Gansu, China is Lonely Planet’s best place to visit

Global travel authority Lonely Planet has today revealed its 2017 Best in Asia list – an agenda-setting collection of the continent’s 10 best destinations to visit in the year ahead. READ FULL STORY HERE

Kauri Cliffs voted “#1 Resort in Australia & New Zealand”

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs is the number one hotel in Australia & New Zealand, as voted by Travel + Leisure readers in the publication’s World’s Best Awards 2017. The prestigious accolade was announced overnight by the US-based magazine, which is considered one of the world’s leading travel publications. READ FULL STORY HERE

Gloriana, The Outstanding Royal Barge Of Hm Queen Elizabeth II

Gloriana is a 90-foot-long (27 m) British royal barge. She was privately commissioned as a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond Jubilee, and was the lead vessel in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 03 June 2012. READ FULL STORY HERE

Was museum selfie crash of crowns staged?

A spectacular accident at a Los Angeles art gallery, in which a tourist taking a selfie knocks down a row of valuable crowns on pedestals – they go down like a set of dominos – is racking up views on social media as people watch USD 200,000 of damage happening in three seconds. RED FULL STORY HERE