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'It's too much': Spain's Balearic Isles battle overtourism

Every year, nearly 800,000 tourists wander through the alleys of Binibeca Vell, a tiny whitewashed village nicknamed "the Spanish Mykonos" for its resemblance to the famous Greek island which attracts huge crowds of visitors.


Why the travel industry cannot afford to overlook public relations

In the ever-changing world of travel, where airlines, hotels, tour operators, and travel agencies all compete for attention, PR is more crucial than ever. From global events to shifting economic conditions and evolving consumer preferences, this industry faces constant flux. That's why leveraging the power of PR isn't just an advantage—it's a necessity. Ignoring it could mean missed opportunities, damaged reputations, and failing to connect with...


Flights cancelled at major airport as floods crash through ceiling


Magic near you: Where to catch the northern lights in Canada

Whether you’re of the belief that the aurora borealis is the sky lifting up her skirt, or that the show is caused by solar particles colliding with Earth’s magnetic field, everyone has the northern lights on their "Things to See Before I Die" list. There are viewing spots in every province and territory of Canada, so click through this gallery to find the best one for you.


Richard Branson steps in for Elvis impersonator as he officiates the wedding of two Virgin Atlantic employees

The businessman, 73, took over from an Elvis impersonator at the nuptials of Malcolm and Jacqui King-McKinnon at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas.


Bizarre markings spotted on whale swimming off the Aussie coast

The humpback whale was spotted off Port Macquarie on the mid-north coast of NSW on Saturday by marine mammal and wildlife photographer Jodie Lowe.


Travel expert offers advice for when someone asks to switch seats on a flight

For the most part, travelling is an enjoyable experience – but, at times, it can be hit by awkward interactions during the journey, including the dreaded seat swap question from strangers. A travel expert has now revealed whether a passenger has the right to refuse. Travel influencer and founder of Love and London, Jessica Dante offered her take if...


World-famous wine region named one of best sober traveller destinations


America's coolest island destinations

Anchored away from the USA are some fascinating island destinations just waiting to be explored, including Hawaii. Scroll through the gallery for some amazing images and find out more about the country's coolest ocean-side hangouts.


The notorious female pirates of the Seven Seas

Historically, women weren't allowed to remain on ships once they had set sail. Old-fashioned sailor superstitions purported that women on merchant and military vessels were bad luck. But this didn't stop several women from disguising their identities to join crews, and in some cases captains ignored the rule altogether. From the Caribbean to China, there are actual accounts of female pirates dating back thousands of years, showing us that pirating wasn’t just for men. Curious? Click on to discover the women who once prowled the Seven Seas.


New York bird group changes name to distance itself from slave owner

New York bird group changes name to distance itself from slave owner -


UFO mystery may be result of advanced 'stealth civilization' on Earth

Skeptics have long questioned why UFOs, if they are E.T. craft, would visit Earth so often - but two Harvard scientists suspect the beings may have been here all along


Historic European cafés you need to visit

Europe's enviable café culture revolves around some of the most famous and iconic coffeehouses on the continent. In their time, many of these distinguished establishments have served a litany of famous celebrities including artists, writers, scientists, philosophers, and even royalty. But where can you find Europe's most beautiful and best-preserved cafés and teahouses? Click through and walk through these historic coffee-serving landmarks.


Map shows hotspots for Victorian illness making a comeback in the UK


The deadliest animals on the planet


San Diego Zoo works to protect endangered Pacific Pocket Mice

The San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is one of various environmentally-conscious organizations working to save the Pacific Pocket Mouse. Pacific Pocket Mice are integral to the climate but are being pushed out because of human development.


The most unbelievable things stolen in the United States

There have been several remarkable heists in history, where items such as precious jewels, priceless paintings, and incomprehensible amounts of cash were stolen. However, there are also peculiar criminals who set their sights on treasures that are a little more... unusual. From the strangely specific to the utterly inexplicable, check out this gallery to see some of the weirdest things people have ever stolen in America.


6 reasons why September is the best time for South Africans to travel internationally

Travelling off-season during the month of September brings many benefits; here’s why you should consider travelling at this time.


30 stunning natural wonders to visit in India

India is a captivating country with a rich tapestry of culture and traditions and an incomparable range of landscapes. Some say it should be a continent due to how much the terrain differs: icy peaks in the Himalayas, white-sand beaches in Goa, and lush tropical rainforest in Kerala. If you're planning a vacation or putting together a bucket list, how about adding some of India's most beautiful natural wonders to your itinerary? But where to begin? This gallery covers 30 of the country's best natural attractions. Click to discover more.


Revealed: the secrets of the Titanic’s forgotten sister ship

The Titanic's sister ship, the Nomadic, may have been smaller but her story is just as fascinating – and she can be more easily visited.


Fact check: Sugarloaf images do not disprove sea level rise

A viral photo collage from Rio de Janeiro's Sugarloaf Mountain purportedly shows that sea levels have remained stable for 140 years. Why does the mountain seem to have gained instead of lost land mass?


Apocalyptic ‘Gates of Hell’ beach boasts shipwrecks, skeletons and diamonds


Ancient and groundbreaking man-made structures around the world

From modest huts, megalithic temples and prehistoric pyramids to ancient burial mounds and Aboriginal engineering marvels, these are some of the oldest and most fascinating man-made structures on every continent.


Awesome Airstream stays around the world

Vacation in the world's most beautiful locations in these cool retro Airstream trailers and caravans that are as glamorous as they are comfortable.


Spider monkeys are battling for life in Texas zoo after being smuggled

Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas is providing care for 19 baby Mexican spider monkeys who were confiscated from smugglers. The monkeys can be sold for up to $8,000.


