Motorists on both sides of the zebra crosswalk on London's Abbey Road scowl as they give way to those who clamber to walk in the footsteps of The Beatles, with visions of mop tops and yellow submarines in their kaleidoscope eyes.
Three of London’s numerous and colorful markets are among my favorites. They give me the best of both worlds: They allow me to do one of my favorite things — meet and mingle with local artists while also doing a very touristy thing by shopping for souvenirs and gifts. All three markets are an easy walk from Tube stations. Here are my picks.
Huge crowds packed London’s Chinatown, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square on Sunday to celebrate the Chinese New Year, which officially began three days earlier. The London Chinatown Chinese Association claimed 500,000 people attended the events in central London.
Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year.
The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.
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Through Nov. 9, about one million visitors will pass through the 544th edition of the Basler Herbstmesse over the course of its 16-day run. Switzerland's biggest event of its kind offers rides, goods for sale, games, shows and other amusements.