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Stunning Photos of Sunsets and Sunrises from Around the World

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13 January 2020

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Maebelle

Stunning Photos of Sunsets and Sunrises from Around the World

Widely considered the most beautiful times of day, sunset and sunrise are also probably the most difficult to photograph

Capturing the right composition of light and camera settings while racing against the movements of the sun can be an unforgiving enterprise, but, if you get it right, the results are often spectacular.

Fifty stunning sunset and sunrise-themed photos – selected from nearly 20,000 submissions – are now vying for victory in #GoldenHour2020, an international competition put on by free-to-use photography app Agora.

Amazing Pictures of World’s Largest Ice Festival Opens in China

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12 January 2020

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Maebelle

World’s Largest Ice Festival Opens in China

The 36th annual Harbin Ice Festival has begun in northern China, bringing with it perhaps the largest collection of ice sculptures and snowscapes ever seen by human eyes. Crafted from 220,000 cubic metres of ice drawn entirely from the frozen Songhua River, the exhibits are expected to draw more than 200 million tourists, both domestic and foreign.

Here are a few visual highlights from the frosty festivities, from elaborate ice palaces to exhilarating snow slides…

Holidays on the Horizon: Where to Go in 2020

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5 January 2020

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Maebelle

Holidays on the Horizon: Where to Go in 2020

If the start of a new year stimulates reflection, the dawn of a fresh decade demands some serious thought – specifically when it comes to all-important travel plans.

New flight routes, anniversary celebrations, and exciting hotel openings plunge destinations into the spotlight. Some other places are simply having their moment, right now.

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3 Places in Africa Where You Can Easily Spot Chimps

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2 January 2020

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Maebelle

3 Places in Africa Where You Can Easily Spot Chimps

Sharing approximately 98% DNA with humans, chimpanzees are intelligent, emotional and have a sense of humour. They also, crucially, feel loss and pain.

In West Africa, bushmeat poaching and illegal pet trade have been catastrophic for the species, now classified as critically endangered in this region, and many baby orphans are left with nowhere to go.

Eager to give them a chance in life, Jimmy and Jenny Desmond have turned their Liberian home into a rescue centre, where they now care for 21 chimps.

10 Amazing Waterfalls You Need to See Before You Die

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16 December 2019

10 Amazing Waterfalls You Need to See Before You Die

Showcases for the kind of aquatic power not often seen on dry land, there’s something unusually compelling about the sight of an entire river rocketing down a sheer drop.

There’s the spectacle of the thing, the sometimes deafening sound of pummelling water, and the spray flecking your face from seemingly impossible distances.

Here are a few fabulous falls to see before you die, from trickling tributaries to Amazonian cliffs…

Enjoy 30% Off Your Festive Getaway in the Maldives

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11 December 2019

From sublime à la carte breakfast, fantastic lunches and themed dinners complemented with exciting activities, the holiday is bright and sparkly in the Maldives.

If you've had enough of rain ruining the winter weather we're accustomed to in the Gulf, now is probably the best time to book that Maldives getaway you've always dreamed of... Especially since it's only fair you treat yourself over the holidays.