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Quezon City, Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Is Coming To You!

This is the first time EVER that the Big Bad Wolf is going to the North!


Siargao solo sojourn

SIARGAO, the tear-drop shaped island in Surigao del Norte, often gives the impression that it is exclusive to surfers and expensive to visit. Wrong. I discovered after spending six days on a solo backpacking adventure that Siargao offers many activities beyond surfing, and enjoy them on a budget. Originally a thriving fishing and coconut island, Siargao gained fame when a group of surfers discovered the amazing waves of General Luna, naming the...


Bell tents and birdwatching: glamping in a Norfolk wildlife paradise

It’s 5am and I awake to the sound of a gaggle of greylag geese heralding the morning outside my bell tent. The dawn chorus is in full swing, and shortly after I get up to enjoy it, I come face to face with a wild hare and spot a muntjac deer flashing past the boundary of the campsite. To the extreme envy of all my nature-loving friends, I am one of the first glampers to stay at the brand new campsite which recently opened in Pensthorpe natural...


5 Dazzling Stargazing Destinations within Driving Distance from Major U.S. Cities

A different kind of nightlife awaits when you road-trip out for some celestial splendor


Delta Air Lines says cancellations continue after tech outage

NEW YORK — Airlines, including Delta Air Lines, continued to struggle to restore operations two days after a faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide and resulted in several carriers grounding flights. Total cancellations within, into or out of the U.S. on Sunday clocked in at 1,461, according to the latest data from FlightAware. Delta and United Airlines topped the cancellations. Delta Chief Executive Ed Bastian said in a...


Fairytale castles, mountains, and lakes in Austria and southern Germany


Paris Olympics plunged into travel chaos as airport workers threaten to strike with days to go

The Paris Olympics has been plunged into chaos as airport workers have threatened strike action in line with the opening ceremony. It comes as metro stations are currently closed around the city


Washington Heights: Gateway to modern living in Cavite

HAVE you ever envisioned a life where everything you need is within reach, yet you can easily recharge and disconnect from life's daily demands? This dream is about to unfold as Suntrust unveils Washington Heights in the metropolitan suburbs of Dasmariñas, Cavite. A legacy of quality and affordability Suntrust Properties Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Megaworld, has been building horizontal and vertical communities for over two decades now,...


Thailand records 19.6 million foreign arrivals so far this year

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand recorded 19.6 million foreign tourist arrivals from January to July 21 period, the Tourism Ministry said Tuesday, up 34% from the same period a year earlier. The government is targeting 40 million foreign arrivals for the whole of this year. Tourism is a major employer and driver of Thai growth. (Reporting by Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Martin Petty)


Airlines could be forced to display environmental impact of every flight

Airlines could be forced to display environmental impact of every flight - Regulator the Civil Aviation Authority said it wants to enable consumers to make more informed choices.


5 of the World’s Most Interesting Directional Systems

Not everyone gives directions the way you do—in fact, the way people tell others how to get where they want to go can vary by city, town, and culture. Some of these directional systems might just change how you navigate the world.


Virgin Atlantic orders seven new planes to complete fleet overhaul

Virgin Atlantic orders seven new planes to complete fleet overhaul - The airline said it has ordered seven new Airbus A330-900s, which will be delivered from 2027.


Evidence of WW2 crash revealed on 80th anniversary

US airmen who died in the crash are honoured with a memorial at the crash site in Thurston, Suffolk.


It will be like hiring an Uber; arrival of flying taxis won't see fares soar

Vertical Aerospace said it expects its products will initially be targeted to premium airline passengers for airport transfers, but will 'evolve' and become 'very affordable' once production grows


Why Lombardy is still one of the most beautiful regions in the world

Since the advent of tourism, this picture-perfect pocket of Europe has been delighting visitors with its medieval towns, fabulous art, and some of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Click through the following gallery for a pictorial journey through this stunning Italian region.


Miami Beach Office Asking Top Rents Lures Posh NYC Restaurant

A new Miami Beach office building seeking some of the area’s priciest rents has lured a posh New York restaurant brand to serve a growing financial-industry clientele.


Inside Hen Quarter, Buzzard Point’s New Southern-Styled Destination

The Old Town restaurant expands across the Anacostia River on Tuesday, July 23


P46 billion plan to prep Clark for multi-airport future

MANILA, Philippines — Clark International Airport will be leaning on a P46-billion development plan, commitment from leading airlines, and the emerging economy of Central Luzon to remain a preferred gateway of travelers in Luzon. Government and aviation executives told The STAR they are dedicated to improving the viability of Clark to sustain its relevance in a multi-airport future in Mega Manila. The Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC),...


