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Queensland family raffling off their tropical island resort in Micronesia for $66 per ticket

The Beitz family from Queensland, Australia, are raffling off their island resort on Kosrae, MicronesiaThe island is located in the western Pacific ocean, and the resort ...

Former floating prison to open in London as The Good Hotel

For £110 per night you can live out your most criminal fantasies in this London hotel converted from an old prisonOnce a floating detention ...

Police and firefighters warn visitors at airport in Rio De Janeiro they're are not safe

Rio's police and fire fighters have been protesting about lack of fundsThey say that money is being funneled into planning for the Olympics One banner read: ...

American and Chinese tourists look to cash in on the weak pound after Brexit vote

Travel firms have seen surge in interest from customers looking to visit UKU.S. and Chinese tourists want to take advantage of cheapest ever poundMany websites ...

British Airways and travel experts share their ultimate airport hacks

British Airways crew and experts share their secret airport travel tipsFor families, discover the hidden child-friendly spots in Heathrow terminalsProfessionals spill their secrets on food, ...

Cabin crew reveal their weirdest in-flight experiences including 'Sarah Palin freaking out'

Cabin crew have been recounting their worst experiences in the skyCoping with deaths mid-air and aggressive drunks are all in a day's workEye-opening accounts show ...

Bolivia's train cemetery revealed in haunting photographs by Chris Staring

Cementerio de Trenes is situated just outside of the city of Uyuni, best known for its salt flatsThe engines, rail cars and parts mostly date back ...

Daredevil yogi Kimberly Weglin attempts acrobatic moves on a highline by Yosemite waterfall

Fearless yoga-devotee Kimberly Weglin performed breath-taking routine in front of a waterfall in Yosemite ParkAdventurer Weglin walked across a highline in front of the Vernal Fall where ...

Marco Bottigelli captures Ireland's enchanting coastline in series of landscape shots

Blanketed in wild flowers and dotted with castles and lighthouses, there really is nothing quite like Ireland's coastItalian photographer Marco Bottigelli captured the country's incredible ...

Who said staycations weren't adventurous! The UK's strangest rentals from an RAF control tower to a house made out of rock

Host Unusual focuses entirely on quirky UK lettings for staycationers They include a 700-year-old rock house and a 'boatel' in LondonIt's also possible to book a ...

Frozen Iceland landscape captured by photographer soaring 1000ft above the ground in tiny plane

Boston-born photographer Zack Seckler skimmed the sky in an ultra-light aircraft to get the beautiful aerial shotsSeckler has become known for his conceptual pictures, which ...

The Mexican mountain where Monarch butterflies gather in such numbers that they cover 10 ACRES (and after a 3,400 mile journey from the US, they've earned a rest)

Monarchs saw a huge increase in numbers in the past two years after a drastic decline over the past decadeThe population has grown thanks to ...

100 years later, scarred landscape from Battle of the Somme

A century on and the scars of the Battle of the Somme are still vividly clear on the verdant French countryside1st July marks 100 years since the ...

You can now stay in New York in a TAXI through Airbnb

The taxi is currently parked in Long Island City in the borough of QueensIt features a full-sized bed, pillows and blankets, as well as air ...

Drone video shows Russian daredevils scale the Eiffel Tower WITHOUT safety equipment

Ivan Kuznetsov, 22, Alihan, 20, and Ivan Semenov, 24, had managed to avoid security to stay in tower overnightEarly morning, the trio decide to record ...

From the Vatican to Grand Canyon visits: The world's most popular tours

The most popular tour booked by holidaymakers is entry to the Vatican Other Italian excursions are also popular, including Tuscany and RomeAndroid users prefer Stonehenge while ...

Euro 2016 fans travelling to France triggers union plans for a mass walkout

France's largest workers' union is planning a mass walkout tomorrow Strike is aimed at crippling country's travel infrastructure during Euro 2016Among those planning industrial action are ...

Award-winning Praia da Luz house with two swimming pools could be yours for £3.7million

The stunning house overlooks the village of  Praia da Luz on the Algarve coastline in southern PortugalIt's been designed by Portuguese architect Mário Martins to ...

The AI air traffic control that could eliminate wasted time on the tarmac for travellers

The system aims to connect all people involved in arrivals and departures It would use computer-based information sharing, rather than 2-way radioNasa has launched five-year research and field ...

TripAdvisor reveals that bed and breakfasts have been leading the way to improving accommodation in the UK

TripAdvisor looked at millions of user reviews submitted to its site for hotels and B&Bs from 2005 to 2015 Reviews for listings in the UK have ...

Hunan bus fire in central China 'kills 30'

The shocking incident took place in Hunan, central China, on SundayTour bus is thought to have caught fire after a crash on the motorwayChinese media ...

Pupils at Scottish schools skipped 641,380 days of lessons last year to go on holiday

The numbers were revealed in statistics from the Scottish government Majority of these absences came from children of primary school age Cost of term-time holidays is blamed ...

American Airlines passengers evacuated at Heathrow Airport

Incident happened at 12.30pm at Heathrow and emergency services arrivedA dozen people having to use the emergency slides to get out of the planeSmoke could ...

Duncan Bannatyne puts his Lake District holiday home on the market

Duncan Bannatyne has owned the Fallbarrow Park property for three yearsThere's three bedrooms, an open plan dining and lounge and a deck areaNew owners will ...

A family are wowed by a three bedroom tent with a bathroom and stove on Somerset farm

Charlotte took her family of four to Kittisford Barton, Somerset to glamp Spacious tent has kitchen, bathroom, dining table, veranda and bunk bedsDespite the luxury accommodation ...

