NO POINT IN GETTING MY SHIRT ALL IN A KNOT OVER IT

NO POINT IN GETTING MY SHIRT ALL IN A KNOT OVER IT

PAINTED TURTLE CATCHING A FEW RAYS OF WARM SUNLIGHT IN OUR PARK'S POND THIS AFTERNOON Friday morning on our Jeep ride Pheebs and I...

IN THE SHADOW OF MT. EVEREST, A BUSINESS BOOM GOES BUST, SPOILED BY COVID-19

Business owners in Nepal's Solukhumbu region, which draws mountaineers from all over, are buried in debt, with almost no income and...

 
 
 

BIRDSCHILE LAUNCHES REWILD CHILE, SPECIALIZING IN REWILDING AND GIVING BACK EXPERIENCES

After 5 years of work and the Covid pandemic that postponed the announcement in 2020, BirdsChile is ready to launch a new brand that...

VACCINE TOURISM TAKES OFF AS INDIAN VARIANT SPREADS THROUGH ASIA

Earlier this year, it was the wealthy who traveled abroad to receive a Covid vaccine. Now, as Covid cases rise across Asia, vaccine...

 
 
 

SADIQ KHAN, THE FIRST MUSLIM TO HEAD A MAJOR WESTERN CAPITAL, HAS BEEN RE-ELECTED AS MAYOR OF LONDON

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan embraces his wife Saadiya after a speech after being re-elected in the London mayoral election, at the City...

AT 129 - TRAVEL TO THAILAND

Thailand

 
 
 

AT 128 - TRAVEL TO MICRONESIA

Micronesia

2022 Acura MDX A-Spec: The Sportiest-Looking Family-Friendly SUV On The Market Today

2022 ACURA MDX A-SPEC: THE SPORTIEST-LOOKING FAMILY-FRIENDLY SUV ON THE MARKET TODAY

When my boss over at A Girls Guide to Cars told me that there were quite a few people talking trash about the 2022 Acura MDX A-Spec,...

 
 
 
Leopards spotted in east China city after escaping from safari park

LEOPARDS SPOTTED IN EAST CHINA CITY AFTER ESCAPING FROM SAFARI PARK

The residents of an east China city were living in fear this week after discovering that leopards were roaming their neighborhood....

SAD AND DISAPPOINTED TO SEE OUR PARK'S PINE TREE TRAIL BEING DESTROYED

SAD AND DISAPPOINTED TO SEE OUR PARK'S PINE TREE TRAIL BEING DESTROYED

NEIGHBOR MONICA'S BEAUTIFUL MAGNOLIA TREE Cloudy start to the day but skies partially cleared by 9 a.m. so the day was salvageable....

 
 
 
14 Beautiful European Cities We Can't Wait to Travel to Again

14 BEAUTIFUL EUROPEAN CITIES WE CAN'T WAIT TO TRAVEL TO AGAIN

With news of Europe reopening to US tourists soon, we're starting to get excited about all the places in Europe we might be able to...

U.S. Travel Reacts to U.K. Placing U.S. on ‘Amber' List for Travel

U.S. TRAVEL REACTS TO U.K. PLACING U.S. ON ‘AMBER' LIST FOR TRAVEL

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on today's release of the U.K.'s “traffic light...

 
 
 
Despite Jobs Gains, Leisure & Hospitality Sector Hamstrung by Lack of Int'l and Business Travel

DESPITE JOBS GAINS, LEISURE & HOSPITALITY SECTOR HAMSTRUNG BY LACK OF INT'L AND BUSINESS TRAVEL

The Leisure & Hospitality industry gained 331,000 jobs in April-outperforming the overall U.S. jobs increase of 266,000, and offsetting...

ABTA and Airlines UK highlight need for clarity on future approach to Foreign Travel Advice

ABTA AND AIRLINES UK HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR CLARITY ON FUTURE APPROACH TO FOREIGN TRAVEL ADVICE

Leading travel trade bodies, ABTA and Airlines UK, have written to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office on the need for clarity...

 
 
 
June 12 Virtual Destination Zoom: ‘The Golden Road to Samarkand: Sustainable Travel through Central Asia'

JUNE 12 VIRTUAL DESTINATION ZOOM: ‘THE GOLDEN ROAD TO SAMARKAND: SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL THROUGH CENTRAL ASIA'

For many years, Central Asia was accessible only to those willing to subjugate themselves to the Soviet-era tourism authorities. Who...

