From the Fleet Week celebrations in New York City to Facebook opening offices in Dubai, Travel Channel looks at events that happened this week around the world.
The McDonald's Restaurant USA #1 Store Museum in Des Plaines, IL. The museum is a recreation of the 9th McDonald’s to open in the country, in April 1955.
Civilians try on military gear with US Marines in Times Square during Fleet Week festivities in New York City. Fleet week, which has been held in New York City since 1984, celebrates the US Navy and Marine Corps with a week of ship visitations and military demonstrations. Fleet Week concludes on Memorial Day with a military flyover to honor those killed in action.
Pilgrims arrive for an open-air mass in Al Monte, near Huelva, Spain, the city where tens of thousands of pilgrims converge in honor of the virgin of el Rocio.
World War II Navy veteran Edward Sabo rides on a float in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday in Fairfield, CT. Memorial Day has been celebrated since the end of the Civil War to honor those who died while in the Armed Forces.
This four-meter-high floral crown was made to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and sits in St. James's Park in London, England. The crown took 5 weeks and 13,500 individual plants to construct and weighs approximately 5 tons.
Mark Webber of Australia celebrates winning the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix by jumping into a swimming pool following the race at the Circuit de Monaco in Monte Carlo.
A young boy plays in a fountain at an event to mark the opening of the new Leicester Square in London, England, which was redesigned in hopes of making it a more welcoming public space.
Actress and singer Kylie Minogue attends the closing ceremony and <i>Therese Desqueyroux</i> premiere during the 65th annual Cannes Film Festival in France.
Dario Franchitti of Scotland gets ahead of teammate Scott Dixon of New Zealand during the IZOD IndyCar Series 96th running of the Indianapolis 500-mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Joanne Gregory carries the Olympic Torch on a hand-drawn canal boat across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Llangollen, Wales. The Olympic Flame is now on day 12 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt poses in front of the Colosseum in Rome before his appearance at Rome's Diamond League meeting where he competed in the 100-meter race.
It’s been a big couple of weeks for Facebook. They released their IPO, Mark Zuckerberg got married and on Wednesday the social network giant opened its first office in the Middle East in Dubai's Internet City.
Spellers walk onstage at the start of the second round of the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition in National Harbor, Maryland. 278 spellers are competing in the 85th annual competition.
People browse the shelves at the 71st annual Madrid Book Fair, which started this week at Retiro Park in Spain.
Miss Piggy floated down the streets of Indianapolis, IN, last Saturday during the Indianapolis 500 Festival.