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If you are travelling to see your favourite artist perform, these expert tips will help you make the most of the trip

Music lovers across the globe are packing their bags, booking flights and turning concerts into travel adventures.


Would you dare visit Italy's spooky Garden of Monsters?

Tucked away in a quiet valley near the delightful Italian hill town of Bomarzo is a bizarre and disturbing visitor attraction known as the Garden of Monsters. Conceived in the 16th century, the garden is known for a collection of grotesque and frightening monumental sculptures that look as if they've been plucked straight out of a horror show. Indeed, some of the pieces were inspired by war and sorrow. Oddly, however, others were created through a need to express peace and harmony. So, who's behind this unique and surreal public space, and what can you expect if you dare cross the threshold? Click through and prepare for a shock.


Boeing Starliner crew aboard ISS after challenging docking

A Boeing Starliner capsule carrying its first ever astronauts docked with the International Space Station on Thursday after overcoming unexpected challenges arising from thruster malfunctions and helium leaks. - Leaks and thruster problems - Prior to launch, it was known that there was one helium leak affecting Starliner.


Best smart luggage of 2024: Clever cases with extra features

Best smart luggage of 2024: Clever cases with extra features - Combining travel and technology, these smart suitcases were created to make heading on holiday as seamless as possible


Why planes are forbidden from flying over Disney parks (and other no-fly zones)


Five of the most beautiful Mediterranean islands to visit this summer

They boast turquoise waters, ancient ruins, spellbinding coves, and boast mouthwatering food. There's even one that's car-free...


Spider monkeys are battling for life in Texas zoo after being smuggled

Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas is providing care for 19 baby Mexican spider monkeys who were confiscated from smugglers. The monkeys can be sold for up to $8,000.


Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company to shutdown for 7 weeks as part of extensive maintenance

According to TMACC, the maintenance is scheduled for the winter period to limit impact on travellers.


Inside the game-changing winter experience sweeping Australia

A game-changing new, fairytale-like winter experience is already underway on the rooftop of Sydney 's Broadway


Fact check: Sugarloaf images do not disprove sea level rise

A viral photo collage from Rio de Janeiro's Sugarloaf Mountain purportedly shows that sea levels have remained stable for 140 years. Why does the mountain seem to have gained instead of lost land mass?


50 white bathroom ideas that are far from boring

Whether you want to jazz up a basic bathroom suite or create a spa-style sanctuary to retreat into, here’s how to create a striking scheme using white sanitaryware as your starting point.


Celebrity landscaper Jamie Durie visits the construction site of his six-storey waterfront mansion - after backlash over his application to chop down 17 native trees

On Wednesday, the 54-year-old celebrity landscaper was spotted at the construction site which is located at Avalon Beach on Sydney 's northern beaches.


Countries with the most natural resources


Ancient and groundbreaking man-made structures around the world

From modest huts, megalithic temples and prehistoric pyramids to ancient burial mounds and Aboriginal engineering marvels, these are some of the oldest and most fascinating man-made structures on every continent.


The strange story of the 'secret' French château left to rot

Step inside Château de la Chasseigne, a remarkable abandoned castle in Burgundy, France and uncover its fascinating aristocratic past


Magic near you: Where to catch the northern lights in Canada

Whether you’re of the belief that the aurora borealis is the sky lifting up her skirt, or that the show is caused by solar particles colliding with Earth’s magnetic field, everyone has the northern lights on their "Things to See Before I Die" list. There are viewing spots in every province and territory of Canada, so click through this gallery to find the best one for you.


Why these 25 theme parks are the most popular in the world

Discover the 25 most visited theme parks in the world today using the latest available data from the Theme and Museum Index, and find out why millions of thrillseekers are flocking to them...


The world's most powerful passports for 2024

The results of the Henley Passport Index 2024 have been published, listing this year's most powerful passports. The annual index is created by London-based global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners, using exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association. There are an incredible 34 country passports occupying the top 10 places listed in this gallery. So, where is your passport placed, and how many visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations does it afford? Click on and travel through the index to find out!


Martin Lewis reveals his top travel tips ahead of the summer holidays

Martin Lewis has shared his top travel tips ahead of the summer holidays, saying they could save you hundreds of pounds, in a special episode of The Martin Lewis Money Show Live on ITV yesterday


I live on a cruise ship — here’s how much I spend each month


America's coolest island destinations

Anchored away from the USA are some fascinating island destinations just waiting to be explored, including Hawaii. Scroll through the gallery for some amazing images and find out more about the country's coolest ocean-side hangouts.


The tides they are a-changin’: A letter to friends, looking back and looking forward

Over these years, the sustained disinterest of governments and people with power and privilege in addressing the basic needs of most people in our society has drip-fed a populism that has now boiled to the surface.


Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to visit for a tour of ‘the ton’

Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to visit for a tour of ‘the ton’ - Here are the palaces, parks and stately homes behind Netflix’s Regency high society


Hollywoodbets Durban July final log published

See It Again retains top spot on the Hollywoodbets Durban July log as issued by Gold Circle on Tuesday. Have a look ...


Imperial Beach in CA becomes America's most polluted beach

Did you know the nation's most polluted beach is in California? Studies find Imperial Beach in San Diego, CA has a high bacteria rate of 100%, and is branded a 'portable toilet.'


Australia's fascinating culture and traditions

Australia is renowned for its pristine beaches, ochre outback, and laid-back lifestyle. But how much do you know about the country's customs? From the rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures to the immigrants who have brought unique traditions and languages, Australia's cultural landscape is dynamic and evolving. This gallery covers some of Australia's most famous pastimes—some you may be familiar with and others you may not! Satisfy your curiosity and click to find out more.


