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Very Austin Macrobiotic Restaurant Casa De Luz Expands Into East Austin

Casa de Luz Este opens this summer with organic, vegan, and seasonal set meals


The most and least diverse cities in America

In recent years, diversity has become an even greater concern in the workplace, entertainment industry, and education system. As the United States continues to become a more diverse nation, discussions about tolerance and equality are of profound importance. Based on a WalletHub ranking, here are the top and bottom 15 US cities when it comes to diversity, starting with the most diverse.


Ritzy Hamptons town goes to war with millionaire homeowner

The Town of East Hampton destroyed the wooden structure that connected the $2 million home at 88 South Emerson Avenue, owned by Roy Tuccillo Sr., to the beach.


People thought they might die when oxygen masks deployed on a United flight to Maui, passenger says

Ryan Scott was flying to Maui on United with his family when the oxygen masks dropped and he started planning what to do if the plane went down.


LOOK: Grand Westside Hotel Is Now Open

A large new building has sprouted in Entertainment City.


Anxious because you haven't yet booked your holiday? Maybe you have notriphobia!


The lost temples of Lake Titicaca: exploring the less developed Bolivian shore

When someone suggests I get up to greet the dawn, there is always a pause … but part of the joy of travel is that you find yourself saying yes, even to bad ideas. Pablo, my guide, has warned me: dawn can be incredible, do not miss it. So when the first gleam of pinkish light hits the east-facing curtain, I leap up. From the terrace, there is a steep drop to the surface of the lake, which has the patina of hammered copper. A string of seagulls...


Beloved Disney-themed café in the heart of Hollywood forced to close

Photos show the Snow White Café, found at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard next to the Hollywood Wax Museum, entirely gutted, and, from what can be seen, all its 'Snow White' imagery stripped away.


Work begins to preserve 16th Century Cornish cannon

Each cannon at St Mawes Castle will be treated for rust caused by the salty sea air.


US couple 'walked for hours' before dying in Hajj heat

The couple's daughter says a tour agency her parents used failed to provide basic necessities.


Cotabato town breaks record for most pedicures in 8 hours

The Guinness World Record has officially announced that Tampakan town in South Cotabato has set the world record for the most pedicures given in eight hours. Tampakan, South Cotabato has surpassed Canada, which previously held the world title in 2015 with 1,083 people pedicured in eight hours. To break this record, the town provided pedicure to 1,447 people, however, following stringent assessment by Guinness, the official number is 1,223. The...


Amazing water parks around the world

Whether you're at your home or travelling abroad, water parks are always a fun place to head to with family or friends, especially during those hot summer days. Click here to see amazing water parks around the world!


Solenn Heussaff shares safari adventure snaps in South Africa with family

Solenn Heussaff is currently in South Africa with her family, and they have just experienced a safari adventure! On Instagram, the Kapuso artist shared some highlights from their trip, where her husband, Nico Bolzico, and their kids, Thylane and Maëlys, got to see wildlife animals up close, including giraffes and lions. "Our daily grind," Solenn wrote in the caption. During their South African trip, the Bolzico family was joined by their...


Tell us about your favourite quiet corner of France – you could win a holiday voucher

With rugged mountains, bucolic countryside, charming towns and magnificent Atlantic and Mediterranean beaches, France offers a huge variety of choice for summer holidaymakers. We’d love to hear about your lesser-known discoveries, whether it was an idyllic village, a deserted beach, brilliant little bistro or a spectacular walk. If you have a relevant photo, do send it in – but it’s your words that will be judged for the competition. Keep your...


I'm a Disneyland-Obsessed Shopping Editor & Can Confirm These Are the Comfiest Shoes to Wear at the Park

I’m one of those adults who love going to Disneyland. As a Southern California native, I’ve been going since I was a baby, and that love for the parks is still very much present today. While I don’t make it out there as much as I used to, I still make try to go at […]


Christine Brown and David Woolley Bring Fans Along on Their Off-Roading Adventure in Moab After Opening Airbnb

The couple previously told PEOPLE exclusively about their Utah Airbnb in February


This Giant Hospitality Group Is Betting Big on Philippine Tourism

Marriott International is opening 2 new properties by early next year, with more on the way.


Explainer-How Boeing's Starliner can bring its astronauts back to Earth

By Joey Roulette WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Problems with Boeing's Starliner capsule, still docked at the International Space Station (ISS), have upended the original plans for its return of its two astronauts to Earth, as last-minute fixes and tests draw out a mission crucial to the future of Boeing's space division. NASA has rescheduled the planned return three times, and now has no date set for


Pilot shares best day of week to book cheap flights - and it will surprise you

Strategically negotiating airline algorithms could save a few quid on air fares


Monos Carry-On luggage review 2024: Our thoughts on 3 bags

We've tested three of Monos' popular carry-ons, and our favorites include the spacious Carry-On Plus and the uniquely designed Carry-On Pro Plus.


Passengers left without luggage abroad after Manchester Airport chaos

The major outage at Manchester Airport in the early hours of yesterday caused disruption to luggage processing, with thousands of travellers flying without their hold bags.


