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This herd of elephants is under four foot tall

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:09:06 GMT

For more than 40 years, Kenya's Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has been rescuing orphaned elephants, raising them by hand and rehabilitating them into the wild. Here's why they do it


This town is the real star of 'Big Little Lies'

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 18:19:04 GMT

Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, ZoŽ Kravitz and Shailene Woodley are the human stars of "Big Little Lies," the television adaptation of Liane Moriarty's story of the same name.


Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:48:36 GMT

Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the continent to new heights


Vietnam launches helicopter tours over Halong Bay

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 04:43:13 GMT

Cruising Halong Bay has long been one of the top things to do when visiting Vietnam.


Chernobyl radiation levels 'less than a long-haul flight'

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:30:01 GMT

It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series.


Global air travel's biggest-ever breakthrough

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:42:12 GMT

British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first nonstop transatlantic flight in 1919. An egg-shaped monument in Ireland marks this moment in aviation history.


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Behind the scenes at a private jet factory

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:53:40 GMT

Just like in the artisan neighborhoods of old European towns, each section of the factory floor is dominated by a particular craft.


7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam's most beautiful towns

Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, Hoi An is easily one of the most beautiful towns in Southeast Asia. Here are the best things to do on your vacation there.


Spending time in nature boosts health, study finds

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 17:30:17 GMT

We're told to eat our five a day, get 150 minutes of exercise a week -- and now a weekly blast of The Great Outdoors might one day be part of recommended guidelines too.


New scanners could cut delays at London Heathrow

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:32:29 GMT

Passengers at London's Heathrow Airport could soon pass through security without removing liquids and laptops from hand luggage, under plans to introduce high-tech 3D scanners to help ease queuing times.


How a DNA test led to safari adventure

Wed, 01 May 2019 02:29:22 GMT

Tracey Cheatham didn't come to Kenya for the animals. She came for the people.


How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics

The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year.


Ten-year-old Selah Schneiter is believed to be the youngest person to ever climb Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.


Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone

The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially.


Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 09:56:07 GMT

Jerusalem's Old City is many things: sacred to three major faiths, a UNESCO World Heritage Site -- and now, wheelchair accessible.


How to photograph the Milky Way

Tue, 14 May 2019 13:47:07 GMT

Ever pointed your camera at a gorgeous star-filled sky, clicked the shutter and then checked the shot to find nothing but darkness and a nagging sense of your own foolishness?


Wanted: Someone to eat ribs and travel the country. Salary: $5,000 a week

If you love to eat barbecue ribs, has Reynolds Wrap got a job for you. Travel around the United States and pocket $5,000 a week sampling delicious meats.


Irish island asks Americans to move there

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:51:13 GMT

Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community.


Airbus launches 'longest range' narrow plane

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has unveiled designs for the A321XLR -- an aircraft it claims will be the world's "longest range single-aisle airliner."


India's most incredible temples

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 02:07:32 GMT

A kaleidoscope of diverse languages, beliefs and religious practices, India is home to some of the world's most spectacular temples. From the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar to the Buddist Mahabodhi Temple in Jharkhand, learn more about the incredible of these places of worship.


1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city

Fri, 07 Jun 2019 11:04:07 GMT

Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West.


Church built using 40,000 human skeletons

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:19:48 GMT

KutnŠ Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century.


Cuba cruise ban causes confusion among travelers

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 21:26:26 GMT

Travel to Cuba has become more difficult -- and more confusing -- for US citizens and travelers subject to American jurisdiction.



Here's how not to get sick while traveling abroad

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:46:14 GMT

What you can do before, during and after your trip to stop sickness.


Passenger opens plane exit instead of toilet

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:33:17 GMT

A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom.



The most spectacular shows of Las Vegas

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:01:53 GMT

You don't need to be a gambler to enjoy Las Vegas, since it's also known as the entertainment capital of the world.


The Grand Canyon is officially an International Dark Sky Park. Here's what that means

If you're planning on touring the Grand Canyon National Park during the daytime, reconsider. The park's got one of the world's best night skies.