Sri Lanka has suffered six near-simultaneous explosions at three churches and three luxury hotels. The blasts took place in Colombo and Negombo, in the south-west of the country, 37 kilometres apart. The attacks are believed to have been carried out by suicide bombers, but no one has yet...
Flights see cabin crew working up and down the length of the plane to look after passengers. While they can often simply speak to one another they also use a secret code to communicate. Hand gestures come in particularly useful when trying to convey a message to a...
Holidays on an all-inclusive basis appear to have every box ticked for some travellers. After booking their dream destination package, usually to a sun-soaked climate, they step foot off the plane for a vacation where practically everything has been taken care of. Yet after being taken to their...
Hand luggage is the perfect baggage option for many Britons plumping for a city break this springtime. It means travellers can swerve often hefty fees to store their items in the hold. What’s more, there isn’t the queue at the baggage carousel on arrival at a given destination....
Holidays might be one of the few times Britons contemplate taking out travel insurance, to get back any financial costs incurred should their journey be delayed, or luggage be misplaced or stolen. Often, such protection does not cost much, and is pretty straightforward to apply for. Sometimes, in...
Flight travellers may face an awkward start to their holiday when faced with the prospect of being weighed before they board a plane. According to claims, passengers may be weighed before embarking, particularly when travelling on long-haul journeys, to help a pilot better judge the amount of fuel...
Flight passengers have lots to prepare for ahead of their journey, especially if they are going on a family holiday. With lots of products to pack and itineraries to plan, sometimes personal prep takes a back seat. Whether this be waxing, haircuts or simply a manicure, travellers sometimes...
Google Maps Street View is loved by many Britons as a quick, handy source of geographical information - yet a surprising royal connection has been revealed. Sometimes, as well as cluing up on a particular route and directions, users can be met with images of passersby inadvertently caught...
QUEEN ELIZABETH II usually embarks on royal tours abroad with a beaming smile, and to a warm reception. The UK’s longest serving monarch has visited more than 120 countries since her accession, in 1953, usually to rapturous applause and extensive positive welcomes. Yet one journey, in 1986, was...
Sandals’ Montego Bay has been a haven for holidaymakers since it opened in 1981. The adult only resort’s first vacation paradise, situated on an exclusive white sandy beach in Jamaica, has now undergone a substantial re-vamp with a host of new offerings for British travellers. Images released to...