LifeStyle: Travel

'It's Smaller, But Mighty': New Boeing 737 Completes Its First Flight

Wednesday  06:35,   21 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

Boeing is hoping that airlines agree that good things come in small packages. Boeing’s first 737 MAX 7 aircraft (sometimes referred to as the miniMAX) made its maiden voyage last week from the factory in Renton, Washington. The plane is the smallest [...]

Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat

Wednesday  06:16,   21 march 2018
Associated Press

Worried about catching a cold or the flu on a plane? Get a window seat, and don't leave it until the flight is over. That's what some experts have been saying for years, and it's perhaps the best advice coming out of a new attempt to determine[...]

Bon Appetit boards Princess Cruises with expertly chosen food excursion tours

Wednesday  00:31,   21 march 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Princess Cruises has tapped the food experts at Bon Appetit magazine to curate culinary shore excursions and food tours for their gourmet cruisers. Along with creating itineraries that connect guests with local chefs and artisans, Bon Appetit has[...]

You Can Take a Tequila Train to Mexico's Most Magical Town

Tuesday  06:30,   20 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

You’d think it would be hard to live up to being designated a "magical" town, but Tequila, Mexico more than delivers on the hype. Nestled deep within the state of Jalisco in central Mexico, the tiny community of Tequila, which was[...]

Giacometti's chaotic studio to be recreated in Paris

Tuesday  03:26,   20 march 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Dozens of unseen works by the world's most expensive sculptor Alberto Giacometti will go on display for the first time when a reconstruction of his famously decrepit studio opens in Paris. The recreation of the dark and cramped Montparnasse[...]

Spot the fake: The truth behind some of the world's greatest tourist attractions

Tuesday  03:16,   20 march 2018

This globe is filled with paradoxes and contradictions, with things that may or may not be real So, inspired by the current era of fake news, we thought we'd turn the spotlight on the fake tourist attractions: the sites and locations that aren't[...]

5 things Instagram doesn’t tell you about travel

Tuesday  02:55,   20 march 2018

Seduced by glorious photos on Instagram, first-time traveller Stephen Murray quit his job to explore the world – but he soon realised that Insta wasn't telling the whole truth.Plenty of people, I imagine. As my fiancee and I saved for our big[...]

'The worst view in the world': The Walled Off Hotel by Banksy, Bethlehem

Monday  23:21,   19 march 2018

Whether it's the worst view in the world I can't say, but it is confronting and upsetting being so close to a structure that has caused such heartbreak for so long. Since opening in March 2017 this dystopian version of the Waldorf Hotel, as[...]

Ski in Style at This Italian Mountain Chalet Run by a Famous Fashion House

Monday  11:50,   19 march 2018
Travel + Leisure

A rustic hotel and spa sits at the heart of a 40-square-mile park owned and protected by Ermenegildo Zegna, the Italian menswear company whose factory has been based in the nearby town of Trivero since 1910. But despite its relationship with one of [...]

Milford Track, New Zealand: Have tourists ruined the 'finest walk in the world'?

Friday  04:12,   16 march 2018

I wanted to walk until I was physically exhausted and mentally calm. And I wanted to walk alone. I work in the hum of a hundred electronic feeds, and my job is unscrambling the signals in the noise. So when it was time to unplug, I needed to get[...]

Egypt sees tourism rebound ahead of vote

Friday  03:08,   16 march 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Egypt is seeing a promising rebound in tourism following devastating jihadist attacks, in welcome news to the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he seeks re-election this month. In the eastern Red Sea city of Hurghada, tourists [...]

5 Tips For Maximising Your Cruise Experience

Friday  02:32,   16 march 2018

We have all heard the bright and sunny tales of Caribbean cruises. Some of us have likely swiped through an Instagram or two of our family and friends cruising through Alaska or maybe the Mediterranean. There are river cruises, re-positioning[...]

Miniature Wonderland in Germany brings the child out in everyone

Friday  00:27,   16 march 2018

A tourist destination that most people have never heard of is better than Disneyland for some.The child in me was fascinated by the intricate and detailed miniature city and its constant[...]

Most expensive flight routes from Australia per mile revealed

Thursday  23:52,   15 march 2018

Looking for a flight destination that delivers the most bang for your bucks in terms of cost per mile travelled? Singapore comes out tops – but only if your flight originates from Melbourne. For flyers originating from Sydney, it's Ho Chi Minh City[...]

24 Pets Died Flying With U.S. Carriers Last Year. 18 Were On United.

Thursday  23:52,   15 march 2018

News that a dog died aboard a United Airlines flight on Monday has renewed interest in the airline’s track record of safely transporting animals. According to data from the Department of Transportation, United Airlines had the highest number of[...]