The ‘Strange Slope’ optical illusion in China where uphill looks like downhill

Your eyes DO deceive you: Amazing footage shows the fascinating ‘Strange Slope’ optical illusion in China where cyclists freewheel ‘uphill’ ‘Strange Slope’ can be found 30km (18.6 miles) northeast of the city of Shenyang Videos show cyclists seemingly freewheeling while going ‘up’ the slope An optical sciences expert said the near vanishing point contributes to … Read more

From seafood platters to heart-shaped waffles, the most decadent cruise ship brunches revealed 

Cruises are famous for round-the-clock feasting. But often there is only just time to grab a croissant from the breakfast buffet before heading ashore on an excursion. So when the pace changes on days at sea, there is nothing to beat the ultimate treat of a lie-in followed by brunch. Here’s my pick of scrumptious … Read more

Inside the Norwegian Cruise Line ship with infinity pools and a glass bridge that’s debuting in 2023

A new Norwegian Cruise Line ship will debut next year – and recently released renderings offer a tour around the stunning vessel.  Norwegian Viva, which will sail on its maiden voyage in June 2023, is currently being built by the Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri in Marghera, Italy.  Rather than drawing up the ship from scratch, Norwegian mirrored … Read more

Old Seven Mile Bridge in Florida Keys reopens after renovation 

Florida’s historic Old Seven Mile Bridge – which originally carried steam trains – reopens after $44million renovation for cyclists and walkers Drone pictures show the stunning bridge in Florida, which took over four years to refurbish  Visitors are now able to once again walk, cycle and skate across the picturesque archipelago The bridge leads to … Read more

Pictured: The first Bentley-branded residential tower in the world

The first Bentley-branded residential tower in the world will open for sale this month. It’s called Bentley Residences Miami and the British luxury car manufacturer is officially launching the sales gallery for the 749ft- (228m-) high complex, which will rise over Miami’s Sunny Isles Beach, in the coming days.  The tower, set for completion in … Read more

The best and worst value places for Britons to go skiing in Europe, from Bulgaria to Switzerland

Bulgaria has been named the cheapest place in Europe for Britons to go skiing for the fourth year running, followed by Italy, a new ranking has revealed. At the other end of the spectrum, Swiss ski resorts remain the priciest. Overall, prices have dropped for a week’s holiday on the slopes in two-thirds of the … Read more