Trending:


Six foreign nationals found dead in five star Bangkok hotel after suspected poisoning

Six foreign nationals found dead in five star Bangkok hotel after suspected poisoning - Police in Thailand say the bodies of six people were found in a luxury hotel in downtown Bangkok and poisoning is suspected


Cape Town Country Music Festival 2024: Southern sounds in Africa

Cape Town's first-ever Country Music Festival in October 2024 will showcase international Country stars alongside South African talents.


The most beautiful train journeys in the UK

From the stunning Scottish highlands to the southern scenic beaches of Devon and Cornwall, take a look at Britain's most-beautiful railway lines!


10 Famous Explorers Whose Discoveries Connected the World

From Christopher Columbus to Marco Polo, these celebrated—and controversial—explorers made groundbreaking journeys across the globe.


Stunning Cape Cod beach is set to be SHUT DOWN for the rest of summer

A popular Cape Cod beach is likely to be closed for the rest of the summer as officials work to prevent a 'catastrophic event.'


Spectacular staircases around the world that are worth the climb

Indoor and outdoor, historic and modern – these are some of the most beautiful staircases on Earth.


Which countries do the most people want to relocate to?

Ever dreamt of packing your bags and leaving it all behind? You're not alone! Many people consider starting a brand new life in another country, and some countries are consistently more popular than others. The company 1st Move International, which offers services to people seeking to relocate, has analyzed Google search data to gather information about the places people would like to move to the most. Intrigued? Click on the gallery to discover the countries that are the most searched for by those seeking a fresh start abroad!


Long-lost shipwreck packed with gold discovered in the African desert

One of the most significant shipwreck finds of recent times was made in an ostensibly unlikely place: a southwest African desert. The Bom Jesus (The Good Jesus), a Portuguese ship, set sail for India from Lisbon on 7 March, 1533, when it got caught up in a devastating storm. The vessel, which was laden with treasures, seemed to disappear without a ...


'The real Atlantis' discovered off the coast of Greece

The legendary land of Atlantis may get all the press, but there exists a sunken city that’s far older than its mythological counterpart. Pavlopetri is thought to be some 5,000 years old, but it wasn’t discovered until the 20th Century, and experts are still uncovering its secrets and treasures. The Bronze Age town was first identified off the coast...


The Journey to Paris 2024

Toyota’s ‘Start Your Impossible’ Global Marketing Campaign continues to spark excitement for the Olympic And Paralympic Games.


Are Brits facing a summer of travel chaos?

There are fears of travel chaos at ports and airports amid the spike in UK holidaymakers looking to get abroad


Caravan Park residents rebuild after recent disastrous Cape storm

Residents living in wooden cabins and caravans at Kays Caravan Park in Strand are still rebuilding what they lost in the recent storm.


29 unusual KFC menu items from around the world

From porridge to spaghetti, here are the country-specific KFC dishes that may just make you want to hop on a plane.


Photos: stunning places to visit in China


Ranked: Europe's most impressive and charming bridges

Europe is full of architecturally impressive bridges, these are the ones you need to see. From charming ancient stone designs in Italy to striking modern architectural feats in Greece, these crossings are striking as well as practical...


Where to admire the beauty of the pagoda

A signature of East and Southeast Asian architecture and common to China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and other countries in the region, the pagoda is a tiered tower-like structure made of brick, stone, or wood and characterized by multiple, upward curving eaves. The pagoda traces its origins to that of the stupa—a hemispherical, domed, commemorative monument first constructed in ancient India. The pagoda itself is usually associated with a Buddhist temple complex, but there are those that serve a purely decorative purpose. Click through the following gallery and take a closer look at these towering achievements of architectural splendor.


Graveyards hit by flooding but burials continue

Cemeteries around the Western Cape have not been spared by the recent storms, with several graveyards reporting that burials had been suspended.


America's ritziest towns are trying to ban enormous McMansion homes

Residents and officials in rich American towns are banding together to outlaw mega mansions they say are a blight on the landscape. Others say these efforts punish wealth and success.


What are Decade Volcanoes?

Our world is truly a fascinating place to live on. While clouds reel above our heads, beneath our feet is a volatile environment that brings out fire and destruction. Yes, we're talking about volcanoes. Indeed, ever since the dawn of humanity, volcanoes have caused untold catastrophe. For this reason and others, scientists are trying to understand them better. Click through this gallery to see how.


Fly from London to Sydney in 4 hours with this amazing airplane


No one has lasted more than 55 minutes in the quietest place on Earth

We all crave a bit of peace and quiet every now and then – some time to be alone with our thoughts. But silence isn’t as golden as we’ve been led to believe, according to the people who’ve been to the quietest place on Earth. You might expect this to be in a remote part of some great desert whereas, in actual fact, it’s located in a research lab in...


World's oldest computer is 2,200 years old and was found at the bottom of the sea

Next time you laugh nostalgically at the clunkiness of your childhood desktop, consider the oldest analog computer in the world which dates back 2,200 years. The device, which is now known as the Antikythera mechanism, was discovered by sponge divers in the Greek Mediterranean in 1900 when they chanced upon a shipwreck full of treasures. These trea...


Natural History Museum opens new urban gardens complete with bronze dinosaur

The Natural History Museum is set to open a major green space in central London to support urban nature, scientific research and education, complete with a huge brand-new bronze dinosaur. Five acres wrapping around the building in South Kensington have been transformed into two gardens – the Nature Discovery Garden and the Evolution Garden, which t...


Call to ‘review’ Virginia Airport

Instead of being turned into a mixed- use development, the site could be used as an academy and play a crucial role in developing pilots.


