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August 2018

By N/A, August 13, 2018
Leave it to Meghan Markle — Duchess of Sussex, Suits alumna, and seasoned world traveler — to know what’s worth shopping. From the comfiest heels that’ll carry you through a full day of royal duties, to the perfect leather travel case that’ll hold...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
Puy du Fou, the second largest theme park in France behind Disneyland Paris, is employing six rooks that are specially trained to help clean up trash.  Rooks, which are members of the Corvidae family, like crows and ravens, are noted for their ...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
Beggars can’t be choosers. And as the wisest in the animal kingdom, elephants know this. So when a group of parched elephants in Kruger National Park, South Africa, came across a hotel swimming pool, they didn’t inspect the water for germs, and...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
It’s a dog-eat-dog world for travelers looking for a power outlet in an airport. And unfortunately, there are some twisted people on this planet that just want to cause chaos wherever they go. Travelers on Twitter have captured some of t...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
Even though air travel is one of the safest modes of transportation, that doesn’t mean an issue can’t pop up unexpectedly. Linda Reilman, a doctor based in Ohio, was on board a flight from Hawaii to Dallas in May when a member of the crew annou...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
Over the weekend, four women in Minnesota proved just how treacherous riding on a rainbow unicorn float can be. Yes, really. According to reports, on Saturday, the women all hopped aboard their giant inflatable unicorn for a bit of fun in a Chi...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
This article originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com. Two tourists set off a mass brawl on Friday evening in a fight to secure the best selfie location in Rome - a coveted spot in front of the famed Trevi Fountain. A 19-year-old Dutch woma...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
Amazon has upended the retail world by offering shoppers the magical combination of nonstop deals, endless selection, and simple convenience. But while shopping at Amazon can save you time and money, it is also a destination where you’re bound ...
By N/A, August 13, 2018
If you haven't yet made Labor Day plans, it’s not too late to score a cheap flight to visit friends and family or escape to popular destinations across the U.S. Frontier Airlines is currently having a flash sale with flights starting at $20 one...
By N/A, August 10, 2018
Chrissy Teigen‘s followers have been living vicariously through her Instagram Stories these past few weeks, as the star has been documenting her adventures, workouts and meals while on vacation in Bali with her husband John and adorable children L...
By N/A, August 10, 2018
One woman's seemingly innocuous in-flight beverage choice landed her in hot water in Dubai.   On July 13, Ellie Holman, a dentist from Kent, England, was flying Emirates with her four-year-old daughter, Bibi, from London to Dubai. On the flight...
By N/A, August 10, 2018
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s beautiful wedding helped the world believe in fairy tales again — and it also helped the local economy. An estimate by Britain's Office of National Statistics before the wedding predicted it would bring in about...
By N/A, August 10, 2018
It turns out dreams really do come true, at least for cat lovers. Earlier this week, an organization known as God’s Little People Cat Rescue announced it’s hiring a new caretaker to oversee its cat sanctuary and to take care of its few dozen ki...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
Regardless of what kind of trip you’re heading on — a relaxing and quiet beach getaway or a week-long exploration of a few European cities — walking is likely a common denominator. And if you bring the wrong shoes, you might be spending your time ...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
Let's talk about the sweet potatoes at Young Joni. How they're blackened like campfire marshmallows, the insides all gooey and sweet. How they're spiked with gochugaro and topped with barely-there ruffles of bonito flakes. And, underneath it all, ...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
Within minutes of landing on Malta, I was trying to decide what the place reminded me of. Now, I love Morocco, particularly the Atlantic coast, with its eminently photogenic blue fishermen’s boats. And I really love Sicily, for its wheat-colored l...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
If you ever meet my friend Jess, you’ll notice a few things about her. She has an almost undetectable South African accent. She’s a bit shy but vibrant. And when she inevitably uses her hands to talk, you’ll see the elephant tattoo on her wrist. ...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com. Trevor Daneliuk first started hitchhiking about four years ago, when he was still a college student studying accounting. Today, the 24-year-old Canadian has hitchhiked in 25 countries, a...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
