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The world's Great Migration begins in the southern Serengeti, and in a clockwise, circular path that has gone on for thousands of years, wildebeest, gazelles and zebras go in search of greener pastures. We can now watch from the comfort of our armchair.

Tarantula causes Delta flight to be delayed for three hours

Recently, a handler's tarantula escaped from its carrier, and this resulted in a Delta Air Lines flight delayed for three hours.

If you're scared of heights, China's glass-bottomed bridge is out

A 600-feet-high glass-bottomed bridge opened in China on Thursday, and it is not for anyone afraid of heights, especially when you get the feeling you are walking on an invisible path. The bridge spans two cliffs and is 1,410 feet long, and 20-feet wide.

Russian 'visitors' receive warm welcome in coastal Syria

In a hotel lobby in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, five muscular Russian men sit around two small tables, scowling and fiddling with their mobile phones.

Tourists held overnight by indigenous group in Peru highway protest

Some forty people, mostly foreign tourists, were held overnight Wednesday by indigenous Peruvians protesting the halt in construction of a highway through an area known for its protected natural areas and gold mining.

Gangs of thieves spark panic on famous Brazil beaches

Gangs of young thieves set off panic and chaos over the weekend as they raided Rio's famous Copacabana and Ipanema beaches, less than a year before the city hosts the Olympics.

'Club Concorde' eyes bringing Concorde back into service by 2019

If they are successful, a group of British aviation enthusiasts plan to have the Concorde supersonic passenger jet airliner flying again by the end of the decade.

Photo essay: Japan, new and old Special

Japan is a country with a little something for everyone — fans of history and architecture can get their fills of shrines and temples, while areas like Tokyo provide endless options for shopping and entertainment.

Las Vegas jet fire engine is safe, maker says

The manufacturer of the engine that burst into flames on a British Airways jet in Las Vegas said Wednesday that other aircraft powered by the GE90 engines were still safe to fly.

Review: Vintage drinks advertising posters on display Special

Tucked away in leafy Hertfordshire is a pub called The Arkley. On display in the establishment is a collection of vintage drinks advertising posters throughout the years. Digital Journal paid a visit.

China's flights hit by new disturbance — fighting pilots

After a series of flight disruptions by angry or unruly passengers, Chinese media on Tuesday revealed a new menace to air travel in the country: fighting pilots.

Vietnam's Ho Citadel — An unlikely UNESCO World Heritage site

Rather than ignore its Imperialist past, the Vietnamese government is embracing it, seeing the value of celebrating the country's history and welcoming tourism. UNESCO has helped out, designating a total of eight locations as World Heritage sites.

Review: Touring the Bombay Sapphire distillery Special

Several distilleries and breweries tack on visitor centers. Few are as integrated and interesting as Bombay Sapphire, which takes guests on botanical journey of self-discovery.

'Cure' for Chernobyl children: Sun, sea, clean air in Portugal

Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.

On Lesbos island, tourist comforts clash with migrant needs

On the Greek island of Lesbos, a record influx of desperate migrants has left the tourist sector struggling to help out while still trying to keep its normal clientele.

‘Pure of spirit' caretaker required for Spanish hermitage

For anyone who is “pure of spirit” and with a good handle on the Catalan language, a unique job is on offer. A hilltop hermitage is looking for someone to act as a caretaker for a year.

Review: Touring The Grove, Watford's boutique hotel Special

The Grove is a five star hotel located in Watford, Hertfordshire, close to London. The hotel is commonly used by golfers, like Tiger Woods, and frequented by actors, such as Tom Cruise due to its vicinity to Leavesden film studios.

Review: The history of aircraft on display in London Special

Nestled away in a corner of North London is the Royal Air Force Museum. The museum contains vast hangers containing the history of aircraft, from primitive flying contraptions to modern Tornado jets.

Review: RAF Museum — Battle of Britain experience in London Special

The Battle of Britain experience is part of the Royal Air Force Museum in London. The museum features many of the aircraft used during the Second World War. This summer Digital Journal paid a visit.

Baby born on flight grows up to work for same airline

A man born on a Turkish Airlines flight bound to Frankfurt, Germany grew up to be a flight attendant for the same airline.

First of two flight recorders from Indonesia jet found near crash

Disaster workers have located one of two electronic flight recorders that could reveal why a Indonesian passenger plane carrying hundreds of thousands of dollars in emergency aid for impoverished families crashed in Papua province.

Rescuers rush to mountainous region to find Indonesia plane crash

Scores of emergency workers in Indonesia were rushing Sunday to the mountains of Papua province after a commercial flight was reported missing and villagers reported seeing a plane crash.

More Cubans traveling abroad

The number of Cubans traveling abroad surged by 23.7 percent last year, according to official statistics published Sunday, an increase prompted by the Communist island's easing of travel restrictions.

Hundreds of flights delayed, canceled in U.S. over air traffic glitch

Hundreds of flights out of major airports in New York and Washington were delayed or canceled Saturday because of a computer problem at a regional air traffic control center, aviation officials said.

Airline screwup ruins vacation and leaves family stranded

American Airlines and U.S. Airways merged, but their reservation systems are not yet integrated. One unlucky family got caught in the middle and it ruined their dream vacation.

Family of SF plane crash victim run over by rescuers drops suit

The parents of the young girl accidentally killed by first-responders after she survived a plane crash at San Francisco International Airport have dropped their lawsuit against the city.

Seagulls terrorise British holidaymakers

A familiar presence at Britain's seaside resorts, seagulls have this summer spread fear after ambushing holidaymakers as they tuck into their fish and chips, and even attacking pets.

Restoration of St Pancras and the Renaissance‎ Hotel Special

St Pancras station in London connects the city to the north of England. Over the past few years the station has been restored to its formerly glory. This includes the conversion of former railways offices into a swanky hotel.

Czech coal safari offers excavators instead of giraffes

It is a safari with a twist: two private Czech mining companies have joined forces to take tourists on trips to see long-necked excavators and coal beds, instead of giraffes and lush wilderness.

Plane debris appears to be from Flight 370, tests show

Initial tests show plane debris found on an Indian Ocean island last week appears to be from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Wednesday.