• The Isle of Wight is awarded Unesco Biosphere Reserve status By Mail Online   -   Jun 19, 2019

    THE ISLE OF WIGHT IS AWARDED UNESCO BIOSPHERE RESERVE STATUS

    The island is now one of just seven areas in the UK to be given the prestigious honour by the United Nations body. The Biosphere status...

  • Floating around the world? Just do it! Hundreds of Nike trainers are washing up on beaches By Mail Online   -   Jun 19, 2019

    FLOATING AROUND THE WORLD? JUST DO IT! HUNDREDS OF NIKE TRAINERS ARE WASHING UP ON BEACHES

    Hundreds of Nike trainers have been washing up on beaches across the world, prompting a global network of beach combers to investigate...

    Beach
  • The 20 UK locations that have become Instagram landmarks By Mail Online   -   Jun 19, 2019

    THE 20 UK LOCATIONS THAT HAVE BECOME INSTAGRAM LANDMARKS

    If snapping Big Ben, Tower Bridge and Stonehenge feels a bit cliched, try an 'Insta-Landmark' instead. They are the locations that...

  • Intrepid diver explores the Boeing 747 sunk off Bahrain for the world's largest underwater park By Mail Online   -   Jun 19, 2019

    INTREPID DIVER EXPLORES THE BOEING 747 SUNK OFF BAHRAIN FOR THE WORLD'S LARGEST UNDERWATER PARK

    The Boeing 747 that was towed out to sea off the coast of Bahrain to form an artificial reef has been successfully submerged and is...

  • Corfu is cheapest for a family package holiday this summer By Mail Online   -   Jun 19, 2019

    CORFU IS CHEAPEST FOR A FAMILY PACKAGE HOLIDAY THIS SUMMER

    A study examined the median price per person per night of a seven-night package holiday from the UK across tens of thousands of offers...

    Holiday, Family
  • The beautiful animal Images from book Fragile by Pedro Jarque Krebs published by teNeues By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    THE BEAUTIFUL ANIMAL IMAGES FROM BOOK FRAGILE BY PEDRO JARQUE KREBS PUBLISHED BY TENEUES

    Multi-award-winning wildlife Peruvian photographer Pedro Jarque Krebs captured them at various places around the world.

    Wildlife, Beauty
  • Vatican tour with skip-the-line access ranked best tour on TripAdvisor, pub tour in London No1 in UK By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    VATICAN TOUR WITH SKIP-THE-LINE ACCESS RANKED BEST TOUR ON TRIPADVISOR, PUB TOUR IN LONDON NO1 IN UK

    The £51 experience, which allows visitors to skip up to four-hour queues and take in the wonders of the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's...

    London, Tour
  • Qatar Airways named best airline at 2019 Skytrax awards, easyJet second in budget carrier ranking By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    QATAR AIRWAYS NAMED BEST AIRLINE AT 2019 SKYTRAX AWARDS, EASYJET SECOND IN BUDGET CARRIER RANKING

    This year the Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony was held at the Paris Air Show. Other notable winners included Virgin Atlantic,...

    France, Paris, Airlines
  • Global commodities trade and consumption place the world's primates at risk of extinction By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    GLOBAL COMMODITIES TRADE AND CONSUMPTION PLACE THE WORLD'S PRIMATES AT RISK OF EXTINCTION

    Researchers have estimated that between 2001 to 2015,160 million hectares of forest were lost in the Tropics due to human activities...

  • Krakow's a cracker! History reigns in this enthralling medieval Polish city By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    KRAKOW'S A CRACKER! HISTORY REIGNS IN THIS ENTHRALLING MEDIEVAL POLISH CITY

    Krakow survived the war largely unscathed and is generally regarded as Poland's most beautiful city. What's more, it's unconsumed by...

    City, Beauty
  • San Diego's 'Lorax Tree' falls: 100-year-old cypress that inspired Dr Seuss's story has toppled By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    SAN DIEGO'S 'LORAX TREE' FALLS: 100-YEAR-OLD CYPRESS THAT INSPIRED DR SEUSS'S STORY HAS TOPPLED

    The Monterey Cypress tree stood at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California for roughly 80 to 100 years before it came down...

    Weekends, Home
  • Boaty McBoatface's maiden voyage helps uncover why the Antarctic Southern Ocean is warming  By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    BOATY MCBOATFACE'S MAIDEN VOYAGE HELPS UNCOVER WHY THE ANTARCTIC SOUTHERN OCEAN IS WARMING 

    Scientists have revealed that Boaty McBoatface's first mission, which took place in April 2017, involved studied the changing temperatures...

  • Airbus is ready for pilotless jets - are you? By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    AIRBUS IS READY FOR PILOTLESS JETS - ARE YOU?

    Christian Scherer says his company already has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all - and is working on winning...

    Traveling, Travel
  • Milky Way over a Bavarian mountain By Mail Online   -   Jun 18, 2019

    MILKY WAY OVER A BAVARIAN MOUNTAIN

    The 8th edition of the contest, organised by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in south east London, saw 4,600 hopefuls submit their...

    London
  • Disneyland moves a step closer to opening a brand new Marvel-themed land By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    DISNEYLAND MOVES A STEP CLOSER TO OPENING A BRAND NEW MARVEL-THEMED LAND

    The city of Anaheim last week approved building permits for projects related to the new land, which will be built at Disneyland's California...

    Adventure, City, Brands
  • Authorities in Bruges want to limit the number of tourists visiting the city  By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    AUTHORITIES IN BRUGES WANT TO LIMIT THE NUMBER OF TOURISTS VISITING THE CITY 

    Around 8.3million tourists poured into the small Belgian city in 2018 - population 117,260 - a surge of 900,000 compared to 2017, with...

    City
  • Football fan's fury at the squalid condition of his Liverpool Booking.com apartment By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    FOOTBALL FAN'S FURY AT THE SQUALID CONDITION OF HIS LIVERPOOL BOOKING.COM APARTMENT

    David Anderson, 50, from Leicester, used Booking.com to rent the two-bedroom flat in Albert Dock River View Apartments for a one-night...

  • The world's most unusual settlements from a Welsh town in Argentina to Minnesota's 'Little Sweden' By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    THE WORLD'S MOST UNUSUAL SETTLEMENTS FROM A WELSH TOWN IN ARGENTINA TO MINNESOTA'S 'LITTLE SWEDEN'

    These are the communities that have established themselves in the unlikeliest of places and have undoubtedly surprised one or two travellers...

    Traveling, Travel
  • Clumsy baby elephant trips up while playing with his doggy friend in adorable video  By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    CLUMSY BABY ELEPHANT TRIPS UP WHILE PLAYING WITH HIS DOGGY FRIEND IN ADORABLE VIDEO 

    Nine-month-old T-noi tried to chase away a barking dog, but slipped on the muddy ground at the Rai Aomgord Phu Kao Organic Farm in...

    Trip, Chiang Mai
  • Bognor Regis residents hit back after their town is named the joint worst seaside resort in Britain By Mail Online   -   Jun 17, 2019

    BOGNOR REGIS RESIDENTS HIT BACK AFTER THEIR TOWN IS NAMED THE JOINT WORST SEASIDE RESORT IN BRITAIN

    The town in West Sussex came 96th alongside Clacton-on-Sea in a ranking by Which? that looked at factors such as quality of beach,...

    Beach, Food, Look, Resort