July 2016

By Melanie Lieberman, July 26, 2016
Rome's iconic Trevi Fountain is great for sightseeing, great for selfies, and—if you're Fendi—great for fashion shows. But it's less great for going swimming. Two tourists from California were fined €450—about $500—each after Italian authorities...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
There's a pop-up attraction in Tokyo that's guaranteed to get you dirty. The Gata Bar offers guests the opportunity to take a lounge in mud while they throw back some sake. The bar is only around through July: It's taking over a corner at the f...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
This story originally appeared on FWx.com Newsflash: Whatever fancy international travel plans you may have had for this summer, cancel them. You no longer have to spend a fortune flying to experience the vast cultural tapestry offered around ...
By Jessica Plautz, July 26, 2016
“Flown by Boeing test pilots,” states the warning at the beginning of the video. “Do not attempt.” Oh, yeah, because taking off vertically in a Boeing 737 MAX is such a possibility for most of us. In a video released Tuesday, the aircraft ma...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Everybody knows that soccer instills a cult-like fanaticism in Europe. But the Portuguese hometown of Cristiano Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and captain of the Portuguese national team, is taking soccer fever to new heights. The newly-op...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
A new attraction is coming to the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim in the summer of 2017. Disney is currently dreaming up a ride that will take over what is currently The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. “Guardians of the Galaxy — Missio...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
A new attraction is coming to the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim in the summer of 2017. Disney is currently dreaming up a ride that will take over what is currently The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. “Guardians of the Galaxy — Missio...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
A new attraction is coming to the Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim in the summer of 2017. Disney is currently dreaming up a ride that will take over what is currently The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. “Guardians of the Galaxy — Missio...
By Stephanie Wu, July 26, 2016
The official debut of the Impossible Burger—a meat-free burger that looks, feels, tastes, and even bleeds like beef—was held Tuesday at New York City's Refinery Hotel. The burger will be available to the public beginning Wednesday at David Chan...
By Stephanie Wu, July 26, 2016
The official debut of the Impossible Burger—a meat-free burger that looks, feels, tastes, and even bleeds like beef—was held Tuesday at New York City's Refinery Hotel. The burger will be available to the public beginning Wednesday at David Chan...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
A corpse flower is about to bloom at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx. The incredible plant, scientifically speaking the Amorphophallus titanium, can grow up to eight-feet tall, and it’s not known for its looks. The corpse flower’s blos...
By Jessica Plautz, July 26, 2016
Two major wildfires in California are causing evacuations and closures as firefighters battle the blazes. Officials closed state parks along the Big Sur coast on Tuesday, destinations that attract an average 7,500 people every day. The closu...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Ryan Lochte, like other repeat Olympians, knows how tough it is to actually explore the cities where competitions are held. “Being an Olympian, we are always traveling, so we’re always going to new destinations and experiencing new cultures. But w...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Ryan Lochte, like other repeat Olympians, knows how tough it is to actually explore the cities where competitions are held. “Being an Olympian, we are always traveling, so we’re always going to new destinations and experiencing new cultures. But w...
By Melanie Lieberman, July 26, 2016
JetBlue has placed an order for 30 Airbus A321s, which could set the airline up to expand overseas. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes said that some of the airplanes on order could be configured for trans-Atlantic travel, offering the “potential to consi...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
Some things are better when you’re the President of the United States. Meals. Transportation. Housing. But some things are exactly the same as they are for other people. Like in-flight Wi-Fi. Very soon, the airplanes of the President, Vice Presi...
By Lindsey Campbell, July 26, 2016
Whether it’s for a destination wedding or just dinner at a nice resort, traveling with formal clothes can pose a packing problem. Follow this quick tip to keep those delicate fabrics looking their best.  [Wendy’s Lookbook] For millennials, busi...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
If Greece-based firm Lamda Development had its way, it will transform the 15-years-abandoned Ellinikon International Airport into an entire coastal vacation town. But the once-bustling travel hub is more often described as “incredibly creepy” tha...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
Alison Reid, from Byron Bay, Australia, was beyond tickled when she spotted Migaloo, a famous white humpback whale, on a whale watching trip on Tuesday. She had been waiting 20 years to see a white whale in person. Her exact words, according to A...
By Alexandra Sifferlin / TIME, July 26, 2016
This story originally appeared on time.com Having the Rio 2016 Olympics in a country with an ongoing Zika epidemic has some athletes and physicians concerned. But a growing number of scientists are predicting few new infections from the virus d...
By N/A, July 26, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com. A man was straight chilling outside of a castle, when he sent his drone out to take an epic picture. This peace sign flashing tourist posted the video on Streamable Monday, and it’s truly a magical...
By Erika Owen, July 26, 2016
Solar Impulse 2 completed its historic trip around the world Monday night, traveling 25,000 miles before returning to Abu Dhabi. The solar-powered plane used no fuel to complete the journey, which made long travel times as the pilots avoided bad ...
By Jessica Plautz, July 25, 2016
Henrik Moltke captured a lightning strike on the Empire State Building during Monday evening's storm in Manhattan. The late July thunderstorm caused flash flood alerts and thoroughly doused New York City before clearing up a bit before sunset.