The best beach destinations on the Baltic Sea

With their pristine sandy shores, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque landscapes, regions around the Baltic Sea offer a diverse range of beach destinations for every type of traveler. Whether it's relaxation, water sports, or natural beauty, the Baltic beaches have something for everyone. Sure, the water might not be as warm as the Mediterranean, but these northerly shores are equally spectacular. Click on to discover the beach destinations on the Baltic Sea.


World-famous paintings by Picasso hung in women's toilets

Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart had been displaying the artworks in Ladies Lounge, a women's-only exhibition and area, before a tribunal ruling.


How to Eat Your Way Through Port Townsend’s Victorian Waterfront

Coffee by the water, charming diners, and exceptional pasta


Tenerife tour guide says Jay Slater's disappearance is 'strange' for one reason

The search for 19-year-old Jay Slater, from Lancashire, has now entered its eighth day and a tourist guide in Tenerife has pointed to what is so "strange" about his disappearance


Korean Air flight drops 26,900 feet in 15 minutes, 13 hospitalized

Passengers on Korean Airlines Flight KE189 arrived safely in Taichung, Taiwan, on June 23 after it was diverted the day before due to a fault, which led to 13 people being taken to the hospital, according to media reports. The flight had departed from Incheon International Airport with 125 passengers at around 4:45 pm local time on June 22. About 50 minutes after departure, there was a warning about a fault in the pressurization system of the...


Inside isolated Tenerife village where Jay Slater vanished after 'rave' on holiday island

The Tenerife village of Masca, located in Rural de Teno Park, has been described as 'dangerous' by search teams looking for missing British teenager Jay Slater


I live rent-free in NYC. Moving into a van has allowed me to save, avoid taking out loans, and live a life of adventure.

Gerardo Rios Garcia got accepted into Columbia University, packed up everything, and drove his van from Mexico to NYC to start his master's program.


Things to do in London this weekend (June 28 – 30)

Things to do in London this weekend (June 28 – 30) - This weekend there is a new Mexican taco stand, some exceptional photography — and some Jungle from Goldie, just because


British Airways plane stairs catch fire at Heathrow

Flames and a huge black cloud of smoke was seen rising from a set of mobile stairs and attached to an A320 parked at Heathrow Terminal 5, engulfing its tail. No passengers were on board at the time.


How much do you really know about Mary and Joseph?

Mary and Joseph, known as the parents of Jesus, are truly significant characters in religious history. However, their personal lives remain a relative mystery. While it is acknowledged in Catholicism that Mary was a virgin when she conceived Jesus, which Joseph accepted, any other defining moments in their relationship are less well known. In this gallery, we explore the lives of Mary and Joseph, shedding light on their individual stories as well as their dedicated roles in the holy family. Intrigued? Click on to expand what you know about these important figures in religious history.


Conquering the continent: your US to Europe travel hacks guide

As an American, jet setting to Europe has a certain je ne sais quoi appeal to it. The allure of immersing yourself in days of exploring historical monuments and gawking at heaping plates of pasta is perhaps only bested by nights of street festivals and mingling with the locals. Indeed, Europe has an unspeakable beauty to it. Nonetheless. finding your way around the Old Continent, both literally and figuratively, does come with some challenges. But fear not! Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a newbie venturing somewhere for the first time, this guide is here to help. Ready? Click through for a comprehensive list of tips and tricks to maximize your experience while minimizing headaches.


The world's ugliest (but coolest) dogs

The World's Ugliest Dog Contest is an event celebrated annually in Petaluma, California. While it might sound a bit cruel, the competition isn't about making fun of the dogs. In fact, it's about celebrating the unique characteristics of our canine friends. For dogs, beauty isn't always the most important factor. Just think of some of the most popular breeds! From pugs to French bulldogs, it's often the funkiest-looking creatures that are the most beloved. This year, Wild Thang, an unruly eight-year-old Pekingese, was crowned the winner of the 2024 Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma on June 23. Wild Thang had entered the competition three times in the past but was always a runner-up. According to his bio, he contracted the viral disease distemper as a foster rescue which causes his tongue to stick out. His rock star hair, however, is all-natural. As the grand prize winner, Wild Thang received US$5,000 and a trophy, as well as the admiration of the contest's thousands of fans. A scruffy pooch with a lopsided tongue might be the underdog elsewhere, but in this competition, they're the top dog! To meet the various 'ugly' contestants and winners through the years, click through the gallery.


Integrated casino-resorts driving domestic tourism growth – PAGCOR

MANILA, Philippines — Integrated resorts and casinos in the country continue to drive domestic tourism and provide jobs to many Filipinos, state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) said. PAGCOR assistant vice president Vina Claudette Oca emphasized that integrated resorts and casinos have created a multiplier effect across industries. Currently, integrated casinos employ over 20,000 Filipinos, providing job opportunities to...


Discover the most astonishing beaches of Africa

Africa is a fantastically diverse continent, where vast stretches of velvety sand, endless horizons of sparkling waters, and vibrant sea life await. But where to begin? By combining the travel wisdom of over 1,200 journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies, Flight Network put together an extensive catalog of African beaches ranked by their untouched beauty, remoteness, sand and water quality, annual days of sunshine, and average annual temperature. Click through to see the 30 best of the best.


