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April 2019

By N/A, April 25, 2019
With her Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling created a fantastical universe so extensive, many fans wanted to live inside of it. Now, that wish can be a reality. Lodging resembling Hagrid’s hut has opened in northern England. Those who visit the ...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Celebrity Cruises’ new ship, the Celebrity Flora, is almost ready to set sail to the Galapagos Islands, and it’s going to give guests a cruise experience they’ve never had before. The new vessel is about two weeks away from completion, accordin...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
The chance to visit Disney’s new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park isn’t so far, far away anymore. The highly-anticipated land, which will open at both Disneyland (in May) and Walt Disney World (in August), is nearing completion. New aerial p...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Listen up, Apple fans! If you’ve been waiting for an impressive sale, Amazon deal, or special sign from up above that now’s the best time to get yourself a pair of Apple’s AirPods, this is it. Amazon just launched a rare sale on Apple’s best-se...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
For a country that saw 38.27 million tourists in 2018, it may surprise you to learn that Thailand thinks it needs more. While 38.27 million is objectively large, 20 million international visitors flocked to Bangkok, the most visited city in the...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Tucked away on a residential street in the Athenian neighborhood of Ampelokipoi, is a large, unassuming apartment building — the kind that was built en masse in Greece during the 1960s and '70s. Walk through the glass and wood paneled lobby to the...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
It’s common knowledge that coral reefs across the globe are in extreme danger. In fact, more than 70 percent of Japan’s largest coral reef has already died, and several Thai islands have been closed as a protective measure to preserve their reefs....
By N/A, April 25, 2019
You may think you’ve seen blue hydrangeas. But there’s a place in the middle of the Atlantic where the hydrangeas are so vibrant, they are sure to become your favorite flower. Faial, nicknamed “Blue Island,” is one of nine islands that make up ...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
This article originally appeared on People.com. A plane passenger got very creative at the airport when the airline tried to charge her for an overweight bag. Instead of forking up the €75 ($85), 30-year-old Natalie Wynn began pulling cloth...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Oahu’s Waikiki Beach is iconic. Surfers head to the water, shoppers seek out high-end boutiques, and just about everyone wants to walk along the white sandy shore and get their photo taken. But that might all change in the next several years as wa...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
There are plenty of components we usually consider when scouting out new travel shoes. They should be supportive, versatile, easy to pair multiple outfits with, and comfortable to walk in. Sustainability, however, is one component that's too often...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve is home to about 2,200 brown bears, a fact that draws visitors who come to watch bears – from a safe distance, of course — in their natural habitat. That human-to-bear connection is important, but it’s be...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
This article originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com. Drivers on Brazilian interstate highway BR-364 were in for a major surprise during their commute on Monday. Cars and trucks screeched to an abrupt halt when they came across a giant sna...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
Another airline will soon stop the sale of nuts and nut-containing products on its flights. British low-cost carrier easyJet, which operates flights throughout Europe, has announced that it will no longer sell any products containing nuts when ...
