Hawaii wants to ban the sale of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate chemicals after studies show that the two compounds are found to have damaging effects on the coral reefs. Hawaiian state senator, Will Espero, heads the proposed bill and claims that the ban is essential to preserve Hawaii's tourism industry.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Southwest's Medical Transportation Grant Program, the Southwest Airline is offering 10,000 free flights for patients and their families who are in need of medical attention. What seems to be their biggest gift ever, Southwest is partnering with 75 hospitals and organizations to hand out tickets for traveling patients.
Indian chef, Gaggan Anand has garnered the title of Asia's best restaurant for his establishment Gaggan in Bangkok for three consecutive years and has prepared a menu like no other for his customers. His entire list is made up of emoji illustrations only and chances are, no one suspect what the dish is and how it's going to be prepared.
If you're the type of person who seeks the thrill of the sand and rock formations, then a hike or camp in the desert would be pertinent to you. If you have a penchant for the sandy warmth and heat of this environment, then here are the five desert trips you should be making.
Singapore is famous for its cityscapes and modern life. However, the country is not without its natural parks and reserves as well. It serves as a welcoming respite from the busy state of the city. Singapore has four nature reserves, 59 parks, 271 neighborhood parks and 63 park connectors, according to Fun in Singapore.
Airbnb revealed today that it bought the social payment startup Tilt as what reports says to be an acquihire to expand Airbnb's travel services for customers further. The company targets to keep Tilt's app functional and retain most of the employees in the acquisition.
It seems like humanity's oldest alcoholic drink is being brewed underneath the Parisian streets, more specifically in the Paris Catacombs. Audric de Campeau has chosen the 2,000-year-old path consisting of caves, quarries, and tunnels stretching over 300km in Paris to brew mead, also known as honey wine.
Planning to go camping out with friends or family this weekend? If you're looking for ways to relax in the great outdoors, the first thing you need to think of is where to go. So, head out to these camping sites in the U.S. and sleep among the starry night sky. Escaping from the hustle and bustle of everyday life was never this good.
It seems like making animated shows for children is just the tip of an iceberg for Disney's operations. But, last week, the company revealed its science research department and had developed a prototype living room that can power about ten gadgets, including the charging of a phone wirelessly.
Last year, the East Village in London had organized the Chocolate Festival, and now they will be hosting London's Free Cheese and Wine Festival on the first weekend of April, displaying the finest artisan cheese and wine from over 25 retailers. Lovers of the two treats will gather in one place as the festival opens the celebration to everyone free of charge.
A trip to Bavaria, Germany wouldn't be complete without visiting a nearby Bavarian Church that has saintly jewel-encrusted skeletons on display. The Furstenfeld Abbey has dressed two Catholic saints in gold and jewels as they lie encased in a lavish glass case.
The Australian Citizen Science Project contested to have a minor planet named 'Bernard' to honor the founding chairman, Dr. Bernard Bowen of the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). theSkyNet won the competition during the NameExoWorlds organized by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) to name the said planet as Bernardbowen or Bernard for short.
The Philippines is considered by many as one of the world's best diving spots especially when one gets to experience swimming in its clear waters and among the coral reefs. One can find plenty of diving spots in the country with the abundant dive resorts.
Being in an airplane 35,000 ft above the ground can alter travelers' taste buds. Therefore, a well-made brew is needed to challenge the issue. Now, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong Beer Company, and McCann Worldgroup have teamed up to create the world's first in-flight beer.
A day in Prague makes you wonder if you have stepped back in time as your eyes have been filled with thousands of domes, steeples, and towers. In fact, the city even earned the moniker as the "city of a thousand spires."