Month: June 2019

If you’re looking for something to do next weekend, head down to Llangollen – where even the rail replacement bus is a draw. Rail replacement bus? That’s the stuff of nightmares  Let me explain. Llangollen heritage railway (llangollen-railway.co.uk) in Denbighshire’s bucolic Dee Valley is hosting a Classic Transport Weekend next weekend (July 6-7), and vintage buses
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This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. View over Ibiza Old Town and Harbour with
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(CNN) — A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped due to drought. The discovery of the ruins in the Mosul Dam reservoir on the banks of the Tigris river inspired a spontaneous archeological dig that will improve understanding of the Mittani Empire, one of
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(CNN) — Looking to make a break for it for the 4th of July holiday weekend or another long summer weekend? The options are endless — you just need to decide if it’s a USA road trip you’re after or a hop-skip-jump over the Atlantic. The warm weather travel season officially kicked off Memorial Day
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Los Angeles, California. AFP/Getty Images To paraphrase the song lyric, California knows how to… make drinks. Across downtown Los Angeles, the city is benefiting from a golden era of masterful cocktail bars, each with its own signature spin on what it means to serve the best possible drinks. Here’s a look at just a few
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This story was written in collaboration with Forbes Finds. Forbes Finds covers products and experiences we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale. Beijing’s Summer Palace. Getty China’s enormous capital city
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(CNN) — Heroic-looking highlands, pretty blonde bays overlooking the royal blue Adriatic Sea, antique Venetian villages and UNESCO walled cities. Montenegro might be small, but this gorgeous nation has a huge array of natural and man-made wonders. Once overlooked in favor of more well-known Mediterranean nations, Montenegro is fast gaining a reputation as a great
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Edinburgh thoroughly deserves its reputation as one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in the world. Of course, you can’t think of Edinburgh without thinking of the International Festival, Fringe and Hogmanay, but it also has its year-round thriving café culture, vibrant and varied nightlife, great shopping and a strong contemporary arts scene. Charming
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You knew that phrase, didn’t ya? “Hudson Yards” has been part of New York City’s vocabulary for a very long time. The name dates back to 1851, in fact, when the Hudson Yards Railroad Depot was built at 32nd Street and Eleventh Avenue, to receive trains coming into New York City from points north (such
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(CNN) — It’s taken some time but Osaka, gateway to Japan’s Kansai region, has moved well out of Tokyo’s long shadow. Today, Japan’s third largest city is one of Asia’s top urban travel destinations and rightfully so — it’s a vibrant city filled with unique culinary, cultural and eye-opening experiences you won’t find anywhere else
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