Known as the first city in the world to be awarded the UNESCO World Heritage Status in the urban cultural landscape category, Rio de Janeiro officially enters UN's list of world heritage sites after four years.
A new daring design has been developed for one of China's most iconic tourist attractions has raised some awe, but at the same time some eyebrows during its announcement. Designed by a French architect Martin Duplantier, a seemingly disappearing bridge will be situated in China's Wulingyuan region, one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.
Mysterious bodies were found buried in a four-century-old cemetery in Poland, and Polish archaeologists believe the remains underwent a "vampire burial" ritual. Could this be ancient Poland's way of preventing the undead from rising from the grave?
A team of international researchers discovered the remains of an ancient city in an area that was previously thought to be the remnant of a small village.
It was in 2012 when a private company called Mars One announced that they plan to send the first set of humans to set foot on the planet Mars. With the originally aimed schedule of 2024 nearing, it is about time that the first astronauts to reach Mars start to prepare. What is most interesting about this trip is that it may be a one-way ticket, as Mars One not only plans to set foot on Mars, but also plans to be the first to "establish a colony" on the red planet.
Santa Claus has been a fictional character meant to represent the spirit of gift giving during Christmas. However, a sleigh dragged by flying reindeer seems to be an age-old concept of travel, and people are thinking about what Santa could look like if he lived in the modern world.
A private space flight company by the name Moon Express has announced that having a vacation in the moon will soon become a reality, but one must first have $10,000 to spare.
The Moon Express is a company that aims to bring people from the Earth to the Moon in, literally, an out-of-this-world holiday destination. As early as now, they are offering tickets to the moon for more than $150,000,000, and the trip is scheduled by 2026. A lot of people are skeptical about the idea. Is there a possibility to this venture?
Hidden tunnels were found between North Korea and South Korea's borders that will allow thousands of troops to travel in between the DMZ in less than an hour, a discovery which may be frightening for many. A lot of South Koreans are worried there might be more of these tunnels found along the DMZ.
China's tourism industry is reportedly progressing aggressively, and it is motivated to go big. Found hundreds of kilometers away from the sea is a life-size replica of the RMS Titanic. This modern marvel is being built in one of the provinces of China and is aimed to attract thousands of tourists not only locally, but globally as well.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon was airlifted from the South Pole after his sickness worsened upon arriving in Antarctica.
Satellite imaging confirmed that the Millenium Tower in San Francisco is not only tilting but also sinking at a rapid rate every year.
More than half of corals in northern Great Barrier Reef dead due to the 2016 bleaching event.
Moana, not like other princesses, has shown the world that royalty does not always live in castles and wear ball gowns. Sometimes they live in huts near the ocean but can still be as regal as can be. The movie is set in an entirely different landscape, and Moana lives in a community of a culture audiences may be seeing for the first time.
Locals living in Ohinemutu Village were shocked and rattled when a geyser erupted, spurting high-temperature water meters into the air. The Lake Rotorua has not been seen to erupt in the past years as it had on early Monday morning.