Apocalyptic ‘Gates of Hell’ beach boasts shipwrecks, skeletons and diamonds


Passenger banned from flight over viral packing hack

It can be difficult to pack for a holiday, and there are often tips online on the creative ways to bring extra items along despite the dreaded baggage allowance. But travellers have been warned that they could be banned from their flights if they try one particular viral travel hack. Anyone who has been on social media will have seen the "pillow ha...


Rockefeller hotel and residence is Cape Town’s most vibrant and popular hotel

Rising 18 floors above Cape Town’s Foreshore District is Rockefeller Hotel & Residences, perhaps Cape Town’s most vibrant and popular hotel.


6 reasons why September is the best time for South Africans to travel internationally

Travelling off-season during the month of September brings many benefits; here’s why you should consider travelling at this time.


World-famous wine region named one of best sober traveller destinations


5 steps to help manage heightened risks for business travellers

Business travellers are facing mounting risks in turbulent times. Here’s how travel management companies can help their clients mitigate these risks.


Celebrities killed in air crashes


The importance of travel insurance

Everyone deserves to have a wonderful, stress-free travel experience.


Flight to nowhere: Houston-bound flight returns to London after reaching Canada due to technical problem

Flight to nowhere: Houston-bound flight returns to London after reaching Canada due to technical problem - British Airways later said the turnaround was a precaution due to a ‘minor technical issue’ and it had apologized to customers on the flight


European cuisine: worst to best countries for foodies

There’s so many reasons we love to travel. In addition to seeing new sights and giving us a break from work, holidays give us the exciting chance to try new food. Cuisine is the gateway into a country’s culture and history. Spanish paella has ancient roots, and teaches us about the country’s Muslim history. Meanwhile, modern pizza was invented in Naples, and reflects the region's rich Neapolitan culture. European food has changed constantly since the fall of Rome, and countries have influenced each other in many ways. For example, croissants aren’t French, they came from Austria, according to historical reports. What’s more, fish and chips isn’t even a British dish! It’s believed the dish was carried over by Jewish immigrants from Spain and Portugal. With that said, Europe is defined by its different dishes and gastronomic cultures. Spain is heavily influenced by its gorgeous marisco, while the UK is perhaps best known as a melting pot of the world’s finest food. After all, it’s said that chicken tikka masala wasn’t born out of India, but Great Britain. Come explore the food of Europe—there’s gorgeous Dutch desserts, perfect French pastries, strong German sausage, and great Greek grub. There’s no better way to explore Europe than to first understand what they eat. Without further ado, here are Europe’s finest cuisines. Dig in!


Man explains the 'terrible' reasons why Brits don’t travel in the UK to an American

Summer is approaching, and with millions of Brits expected to venture overseas for their much-anticipated travels, one American has posed the question as to why people don't travel within the UK. American Ash Loren (@ashseestheworld) was "curious" after one of her UK-based followers said she had never been to the Lake District. "[This] makes me so ...


Amazing photos taken during the 19th century

The very first cameras started appearing at the beginning of the 19th century, and were initially used to photograph landscapes or still life. It wasn’t long, however, before they were used to capture portraits and everyday scenes. Here is a series of amazing photos taken during the 19th century.


'Cursed' Gulf of Mexico shipwreck abandoned after causing endless chaos

You’ve no doubt heard of the curse of the Black Pearl, but how about the curse of the Mica Wreck? Whilst, admittedly, not quite as dramatic as a pirate ship teaming with zombies, the Mica, located 2,600 feet (almost 800 metres) down on the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed, is shrouded in its own mystifying legend. The wreck was discovered by chance in Febru...


Richard Branson steps in for Elvis impersonator as he officiates the wedding of two Virgin Atlantic employees

The businessman, 73, took over from an Elvis impersonator at the nuptials of Malcolm and Jacqui King-McKinnon at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.


Flights cancelled at major airport as floods crash through ceiling


San Diego Zoo works to protect endangered Pacific Pocket Mice

The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is one of various environmentally-conscious organizations working to save the Pacific Pocket Mouse. Pacific Pocket Mice are integral to the climate but are being pushed out because of human development.


Map shows hotspots for Victorian illness making a comeback in the UK


Inside the sleepy American town ranked among the Top 10 to raise kids

Gilbert, Arizona, was ranked the 6th best place to raise a family in the U.S. by WalletHub for 2024 performing well with factors like housing costs, healthcare, school quality, and recreation.


People are only just discovering what these weird Tube station names mean


The deadliest animals on the planet


Expanding horizons: how travel changes the lives of children

Have you been a world traveler most of your life and now you have kids? Well, the fun and adventures won’t (and shouldn't) stop there! Bring the kids along, as there are dozens of positive outcomes for children who travel. This guide lists over two dozen reasons why traveling helps kids grow, learn, and prosper better than children who don’t explore the world. Travel can help kids emotionally, physically, and even mentally-the results are truly incredible! So, curious as to how travel can help your kids become the best they can be? Click through to learn more.


Revealed: the secrets of the Titanic’s forgotten sister ship

The Titanic's sister ship, the Nomadic, may have been smaller but her story is just as fascinating – and she can be more easily visited.


Proteas head for Caribbean in New York state of mind

The fortnight spent in New York by the Proteas will certainly not be forgotten in a hurry. And not just the crossing of the Manhattan Bridge and visits to Times Square, Central Park and the iconic Yankee Stadium.


Awesome Airstream stays around the world

Vacation in the world's most beautiful locations in these cool retro Airstream trailers and caravans that are as glamorous as they are comfortable.