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Zodiac Aerospace design unveils individual pods where staff can sleep in-flight

Zodiac Aerospace revealed new designs for cabin crew quarters based on feedback from airline workersThe luxury concept aims to maximise space, comfort and privacy, with ...

Chernobyl has become a thriving holiday destination following rise in dark tourism phenomenon

April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl tragedy - and the site sees more visitors today than everSeveral private tour operators lead excursions ...

Beyonce loves Arizona, Britney heads to Fiji and Claudia Schiffer prefers a quiet Honduran island: The low-key resorts where the stars love to escape the paparazzi 

Kate and Wills' hot spot Mustique is privately owned by the residents so super discreetRichard Branson's Necker Island remains a haven for celebrities wanted to ...

Better than Mallorca and Tenerife! Jersey named sixth best island in Europe by TripAdvisor users... but Providenciales in Turks and Caicos is world No 1

Jersey's sixth overall ranking in all of Europe is its best everFour of the top islands in the UK and Channel Islands are in Scotland Greece ...

Cornwall's The House In The Sea can only be reached by 90ft-high suspension bridge

The House In The Sea is located in Newquay, Cornwall and is the perfect getaway retreatIt is connected to the mainland by a 90ft high ...

Superyacht with helipad, supercar storage and infinity pool by British designer

The Tony Castro design is estimated to cost 40million euros (£29m/$43m) to build and more to buyThe British designer has created the yacht to withstand ...

Aurora borealis lights up the night sky behind glacier climbers

Photographer Paul Zizka captured climbers Mike Stuart and Takeshi Tani climb the Canadian Athabasca GlacierThe incredible Northern Lights shone around them creating incredible photographs of ...

Manchester Airport suspends flights after report of drone sighting

Manchester runway closure caused disruption for hundreds of travellersPolice helicopter scoured the area but was unable to locate a drone UK aviation authorities have successfully prosecuted ...

Boeing unveils 'Space Bins' that can hold up to 50% more bags

The 'Space Bins' have been designed for the next generation of 737sThey can hold six standard-sized bags – two more than the current set-upThat would ...

Spanish town of Lastres posts signs not to use Way of St James as a public toilet

No one knows who put up the signs in the municipality of LastresThe signs show a figure defecating within a red circle with a line ...

Britons travel across northern India dressed as the Teletubbies

Sean Newman, his son Tyler and friend Philip Miller dressed as Po, Dipsy and Tinky Winky, respectivelyThey endured 40 C heat in their outfits and had ...

Inside Japan's long-abandoned Kejonuma Leisure Land theme park

Kejonuma Leisure Land in Tohoku, Japan, attracted 200,000 visitors per year in its heydayNow, the abandoned site, which is believed to be cursed, has become ...

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg predicts the future of travel

In recent Facebook Q&A, Zuckerberg discussed the future of travelExpects that a greater emphasis will be on sharing 3D virtual reality scenesLast year, Facebook purchased ...

ByHours lets guests choose a London hotel for stays in three-hour blocks

ByHours.com offer three, six and 12 hour hotel stayoversAcademy Hotel and Threadneedles Marriot in London have signed upCompany have around 1,500 hotels signed up in ...

China home to largest Buddhist settlement in the world

The Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in China has basic amenities for the 40,000 monks and nuns who stay thereThe secluded location is 370 miles from Chengdu ...

Daredevil border collies at surfing competitions for DOGS in Australia

Anna and Indi have been surfing since they were about 10 weeks oldTheir best result to date is a runners-up medal won by IndiIndi has ...

British expats' Spanish bed and breakfast faces demolition

Patrick and Valerie Jubb purchased the property in Andalusia in 2008They said the alterations had been legalised by land registry officialsCouple also said a certificate ...

Sound Of Music fan Sarah Turner follows the film's trail Salzberg

Each year 300,000 people visit Salzburg to visit magical filming locationsThe first tours started shortly after the film debuted 50 years agoBuses emblazoned with The ...

How to travel the world for free (and even get paid to visit exotic locations)

High costs are one of the reasons which keep travel plans groundedWith some hard work and sacrifices people can find free places to stayHouse-sitting is ...

The most spectacular views in the world 

Holidaymakers are willing to travel the world to take in stunning views from man-made or natural vantage pointsBrave souls can hang over the edge ...

Infographic reveals how to stay healthy on a long-haul flight

Long-haul flights can leave passengers feeling sluggish, sweaty and soreThere are a few simple exercises that can help with circulation and fitness Passengers should avoid heavy ...

