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    Scientist films encounter with killer whale


    An extraordinarily close encounter between a scientist and a killer whale has been captured on...

    An extraordinarily close encounter between a scientist and a killer whale has been captured on camera.
    The secrets to running the best hotel in the world

    The secrets to running the best hotel in the world


    A look inside Adare Manor, an estate in the Irish countryside that was christened "Hotel of the Year" by the influential Virtuoso...

    A look inside Adare Manor, an estate in the Irish countryside that was christened "Hotel of the Year" by the influential Virtuoso network.
    There's a new national park. Find out where.

    There's a new national park. Find out where.


    Indiana may have been the 19th state to enter the United States, but it took until 2019 for the Hoosier State to get its first national...

    Indiana may have been the 19th state to enter the United States, but it took until 2019 for the Hoosier State to get its first national park.
    Where to fly in an A380 before they go away

    Where to fly in an A380 before they go away


    Airbus has announced it is discontinuing production of the world's largest commercial passenger airplane. But there are still plenty of opportunities to fly in an A380 before they...

    Airbus has announced it is discontinuing production of the world's largest commercial passenger airplane. But there are still plenty of opportunities to fly in an A380 before they go.
    25 of the world's most romantic hotels

    25 of the world's most romantic hotels


    For some, a romantic getaway means five-star luxury and poolside pampering. For others, it's all about glorious solitude and stunning scenery. And then there are the action-and-adventure lovebirds who prefer excitement and high-adrenaline sports over...

    For some, a romantic getaway means five-star luxury and poolside pampering. For others, it's all about glorious solitude and stunning scenery. And then there are the action-and-adventure lovebirds who prefer excitement and high-adrenaline sports over rest and relaxation.
    World's 12 best places for heli-skiing

    World's 12 best places for heli-skiing


    Whop, whop, whop. The thump of the rotors fades as the helicopter lifts away. Silence, just for a moment -- a chance to drink in the pristine peaks. Then the rush of excited chatter as skis or snowboard are clicked on and the group turns to listen to the...

    Whop, whop, whop. The thump of the rotors fades as the helicopter lifts away. Silence, just for a moment -- a chance to drink in the pristine peaks. Then the rush of excited chatter as skis or snowboard are clicked on and the group turns to listen to the guide.
    Choreographing Dubai's giant fountain

    Choreographing Dubai's giant fountain


    At more than 900 feet long, with water firing nearly 500 feet into the sky, The Dubai Fountain has become a focal point in the...

    At more than 900 feet long, with water firing nearly 500 feet into the sky, The Dubai Fountain has become a focal point in the city.
    Our favorite travel photos of 2019 so far

    Our favorite travel photos of 2019 so far


    A sea of lanterns light up the night in Tangshan, China to mark the Chinese Lantern...

    A sea of lanterns light up the night in Tangshan, China to mark the Chinese Lantern Festival.
    For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Forbidden City to open at night

    For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Forbidden City to open at night


    A rare opportunity for those who have long dreamed of watching illuminated lanterns dancing across night skies in the stunning historic setting of Beijing's Forbidden...

    A rare opportunity for those who have long dreamed of watching illuminated lanterns dancing across night skies in the stunning historic setting of Beijing's Forbidden City.
    British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York

    British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York


    Among the usual traffic taking off at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning was an eye-catching blast from the past -- a retro-painted British Airways Boeing...

    Among the usual traffic taking off at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning was an eye-catching blast from the past -- a retro-painted British Airways Boeing 747.
    Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers

    Airlines will add new gender options for non-binary passengers


    US airline passengers who don't identify as "male" or "female" will soon have more gender options to choose when booking...

    US airline passengers who don't identify as "male" or "female" will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets.
    Airbus Beluga XL spreads its wings at long last

    Airbus Beluga XL spreads its wings at long last


    Massive whale-resembling Airbus cargo jet known as the Beluga XL has completed testing in the UK, a key step in bringing one of the most hotly anticipated airplanes closer to active...

    Massive whale-resembling Airbus cargo jet known as the Beluga XL has completed testing in the UK, a key step in bringing one of the most hotly anticipated airplanes closer to active service.
    The top nine reasons to visit Houston in 2019

    The top nine reasons to visit Houston in 2019


    From its integral role in the world's first moon landing 50 years ago this July to a new lineup of appealing options in the arts and culinary scenes, Houston has never been more ripe for...

