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The New World’s Fastest, Tallest and Longest Dive Roller Coaster Is Opening Next Year

Canada's new Yukon Striker will take the title from Cedar Point's Valravn.<p>Are you ready for the ride of your life? Better buy a ticket to Canada.<p>A …

Amusement Parks

You never know what you'll see on this free bike tour of Havana

Bicicletear La Habana (Bicycling Havana) is a free gathering of bike lovers who cycle en masse throughout Cuba’s capital city following a route that is not finalised until just a few minutes before the ride starts. On the first Sunday of every month, at 5pm, around a hundred bike enthusiasts show …

Cuba

Things to do at Iguazu Falls in Brazil and Argentina

The entrance to the park on the BRazil side.<p>The <b>Iguazu Falls</b> (or Iguaçu Falls) are arguably the most impressive waterfalls I’ve ever seen, even …

Argentina

8 Beautiful Car-Free Places Around the World

Traffic jams, road rage, car payments—these are the types of things we go on vacation to get away from. So wouldn't it make sense to choose a vacation spot where cars simply don't exist? Luckily for us, these idylls do exist. They exist for different reasons (environmental protection, tourism, …

Roads

This Ancient Citadel Looks Like a Giant Sandcastle

After being devastated by an earthquake in 2003, Iran's earthen city is being restored to its former glory.<p>At the southern edge of the Iranian high plateau near the Pakistani border, the hilltop citadel of Arg-e Bam marks the Silk Road. According to legend, this earthen architecture city owes its …

7 Stunning UNESCO Heritage Sites to Visit in Germany

Germany is an exciting mix of medieval castles, fairytale palaces, big city marvels and stunningly stirring scenery. There is plenty on offer, but at …

A Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is the most famous of South America's trekking routes.<p>The 26 mile trek includes a mix of Inca ruins, mountain scenery, …

South America

Germany’s Most Unusual Museums You Need to Visit At Least Once

Currywurst, sausage dogs and David Hasselhoff are only a few of the odder things Germans seem to have a soft spot for, to the point that some …

Museums

Weird Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to …

Health and Safety

Top Five Tips for your London Stay

London should be on everyone's bucket list but you could easily spend a couple of weeks in the city and still not see everything it has to offer; on …

England

The Best Ancient Christian Sights in Egypt

If you’re a Christian, or just need a break from the hieroglyphics, there’s plenty of Biblical history etched into the land of the Pharaohs.<p>When we …

Ancient History

Buenos Aires’s Best Tango Show Is in Its Funkiest Hotel

Also, there are unicorns.<p>Tango in Argentina has the distinction of being both one of the country’s most revered traditions and one of its most …

Lanzarote - the surprisingly cool Canary Island

Nature has been a capricious friend to Lanzarote. First it gave the island a benign climate of warm winters and not-too-scorching summers, coupled …

National Parks

This Temple Is Covered in Thousands of Colorful Statues

Travel<p>The Meenakshi Amman Temple in South India is one of the largest sacred sites for Hindus.<p>In the center of the ancient city of Madurai lies one of the largest temple complexes in India. Peeking out from the 20-foot wall surrounding the site, the famous temple is a beacon for the 15,000 devotees …

Ancient History

How to crush the Louvre in one day

Everything in the Louvre is worth seeing. But unless you live in Paris and visit the museum daily until the end of your days, you will <i>never</i> see …

France

A self guided free walking tour of Berlin Mitte

There are lot of fantastic neighbourhoods to choose from when you visit Berlin. For me ‘Mitte’, the ‘middle’ and heart of Berlin is one of the best …

Germany

From Homer to the Durrells: a literary guide to Greece

Athens has been awarded the title of the Unesco World Book Capital for 2018, and visitors can enjoy an array of literary events that are taking place in the city throughout the year. But there are plenty of destinations outside the Greek capital to satisfy any book lover. Let’s take a short journey …

European Travel

First Time Must Sees in Glasgow

Visiting Glasgow for the first time? We’ve come up with some ideas of things you should see and do while you are in the city - be sure to add them to …

Scotland

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

Athens off the beaten track

With more than five million visitors in 2017 alone, Athens is one of the most popular destinations worldwide, and as a result one of the best covered in travel guidebooks and magazines. However, a number of its small treasures that truly convey the flavour of city life and best define the local …

12 Incredible Animals You’ll See in Mozambique

From whale sharks to cheetahs, this country on the east coast of Africa is full of amazing wildlife.<p>With its long Indian Ocean coastline and …

This Man Planted a Tree Every Day for 35 Years and Created a Forest Larger Than Central Park

It's now home to elephants, rhinos, tigers, and more.<p>It may take a village to raise a child, but it only takes one man to plant a forest.<p>In 1979, …

Wildlife

Everything to Know About Sofia

Travel<p>Here's how to plan the best possible trip to Bulgaria's capital city.<p>Inspired by a promising future, young people fill Sofia's cafes and university halls chattering about the city's prospects. Older Bulgarians who experienced communism have a restrained reaction to the developments of the …

After dark in Rio: the top nightlife spots of the Cidade Maravilhosa

As the sun sets over Rio de Janeiro's beaches, the city's sun-kissed <i>cariocas</i> (locals) head home to wash off the sand and prepare for a night out on the town. Do as the locals do and get ready to party, because Rio's varied nightlife has plenty to offer.<p>Rio takes an appropriately laid back approach …

Brazil

Where to Stay in the Sacred Valley of Peru

Inkaterra Hacienda Urubamba serves as a gateway, beyond Machu Picchu, to Peru's Sacred Valley.<p>The Urubamba River curves through Peru’s Sacred Valley, eddying and splashing toward Machu Picchu. Tourists seem to follow its momentum. They touch down in Cusco and hurtle through the Sacred Valley to get …

Top 10 film locations in London

Discover our pick of the best London film locations that have been featured in big screen hits. If you're interested in seeing more, take a film …

Mind Games: What Is the Mandela Effect?

Nelson Mandela is the man behind a psychological phenomenon; some people believe he died while he was still in prison, and psychologists are …

Petra 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Ancient Rose City

The UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan is definitely worth the hype.<p>The ancient city of Petra is an astounding maze of carved tombs and temples in …

The Unsettling History of Columbia's Lake Murray

Above the surface, Lake Murray is home to happy-go-lucky boaters partying on the water, but below the murky waves, you’ll find relics of the lake’s …

Boating

New Zealand just created the world’s largest human catapult, and it’s absolutely insane

You’ve been zip lining before. Maybe you’ve been bungee jumping or even skydiving. But even the most seasoned thrill-seekers haven’t tackled the …

New Zealand