Natural World Safaris offers trip to stay in Siberian tigers' habitat

Natural World Safaris offers tourists the opportunity to share space with the endangered species The seven-day package includes 'basic accommodation' and no guarantee you'll see a ...

Watch elderly couple catch pickpockets red-handed in Benidorm

Brian and Joan Ogden were robbed as they returned to their hotelTwo pickpockets worked together to snatch wallet from his pocketThe couple, aged 80 and 78, ...

New York's playground: Mohonk Mountain's faux-gothic Victorian castle offers adventure for all ages 90 minutes from the Big Apple

Mohonk Mountain House is surrounded by a lake, gardens and trailsThe Kids Club enabled the writer and his wife to explore trails soloOr they could ...

The things that fit on a scooter in Vietnam include live pigs and a toddle in a high chair

The Flash Pack co-owner Lee Thompson photographed incredible uses for scooters in southeast AsiaAward-winning photojournalist Thompson was with a 14-day tour of Vietnam and Cambodia ...

Houses are the new hotels: From posh LA apartments to Paris penthouses... find the perfect real home for your next holiday

Travellers are looking for homes away from home instead of hotelsHomestays, with and without hosts, are available for all budgetsFind an air bed on someone's ...

The bizarre extras the world's most exclusive hotels are offering their guests

At the Namale Resort & Spa in Fiji, couples can be 'kidnapped' for a picnicThe Kimpton Hotels provide a complementary pet goldfish in guest roomsThere's ...

Dustin Wong photographs humans face to face with wonders of nature

Photographer Dustin Wong, 31, travels the world with no company but his cameraThe Hawaiian-born photographer  His images are inspired by ancient Hawaiian beliefs in the ...

Inside Andaz Liverpool Street hotel built on the site of the Bethlehem Hospital

Andaz Liverpool Street is built on the site of the Bethlehem Hospital which housed the mentally illDating back to 1247, most people will know the ...

How to keep up with the Kardashians in Armenian capital Yerevan

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, along with their daughter North and sister Khloe, are visiting ArmeniaThe trip is the famous reality TV stars' first to ...

Man books incredible Amazon adventure...and naps through the whole thing

Alex Elenes persuaded his cousin to go to the Amazon over Machu PicchuHe booked many exciting tours including a jungle trek and piranha fishingThe traveller ...

New VisitScotland promotion claims it to be the perfect wedding destination

Scotland has been named the most popular wedding destination in the UKA quarter of all marriages in Scotland involve couples from elsewhereWedding tourism industry has ...

How celebrity travel isn't always as glamorous as we think

Celebrities can make travel seem effortless and glamorous on social mediaStars experience the same airport mishaps regardless what they payThe Rooney's luggage was ransacked and ...

Germfalcon robot will help airlines win the battle against the superbugs  

Kickstarter campaign claims to have developed way to sterilise planesBacteria can linger in aeroplanes for up to seven days There are no cleaning regulations for the ...

2 Ryanair passengers seen going in and out of cockpit during flight

Two women permitted into cockpit of Ryanair flight to Berlin, GermanyRyanair state the women were off-duty staff, and have investigatedBut in light of Germanwings disaster ...

How to holiday like a millionaire without a celebrity budget

Charter a private jet in the US via Jetsuite.com for as little as £369Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO offer budget stays in castles and mansionsGetmyboat.com ...

Vivienne Westwood designs penthouse at The London West Hollywood hotel

The Vivienne Westwood suite will debut at The London West HollywoodOpening in May, the 11,000 square foot suite is dubbed the largest in LAThe English designer's ...

Lewis Moody's plane forced to emergency land in the ARCTIC

Poor visibility caused the pilot to make the decision to land the plane The aircraft suffered a damaged undercarriage due to the bumpy descentA helicopter came ...

Salcombe estuary views are worth a whopping £1.3m

Average cost of property in London is now less than in Salcombe, DevonIn Salcombe, property tops £671,759 and waterfront value is even higherKnown as 'Chelsea-on-Sea,' ...

Giant phalluses carried through Kawasaki City, Japan for Kanamara Matsuri festival

Shinto Kanamara Matsuri started as a small tradition but has grown into a popular tourist attractionKnown as the Festival of the Steel Phallus, participants pray ...

China to discipline citizens for bad behaviour abroad

The China National Tourism Administration will monitor tourist behaviourUnruly Chinese citizens will be contacted when they return to the countryThe country has had bad press ...

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