    From its integral role in the world's first moon landing 50 years ago this July to a new lineup of appealing options in the arts and culinary scenes, Houston has never been more ripe for exploration.
    Wanko soba: Japan's all-you-can-eat noodle challenge

    Wanko soba: Japan's all-you-can-eat noodle challenge


    A chain of restaurants in Iwate prefecture invites diners to compete in the ultimate all-you-can-eat noodle...

    A chain of restaurants in Iwate prefecture invites diners to compete in the ultimate all-you-can-eat noodle competition
    Germ-killing robot slips into hotel bedsheets

    Germ-killing robot slips into hotel bedsheets


    CleanseBot is a portable cleaning robot that can eliminate germs from your hotel bed and other surfaces. Read about how it came about and the technology it uses to purify hotel...

    CleanseBot is a portable cleaning robot that can eliminate germs from your hotel bed and other surfaces. Read about how it came about and the technology it uses to purify hotel rooms.
    Great Blue Hole discoveries revealed

    Great Blue Hole discoveries revealed


    A team of scientists -- including Virgin billionaire Richard Branson -- has returned from a groundbreaking mission to the bottom of Belize's Great Blue Hole with exciting...

    A team of scientists -- including Virgin billionaire Richard Branson -- has returned from a groundbreaking mission to the bottom of Belize's Great Blue Hole with exciting findings.
    What's going on under Dubai's fountain?

    What's going on under Dubai's fountain?


    If you've been to the emirate, you've probably seen the Dubai Fountain. But what's going on underneath all that...

    If you've been to the emirate, you've probably seen the Dubai Fountain. But what's going on underneath all that water?
    The travel hack airlines don't want you to use

    The travel hack airlines don't want you to use


    Hidden city ticketing is a longtime, under-the-radar practice of the most astute, rule-breaking fliers. Learn about hidden city ticketing strategy and consequences for breaking airline...

    Hidden city ticketing is a longtime, under-the-radar practice of the most astute, rule-breaking fliers. Learn about hidden city ticketing strategy and consequences for breaking airline rules.
    Scientist films encounter with killer whale

    Scientist films encounter with killer whale


    An extraordinarily close encounter between a scientist and a killer whale has been captured on...

    An extraordinarily close encounter between a scientist and a killer whale has been captured on camera.
    'Firefall' is back and glowing at Yosemite National Park

    'Firefall' is back and glowing at Yosemite National Park


    The natural phenomenon that makes it appear that lava is flowing over a cliff at Yosemite National Park is back, but only for a few...

    The natural phenomenon that makes it appear that lava is flowing over a cliff at Yosemite National Park is back, but only for a few days.


    Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at...

    Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset.


    View photos of the award-winning Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. The hotel had an 18-month renovation that helped it reach world-class...

    View photos of the award-winning Adare Manor in Limerick, Ireland. The hotel had an 18-month renovation that helped it reach world-class status.
    For the first time in nearly a century, Beijing's Forbidden City opens at night

    For the first time in nearly a century, Beijing's Forbidden City opens at night


    Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, has opened its doors to the public at night for the first time in 94 years -- and with dramatic...

    Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, has opened its doors to the public at night for the first time in 94 years -- and with dramatic results.


    For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, opened its doors to the public after dark -- and with spectacular...

    For the first time in 94 years, Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, opened its doors to the public after dark -- and with spectacular results.
    Tohoku: A Japan destination for all seasons

    Tohoku: A Japan destination for all seasons


    Looking for a Japan getaway that's away from the tourist crowds? Then northern region of Tohoku is for you. These are its top travel experiences, including some of Japan's most scenic...

    Looking for a Japan getaway that's away from the tourist crowds? Then northern region of Tohoku is for you. These are its top travel experiences, including some of Japan's most scenic views.
    There's a new national park. Find out where.

    There's a new national park. Find out where.


    Indiana Dunes National Park is a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the USNational Park...

    Indiana Dunes National Park is a 15,000-acre area in northwestern Indiana, along the shore of Lake Michigan, is the country's newsest and 61st -- national park. It's one of 418 units in the USNational Park Service.


    Visitors were treated to a rare experience as Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, was illuminated after...

    Visitors were treated to a rare experience as Beijing's Palace Museum, commonly known as the Forbidden City, was illuminated after dark.
    British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York

    British Airways 1960s-styled Boeing 747 flies to New York


    Among the usual traffic taking off at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning was an eye-catching blast from the past -- a retro-painted British Airways Boeing...

    Among the usual traffic taking off at London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday morning was an eye-catching blast from the past -- a retro-painted British Airways Boeing 747.