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The FAA has banned all US airlines from flying over Iraq until further notice

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned all US airlines from flying over Iraq until further notice. The FAA said the ban was introduced due...

Delta is ready to re-route flights from the US to Asia if Russia imposes a ban on access to its airspace

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Delta Air Lines has announced it is ready to re-route flights from the US to Asia if Russia imposes a ban on access to...

At least 27,000 Russian tourists are stranded abroad after tour operator Labirint suspended its activity

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At least 27,000 Russian tourists are stranded abroad after tour operator Labirint suspended its activity. A company statement blamed the move on the deterioration in...

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Image by Jim Linwood, used under Creative Commons license. New York City has its fair share of big-name attractions, from the Statue of Liberty...

The iconic London's buses are to become cashless from this summer

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The iconic London's buses are to become cashless from this summer, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL predicts that, because of the Oyster card,...

The Heroes’ Cross is placed at 2,291 m altitude in the Bucegi Mountains of the Southern Carpathians

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The Heroes’ Cross on Caraiman Peak, Romania, has received official recognition from the Guinness World of Records as the largest cross on a mountain...

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So you're moving out of the state? You'll have a lot more to consider than when moving across town. You'll have to think about...

The Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty and other tourist sites are reopening after state officials reached deals with the federal government

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The Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty and other tourist sites are reopening after state officials reached deals with the federal government. Arizona and New York...

TUI has cancelled all holidays bought by German customers to Egypt until mid-September

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TUI, Europe's largest tour operator, has cancelled all holidays bought by German customers to Egypt until mid-September. The move comes in the wake of Egypt's...

France had more foreign visitors than any other country in 2012

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According to UN figures, France had more foreign visitors than any other country in 2012, while the most visited capital city is now, according...

A global travel alert has been issued by the US state department because of fears of an unspecified al-Qaeda attack

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A global travel alert has been issued by the US state department because of fears of an unspecified al-Qaeda attack. The department said the potential...

China's “Dead Sea” is located in Daying county, Sichuan province, and is a riot of color as the masses grab their rubber rings and descend upon it

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A giant saltwater swimming pool, known as China's “Dead Sea” is located in Daying county, Sichuan province, and is a riot of color as...

The 27-storey Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, looms over the skyline of Huzhou, near Shanghai

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China is showing off its new wealth with an increasing number of landmark buildings. The 27-storey Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, looms over the skyline...

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Did you know that lots of people have found love thanks to BlackBerry BBM? As a matter of fact, there is an entire Facebook...

Duck Dynasty fans from around the world are invited to join the show stars on the Duck Commander Cruise next summer

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Duck Dynasty fans from around the world are invited to join the show stars on the Duck Commander Cruise next summer. “Without further delay…We’re excited...

World’s largest building, the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, Sichuan province, is capable of fitting 20 Sydney Opera Houses or three Pentagons inside

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World’s largest building - the New Century Global Center in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China - is capable of fitting 20 Sydney Opera Houses or...

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The capital of Tennessee and the country music capital of the world, Nashville, is a historic southern city with a hotbed of activities and...

Taking place over the Hudson River, the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular show begins brings out about 2 million spectators every year

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The Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular will light up the New York City's sky for the Independence Day celebration once again this year. Broadcast live on 1010 WINS, the...

The William Preston Lane Jr. Memorial Bridge spans nearly five miles of the Chesapeake Bay to connect Maryland's eastern and western shores

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Alex Robinson, an entrepreneur from Maryland, is charging $25 to drive motorists in their own cars across one of the world's scariest bridges because...

SkyScreamer, the world’s tallest tower swing ride, was officially opened at the Six Flags Over Texas amusement park in Arlington

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SkyScreamer, the world’s tallest tower swing ride, which sends those foolhardy enough to get on-board a whopping 400 feet up in the air, was...

Airbus is offering airlines the option of installing extra-wide seats for overweight passengers on its A320 jets

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Airbus is offering airlines the option of installing extra-wide seats for overweight passengers on its A320 jets to cope with what it describes as...

Het Arresthuis was one of the Netherlands' most feared prisons for almost 150 years, but following its closure and something of a makeover, it has been transformed into a luxury hotel

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Het Arresthuis was one of the Netherlands' most feared prisons for almost 150 years, but following its closure and something of a makeover, it...

Hôtel de Glace in Quebec, Canada, is a palatial building constructed entirely out of ice (Photo Xavier Dachez)

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Hôtel de Glace in Quebec, Canada, is a palatial building constructed entirely out of ice. Hôtel de Glace is built each year with a new...

Sleepbox Hotel, located in the centre of Moscow, Russia, is the first capsule hotel to open in the city

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Sleepbox Hotel, located in the centre of Moscow, Russia, is the first capsule hotel to open in the city. The hotel features fifty cramped, windowless...

With its frosty furniture and glittering white walls, Hotel of Ice Balea Lac in Romania certainly attracts visitors keen to experience the unusual surroundings

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With its frosty furniture and glittering white walls, Hotel of Ice Balea Lac in Romania certainly attracts visitors keen to experience the unusual surroundings. Even the...