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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.


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...


The most extraordinary tunnels in the world

Since the dawn of time humankind has had the urge to tunnel and burrow, whether for safety, storage, irrigation or to extract natural resources. Recently our most extraordinary tunnels were dug for transportation. From modern engineering marvels and regenerated historic passages to naturally occurring tunnels, we dig deep to find some of the world’s most beautiful tunnels.


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.


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.


Fabulous photos of family vacations the decade you were born

While we can't jet off on a plane right now, we can take a trip down memory lane. Whether you spent your childhood vacations camping, road-tripping or building sandcastles by the sea, these nostalgic holiday snaps will transport you through the decades. Buckle up and get ready for a ride back in time.


Do You Really Need Rental Car Insurance? Or Is It a Huge Waste of Money?


You won't believe these amazing places are in the USA

From sand dunes to glaciers, here are 60 places you won't believe exist in America.


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.


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...


The USA's most scenic roads

Slicing through the country’s most beguiling and breathtaking landscapes, these are the highways and byways that stand out.


The most tricky roads around the world

Rain, ice, cliffs, distractions—driving dangers abound, but sometimes it’s the road itself and its geographic location that make driving difficult, if not impossible. Dare to take a turn along these terrifying highways, byways, and tunnels? Warning: not for the faint of heart.


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.


Where Can You Travel? What’s Open? What’s Closed? Here’s the Current Status for All 50 States


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.


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.


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.


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.


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...


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.


From dolphins to rewilding: 11 environment-friendly holidays for 2021

Rewilding centres The idea of rewilding – moving away from current forestry and agricultural techniques and allowing nature to thrive – is gaining ground. One exciting new project is Wild Ken Hill in north Norfolk, where alongside pioneering regenerative farming and traditional conservation practices, a 400-hectare (1,000-acre) area is being returned to the wild, with the reintroduction of beavers, Exmoor ponies and old farm breeds like red poll...


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.


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...


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.


These incredible animals are hiding in America's cities

From cattle roaming about Fort Worth to bunnies bouncing along the streets of Boston, the residents of many US cities share their space with some extraordinary creatures.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Beautiful train journeys that don’t cost a fortune

Slow and relaxing, train travel is one of the best ways of getting around if you have the time to spare. Some of the most breathtaking views in the world can be enjoyed from behind a train window and you don't necessarily have to shell out the big bucks for an epic ride. Here we take a look at the world's most scenic train journeys that you won't have to splash out on.


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.


These are the world’s most beautiful museums

There are tens of thousands of museums in the world and, often, it’s not just what’s inside that counts. Cue the wanderlust as we take a look at the world's most beautiful museums.


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...


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.


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,...


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.


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.


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...


Amazing places that don't look like they belong on Earth

From pink lakes and green beaches to rockscapes that might be better placed on Mars, the Earth is full of surprises. Here, we've scoured the globe to find the natural wonders that could be from another planet.


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...


Inside the world's most luxurious and beautiful palaces

From royal residences and grand retreats for the incredibly wealthy of days gone by, these gorgeous palaces all have one thing in common – no expense has been spared when building and decorating these jaw-dropping structures. Today, these opulent homes of the past are typically either fully or partially open for visitors so while real travel is still extremely limited, we offer a virtual journey through these sought-after destinations.


Famous ancient wonders rebuilt before your eyes

From ancient cities to crumbling fortresses, we’ve re-imagined what six of these incredible UNESCO-listed ruins under threat would look like today.


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.


New Picasso Exhibition Set to Make Only U.S. Stop in Nashville

The Frist Art Museum will display 75 of Picasso’s works this spring.


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.


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,...


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.


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.


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.


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.