• Is the weighing of passengers before their flights about to take off? By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    IS THE WEIGHING OF PASSENGERS BEFORE THEIR FLIGHTS ABOUT TO TAKE OFF?

    Berkshire-based company Fuel Matrix argues that most flights carry about one per cent more fuel than they need because pilots aren't...

  • Ryanair launches new feature on its app that lets passengers size-up their bags before they fly By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    RYANAIR LAUNCHES NEW FEATURE ON ITS APP THAT LETS PASSENGERS SIZE-UP THEIR BAGS BEFORE THEY FLY

    The Dublin-based no-frills airline has introduced the feature on its mobile app, which allows passengers to scan their bags using their...

    Bags, Bag, Airlines
  • Stunningly clear aerial image of the UK taken by NASA astronauts By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    STUNNINGLY CLEAR AERIAL IMAGE OF THE UK TAKEN BY NASA ASTRONAUTS

    Astronauts aboard the ISS have captured an incredible image of the UK and its surrounding waters while the craft was in low orbit on...

  • Couple sell their possessions to live a plastic-free life on the road in a Volkswagen van  By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    COUPLE SELL THEIR POSSESSIONS TO LIVE A PLASTIC-FREE LIFE ON THE ROAD IN A VOLKSWAGEN VAN 

    Dustin Grevemberg from Louisiana and his wife Noami from Trinidad sold most of their items three years ago to buy a 1985 Volkswagen...

    Traveling, On The Road, Life, Travel
  • Chinese office worker cuts his commute by SWIMMING across the Yangtze River every day for 11 years By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    CHINESE OFFICE WORKER CUTS HIS COMMUTE BY SWIMMING ACROSS THE YANGTZE RIVER EVERY DAY FOR 11 YEARS

    A 53-year-old man living in Wuhan, China came up with a way to beat the rush hour commute - by swimming 2,200 metres across the Yangtze...

  • Australian zoo mourns as the world's oldest wombat named Winnie dies aged 32  By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    AUSTRALIAN ZOO MOURNS AS THE WORLD'S OLDEST WOMBAT NAMED WINNIE DIES AGED 32 

    The beloved wombat named Winnie was a popular addition at the National Zoo and Aquarium in Canberra, where she had spent most her life.

    Life
  • The stunning winning images of the 2019 Sony Photography Awards revealed  By Mail Online   -   Apr 18, 2019

    THE STUNNING WINNING IMAGES OF THE 2019 SONY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS REVEALED 

    The winning images of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards have been revealed, with the coveted photographer of the year title nabbed...

  • Meat-eaters not welcome! Number of vegan and vegetarian-only Airbnbs and B&Bs soars By Mail Online   -   Apr 17, 2019

    MEAT-EATERS NOT WELCOME! NUMBER OF VEGAN AND VEGETARIAN-ONLY AIRBNBS AND B&BS SOARS

    Property rental platform Airbnb now offers dozens of places to stay where the owner specifies it is for vegans and vegetarians only.

  • Satellite images confirm global warming is heating the planet By Mail Online   -   Apr 17, 2019

    SATELLITE IMAGES CONFIRM GLOBAL WARMING IS HEATING THE PLANET

    Scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre has produced a heat map of Earth's 'skin' surface layer by satellite imaging that...

  • A month's stay on the very remote volcanic island of Karkar in Papua New Guinea By Mail Online   -   Apr 17, 2019

    A MONTH'S STAY ON THE VERY REMOTE VOLCANIC ISLAND OF KARKAR IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA

    MailOnline Travel's Sadie Whitelocks ventured to Karkar island off the north coast of Papua New Guinea to find her estranged great...

    Traveling, Travel
  • Experiencing the terror of the Shotover Canyon Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand By Mail Online   -   Apr 17, 2019

    EXPERIENCING THE TERROR OF THE SHOTOVER CANYON SWING IN QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND

    MailOnline Travel's Sadie Whitelocks signed up for the Shotover Canyon Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand. It's the world's highest cliff...

