Travel 2020-03-28T18:32:00Z
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What streets look like in 30 cities around the world

What streets look like can vary dramatically from city to city. Here are some of the 30 most beautiful ones from around the world.
Travel 2020-03-28T12:01:00Z
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6 flight attendants reveal what it's like to work during the coronavirus pandemic

Flight attendants are on the front lines, both working in a precarious industry and out in the field, traveling while the rest of us stay home.
News 2020-03-28T10:48:00Z
hubei province after coronavirus china

Hubei, the center of China's coronavirus outbreak, has emerged from a months-long coronavirus lockdown. Photos show the province slowly coming back to life.

Experts, and people who live in Hubei, are still fearful that the loosening of restrictions will help the coronavirus reappear.
Travel 2020-03-27T20:08:29Z

People around the world are playing bingo with neighbors from their balconies

As more places go into lockdown because of the coronavirus, neighborhoods are turning to balcony bingo to stay connected.
Travel 2020-03-27T18:40:00Z

47 stunning nature photos that will transport you to places around the world

Each image was a finalist of Agora's latest photo contest, which encouraged photographers to capture animals and landscapes around the world.
News 2020-03-27T17:53:33Z

'Extraordinary' recovery: 101-year-old Italian man with COVID-19 was released from the hospital

"Mr. P." was born during the Spanish flu pandemic. His recovery from COVID-19 gives Italy "hope for the future," Rimini's deputy mayor said.
Travel 2020-03-27T11:31:00Z

20 stunning photos show why Malibu would be the perfect new home for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reportedly left Canada for LA last week, and it's rumored they might be setting up a new home in beautiful Malibu.
Politics 2020-03-27T05:59:11Z

Belgian hikers emerged from the bush in New Zealand to find they were in coronavirus lockdown with almost no route home and few possessions

What was meant to be a few days hiking in the bush ended up with two Belgian tourists being stranded in New Zealand with nothing but their backpacks.
Travel 2020-03-26T19:15:45Z

A videographer captures never-before-seen angles of abandoned buildings by filming them from above

Jason Allard is a videographer based in Rhode Island, who has a passion for capturing abandoned places like mansions, theme parks, and schools.
Travel 2020-03-26T16:14:28Z

The Abbey Road crossing has been repainted now that crowds of people aren't lining up to re-create the Beatles' iconic album cover

As a result of the novel coronavirus, tourists are no longer crowding the zebra crossing located outside Abbey Road Studios in London.
Travel 2020-03-26T14:09:24Z

24 ways to see the world without leaving the couch

The coronavirus has limited traveling, but museums, hotels, national parks, and landmarks all have virtual experiences you can enjoy.
Lifestyle 2020-03-26T10:18:18Z

A Vietnamese airline is offering to pay passengers $8,500 if they catch the coronavirus after a flight

Budget Vietnamese airline Vietjet launched its "Sky COVID Care insurance" scheme to "bring passengers assurance."
Politics 2020-03-26T06:03:26Z

Before-and-after photos show how deserted California has become since going on lockdown

Here's what California's popular spots, like the Santa Monica Pier and Carlsbad's flower fields, look like during coronavirus lockdown.
Politics 2020-03-26T05:38:59Z

Egypt is disinfecting its pyramid sites to stop the coronavirus from spreading

Masked cleaners are sanitizing entrances and ticket stations at the Egyptian pyramids in the country's latest effort to halt the coronavirus.
Travel 2020-03-25T22:12:00Z

A Switzerland hotel has a luxury coronavirus-themed package that could cost up to $77,500 for a 14-day stay

The "COVID-19 Service" has add-ons including in-room coronavirus testing and 24/7 nurse care. And it's getting more bookings each day.
Travel 2020-03-25T21:12:45Z

Women who love traveling solo share photos of some of the most beautiful locations they've visited

This Women's History Month, a new book shares photographs taken by women who've traveled to scenic locations across the globe on their own.
Travel 2020-03-25T16:02:00Z

