The Sir Francis Drake, closed for two years, will open next month as Beacon Grand; the new owners are stepping away from Drake's history.
Canada is preparing for port calls and departures by cruise ships again, but will impose vaccinationa and testing requirements.
Gumbo was visiting the fascinating Archaeologic Museum adjoining the UNESCO World Heritage site in Agrigento, Sicily.
DrFumblefinger was driving for a weekend hike to the northern part of Banff National Park, when he spotted this black bear wandering beside the road.
A well-equipped new lounge at Dubai is off-limits to the high-flying elites... unless they are under age 15.
University researchers are pushing a plan that would help lower city temperatures by painting roofs white to reflect heat away from buildings.
DrFumblefinger enjoyed the sense of motion conveyed by this hula dance statue he spotted at the Kona airport on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Jonathan L visits the main branch of New York's Public Library
Americans continue to short themselves on vacation time, but are promising to do better this year.
Qatar's Qmiles will become Avios, and Avios gets some new features...and some cautions.
The Seattle Art Museum isn't one of the largest, but PHeymont found its exhibits and exhibitions fascinating and informative.
Wandering in Paris, PHeymont made the acquaintance of the Citroen Ami, a car that's not quite a car and is designed for sharing.
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In the Netherlands, beavers have returned after 200 years and are beavering away at the country's dikes and dams.