Things Hollywood gets wrong about ancient societies

The Vikings were blood-thirsty northern peoples, and 13th-century Scottish warriors wore kilts to battle, right? Well, not quite. For many years, Hollywood has been responsible for perpetuating numerous myths and stereotypes about ancient civilizations. Think about it: were gladiators really just slaves who battled to the death? Click through the following gallery and discover the things Hollywood gets wrong about ancient societies.


Diversions in place as work to replace bridge begins

The bridge work is expected to take until 20 December and a lengthy diversion is in place.


Philippine Delegation Returns to Global Birdfair in the U.K. After 15-Year Hiatus

The tourism industry hopes to welcome foreign birdwatchers in the Philippines.


Disneyland Workers Vote to Strike But Haven’t Set a Work Stoppage Date

The workers union has authorized a strike after being unable to agree to a new contract with the park


This Michelin-Starred Valle de Guadalupe Chef Has Landed in San Diego

Damiana’s Esteban Lluis is behind the menu at Kaluú, opening next month in the Gaslamp


One of New Orleans’s Most Exciting Restaurants of 2023 Is Branching Out

The chefs behind Indian restaurant LUFU NOLA are delving into bubble tea downtown and Cajun seafood in the French Quarter


More than 18m British fans travel across UK to see high-profile acts – report

More than 18m British fans travel across UK to see high-profile acts – report - It is expected that Taylor Swift’s new tour will provide a boost to the UK economy and tourist figures.


Bernstein downgrades American Airlines amid commercial recovery challenges

Investing.com - Bernstein analysts lowered their price targets for American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) on Monday, with the company expected to face considerable challenges in its commercial recovery. American Airlines has long been seen as a...


Dzens more flights are cancelled after Crowdstrike IT outage

Ten flights were axed at Heathrow today as well as nine at Gatwick , 11 at London City and six at Manchester as airlines battled to try to get schedules back to normal.


Celeb-Loved Sant Ambroeus Opening Its First Miami Location in 2025

Bring on the hot chocolate and Milanese cuisine.


Grecian earn: Hilltop homes with boutique marina access from £2.3 million at Elounda Hills in Crete

Grecian earn: Hilltop homes with boutique marina access from £2.3 million at Elounda Hills in Crete - Eloundia Hills is an eco-resort that promises villas to fulfill every Greek island fantasy — as Crete is set to welcome a new set of well-heeled jet setters


Ryanair says profit nearly halves in first quarter

London, United Kingdom — Irish no-frills airline Ryanair on Monday said net profit almost halved in its first quarter as lower air fares offset a jump in demand. Profit after tax dropped 46 percent to 360 million euros ($392 million) in the three months to the end of June compared with 12 months earlier, Ryanair said in a results statement. Passenger numbers increased 10 percent to 55.5 million and average air fares dropped 15 percent, the...


An Iconic Tour, a Legendary Love Story: The Beatles Get Two Docs at Venice

The Beatles are getting some attention at this year’s Venice Film Festival, which unveiled its 2024 lineup on Tuesday. The legendary band, who dominated the music industry for an entire decade from 1960, has earned spots in the prestigious fest’s documentary section in different capacities. Kevin Macdonald and Sam Rice-Edwards’ doc One to One: John […]


Overlooked travel destinations to discover this year

Are you tired of the crowds in your favorite cities? It might be time to take a trip somewhere a bit more low-key. There are plenty of places around the world to be explored that haven't been overrun with tourists... yet. Every year, Time Out magazine consults its trusted team of journalists to compile an updated list of the world's most underrated travel destinations. The results are usually surprising and sometimes unheard-of corners of the globe, waiting to welcome you—without the typical overcrowding! Intrigued? Click on the gallery to uncover the world's most overlooked travel destinations.


Global IT outage leaves holidaymakers stranded

About 150 passengers were due to fly from Madeira when the systems crashed but remain on the island.


Flying taxi journeys could cost the same as ‘hiring an Uber’, UK firm says

Flying taxi journeys could cost the same as ‘hiring an Uber’, UK firm says - Vertical Aerospace said it expects its eVTOLs will become ‘very affordable’ once production grows.


