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    Amber Share, a graphic designer, decided to put a fun spin on negative reviews of national parks. Subpar Parks/Instagram Amber Share takes one-star reviews of national parks and turns them into colorful illustrations. The negative reviews, which range from totally overrated to bunch of rocks, big deal, are juxtaposed with Shares bold, beautiful illustrations.  Share has completed 52 of the 62 national parks in the US, and she told Insider she plans to illustrate international locations next. I...
    Hong Kong Disneyland is once again closing its doors following an increase in coronavirus cases. The announcement comes as Walt Disney World in Florida continues its phased reopening despite a surge of cases in the state. Hong Kongs park, which reopened on June 18, will close on Wednesday until further notice. The city recently banned public gatherings of more than four people to combat newly spreading COVID-19 infections. As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention...
    THE National Trust has reopened some of their properties from today as restrictions are lowered across the UK. Five properties across England are welcoming guests back for the first time since the pandemic. 3Seven National Trust properties are opening from today, including PetworthCredit: Alamy While garden and outdoor spaces have been able to reopen, along with car parks and toilets, many of the houses and estates stayed close. Yet the new government guidelines, which allowed the tourism industry to restart...
    HONG KONG (AP) — For the second time this year, Hong Kong Disneyland Park is closing temporarily following the city’s decision to ban public gatherings of more than four people because of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney officials said Monday. Disney officials posted on the resort’s website that the Hong Kong park was closing Wednesday until further notice. The resort’s hotels will remain open with adjusted levels of service, Disney officials said. The resort is closing “as required by the government...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The sound of trash tumbling out of a mechanized rake drowns out the soothing sound of the waves crashing at Rockaway Beach. No matter which way our camera rolled, garbage took center frame, CBS2’s Vanessa Mudock reported Monday. A busted beach chair, discarded pizza boxes, even an entire array of blankets and towels were left behind by beachgoers. A parks department worker, busy cleaning up someone else’s mess, did not want to speak on camera, but...
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    Dubai Miracle Garden in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. S-F/Shutterstock From Norway to China, these are the most beautiful gardens and parks in the world. In Cornwall, England, the Lost Gardens of Heligan is home to sculptures straight from a fairy tale.  Some of the worlds oldest gardens are located in the Ancient City of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. Visit Insiders homepage for more stories. Stunning gardens and parks can be found across the world, and these photos...
    ERIE, Colo. (CBS4) — A coyote attacked a dog in a backyard in Erie — and scratched a woman who tried to stop it. The Erie Police Department says it happened early Monday morning, at a home in the 200 block of Briggs Street. “The owner attempted to intervene and received a small scratch to her hand from the coyote,” investigators said. The coyote has not been located. The Erie Police Department’s Animal Control Officer is working with Colorado Parks...
    HONG KONG (AP) — For the second time this year, Hong Kong Disneyland Park is closing temporarily following the city’s decision to ban public gatherings of more than four people because of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney officials said Monday. Disney officials posted on the resort’s website that the Hong Kong park was closing Wednesday until further notice. The resort’s hotels will remain open with adjusted levels of service, Disney officials said. The resort is closing “as required by the government...
    Walt Disney is temporarily closing its Hong Kong Disneyland theme park from July 15 amid rising coronavirus cases in the Chinese-ruled city, the company said Monday. The announcement came two days after Disney reopened its biggest resort, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., as coronavirus cases surged in the state. “As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15,” a...
    Walt Disney is temporarily closing its Hong Kong Disneyland theme park from July 15 amid rising coronavirus cases in the Chinese-ruled city, the company said Monday. The announcement came two days after Disney reopened its biggest resort, Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., as coronavirus cases surged in the state. “As required by the government and health authorities in line with prevention efforts taking place across Hong Kong, Hong Kong Disneyland park will temporarily close from July 15,” a Disney...
    Guests attending the Magic Kingdom theme park in Walt Disney World will be required to wear protective face coverings if they are over the age 2-years-old. According to CNN, guests who do not comply with the rule will not be able to retrieve photos taken on rides. The controversial decision made by Disney to reopen some of their parks has been met with a great deal of backlash online. So far, both Magic Kingdom and the Animal Kingdom have opened...
    People visit Disney Worlds Magic Kingdom on Saturday. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images As Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened for the first time since March on Saturday, Walt Disney World released a reopening advertisement on social media. In the video, masked employees are seen preparing the parks and cleaning fan-favorite rides, all while saying welcome back to fans. Though some people loved the video, others were critical of the theme parks plan to reopen...
