaking methane is one of the world's weirdest man-made phenomena. Glowing like an inferno and belching sulfur, the crater's connotation with the devil is eerily tangible. But is Satan's sinkhole about to be exorcised from the map? Click through and find out if you have the nerve to stand at the Gates of Hell.

11 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Renting a Single-Family Home

Before you sign on the dotted line, here's what to consider when renting a home.

How to get the most out of your island holiday

Embarking on an island holiday is often a promise of sun-soaked relaxation, thrilling adventures, and cultural immersion. At least that's what we'd like to guarantee for you! From strategic planning to hands-on activities like volleyball matches on pristine beaches and exhilarating excursions such as swimming with dolphins or renting a catamaran, we've curated a roadmap for a fulfilling and memorable island experience. Ready? Let's unlock the secrets to a harmonious blend of leisure and adventure, making every moment count in your island paradise.

Why Iceland is a top travel destination

Iceland is the land of fire and ice, a geothermal wilderness of glaciers, volcanoes, and waterfalls. Exploring this rugged environment is to leave behind civilization and discover an untamed landscape seemingly shaped by the gods themselves. Browse the gallery and enter a world of extremes.

The Pentagon and how it has survived history

On September 11, 2001, an airliner was flown into the side of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia during the wider 9/11 terrorist attack that also brought down the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. Ironically, the attack on the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense took place 60 years to the day construction began on the iconic building. Indeed, the story behind the Pentagon is a fascinating one, and it even plays an important role in Hollywood movie making. Click through and find out more about the largest office complex in the world.

The Hotel Chelsea and its notorious celebrity residents

The Hotel Chelsea—also called the Chelsea Hotel, or simply the Chelsea—once served as a 400-room bohemian enclave for literary luminaries, visionary artists, soul-searching singers, and starry-eyed wannabes. Indeed, in its heyday, the legendary New York City landmark property became a hostelry for a host of creative long-term residents, many of them the celebrities of their day. But notoriety also lodged here, occasions when reputations alone ended up overstaying their welcome. Click through this gallery to check in and check out the registry of some of the Chelsea's most famous—and infamous—guests.

Fascinating facts about the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is the largest salt lake in the world and in fact isn't a sea at all! Located between Israel and Jordan, it has many sites which can provide various benefits for our health. Discover all there is to know about this iconic place!

Love Island star had life threatening allergic reaction on flight

Jack Fowler has revealed he was rushed to hospital following a terrifying allergic reaction on a recent flight to Dubai.

20 iconic Native Americans who changed history

Indigenous peoples have played a major role in shaping the history of North America. Here’s a look at 20 iconic individuals—both past and present—who’ve helped steer the course of history.

Macau’s mix of Chinese and Portuguese food was the first fusion cuisine according to Unesco

The city was named a Unesco City of Gastronomy in 2017, hailed for its mix of traditions that have influenced food from Japan to Brazil and Africa There is no hyperbole in what some people might consider to be Macau's unlikely claim to fame - even the scholarly gatekeepers at Unesco recognise the city as home to the world's "first fusion cuisine". ...

Seashells and sunshine: the best and worst beaches in the American South

Bordering the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, it is no wonder that tourists flock to beaches in the American South year after year. However, these seashores are far from equal. While in some areas you can find crystal-clear waters and white sand on par with the Caribbean, others have murky grey water and litter as far as the eye can see. From gorgeous to grotesque, click through the following photo gallery to see the best and worst beaches you can find in the South, according to a survey by Ranker and various online reviews.

Secret messages hidden in famous statues

We have written before about classic paintings with secret messages, and now it's time to bring you statues. From iconic monuments such as New York's Statue of Liberty, to Renaissance pieces such as Michelangelo's 'David,' in this gallery we look at numerous examples that, in one way or another, have hidden messages. Curious? Click through and discover the secret messages hidden in famous statues.

Inspiring ancient temples of the world

Embark on an exploration of the world's most awe-inspiring ancient temples, each a testament to the spiritual beliefs and architectural ingenuity of long-lost civilizations. Journey from the towering Mayan pyramids, shrouded in Central America's dense jungles, to the tranquil rock-carved churches of Ethiopia. More than mere stone and mortar, these storied monuments are steeped in myths and legends, echoing tales of devotion and the relentless march of time. As you explore this gallery, uncover the mysteries of how these sacred sites have stood against centuries, revealing the remarkable tales of human ingenuity and resilience. Prepare to be transported to ancient worlds, where each temple narrates a saga far grander than its physical presence. Ready to uncover these hidden gems of history and spirituality? Delve into the gallery and let the journey begin!

Tour the Red Cedar Natural Area in East Lansing, Michigan

Tour the Red Cedar Natural Area in East Lansing, Michigan

Hanoi residents praise Putin as 'world leader', 'idol' ahead of visit

By Minh Nguyen and Thinh Nguyen HANOI (Reuters) - Nguyen Thi Hong Van's Russian souvenir shop may be a bit of an oddity in the Vietnamese capital but her gifts sell very well, she says, reflecting the enthusiasm Hanoians of all ages have for President Vladimir Putin who will visit the city this week. "Vietnamese people love Russian products very much," she told Reuters, surrounded by Matryoshka