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ROME - The Italian city of Pisa has decided to add a towering Ferris wheel to its roster of tourist attractions. The Tuscan city's culture commissioner, Andrea Ferrante, told state TV on Sunday that
RIGA, Latvia - Hundreds of people sang, danced and skipped through the snowy streets of Latvia's capital wearing colorful costumes and masks, participating in a pre-spring rite that dates back to paga
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prior to the 1860s, creating art with watercolor was seen as the realm of women and children, illustrators and amateurs. Artists wanting to prove their mettle used the most presti
The article “Fun Flying With You, Bob Hope” [by Mary Forgione, Feb. 19] notes that for the last decade, the facility in Burbank has been known as Bob Hope Airport. Now it’s changing to Hollywood B
MailOnline Travel has compiled a compendium of disasters about to unfold, from an escaped leopard pouncing in India to a dramatic but non-fatal plane crash in West Sussex.
MailOnline's Annabel Fenwick Elliott spent a night in Sweden's Icehotel, located 125 miles above the Arctic circle in the small town of Jukkasjarvi, where she slept in a -5C chamber.
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has used a visit to Disneyland Paris for its 25th anniversary to push back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light. Hollande tou
NEW ORLEANS - About $3.4 million in emergency repairs are needed to save New Orleans' historic Cabildo and Presbytère buildings that flank St. Louis Cathedral from crumbling. The Louisiana State Muse
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 200-seat arena for competitive video gaming is Las Vegas’ newest effort to attract millennials. The e-sports venue housing dozens of game consoles is slated to open Friday, w
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah lawmakers have introduced about 700 bills this year, including resolutions that offer their opinions on high-profile topics such as refugees and public land. So far this session
MailOnline Travel ventured to Floreana island in the Galapagos - some 620 miles from mainland Ecuador. Maximo Friere, 75, has called the remote spot home for decades.
Andrew Apperley, 38, (pictured) messaged his friends and family saying that a 'scary guy with the face mask' was trying to kill him before he disappeared from the Full Moon party in Thailand.
The latest marketing effort at Disney Springs: You can make your child the star of a storybook, with pictures shot at the entertainment complex’s PhotoPass studio. A 24-page storybook costs $149.95. T
Kristina Makeeva, 29, is a photographer from Moscow, Russia, who is known for her fantasy-like images. The artist ventured to rooftops and took rides in the balloons to get the perfect shots.
The 14-week-old stepped out with her mother Giovanna on Friday at the Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich. She didn't seem the least bit timid as she explored her enclosure.
In 2016, more than 24 million passengers sailed on cruise ships around the world. That number is expected to rise again this year, passing the staggering plateau of 25 million people who will choose b
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, France's foreign minister and an American cinema luminary pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light on Friday in a speech. Trump evoked his
Escaped slaves and Native Americans created a thriving community in the Florida Panhandle, but hundreds were killed when U.S. forces attacked it in 1816. Here’s their story.
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia says the province's tourism industry continued a steady upswing in fortunes in 2016 It says 2.2 million visitors came to the province — that's up eight per cent, or about 170,00
From the surreal panic of flight attendants being thrown around to the eerie calm of helpless fliers, travellers have shared tales of the most turbulent flights they’ve ever been on, on US-site Quor
TAORMINA, Italy - Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but a top government official promised Friday that everything will be ready for the May 26-27 G-7 sum
“Stop!” my wife and I shout in unison. We’ve been on the lookout for a deserted beach on which to romp and there it appears, fronted by turquoise Caribbean waters, topped with glist
Jimmy Fallon fans can request tickets for the tapings of “The Tonight Show” at Universal Studios set for early April. Of course, requesting tickets is not the same as securing them. Fallon will produc
Avoid the craziness of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and get a low fare with a $168 Southwest round-trip flight to Dallas’ Love Field from LAX. The fare, subject to availability, is for
Avoid the craziness of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and get a low fare with a $168 Southwest round-trip flight to Dallas’ Love Field from LAX. The fare, subject to availability, is for
From a luxury hideaway in the Philippines to a nature reserve in New Zealand, tourism company Kuoni has surveyed 303 experts and 2,000 travellers to reveal the world’s best secret beaches.
The aerial image of the Italian Amalfi Coast, taken by renowned beach photographer Eugene Tan, was installed at the bottom of Bondi Icebergs swimming pool in Sydney.
After being battered by above-average rain this winter, California’s coastal Highway 1 remains temporarily closed in several places roughly between Ragged Point and Carmel. That’s bad news for any
After being battered by above-average rain this winter, California’s coastal Highway 1 remains temporarily closed in several places roughly between Ragged Point and Carmel. That’s bad news for any
Part of “Moonlight” was shot in Jimmy’s Eastside Diner in Miami. Scenic spots around Los Angeles featured in “La La Land” included the Griffith Observatory. Other real places seen in movies include P
A lucky traveller, Ciara Flynn from Dublin, has won the job of her dreams after beating 75,000 applicants to become the official Instagrammer for Royal Caribbean.
