April 12, 2013 |
Justin Bieber has released his latest music video, "All Around the World," and is giving fans and critics a glimpse of his life during his "Believe" tour. The video plays out as a mash-up of footage from the 19-year-old's world tour and his performances of the song at various venues. It also shows the tour from his point of view. So it's fitting and fairly clever that his team approached the song in this manner. The YouTube sensation-turned-global pop star teased to the video on Twitter Thursday and finally made the big reveal on Friday.
June 5, 2012
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May 23, 2012 |
The Tokyo Skytree , the world's tallest communications tower, opened Tuesday. Twice the height of the Eiffel Tower, it stands 2,080 feet tall (only Dubai's Burj Khalifa is taller at 2,716 feet) with observation decks that offer amazing views of the densely packed Japanese capital. So how much does that view cost? Visitors going to the Tembo Deck at 1,148 feet above the city pay $31.25 for adults and $25 for children 12 to 17 from now until July 10 (and you have to buy tickets in advance and online with a credit card issued in Japan, according to Skytree website )
HOME & GARDEN
July 15, 2011 |
Megan Cowles' friends envy her good luck. "Everyone wants my job," she says. This summer, her employer is taking her to Paris, where she'll see the Eiffel Tower, stroll along the Seine and eat buttery, melt-in-your-mouth croissants for breakfast. Her wonder job? She's a home-care worker. Her employer, a 76-year-old Orange County woman, is so grateful for her help that she's taking her to Paris on a vacation. Part 1: How to choose a caregiver "She's very excited about it," Cowles said.
March 14, 2011
Vegas or Paris? This tower looks a little too shiny to be the famed Eiffel Tower of Paris, but c'est vrai . "The tower twinkles for five minutes on the hour and it is at that moment the photo was taken with a 12x zoom," says Times reader "GdashG75. " If you visit the City of Lights to see the Eiffel Tower, read our France guide . If you'd prefer to see the Sin City version, read our Vegas guide . Interested in feedback from Los Angeles Times photographers? Come join us at the L.A. Times Travel & Adventure Show March 19 and 20 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
December 19, 2010
1, France Year in and year out, Europe's most familiar monuments can count on a steady stream of visitors. Yet even must-do destinations offer creative new wrinkles to bring in the crowds. Here are a few innovations in France, Britain and Italy: Eiffel Tower: Some tourists are turned off by the idea of waiting in line just to climb the Eiffel Tower's well-worn stairs. So the Paris monument has set up an ice-skating rink on its first floor, 187 feet above ground, that will be available every night until 10:30 and operate until Feb. 9. There is no extra cost to use the rink, and skates are free.