Travel The tale of this monster blends myth and reality. From the town of Gernsheim, on the eastern banks of a languorous meander in the Rhine, it was once possible to see the steep slate roof and towers
There is good news for fans of long-haul travel as Qantas has confirmed its plans to implement direct flights from Sydney to London and New York by 2022 are advancing. Its confidence will have been buoyed
If you’re around Chicago from the end of September, you may catch sight of the largest digital art projection in the world. Featuring work by four contemporary artists, a curated series of digital artworks
When it comes to tourism, cities still rule the roost for many travellers who opt for a quick weekend break or for an urban base while exploring on a longer trip. These economic powerhouses can live or
Culture & Exploration As summer comes to an end in the northern hemisphere, many teachers and students are preparing to head back to school for a new year of learning. As the last days of summer in the
While Tel Aviv at night is a partygoers’ paradise, during the day, it’s a magnet for families. Children are seen and welcomed everywhere – in cafes, markets, museums, beaches and parks – and the mishpacha
A long layover is often the price you have to pay for an epic trip across the world. But, thanks to the proliferation of stopover incentives, there are plenty of cities where you can take an ordinary and
An “unstoppable ice collapse” in the Antarctic could cause sea levels to rise at an extreme rate by the end of the century, according to new research released this week. The study, published in the Journal
Saturday marks 400 years since the death of British playwright William Shakespeare. Shakespeare is widely regarded as one the greatest writers in the English language, and his works have long been studied
This week was filled with great loss and great celebration. The world lost a great artist and icon in Prince, who passed away at 57. We also marked the 90th birthday of England’s longest reigning monarch,
Two big events created the most news in the tech world this week. Apple hosted their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, announcing a host of new releases and updates including
A Swiss plane has made the first ever solo transatlantic crossing, arriving in Spain on Thursday morning after a 70-hour flight from New York powered only by the sun’s light. “”I can’t take it in, it so
The beautiful and twisted Atlantic Ocean Road in Norway has been named as the ultimate summer driving experience in Europe following a survey designed to identify what appeals most to travellers. The mile
Jeonju ranks among South Korea’s most popular destinations for Korean travellers. With its historic architecture and buzzing food scene – the city was named a Unesco City of Gastronomy in 2012 – it’s to
The Greek islands may still be the dream destination for holiday-makers looking for splendid isolation – but one small Scottish island has just topped them all. The Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde,
This self-guided walking itinerary takes you from remote mountain villages to cliff-top monasteries, via the world's deepest gorge. Set out on foot to explore this lesser-known region of northern Greece...
Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich There he sits, unnoticed, at the edge of Central Park: a flop of hair across his forehead, chin up, eyes blazing. He doesn’t have a body, just a torso resting on
Science & InnovationNot Exactly Rocket Science Every year, in northern Myanmar, thousands of farmers pull tonnes of Cretaceous amber out of the ground, and send the glistening nuggets to local markets.
The spark is finally returning to the time-worn neighbourhoods of Ipoh. For too long, the capital of Malaysia’s Perak state was considered a faded has-been of a city – and that’s if travellers thought
(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others. From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Coast
“Photography, for me, is a way to see the unseeable and to capture the unimaginable”—an extended conversation with one of the great contemporary landscape artists dealing with the American West, David
By Joshua Kendall Both Franklin Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan inspired millions of Americans by radiating an infectious optimism. But neither “Great Communicator” proved as adept at connecting with his kids.