LifeStyle: Travel

Four tricks to help you sleep on a plane (without a sleeping pill in sight).

Monday  08:52,   24 april 2017

Sleeping while on an airplane is surely an oxymoron, right? Apparently not, according to a professor of ergonomics who has told Business Insider there are little, tiny, almost insignificant (but actually quite significant things) you can do [...]

China's new topsy-turvy bridge has three bridges woven into one

Monday  05:41,   24 april 2017
Business Insider Australia

A bridge doesn't need to include the standard, grey concrete beams, cables, and deck. A bridge doesn't need to include the standard, grey concrete beams, cables, and deck. They can twist and turn and pop with[...]

Everyone wants to sit next to this very fancy dog

Monday  05:41,   24 april 2017
Hello Giggles

A dog likes to fly in style. Brush his hair, hold his head high, sit in first class, wear a bowtie. A…NBC Analyst Mark Halperin boarded a Delta flight on Friday night, and seeing this fancy dog sitting regally in first class, thought something was[...]

Stan's the man for Austrian hermit job

Monday  03:21,   24 april 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

There's no running water, electricity or pay but 50 people from around the world still applied to be one of Europe's last hermits. Now there is a winner, Austrian officials said[...]

Tourists Dropped $1.5 Million Into Trevi Fountain Last Year

Sunday  07:05,   23 april 2017

That is, literally, some serious coinNBC News reports the iconic fountain had an astonishing amount of coins tossed into its confines last[...]

'Whale Cam' Lets Humans See What It's Like to Be a Whale in the Arctic

Sunday  07:05,   23 april 2017
Travel + Leisure

A few friendly humpback whales are helping mankind understand what goes on just beneath the ocean's surface. A team of researchers, supported by the World Wildlife Fund, recently attached non-invasive sensors and cameras to the backs of [...]

This Couple Took a Year-Long Honeymoon

Sunday  06:56,   23 april 2017

It wasn't the fancy, luxurious escape you're thinking of, though.They traveled the globe not just to see with world had to offer, but with the intention of figuring out exactly what it means to be[...]

This Is The Safest Travel Destination In The World

Sunday  06:16,   23 april 2017

Finland has reason to be proud. Not only is the Nordic country celebrating 100 years of independence, according to the World Economic Forum's 2017 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report, but Finland can also boast the fact that it's the safest[...]

This is Why Airplane Seats Don't Line Up With Windows

Sunday  06:16,   23 april 2017

When you're confined to one seat for 10 hours, there are a lot of things you start to notice , like those tiny hole at the bottom of airplane windows or how turbulence seems to have gotten worse. Here's another one for you: airplane windows[...]

30 cities where everyone under 30 wants to live right now

Saturday  07:13,   22 april 2017
Business Insider Australia

The INSIDER Summary. Nestpick ranked cities based on how desirable they are to millennials. Millennials will go to extreme lengths to live in expensive cities instead of languishing in the[...]

Virgin Australia has switched on its inflight wifi trial

Saturday  06:51,   22 april 2017
Business Insider Australia

Virgin Australia has kicked off a three-month <g class="gr_ gr_6 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling" data-gr-id="6" id="6">inflight</g> wifi testing trial on a single Boeing 737-800[...]

The reason the Queen doesn't need a passport

Friday  09:32,   21 april 2017

Queen Elizabeth II doesn't need a passport or a driver's licence for this strange old British law, but that doesn't stop her from travelling abroad or driving.The undocumented royal has no need for the identification, although other[...]

Bangkok 'unique' despite street stall edict: Thai tourism boss

Friday  09:32,   21 april 2017
Relaxnews (AFP)

Bangkok's street food culture will survive a crackdown on vendors, Thailand's tourism chief insists.The City Hall stunned Thais and tourists alike this week with plans to bar the capital's world-famous food stalls from all main roads to[...]

This interactive map shows where to find the perfect weather year-round

Friday  03:20,   21 april 2017

Ryan Whitaker has created an interactive weather map that shows you the best time to travel to a certain destination, based on your preferences.Aside from furiously Googling “when's the best time to visit… ” for all of your bucket list destinations[...]

Things you're allowed to take from a hotel room

Friday  02:00,   21 april 2017

Can you take hotel slippers home with you? What about the <g class="gr_ gr_5 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling" data-gr-id="5" id="5">robe</g>?&nbsp;Hotels generally go by the[...]