16 Feb 2017
Paris is planning to erect two glass walls near the base of the Eiffel Tower in an effort to keep the monument secure and looking good in photographs.
The city has relied on protective metal fences positioned around the base of the tower...
16 Feb 2017
Looking like living dress-up dolls, elaborately costumed children are paraded through an eastern China village as firecrackers roar, commemorating the end of barbaric child sacrifices hundreds of years ago.
It's an annual event in the...
11 Feb 2017
The Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris has become the first hotel in Europe to score Michelin stars for all three of its restaurants.
Le George and L’Orangerie each unlocked their first Michelin star in the latest...
07 Feb 2017
From pilots to travel photographers, train aficionados to tour guides, these world-wandering experts have seen the world. Here they share their favorite destinations, and why they think they shouldn't be missed.
04 Feb 2017
Times have changed for Roman nobles who have long shied away from mingling with the masses.
Now they're opening the doors wide to their secret Palazzos -- all for a fee. Guided tours, complete with anecdotes and munchies, now...
03 Feb 2017
Have you ever boarded a flight dreading who might be your neighbor for the next few hours?
Maybe they'll snore, or encroach on your personal space, or perhaps it'll be a screaming baby.
Passengers flying on Qatar, Emirates,...
01 Feb 2017
Pulling on their scuba gear and flippers at a swimming pool in Brussels, Nicolas Mouchart and his wife Florence are not just going diving - they're going out for dinner.
Lowering themselves to the floor of the pool, an especially deep...
25 Jan 2017
Get ready to squeeze on board for low-cost flights between the US and Asia.
Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia says it's gotten the all clear from US authorities to fly its jetliners to American airports -- the first low-cost Asian...
21 Jan 2017
Low-cost air carriers are spreading their wings across the Atlantic, much to the chagrin of the major airlines now forced to serve new destinations and cut fares.
Transatlantic flights operated by Norwegian Air, Iceland’s Wow...
19 Jan 2017
In a 10-day trip on the Antarctic ice, the Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra becomes the first person in history to climb three mountain peaks, a ‘first ascent’ in climbing terminology.
In recognition of this historic...