Passenger banned from flight over viral packing hack

It can be difficult to pack for a holiday, and there are often tips online on the creative ways to bring extra items along despite the dreaded baggage allowance. But travellers have been warned that they could be banned from their flights if they try one particular viral travel hack. Anyone who has been on social media will have seen the "pillow ha...


Expanding horizons: how travel changes the lives of children

Have you been a world traveler most of your life and now you have kids? Well, the fun and adventures won’t (and shouldn't) stop there! Bring the kids along, as there are dozens of positive outcomes for children who travel. This guide lists over two dozen reasons why traveling helps kids grow, learn, and prosper better than children who don’t explore the world. Travel can help kids emotionally, physically, and even mentally-the results are truly incredible! So, curious as to how travel can help your kids become the best they can be? Click through to learn more.


Where your favourite stars are laid to rest

Cemeteries and graves aren't always sombre, they can also offer the chance to reflect on the famous names who shaped the world. From Los Angeles to London, we've listed the final resting places of some significant figures through the centuries.


'Cursed' Gulf of Mexico shipwreck abandoned after causing endless chaos

You’ve no doubt heard of the curse of the Black Pearl, but how about the curse of the Mica Wreck? Whilst, admittedly, not quite as dramatic as a pirate ship teaming with zombies, the Mica, located 2,600 feet (almost 800 metres) down on the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed, is shrouded in its own mystifying legend. The wreck was discovered by chance in Febru...


Beach huts worth £750,000 demolished as owners billed £300 each

Thirty-one wooden cabins at Hordle Cliff, Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire were either destroyed or written off after the fragile cliff they stood on was washed away.


Inside the game-changing winter experience sweeping Australia

A game-changing new, fairytale-like winter experience is already underway on the rooftop of Sydney 's Broadway


50 white bathroom ideas that are far from boring

Whether you want to jazz up a basic bathroom suite or create a spa-style sanctuary to retreat into, here’s how to create a striking scheme using white sanitaryware as your starting point.


Proteas head for Caribbean in New York state of mind

The fortnight spent in New York by the Proteas will certainly not be forgotten in a hurry. And not just the crossing of the Manhattan Bridge and visits to Times Square, Central Park and the iconic Yankee Stadium.


Amazing photos taken during the 19th century

The very first cameras started appearing at the beginning of the 19th century, and were initially used to photograph landscapes or still life. It wasn’t long, however, before they were used to capture portraits and everyday scenes. Here is a series of amazing photos taken during the 19th century.


How to throw a feast the Medieval way


Man explains the 'terrible' reasons why Brits don’t travel in the UK to an American

Summer is approaching, and with millions of Brits expected to venture overseas for their much-anticipated travels, one American has posed the question as to why people don't travel within the UK. American Ash Loren (@ashseestheworld) was "curious" after one of her UK-based followers said she had never been to the Lake District. "[This] makes me so ...


Inside Elvis Presley's homes: from a Mississippi shack to Graceland

From a shack in Tupelo to a mansion in Memphis, we retrace Elvis Presley's road to fame and the homes he lived in along the way...


Flight to nowhere: Houston-bound flight returns to London after reaching Canada due to technical problem

Flight to nowhere: Houston-bound flight returns to London after reaching Canada due to technical problem - British Airways later said the turnaround was a precaution due to a ‘minor technical issue’ and it had apologized to customers on the flight


If you are travelling to see your favourite artist perform, these expert tips will help you make the most of the trip

Music lovers across the globe are packing their bags, booking flights and turning concerts into travel adventures.


Inside the sleepy American town ranked among the Top 10 to raise kids

Gilbert, Arizona, was ranked the 6th best place to raise a family in the U.S. by WalletHub for 2024 performing well with factors like housing costs, healthcare, school quality, and recreation.


Discover the planes, trains and megayachts of billionaires

Get set for luxury overload as we reveal the private jets, opulent trains, prestige cars and magnificent megayachts of the planet's richest people as they go from A to B in supreme comfort and style...


The Countess with Connections

For an authentic travel experience in Modena, Italy, you need to know Countess Angelica Ferri Personali owner of Villa La Personala, a former medieval castle and her childhood home.


Celebrity landscaper Jamie Durie visits the construction site of his six-storey waterfront mansion - after backlash over his application to chop down 17 native trees

On Wednesday, the 54-year-old celebrity landscaper was spotted at the construction site which is located at Avalon Beach on Sydney 's northern beaches.


Cape Argus and The Turbine Boutique Hotel is giving away Father’s Day hotel stay

The Cape Argus and The Turbine Boutique Hotel is giving away a two-night stay including breakfast valued at R11 880 to help you celebrate Father’s Day.


20 American things the rest of the world doesn’t understand

The United States of America isn’t like any other country on Earth, for better or for worse. Americans are known for many things, and many of those things are downright inexplicable for the rest of the world. From the food they eat, to the way they conduct business, to their cultural touchstones, here’s what non-Americans simply do not get about Americans.


The importance of travel insurance

Everyone deserves to have a wonderful, stress-free travel experience.


The world's most powerful passports for 2024

The results of the Henley Passport Index 2024 have been published, listing this year's most powerful passports. The annual index is created by London-based global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners, using exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association. There are an incredible 34 country passports occupying the top 10 places listed in this gallery. So, where is your passport placed, and how many visa-free or visa-on-arrival destinations does it afford? Click on and travel through the index to find out!


Uncover the secrets lurking in these abandoned subway stations

Take a look at these incredible abandoned stations and read the captivating stories behind them.


Why planes are forbidden from flying over Disney parks (and other no-fly zones)


The long-lost art of the blacksmith