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You can now find yourself in a scene from La La Land on the new Warner Bros. Studio Tour

If you’re a fan of the Oscar-nominated film La La Land, the good news is that the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will spotlight the film as part of its program for a limited period.<p>Running until 6 March 2017, guests will be able to find themselves in a scene from the movie as they step onto the …

Harry Potter

New cycle-only path in India leads through a Darjeeling wildlife sanctuary

Cyclists looking to get out of busy cities and into India’s nature can now enjoy a new cycle-only path that winds through a wildlife sanctuary in Darjeeling.<p>The new path covers a 20-kilometre section in the forest and will only be for the use of mountain bikers, reports the Telegraph India. Those …

Travel

Iconic American fashion designer Ralph Lauren has opened a new restaurant in London

Iconic fashion designer Ralph Lauren is bringing a touch of his classic American style to the UK with a new restaurant in London.<p>Ralph’s Coffee & Bar will be the designer’s first dining destination in London, though it’s not his first venture into the restaurant world. The new London spot will echo …

Restaurants

In New York the Whitney Museum’s Stroller Tours welcome crying babies

Babies can bring unending joy, and they can also bring an end to sleep, smooth travel, and the stress-free enjoyment of enriching cultural activities. Now, a New York City museum aims to change at least one of those. The Whitney Museum of American Art has launched Stroller Tours, hosting parents …

Babies

An exhibition of Princess Diana’s dresses and best-loved outfits opens at Kensington Palace in London

The late Princess Diana was known as a style icon, and a new exhibition opens on Friday in London to follow the evolution of her style. ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’, opens at Kensington Palace, as part of a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the princess’s tragic death in a car crash in …

Royal Family

You won’t believe how this Chicago man is filling potholes in his neighborhood

Potholes aren’t known for inspiring anything more colorful than the language of the drivers who find themselves jarred by one. But one Chicago man has found an artistic outlet thanks to these roadway nuisances — and it’s getting some national attention and a worldwide following on Instagram.<p>Graphic …

Chicago

A new street art trail in London will honour Amy Winehouse in Camden Town

Musical legend Amy Winehouse will be celebrated with a new street art trail and an exhibition at the Jewish Museum London.<p>The British artist, who died in 2011, will be celebrated in Camden Town with a commissioned installation by street artist Pegasus, and the exhibition Amy Winehouse: A Family …

Street Art

A craft beer created to be enjoyed at altitude will soon be available on Cathay Pacific

Beer lovers who have ever been aboard an airplane will tell you that the brews offered on flights often aren’t of the most soaring quality. That’s all about to change as Hong Kong-based airline Cathay Pacific has teamed up with a local brewery to create a craft beer specifically to be drunk at …

Airlines

Prost! Ed Sheeran celebrates birthday in Austria with schnitzel and beer

He may be one of the hottest musicians in the world right now, clocking up around half a million plays every hour on music-streaming websites, but British singer songwriter Ed Sheeran has celebrated his 26th birthday in understated style – with a schnitzel and beer in Austria.<p>Ahead of his new album …

Austria

Discover the cities that have been voted the most sociable in the world

Gothenburg in Sweden is the most sociable city in the world, according to a major new study into global sociability. It also found that social travel is on the rise, with more young travellers prioritising destinations based on the social experience rather than the cultural experience.<p>The study was …

Travel

Instagram’s new feature will let you post all of your travel pics as an album

If you’re having the trip of a lifetime but worry that your constant Instagram posts are spamming everyone back home, a new feature on the app may help.<p>The social media platform has updated its features to allow users to add multiple pictures in one post, creating a sort of album. The update may be …

Instagram

This aerial production company is highlighting just how stunning Iceland really is

A specialist production company has been highlighting just how stunning Iceland really is by sharing a series of breath-taking images and videos taken at different locations around the country.<p>A stunning image of Landmannalaugar in Iceland. Image by Ozzo Photography<p>The Northern Lights seen above …

Photography

This May you can enjoy a luxurious Michelin-star dining experience on Portugal’s Presidential Train

A luxury dining experience is being made available on-board Portugal’s Presidential Train, offering guests the opportunity to sample a range of cuisines from Michelin-starred chefs while relaxing in comfortable surroundings.<p>The one day experience leaves from the historic São Bento train Station. …

Travel

NASA creates a travel poster for newly-discovered exoplanets in a nearby solar system

NASA is giving people interested in space travel something to dream of with a travel poster advertising the planets in a newly-discovered solar system.<p>NASA announced this week that its Spitzer Space Telescope had revealed the first-known system of seven Earth-size planets orbiting a single star – …

Astronomy

This couple’s incredible hyper-lapse video showcases their six-month adventure through Asia

A Swiss couple has created a stunning time-lapse video that condenses a six-month trip across Asia into just three minutes.<p>The time-lapse brings the viewer through nine countries. Image by Lytchee Travel<p>Created by Sylvain and Jenny from Lytchee Travel, a website dedicated to sharing informative …

