Italian beach on Procida island closed after poo sends bacteria levels 3x limit

You may recognise the stunning Italian island of Procida from its prominent role in the Academy Award-winning film Il Postino, otherwise known as The Postman. However, the idyllic isle is now making headlines for an entirely different reason. Swimmers have been banned from the island's famous beach, Cimetero di Procida, after bacteria levels were found to be three times over the acceptable limit.

Rosebud Casino And Hotel Selects Opticity PLAYER MARKETING

VALENTINE, Neb., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosebud Casino and Hotel, situated on the border of Nebraska and South Dakota, has subscribed to Opticity PLAYER MARKETING™ to enable advanced data analysis and automate marketing. "Opticity's Analysis-Ready Data™ is what won us over," said Darrel Johnson, Marketing Director for the property.

Friends forced to quit Arctic adventure complete the trip 50 years on

Three friends who were forced to shelve a 40,000-mile adventure to the Arctic just 500 miles short of their destination have completed the trip 50 years on - in the same vehicle. Mike Andrews, Ben Mackworth-Praed and Martin Hugh-Jones set off on their 'ultimate road trip' across the Americas when they were graduates in 1960.

The great British seaside holiday revealed in rare vintage photographs

Once upon a time holidays were not about Instagramming from First Class on a plane or boasting about luxurious infinity pools. For many, a trip to the humble British seaside, with donkey rides, a bucket and spade and loved ones was the highlight of the summer. These precious 'lost' days are being celebrated in a nostalgic new book dedicated to the nation's love affair with the coast.

San Antonio’s Secret Chocolate Scene

Paesanos Restaurant Group After savoring some of the finest BBQ and Tex-Mex, indulge your sweet tooth with San Antonio's lesser known confectionery specialties. Decadent cakes, rich mole sauces and chocolate infused tequila are just a few treats being cooked up on the culinary streets of Alamo City.

The Unfriendliest Cities in the U.S. For 2015

by the Editors of Conde Nast Traveler Atlantic City, NJ For the third year running, we've asked Conde Nast Traveler readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers' Choice Awards survey, especially with respect to where you felt welcome, or in some cases, not. Read on to see the top 5 cities that gave guests something of the cold shoulder.

Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $2 Million Sold in Chester County, PA

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One winning Powerball® with Power Play® ticket worth $2 million from the Wednesday, August 19, drawing was sold at a fuel station in Thorndale, Chester County. The ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 06-08-43-48-50, but not the red Powerball 07, to win $2 million, less 25 percent federal withholding.

One in three Britons admit to checking their work emails EVERY DAY on holiday

It seems switching off from the daily routine is hard to do with a study revealing that more than a third of us now check our work emails every day while on holiday. The research suggests we're still thinking about the office even while trying to enjoy a break as 34 per cent confess to checking their inbox at least once daily.