The end of the European ski season is nigh, with many resorts closing their winter operations after Easter. However for skiers and snowboarders in Serbia there’s no need to pack away their equipment, as the country’s largest resort, Kopaonik, has a new artificial ski slope that will remain open throughout the summer months. Totalling 800m
Police have cleared climate activists from part of the Oxford Circus demonstration as the Extinction Rebellion protests entered their fifth day. London’s busiest shopping street remained blocked despite police efforts to clear a pink boat secured to the floor. Dame Emma Thompson, the Oscar-winning British actor, addressed crowds on Good Friday as the campaign group declared a
http://www.expedia.com/Dubai-Emirate.d1079.Destination-Travel-Guides Come to Dubai, the ancient City of Gold, for your next vacation. Modernity and antiquity collide in this vibrant city. Shop at the same spice market locals have been visiting for generations, then visit the stores in the Gold Souk, a jewelry-centered traditional marketplace. For a more modern shopping experience, go to the Dubai
United Continental Holdings, the parent company of United Airlines, reported first-quarter earnings Tuesday that beat Wall Street profit expectations but fell shy of revenue estimates as the airline grapples with the prolonged grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets.
The sun is setting behind a cornfield. Getty Joyn Bio, a joint agtech venture between synthetic biology company Ginkgo Bioworks and Bayer, plans to open a research facility in California to speed up the development of its engineered microbes. The aim: fix nitrogen in soil for wheat and corn fields, reducing or even eliminating the
Rail travellers once again bore the brunt of Easter travel disruption, with protracted and messy journeys for some and severe overcrowding for others. London Euston station is closed for the whole bank holiday weekend because of work connected with the HS2 high-speed project. As a result, the usual Virgin Trains timetable on the West Coast
(CNN) — After years of painstaking conservation, Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit will be shown this summer at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic moon mission. It will go on display July 16, exactly 50 years after the launch of the Saturn V rocket that carried
Americans are busier than ever – longer hours, less vacation time and later retirement. Time is a valuable asset, so 10Best set out to find the country’s top time-savers, from fast food and fast casual restaurants to meal delivery services and subscription boxes. We asked our readers to vote for their favorites in five categories,
Adventure beckons in the Amazonian rainforest. From zip lining above the forest canopy to jungle trekking, canoeing and fishing for piranhas, exhilarating excursions await during an Amazon River cruise. Here are six to consider. Spend a night in the jungle If spending a night deep in the rainforest is on your bucket list, you can
A new decor of white accented by lipstick red banquettes at Benoit is bright but cheery. Pierre Monetta Over the past decade Benoit has become not only a bonafide New York bistro with a faithful West Side and Theater clientele, but over the past year it has gotten better after a period of coasting.
From London icons such as Parliament Square and Oxford Circus, the Extinction Rebellion climate-change protest has now moved to the entrance to the tunnel the northern runway at Heathrow. Four teenage protesters, holding a banner reading “Are we the last generation,” are surrounded by around 40 police – drafted in from as far away as
(CNN) — Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you’re staying, being a traveling executive can add up. Plus, some cities are pricier than others — whether it’s picking up a sandwich on the go or grabbing a bottle of water. Planning your next conference abroad?
When you sail into ports that have inspired some of the world’s greatest authors, it can feel as if you are entering the pages of their books. From Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and James Joyce to Agatha Christie and J K Rowling, there’s always a thrill in gathering your own stories while exploring their fascinating literary haunts
Climate campaigners taking part in the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests are planning to target Heathrow airport on Friday following days of demonstrations in London that have led to nearly 500 arrests. The Metropolitan Police will deploy a “significant number of officers” to the airport and the force said it would take “firm action against any
(CNN) — In the deepest chasms of the Indian Ocean, a mysterious new creature’s been spotted, potentially for the first time. Diver Victor Vescovo was on a pioneering trip to the bottom of the Java Trench — believed to be the deepest point in the Indian Ocean — as part of the Five Deeps Expedition,
“What’s good for our travelers is, if you’re kicked out of your hotel in the morning, but your flight is at night, you can come to Jewel, check in your bag, enjoy the facilities that you see around you before you go on to your flight,” she said. Hung said the team drew inspiration from