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Incredible photographs show Emperor penguins' in their natural habitat Welsh photographer Sue Flood spent the past nine years visiting remote Emperor penguin colonies in the Antarctic. Her new book features pictures of the penguins exploring their natural habitat. Pictured is a expedition travel company's ship on the ice, as nine penguins sit in front of it Presenter Michael Palin, pictured with Sue at Orne Harbour in the Antarctic Peninsula is to let more people experience some of the world’s remotest places and to share with them the magical beauty of the landscapes and wildlife to be found there' Emperor: The Perfect Penguin is available from ACC Art Books for £30
Winds carry microplastics ‘everywhere' - even on to remote mountaintops Study finds even supposedly pristine region of the Pyrenees is polluted, but impact on human health remains unknown The level of plastic particle rain correlated with the strength of the winds and analysis of the available data showed the microplastics could be carried 100km in the air He said the particles pose a range of potential dangers, from affecting soils and food production and carrying toxic chemicals and microbes far and wide
Craziest Coachella outfits ever, including a beer can dress and pompom bikini COACHELLA is well underway once again, with celebrities, Instagram influencers and models flocking to the California desert to party the week away. More than half a million people travel to Palm Sp… More than half a million people travel to Palm Springs each year for the epic event - with this years headliners including Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Jaden Smith Festival-goers have been known to use everything from feather to leopard print and glitter to sequins to look their best and compete with the Californian crowd
American Airlines cancels 115 flights EVERY day this summer - is your holiday affected? AMERICAN Airlines has announced it is cancelling approximately 115 flights every day until August as their fleet of Boeing 737 max aircraft are grounded following the Ethiopian Airlines crash on 10 March as the Lion Air crash in October 2018 involving the model. AA customers who are affected will be directly contacted by telephone or email by American’s Reservations team If you weren’t on an EU-regulated flight, you can't claim under EU rules, but there are still avenues you can try which are worth investigating
Opinion | Just say it: Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar are designed to incite hatred Trump has repeatedly incited hate against Muslims. And he has repeatedly been told his words have consequences. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) By Greg Sargent Greg Sargent Opinion writer covering national politics Email Bio Follow Opinion writer April 15 at 10:07 AM On Monday, President Trump is set to travel to Minnesota for an economic roundtable that will take place just outside the congressional district of Democratic Rep I want to take this a step further and argue that it’s this idea that Trump and his allies really object to
Greek isle that bears many gifts on a trip that has something for everyone SIPPING cocktails on board a luxury yacht, somewhere off the east coast of Rhodes, I wonder if life can get any better than this. The sun glitters on the clear blue waters, there’s not a cloud in the sky and a gentle breeze makes the heat bearable We drive to the village of Vati, where we sit down for dinner at Taverna Restaurant Platanos, a small family-run restaurant in a secluded courtyard
Take an exclusive look inside New York’s largest waterpark, opening this week The Kartrite, the largest waterpark in New York, is set to open Friday in the Catskills. Here's what you need to know. The park also has a heated, indoor/outdoor pool three feet deep that extends into the resort's courtyard Bethel Woods, home to the 1969 Woodstock Festival, is 20 minutes away, and the Woodbury Common outlet center is about 45 minutes away Next year, LEGOLAND is set to open in Goshen, Orange County, about a 30-minute drive from the waterpark
Embrace the beautiful, colorful chaos that is Hong Kong From neon signs in the Ladies Market to murals on Hollywood Road to the Big Buddha on Lantau Island, Hong Kong can be a bit overwhelming at first. Lose yourself in the beautiful chaos that is Hong Kong The sweet-smelling breeze atop the hill where a 112-foot Buddha hangs out Hong Kong can be a bit overwhelming at first: the sight of flashing neon signs piled on top of each other, the smell of the intense incense in the temples, the sound of haggling market vendors and the crazy jumble of pedestrian and car traffic (although the brightly colored buses and red taxis make it a bit more jolly) Curious Traveler Fullscreen Even the floors are a work of art at Hong Kong’s PMQ arts center
Trump tells Boeing to fix and 'rebrand' 737 Max jet after fatal crashes The president says the airplane maker should give its best-selling 737 Max a new name. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon departure from the White House in Washington, April 10, 2019 Always seeking to go one unnecessary step further, when often old and simpler is far better Airplanes are not laundry detergent, chewing gym or aspirin
Overhead bin out of reach? What to do if flight attendants don’t help You can't rely on a flight attendant to help you get your bag in an overhead bin so what do you do if you're too short or not strong enough? Some ideas to ease your way. Question: I am 85 years old and short 4 feet 10 inches These small suitcases, often called pilot’s bags or cases, can be stowed where your feet used to go Luggage Forward lets you calculate that cost before committing Many of these options may not be comfortable for you, especially the asking-for-help part
Where to hang with pirates in Las Vegas Pirate Fest, a Renaissance-fair-type event, is coming to a north Las Vegas park in April. International Talk Like a Pirate Day isn’t until September, but Las Vegas isn’t waiting until then Jugglers, puppeteers and storytellers all dressed as looters in period costumes, of course will keep kids entertained A treasure hunt for kids will include making pirate hats and eye patches, swabbing the deck, and even walking the plank
10 reasons why Norway is perfect for first-time cruisers Plenty of fresh-air activities For more energetic travellers, Norway’s great outdoors can be experienced on a high-speed RIB boat, a small cruise boat, guided kayak trip or a countryside hike P&O and Cruise & Maritime both list seven-night trips for less than £700; Marella prices start at £939; Fred Olsen five-nighters voyages are from £749 (all prices per person based on two sharing)
