Leisure Travel

Prague astronomical clock to be removed for restoration

Jan 8, 2018

One of Prague's major tourist attractions, its medieval astronomical clock, has been stopped and is to be taken away for months for major repairs

The Louvre Museum welcomed 8.1 million visitors in 2017

Jan 8, 2018

Paris' Louvre Museum welcomed 8.1 million visitors in 2017, up 10 percent on the year before, a sign of tourism revival in the French capital

Spanish soldiers work to rescue drivers trapped by snow

Jan 7, 2018

Emergency response units of the Spanish army say they have deployed to rescue drivers on a highway near Madrid that were trapped in their cars by heavy snows falling across large parts of Spain

Brazilian samba schools parade along Copacabana beach

Jan 7, 2018

Musicians from Rio de Janeiro's top 13 samba schools to parade along the city's Copacabana Beach

Bomb charge added against man after San Francisco arrest

Jan 5, 2018

A federal grand jury has indicted a California man on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco's Pier 39

New York's Met Museum will start charging mandatory $25 fee

Jan 4, 2018

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is partially abandoning its "pay-what-you-wish" admissions policy that made it an egalitarian destination for generations of art lovers

$30M Denver kaleidoscopic exhibit planned by arts-tech firm

Jan 4, 2018

Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New Mexico, have announced plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue in an industrial stretch of downtown Denver

Bieber museum exhibit to open in Ontario hometown

Jan 4, 2018

Mementos from Justin Bieber's formative years as an aspiring singer will go on display next month at a museum in his Canadian hometown of Stratford, Ontario

Far away from Hollywood, children benefit from Golden Globes

Jan 4, 2018

Far away from Hollywood, children and other movie lovers benefit from the spoils of the Golden Globes

Faces of war: Who are the men in soldier's WWII sketches?

Jan 4, 2018

Faces of war: IDs sought for men in soldier's long-forgotten WWII sketchbook

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