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How This 23-Year-Old Saves $800 a Month for Luxury Vacations

We get it, traveling is expensive. From the flights to the hotels, spa treatments, dinners, cocktails, and tourist activities, vacations can cause a serious drain on your finances. But for some of us, traveling is simply a necessity worth sacrificing for. Take, for example, 23-year-old Bridie Wilkin

IN STYLE - 2017-09-16 07:00:00

New Hotels Opening for Fall Across the U.S.

September 15, 2017 01.12 PM Summer is over, but the arrival of Fall brings with it an ambitious line-up of hotel openings from the Maldives to Miami. We'll start in our hometown of Los Angeles where years of anticipation led to the hasty summer unveiling of The Jeremy, a 10-year hotel development th

JETSETREPORT.COM - 2017-09-15 20:12:00

The highest and lowest elevation points of 20 countries around the world [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's always cool to say you've climbed a country's highest peak. No one needs to know if the country was the Netherlands, whose highest peak is only 887 m above sea level, or the Maldives, the world's flattest country. It's also fun to know random facts like a country's highest and lowest altitude p

MATADORNETWORK.COM - 2017-09-15 07:00:00

People are living longer, but violent deaths are on the rise

Deaths caused by war and terrorism climbed 143% from 2006 to 2016 Fewer than 5 million children under age 5 died in 2016

CNN - 2017-09-14 22:30:58

New global study finds countries saving more lives, despite a 'triad of troubles'

Countries have saved more lives over the past decade, especially among children under age 5, but persistent health problems, such as obesity, conflict, and mental illness, comprise a "triad of troubles," and prevent people from living long, healthy lives, according to a new scientific study. "Death

MEDICALXPRESS - 2017-09-14 22:30:02

Harvey and Irma Could Have a Silver Lining

Since hurricanes Harvey and Irma have unleashed their wrath on the U.S. - 2 'thousand year' and $100+ billion in damage events in one month - the battle lines that have been drawn between climate change believers and deniers could not be more distinct. Irma has literally brought climate change to do

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-14 03:29:01

9 tips for first-time visitors to the Maldives

In his book The Maldive Mystery, famed explorer Thor Heyerdahl writes: "That afternoon we passed the most beautiful palm islands I have ever seen. With the sun low on our starboard side it threw a glowing sidelight on the tiny islets, which seemed to float by like flower baskets ... Under the spell

GADVENTURES.COM - 2017-09-13 23:59:59

Amal Clooney Heads Back to Work Three Months After Delivering Twins

Amal Clooney is back at work as an international human rights lawyer three months after welcoming twins with husband George Clooney. The British lawyer released a statement addressing threats of forcible detention made against her longtime client, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed. "Any att

PEOPLE - 2017-09-13 20:13:21

Clooney raises fresh fears for exiled Maldives leader

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney Wednesday raised fresh fears for the safety of her client, former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, after an official vowed to have him arrested and deported. The London-based lawyer said she was "very concerned" about remarks by Male's ambassador-designate to Colo

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 13:11:17

Affordable luxury: gorgeous 5-star hotels for 3-star prices

We've tracked down some of the best value 5-star properties around the world, from city centre hotels in the middle of the action to boutique retreats right on the beach. Full Screen 1/29 SLIDES Booking.com The phrase "5-star" can strike fear into any traveller's wallet, immediately conjuring up i

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 00:17:32

Westlife's Shane Filan: 'My most memorable travel experience? When Sir Paul McCartney sang to me in the Maldives'

At least 70 per cent of the year. I've just got back from a week in Indonesia and I was in Kerry recently and then I'm back to Asia for a few weeks. Being away is hard when you've got a wife and three young kids, so my time at home is sacrosanct. I try to bring my family with me when it's feasible,

YAHOO! - 2017-09-11 11:17:07

The world's first underwater restaurant is here, and OMG

Courtesy of Conrad Hotels & Resorts The Ithaa Undersea Restaurant at the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island hotel serves guests contemporary European cuisine as they sit in a glass dining room 16 feet below sea level. In order to gain access to the jaw-dropping restaurant, visitors must walk to the end

HELLOGIGGLES - 2017-09-11 23:00:55

Travel tips: Making a layover memorable (in a good way)

Many flyers view layovers as an inconvenience, but for Jaclyn Sienna India, the owner of the New York City travel company Sienna Charles, they're an opportunity to explore the destination her flight stops in. "I try to make the place where I have to change planes a part of my vacation," she said. "O

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-11 10:01:40

Maldives suspends lawyers calling for rule of law

[JURIST] Maldives authorities suspended 56 lawyers on Monday for signing and trying to submit a petition to the Supreme Court calling to uphold the rule of law. The petition cited court violations primarily in cases against opposition politicians. The Department of Judicial Administration (DJA) deem

JURIST.ORG - 2017-09-11 20:30:00

Powerful hurricanes to fuel demands from island nations at climate talks

Devastation from Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean will sharpen the demands from small island nations that top fossil-fuel consumers help them cope with damage attributable to climate change, according to representatives of some of those countries. That will put island nations on a collision course wi

MSN.COM - 2017-09-11 07:00:55

Thailand Civil Aviation Authority Approval For Piedmont Propulsion Systems

Winston-Salem, NC, September 08, 2017 - Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC announced today that it received Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand approval for its Winston-Salem facility. PPS is the only major propeller overhaul facility in the world that supports all of the major propeller manufacturer

AVIATIONPROS - 2017-09-11 07:00:00

Hurricanes may be getting more severe - and we might need to add a new category number to describe them

This Sept. 6, 2017 photo provided by the Dutch Defense Ministry shows a view of St. Maarten in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.Gerben Van Es/Dutch Defense Ministry via AP There's been a devastating trail of destruction and flooding along the east Atlantic coast in the last few weeks following Hurri

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-11 16:20:19

The fashion writer who travels the world by skimping at home

British fashion writer Bridie Wilkins has one seriously enviable Instagram account. There she is in the Maldives, another photo has her in Italy, oh look now she is in Indonesia. So how does the 23-year-old pay for all these adventures? Well by going budget at home. In case you didn't know already,

STUFF - 2017-09-10 22:34:38

George and Amal Clooney took in a Yazidi refugee who was threatened by ISIS

With all the coverage of her clothes and the arrival of her new twins, sometimes people seem to forget that Amal Clooney is a world-class human rights lawyer who stands up to dictators and terrorists. And her and husband's politics are personal. Case in point: George and Amal Clooney just took in a

YAHOO! - 2017-09-10 18:13:23

Prepare well to rapidly detect, respond to vector-borne diseases: WHO

Male, Maldives, 9 September 2017 - Concerned at the increasing frequency and intensity of outbreaks of dengue and chikungunya, WHO today stressed the need to strengthen health systems' capacities to prevent, detect, control and eliminate existing and emerging vector-borne diseases in WHO South-East

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-09 07:44:00