Scotland has a great range of visitor attractions. “Must-sees” include the Glenfinnan Viaduct on the West Highland railway line, made world famous by the Harry Potter films.
Mauritius has begun to offer scuba diving, parasailing, water-skiing, deep sea fishing and catamaran sailing, which have been shown to attract more tourists as well as retaining them for longer.
So your well-earned holiday is finally here. But before you pack your swim gear, magazines and camera, take a moment to think about your health.
In Pittsburgh in the US or Milton Keynes in the UK, then you may occasionally see one of the driverless, or self-driving, cars that are currently being tested around the world.
Excluding English – the three most commonly spoken languages are Mandarin (898 million), Spanish (437 million) and Arabic (295 million).
Urdu tales, composed by freelance authors living in Pakistan, commonly portray both Hindus and Muslims, frequently revealing a straightforward division between good and evil.
Fish is widely known as a healthy food, rich in protein and other nutrients, so how can this be? Well, it comes down to the types of fish available for people to eat.
The Myanmar state political authority continues to deny them any rights, claiming that the Rohingya are “Bengali”, “illegal immigrants” and “outsiders.”
The question remains, whether travelling would strengthen cultural or political ties across Europe.
Our research confirmed earlier observations that chimpanzees use wooden tools to dig out the bee nests and access the honey.
Earlier this month, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and the National Coral Reef Taskforce confirmed that a second wave of mass bleaching is now unfolding on the Reef.
We might wonder whether the hauntings at Landour have any experiential element or are simply practical fictions conceived amid the solitude of the hills.
I used to walk with my daughter and tell her stories about each significant place we passed. In Old Damascus – one of the longest inhabited cities in the world – 5,000 years of history come alive.
Given the economic costs and risks, why do museums, stadiums and other “concrete culture” receive such a privileged place in urban development?
The government is investing more than £300m in building what George Osborne has described as the first “proper” garden city in nearly a century, near Ebbsfleet, Kent.
While urban planning may have fallen short of its goals over recent decades, policy that marginalises urban planning exposes us to long-term social and environmental risks.
These questions are clouded beneath the mist of the Mussoorie hills. And they will remain so, until more details about the death of Garnett-Orme are unearthed.
Some 336 meters into the Bruniquel cave, the cavers came across a chamber containing evidence of stalagmites that had been deliberately broken and arranged into rings of 4 and 7 meters respectively.
Christmas messages were received with death threats and a Christian man was arrested on December 30 for allegedly desecrating the Koran. He currently faces the death penalty.
...recent failures to offer protection to people affected by climate change all over the world, including in the Pacific region show a regrettable lack of international legal safeguards (norms and language) when addressing climate change.
A recent report estimated that 200 metric tonnes (MT) a year of illegal ivory entered China-Hong Kong between 2010 and 2014.
All flamingo species have evolved to live in some of the planet’s most extreme wetlands, like caustic “soda lakes”, hypersaline lagoons or high-altitude salt flats.
China's new Silk Road trade routes now serve to export many of its goods, but are also used to bring meats from Germany, wine from France and wood from Russia back in return.
In the 11th century, people and pilgrims often visited places with religious significance such as Jerusalem, where the location of Christ’s crucifixion is a popular attraction...
According to estimates by tour operators and researchers, over one million tourists visited a township, favela or slum somewhere in the world in 2014.
In celebrating Utopia’s 500th birthday, the Ecotopia 2121 project...is harnessing Thomas More’s spirit to predict the futures of 100 real cities around the world – if they somehow managed to become super eco-friendly.