LifeStyle: Travel

How this man's solo honeymoon around Australia is the ultimate tribute to his late wife

Saturday  03:42,   13 january 2018

<p>It’s been exactly one year since Ben Debono’s wife Leah lost her life to melanoma.</p>For most of us it would be tempting to wish the day away and not acknowledge an anniversary that causes so much pain. But since Leah’s death Ben has[...]

Blogger offers to travel round the world with strangers claiming to be world’s first travel planner and assistant – with one catch, you have to pay her expenses

Saturday  03:30,   13 january 2018

By Josh Saunders A blogger is offering to travel round the world with strangers claiming to be the world’s first personal travel planner and assistant – with one catch, you have to pay her expenses.&nbsp;A blogger is offering to travel round the [...]

One for the seasoned traveller? Inside the hotel built entirely from salt

Friday  02:46,   12 january 2018

This is the first hotel in the world where the walls are built entirely from salt.&nbsp;The unique hotel is the edge of Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt[...]

These Hotel Robots Will Carry Your Bags, Check You In, and Serve You a Drink

Friday  02:35,   12 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

Robots with jade-colored digital eyes could one day turn airports and hotels into a human-free zone.&nbsp;At the CES tech show in Las Vegas this week, LG unveiled three robots for the hospitality industry whose duties include delivering meals[...]

Flight attendants reveal the least disgusting thing you can order on an aeroplane

Friday  01:36,   12 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

Flight attendants have said they stay away from non-bottled water on aeroplanes and drinks that use it, like coffee and tea, because the water can be stored in dirty tanks.It's an open secret that non-bottled water on aeroplanes can be of[...]

Fans shake, rattle and roll at Australia's Elvis festival

Friday  01:27,   12 january 2018

Hundreds of hip-shaking and wig-wearing Elvis Presley lookalikes and fans of the late King of Rock and Roll took trains from Sydney bound for Australia's annual Elvis festival on Thursday. Strains of "I Was The One" rang out along the platforms[...]

Airline pilot speak: Codes pilots use and why they talk the way they do

Thursday  23:37,   11 january 2018

In the cockpit there's a special language that the pilot and co-pilot use which makes no sense to the general flying public. "We're gonna be in the Hudson."And with those final words before contact was lost, Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger [...]

Where Every Travel Expert and Outlet Says to Go in 2018

Thursday  23:37,   11 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

With the start of a new year, many travelers have already begun making lists of their travel plans for 2018, plotting out everything from three-day weekends to off-the-grid getaways. Travel publications and industry experts have also done the same,[...]

Why Travelling Didn’t Work Out For Me

Thursday  04:22,   11 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Like many other existentially anguished twenty-somethings, I had a burning desire to quit my job and travel. T he nine to five existence apparently wasn’t cutting it anymore, and I pictured myself - or at least my fantasied alter ego - living a more [...]

This ‘Game Of Thrones’ Ice Hotel Will Make Anyone Feel Like They’re in Winterfell

Thursday  04:22,   11 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

Your dream winter vacation is coming. If you’re not already sick of the freezing weather, there’s a perfect place to bask in the freezing temperatures, play in the snow, and celebrate everything that is winter.&nbsp;If you’re not already sick of [...]

"My phone was stolen overseas. Then I received an $89,000 phone bill."

Thursday  04:12,   11 january 2018

Ellie had been warned about Barcelona. Classified by some as the pickpocket capital of the world, the city is renowned for theft, and tourists are often told to be on high alert.&nbsp;Classified by some as the pickpocket capital of the world,[...]

The most punctual airline in the world is one you've probably never heard of

Thursday  04:11,   11 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

airBaltic has been named the most punctual airline in the world. The research was carried out by the Official Aviation Guide (OAG). Three budget airlines ranked in the top 10, proving you don't have to splash out for quality service.There are[...]

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Romantic Things To Do In Paris

Thursday  00:36,   11 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Paris, there are plenty of alternative ways to impress your other half in the City of Love.&nbsp;A cemetery might not be the most popular place for a date, but you can’t miss out visiting the Père Lachaise Cemetery on your amorous Parisian[...]

Europe's 'largest casino complex' to open in Cyprus by 2021

Thursday  00:36,   11 january 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

A casino complex billed as the largest of its kind in Europe is scheduled to begin operations in Cyprus by 2021, giving a major boost to the economy, officials said Tuesday. Macau's Melco International and its Cypriot partner Cyprus Phassouri Ltd[...]

Australia's airport transport: The number one problem - it's not the queues

Wednesday  04:31,   10 january 2018

Anyone who has used an Australian airport already knows what the problem is. You encounter it before you've even arrived. You go through it every single time. It's unavoidable.Of course, this problem isn't the only one. There are plenty of[...]