Coronavirus

Every single passenger on board 2 international flights to Canada informed that they were potentially exposed to COVID-19

The passengers who traveled on two Air Transat flights from Haiti to Montreal told that they are at risk of catching COVID-19.


Make a splash! 7 reasons why the Philippines is Asia’s diving capital

Sharks, mantas, turtles, thousands-strong shoals of colourful fish, coral gardens and are sunken canyon are common sights in the Philippines. Just some of the reasons we'd recommend diving here...


10 Places That Exist Because of the New Deal


Beautiful waterfalls that will take your breath away

Here are some of the planet’s most spectacular displays, from tall trickles to sculptural masterpieces.


Regina King's powerful 'One Night in Miami' is so good it's destined for Oscar glory

Regina King's feature directing debut is based on a stage play about a fictional night out between Malcolm X, Cassius Clay, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke.


Don't trust those viral videos that claim to prove Capitol rioters are being added to 'no-fly lists'

Videos of people being arrested or deplaned are going viral on social media. Some users falsely claim the passengers in question are Capitol rioters.


Several cruise trips have already been cancelled this year. See when major cruise lines plan on operating again.

No major cruise line - including Carnival and Royal Caribbean - will be setting sail around the US until March the soonest.


American Airlines is launching the first health passport for international travelers headed to the US

International travelers can use the Verifly app to upload negative COVID-19 tests and other necessary paperwork needed to fly into the US.


The world’s most beautiful cities

Cities are often associated with excitement and culture rather than beauty, yet many of the world’s urban hubs rival the prettiest villages and the most striking natural wonders in the looks department. These are the beautiful cities with breathtaking surroundings, awe-inspiring architecture and landmarks that have stood for centuries. From colorful old towns to sleek modern skylines, take a virtual tour of the most beautiful cities in the world.


Tour this untouched nuclear missile bunker in the Arizona desert

Step inside this abandoned missile bunker in the middle of the desert in Southern Arizona, which dates back to the Cold War.


7 things to do in Nara, Japan

Home to some of Japan’s oldest historical sites and crammed with natural beauty, there are plenty of things to do in Nara. Here are just a few ideas to get you started...


The world’s oldest restaurants

Eating at a restaurant involves so much more than food. Ambiance plays a huge role and so does history. These restaurants across the world have stuck around for good reason. They’ve got it all and some even date back a millennium! Have you visited any of these iconic spots?


A virtual tour of Peru through films, food, books and music

There’s something fitting about a virtual guide to Peru. For would-be conquistadores, it was a land of fantasy and imagination. The very name of the country would have conjured up illusions of untold treasures, Inca emperors, wild beasts and heathen practices. Lima was the seat of Spain’s South American imperial territories for 300 years; it was where you had to be if you wanted to acquire booty, land, or influence. But it was traversed by...


Sustainable tourism key to Cumbria’s new carbon neutral plan

Across Cumbria local communities, businesses and grassroots organisations are being mobilised to map out ways that they hope will help it become the UK’s first carbon-neutral county. The county has targeted 2037 to decarbonise, an ambition initially supported by £2.5m of national lottery funding, which was awarded last August and will be drip-fed over the next five years from this month.. Tourism will be an area of focus, alongside housing,...


TikTok video dare showing a car parked on railway crossing branded 'staggeringly stupid and dangerous' by police

The police are investigating the 14-second clip showing a car parked on a railway line in Greater Manchester in the UK.


Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden's inauguration

One airline will not allow passengers to leave their seats for an hour after departure from Washington, DC, and limit ticket sales to the capital.


Tell us about your lockdown hobby for the chance to win a £200 holiday prize

Taking up a niche hobby has become a lifeline for many during lockdown. Whether it’s bookbinding or tree-spotting, paddleboarding or quilt-making, new interests have helped people deal with Covid anxiety and the groundhog days of confinement. If you have taken up a new hobby, especially one that has helped you get outside, even if it’s only to the local park or woods, then we’d love to hear about it. Tell us how you got started and why, and how...


