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The Eden project in Cornwall, England contains two fascinating biomes. One of the ecological centers contains a tropical wonderland. Digital Journal paid a visit.

Restrictions enforced on Galicia's most beautiful beach (Videos)

"Praia as Catedrais" or Beach of the Cathedrals is a Natural Monument located in Galicia, Spain. Due to its immense popularity with Spanish tourists, authorities have been forced to reduce visitor numbers to avoid degradation of the environment.

Photo Essay: September weekend in Varazdin, ex-capital of Croatia Special

Digital Journal visits Varazdin, once the capital city of Croatia, today a charming and lively city close to the Slovenian border.

Entering Canada could be harder than you think

Post 9/11, travel restrictions have become much more stringent, making "issues" that once seemed insignificant a potential obstacle, even when traveling between the United States and Canada.

WoNoBo releases India Walking Tours app for Blackberry

A new app from WoNoBo for Blackberry offers a guided step-by-step walking tour through some of India's major cities and tourist attractions.

Date announced for London Underground to run 24-hour service

It has taken some time for the city to run an all-night tube service, but London has finally announced a date for when the underground will run all night during Fridays and Saturdays.

Photo Essay: Inside Cornwall's Eden Project Biome Special

The Eden project in Cornwall contains two enormous biomes. One contains of the structures draws on colorful plants from the Mediterranean. Digital Journal paid a visit.

Op-Ed: Why Bora Bora is one of the hottest travel spots

Do you love to travel? Have you always wanted to take that backpacking trip across Europe or hike the Andes Mountains? Now is the time! As technology advances, international travel gets easier and more affordable every day.

Modi's Varanasi redevelopment plan kicks off

After signing a deal with Japan to develop the ancient Indian city of Varanasi along the lines of Japanese heritage city Kyoto, Indian Prime Minister Modi has kicked off the process of redevelopment.

Photo essay: Touring southern Saskatchewan Special

While Saskatchewan, Canada is a province known largely for its flat landscape, a tour of the province's south shows that there's a lot more than meets the eye.

Jammu Kashmir tourism to be affected by floods

Jammu Kashmir, the north Indian Himalayan state in India, will see a steep fall in its tourism prospects this year, thanks to devastating floods that have hit the state, the worst in five decades.

Indian airlines struggling despite festival season

Dussehra and Navaratri are generally considered peak travel seasons thanks to Indians celebrating the festivals with family. But this year, airlines are unable to make hay while the sun shines, and are still slashing prices to attract customers.

Review: Photo Essay — The wild gardens of Cornwall Special

The Eden project in Cornwall plays host a dazzling array of flowers, plants and trees. Digital Journal paid a visit to the remarkable eco-project that was once a disused clay pit.

Op-Ed: 7 Things International Travelers Forget

Unfortunately, some travel abroad lessons are often learned the hard way. You don’t really know what you need until you find yourself in a tough spot (like in jail overseas)—or do you?

Why the cruise industry is coasting right now Promoted

Vacation lovers continue to clamour to cruise lines, despite the boom in self-service travel culture. In fact, cruise holidays are the fastest-growing category in the leisure travel market.

Indian tourism ministry launches 'Incredible India' app

India’s Tourism Ministry launched a tourist-oriented mobile application named “Incredible India” on September 3, during a media interaction.

Hike through the Alleys of Stone in Cuenca, Spain (Video)

There are many great routes for walking and hiking in the countryside of Spain and Cuenca province has several really fascinating trails to follow, including "Los Callejones de Las Majadas," or the Alleys of Stone.

Photo Essay: The rich history and diverse sites of Memphis TN Special

Nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River and steeped in history, Memphis Tennessee offers visitors a variety of musical entertainment and iconic historical landmarks.

A Croatian airport with a vision: interview with Pula director Special

The Istrian airport of Pula is adapting to life after Russian visas in Croatia with an impressive diversification of routes and strategy.

Review: Photo essay: Visiting the coastal village of Charlestown, England Special

Charlestown is a charming village and port on the south coast of Cornwall, England. It lies in the parish of St Austell Bay.

A maiden flight on Europe's 1st modern scheduled hydroplane route Special

As Europe's first modern scheduled sea plane operation finally gets underway in Croatia, Digital Journal takes to the skies to check out the opening route from Split Airport to Jelsa on Hvar.

