The trip, which is part of a joint study to inspect the North’s aged railway system, follows a series of summit meetings between the two countries’ leaders earlier this year aimed at encouraging the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program. Any spare fuel left over from the trip will have to be hauled back
Plans have been approved for the construction of a new indoor snow centre in Swindon. The new facility is the first expansion project by The Snow Centre in Hemel Hempstead, who will be in charge of the operation. Set to be built within Swindon’s North Star Leisure Complex, the snow slope will span 15,800 square
Smart hotels in China will use robots to carry luggage, install facial recognition for easier check-ins, and use smart keys on phones to turn on air conditioning, predicts Jane Sun, CEO of CTrip, one of China’s largest online travel services company.
Now that December is approaching, it’s time to look ahead at how people will eat next year. From more automation to new flavors and “motherless meat,” here are the top dining trends in 2019, according to the latest report by global food, restaurant and hotel consultancy Baum + Whiteman. More people will eat at home Why
(CNN) — HNL — MAJ — KWA — KSA — PNI – TKK — GUM. That’s Honolulu — Majuro — Kwajalein — Kosrae — Pohnpei — Chuuk — Guam. You’ll definitely want a window seat. Aviation geeks call it “the holy grail of flight routes.” For contractors it’s one of the world’s most picturesque commutes,
What makes a trip to the Cotswolds a perennially popular choice for a countryside escape? It might be the honey-hued villages or patchwork of green meadows. It might be the tranquilty. But there’s one definite lure that will keep you coming back: the impressive foodie scene, with a string of pubs and hotels beckoning any discerning
London is a city of stature, wielding power and attitude. From its Roman core to its Olympic edges, ancient abbeys to iconic skyscrapers, Lonely Planet takes you through the city’s highlights. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/england/london for more information about London.
A view on I-19 in Arizona — Photo courtesy of Ken Lund / flickr There’s something extra serene about a road trip through Arizona, through open deserts, past chunky, towering red rocks and toward humbling mountain silhouettes. One beautiful and exciting road trip through Arizona is from Nogales up north to the Grand Canyon. This route
2018’s best cocktail books.Elva Ramirez This holiday season, there’s more than one way to surprise the cocktail nerd in your family. From a do-it-yourself primer to a deep dive into the physics of drinks to what might be the most wanted cocktail book ever, this year offers many ways to bring the magic of the
(CNN) — Reggae music nowadays seems as ubiquitous to the beaches of Southeast Asia and dorm rooms of Boston as it does to its Jamaican homeland. Now the genre that evolved in the 1960s has been added to the list of global cultural treasures by UNESCO, the United Nation’s cultural and scientific agency. The sound,
(CNN) — There’s no slowing China’s high-speed rail ambitions. Beijing has just green lighted a project to build the country’s first underwater bullet train route. The line will connect Ningbo, a port city south of Shanghai, to Zhoushan, an archipelago off the east coast. The proposed underwater tunnel will be a part of the 77-kilometer
Fans of the Amazon Prime series Vikings will be rewarded for their patience today when the second installment of season five finally airs after almost a year’s hiatus. The series, commissioned by the History Channel, first hit screens back in 2013 and depicts the life of the legendary Ragnar Lothbrok, his family and friends. Scenes
Icelandair Group on Thursday scrapped a plan to acquire its Icelandic rival WOW Air, calling into question the next steps for the struggling budget carrier.
Boarding The Macallan Masters JourneyPhoto by Miles Witt Boyer Macallan is giving whisky flight a whole new meaning. For the rarest of luxurious tasting experiences, the Macallan Masters Journey will bring small groups on board a private plane, where passengers will sample select whiskies from the brand at 40,000 feet. “This is truly for people
(CNN) — Originally designed as a temporary attraction to celebrate the new Millennium, the London Eye has long surpassed its intended five-year shelf life to become the most popular paid-for attraction in the UK. Standing 443 feet tall over the River Thames, each 30-minute rotation grants ever-changing, 360-degree views spanning the length and breadth of
Lonely Planet Magazine’s January issue (UK) is out now! © Lonely Planet Ready to start travel planning for 2019? These free mini-guides from the latest edition of Lonely Planet Magazine (UK) should give you some ideas for budget trips, boozy weekends and cultural escapes. For more inspiration, check out our January issue, which includes a
Travellers from Britain often choose the Mediterranean for their first cruise, not only for its convenience to the UK but also for the region’s vast range of cruise itineraries and experiences. Mediterranean cruises ply the waters of the Iberian peninsula, circumnavigate Italy, island-hop in Greece and sail east to Turkey and south to North Africa. Along
About Lydia Schrandt Lydia, Senior Photo Editor and Readers’ Choice Production Manager for USA TODAY 10Best, has traveled to more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia and North and South America, and has lived in Albuquerque, Galveston, Austin, Thailand, Korea, China, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Spain and now Houston. When she’s not at her computer
As the global workforce is changing, big brands are hustling to keep up with the needs of a millennial workforce. For 150-year-old General Mills, modernization has started with their HR department. The company has spent the last three years transforming their HR experience, focusing on creating consistency for their over 38,000 employees in 30 different