Prince Charles and Camilla's Next Trip Just Gave Us a Major Clue About Meghan Markle's Due Date! Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall announced on Monday that they will visit Germany on May 7 As royal mom-to-be Meghan Markle recently said, We’re nearly there! The Duchess of Sussex told excited fans in January that her due date was in late April or early May Asked if he’d toasted to the happy announcement yet, he replied, Oh yes, absolutely
Travel blogger defends decision to dangle girlfriend off pool edge: 'It was her idea' KELLY and Kody landed themselves in hot water after they posted a 'terrifying' holiday snap. The Instagram couple has since defended the risky photoshoot. Travel bloggers hit back at trolls who criticised their Instagram photoshoot It didn’t take long for their picture to go viral, with many warning the stunt could have ended in disaster When one of you falls and meets your death than we will see if Instagram was worth it idiots
Joshua Tree’s shutdown scars are largely hidden, but its spring glory is not Vandalism and misbehavior afflicted Joshua Tree National Park during the partial government shutdown. Then came the rains. Now the national park is full of flowers, cactus rock climbers and legions of hikers and climbers. This may be a surprise if you’ve heard about what went wrong during the shutdown: vandals driving off road, illegal campfires and human waste in many places (Mark Boster / For the Times) Many hills were dotted with yellow as Pinto Basin Road climbeds toward the northern portion of the park WHERE TO EAT Crossroads Cafe , 61715 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree; (760) 366-5414
TUI to launch river cruises with three new ships - see what's planned onboard TUI River Cruises is launching next year - here's everything you need to know from the ships to booking a holiday TUI is set to launch a host of river cruises in summer 2020, on board three brand new passenger ships The company has unveiled a series of artists' impressions showing off the designs of everything from the decks to the cabins and lounges, which look pretty stylish and elegant Meanwhile, prices will also include tips and service charges, as well as access to TUI’s expert support line available 24 hours a day
Cruise secrets: Ship doctor's REAL views on passenger seasickness - ‘a convenient illness' CRUISE ships are a delight for many passengers, offering the perfect way to see a variety of destinations in a short space of time. Yet sometimes when the journey is rough, a dream holiday turns into a nightmare, with many struck down by illness. But how serious is this? Cruise secrets: A cruise ship doctor has revealed his thoughts on seasickness (Image: Getty) You’ll also see that these people never have hangovers Marco spoke exclusively to about the brand new shore excursion offering, during which he accompanies passengers on land to taste local delicacies and source traditional ingredients
Al Roker Takes His Crusade Against Climate Change to Ground Zero in Alaska: 'This Is Real' "I'm an optimist," says the beloved Today show weatherman of his approach to the crisis Get push notifications with news, features and more It’s costing the U.S. alone billions to clean up in the aftermath of the increase in monster hurricanes and drought-induced wildfires that have wreaked havoc in California I want you to vote for issues that affect our planet.'
Game of Thrones fans uncover details in new season eight credits The credits, which still featured the show's iconic theme, showed the map of Westeros in much greater detail than in previous seasons. Posting time stamps to the video on YouTube, one user said: 'The Red Wedding New: The series had its long-awaited return on Sunday as one billion around the word tuned in for the first episode of the hotly-anticipated final series after an anxious two-year wait Next: The show will air on Sky Atlantic on Sunday at 2am in the UK as it shows on HBO at 9pm in the States
First civilian helicopter-plane hybrid is coming next year Airplanes that hover like helicopters; the military has had these hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft for years. Get ready for the first ever civilian production version, coming next year They hover like helicopters -- but they fly faster and farther -- like airplanes Each engine swivels up or down, depending on whether the aircraft is hovering, landing, taking off or cruising across the sky The Osprey's reputation suffered after deadly crashes in 1992 and 2000 But they're certainly not going to certify a product that isn't safe
What makes the world's 'most dangerous' airport so deadly? The death of three people in a plane crash in Nepal has shone a spotlight once again on the airport used by hikers to reach the foothills of Mount Everest, and often labelled the most dangerous in the world. On Saturday a light aircraft departing Lukla Airport veered off the runway and collided with a stationary helicopter, killing the pilot of the plane and two others standing nearby An investigation into the accident has begun but officials have said the weather was good, and flights resumed later that day
20 beautiful alternatives to Britain's crowded national parks 20 beautiful alternatives to Britain's crowded national parks Where to stay: Château Rhianfa, a Grade II-listed fairytale chateau, looking out over the mountains of Snowdonia But a lovely and lesser-visited stretch is Pentire Point to Widemouth, says Joanna Symons, or Bodmin Moor (pictured), which tends to be overshadowed by Dartmoor
Delta testing reduced seat recline to protect passengers' personal space Delta Air Lines announced plans to test out a decreased seat recline. The airline said 'it’s all about protecting customers’ personal space.' As part of Delta’s continued efforts to make the in-flight experience more enjoyable, Delta is testing a small change to its 62 A320 aircrafts – adjusting the recline throughout to make multitasking easier, Delta representative Savannah Huddleston said in a statement to USA TODAY Even more exciting: enough space to actually walk around Singapore Airlines' fancy seat/bed combinations come with a furry friend to keep you company ROSLAN RAHMAN, AFP/Getty Images Fullscreen Last SlideNext Slide
Rick Steves: Edgy, artsy Glasgow is Scotland's most underrated destination Glasgow offers an energetic dining and nightlife scene, fanciful architecture and top-notch museums – most of which are free. At the heart of the city is George Square, decorated with a who's who of statues depicting great Scots, from top literary figures Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns to James Watt, who perfected the steam engine that helped power Europe into the Industrial Age