Travel

Norwegian Air has announced $70 flights from the US to five Irish and UK cities

Budget travelers have a new reason to rejoice – Norwegian Air has announced $70 flights between the US and five UK and Irish cities.<p><b>The low-cost airline has announced ten new routes and 38 weekly transatlantic flights between Edinburgh, Belfast, Cork, Shannon and Dublin to the greater New York,</b> …

Air Travel

Sample Pop-Tarts pizza, burritos and more at a new pop-up café in New York

Fans of the simple toaster pastry can take their love to the next level at a new Pop-Tarts pop-up café in New York.<p>Fans of the sugary breakfast classic will be able to try the toaster pastries in a variety of new ways as the Kellogg’s restaurant in Times Square turns into Pop-Tarts Café until 26 …

Restaurants

A free wine and cheese festival is coming to London’s East Village this spring

East Village in London is hosting a free wine and cheese festival this spring that will feature special talks and workshops, as well as over 25 independent retailers selling a variety of artisan products.<p>Taking place from 1 – 2 April, the event will be located in the former Athlete’s Village that …

Festivals

Pop open a bottle of Edinburgh beer to enjoy this London exhibition on the godfather of pop art

Fans of the influential pop artist Eduardo Paolozzi can combine a major new London exhibition with a beer inspired by his work.<p>The retrospective includes over 250 collages, sculptures, textiles and prints from the man dubbed the ‘godfather of pop art’. It spans five decades in which the …

Art

This Instagram account dedicated solely to nude Aussies is garnering serious attention online

Something interesting is happening Down Under. An Instagram account dedicated solely to sharing pictures of nude Australian people is garnering serious attention online, amassing nearly 88,000 followers since it began.<p>The getnakedaustralia Instagram account features a range of Australian people of …

Instagram

This amazing Barbie exhibition in Madrid is every doll-lover’s dream come true

Barbie fans, both young and old, will be thrilled with this Spanish exhibition, which is dedicated to the iconic doll that has captured hearts around the globe.<p>The exhibition at Fundacion Canal in Madrid is called Barbie: Más allá de la Muñeca (Barbie: More Than Just the Doll).<p>The Barbie: Más allá …

Art Galleries

As passenger numbers hit record-breaking levels, these are the busiest airports in Europe

For travellers with a habit of arriving at the airport at the very last second, pay close attention to the latest list of the busiest airports in Europe.<p>London Heathrow was the busiest airport in 2016, serving 75.7 million passengers, according to statistics from the European airport trade …

Airports

New-York Historical Society will host iconic fashion photographer Bill Cunningham’s memorabilia

New York City lost one of its icons when beloved fashion photographer Bill Cunningham passed away last June, but his spirit will live on at the New-York Historical Society. The museum just announced Cunningham’s personal possessions will be part of its permanent collection.<p>Donated by his assistant …

Photography

Meanwhile in France a performance artist is entombing himself in a rock before hatching eggs in a glass case

<b>In the latest in a series of grand isolation stunts, French performance artist Abraham Poincheval is set to entomb himself inside a limestone rock for a week at the Palais de Tokyo Contemporary Art Museum in Paris.</b><p>In a piece entitled <i>Pierre</i> (Stone), the Alençon-born artist entered the rock on …

Art

A facial recognition tool could help the endangered Lemur population of Madagascar

<b>Researchers have successfully trialled a computer facial recognition tool that recognises individual lemurs in the wild.</b><p><b>Lemur experts teamed up with a group of computer scientists to create LemurFaceID, a system that can recognise individual lemur faces to 97% accuracy. Over 100 trial sessions, the</b> …

Wildlife

Japan’s beautiful Twilight Express Mizukaze sleeper train is running this June

A stunning sleeper train called the Twilight Express is due to begin a series of tours in Japan this June, with tickets for the experience proving to be an extremely sought-after commodity.<p>With the name that translates into English as “joyous wind”, the Twilight Express Mizukaze offers stunning …

Travel

This is the documentary crew trekking the Greater Patagonia Trail, the longest trail in South America

A four-man documentary film crew from the US and Germany is currently trekking and filming the 3000 km Greater Patagonia Trail, a linked route that runs north-south down Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.<p>If you’ve never heard of the trail, which is the longest one in South America, you’re not …

South America

Meet the photographer with the dream job – the new “Ansel Adams” of the National Park Service

Photographers’ dreams were stirred when, in December 2015, the National Park Service advertised a job listing for a full-time photographer with a salary up to nearly $100,000 a year. The job required quite a bit of traveling (five to ten days per month) and experience in a vintage style of …

Photography

Bowie fans are crowdfunding an epic three-storey-tall lightning bolt memorial in London

Fans of David Bowie are taking part in a crowdfunding project to raise funds for a gigantic three-story lightning bolt memorial to be erected in Brixton, the area in London where the star was born.<p>The plans have been developed by the artist, This Ain’t Rock’n’Roll in collaboration with David …

David Bowie

The Icelandic president has sparked a huge debate after saying he’d ban pineapple on pizza

Iceland’s president Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has created a world-wide stir with a highly-divisive statement: he would like to ban pineapple as a pizza topping.<p>The president reportedly made the comment when speaking with high school students last week. He was asked about whether pineapple was a good …

Pizza