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The British Museum shows the Tudor jewel found in 2021, photos

The British Museum launches its annual reports Portable Antiquities Scheme & Treasure. On display are some of the 45,000 treasures found in 2021, including a jewel that belonged to the Tudors.


Discovering Italy: the tortellini from Emilia

Italy is known worldwide for its history, art, culture and....its food. Among the many foods enjoyed around the world, nothing beats the famous tortellini from Emilia. Fresh pasta, filled with meat and cheese. In broth or with sauces or gravies, this traditional dish truly appeals to everyone, both in Italy but also abroad, where you can find them almost anywhere. Invented between Bologna and Modena, their popularity now has no limits, so much so that they have even been revisited according to traditional recipes from each individual country. However, for Italians tradition is important, and purists would turn their noses up at some atrocities. In this article we present to you, in the most traditional way possible, the beauty of the true Emilian tortellino.


This Cajun Seafood-by-the-Bucket Restaurant Just Opened a Massive Branch in the South

One branch isn't enough for Pasay City.


A foodie's guide to Chennai


Iba't ibang mga programa, inihanda para sa National Arts Month

Iba't ibang mga programa, inihanda para sa National Arts Month


Padre Salvi and his aides hilariously ride the LRT for the first time

Padre Salvi’s adventures in the modern world just keep getting more and more hilarious. Running late to a commitment in a nearby town, Renato (Kiel Rodriguez) and Don Tiburcio (Roven Alejandro) suggest they ride this new mode of transportation to easily get to their destination. Donning his costume and back in character again, Juancho Triviño asked, “Anong klaseng kabayo yan, Renato?” Learning they won't be riding a horse or a kalesa, the...


7 of the world's longest-lived plant species

Plants are an essential part of our ecosystem, but some species are particularly long-lived and have lived for centuries. In this photo gallery we explore seven of the world's longest-lived plant species, as reported by the "oldest.org" portal, that have survived various forms of climate change and human activities. From large redwoods to small ferns, these plants offer us a unique window into Earth's history and nature's extraordinary ability to adapt and survive.


Harpy eagle: photos and characteristics of the world's most powerful raptor

The harpy eagle is an imposing and fearsome bird of prey whose proud appearance and physical strength have earned it the title of the world's most powerful raptor. This solitary and territorial animal lives in the rainforests of South America, where it uses its robust beak and lethal talons to capture its prey. In this article we will explore the characteristics of this fascinating animal, taking a closer look at it through photos and detailed descriptions. We will learn how the harpy eagle has become a wildlife icon, and why its survival is at risk due to deforestation and hunting.


A 'mysterious whirlpool' captured in night sky over Hawaii

Images captured by a Japanese telescope at Hawaii's Mauna Kea Observatory show a mysterious "whirlpool" in the night sky. Scientists believe the flying spiral is likely related to SpaceX's recent satellite launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida earlier that day.


The Welsh village that will disappear by 2054


Thinking of moving to Singapore? The 10 best and worst things about life in the city-state


16 Most photo-worthy spots in Banff!

Banff is a resort town in Canada where visitors will surely love the hot springs located there as well as its mountainous surroundings. A town is an ideal place for numerous outdoor activities such as hiking and biking. In Banff you will find some beautiful attractions that you just cannot miss! Places like Ride The Banff Gondola Up Sulphur Mountai...


Bike parking built underwater, timelapsed video of the incredible work

We are in Amsterdam. The bicycle capital of Europe par excellence. Statistics speak of 900,000 bicycles for a population of 882,000. And therein arises the difficulty of parking one's bicycle. Especially in the most congested places like stations. And so the city of Amsterdam wanted to make it even easier for cyclists and built in less than 3 years a bicycle parking lot near the central station, which is known to be located on 3 artificial islands. How, then, to gain space? By building the mammoth parking lot under the waters of the Amstel river that cuts through the capital of the Netherlands. The structure, built 9 meters below the water level, can accommodate more than 7 thousand bicycles and is connected via a tunnel directly with the station.


Attention, book lovers: Here are the dates of Manila International Book Fair 2023

Here's your sign to finally start saving up, bibliophiles! The annual Manila International Book Fair has announced the dates of its four-day affair this year. In a Facebook post on Thursday, Feb. 2, the country’s largest and longest-running book revealed that its in-person event will run from September 14 to 17 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of...


Light pollution: Will starry nights as we know them cease to exist?


Experience the top 11 attractions in Astana


Weekend Spot: This Tropical-Style Garden Resort in Antipolo Is Perfect for Your Next Big Event

It can fit up to 80 overnight guests.


What's It Like To Ride Across The Border From Canada Into The U.S.?

World traveler Kinga and her trusty BMW F 800 GS roll into the American leg of their adventure.


Headed to Porto? Don't miss these unforgettable attractions


Foreign affairs dep’t working to bring home Filipina tourist detained in Myanmar

The woman was reportedly on vacation in Thailand and was arrested after crossing the Myanmar border.


