Travel

Coney Island Parachute Jump

In the 1920s and 1930s, the renowned Coney Island Boardwalk, located in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, was home to one of America’s biggest amusement park destinations.

Summer in Paris: Beyond Bastille Day

Celebrated on July 14, French National Day or Bastille Day. Celebrations are held all over France, but thousands line up along the Champs-Elysees in Paris to watch the oldest and largest military parade in Europe

Around the world in 30 seconds

Travel to the romantic port of Cefalù, located on Sicily’s northern coast. Experience the world’s largest tulip festival in Ottawa. Hop aboard the SkyWheel in Myrtle Beach. Visit the The Dancing House in Prague.

Post-New Year’s Travel Deals

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You survived the holidays. Now it’s time for a real vacation, and here’s the good news: The first few weeks after the New Year are a great time to snag some killer travel deals, says travel deals expert

Diamond-Bearing Rock Discovered in Antarctica

Ice on the Ellsworth Range in Antarctica

A nice sparkly ring with a piece of Antarctic ice on it—you have to admit, it would have a certain appeal. Scientists have confirmed for the first time that Antarctica’s crust contains kimberlite, the igneous rock that often harbors diamonds.