Tourism Whistler Launches Adventure Deeper Contest

TOURISM WHISTLER LAUNCHES ADVENTURE DEEPER CONTEST

While COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact on travel plans around the world, Tourism Whistler has launched its Adventure...

 
 
 
Three Cheers for Three Four Seasons Bars Named to the Prestigious Asia's Best Bars 2021 List

THREE CHEERS FOR THREE FOUR SEASONS BARS NAMED TO THE PRESTIGIOUS ASIA'S BEST BARS 2021 LIST

Three bars within three Four Seasons hotels have earned top accolades for their innovation and dedication to quality and guest experience...

MOTHER'S DAY 2021: YOUR LAST-MINUTE GUIDE TO 44 IDEAS AND GIFTS

Mother's Day is Sunday. Are you ready? No pressure, but time is running short. We've got 44 ideas on where to go and what to buy, and...

 
 
 

US JOB GROWTH SLOWS SHARPLY IN SIGN OF HIRING STRUGGLES

The recovery of America's job market hit a pause last month as many businesses - from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction...

Chinese mainland reports 13 new COVID-19 cases, all imported

CHINESE MAINLAND REPORTS 13 NEW COVID-19 CASES, ALL IMPORTED

The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 13 new COVID-19 cases, all of which were imported, the National Health Commission said in...

 
 
 



‘You don't talk trash to Canelo': Alvarez forces Saunders to quit on stool...

‘You don't talk trash to Canelo': Alvarez forces Saunders to quit on stool after vicious uppercut in front of 73,000 fans

Mexican pound-for-pound great Saul ‘Canelo' Alvarez added the WBO super middleweight title to his WBA and WBC crowns as he forced British rival Billy Joe Saunders to quit on... Read more ...

McDavid reaches 100 points, Oilers beat Canucks 4-3

McDavid reaches 100 points, Oilers beat Canucks 4-3

EDMONTON, Alberta - Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists to reach 100 points this season, leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday... Read more ...

‘It's a hustle': Elon Musk DESTROYS Dogecoin as he brings crypto memes to...

‘It's a hustle': Elon Musk DESTROYS Dogecoin as he brings crypto memes to his episode of SNL

Instead of going “to the Moon,” the price of cryptocurrency Dogecoin crashed and burned as the ‘Dogefather' Elon Musk hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. It was Musk's... Read more ...

China Says Most Rocket Debris Burned Up During Reentry

China Says Most Rocket Debris Burned Up During Reentry

China's official Xinhua News Agency said the rocket's reentry occurred at 7:24 p.m. local time Saturday above the Maldives in the Indian Ocean. Read more ...

Donald Cerrone won't retire after UFC on ESPN 24 loss: 'I'll never go out...

Donald Cerrone won't retire after UFC on ESPN 24 loss: 'I'll never go out like this'

Donald Cerrone won't retire after seeing his winless skid stretched to six fights at UFC on ESPN 24 . Cerrone , the UFC's all-time wins leader, is in the midst of the worst... Read more ...

Missing Person: You Houa Thao

Missing Person: You Houa Thao

MINNEAPOLIS - The St. Paul police department is asking the community to help locate a missing 73-year-old man, You Houa Thao. Thao is recovering from a stroke and is said to... Read more ...

Celebrities Push For Vaccine Equity At 'Vax Live' Benefit Concert

Celebrities Push For Vaccine Equity At 'Vax Live' Benefit Concert

The charity event has so far raised $302 million and secured over 26 million COVID-19 vaccines. The money will go toward vaccine delivery, testing and PPE in some of the... Read more ...

Ryan Benoit issues statement after frightening UFC on ESPN 24 weigh-in

Ryan Benoit issues statement after frightening UFC on ESPN 24 weigh-in

Ryan Benoit thought he would make weight for UFC on ESPN 24 without issue, but his cut was anything but smooth. Instead, on Friday, Benoit struggled to hold himself upright on... Read more ...

20-year-old man injured in West Side shooting

20-year-old man injured in West Side shooting

CHICAGO - A 20-year-old man is injured after a shooting in Chicago's South Lawndale neighborhood Saturday night, according to police. Police said the man was standing outside... Read more ...

White Sox jump on sagging Royals with 8 runs in 1st, win 9-1

White Sox jump on sagging Royals with 8 runs in 1st, win 9-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Danny Mendick hit a two-run homer during an eight-run first inning for Chicago, and the White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 9-1 on Saturday night. Read more ...