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Make your next holiday a Staycation

Make your next holiday a Staycation

Staycations: idyllic domestic holidays taken close to home, from where one usually embarks on day trips or single-overnight trips. Yes,...
Jeanifer Brekling
The social media highs of 2015

The social media highs of 2015

Remember any of these social media moments of 2015 that made it viral? 1. Kate Moss flies EasyJet, yes EasyJet!...
Tomas Dano
Flight crews FTW: Going above and beyond at 30,000 feet

Flight crews FTW: Going above and beyond at 30,000 feet

Despite recent events (coughcough, American Airlines, coughcough… ICYMI), the skies can be a pretty friendly place thanks to some almost-angelic...
Amanda Festa
Shoulder season: Super bargains

Shoulder season: Super bargains

Autumn is a great time for travelling and exploring destinations that are too crowded during the summer season. Travelling during...
Tomas Dano
New Boeing Dreamliner is welcomed in Kenya

New Boeing Dreamliner is welcomed in Kenya

The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner has continued its world tour this week, making its maiden landing in Nairobi, Kenya.
Oonagh Shiel
Where are the best couple-friendly destinations?

Five great getaways for couples

Whether you’re going away for your honeymoon or celebrating an anniversary, there is an abundance of choice when it comes to holiday destinations for couples.
Alex Francis
A third of European holidaymakers can’t place destination on a map (INFOGRAPHIC)

Geography fail: Europeans don’t know where they’re holidaying

A new study by British Airways Holidays reveals that while Brits are ace at booking trips to sun-soaked holiday destinations around Europe, they're less well able to find those places on a map.
Oonagh Shiel
Travel scams

The cost of tricky taxis and cash withdrawals – £6,272*

The average British tourist stands to lose almost £7,000 during a lifetime of holidays – due to ignorance and scams. Researchers for Generator Hostels polled 2,000 tourists and found that as many as one in three of us will be ripped off on our summer hols.
Oonagh Shiel
Does travelling make you happy?

Travelling deemed more important than a pay rise

We all love our summer holiday, but according to a new survey it’s one of the most important contributors to our happiness levels.
Alex Francis