The RMS Titanic, which sank in 1912, has been brought back to life in full-colour images that shed a new light on the iconic ship, which struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage.
Jeroen Bosman, 33, and Hedwig Wiebes, 31, sold their Amsterdam apartment and everything they owned to a purchase a 32-year-old Volkswagen van – designed for chasing adventures.
The Biltmore Hotel, with its Mediterranean architecture and classic Italian, Moorish and Spanish influences, opened in 1926.             
Although barely out of office, there’s a growing wave of nostalgia for the nation’s first African-American president.             
Jane, 31, a business consultant based in New York, reveals to MailOnline Travel how she's mastered pick-up techniques tailored around her jet set lifestyle.
As these images show - gathered from far and wide by MailOnline Travel - when nature and man come to blows, the winner is almost always nature. Pictured, clockwise from top left: Two people seemingl
MailOnline Travel's Sue Ryan had a cookery lesson in China from the Waldorf Astoria's chef of the year - and found out that the hotel is just as proud of its dishes as it always has been.
Here, MailOnline reveals some of the world's most inventive wildlife crossings, which help creatures as small as doormice in Wales to beasts as large as elephants in Kenya.
OPPORTUNITY, Mont. (AP) — George Niland wonders whether he should wear a respirator when he mows his lawn. Serge Myers laments not being able to garden in his backyard. Rob Phillips puzzles over why
Ford's near-miss took place last Monday when he was landing a plane at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, and the new videos show how close to disaster the star actor was.
No-frills airline Norwegian on Thursday started offering crazy-low prices on 10 routes between small New England airports and five cities in Ireland and Scotland. One-way fares are advertised as l
Metro Orlando hoteliers will see the region's hotel supply increase in the next two years and occupancy remain relatively flat, according to STR, which globally tracks the hotel industry. As of last m
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on the storms in California (all times local): 8:55 a.m. San Jose city officials say more than 10,000 of the 14,000 residents evacuated two days ago because of floods a
Forbes released its 2017 star ratings with Florida landing eight hotels, five spas and two restaurants with the top five-star rating. Two of those properties are new to the top rating, the Faena Hotel
PARIS - Iraqi officials are calling for international help to reclaim archaeological sites and other heritage destroyed by Islamic State extremists. A two-day gathering at the United Nations Educatio
AUBURN, N.Y. - A New York museum's historical painting depicting the U.S. purchase of Alaska has been loaned to the 49th state for commemorations marking the event's 150th anniversary. Emanuel Leutze
There are only a very limited number of seats at this price - flying to the Big Apple between July 2017 and February 2018 - and you must book by 11pm tomorrow.
An award-winning travel photographer has captured a series of breath-taking aerial shots after visiting all 50 US states with highlights including Niagara Falls and Florida Keys.
Cycling in London can be confusing, but the London Cycle Network and Route Plan Roll has produced a map that reveals the capital's cycle lanes in a style that will be familiar to Underground users.
PHOENIX - Authorities somebody entered a secured area at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and damaged electrical equipment. Phoenix police aren't released many details but say the damage occu
SAN JOSE, Calif. - The Latest on the storms in California (all times local): 7:05 a.m. California authorities are expected to head to flooded ranches in San Jose to rescue 28 horses that have been s
A Grade II listed former police station in Saffron Waldon, Essex, is on the market for £1.25million. It includes character features like a 'recording' light in the interrogation room and sash window
Police detained the 45-year-old Irishman at Ciampino Airport in Rome, Italy, after a roll call on the cruise ship Magnifica noted his Chinese-born wife was missing.
The entertainment offerings at Skyplex Orlando continue to grow as the project’s developers released details about another thrill ride coming to the International Drive complex. Sky Jump joins a lineu
Incredible footage shows the jet battling fierce winds at Leeds Bradford Airport and coming in at such an angle that the passengers on one side would almost have had a view directly down the runway.
It may be possible to do everything at Walt Disney World, but who has the time? You must prioritize. A place to start is this bucket list featuring 25 experiences. Some may seem too easy, but remember
In an article for The Conversation, Mike Jeffries, a Teaching Fellow in Ecology at Northumbria University explains the tactics being taken to deter seagulls in the UK.
They may look clean but seats on the District, Jubilee, Northern, Circle and Piccadilly, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines are never washed, according to TFL.
Dozens of flights were cancelled at London Heathrow Airport today and train commuters faced delays thanks to speed limits, with the storm likely to damage buildings and send debris flying.
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