Rising from the ashes: photos of buildings destroyed by war and rebuilt


Philippine destinations to include in your travel list

TRAVEL more this 2023. It's about time you look forward to memorable experiences from these destinations plus discounted accommodation vouchers from Megaworld Hotels and Resorts from their six brands, 12 locations, and a total of 4,500 rooms keys in this year's Tour Travel Expo happening on Feb. 3-5, 2023 at the SMX Convention Center in Manila brought to you by the Philippine Tour Agencies Association. With summer just around the corner, wake up...


20 amazing places to visit in Colombia

Dreaming of escaping the cold with a tropical vacation, but want to stray off the beaten path? Colombia, with its lush nature and vibrant culture, could be just the ticket. Here are 20 incredible places to visit in this South American country that are more than worth the trip.


Tilted buildings around the world, in pictures

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is probably the most famous tilted building in the world, but there are plenty of other striking examples of structures that don’t stand up straight, whether by design or by accident. Here’s a look at some lesser-known lopsided lighthouses, temples, churches, and skyscrapers.


Sacred animals from around the world: did you know them?

Zoolatry is the religious cult that regards animals as manifestations of divinity, characteristic of ancient and primitive religions. The symbolism used is common in some religions, and even today respect for the animal is more than a popular belief, such as the sacred cow in India. In some nations the pig is a sacred animal, recognized as a symbol of wealth and good fortune, in others we find for example wolf, snake or dog. Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress are judged by the way it treats its animals." What animal species are considered sacred in some countries and why? Browse through the gallery to find out.


6 Delicious dishes to try when you visit Taipei


Cebu Pacific looking to restore Clark flights

CEBU Pacific is working to restore more of its flights in other air hubs in the Philippines, such as Clark International Airport, the budget carrier's president told reporters last week. "We will be happy to resume flights at Clark and the other destinations we used to fly in," Xander Lao, president and chief commercial officer, said. "Actually when we said we were back at 100 percent operations, it referred to the seats and not actually to our...


Best Travel & Tourism stocks to follow in 2022.

Travel and tourism is a broad category, with a diverse list of well-known brands. Ecotourism is a fast-growing niche, especially among young travelers. Tourism sector has been perhaps the hardest hit part of the economy by the COVID-19 pandemic. This list presents some of the best travel and tourism stocks to track in the post-pandemic era. The list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.


LTFRB: Libreng Sakay likely to be replaced with discounted rides

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board says free rides likely won’t be coming back but commuters may still find relief through discounted fares. Full story: https://www.rappler.com/business/ltfrb-says-libreng-sakay-likely-be-replaced-discounted-rides/


Vandals damage a bridge in Quezon that dates back to the Spanish period

The centuries-old Malagonlong Bridge is declared a national cultural treasure.


DENR drone captures footage of white object believed to be part of missing Cessna plane in Isabela

DENR drone captures footage of white object believed to be part of missing Cessna plane in Isabela


Bookmark these beautiful destinations for your trip to Ottawa

Sitting on the Ottawa River, Ottawa is brimming with grand Victorian architecture and museums such as the Canadian Museum of Civilization and so on. The city is also known for its international music festivals, record-breaking ice skating rink, and hosting 35 major festivals like the Canadian Tulip Festival. Parliament Hills is frequently visited b...


The greatest empires in history

What was the largest empire on earth? The largest domain that has ever occupied the globe? We have all, at one time or another, asked ourselves this question. First of all, it should be made clear that to call by the term "empire" any large state is a serious mistake. An empire (from the Latin imperium, "military power," "coercive power") is conventionally an entity consisting of an extended set of territories and/or peoples who are diverse (in language, religion, origin, customs and traditions), sometimes far apart, subject to a single authority, normally (but not necessarily) represented by the physical person of the emperor. Every true empire is underpinned by an imperial ideology that conditions every single aspect of it. The empire, therefore, is by its nature a spiritual structure, directed toward universal domination.


Direct Flights to the Las Vegas of Asia Start This March

Here's how you can fly direct to Macau.


When there is no trespass to dwelling

Dear PAO, Two weeks ago, I was invited by a college friend to his residence located inside an exclusive subdivision in San Juan City. Not long after my arrival, and while I was chilling in their living area waiting for the return of my friend, his father admonished and accused me of trespassing. I mumbled my explanation out of fear. Ultimately, I succumbed to the pressure of his father, who is already of old age. I decided to leave their house...


California State Library Parks Pass Program Expands Availability In 2023

Hop on your bike, head to your library, and then get out in nature for the cost of fuel and snacks.