What signature sandwiches look like in 23 countries around the world

From Portugal's Francesinha to India's green chutney sandwich, people from cultures across the globe enjoy this portable meal.
News 2020-03-25T10:31:28Z

The 22-year-old spring breaker who boasted 'if I get corona, I get corona' apologized, saying he was acting like he was 'invincible'

"If I get corona, I get corona. At the end of the day, I'm not going to let it stop me from partying," Brady Sluder told reporters in Miami last week.
Travel 2020-03-24T22:18:14Z

Before-and-after photos show how the coronavirus has left the world's biggest tourist attractions looking like ghost towns

People around the world are self-isolating, leaving famous landmarks and popular tourist attractions eerily devoid of humans.
News 2020-03-24T20:35:07Z

Scottish leaders are begging people to stop crowding the country's remote islands to hide from the coronavirus

Lawmakers say some people have fled to the Scottish highlands in caravans or retreated to their vacation homes to self-isolate from coronavirus.
Travel 2020-03-24T17:05:35Z

I toured New York City's most expensive hotel room, where Meghan Markle had her baby shower. Here's what the $75,000-per-night suite looks like.

The Mark Hotel's 12,000-square-foot penthouse suite has attracted some of the most high-profile A-listers.
Travel 2020-03-24T15:37:00Z

A section of the Great Wall of China that closed due to the coronavirus just reopened to visitors, signaling a return to normalcy

The Badaling section of the Wall is one of China's most popular tourist attractions. Tickets are running low — and are even sold out — for some dates.
News 2020-03-24T15:02:05Z
Travel 2020-03-24T12:57:34Z

You can stream Shakespeare plays online from London's Globe Theatre

Fans can rent or buy recorded past performances which include "Twelfth Night" with Stephen Fry and a female-led production of "Hamlet."
Lifestyle 2020-03-24T12:24:56Z

You can livestream the northern lights from a camera in snowy Canada directly to your living room

We can all enjoy "nature's most amazing light show" while staying home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Travel 2020-03-23T22:07:00Z

A man went to a museum dedicated to optical illusions alone and had to get 2 museum employees to follow him around to make them work

When he went in February, the Florida firefighter quickly realized that New York City's Museum of Illusions is a terrible place to visit alone.
Travel 2020-03-23T21:18:00Z

9 ways to experience the magic of Disney theme parks when you can't actually visit

As a result of the coronavirus spread, every Disney theme park is temporarily closed. Still, there are ways to experience the magic at home.
Travel 2020-03-23T16:27:00Z

19 photos that show how Disney theme parks went from being packed destinations to ghost towns during the coronavirus outbreak

As recently as last week, huge crowds gathered at Disney theme parks around the world. Now, the destinations look more like ghost towns.
News 2020-03-21T09:59:01Z

Australia closes Sydney's iconic Bondi Beach after crowds of people flock there in recent days and defy coronavirus rules

Australian health minister Greg Hunt said the crowds were "unacceptable" as he reported the number of infections across Australia had risen sharply.
Travel 2020-03-20T21:37:00Z

A Las Vegas strip club is offering drive-thru shows, nude hand sanitizer wrestling, and 'coronavirus-free' lap dances

A representative for Deja Vu, which owns Little Darlings, told Insider that it's "business as usual" and the club is still offering lap dances.
Travel 2020-03-20T17:45:00Z

The most scenic hike in every state

Hiking is a great way to get out and experience nature. AllTrails helped Insider identify scenic hiking trails in every state.
Lifestyle 2020-03-20T17:05:00Z

I spent a week following the 7 steps to Finnish happiness, and found drinking alone plus an ice-water plunge actually made me more relaxed

From swimming in icy water to drinking at home alone in your pants, living like a Finn for a week left me feeling more relaxed, calm, and happier.
Lifestyle 2020-03-20T17:02:00Z

I 'rented' a Finn for a day of nature, saunas, and food, and it was clear why the lifestyle makes the country's people the happiest in the world

