Google Maps: Is this the remains of flight MH370? Mysterious plane crash site spotted

Google Maps is used by many people to navigate the planet. For most folk, it’s useful simply for finding the right directions to a location. However, sometimes sights are spotted that spark genuine intrigue. READ MORE MH370 breakthrough? How staggering coincidence could indicate culprit The mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines’ MH370 has fascinated […]

Sustainable travel: Easy tips to tread lightly

Shannon Guihan is the sustainability officer at The Travel Corporation. She works in tourism development to reduce the impact of tourism operations worldwide, and is a firm advocate for creating positive outcomes through travel for people, the planet and wildlife. It’s a common misconception that sustainable travel is more expensive, and less fun. But treading […]

Florida beaches bracing for coronavirus tourism impacts over spring break

As families and college students across the country begin to flock to Florida for their annual spring break trips over the next several days and weeks, local officials are monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, but still expecting a strong spring break and tourism season. Vigilance became especially important in the Florida Panhandle just as […]

New York with kids: The best things to do

New York – such an iconic city. The inspiration for countless musicians, poets, writers, and the setting of so many well-known films featuring those distinctive yellow taxis, sky-scraping buildings, streets of retail therapy and brash, confident attitude. It’s a place everyone should visit once in their lives. The good news is, if you missed doing […]

How to visit Vilnius for under £100 a night

Vilnius for under £100 a night! How to visit Lithuania’s capital city on the cheap A few cities, like some people, are instantly dazzling. Vilnius has a gentler charm.  It’s a pretty medieval town with cobbled streets, gothic churches and a fascinating history.  Having suffered terribly in World War II and under the Soviets, Lithuania […]

Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr recalls his travel adventures

Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr recalls his travel adventures and that time a fan flew him to a gig on their private plane Simple Minds singer Jim Kerr (above) So which hotel is the singer’s favourite? Here he talks about his touring highs and lows, how a fan saved him from nearly missing a gig […]

The extreme measures cruise lines are taking as coronavirus concerns spread

Perhaps no other segment of the travel industry has been hit as hard by the spread of the new coronavirus from China as cruising. The much-publicized outbreak of the illness on a Princess Cruises vessel in Japan last month set off a wave of cancellations that hasn’t really let up. At the same time, the […]