Many have called for Capitol Hill rioters to be added to the no-fly list, but watchdog groups say the notoriously secretive process is 'unconstitutional'

Little is known about the highly secretive no-fly list, which is maintained by the FBI and has been heavily criticized in the past.


A man who lived at a Chicago airport for 3 months before being discovered said he was too scared to fly because of COVID-19, prosecutors say

He was discovered Saturday when two airline employees asked him for identification and he displayed a badge that had been reported missing in October.


TikTok Star Noah Beck defended traveling to the Bahamas for a 'reset' with Charli and Dixie D'Amelio during the pandemic - but some fans are still angry

Noah Beck defended a group of TikTok influencers for taking a trip to the Bahamas to "disconnect for a little" during the pandemic.


The world's dramatic roads you'll want to drive

From snow-clad mountain passes and precipitous paths with death-defying switchbacks, to rugged desert routes and sweeping coastal highways, there are some stunning roads around the world.


Exhibit Planned for Couple’s Collection of Coins Found on Outer Banks Beaches Over the Course of 70 Years

The collection includes 55 coins, the oldest of which date to 221-203 B.C.


Florida is becoming a vaccine tourism destination as foreigners and out-of-staters head there to get a COVID-19 shot

Some out-of-stater recipients are part-time Florida residents, while others are using their connections to get the COVID-19 early.


Disney World Will No Longer Offer Free Airport Shuttles to and From Park Hotels as of 2022

Walt Disney World will no longer offer its hotel and resort guests free shuttle services to and from Orlando International Airport as of Jan.


7 beaches in the Philippines perfect for social distancing

With 7,107 islands to choose from, it’s not hard to find a beach in the Philippines. Knowing where to start is the problem. Here's our pick of the best...


Allegiant Air is adding 21 low-cost leisure routes to this year with service to 3 new cities - here's the full list

Allegiant is luring in flyers with low fares to popular vacation destinations as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout shows promising signs for summer travel.


Secrets of the sands: amazing places hidden in the world's deserts

Deserts can be vast, desolate landscapes where nothing exists for hundreds of miles around. That makes these hidden oases even more impressive and inspiring. From sand sculptures and hidden springs to luxury hotels and designer boutiques, these places are located in some of the world’s most remote and inhospitable locations.


Disneyland Resort, closed since March, is being turned into a mass vaccination site for Californians

Disneyland California will become a "Super" point of dispensing. Essential workers and those over 70 years-old will get their shots first.


Unexpected guests: the world's most haunted hotels

With histories steeped in conflict, tragedy and intrigue, there are some fabulously spooky hotels, castles and inns around the world. Read on and discover the creepiest places to stay where things very much go bump in the night.


The 20 safest airlines to fly in 2021, according to experts

This year will likely see the masses return to the skies, and these are the airlines best suited to fly them, according to AirlineRatings.


I stayed in a Bali tree house for under $35 per night, and it felt like a fairy-tale

I stayed at Lift treetop hotel in Bali for $27, though the typical price is $75 a night. The room had a king-size bed and was far off the ground.


These are the best road trips in every state for 2021

Every corner of America has road-trip potential, from its quaint small towns to its breathtaking national parks, and these are all doable in a long weekend.


At least 3 critically endangered gorillas tested positive for the coronavirus at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

According to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, the gorillas are believed to have caught the coronavirus from an asymptomatic staff member.


These are the world's most beautiful abandoned sacred places

The world is full of magnificent spots which were once sacred to lost civilizations. The new book Abandoned Sacred Places by Lawrence Joffe, explores the most amazing in the world. We've handpicked some of the most famous and fascinating to discover the history that lies behind them.


Opening For Super Nintendo World In Osaka Japan Delayed Due To COVID-19 State Of Emergency

Nintendo fans in Japan will have to wait a little longer before they can visit the new themed zone. The post Opening For Super Nintendo World In Osaka Japan Delayed Due To COVID-19 State Of Emergency appeared first on Geek Culture.


