2024 US Open: Everything to know about Pinehurst golf course ahead of 2024's third major

Pinehurst No.2 Golf Course will once again host the U.S. Open after ten years. Here is everything to know about the Cradle of American Golf.

Golfers Do Not Appear To Be Happy With The U.S. Open Course

The best golfers in the world could be in for a rude awakening this weekend at the U.S. Open. Traditionally known was one of the most challenging tests in golf, the USGA has taken heat in the past for making the U.S. Open too hard. Coming off of a PGA Championship that saw Xander Schauffele win at ...

Cherish the spirit of Eid Al Adha at One&Only Royal Mirage

Sponsored: Staycations, daycations and more… This Eid Al Adha, One&Only Royal Mirage is inviting all UAE residents to find the perfect holiday escape at this stunning property. This is an oasis of Arabian beauty and authenticity, perfect for families, friends and couples looking for a wholesome getaway from the city this long weekend. There’s a […]

10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

Add these one-of-a-kind destinations to your travel bucket list.

Golf at the Paris 2024 Olympics

Everything you need to know about the Olympic golf evet at Paris 2024.

5000 pilgrims for Kashmir's Kheer Bhawani Mela flagged off

Around 5000 yatris on board 176 buses left for different destinations of Mata Kheer Bhawani Mela viz Tulmulla (Ganderbal), Tikker (Kupwara), Devsar and Manzam (Kulgam) and Logripora (Anantnag).

Viewers stunned to discover man interviewed on TV after being evacuated in Dublin hotel fire is Hollywood legend

Guests of the Shelbourne Hotel were forced to evacuate on Wednesday morning. A local news outlet interviewed some of them about the incident - and one turned out to be a massive actor.

Passengers took off their clothes and appeared to pass out when their flight was delayed in a 95-degree heat wave

The Qatar Airways Boeing 777 was delayed in Athens, where passengers said the air conditioning wasn't working as they were on board for three hours.

First Group of Qatari Pilgrims Arrives in Saudi for Hajj

The first batch of Qatari pilgrims has landed in Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj rituals. They are part of 19 organized campaigns, receiving full support from administrative and technical teams to ensure a smooth pilgrimage experience in Makkah and other holy sites.Read More: Everything you need to

How Taylor Swift's concerts are driving economic growth in host cities

New research has shown how Taylor Swift's Eras Tour has had a significant impact on the economy in the cities she has visited - even when the singer was not in town

Natural features in urban landscapes can help improve the well-being of city dwellers

Natural features in urban landscapes can help improve the well-being of city dwellers From green space to squares, communal gardens and parks, any kind of natural features integrated into the urban landscape are beneficial to the mental health of residents, according to several scientific studies published in recent months. "These insights offer valuable guidance for urban planners and architects, suggesting that integrating more natural...

A travel host who flies 100,000 miles a year says airport lounges are overrated

Travel expert Samantha Brown has access to airport lounges around the world. She rarely uses them because terminals are more fun and less stressful.

These are the best airlines right now, according to The Points Guy

Ultra-low-cost carrier Allegiant had the best reliability, thanks to its low rate of cancellations, mishandled baggage, and zero involuntary bumps.

Mother says $15,000 family cruise was canceled after she posted booking details on Facebook

Tiffany Banks and her family spent a year planning their trip on the Carnival Celebration ship, which Carnival Cruise Line operates.

This Is the No. 1 Hotel Reward Program, According to WalletHub

Hyatt's World of Hyatt has the best overall value, but only one company offers loyalty points never expire.

The High-end Hotel Amenity That's Worth Shelling Out for This Year

With sold-out hotels everywhere these days, the benefits of butler service are turning into a splurge-worthy necessity.

DeSantis tourism board approves $17 billion development deal with Disney that could pave the way for a 5th theme park

The development deal is a détente between Disney and Florida's Ron DeSantis, who have battled for control of the district where Disney is located.

The anti-Semitism row rocking Hollywood

The opening of the Hollywood’s Academy Museum on 30 September 2021 was supposed to be the end of decades of planning rows and a way for the Oscars organiser to own one of Los Angeles’s top landmarks. Tinseltown’s great and good – including Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga and Tom Hanks – descended on the $484 million (£377 million) exhibition venue to celebrat...

U.S. Open 2024: The strangely fascinating history of Putter Boy, Pinehurst's famous statue

PINEHURST, N.C. — If you ever catch yourself enthralled with the statue known as Putter Boy, which stands outside the clubhouse at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, and whose image bedecks the marketing material for this week's U.S. Open, you can thank Frank Presbrey. James Walker Tufts may have bought up the "ravaged timberland" that became the res...

