LifeStyle: Travel

World's first solar-powered train railway launches in Byron Bay, Australia

Monday  23:51,   18 december 2017
Traveller

The world's first solar-powered railway is now taking passengers.It's the realisation of an eight-year dream held by the owners of the resort Elements of Byron and their development director, Jeremy[...]

The Luxury-Lover’s Guide To Tokyo

Monday  23:50,   18 december 2017
Harper’s BAZAAR

In search of luxury accommodation, spa experience, day trips and restaurants while travelling in Tokyo, Japan? Here are our recommendations.But don't be fooled by its cooler-than-your-average streetwear scene, or its bustling market districts -[...]

This globe-trotting power couple wants to help you 'escape the desk'

Monday  23:37,   18 december 2017
Business Insider Australia

Victoria McEwan and Elaina Bird set out to create a life for themselves that didn't revolve around work. Now, they're helping others "Escape The Desk" and embrace the unknown with their lifestyle blog.Victoria McEwan and Elaina[...]

Comment: Why Do We Travel?

Monday  05:12,   18 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

For me it’s about exploring new places, the adventure and wanting to learn more ...We’ve been driving for 10hrs through remote villages, along cliff edge roads, kids running along the dirt tracks to chase us down, big smiles beaming across their[...]

The Bachelor’s Snez shares ‘every parent’s fear’ after her first flight with her baby.

Monday  05:12,   18 december 2017
Mamamia

Some passengers think that being seated next to a crying baby on a plane is a nightmare. But it’s even more arduous for the parents involved. Last week, we learned George and Amal Clooney handed out noise-cancelling headphones to fellow[...]

Around the world in 42 days: Sailor breaks record

Monday  00:07,   18 december 2017
Sky News

A French sailor has smashed the record for travelling around the world single-handed, completing the journey in just 42 days and 16 hours. Francois Gabart managed to beat the previous record - set by fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville last Christmas - [...]

Enjoy a Drink in a Rooftop Igloo at This Bar in Budapest

Monday  00:06,   18 december 2017
Travel + Leisure

Need a cold, frosty drink? Who not try having one in an igloo. Of course, technically, we don’t mean going to a literal igloo made of ice. Of course, technically, we don’t mean going to a literal igloo made of ice. (Even though that's also[...]

11 of the most incredible landscapes on Earth, from Antarctica to the Cocora Valley

Sunday  14:23,   17 december 2017
Wanderlust

Adventure travel bloggers, including Runaway Juno, Wanderlusters and Nomad Revelations, pick out the world’s most remarkable and beautiful landscapes that need to be seen to be believedIt’s tough to beat the salt flats of Bolivia as one of the[...]

Marriott hotels pilots shower doors that record guests' thoughts

Sunday  03:52,   17 december 2017
USA TODAY

Marriott Hotels would like guests to come up with brilliant ideas while they are showering. The Marriott International brand is piloting a new shower that would allow guests to capture their moments of inspiration on the[...]

10 Cities Around the World Worth Travelling to For Christmas

Sunday  03:51,   17 december 2017
Popsugar

When it comes to Christmas celebrations, cities across the world all have their own special way of getting in the spirit. Sure, there are some constants — say, twinkling lights and decorated trees — but different places all have their unique[...]

Human League star chucked out of Qantas business class lounge for wearing UGG boots

Saturday  06:06,   16 december 2017
MSN

The popstar was denied entry to the lounge because she was wearing the wrong bootsThe 55-year-old singer is on tour with the synth-pop band in[...]

Passengers behaving badly: The problem of alcohol on planes

Friday  06:42,   15 december 2017
Traveller

Although an alcohol-induced aircraft diversion is a rare event, most of us have been the victims of drunk-on-plane syndrome. The end-of-season sports club bash en route to wreak havoc in the bars of Kuta, the schoolies brat pack heading for the[...]

Both ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Feature This Magical Destination

Friday  05:06,   15 december 2017
Travel + Leisure

Fans are already lining the streets to become the first to see the new Star Wars film, "The Last Jedi," when it hit theaters tonight. Fans are lining up to see the new Star Wars film, "The Last Jedi," after it theatres yesterday.[...]

What Should You Do If Your Flight Is Delayed?

Friday  01:53,   15 december 2017
Popsugar

There's nothing more irritating than arriving for your flight on time — or worse, hours early — and getting notified that it's been delayed.There's nothing more irritating than arriving for your flight on time — or worse, hours early — and[...]

JetBlue passenger biting people forces plane to make emergency landing

Thursday  23:51,   14 december 2017
FOX News

A phone video shows another passenger helping restrain him.While flying over Utah, the man suddenly started biting his seatmates, whom he reportedly knew, as well as hitting others, according to[...]