Almendras at Retamar, pass muna sa 32nd Cambodia SEA Games

Almendras at Retamar, pass muna sa 32nd Cambodia SEA Games


UH Touristar- Switzerland feels sa Pinas, ating bisitahin | Unang Hirit

Aired (February 3, 2023): Switzerland feels sa Pinas?! Matatagpuan na rin daw ang bulubundukin na ala Switzerland sa ating bansa sa Davao City! To complete our Davao trip, titikman din natin ang authentic Davao dishes kasama ang ating UH Touristar. Panoorin ‘yan sa video na ito. Hosted by the country’s top anchors and hosts, 'Unang Hirit' is a weekday morning show that provides its viewers with a daily dose of news and practical feature stories. Watch it from Monday to Friday, 5:30 AM on GMA Network! Subscribe to youtube.com/gmapublicaffairs for our full episodes. Hosts: Arnold Clavio, Suzi Abrera, Lyn Pascual, Ivan Mayrina, Mariz Umali, Lhar Santiago, Susan Enriquez, Connie Sison, Luane Dy, Nathaniel “Mang Tani” Cruz


LOOK: Snow in Japan Got Us Wishing We Were There

It's a white winter wonderland!


In Photos: Our Go-To Stores in PHILCOA Have Closed Their Doors

Time for farewell.


Pangeos, the turtle-shaped yacht is a real floating city

A floating city capable of transporting 60,000 people and traveling constantly throughout the seas, deriving from renewable sources the energy necessary for its operation is the new project by Pierpaolo Lazzarini. We are talking about Pangeos, currently only a concept for an extra-luxury gigayacht. Its realization will require eight billion dollars and eight years of work. Inspired by the maxi continent originally found on the Planet, Pangeos measures 550 meters long by 610 meters at its widest point. It incorporates within it shopping centers, residences, parks, hotels, as well as sea and air ports to keep the floating city connected to the mainland.


Aiko Melendez calls out airline company for damaged luxury luggage: "Our belongings should be treated with care."

Airline company tells Aiko Melendez that they are investigating her complaint.


9 strangest and most peculiar lakes in the world

Some of the lakes are really special, such as the Dead Sea (a very salty lake). However, there are also some rather bizarre lakes that we are sure you have hardly ever heard of but that, if you ever find yourself in those parts, are worth exploring. Here are the 9 craziest lakes in the world. Nature is capable of creating spectacles that are simply magnificent: for example, it has managed to shape some lakes in such a way as to give them truly distinctive shapes. Such is the case with the striking lake Nackern, located in the Swedish region of Östergötland, a short distance from the city of Linköping. When viewed from above, it truly looks like a heart nestled among lush forests.


The story of Molly Malone, the Dublin fishwife.

For those who have actually visited Dublin in their lifetime, the story of Molly Malone will certainly not be new. A very famous Irish folk song since the 17th century, it tells the story of a fishwife (whose historical existence is uncertain) who alternated her day job with that of a prostitute at night. She died prematurely, and a statue was erected to remember her in the very capital city. Her popularity especially in Ireland is enormous, but many tourists also seek her out to kiss a part of her body, a well-wishing action according to popular superstition. Made famous by Dubliners, her bitter end is known all over the world.


Qatar Airways, Airbus reach settlement

LONDON: Qatar Airways and Airbus have reached a settlement in a longstanding legal dispute over the safety of the A350 jetliner and billions of orders for other planes. The companies said in a joint statement Wednesday that the settlement was "amicable and mutually agreeable." "A repair project is now underway and both parties look forward to getting these aircraft safely back in the air," the companies said in a statement. Qatar Airways had...


Naguilian, Maconacon, at Divilacan sa Isabela, muling sinuyod ng mga awtoridad para mahanap ang Cessna plane | 24 Oras

24 Oras is GMA Network’s flagship newscast, anchored by Mike Enriquez, Mel Tiangco and Vicky Morales. It airs on GMA-7 Mondays to Fridays at 6:30 PM (PHL Time) and on weekends at 6:00 PM. For more videos from 24 Oras, visit http://www.gmanetwork.com/24oras. News updates on COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) and the COVID-19 vaccine: https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/covid-19/ #Nakatutok24Oras Breaking news and stories from the Philippines and abroad: GMA News and Public Affairs Portal: http://www.gmanews.tv Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/gmanews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gmanews Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/gmanews GMA Network Kapuso programs on GMA Pinoy TV: https://gmapinoytv.com/subscribe


HK woos tourists with free air tickets, vouchers

HONG KONG: Hong Kong will give away air tickets and vouchers to woo tourists back to the international financial hub, racing to catch up with other popular travel destinations in a fierce regional competition. During the coronavirus pandemic, the former United Kingdom colony largely aligned itself with mainland China's zero-Covid strategy and has relaxed its entry rules months slower than rivals such as Singapore, Japan and Taiwan. Even after it...


Guests are 'gifts of God' in Georgia

EVERY tourist in Georgia will be treated as a "gift from God," Autonomous Republic of Ajara governor Tornike Rijvadze said on Tuesday during a roundtable forum with The Manila Times led by its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dante "Klink" Ang 2nd. "In Georgia, every guest, not only tourist, is considered as a gift from God," Rijvadze, who is in the Philippines to promote Georgia as a tourism spot and investment destination, said. Ajara, he...


50 wonders of the world to visit at least once in your life

Let us take you on a journey of discovery to some of the most beautiful wonders of the world. A list of natural and man-made sites that invite reverence, wonder, or simply contemplation. We hope you can visit these places at least once in your life.