Dew Tour hosts unveiling of Olympic skateboarding qualifying process
The summer 2018 Dew Tour featured more than 80 of the top skateboarders in both street and park courses. Let the Games begin... or, at least, the game that is qualifying for...
6 days ago - SportsTravel
June 16-22, 2019
SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on...
6 days ago - SportsTravel
How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics
The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year.
6 days ago - CNN
A trip to Japan with my teenage nephew leads to life lessons
"You know,” Mike, my brother-in-law, said to me when his son Matthew, was born, “when he's 16 you're taking him to Japan.” “That sounds cool,” I said, thinking to myself “Yeah...
8 days ago - LA Times
Fascinating photos of the Russian-themed park that was built in woods outside Tokyo then abandoned
The photos are of Niigata Russian Village and were taken by British American author and adventurer Michael John Grist, who said it was 'in the middle of nowhere with no rides'.
10 days ago - Mail Online
Tattoo Separation Anxiety in a Tokyo Bathhouse
Allure's digital beauty reporter Devon Abelman shares her experience going to a bathhouse at her hotel in Tokyo, Japan. Having tattoos is typically prohibited at Japanese...
11 days ago - Allure
Into the Clouds: Climbing Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Tower is one of the top attractions in Tokyo. A knowledgeable local gives his advice on how to the most of your Tokyo Tower climb.
12 days ago - Go World Travel
News: Webb Ellis trophy touches down in Tokyo, Japan, ahead of Rugby World Cup
The silver-gilt trophy, presented since the inaugural Rugby World Cup tournament in 1987, was transported on Emirates flight EK318 from Dubai to Tokyo, arriving to a champion's...
13 days ago - Breaking Travel News
Firefighters battle flames at North Hollywood sushi bar
Firefighters are trying to put out a blaze that broke out in a row of businesses in North Hollywood early Monday morning, authorities said. The commercial buildings in the 5200...
14 days ago - LA Times
A guide to L.A.'s best skate parks
From P.F. Flyers and steel wheels to puka shells and punk rock, skateboarding has rolled through a multitude of ages, stages and styles. Now, this quintessential SoCal sport is...
17 days ago - LA Times
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L'Horloge Restaurant in Catania, Sicily
Canadian Stories in Song: Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, Cape Breton
Canada: as much as it is a vast country in landscape, it is made up of regions, towns, cities, communities. Each of these places is home to people with conversation to offer...
Capuchin monkeys have been cracking nuts open with stone tools for 3,000 years
Archaeologists excavated a site in Brazil's Serra da Capivara National Park, where capuchin monkeys to this day use stones as tools to smash open cashew nuts.
A tour of a SLUM has been named as the most highly rated tourist experience...
The guided excursion of the Dharavi slum in Mumbai saw off competition for the top spot from tours of Old Dehli and the Taj Mahal in the 2019 Travellers' Choice Awards.
Stand-up aircraft seats branded 'torture' and a 'no go' after being trialled...
The seat is called the Skyrider and has been designed by Italian seat manufacturer Aviointeriors, with the latest iteration - the 3.0 - on display at the Paris Air Show recently.
9 things you must do in Timor-Leste
It may be one of the world's youngest countries, but Timor-Leste is shaking off its troubled past and rewarding visitors with stunning beaches, traditional culture and...
Is this London's grooviest place to stay? Inside The Standard, London
The ex-Camden Town Hall Annex on Euston Road, once famous for being a gloomy eyesore, is opening as an Instagram selfie-baiting hotel in July called The Standard, London.
Rothy's vs Tieks: Which are the Most Comfortable Flats?
I've written before about how Tieks are my favourite flats for travel as they are comfortable, look great, and fold up into a small pouch. I'm currently on my fourth pair and I...
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Delta Air Lines' new 'eco-friendly' amenity kits for business class 'unboxed'
The bags are made by high-end luggage-maker Tumi and will feature products by New York-based artisanal fragrance brand Le Labo. Let's delve inside...