Greek hotels REFUSE to swap British tourists' money amid Brexit market turmoil

Incidents of this nature have been reported in Greece, Australia and Hawaii In Australia, the Commonwealth Bank suspended exchange until Monday Holidaymakers in Kos told there was ...

Making a splash! Awkward family pictures reveal why posing around water often leads to hilarious holiday photo fails

Embarrassed men and women have been sharing their family photos onlinePictures show awkward and even disastrous holidays near water spots They include mums falling overboard and sons ...

Yes, those ARE snipers on the roof opposite: Inside the hotel with the most incredible view in the US capital (and a guide to the best tourist-free spots in the city for brunches and booze)

Point of View at the top of DC's W Hotel offers spectacular views Diners and drinkers can see snipers walking on roof of the White House The boutique Carlyle ...

From hedonistic to holistic: Swapping nightlife for namaste at Ibiza's new luxury fitness retreat that counts Millie Mackintosh, Caroline Flack and Lisa Snowdon among its fans

Guests can develop their general well-being and focus on mind, body and soul at the lifestyle transformation campA typical stay at the retreat is seven ...

Soaks in a copper tub, sleeps in a king-sized bed and sundowners on the savannah: A luxury Kenyan safari that's totally intoxicating

Mara Plains camp in the Kenyan Masai Mara is one of National Geographic's 'Unique Lodges of the World' The camp is set up like a lavish ...

Drone footage reveals the spillway in the middle of a tranquil Portuguese lake

Though it looks magical and otherworldly it's actually human engineered Portugal's Covão do Conchos water hole is part of a hydro-electric damThe tunnel leads water to the Lagoa Comprida ...

Denver's The Oxford Hotel celebrates big 125th birthday with $1million whiskey packages

The Oxford Hotel in Denver is celebrating its 125th birthday this yearThe hotel is teaming up with Laws Whiskey House on two luxury packagesThe most ...

What do YOU remember about the scorching summer of 1976?

June 25, 1976, was the hottest day on record for many places, with temperatures pushing 100 degrees fahrenheit Heatwave had begun two weeks earlier and would last ...

See pictures of 1920s Dornier Do-X the most luxurious airline that ever existed

It first set-off in July 1929 but was grounded forever in the late 1930s after the airline became financially strappedIt was the epitome of luxury ...

Experts reveal their top tips for blending in with the locals on holiday

MailOnline Travel has asked food and drink experts for tips on etiquetteFor example, never cut the nose off brie or drink cappuccino after 11am Also, how ...

You'll LOVE what they've done with the place: First look inside the 90-year-old Sheraton London Park Lane Hotel following its multi-million-pound refurbishment

The Sheraton London Park Lane Hotel, first opened 1927, is due to relaunch in October after a dramatic renovationRooms and suites have been redesigned and a new restaurant and ...

15 tips to ensure you have the best summer ever this year

Sponsored by Halfords Finally, it's time to put your holiday plans into action!Follow our top tips for a stress-free, fun summerHave an adventure with cycling excursions ...

Website uses algorithm to work out if a hotel or restaurant review is real or false

Researchers at Cornell University, New York, created the website A user can paste a review into the site and an algorithm will analyse itThe algorithm analyses psychology and linguistics ...

Btrfly app helps you find love with other lonely travellers at airports

Users log in to app by entering their flight details or choice of airportBtrfly then shows a list of other users in the area or ...

Euro 2016 fans suffer as flights are cancelled by French air traffic controllers' strike

French air traffic control unions have gone on strike, causing travel chaosBritish Airways, easyJet, and Ryanair among those forced to cancel routesSome airlines have criticised ...

London’s Olympic statue is turned into world’s biggest tunnel slide

Jodie Packwood strapped herself in to take on the 584ft long, 250ft high tunnel slide at the Olympic ParkIn the exhilarating 40-second trip thrillseekers reach ...

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Michael Phelps' 7-week-old son smiles as he watches his dad compete for Olympics 2016

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Lauri Love, who has Asperger's, accused of stealing data from US agenciesUS authorities want him to be extradited to stand trial for cyber-hackingLawyers say he ...

I am Malala, and I am rich: Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban because she wanted to go to school has made millions from her memoirs

Malala Yousafzai, 18, was shot on the bus to school in Pakistan in 2012Firm set up to protect rights to her life story made pre-tax ...

Adelaide Elizabeth Grove Shopping Centre attack sees woman stabbed in back of the neck

Woman was stabbed in the back of the neck Wednesday, 10.30amShe was taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital in serious conditionMan, 54, was arrested near Elizabeth ...

Australian bond yields drop following the Brexit vote in EU referendum

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New Tetris movie project will be a TRILOGY

Chinese-American studio announced $80 million project last monthNow producer Larry Kasanoff says story is 'so big' it will need three moviesWouldn't divulge scenario but said ...

Video of White House gunman Jesse Olivieri who was shot in the stomach by Secret Service

Jesse Olivieri, of Pennsylvania, was shot once on May 20 at White House gates after he repeatedly ignored commands to drop the handgunThe 31-year-old told ...

'This is f***ing personal': Labour rebel Jess Phillips screams at Corbyn's right-hand man Seumas Milne after left-winger 'threatened to take a blow-torch to her neck' 

Jess Phillips calls Seamus Milne a 'c**k' during furious Westminster rowBirmingham MP accosted spin doctor over Corbyn's left-wing 'dogs of war' Labour leader hit by more ...