A tattoo studio that claims to be the world’s oldest is at risk of closure because the owners of the building want to turn the space into a kitchen. Tattoo Ole has been operating in the heart of Copenhagen’s Nyhavn harbour since 1884 and has counted Frederick IX, the King of Denmark between 1947 and
Photographer Philip Lee Harvey faces one of his biggest challenges yet: climbing 2500ft to photograph one of the most inaccessible churches in Ethiopia – if not the whole of Africa – Abuna Yemata. — Lonely Planet Traveller magazine: http://bit.ly/1tTeeB1 — Contributors: Philip Lee Harvey & Oliver Smith Editing: Seth Evans — To learn more about
Existing Conditions pushes the limits between science and cocktails.Eric Medsker A typical cocktail may take less than three minutes to make. But one drink in New York was millions of years in the making. Existing Conditions, a newly opened bar in Greenwich Village, takes liberties with the idea of sourcing ingredients, with playful and surprising
When I first get a glimpse of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, it’s like I’ve stepped into a compartment of my childhood brain. Here is a place where so many of my film, television and comic book heroes all live under one roof and, just for the day, I get to be a kid all over again. From favourites
The project aims to build an “underwater park” for sea life and create an artificial coral reef. Ten pieces of equipment provided by the Lebanese Armed Forces were sunk off the coast of southern port city of Sidon. The Friends of the Coast of Sidon, which led the initiative, said the equipment consists of six
The heatwave has hit profits at Thomas Cook. In its third-quarter trading statement, the giant tour operator said that gross profits had slipped by 3 per cent for the three months from April to June. “We expect full-year profits to be at the lower end of market expectations, said the chief executive, Peter Fankhauser.
The summer of travel strikes continues with industrial action affecting South Western Railway (SWR) routes beginning today and running for 8 days until the beginning of September. Action will apply across the network and impact journeys into London terminating at Waterloo, Victoria, Clapham Junction, Wimbledon and Richmond stations. When are the strikes taking place? Strike action
(CNN) — Passengers might be allowed to keep liquids and laptops in their carry-on bags at airport security checkpoints in the United States if screening technology being tested at select airports is widely adopted. The Transportation Security Administration announced plans Monday to test computed tomography (CT) scanners for carry-on bags, with up to 40 units
(CNN) — Beach holidays complete with sun loungers, sun cream and cold beers in the shade are probably not the first thing travelers associate with Germany. But the country of beer, bread and trains running (mostly) on time has an impressive 2,000 kilometers of coastline along the North and Baltic seas as well as over
The popular tourist island of Lombok has been rattled by 6.4-magnitude earthquake that killed 17 people and stranded nearly 700 hikers on a volcano. Rescuers were working on Monday to help the trekkers down from Mount Rinjani after the earthquake caused landslides that cut off key trails off the peak. Authorities are attempting to assess
AYR’s Jac Cameron in Istanbul, Turkey.AYR/Jac Cameron. Seldom is a work trip fun or adventure-filled. For most, off-site excursions are confined to a hotel or convention centers, where daylong conferences take place, leaving little opportunity to venture out and explore. This isn’t the case for Jac Cameron, the co-founder and creative director of AYR, a
About A.D. Thompson Amy Drew has spent nearly three decades as a professional writer and roughly half her life as a Floridian. The words, she has found, come easier with bare feet and rum. A roller coaster enthusiast, A.D. readily admits there is fun amid the madness of the theme parks, but has found there
Maui has more than 120 miles of coastline, so you may need a little help before deciding where to lay your beach towel. Visit http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/hawaii for more information about Hawaii.
An inebriated woman who punched a TUI flight attendant in the groin on a flight between Manchester and Kos has been jailed for 21 weeks. Helen Butcher, 51, from Cumbria, launched into an abusive tirade, telling the male steward: “It doesn’t matter, you are f****** gay anyway.” Throughout the four-hour flight, Butcher was abusive and
(CNN) — In the summer of ’69, 20-year-old Larry Syverson and his girlfriend Judy, 19, spent the day at Disneyland in California. Larry snapped a series of photos of Judy riding the roller coasters and exploring the park. She wore a pink shift dress and carried a white beaded bag, the epitome of ’60s chic.
On the 200th anniversary of Emily Brontë’s birth, we highlight the celebrations taking place on the ‘Wuthering Heights’ author’s home turf. 1. Lily Cole and Maxine Peake celebrate Brontë Brontë 200 is tied to the Brontë Parsonage Museum (bronte.org.uk) in Haworth, West Yorks, where the sisters lived – and where Wuthering Heights was written. The centrepiece
The Macallan Edition No. 4The Macallan Earlier this summer, The Macallan opened a new distillery in the Speyside section of northern Scotland. The state-of-the-art facility took 4 years to build, at a cost of 186 million dollars. Those lucky enough to have made the visit are labeling it the most advanced operation in all of
There are lots of good reasons that Munich is most commonly associated with beer and sausages. Oktoberfest is certainly one reason, and its hundreds of beer gardens are another, with people gathering there every day to spend time with friends and, well, drink beer and eat sausages. But Munich is so much more. The capital
Enjoy a luxury stay nestled in this picturesque village near the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the ideal location for exploring the Historic City of Canterbury where the oldest and most famous Cathedral in England dominates the medieval streets. Only 20 minutes away is Kent’s stunning coastline including the towns of Sandwich, Deal
One of Britain’s biggest holiday firms is to stop selling tickets to marine parks that keep killer whales in captivity. Thomas Cook said it took the decision after more than 90 per cent of its customers said they were concerned about animal welfare. The company also took into account scientific evidence from specialists about the treatment of the