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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company to shutdown for 7 weeks as part of extensive maintenance

According to TMACC, the maintenance is scheduled for the winter period to limit impact on travellers.


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.


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 ...


Surfing the massive waves of Skeleton Bay, Namibia

The beach has some of the best waves alongside the dozens of washed-out skeletons, broken-down aircraft and abandoned ships that line the shores.


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.


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.


The long-lost art of the blacksmith


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...


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.


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.


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.


Flights cancelled at major airport as floods crash through ceiling


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.


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.


Queen Camilla heads to The Garden Museum on London's Southbank

The Queen looked elegant in a navy blue and cream ensemble as she headed to London's Southbank this morning to visit a new exhibition at The Garden Museum.


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.


The importance of travel insurance

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


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


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

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


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.


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.


Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to visit for a tour of ‘the ton’

Where is Bridgerton filmed? The real life locations to visit for a tour of ‘the ton’ - Here are the palaces, parks and stately homes behind Netflix’s Regency high society


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


How to throw a feast the Medieval way


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.


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.


15 things you must do in London, England

With a roster that includes Soho, Tate Modern, Hyde Park and Globe Theater, there's really no end to the things you can do here.


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


Precious penguin facts that will melt your heart

It's no exaggeration to say that the penguin is one of the world's most beloved creatures. Their adorable waddles and stylish dress sense make them just about irresistible. While there is no shortage of love in the world for these funny, flightless birds, there is a glaring shortage of protection for them and their habitats. Many species of penguins are endangered, and as the global climate crisis continues to worsen, the species who call the ice caps of Antarctica home seem fated to witness their world disappear from beneath their feet. Awareness works wonders, so let's look at just a few of the countless reasons we should help our penguin friends. Read on to learn more about our wobbly friend, the penguin.


BA passengers on nine-hour 'flight to nowhere' over 'technical issue'

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was headed to George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas on Monday but began to experience problems when it reached North America.


Uncover the secrets lurking in these abandoned subway stations

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


'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.


Disney replaces 'racist' ride with one themed around black princess

Disney replaces 'racist' Splash Mountain ride with Tiana's Bayou Adventure, at its U.S. parks themed around its first black princess.


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.


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...


The 33 most amazing libraries on the planet

From Australia to Egypt, we've scoured the globe to reveal the most amazing libraries from around the world.


The world's top places to visit in 2024

The holiday season brings with it thoughts of travel, a Christmas vacation perhaps, or somewhere memorable to chime in the New Year. But where in the world are the coolest, hotly-tipped places to visit in 2024? Click through and check out these top destinations, referenced by Travel + Leisure as the most popular places to go in 2024.


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.


Celebrities killed in air crashes


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.


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.


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.


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?


Environmental activists trying to ban hikers from popular viewpoint

An environmental group dedicated to protecting the endangered Pacific pocket mouse is appealing to Dana Point's Planning Commission decision to restrict daily public use of a trail at Dana Point.


Overlooked museum scrap turns out to be earliest account of Jesus’s childhood

A small scrap of text that was long considered insignificant has now revealed itself to be the earliest-known account of Jesus Christ’s childhood. For decades, the papyrus fragment scrawled with near-illegible text lay forgotten in a library in Hamburg, Germany. But then, two experts named Dr Lajos Berkes and Prof Gabriel Nocchi Macedo took a close...


I flew 1,700 miles for my dad's wedding a YEAR early

Llarissa Pye, 29, who is from Cheshire but lives in the Canary Islands, flew 1,700 miles from Lanzarote to the UK for her dad's wedding a year early - after mishearing him on the phone


Five of the most beautiful Mediterranean islands to visit this summer

They boast turquoise waters, ancient ruins, spellbinding coves, and boast mouthwatering food. There's even one that's car-free...


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


5 steps to help manage heightened risks for business travellers

Business travellers are facing mounting risks in turbulent times. Here’s how travel management companies can help their clients mitigate these risks.


Why the pigeon is the world's most misunderstood bird