Qantas tumbles down the rankings of the world's best airlines

The rankings were announced at the 2024 World Airline Awards at the Fairmont Windsor Park Hotel, London , on Monday.


The 30 best mid-sized US cities for cultural experiences

Culture within the United States varies greatly and oftentimes either the hustle and bustle of the big cities or the charm of a quaint small town are highlighted. However, between these two extremes lie the mid-sized cities of the US. These cities boast an array of museums, theaters, historic sites, and festivals that rival their larger counterparts, all while maintaining a sense of community. From the historic nature of Charleston, SC, to the artistic vibes found in Santa Monica, CA, each city presents unique opportunities for cultural enrichment. Whether you’re an art lover, a history buff, or simply a curious traveler, this gallery will cover it all. So, prepare to discover hidden gems and vibrant cultural scenes that make these cities stand out on the cultural map! Curious to find out which city topped our list? Click through now to discover more.


Chicago woman missing in Bahamas after going for yoga certification retreat, police say

Taylor Casey, 41, is missing in the Bahamas after going to Paradise Island for a yoga certification retreat and not being heard from in nearly week.


Aerial images show tent city popping up at Glastonbury Festival

Over 200,000 festival goers are set to descend on Worthy Farm for this year's edition, which will feature headline acts including Dua Lipa, Coldplay, SZA and Shania Twain.


One of UK's warmest cities known for Jane Austen links is perfect for family getaways

Southampton located on the south cost of England is home to a rich history, many cultural attractions and offers a sunny holiday right here in the UK


Food favorites that may soon be extinct

For many of us, food is more than just sustenance. It's a window into a variety of cultures around the world, or an expression of love that comes from a parent, friend, or significant other. However, what happens when some of the key ingredients in our favorite dishes are no longer available for our use? Well, we may soon find out. Barley is one of many ingredients that are in jeopardy, and it’s all thanks to climate change. This means we will soon have to say goodbye to cool, refreshing beer. It’s being predicted that beer consumption around the world will decline by 16%, while prices for the refreshing beverage are likely to double. The really bad news is that isn't all. Tequila prices are likely to shoot up due to increased demand for the liquor in New York and Tokyo, specifically. While tequila itself might not go extinct, quality tequila may, as the increased pressure on production is not allowing the agave plants to develop to their full maturity. With numerous farmers using immature plants, how long will it be before we're all drinking from the bottom-shelf tequila bottle? And not even hummus is safe! Chickpeas are also facing difficulties in meeting their demand, as temperatures in countries like India (the world's lead exporter of chickpeas) have risen and droughts have become more numerous. These are just a few examples, but there are plenty of other foods that may very well be gone for good, and very soon at that. If you're a big fan of margaritas, hummus, or a nice, cold pint, you better click through this gallery to learn which items you'll need to start buying in bulk before they disappear… forever!


Wyoming town scores victory over billionaire's plans for swanky resort

A billionaire's best laid plans to transform a sleepy valley in Wyoming into a destination resort for rich people will potentially be delayed for years thanks to environmental regulations.


It’s Looking Like Wegmans Will Open a Second Manhattan Location

Meanwhile, its Astor Place Japanese restaurant is on ice


New injunction by council to stop travellers digging out hillside

People living below Nantyglo Rugby Club in Blaenau, Gwent, reported that a traveller group began excavating the site in April.


A New Yorker took her first solo trip to Greece at 38. She loved the slower pace of life so much that she moved there.

Marissa Rodriguez went on vacation to Greece aged 38, and ended up staying for 3 years on digital nomad visa.


Integrated resorts urged to further diversify offers

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) has urged integrated resorts to offer more non-gaming attractions including restaurants and retail establishments to further drive growth in local tourism. Ma. Vina Claudette Oca, assistant vice president for gaming licensing and development department at Pagcor, said in a statement that casinos were but a small part of the attractions offered by integrated resorts. READ: PH sees up to $6B of...


20 Las Vegas Restaurant and Bar Closures to Know About — June 2024

A running list of restaurant and bar closures in Las Vegas and Henderson


European music festivals 2024: the best events to travel to, from Primavera Sound to Sónar

European music festivals 2024: the best events to travel to, from Primavera Sound to Sónar - Summer starts now


Shawn Johnson Goes To Great Lengths To Have Her Kids Sleep When Traveling & Followers Say There's an Easier Way

Family vacations are filled with so many highlights. There are all the grins and giggles and core memories made. But there can also be a lot of pain points. Getting there can be a total drag with a backseat chorus of “Are we there yet?!” (Which is why we always have travel toys!) And the […]


Europa Yachts joins Lagoon Catamaran 40th anniversary

EUROPA Yachts Lagoon, a renowned leader in the catamaran yacht industry, celebrated its 40th year through the Lagoon World Escapade hosted by Cavite and Batangas on May 17 to 19, 2024. Sailing enthusiasts and adventurers once again participated in different sailing activities, visiting one destination after the other and indulging in local culture during the three-day Philippine leg. "We're very delighted with the turnout of Lagoon owners that...