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August 2018

By N/A, August 17, 2018
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the latest deals on hotels, airfare, cruises, and trip packages, visit travelandleisure.com/operation-vaca...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
Given the many benefits of exercise — ranging from physical fitness and chronic disease prevention to improved mood — it may seem logical that the more you do, the better. But a large new study suggests that’s not always the case, at least when it...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
It can be incredibly tempting to splurge on an outfit that seems perfect for an upcoming trip. We know; you have to have that sequin bikini for Carnival. And that Dolce & Gabbana dress is begging to be packed for the Amalfi Coast. But after a few ...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
Hurricane Lane, the sixth hurricane in the eastern Pacific so far this season, could make impact with Hawaii early next week. Meteorologists predict that the hurricane could pass over Hawaii’s Big Island on Tuesday or Wednesday. If it passes di...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
Oenophiles the world over will be happy to know that they can now book a wine barrel for the night. In the small village of Sasbachwalden in Germany, people are invited to not only come to taste the region’s wine, but to sleep in the giant barrels...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
Sorry, kids. Viking River Cruises are for adults only from now on. The cruise line has updated its travel policy, raising the minimum age of travelers from 12 to 18 as of August 1, Travel Weekly reported. Any customers who have booked before th...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
To celebrate her 60th birthday this week, Madonna rented out a riad in Marrakech. But unlike that one house rental you may have split with friends that one time, Madonna’s holiday rental was a 28-room luxury riad near the Marrakech medina. El F...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
All medical students at New York University will now be able to attend tuition-free — a major first for a highly ranked medical school as it aims to eliminate the burden of crippling student debt for its students. N.Y.U.’s School of Medicine an...
By N/A, August 17, 2018
Aerosmith announced this week that they will be returning to the stage — but not for a worldwide tour. Rather, the band is hoping you’ll come to them as part of their new Las Vegas residency at the Park Theater at MGM Grand starting in 2019. “I...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
A hippopotamus attacked and killed a Taiwanese tourist who was attempting to take a picture over the weekend, according to Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). Chang Ming Chuang was tracking the hippo at Lake Naivasha, about 55 miles outside of Na...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
A Utah man died Monday after intentionally flying a Cessna 525 Citation Jet into his home. The man’s wife and her son were inside the home at the time of the crash but survived. According to CNN, 47-year-old Duane Youd, the pilot of the plane, ...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
This article originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com. There is something simultaneously adorable and heartbreaking about a service dog who fails training. While many service dogs do graduate and go onto have successful careers, there are a nu...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
Thanks to tony, McMansion-dotted enclaves like Malibu and East Hampton, beachfront living sometimes gets an elites-only rep. But, in reality, that’s not often the case. (Here are 10 wallet-friendly towns and real-life listings as proof!) And if...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
Picking the right travel bag can make or break or break your adventure. Bring something too small and you won’t have enough room to pack souvenirs. Bring something too big and you can’t fit it in the overhead. But, perhaps worst of all, you could ...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
For years, thieves throughout New Zealand have crept through avocado orchards with near impunity, selling their stolen goods to roadside fruit stands and unscrupulous artisanal toast dealers. Just this April, an Auckland man reported a mobility...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
As Kermit the Frog once said, “It isn’t easy being green.” But if being green involves hanging out on a lily pad, we’ll take it any day. At Shuangxi Park in Taipei, Taiwan, visitors can enjoy some time on the water living like the frogs do by h...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
Victoria and David Beckham are living their best lives this summer and traveling the globe with their family. In fact, according to W Magazine, they are currently on their third vacation of the summer. But really, who could blame them for t...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
If you think you'll miss your flight, there are tried-and-true options for handling the situation. For instance, as FareBoom notes, you can often call the airline if you’re running late, and get booked on a later flight with very little difficulty...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
United Airlines will soon begin charging extra for seats toward the front of the economy cabin, Travel Weekly reported. The change comes with the introduction of new corporate perks for business clients. Preferred corporate clients as well as p...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
If you were to dissect the plot line of a true storybook fairytale romance, you'll find a few things to be remarkably similar: A prince. A palace. A love story for the ages. And of course, an enormous, showstopping wedding. In real life, lo...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
Mariah Carey’s daughter Monroe Cannon is her mini-me! The 48-year-old singer shared a photo of herself alongside her 7-year-old on Instagram Wednesday captioned, “Pose like Mommy!” In the photo, Carey and Monroe can be seen smiling with thei...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
If you love gin, are passionate about travel, and have a friend you love to travel with, this is the job for you. London bar group Mr. Fogg’s is partnering with Bombay Sapphire to hire one person — and their friend — to traverse the globe while...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
If you’re looking for new #VacationGoals, look no further than Elizabeth Hurley. The British-born beauty has been Instagramming up a storm from her glamorous getaway. Though the actress didn’t specifically say where she was traveling to, she di...
