Ben Anthony Horton

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Meet Thor, the modern-day viking visiting every country in the world without flying

In early 2013, Torbjørn C. Pedersen - or Thor, to his friends - received an email that would change his life forever.“My father sent...

Get up close and personal with rhinos at this South African conservation lodge

The history of the African safari is inextricably linked with hunting.From as early as the 19th century, European colonists flocked to the continent and...

Watch the world's largest pumpkins compete at these California championships

A Washington State grower has claimed the top prize at this year's Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.Jeff Uhlmeyer of Olympia, Washington in the US...

This New York art installation will take you to dizzying new heights, literally

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to hover 1,000 feet above the ground?A new tourist attraction in New York is allowing guests...

Naked protest: Why are ex-Alitalia flight attendants stripping in the streets of Rome?

Italy's bankrupt national airline, Alitalia, made its final flight last week after 74 years of continuous service.The last scheduled flight was a return trip...

Córdoba: ‘The city of flowers’ is back in bloom after COVID break

In the Spanish town of Córdoba, designer Shane Connolly is preparing an elaborate floral display.He is just one of five world-renowned artists selected for...

How this tiny US town accidentally became the 'Shangri-la of quiet'

Welcome to Green Bank, the tiny US town which has become a haven for people fleeing the digital age.The town in West Virginia is...

Husband builds a rotating house so his wife can enjoy better views

Do you ever wish you could change the view from your bedroom window?Well one lucky woman in Bosnia can do just that.After years of...

Hundreds of hot air balloons light up the sky at the world’s largest festival

Hundreds of brightly coloured hot air balloons soared across the New Mexico sky last week as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta drew to a...

Squid Game: Smash-hit series causes these Korean snacks to sell out

The sweet makers behind the traditional South Korean treat featured in Netflix’s Squid Game have been overrun with business.The smash-hit series - which recently...

Afghanistan’s Grand Canyon reopens to tourists after Taliban claim power

After the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan in August, tourism was the last thing on many Afghans minds.But the stunning azure waters of the...

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