This Country Has the Cleanest Swimming Waters in the EU

The Mediterranean has long been known for its remarkably clear waters – and there’s one country where you can be sure the swimming waters are just as clean as they appear. In a recent report issued by the European Environment Agency (EEA) that examined the water quality at 22,276 bathing sites across the 27 European Union nations plus Albania, Switzerland, and […]

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Biden nominates 'Miracle on the Hudson' pilot Sully Sullenberger to aviation ambassador post

President Biden nominated Capt. Sully Sullenberger to an aviation ambassador position Tuesday. Sullenberger famously landed US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River in 2009 after bird strikes caused both engines to fail. All 155 people aboard survived the crash. See more stories on Insider’s business page. The Biden administration on Tuesday nominated retired Capt. Sully Sullenberger to an aviation […]

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Flexible train tickets: How YOU could save up to £330 when you return to the office

Martin Lewis gives advice on saving money on train tickets When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. One positive outcome […]

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Margaritaville and Karisma launch St. Somewhere resort brand

Margaritaville and Karisma Hotels & Resorts have teamed up to unveil St. Somewhere, a new boutique resort concept. The first St. Somewhere property is on track to debut this fall in Isla Holbox, a small island located north of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. According to Shamim Lodin, Margaritaville’s executive director of hotel development, St. Somewhere will combine Margaritaville’s “signature laid-back luxury […]

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A Birding Adventure in Arizona’s ‘Sky Islands’

The elegant trogon, befitting its name, is clever. One can perch in a tree 10 feet overhead and draw little attention, though it’s come dressed for it, with a striking yellow beak, blush red breast topped with a white collar and metallic green back tapering, like tuxedo tails, to finely barred tail feathers. As a birding fan, I’d made its […]

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Yellowstone National Park Testing Out Driverless Shuttles This Summer – See Them in Action

Autonomous, electric vehicles are driving around Yellowstone National Park in a new test program that could become a permanent mode of transportation. Last week, the park debuted its new “TEDDY” program – or The Electronic Driverless Demonstration in Yellowstone. https://www.instagram.com/p/CP5z-ICLV5z/ View this post on Instagram “As visitation continues increasing in Yellowstone, we are looking at a range of visitor management […]

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Locals in Japan Capture the Country's Most Beautiful Attractions Without the Crowds – See the Photos

A centuries-old Kyoto temple, with rainbow flags fluttering above a wooden walkway. Forested mountains daubed with pink bursts of sakura cherry blossoms. And a solitary shrine gate on the rocky shores of a volcanic island. Each of these scenes instantly evokes the essence of Japan, a destination long loved for its unique culture, rich heritage, and seasonal sensitivity. But there […]

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Feeling right at home at the Rosewood San Miguel de Allende

It’s become a common practice among hotels in Mexico to welcome you “home” when you check in. I like the sentiment. I like the message. But it’s not often that I actually feel like I’m home when I check into a hotel. Home, to me, implies extreme comfort. It’s never feeling like you’ve stepped into someone else’s space. It’s slipping […]

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US tourist baffled by Aussie ‘Macca’s’

When you’ve travelled the world, visited almost every country and dined on Big Macs and fries at around 75 of them — you know a good McDonald’s restaurant from a bad one. Travel blogger Drew ‘Binsky’ Goldberg has eaten McDonald’s meals in most places that house the golden arches around the world, but says there is a clear country where […]

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