By N/A, August 16, 2018
A 65-foot section of the Berlin Wall was accidentally discovered earlier this summer by a group of people on a walking tour. This week, Berlin gave the newly discovered section status as a protected piece of history to coincide with the the...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Early Wednesday morning, a Delta flight bound for Nice had to make a U-turn nearly halfway through the flight thanks to a broken toilet. And Bravo star Andy Cohen is pissed. As the Daily Mail reported, Delta Flight 412 took off from New York Ci...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Aug. 16 is finally here, and that can only mean one thing: it's National Rum Day. Whatever your feelings are on "fake" holidays, there's no denying the fact that Americans love their rum. In fact, Bacardi and Captain Morgan are two of the 10 mo...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Who hasn’t tried to fold, roll, and stuff as much as humanly possible into a suitcase, knowing full well you’ll be digging through a mess later? We certainly have. Thanks to celeb-fave luggage brand, Away, packing for your end-of-summer vacation j...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
If you’re a fan of craft beer and nature, there’s a Colorado train ride that was made for you — but it only comes around once or twice a year. The Durango Brew Train, which takes passengers along the Animus River while they sample local cra...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Everlane is known for creating everyday pieces (at accessible price points) that deliver on both form and function. Think: stylish dresses in wrinkle-resistant fabrics and sleek heels that are made to be worn all day without wrecking your feet. An...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
In case you weren't already planning a trip to Tennessee, Dollywood just announced new reasons you'll want to in 2019. Superstar Dolly Parton’s Appalachian mountain theme park will be unveiling a large expansion to the park, Wildwood Grove, wit...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Airbnb shared the properties that users have added to their wish lists most often over the past decade. And those properties aren't just regular old apartments — there's an Italian trullo that looks like it's str...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Taking a trip on weekdays can sometimes mean dealing with fewer travelers and scoring better deals, but it also means taking time off of work. But weekend getaways can offer their own set of deals, if you know the right place to look.  Airfa...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Your chances of landing a job that will pay you to travel the world just got a whole lot better.  Earlier this week, Delta Air Lines announced its plan to hire a whopping 1,000 new employees in 2019, the majority of which will be flight attenda...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
You may not have Mary Berry’s baking skills, but you can still cook in her kitchen. The former English countryside home of the “Great British Bake Off” judge is available to rent. Old Manse cottage in Salcombe, Devon, has the same proper Britis...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Even your worst navigation mistake likely pales in comparison to the detour that a Canadian man took that got him 1,400 miles in the wrong direction. Christopher Paetkau, a wildlife photographer and filmmaker from Winnipeg, was booked on a Firs...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
We have heard of giving people the bird, but this is something else. According to The Telegraph, Jessie the blue macaw flew away from her North London home and landed on a nearby roof. After three days of trying to coax the bird back to the gro...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
The world’s most famous emotional support peacock has died. “At approximately 1pm on Sunday, July 22, 2018, Dexter the Peacock passed away in his favorite human’s arms,” Dexter’s owner Ventiko, a New York-based artist, wrote on Instagram Tuesda...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
If traveling to Italy or Greece has long been on your travel bucket list, now may be the time to finally book that dream vacation. And you can bring a friend along, too. Emirates announced it has a new two-for-one sale on tickets to both Mi...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Are you ready for the ride of your life? Better buy a ticket to Canada. A new roller coaster is coming to Canada’s Wonderland theme park in Vaughan, Ontario. The “Yukon Striker” is set to be the fastest, longest, and tallest dive roller coaster...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Long before she was an actual princess, Meghan Markle had her own fictional princess dream. In a post from Meghan’s now defunct lifestyle blog, The Tig, Meghan discussed her dreams of becoming a princess (albeit a fictional cartoon one), blissf...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents may be on the job when you’re going through airport security, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have a sense of humor. A new video shared by the TSA caught the adorable moment a young boy chall...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
Gym, tan, Starbucks? On Tuesday, the coffee chain announced they have added two protein-blended cold brew drinks to their menu—Almond and Cacao—both made with 10 to 12 grams of pea and brown rice protein for an extra nutrition boost with your c...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
If you haven't yet planned a trip for Labor Day, don’t despair. You still have plenty of options. Whether you’re craving a quiet day on a pink-sand beach or a hypnotizing zip down a mountain, you’re only a flight, car, or train ride away from an e...
By N/A, August 15, 2018
It may only be August, but somehow Aldi has us craving the holidays already. In 2017, the supermarket chain had everyone all up in a tizzy over its wine advent calendar, which came with 24 miniature bottles of wine to help people get through — ...
By N/A, August 14, 2018
Mexico is planning a railway that would make it easier for tourists to navigate the Yucatán Peninsula, with stops in Tulum, Cancún, and Chichen Itza. A newly proposed extension to the “Maya Train” was discussed by Mexican president-elect Andres...
By N/A, August 14, 2018
A lightning strike in Glacier National Park in Montana sparked a fire over the weekend that has forced the evacuation of visitors and has destroyed several private homes and historic buildings, the Great Falls Tribune reported. The fire, now du...
By N/A, August 14, 2018
Next spring, 100 teenagers will get to go on an all-expenses paid trip to Walt Disney World. But there’s more to this trip than taking multiple spins on Space Mountain and eating an unlimited amount of edible cookie dough (although there will b...
By N/A, August 14, 2018
After seven years of being ranked the most liveable city in the world, Melbourne was usurped in this year’s Global Liveability Index from The Economist. Vienna came out on top as the world’s most liveable city, as judged on qualities like stabi...
By N/A, August 14, 2018
In August of 2017, Denise Marie Woodrum, a 51-year-old woman from Missouri, allegedly attempted to smuggle cocaine into Australia. While this type of crime doesn’t typically make international headlines, the circumstances around the case are more ...

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