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New Museum in Newcastle

What does a town best known for coal mines, pubs, and unemployment do to change its fortunes?Build a museum, of course. Newcastle, England, wants to...

Obscura Day: Celebrate Offbeat Travel

Obscura Day, “an international celebration of wondrous, curious, and esoteric places,” is March 20.  Find offbeat treasures in your own hometown, or wherever you plan...

World's Most Spectacular Pedestrian Bridges

Pedestrian bridges are going to cool new heights, turning the need to get from here to there into an adventure.

The Gardens of Alnwick Castle

On the grounds of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, a most unorthodox English garden is taking shape—complete with towering jets of water and a bit of...

The Best Shops in London

From the Cotswolds to Cornwall to the Lake District, new (and newly updated) hotels are redefining tradition—in their looks, their menus, even their manners.

Tee Times In Atlantic Canada

Greenbacks are golden in the Atlantic Provinces of Canada, where Gaelic festivals and great golf go hand in glove

World's Strangest Bridges

Getting to the other side is a lot more fun thanks to these strange bridges that pivot, unroll, and light up.

Golf in Northern Ireland

As Northern Ireland reaps the benefits of peace, there’s never been a better time to make a pilgrimage to play its magnificent links, beginning with...

World's Most Amazing Fountains

Every self-respecting city has a beautiful fountain, but these make the biggest splash.

4 Affordable Trips

Quintessential retreats such as Tuscany and Santorini are crowded during peak season—and require that you book hotels months in advance. These four under-the-radar destinations offer...
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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Where: On the South Bank of England’s River Tyne, between Gateshead and Newcastle. Stats: 413 feet wide; 164 tall when open. Awe Factors: Powered by eight electric motors with more... more ›


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