Holidaymakers swelter in 52C heat on plane after air con failure

Terrified holidaymakers were left fearing for their safety onboard a plane, after they were trapped in a cabin that reached a sweltering 52C.

Saudi Arabia issues one million Hajj visas

Saudi Gazette ReportMAKKAH —Saudi Deputy Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Abdel Fattah Mashat said that the number of Hajj visas issued since May 9 this year accounted for one million. “The issuance of Hajj visa is the final process as it is to be preceded by many other things such as getting ready of facilities and services for the pilgrims. Scheduling the grouping and movement of pilgrims between Hajj cities and regions is based on accumulated...

Oldest book in Christianity sold for $3.9 million: Christie’s

The earliest monks in Upper Egypt in the earliest Christian monastery were using this book, according to an expert.

Magic near you: Where to catch the northern lights in Canada

Whether you’re of the belief that the aurora borealis is the sky lifting up her skirt, or that the show is caused by solar particles colliding with Earth’s magnetic field, everyone has the northern lights on their "Things to See Before I Die" list. There are viewing spots in every province and territory of Canada, so click through this gallery to find the best one for you.

Qatar Museums brings selected artefacts from Museum of Islamic Art to Place Vendôme Mall

Tribune News NetworkDOHAQatar Museums (QM) unveiled displays at Place Vendôme in Lusail as part of Art for Stories – a new initiative to engage the public with QM’s diverse collection and the stories that exist within it.On view from the Museum of Islamic Art’s (MIA) collection are some of its most prized artefacts, including a gem-set enamelled gold falcon, steel war mask and astrolabe. On each display plinth is a prompt, asking visitors to...

Things you should never do in Russia

Russia is definitely a force to be reckoned with. A powerful empire, Russia has always been a major player in the world. Russia is the largest country in the world. The Russian territory is actually larger than the surface area of Pluto, since the country is about 17 million sq km (6.5 million sq miles), while the dwarf planet is only 16.6 million sq km (6.4 million sq miles). Russia is also geographically in two worlds. Its territory is spread across both the European and Asian continents. Around 75% of the Russian Federation's territory is located east of the Ural Mountains in Asia. However, only 22% of the country's population lives in these Asian regions. Additionally, the country is home to stunning natural beauty. About 20% of the world's forest areas are actually located in Russia, as well as the world's deepest lake, Lake Baikal. The country also has some unique rules and laws, and it’s incredibly rich in superstitions and folklore. Russians inherited many pagan superstitions that still resonate to this day. Russia is a singular country in many aspects. From teachers being paid in vodka, to bears addicted to fuel, the country is home to many peculiarities. Click through the gallery and be surprised by the things you shouldn't do while in Russia.

US tourist, 59, vanishes from Greek Island solo hike - days after TV doc Michael Mosley died following similar hike

US tourist, 59, vanishes from Greek Island solo hike - days after TV doc Michael Mosley died following similar hike - A rescue operation was launched on Tuesday afternoon and resumed on Wednesday morning for Eric Calibet

The best cards for trip cancellation and interruption insurance — and what it actually covers

Select credit cards may reimburse your prepaid, nonrefundable expenses if you have to cancel or interrupt a trip for certain covered unavoidable reasons.

Greece shuts schools and Acropolis as heatwave hits

ATHENS,12th June, 2024 (WAM) -- Greece shut the ancient Acropolis tourist site, suspended schools and stationed medics across Athens on Wednesday as it faced the first heatwave of the summer, Reuters reported.Temperatures were expected to hit 43 degrees Celsius (109 degrees Fahrenheit) on Wednesday and Thursday in parts of the Mediterranean country, driven by southerly winds bringing hot air and dust from North Africa.The Acropolis hill, home to...

33 of the world's most gigantic statues

These are some of the biggest, tallest and most awe-inspiring statues and sculptures on Earth.

The most beautiful and iconic libraries in the United States

Some of the world’s most important collections of books, manuscripts, and other sources of information are housed in libraries found across the United States. Many of these libraries are in themselves buildings of great historical significance. Designed by esteemed architects, they stand as important cultural landmarks. But how many do you know? Browse this gallery and read through our list of favorite public, private, and academic libraries.

U.S. Open: Beware of the treacherous turtleback greens at Pinehurst No. 2

At Pinehurst No. 2, they say it's not how many greens you hit during a round. It's how many you visit. Due to Pinehurst's unforgiving turtleback greens, simply hitting the green doesn't ensure your ball is going to stay there.

Deal alert: Fly nonstop to Berlin from Miami and New York City from $259 round-trip

Nonstop flights to Berlin are on sale for less than $300 from Miami and New York with airlines such as Norse Atlantic Airways and Scandinavian Airlines.