My Finnish happiness guide Heidi taught me the importance of time in nature, healthy work-life balance, and cinnamon buns.
Travel 2020-03-20T16:59:00Z

I stopped 10 people on the streets of Finland, the happiest country in the world, to find out what their secret is

Finnish happiness isn't an outwardly exuberant zest for life, but more of a reserved contentedness and inner peace.
News 2020-03-20T16:23:21Z

A man's 2,995-day streak of going to Disneyland ended when the park closed amid the coronavirus pandemic

Air Force veteran Jeff Reitz said he's still trying to figure out what's next, but he's looking forward to watching some movies on Disney+.
Travel 2020-03-19T22:06:23Z

Jarring photos of people diligently remaining 6 feet apart as they practice social distancing in public

Around the world, people are being asked to self-isolate and socially distance themselves. For the most part, they're listening.
News 2020-03-19T20:38:06Z

A group of friends spent 25 days rafting in the Grand Canyon with no outside contact — and returned to find the world in the midst of a 'disorienting' pandemic

The group of more than a dozen, who initially told their story to the New York Times, set out on their trip on February 19.
Travel 2020-03-19T18:20:00Z

A woman is using household objects to recreate Disney rides after her vacation was canceled due to coronavirus

Speaking to Insider, Jess Siswick said she'll continue to make DIY Disney videos while social distancing, and encourages others to do the same.
Travel 2020-03-19T17:56:00Z

Haunting photos show Las Vegas empty after the shutdown of all nonessential businesses including casinos

Cities everywhere look like ghost towns as residents practice self-isolation, but seeing party hot spot Las Vegas that way is particularly unsettling.
Lifestyle 2020-03-19T17:41:15Z

WestJet threw 4 students a mini-graduation on their flight home after their college closed due to the coronavirus

After four college seniors found out their final semester of school would be shortened and graduation canceled, WestJet flight attendants stepped in.
Travel 2020-03-19T16:06:00Z

50 beautiful beaches around the world

FlightNetwork asked over 600 travel journalists, editors, bloggers, and agencies to name their favorite beaches — here are their top picks.
News 2020-03-18T22:49:00Z

Dozens of major US tourist attractions have closed because of the new coronavirus. Here's a running list.

An increasing number of US tourist attractions have shut down to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Here's an updated list.
Lifestyle 2020-03-18T21:09:59Z

32 national parks you can explore from your couch, from the Grand Canyon to Yellowstone

Nature enthusiasts can bring the outdoors in with these realistic, digital looks at Yosemite, the Redwoods, and other beloved US national parks.
News 2020-03-18T21:06:21Z

National Parks are suspending entrance fees so people can 'enjoy the outdoors' despite the novel coronavirus outbreak

"This small step makes it a little easier for the American public to enjoy the outdoors," Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt said.
News 2020-03-18T18:05:04Z

Venice's canals are clear, and it could be because everyone is isolating themselves to avoid spreading the coronavirus

Italy is currently on lockdown as residents try to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, and Venice has been quiet.
Travel 2020-03-17T20:54:51Z

Eerie photos of some of America's biggest cities that are empty due to the coronavirus

People across the US are self-isolating, leaving the streets of major cities eerily devoid of humans.
Travel 2020-03-17T19:30:00Z

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

The US offers a range of scenic landscapes and iconic attractions. From sea to shining sea, here are America's most beautiful natural wonders.
Travel 2020-03-17T16:49:00Z

21 spectacular pictures of Ireland

Known as "The Emerald Isle," the country lives up to its name. Here are 21 enchanting photos of Ireland's scenic landscapes and iconic landmarks.
Travel 2020-03-17T16:25:00Z

What a St. Patrick's Day celebration really looks like in Ireland

St. Patrick's Day wasn't widely celebrated in Ireland until Irish-American immigrants made it popular in the 1700s.
Food 2020-03-17T16:23:00Z

I tried 3 signature Irish dishes for the first time, and it was one of the most comforting meals I've ever had

I tried Shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, and Irish lamb stew, and it was exactly what I needed during this very rough news week.
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