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These award-winning photos of historic places will give you wanderlust

Depicting everything from crumbling ruins lit up by the moonlight to medieval castles cloaked in fog, these spellbinding images show off the beauty of some of the world’s most historic places. They were unveiled as part of Historic Photographer of the Year Awards 2021, which attracted both amateur and professional submissions from all over the world. Here, we’ve included the three winners and shortlisted entries.


Bluey's Winton has gone from obedient to attention-seeking primary schooler. There's nothing more relatable.

Season three of Bluey has a lot of highlights. There's our first Auslan signing character Dougie, meeting Chilli's sister Brandy played by Rose Byrne, and every single thing about the 'Tradies' episode. But the character evolution we can't stop thinking about is English Bulldog, Winton. He's entered the dreaded poo joke phase of childhood. Cast your mind back to season one ... Continued


31 of Australia's most beautiful national parks

From multicoloured reefs to emerald rainforests, arid deserts to snow-capped mountains, Australia’s vast network of diverse national parks covers virtually every landscape imaginable. Here are some of the most spectacular protected reserves around the country. Check the relevant national park websites for COVID-19 restrictions before travelling.


That's smashing! It's a Wimbledon dream come true for tennis player, 26, who beat cancer as a baby

The 26-year-old, from Great Wakering, Essex, fulfils a dream today with his Wimbledon singles debut against Switzerland's Henri Laaksonen.


Where To Buy Adorable Sheep Oven Mitts Just Like The Ones Kate Middleton Has

She used them while baking cupcakes with Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis over the weekend.


The Best Alcohol Subscription Boxes for Building Up Your Home Bar

Try new bottles or stock up on old favorites.


US bans Juul but young vapers are already switching to newer products

This week, the US effectively banned Juul after the Food and Drug Administration ordered the e-cigarette maker to remove its popular products from the marketplace. Experts have hailed the move as significant. But they are also concerned that such efforts are failing to keep up with a fast-moving vaping industry – one where young people leap quickly from one product to another. The FDA ban caps years of controversy for Juul, whose discreet vapes...


The world’s most beautiful trees, in pictures

Have you ever taken the time to admire, really admire, nature? It’s during times like these that we realize we take a lot of things for granted, including the beauty of what surrounds us. Until we can travel again, here are 20 stunning photos of trees to make you feel like you’re outside enjoying nature, without leaving your couch.


McDonald's releases four 'rare' limited-edition dipping sauces

McDonald's Australia is releasing four limited-edition dipping sauces for a limited time only, but customers are only being told about two of them ahead of time.


DR MAX PEMBERTON: Trust me, your retail therapy makes you feel worse

Dr Max Pemberton says he is worried about 'buy now, pay later' services in the UK. He says that the companies are exploiting people, leaving one in three in debt


Step back in time with a vintage hotel stay

From gloriously kitsch 1950s motels to Art Deco classics, these are the rooms to check out if you want to do the time warp (again).


Makeup enthusiast shares guide to preventing under eye creases

An Australian makeup aficionado has shared her foolproof hack for preventing under eye creasing by using two special products before applying her foundation.


Obese woman who ‘couldn’t wear shoes’ because of her size shares the simple food swaps that saw her shed half her bodyweight

Obese woman who ‘couldn’t wear shoes’ because of her size shares the simple food swaps that saw her shed half her bodyweight - Durham woman Christine Burnell, 59, loves baking and began comfort eating after her husband died of cancer in 2007 – ballooning to more than 19st by 2019


Big cities on the brink of natural disaster

Weather plays a big role when picking somewhere to live or travel. Mediterranean countries attract thousands thanks to their warm water, while Scandinavian nations benefit from having ice cold temperatures. However, some destinations have different climates entirely. You may think Tokyo and New York City are some tempting locations, but did you know that they are both cities on the brink of natural disaster? That's right, there are super cities across the globe that are vulnerable to typhoons, tsunamis, wildfires, or even earthquakes. Click on to explore the places where mother nature could strike at any minute, wreaking untold havoc on super-sized cities across the atlas.


August is peak season for Europe. The 10 can't-miss spots to visit

The stunning Croatian city of stone and light, Dubrovnik is one of the most picturesque locations in the Balkans. The city is filled with limestone streets, baroque buildings and big sea-facing walls representing the story of resilience and liberty. No wonder it attracts tourists worldwide who experience the rich history preserved in monuments and ...


These Are Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat, According to a Nutritionist

These picks are filled with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals.


6 Foods That Are Pretty Bad for Your Heart

You may want to cut back.


More than 50 of the best-tasting sauces in the world

Feeling saucy? Well, next time you're cooking, get turned on with these fantastically flavorsome sauces from around the world. These appetizing and tasty condiments are guaranteed to enrich your food, whatever you're preparing. Hungry? Browse this gallery and discover the best sauces around. Click on!


Aussie mum uncovers secret to a SPARKLING shower in TEN minutes

A mum was shocked to find that using an unconventional method to clean her shower worked wonders for the grime that had accumulated over the weeks.


These 20 Sun Hats From Amazon Make Sun Protection Look So Good

Stay shady, friends.


Lexus Shows Off Electric LFA Successor At Goodwood

The unnamed electric supercar caught the attention of many.


Volkswagen ID.5 GTX Beats ID.4 GTX In Bjørn Nyland's Range Test

It was almost able to reach 477 km (296 miles) at 90 km/h (56 mph).