Parking to passports: how to check holiday costs and ensure entry into EU

Compare parking costs The UK has some of the highest airport parking charges in the world. However, you can reduce the eye-watering bill by booking ahead, and, often, going away from the airport site. Try the Purple Parking comparison website to find the cheapest deals – it covers all the UK airports, and offers a 15% discount for signing up to its emails – but check the official airport website, too. This week the Luton airport website quoted...


The world's top places to visit in 2024

The holiday season brings with it thoughts of travel, a Christmas vacation perhaps, or somewhere memorable to chime in the New Year. But where in the world are the coolest, hotly-tipped places to visit in 2024? Click through and check out these top destinations, referenced by Travel + Leisure as the most popular places to go in 2024.


'I visited the quiet village where everything has changed'

The Fylde village is only a 15 minute drive from the iconic seaside town, but now everything has changed


Travel destinations you should make an effort to see

The world is vast and with so many places to see it's often difficult to choose which destinations to tick off the wish list. But there are some countries that are definitely worth traveling to, whether for their cultural significance, outstanding wildlife, or natural beauty. Click through the gallery for a tour of where you need to go and what you must see.


250 tourists from US to interact with IPs

MANILA, Philippines — With an estimated 250 tourists from the United States joining a tour of Northern Mindanao, the Philippine consulate general in New York has expressed confidence that the region has a lot to offer to visitors. The office of the consulate general will lead the 15th year of the “Very Important Pinoy” or VIP Tour, which was established by the Philippine embassy in the US, to bring Filipino-Americans and Americans of Filipino...


Iconic sites hosting Paris Olympics events

The Paris Olympics have been designed to showcase the City of Light in all its splendor, with events taking place at iconic locations. AFP looks at five sites set to wow ticket-holders–and a global TV audience of billions–during the 17-day extravaganza starting on July 26: Eiffel Tower The most famous of the Paris landmarks, the Eiffel Tower, will welcome beach volleyball. The action will take place in a temporary venue near the foot of the...


COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT SAPPORO DEBUTS IN ONE OF JAPAN'S MOST POPULAR WINTER HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS

The 321-Room Hotel Welcomes Trailblazing Business and Leisure Travelers to Northernmost Island of Hokkaido, Famous for its Picturesque Landscapes, Skiing and Spellbinding Annual Snow Festival TOKYO, July 23, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Courtyard by Marriott®, part of Marriott Bonvoy's portfolio of over 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today announced the opening of Courtyard by Marriott Sapporo in Sapporo City, the capital of Japan's northernmost island...


Travel hotspots! Countries with the highest UV levels

The ultraviolet index (UVI) is a measure of the level of UV radiation. UVI 3 is the level above which sun protection is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). But some of the most popular vacation destinations on the planet regularly experience a UVI of anywhere between 8 and 11. This means anybody failing to cover up in such conditions runs the risk of damaging their health, not least by promoting the onset of skin cancer. But how do you interpret UVI, and where in the world are some of the worst travel hotspots? Click through and discover the countries with the greatest UV levels.


Ryanair slashes summer fares as profits slide

The airline said cost-concious customers were being "more frugal and cautious".


Lancaster Bomber to take to the skies once again

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight said the plane will fly after maintenance work.


‘Bawal magtayo ng resort’: Calls to protect cave discovered in Cagayan mount online

Construction workers in Dansolihon, Cagayan de Oro City discovered a cave last July 15, prompting calls from Filipinos to protect the area’s natural resources from human interference. In a Facebook post on Friday, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Northern Mindanao reported that the cave was discovered during a road construction in Sta. […]


Goose Island’s 2024 Bourbon County Stout Features Mexican Tamarind Barleywine

Vanilla Rye is part of the five beers released on Black Friday 2024


Controversy in Paris 2024: Teahupo'o, the venue that awaits Olympic surfing


TUI passengers face 'nightmare' 50-hour delays in 35C holiday hotspot

Holidaymakers hoping to jet back to Manchester after their break away on the Greek island have now been left desperate to return home after being sent a number of emails outlining sudden cancellations to their flight back


'Our multicultural megastore can save town centre'

A new supermarket is welcoming its first customers after taking over a former Woolworths site.


30 stunning natural wonders of the world

Our planet is a treasure trove of awe-inspiring landscapes and remarkable natural wonders that have captivated explorers, adventurers, and travelers for generations. Whether you're a seasoned globe-trotter or simply looking to be inspired, this gallery is a testament to the breathtaking diversity and wonder that Mother Nature has to offer. From towering mountains to enchanting underwater realms, these 30 natural wonders represent the pinnacle of Earth's beauty. Click on to discover them all!