    Travel, Queenstown, Traveling
  • A review of the Relais Bernard Loiseau hotel in Burgundy, France By Mail Online   -   Apr 17, 2019

    A REVIEW OF THE RELAIS BERNARD LOISEAU HOTEL IN BURGUNDY, FRANCE

    Fiona Hardcastle found that the Relais Bernard Loiseau hotel in Saulieu, in the heart of Burgundy, France, is a foodie's paradise....

    Hotels, Hotel, France
  • Conde Nast Traveller's hottest new places to stay in 2019 revealed By Mail Online   -   Apr 16, 2019

    CONDE NAST TRAVELLER'S HOTTEST NEW PLACES TO STAY IN 2019 REVEALED

    Conde Nast Traveller has revealed its 2019 Hot List of the best new places to stay from around the world - and it's not hard to see...

    Travel, Traveling
  • Japan's Hipopo Papa Cafe spends over £200k installing a toilet that's surrounded by a huge fish tank By Mail Online   -   Apr 16, 2019

    JAPAN'S HIPOPO PAPA CAFE SPENDS OVER £200K INSTALLING A TOILET THAT'S SURROUNDED BY A HUGE FISH TANK

    When nature calls for visitors to the Hipopo Papa Cafe, in Akashi on the Hayashizaki Matsue Coast, they can relieve themselves on a...

  • Meet the couple who gave up everything and moved their family into an OLD SCHOOL BUS By Mail Online   -   Apr 16, 2019

    MEET THE COUPLE WHO GAVE UP EVERYTHING AND MOVED THEIR FAMILY INTO AN OLD SCHOOL BUS

    Wedding photographers Aaron, 45, and Philan Tokarz, 43, from Illinois, purchased a school bus for just $4,000 and spent $30,000 converting...

    Wedding, Home, Family
  • Why a visit to Belfast is a must if you're a fan of Game of Thrones or Back To The Future By Mail Online   -   Apr 16, 2019

    WHY A VISIT TO BELFAST IS A MUST IF YOU'RE A FAN OF GAME OF THRONES OR BACK TO THE FUTURE

    Belfast has seen a boom in tourism thanks to Game of Thrones being filmed in the city and around Northern Ireland. Steven Donn took...

    Family, City
  • Airbus reveals new couch-style plane seat for business class cabins By Mail Online   -   Apr 16, 2019

    AIRBUS REVEALS NEW COUCH-STYLE PLANE SEAT FOR BUSINESS CLASS CABINS

    The new seat, called the Settee Corner, has been designed by the European-based plane manufacturer's interior services, and has been...

    Business, Design, Styles, Style
  • How to enjoy Marseille for £100 a night! By Mail Online   -   Apr 15, 2019

    HOW TO ENJOY MARSEILLE FOR £100 A NIGHT!

    Planning a visit to Marseille? Stay at hip hotel Mama Shelter, buy a 48-hour City Pass - and you must try the city's traditional fish...

    Hotel, Hotels, City
  • Meet the female WestJet pilot Emilie Christine who has propelled herself to Instagram fame By Mail Online   -   Apr 15, 2019

    MEET THE FEMALE WESTJET PILOT EMILIE CHRISTINE WHO HAS PROPELLED HERSELF TO INSTAGRAM FAME

    First officer Emilie Christine, 31, from Toronto, Canada, has over 38,000 followers on social media. She has been a pilot for eight...

    Toronto, Airlines
  • Spice up your life with an Indian tour! Five trips that promise to whet your travel appetite By Mail Online   -   Apr 15, 2019

    SPICE UP YOUR LIFE WITH AN INDIAN TOUR! FIVE TRIPS THAT PROMISE TO WHET YOUR TRAVEL APPETITE

    Courses and food tours are booming across India, says Neil Simpson, with holidaymakers keen to learn how to rustle up flavoursome local...

    Trip, Travel, Life, Tour, Traveling, Food