Wetherspoons issues new rules on England flags in its pubs for Euro 2024

EXCLUSIVE: Wetherspoons previously caused controversy with its England flag rules in pubs but has updated its guidance for Euro 2024

'I've visited everywhere from Iraq to US – here's five travel hacks you need to know'

Simon Wilson, who has amassed over one million followers documenting his journeys around the world, has some top advice for anyone wanting to jet off on a trip

World's oldest Hajj pilgrim, aged 130, arrives in Saudi Arabia(Video)

ALBAWABA In a remarkable and inspiring journey, 130-year-old Surhuda Stiti from Algeria has captured global attention as she embarks on her first-ever Hajj pilgrimage. Born in 1894, Surhuda has become the oldest Hajj pilgrim ever, making her story a beacon of faith, resilience, and devotion.Surhuda Stiti's journey to Mecca is not just a testament to her enduring spirit but also a historic moment for the Hajj pilgrimage. Her passport, which...

Brooklyn Museum Reveals Fall Exhibition With a Focus on Gold

To commemorate its 200th anniversary, the Brooklyn Museum will unveil "Solid Gold" to explore the more than 6,000-year history of gold.

I'm a Costco forklift driver. My job is essential to the warehouse's success.

A Costco forklift driver in Chicago reveals what the job is like, and why he's not surprised Costco chose one to be CEO.

How to complete Boc’s questline in Elden Ring

Help the lonely demi-human find purpose in life

Party pads: The best UAE hotels with villas that are perfect for a party

Gather the gang… Have you ever wanted to throw a party for your mates in one of the most stunning settings you can find? Thankfully across the UAE, we have access to incredible hotels that offer us the chance to rent out a villa and throw a party. We present, 8 UAE hotels where you […]

The wonderful women of jazz

Since its birth in the Southern United States near the end of the 19th century, jazz has grown and flourished into one of the most dynamic and expressive forms of music ever to grace our ears. From its height in popularity in the swanky bars and clubs of New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, jazz quickly took the world by storm and has been inspiring millions across the globe ever since. The likes of John Coltrane and Miles Davis are constantly celebrated, but it's about time we give more of the spotlight to the incredible women who have contributed to the evolution of one of music's most fascinating genres. Read on to learn about the virtuosic women of jazz.

Doda: Fresh Encounter Begins In Gandoh As Fourth Terror Incident Rocks J-K This Week

Doda Encounter: A fresh encounter between terrorists and security forces has started in Doda district of Jammu & Kashmir, the police informed on Wednesday evening. The gunfight was underway in Gandoh area of the district. This is the fourth terror-related incident in J-K in over 72 hours. The fresh gunfight comes hours after five Army personnel and a special police officer (SPO) were injured Tuesday night when terrorists opened fire at a joint...

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13 Nostalgic Photos of Vintage Amusement Parks

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50 tracks that were 'banned' from American radio after 9/11

On September 11, 2001, the world saw the deadliest terrorist attacks on American soil in US history. Following the events, Clear Channel Communications, the largest owner of radio stations in the United States, circulated an internal note containing a list of songs that directors felt were "lyrically questionable" or insensitive to play in the aftermath. The list, however, wasn't a demand not to play the songs, but rather a suggestion. This gallery features 50 of the 165 suggestions that were on the list. Did your favorite songs make the cut? Click to find out.

Look up: the world's most spectacular ceilings

From Roman domes and Renaissance frescoes to medieval tilework and modern art installations, there are some awesome ceilings out there if you put your eyes up.

Queen Camilla heads to The Garden Museum on London's Southbank

The Queen looked elegant in a navy blue and cream ensemble as she headed to London's Southbank this morning to visit a new exhibition at The Garden Museum.

I took my kids to London. Restaurants there were happy to accommodate all their food allergies.

My kids were able to have meals at restaurants in London because of food allergy laws. I wish the US was as thoughtful, especially with kids.

Disney Lorcana’s new set includes Wreck-it Ralph and a ‘You’re Welcome’ action card

Plus Donald Duck, Vanellope von Schweetz, and Kristoff from Frozen

We're much happier living in Spain than in the U.S. — here's how much it costs

Jessica and Eric Smith relocated from Kansas to Logroño, Spain in 2021 with about $45,000 in savings. Despite achieving many elements typical of the American dream, the couple says they still felt unfulfilled. Jessica was seven months pregnant when they made the move abroad, and two months later their son, Quinton, was born. Jessica and Eric have since found a way to live in Spain long-term by becoming self-employed content creators.

Top Southwest shareholder signals support for Elliott Management's activist campaign

Elliott is seeking to oust the airline's CEO, Bob Jordan, and executive chairman, Gary Kelly, which Artisan also signaled support for.