Konark Temple heritage site set to get interpretation center

The Indian Oil Foundation Trust (IOF) is working to finish the state-of-the-art "Interpretation Centre" project at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sun Temple of Konark in Odisha. IOF plans to be done by April 2015.

Modern European hydroplane history as ECA touches down in Jelsa

Aviation history is made as the first scheduled commercial sea plane flight lands on the island of Hvar from Split Airport.

Op-Ed: Bullets and burgers: make mine an Uzi

Most vacation trips to the southwest end up in Vegas for gambling or Los Angeles for rides at Disneyland. In gun-happy America add stopping at a gun range.

Indian government plans visa-on-arrival for Varanasi, Bodh Gaya

With focus growing on India's tourism sector, the Indian government is working on offering visa-on-arrival facility for tourists from European and other western countries to the tourist hotspots of Varanasi and Bodh Gaya.

Photo Essay: Jack Daniel and his famous Tennessee whiskey Special

Lynchburg Tennessee is famous for being the home of the Jack Daniels Distillery, offering visitors a behind the scenes look at the production of the world famous whiskey, while also providing a captivating glimpse into the life of its founder.

India Gate in Delhi to feature 3D images of iconic monuments

India's capital New Delhi will soon have 3D projections of images of India's historic monuments and cultural heritage displayed near the iconic India Gate area.

After July landslide, Indian heritage monuments may be at risk

After the massive landslide in July that wiped out an entire village in the Indian state of Maharashtra, a report prepared by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) warns of landslide threats to the nearby Ajanta Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Op-Ed: The acid test for the future of Hvar Town as tourist destination

The party tourism debate continues to dominate on Croatia's premier island of Hvar, and a unanimous town council decision brings clarity. But will its wishes be implemented?

New research says the average Brit needs a holiday every 56 days

The average Brit "needs" a holiday every 56 days, new research has shown. A survey of 2,000 adults revealed tiredness and stress take their toll just eight weeks after returning to work from a break.

From earliest human settlement in the Americas to modern city Special

Puerto Montt is a port city in southern Chile that thrives on salmon farming, trade and tourism. It is a port of call for international cruise ships and departure of vessels to Chiloé Island and the Patagonian Fjords in the far south of the continent.

UNESCO world heritage site Hampi most searched on Google India

The UNESCO world heritage site of Hampi in the south Indian state of Karnataka is the most searched for heritage tourism site in India, according to Google.

Indian airlines get boost from Afghan medical tourism to India

Travelers heading to India from Afghanistan for cheap, high-quality medical treatment has been the silver lining for SpiceJet, the Indian airline that suffered a loss of INR 1.24 billion ($20 million) in the April-June quarter.

Photo Essay: Christmas in America's oldest city – St Augustine Special

Twinkling lights, twinkling eyes and happy faces await those who wish to go back in time and experience the holidays as the first settlers in America did nearly 450 years ago in St. Augustine, Fla.

Ferry runs aground in Chilean Fjords, 17 passengers rescued

A ferry carrying 17 passengers and a crew of 28 ran aground at Pass Kirke in the Chilean Fjords. All passengers and crew are unharmed but 40 tons of salmon were lost and more than 200 cattle drowned.

Modern aviation history in Split, Croatia as ECA hydroplane lands Special

After 13 years of battling bureaucracy, a European Coastal Airlines hydroplane finally lands on the Adriatic in Split, Croatia.

Don’t let driving law changes dent your vacation abroad

Whether hiring a car abroad or taking your own vehicle, there's a whole forest of road traffic laws. Worse, a different country means a different set of laws ready to catch out the unwary driver.

Photo Essay: The sights of summer in the South Special

For many, summer is a time for adventure and enjoying natures beauty, whether it's hiking, spending time at the lake, visiting a botanical garden or attending a county fair.

The women of Varanasi who are breaking away from stereotypes

Varanasi is an ancient seat of tradition in India. However, a few women in this diverse city are breaking stereotypes, and entering professions once dominated by men, from cremation duties to priestly ones.

Op-Ed: Europe on the cheap: Yes you can!

Every year, American students in their droves venture out to Europe for a backpacking trip of a lifetime. But for most, the costs are more expensive than one can imagine.

Stalagmites, stalactites & busy bees in Kastania, Greece (Video)

Located on the Peloponnese peninsula in Greece is a truly amazing cave, discovered by a farmer, resting from his work, who happened to notice bees coming and going from a crack in a rock.

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