The 24 cheapest Michelin restaurants for truly memorable meals

From set menus in immaculate surroundings to street food vendors serving signature dishes, these are some of the world's cheapest Michelin-starred restaurants.


Visiting South Korea, the Land of Morning Calm

With a rich and storied history, delicious cuisine, fantastically modern cities, and equally mesmerizing country landscapes, South Korea should be on everyone's travel bucket list. Whether you're a nature lover looking to wander about the many volcanic islands just off the coast of the mainland, or a foodie looking to engorge yourself on amazing street food and barbecue, there's no shortage of things to do in the fabulous and fascinating Land of the Morning Calm. Read on to learn about some of the can't-miss spots in South Korea, and start planning your trip now.


The Paradigm: New R1 billion Mixed-Use Development In Cape Town

In little over 2 weeks, over 3000 people have showed interest in The Paradigm, a world-class addition to one of the world’s most beloved cities. Nestled in the heart of Cape Town City Centre at 100 Buitengracht Street, The Paradigm redefines urban sophistication with its iconic architecture and unparalleled amenities. 9-years in the making, The [...] The post The Paradigm: New R1 billion Mixed-Use Development In Cape Town appeared first on...


Thailand provides visa-free entry to South Africa

Thailand has expanded its visa-free entry scheme to 93 countries and territories as it seeks to revitalise its tourism industry.


Amazing McDonald’s restaurants from around the world

There are some pretty unique locations where you can enjoy a Big Mac and other signature McDonald's treats. These are the world's most extraordinary McDonald's restaurants, from architectural marvels to legendary locations for fast food.


Expert shares tips on how business travellers can navigate the flu season

Looking after travellers’ well-being is important, especially considering how travel can affect our immune systems.


Tourists in hospital after two bus crashes on same road in New Zealand

Tourists in hospital after two bus crashes on same road in New Zealand - The buses were traveling in the same direction on a stretch of highway popular with tourists when they slid from the road


Reason iconic Aussie landmark is shutting its doors

One of Australia's most iconic tourist destinations will remain closed for 18 months to two years after severe floods destroyed the only road into the area over the summer.


What is the most rat-infested place in the US? Hint: It’s not New York

What is the most rat-infested place in the US? Hint: It’s not New York - Washington DC is home to some of the worst pests in the nation, but it also has a lot of rodents, mosquitos, and bed bugs, too


How to pay cost-effectively when travelling abroad

Between packing the essentials and planning your stay, it is worth thinking about financial matters.


10 hidden cave homes around the world

If you fancy living somewhere a little different, take inspiration from these incredible cave homes. Rustic and unique, they have all the creature comforts you'll ever need, with just a little added magic. Step inside the most beautiful cavernous homes in the world...


The world’s rarest whale has never been seen alive – scientists may have a breakthrough

The world’s rarest whale has never been seen alive – scientists may have a breakthrough - It was first thought the species could be extinct


20 things about U.S. geography you didn’t know

Americans strongly believe their country is great, and their geography might prove them right. From the world’s tallest mountain to the planet’s shortest river to a neverending underground fire, here are 20 weird and wonderful geographic facts that will make you a star at your next family trivia game night.


Car with five people inside plunges into hot acidic lake at US national park


Scientists have just discovered a brand new continent

Primary school geography paints such a neat picture of the world. It tells us, for example, that there are seven continents on Earth, but the truth is far more complex. Researchers are constantly encountering lost landmasses that constitute important pieces in the puzzle of our planet’s geological past. Now, a whole new continent has been found lur...


A country club with underground bunkers but no tennis courts or pool? Welcome to Fortitude Ranch

A country club with underground bunkers but no tennis courts or pool? Welcome to Fortitude Ranch - Mike Bedigan speaks to the founder of Fortitude Ranch, a company that aims to make surviving the apocalypse enjoyable and affordable


Vintage photos of cities and landmarks around the world

These cities are known around the world—but can you recognize them without high-definition cameras and contemporary skylines? If you’re up for a challenge, see if you can match these 30 vintage photos to the world-famous cities where they were taken.


Fancy a break in France but not keen on the Olympic crowds? Here are 8 tourist-free hidden gems, handpicked by travel experts - from a 'local secret' in Brittany to a 'floral paradise' by the Med

Eleven million visitors will descend on Paris during the games. That's great for the athletes, but not ideal if you're looking for a relaxed, crowd-free French break. Head to one of these spots to relax...


50 unique Caribbean adventures beyond the tourist trail

We bring you 50 spectacular and surprising Caribbean adventures you'll want to book.


Escape to rustic elegance with these small-town staycations

Relax, breath and treat yourself to a getaway at a dorpie near you.


5 cycling tours to experience the wonders of Kruger National Park

There are undoubtedly many beautiful and scenic roads in South Africa, but one unexpected road, or rather, a road less travelled, can be found in the Kruger National Park.


South African Airways launches new mobile app

South African Airways (SAA) has introduced a new mobile app which passengers can use to make flying a hassle-free experience.


Unveiling Africa's top cities for quality living in 2024

Though South Africa has its fair share of problems, the country has cities that offer the best quality of life on the continent.


SA’s youngest airline clinches award for best low-cost airline in Africa

According to Africa’s best low-cost airline for 2024, the award is a testament to the amazing service it provides.


These famous attractions have been RUINED by overtourism

We take a look at the historic and beautiful places being damaged by mass tourism, undermined by commercialisation or tarnished by the selfie-crazy masses.


Never has it been an easier and better time to travel China than with the 144 hours visa-free transit

China, a significant participant in international travel in the past, is concentrating on increasing its inbound arrivals.