Period poverty is worst in Brighton and Hove - as nearly half can't afford sanitary items

Overall, a quarter of the female population find it more difficult now to afford basic sanitary protection - due to the rising cost of living and effects of the pandemic


Indulge in the best spa break in your state

These are the most beautiful spas in each of the United States.


Inside the bizarre ghost town of 500 abandoned fairytale castles

Explore Turkey's eerie Burj Al Babas resort.


Weirdest things dictators did you won't believe actually happened

Dictators are known for oppressing entire nations with their ruthless regimes. In this gallery you'll find some of the weirdest things these dictators did. You will seriously question where these ideas came from after looking through this gallery. Check it out.


Spidi’s Progressive Net Jacket Is Here To Keep You Cool And Protected

A breathable textile street jacket that sports race-inspired design.


Want to travel in September? See the 8 best places to visit in the shoulder season

Newland's most populous and beautiful city, Auckland, is well known for its white-sand beaches, delicious seafood and stunning modern architecture. Also nicknamed the city of sails, harbor city is filled with white ferries and boats that sail to waterside suburbs and nearby islands. Head towards the sky tower to have panoramic views of the beautifu...


Inside a stylist blogger's luxe wardrobe complete with designer bags

Fashion blogger Caitlin, from South Australia, adores sharing her style with hundreds on social media and collects luxury products to add to her growing collection.


Mad House review: David Harbour is tremendous fun in this old-fashioned comedy

Mad House review: David Harbour is tremendous fun in this old-fashioned comedy - 3/5 It’s a fine showcase for the talents of Harbour and Bill Pullman, but ‘Mad House’ is built on shaky foundations


30 Famous Hotels From Movies and TV Shows You Can Actually Visit

BRB, booking a room at the 'White Lotus' resort ASAP.


These 16 Hair Straightening Brushes Make Sleek Hair Easier Than Ever

Meet the easiest styling tool you'll ever use.


The 40 Best Foods for Lowering Your Cholesterol, According to a Nutritionist

Stock up on dark chocolate, stat.


The Most Beautiful (and Under the Radar) Places to Visit In Italy

These stunning locations are perfect for your next vacation—and far from any tourist trap.


Say Goodbye to Sweaty Nights With These Summer-Friendly Comforters

I 'm dreaming of breezy summer bedding.


Dame Deborah James partners with Tesco to raise awareness of bowel cancer symptoms

Dame Deborah James partners with Tesco to raise awareness of bowel cancer symptoms - The supermarket will list symptoms of the disease on its own brand toilet paper


Fascinating images show how pets perceive their surroundings at home

Understanding how animals view the world can help pet owners to pick toys, beds and food bowls in colors that attract the most attention for their little friends.


Cardiologists Say These Are The Worst Foods For Your Heart, And There Goes My Whole Diet

Man, there are some shockers in here.


Brain damage claim leads to new row over electroshock therapy

It is one of the most dramatic techniques employed in modern psychology. An electric shock is administered directly to the brains of individuals who are suffering from depression. But electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is controversial among some psychologists and is now the focus of a huge row – which erupted last week – over claims that it can trigger brain damage, that guidelines covering its use are weak and that it is used disproportionately...


You Can Buy The Dyson Airwrap At Ulta Now

Discounts, bundles, and new products–oh my!


Air Canada admits mistake after retired British couple were removed from plane by armed police

Air Canada admits mistake after retired British couple were removed from plane by armed police - Retired British couple among the 23 people kicked off the flight


Dementia checklist: Warning signs to look out for including acting aggressively

One in four people who suffer with dementia showed symptoms over two years before diagnosis, a new study claims. The Alzheimer’s Society has released a checklist to assess how likely you are to develop dementia.


The Best Air Fryers On Sale On Amazon Now

Easy, delicious meals coming right up!


Voices: Botox? No thanks – I’d rather look old than look weird

Flaws are fine – there’s no need to hide your wrinkles when you have earned them


Third of Britons ‘have declined wedding invitation due to cost of living crisis’

Third of Britons ‘have declined wedding invitation due to cost of living crisis’ - The average cost of attending a wedding is £567 per person


Givi Presents Its New X.27 Modular Helmet

The Italian brand’s X.27 helmet is also ECE 22.06 and P/J homologated.


Amazing underrated castles you need to visit

You're probably familiar with regal Windsor Castle or Germany's enchanting Neuschwanstein Castle. But there are plenty of underrated, yet equally impressive fortresses around the world with their own unique charm and fascinating history. Here we reveal some of the planet's most beautiful castles that you might not have known existed.


Beautiful images from the Drone Photo Awards

Drone photography offers the chance to capture new – and often startling – perspectives of people, the natural world and man-made structures, and it's becoming ever more popular. Inspired? Here's a selection of winning images from last year's Drone Photo Awards, which forms part of the Siena Awards visual arts festival.


Off-peak travel: 10 places to visit in August

Nevada's most populous city, Las Vegas, is undoubtedly the entertainment capital of the world. The city is best known for its luxurious Casinos, world-class hotels and its happening nightlife. The fantasy city, also known as sin city, is incredibly popular among tourists worldwide and considered a popular holiday destination. Las Vegas Strip is one...


Scientists say inability to complete simple at-home test is linked to increased risk of early death

Scientists say inability to complete simple at-home test is linked to increased risk of early death - Researchers say standardised test for balance is not included in health checks of middle-aged and older people