Go under the sea with a new pop-up exhibit in New York City

It might be Instagram bait, but it’s not just Instagram bait.  An immersive deep-sea experience in Soho, Ocean Cube offers environmentalism on an Instagram-worthy backdrop. Image by Ocean Cube NYC Running through August 18, an eye-catching new pop-up called Ocean Cube invites visitors to travel through the watery depths—and it does so in light-filled, photo […]

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Around the world, liquor-free bars are taking off

Another non-alcoholic bar has opened in the United States, adding to an ever-growing list of international establishments catering to a teetotaling crowd. A guest sips a drink at Getaway, Brooklyn’s new nonalcoholic bar. Image courtesy Getaway Located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Getaway debuted in April with a short list of complex drinks—proper cocktails, all of them, […]

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Bruges is introducing new rules for visitors to avoid overtourism

Bruges is the latest European destination to implement measures to reduce visitor numbers as the mayor warns against the Belgian city becoming like “Disneyland.” Bruges, Belgium’s beautifully preserved medieval city, is suffering from overtourism. Image by Shutterstock Gabled streets, meandering canals and gorgeous Gothic architecture, Bruges is one of the most postcard-pretty cities in Europe. […]

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Dominican Republic deaths: what travelers need to know

The sudden deaths of six American tourists vacationing in the Dominican Republic has raised serious safety concerns for travelers. The tourists varied in age, residence and medical conditions, yet all have died under seemingly similar conditions. The deaths have sparked a series of questions that both the Dominican Republic authorities and now the United States […]

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Travel from Moscow to Norway on a train through Arctic Russia

Russia has launched its first train service from St Petersburg through remote Arctic regions to Norway. The trip will take you through Russia’s Arctic region. Image by ©Vladimir Melnikov/Shutterstock The service made its debut journey last week with 91 passengers on board. German tour operator Lernidee Trains & Cruises are the company behind the venture, […]

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