Sitting for extended periods on planes and shifting between time zones can take a toll on the body, but the right exercises might help you battle jet lag. Delta teamed up with Equinox to develop Sweatlag, a do-anywhere workout routine inspired ...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
You can be a happy drunk, a sad drunk, or an angry drunk. And apparently, these rules also apply to wasps. Of course, the little pests are likely to get even more pest-like when booze is involved. According to the Daily Mail, wasps that have be...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
OpenTable wants to eliminate those stressful few seconds when you show up to a restaurant (with a reservation), give your name to the host, suddenly think to ask, "Hey, would it be possible to sit outside?" and wait as they squint at the seating c...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
A Canadian pilot who was tragically killed in a plane crash was apparently a big Taylor Swift fan. According to a report by WSMV News 4, Michael Callan died on Oct. 29, 2013 when his Cessna 172R plane crashed in Nashville. According to a 2016 i...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
Don’t expect the Transportation Security Administration to be going anywhere anytime soon, travelers. Even if you are flying out of a tiny airport. CBS News reported that the TSA has no plans to drop security screenings at 150 small airports ac...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
J.Lo and A-Rod are keeping up their streak of matching outfits, this time in white on their picturesque Italian vacation. The World of Dance host, 49, and her retired MLB pro boyfriend, 43, jetted off to Capri, an Island south of Naples, Italy,...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
It’s August y’all, which means the dog days of summer are officially here. Every Southerner knows that the best way to deal with the scorching heat is to seek refuge in the nearest body of water. No matter if you’re floating in a lake, pool, or oc...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
A rapidly growing wildfire has led to several road and trail closures at Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park. The Obi Fire, started on Saturday, July 21 by lightning that struck the Walhalla Plateau on the park’s North Rim, has spread to an es...
By N/A, August 9, 2018
We have a winner, folks. After months of voting for the #MyOreoCreation Contest, Oreo has announced the winning flavor and the winner of the $500,000 grand prize. Eden F. of Winnetka, California took home the big bucks for her Cherry Cola Oreo....
By N/A, August 8, 2018
Save all your wishes for this weekend. Shooting stars could happen every minute. From Aug.11–13, the Perseid meteor shower will send between 60 and 70 meteors shooting across the sky every hour. The meteor shower's peak is expected to occur...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
The newest way to see New Zealand is being flung almost 500 feet over it in a human slingshot. A daring new exhibition of adventure travel, the Nevis Catapult in Queenstown is now open for intrepid travelers who want their bodies to be hurled 6...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
Just last month, 7-Eleven gave out free Slurpees in honor of July 11 (also written as...7/11). Now, the convenience store chain is back with another Slurpee promo—and this one's a week-long affair. From Monday, August 13 through Sunday, August ...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
The British royal family can sometimes come off as a bit stuffy. With their perfectly curated outfits, prim and proper etiquette, and lengthy list of royal rules, it can be difficult to remember that underneath it all they are simply humans ju...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
Under President Donald Trump’s "zero-tolerance" policy, thousands of immigrant children were separated from their families by border patrol agents and kept in detention centers this summer. Although more than 1,400 children have been reunited ...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
Just a few days after announcing it would host a pop-up at the Great Wall of China, Airbnb was forced to cancel as local authorities claim they were never notified of the event. Last week, Airbnb announced a contest wherein four winners and the...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
Reese Witherspoon seems to know that planning a trip can be just as fun as the trip itself. In September, Witherspoon will go on tour to promote her new book, “Whiskey in a Teacup,” kicking off with a stop in New York City. Taking a hint fro...
By N/A, August 8, 2018
There’s a place in California filled with storybook ride vehicles, beloved artwork, and Mickey Mouse souvenirs where visitors can gleefully take photos inside Skyway buckets, see Dumbo up close, and even view retrofuturistic designs that can’t be ...

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