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By Yolanda Crous, July 25, 2016
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Now that everyone has a camera in their pocket, we're taking more photos than ever—but that doesn't mean they're all good or unique. New technology has us drowning in photographs that frequently replicate the same viewpoints travelers captured ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Now that everyone has a camera in their pocket, we're taking more photos than ever—but that doesn't mean they're all good or unique. New technology has us drowning in photographs that frequently replicate the same viewpoints travelers captured ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Now that everyone has a camera in their pocket, we're taking more photos than ever—but that doesn't mean they're all good or unique. New technology has us drowning in photographs that frequently replicate the same viewpoints travelers captured ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Christmas in Germany officially begins at the start of Advent in early December, when seasonal treats like gingerbread and mulled wine pop up on street corners in big cities and small towns. And then there are the Christmas markets, for which Germ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Christmas in Germany officially begins at the start of Advent in early December, when seasonal treats like gingerbread and mulled wine pop up on street corners in big cities and small towns. And then there are the Christmas markets, for which Germ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Christmas in Germany officially begins at the start of Advent in early December, when seasonal treats like gingerbread and mulled wine pop up on street corners in big cities and small towns. And then there are the Christmas markets, for which Germ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Christmas in Germany officially begins at the start of Advent in early December, when seasonal treats like gingerbread and mulled wine pop up on street corners in big cities and small towns. And then there are the Christmas markets, for which Germ...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Christmas in Germany officially begins at the start of Advent in early December, when seasonal treats like gingerbread and mulled wine pop up on street corners in big cities and small towns. And then there are the Christmas markets, for which Germ...
By Lindsey Campbell, July 25, 2016
Plane food may be something of a pain point for travelers, but one company is using it to change the lives of those less fortunate.  OzHarvest Brisbane is working with airlines to take unused and untouched food from first class and donate it to nu...
By Erika Owen, July 25, 2016
Not many foreigners get to see the North Korean capital of Pyongyang. Only about 5,000 Westerners visit North Korea each year, according to Uri Tours. However, photographer Aram Pan created a one-hour video of a drive through Pyongyang that will ...
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By Alex Schechter, July 25, 2016
By N/A, July 25, 2016
Airbnb is on a mission to make a big impact at the Democratic National Convention this week. After New York City made it illegal to advertise entire homes for rent for less than 30 days on the site, Airbnb is fighting back with force in Philadelp...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
In the spirit of summer family vacation, British Airways has introduced a “Kids Fly Free” program on select UK domestic flights this summer and fall. For every adult ticket purchased from now until Nov. 1, two kids under the age of 12 will be abl...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on fortune.com Avis Now, the re-launched app for the world’s second largest car rental brand, is a big step forward for the industry, which has been notoriously slow to adopt new technology. Related: How to Hav...
By Erika Owen, July 25, 2016
Navigating Norway's fjords is beautiful, but daunting. Driving along the coast from the southern city of Stavanger to the North Cape takes around 40 hours, and there are more than a half a dozen ferries to take along the way. It's great if you'...
By Erika Owen, July 25, 2016
Navigating Norway's fjords is beautiful, but daunting. Driving along the coast from the southern city of Stavanger to the North Cape takes around 40 hours, and there are more than a half a dozen ferries to take along the way. It's great if you'...
By Erika Owen, July 25, 2016
Navigating Norway's fjords is beautiful, but daunting. Driving along the coast from the southern city of Stavanger to the North Cape takes around 40 hours, and there are more than a half a dozen ferries to take along the way. It's great if you'...
By Jessica Plautz, July 25, 2016
In a country rocked by recent terrorist attacks, an app that causes crowds to quickly gather and disburse is causing concern. Pokémon Go, the app that's launched an augmented reality craze, became available in France on Sunday. Players frequent...
By Jessica Plautz, July 25, 2016
Moscow is getting inspired by the worldwide Pokémon Go craze. Moscow City Hall has announced a revamped app that will allow users to “catch” historical figures, from Peter the Great to Yuri Gagarin. (Pokémon Go is not currently available in Rus...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on fortune.com With the rise of tech-savvy travelers, many independent boutique hotels have introduced amenities that cater to the needs of Fitbit-wearing guests. Some offer minibars stocked with fresh fruit, stat...
By Jessica Plautz, July 25, 2016
Firefighters in Los Angeles are battling a 51-square-mile fire that a fire department official called “almost unprecedented.” The Sand Fire has already burned 18 homes, and is threatening as many as 1,500 more according to NBC Los Angeles. I...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
This story originally appeared on Time.com. In a sense, all astronomical images taken from Earth are a look into the past, since it takes time for light from far away galaxies to travel through space and reach us. This image, released by Hubble...
By N/A, July 25, 2016
A tortoise was rescued on the street while trying to flee the Santa Clarita “Sand Fire” in Los Angeles County on Sunday. The 75-pound tortoise was picked up by the Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control and brought to an animal care ...
By Erika Owen, July 25, 2016
For the sentimental, souvenir buying is a vital part of vacationing. But worrying about what you're going to purchase to remember your trip shouldn't interfere with experiencing the destination. We all have those tchotchkes that we gravitate tow...
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016
By Peter Schlesinger, July 22, 2016

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