By N/A, April 25, 2019
While McDonald’s may be a favorite fast food of many Americans for its reliable burgers, fries, and nuggets, the brand also has a major international presence (approximately 23,000 of its 37,000 locations are outside the U.S.). With that comes the...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Ana Gasteyer is a force to be reckoned with. From starring in “SNL” from 1996 to 2002, to belting her heart out as Elphaba in the Chicago and Broadway productions of “Wicked,” to making an appearance in the generation-defining film “Mean Girls,” t...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
You asked, and Starbucks listened: The S’mores Frappuccino is returning this summer. Making its debut in 2015, Starbucks’ the sweet drink was inspired by the sweet nostalgia of making gooey s’mores around a crackling campfire—the ultimate taste...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Travel is a wonderful thing, but traveling solo can get lonely — and expensive. Sometimes all you want is a little company as you walk along the Great Wall of China or someone to split costs with when you splurge on a rental car to explore the Fre...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Ever wonder what it was like to live in a bubble? You’re about to find out. Travel website Off The Map Travel is bringing a new perspective to La Reunion Island, located in the Indian Ocean between Mauritius and Madagascar. As part of their “Li...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Breakfast just got sweeter. Finally, in what appears to be the first time in breakfast history, cotton candy and cereal are joining forces. Cotton Candy Cap’n Crunch is set to hit shelves this summer, a representative for Quaker Oats tells PEOP...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Michelle Belleau was supposed to pick up Ron Peterson at the Southwest Airlines baggage carousel at Cleveland Hopkins Airport 12 years ago. They had never met before, but Belleau was supposed to pick up her company’s client and show him around. ...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
The potato isn’t a glamorous food, but it’s hard to imagine a burger without fries or a big family meal without them mashed and covered in gravy. The versatile food can be baked, boiled, mashed, or fried, but even the most creative potato fanatic ...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
United’s famous yellow globe is disappearing from the trail of its aircraft. The airline debuted its new livery at an event at Chicago O’Hare Airport on Wednesday. Before the launch, United CEO Oscar Munoz described the new livery as “an evolut...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
The Four Seasons is well-known for helping guests relax in the lap of luxury at its hotels around the world. And now, it’s expanding its air fleet to do the same in the friendly skies. On Tuesday, the hotel chain announced its plans to add a ne...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
When I was a kid, perhaps no dessert excited me more than the Andes Mints some restaurants would serve alongside the bill. Sure, they were available at the candy store and pharmacy pretty much whenever you wanted them, but — at least, in my family...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Ndakazi and Ndeze, two female gorillas living in Virunga National Park, are showing humans everywhere how to properly pose for a selfie. On Monday, Mathieu Shamavu, a full-time ranger with Virunga National Park located in the Democratic Republi...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
A 70-year-old woman fell 200 feet to her death at Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday. It is the second time this month that someone has fallen to their death at the national park. Shortly after 1 p.m., park rangers received an alert that som...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
On a trip to Mexico City this year, my go-to travel cross-body breathed its last breath. A boring, clasp-front bag with only enough room for my phone, credit card holder, and not much else, I'd been squeezing it into the gaps of my suitcase since ...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
As a kid, you may have been lucky enough to go on a family vacation or two. On those trips, you probably ate like royalty, played all day in the pool, had all the virgin frozen drinks you wanted, and never, ever saw the bill. Sadly, as an adul...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
Just under a year ago, Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, better known as Meghan Markle, had their gorgeous royal wedding at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, taking the world (and headlines) by storm. Now, the big news is the arrival of...
By N/A, April 24, 2019
The human eye can detect close to 10 million different color variations. We distinguish those hues, the American Academy of Optomology explains, when light hits an object and the object either absorbs or reflects it. That reflected light then ...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
Are you one of the many people in this world that requires a strong cup of joe (or three) to make it through the day? Do you have a sweet tooth that rivals most children? If you answered yes to both of these questions, Sugarfina’s newest product m...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
May is Travel + Leisure's annual Europe Issue, and for T+L subscribers, its cover depicts perhaps the most recognizable structures on the continent.  Photographing the Colosseum is no easy task. When your subject is visited (and photographed) b...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
The quest for the perfect weekender bag is already complex enough, and then you add your shoes into the mix. Maybe you’re hoping to get a run in during a weekend at the beach, or heading to a wedding and need space for both your dress shoes and a ...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
This summer, Amtrak wants you to get out and explore America with your friends. It’s even willing to share a massive group discount to entice you. Amtrak announced Wednesday its new Share Fares as a way for customers to bring family and friends...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
New York City is teeming with rooftop pools, but this summer’s most exciting rooftop pool opening is in an unexpected location — and it could just lure New Yorkers away from the skyscrapers in favor of something even more exciting. The much-ant...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
If anybody has seen the world, it’s TV host and lifestyle expert Martha Stewart. And as somebody who has spent a significant chunk of her life behind the camera, it makes sense that she would know what personal camera to pack for you next vacation...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com. There's no one morning routine that works for everyone. Maybe yours involves reading the news or guzzling water or dancing to pop music in your underwear. No judgment. But certain mor...
By N/A, April 23, 2019
The Force is strong with this particular part of Ireland with a whole lot of love for “Star Wars.” Road signs that say “R 2D2” will be installed on a road in Ireland ahead of the first annual May the Fourth festival in Inishowen, which will run...

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