    A locked gate is seen after the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park has been closed, following the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2020.Tyrone Siu | REUTERS Hong Kong Disneyland will once again shutter its gates after the country reported a spike of new coronavirus cases.  The park had reopened less than a month ago after closing in January during the first surge of Covid-19 cases in the region. Guests and staff were required to wear face masks,...
    CAMPSITES and caravan parks are already selling out for the summer in a Brit holiday boom. Families have been able to stay overnight at self-catered accommodation, caravan parks and campsites across England since July 4 after the government lowered travel restrictions. 2Campsites are booking out for the summer in a Brit staycation boomCredit: Getty Images - Getty While this only initially included England, Wales and Scotland have since opened up to travellers. With staycations being more popular than ever this...
    ORLANDO (CBSMiami/CNN) – With the opening of the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom over the weekend, Walt Disney World plans to open two more of its parks this week. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are scheduled to open on Wednesday. Guests who go will have to follow some rules. At every location in the Disney resort, masks are required at all times. The only exceptions: You don’t wear them in resort pools and while you’re actively...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Kennywood is set to open to the general public for the first time this season on Monday after having been open to season ticket holders over the weekend. While hampered by the weather, restaurants in Allegheny County have now reopened and are providing outdoor dining. Whether it’s at restaurants or amusement parks, the crowds continue to be slow to come back. While the weather certainly put a damper on its reopening, Kennywood’s season ticket holders did come out,...
      LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Wildlife officers and firefighters managed to come up with a solution after a bear fell asleep in a tree after being tranquilized. Colorado Parks and Wildlife first responded to a home on Alameda Parkway and Bear Creek Road at 9 a.m. on Saturday for a call about a bear in a tree. (credit: West Metro) Twelve hours later, the 350 lb. bear moved down the tree enough for officers to tranquilize it. That’s when the...
    WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Several Connecticut state parks closed their gates before noon Sunday after quickly reaching their visitor limits. The state has reduced by half the number of people allowed in the parks during the coronavirus pandemic to allow for social distancing. By Sunday morning, at least eight parks, including Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme and Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, were already at capacity, NBC Connecticut reported. The states coronavirus transmission rate is among the...
    Guests wait in line Disney World closed its Orlando, Florida theme parks and resorts in mid-March when the United States was finally starting to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic in a significant way. In the last four months, as cases have continued to surge across the nation, a number of large-scale events and social gatherings have been canceled or closed, ranging from professional sports games to concerts, to movie theaters, to other theme parks, including Disneyland. Disney World has...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY LISA RICHWINE Mickey waved from a distance and visitors wore colorful face masks with mouse ears on Saturday as Florida’s Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state. Walt Disney Co. welcomed a limited number of guests to its two most popular parks at the...
    By Lisa Richwine (Reuters) - Star Wars Stormtroopers enforced mask-wearing and Mickey Mouse waved from a distance on Saturday as Floridas Walt Disney World opened to the public for the first time in four months amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state. Walt Disney Co welcomed a limited number of guests to parts of its sprawling Orlando complex, the most-visited theme park resort in the world, with a host of safety measures designed to reassure visitors and reduce...
    Miami, Jul 11 ​​(EFE) .- The magic of Disney and characters like Mickey Mouse and Jack Sparrow shines again in Florida this Saturday with the reopening of two of Orlando’s theme parks, although it is overshadowed by the growing threat of COVID-19. Under strict security measures the doors of the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will open this Saturday for the general public, while those of EPCOT and Disney Hollywood Studio will do the same on July 15 following “a...
    When will Disney World reopen? After closing their doors because of the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World Resort officially reopened two of its four parks in Orlando, Florida. Disney World reopened the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks on Saturday. 3 Disney World in Orlando, Florida reopened two of its four parks on SaturdayCredit: Getty Images - Getty Epcot and Hollywood Studios the two other parks at the resort are set to reopen Wednesday, July 15. How long has...
    The love for Disney Parks is common! Celebrities are simply as obsessive about Disney World and Disneyland as anybody else, as evidenced by their professions and visits to the theme parks. “I grew up in Orange County, so I grew up going to Disneyland on a regular basis,” Milo Ventimiglia defined throughout a February 2018 look on Jimmy Kimmel Stay!, noting that he spent an eventful 12th birthday on the park. “Rising up at Disneyland, I imply, it was a...