The Capitol riots caused chaos in the skies as airlines flew protesters home from a violent day in Washington, DC

Alaska Airlines banned 14 passengers while an American Airlines plane was almost forced to land following an impromptu airborne rally.


Stunning shipwrecks and their amazing stories

There are few things more fascinating, tragic and eerie than a shipwreck, whether purposefully sunk for scuba-diving exploits or the devastating result of freak weather conditions. Here we take a look at some of the world’s most spectacular shipwrecks, as well as how you can visit them.


Boeing just announced the definitive end of the legendary 747 as cargo giant Atlas Air places an order for the final 4 planes

Cargo airlines have carried the Boeing 747 program this far but the iconic aircraft's days are now number with the last delivery slated for 2022.


DC hotels won't close during inauguration week after Airbnb canceled all area reservations amid worries of renewed violence

All five hotels that responded to Insider said they would be staying open during inauguration week, albeit some will be tightening security protocols.


Amazing American tourist attractions lost forever

Over the centuries, both mankind and Mother Nature have wreaked havoc on the USA’s landmarks, from natural wonders to opulent theaters and monuments. Here we take a look at the greatest American attractions that have been lost forever.


10 of the best virtual travel experiences: readers' tips

Winning tip: A bird’s eye view of Norway One of my joys of travelling is listening to music on a train while watching a new country spool by outside the window. During lockdown I discovered how to replicate this experience while confined to the house: by watching drone footage of faraway places on YouTube. My favourite was Flying Over Norway, an hour-long feature flying above fjords, bays and fishing villages. The footage offers a bird’s-eye...


15 wellbeing retreats and detox breaks – for better days ahead

The Clover Mill, Worcestershire Reopening in the spring, this ayurveda retreat in a converted 17th-century water mill in the rolling hills near Malvern offers two-, three- and five-night retreats throughout the year that combine ayurveda treatments, meals, nutritional advice and cooking demos with yoga. Its Rest and Digest retreats in particular are aimed at helping guests to shift their sympathetic nervous system from flight/fight/freeze mode...


How airlines are responding to Wednesday's siege at the US Capitol as they're faced with the prospect of flying rioters home

Airlines have not committed to banning rioters who will be flying home after the "Stop the Steal" protest turned violent and breached the Capitol.


Historic American towns and cities with a story to tell

The US has plenty to offer history buffs with many charming towns and diverse cities packed full of fascinating heritage, cultural institutions and old-world charm...


Isolated idyls: the world's most beautiful small islands

A tour of 50 of the world’s most beautiful small islands, from US barrier islands and territories to far-flung and less-explored places around the world.


What the COVID-19 vaccine could mean for the future of travel

While airlines and governments could require travelers to have proof of a coronavirus vaccination, a blanket requirement raises a few issues.


How intention turns a walk into a pilgrimage – plus 5 British pilgrim trails

When we are set free from our confinement, what are the safe options for venturing out? Last year was the year of walking outdoors, so perhaps – and I may be biased – 2021 will be the year for pilgrimages, given that throughout history people have made pilgrimages at times of crisis? To lay the ground for rediscovery, in summer 2020 the British Pilgrimage Trust (BPT) launched Britain’s Pilgrim Places, a compendium of 600 sites and 100 routes,...


Norwegian Air abandons long-haul flights, ending its $100 travel between the US and Europe

Thousands in the US, the UK, and other European countries are set to lose their jobs as Norwegian plans to reduce its fleet to 50 aircraft from 140.


Disney World will no longer offer its Magical Express bus service to airport travelers starting in 2022

Starting in 2022, travelers heading to Disney World in Orlando will have to use rented vehicles or ride-share services to get to their resorts.


Underwater cities you probably didn't know existed

From breathtaking monuments and temples that have been submerged in lakes to entire villages standing under the sea, here are some of the incredible lost cities that have been found in the hidden depths.